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Old 10-10-2012, 09:53 PM   #12841
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:04 PM   #12842
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Hardwire my valentine 1 while you're out here. Lol
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:06 PM   #12843
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If you can wait that long sure, but I'll need some payment to for the gas!
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:41 PM   #12844
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Are you driving out here? I'm hoping to be able to go, it all depends on my school schedule in the Spring. This year I wasn't able to go.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:23 PM   #12845
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Hardwire my valentine 1 while you're out here. Lol
Only takes like 5 minutes
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:54 PM   #12846
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changed my break pads,rotors, did a cdv delete, bleed my brakes and clutch.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:59 PM   #12847
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changed my break pads,rotors, did a cdv delete, bleed my brakes and clutch.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:12 AM   #12848
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:04 PM   #12849
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had safelite out for the second attempt to replace the driver side window. See my dirver side window replacement thread for the situation, i need help!
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:16 PM   #12850
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today i'll pick up my Timken front bearings from Autozone. $47 each =/ better than BMA's $72 each though haha... They had $29 chinese bearings (bearings and box both said made in china) so wasn't sure if they were rebadged OEMs... didn't want to take the chance. They did appear to be nice quality though.
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:22 PM   #12851
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New Front rotors and pads..; was having some vibrations when braking/slowing down from high speeds.

Ohh, and a new gas cap.
Hopefully this will help prevent the "Check Engine Light", I keep getting; although, everything else has been check before...
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:39 PM   #12852
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woo hoo! pick up DMAX along the way--i'm serious!
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:00 PM   #12853
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FCABs! FCABs! FCABs! well yesterday but ... FCABs FCABs FCABs! Now it drives like a BMW again. Tale-tell signs of rust stains said it was time to do it. Three-jaw puller and a little soap and water makes easy work of the old ones. I did have to destroy one of them.

Plus I picked up my track day wheels and tires. Hankook R-S3s on O.Z. wheels. Can't wait for Willow Springs this Saturday
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:03 PM   #12854
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Only if he takes his car. Imagine him talking nonstop to me for 45 hours?

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Old 10-11-2012, 03:08 PM   #12855
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FCABs! FCABs! FCABs! well yesterday but ... FCABs FCABs FCABs! Now it drives like a BMW again. Tale-tell signs of rust stains said it was time to do it. Three-jaw puller and a little soap and water makes easy work of the old ones. I did have to destroy one of them.

Plus I picked up my track day wheels and tires. Hankook R-S3s on O.Z. wheels. Can't wait for Willow Springs this Saturday
Those wheels look awesome. how much are those? what size are they?

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Only if he takes his car. Imagine him talking nonstop to me for 45 hours?

He can practice his comedy on you! are you driving here???
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:21 PM   #12856
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Admired it, and wonder how something so small could make me feel so good hahaha
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:30 PM   #12857
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Admired it, and wonder how something so small could make me feel so good hahaha
I parked next to my ranger today and realized just how small my car really is...
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:32 PM   #12858
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:43 PM   #12859
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I'm going to buy him lunch on behalf of all the fanatics head gaskets/engines he has directly, or indirectly saved.

Btw if anyone has H&R race springs (fronts) for sale please hit me up.
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:46 PM   #12860
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I'm going to buy him lunch on behalf of all the fanatics head gaskets/engines he has directly, or indirectly saved.

Btw if anyone has H&R race springs (fronts) for sale please hit me up.
hahaha no need, dude! thanks.. as long as you face Bavaria before any work is started on your car. all i ask
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