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Old 11-26-2012, 10:09 PM   #281341
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I can take the ideler pulley off if necessary. The pulley on the power steering pump was bearly hanging on by a few threads on each bolt. so I just undid the bolts and let the pulley fly up. Bam, that's how I got them off. Can't seem to gind a way to get them back on though. I don't even have enough room to get the cap off the tensioner pulley...
Ah, I see.
All you really need to remove for clearance is the airbox. Pop the cap off of the tensioner with a flat head. You don't need to remove anything else.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:09 PM   #281342
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Gah, this paper is gonna be the death of me
professors only read the first page

Write a solid first page and then just copy and paste it as many times as you need to.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:12 PM   #281343
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Write a solid first page and then just copy and paste it as many times as you need to.


Hello 178 page paper
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:17 PM   #281344
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Hello 178 page paper
Lolwut?


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Old 11-26-2012, 10:18 PM   #281345
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oh god no

This paper has to be 10 pages minimum.

Although my longest ever paper was 32 pages
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:24 PM   #281346
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I used to procrastinate so much in college
Used to start a paper a week before deadline... write one paragraph all week and then stay up all night finishing the rest...
So I got "smart" about it .. would just start them the night before due date... then I started going to sleep and waking up with enough time to write the paper
Used to give myself an hour per page
Some of my best papers were written in the last hour before they were due
And I'd be running from the school printer to class to turn it in on time

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Old 11-26-2012, 10:33 PM   #281347
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I used to procrastinate so much in college
Used to start a paper a week before deadline... write one paragraph all week and then stay up all night finishing the rest...
So I got "smart" about it .. would just start them the night before due date... then I started going to sleep and waking up with enough time to write the paper
Used to give myself an hour per page
Some of my best papers were written in the last hour before they were due
And I'd be running from the school printer to class to turn it in on time

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well this paper is due wednesday so fairly last minute. I normally would do it tuesday night but because the world hates me I have 3 major papers due this week
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:39 PM   #281348
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My car needs a wash and wax so badly Stupid school, stupid finals
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:55 PM   #281349
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:57 PM   #281350
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my car needs a serious cleaning. For sure needs clayed REALLY bad, and a couple layers of wax

too bad I don't have a house anymore
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:03 PM   #281351
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I need to vaccum the interior, clean up some dirty looking spots on some of the interior, give it a good wash and wax...

So many things, so little time, even less money
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:04 PM   #281352
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my car needs a serious cleaning. For sure needs clayed REALLY bad, and a couple layers of wax

too bad I don't have a house anymore
I've never clay barred before. School me on it. Is there any way to mess it up or destroy your paint?

I've always washed and then done a heavy waxing and cleaner waxes when necessary.
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:20 PM   #281353
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I've never clay barred before. School me on it. Is there any way to mess it up or destroy your paint?

I've always washed and then done a heavy waxing and cleaner waxes when necessary.
I'm not so much an expert, and I imagine albeee could school a lot of us on the finer points of car clean up/attention.

Honestly I've been really thinking about just paying someone to do a full clean up next summer.
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Claying requires a lot of lube. I'm sure Albee could go over the finer points of proper lube application.
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:28 PM   #281355
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:29 PM   #281356
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Clay bar is a great and very safe way to "clean" your paint. If you paint feels rough, start with a clay bar, Mothers has an excellent kit for $20, it's available at any car parts store. Make sure you properly lubricate the car to help prevent marring (marks on your paint) otherwise you need to polish it out. Ideally, you want to wash, clay, wash (again), polish, wash (for the third time, polish leaves behind an oil residue, you need a clean surface to work with before you wax the car), then follow up with your wax. The results will be bueno. But it's a lot of work, and if you are doing it by hand you will NOT remove the swirls and light scratches..
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:37 PM   #281357
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My mom's car needs a serious detail. The paint is really contaminated and it needs a good wax, but surprisingly, it doesn't need a whole lot of paint correction.
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:39 PM   #281358
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Auto Finesse Tripple looks like a really good product to use after each wash for a little added protection and to bring out the shine.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=657300

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Clay bar is a great and very safe way to "clean" your paint. If you paint feels rough, start with a clay bar, Mothers has an excellent kit for $20, it's available at any car parts store. Make sure you properly lubricate the car to help prevent marring (marks on your paint) otherwise you need to polish it out. Ideally, you want to wash, clay, wash (again), polish, wash (for the third time, polish leaves behind an oil residue, you need a clean surface to work with before you wax the car), then follow up with your wax. The results will be bueno. But it's a lot of work, and if you are doing it by hand you will NOT remove the swirls and light scratches..
I usually do wash clay wax every 6 months, wax every other month, wash every week.

Your method seems like a lot of work, clay barring takes a pretty long time
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My mom's car needs a serious detail. The paint is really contaminated and it needs a good wax, but surprisingly, it doesn't need a whole lot of paint correction.
I'd believe it if my car is worse or at least at a similar level

My interior isn't so bad, but the exterior is just awful. Basically covered in swirl marks, rough paint, even fade in a couple of places
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