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Old 05-08-2012, 02:08 PM   #173021
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total noob question
someone explain to me the deal with vanos seals
is it something a mechanic can look at and tell you the condition of it? do mechanics even look at it during routine stuff?
i know nothing about it ... but keep seeing posts about replacing it so i should probably look into it
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Yes, you should look at Rajaie's thread.
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Yes, but only if they take it apart first, at which point you need to replace a bunch of things. No, they don't.
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:35 PM   #173025
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someone's in a pissy mood. you're the only one taking this out of proportion. all i did was post my observations and what the other half of the ogs think. obviously i'm still here so it doesn't matter to me lol
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:38 PM   #173027
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Sillie just misses me because I hardly post anymore. We all know thats the problem here! lol
yea like those times when you were on crack right? lol
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I think your little discussion with Albee was quite entertaining.
lol, that's about as interesting as it's probably going to get the rest of the month
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Ugggggg it's coming up so fast
i know, i still haven't put on my driver's side mirror yet
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I think so too. Reminds me of some of my old coworkers who often say, "Back in ______, we had it so good and ." Then why are you here? GTFO of here and go back to wherever it was that was so good.
more like you should GTFO, because you're the problem lol

i swear, when each of the NGC/SGC thread starts over again, we should have another race. without cheating this time lol
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lol, that's about as interesting as it's probably going to get the rest of the month
I'll be on vacation, so that's ok with me, haha.
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The way I see it, you could complain, or you could do something about it.










I prefer to complain while doing something about it.
lol if i was a mod, i'd just ban everyone. done lol well except for chad, he's modzombie...too kick ass for me
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Are we going to meet up again before heading into Bfest this year?
i hope so, i don't want to park next to randoms lol
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ugh, I go through seven pages of complaining and sillie doesn't even answer the one question I asked him
lol my bad, i didn't see that. i guess i can. depends on what time she's heading home. i might stay for the whole thing this year
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my to do list is much less than it was last year before bfest.... but I still need to:

*new front bumper at paint, waiting.... then install myself
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