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Old 11-06-2012, 10:23 AM   #13561
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Getting the ///m3 back today!! New differential, driveshaft and a lot of the fluids flushed and changed!!

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Old 11-06-2012, 12:29 PM   #13562
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:44 PM   #13563
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:52 PM   #13564
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Maybe a bit too blue. I still think they all look better with eyes. I gotta get some for sure but cant decide which company or what color for mystic blue car. I want blue but how can i tell what it would look like by some sh*tty ebay piks that might even be diff product than pik and doesnt show it on my car.
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:56 PM   #13565
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I got it from khoalty, but you can check umnitza!
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:56 PM   #13566
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:55 PM   #13567
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You should know better by now! Things can't seal if they're rotted out. At this age and mileage, everything is rotted out. Replace it!
Everything is replaced, that's what I cannot figure out.
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:27 PM   #13568
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Everything is replaced, that's what I cannot figure out.
If you recently redid your system, it might take a few refills until you get the level where it needs to be. It's an awkward system to fill because you're filling so many different chambers, pockets, veins, and reservoirs.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:52 PM   #13569
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So in the middle of changing out my expansion tank, I broke the part inside of the radiator expansion tank mount piece. I looked over several pictures on the forum, and I think it is the thermostat. These plastics are so terrible. Well, it looks like my car is going to be out of commission a little longer than I had anticipated. I guess the good news is several more parts of my cooling system will be up to date.
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:39 PM   #13570
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I got it from khoalty, but you can check umnitza!
All ive seen on vids is dont get the white wires or you can see them and looks cheap. Also how many different position settings on those ones?
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:43 PM   #13571
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It has 3 position settings, and i have black wires on my ae's
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:55 PM   #13572
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So in the middle of changing out my expansion tank, I broke the part inside of the radiator expansion tank mount piece. I looked over several pictures on the forum, and I think it is the thermostat. These plastics are so terrible. Well, it looks like my car is going to be out of commission a little longer than I had anticipated. I guess the good news is several more parts of my cooling system will be up to date.
Damn, sorry to hear, what a pain in the ass.
That won't be your thermostat...sounds like your talking about the level sensor.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:06 PM   #13573
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still haven't gotten around to all the work I had planned on the bimmer. Mustang will be getting an oil change tomorrow. But all I have to do for that is drop it off at the dealer.

Maybe Thursday when I take my wife to work I can work on the bimmer.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:16 PM   #13574
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If you recently redid your system, it might take a few refills until you get the level where it needs to be. It's an awkward system to fill because you're filling so many different chambers, pockets, veins, and reservoirs.
Found it.. It's the PS pump.. Yay!!
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:35 PM   #13575
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It's the automatic transmission thermostat and the dealership wants a premium for it. $95.00 before tax.

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Old 11-06-2012, 08:33 PM   #13576
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Which ones are those?
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:46 PM   #13577
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:48 PM   #13578
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Which ones are those?
What do you mean?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:46 PM   #13579
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:52 AM   #13580
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Low speed collision with an SUV

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As far as I can tell, the cooling system is shot, but no engine damage

Should I fix it or start over?
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