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Old 12-28-2012, 01:06 AM   #14641
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Put new tailights in. And installed the new stereo and door handle in the gf's corolla, then helped my dad install gxp grilles in his solstice.

Ps: I know my baby is dirty but it's been snowing so it's all just now melting. And dirty.
Solder that ****.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:10 AM   #14642
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:14 AM   #14643
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Nice I took mine for a spine around the mountains.

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Old 12-28-2012, 01:24 AM   #14644
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Solder that ****.
Thought about it. But decided that this would be easier. I've not had good experiences soldering things. I'm a youngin aswell
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:34 AM   #14645
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:48 AM   #14646
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:16 PM   #14647
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Just received my headers via UPS. Big thanks to wasp9166 for the quick shipment. Looking forward to the install. But need to put it off for a bit, just couldn't pass up the chance to buy these. 323/328 headers are rare enough as it is.
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:55 PM   #14648
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Thought about it. But decided that this would be easier. I've not had good experiences soldering things. I'm a youngin aswell
Soldering is easy but I guess you wouldn't want to do this job for your first attempt. I learned when I was pretty young while doing high performance electric RC cars.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:16 PM   #14649
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Soldering is easy but I guess you wouldn't want to do this job for your first attempt. I learned when I was pretty young while doing high performance electric RC cars.
Well I mean ya it would be better to solder then put heat shrink tubing around. But with it being her stereo and her depending on me I thought it would be better to do it this method. And you never want to seem like you are unsure of what you are doing in front of a woman
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:20 PM   #14650
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Well I mean ya it would be better to solder then put heat shrink tubing around. But with it being her stereo and her depending on me I thought it would be better to do it this method. And you never want to seem like you are unsure of what you are doing in front of a woman
Haha agreed on that last point
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:09 PM   #14651
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:17 PM   #14652
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:17 PM   #14653
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:19 PM   #14654
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:34 PM   #14655
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Nice I took mine for a spine around the mountains.

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Xi? If so whats your suspencion setup you got a nice height on it.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:46 PM   #14656
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Ordered some pretty sweet stuff...meyle hd rtab's with rogue limiters, rogue rsm's and the tms rear shock mount reinforcement kit. Now just looking forward to the install.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:57 PM   #14657
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:06 PM   #14658
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Replacing all spark plugs and found this on cylinder 1 .. Plug 1 ceramic was cracked and residue inside as you can see from pic....Should I also replace coil 1 or do all six? The rest look very clean.

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Old 12-29-2012, 06:33 AM   #14659
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It's time to head back north. While on vacation I ordered some smoke front turn signals and a shark fin to cover that wart on top of the roof.

I haven't seen spray washes in Michigan yet, with this colored soap. kinda cool, as it changes colors. I didn't read all the fine print as to what the colors meant. My guess, some hippie who use to trip on acid, came up with it.

Anyway, not looking forward to heading home to road salt. Good news my coupe will be going in soon for some bubble rust repair soon.

Still looks good for a Michigan car with almost 2000 miles. (to be fair, spent a few years in Florida, when new.)
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:13 PM   #14660
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Yeah those soaps are cool just know that you shouldn't use those brushes on any car. It'll put more swirl marks in your paint than you want to know.

I finally changed my PS fluid reservoir and refilled/flushed with Dexron III ATF. Steering feels smoother.

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