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Old 01-10-2013, 11:56 AM   #14881
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:13 PM   #14882
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That is a "He" --can't you tell the difference.
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:02 PM   #14883
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Drop the car off at the indy shop for a coolant leak and now was told that the following need to be replaced.

Coolant's lower hose
Drive shaft coupling
Belts (Alternator & AC)
Front crank seal
Rack & Pinion boot
Grand total: $953.42 there goes my Vegas weekend money...
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:03 PM   #14884
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Dropped the car off at the indy shop for a coolant leak and now was told that the following need to be replaced.

Coolant's lower hose
Drive shaft coupling
Belts (Alternator & AC)
Front crank seal
Rack & Pinion boot
Grand total: $953.42 there goes my Vegas weekend money...
DIY the belts and lower hose at the very minimum!
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:04 PM   #14885
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Finally got my postive battery cable secured again with the proper bolt. No more headaches..
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:05 PM   #14886
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I did my self and my computer: we did the lowering springs, sports h&r little hard but i like what i did,
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:07 PM   #14887
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DIY the belts and lower hose at the very minimum!
I do some DIYs too...but since the car is already there, might as well have it done.
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:27 PM   #14888
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Very nice but you need a morimoto retrofit stat!
Word.

In about a month or two I'll have enough good will built up with the budgeting committee to present my proposals for upgrades to the 323. Now I just have to decide whether I want the retrofit / angel eyes or new suspension. I know it's going to be the suspension because I'm an engineer but I want to do just one major aesthetic mod!!!
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:39 PM   #14889
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Word.

In about a month or two I'll have enough good will built up with the budgeting committee to present my proposals for upgrades to the 323. Now I just have to decide whether I want the retrofit / angel eyes or new suspension. I know it's going to be the suspension because I'm an engineer but I want to do just one major aesthetic mod!!!
I missed this headlight upgrade. where are the pics? agreed on projectors. Go with used Denso ballasts!
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:42 PM   #14890
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Didn't do much. First post!!!

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Old 01-10-2013, 05:56 PM   #14891
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Didn't do much. First post!!!
^ Where to start?
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:10 PM   #14892
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^ Where to start?
Leather cleaning and conditioning. I see that driver seat!
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:31 PM   #14893
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Leather cleaning and conditioning. I see that driver seat!
Lol yeah i know but im going to be getting two fairly good condition sport seats to go along with the rest of the car!!!



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Old 01-10-2013, 06:44 PM   #14894
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:27 PM   #14895
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:34 PM   #14896
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:13 PM   #14897
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^Why do your gauges have saran wrap on it??
Brand new? No way it's still like that from the factory.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:28 PM   #14898
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Last week took a ride to Bavauto and picked up some Weathertech floorliner mats for the 323. Recently purchased some for the xi and was impressed with the amount of **** they keep off the carpet/floor ... so I wanted some for my car

Today, brought the xi to our indy for an alignment.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:56 PM   #14899
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Brand new? No way it's still like that from the factory.
It didn't come like that from the factory.
If it did, my guess is that it would have fit properly.

Hope we didn't scare him off, I am curious why its there.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:43 PM   #14900
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Found a coolant leak after thermostat replacement. Looks like it was dripping from upper radiator hose where it goes onto the thermostat housing, untightened the clamp, moved it in more and tightened the hell out of it. no more
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