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Old 03-17-2013, 03:59 PM   #17101
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Installed my AE setup , waiting to get black paint for my housing then I will do projector retrofit
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:09 PM   #17102
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Replaced OFHG and VANOS line with new washers. Oil and filter change with mobile one 0W-40 Euro. Changed MT fluid with Pentosin MTF2. Changed rear diff fluid with AMSOIL severe gear 75W-90. Removed CCV system to inpect and clean. Degreased engine from oil leaking from OFHG. Finished up all maintenance and went for a test drive and as I rolled down my windows the RR window reg broke. Looks like I know what I'm doing next weekend! No good deed goes unpunished.
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:41 PM   #17103
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Installed some Bosch Icon wipers (22A/19B)

also cleaned my windows because I can't stand dirty glass.

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Old 03-17-2013, 09:27 PM   #17104
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New water pump with metal impeller, new water pump pulley bolts (since two were missing!! yikes!!!),
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Also in the last 3 months: new spark plugs, DISA valve, radiator fan clutch!
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:27 PM   #17105
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New water pump with metal impeller, new water pump pulley bolts (since two were missing!! yikes!!!),
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Also in the last 3 months: new spark plugs, DISA valve, radiator fan clutch!
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:26 PM   #17106
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Replaced OFHG and VANOS line with new washers. Oil and filter change with mobile one 0W-40 Euro. Changed MT fluid with Pentosin MTF2. Changed rear diff fluid with AMSOIL severe gear 75W-90. Removed CCV system to inpect and clean. Degreased engine from oil leaking from OFHG. Finished up all maintenance and went for a test drive and as I rolled down my windows the RR window reg broke. Looks like I know what I'm doing next weekend! No good deed goes unpunished.
Good choice on diff fluid. I'm running the same in the BMW and my S2000. I went with Amsoil in the BMW for the tranny and it's a little notchier now
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:31 AM   #17107
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:28 AM   #17108
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:35 AM   #17109
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adjusted the latch on all four doors to slightly push them in to where they perfectly align. Now all doors open with a reassuring pop like a german car should. I also installed new clips on the front headlight wiring loom that attaches to the radiator support. looks factory fresh
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:43 AM   #17110
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These car doors do have a very satisfying "THUD" when closed. Enough to the point I don't need to dynamat it!

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Old 03-18-2013, 09:47 AM   #17111
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put the peddle to the metal!
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:48 AM   #17112
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These car doors do have a very satisfying "THUD" when closed. Enough to the point I don't need to dynamat it!
i thought my doors *opened* solid before. nice difference after adjusting the latches.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:52 AM   #17113
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put the peddle to the metal!
pedĚdle
verb (used with object)
1. to carry (small articles, goods, wares, etc.) from place to place for sale at retail; hawk.

2. to deal out, distribute, or dispense, especially in small quantities: to peddle radical ideas.

3. to sell (drugs) illicitly.


verb (used without object)
4. to go from place to place with goods, wares, etc., for sale at retail.

5. to occupy oneself with trifles; trifle.

pedĚal
noun
1. a foot-operated lever used to control certain mechanisms, as automobiles, or to play or modify the sounds of certain musical instruments, as pianos, organs, or harps.

2. a leverlike part worked by the foot to supply power in various mechanisms, as the bicycle.

3. Music. a. a foot-operated keyboard, as on an organ or harpsichord.

b. any of the keys of such a keyboard.

c. pedal point.

verb (used without object)
4. to work or use the pedals, as in playing an organ or propelling a bicycle.

verb (used with object)
5. to work the pedals of (an organ, bicycle, etc.).



I am currently excercising the 5th definition of peddle, ironically.

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Old 03-18-2013, 09:54 AM   #17114
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pedĚdle
/***712;pedl/

*******>********>
Verb
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  • Try to sell (something, esp. small goods) by going from house to house or place to place.
  • Sell (an illegal drug or stolen item).


pedĚal /***712;pedl/

*******>********>
Noun
*******>********>
A foot-operated lever or control for a vehicle, musical instrument, or other mechanism, in particular.

Verb
*******>********>
Move by working the pedals of a bicycle.

Adjective
*******>********>
Of or relating to the foot or feet.



at least he didn't say put the peddle to the medal
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:58 AM   #17115
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:02 AM   #17116
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Mango, find a fix for the wind noise the mirrors produce

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Old 03-18-2013, 10:04 AM   #17117
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Mango, find a fix for the wind noise the mirrors produce

Mirror delete mod. Also comes with sideswipe paint mod.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:42 AM   #17118
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Mango, find a fix for the wind noise the mirrors produce

hmm i haven't noticed any wind noise. describe it
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:44 AM   #17119
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Mirror delete mod. Also comes with sideswipe paint mod.
Been there, done that. Expensive mod.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:46 AM   #17120
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