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Doctor Zero
Sep 21, 2002

Would you like a jelly baby?
It's been in my pocket through 4 regenerations,
but it's still good.

Just topped off the front differential and changed the oil. The previous owner must not have done it in a while because it looked like Hershey's syrup.

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Henchman 21
Apr 3, 2005

HENCH 4 LIFE


New front brake pads and rotors....



And a new front passenger brake caliper. The old one seized

tumblr hype man
Jul 29, 2008

nice meltdown


Slippery Tilde

A few days back I tucked the front bumper on my E28, I haven't driven it in a few days, ahh summer, and unemployment.

stevobob
Nov 16, 2008

Alchemy - the study of how to turn LS1's into a 20B.


Stared at the location of the block coolant plug perplexedly for a while before going to the gym. Tuesday I actually drained and flushed the rad...then stared at the block drain plug for a while. How the hell are you supposed to get this thing out?


Click here for the full 910x650 image.


The engine mount is right beneath it so I can't get at it from the bottom, and I can't read it from the top. What the hell?

Coffee Jones
Jul 4, 2004



Claybar lubricant dries quickly in the sunshine. I should have been up at 5 in the morning last sunday for a wash/claybar/wax, but I got my poo poo together at 10.

I wish I had a garage.

hippynerd
Nov 5, 2004

by Ozma


removed the starter in a ford taurus, disassembled said starter, found problem with starter, made a weak attempt at repairing starter, installed badly repaired starter, removed failed starter again, found a good starter, installed starter.

I worked on my 83 starion with a friend too.

We jacked the car up, pulled the oil pan, replaced a set of perfectly good rod bearings, found a busted roll pin stuck on the crank timing chain gear, removed broken roll pin (the problem was the motor wouldnt turn over by hand easily, infact it stuck hard enough for me to break a rib trying!). I still need to torque the bearing caps down and put the oil pan back on.

I also re-injured my broken rib, I could actually feel it move. broken rib is really putting a cramp in my style

GET EM SLUGGER
Jun 1, 2002



I traded mine in for an '09 G8 GT. Once I get my camera back I'll post a thread.

mcvey, I still have a couple of parts from my old GTP that you might want. Email me at darkan@gmail.com if you're interested.

TheFrailNinja
Jun 28, 2008
CAN'T SEE SCHOOL BUS, INSISTS HE'S AN EXCELLENT DRIVER

GET OFF THE ROAD SON

APPARENTLY SUCKS AT POSTING TOO


Broke the fan clutch, buying a new one out of the junkyard.

InitialDave
Jun 14, 2007

I Want To Believe.


Filling and sanding.

Rubiks Pubes
Dec 5, 2003

I wanted to be a neo deconstructivist, but Mom wouldn't let me.

GET EM SLUGGER posted:

I traded mine in for an '09 G8 GT. Once I get my camera back I'll post a thread.

mcvey, I still have a couple of parts from my old GTP that you might want. Email me at darkan@gmail.com if you're interested.

Good choice, what color?

Had mine a little over a month now and love the poo poo out of it.

kill me now
Sep 14, 2003

Why's Hank crying?

'CUZ HE JUST GOT DUNKED ON!

Pulled the back seats and other bullshit out of my srt8 in preparation for some hot lapping at NJMSP in the rain this Saturday.

I'm going to need all the help i can get.

Paul Boz_
Dec 21, 2003

Sin City


Pulled the dash out of my car and painted it.

The Stang
Sep 19, 2006



Got the new wires on the Camaro a few days ago, and fixed the power steering pump. Apparently it was missing two of the bolts that bolt it to the front of the engine, so it was flopping around, pissing all over my wires. Got a custom exhaust cutout installed and it sounds awesome. Not as loud as the LS1, but the old LT1 still sounds mean. I've now got 6 weeks to get my subframe connectors installed before I haul the Camaro up to Texas Motorplex in Ennis, TX for some Friday night 1/4 mile fun.

aksuur
Nov 9, 2003


Replaced the alternator in my 1991 Civic. My goodness that is a pain in the rear end.

Pudgygiant
Apr 8, 2004

Garnet and black? More like gold and blue or whatever the fuck colors these are

K&N intake on my '03 EB Explorer. It needed more growl and even romping it at every stoplight the computer-reported MPG is steadily climbing. I don't understand why K&N used 95mm hose clamps on a 95mm silicon tube however. Why not just use 105mm and save everybody the trouble of having to shoehorn every hose clamp on?

ate shit on live tv
Feb 15, 2004



Just bled my brakes. Was going to clean the wheels too but I was hungry and went to dinner instead. Guess I'll clean it tomorrow.

pienipple
Mar 20, 2009

That's wrong!


Pudgygiant posted:

K&N intake on my '03 EB Explorer. It needed more growl and even romping it at every stoplight the computer-reported MPG is steadily climbing. I don't understand why K&N used 95mm hose clamps on a 95mm silicon tube however. Why not just use 105mm and save everybody the trouble of having to shoehorn every hose clamp on?

Just make sure to clean it religiously. If you don't maintain the oiled filter it'll allow a lot of particulates to get into your engine.

GET EM SLUGGER
Jun 1, 2002



Rubiks Pubes posted:

Good choice, what color?

Had mine a little over a month now and love the poo poo out of it.

Panther Black Metallic. I think I read that it was the most common color, but I don't mind. It also has the two tone interior, which I LOVE.

Rubiks Pubes
Dec 5, 2003

I wanted to be a neo deconstructivist, but Mom wouldn't let me.

The two tone interior is awesome, that's the only thing I wish mine had but black/red wouldn't look so hot in a blue car.

Check out g8board.com if you want, good information over there.

Doctor Londom
Feb 24, 2006
I'm gonna get to the bottom of this and I don't give a fuck if you're at the top.

Replaced the rear struts/springs on my girlfriend's 96 Escort LX. Because it's a hatchback this involved dismantling the entire trunk before you could even take them out. Not a problem, though, because the bolts were rusted to the struts and those fuckers were NOT coming out anytime soon.

All done and she rides smooth now, though.

Lighthammer
Mar 13, 2007


My car has a goatee as of last week. It's not low enough to worry about scraping but it doesn't look like one of those trucks they race in the desert anymore either.





Now I need to clear up those headlights.

Blocko
Jul 12, 2008

Spoiler alert: Blood Ravens are actually Hiigarans who got sucked into the warp, were sent back in time to fight in WWII against the Panzer Elite, then stole a nazi time machine to go into the future and save mankind from an army of Lobster-Elephants and other impossible creatures.

Rated R.


pulled out the VAG-COM and scanned for codes. Found nothing
Next week I'll pull the fuel pump and check the follower and cam for wear.

NitroSpazzz
Dec 8, 2006

You don't need style when you've got strength!




Had the left rear tire fall apart while going 70mph in traffic in the VW. Luckily just lost half the tread and it held pressure. Limped it home at 25mph then tossed the spare basket weaves on it...now it has a wide stance and looks funny but drives very nice. Sadly the BMW emblems on the caps didn't make it any faster.

DogDodger
Nov 19, 2006

Hellcat likes it rough.

Had the 25K-mile service done yesterday, and washed and polished the car today in preparation for a track event at Mid-Ohio coming up.

fooquestionmark
Nov 27, 2005


Replaced this gas tank


With this gas tank

destructo
Apr 29, 2006


Drilled some holes in my passenger side floor and bolted up the Megasquirt.. gonna run all the hoses tomorrow and hope I don't blow my engine up.

LobsterboyX
Jun 27, 2003
I want to eat my chicken.

jb welded a bolt to the chrome trim on the side of my buick wagon then re-attached it. ordered window rollers and started piecing back together the shattered rear passenger door pannel. i also need to order new tires for my 58 cadillac and 95 wagon.

omgitstheinternet
Apr 28, 2005

Money, Clothes, and Hoes;
All a Nigga Knows

Cut my muffler off, so tomorrow I can put a new one on, although it sounds way too good right now so I'm tempted to leave it until I get a ticket. Also rotated my tires because I realized they were on the wrong sides.

hippynerd
Nov 5, 2004

by Ozma


I removed my oil pump, replaced the pickup seal, put the timing cover back on, put half the oil pan bolts back in, then realized I forgot to put the oil pump gear bolt back

I pulled all that stuff off, put the oil pump gear bolt on, and put the timing cover and oil pan back on before the rtv dried.
Time stamps on the pictures says it took me 15 minutes.

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Cavepimp
Nov 9, 2006


New tires (Goodyear Eagle GTs). Holy crap, it feels like a totally different car now that I got off the unevenly worn winter tires I've been running on for too long. I think I just cut my road noise in half.

Also dumped Sea Foam in just about every orifice possible.

nerdrum
Aug 17, 2007

where am I


Competition Stage 4 Sprung Six Puck clutch with a Competition 8lbs Flywheel
3.15 Supercharger Pulley, 520 cc injectors and a flashpro unit.

300whp in a fwd honda here we come

Wamsutta
Sep 9, 2001

We go hard.


nerdrum posted:

Competition Stage 4 Sprung Six Puck clutch with a Competition 8lbs Flywheel
3.15 Supercharger Pulley, 520 cc injectors and a flashpro unit.

300whp in a fwd honda here we come

loving awesome. I need to get some cash saved up to add K-Pro + 3" pulley + water/meth injection to my boosted TSX.

As for me, today I washed my car and registered it for a show on July 12th (http://www.autoandbikeshow.com/).

nerdrum
Aug 17, 2007

where am I


Wamsutta posted:

loving awesome. I need to get some cash saved up to add K-Pro + 3" pulley + water/meth injection to my boosted TSX.

As for me, today I washed my car and registered it for a show on July 12th (http://www.autoandbikeshow.com/).

I have no idea if this is against the rules or whatever but I'm an authorized AEM/CT-Engineering reseller (nate is my dawg) so whenever you wanna get a meth kit or a 10 psi pulley lemme know and I'll definitely be able to beat anyones price.

kimbo305
Jun 9, 2007

He is I, and I am him



Wamsutta posted:

loving awesome. I need to get some cash saved up to add K-Pro + 3" pulley + water/meth injection to my boosted TSX.

Nooooo don't do it yet! Pay off the car first or get it pro tuned before you get more power adders. I know the power is intoxicating but you gotta put first things first.

Wamsutta
Sep 9, 2001

We go hard.


kimbo305 posted:

Nooooo don't do it yet! Pay off the car first or get it pro tuned before you get more power adders. I know the power is intoxicating but you gotta put first things first.

Oh, I know. That's why I said "I need to get some cash", rather than "I'm going to order parts now". I'm done "big" mods until 2010 at the earliest... I'm focusing on paying it off now, may pick up a Mugen grill and a rear window spoiler to round out the aesthetics, but that's about it.

Plus I like leaving myself stuff to look forward to. I've had the car almost 3 years exactly (7/12), so I haven't rushed to this stage.

Doctor Zero
Sep 21, 2002

Would you like a jelly baby?
It's been in my pocket through 4 regenerations,
but it's still good.

Cavepimp posted:

Also dumped Sea Foam in just about every orifice possible.

I hope you're still talking about your car.

kill me now
Sep 14, 2003

Why's Hank crying?

'CUZ HE JUST GOT DUNKED ON!

installed





I may drive into the sand trap on purpose next track day!

zamin
Jan 9, 2004


Went to Auto Zone and bought everything I could afford for my car since I had a 20% off coupon. The list was pretty drat short, since I'm broke, but it included new spark plugs and R-12 to R134A conversion high and low end valves. Then I flipped it off because I just read the detailing thread and the clear coat on my car has failed on pretty much every body panel.

InitialDave
Jun 14, 2007

I Want To Believe.


Looked at the coolant in my brother's car and thought "That's kinda oily and resembles chocolate milkshake"

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Rugoberta Munchu
Jun 5, 2003

Do you want a hupyrolysege slcorpselong?

I put touch up paint as needed on the door edges in preparation for badly-needed door ding guards. Last night it rained and I found water in my rear footwells. The rain kept me from preparing the floor for the new carpet and the water makes me wonder where it's coming from as the headliner is dry and I replaced the weather stripping and installed ventshades a couple of years ago. Windows were up, too.

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