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I know it is generally unacceptable but can you please change my username to "k3ro"? Originally when I sign up for the forum the username "kero" was taken so I used this special invisible letter between the r and the o so that I will still be able to use this username, but ...
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I have a question. I'm trying to find a job in a specific field i I have experience in but it's my first "real" job not working retail. I found online a bunch of companies hiring and I'm not sure if I should just send my CV to all of them and see who answers first, or should...
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[QUOTE=Reflex F.N.;52702597]How close is Syriac to modern Hebrew? I am learning Syriac and I heard that it is similar to Hebrew, but how similar? Can a Hebrew speaker understand Syriac? Is it similar to how German and Dutch are similar, or are they more different? [/QUOTE] ...
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[QUOTE=MrBunneh;52634940]it costs US $5.32 a gallon for 91 octane here, the lowest octane rating possible. this is normal fuel pricing here.[/QUOTE] Normal here is like... 87? 88?
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;52634622]My very first fuel shortage! No gas from here to Fort Worth, ffs. Only diesel everywhere[/QUOTE] Prices are going up fast too. Gas last week was $2.22 and yesterday was $2.33... today its $2.49. Typical hurricane shit
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I wouldn't even waste my time responding let alone considering that ad
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;52605056]Tagged imgur galleries are ultra broken and ruin mobile browsing[/QUOTE] Hyperlinks are still a thing last I checked on the internet
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[QUOTE=lekkimsm;52603816]I do genuinely enjoy pictures and all, but is there anything wrong with using the thumbnail'ing [noparse][t][/t][/noparse] every now and then, if you have a load of pictures to post? I mean, my scroll wheel gets some sick millage in here, had to cha...
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Your homie is never going to be able to use that trunk again
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[QUOTE=PandaJuggernaut;52596266]Wow shit's expensive were you are I paid 20 for the basic rider course through IDOT in illinois. buying a bike/practicing before the class is definitely a good idea especially if they let you bring your own bike to the class.[/QUOTE] $21 for...
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Going to be around $250 for the full motorcycle endorsement. Plus gear cost. I'm pretty stoked. I'll probably buy a bike in September and practice a bit before winter. Have to wait till April to get into the class however
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[QUOTE=PandaJuggernaut;52592362]My cousins first bike was an '06 'busa with an RCC stage 1 kit (incredibly stupid). he'd never rode anything with more oomph than a pit bike I had to ride the fucker home while he drove my truck. He putzed around on it for about 2 weeks went to ...
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I'm shocked about how affordable the used motorcycle market is around me. Finding good bikes for fair value that arent torn to shit. Really not helping my desire to buy one for $1500 to learn and commute to work with.
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Parking on the street is only second to parking in an alley for asking for shit to happen to your vehicle
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Ordered a new distributor rotor+cap to replace my 18-year-old original one. This comes after having growing issues with starting with a hot engine and a more-rough idle. Should take 10 minutes to replace. Which means its going to take 4 hours after the hex screws will undoubt...
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[QUOTE=brickbox;52561406]Being the shitbox loving person I am, a while back I purchased an 1983 Honda Accord Hatchback. I love the car to death, but it's a complete lemon. Currently it seems to be leaking coolant into it's oil, making the whole thing smoke. I really want to se...
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Friend bought a probe once. Sold it as fast as he could immediately afterwards because it's a piece of shit vehicle
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Got in my car to drive home from work and the damn abs light was on. Scared me because I replaced that stuff two months ago. Thankfully it was just moisture from the humidity and the light turned off at the first stoplight
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[QUOTE=Lerlth;52516607]Talk shit about Caravans all you want, but that low ass gearing and engine design will let you rip burnouts pretty well if you stomp on it. And they're sooooo smooth. Like driving a pillow.[/QUOTE] Unsung hero of American families
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[QUOTE=kyle877;52511171][url]https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/mcy/d/suzuki-gsxr-one-owner/6235923164.html[/url] Seems too good to be true. What do you guys think?[/QUOTE] Something is very wrong
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[QUOTE]The previous owner made a mess of the wires beneath the dash, but I can't even identify what relay is for the left headlamp since the light remains powered with all of them removed[/QUOTE] 100% guarantee your problem lies in that mess somewhere.
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[QUOTE=Ridge;52499712]Must be that kinda day, just sold the Blazer![/QUOTE] Cannot wait till I sell mine.
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I keep thinking hockey equipment when y'all are talking about Bauer
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[QUOTE=BusterBluth;52486694]Can someone explain the me the bad rap Ford seems to have? I recently bought a Ford 2014 STX, Its a great truck, I love driving it, but 50% of the responses I get are "Too bad its a Ford" or "Its okay for a Ford I guess". I know you have these peopl...
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You bought a surplus helicopter
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[QUOTE=timbered.plum;52390651]Are those all things I could safely do myself if I google how to do it? I can certainly unhook the battery, but is there any risk associated with doing either of those other two things with no knowledge beyond a google? [editline]asdf[/editline...
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[QUOTE=Scientwist;52383730]Automotive Addicts Lounge V7 - Now with Planes; DLC Trains next month. :dance:[/QUOTE] You don't want planes... It'll turn into a bitch fest and dick waving contest
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It all boils down to engine performance. You can't compress hot air as much as cooler air and thus, less thrust which leads to less lift. In smaller GA aircraft the pressure altitude can kill you. You may be able to take off but once that ground effect is gone you're going rig...
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[QUOTE=clutch2;52325657]See, like araknid said that's the bullshit of "unsafe speed for conditions" tickets.. black ice is dangerous because it's unexpected. I've seen cars in the ditch on a sunny winter day because the road got wet from melt, then the sun moved and it went in...
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[QUOTE=Strontboer;52324381]How about they PROVE you did anything wrong[/QUOTE] We'd cite for that too. Thats driving without due care. In no event shall you be moving at a speed that would cause you to lose control of your vehicle and strike another.
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I have the money to replace my (broken) headlights. I'm just way too damn lazy to do it. And the tinfoil ball is holing up perfectly
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Please use highway on-ramps to merge at highway speeds. If you are one of those who tries to merge at 20-30mph below the speed limit please let me know so I can educate you. And stay tf out of the left lane if youre not passing
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Well I put on underwear today
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Replaced the bad door pin on my drivers side. Turns out its been replaced before. This is raising my suspicion that my vehicle was involved in an accident before I bought it. The entire front suspension had been replaced before and then I had to do it again, the right way. ...
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If you're not a strong swimmer wear a fucking life jacket. Also don't be a dumbass when boating
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Was behind a vehicle today that was misfiring on one cylinder and smelled like shit. Plus the rear tire was canted 10° like a bad stance nation. Only one tire. The make and model? You guessed it: late 90s Buick LeSabre
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Vehicle drives so much better with the new control arm. Thinking about replacing the other side as well now
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CVPIs have the rust spot on the outside of the fender over the rear wheels
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Went to replace the control arm bushings today. Getting the arm pit was easy. Getting the old bushings out was difficult. And then when I go to press the new ones in the old control arm just bends and cracks. So fuck that. Had to buy a new control arm. If I had more time I ...
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A fucking sign board? What joke of department did this come from. I need to know.
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I can't even think of the equipment that would need that many holes
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Watched someone today try to back out of a parking stall without turning their wheels before their front end cleared. It went as expected: comical.
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5k for a 99 Civic regardless of miles is overpaying imo
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I've come to an impasse because I actually am going to need a new vehicle, but the $2500 I paid for the Blazer has surpassed ROI. Both will cost about the same. 1. Sell the blazer and buy a new-new vehicle. OR 2. Complete flight training to open career advancement do...
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Now that all the ball joints and tie rods are in place and awesome, my new bushings and camber bolts will be here next week. The blazer already drives better than it has in years, but with the new bushings it should be even better. And I learned a valuable lesson on suspen...
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Cash only? Scam. Wouldnt touch that vehicle.
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bad ball joints would also cause similar wear
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Had an unknown fluid dripping that I suspected was power steering. Added a bottle of stop leak to it and its now either completely gone or small enough to blend in with the already stained pavement. Its like a christmas miracle.
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[QUOTE=evilweazel;52182274]They're called lug nuts the other kind are called fucking stupid[/QUOTE] You do know there are different [I]types[/I] of lug nuts... right
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[QUOTE=Ldesu;52181154]Loads of regular cars use nuts instead of bolts....[/QUOTE] Called acorn nuts. Or similarly, external thread nuts
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[QUOTE=Code3Response;52177789]Get all the front suspension perfect... And the control arm bushing goes bad. Fix one thing, another breaks[/QUOTE] Good news: $30 for new bushings and I get paid Friday. Bad news: Going to take an entire day to do it.
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Get all the front suspension perfect... And the control arm bushing goes bad. Fix one thing, another breaks
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A nice breaker bar set is less than that and is a better investment
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[QUOTE=Pat.Lithium;52174225]i got a flat, but the guys who did my tyres tightened the nuts too hard to get off by hand. i need to get the wheel off to put my spare on to get a new one. any ideas on how i can get the wheel off?[/QUOTE] Of youre at home: Find the correct ...
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[QUOTE=The Decoy;52168718]For those of you who have project cars, how close do you live near them? mines quite far away, like 30 minutes in traffic.[/QUOTE] Every vehicle in the driveway is an unintentional project car really
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84km? Jesus Christ find a new place to live. I commute 25km and it's a pain in the ass.
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If MPG, safety, and drivability aren't on your list of things you need there's a whole market of old vehicles with exactly that.
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The chart needs to be updated
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[QUOTE=Van-man;52147784]Sounds just like any early 90's and back VW. The locks are only from keeping honest people out on those[/QUOTE] Locks period only keep honest people out
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[QUOTE=Valon Kyre;52145922]Locked my keys in my truck today, and on that note I'm curious what do you guys do in that event? If I'm out of town, I go to a dealership and get a key cut off the vin. If I'm close to home, I have a family member drive me my spare key. If I h...
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Why wouldn't you just call the cops in either scenario
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[QUOTE=patq911;52141878]They are, when I know how to take off a few bolts and figured out why the rotor was stuck. There's a pin that you can unbolt that guides exactly what orientation the wheels should go in. (you can see it on those pictures between the lug nut studs) T...
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[QUOTE=Strontboer;52130835]Yeah I really don't understand the reasons behind it. I pretty much only post in this thread. But I'm not sure if I'll keep returning if they try to shove that shit up everyone's ass.[/QUOTE] The main reason: vb sucks major donkey ass
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[t]https://i.imgur.com/Pw81ugI.jpg[/t] Order #1 of 2 comes in. Monday is planned to get them installed. #2 comes next week for the other side.
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[QUOTE=Savage Octane;52127107]On the topic of efficiency, why not turbines again? Turbines are by nature very efficient, especially a modern one. Spin it at a constant rpm and hook it to a tranny like Chrysler did, or hook it to a hybrid system. A small one can spin a pretty b...
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[QUOTE=Trilby Harlow;52119149]Steam cleaning is even better. You blow down the whole engine and you can pracically see all the dirt, grease and shit falling off from places you'd never be able to get into otherwise.[/QUOTE] How does this work with the electronics. I always...
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Who's the thin skinned insecure Porsche owner
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[QUOTE=Fish_poke;52112409]So I'm going to be ridding myself of my 2003 Saturn L200 some time soon because it has run into brake issues more times than I can count. Looking for nice, little sporty cars that are still 4 seaters, I came across a 2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman. The MP...
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[QUOTE=KillerTele;52108475]Hey guys, long time no see (if any of you even remember me) Finally back into cars and I'm trying to sort out my old Sunny RZ-1 which is all rusty and whatever but is such a fun car to drive thanks to it's low weight and suspension. But there's s...
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Hard to say its a worse place when no one bought the vehicle to begin with
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Me: Cant wait to sell the blazer for $2000. No more repairs unless needed Me browsing RockAuto: Damn, new hubs for $60, MOOG balljoints for $20/ea, brake pads for $10/axle, OEM shocks for $20/ea....
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Turns out 20 lug nuts are heavier than you think. It's like Christmas every week with small parts being ordered
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[QUOTE=evilweazel;52091142]Like, 2017 new or new to you? If it's new, I think the accord coupes are very noice If used new I still think I'd prefer an accord, the used accords are usually significantly less dogged than the cibics[/QUOTE] Like 2017 new. I looked a...
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Was looking at new Honda's to possibly buy and I determined that the Civic is just waiting to be riced so the accord is the better option
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You buy the hellcat of you wanna burn tires all day, you get the gt350 if you want to win races
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designed for the mechanically inclined, bought by those who cant change a tire
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tycker snarare att folk ska tona ner sin fejkade sympati som dom plockat fram ur röven. vadå terroristattack? vart var tysta minuten i radion eller manifestationen vid ikea "attacken"? det var exakt samma sak, ett jävla drägg som fick adhd för att han blev utvisad. bara för at...
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edgy hit och edgy dit, ta ditt internet-snack från reddit eller 4chan eller var fan det kommer ifrån och kör upp det i röven skynda dig ut och ta fler foton istället så att du kan samla mer likes för fan
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det var ju väldigt vad man ska ta i plötsligt känns som att det relativt fjuttiga "terrordådet" nu istället liknar en ursäkt för att hålla den där manifestationen för att sveriges facebook-fårskock ska få tillfälle att tagga sig själva med en ny fräsch hashtag "åå ja, nu ha...
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;52068665][t]http://i.imgur.com/IDD0u65.jpg[/t] just saw this on imgur, how do you even begin to proceed from this point[/QUOTE] Call a flatbed and drive directly to the scrapyard
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[QUOTE=Valon Kyre;52065251]If your wrench is almost rounding off (like the open part flexes) I've had to hunt down a flare wrench. (Seems like it grabs better than the box end because I've stripped nuts with box ends [thumb]http://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/product-inf...
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[QUOTE=butre;52064760]I edited my post, try the offer a six pack method, it's always worked for me[/QUOTE] I'm determined to not be beat by a seized rusty bolt. But God damn a low profile 11/16 socket would be awesome
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[QUOTE=butre;52064749]is the bolt in iron or aluminum? think back to high school chemistry if aluminum. a nice warm glass of hydrogen peroxide and alum will make short work of it. if iron/steel, think back to high school physics and try an impact wrench[/QUOTE] It's s...
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Spent 3 hours today trying to get a bolt off. Couldn't. Tried every trick available. Was flexing the wrench it was on so tight. Cant get a socket + breaker on it. Hoping the soaking of penetrating fluid will loosen that bitch right up for when I go back at it in 48 hours
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[QUOTE=Trekintosh;52063288]My car hasn't been washed in almost a year :v:[/QUOTE] My car is on a strict two washes a year plus whatever mother nature contributes
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[QUOTE=butre;52061017]a little bit of dawn will get rid of any fluids, and while they are abused in the field, they're maintained meticulously. they don't get rid of them because they're not worth fixing, but rather so they don't become not worth fixing. the fact that cab co...
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[QUOTE=butre;52059642]the issue is that the tool of choice for stripping police vehicles is a sawzall[/QUOTE] Thats not a real issue. They strip the vehicle down any way possible to get what they need back. Depends where you are and where youre buying from, but I still hol...
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[QUOTE=Trekintosh;52058593]I'm glad I have a civilian car so I don't have to deal with inept PD butchery.[/QUOTE] They're good at putting things together, but when it comes down to stripping... all bets are off. Have to remember that the people building these things are no...
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I see a spaghetti monster in the making
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[QUOTE=butre;52049826]tien springs are every bit as good as oem, don't drive like an ass and they're a more comfortable ride than other brands while still giving you the same look. they're just not ideal for track use[/QUOTE] Don't drive like an ass saves a lot in mainten...
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[QUOTE=Valon Kyre;52048290]Bruhs, I have found gods gift to man A hot chick into cars I'm talkin' 10/10, knows how to wrench and engine swapped a WRX, loves dirtbikes, 5'9, and just crazy enough. Puttin' a ring on this shit[/QUOTE] I would tred lightly. When som...
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[QUOTE=Oscar Lima Echo;52047305]I decided to read up on how to replace the clutch and speedo sensor on my E36 just in case there was anything weird I had to know. After 30 minutes I got to the part where it said "To renew the drive pinion, the transmission must be dismantled...
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;52046631]I didn't mean "you aren't allowed to do this" I just meant-- when you say you got pulled over the immediate impression is that you were driving and a cop pulled in behind you and led you to the curb for a traffic stop. When he said he got pulled over ...
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;52046454]You can't pull over a non-moving vehicle.[/QUOTE] Definitely false. If anything it's just providing lights for those involved. The cop was right there anyway
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;52046115]Why would you get pulled over for accidentally stalling and then following procedure for an unforeseen stop[/QUOTE] Because he's stalled and blocking traffic...? Why would you leave a blocking vehicle just sit there
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[QUOTE=DPKiller;52036519]Whats "clean driving record" to yall? I applied to a job and disclosed a ticket on 3/2012 and a non-fault non-injury accident on 8/2014. Is 4 years without incident clean to y'all? To me thats fuckign squeekly clean for a 22 year old that fucking...
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Grabber Blue is to the Mustang as Plum Crazy Purple is to the Challenger.
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[t]https://i.imgur.com/4nNXizk.jpg[/t] Fuck these plastic things holding plug wires. Made this 20 minute ordeal last an hour-plus. But I have a way better idle now [editline]29th March 2017[/editline] [QUOTE=Fireblade RX7;52030085]I did a thing... [T]http://i.imgur.com/I...
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