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      Ummmmm... yeah... That was... errr.........

      Ummmmm... yeah...

      That was... errr...... (mumble)

      Yeah... that was me as well. :(

      :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

      I really shouldn't be allowed out without adult...
    2. Thread: trek 830

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      Oh, I forgot... That crankset. Look on the...

      Oh, I forgot... That crankset.

      Look on the inside and make a note of the model number, then search to see if it needs to be replaced as part of the defective crank recall. The recall covered...
    3. Thread: trek 830

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      Replace those brake shoes. Those cantilevers...

      Replace those brake shoes. Those cantilevers aren't ever the world's best, and the rest position adjuster caps get brittle with age and break. Even if they're just sitting in a garage.

      I cleaned...
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      Dislike... sorry. But it's your car, not mine,...

      Dislike... sorry.

      But it's your car, not mine, so do as you like, NOT what I like!

      On a related matter, the pivot points tend to break on the paddles if you apply a lot of force or pressure......
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      Heck no... The turn signal fluid ('winker...

      Heck no...

      The turn signal fluid ('winker fluid') is what keeps the turn signals from overheating if you leave them on... or the hazard flashers. It's primarily a coolant, but DON'T let them put...
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      Reviving this thread because of an incident this...

      Reviving this thread because of an incident this weekend...

      He's been riding the bike for about 7-8 months now, and racing in triathlons. Winning a lot of the time.

      This weekend I -foolishly-...
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      Nice to know... I'm sure the summer heat here in...

      Nice to know... I'm sure the summer heat here in FL doesn't help anything!

      I bought two H11 connectors w/ repair wire tails... The shipping meant that it made more sense than just buying one.
      ...
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      Whereabouts in Blighty are you? (I was just over...

      Whereabouts in Blighty are you? (I was just over there).

      My car has a bonnet, sills, a boot, and I got a discount because they put the steering wheel on the left side.

      Hopefully they didn't put...
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      Thanks... -that's good to know. Here's why I...

      Thanks... -that's good to know.

      Here's why I was looking: I suspect that one of mine has a bad light socket inside... wires are overheated etc and one of the contacts looks discolored. I have a...
    10. While the drivetrain might transfer across, the...

      While the drivetrain might transfer across, the brakes might not... The emonda frame I looked at last weekend had double 'bosses' for a proprietary brake system...

      I don't remember seeing a mount...
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      Anyone got a battered headlight?

      I've got an issue with one headlight that *MIGHT* need the unit to be replaced... but before I blow ~$400 on a new unit, I'd like to see if it really IS the problem.

      If anyone has a...
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      Ahhhhh.... That sounds like news I can use! ...

      Ahhhhh.... That sounds like news I can use!

      Tanks for the tip. -Will ask at the dealership.

      KB, that would be awe and the some...

      Keef
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      Thanks for the input. Here's mine (no xenons,...

      Thanks for the input.

      Here's mine (no xenons, just halogen):
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v379/SSLtech/8c985bf5-5901-482d-8923-ca33ece5e5c6_zps235342ba.jpg?t=1406906899

      I've got a...
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      Headlight fuse location?

      Got an issue with one headlight...


      Can't find the fuse listed on the dash-side fuse list. -Anyone have a location for the headlight fuses?

      Can't see a list for the fuse box next to the...
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      My wife managed to get rid of just over 200lbs of...

      My wife managed to get rid of just over 200lbs of useless crap from the back of her car last week...








      ...She made me walk! :laugh:
    16. Thread: Stop Wiping

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      Not enough data. FIRSTLY what car and what...

      Not enough data.

      FIRSTLY what car and what options? -I.E. -do you have auto-wipers or not?

      On my 2.0T WITHOUT auto-wipers, the wipers will go from LOW speed to a slow intermittent (occasional,...
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      When you find it... please take pics. I...

      When you find it... please take pics.

      I actually want to INSTALL mine into its correct location. -I have it stowed in the dash at the moment! (it was a retrofit that I did, and I couldn't figure...
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      Neither of those is a quadlock.

      Neither of those is a quadlock.
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      It's easy to get excited... Sometimes you can...

      It's easy to get excited...

      Sometimes you can look at something and say "this is old and therefore good" or look at something else and say "this is new and therefore better".

      Me? -I'm just...
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      Actually the vents look nasty and plasticky to...

      Actually the vents look nasty and plasticky to me.

      They look like the "fake nozzle" vents from a 1970's Detroit-mobile, to my eyes.

      Sorry... Hate 'em.
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