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    1. Bigger issue: Are the strut towers rusted?...

      Bigger issue:

      Are the strut towers rusted? Floors? Fuel filler area?

      I had a local dealership call me to check out a trade-in wholesale bound Cabrio 3.5, in which I found a hole in the strut...
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      No way! I grew up in a civilised country where...

      No way!

      I grew up in a civilised country where television was broadcast for free*, and the TdF was broadcast live every day on one of the main channels (think ABC or Fox).

      * Okay, there was a...
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      They show it live online; with a Dish...

      They show it live online; with a Dish username/password you should be able to view it via their site. If it's delayed, it is of little interest to me personally.
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      Okay, I'll admit that I laughed at the asterisk....

      Okay, I'll admit that I laughed at the asterisk.

      Stupid video is stupid, but I guess it's good for everyone involved - Lance gets his face / persona out there again and Outside magazine gets...
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      TL;DR: Screw that stupid channel, and the Comcast...

      TL;DR: Screw that stupid channel, and the Comcast via which I am forced to not watch it.

      I normally watch live cycling via European channel feeds online for free, due to not having the races...
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      We gave the car a nickname and bought it a...

      We gave the car a nickname and bought it a matching key chain :laugh:

      http://distilleryimage4.s3.amazonaws.com/efdb2a1ec5af11e3b5460002c9918288_8.jpg
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      Timing belt is installed with new tensioner. ...

      Timing belt is installed with new tensioner.

      Accessories belt is done. I needed to use a 6PK1640, not the stock 1660 - I guess due to the charger pulley being different. Closest that my supplier...
    8. It might have been 167'F..

      It might have been 167'F..
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      Nice! :thumbup:

      Nice! :thumbup:
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      Please do use the classifieds thread at the top...

      Please do use the classifieds thread at the top of the page. Thank you :)
    11. So, I registered for Sunday race. It's a 4 corner...

      So, I registered for Sunday race. It's a 4 corner crit, with long usually windy straight and tight corners that bunch everyone up. For some reason I'm not good at this course. Too much surging and...
    12. I was super super far from peak fitness.. Not...

      I was super super far from peak fitness.. Not that I'm ever that close, haha. Camp was a struggle but I got stronger and more confident towards the end.

      First day was simple 30 mile loop with...
    13. I'm definitely going to the show (third year...

      I'm definitely going to the show (third year running), and would love to join the cruise.

      I stayed at the camping opposite the show field last year and it was a good time. I'd be down with doing...
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      If there really is enough East Coast people who...

      If there really is enough East Coast people who want the cars and parts, I will broker the deal if there's cash in hand up front and I end up with the silver Wagon.. ;)
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      For a similar price you can build your own setup...

      For a similar price you can build your own setup here in the USA using Bilstein shocks etc. I'm just sayin', as this doesn't seem to have gone anywhere.
    16. Transmissions can be used from any matching 4 or...

      Transmissions can be used from any matching 4 or 5 speed car with the same layout, so Dashers and Quantums are pretty much fair game. The Quantum diesel has the juiciest gear ratios :) The...
    17. Yah!

      Yah!
    18. Here's a friend/customer Fox Wagon that was...

      Here's a friend/customer Fox Wagon that was photographed outside my office:

      http://www.orchideuro.com/includes/templates/template_default/templates/customers/rob_1.jpg...
    19. Engage Fox nerd. But was never even sold...

      Engage Fox nerd.



      But was never even sold nor built anywhere in Europe. They were made in Brazil for well over a decade although only sold in the USA from '87-'90, and then as the facelift...
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      Still love it! Also love that other people are...

      Still love it! Also love that other people are finding the thread and asking you super specific questions that you can answer :):thumbup:
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