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    1. It would be awesome to find out if the rolls...

      It would be awesome to find out if the rolls royce rumor is true.

      Keeping this going...Audi R8 LMP

      http://www.virtualr.net/wp-content/gallery/4569/2002-Audi-R8-LMP900.jpg

      and of course R10...
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      :eek::eek::eek: truly WTF :laugh:

      :eek::eek::eek: truly WTF




      :laugh:
    3. The first modern minivan. It took years for any...

      The first modern minivan. It took years for any other mfr to make one that could even match it. It even made Ford and GM give up the minivan business.
      ...
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      why do you need to remove the condenser? you can...

      why do you need to remove the condenser? you can swing the radiator/condenser assembly to the passenger side of the car while the system is under pressure if you unbolt the compressor from the...
    5. Get a mechanic's stethoscope like the one below...

      Get a mechanic's stethoscope like the one below and poke around the spinning components. You'll find it the squeak in minutes.
      '...
    6. looks closer to the charger's orange reflector....

      looks closer to the charger's orange reflector. The suspect piece has a smaller trapezoidal reflector spot that only the charger so far has.
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      Spin the coils up and have your car corner...

      Spin the coils up and have your car corner balanced. Use the coilovers for what they were invented for and enjoy a more stable car.
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      Just replace the little white clips. All of them,...

      Just replace the little white clips. All of them, they get brittle with age and are not worth the hassle of replacing just some of them. You can get them here:
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    9. If you are okay replacing the top hat shaped cap,...

      If you are okay replacing the top hat shaped cap, then you can cut it up with a cutoff wheel on a grinder. Chop the top off to remove the strut. Chop the rest off when you get the strut off the car. ...
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      buy one of these to pack the bearings ...

      buy one of these to pack the bearings

      http://www.amazon.com/Lisle-65250-Bearing-Packer/dp/B0002NYDYY


      replace both wheel cylinders. When one goes, the other is usually not far behind. Go to...
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      Yes, check the caliper pins. Definitely get new...

      Yes, check the caliper pins. Definitely get new flex lines if they haven't been replaced yet. Also check if there is rust on the front caliper's brake piston seal surface. You'll need to peel back...
    12. I retrofitted cruise into my car. I made the...

      I retrofitted cruise into my car. I made the decision to add it after a long drive into Canada. The switches you are referring to are threaded. I bought the sheetmetal clips, but I would recommend...
    13. It would have to be the McLaren F1 or the Ecojet:...

      It would have to be the McLaren F1 or the Ecojet:


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8goXoEdDDQ
    14. Haha, I replaced prop valve earlier this year....

      Haha, I replaced prop valve earlier this year. You can get them from the dealer, but they won't be stainless. They are M8x60mm flat head cap screws. They are part number 92125A302 at McMaster Carr.
    15. Get a dremel and carefully cut it off with...

      Get a dremel and carefully cut it off with abrasive wheels (preferably the reinforced kind). Use them to grind the thing down to nothing until you can snap it off with a screwdriver.
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      :( so much work down the drain the realtime...

      :( so much work down the drain

      the realtime edit of the wiki is so funny :laugh:
    17. Glass smooth compared to streets.

      Glass smooth compared to streets.
    18. Poly is good for the track because most tracks...

      Poly is good for the track because most tracks are glass smooth anyways. You don't need the suspension to move much. You gain feel and reaction time by minimizing forces absorbed in the bushings.
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    19. Root beer, it is not purely a 100% a cosmetic...

      Root beer, it is not purely a 100% a cosmetic upgrade. Your braking is limited by lack of grip from the tires. The tires stop the car. These cars have no problem locking up the wheels. It is a...
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      probably wrong install order or wrong parts in...

      probably wrong install order or wrong parts in the strut mount area.
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