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      Burnt out bulbs, worn out brake pads &...

      Burnt out bulbs, worn out brake pads & rotors/drums, seized calipers, crusty-rusted brake lines, worn out struts/shocks/suspension bushings, etc, etc... all are safety related components too.
      As is...
    2. I too will pass them, once in front of them, then...

      I too will pass them, once in front of them, then I turn my lights off for a few seconds, 50/50 of time that works.

      But for :screwy:... I have had a few the same in the dark car flash their...
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      Get it fixed. Have no worries about messing the...

      Get it fixed.
      Have no worries about messing the "factory paint"; in any car factory, you would be intrigued to learn of the amount of paint (and other issues) reworks that gets done after assembly...
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      Same here, I try... Last night did the same, it...

      Same here, I try... Last night did the same, it was a new Honda CRV, I passed it, got in front, when I turned my lights off, other driver promptly flashed their high beams on at me, to remind me...
    5. Aside tires... His problem was more so to do with...

      Aside tires... His problem was more so to do with the BRAKE pedal.
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      That is actually a fairly rust free beam! ...

      That is actually a fairly rust free beam!

      Take it to any shop that has a mig or tig welder, $20 later it's all good.
      Or invest in a cheapo Harbor freigh mig welder, $100 and change, grind the...
    7. This ! :thumbup: :thumbup: It would be great...

      This ! :thumbup: :thumbup:


      It would be great if we could vote on comments... :thumbup: / :thumbdown: like on Youtube.
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      Perhaps update to disposable, or even a KN... ...

      Perhaps update to disposable, or even a KN...

      Take housing to parts store and see what fits.

      example:
      ...
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      Had a flat Put on spare tire Did not realise...

      Had a flat
      Put on spare tire
      Did not realise the poor grip of same spare
      Took a turn way too fast, did not make it
      Hit something, likely other car by damages seen
      By that, cut the spare tire,...
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      Yes... common sense is to go light with your feet...

      Yes... common sense is to go light with your feet on the go & stop pedals, likewise to the steering wheel.

      Hardly, if ever feel the ABS/ECS/ETC nanny systems kick in.

      Plus give more space,...
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      This should help these long distance travelers,...

      This should help these long distance travelers, altough the US protests :laugh::

      http://www.theonion.com/articles/us-protests-mexicanadian-overpass,104/
    12. 2011 dodge caravan: 55,000 Kms or 34,000 Mi. ...

      2011 dodge caravan: 55,000 Kms or 34,000 Mi.
      Maybe 1/2 is highway driving.

      Still on original brake pads & rotors, just inspected, lots of material left, no vibrations, nor any problems with...
    13. If the gouges are rather small, most importantly...

      If the gouges are rather small, most importantly the cords/steel wires at the beads are not damaged in anyway (not cut/frayed). An adhesive such as the black urethane used for windshields works great...
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      He's mouthing off to almost all drivers in...

      He's mouthing off to almost all drivers in Brazilian slang and slurs, many-a-times telling people to pay attention because he is coming trough, or commenting on other drivers abilities, even greeting...
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      Syntec 0W30, green colored oil? People over...

      Syntec 0W30, green colored oil?

      People over at BITOG used to call this the holy grail of motor oils.
    16. Typical things I do before a long trip.... If...

      Typical things I do before a long trip....

      If oil change done recently, just check oil level, but if due, have it changed prior to the trip.
      Check trans fluid level on an auto trans, coolant, WW...
    17. Thread: mkV Caddy?

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      Having lived in the "green side" in Brazil myself...

      Having lived in the "green side" in Brazil myself and driven these, the Saveiro that is, it is actually a decent, durable little truck that does really well for what it is. :thumbup:
      Many (ok maybe...
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      If it is a class 3, which it like is, should have...

      If it is a class 3, which it like is, should have no more than 500lbs tongue weight.
      This certainly exceeds that.
      Also, there should have a safety chain.
    19. VW of Canada: While at it, also consider the...

      VW of Canada:
      While at it, also consider the Saveiro model. :thumbup:

      This is a totally niche spot in Canada where it would do well;

      Similarly in the US too, but unfortunately in...
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      So I DD a POS, slow, stinky, noisy, plastic body,...

      So I DD a POS, slow, stinky, noisy, plastic body, no crumple zone, death wish, bla bla, I heard it all... by most peoples standards. Like I friggin give a shiit or care at my age. :screwy:

      It's a...
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