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    1. Thread: Lowering EV

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      Somewhere on my computer yeah but not hosted...

      Somewhere on my computer yeah but not hosted anywhere (my ISP nixed their hosting and I never really got anything going anywhere else yet).

      My '00 looked like osuidoc's except maybe a few MMs...
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      Not without some significant rewiring. The car's...

      Not without some significant rewiring. The car's wiring is such that the low beams are your DRLs. These lamps will not change that. Not sure how you'd go about doing it other than disabling the...
    3. They are in fact amber and you are color blind. ...

      They are in fact amber and you are color blind.

      Behold FMVSS documentation with respect to lighting:
      http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/TP-108-13.pdf

      The word "orange" appears nowhere in there.

      The...
    4. :screwy: So in this car one would upshift from...

      :screwy:

      So in this car one would upshift from 5th gear at 65mph to....?
    5. Thread: Lowering EV

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      The front is enitirely adjusted by loosening...

      The front is enitirely adjusted by loosening (lowering) or tightening (raising) the nuts on the torsion bar mounts. They are located sort of near the B-pillar (yes, that far back). The one on the...
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      Sounds like a ground connection that isn't...

      Sounds like a ground connection that isn't happening. The light in question is grounding through another bulb and not grounding to the negative where it should be.
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      Not a '97, but the parts should work...

      Not a '97, but the parts should work anyway...Eurovan seat hardware is fairly universal across all years.
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      Given that a crazy driver was threatening him, I...

      Given that a crazy driver was threatening him, I would think this could be construed as an emergency situation in which case there might be a loophole for operating a mobile device under an emergency.
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      Clueless indeed, but the guy on the trike being...

      Clueless indeed, but the guy on the trike being behind whatever other vehicle may not have been very visible to the Benz either, especially on the curve they were on.



      Driver definitely in the...
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      Not grounded to the ground? Apparently the Camry...

      Not grounded to the ground? Apparently the Camry has that feature, but not the Sienna.;)


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKRiCsZfx4k
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      You probably do...what with California emissions...

      You probably do...what with California emissions vs. 49-state, manual vs. automatic trans, etc. I wouldn't mess with wrong part numbers on this nor would I attempt fitting an ECU from a MT van or...
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      Honestly, I think the most you're gonna get out...

      Honestly, I think the most you're gonna get out of new bulbs (ones that are clear glass and well-made but same wattage as stock) will be so subtle that your eyes really won't see much of a...
    13. 1978 Ford Fiesta - once but was dang unreliable...

      1978 Ford Fiesta - once but was dang unreliable and had to limp home many more times

      1991 VW GTI - only once that I can remember but in 16.5 years that doesn't sound quite right...gotta be at...
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      Anything with colored glass reduces...

      Anything with colored glass reduces light.:thumbdown:
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      Why in the heck would you suggest this if it...

      Why in the heck would you suggest this if it involves picking up kids from school?:screwy:
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      I'll throw a curve ball out there: ...

      I'll throw a curve ball out there:

      http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/adam/57a8c9f1dd2d0542b709afccb057a28f/2014-fiat-500l-review.jpg

      Turbo for your high altitude, plenty of room (how young are...
    17. When I had my 2000, the wheels I used were 17x8...

      When I had my 2000, the wheels I used were 17x8 ET35 and 245-45-17 tires. Slider door bumper just cleared by a few hairs.
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      I don't recommend compromising the roof over your...

      I don't recommend compromising the roof over your head for sure, but at the same time I would aim for independence as soon as you can so you can get on with your life. One of my biggest regrets is...
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      True. I guess there's no way to know other than...

      True. I guess there's no way to know other than just trying out the new pins. I guess one would have to measure the old pins for length to tell which of the two above are right and then go from...
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      Poking around a little bit on this subject, found...

      Poking around a little bit on this subject, found this:
      http://www.brakepartssuperstore.org.uk/contents/en-uk/d12942.html

      Near the bottom of the page...parts BCF1301 or BCF1302...would either of...
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