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    Thread: Official - what did you do to your ride today thread

    1. Member brentwoodbc's Avatar
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      04-28-2012 11:41 PM #1
      searched and this forum doesnt have one??

      anyways, built these bed sides for ultimate hick"ness"


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      04-28-2012 11:44 PM #2
      I hope no landscaping equipment's going on that..

      Finally got around to a much needed polishing.

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      04-28-2012 11:46 PM #3
      Drove it.

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      04-28-2012 11:47 PM #4
      Drove to a favorite Vietnamese restaurant which gets the car some good highway time. While there I ran into a large celebration of the fall of Saigon.


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      04-28-2012 11:48 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by FiveAinOne View Post
      I hope no landscaping equipment's going on that..

      Finally got around to a much needed polishing.
      why?
      and no, just boxes for a move, and Im gonna tie in those top pieces to make it so I can carry my extension ladder.

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      04-28-2012 11:51 PM #6
      Tried installing these:




      The left turn signal doesnt work at all now ):
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      I think that it is raw enough that at 50% of potential, it would be terrifying enough to be fun. One of those 'you never see the tree that is going to kill you because you are sliding into it backwards' kind of cars.

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      04-28-2012 11:54 PM #7
      - changed the oil and bought a new oil cap
      - new windshield wipers
      - removed broken center console, couldn't find a new one

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      04-29-2012 12:22 AM #8
      I had a new valve body installed on my Passat yesterday. The car shifts so smoothly now, I can't believe I waited this long to have it changed.

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      04-29-2012 12:41 AM #9
      Put my parents and siblings into it and scraped getting into my driveway

    10. 04-29-2012 12:47 AM #10
      Washed it, and maybe pulling the radio; thinking of Jeep shopping tomorrow.
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      I'm more amused by the scientific formulas people bring up to justify why a BRZ lost to a Megane. Like really? All that college education you paid for and a BRZ is that important to you to go into some asinine explanation about how it's still a good track car?

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      04-29-2012 01:04 AM #11
      Had my car mauled by some neanderthal delivery driver
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      04-29-2012 01:17 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by FiveAinOne View Post
      Finally got around to a much needed polishing.
      Me too.....oh wait, you were talking about your car.
      Last edited by Roboturner913; 04-29-2012 at 01:22 AM.

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      04-29-2012 01:22 AM #13
      Absolutely nothing. Felt like saving some gas and rode my bike to work today since it was nice out.

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      04-29-2012 01:58 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Roboturner913 View Post
      Me too.....oh wait, you were talking about your car.

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      04-29-2012 03:07 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by duke of chucchinchilla View Post
      Drove to a favorite Vietnamese restaurant
      Sounds yummy!

      Today i confirmed that my sentra no longer has a small headgasket leak. Now, it's BLOWN and i need a new daily ASAP. My first nissan experience turned to be quite unsatisfactory in terms of reliability. There's a beige camry on CL that looks appealing .
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      04-29-2012 03:44 AM #16
      On the Evo:
      Put my strut bar back on, after having it off to change the throttle body shaft seals, install an Ingall's Engine Torque dampener and changed my lugnuts out.
      '05 Evo GSR 509whp gone 06 Evo RS 409whp gone '10 RX-350 '14 Odyssey Elite I just want to do Race car things with my race car friends teespring.com/race-car-friends

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      04-29-2012 01:48 PM #17
      Installing the engine dampener seems to have taken care of a noise that I was having. Nice
      '05 Evo GSR 509whp gone 06 Evo RS 409whp gone '10 RX-350 '14 Odyssey Elite I just want to do Race car things with my race car friends teespring.com/race-car-friends

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      04-29-2012 04:53 PM #18
      Did the timing belt and water pump, tensioner, idler and drive belt on my 03 accord v6 and my wife's 98 civic.



      Quote Originally Posted by Doug Butabi View Post
      Moderators: lock it up. TCL is not worthy of this thread.

      Lock it or ban me, because one of us has to go.

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      04-29-2012 05:51 PM #19
      Cleaned up the inside all nice and pretty.
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      04-29-2012 06:11 PM #20
      Removed window tint, vacuumed inside, and gave it a wash
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      04-29-2012 06:24 PM #21
      brought the wife's 99 civic to get an inspection sticker: failed for upper ball joint and an exhaust leak. I replaced the balljoint/control arm the exhaust will have to wait.

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      04-29-2012 06:31 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by bustedbucket View Post
      Today i confirmed that my sentra no longer has a small headgasket leak. Now, it's BLOWN and i need a new daily ASAP. My first nissan experience turned to be quite unsatisfactory in terms of reliability. There's a beige camry on CL that looks appealing .
      Looks like i spoke too soon yesterday. I gave the system a good burping today and it wasn't heating up. Looks like i can squeeze a few more miles out of it just yet! HG is worsening though. C'est la vie. But for now, beige camry will have to wait!
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      04-29-2012 06:39 PM #23
      I had a good car day, spent most of the morning in my garage doing the following:
      - changed the oil in the Camaro and Scirocco
      - soldered new h4 connectors on the Camaro for the h4 conversion I did this winter
      - checked the Camaro over before it goes in for it's annual inspection this week
      - washed the Camaro and detailed the engine bay


      The rest of the afternoon I smoked two racks of ribs and watched the Richmond race I had pvr'd and to my delight Kyle won.

      Great day overall, depending on the wife's mood, it may be a good evening too
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      04-29-2012 08:05 PM #24
      Removed the winter wheels/tires and put the all-seasons back on. Discovered both sets have one good season left on the, before they hit the first set of warning bars.

      Took it to the pay/spray and washed it, turned out great.

      Car related... my dad came over and we installed my garage door opener!

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      04-30-2012 12:12 PM #25
      Changed the oil/filter

      New safety lip underneath the front end/nose

      wash and wax
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