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  1. Thread: What's this?

    by CriticalB
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    [Electrical] yep - looks like that's it! senses when pressure...

    yep - looks like that's it! senses when pressure is low and illuminates the warning lamp
  2. Thread: What's this?

    by CriticalB
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    [Electrical] What's this?

    I pulled off my compressor for some AC work and noticed this wire running from the harness over the top of the engine down to a blade connector on the drivers side. It's only hanging on by a couple...
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    I had a similar issue with my engine bucking and...

    I had a similar issue with my engine bucking and sputtering under load late last year after cleaning my VOD. I replaced vacuum lines and a good bit of the ignition system before a friend suggested I...
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    [General] Got my DMCH seat covers back this week and...

    Got my DMCH seat covers back this week and installed the passenger side. I found the rubber bottom was split so I patched it with some flex tape and tensioning straps. I don't think the flex tape...
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    [General] It was about $60 for this kit...

    It was about $60 for this kit. I think you can save a little if you buy the cans individually (It comes w/ 4 cans and only took 2.5 cans, 6 coats on each wheel), but this kit came with a microfiber...
  6. [General] I read someone else's thread on seat covers and...

    I read someone else's thread on seat covers and followed their recommendation: http://www.sportsimportsltd.com/pedecafiunhe.html

    They were $50 per seat. After cutting and test fitting the seat...
  7. [General] Looks great! I just got an e-mail today that my...

    Looks great! I just got an e-mail today that my covers have been fixed and should be back to me by Saturday. In the meantime I'm sanding and painting the seat rails, and trying various rust stain...
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    [General] Plasti-dipped my rims today using a color called...

    Plasti-dipped my rims today using a color called Matte Satin White Aluminum

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  9. [General] Problem solved - after some investigation the...

    Problem solved - after some investigation the vendor noted the neck-ribs were inadvertently left off of some seat covers. I've shipped them back to be corrected and in the meantime I'm actually kind...
  10. [General] Thanks - yours is one of the write-ups I...

    Thanks - yours is one of the write-ups I reviewed, but if you look at the picture in my first post there are no integrated ribs or sleeves in the neck on the covers I'm installing. So my real...
  11. [General] Anyone have recent experience installing DMC seat covers?

    I just received a set of seat covers from DMCH this weekend and am in the middle of installing them myself and adding some heating pads while I'm at it. I followed the "Slip Me Some Skin" article (I...
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    [Electrical] I setup something like this shortly after I got...

    I setup something like this shortly after I got my car last year. I didn't want to do anything to the car that wouldn't be easily reversible, and I wasn't familiar enough with it at that point to...
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    [General] After a year of ownership, took my car on its...

    After a year of ownership, took my car on its first long distance trip. Up until now Iíve only used it in town for errands and test drives while Iíve worked out various kinks.

    Made it 400 miles...
  14. Thread: Dash Advice

    by CriticalB
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    [General] Lining up with the honeycomb seems like it would...

    Lining up with the honeycomb seems like it would be fairly hit or miss. I had resigned to drilling through the outer rim as I wanted to make the grill large enough to cover that crack on the lower...
  15. Thread: Dash Advice

    by CriticalB
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    [General] Dash Advice

    Overall, my dash is in pretty good shape, except for a small crack in the passenger corner and a warped split over the passenger speaker grill. The glovebox lid has some minor damage, but given the...
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    [General] 2005 NY Times Article

    I was pulling Christmas decorations out of the attic today and found this article from when I was just out of college. My uncle in New York knew Iíd always wanted one and mailed it to me with a note...
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    [Engine] But then I'd have a pair of 2 in holes in my knee...

    But then I'd have a pair of 2 in holes in my knee pad...I wonder if there are any gauges out there that use Bluetooth to display a virtual pod on an app on your phone? Far less permanent and more...
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    [Engine] There's a guide here in the resources section for...

    There's a guide here in the resources section for the Island twin turbo kit, which is what I have. It calls for the removal of the vacuum solenoid and redirection of the hose connected to the left...
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    [Engine] Quick update to close the loop - itís been a busy...

    Quick update to close the loop - itís been a busy few weeks but I finally had time to sort everything out and install a new fuel pump while I was at it. For some reason or another I was getting...
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    [General] When I got my car all it had over the adjustment...

    When I got my car all it had over the adjustment hole was a piece of duct tape that barely had any adhesive left. I made a plug with Sugru:
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    [Engine] This is why I was in doubt: 53963

    This is why I was in doubt:

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    [Engine] Intake Manifold O-rings

    I've taken the plunge and started a VOD cleanup. All said, it's not too bad in there. I found a few copper sealing rings and an old grill clip from the engine cover. I found the air filter box bolt...
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    [Engine] Problem solved! Well, the most recent problem...

    Problem solved! Well, the most recent problem anyway...

    I've probably noticed this a dozen times and never though anything of it. There was an old vampire tap on the SHIELDED O2 sensor wire...
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    [Engine] I got a dwell meter this weekend, set it to 4...

    I got a dwell meter this weekend, set it to 4 cyl, and hooked it up. With the engine off, it read 87. With the engine on and warmed up, it pretty much just sat on 58. I swapped in a new O2 sensor and...
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    [Engine] Too lean crossed my mind, given the gauge...

    Too lean crossed my mind, given the gauge reading, but I don't really trust the gauge since it came with the car and I'd never seen it actually working. I searched for symptoms of running too lean,...
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