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  1. Thread: Fuel? Smell

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    [Fuel] You might try a new gas cap if you don't know how...

    You might try a new gas cap if you don't know how old yours is. Had a very similar experience with some gas fumes, not often, but frequent enough, and replaced cap. No fumes since.
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    [General] Installed Toby's DPNW front shock tower brace. ...

    Installed Toby's DPNW front shock tower brace. This coupled with my earlier installation of Toby's front poly sway bar bushings has made the handling so much better. Couldn't exactly feel any...
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    [Frame & Body] Thanks Rich. Those pics were very helpful and...

    Thanks Rich. Those pics were very helpful and helped validate the assumptions.

    Didn't have to remove the aluminum cup, just had to make the existing hole a little larger. Was able to use a tap...
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    [Frame & Body] Had an hour this morning. I was able to remove...

    Had an hour this morning. I was able to remove the bolt and the rusted nut using the screwdriver as a wedge on the nut technique.

    It is was not a factory bolt, it was longer. My guess it was...
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    [Frame & Body] YES! A pic would be awesome. Thank you. I...

    YES! A pic would be awesome. Thank you.

    I can see into that caged area, and I see a rusted nut and bolt spinning. Wedging a screwdriver in there through the slots will be how I will attack...
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    [Frame & Body] This same thought crossed my mind that perhaps I...

    This same thought crossed my mind that perhaps I could enlarge the existing hole in the aluminum cup, where I could then use a Helicoil drill bit to prepare the frame hole for the Helicoil insert. I...
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    [Frame & Body] Thanks for the assist. Attending a wedding...

    Thanks for the assist. Attending a wedding tomorrow, but Amazon will deliver my freeze spray on Sunday. We'll give it a shot and see where this goes.
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    [Frame & Body] Interesting thinking. I'll just about give...

    Interesting thinking. I'll just about give anything a try that is within my capability and ability to reach.
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    [Frame & Body] I'll try the heat route first as it sounds least...

    I'll try the heat route first as it sounds least destructive. I was thinking instead of hammer and chisel to pry it loose...use one of those oscillating multi-tools with a narrow blade to contain...
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    [Frame & Body] Matt, You mentioned in your original reply...

    Matt,

    You mentioned in your original reply many moons ago that gently prying off the aluminum cup could get me access I need for a Timesert or Helicoil. Do you still after this time believe that...
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    [Frame & Body] Thanks Matt & Rich. The body lift option or...

    Thanks Matt & Rich. The body lift option or grinding/cutting my way in, is beyond my capability. Unfortunately, I jumped at the chance to grab a DPNW bar as they just became available once again. ...
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    [Frame & Body] Reviving an old thread and it may well be the...

    Reviving an old thread and it may well be the only thread on the topic...

    Started to install a strut tower bar only to find that the passenger side front body bolt is spinning and rusted together....
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    [General] Filled the tank with non-ethanol fuel. Not sure...

    Filled the tank with non-ethanol fuel. Not sure what I will be expecting on this tank...improved performance, smoother operation, or just extending the life of the engine. We will see.
  14. Thanks Michael.

    Thanks Michael.
  15. Anyone know what happened with the auction? What...

    Anyone know what happened with the auction? What price it landed at?

    Odd that the site doesn't appear to display these.
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    [General] Replaced front sway bar and lower control arm...

    Replaced front sway bar and lower control arm bushings with DPNW poly kit. I've got to believe what I took out, or fell out with no effort were likely the original factory components. Very happy...
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    So I stop for lottery tickets today at a retailer...

    So I stop for lottery tickets today at a retailer (ok, liquor store) I had not planned to stop at. Moments later a car parks next to me and a young man gets out and tells me that his father died an...
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    [General] Looks like a stylus from a Palm Pilot.

    Looks like a stylus from a Palm Pilot.
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    [General] Here's the document mentioned. 65860

    Here's the document mentioned.

    65860
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    [General] Very large open end wrench.

    Very large open end wrench.
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    [Electrical] Even better. Didn't know they sold just that...

    Even better. Didn't know they sold just that connector.
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    [Electrical] Not in stock, but this sounds like what you are...

    Not in stock, but this sounds like what you are describing.

    https://www.deloreango.com/us/front-turn-signal-harness.html
  23. [Frame & Body] As mentioned above, it is strange that both doors...

    As mentioned above, it is strange that both doors have the same behavior. What is the most likely cause that would both doors have the exact same symptoms? The principle of Occam's razor comes to...
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    [General] Strongly agree with Michael. It's a challenge to...

    Strongly agree with Michael. It's a challenge to take the car out and do anything routine with it, and regardless of how far I park out in the lot, someone always seems to find it. I can never be...
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    [General] And here I am thinking this thread had ended... ...

    And here I am thinking this thread had ended...

    I wanted to share that driving the car home for the first time in a 5 hour drive from Indiana to Michigan, the AC gave out on what was a hot August...
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