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Old 01-03-2014, 04:22 PM   #114331
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Curious to know how it works. Have never used mine. Thinking it's never even been used even by the previous owner.
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:57 PM   #114332
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I used mine a few times on my old svt. It's nice lol car warmed up much quicker

Edit: tear down of le car shall start right about meow
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:36 PM   #114333
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So when I was swapping winter tires on, I noticed my passenger side wheel I could kind of rock left and right a tiny bit. (Pushing towards the car)

Does that mean wheel bearing or ball joint?
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:39 PM   #114334
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Either inner or outer tie rod end or bearing. If you move the wheel left and right with your hand, look at the spindle. If it moves with the wheel it's more than likely an inner or outer tie rod. If the spindle moves separately than the wheel it's a bearing or the issue is in the bearing or hub.

If it was a ball joint, you would check it by rocking the wheel with your hands at the 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock positions.
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Either inner or outer tie rod end or bearing. If you move the wheel left and right with your hand, look at the spindle. If it moves with the wheel it's more than likely an inner or outer tie rod. If the spindle moves separately than the wheel it's a bearing or the issue is in the bearing or hub.

If it was a ball joint, you would check it by rocking the wheel with your hands at the 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock positions.
Ahhh I'll go double check thanks!!
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:44 PM   #114336
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No problem.
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Werk is gettin did




Many more pics but that'll do for now. Driver side fender liner came out in two pieces lol also washer reservoir has two holes from tire rub
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:36 PM   #114338
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Oh nooo! She's been striped. Ha.

Like the ford sign. Just fixing the liner/passenger fender/bumper?
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Curious to know how it works. Have never used mine. Thinking it's never even been used even by the previous owner.

I didn't notice a lot of since it was plugged in for 2 hours at work. I went out and bought a timer and ran an extension cord out to the car from the garage. I have it set for 3:30am to 8:30am. I'll be leaving for work around 8:30 tomorrow so I'll update on that. Just checked the weather and supposedly going to -12 on Monday night now.

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Either inner or outer tie rod end or bearing. If you move the wheel left and right with your hand, look at the spindle. If it moves with the wheel it's more than likely an inner or outer tie rod. If the spindle moves separately than the wheel it's a bearing or the issue is in the bearing or hub.

If it was a ball joint, you would check it by rocking the wheel with your hands at the 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock positions.

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Old 01-03-2014, 09:27 PM   #114340
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We'll I would say it's the tie rods....is it ok to drive like this?

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Gonna replace serpentine belt and front rotors tomorrow along with trying a new coolant sensor, then once timing belt is done "chiming Brent" it will be a solid DD for winter!
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