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Old 05-03-2012, 11:11 PM   #251
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But you didn't beat my 41.5 MPG on 1.2 gallons!

So how you like the knobs? I like the new splatter better than the old one, and you still have great technique. Maybe that is your "specialty" in life.

Oh yeah, motor is coming along nicely. I painted that PS the exact same flat, love the Rustoleum high heat 2000 degree paint, last a lot longr than the shiny stuff.
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:12 PM   #252
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Too bad it turns to 29 MPG by the end of the tank.
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:15 PM   #253
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. I didnt put it in right so my seatbelts didnt retract right for a year! My gf broke my door when she slammed the seatbelt in the door. lol But i finally figured it out why the seatbelt wasnt going up like a month or 2 ago.
How did you fix it???????? My seat belt has never retracted correctly! HELP ME! lol please?

ohh and your car is looking good :)
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:23 AM   #254
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yeah mine gets stuck when it's retracted.. i'm guessing this is common for the zx3s? how'd you fix it man?
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:58 AM   #255
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But you didn't beat my 41.5 MPG on 1.2 gallons!

So how you like the knobs? I like the new splatter better than the old one, and you still have great technique. Maybe that is your "specialty" in life.

Oh yeah, motor is coming along nicely. I painted that PS the exact same flat, love the Rustoleum high heat 2000 degree paint, last a lot longr than the shiny stuff.
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Too bad it turns to 29 MPG by the end of the tank.
I was about to say I bet it was only at the beginning of the tank. lol I filled up at half tank. That was without interstate driving, my tires need more air, 100lbs or so of system, and 17 inch rims. I could probly hit 40 if I tried. I used the high temp paint as well.

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How did you fix it???????? My seat belt has never retracted correctly! HELP ME! lol please?

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yeah mine gets stuck when it's retracted.. i'm guessing this is common for the zx3s? how'd you fix it man?
hanks eagle_eye! Alright well. All that means is somewhere along the line you or a previous owner took the back panels off. This might be hard to explain without pictures. You know the part of the seatbelt that slides up and down so you can aadjust it if you are shorter or taller? Well there is a prong that has to be stuck back in that. otherwise, just the piece of plastic itself moves but inside the belt is still at the same height, and the piece of slidey plastic just acts as a brake. ya dig? lol Originally, (I was tired of everyone complaining) I took the panel off and sprayed it all with wd40. Both sides worked great without the panel on. I put the panel back on and it didnt work! I eventually figuref it out. Oh and if you have a seatbelt cushion thing on your seatbelt it adds to the problem. Mine had one form my parents totaled wagon, but it was really heavy. After I fixed the seatbelt it still retracted, just slow. I went ahead and took them off and now it works great. Hope that helped!
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:17 PM   #256
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Guess what arrived in the mail today?? Thats right, my eibach lowering kit. lol Oh and the radio adapter bezel thing. Thats not as important. But yeah next weekend I will be putting it on.
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I clicked on this thread because of your screen name..I too enjoy the BMX. Nice car.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:02 PM   #258
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get that beast lowered ASAP :D and pics asap as well. it's nice to see people's cars come together like this. did you just order the aftermarket deck surround?
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:42 AM   #259
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I was about to say I bet it was only at the beginning of the tank. lol I filled up at half tank. That was without interstate driving, my tires need more air, 100lbs or so of system, and 17 inch rims. I could probly hit 40 if I tried. I used the high temp paint as well.





hanks eagle_eye! Alright well. All that means is somewhere along the line you or a previous owner took the back panels off. This might be hard to explain without pictures. You know the part of the seatbelt that slides up and down so you can aadjust it if you are shorter or taller? Well there is a prong that has to be stuck back in that. otherwise, just the piece of plastic itself moves but inside the belt is still at the same height, and the piece of slidey plastic just acts as a brake. ya dig? lol Originally, (I was tired of everyone complaining) I took the panel off and sprayed it all with wd40. Both sides worked great without the panel on. I put the panel back on and it didnt work! I eventually figuref it out. Oh and if you have a seatbelt cushion thing on your seatbelt it adds to the problem. Mine had one form my parents totaled wagon, but it was really heavy. After I fixed the seatbelt it still retracted, just slow. I went ahead and took them off and now it works great. Hope that helped!
Sweet, I am going to get on fixing this ASAP. I'm home now so I should have fresh pics up on my thread pretty soon. I have some mods to get going on.
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Old 05-05-2012, 01:43 PM   #260
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drop it drop it low. get that kit on bro, it's gonna look sick. you doing it yourself or bringing it in just to be on the safe side?
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