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Old 08-21-2012, 11:52 PM   #571
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Old 08-22-2012, 12:31 AM   #572
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yeah i hear ya man. my girlfriend is so picky she want the 2nd generation coupe. for her first vehicle she wants a $10k car. she likes my hatch though but i'll let her do what she wants. its her loan payment haha.
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Well my gf already has a focus. its a 03 wagon. bam. lol jk she doesnt really have her own car. She uses the focus when available, otherwise she uses her dads ranger. Kinda funny though. I want my next focus to be a second gen coupe, 5 speed EAP edition.
funny, i was wanting a 2nd gen coupe... haha! they are really nice.
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Old 08-24-2012, 10:23 PM   #573
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I need some help guys. Me and my buddy just got done replacing the timing belt on my car, and now its idling just a bit off. In previous experience on all the other motors we have worked on, if the timing was off by 1 tooth it ran way way worse. So we didnt think that was it. Is there anything you all can think of? Im going back over tomorrow niight to see what my friends dad says about it. Thanks for any tips guys!
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Old 08-26-2012, 01:47 PM   #574
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Did you sort out that idle?
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Old 08-26-2012, 10:28 PM   #575
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My friends dad listened to it for a few seconds and said that hes pretty sure the exhaust cam is one tooth off. Im still driving the car that way. Getting probly 15 mpg. lol Not sure when it will be fixed....everyones days are booked for the next week or so.
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Old 08-26-2012, 11:30 PM   #576
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That's gotta kill you, I know your obsession with MPG. I have it too!
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:30 AM   #577
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lol yep. I actually hadnt checked it since I first took the roofrack off months ago. On that trip to Indiana I got 37, and that was with sitting in a traffic jam for an hour. If I had 16s and less weight, I could easily hit 40. lol But I try not to care anymore.
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Old 08-27-2012, 10:52 PM   #578
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I got the email for ROTM. I need to take a picture of the interior, then I will be all set. This will be my 3rd attempt at ROTM. lol To celebrate my car decide to burn out a headlight bulb...I remember touching the one bulb with my hand when I put the SVT headlights in. I know thats a no no because the oil from my hand makes the bulb burn out faster....Oh well. Ill get some bulbs sometime soon.
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Old 08-27-2012, 10:55 PM   #579
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Congrats on the ROTM nom!!! Never, never touch headlight bulbs.. Easy fix, though.
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Old 08-28-2012, 02:47 AM   #580
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yess, good luck!! forget the normal bulbs and get hids

btw, how do you get such good mileage?... i'm averaging 31 city/hwy.
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