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Old 10-12-2012, 10:37 AM   #861
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^^^^^Thissssssssss!!!

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Yeah its already black and everything! And its cooler than the one I got. lol
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dear lord, that thing is sex.. i must get it.
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Do ittttttt. Its cooler than mine, looks even cleaner. Its already your color! Just make sure to PM about shipping....even if ya get it for 30 euros or whatever, you still might have to pay a butt ton for shipping. The last 3 euro fronts ive loooked at wanted $200-$300 to ship. Im still waiting for their response for how much shipping will be for the front. :(

Just a base model euro rear. No paint on lower portion. And no mouldings. Other than that it the same bumper.
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Old 10-12-2012, 10:40 AM   #862
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not a good last couple days for Nightfury. (possible car name (thanks stephen))

the other day, it was whining during turns and even straight acceleration. then the next morning, BOOM no power steering. yep it all leaked out. somehow. so i probably need a power steering pump. so i can put ps fluid in it to get to work, but it'll be gone when i go home. so i've basically had no power steering for 2 or 3 days. and i'm waiting til tomorrow to get it fixed. not sure how much a used but rebuilt ps pump goes for, anyone want to do a little research for me?
i work allllll day today, and it will be bugging me all day.

so this morning, i go to start Nightfury to get donuts and cuppacino for breakfast. didn't start. WTF??? i look under the hood and what do i see.. the fuel line is "unplugged" and gas sprayed all over my engine bay. so i electrical taped the shit out of it for the time being.
so basically, i'm having a crappy day today. fwiw i'm bringing a fire extinguisher with me to work.
i feel like someone is out to get me. i have never once had any mechanical problems with this car. and all this within days?
here's the line that was mysteriuosly unplugged:


gas around the plugs....

Sorry to hear about the issues. Does sound very weird. Hopefully no other issues!
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:01 AM   #863
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Dont forget about the part where you shipped my spoiler to the wrong address :p

I like the name. It fits. lol good luck fixing it. I would do some research, but I am leaving for work right now. Sorry. maybe a squirrel is out to get ya and unplugged it or something. lol Although that is weird your power steering doesnt work, then your fuel line is unplugged....do you have any enemies? lol
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:12 PM   #864
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got new plugs today. hopefully my plug wires are here in the morning. otherwise i'll be waiting til monday.

but there was probably an inch or more of gas in the spark plug holes.. i was scared as hell. i had them unplugged for 9 hours today and they seemed to evaporate for the most part. but yeah it's running very rough atm.

as for the power steering pump, idk what to do. get a used/refurbished one, one from a scrapyard, or try to find a cheaper new one. i'll have to check rockauto or something. i'll be doing more research tomorrow. has anyone else had to replace their ps pump?
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:03 AM   #865
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got new plugs today. hopefully my plug wires are here in the morning. otherwise i'll be waiting til monday.

but there was probably an inch or more of gas in the spark plug holes.. i was scared as hell. i had them unplugged for 9 hours today and they seemed to evaporate for the most part. but yeah it's running very rough atm.

as for the power steering pump, idk what to do. get a used/refurbished one, one from a scrapyard, or try to find a cheaper new one. i'll have to check rockauto or something. i'll be doing more research tomorrow. has anyone else had to replace their ps pump?
I had that shit happen with antifreeze. In the old focus. I shoved paper towels in it, and let them soak it up. If you try and run it with the fuel in there, it'll short out your conductors on your plugs and give you misfires.


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Old 10-13-2012, 09:55 PM   #866
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today was another crap day. i walked around at work for 4 hours with soaked feet.
anyways about the car;
i got my wires in the mail! they are blue taylor 8.2mm. and i got mastercraft (oem) plugs yesterday. so i replaced it all earlier today. it ran great! i wanted to try it out, so i drove to town. no issues. until...

i get out of walmart and see rainbows on the ground coming from my car. i was dumb and just figured it was more ps fluid. nope! i started it up, and man it reaked like gas tremendously. immediately i turn off the car and pop the hood.

FML. the same thing happened. the hose popped off the little plastic valve and pissed all over my bay AND my brand new plugs and wires!!! at this point i was irate. called a buddy and turns out when i replaced my fuel lines a while back i didn't do it properly. apparently you are supposed to heat up the hoses and push them on the valve. then they cool and shrink on. i had no idea.

soo went back inside walmart and got hose clamps. luckily they did the job to get me home. now i took everything apart again and it is all drying/evaporating in the garage.

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That sucks:( Hopefully everything is worked out now
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That does suck man! Now we all know this trick. Hope it all works out.
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dont be saying stuff like that man it gets me worried lol
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thanks guys. i'm hoping everything is fine.

i plan on going to Fall Creek in the next week or two to pick up those bumpers. Pro-DTM front and SVT rear
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