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Old 12-09-2012, 05:28 PM   #11
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Are you pulling back on the headlight knob when the headlights are on if you are check fuse and see if you got ground
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:33 PM   #12
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No I wasn't pulling back. Just turned it and that's it. Looks like I'm just an idiot?
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:58 PM   #13
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When I got mine I was pulling said screw it put the headlight on and didn't realize I pulled when headlights were on and the indicator for fog lamps came on that's how I found out took me about 5 minutes to accidentally turn them on lmao
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Lololol. Trying it as soon as I'm out of this Starbucks:)
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Definitely get your timing belt changed if it hasn't been done. Just helped another local member do his and he only had 65k mi on the motor and the belt worked like this





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Old 12-09-2012, 10:37 PM   #16
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I'm gonna take it to my mechanic to get the timing belt changed. A little too risky to do myself:)
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Their very detail orientated and got to have the timing bar and the bolt that holds the crank and nice if you have a hoist also would recomend a water pump as well since it will be torn apart
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Timing belt, water pump, tune up. Upgrades for the value as many have said, K&N filter..no need for a CAI. Tom's tune will make you love shifting through every gear, worth every penny!
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Their very detail orientated and got to have the timing bar and the bolt that holds the crank and nice if you have a hoist also would recomend a water pump as well since it will be torn apart


lol at a hoist. I've done it over half a dozen times, all were in driveways
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Yes, most of the DIY peeps who have done their Timing Belts, have done it without a hoist. Sure it's more access to the parts, but I wouldn't say it's easier.

As SleepyBoy posted, it can be done in your drive way on stands.

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