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Old 03-11-2013, 09:47 PM   #131
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Looks different with out any antennae sticking out. Even a short one. Looks good. Kinda reminds me of a blackhead
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I lost A/M but F/M seems to be fine. With a little more modding I think I'll get it back, but I usually listen to Sirius radio so I'm not too concerned. I'll try FM on my way home tonight and see what happens. It was working in my driveway.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:10 PM   #132
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I did nothing
I have components to install, oil change, new wheels and tires, waiting on coils to come and a lower mesh grill and finish my fog lights


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Old 03-11-2013, 10:18 PM   #133
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Unbricked the ECU, then ordered a tune from Tom and did some datalogging. I've never felt so connected to my car. :)

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Old 03-11-2013, 11:09 PM   #134
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Big mistake. I can't sell. I will see if I can find storage somewhere. Had far too much fun with it today. Too bad the tags are expired. Man have I missed boost. I could barely drive the thing.

It was ticking really bad though on first startup. added a quart and a half then let it run. Found the leak at the oil cooler sandwich gasket... that's all it is. Eventually it all got lubricated again and was quiet as could be.







and this one
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Old 03-12-2013, 12:31 AM   #135
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I had a little time after work to play around. Tried testing some different stuff on the paint and the glass. Ended up spending 1.5 hours with steel wool, a random orbital and glass polish to clean one window on the car. Pretty easy to see which one:



Now I only have the other quarter window, the hatch, the windows in both doors, the windshield, the sunroof, and the mirrors to go... and then I can see.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:02 AM   #136
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damn.

btw those tires have probably not much more than 3k miles. lol.
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:27 AM   #137
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Went to the truck stop after work to get some grub. Some of the cheapest and best tasting food around.



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Old 03-12-2013, 03:31 PM   #138
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Got my lower grill :)


Does anybody know if I have to modify it to work with my fogs??


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Old 03-12-2013, 04:05 PM   #139
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Checked my oil level (spot-on, no need to add anything after my change a day or so ago), and the snugness of the collar ring on my intake's filter to make sure it wasn't loosening from vibration (it wasn't).
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Old 03-12-2013, 04:07 PM   #140
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changed my fuel filter and in the process was covered in fuel. upon reassembly one of the quick connect clips broke. for future reference the parts in the plastic container work perfectly:

$2.99 from Autozone part number: 800-003

i guess removal of my pinstripe will have to wait til tomorrow.
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