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Old 06-10-2011, 05:35 PM   #69391
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I Know the manager of the belle tire in lincoln park and he will give you a good. Deal. Bit of a drive
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:12 PM   #69392
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I worked at belle tire for 4 years and currently work at goodyear. What you got?

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Old 06-10-2011, 09:47 PM   #69393
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Hey duders, does anyone have a friend or shop they know of for mounting and balancing of tires for cheap?

Also, does anyone have a welder or know anyone with a welder? I need about 1" cut out of my exhaust and then rewelded. Since i installed the new flex pipe my exhaust sits differently and i hate it.
I've got a welder and live within walking distance of the Belle Tire RXTurner is referring to.
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Old 06-10-2011, 10:02 PM   #69394
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Old 06-10-2011, 10:40 PM   #69395
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Okay guys, have the car on the lift, and pulled the drain plug. 1.5qts of oil. It had probably been 3 weeks to a month since I checked the oil. (I know, I know.) Checked it right before a road trip. There are no leaks under the car, what would make it consume that much oil, short of just losing compression? I know these motors are known for eating a little oil.

Anyway, we filled it up, and the knock went down a little, I don't think its rod knock. Its either a main bearing, or I think it could possibly be worn piston skirts from not getting any oil splashed onto them.

Either way, its new motor time.
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Old 06-10-2011, 10:48 PM   #69396
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Old 06-10-2011, 10:48 PM   #69397
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I've got a welder and live within walking distance of the Belle Tire RXTurner is referring to.
Any chance you're up for welding tomorrow afternoon?

Also I have new tires I need mounted on wheels that don't currently have tires.
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:11 PM   #69398
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Okay guys, have the car on the lift, and pulled the drain plug. 1.5qts of oil. It had probably been 3 weeks to a month since I checked the oil. (I know, I know.) Checked it right before a road trip. There are no leaks under the car, what would make it consume that much oil, short of just losing compression? I know these motors are known for eating a little oil.

Anyway, we filled it up, and the knock went down a little, I don't think its rod knock. Its either a main bearing, or I think it could possibly be worn piston skirts from not getting any oil splashed onto them.

Either way, its new motor time.
could be a bad vavle seal letting the oil from the valves go into the cyclinder and then its burnt off is there a puff of smoke when you start it in the morning?
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:13 PM   #69399
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Go to the belle tire on Dix in lincoln park and ask for Jason.

Tell him Ryan Turner said he could help you out and wouldnt screw you over.

he is a good guy.
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:14 PM   #69400
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also in case it got skipped over.... anyone have a how to on the kona roof rack installation?
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