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Old 03-25-2019, 08:36 PM   #15331
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... It'll take me a few days, mainly because I'm old and creaky. ....
Don't you hate when that happens? (I think we should get our own smiley: [creaky].)
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Old 03-26-2019, 08:33 PM   #15332
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First hand wash of the season.Needed it bad because there was an oil film that the carwash couldn't remove..
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Old 03-27-2019, 10:19 AM   #15333
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Put in dog bone ES mounts on my Svt yesterday. Second time only took 1.5 hrs compared to all day lol!
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Old 03-28-2019, 06:42 AM   #15334
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Just keep driving it.

I need to replace the Front Struts. Would this be a good time to replace the Strut Bearings?

Already have a couple tools on the way. Specifically the Strut Socket and Spring Compressors. The last time I used Spring Compressors was 10-12 years ago. Still a death trap but eh. Nice to have in the garage when needed.

Only 120K and the roads here in CO have ruined my suspension. It's insane.
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Old 03-29-2019, 06:59 AM   #15335
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Old 03-29-2019, 10:33 AM   #15336
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Got my new LCAs installed and my OEM were totally shot. Feels good man.

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I need to replace the Front Struts. Would this be a good time to replace the Strut Bearings?
You should definitely replace bearings at the same time you do struts. They're inexpensive and it's already part of the process. No excuse to skip them and have to disassemble your struts again a few months down the road.
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Old 04-08-2019, 09:56 PM   #15337
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Decided to sell my Focus. I went from loving the car to being content with it after getting our 2018 EcoSport. Since then I've wanted to get something newer than my 04 wagon. I got an offer I really couldn't pass up and can put down on a new Ford.
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So..... dumb question,
My gas cap light just came on, on my 05 zx4.... I got gas like 4 days prior, so I didn’t figure it was my cap, but I retightened it multiple times. The light is still on. Is there some kind of factory issue I need to know, or has this happened to someone?
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Old 04-09-2019, 06:48 AM   #15339
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So..... dumb question,
My gas cap light just came on, on my 05 zx4.... I got gas like 4 days prior, so I didnít figure it was my cap, but I retightened it multiple times. The light is still on. Is there some kind of factory issue I need to know, or has this happened to someone?
Could be from filling up. Or could be bad gas cap. They do go bad.

If you over filled it you could have saturated the EVAP charcoal canister and it also throws a code.
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Could be from filling up. Or could be bad gas cap. They do go bad.

If you over filled it you could have saturated the EVAP charcoal canister and it also throws a code.
So, step one, thoroughly inspect the gas cap (or just replace it, since it is the OEM), and, step two, wait and see when the gas level goes down?
Overfilling it wouldn’t have damaged it, would it?
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