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Old 06-02-2019, 08:42 AM   #15351
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Changed out the crappy rear back up lights on my '18 ST3 to some bright LED's. Put in amber LED's on each mirror turn signal too. Also, put amber LED's in the side marker on the headlights. Make a huge difference.
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Old 06-02-2019, 09:12 AM   #15352
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Last weekend, changed the front and rear brakes and replaced the drums. Replaced the pas. door latch (wouldn’t open with outside handle and occasionally wouldn’t stay shut).
Note: inside door handle, outside door handle backing, and latch can be removed as all one piece.
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Old 06-02-2019, 11:17 AM   #15353
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Last weekend, replaced front hub / wheel bearing on uplander. It came apart in too pieces. Then had to fabricate a bracket to hold abs wire, factory one had broken off.

Yesterday, oil change and tire rotation on Avenger. -Plugs in very near future- Uplander recieved a new left front lower control arm. -right to follow soon-
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Old 06-03-2019, 02:57 PM   #15354
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Scored a set of 16" four-lug wheels with decent tires on Facebook Marketplace for $125. My steel wheels have winter tires on them.

Replaced the alternator. Honestly, it was not that difficult - FAR easier than a thermostat. I did the "unbolt the torque mount and pull the engine forward" method, using a ratchet strap.
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Scored really nice SVT rims with two good tires for $120!! Gonna powder coat white for my winters.
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Old Yesterday, 11:48 PM   #15356
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I tracked my car for 8 sessions (each ranging from 20-35 min in length) and nothing broke!
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oil change. paint touch ups.
Found a fwd ball joint worn out. I just put that thing in there not two years ago! May chase Mevotech for their supposed warranty. Ordered a Dorman replacement.
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Plasti-dipped my emblems, no more chrome on the car now. I'm going for the all black look 😎
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