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dude, get all wheel drive. i had CR-V with it, we...

dude, get all wheel drive. i had CR-V with it, we still own RX300 with it - it is plain nice in case of trouble.
I have 4x4 truck now, and it is nowhere as stable on the snow and icy roads as...
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you are taking on a serious task for a rookie...

you are taking on a serious task for a rookie mechanic.
you will have to remove valve cover, both manifolds, all the hoses, and timing belt. along with all the connections and other stuff around...
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200% positive not a radiator drain, that one is...

200% positive not a radiator drain, that one is much more over to the headlight. and tubing is definitely coming out of the actuator, as i had it(actuator) removed twice working on timing belt and...
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1. replace plugs and wires, does not have to be...

1. replace plugs and wires, does not have to be OEM ones
2. replace fuel tank cap
3. pour can of Seafoam into tank and flush in with gas until tank is full. take her out on freeway for about half...
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91 civic cruise vacuum

we have 91 Civic with electrical cruise control actuator.
does not work.
i was told that it, also, is supposed to have vacuum attached to it.
matter of fact, there's a what looks like vacuum hose...
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carb and choke cleaner always worked great for...

carb and choke cleaner always worked great for me.
be very careful not to lose the metal gasket!!
after done, check if vacuum makes diaphragm move up and down.
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well, being a hard core synth user for yrs,...

well, being a hard core synth user for yrs, here's my observations:
1. you always get what you pay for. low end synth - yeah, it sounds good, but don't expect much difference though.
2. if you can...
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get yourself mechnics stetoscope and point down...

get yourself mechnics stetoscope and point down the noise origin. just be careful around pullies. idler pully could be easily the one.
as of the timing chain, not necessarily the chain itself, but...
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under assumption that: 1. it is just a crack,...

under assumption that:
1. it is just a crack, not a dent
2. there are no pieces missing

you can do 2 things:
1. get yourself a heat gun, heavy gloves, jackstand the car so that you can access...
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you have 2 options if you need to replace the...

you have 2 options if you need to replace the booster:
1. replace the diaphragm. saved money.
2. replace the booster. on some cars you can pull it out without disconnecting the master. on some, you...
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read this: ...

read this:

http://www.zag.si/~jank/public/bmw/oil_bible.pdf

and make your own educated decision. It's your car.

PS good synth rules, btw.
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Think about where air goes in the engine. Filter,...

Think about where air goes in the engine. Filter, air intake, throttle body, pintle valve, intake manifold, valves, combustion chamber.
Basically, "stuff" just followed the air flow.
So, now you...
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95 Talon is Eclipse, and we have one sitting in...

95 Talon is Eclipse, and we have one sitting in garage now.
I'd say, remove brake line from the caliper and master - sorry, I know, it is VERY crammed under the hood - and blow it with compressed...
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have it pro installed. you'll have warranty. BCM...

have it pro installed. you'll have warranty. BCM - body control module, one that governs vehicle security system - has to be bypassed on modern GMC vehicles in order for the remote start to work. and...
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overdrive is the most mpg favorable gear in your...

overdrive is the most mpg favorable gear in your gearbox. it kicks in only when a specific momentum/speed is reached, for max economy. in a stop n go traffic it may not even engage at all. so just...
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check your ignition timing. last time i had to...

check your ignition timing. last time i had to deal with this, too advanced timing will do exactly that - hard to no hot starts.
easy test is - on a hot engine, go up a long hill, and somewhere...
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well, please, check what your manual says about...

well, please, check what your manual says about the gear shifter position. it has to be either in parking, or in neutral, and it varies from a manufacturer to manufacturer. most have that in parking,...
12-26-08, 02:18 PM
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Long lasting ignitor alternative?

hello everyone.
we have 2 weeks of cold winter here in seattle, and my son's and buddy's ignitors failed in their furnaces. both pretty much self - shaddred into pieces. make things better, buddy...
12-17-08, 02:44 PM
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makes sense. i'll look into it, weather permit. ...

makes sense. i'll look into it, weather permit. i'll check today if there's any upward draft into the fan housing. i know out on the roof it's like a vertical pipe with a L-shaped cover...
12-17-08, 02:09 PM
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Cold water coming from a bathroom fan

hi all

it's been fairly cold for several days here, around 19 degrees night time. we lived in the area for 3 yrs already, but this happened first time:
when i turned my shower fan on this...
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you sure you do not have TWO nothces on the bolt?...

you sure you do not have TWO nothces on the bolt? japanese cars have a ridge on the brake/caliper bracket, that hits against the head of the sliding pin, and prevents it from turning when you tighten...
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don't forget, you have 2 seperate brake lines....

don't forget, you have 2 seperate brake lines. usually, they are criss-cross: driver front+pass rear, and visa versa. safety feature. one side fails - you still have 50% brakes good.
so, that...
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Mobil1 IS the 2nd best filter on the market. the...

Mobil1 IS the 2nd best filter on the market. the 1st best is not available as it is for Japan only. the other competible filter is K&N.
if 10 bucks is too much for you, didn't they teach it in the...
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1. it is easy to set your mind on something and...

1. it is easy to set your mind on something and keep chasing a ghost, missing another culprits. 1st thing that comes to mind, give 92 vehicle and wet issue is leaking distributor cap - either...
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IF system is working and PCM runs test for ABS....

IF system is working and PCM runs test for ABS. otherwise, shine light at the angle on dashboard, so that you can see all those little hieroglifics, and see if one says ABS.
or, simply, write down...
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