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Thanks - I figured there was something to make...

Thanks - I figured there was something to make it more difficult than I anticpated. I didnt want to screw something up either - I love this car so I scheduled the replacement with Midas for $150 for...
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Sounds like this vehicle is exposed to the...

Sounds like this vehicle is exposed to the elements all the time - ie: parked outside, which has caused the exposed paint to fade/oxidize. You didnt mention any rust or major body damage, so I assume...
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Question 07 Malibu sway bar links

The sway bar links on my 07 Malibu LT 4 cyl need to be replaced. Most area shops want $200 to replace. I can buy parts for $70. The links seem to be fairly easy to replace -
1) remove wheel cover,...
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sway bar links

07 malibu LT sway bar links need to be replaced. doesnt look that difficult, but should I attempt it with just a shop floor jack and regular tools?? Are any special tools needed? I think I need to...
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aluminum deck

I dont have one and probably wouldn't build one - I've been to too many high school football games and walked on / sat on their alum bleachers. I'd be afraid my new deck would be just as noisy - even...
10-31-08, 10:05 PM
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fuel efficient 4WD

Some years ago, I worked in Colorado - winters and summer. I leased a Subaru Outback (I think) AWD and felt it got pretty good mileage. They currently have a 2.5 ltr 4cyl that gets 20/26 mpg....
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lost ring

better hope it didnt go down the garbage disposal side, if you have a double sink and if you want to check it out, I'd STRONGLY suggest you get a plumber. DO NOT stick your hand into the disposal...
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antifreeze in carpet

I used Tuff Stuff and it worked GREAT!!!!! Got all of the antifreeze out of the carpet and most of it out of the foam backing. I replaced the foam pad and cleaned the 'floor' under the pad before...
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clean antifreeze out of carpet

When this happens in our shop, we use a product called carpet and upholstery spray you can buy at your local auto parts store called TUFF STUFF by Simonize.

It dissolves grease and will remove the...
10-24-08, 05:36 AM
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paint wallpaper

its coming down - certainly dont want the problems you mention.
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AF in carpet

Thanks. Prestone cust service advised to use steam heat. I'm gonna leave the carpet and the htr core alone. The carpet is pretty dry after a couple of days with a fan and carpet pulled back. The htr...
10-23-08, 11:53 AM
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paint over wallpaper

I want to update my bath. It has one layer of paper on it. Can I paint over it or should I take the time to remove it and then paint? If ok to paint - Should I use a primer like Kilz first over the...
10-22-08, 02:57 AM
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wall patching

I am working on a project for a friend who has a business with an apartment on the second floor. The building is brick exterior, built in the 50's. The exterior walls of the apartment are sand...
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composite deck $$$

Dont know how soon you want to install the deck, but one suggestion is to attend your local Home Builders Association(HBA) spring or fall convention. They are held in all major cities in their...
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vinyl decking

I don't know where you live, but before building something you might hate, I'd suggest you attend a local home builders show at the convention center. Most major cities have them in the spring and...
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anti freeze in carpet

My gf has a mint condition classic 56 chevy. The heater core went out on it this weekend. Didnt overheat the engine - just bypassed the core. May or may not replace it - looks like the dash needs to...
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94 ranger - I GOT HEAT

I'll keep an eye on it. I checked on core - only about $30 and not too bad to change either. Do you think I should add some stop-leak as a precaution??
Thanks
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Lightbulb 94 ranger - I GOT HEAT

well I put my thinking hat on today. Remembered the guy I bought it from said it sat for almost 2 years. So I drove the truck around til it was warm, then felt the in and out heater hoses. In was...
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94 ranger - no heat

towguy - when I slide the temp control to right/warm, the air flow changes out of the vent, but no heat, just cool. When I switch the a/c on - it blows cool even at the warm setting. AutoZone says...
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94 ranger - no heat

Thanks towguy - I'll check it out
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Question 94 ranger (4 cyl, manual) - no heat

great a/c, blower works fine, new thermostat, both htr core hoses are warm, BUT air blowing into truck cab is cold when temp is all the way warm and a/c is off.
Any HELP is GREATLY appreciated. I'm...
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