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Old 01-30-2011
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Sealed up the leak around the rear window and third break light, replaced third brake light.
Also changed the oil and spark plugs.
Today was a Good Day!
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Removed and cleaned out IAC valve, topped up power steering fluid, replaced water in the radiator with antifreeze.
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Old 01-31-2011
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Changed the oil and pulled the boat with it
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Changed the oil, spark plugs, toped off the break fluid gauged the tires. Gonna drive it to work later.
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Found a job to feed it gas.
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Old 02-02-2011
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looked at it sitting in the driveway, both shifts of work cancelled for today. hopefully it will be back on the road tommarrow. i spent 2 hours chipping away at the driveway with a shovel then blowing the ice debris into the street. more tired and sore than i would have been after a 8 hour shift at work. hands recieved so much shock i could hardly eat potato chips when i got back in the house. no grip at all.
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Old 02-02-2011
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fed her some 87 octane, seafoamed her up. and cleaned the k&n filter out.
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Old 02-02-2011
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took a grinder to her frame
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Old 02-02-2011
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Well it wasn't today but a couple of days ago. I rolled it, only onto the drivers door not all the way over.
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Old 02-02-2011
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That sucks!! I did the same a few months ago!
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Old 02-02-2011
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i ride in style and looks brand new right, nothin wrong here
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^selling drugs? lol
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Old 02-02-2011
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I have a question for you guys, I'm changing out my front rotors/pads tomorrow for the first time in my life..

I'm broke so I bought the valuecraft rotors from autozone 54029B

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par...7_172972_4825_

Is this going to be a pain to install ? I opened the box tonight and realized it wasn't just the rotor but the "Rotor/hub assembly"

Will this be harder to install ?
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Old 02-03-2011
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^selling drugs? lol
no way, i am parting out truck to buy drugs duhh haha jk, painting the radio bezal and ohc at the same time
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Old 02-03-2011
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had took off my rear mud flaps because one side of the l.h. braket had broken, was on my way home from work and this pontiac was on my tail, i turned onto a slushy street and hit the gas hard, forgetting about no mud flaps. i was looking in my rearveiw mirror when i saw my truck splatter the hell out of his headlights and up the windshield. bet he doesnt follow as closely next time. fixed my frozen wipers, the real fine snow we had the other night had filled up where the arm linkage is for the wipers, they went up and stopped. once i figured out why they werent working i heated up a gallon of winshield washer fluid and poured it into the grate over the wiper linkage. wish all fixes were this simple.
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Old 02-07-2011
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Drove it for the first time since last monday!

Look at all the snow that I had to shovel to get to her lol (cell pics):



After I got rid of the snow just up the street in the empty lot:


We got more then it seems it just melted a bit over the last 2 days!
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I have a question for you guys, I'm changing out my front rotors/pads tomorrow for the first time in my life..

I'm broke so I bought the valuecraft rotors from autozone 54029B

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par...7_172972_4825_

Is this going to be a pain to install ? I opened the box tonight and realized it wasn't just the rotor but the "Rotor/hub assembly"

Will this be harder to install ?
post your own thread about questions like these.

No. Brakes are almost as easy as changing the oil.
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Got my subs and radio set in and ready for the actual install tomorrow.
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finished greasing up all the zerks on my new drop kit
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Discovered yet again the radiator is about a gallon low... Thought I was over this issue, guess not.... O'well... Can't wait to pick up my new truck when I get back ...
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Brought it to the shop. Guess I'm gonna have to drop in a new motor.
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Brought it to the shop. Guess I'm gonna have to drop in a new motor.
What'd you do?

Put on a new starter solenoid
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It was missing really bad and they say I dropped a cylinder. I'm probably gonna take it to another shop. Cuz I really don't think it's that. I just think the heads need to be reworked.
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noticed yesterday my radiator is slightly leaking, thinking about doing a water pump along with a new rad, its all orignial, coolants about 4 years old, might as well do it all in one shot.
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noticed yesterday my radiator is slightly leaking, thinking about doing a water pump along with a new rad, its all orignial, coolants about 4 years old, might as well do it all in one shot.
I'd say it's worth it compared to the damage not doing it can cause. ;D
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