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RomPirate's new-new-new-new-new car

Post by RomPirate » Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:07 pm

Rotary gone. Jeep here. More pictures at later time.
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97 Prelude 5spd swap FTW! (Sold! :( )
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Re: RomPirate's new-new-new-new-new car

Post by potownrob » Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:52 am

ermagerd how'd we miss this?!? paging tony, paging tony!!!! :o :shock: :twisted:
FÜR DIE FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Post by RomPirate » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:41 pm

Argh, here it be.

Purchased from the original owner, ey.
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About 270,000 miles on it - surprisingly good condition, it be. Olde man took care of her.
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Jazzy tunes, it be
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The security system, arg. Each mapped to something on the car. Need to be toggled in just the right sequence to start the car. Only 2^12 combinations.
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It comes with free literature:
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Dat straigth six, oi
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There be a tie rod end in there somewhere, ye - this weekend its reckoning will come.
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Post by RomPirate » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:54 pm

I'm tired of paying lots of $$ for alignments so I'm giving it a shot with my own setup:
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My maths tells me that i'm at +0.179 degrees which is allegedly within spec.
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Re: RomPirate's new-new-new-new-new car

Post by potownrob » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:52 am

Arrrrrr!! Blimey!!!! Nice ride. eye wood dent bee brave enough too attack me align mint though... :shock: :lol: :?
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Re: RomPirate's new-new-new-new-new car

Post by theholycow » Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:06 pm

RomPirate wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:54 pm
I'm tired of paying lots of $$ for alignments so I'm giving it a shot with my own setup:
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My maths tells me that i'm at +0.179 degrees which is allegedly within spec.
I would think you should zip down all the lug nuts, not just have the two nuts holding the straightedge and no nuts on the other studs. I've never worked on that vehicle but on many vehicles the rotor depends on the lug nuts to keep it straight and true, though a tight caliper will make the rotor look straight and true.
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Re: RomPirate's new-new-new-new-new car

Post by ClutchFork » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:26 pm

Well that alignment will tell in the driving, immediately if it does not pull or veer, and longer term if the tires wear correctly.
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