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Old 01-23-2004, 12:07 PM   #1
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A mechanic friend of mine told me it was a good idea to replace the distributor cap in the car? Is this valid? I do not think there is a problem with it, but for $20 he said not to take a chance.
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Umm, we have a DIS, Distributerless Ignition System. Can't replace something we don't have.
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you could replace your coils....but no need unless there is a problem or you want to upgrade to the msd'*
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Were his eyes bloodshot when he said it?
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Actually yes!!!

That and he did not look at the car at all.
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Hahahhahahahaah distributor.. hahahha what does he think this is... some low budget japanese car hahahah!
(my cousin'* '98 200sx has a distributor ... and meanwhile he thinks he'* riding in a car far superior to american cars.... )

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You also need to replace the wiper oil, exhaust filter, and make sure you get winter air in your tires...
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top off the blinker fluid and check the exhaust bearing
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Headlight fluid...
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