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Old 02-13-2005, 05:40 PM   #1
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Oh boy, I feel like a little boy when Christmas is approaching. There is so much that I want to do to my car when it gets warm out. I can't stand all of this cold weather and snow. I just want it all to leave and stay away for ever. I am not that big a fan of winter. At all, I think that it should be banned or something like that. But anyways, come spring I need to do a MAJOR tune-up on the bonnie. Here'* what I have planned for my baby:

1.) New plugs (NGK TR6'*)
2.) New wires (8mm)
3.) Desperately needed oil change.
4.) New oil filter.
5.) New Flowmaster 80 series muffler.
6.) Smaller SC pulley along with a bigger belt tensioner.
7.) Top engine cleaner.
8.) Clean/ polish exhaust tips (stockers)
9.) Clean off brake rotors, get them nice and shiney.
10.) New brake pads.
11.) Painted brake calipers.
12.) Some good engine detailage:
-Paint the valve covers.
-Wash it out nice and good.
13.) Possiblly some new wheels/tires (Chromed out torquestars)
14.) Wash and wax.
15.) ***** up the forums with some pictures.

I can't wait till the warmer, sunny weather comes around. I am going to be a busy boy. A happy one too!
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I hear ya there.....Except I did most of that a couple weeks ago...Now I"m onto suspension

Gotta figure out why my RF'* turned out a lil bit while my LF is straight....Just noticed that...Not thrilled with this project.
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I hear ya there.....Except I did most of that a couple weeks ago...Now I"m onto suspension

Gotta figure out why my RF'* turned out a lil bit while my LF is straight....Just noticed that...Not thrilled with this project.
Get an alignment check on it.
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You're right it does kinda feel like waiting for a birthday as a kid. 3.5 pulley, ZZP PCM, 180 drilled T- stat, NGK TR55s, and Magnaflow exaust are my plans.
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I hear ya there.....Except I did most of that a couple weeks ago...Now I"m onto suspension

Gotta figure out why my RF'* turned out a lil bit while my LF is straight....Just noticed that...Not thrilled with this project.
Get an alignment check on it.
It'* opn my things to do....But it'* worthless to try and do a 4 wheel alignment on something that'* just royally f'd with bent and wore out parts...I got OEM suspension at 201,000 miles. This car wan't treated nicely buy the previous owner either.
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While they're at it, might as well have them replace everything. LOL 201,000 miles is A LOT!!!
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I have a few things to do once it warms up.

- Alignment
- Change tranny fluid
- Check/change lower motor mounts
- New wiper motor
- Top Engine Clean
- Check plugs ... possibly replace
- New plug wires
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While they're at it, might as well have them replace everything. LOL 201,000 miles is A LOT!!!
LOL That'* what I was gonna do actually....Ball joints all the way around, tie rod ends, tires, cv shafts, control arms, spindles and wheel bearings all the way around...I think pretty much everything but sway bars and struts.
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While they're at it, might as well have them replace everything. LOL 201,000 miles is A LOT!!!
LOL That'* what I was gonna do actually....Ball joints all the way around, tie rod ends, tires, cv shafts, control arms, spindles and wheel bearings all the way around...I think pretty much everything but sway bars and struts.
Holy suspension replaceage batman! That'* going to be a pretty hefty bill.
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I do all the work myself.......Just paay for the alignment.
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