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Old 01-14-2005, 12:14 AM   #1
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I type this as I am warming back up after speding 2 hours total changing my plugs and wires (probably 1 hr actually working on) I type this with a freshly injured (screwdriver didnt like my hand) left hand. I type this as I have only gotten 4 of the 6 wires and plugs on my car, and last but not least I type this where it is 21* outside and I am working on my Buick in my friggin driveway! I keep thinking to myself "this whole car nut thing must be a mild form of metal retardation" But then I think of how much fun the test drive will be after I comlete the other 2 plugs and wires and load up the Hypertech power programer! OK back to the gridstone HEE HEE
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Don't stay out for a long time, you'll get sick!

Good Luck working with the car!
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Old 01-14-2005, 01:12 AM   #3
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Awwww....you poor thing....it'* 21* and you're working in your driveway.......Carefull.....You don't wanna get frost bite ya know......lol It'* a balmy -8* right now.....and by the time I wake up in the AM for work....it'* supposed to be -19*.......I don't think my truck will start....Hell I think I'm just gonna call in sick....The Projected high is -8*.....What a great friggin friday.....ewww
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update 11:40 pm here in Misery....I meen Missouri.....just finished with the back 3 plugs and wires...test drove shuddered dangit...pulled back in the driveway pulled all the plug wires....2 loose popped them on all the way test drove shuddered again.....then after a little WOT flashed the friggin SES light at me....dangit I give up, ill work on this at work tomoroow in the nice warm shop. BTW got down to 15* since my last post. GOTTA LOVE WORKIN ON YER CAR OUTSIDE IN THE FRIGGIN FREEZIN COLD.......also I think Im catchin Pnemonia...LOL
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The test drive wont be THAT fun
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dang Jacobs wire had a bad end (I dont know if I screwed it up :probably: or it was screwed up when it was shipped from INTENSE) so it wasnt getting a good connection, popped off every time I drove it. So I tryed to tighten the end and only ended up screwing it up more tryin to crimp it today, and it still shuddered, so I got an Email in to Scott at INTENSE asking if they will sell me just 1 wire so I can slap it on and be done with it. Tomorrow ill put on one of the stock 7 mm wires to get me by till I get the new wire (or set if thats the case) one 7mm wire five 8.5mm wires, can anyone say GHETTO FABULOUS?????......so I wait till this is cleared up before I install the power programmer......I really think this Buick hates me....the Bonne was never this mean to me when I worked on it....heck the plugs and wires on the Bonne only took like 45 minutes, of course that was in warm weather, where every 20 minutes I didnt have to go back inside and warm up for a few minutes B4 I froze to death. W bodys suck to work on!!!!!

H bodys RULE!!!!!!
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H bodys RULE!!!!!!
Amen to that!


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i just changed the altanator on my car today and it was about hmm 20* outside. went out and broke all the bolts loose came back in. took all the bolt out came back in to warm up. took part off got into prewarmed car to warm up that time. all in all it still only took me about hr and half to change in freezeing azz cold weather. beats paying garage 250 bucks!!!!
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W bodys suck to work on!!!!!
Yes, I totally agree. There isn't much space under the hood to work on. Sparks plugs are a B**** to change.
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I tore my engine apart in 20* weather.. 75% of it was done in 50* weather, but the other 25% was done in below 32* weather. Wasn't too bad. The worst part was crawling around under the engine with wet cardboard.


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