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Old 08-06-2012, 05:50 PM   #141
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Back when Azteks were in production, Tim Horton'* (Canada'* version of Starbucks) had a roll-up-the-rim promotion where you could win prizes, up to a brand new Pontiac Aztek. The joke at GM design center was they couldn't sell Aztek'* in the US, and in Canada they gave them away with a cup of coffee.
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azteks are gross..


I warshed big sexy

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Sarah, big sexy looks good!

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Back when Azteks were in production, Tim Horton'* (Canada'* version of Starbucks) had a roll-up-the-rim promotion where you could win prizes, up to a brand new Pontiac Aztek. The joke at GM design center was they couldn't sell Aztek'* in the US, and in Canada they gave them away with a cup of coffee.


I remember that! You couldn't pay me to drive one of those, heck I'm embarrassed to drive them from the parking lot into the shop.
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from what im told by my friends when we were at a party i got a little too crazy and apparently i threw up in one, just walked up to it opened the door and threw up.. must have been my subconscious telling me to do that or somehting
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I took my Park Ave in for a long overdue alignment today, after replacing the rear struts, and the front outer/inner tie rods, it had gotten pretty off.

A lot of wobble I felt in the left front has diminished, but I can still feel the wobble a tiny bit, it is due to problems with the belts in these cheap Viva 2 Walmart crappy tires.
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Wow surprised the front of that car didn't bounce you off the road with the toe being in 3 degrees! LOL. Today I did a safety check, some brakes, wheel bearing, and started the transmission swap in the Aztek so I'll finish that off tomorrow.
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Wow surprised the front of that car didn't bounce you off the road with the toe being in 3 degrees! LOL. Today I did a safety check, some brakes, wheel bearing, and started the transmission swap in the Aztek so I'll finish that off tomorrow.
Oh it tried to, the steering wheel had a seesaw like wobble, if you looked at it too long you'd get sea sick, lol
I counted the threads, and even measured my old outer tie rods to inner tie rod nut, but still I was a good bit off.
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I had a dilemma today while working on the GP. Yes I acctually worked it today. There are 12 bolts that hold the headers and heat sheilds on. This particular bolt bolts into the heads.

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^ There are 12 of those for the headers. I broke 9 of them while removing them. They were old and rusty. No surprises there.

I bought a fully threaded stud x12 and 24 nuts for these.

In the end of the bolt there is a Allen wrench. That way I can get it tight into the head.

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Every single place I went. No one had this bolt. It'* been long since discontinued. I guess that'* the joy of working on old cars.
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Yeah, but you get to make better new stuff for it.
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