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Old 12-21-2018, 05:33 PM
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Replaced burned out tail light bulbs #168 (5 Watts) with #194 (4 Watts) left from my Camry. I've noticed that Autozone Sylvania brand bulbs tend to overheat and discolor the sockets.
 
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Old 12-29-2018, 12:24 AM
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New serpentine belt, new radiator hoses, adjusted the valves. First time for all at 106,000. The how-to write ups on FitFreak made it trouble free.
 
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Old 12-30-2018, 12:39 PM
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Had B13 with the wrench pop up. I was quite surprised that ATF service reminder showed up 27,000 miles after the first ATF change (at 60K). According to the owner's manual it typically shows at about every 60k, but I could be wrong) Perhaps either the computer detected few temperature spikes or the line pressure is dropping. Anyhow , done both services yesterday. For oil change I used Valvoline premium conventional (got a deal from Napa) and Honeywell (02) oil filter
The ATF fluid was more reddish this time (2.9 quarts came out). The fill plug was easier to remove this time; also noticed that new fill plug sealing washer has smaller OD which, hopefully, will allow it to "crush" more and seal better compared first replacement.
Inspection of suspension showed few unpleasant things:
  • cracks in the front LCA busings
  • inner shoulder wear on left front tire
  • out of round tire (crescent shape wear pattern of inner shoulder )
  • traces of brake fluid ("sweating") in the rear wheel cylinder boot
I will be changing tires in few weeks and ask to inspect alignment, if car passes smog in June will do suspension and rear wheel cylinders (most likely will use aftermarket Beck-Arnley pars)
 
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Old 12-31-2018, 04:15 AM
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New battery install!! First thing I did since acquiring the car!
 
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Old 12-31-2018, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by okey0 View Post
New serpentine belt, new radiator hoses, adjusted the valves. First time for all at 106,000. The how-to write ups on FitFreak made it trouble free.
What brand of belt did you use?
 
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Old 01-01-2019, 05:07 AM
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New window tint!


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Old 01-01-2019, 12:45 PM
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Drove it for the first time this year (happy new year everyone!) and filled it up with 93 octane at the local shell.

This year will be an easy year on the GD since I'll be taking a bit of a break from autocross and will be going through the car to freshen it up a bit... time and budget permitting of course.
 
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Old 01-01-2019, 06:11 PM
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Went to the PYP Anaheim and found 07 Red Sport with excellent interior and roll-up cover! Anyone wants to get it, hurry up! Car also had Hankook tires on 15 inch standard aluminum wheels with approximate 7/32 thread dept
The control arms had also cracks in the rear bushing however there was no uneven tire wear; such arms are VERY easy to replace (still debating Dorman vs. Moog) will probably change them later this year (in fall) after smog
 
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Old 01-02-2019, 01:00 AM
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Originally Posted by doctor J View Post
Went to the PYP Anaheim and found 07 Red Sport with excellent interior and roll-up cover! Anyone wants to get it, hurry up! Car also had Hankook tires on 15 inch standard aluminum wheels with approximate 7/32 thread dept
The control arms had also cracks in the rear bushing however there was no uneven tire wear; such arms are VERY easy to replace (still debating Dorman vs. Moog) will probably change them later this year (in fall) after smog

do you think that roll up cover is still there?
 
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Old 01-02-2019, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by RixAE86 View Post



do you think that roll up cover is still there?
I checked it around 10.30 am yesterday; you can take your chance today.
 
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Old 01-02-2019, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by doctor J View Post
I checked it around 10.30 am yesterday; you can take your chance today.
i wont have a chance since I work all day and itís driving outta my way. Maybe Iíll get lucky with another one that lands at the scrap yard.
 
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A little dirty, needs a good clean soon.
It only took three days but I finally put the new slotted rotors on. I broke several impact drivers and bits. Oh and the drill bits...add another 6. Well anyways here it is.
 
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