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  1. In this forum there are numerous reports about...

    In this forum there are numerous reports about pothole damage in the USA with LRR tyres.
    LRR tyres are usually a bit less robust than normal sort!

    I haven't seen a pothole in years! Pothole...
  2. Thread: Missing coolant

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    See post number 22

    See post number 22
  3. Thread: Missing coolant

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    What you could do: Push the driver seat all the...

    What you could do:
    Push the driver seat all the way back, and remove the horizonal piece of plastic cover that would be above your shins. It is held by three small plastic clips that need to be...
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    Maybe look for a Porsche or a Ferrari? It is...

    Maybe look for a Porsche or a Ferrari?

    It is also a nice sport feelng driveing a car that only uses 4L or less per 100km...
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    The Colt Z30 is an altogether different car! The...

    The Colt Z30 is an altogether different car!
    The Mirage/SpaceStar after 2012 is more light weight, has a bigger luggage compartment, more room inside, and has a better view for the driver.
    The Z30...
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    @ Mark: I agree with what you are saying, but...

    @ Mark:
    I agree with what you are saying, but want to make an overlooked point clear.

    Mann&Hummel bought a few factories from competitors. There obviously were alterations and other improvements...
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    @ Mark: I agree with what you say, but there is...

    @ Mark:
    I agree with what you say, but there is something worth pointing out. Mann&Hummel always had a good reputation, being long term OEM supplier for just about every German brand. Further...
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    Positive! Drop the oilpan grab the bottom of a...

    Positive! Drop the oilpan grab the bottom of a conrod and and vigorously and quickly move it back and forth or sideways, the rattle you hear is the same.

    Quote AtomicPunk:
    Who knew Mitsubishi's...
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    Almost any filter with an anti-drainback valve is...

    Almost any filter with an anti-drainback valve is better than a filter with none!
    There are very substantial differences in the quality of the material used for that valve! Cheapo filters often use...
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    Good to hear! On mine the clutch is slipping a...

    Good to hear!

    On mine the clutch is slipping a bit, almost not noticeable, and yet has almost no actual wear of the plate. This was verified by endoscope.
    The problem comes from the extremely...
  11. If the starter won't work, and the headlights...

    If the starter won't work, and the headlights don't dim when trying to start, then the starter is not drawing current from the battery. Has nothing to do with the battery.

    How it works for...
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    My deepest sympathy.

    My deepest sympathy.
  13. WOW!!! $20 for an ordinary axle nut? $15...

    WOW!!!

    $20 for an ordinary axle nut?

    $15 for one piece snap ring?

    $189 for one single wheel bearing?

    They must be totally nuts!!!
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    I would have a good look first. Then probably...

    I would have a good look first. Then probably take the front cladding "bumper" off to get access to the horizontal metal part that is usually covered by the bottom of the cladding. It could be put...
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    You were lucky considering the rigidity of that...

    You were lucky considering the rigidity of that jack stand!

    The dented oil pan may not be as big a problem as it seems. The oil pump is not housed in it, but you could drop the pan to look for the...
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    You could just pull a drum off and see in what...

    You could just pull a drum off and see in what condition it is before simply buying one without knowing if you really need it. Your part list seems OK.
  17. Our cars have a somewhat unusual cooling system....

    Our cars have a somewhat unusual cooling system. It is designed so the entire engine including cylinder jackets get warm quick, and the thermostat is located on the lower part of the block near water...
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    Welcome! Plenty former TeamSwift members here! ...

    Welcome! Plenty former TeamSwift members here!

    I owned a few Suzuki Swift / Metro 1.6L/4cyl sedan versions, and a couple 1.0L 3cyl, all were 4-door.
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    Nothing against Timken and I know they make good...

    Nothing against Timken and I know they make good stuff, but they are a regional maker from a non-metric region.
    Look at the big worldwide brands and you will find the desired metric parts, after all...
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    Almost all bearings on anything are standard...

    Almost all bearings on anything are standard parts and bear an etched number on them. With that number, you can get the part from just about all bearing makers. I would have to take them out to see...
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    Dunno about Timken, but there are many good...

    Dunno about Timken, but there are many good brands you could trust, such as, Eff-Ay-Gee, SKF, INA, Meyle, Febi, GSP any very many more.



    Note to Admins:
    If I write the three letter name...
  22. Maybe the clown who put the clutch plate in...

    Maybe the clown who put the clutch plate in back-to-front also put 80W/90 into the transmission? I would have a look.

    Valves: Standard value [cold engine]:
    Intake valve 0.22 +- 0.04 mm (0.009 +-...
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    Since the LED is a diode, maybe it was soldered...

    Since the LED is a diode, maybe it was soldered the wrong way around with cathode and anode reversed?



    If somebody has an instrument cluster with all features, maybe that person could post a...
  24. In this country a tow hitch, even without towing,...

    In this country a tow hitch, even without towing, would get you in jail.
  25. Sorry, saw you question late. Fummins, that...

    Sorry, saw you question late.

    Fummins, that 2014 with the rear OEM-mounted antenna was built in June 2014.

    Mark, I monitor fuel consumption closely, and have not noticed any change with or...
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