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  1. I was afraid to strip the threads or crush the...

    I was afraid to strip the threads or crush the lower mount of the damper, so I didn't tighten it enough. Last night in frustration, I tightened it another 1/4 to 1/2 turn. No more rattle!
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    My buddy thinks he's found shorter replacement...

    My buddy thinks he's found shorter replacement shocks for the rear. Monroe part# 5544 for a Prius. He thinks both ends should fit. Any thoughts? Experience? ...
  3. Really? I can see that being a thing at higher...

    Really? I can see that being a thing at higher speeds, while cornering, but it even rattles at 5mph going over cracks in the road...I can give it a try...when it warms up a bit and I have...
  4. 1566815669 First two are driver's side where I...

    1566815669 First two are driver's side where I *think* the rattle is coming from. Last one is passenger side.15670
    The rubber guides on the top are thicker, sturdier, and I am more confident in...
  5. I carried some weight, but not person sized...

    I carried some weight, but not person sized weight and it didn't seem to help. It rattles even at 5mph. It also didn't seem to matter if I was accelerating around a clover-leaf on-ramp (I think the...
  6. I recently put Eibach springs on my car and I...

    I recently put Eibach springs on my car and I have a rattle in the back. I think it sounds like a loose(ish) shock absorber/damper, but I haven't been able to verify that. One person I've spoken to...
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    A buddy from my work helped me with them. We did...

    A buddy from my work helped me with them. We did them Friday after work. I drove around quite a bit over the weekend and there is a new rattle coming from the driver's side rear. I want to pull...
  8. Mark, you might be the person to answer this. ...

    Mark, you might be the person to answer this. I'm 48 and when I learned to drive in Iowa, I don't remember anything about "running lights" but I do remember "parking lights" and it being illegal to...
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    I don't live to far from the Tire Rack warehouse...

    I don't live to far from the Tire Rack warehouse in Roseville, MN.
    $344.60 4 Winter Maxx 2's
    $284.60 after mail-in rebate
    $244.60 after order pick-up discount
    ...
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    The Nokian Hakkepellita 7s with studs are...old. ...

    The Nokian Hakkepellita 7s with studs are...old. But for that price, and hearing that they were probably stored correctly, are they worth it? Retractable? Does that mean removable? Would they...
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    I thought I sent you a message, but I can't find...

    I thought I sent you a message, but I can't find it...so maybe I didn't. Looks like your inbox is full.

    I just got Eibach springs and wondered how far into WI from MN you are. I would be...
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    I so very wanted the non-studded version, but I...

    I so very wanted the non-studded version, but I waited too long. Yup, they were phasing them out (selling their old stock) at an amazing price several months ago. ...Now that I can afford them,...
  13. Sticky: Looks like I waited too long to get the Nokian...

    Looks like I waited too long to get the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7 (Non-Studded) 155/70R14 tires. They stopped making them and were really cheap because they were getting rid of their old stock.

    Now...
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    Anybody with experience with this shop in Poland...

    Anybody with experience with this shop in Poland that sells through Ebay?
    rallyshop_world

    This looks pretty good: https://www.ebay.com/usr/rallyshop_world?_trksid=p2047675.l2559
    ...
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    I was at the game on the 12th, too! ...got the...

    I was at the game on the 12th, too! ...got the hat.
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    It clamps together with a screw, so its placement...

    It clamps together with a screw, so its placement is adjustable. I think I usually put it on the inside of the wheel...I did on the Prizm, but I don't know if the Mirage wheel is smaller, but I...
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    14674Ugly. But I think I'll be more comfortable...

    14674Ugly. But I think I'll be more comfortable the next time I drive.
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    Not loving the little flat centered knob...though...

    Not loving the little flat centered knob...though my partner likes the one I got her. I think when I have time again this weekend, I'll put on the ugly tall off-centered one. I think physically...
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    1465914661Matches the interior well.14660But this...

    1465914661Matches the interior well.14660But this ugly fake wood grain one still may feel better. I'll still give the new one a try for a while.
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    Have you tried a steering wheel knob? Depending...

    Have you tried a steering wheel knob? Depending on the style, and if you're comfortable driving one handed, it could bring the grip position closer and/or further from the center of the center of the...
  22. Has anyone compared Krown's rustproofing to...

    Has anyone compared Krown's rustproofing to Ziebart's? https://www.ziebart.com/auto-care-services/vehicle-protection/rust-protection There are no Krowns near Minneapolis.
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    Sticky: 14620I got tired of fishing things out from under...

    14620I got tired of fishing things out from under my seats. Hopefully these pockets will help.14621My passengers for tired of flipping the visor down and being disappointed with a naked visor. I...
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    Sticky: I'm not impressed. But I'll live with it for a...

    I'm not impressed. But I'll live with it for a while....maybe it'll grow on me. Maybe the warmer weather (not this week) will allow it to sit differently.146031460214601146001459914598
  25. Thread: Speeding

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    While I haven't been over 80 in my Mirage yet, I...

    While I haven't been over 80 in my Mirage yet, I have exceeded with kkkops around and been ignored...so far.
    FTP
    ACAB
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