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    How about these? Thats where I got mine from, and...

    How about these? Thats where I got mine from, and they weren't expensive either, including customs and freight to Europe from the other side of the globe.


    See:...
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    Understood! The white stuff might be residue...

    Understood!

    The white stuff might be residue from some sort of radiator repair sealant. If coolant were very low, the stuff would form on exposed surfaces. Could also explain why the engine went...
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    There is a separate thread on that! Summarized: ...

    There is a separate thread on that!
    Summarized:
    With mostly 2014/2015 cars, heater core and coolant react to produce a gummy, sticky goo that clogs the core.
    Prevention is to thoroughly flush the...
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    FYI: Shocks and struts are available from more...

    FYI: Shocks and struts are available from more than one maker. These are top of the hitlist:

    KYB-Asia
    Front: 3320014 (OEM 4060A379; 4060A345))
    Rear: 348083 (for practically all rear OEM sorts,...
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    Assuming you did it right, the mechanism...

    Assuming you did it right, the mechanism installed correctly, the drum and lining fit, (for checking, place the new shoes into the removed drum, and the lining should mate the drum surface all way...
  6. Your belt is a 6PK895 (6 ribs 895mm length) but...

    Your belt is a 6PK895 (6 ribs 895mm length) but the correct belt is 6PK906 with 906mm length.
    The same belt is OEM for Mirage without A/C.
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    Swoop03, welcome here! Sounds like you don't...

    Swoop03, welcome here!
    Sounds like you don't have money to waste on others working for you, and do all maintenance and repairs yourself. Same here! I was raised in a workshop and rebuilt engines,...
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    See thread: Belt Tension, How To ...

    See thread:

    Belt Tension, How To

    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showthread.php/4028



    The correct belt for Mirage with A/C has 6 ribs and a length of 1240mm.
    Some makers offer a length of...
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    Dave, sorry to hear about that, and thanks for...

    Dave, sorry to hear about that, and thanks for posting pix. Presumably you have the FSM?

    My 2014 has about 100 000km (60 000m) on it and thankfully no such problems at all.

    I wonder if the...
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    To me too! Welcome here. Mine gets about 4.2 -...

    To me too! Welcome here. Mine gets about 4.2 - 4.3/L 100km, being better than 50mpg/US, dunno exactly how that translates.
    I had a few Suzuki Swift, all manual, and was rather active in the...
  11. The glue-line over the length of the air filter...

    The glue-line over the length of the air filter is just a spacer to help keep the folds in place. Different manufacturers do it different ways. Your filter is fine.


    Too low coolant level can...
  12. Maybe dspace9 can have a look if the size...

    Maybe dspace9 can have a look if the size printing is still visible on his shorter belt?

    If somebody PM's me with a VIN, I could look up the Mitsu part number.
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    Presume your browser is firefox. There are plenty...

    Presume your browser is firefox. There are plenty of adjustments possible, (Edit; prefences...) There is a lengthy firefox help for understanding what the adjustments do and why it should be set in...
  14. Before doing a time consuming search, I would...

    Before doing a time consuming search, I would check two things:

    A) The intake snorkel. You could simply remove it for a quick check.

    B) The lower heatshied, the one just behind the catalyst and...
  15. @ittschad You don't really want an Aygo? I...

    @ittschad

    You don't really want an Aygo? I have a Citroen C1, the same car as the Aygo but with a different badge, and also the same as the Peugeout 107.

    If you want to access anything in the...
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    @ dustyb What you describe is exactly what...

    @ dustyb


    What you describe is exactly what happens with any manual if the gears are not switched correctly!

    When changing gear, you hold the gearstick with thumb and two fingers. You start...
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    There are numerous threads and a dedicated how-to...

    There are numerous threads and a dedicated how-to on this topic!

    There are also many other how-to's to all sorts of topics in this forum, a simple search is all it takes.



    See thread How...
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    Looks like its over the plastic.

    Looks like its over the plastic.
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    A look at the picture shows your passenger side...

    A look at the picture shows your passenger side wiper is too long! No wonder it rattles!
    With this sort of "unbent" arm, the correct passenger side wiper is 350mm length.
    The driver side wiper is...
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    The best access to the oil filter is from the...

    The best access to the oil filter is from the top!
    The original filter is over-tightened in the factory and is difficult to remove because too tight. A filter cap-wrench size 65/14 is very much help...
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    Edit added to first post: An easy way to...

    Edit added to first post:

    An easy way to adjust camber, especially if it is too far out of specs, is to replace the upper "knuckle and strut connection nut" with a camber-bolt. The correct camber...
  22. The exactly the same transmission in the Toyota...

    The exactly the same transmission in the Toyota Aygo, and the manufacturer recommends straight 80W GL4 fully synthetic oil. Figures...
  23. They are sold in Europe in vast numbers. The...

    They are sold in Europe in vast numbers.
    The same sort of AISAN manual transmission should be seen in many models of Daihatsu and Toyota. The 1.0L 3cyl Yaris / Vitz / Charade for example, but I'm...
  24. Except for the bell housing, the transmission is...

    Except for the bell housing, the transmission is also the same as in the Citroen C1, Peugout 107, Toyota Aygo. To change the fifth gear, you would need to take one apart. They do not have an exterior...
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    UPDATE ! I should have posted this much...

    UPDATE !

    I should have posted this much earlier. Rattle-can undercoating and paint is too thin, and will not last. I repainted it with exactly the same sort of paint used for ocean-going ships or...
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