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Forum: Off Topic 04-19-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 136
Posted By Losiracer2
I'm very interested in a VW Golf R. Specifically...

I'm very interested in a VW Golf R. Specifically the 2018 version since they made a lot of nice updates to the exterior, bigger brakes, LED head/tail lights, Digital Cockpit cluster is fantastic, and...
Forum: Off Topic 04-15-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 191
Posted By Losiracer2
you don't really need a hybrid. I rented a 2018...

you don't really need a hybrid. I rented a 2018 Corolla while in Miami and was able to get 45mpg on a 300 mile roundtrip to Key West.
Forum: Technical 04-14-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 193
Posted By Losiracer2
you can rent the vacuum pumps at autozone. I've...

you can rent the vacuum pumps at autozone. I've still got R12 on my 93 EX coupe since it uses the Hadsys style compressor which was very difficult to find. Replaced mine back in 2013 when the car had...
Forum: Technical 04-10-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Losiracer2
I always remove the suspension fork. I unbolt it...

I always remove the suspension fork. I unbolt it from the shock as well as remove it from the LCA. I used to fight it before but its so much easier when you take it apart and you get all the...
Forum: Technical 04-05-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By Losiracer2
Here's a cool tip, use a 3/8" Craftsman wrench...

Here's a cool tip, use a 3/8" Craftsman wrench and stick it in between the knuckle and the control arm after you jack the wheel up.

Basically do this and you'll save your LBJ boot and avoid using...
Forum: Technical 03-25-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Losiracer2
everyone has lifetime warranties now on new...

everyone has lifetime warranties now on new axles.

There's a company called Phoenix Rack and Axle in Phoenix, AZ that rebuilds only OEM cores, i've used them twice with great success, once on my 96...
Forum: Technical 03-18-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Losiracer2
NAPA new axles are now made in China. I bought...

NAPA new axles are now made in China. I bought some for my Parent's 2003 Sienna and they've been great so far. You can tell the casting is inferior quality but they're working as they should. The OEM...
Forum: Off Topic 03-04-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Losiracer2
I think they used a hydraulic tool to shape and...

I think they used a hydraulic tool to shape and form the wheel outward + a combination of heat and grinding/shaping.

Definitely need to be familiar with metal working for sure to be able to do this...
Forum: Off Topic 02-28-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Losiracer2
I ended up finding a place locally that works...

I ended up finding a place locally that works extensively with wheel repair. Weldcraft Wheels is the company in Livonia, MI.

They also widen factory OE wheels as well.

They fixed both my wheels for...
Forum: Technical 02-28-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By Losiracer2
If you can wait, there's this shop I used when I...

If you can wait, there's this shop I used when I lived in AZ called Phoenix Rack and Axle. They rebuild OEM cores with new boots, grease and internal hardware depending on if its worn out.

I've used...
Forum: Technical 02-27-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By Losiracer2
driveshaft shop makes good performance axles.

driveshaft shop makes good performance axles.
Forum: Off Topic 02-24-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Losiracer2
Yeah, I looked around a little bit, and I found a...

Yeah, I looked around a little bit, and I found a shop that does the repairs in house, vs. a garage that sends them out. They want 75-100 to straighten it.

But I found an IS350 AWD 18" wheel on Ebay...
Forum: Off Topic 02-24-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Losiracer2
Anyone ever have a wheel straightened?

I was driving to BWWs on Thursday and on the way there I thought I swerved and avoided a massive crater sized pothole, only to hit another massive crater sized pothole directly on the left side of...
Forum: Other Automotive Members Rides 02-13-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,883
Posted By Losiracer2
I work with a Co-op who's got a 16' 6-6. His is...

I work with a Co-op who's got a 16' 6-6. His is pretty much tuned to the max with all the bolt-ons and precat deletes. Making about 290whp. I drove it and it's got not enough tire in the front to put...
Forum: Off Topic 02-13-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,138
Posted By Losiracer2
Accord Coupe 78k miles Cool Color

I found another Accord Coupe in a unique seafoam green color. Looks like the body is in good shape with no rust and its pretty straight looking. The price is very tempting for the mileage and...
Forum: Off Topic 02-11-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,138
Posted By Losiracer2
35k Original Miles!

I found this on Facebook Marketplace, so hopefully everyone can see it.

Looks like its a 1990 sedan with 35K all original miles, he wants 2900. Has the original radiator it looks like, so it could...
Forum: Technical 02-11-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Losiracer2
greddy sells exhaust accessories if you need the...

greddy sells exhaust accessories if you need the manifold to downpipe header gasket.

https://www.shopgreddy.com/collections/exhaust-accessories
Forum: Technical 02-10-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By Losiracer2
I bought OEM for my Accord back in 2012 and have...

I bought OEM for my Accord back in 2012 and have only had to replace inserts once since, probably due for some but I drive it like 5k a year now so i'll buy some fresh ones when I take it out of...
Forum: Off Topic 01-30-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By Losiracer2
yep, 2 liter 12valve. pumps out a solid...

yep, 2 liter 12valve. pumps out a solid 120hp...but the important thing is this car is fuel injected and not carbureated. I can't stand those.

This engine was actually a lot easier to do the timing...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 01-20-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Losiracer2
Do you have an 01-03 Acura TL/CL there? I swapped...

Do you have an 01-03 Acura TL/CL there? I swapped the front knuckles off an 03 CL and they worked perfectly. You have to grab the caliper anchor brackets though since the rotors are a bit larger at...
Forum: Off Topic 01-12-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By Losiracer2
I had to replace these on a person's Silverado...

I had to replace these on a person's Silverado who complained of a vibration when hitting the brakes. The embarassing thing is, I work at Federal Mogul Motorparts, in braking. We make Moog, Fel-Pro,...
Forum: Off Topic 01-03-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By Losiracer2
Yep, that was standard on the SEI with Bose...

Yep, that was standard on the SEI with Bose audio.

It has the ability to toggle through the saved presets and adjust volume, both of which work! but the Bose amp needs to be looked at. I hear a high...
Forum: Off Topic 01-03-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By Losiracer2
Yep, took it to the Pavilions this past Sat, met...

Yep, took it to the Pavilions this past Sat, met up with Tyson and his roommate who had a Civic Type R on loan from Honda for review

Here's an impromptu photo of me and the car my friend snuck in...
Forum: Off Topic 12-31-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By Losiracer2
Got her running and driving on Wed of this week....

Got her running and driving on Wed of this week. Here's some pics of it after I did a basic wash on...
Forum: Off Topic 12-20-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By Losiracer2
So I'm running into some problems with the metal...

So I'm running into some problems with the metal coolant pipes corroding away. You wouldn't believe how many more heater and bypass hoses this third gen has vs. our CB7s.

Our CB7s are so much...
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