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    Where can you race your car?

    Look for a HPDE (High Performance Driving Event), driving school, trackday, time attack, etc. The Vdub guys over @ vwvortex might organize trackdays? <a href="http://motorsportsne.com/" target="_blank">http://motorsportsne.com/</a> <a href="http://www.nasanortheast.com/"...
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    How does PL14610 differ from PL14459

    I'm not buying the different efficiency ratings. Shouldn't they be the same? If it'll fit you can also use the mondo-sized ZR-1 filter, PL14619. <a href="http://www.purolatorautofilters.net/resources/Pages/InterchangeGuide.aspx"...
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    2006 jeep GC 3.7 v6 fluids

    on the XJ you need to remove the diff cover to completely drain the gear oil. most solid axles are like this on newer euro trannies if fluid dribbles out the fill hose at the specified temp then the tranny is full. i'd guess jeep is the same way
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    Hmmm... 2.2L OHC?

    northstar <img src="/forums/graemlins/grin2.gif" alt="grin" title="grin" height="15" width="15" /> <a href="http://www.j-body.org/forums/read.php?f=46&i=347254&t=336308&p=1" target="_blank">http://www.j-body.org/forums/read.php?f=46&i=347254&t=336308&p=1</a>
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    Is the truck based SUV dead?

    toyota sr5? 4runner? nissan xterra and pathfinder? maybe mahindra? someday? maybe? crossovers ride and handle nicer than trucks. perfect for people who just want the suv look, interior size, or need the extra height to see over traffic. leaves the truck based suv's to people that might...
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    Pretty long quake!

    shook for so long i thought the big one was coming
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    Dealer badge removal

    clay, polish, then wax
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    I can't believe I bought a FORD! (F-150) w/ pics!

    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Modular_engine#Spark_Plug_Issues" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Modular_engine#Spark_Plug_Issues</a> is it really this bad? fwiw, i've seen the platinum "wafer" drop off a bmw/ngk plug in less than 100k i prefer iridium plugs @...
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    v4 engine in automotive application.

    not just lancia <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V4_engine" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V4_engine</a>
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    Is Grand Cherokee just as reliable as Cherokee

    does the GC use the same poopy neutral safety switch (NSS) as the cherokee? hit it w/ degreaser, remove/clean/replace, or carry around a loooong screwdriver and jump the starter... 2wd jeep? solid front axle and no 4x4? great...
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    Lubro Moly 5W-40 Synthoil Preminum is group III

    <a href="http://www.liqui-moly.de/liquimoly/produktdb.nsf/id/e_engineoils4strokecar_nt0006050e.html" target="_blank">http://www.liqui-moly.de/liquimoly/produktdb.nsf/id/e_engineoils4strokecar_nt0006050e.html</a> isn't Synthoil grp iv? and the Longtime High Tech, Leichtlauf, and Top Tec...
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    Synthetics and proper motor break-in

    what pistons and rings? stock pistons with 1.5mm compression rings and 3mm oil control rings? forged pistons with 1mm comp rings and 2.8mm (low-tension) oil rings? napier 2nd rings??? cylinder honed to piston/ring manufacturer's specs? fwiw, i think 400whp will need more turbine flow...
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