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    Chinese Tools

    Heh, TooManyWheels' post about the Harbor Freight ball-joint press made me laugh. I actually *bent* two of those trying to get the ball-joints out of the knuckle on my '85 F150... I had also purchased the HF tie-rod remover; after few whacks, it also bent. Replaced it with a Craftsman and...
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    Man charged with battery by passing gas

    Hmm, gastrointestinal terrorism? Seems like everything else has a label these days. <img src="/forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/grin2.gif" alt="" title="grin" height="15" width="15" />
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    Cleaning Porcelain Sink

    Using Comet (w/ light pressure) or CLR usually works for me.
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    2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 Belt Replacement

    I have the same car and engine, but an '02. I replaced the belts earlier this year; I actually removed the right front tire and jacked the car up to have better access. Like you, I was shocked to be having so much difficulty with the power steering/water pump belt. I loosened the locknut, but...
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    Funny business slogans

    There is a transmission repair shop (Metro Transmission) here in Columbus, OH with the following slogan: "Get your shift together at Metro Transmission" I've seen it for years, but I still get a chuckle out of it!
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    Yokohama Avid TRZ???

    I have these on my 2002 Nissan Sentra, P185/65R14 tire size. About 6,000 miles on them so far. The Avid TRZ has outperformed the prior two set of tires (Dunlop SP20 and Goodyear Regatta 2) that I've had on the car. They are especially good in the rain; they are the first tires I've had on this...
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    I got the fever

    I own a 2002 Sentra GXE (1.8L). The headgasket on mine began seeping (externally) around 42,000 mi. Replaced under warranty, but given how small the leak was, I bet there are plenty more of these driving around out there with the same problem. Sounds like you lost the "fever" already, but...
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    My New Ride!

    I guess if someone is tailgating you, all you have doo (ha!) is flush. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="images/icons/wink.gif" />
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    what's your favorite motor noise?

    For me? The BRM V-16: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> Be *very careful* with the volume level...if you like your speakers, that is.
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    Automobile Acronyms

    Here's my shot at Studebaker. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" /> STUDEBAKER = Something That Usually Disappeared, Everyone Ballyhoos, Automotive Knockout Especially Restored *or* STUDEBAKER = Sedan That's Unusual, Dynamic Exterior, Built Awesomely...
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    Tools Explained

    Hammer = Universal Screwdriver (Think I have to give Red Green credit for that one...)
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    2001 Nissan GXE questions

    Hi BubbaP! I have a 2002 Sentra GXE (1.8L). 1.) Nothing to grease on the front end, at least that I'm aware of. 2.) When I first got the car, I was shocked to learn about the 2 7/8 quart sump. Plus the filter looks like something that should be on a riding lawnmower. <img border="0" title=""...
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    Almost 11yrs for a car battery..?

    Got 9.5 years out of an OEM Motorcraft battery in a 1985 Mercury Topaz. I changed it becuase I thought it sounded just a little weak one 35 degree morning in late-fall.
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    Tom Cruise Kills Oprah! (Video)

    "Help us Oprah-Wan are our only hope..." <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" />
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    Birds, no respect

    I also am stumped as to how they get their "stuff" under the eave. Laser-guided targeting system? <img border="0" alt="[I dont know]" title="" src="/forums/graemlins/dunno.gif" /> My car (at the time one year old) got bombed once by what had to be a goose in mid-flight distress. Could have...
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    Commandments Of The Garage

    If thine oily footprint maketh marks within the sacred domicile, the footprint of thine significant other shall be planted verily unto thee behind.
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    And I thought I'd seen it all.

    Gives new meaning to the term "dump truck"... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Razz]" src="images/icons/tongue.gif" />
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    Worst Tires Ever?

    For me, the OE Dunlop SP20 tires that came on my Sentra. Decent in the dry, shaky in the rain, horrifying on snow, where they went sideways better than forward. In only a couple of inches of snow, I felt like I was driving an unloaded pickup truck with bald tires... Replaced them with...
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    What your car says about you

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by ToyotaNSaturn: <strong> Very funny!! I'd like to hear other's "comments" on these vehicles: Subaru Brat - Cadillac Escalade - Delorean - Toyota Echo - Renault Le Car - Pontiac Aztek - Dodge Omni - </strong><hr /></blockquote>Subaru Brat -...
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    Automobile related movies/shows

    Grand Prix (Directed by John Frankenheimer, I believe)