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Old 10-28-2012, 08:22 PM   #31 (permalink)
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yeah I live in an apartment complex. there aren't trees around but there's no underground etc near me that I can park without getting towed.

back to winter time though, so I might be doing a coolant flush because idk what's in it now since I've only had the car since July.
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:16 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Quote: Originally Posted by comatoast View Post
Ugh.. you suck..


you guys ever get to 40 degrees???

45 this morning supposed to be 36 tonight
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:12 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Quote: Originally Posted by toomuchboost33 View Post
put in garage or car port and drive 800 dollar beater lol


LOL exactly!
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:11 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I just put winter tires on it and it IS my winter beater. Goes through anything as long as it doesn't bottom out. Main thing is to keep an eye on the coolant or the heat won't work.
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My motorcycle is my winter beater for the most part, I drive my truck when its nasty out or going on a long trip.

Its either be on a cold 10 minute motorcycle ride and park right on campus, or drive my truck, park a mile away, and walk 10 minutes in the cold haha.
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Old 11-01-2012, 10:51 PM   #36 (permalink)
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It's 10* in the mornings here in Anchorage already and warms up to 25* during the day if we are lucky. We got our first snow fall 4 days ago too! Changed the tires and wheels, and did an oil change. I hate the winters in Alaska, I can't wait to PCS from here.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:43 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Quote: Originally Posted by TheGOO34 View Post
It's 10* in the mornings here in Anchorage already and warms up to 25* during the day if we are lucky. ..

That's not that bad...........

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Old 11-03-2012, 07:35 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Put on the winter wheels, spray the coilovers with Boeshield T-9, put my Shiftie on that ice block we call an MPx shift knob, and change the oil.
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Put on the winter wheels, spray the coilovers with Boeshield T-9, put my Shiftie on that ice block we call an MPx shift knob, and change the oil.

What coilovers you got, and does that Boeshield T-9 work out pretty good?
I just installed BCs and I live in SD. I want to keep them working/looking good.
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I turn down DAB to 1 or even 0 if it's raining
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I top off my antifreeze... But of course last year in Austin it never got below 35.
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make cai into shorty.
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:42 PM   #43 (permalink)
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Quote: Originally Posted by ACR_Joe View Post
What coilovers you got, and does that Boeshield T-9 work out pretty good?
I just installed BCs and I live in SD. I want to keep them working/looking good.

I have BC's too. Boeshield works great. You just clean the coilover and spray the T-9 on them. It lasts for about 6 months with minimal care.
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:58 PM   #44 (permalink)
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I'll be putting on my extra set of wheels with junk tires so if I get a flat spot, big deal.

Will be cleaning the gas tank out, scrubbing it down well. Doing a return line and Bosch 044 so I might as well clean the tank too.

The rest.....eh.......

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Old 11-07-2012, 11:41 AM   #45 (permalink)
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Throwing winter tires on (pirelli snowsports on 15 inch rims) and changing the oil. Did a Cylinder head swap not too long ago so everything else should be ready to go. The heater in my car should have a hell setting with how hot it blows now....
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