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      04-22-2011, 06:44 PM   #1255
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I wish I was able to get away this weekend, but all my in-laws are in town so I will be entertaining all weekend... no fun car stuff for me!
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I change my plugs every 25,000 miles. I'm around 50k now, and with the weather as nice as it is, I thought it would be a good time to get at it. Really only takes about 45 min tops. Results are usually a much smoother idle and better throttle response. If you guys are over 40k plus and have never changed them get on it! I can help if needed!

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      04-23-2011, 01:07 PM   #1259
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^nice, i had my plus replaced a few hundred miles ago! along with brand new turbo's/wastegates and fuel pumps lol
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I change my plugs every 25,000 miles. I'm around 50k now, and with the weather as nice as it is, I thought it would be a good time to get at it. Really only takes about 45 min tops. Results are usually a much smoother idle and better throttle response. If you guys are over 40k plus and have never changed them get on it! I can help if needed!

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Nice to know you've done this a few times. I've been getting a nasty misfire on cylinder 2 for a few days now. My plugs were changed about 20,000 miles ago, I guess it's time to change it again.
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      04-23-2011, 01:32 PM   #1261
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anyone know of any good interior shops? im thinking of changing the interior of my car the OEM Coral red leather instead of my plain black leather.
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Nice to know you've done this a few times. I've been getting a nasty misfire on cylinder 2 for a few days now. My plugs were changed about 20,000 miles ago, I guess it's time to change it again.
It could be a coil pack, easiest way to diagnose is to switch a coil pack. For example, CP 1 w/ CP 2, if misfire moves to cyl 1, you know it's the CP.
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It could be a coil pack, easiest way to diagnose is to switch a coil pack. For example, CP 1 w/ CP 2, if misfire moves to cyl 1, you know it's the CP.
Ian, are coil packs simple to swap, or will I need some specialized tools etc?
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Ian, are coil packs simple to swap, or will I need some specialized tools etc?
Nope, veny easy. Remove engine cowl, remove engine cover, unclip the top of the coil pack and pull out wire, then just pull it straight up. I'll show ya if you want.
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Houston's best annual meet.
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Hey guys, Its been a while since i've posted here...But ive been driving my brothers Subaru Legacy Spec B

Buttt.....My e90 is still at home and is in need of a new front bumper. Pre-Lci e90 Jet Black. Stock or M-tech would be ideal.

If anyone has one for sale or knows a reasonably priced paint shop, Please let me know
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Unbelievable video Ian!!! Were you at any of these meets?
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Ian if you come back telling me you know some of these guys.... I am making a trip to TX with you next time you go home!!!!!!!!
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Ian if you come back telling me you know some of these guys.... I am making a trip to TX with you next time you go home!!!!!!!!
I don't know any of the UGR guys personally, but have been to the event a couple times! There's also http://www.texasmile.net/ <-- can youtube videos from it. Amazing!

Anyone going to the meet CnC meet/cruise this week?
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Nope, veny easy. Remove engine cowl, remove engine cover, unclip the top of the coil pack and pull out wire, then just pull it straight up. I'll show ya if you want.
I might have to take you up on that offer, maybe do the CDV delete at the same time if you haven't done that yet...
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I don't believe I told any of you, but the finish on my ASA's was quickly deteriorating last year and pretty much my only solution other than buying new wheels was to powder coat them.

I chose the more cost effective way and got them powder coated. I also chose to do away with the chrome lip as I never really liked it to begin with. I originally wanted to do a gunmetal gray but I was driving myself crazy looking through brochures trying to find the exact color, shine etc.. I ended up going conservative and got them powdered a silver/very light gray color

The only thing I'm waiting for are the replacement rivets for the fake 2 piece One picture is using flash, the other is not. Cost was extremely reasonable at about $45 per wheel, and quality is superb!
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I don't know any of the UGR guys personally, but have been to the event a couple times! There's also http://www.texasmile.net/ <-- can youtube videos from it. Amazing!

Anyone going to the meet CnC meet/cruise this week?
I may take a trip out, unsure yet.
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wheels look great man!
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I may take a trip out, unsure yet.
Ok, well let me know. I'm going to head out there around 9:30/10:00.
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hey ian , since you got dropped on coils, did you get a wheel alignment yet? if so where?
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