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by gangaskan
Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: I miss my SVT Contour...
Replies: 15
Views: 6061

I just don't see it why the love for this car (Contour SVT)? It just doesn't jump out at me screaming WOW WAY COOL. C- Rock partially it was cool cuz she was my first. secondly; it was cool in the late 90's when other american sedans were completely lame (buic regal and pontiac grand-am)... The SVT...
by gangaskan
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: $2000> Car?
Replies: 8
Views: 3442

imports? (aka bmw's mercedes)


i bet you can pick one up for 2g's chances are it wont be maintained well though :roll:


what about a zx2 escort? alot of my friends say those are rock solid, even pretty decent gas mielage.
by gangaskan
Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: My Cousin Guibo
Replies: 5
Views: 1742

i had the same thing happen, i saw the chunk! yikes ...



luckily i should be getting my replacement today or tomorrow.
by gangaskan
Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: which grounds to check?
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

its possible, i could always do some work on it. i have ton of wire i can use.
by gangaskan
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:58 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: which grounds to check?
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

this is going to sound funky. too many twists in the cable! :shock: buzzed off all the rust with a stone and a really small engraving bit (this rocked for that!) still did it :evil: i looked at the wire and said hum, wonder if i make the cables flat instead of twisted and well ... its holding up gre...
by gangaskan
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:08 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: which grounds to check?
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

Ed Lijewski wrote:With corrosino alreasdy there, might be simpler to just get another tail light bulb module--from Merkur Parts Midwest, e.g.

YMMV 8)

yeah, i'm already thinking that, but it will only take a few minutes to buzz off that rust and see ;) i can always get one if that fails.
by gangaskan
Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: which grounds to check?
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

which grounds to check?

having electrical ninja's :/ happens on drivers tail light problem: turn signal without break applied, works great! however, with brake applied i get some odd happenings. first of all, my signal light turns a light shade of green, my drivers tail glows dim, but the pass is fine. i looked at the bulb...
by gangaskan
Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Looking for a GOOD E6 Exhaust Manifold.
Replies: 1
Views: 1160

Re: Looking for a GOOD E6 Exhaust Manifold.

Wolf wrote:Where can I find One???
Let me know, Please.
Thank you,
Wolf
try emailing blugg or merkur depot


blugg@msn.com or merkurdriver@juno.com


found mine on ebay, but they had it blasted and painted :)
by gangaskan
Fri Sep 10, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Anyone in ohio.....I need some help
Replies: 15
Views: 4823

Did you pay w/ paypal? Pretty easy to file a claim if so. I did use paypal which I thought would cover me , but they told me that I am SOL because when I paid using their fancy iPhone app, which doesn't ask if it was for goods or not and because it wasn't specifically flagged for goods and even wit...
by gangaskan
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: getting ready for the winter
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

Not sure, but it's pretty simple. It's helpful to have a buddy, but you can do it yourself. What you want to do is pull the relay for the fuel pump, disconnect the charge piping from the throttle body and remove all of your spark plugs. Thread the compression tester hand tight into cylinder #1, flo...
by gangaskan
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: getting ready for the winter
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

White would be coolant or condensation. Blue would be oil indicating possible bad valve stem seals. The coolant burning could be either from the turbo going or a head gasket on it's way. Do a compression test to verify. test instructions are in the service manual right? never done one before :shock:
by gangaskan
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: getting ready for the winter
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

getting ready for the winter

so my xr is my daily in the winter and i want to get it ready (so it wont break down as much or if any at all :roll: few things i'm going to be doing in the future and is there anything in particular i should pay close attention too? set base idle (complete TPS set at .94 volts) check fluids -- tran...
by gangaskan
Mon Jun 21, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: A/C clutch rebuild kit
Replies: 0
Views: 923

A/C clutch rebuild kit

anyone have any experience in rebuilding the clutch? i am going to need a new field coil for the most part.

where can i get a clutch rebuild for an affordable price? or perhaps a used AC unit that has a working coil i can rip out :P its my daily
by gangaskan
Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:17 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Fender liners
Replies: 19
Views: 9782

may have to pick some up :)
by gangaskan
Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Trying to find a car I used to have
Replies: 3
Views: 2285

your best bet is to use carfax, it will tell you at least where the car was last registered at.