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ecuconnection 01-12-2008 12:22 AM

How is your car doing?
 
Just checking up on everyone and wondering how the car's are doing

Me = Paint bubbles, Rust, driveline hum and a off centre muffler

looks like its gona be a great summer for paint codes and bondo

What was the make of that paint you used Jason?

everlast 01-12-2008 01:30 PM

POR-15 for the rust: http://www.canada-por15.com/
Paint match from a place on Laperiere. I can get the name if you want; I know it to see it but don't remember it off hand. I'll go get my list of shit to fix on the cars and make you jealous. :)

ecuconnection 01-12-2008 01:34 PM

atleast you do a wicked job ... mine are allways half ass .... how is that theatre room coming along in the basement?

everlast 01-12-2008 01:46 PM

got the first coat of mud all done, but determined that I want to drywall the ceiling instead of drop ceiling in the 'landing area' at the bottom of the stair, which means redoing some electrical and putting on strapping, etc. :/

the e34 went well, except for the one section I was worried about.. the front door. I couldn't really get to apply the POR to both side or even one side well, and it bubbled again. I think I'm going to drill a hole in the back of the door at the front and coat that mother in oil.

everlast 01-12-2008 01:46 PM

Here's my lists:

e34 to do
fix highway speed wander (with magic or something, since I can't find the problem)
loosen steering box
recheck leaking diff
inspect, record and oil rust spots (that aren't due for repair)
repair sunroof, perhaps headliner. see here
fix fuel consump meter here
krown
OBC computer bulb replacement
remove dash console and replace lights
install rear brake pads / rotors
solder adapter to radio
fix trim pieces on dvd radio
install radio
mount screen?
steam clean interior / trunk
replace cracked shift boot

30 to do
oil inside rockers
locate all rust spots, record them, oil them
POR license lights
remove bezzle and mount gtech pro
acquire / find plug that fits gtech pro
hardwire gtech pro to switched power
fix washer level indicator
remove rims and scrub tar from them
replace muffler.. stebro?
check for vacuum leaks with propane
determine why brake line light is on (suspect rear connector)
install new 1.2watt bulb in headlight switch area
fix / replace headlight switch plastic
investigate shifter knocking sound when cold (guibo?)
examine front rotors for warping
remove risers from seats, use loctite, reinstall
install black door pods
install new fenders, paint fenders, spare trunk & rear wing
solder o2 sensor plug
install wideband o2 sensor
tap thermostat housing
get gm cts and ats
install gm sensors
rewire injector loom
install megasquirt
install high flow injectors
tune
finish notching manifolds
determine if I want to turbo or supercharge (i have both already)


Oh.. and then there are the 2 street bikes, 2 dirt bike and 2 pocket bikes.

aziz 01-12-2008 02:44 PM

broken cv joint, broken bumper, waiting for parts, driving a rental, sucks.

Eviltwin1 01-12-2008 03:55 PM

my cousin Ellias put a huuuuge and I mean HUGE Lebanese flag sticker on da' hood of his Acura Vigor.

so when he croozes da beeshe's kno where he from!

ecuconnection 01-12-2008 04:31 PM

I feel better now :)

328IScreamer 01-12-2008 05:08 PM

this thread makes me feel a bit better
got a list ahead of me for the summer
fix rust on quarter panel
new hood
tires
trim
mats
new 4 channel amp
arm rest re-wrapped or new on in better condition
then all the other regualr spring stuff like engine shampoo and a crazy detailing job done by myself

Trekz 01-12-2008 05:58 PM

going to repaint the car and get ride of some surface rust, and make the interior look mint :)

everlast 01-12-2008 08:54 PM

For all you nerds out there:

http://www.basecamphq.com/

I use the free version to keep "to do" lists and project manage everything I have on the go. Very handy. That way I don't settle in to fix the car and find I forgot to get the parts, or neglect that one thing that I always put off, etc.

chromius 01-13-2008 02:15 AM

Holy crap Jay...those are some serious lists!:eek:

Myself, this winter the power steering pump grenaded on me, and the driveshaft took a shit. Upcoming for the summer:
Valley pan gasket
CCV
Valve cover gaskets
Shocks
Front lip install
Water pump, Rad, hoses (preventative)

I think that's about it, then it should be perfect until something else breaks.*shiner*

everlast 01-13-2008 02:17 AM

You should see all the items I've marked as complete!

chromius 01-13-2008 02:29 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by everlast (Post 1097818)
You should see all the items I've marked as complete!

haha...I'm amazed you even have time to go to work.:D

Jamil20 01-13-2008 09:23 AM

Only need a new windshield now to get back to where I was before winter. Also need some new side molding clips, reaim my headlights by taking them apart, and of course, fix my leaking AC condenser round 2. Probably should order the Nylog now.


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