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    06-29-2022, 10:42 PM
    I had already wrote most of the prior reply before I saw this. Best guess on the needle and/or seat is there's some design deficiency. No debris...
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    06-29-2022, 10:37 PM
    Studied the float, needle, and hardware. It was definitely all together correctly. Couldn't make any sense of the problem so just swapped the...
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    06-29-2022, 03:38 PM
    It's definitely a colour that had to grow on me, but I like it quite a bit now. I like the thicker pile carpeting and the 84- door layout as you...
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    06-29-2022, 11:07 AM
    I have a camping trip coming up with a date to be determined on fairly short notice; currently the poll in the group chat for that shows that...
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    06-28-2022, 07:57 PM
    Unfortunately, that cornering lamp socket did not survive the efforts to try to get the grease out. The positive contact broke off (was probably most...
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    06-27-2022, 10:11 PM
    Oil changed. I didn't realize this at first, but it only had about 20km on it. However, it was totally black with a gasoline sheen on the surface,...
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    06-26-2022, 09:02 PM
    Uh...right. So I arrived at 5pm to the store with hours posted till 9pm to find it very completely closed with not even a sole lingering staff...
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    06-24-2022, 10:22 PM
    Today, I called a conveniently-located O'Reilly location in Detroit and had them order the pump (Precision M23064) from their warehouse so it'll be...
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    06-23-2022, 10:47 PM
    The new float is still floating in the jar, so that's good. I pulled the fuel pump off, which is a fumbly and mildly frustrating task considering...
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    06-21-2022, 03:11 PM
    Manual seats have only one adjustment for the seat bottom, which is sliding forward or back. There is no height adjustment and therefore there is no...
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    06-21-2022, 02:00 PM
    The manual version is downright uncomfortable. It does not provide for any sort of upright seating position and you are basically forced to sit in...
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    06-21-2022, 01:45 PM
    My 83 has the same seats as Maisa, but without power, and they feel very awkwardly high. I would expect power adjustment to let you get them down...
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    06-20-2022, 10:49 PM
    Of the two, the carb and the fuel pump, the one which I have not previously messed with is the carb. It got a new fuel pump in 2013 or 14 due to an...
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    06-20-2022, 08:47 AM
    Well done. I love it when this sort of thing has some back-story. My examples of cars that I saw for years before I bought them, as if they waited...
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    06-20-2022, 08:42 AM
    Carb + car that sits for years in between uses + past discovery that the tank must be stored full or it will rust + possibility that ethanol-mixed...
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    06-19-2022, 10:08 PM
    If it felt like this project fell flat on its face, it's because it did. Now that the Focus is out of my hair, I've returned my focus (heh) to...
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    06-17-2022, 10:21 PM
    6/07 Tires 6/09 Alignment 6/15 Oil Spray Finally, the day has come! We got the new insurance policy started up today, and took it off of...
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    06-09-2022, 11:04 PM
    I mean, if they were being sold at a new tire price, I sure wouldn't buy tires this old. But they're used tires, sold at a price appropriate for used...
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    06-09-2022, 09:18 PM
    Tires! Correction: $320 plus tax, balanced and installed, so $361.60 out the door cash. I ended up going with this option and they were...
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    06-06-2022, 12:08 PM
    The bumper cover did go back on sort of nicely-ish. I'm pretty sure some stuff is tweaked from minor past collision damage. It fits better than...
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  • kishy's Avatar
    06-04-2022, 12:02 PM
    Last night, I set about tackling these two items: Rear bumper cover fitment issue Paint a couple spots that need it - involves the bumper cover...
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