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Had BJs rotate the 2012 yokohamas and pull a nail/fix a slow leak.
Tomorrow's a big day with 2014 getting a v3.4 fixkit and new radiator fan guts. I will be put to the test getting the fan done considering the transmission oil lines and bumper cover. New stuff for me
I'm going to install a v3.4 kit soon. But I was unable to find a installation video to help. Do you have one?
 

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Did probably the last handwash for the year on this one - and also applied some System X Renew after washing and drying. Should extend the life of the System X ceramic coating that went on at the end of last year when repairs were finished - supposedly, at least.

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looked into a "Spec" aluminum flywheel and stage 1 clutch... 1500 bucks to my country... still comparable to going with a OEM dual mass flywheel.

until then I gotta go easy with my paint shaker
 

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Drove mine for the first time in months. Picked up oil change supplies, then ran her through the car wash. Got home and changed the oil after a year, but only 900 miles. Wanted to start working on shocks and snow tires, but it was getting dark so I decided that can wait until tomorrow.
 

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Was going to do shocks when I did my snow tires, but mother nature had other plans, so the snow tires went on today. Shocks will just have to wait for spring.
 

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Had BJs rotate the 2012 yokohamas and pull a nail/fix a slow leak.
Tomorrow's a big day with 2014 getting a v3.4 fixkit and new radiator fan guts. I will be put to the test getting the fan done considering the transmission oil lines and bumper cover. New stuff for me
Update, had to switch gears on the gm fan guts as the shroud in the 2014 is aftermarket so the bolt pattern was too large for the gm motor/blade. Had to get a Duralast and also had to modify the shroud to fit. Bad brand pia. Fixkit is waiting for next daughter visit because of extra fan install time and I know I'll be doing the fan job again...
Learned lots about the autom trans oil cooler setup by searching the forum. Not so bad if you follow directions. fyi dorman trans line connector that I had to buy on a Sunday (with the rad fan) was no good. Had to chase the very burred aluminum threads or it would have cross threaded into the trans cooler(inside the radiator) and really caused an issue. Then I bought 2 Gm connectors from the dealer on Monday...same issue, crappy burred threads, identical aluminum item. I'm hoping the gm internal 0 ring is sturdier and will have a tighter fit on the cooler line.
I was pleased with my diassembly efforts with bumper cover etc. fyi no need to use force when removing the b cover. Just use a small tool to release the tabs gently.
Both 2012 and 2014 Cruzes have been a positive diy repair learning experience. If you follow good advice and use gm parts, good results are the reward.
Will update. Dave
 

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**** went out for a session of on/off ramping and fractured the exhaust repair after the second cat, before the first muffler.

Sounds like I'm down 4 cylinders... And first gear isn't too drive able. Sounds nice on idle other than the shake between firing
 

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