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Where have you been smurf ? and now you want to sticky his thread , when in all likely hood Danny will . now why have you not posted up with me boys ?
 

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Today, I had to clay bar again and wax because, like a doofus, yesterday I parked under a tree at the gym that was dropping some sort of things about the size of an M&M. Except that they contained sap rather than melt in your mouth not in your hand chocolate. Oh, well, it looks nice again but there were spots of sap all over it.

Keeps me off the streets, I guess.
 

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Whoops. If there is another like this my apologies. I got this idea from another forum, it's been active for years and people still post.

I'm an idiot anyway. I went to gap the plugs and realized that I didn't have the proper plug gapper at my house I only had the checker. So, I tried to gap them the "tricky" way. Needless to say I bent an electrode a little bit on one of the spark plugs and of course none of the local stores have them. Ordered one off ebay. It's not bad at all but alas I don't want to take any chances. Going to grab my right gapper and do it properly instead of half assing it (I knew better too)
 

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I ran my GPS power wire into the dash and down through the center console behind the access panel at the driver's foot well. Burnt my hand on two metal pipes in there (have no idea what they are for, but they are hot as **** even after the car being parked for a few hours!)
 

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The two metal pumps are used to supply the heater core and basically are your cabin heat.
 

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The two metal pumps are used to supply the heater core and basically are your cabin heat.
Makes sense. I meant to look into this and forgot.

They are VERY close to the driver's side access panel, and get extremely hot. I'm wondering how that plastic is going to hold up in the long run.
 

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I ran my GPS power wire into the dash and down through the center console behind the access panel at the driver's foot well. Burnt my hand on two metal pipes in there (have no idea what they are for, but they are hot as **** even after the car being parked for a few hours!)
I also dropped a quarter and it hit my shift handle while in PARK and slid down the plastic sheath covering the shifter slot and towards the cup holders, but disappeared in the crack at the bottom of the shifter slot before I could grab it. It sounded like it hit the floor underneath the shift assembly but inside of the center console, but I couldn't find it.

Is there anything in there that the quarter could cause a problem with?
 

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I washed my car for about 2 hours...then I let it dry for a few hours afterwards, then came back out to the garage where my cruze is 90% of the time and cleaned the inside and outside windows again. The front and back window really needed it again because of that **** film that gets back on there after awhile. I haven't cleaned the inside windows for about a month...so that gives you some room to do the insides lol. That's if you use a good quality glass cleaner and towels like what I use. I use Detailers Pro Series Krystal Vision Glass Cleaner and waffle weave glass towels. These two combos are perfect together lol. Sundays plans for my car consists of cleaning and polishing my wheels, and cleaning the inside out. (Atleast finish it. Practically have dusting and vaccuming to do). Monday, since I have the day off for labor day, im doing my final inspection stuff.( Shine the paint with my favorite detailer Meguiars ultimate quik wax, and re clean the windows on the outside). Maaaaaan my car is going to look spotless again hahaha. I love it when my most prized possession is looking its best =]=]=]
 

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I should park mine in his Garage say like once a week or so , then I would not have to work on IT .....................
 

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Update - so I was fed up with the rear license plate and frame rattling every time I closed the trunk on my Cruze-sounded so cheap. I ordered two dynamat license plate kits (w/o frames) one for my Cruze and one for my GTO. Did the mod and now rattle gone. Paid about 10 bucks total for the two kits. Tomorrow at 9am will be rotating tires, adding 10 mm aluminum wheel spacers and resetting TPMS.
 

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Bought some exhaust wrap and locking ties today. Going to see if wrapping the Injen CAI will do anything in terms of the engine/engine bay heating up the metal intake tubing, and therefore heating what cold air I get from the fog lamp hole/wheel well. I also ordered a Hella supertone horn kit that should be here by the end of the week for install, and I'm ordering wheel spacers tomorrow. This could turn out to be one fun weekend.
 

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Fixed my trunk release button with nothing but a mini flat head screw driver ;P

I took apart the switch and removed the two contact pieces. I then scrapped the dirt and grime off with the flat head and reassembled the switch and like magic it works again.

My switch has been out for almost a year. Hahaha


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Yeah finally figured out this floating tablet , It now Posts Links for Masses . Now to get the IT in his Garage to get that dutiful detailed cleaning . Pencil Erasers work well on Electrical Contacts , T.
 

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I'm glad this thread is taking off. My wife drove it today and dropped my MPG average grrr
 
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