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I guess this fits under what I did to my cruze today..
Today I ran my diesel cruze down the front straight at summit point watching my speed hit 110 with the hard right coming up in less than 200 feet... And my instructor still yelling don't let up.. talk about pucker factor..
 

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I have a 2014 diesel .. I wasn't that bad.. it was easier when I took the battery out though
It took myself and a buddy 4 hours on a lift. If I do them again, it's getting a separate, better cooler.
 

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I got my Cruze not too long ago and I felt like the L in LT just wasn’t there. This is what I started upgrading 😎


LED Headlights
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Low Beams

High Beams
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LED Interior Lights
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LED Trunk Light Strip
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Some items in there for reference.
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Much more to come!! I’ll post up the links to what I got in case anyone is interested in “upgrading” as well.
Also, is there a build thread/section where I can post my “build” progress?

LED Headlight Combo: https://amzn.to/32jOB4Q
Interior LED Bulbs: https://amzn.to/32pfPGZ
Trunk LED Strip: https://amzn.to/2OUA5gM
 

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Did some mild off roading up to the back pasture of the farm. Got the clutch nice and toasty getting up the hill at the end. imaging about a very lumpy (cow path some years ago) grade of about 55-62%. So I needed a couple goes at it using all the suspension travel these cars posses.

Then the bad... I bounced through a corner out on the gravel roads of the back country. Came in to hot and tight, rotated the car to try and use the low shoulder to rail through the turn and got pulled into the ditch. Bounced once with a helical sway, and, in that moment when the **** in your car is floating, I was thinking hell no this girl isn't rolling. Then the second bounce to level the car out oh the fun.

Knackered the rim most likely pinched the side wall, and blew the radiator supports clean off. And it still runs.

Going to be an expensive Monday
 

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Did some mild off roading up to the back pasture of the farm. Got the clutch nice and toasty getting up the hill at the end. imaging about a very lumpy (cow path some years ago) grade of about 55-62%. So I needed a couple goes at it using all the suspension travel these cars posses.

Then the bad... I bounced through a corner out on the gravel roads of the back country. Came in to hot and tight, rotated the car to try and use the low shoulder to rail through the turn and got pulled into the ditch. Bounced once with a helical sway, and, in that moment when the **** in your car is floating, I was thinking hell no this girl isn't rolling. Then the second bounce to level the car out oh the fun.

Knackered the rim most likely pinched the side wall, and blew the radiator supports clean off. And it still runs.

Going to be an expensive Monday
At first I thought I was reading the "What did you do to your Jeep today" thread on another forum 😂
 

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I got my Cruze not too long ago and I felt like the L in LT just wasn’t there. This is what I started upgrading 😎


LED Headlights
View attachment 291716
Low Beams

High Beams
View attachment 291717

LED Interior Lights
View attachment 291718

LED Trunk Light Strip
View attachment 291721
Some items in there for reference.
View attachment 291719

Much more to come!! I’ll post up the links to what I got in case anyone is interested in “upgrading” as well.
Also, is there a build thread/section where I can post my “build” progress?

LED Headlight Combo: https://amzn.to/32jOB4Q
Interior LED Bulbs: https://amzn.to/32pfPGZ
Trunk LED Strip: https://amzn.to/2OUA5gM
Here's a quick vid on what these small upgrades look like. No DIY vid as I figured most will know how to change these simple items.

 

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Replaced my drain plug gasket because it sounded so fun (this was after swapping the wheels and tires on my brother's '01 Mustang GT, then checking the front UCA bolts to make sure those stayed tight, greasing the rear LCA rear bushings (fronts are sphericals, as are the UCA fronts), tightening the exhaust connections at the H-pipe, then trying to adjust his window to no avail, then pulling up the sill plates to get the carpet pulled up a bit to install a new floormat anchor, so we could install his new Lloyd Mat floormats).

At least it seems conclusive that the gasket was the source of that leak.





Gonna feel this all in the morning. :LOL:
 

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Just quick detail job. Still looking pretty good for being 10 years old !
 

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Post what you did to er and maybe even a picture to accompany it.

Today I just washed it and did a quick wax job. It was pretty dirty from about 5 commutes to work!
I traced down a misfire in cylinder 2. Came down to some wiring issues to the fuel injector connector. Gotta go buy one now.
 

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Well didnt get to do anything to mine but Carbon wrapped a co workers Emblems for him. helped him confirm he needs a new VC gasket and probably a cruze kit. Hooked up the used Autocal I picked up and working on trying to figure out the dashboard layout for logging
 

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This morning i replaced both Tie Rod ends, both drop links, 2 new tyres...........now to find the source of the constant clunky rattle from the front end when going over the slightest bumps.
Convinced its suspension related, doesn't disappear under braking
 

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Had planned on taking the snow tires off today but...
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ended up digging it out instead.
Still need to track down a replacement antenna.
 

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Is that safe?
Safe??? I'm driving this car way beyond what it's supposed to be .. lol.. all kidding aside.. the brake pads I'm sure of. I just need to have a lot of cycles of my wheels back and forth to make sure something isn't bound up or a stress point I didn't see before with the ducts the mounts are solid and won't go anywhere the hose routing us the only unknown. At regular speeds I should find a problem before it becomes an issue. I just check for rub marks on quick short trips and listen for odd rubbing sounds. Track speeds will have a lot less warning.
 

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I activated my OnStar.😐
It's a free trial, soooo...
 

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Finally got around to installing a silicone boost gauge line. Had a rubber one that was flimsy and I think leaking a bit.
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