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by mjrpaine
Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Sell/Buyer Feedback
Topic: Nerox
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Re: Nerox

Feedback for: Nerox
You in the transaction(seller or buyer): Buyer
Feedback Rating: +1
What: power folding mirrors
Comments on the transaction: awesome to deal with. Fast communication and shipping. Hell ... I got this faster from England then most things bought here in the US.
by mjrpaine
Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: License plate relocator.
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

I'm going to make mine pretty soon. I don't want to drill into the bumper like that does. I am going to go from the back of the crash bar thru the right side opening and out so it doesn't touch the bumper.
by mjrpaine
Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:24 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: Front end clunk (did a search)
Replies: 20
Views: 2312

I had the same issue with my 05 sxt. I changed EVERYTHING in the front. Did a new steering rack, complete LCA with everything installed, top hats, struts, still didn't fix it ... so I sold it to my ex and bought an srt4. Problem solved !!!
by mjrpaine
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: what to do ... brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 664

Like is put on the op ... I have brand new oem cables. So its was new cables, pads, rotors, e-brake pads. Completely adjusted as far as I can without them rubbing while going down the road. BUT ... when I first put them in I adjust them that far and let them rub ... then when I use the e-brake ... i...
by mjrpaine
Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: what to do ... brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 664

The deal I got was all the pads including e-brake and the rotors. From my use of them over the past almost 2 years ... they have worked quite well. A lot better then any set from the parts store. So I won't complain about them. Just didn't know of there was a bbk or anything reasonably priced that w...
by mjrpaine
Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: what to do ... brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 664

what to do ... brakes

Ok ... 05 srt. I changed all the rotors and pads last year. Drilled and slotted rotors and ceramic pads all around. Also new ceramic e-brake pads. Since I have owned the car, the e-brake hasn't worked. I bought OEM cables and installed them also with the new brakes. I have adjusted them to the point...
by mjrpaine
Sun May 18, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: I know our Neons are still running but the end is coming....
Replies: 55
Views: 3965

Idk if its just me ... but I'm not overly fond of the look of the dart. I guess I am glad I work at a body shop. I just recently dropped to basic insurance on my neon just to keep it registered. It currently has no fenders, front bumper, headlights, antenna, or the factory side skirts on it. I had 2...
by mjrpaine
Sun May 04, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: company coming ...
Replies: 4
Views: 363

So ... yesterday we went to the Rockefeller center ... went to the top of the observation deck. Then went to the Nintendo World store there so he could get his kids a couple things. After that we drove to Jersey City and took the ferry to Liberty Island and saw the Statue of Liberty. We had the Pede...
by mjrpaine
Thu May 01, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: company coming ...
Replies: 4
Views: 363

company coming ...

So ... I went to Germany almost 2 years ago. I got to meet a couple people from this site over there ... and I had a blast. Now ... one of them is coming here. Germaneon is flying in to Boston on Friday night. I am thrilled to get to spend a couple days with him. Then he is heading out to the Grand ...
by mjrpaine
Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

Ok so its been about 5 months since I did an update ... time for another one. Plus I updated the original post. I have since bought the wife (we got married Feb. 23) a 1997 Grand Caravan with 200K on it for $450 ... did an axle seal and it runs great. So she is happy. I bought myself a 2006 Ram 1500...
by mjrpaine
Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Plasti dipping my entire car.
Replies: 22
Views: 2732

I just came across this post ... The shop I work at does plastic dip ... for a correct, complete dip on a car ... it takes about 3 gallons ... 4 for a mini van or SUV. Average price depending on wether its a solid color or if you want a pearl on top ... runs between $600 and $1000. It takes 3 days t...
by mjrpaine
Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Boogers made of bondo
Replies: 7
Views: 472

Careful with the bondo dust ... it is flammable ... don't blow your nose near an open flame ...
by mjrpaine
Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Cars For SALE
Topic: 05 srt4 for sale (sold)
Replies: 14
Views: 14010

If you were closer I'd make an offer ... I see lots of parts to use and sell ... but I can't see myself driving almost 7 hours to get it ... damn ...
by mjrpaine
Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:37 pm
Forum: Sell/Buyer Feedback
Topic: z3roneo Feedback +55
Replies: 68
Views: 18489

Feedback For: z3roneo
You in the transaction(seller or buyer): Buyer
Feedback Rating: + 1
Comments on the transaction: Great to deal with. Quick responses. Item just as described and shipped fast. Thanks !!!
by mjrpaine
Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Street Outlaws
Replies: 6
Views: 434

I've watched a few videos of farm truck since the show started ... but I can't figure out how people still fall for their tricks ... lol.
by mjrpaine
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: FORGETTING A WOMAN/ MOVING ON
Replies: 41
Views: 1734

Well ... I will give my .02 ... April of 2012 the job I was working at told me they were sending me to Germany for 3 weeks ... the girl I had been with for almost 5 years ended up breaking up with me and moved in with some other guy within a week. Just because she couldn't deal with me being gone fo...
by mjrpaine
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Street Outlaws
Replies: 6
Views: 434

That's cool ... I just thought it was great to see a srt on that show. I get a kick out of watching it ... even tho I know a lot of it is fake. But I like watching the races.
by mjrpaine
Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Street Outlaws
Replies: 6
Views: 434

Street Outlaws

Ok .. so I am kinda into this show on Discovery. Well I was watching an episode tonight ... (repeat) ... but noticed that the "farm truck" was eyeballing a mustang to race on the street. Well ... in the group of people they were talking to trying to find out who owned the mustang ... there was a guy...
by mjrpaine
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy birthday mjrpaine!
Replies: 6
Views: 413

I'm glad it was in a parking lot too ... but why couldn't it have happened in my driveway ... ugh.

So ... it was $85 for the tow, $25 for the part, and tomorrow is $70 for the front end alignment. $180 total ... gee ... happy birthday to me ...

Anyone wanna buy an SRT ?
by mjrpaine
Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy birthday mjrpaine!
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Thanks ... But its starting out bad already. On my way into the office ... stopped at Panera for a coffee ... and I go out to leave ... and the car won't more ... or at least it won't turn. Friggen tie rod end popped off. Ugh. Gitta get it towed home later ... the pull it apart and go buy a new one....
by mjrpaine
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Looking at another SRT. Advice/Input please! 35k=190k miles
Replies: 23
Views: 1355

wow ... from 183k miles to 34k miles ... someone had fun swapping the cluster.

But now that op link for the car isn't working ... says its now for sale anymore ...

I must say ... nice catch on that and helping save the op from buying a nightmare.
by mjrpaine
Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

by mjrpaine
Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

I made the comment about the one with the SRT motor in it because there is a video of someone that put one in a van. When I sell it ... since its going to have a brand new paint job and all ... I'm thinking around 7k. Unless someone has a couple grand cash and a good caravan with stow and go seats t...
by mjrpaine
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

so now its time to get new projector lights and finish the whole paint job like I wanted. Then install all the other parts I have bought for it and then sell it. Why not leave it as close to stock as you can to sell it? Adding things just to sell it may not actually help sell it. You may get more f...
by mjrpaine
Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

I didn't say it wasn't kid friendly ...

But when I have 2 teenage daughters ... she has a 3 yr old son in a booster seat ... and now another in the way ... its not big enough ... lol.
by mjrpaine
Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

OMG ... my luck just gets worse every time I turn around. I went and took a test to get my life license for work ... and on the way home ... some IDIOT decided to come into my lane and hit my left front fender, bumper and light. He was sited on the spot from the state trooper. So my insurance is pay...
by mjrpaine
Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:38 am
Forum: New England
Topic: 2GN Fall Meet 2013 *Feeler*
Replies: 55
Views: 5057

Sorry guys ... I wont be making this one. I have a family house warming party to go to that day.
by mjrpaine
Sun Sep 22, 2013 12:35 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: irony or karma ???
Replies: 4
Views: 636

So I have an update on this ... lol apparently this is the guys 3rd engine on an 05 wrx. As I said ... it was hit in the back and the owner told us it needed a new engine. So ... it was $3700 for the engine ... they took it out ... somewhat ... lol. they had to pry the motor away from the tranny to ...
by mjrpaine
Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:49 am
Forum: Progress/Project Log
Topic: My turn
Replies: 30
Views: 2613

Wow ... can't believe its been soooo long since I posted here. Well I will carry over the pics of my car later to show the damageto her now ... then as I repair her ... I will update photos thru it. I am going to put the fiberglass fenders on the front and the grill insert into the front bumper. I a...
by mjrpaine
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: irony or karma ???
Replies: 4
Views: 636

irony or karma ???

So as I sit here at work wishing I was fixing my car ...

I am stuck working on a wrx ...

I have to fix the rear bumper, trunk, and spoiler ...

While the mechanic has to change the engine that was supposedly blown when someone hit the back of his car while parked in the driveway ... :rofl:

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