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  1. jibduh

    'Loud' keyboard users

    To the mechanical keyboard users of FG! How many of you use a clackity keyboard? I've had experience with buckling springs in the past ((Model M) They're fun!), and have been offered a Cherry blue keyboard for a decent price. I figure it should be good for working on my typing, but at the same...
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    Idling

    I'm just started getting bombarded by ad campaign going on for people to turn off their engines rather than idling. This got me thinking about my own notions of flushing coolant on a hot engine, 40 mpg cars and starter wear and tear. How much of this meshes with or goes against your accepted...
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    Apartment life

    Saw this ?Plymouth? sitting in front of a friend's apartment. It looked a rather sad filling with water and abandoned vehicle tags. And something else. outside of the apartment. Awesome and simple enough that I NEED ONE. Unfortunately, I didn't take more photos of it. The detail was...
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    Clutch pedal snaps-to ends of travel

    Finally getting back into the TII, and while Felix's doritos on a stick are an issue, I thought this other problem was a bit more interesting: Admittedly, I?m getting in over my head again, so I thought some fact finding might be useful after the fact. The car has apparently been sitting for...
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    What projects have you had to abandon?

    I initially misinterpreted Labcoatguy?s thread asking What cars have you given up on?, and have just given up on my MR2, so with that fresh in my mind, I ask you: Dropping the engine is the preferred method for headgasket replacement in the MR2, with the help of the internet and a few...
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    Why don't more gearheads import cars?

    I might be hitting the wrong search terms since I feel like this would be a more common question... (did hit hanvonaxion's comment for the AU though) I saw a Diahatsu HiJet kei-truck today which reminded me of a conversation with CrazyRussian540 about how cheap a clean eunos roadster from Japan...
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    Half dead brand support (Peugeot in America and international parts compatibility)

    Crossposting from Hooniverse at the behest of someone on the boards with a new grabber green mustang and not a TT...: I find myself in a bit of a limbo. For the brief time that Peugeot was in the states, they left behind a 405 Mi16 that has made it's way into my care. However, I at times find...
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