Ownership Verified: 2012 Fiat 500 - The Mexican Wart

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Nice as in, the buttons for unlock and stuff aren't mushed into being unrecognizable.
Ah well, I know nothing of these keys but from what I know, you might be able to swap the shell. Possibly.

 

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Ah well, I know nothing of these keys but from what I know, you might be able to swap the shell. Possibly.


Did the rubber swap, alles gut. Insurance describes it as a Make: Chrysler Model: Fiat 500
 

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The Universal Trailer Wheel Bearing™ we sell, that fits most smallish trailers, are for some reason SKF branded and made in Brazil. According to the label it fits various Autolatina products.

The worst I've seen was Mercedes and Lada on the same box once.
 

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Not my picture, but it was just like this one:
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The real question is do the anti-foreign Mopar fans go ape shit when they see Italian brands on their parts or go around telling everyone that Mopar parts are so good they use them in Europe (no matter where they're actually made)?
 

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The real question is do the anti-foreign Mopar fans go ape shit when they see Italian brands on their parts or go around telling everyone that Mopar parts are so good they use them in Europe (no matter where they're actually made)?
I wondered the same.

MURICA...I mean, Mexico?
 

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"Mobile Home Sq Ft", "Certificate of Title of a Vehicle". Two things you reaaaaaaallly don't expect to see together.
clearly meant for Alabama.....
 

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"Mobile Home Sq Ft", "Certificate of Title of a Vehicle". Two things you reaaaaaaallly don't expect to see together.

You judging Cousin Eddy?

clearly meant for Alabama.....

Or Illinois, theres um.... not much when you go west or south.
 

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So few weeks ago I decided to check the tires on it a bit closer and the results of that visual inspection showed that maybe I should I get new tires. What spurred this was I had so little grip despite having a decent level of tread and being *gasp* all seasons, they weren’t even good on dry pavement. Some Kuhmo tire that gets less than favorable reviews on the ‘net.

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So for less than $95 per tire as the brand and model I chose were on close out online and seemingly nobody has the size in stock locally, I ordered from TireRack for the first time.

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After the worn tie-rod is replaced will tires go on and an alignment will be done today. Shops are super quiet right now and I was surprised that calling on Wednesday afternoon meant Thursday and Friday were open at any time I wanted.
 

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2016. Not horribly old...
Yeah not very old and it's not like you live in a hot climate that would cause them to crack.

Speaking of cracks, you need to clean around the car's butthole. No, not the exhaust, the area beyond the hatch seal :p .
 

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Yeah not very old and it's not like you live in a hot climate that would cause them to crack.

Speaking of cracks, you need to clean around the car's butthole. No, not the exhaust, the area beyond the hatch seal :p .

No, but we do get stupid hot summers that are typically in the mid 30C in late June-August... They're not dry, but still. This car does not have a spare tire, there's no place for one. I don't want to have to deal with a blown tire because I wanted to be cheap.
 
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