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Discussion Starter #43
Been awhile... and I have put a ton of work on the car to ... freshen it up a bit this year, 2014.

First up, K&N Upgrade



Old vs New



Reason, Mud has ripped the old filter open



The SURE Element Shield is awesome though... I had put it on after the damage was done, so the tear inside didn't expand or really degraded.

 

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Engine Bay Make Over



Nasty remnants from the last paintjob



After lots of sanding and prep work



It doesn't stop there







Results...much better.



 

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Take a step forward... you end up taking two steps back...

Anyway, got a flashing CEL when it poured on the highway... it was loud and it really felt a three banger... missing one cylinder. Got home and idled with no more CEL, but man, it really felt wierd...

Dealership couldn't see a CEL code, so they checked the coils.. turns out 2nd was already dead... and 4th was just about to..





Silver lining, i finally learned how to get the engine cover off...

 

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Man, what a week...of repairs

All 4 Ignition Coils
Both front control arms broken

Still to do, valve cover gasket
Inner and Outer Tie Rod (Passenger side)

Rear driver side coilover shocks are leaking, and the front driver side shocks are doing 'twang' clunking noises when i steer...

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Been awhile

Sorry to the last post, never got to answer it. (The switch was just drilled in)

Anyway, Coilovers are gone... in with all German Suspension Technology



Bilstein's B8 Sport Shocks all around
H&R Sport Lowering Springs

Installation





 
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