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Forum: DIYs 04-02-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,501
Posted By VillageIdiot
I must be one lucky SOB or maybe Jesus loves...

I must be one lucky SOB or maybe Jesus loves me... I have been doing it off and on for 56 months on my Fit and have had a K&N filter as well and all is fine.... It would seem to me that oil blow...
Forum: DIYs 04-01-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,501
Posted By VillageIdiot
You can use a trick employed by off road...

You can use a trick employed by off road motorcyclist for years of using a sticky lubricant like STP to coat the inside surfaces of the air cleaner box.. It will tell you weather you need more...
Forum: Engine 08-18-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,562
Posted By VillageIdiot
I'm at 32000 miles and 49 months of ownership and...

I'm at 32000 miles and 49 months of ownership and have had the battery go dead twice and I am talking zilch power... I think the interior light was the reason both times.... I am considering maybe...
Forum: Engine 08-18-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,562
Posted By VillageIdiot
I wasn't aware that there was metal particles...

I wasn't aware that there was metal particles building up at the bottom.... I have always heard it referred to as sulfation or lead sulfate that built up on the lead plates and broke down and fell to...
Forum: Engine 08-18-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,562
Posted By VillageIdiot
My battery is 48 months old and still cranking......

My battery is 48 months old and still cranking... The battery in the old truck is 6 years old but starting to peter out for some unknown reason.
Forum: DIYs 07-30-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,672
Posted By VillageIdiot
I have also done this using a 3/8" brass air hose...

I have also done this using a 3/8" brass air hose splice which may or may not be a hot idea.. The proximity of the brass fitting to the throttle body was still radiating heat so it is now wrapped...
Forum: DIYs 07-28-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,755
Posted By VillageIdiot
Thanks Claymore.... That is what I am needing.

Thanks Claymore.... That is what I am needing.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 07-25-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,893
Posted By VillageIdiot
If you are full lock on the steering it would...

If you are full lock on the steering it would more than likely be that you are hearing the constant velocity joints binding:eek:.... Just lighten up a little on the wheel in full lock turns and don't...
Forum: The Newbie Forum 07-17-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,396
Posted By VillageIdiot
I have a practical car that is good for over...

I have a practical car that is good for over 30MPG, handles very well, is cheap to insure, runs like a bat out of hell and is a Honda product.... What could I have purchased for the same amount of...
Forum: The Newbie Forum 07-16-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,396
Posted By VillageIdiot
Thanks macbuddy.... I am using 93 octane and 108...

Thanks macbuddy.... I am using 93 octane and 108 Racing octane booster now.... 10 PSI boost, ECU reflash, inter cooler, Megan header all the way to the Aero Turbine 2540i muffler has really changed...
Forum: Exterior & Detailing 07-14-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,120
Posted By VillageIdiot
I guess I am fortunate that my wife had a pretty...

I guess I am fortunate that my wife had a pretty decent GMC pickup when we met and didn't choose to trade it in or sell it when she got the Forester. She lets me drive it when I need haul things to...
Forum: Exterior & Detailing 07-14-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,120
Posted By VillageIdiot
I like the idea of using a platform carrier...

I like the idea of using a platform carrier instead of a roof rack... I'm a big guy but still would find it difficult to place a bike on top of a Fit without something to stand on and since the Fit...
Forum: The Newbie Forum 07-14-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,465
Posted By VillageIdiot
What you said about the fuel light made me...

What you said about the fuel light made me laugh.... On our first vacation trip to Mexico the light came on late at night on US 59 in in the Piney Woods of East Texas and stayed on for over 50 miles...
Forum: Garage - Member's Fit 07-11-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,511
Posted By VillageIdiot
I suppose a 41mm offset wheel would be fine if it...

I suppose a 41mm offset wheel would be fine if it had 6 1/2" rims...... Going light is pretty costly but otherwise there isn't a downside to doing it like there is when going after performance in...
Forum: Exterior & Detailing 07-11-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,120
Posted By VillageIdiot
I learned of the downside of roof racks on a 40...

I learned of the downside of roof racks on a 40 HP Beetle 40 years ago..... Never again!
Forum: Garage - Member's Fit 07-09-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,511
Posted By VillageIdiot
He does autocross and wins with an automatic...

He does autocross and wins with an automatic transmission... If he isn't full tilt on the throttle he is on the brakes full tilt.
Forum: Garage - Member's Fit 07-09-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,511
Posted By VillageIdiot
You are really serious about shedding weight... I...

You are really serious about shedding weight... I have 15X7" wheels with 41mm offset and 195-55 tires and Swift Mach springs... I hear tire contact with a fender on rare occasions when cornering hard...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 07-07-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,714
Posted By VillageIdiot
You can get a turbo charger kit that would...

You can get a turbo charger kit that would provide adequate power to use larger size tires to increase ground clearance for what the Air Runner kit will set you back.... After driving worry free in...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 07-07-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,714
Posted By VillageIdiot
I put a lift kit made by Rancho Suspension on a...

I put a lift kit made by Rancho Suspension on a VW Rabbit pickup and found that the strut cartridges supplied in the kit were destroyed by the heavier longer .... The stock springs can be removed...
Forum: Engine 07-07-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,216
Posted By VillageIdiot
To tell the truth, sody water withdrawal from the...

To tell the truth, sody water withdrawal from the 6 or 8 I consumed over a 4 day period is proving to be worse than a hangover from an overindulgence of alcohol.... My daddy was right, high fructose...
Forum: Engine 07-06-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,216
Posted By VillageIdiot
I took them an hour after your post an hour...

I took them an hour after your post an hour ago.... I have been out of town and don't sleep well unless I am in my own bed so I am hoping to get some sleep. Don't you guys have Coke that is bottled...
Forum: Engine 07-06-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,216
Posted By VillageIdiot
It must have something to do with the younger...

It must have something to do with the younger people discovering the taste difference between Dr. Pepper and Coca Cola made the old fashioned way with pure cane sugar instead of HFCS.... Ethanol is a...
Forum: Garage - Member's Fit 06-30-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,753
Posted By VillageIdiot
There is so much technology that isn't being...

There is so much technology that isn't being utilized that could make a modern internal combustion engine run as clean or cleaner than they do now that it has to be the bottom line that is holding...
Forum: Garage - Member's Fit 06-29-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,753
Posted By VillageIdiot
I have been reading a lot on oil lately and it...

I have been reading a lot on oil lately and it has been a topic of interest to me since I was in the 5th grade.... I first heard of moly as an additive for rebuilt motorcycle engines in the 60s and...
Forum: Exterior & Detailing 06-10-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,813
Posted By VillageIdiot
Well Mike you've got me sold, I have a ding that...

Well Mike you've got me sold, I have a ding that needs to be covered up and I was wondering if it could be done that way.... I told my wife not to park down hill from the front door at Wal-Mart and...
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