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Your rubber is grinding against the front wheel well liner - there is a plastic area there your tire grinds against on full lock because you upsized your wheels. Solution - take a heat gun and warm up the area where the tire grinds, then push it out a bit. Don't overheat as it easily melts. Here:


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Usually, there are 2 types of valve cover gaskets - rubber and cork. RTV should not be used with rubber gaskets. For cork ones, I will sometimes cover the gasket in RTV. Put the gasket on a box, put some RTV on your finger and wipe a thin layer on each side. This will allow it to bond to the cylinder head and valve cover, but will not be thick enough to ...


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I'm not a fan of RTV Others that are professional and hobbyists don't agree with me but, some do. I just don't use RTV, it's like duct tape to me. I get a physiological reaction to the acronym. I feel it has it's uses in very rare cases. Why don't I like RTV? Because if use too much it can create a bead inside of the motor and then eventually break ...


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It turns out that the plastic end of the cable that connects the gear stick to the transmission broke, so the cable was loose. I had to unmount the plastic covers around the gear shift to find the problem. Our mechanic friend suggested a home built solution instead of having to replace the full cable, which would have required a lot more involvement. The ...



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