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Jackarino
YacCity
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join:2006-12-28
Allendale, NJ
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What did you do to your automobile today?

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Lets see how this thread works out. Someone would post what they did to their car, truck, etc.

I put new Ford badges on my Ranger
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Lurch77
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join:2001-11-22
Oconto, WI
kudos:4
I'd love to play the game, but all I did today was drive my vehicles.


Mospaw
My socks don't match.
Hawaiian Jellyfish
join:2001-01-08
Mile High
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Just the opposite here. I let my Flex sit in the driveway. It did get a bath and a full tank of gas Friday night.

sk1939
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join:2010-10-23
Mclean, VA
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reply to Jackarino
Filled gas, took it to the car wash, vacuumed it out, and put the floor mats through the washing machine.


Caddyroger
Premium
join:2001-06-11
To the west
reply to Jackarino
Installed a delay unit for the aux outlet so it can charge my phone.
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Grumpy
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join:2001-07-28
NW CT
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reply to Jackarino
New front shocks, new front sway bar bushings, new fuel filler neck. No torch on hand, and so the sawsall rendered the shock tops. Broke down and bought new saw blades just for the occasion. Well worth the $12 spent. One of the old shocks was just along for the ride- zero dampening. Can't wait to roll with the new parts on my 150 mile 'round trip commute. One section of the commute is a bumpy curvy old NY State Parkway. Looking forward to cornering in a vehicle that doesn't handle like a shopping cart on pharmaceutical hallucinogens.

Vehicle in question - a 2000 GMC Sonoma, 134K on it. The miniscule 2.2 liter engine is still tight, and will give me 25 to 27 MPG. 5 speed manual tranny and rear end both received a Mobil synth change out a year or so ago. (Non LSD application)

Hope to turn at least 200k with it. Will have to get underneath with some rusty metal paint come Spring.

The crossmembers that support the pickup bed - I don't think GM could have used a lighter gauge steel unless they had opted to make them from super market tin foil. They're not looking too healthy from their salt exposure.


Jackarino
YacCity
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join:2006-12-28
Allendale, NJ
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reply to Jackarino
Got my truck washed


Cryptic24
Go Stewie Go Stewie It's Your Birthday
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join:2002-12-17
Corry, PA
reply to Jackarino
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Applied pinstripe and then added chrome strips to the grille to give it a better look.


Vamp
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MD
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Probably doesn't really count because it's not in the car yet, but got rear cover / main seal back on engine and new pan/gasket late last night.
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Anonymous_
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rinsed it off. since it was covered in dust.


nunya
LXI 483
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join:2000-12-23
O Fallon, MO
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reply to Jackarino
I installed a dashcam and spent a shit-ton of money on gas today.


Grimm

join:2011-05-23

1 recommendation

reply to Jackarino
Got divebombed by every fu*king bird in the county...

Also, my black car is now yellow.
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Jackarino
YacCity
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join:2006-12-28
Allendale, NJ
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reply to Jackarino
Put another badge on my truck


Grumpy
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NW CT

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reply to Grumpy
Last night did my first 150 mile commute on the new front shocks and sway bar bushings.
Report: Ahhhhhh - that's better.


CylonRed
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join:2000-07-06
Bloom County
reply to Jackarino
Changed the oil in both cars - the BMW and the Honda minivan. I also rotated the tires on the BMW (side to side) and washed the wheels.
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Brian

"It drops into your stomach like a Abrams's tank.... driven by Rosanne Barr..." A. Bourdain


TheHarvester
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join:2006-08-25
Dana Point, CA
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reply to Jackarino
Realized how dirty my truck is and thought...I hope a detailer is at the shop Monday.
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jmacd27
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join:2001-05-13
Toronto, ON
reply to Jackarino
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Gave my ride a wash today.

rody_44
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join:2004-02-20
Quakertown, PA

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reply to Jackarino
Opened the trunk to put a new case of beer in it at the distributor.


Bruschi
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join:2001-04-16
Cape Cod
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reply to Jackarino
Gave the pair of turbos in my Audi a workout today!
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ilikeme
I live in a van down by the river.
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join:2002-08-27
Sugar Land, TX
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reply to Jackarino
Gave the 2012 CR-V a full tank of Exxon regular after running some errands. Driving it back to the Dallas area from Houston tomorrow afternoon.

Beezel

join:2008-12-15
Las Vegas, NV
Washed both of them.


jester121
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join:2003-08-09
Lake Zurich, IL
reply to Jackarino
Hit a new high mark for MPG in the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, this is about 50 miles into this tank of gas:




The commute in (13 miles) was also a personal best, 50.9 mpg according to the trip odometer.

I think temps in the 60s may be the sweet spot, though I haven't driven in hot weather with it. In the cold it has to run the engine for the first few miles to work the heater, even if the battery is fully charged.


Phoneman63

join:2001-02-22
Hauppauge, NY
reply to Jackarino
Flushed the cooling system and then changed the ATF in my daughters 2004 Honda Accord LX. Then washed hers, mine and the wife's car.
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"Leave the gun, take the cannoli"

sk1939
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join:2010-10-23
Mclean, VA
kudos:10
reply to Jackarino
Looked at the sticker on my windshield and saw that I'm about 6 miles over. Not an issue since I last got it changed about 4000 miles ago, on an interval of 4500-7000 miles.


pcdebb
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Brandon, FL
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shiny rims before work


mjhouser
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join:2001-10-06

1 recommendation

said by pcdebb:

shiny rims before work

My kind of girl.


Jackarino
YacCity
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Allendale, NJ
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reply to pcdebb
looks good!


Jackarino
YacCity
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Allendale, NJ
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reply to Jackarino
Changed the oil using Valvoline Full Syn in my Ranger and used a Motorcraft oil filter
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sk1939
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join:2010-10-23
Mclean, VA
kudos:10
reply to Jackarino
Got an oil change at 9900 miles, and just put on another 700.


Gomez
ha ha, charade you are
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join:2001-02-21
Atlanta, GA

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reply to Jackarino
Inspection for registration tomorrow, registration this week, redo tinting this week, detailing next weekend, if the weather is good..

"What did you do to your automobile today?"

Today was all about driving it, and driving it where it's fun.







It was an absolute blast.
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