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Old 04-01-19, 03:52 AM   #1171
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So I got the car back last week. Gas tank issues are not fixed yet as they wanted to let the tank drain down a bit more before dropping it to replace the vent valves.

In the mean time however, I did get a new cylinder 3 coil pack, new spark plugs and a new O2/AFR sensor in the up-pipe. Basically the hesitation/misfiring started with the cyl 3 coil pack (so we think). It wasn't firing properly so the cylinder was misfiring, eroded the spark plug electrode almost completely, and was spewing gas into the exhaust which threw off the AFR plug. All while causing the AFR plug to think I'm running rich and pulling fueling back, and actually making the car run lean...

So now, that is fixed and the car is driving good again, I just need to get the tank vent valves replaced. Or just keep driving the car with less than half tank

In the mean time however, I scored a sweet DAMD wheel for the car on the formerly known as Beverly Hills Copt FB page. Now its Top Shelf Waffle or something, not real sure what happened there. Either way, I won the raffle and got some sweet JDM goodness! Wifi at work is killing picture uploads, so I'll have to upload a pic later. Or you could just check out my IG, for those who havent already.
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Old 04-01-19, 12:16 PM   #1172
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Yeah, second time he ran random number generator my number came up, the third time for real it was you. Again congratulations.
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Old 04-01-19, 12:25 PM   #1173
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Yeah, I wasn't sure why he did it multiple times except to maybe prove hes not faking it or something.
Thanks tho, that was really exciting to win! This has been a real want for a long time but could never justify (probably like most of us).
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Old 04-03-19, 11:07 AM   #1174
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DAMD Wheel pics:
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Old 05-09-19, 06:14 AM   #1175
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Nice! I want a DAMD wheel but can't justify the price lol
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Nice! I want a DAMD wheel but can't justify the price lol
I'm in the same boat with you. Only reason I have one now is from winning the raffle on the Top Shelf and Rare Parts page
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I'm in the same boat with you. Only reason I have one now is from winning the raffle on the Top Shelf and Rare Parts page
That was you! You bastard. lol

Did you do one a while ago or recently? I only bought one raffle recently.
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Old 05-09-19, 08:08 AM   #1178
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Haha yeah. Me and one other guy. Darryl was close with getting his number pulled on a practice draw, but missed in the real-deal.

It was like a month ago or so. I bought two raffles thinking most folks were doing so, and it gave me a 1/20 chance of winning. Also, my winning number was the second one I picked, so its a good thing I got both... haha Super lucky, I feel like I never win anything so this was pretty sweet!
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Nice looking wheel and a lucky draw.

Goes well with the rest of the car.

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That was you! You bastard. lol
Not hating, but agree ^^^^.

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