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07-12-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Funny you brought this topic up. My neighbor came...

Funny you brought this topic up. My neighbor came to me after finding mice droppings in their car (MDX) asking if I had any tricks to helping them get the buggers gone. Fast forward 2 weeks mice...
07-06-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 755
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Ask them what it means. We wouldnt know how they...

Ask them what it means. We wouldnt know how they interpret "servicing the brakes". It could mean lubing the guide pins, could mean bleeding the lines, could mean rebuilding the calipers, could mean...
06-06-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Could also be the impact was also enough to tweak...

Could also be the impact was also enough to tweak the hinges thereby allowing for the misalignment. If this was prepped and installed by a shop have them resolve it
05-08-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By 08KBP_VA

OP - Sounds like you found out the perils buying...

OP - Sounds like you found out the perils buying a car sight unseen. Strong lesson learned. For the sharkfin I dont have one is yours ripped off? Would there not be a hole? For the transponders I...
03-02-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By 08KBP_VA

So to be clear are you talking about the "pod"...

So to be clear are you talking about the "pod" near the windshield? If so I had same issue with mine flickering and such popped it out and re-soldered all joints and all good. I am not the only one...
Forum: Wash & Wax
02-21-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By 08KBP_VA

My guy is well established and that of course was...

My guy is well established and that of course was not for Modesta which is one of the higher end coatings. He has done his share of Ferraris, Ford GT's, Lambos, Bentleys and the like. Prices for...
Forum: Car Talk
02-20-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,552
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Thats stupid. Glad i dont live there OP - I...

Thats stupid. Glad i dont live there

OP - I looked at that pic again it might be a moot point regardless but that core support looks tweaked to me but I have to say the BMW looks like it faired...
Forum: Wash & Wax
02-20-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By 08KBP_VA

The reason being the material/product you used...

The reason being the material/product you used were likely "fillers" and covering the defects in the paint and once it rains or car is washed...magically all the swirls etc reappear. Paint correction...
Forum: Car Talk
02-20-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,552
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Not sure what that means totally since VA is not...

Not sure what that means totally since VA is not but I thought no fault dealt with injury payments and loss of work not property damage. In any event you should just give a ring to then and to check...
Forum: Wash & Wax
02-07-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By 08KBP_VA

I didnt read as mobile since he said he was...

I didnt read as mobile since he said he was taking to a detailer. But if in fact its mobile then price kinda makes sense as just a wash
Forum: Wash & Wax
02-07-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By 08KBP_VA

There are products that can produce the temp...

There are products that can produce the temp results you look for Im sure but I wouldnt use them any more than I would use any other snake oil that folks are buying to stop leaks and other negative...
02-06-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,015
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Ok then Im really confused if thats the diagnosis...

Ok then Im really confused if thats the diagnosis then whats the point in having Costco clean anything and verify the leak on your next oil change? Just change that gasket!
02-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,015
Posted By 08KBP_VA

I stick with proven leader Mobil 1. The oil...

I stick with proven leader Mobil 1. The oil debate has been covered ad nauseum on many forums and I presume here as well but havent confirmed.

Usually all upsides with full synthetic oil with...
01-26-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By 08KBP_VA

BMW has been doing red for a long time as have a...

BMW has been doing red for a long time as have a few other brands. I finally snagged a new vehicle with red interior it is striking to say the least and an amazing combo with silver exterior....
01-24-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,190
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Your right up til the last 3 digits, they...

Your right up til the last 3 digits, they determine paint code if your buying it prepainted not sure if what your showing is a blank from Acura. For instance mine is CGP 08F10-SJA-221.

OP - in...
12-28-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By 08KBP_VA

I keep my cars on tenders that seems to have...

I keep my cars on tenders that seems to have prolonged the life of all my batterys esp on the juice hogs like TL and RL.
12-18-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,015
Posted By 08KBP_VA

The best way to see if valve covers are leaking...

The best way to see if valve covers are leaking is to look at plug wells if theres oil in wells or on the plug your gaskets are leaking. Just did this job on my x5 and looked dry until I popped the...
12-18-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,015
Posted By 08KBP_VA

https://dz310nzuyimx0.cloudfront.net/strapr1/267d8...

https://dz310nzuyimx0.cloudfront.net/strapr1/267d82d3372c8d885da3f945050a27d1/4739d740eb25e45072b394a59617d527.gif

Its #8 and #10 on the above..the gaskets that is. #3 and #7 are actual...
12-15-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Kick your second friend to curb he is wrong....

Kick your second friend to curb he is wrong. Better to keep the original components? Really? Its not like theyre replacing an engine its a wearable part, that argument doesnt hold water. Ask him will...
12-15-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By 08KBP_VA

My understanding from this is he's looking for...

My understanding from this is he's looking for vehicles that are close enough for folks locally can either vouch for dealer or do quick drive by if theres interest so not sure his location is...
12-14-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By 08KBP_VA

This shows me there is no end to the endless...

This shows me there is no end to the endless hacks out there claiming to be mechanics. Not even sure its worth having him explain that further but im curious what he did a pressure test on to provide...
12-06-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Thank Vert...dont think its worth it. Was more of...

Thank Vert...dont think its worth it. Was more of an observation on my part. Thanks guys for the responses.
12-05-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By 08KBP_VA

^agreed...juice aint worth the squeeze

^agreed...juice aint worth the squeeze
Forum: Wash & Wax
11-22-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By 08KBP_VA

OP - you abilities are limited with this one but...

OP - you abilities are limited with this one but good job putting the lipstick on the pig

This is nothing compared to what I was in on Sunday. I have seen a lot, even folks living in their cars...
11-21-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Think this will help you identify the appropriate...

Think this will help you identify the appropriate hardware you need
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11-21-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,256
Posted By 08KBP_VA

With the questions and attention it usually...

With the questions and attention it usually causes and the regular ask if its for sale its not going anywhere plus for the price what can you really replace it with? The original owner traded it on...
11-17-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Didnt know you planned to flip it. Personally if...

Didnt know you planned to flip it. Personally if thats what your thinking of doin not sure how much youd clear thats a pretty good amount of work that you might be better served driving as is and...
11-16-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By 08KBP_VA

This would be my approach: 1. Get a PPI, in...

This would be my approach:

1. Get a PPI, in your case a POST Purchase Inspection since sounds like you didnt do a PRE Purchase one. I would stay away from dealer and take to a trusted Indy to...
11-14-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Is it like holographic?

Is it like holographic?
10-04-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Most of my cars sit for months at a time with...

Most of my cars sit for months at a time with only a cover and battery tender. I think only 4-5mo you should be fine esp since it will also be in a garage make sure of course the parking brake is not...
09-18-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By 08KBP_VA

I thought I recall a similar post and it pointed...

I thought I recall a similar post and it pointed to the battery cables.
09-15-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By 08KBP_VA

A few of my early cars had lights and were...

A few of my early cars had lights and were virtually useless as Justn says; too dim to do anything and always in the wrong place. First thing I always did was yank the bulbs and toss in a flashlight....
Forum: Wash & Wax
08-31-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By 08KBP_VA

It lasts quite a while as I have dedicated shop...

It lasts quite a while as I have dedicated shop vac for water/shop stuff, this is wet dry vac as well. I got the item as a gift with extra bags and including the kit below.

Thoi - I wanted the...
08-30-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,180
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Good choice. I got my 2nd Gen TLS from a local...

Good choice. I got my 2nd Gen TLS from a local Infiniti dealer where guy traded it for same model.
Forum: Wash & Wax
08-30-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By 08KBP_VA

I got the Home Depot version bags are readily...

I got the Home Depot version bags are readily available not sure where my brother got car attachments package for it. Not sure what he paid since was xmas gift.
Forum: Wash & Wax
08-29-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,574
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Product used is only as good as process. If your...

Product used is only as good as process. If your not using 2 bucket method to wash and such product doesnt matter.
Forum: Wash & Wax
08-29-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,560
Posted By 08KBP_VA

I also have a version of the same as noted its a...

I also have a version of the same as noted its a shop vac as well with car vacuum kit includes longer hose, and some attachments. Best thing ever got as xmas gift. There are tons of other vacs out...
08-22-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,180
Posted By 08KBP_VA

If you have the intent to buy it back and fix it...

If you have the intent to buy it back and fix it the cost benefit isnt there anymore with the new valuation. In my situation I was unable to rebuild due to the extent of the damage I could not get a...
08-18-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,180
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Appraisers mission is to limit the cost outlay....

Appraisers mission is to limit the cost outlay. They prey on the fact the consumer is unaware so he may be doing half ass job by the customer but Im sure he's doing right by his company's bottom...
08-17-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By 08KBP_VA

Swap the belts when doing TBelt. Mine was...

Swap the belts when doing TBelt. Mine was included when doing that service might want to check that in price quote. My TL has only few more miles than yours and I have not changed my plugs. On my...
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