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The neighborhood Karen came over, Do you have to run this on a Saturday. 🖕🖕🖕
I’m so grateful for good neighbors (1/4 mile each way). One is big into diesels and race boats, the other races Super Stock at the local speedway….
We’re not ignorant revving at 2am, but we definitely make some noise.
 

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Cheap drilled rotors....
Should we start a poll on miles till they crack?
Well, I understand the risks of crappy D&S rotors cracking, but considering the miles I put on/yr (less than 2K) and the kind of driving I do (street), I'm not going to install $500 rotors. So, we'll see how they perform over time. Plus, I'm a cheap old bastard.
 

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Well, I understand the risks of crappy D&S rotors cracking, but considering the miles I put on/yr (less than 2K) and the kind of driving I do (street), I'm not going to install $500 rotors. So, we'll see how they perform over time. Plus, I'm a cheap old bastard.
Napa premiums aren't expensive and work. Sure they aren't blingy, but they won't fail
 

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Well, I understand the risks of crappy D&S rotors cracking, but considering the miles I put on/yr (less than 2K) and the kind of driving I do (street), I'm not going to install $500 rotors. So, we'll see how they perform over time. Plus, I'm a cheap old bastard.
I only drive mine 1000 to 2000 per year. Depends on the weather. Don't drive in the rain, winter is below freezing, or the summer if above 100. And we're getting a lot of above 100's this year. We had 63 in 2011. Haven't had any 100 since July 2020. But they're here now. We're over 20 so far, with another ten at least, ahead.
 

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Napa premiums aren't expensive and work. Sure they aren't blingy, but they won't fail
How can rotors be "blingy?" Calipers, yes, but rotors?
 

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Dad passed away on July 6th he l my Lightning he actually co signed for me in 06 when I got it.
He would always tell me when I pay off my home I’ll give you money for the heads lol RIP Dad

deeply Missed and The Lightning is just parked btw
 

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My sincere condolences. My father and I wrenched on dozens of cars since I was a child, my Lightning was the last thing we worked on together…
They’re always with us.
 

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My sincere condolences. My father and I wrenched on dozens of cars since I was a child, my Lightning was the last thing we worked on together…
They’re always with us.
Thanks Brother I will build it once I can recoup some money but for now and forever the Lightning will be here.
 

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I started to flush my IC fluid. I guess the strait tap water mixed with the little bit of old coolant and it has a bad smell to it. I used car wash with a little Dawn.

I also moved one IC hose in a better location. I need to google and see how the wiring harness fits on the valve cover bolts. I thought I saved the pics but I cant find them.
 

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