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    1. Thread: Seat Noise Fix

      by ion
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      Seat Noise Fix

      There's a TNN citing the whiplash protection system as the reason for some customers complaining of a seat clicking/popping sound. The fix should be covered under warranty and involves placing a...
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      Dude, it's so easy. The first time is tough...

      Dude, it's so easy. The first time is tough (especially if you have an -07), but once you know what tools to use it's a piece of cake. The 08+ models have wing bolts on the filter cover. If you have...
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      I only use Royal Purple in my car. Here are the...

      I only use Royal Purple in my car. Here are the numbers from one of my driving logs, the oil has about 4000 miles on it:

      Engine coolant: 47-93C
      External air temperature on that day: 25C
      ...
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      You may need to grab the firmware update tool...

      You may need to grab the firmware update tool from 2010D (if you already have a newer version installed make sure you uninstall it), then grab the firmware *file* from 2010B...
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      I'm beginning to think Forgestars are the best...

      I'm beginning to think Forgestars are the best option... I don't want something that's butt ugly.

      If you can find me a site that lists wheel weights and bolt patterns, I can write some code to...
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      You should've waited for the owner to show up,...

      You should've waited for the owner to show up, walked up to him all surprised and been like, "Dude, nice Volvo!"
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      I hate to say I told you so, but... I just did :p...

      I hate to say I told you so, but... I just did :p

      Option 1 - Test drive a used S40 to reset what you think normal brakes should feel like (for all we know your old brakes could have been operating...
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      While I'm at it... The top 10 lightest wheels...

      While I'm at it...

      The top 10 lightest wheels of 17x8.5 size, with weights from 13.6-15.9 lbs are:
      'J''s Racing PR 6'
      'Starform Real Racing Model II'
      'Racing Hart CP-035R'
      'Starform Real...
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      I took a look at the wheel weights over on...

      I took a look at the wheel weights over on http://www.measurespeed.com/.

      The top 10 lightest wheels of 17x8 size, with weights from 12.9-14.7 lbs are:
      'Dymag Motorsport'
      'RAC Monolites RS110'...
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      Lightest wheels available?

      I'm having a hard time finding lightweight and decent looking 5x108 17x7.5 or 17x8 wheels. Do you guys have any suggestions? I'm looking for stuff <= 18lbs.
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      This?...

      This?
      http://i742.photobucket.com/albums/xx69/ion_swedespeed/claw_tool.png

      9997162 doesn't seem to be valid, maybe I'm missing something.
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      You need a J2534 device (e.g., Volvo DiCE) and...

      You need a J2534 device (e.g., Volvo DiCE) and VIDA (https://www.volvotechinfo.com/index.cfm?event=info.vida.thisIsVida).

      If you're in Maryland, I have one. Otherwise, see...
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      Alignment isn't really affected by your wheels,...

      Alignment isn't really affected by your wheels, you're fine.
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      You should not be able to get a stiff pedal with...

      You should not be able to get a stiff pedal with the engine running like you can with the engine off, because a stiff pedal indicates that the car is losing its ability to assist your braking. The...
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      Dude... your brakes are fine and your pump is...

      Dude... your brakes are fine and your pump is fine.

      You simply aren't used to the new style of brake pads that you installed. Your pedal travel is perfectly normal, that's what I've experienced...
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      It's a "California doesn't allow you to modify...

      It's a "California doesn't allow you to modify your car" thing, right? Not a "I can't pass the smog test" thing in the typical sense? In a fully functioning car I don't think modifying your intake...
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      At operating temperatures, 10W30 has the same...

      At operating temperatures, 10W30 has the same viscosity as 5W30. The number after the W indicates this. The number before the W indicates the viscosity of the fluid at cold temperatures.
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      Rear camber arms: http://amzn.com/B0010DLIKW ...

      Rear camber arms: http://amzn.com/B0010DLIKW

      Depending on how much you lowered the car, the fronts might still be within spec.
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      I have the 27mm Racing Beat rear sway bar, Eibach...

      I have the 27mm Racing Beat rear sway bar, Eibach lowering springs, Koni FSD shocks and struts with Ground Control firm bump stops, and slightly lighter than stock wheels.

      I'm still running some...
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      Hate em'. One guy in a Miata thought it was...

      Hate em'. One guy in a Miata thought it was faster to take the 2 second penalty and smash through the pointer cone.

      One (of the many) mistakes I think I made was to leave the car in manual...
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      I autocrossed my car as well. ...

      I autocrossed my car as well.


      http://youtu.be/zLZGUtZaneA
    22. You might be able to have those sheared threads...

      You might be able to have those sheared threads drilled out and a double-sided screw inserted. With the right tools you could probably even do it yourself, simply hack saw off the remaining thread,...
    23. Daaaaayyyyyyyyuuuuuuuummmmmm! I feel your pain! ...

      Daaaaayyyyyyyyuuuuuuuummmmmm! I feel your pain!

      I added torque specs to the main post. I believe 115Nm is the "lower shock mount bolt" and 25Nm is "shock rod bolt" (might want to double check...
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      While there are four separate lines to each...

      While there are four separate lines to each caliper, these lines are not independent. These four lines are connected to the brake control module, which has two circuits. The first circuit is...
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      Audi R18...

      Audi R18...
    26. Thread: "Parking" lights

      by ion
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      DRLs should be mandatory in the US. Just because...

      DRLs should be mandatory in the US. Just because it's daytime doesn't mean there's light everywhere, as daim pointed out. Whenever there are massive rain/thunder storms, I feel like 1 out of every 10...
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      Your brake pads came with instructions, read...

      Your brake pads came with instructions, read them. The bedding procedure is specific to the pads you purchased.
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      As everyone already mentioned, don't bother...

      As everyone already mentioned, don't bother replacing the rear mounts. You also most likely don't need to bother with the front strut mounts (it's just a solid chunk of material with holes). You...
    29. Thread: alternator

      by ion
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      By warmed up, are you referring to how the engine...

      By warmed up, are you referring to how the engine revs slightly when you start the car before slowing to normal idle?
    30. Thread: "Parking" lights

      by ion
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      See:...

      See: https://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?173197-So-there-is-no-way-to-trick-the-system-to-have-the-lights-off-on-the-off-position&p=1893549&viewfull=1#post1893549



      It's illegal to drive...
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