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Unread 10-04-2010, 07:31 PM   #21
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Eww at those rims though
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I digging the Custom hood latch it was a great mod and so much better then hood pins. At least the windshield is ok.
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Ahaha, bungee cords.
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Ahaha, bungee cords.
They worked well to get it from my house to the storage shed.

I have the hood and hinges bent back into shape and back on the car. The hood sits nearly the way it did before, with the exception of the upper edges being tweaked. So I am happily driving the 240 again.

I also packed my exhaust with steel wool, which my dad suggested as it was the trick he used on his exhaust when he was younger, and it works very well.
All I had to do was stuff a bunch in and wrap some wires through the holes in the side of the tip to hold it in.

The tone is now very comfortable and I have a much lower chance of being pulled over for the exhaust.
It only has to last until my replacement exhaust arrives sometime this week hopefully, then I'm selling this setup on CL.
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I have the O.E spec cat back exhaust installed on the car now. I went with the quietest exhaust I possibly could, which ended up being the walker quiet flow fx. I can rev the car up to 5k RPM's and the exhaust is as quiet as the old straight pipe at idle.

It's about 10 times quieter than even my jeep is. I really like that I don't have to worry about shifting under 2k around town anymore. No more worrying about cops driving near me either.
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I go real easy on the throttle when there's a cop around me and i have to accelerate...
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I just got back from milwaukee with a new hood, front bumper, and driver's side fender for the 240. I will post up some pics after I have them painted and installed on the car.

Oh, and popeye's chicken is amazing. That is all.
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Ditto on popeyes I miss home.
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I have the rear seats removed, as well as a decent chunk of the rear sound deadening. I'm not totally sure If I'm going to keep the seats out though as it does look a bit over the top to most people.

I also have my steel front bumper removed for some tweaking as it was bent and mis-aligned. Not sure if that will go back in or not either.

Oh and does anyone know how to fix a loose rear hatch? Mine bounces up and down a tiny bit over bumps and makes a ton of noise. I looked for some sort of adjustment but couldn't find any.

Next I am hoping to remove all of the A/C components, install my taurus E-Fan, and get a factory nissan shifter. My aftermarket shifter sucks.
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Usually either the latching mechanism can be adjusted or the hook at the actual mounting location.
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