Monthly Archives: May 2008

It’s Alive!!

It’s alive! After being out of commission for many weeks the hatchback runs again. With the driverside wire tuck out of the way, I installed some new gaskets to alleviate some of the fluid leaks. I tightened some of the … Continue reading

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A True Barn Find

My future brother-in-law called this weekend to tell me about a car that I might be interested in. He said the car has been in a barn for the past 15 years and wasn’t sure of the condition. Sure enough … Continue reading

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Further from stock

750 Miles on the ODO; Comments to follow…

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3rd AutoX (Whitey’s Last Dance)

Well last Sunday was the third event of the 2008 Otto’s Autox series, held at the Boeing Helicopter Plant in Ridley Park. I have to say of all the events so far this season I had the most fun at … Continue reading

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Hatchback Reconstruction

Today i found some time to devote to the hatchback. I began by removing the turbo kit and then did the following: New Oil Pan Gasket New Valve Cover Gasket / Repainted Valve cover Degreased and cleaned the hard to … Continue reading

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3-5 buisness days later

Not surprisingly the car is no longer stock. I recently purchased and installed a set of OEM Suzuki SX4 aluminum pedals! These pedals are beefy aluminum with rubber inserts which provide excellent wet grip. I intended to have these pedals … Continue reading

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New Addition to the Stable: 2008 Suzuki SX4!

So I did the unthinkable last Thursday…I am now the proud owner of a 2008 Suzuki SX4 crossover. After many months of faithfully commuting and enduring many bouts of honda cancer, Whitey will be laid to rest following next Sunday’s … Continue reading

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