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    rabenne liked mitsubishikid's post in the thread 50 State DSM Sticker.

    Smog techs don't really care about the under-hood stickers too much, they should be able to look up all the info they need to inspect your car at the stations, if your car is not a CA emissions... See more

    Nov 17, 2019 at 5:40 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread 50 State DSM Sticker.

    Have you checked your DMV website (or whatever they call it there) to see if its age gives it an exemption? I know Cali rules suck, but its worth looking into. See more

    Nov 17, 2019 at 2:21 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread 50 State DSM Sticker.

    What is it that you are trying to figure out? *Cars sold NEW in the US were either Federal or California emissions standards. If it was sold in California when it was new it was almost certainly... See more

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:08 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread *NEW* IC-7 Haltech display dash pre-order!.

    right, so not compatible with DSM ecus. thanks See more

    Nov 17, 2019 at 10:32 AM
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    rabenne replied to the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    So today I noticed that about half of the clear coat on the hood has water between it and the paint. It is strange as can be. Certainly a sign that some poor rework was done at some point. If I... See more

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:31 AM
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    rabenne liked BLACK'98DSM's post in the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    Parts car my a$$! This thing is way more clean than mine was when I bought it! Pull the fenders, mask the car with 3M spark protector, cut out those little rust patches, replace them with ones... See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 4:44 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    It depends on the underside and how far gone it all is. I think that truly goes for both recent purchases. If these are too far gone to save, they will both be part outs. If one is clean... See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 4:42 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    Getting anxious when I look out the garage. 4 DSMs, 1 Honda CRZ, and my Fun50. I did some flipping around of cars today. Got my silver car parked as far as I could get to one side. I really need... See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 3:33 PM
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    rabenne liked tk106's post in the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    Lol. Nice! That’s a lot of bolts Will. See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 3:24 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    It has strut tower rust on both sides. Knowing that going in I am expecting more rust, but did not bother looking for it when buying it because the price had me either way. The engine purrs... See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 1:09 PM
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    rabenne attached a file to the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    First log. WOW - this thing is stock as can be for settings. 3rd copy of link V3!! See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 11:53 AM
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    rabenne liked tk106's post in the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    This one looks cleannnnnn! :thumb: See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 11:35 AM
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    rabenne replied to the thread rabenne's DSM #4.

    Looks can be deceiving! See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 11:35 AM
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    rabenne replied to the thread rabenne's "project unknown".

    Check out DSM #4 in my vehicle profiles! Holy crap I have a lot lot lot of work to do. See more

    Nov 16, 2019 at 12:42 AM
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    rabenne posted a new thread.

    rabenne's DSM #4

    rabenne submitted a new DSM Profile : rabenne's "DSM #4" Read more about this vehicle here... See more

    Forum: DSM Build Journals

    Nov 16, 2019 at 12:35 AM
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    rabenne posted a new DSM profile.

    Street Build rabenne's DSM #4

    Category: 2G DSM

    Nov 16, 2019 at 12:35 AM
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    rabenne replied to the thread 420A Dropping trans from the bottom.

    I would say you do extra work when it makes the work you are doing significantly less difficult. Those are all valid concerns, so I get your line of thinking either way. In the past I have always... See more

    Nov 15, 2019 at 3:41 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread 420A Dropping trans from the bottom.

    May I ask why you are trying to avoid it? If @silvreclips says hes pulling the engine out first anyway. Why not just pull them together? See more

    Nov 15, 2019 at 3:18 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread 420A Dropping trans from the bottom.

    Can you pull the motor and trans together on the 420a cars like you can on FWD 4g63s? See more

    Nov 15, 2019 at 3:09 PM
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    rabenne replied to the thread Solomon's RS.

    +2 on wideband. " " +1 on volts gauge. See more

    Nov 15, 2019 at 12:08 PM
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