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Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Mar 18, 2023 9:30 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 289 ¦  Views: 90784

well well- the accounting / office girl quit on monday? the boss isnt sure as she is not answering his phone calls or text messages... my son is fairly computer / pc savvy- he went on the computer and was doing some maintenance / file clean-up / organizing incoming emails into separate folders, acco...

Re: Wheel sizes stock.

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Mar 18, 2023 8:59 am ¦  Forum: Suspension ¦  Topic: Wheel sizes stock. ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 34

a gti will need 14′ wheels to clear the front brake calipers. gt cars may have the smaller front calipers , like a vert, and 13′' wheels will fit.

Re: 92 Black GT

 by blueturbofly ¦  Thu Mar 09, 2023 8:01 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 92 Black GT ¦  Replies: 389 ¦  Views: 289762

I remember whiteline didnt want to sell me bushings for my metro- because it was a metro, not a swift. same car, different options. I did the rear lca bushings in whiteline, along with aluminum rods on the rear- removed the stock stamped steel ones- handles a lot better on the rear. no more ''rear s...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Mar 04, 2023 9:51 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 398 ¦  Views: 276459

well the tire shop repaired the tire for free. nice.

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Feb 26, 2023 10:49 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 289 ¦  Views: 90784

majority of these jobs want you to have your own tools. i would have to spend almost $20k to ''update'' my tools , so i can work on the new stuff. :-o there are alot of things that have changed in the last 4 years when it comes to working on brand- new vehicles and heavy equipment. alot of electroni...

Re: Bandit 94 Red GT

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Feb 26, 2023 10:28 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: Bandit 94 Red GT ¦  Replies: 25 ¦  Views: 3857

costco (at least in canada) is known for poor quality gas. 2 exact same trips, on tank full of shell gas, the other trip a full tank of costco gas-the shell gas went almost 100 km further than the costco gas. people use costco gas in their small engines, and i see a higher percentage of clogged jets...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Feb 26, 2023 10:17 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 398 ¦  Views: 276459

try reversing up the hill, these cars have more traction in reverse... one of my almost new snow tires picked up a nail near the crown, had a flat at work the other day. filled with air and went home, thought it was a bead leak- ( aluminum wheels)but nope- need to remove from wheel to repair. 4 x 4....

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Tue Feb 21, 2023 8:21 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 398 ¦  Views: 276459

installed better snow tires. changed a bad headlamp ballast. vacuumed the interior. left it parked inside so its ready for the cold and snow-again

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Feb 20, 2023 11:28 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 289 ¦  Views: 90784

more from the shit show- boss called me yesterday, told me he is bringing the old parts guy , and his brother, in for today to help catch up on stuff....for just one day? Today is a provincial holiday- nobody else is open, even mail and ups/ fedex are closed.... the old, inferior, inept parts guy, a...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Feb 19, 2023 10:58 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 289 ¦  Views: 90784

thanks guys ! just puttering all week-end on stuff, keeping my mind and hands busy- i dont know what to expect come tuesday. :-o had a call back about the one job- $85 ~ $95k per year, benefits, dental, pension plan.... and this other workplace is only 5 minutes away from where i work currently- nic...

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92 Black GT

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Wheel sizes stock.

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Bandit 94 Red GT

I just used the fuse into the diagnostic location […]

new job

:-o Whoaaaw what a story. Happy weekend :laugh: