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Old 11-11-2014, 12:11 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Old 11-11-2014, 12:23 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Thank you sir. Half tank was highway half city. Running a grill block in these cooler temperatures made a HUGE difference especially on the highway. I was getting 51 mpg @70 mph in lean burn. Warmer temps under the hood and slightly less drag I'm assuming

Driving alertly in the city and coasting in neutral helped as well
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Old 11-13-2014, 02:02 PM   #53 (permalink)
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I had to pull the trigger on new headlights and foglights. They retail for $55+ each so $68 shipped is a steal.

I also ordered a 20 pack of #74 led bulbs to complete the hvac lighting in the civic and camaro

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Old 11-16-2014, 01:04 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Gak, idle air control valve engine code. New part is $166 so it looks like I'll be cleaning out tomorrow
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Old 11-20-2014, 03:20 AM   #55 (permalink)
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Cleaned the iacv out and the car idles a little higher now.

I have had to file a claim with amazon on the seller for the headlights and foglights. They edited their page after my purchase to say just headlights however my purchase history clearly shows them being deceitful

I removed the aftermarket alarm however the power locks still do not work. There is also a relay by the hood release handle which looks oem, however it has a spliced wire that goes to the clutch depression switch. Tried to wire it back up the correct way and the car wouldn't start, so now I'm wondering if the relay is part of the old alarm




This is the relay. Anyone know if it's factory?



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Old 11-30-2014, 09:08 PM   #56 (permalink)
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clean cars! Man I hope to have 40mpg soon! Getting 15 in the supra. BAH. lol.
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Old 03-11-2015, 09:32 AM   #58 (permalink)
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clean cars! Man I hope to have 40mpg soon! Getting 15 in the supra. BAH. lol.
That isn't too far off the mark, EPA says the 86 Supra was good for about 16 in the city. And it demands premium fuel - yipes.

Of course around here the EPA rating is generally regarded as a lower limit. I bet the Supra can do better.
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That isn't too far off the mark, EPA says the 86 Supra was good for about 16 in the city. And it demands premium fuel - yipes.

Of course around here the EPA rating is generally regarded as a lower limit. I bet the Supra can do better.
I know it can do better, mine has actually if you see the MPG history in my fuel log. I have just deemed it a write-off as far as maintenance and upkeep are concerned. It's been dented several times and already had an accident history before I got it, so I'm done spending on keeping it as a daily..sadly. If it was a nice body with a turbo I'd forsake MPG and keep driving it.

Since I'm ready to buy an HX, I'm lumbering along in the Supra until I find the Honda. The Supra will be a v8 swap track/toy car someday, I hope.
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