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Old 07-03-2009, 03:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Is that because they salt the roads? I was just under the hood of my '89, swapping the transmission, and had the chance to check the passenger side arm very thoroughly. I even smacked at it with a screwdriver thing and it has a good feel, and sounds perfectly solid. I will be looking at it this weekend to see if I can drop oil down into it to prevent rusting.

I agree: If you can find one for cheap, so long as that control arm is in reasonable shape (not likely to leave you dangerously stranded) than it is a real money saver!
Mostly, yeah, that's why. The other part is that many people that would still own a Geo around here aren't the kind of people that pay too much attention to the underbody maintenance on their vehicles.

I'd buy one for a $200 even if the control arms were rusted so bad it had to be towed. I can fix them.

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Old 02-13-2010, 01:50 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Hi, we have something in common about our cars.They are both powered by 3 cylinder engines.In my case i decided to build a car from scratch to get the hole package as efficient as possible.So i created a three wheeled tear drop shaped car called the Zoleco.If you would like to see what is involved in this type of project you can check it out on Youtube (three videos to date).I just joined Ecomodder as another way of publisizing my efforts.Thanks Zoltan.
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Old 02-13-2010, 06:02 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 02-13-2010, 08:52 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Hi ,thanks for the comment about me being worthy of a new topic.Excuse my ignorance ,but what exactly do you mean by that?Thanks Zoltan.
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:44 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I've started a new thread (topic) for you here:

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...ain-12305.html
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Old 02-18-2010, 05:32 PM   #16 (permalink)
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i checked out your pics, nice job thats gona be a nice car
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Are you going to make body kits?
Just throwing a thought out there.
They could be a marketable product.
I will buy a back half.
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Are you going to make body kits?
Just throwing a thought out there.
They could be a marketable product.
I will buy a back half.
The body kit idea i have pondered as a way of getting the car out there,yes.So it is a possibility.ETA is unknown however.Thanks.

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