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XV TOP TIPS - Updated

Postby Yakuza Racer on Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:37 pm

post your tips on motor related issues.

eg:

you can use a wheel brace to remove a steering wheel..... the one side is an exact 22 , and viola, change your steering wheel...

Remove grease from hands with baking soda and water or use cheap shampoo.

When tuning up your car, set the gap on spark plugs using the widest gap that the manufacturer recommends. Your car will run better, idle better, and will give you better mileage

Apply vaseline to battery posts for better contact.

If battery terminals are heavily corroded, the quickest and easiest way to clean them is to pour coke over them. It will eat the corrosion away.

Peanut butter has been known to remove tar from car finishes also.

If car windows tend to steam up on the inside, carry a blackboard eraser in your vehicle. Wiping the condensation away with the eraser.

Coke and aluminum foil will clean rust off your car bumper.

cut a potato an rub onto the outside of your windscreenwhen raining, works sumthing like rainex.

diesel can be used as engine flush.

Use Mr Min to take lite carbon off your tail pipe

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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby AstroDubz on Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:47 pm

ge-sticky 8)
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby Yakuza Racer on Wed Nov 11, 2009 1:03 pm

AstroDubz wrote:ge-sticky 8)

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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby riyaaz on Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:38 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock:
That's some k*k mad stuff in there. but useful nonetheless. Gotta get me a blackboard eraser :oops: :oops:
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Postby shab_dub_dub on Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:43 pm

cut a potato an rub onto the outside of your windscreenwhen raining, works sumthing like rainex.

diesel can be used as engine flush.

Use Mr Min to take lite carbon off your tail pipe
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby chippy on Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:50 pm

shab_dub_dub wrote:cut a potato an rub onto the outside of your windscreenwhen raining, works sumthing like rainex.

diesel can be used as engine flush.

Use Mr Min to take lite carbon off your tail pipe


i once used Mr Min to clean my entire engine bay...also used the entire bottle in the process :mrgreen: it's vrek shiny...pity i did it before i was completly finished with building the motor...so it's messed up again. :cry:

cucumber slices on the windscreen also works for rain...(but get your wipers fixed :wink: )
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby chippy on Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:52 pm

also use Handy Andy on dirty spots(oil,grease) on your engine parts... let it soak in,,then clean with warm water :wink:
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby Yakuza Racer on Thu Nov 12, 2009 10:17 am

yo,yo...... bump :rabbit:
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby Krakie on Thu Nov 12, 2009 10:34 am

Yakuza Racer wrote:yo,yo...... bump :rabbit:

Why you bumping a sticky :mrgreen:
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby Yakuza Racer on Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:20 am

Krakie wrote:
Yakuza Racer wrote:yo,yo...... bump :rabbit:

Why you bumping a sticky :mrgreen:



for more info , i wanna get slim......
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby riyaaz on Fri Dec 11, 2009 2:03 pm

No more tips guys :roll:
DUB wrote: even God messed up on some individuals, Pepa for instance :)

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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby riyaaz on Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:46 pm

Yakuza Racer wrote:Use Mr Min to take lite carbon off your tail pipe


I do this everytime I wash my car but there's just too much carbon so it doesn't come completely off. Anything else you can use? coz I want that thing looking brand new :D
DUB wrote: even God messed up on some individuals, Pepa for instance :)

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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby Yakuza Racer on Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:07 am

riyaaz wrote:
Yakuza Racer wrote:Use Mr Min to take lite carbon off your tail pipe


I do this everytime I wash my car but there's just too much carbon so it doesn't come completely off. Anything else you can use? coz I want that thing looking brand new :D


nothing i can think of that works everytime for me......
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby Lycan on Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:38 am

peeps tend to buy like 3 bottles of engine cleaner (overkill?)

what i did was buy an empty spray gun bottle R6 and i throw in from my one bottle and spray as needed. one bottle more than a year now lol :mrgreen:
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Re: XV TOP TIPS

Postby RONALDO NO 9 on Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:25 pm

riyaaz wrote:
Yakuza Racer wrote:Use Mr Min to take lite carbon off your tail pipe


I do this everytime I wash my car but there's just too much carbon so it doesn't come completely off. Anything else you can use? coz I want that thing looking brand new :D

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