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I measured the rod end, we have 3/4 inch on hand. Comes out the 18.96~19mm both threads and eye hole. I can email some pics if you need.
Thanks man :) I might not need the pics, is 11/16 inch the next size below 3/4? It seems like that has to be the size I have on mine... Not sure about it tho

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Oh the lateral links, maybe they are smaller. I wonder if the rattle comes from a standard size on a metric bolt. I know most of these companies don't use metric rod ends
Nah I've literally seen the play in the joint, even though it might have some play in the bolts I don't think so

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I wonder if the colder temps do not help, like if the metal is shrinking allowing more space.
Posibly, but honestly it seems like I should have lubed them cauae the look kinda bad. But mostly, one of the rings that seems to support the joint gas come loose, maybe its just cause the joint developed play and the banging got it loose but idk

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First pair of leds came in today. These are somewhere around 30w I think, spot lights. I'll have to wait for the other pair to figure out mounting but I think I'm gonna go with the orginal fog light area, and then mount the bigger ones on the bar closer to the big fogs






Now the car has been annoying for as long as I remember in a way that it tends to randomly lose power without starting to misfire, just doesnt deliver full power. Never bothered me enough to fix it since it just happened sometimes. As of lately it hasn't been as annoying, just really fucking annoying... And obviously the heavier tires aren't helping... So every morning when I drive to work it tends to struggle keeping as much as 90km/h for some time. After work today I went out and started it up, it idled at 1500rpm for a few seconds and then completely died. It did that a couple times until I held it at 2000rpm and reved it alittle, seemed to be good but then started misfiring and struggling to idle. When I drove it on proper throttle, fine, let go of the gas, horrible. Drove it home like that and checked the codes. Turns out its the MAF sensor. When I took it out to clean it I realised that I'm using parts from two different air filter housings so they don't seal properly. The lid/MAF housing was full of dried sand like dust/dirt so no surprise that the MAF was bad. I tried cleaning it with brake cleaner and whatnot but nothing worked.

I managed to borrow another one, but tomorrow I'm gonna see if some junkyards might have the sensor and the correct filter housing parts. Amazingly none of my partscars (3 current and 2 already stripped and thrown away) had MAFs so no help there... But I'm guessing this will sort the random powerloss and the dirt has just been slowly building up in the sensor, or atleast that would be really convinient.






This is after I tried rinsing the housing with tar remover and hot water so you can imagine the dirt in the sensor




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This thing is killer Ari. I'm with Bue, see if you can get a MAF adapter and run a cone filter.
 

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This thing is killer Ari. I'm with Bue, see if you can get a MAF adapter and run a cone filter.
Thanks man :) I had an adapter once, sold it... They're probably easy enough to make though, its actually a little bit tempting. Just a little tho

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Thats what was holding me off tbh

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Ehhhh...We use one on our rally car. If it's dusty, we use an extra pre-filter sock. I think they work just the same as a panel filter...
 

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Ehhhh...We use one on our rally car. If it's dusty, we use an extra pre-filter sock. I think they work just the same as a panel filter...
Possibly... Probably depends on quality, the only stuff I'd be buying for this turd would be as cheap as possible lol
 

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Super easy, square plate, 5 holes, piece of tubing later and some electrical magic to bond them.

But yea, not a cheap filter. And I would think winter is better / less dust and run a panel in summer if you really need.
 

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Super easy, square plate, 5 holes, piece of tubing later and some electrical magic to bond them.

But yea, not a cheap filter. And I would think winter is better / less dust and run a panel in summer if you really need.
Honestly winter is probably way worse, since the streets are sanded when they get snowy/icy it gets really nasty once the snow melts. Just like its been for the last week now..

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