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Forum: Evo General
Jan 13, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

So funny that you mention the gut feeling when...

So funny that you mention the gut feeling when you sold your 9. Although it's time for me to move on from it for a number of reasons, I've had this car 16 years. Longer than I've been with any woman....
Forum: Evo General
Jan 13, 2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By D2003

From what I've seen Carfax charges $39 a pop, not...

From what I've seen Carfax charges $39 a pop, not $20. That will really add up if you're considering several used cars, as most buyers do. You can bet it doesn't cost them anywhere near that to...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 12, 2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

Good eye, yeah, that's the Rostra cruise control...

Good eye, yeah, that's the Rostra cruise control unit. Works great. You can see the two horns I added on either side of the radiator. Other than those two additions, UNMOLESTED! {thumbup} Hate to...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 10, 2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

Well, it took awhile, but here are some pics!...

Well, it took awhile, but here are some pics! I've pretty much decided for a number of reasons that it's time for me to get a more "conventional" (spelled BOOOOO-RINGGGG !!! ;-) car, still haven't...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 8, 2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

Thanks Barney, yeah reliability is the main...

Thanks Barney, yeah reliability is the main concern, although so far the Evo has always been there for me. I used to do all my own repairs, including complete engine rebuilds, but I am limited a bit...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 8, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

I got a private note here from another guy who...

I got a private note here from another guy who also went from SE-R to Evo. Must have been a natural transition. That Nissan was a sweet car. I never felt unsafe in the SE-R around all the trucks,...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 7, 2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By D2003

Anyone know a free online "CarFax" VIN database?

I know there are some free ones which will give basic info from the VIN, like https://www.vehiclehistory.com/, but they don't seem to give the full details like CarFax and other paid sites. Great...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 7, 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

Thanks for the replies. I agree about car dealers...

Thanks for the replies. I agree about car dealers being just about the sleaziest weasels out there peddling anything. I have sold a couple cars in the past (2 Nissan Sentras, a 1991 SE-R I owned...
Forum: Evo General
Jan 7, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By D2003

Considering selling my 2003 Evo

I have a 2003 Evo 8 I bought new in May of that year, with less than 10 miles on it. It now has about 70,000. I love this car, and have babied it the last 16 years! Never modified (aside from a high...
Forum: Evo General
Aug 24, 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By D2003

Thanks, I'm looking for things like an ignition...

Thanks, I'm looking for things like an ignition switch (not the lock, just the switch), so new's probably the way to go.
Forum: Evo General
Aug 24, 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By D2003

Thanks for the reply, who/what's STM?

Thanks for the reply, who/what's STM?
Forum: Evo General
Aug 24, 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By D2003

2003 EVO 8, cheapest parts source?

I have a 2003 VIII I bought new, now has 70K on the odo. Need to get an ignition switch & some other parts. What is THE BEST/CHEAPEST parts source out there?

TIA!

D
Forum: Evo General
Jun 21, 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By D2003

Thanks, I disconnected the switch & the car...

Thanks, I disconnected the switch & the car starts & runs fine. Of course, problems can be intermittent, so we'll see what happens.
Forum: Evo General
Jun 21, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By D2003

Disconnect clutch interlock switch?

I have a 2003 Evo I bought new. Currently has 70,000 miles on the odo. I've recently been having some starter issues I think may be caused by the clutch interlock switch. The switch is normally...
Jan 28, 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By D2003

Help with timing belt replacement in Olympia area?

I've got a 2003 Evo I bought new when I lived back in Ohio, with only FOUR miles on it! It's now got about 65,000, and I'd like to replace the timing belt. I've done a LOT of automotive work over...
Jan 28, 2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,988
Posted By D2003

Looking at the link posted by Ryan, this doesn't...

Looking at the link posted by Ryan, this doesn't seem to include the 2003 VIII, is that correct?

D
Jan 28, 2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,988
Posted By D2003

Does the problem affect ONLY the passenger...

Does the problem affect ONLY the passenger airbag? I have a 2003, owned since new.

David
Olympia
Forum: Evo General
Dec 25, 2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By D2003

Removing plastic battery base

2003 Evo. I need to remove the plastic base the battery sits on to clean all the nasty acidic white powder out of it (see pic). Having a hard time telling how it's attached, due to all the white...
Dec 31, 2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,823
Posted By D2003

Aftermarket oil drain plug washers?

Need to change my engine oil, the only Mitsu dealer in the area wants $3.5 for EACH oil drain plug sealing washer. Can anyone suggest a good aftermarket source (lots of Oreilly's in the area), or...
Sep 27, 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By D2003

Thanks for the reply. I don't have a K&N etc.,...

Thanks for the reply. I don't have a K&N etc., but I think you may be right about cleaning the MAF sensor. If anyone has any comments about the best way to do this, best cleaner, etc., please pass...
Sep 23, 2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By D2003

Slightly rough idle, stumble on pulling away

I have a 2003 Evo I bought new, with 4 miles on the odo. It now has 65,000 miles. The car has been very trouble free, I've only had to do oil changes, filters, and replaced the plugs at about 50K. ...
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