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Coil Pack Replacement

Today I learnt that the JDMny can do a pretty good Subaru impression when running on 2 cylinders, and that you can only drive so far on these 2 cylinders before the unburnt fuel from the 3rd starts roasting the catalytic converter…
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Headlight Restoration

The Wagon’s HID bulbs do their very best to accentuate what would otherwise seem like a very slight cloudiness of the headlight lenses. Time to find out of if a standard headlight renovation kit could make a difference…
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Goodbye, Cappuccino

Cappuccino Rebuild – Post-mortem

The deflation resulting from the decision to halt the Cappuccino’s rebuild has only been intensified by seeing the forlorn, broken body of the car hanging from the rotisserie. Reluctantly it’s time to start tying up loose ends and concluding this rather sad story…
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Cappuccino Rebuild: The End of the Line

Assessing the extent of the corrosion – and uncovering the various bodges applied by previous owners along the way – has not been a fun process. Having made a full check of the car’s underside there’s no other option but to bring the rebuild to a halt. There’ll be no resurrection for my Cappuccino.

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