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Old September 14th, 2019, 10:46   #1606
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First "long distance" 2h I did with the airlift bag installed in h&r spring.



Really happy, everything is now level. Ride is also dramatically improved, no more bouncing.
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Old September 14th, 2019, 16:26   #1607
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Drove it! I parked it and canceled insurance in April after its state inspection. Haven't driven it since. It ran great today, needs fuel. Last fill was March 28. Maybe I should drive it more.
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Old September 14th, 2019, 21:30   #1608
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@discovery yes
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Old September 15th, 2019, 05:59   #1609
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Peter, what are you up to for miles ? 🤣
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Old September 15th, 2019, 06:40   #1610
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Drove it! I parked it and canceled insurance in April after its state inspection. Haven't driven it since. It ran great today, needs fuel. Last fill was March 28. Maybe I should drive it more.
Letting it sit for that long is very bad, seals dry out and diesel goes bad which causes more problems than old gasoline. My 2JZ-GTE now smokes very bad when I first start it because it sat too long and the valve seals dried out so now I'm looking at an expensive job of replacing 24 valve seals!
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Old September 15th, 2019, 07:45   #1611
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I disagree. It's fine. A consequence of owning too many cars is sometimes the sit. They're always inside in a dry environment and I use battery tenders religiously. And although I haven't driven the GSW since April, I did start it and move it around a couple times during that period. My B4 and Mercedes typically sit for most of the winter. And my BMW frequently sits, although not for more than a few weeks at a time. I'm not concerned. Maybe your valve guides were at the end of their life anyway.

We have a B4V in the IDParts warehouse that was last refueled in 2010. Charge the battery and it starts and runs fine. I think diesel is a lot more robust than unleaded gasoline these days.

I do agree that the best thing you can do with an ICE car is drive it. But that's not always possible.
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Old September 16th, 2019, 17:55   #1612
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Drove to work, then home. Fueled up just shy of 9 gallons for somewhere around $3.69 a gallon. Gotta love Cali fuel prices.

Might take it back down the mountain to the local town to sell a gaming monitor for a pc and the stock headlights for my mk7 golf... if both buyers keep up their ends lol


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Drove to work, then home. Fueled up just shy of 9 gallons for somewhere around $3.69 a gallon. Gotta love Cali fuel prices.


$2.55/gal here. Ouch. Filled up almost 12 gallons for like $33 the other day.


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The whole west coast is too high, I went on vacation earlier this year to the Nortwest and had to pay over $1 a gallon more in Washington and Oregon than in the other states.
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