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Old 12-27-2018, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by EricJ View Post
There's a Mitsubishi clear dome light cover that fits the '99 dome light that's a light brighter. I bought one many years ago. I think I found the part number on

Also here is the LED I use in my NB, the combo makes the hole super easy to find.
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Old 12-27-2018, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Monk View Post
You guys ever fantasize about what it'd be like to have cheese graters for hands?
Lmao! No bans needed here. I came to this forum for this crap! Yeah, finding the hole is fun, and Iím hoping muscle memory kicks in at some point.
Iíve toyed with the push button idea, but fear my vehicle getting stolen if someone finds the switches. On one hand, thieves arenít always smart. On the other- if I got in a car with push button start, and it didnít immediately fire up, I would start looking for switches near the driver.
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I stick my fingernail in the ignition slot and lead my key in but yes sometimes it takes a few tries.
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Originally Posted by Project:Kinzy View Post
On one hand, thieves arenít always smart.
I can attest to this.

Twenty-something years ago, I drove a '71 VW SuperBeetle cabriolet. That car was in mint condition. Clean, straight body- 100% original and in great shape.

One day, a thief decided that they wanted my cheap-*** Kmart radio. Did they cut the top like a civilized human being? Of course not, that would have been too easy to repair. Instead, they used what I assume to be a jumbo-size flat head screwdriver to pry the passenger side vent window out, using the pristine passenger door as leverage. Put a pretty serious dent in the door and fucked up the paint, in addition to bending the window frame.

I cannot even begin to convey the anger that I felt upon discovering this. Not because they'd stolen the radio, but because they'd chosen a particularly stupid and destructive path to get to it.
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Old 01-01-2019, 10:59 AM
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I feel ya joe. Anymore, I’ve just stopped locking my cars. If someone wants something inside, they can have it the easy way. That said, I don’t keep anything valuable in any car ever. I brung it with me if I leave the car.
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