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Old 7th July 2009
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Really, really stupid question, I'm sure. But the manual says to use CHF 11S power steering fluid. I can't find it anywhere; is it OK to use a different power steering fluid? I picked up a bottle of Prestone, but I'm afraid to put it in my car. lol

EDIT: And also another stupid question: I'm pretty sure that I have the 13-speaker stereo system in my car, but I'm not exactly sure where they all are. Does anyone know just exactly where all 13 speakers are?

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Really, really stupid question, I'm sure. But the manual says to use CHF 11S power steering fluid. I can't find it anywhere; is it OK to use a different power steering fluid? I picked up a bottle of Prestone, but I'm afraid to put it in my car. lol

EDIT: And also another stupid question: I'm pretty sure that I have the 13-speaker stereo system in my car, but I'm not exactly sure where they all are. Does anyone know just exactly where all 13 speakers are?
I'd stick with the recommended fluid. You can always get it at the dealer.

5 speakers in dash (2 tweeters and 3.5" drivers on left and right, 4" center.)
2 6.5" in doors.
6 speakers in rear shelf. 2 more tweeters with 4" drivers along with 2 6x9's.

5+2+6=13
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I found Pentosin CHF 11S at Napa. I searched everywhere and forgot about the local Napa. Always the last place you look.
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Same here, but to the posters question if you do go to Napa mine didn't have it instock and didn't know what I was talkin about until they looked in the computer... they then ordered it in for me. so you might need to tell them to look it up


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I found Pentosin CHF 11S at Napa. I searched everywhere and forgot about the local Napa. Always the last place you look.
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Default turn light markers

Where can I find clear turn light markers that are rounded about 9in long. For a 2006 93 2.0T
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I'd stick with the recommended fluid. You can always get it at the dealer.

5 speakers in dash (2 tweeters and 3.5" drivers on left and right, 4" center.)
2 6.5" in doors.
6 speakers in rear shelf. 2 more tweeters with 4" drivers along with 2 6x9's.

5+2+6=13
So I should be able to see the six speakers by looking inside my trunk, correct? Because all I can see are four, two on the left and two on the right.
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So I should be able to see the six speakers by looking inside my trunk, correct? Because all I can see are four, two on the left and two on the right.
if you can see the 6x9s, you have 13 speakers. I dont think you can see the tweeters from the trunk.
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Metal or rubber valve stems?

OK this has to be the stupidest question ever asked. I have a 2004 9-3 Arc with the Vector 17" wheel package. What does my car have? Metal or rubber? I am ordering new tires just in case you need to know why I ask such a dumb question.

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just walk out there and look at it. if the stems are metal like the cap, theyre metal. i believe the TPMS cars are metal, which is why tirerack asks you that.
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See, told you it was a really stupid question. Having said that I dont think my car has TPMS.

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just walk out there and look at it. if the stems are metal like the cap, theyre metal. i believe the TPMS cars are metal, which is why tirerack asks you that.

I have RKIIs on mine with Metal stems and I don't have TPMS. Not sure if that's the case.
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did you car come with those wheels?
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Old 11th July 2009
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Default BFGoodrich g-Force™ Super Sport A/S

Judging by the tread pattern on this tire is it possible to rotate these tires?

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Old 12th July 2009
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easiest way to know, is to look at the sidewall of the tire it will say if its directional or not. Even so it can still be rotated just not in the normal pattern.

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Judging by the tread pattern on this tire is it possible to rotate these tires?

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Thank you, Ridenbaugh. These are definitely going to be the replacements for my OEM P6s that are 5 years old now with 56000km/34000miles on them.

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Old 13th July 2009
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Quick question about the t8 turbo in my 93 ss 2006 vs. The mitubishi turbo in the vigin 2.3

1999. What is the psi running stock in both and how can I adjust my t8 to push more psi in

my turbo.
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My turn. I noticed that the tire size/pressure placard on the inside of my driver's door says the cold air pressures for my tires is 41 psi and 42 psi front and back (maybe not in that order). That seems real high. Does anyone run their tires that high? These aren't OEM's on the car either. Anyone?
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I have a really dumb(maybe) question.I've heard some about Saabs and the born from jets thing and I was wondering if someone could explain just what this means or what the connection is between Saabs and jets?
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I have a really dumb(maybe) question.I've heard some about Saabs and the born from jets thing and I was wondering if someone could explain just what this means or what the connection is between Saabs and jets?
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Saab was originally created as a division of the Swedish Aeroplane Company (Svensk Aeroplan Aktiebolaget in Swedish). The company had been established in 1937 for the express purpose of building aircraft for the Swedish Air Force. With World War II nearing its end, the company began looking for new markets in which to expand.
They built planes like this :

Saab formation - J-37 Viggen, Saab J-35 Drakens, and J-29 Tunnen - Helsingborg, 1995
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Umm i feel dumb...

Where can i find the clips that hold the sound deadening to the hood. Idk what their called but their used to hold the soundproofing in place. Some of mine have mysteriously vanished.
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