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Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

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Installed a coolant filter on my 15' Ecodiesel. I like the black mount and black hoses. Looks factory.

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Coolant filter ???
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Coolant filter ???

Yes just to be safe. Would rather change a filter than have something develop in the coolant that can plug the EGR cooler, etc..

Easy to install. Not a necessity, just something that big rigs have and larger diesel pick ups.

Here is where I purchased mine:
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...d=231280326903

Basically "plug and play". Hope that helps.
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Here is the case with the tools in it, which include the following:

- Socket set (inch and mm) with additional spark plug socket and other common deep sockets
- Compact 4 way lug wrench
- Several screw drivers
- Adjustable wrench
- Needle nose pliers
- Hex keys
- Tow rope
- Ratchet straps (pair)
- Star bits
- Large and small utility snap knives
- Electrical tape
- Zip ties



What a waste. All that junk but missing the most important thing of all.







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What a waste. All that junk but missing the most important thing of all.







Actually, I use something better: gaffer's tape. Electricians on TV and film productions use it to hold stuff together and tape down wires. It's way stronger than duct tape, but doesn't leave sticky crap all over everything when you remove it. It works well for taping reflectors, flags or scrims in front of lighting when you don't have a stand handy. In a pinch, you can make a flag or a barn door out of the stuff.

It used to only come in matte black, but now it comes in other colors, like chromakey green and blue or white and yellow for striping.

I keep a roll under the rear seat. I don't put it in the bag because it would be covered in fluff from the bag liner and the edges are too sticky to easily slide it in and out of a plastic bag.

It's pricey, though. For the next best thing, Gorilla tape is pretty good, too.
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Added a $100 Curt basket.... SCORE! At least IMO

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20k mile service.

Over the next few days get ready to head to the Overland Expo near Flagstaff.
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Washed off about an inch thick layer of...pollen...to make room for more...
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I know,and to think we are breathing in all this crap...
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Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

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Washed off about an inch thick layer of...pollen...to make room for more...

That's not a bad idea!


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Washed off about an inch thick layer of...pollen...to make room for more...
It's been nice, so I've been on the bike.

Of course, that means the bike is covered with pollen. Speaking of, this is the bike I have spoken of on more than one occasion, a 1983 Honda Nighthawk. Here it is after being restored - new paint, new top end, etc:



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Sent jeep back at collision shop... gonna stay there for a week.

At least jeep's hiding from those awful pollen ha
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