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View Poll Results: What date will work best for an install day?
Saturday, April 28 4 36.36%
Saturday, May 5 4 36.36%
Saturday, May 12 9 81.82%
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default North Bay Install/BBQ Day Sat. MAY 12 (was: Putting out the bat signal for help...)

Hey guys,
I need to put on my wrx suspension next month. I need to swap it in. I have all the parts and I need to install struts, springs, and a rear sway bar. I have a garage and all the tools necessary (although a better jack would be sweet). I would like to think I'm a quick learner. I would love to help you with whatever you want to install although fluids changing is something I have to clear with my landlord first. I can supply the beer, pizza, and cigars lol. Anybody think they can help?

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UPDATE

We'll be meeting on Saturday, May 12.

Location: pleiad7 & Roo's place in Sebastopol (pm pleiad7 for directions if you've never been to one of these before)
Start time: 11 am


Please
-Bring some food, snacks, or drinks to share
-If you have your own tools, please bring them (we have airtools for the tougher jobs)
-If you're performing any maintenance that involves changing fluids, please bring your own container to take away and recycle old fluids afterwards
-Please take your cast-off parts home


Here's a list of what we could use for the meet, if any of you would be so kind to bring some:
  • bottled water
  • sodas
  • ice
  • beer
  • some side dishes would be great - baked beans, salads, cheese, fruit, cookies, chips & dip

    OR we also accept contributions to the BBQ kitty at silke (at) sonic (dot) net - think ribs & tri-tip!

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Old 04-04-2012, 10:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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hey man i need to do mine also was talking to pigboat about it and he said hed help me out I just need to rent a spring compressor
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Old 04-05-2012, 12:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have a spring compressor and could help you guys out! I should have me car back in 2 weeks so maybe sometime after that??

I need to get out of Tahoe too and this seems like a good opportunity haha.
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ohh dam that would be amazing, i have a decent garage we could use so we could avoid the land lord stuff. my family just has alot of cars haha
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Sorry, I'll be pretty busy for the foreseeable future with moving, etc. AutoZone will rent you spring compressors for free with a deposit. When I did mine, I got help but there are tons of tutorials online that will walk through through the process.

Things you'll want on hand for sure. PB Blaster, torque wrench, breaker bar. I have a couple of brand new camber bolts for the front struts in case you strip them. Just look up one of those tutorials for all you'll need on hand.
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We could schedule a meet? and by "could," I mean should! :D
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Next month? How about this month?

IIRC from my recent conversation with Silke, she and Greg is thinking about a BBQ & Install event this month - as in April.
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im open to anything except the last weekend of this month. going to be in LA for the weekend
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Next month? How about this month?

IIRC from my recent conversation with Silke, she and Greg is thinking about a BBQ & Install event this month - as in April.
^^This!

Throw out some dates and it's on!
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Haha. Silke, speaking for myself I feel awkward offering your house for a meet day! If you are looking for suggestions what about the first weekend in May? I can't believe it's been a year since the last one!
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First weekend in May should be fine. I think that would actually work even better than April, since we're still working on cleaning up/mowing the front yard, laying down some gravel in the driveway, etc.
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I'll be down to turn a wrench or help with any projects.
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First week of May! Let's do this!
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Does April 28 work?
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