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#498 of 537 I don't disagree...
Jul 15, 2000 (12:24 am)
But when the tires are worn at different rates, it significantly affects handling characteristics...
#499 of 537 Followed home by 2 girls in Kia Sportage
Jul 15, 2000 (1:06 am)
Stopped on way home to wash ZX3 yesterday. After leaving car wash I noticed a black Kia Sportage following me. Two blondes in it. They followed me all the way home. Drove by about 3 times. My wife told me NO, I couldn't keep them. Darn!
#500 of 537 Tire wear/handling
Jul 15, 2000 (1:16 am)
togneter - Good point. I do monitor wear and replace tires before they get too nasty. Also I don't typically push the car so hard that minor changes in handling characteristics would be much of an issue.
What works ok for me might not be a good thing for everyone. On the otherhand folks who drive moderatly, avoid the weekend motorcross events, and don't have piles of cash sitting around waiting to be spent, might want to consider my practice.
#501 of 537 Silver/B.... thanks, tranny lube info
Jul 15, 2000 (1:17 am)
Since your z has had good luck with it, I too will dump my Mercon ATF fluid out -- and change to "Redline MTL" synthetic transmission fluid for my 5-spd tranny.
Those few z owners who mention having occasional faint tranny-noise, should give it a try also -- since Redline synthetic is supposed to make transmissions quieter and smoother. (2 quarts won't bankrupt anyone).
Is it available in Walmart, or auto stores, or do you have to contact vendor?
Does anyone have a link to Redline? Thanks.
#502 of 537 But pleeeeeeease, honey...
Jul 15, 2000 (1:17 am)
I'll feed them and walk them and clean them and...oh dear...this is a family program. We'll stop at clean them... =]
#504 of 537 re:pcleveland -2 blondes
Jul 15, 2000 (3:37 am)
they didnt realize you said focus.
Jul 15, 2000 (6:58 am)
Anybody got the part # on the k&n filter for the ZX3?
ps- My ZX3 is back from the body shop, looks better then the day I got it off the lot!
Jul 15, 2000 (3:41 pm)
i just got my silver zx3.so far so good.not a problem.automatic,power locks,ac.paid $13900 for it.was it to much.
#507 of 537 Redline lubricant availability
Jul 15, 2000 (6:16 pm)
You will probably have to go to a performance parts shop, or high-end accessory shop to find Redline locally. I usually order mine from one of several mail order vendors, like Eurasian Parts in Temecula, CA.
Loved the comment re: "focus", zx3beast. Family program, indeed.