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When I was changing some of the vacuum lines on our '88 turbo, seems I pushed just hard enough on one of the heater hoses to crack the plastic at the base of a control valve nipple.
What is the preferred method of getting at the heater valve control rod? Pull the console/lower dash pad or come in at the base of the fascia, per the Townsend tech page?
Also, learned a couple of things doing the SPG spring/KONI install. On the 16X7" wheel I'm running, ET42 is too much backspace with the Continental ECS tire (205/50-16) bringing the tire's sidewall into the front springs and rear shock housings. I'm making some 5 and 7mm hub centric spacers, already checked with some cheap old 5mm spacers I have and those clearances should be right. So, it would seem ET37 is probably the best offset commonly available for a 16X7" wheel. But, true tire dimensions across brands can vary a bit in a given size, so I'd be very afraid to generalize (i.e. these Conti's have pretty rotund sidewalls in this application). Very happy with the set up in general, particularly having more rebound damping in front. Ride is still fantastic, too.
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