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by themadness
Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: FS: 1995 Beretta Z26, Raleigh NC $1250
Replies: 12
Views: 2664

Re: FS: 1995 Beretta Z26, Raleigh NC $1250

pm'ed you brotha!
by themadness
Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: buying a salvaged car?
Replies: 8
Views: 1489

Re: buying a salvaged car?

well to update......

the guy told me he couldnt sell me the car because he was a salvage yard and could only part it out then crush the rest. i have no idea why he wouldnt sell it.....maybe a title issue?
by themadness
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: buying a salvaged car?
Replies: 8
Views: 1489

buying a salvaged car?

what do i need to know about buying a car from a salvage yard? i think i have found a car that "runs and drives" but it isnt clear (yet!) what the title status is. its going to be a few days before i can get to the yard to look at it because it is over 2 hours away. are there any red flags...
by themadness
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: should i get a corsi?
Replies: 2
Views: 836

should i get a corsi?

found a 96 corsica on CL for 2k with 109k miles on the dial. the ad says it was a govt car and it has zero problems. how do the corsicas compare in driving experience to the beretta?
by themadness
Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: looking for a another retta in southeast NC
Replies: 0
Views: 576

looking for a another retta in southeast NC

sup fellas,

hoping you guys could help me spot a car in the southeastern nc area. there have been a couple on CL but i havent gotten any responses after making contact.

ready to get back in the game!

thanks
by themadness
Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone Else Feel Crazy All The Time?
Replies: 8
Views: 1199

Re: Anyone Else Feel Crazy All The Time?

welcome to thunderdome brotha! i have bipolar 2, intermittent explosive disorder, and anxiety. been medicated for the past 5 years. if you do meds be sure to find what works. i was on 7 meds at once for about a year and finally found lamictal has leveled things out. if you cant get therapy services ...
by themadness
Wed May 29, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint?
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint

i tried acetone today and it worked like a dream on one side. the other door seemed to be a different kind of paint. it wouldnt budge so i wetsanded a bit and removed most of the spray paint. my plan now is to just have that door painted. any body have any ball parks on painting one prepped door?
by themadness
Tue May 28, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint?
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint

you have no idea! basically the previous owner banged something on both doors. it was a woman so i'm thinking she was a s*%# driver. i pulled the door trim today since it was banged up and for god's sake why do they put those on there! a never ending buffet of 7 years worth of pollen and dirt that o...
by themadness
Tue May 28, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint?
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint

nah.....tried that to no victory.

goof off didnt do anything either. the only thing i have had luck with is lacquer thinner and it just isnt touching the thick layers
by themadness
Tue May 28, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint?
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

the strongest paint solvent thats safe for factory paint?

is there a solvent thats stronger than lacquer thinner but safe for factory paint? i'm trying to get some spray paint off of the factory job on my cavalier. the thin layers are coming off ok with lacquer thinner but the heavy areas arent doing much....
by themadness
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: cold start gas smell from the vents ('05 cavalier)
Replies: 4
Views: 825

Re: cold start gas smell from the vents ('05 cavalier)

any reason why it would do it only when its cold? brittle lines or expansion due to temps?
by themadness
Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: cold start gas smell from the vents ('05 cavalier)
Replies: 4
Views: 825

cold start gas smell from the vents ('05 cavalier)

i couldnt get any answers on the jbody or clubcav forums so i figured you guys could help a former beretta owner out. my 2005 cav gives off a strong gas smell when its cold in the mornings and it comes through the vents. my dad says it's most likely a line and i have read the fuel pressure regulator...
by themadness
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: push button horn?
Replies: 1
Views: 507

push button horn?

any body know how to run wiring to bypass the steering wheel horn? i want to put a push button in my cavalier because the clock spring is jacked up. the horn only blows if you turn the wheel back and forth. i was thinking i might could mount a toggle or push button on the dash somewhere to avoid tak...
by themadness
Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Water leaks
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Water leaks

definitely take as much of the interior out. pull the panels under the steering wheel. if there is a black plastic cover against the firewall pull as much of away as you can. get a flashlight and shine up there to look for rust spots. my leak ran along the firewall and wheel well seam. the rust spot...
by themadness
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: u guys that own cavaliers.....horn doesnt blow
Replies: 1
Views: 728

u guys that own cavaliers.....horn doesnt blow

i bought my 05 cav today and now the horn doesnt work. there is no accident reports on the history but it feels like there isnt an airbag in the wheel. the lady i bought it from said it worked a while back but since the car didnt get driven that much she doesnt know anything. the fuse is good. where...

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