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Old 08-29-2017, 01:40 PM   #1
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When winterizing your Boxster don't forget to change the blinker fluid and rotate the air in your tires. That way, your baby will be ready for the road in the spring. And, always use quality Blinker fluid so your turn signals stay clear and bright.
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DIY is fun!!! So many things to do even for the complete noob. One of my favorite and the one I recommend most is Macrame. Takes a while but once you've mastered the technique, you can then slowly upgrade a little and move onto some slightly more complex things like gardening, cooking, browsing the Internet... stuff like that

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and rotate the air in your tire
On a previous BMW, the dealership, after inspection, provided a list of recommended service items. One item on the list was actually "CHANGING THE AIR IN THE TIRES". Granted the tires were Nitrogen filled, but... I was actually told that the tires would last longer if the Nitrogen was purged and replaced with "NEW" Nitrogen, and of course the Nitrogen had to be reclaimed...you can t just release it into the air, which is mostly Nitrogen. I guess we can't poison the atmosphere with BMW Nitrogen....

I'm surprised there wasn't a "special surcharge" for washing the vehicle with a Hydrogen/Oxygen blend. BMW brand, of course.

It was at that time I decided Porsche service had to be cheaper....or at least more honest.
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On a previous BMW, the dealership, after inspection, provided a list of recommended service items. One item on the list was actually "CHANGING THE AIR IN THE TIRES". Granted the tires were Nitrogen filled, but... I was actually told that the tires would last longer if the Nitrogen was purged and replaced with "NEW" Nitrogen, and of course the Nitrogen had to be reclaimed...you can t just release it into the air, which is mostly Nitrogen. I guess we can't poison the atmosphere with BMW Nitrogen....

I'm surprised there wasn't a "special surcharge" for washing the vehicle with a Hydrogen/Oxygen blend. BMW brand, of course.

It was at that time I decided Porsche service had to be cheaper....or at least more honest.
Argon is better, or neon. They are both more inert than nitrogen. Those gases cost a fortunes and that is why high end cars need them. Also, remember to grease your muffler bearings and ensure both rear fog lights function. If only one functions the car could pull to the left.
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