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    '99 Accord broken into, column ripped up

    Thanks, mate. Just wish arseholes would leave her alone. We're already on our second catalytic converter thanks to the neighbourhood idiots. Hopefully others chime in.
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    '99 Accord broken into, column ripped up

    Hello, folks. Our '99 is a wonderful car - simple, sturdy, reliable. 150K km, barely broken in. And some idiot decided it was worth stealing last night. Tore off the bottom cover of the column, then the keyway, immobilizer ring, and associated bits. Likely tried turning it over with a...
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    WTB: splash guard/mud flaps

    Thanks, mate. Not cheap for what they are. Previous owner had the back bumper cover off and then hung it back on using only the rivets along the trunk opening only. I figure while I'm in there anyway I might as well put a set of mudflaps back on.
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    WTB: splash guard/mud flaps

    Howdy, all. This is mundane as hell, but I can't find rear mud flaps to fit my '99. Any ideas? Dan
  5. Dark Alley Dan

    Greetings from the Frozen North.

    Definitely going to get ahead of the rust if I can. Probably do a little rustproofing while I'm at it. Thanks for the tip on the trans. Seems a weird weakness in the engineering. Damn shame in an otherwise ultra-reliable car. What tends to fail in there?
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    Greetings from the Frozen North.

    Howdy, all. Just signing off on a grandma-owned 1999 Accord. I've come here to learn what I need to about known issues or points of failure, any quirks the car has, that sort of thing. The one I'm buying is heavily optioned. Everything works. It's done 127K km / c. 80k miles. My mechanic...

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