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  1. Mustangman03
    Yesterday 08:49 AM - permalink
    Thanks Buddy and Good Luck with that car!!
  2. Mustangman03
    12-15-2014 07:31 AM - permalink
    Good morning Dave.. Was Wondering if you could possibly help me out? im still figuring things out on here and im trien to upload a picture i dragged 1 and dropped it but didnt post with my quickpost... and idk about the advanced settings so i try not mess with to much shiznits i have no idea how to mess with... LoL easy quick solutions?
  3. tshoe8
    09-18-2014 11:20 AM - permalink
    Any update Dave? Sorry to bug you
  4. tshoe8
    09-16-2014 04:47 PM - permalink
    Hey Dave, I know you have been talking to a lot of people about fixing the broken (on & off) speedo/odometer on the 06 Kia Spectra... I have got kind of lost in trying to follow all of the different threads you have been apart of.

    Do you have a quick/easy/cheap solution to fix this problem? Even if you direct me to your best response on a post, that would be appreciated. I love my Kia and I don't want to get rid of it! Thank you for all you do Dave!!!
  5. DeadmanX
    07-08-2014 10:50 AM - permalink
    Hey dave, the wheel bearing we replaced seem to only last 20k miles. Is there anywhere to find the whole front hub assembly with bearing installed? Thanks
  6. DavesSpectra
    05-03-2014 10:42 PM - permalink
    I wish you the best with your 07 Spec...
    You might want to check the disc brake pads while you are at it.. They are cheap enough to replace and save your rotors if they are getting close to the metal...
    I put ceramic pads on the rear of my wife's car at about the same mileage as yours...
    I'm glad you won't have to look forward to monthly outgo.
  7. drbagabundo
    05-03-2014 04:29 PM - permalink
    So far I've had an 01 Spectra GS, 06 SX and now this one. They have all been reliable. I have already picked up some NGK Iridium Plugs for my Spectra as I've used these on my V6 Tiburon and the car ran great afterwards.

    I purchased my current car cash so not having payments is incredible.

    I'll be picking ordering the Belts from RockAuto next week and will tackle the gig soon after. I will flush the coolant as well while I'm at it.
  8. DavesSpectra
    05-03-2014 12:36 AM - permalink
    The coolant is not worth worrying about...Just change it.. Less than $20.
    We are really here to help to get you in a stable car...
  9. DavesSpectra
    05-03-2014 12:34 AM - permalink
    I hope things are going better for you also... Right after I got my SparK Blue 06 Spectra the company I worked for closed it's doors...Me being 60 at the time was out of my last job.... Was glad there were no payments on mine... or I would have lost my "Blue Phoenix" (raised from the dead!!).
    We'll be here to help when you need us!
  10. DavesSpectra
    05-03-2014 12:34 AM - permalink
    We all have our "problems"..I'm glad you got another...The SX really isn't that different.
    Mine was a "Total/Salvage" with only 24k miles on it... I did all the rebuilding work on it myself. Got it inspected at the Ohio State Highway Petrol station and been driving it since... On had $2100 in the salvage and less than $1000 in parts.. AND NO Monthly payments..

    My wife is also driving an 07 Spectra (White) also with about the same miles as yours.
    They can go 300k miles if you take care of them.

    You are correct on the Goodyear Gatorback belt for the AC and NGKs are the spark plugs that Hyundai/KIA spec'd when the last engine revision was made..The "Champions" were an advertising agreement between KIA and Champion...

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    Massillon, Ohio, USA
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