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Old 03-23-2010, 06:26 PM
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Great post! thanks!

# Clean/protect cv joint boots

how do you do that?
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Originally Posted by ebchu,Mar 23 2010, 08:26 PM
# Clean/protect cv joint boots
how do you do that?
I'd use a decent plastic or rubber protectant. The Shin Etzu for the top seals or whatever you use on your top (303, Raggtopp, etc) should work. The point is to keep them from drying out and cracking.
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Someone sticky this so we can have less "IS THIS S2000 WORTH IT?!?!" threads. There is a thread merger in S2000 talk but this has more info and is very organized.

Great write-up dammitjim
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tremendous thread, thanks for taking the time to write it. i second a sticky.
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Few things: in the problems to be aware of for all years, it seems that the most significant problem is a ripped soft top. although you talk about it elsewhere i think it would be a good idea to mention there as well.

also, isn't oil consumption mainly an ap1 problem?
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Originally Posted by phaphapho,Mar 23 2010, 09:39 PM
Few things: in the problems to be aware of for all years, it seems that the most significant problem is a ripped soft top. although you talk about it elsewhere i think it would be a good idea to mention there as well.

also, isn't oil consumption mainly an ap1 problem?
Soft top tears is added. I don't know about AP2 oil burning. Post a link to a thread that shows it's an AP1 specific problem and I'll update that info.
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awesome thread, will be very useful
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thanks for the list i'll check it out more in depth when i'm in the market.
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for anyone that is looking for an s2000, print this list and take it with you and check them off as you look over the car.
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Thanks, Jim!

We could also put a link to the "Is this used S2000 worth it thread...."
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