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Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-27-2015, 09:12 PM
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Posted By mrmontebuilder
Paul1114- do you know why the Hotchkis 22429 kit...

Paul1114- do you know why the Hotchkis 22429 kit is listed to fit up to 2010? I added up buying the used bar and factoring in gas, tolls and drive time in addition to the price of new links and bar...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-21-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By mrmontebuilder
The why is I want to tighten up the car a little...

The why is I want to tighten up the car a little bit without spending a small fortune and eventually put some different wheels and tires on it to help improve handling further. I was having lots of...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-20-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mrmontebuilder
I saw the SSD brace and that is the one I was...

I saw the SSD brace and that is the one I was looking at getting possibly. I am still thinking about whether to buy the used setup or go new or just leave it as is. I still need to get my roof...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-20-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,132
Posted By mrmontebuilder
I found the links for the same $ as you but I...

I found the links for the same $ as you but I would like to point out that while they are expensive the bar is $260 new which is high yes BUT it is also the improved bar. The set you linked to going...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-19-2015, 01:14 AM
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Posted By mrmontebuilder
There is a sticker on the bar with part #...

There is a sticker on the bar with part # PTR11-52091 which as far as I can tell is the newer style bar with the links. I am going to call a different Toyota dealer tomorrow and see if they have...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By mrmontebuilder
TRD rear sway bar links

I found a local guy selling a TRD strut bar and rear sway bar for $150 used for both. Only issue is he does not have the rear sway links, I did not find a listing anywhere for these so I assume they...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   08-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,395
Posted By mrmontebuilder
I got the in channel set from Wade. Picked them...

I got the in channel set from Wade. Picked them up on eBay $48 shipped, used $22 in eBay bucks so for $26 out of pocket they were a great deal I think. They do have tape on the edge but I used these...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   07-05-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Yep it is just a heat/rock shield, mine looked...

Yep it is just a heat/rock shield, mine looked like that too first time I saw it on a lift. Had a few customers come into shop with XB's with similar damage so it must be pretty common, I bent mine...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   06-18-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Well look at it this way, I am guessing you own...

Well look at it this way, I am guessing you own the car outright and have no payments correct? So if this is the case what are you going to buy for $1200 that it would cost to fix this car? A $500...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   06-05-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Wagonbldr mine sounds like yours, at first I...

Wagonbldr mine sounds like yours, at first I thought I was crazy but a few others drove it and noticed it without me telling that something was wrong with it. When you are driving someplace hilly at...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   05-31-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By mrmontebuilder
2012 XB bucking under light throttle

My 2012 XB with 33k miles on it and warranty that ran out on 5/16/15 has started to buck like the converter is locking and unlocking under light throttle. This happens in traffic when you let off the...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   12-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Yes called the customer service line and they all...

Yes called the customer service line and they all but hung up on me saying they stood by what the regional manager said.
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-31-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
I tried to make the paint on this a bit nicer...

I tried to make the paint on this a bit nicer yesterday with mixed results. I got a DA polisher and some pads and Griots Garage Polish #1,2,3 and Best of Show Wax and some other supplies. Washed the...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-23-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
The build quality of the overall car is great. I...

The build quality of the overall car is great. I took a trip to the Poconos last weekend and got 36 MPG on the return trip on the turnpike and car runs flawlessly. The paint is horrible and scratches...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-22-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
I took it to a friends shop and he agrees with me...

I took it to a friends shop and he agrees with me it is paint contamination and said he was surprised they won't cover it. He said the paint is pricey and I would be around $900 to fix it. He also...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
I am going to a few local shops where I know...

I am going to a few local shops where I know people who own them or work there and getting estimates and seeing if they will pin down what is going on with the paint AND put it on the estimate. Then...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Not an option. Right now near as I can tell after...

Not an option. Right now near as I can tell after putting 5k down and payments I made so far I have about 1k of positive equity in the car. So trade in is not going to happen. Now I remember why I...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-20-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
No holes made in roof. I am still figuring out...

No holes made in roof. I am still figuring out what to do with this. I just honestly have such a bad taste in my mouth i don't even want the car anymore.
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-20-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
That was a total waste of time. Toyota rep blamed...

That was a total waste of time. Toyota rep blamed it on "outside influences" and said they are not responsible for it and will do nothing for me. This despite the fact there are bubbles forming UNDER...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   08-19-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Finally heard from dealer and regional rep is...

Finally heard from dealer and regional rep is supposed to be there tomorrow to look at it. Gave it a quick bath just now and going to drop it off there in a few minutes for tomorrow. Hope I get good...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   07-22-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Thanks Slorocket!!! I hope it all works out and...

Thanks Slorocket!!! I hope it all works out and this gets resolved quickly and correctly. I had a leased 2006 Ridgeline that got waxed once in 3 years and saw junkyard trips and trash picking several...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   07-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Yes slorocket I totally agree however they hold...

Yes slorocket I totally agree however they hold the cards and if they deny the claim I am screwed. I don't have the $1000 or so it will be for roof to be stripped down and repainted the right way and...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   07-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Still waiting on news from the dealer. Apparently...

Still waiting on news from the dealer. Apparently the rep for the east coast has the final say on what happens with it and it may be two more weeks before he is in the area to see it. When it was...
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   07-14-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
local dealer took photos to document it and...

local dealer took photos to document it and recorded VIN and miles and is going to call me after talking to Toyota.
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   07-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,516
Posted By mrmontebuilder
Headed to my local dealer now. Took 5 phone calls...

Headed to my local dealer now. Took 5 phone calls to even verify it was under warranty still so this should be fun. Not one person I talked to grasped the concept of just taking my VIN and verifying...
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