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Well, gimme my doofus award i just wasted over 200 bucks. I thought a few measurements with my trusty tape measure would confirm whether or not these "mystery brakes" would fit my mustang. I think I wanted cheap disc brakes a little too bad. They bolted up beautifully (after I rebuilt them completely with confidence, without a test fit) i sat and admired them for a minute once they were on, thinking it was a job well done. Well I must have missed an important measurement, when i lowered the jack the wheels stuck out about an inch. Hideous. Maybe they'll look nice on my wall.

Matt Williams
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How about this for expensive mistakes....

I put in a new headliner last year and replaced the widscreen and rear window myself. It all went great, until a couple of days later it starts to freeze and the rear window says BOOMMM, setting of my car alarm as well. It cost me quite a lot to get a new window here in Holland.

Second, I accidentaly cleaned my door panels with thinner instead of a less destructive cleaner. I'd poored them into identical bottles..... They're only $50 for you, but here in Holland they are more expensive!

Enough of an OOOPS for you to feel better?

Good!

Columbo

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Sounds like something I'd do. Now go find the "greater fool" to sell them to.

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I would like to guess on this one: according to my kind of fizix, heat expands the metal and cold contracts it and the window may have been a little too big for some reason, or the pneumonia hole was too little. Of course, I could have been 180 degrees out on the expansion/contraction issue. I always fergit.

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My guess would be a small chip on the edge of the window then a change in temperature and bye bye window. Had the same problem when taking the rear window out. Couldn't get a piece of the molding off and gave up. Went back when I cooled down to find the window in the back seat. No piece bigger than a dime.

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