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  1. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Automatic transmissions and myself have always had a strained relationship. I loved having my 5 speed tiburon for 10 years but when it suddenly died, I didn't have time to shop around for a manual trans Soul, so I opted for the 6 speed auto. I bought it at 37,100 miles. At 39,500 miles, I...
  2. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Got my first alignment done after 30k miles, on tires that have maybe 9k miles on them (didn't get a chance to rotate after I changed my own oil until now). Here are the results. Top = before, Bottom = after. I do drive fairly aggressively on bad roads, though I try to actively avoid...
  3. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Okay, so all the research paid off, completed my first oil change without any problems. Thanks to all you guys on the forum who shared your experience and tips (Techo, JD, etc). Here are some things I learned during the oil change that might be helpful to other first-timers: - The 2.0 engine...
  4. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I took an oil sample at last my oil change after ~5,600 miles on Mobil 1 0W-20 and a Mobil 1 oil filter and sent it to Blackstone Labs for testing. I plan on changing the oil around 5K, but because of an out of town trip, this run went a little longer. The engine now has 20K miles on it and my...
  5. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Installed the torque damper. Considerably more noise and vibration. Is this normal?
  6. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Mike/SSD....what's the verdict? Or am I just late to the party?
  7. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I purchased a headlight cleaning kit awhile back to clean the lens on my old grand marquis. I just wanted to show everyone the results in case someone was looking for a cleaning kit. It was the first time I had ever used it, and although it did not look like a brand new light, I was surprised at...
  8. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Not sure how many of you subscribe to KBB on YouTube, but they took a 2010 Alien Exclaim as a long term tester and the end results were very good.
  9. North-East I wish we had gotten of few Souls from here, but we all still had a blast. Check out what you guys missed! :p
  10. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    The preliminary numbers of new Souls bought via Cash for Clunkers: 4,743 Soul 2010
  11. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I just installed a Scangauge II device in the attempt to be able to track real time fuel usage and average fuel economy. This thing is great. Displays so many interesting pieces of data and is certainly an eye-opener... at least for me. I had no idea when taking of at the light the car uses SO...
  12. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Link to YouTube here: Driver: 5 Star, Passenger 4 Star Kris