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nickyb

WAIT,you now have a pair?
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I have my old A9L sitting in a box ever since I removed it from the car for the MS2PNP a few years back. I'll never be going back to it... and was just hanging on to it for no good reason. Last time I had it in the car it worked fine, let me know if I can help out.
I would love that a9l of yours if your feeling generous,I can replace caps then swap out my stock one as I still daily my stang and this would be no down time.
 

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Mustang5L5

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Er trip

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Slammed fingertip in the door of the DD. Lost the nail. Needed stitches under where the nail sits.

End of finger looks like a bloody sausage and it’s pretty numb/tingling. When I did it my whole hand was numb for a couple hours. Now it’s just the finger.

Gonna go see a specialist this week. This is my primary finger so I am concerned about recovering full feeling in it.

Might have to put a pause on some of my wiring projects
 
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Er trip

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Slammed fingertip in the door of the DD. Lost the nail. Needed stitches under where the nail sits.

End of finger looks like a bloody sausage and it’s pretty numb/tingling. When I did it my whole hand was numb for a couple hours. Now it’s just the finger.

Gonna go see a specialist this week. This is my primary finger so I am concerned about recovering full feeling in it.

Might have to put a pause on some of my wiring projects
Damn man! Feel better bud! That sucks!
It’s not even the injury…… it’s all the things you can’t do for a while! I’ve been there!
 

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Well, why'd you do that?! Don't do that, sir!

When I was in Iraq, I found myself in a situation where I had to punch through glass. Things worked out for the best, but I severed a nerve at the base of my thumb on the back of my hand. The glass cut through it like a razor. I lost all feeling on the back of my thumb down to the nail. Surgery, the next day, help reconnect the nerve. Eventually, the feeling came back. Still feels a little funny but it works.
 

Mustang5L5

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Damn man! Feel better bud! That sucks!
It’s not even the injury…… it’s all the things you can’t do for a while! I’ve been there!

Yeah, that’s the worst part.

The injury is gory, but I’m not in pain. That’s not necessarily a good thing. The worst part is not being able to use that finger well for some time. Even things like swinging a hammer are a no-go right now. Need at least a week or two to let the injury heal up enoigh to be a little “rough” with that hand.
 
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Sorry that happened Mike.
I Wrecked my fingers 14 years ago in an apartment door. The open Wounds healed quick with stitches but I hate to say the numbness and tingling lasted for a few years. Everyone heals differently so hopefully you will be a lot quicker!
It Happens to us all.
Hang in there and most importantly *** keep it clean and use antibiotic oitments to prevent infection.
 
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General karthief

wonder how much it would cost to ship you a pair
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Milk it bro :jester:
the pain is unbearable, you need complete bed rest with that hand elevated.
Breakfast in bed.
Hell, lunch and dinner too for at least a couple days.
Oh, and drugs.
lots of drugs.
or liquor, whichever you prefer. But not both :nono:
 
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Mustang5L5

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Finger is slowly improving. Finally able to bend it it, and feeling has returned to the point where I'm not worried about it anymore. No idea if the nail will regrow properly.

I'm down to a bandage and starting to gingerly use the finger. Still can't type with it or write, but i'm making progress. I am hoping in another week or so i shoud be able to manage quite well and can get back to my usual activities.

Typing sucks so expect more spelling errors or me just taking a break in general until the finger heals up well enough.
 
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Finger is slowly improving. Finally able to bend it it, and feeling has returned to the point where I'm not worried about it anymore. No idea if the nail will regrow properly.

I'm down to a bandage and starting to gingerly use the finger. Still can't type with it or write, but i'm making progress. I am hoping in another week or so i shoud be able to manage quite well and can get back to my usual activities.

Typing sucks so expect more spelling errors or me just taking a break in general until the finger heals up well enough.
Excellent news!
 
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Mustang5L5

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Ok....dillema.

I like the Recaros, but I'm finding they aren't really practical. The photograph great and are cozy, but every time I get in the car they just seem fragile. Kiddo gets in the pass seat and i'm worried about them getting ruined. I got into mine and the rivets on my jeans very lightly scratched the material. The bolsters are just very aggressive and that seam is just asking to get damaged and start splitting.

I love these seats, but I'm so afraid to actually sit in them. I need something a bit more rugged.

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My options:

Cheapest option: Put the 99-04 GT front and rear seats in. No cost, i have them.

Pros: Comfortable as hell, can drive for hours with no issue
Cons: No support and sits a tad high. It's Livable.


More expensive option: Recover the 87-89 GT sport seats I have in TMI or ACME Black Tweed Cloth along with rear seat.

Pros: More period correct. one of my favorite foxbody seats
Cons: Priced out to almost $2K to do it with new foams and buying another donor 87-89 rear seat.


No, the recaro's wont be for sale. I can see myself swapping them around a bit in the future.