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I dont know, that is a mystery of the ages. Today I opened the hood to finalize the routing of the AFR sender, kinda around the brake booster, etc. and opened the cap to the clutch master cylinder just to look. I set the cap to the side just for a second to get a flashlight and rag and when I came back I knocked it off the brake master cap. No biggie, I will grab it when I get done with the routing of the cable. Started looking figuring I would see it on the garage floor, crossmember, etc. Hmmm, no where to be found. I started looking with the flashlight, where did it go? Finally after a few minutes I found it perched on the case, the little wide section of webbing underneath the header. Ok, got this. I reach down there with my meat hook, knocked it off the "ledge" and heard it fall. Musta hit the concrete. Nope. I looked for a considerable length of time, no findy. So I jacked up the front end, crawled underneath a looked and felt everywhere I possibly could. It vanished. I was lucky to find the top off of a can of PVC glue, clipped the swab off it and it fits and seals. Will I ever find it? Maybe, maybe not but for the time being it is partying with the 10mm sockets, somewhere in limbo.....
 
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:LOL: I'm sure all these lost parts end up on the side of a bumpy road somewhere.
I actually found a 10mm socket and a phillips bit when I pulled the motor the first time..... not mine....
 
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I actually found a 10mm socket and a phillips bit when I pulled the motor the first time..... not mine....
When I was a kid my dad stripped all the emissions stuff off of a new Lancia Beta he bought. In the process he found a small wrench (6mm or so) a bottle opener and a little packet of Italian postage stamps!
 

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I once took my S2 for a test drive and thought I heard something fall on the road, maybe maybe not. 9/10 I would just go on and forget it, but this time I turned around and went back to find a Snap On screwdriver, yep it was mine!
 

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You buy a 10mm nut driver.. if fits in tyhe hip pocket ans won't tear a hole in your seat and i doesn't get lost... Three favs 10/8/7 always handy nd easy to find in shallow wrench drawer
 

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I once took my S2 for a test drive and thought I heard something fall on the road, maybe maybe not. 9/10 I would just go on and forget it, but this time I turned around and went back to find a Snap On screwdriver, yep it was mine!
Snap on even..... nice!
 

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It's amazing where they can hide...
 
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PO left a 10mm sock and ratchet in the spare tire wheel well for me. He must’ve been using it to connect and disconnect the battery. Bonus for me.


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If you think about it, not a bad place to store a dedicated battery 10mm socket and ratchet <grin>.
 

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