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Forum: events 09-13-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By mikep
Is it too early to bail on SE 2020, since iím on...

Is it too early to bail on SE 2020, since iím on a roll?
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
I won't be there. again. The triathlon shop and...

I won't be there. again. The triathlon shop and the guys I found to replace me for ironman md didn't work out well. I really don't want to talk about it, even with the bike shop. I'm kinda irritated...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By mikep
In the 14? years I have had it, it has been run...

In the 14? years I have had it, it has been run probably 20-30 times. And I got the running car from a junkyard. The plates expired in 2000.
I changed the oil once.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By mikep
He knows he is, but what are we? I feel like...

He knows he is, but what are we?
I feel like I'm back in class already "he said it so i said, it, and if I get in trouble I'll tell the principal"
And that always does what they expect.

And now,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By mikep
Math is important if you donít want to keep...

Math is important if you donít want to keep trying to make it work. Math lets you do it once.
I asked about the gasket because the CR return on the calculator surprised me. It ran good, but we...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,079
Posted By mikep
Did you include the stock head gasket thickness...

Did you include the stock head gasket thickness in the calculation?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By mikep
Softer shocks with stiff springs is no good. ...

Softer shocks with stiff springs is no good.
There are lots of threads here on springs and shocks. See if you can measure the wire thickness of front and rear coils and get back to us.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By mikep
What class?

What class?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By mikep
To answer the question, put stiffer springs on it...

To answer the question, put stiffer springs on it so it doesnít ride wonky and lift a wheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By mikep
The inside does very little. The stiffness of a...

The inside does very little. The stiffness of a solid is relatable as the 4th power of OD, i seem to remember. . A 1” OD piece of 1/8” wall tube is as stiff as a solid 7/8” bar, i think.
*did the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By mikep
I have a pair of wilwoods from an SHO, and the...

I have a pair of wilwoods from an SHO, and the wilwood calipers. They are the skinny ones. 22-ish mm. I can measure them.
Forum: events 08-10-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
Another excellent True Story.

Another excellent True Story.
Forum: events 08-01-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
I love me some gravels.

I love me some gravels.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By mikep
I have a 1031 coming out of a 93 945. It has 4.10...

I have a 1031 coming out of a 93 945. It has 4.10 gears.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By mikep
No, the spring rate is the same. It is calculated...

No, the spring rate is the same. It is calculated by the length of the arm it is bolted to, no matter where it is. Front or rear. The axle to pivot length of the trailing arm would have to get longer...
Forum: events 07-26-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
Tellico rd looks nice.

Tellico rd looks nice.
Forum: events 07-25-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
Bne likes Zaxbys. (But i do live in chicken...

Bne likes Zaxbys.

(But i do live in chicken city)
Forum: events 07-23-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
Iíll bring the fried chicken.

Iíll bring the fried chicken.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By mikep
I replied to your PM; yes, the dash line is the...

I replied to your PM; yes, the dash line is the pickup, and I have some engines on stands if you need more pics.
Forum: events 07-14-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
I keep forgetting youíre in charlotte. Iíll give...

I keep forgetting youíre in charlotte. Iíll give you a shout next time iím in mooresville.
Forum: events 07-09-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
I also ride a motorcycle.

I also ride a motorcycle.
Forum: events 07-09-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
Depends on what i drive.

Depends on what i drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By mikep
Did someone say funky manifold? I have a few wrx...

Did someone say funky manifold? I have a few wrx turbos.
Forum: events 06-28-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,341
Posted By mikep
Drew is flying in july3rd, so i will staying here...

Drew is flying in july3rd, so i will staying here and dealing with tourons.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By mikep
Time for a bigger engine. Itíll have more grunt,...

Time for a bigger engine. Itíll have more grunt, and spool quicker.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By mikep
Thatís right, 4 bolts vs 2. Wilwood rotors...

Thatís right, 4 bolts vs 2.

Wilwood rotors are available for taurus (same pattern), and those calipers are yuuuge.
The police/taxi 940 brakes are plenty. I might test-fit willwoods on those.
Forum: events 06-25-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,341
Posted By mikep
July 4th??

July 4th??
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By mikep
940: Longer tube, higher spindle position,...

940: Longer tube, higher spindle position, different steer arm position, don’t know about the base (ball joint) pattern.
(From memory)
Forum: events 06-23-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
So far, I have given my notice that I am going to...

So far, I have given my notice that I am going to skip Ironman MD this year and go to NC. I have found 2 replacements for me. Now I need to put in earplugs when they say they really really need me.
Forum: website & board 06-21-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,934
Posted By mikep
Reported

Reported
Forum: website & board 06-15-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 26,496
Posted By mikep
Shoot me your address in a PM and I'll send you a...

Shoot me your address in a PM and I'll send you a sticker. I can get more when I see Dana.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By mikep
Regarding plug indexing, I have never seen a...

Regarding plug indexing, I have never seen a benefit aside from keeping a knotty piston from mashing it closed.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By mikep
One other thing to add, in case a reader has...

One other thing to add, in case a reader has never done this:
You MUST open up the port and seat to get any performance gain. I know it sounds like a no-brainer, but I have seen plenty of big valves...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,139
Posted By mikep
Editing for the non-essential parts that break...

Editing for the non-essential parts that break the rules.
Look in a mirror (if a written tone can be seen in a mirror).


1 week ban.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,144
Posted By mikep
Let's not get into perceived absolutes. No...

Let's not get into perceived absolutes.

No thread-jacking in Performance or maintenance, sales, etc.
If the OP joke around, it's generally cool. But posting the crusher (Ken), etc. is frowned...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,256
Posted By mikep
Nice work, first time I have seen this thread.

Nice work, first time I have seen this thread.
Forum: website & board 05-09-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By mikep
Welcome! Craig (Canuck) is in Lethbridge, and...

Welcome!
Craig (Canuck) is in Lethbridge, and Dale (245gti) is in Calgary.
You guys have quite the car cruise scene there.
Forum: events 05-07-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
*tear

*tear
Forum: events 05-06-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
^ THAT. Thanks for posting, I looked for it and...

^ THAT.
Thanks for posting, I looked for it and didn't find it.
That was the only place with signs on the road. What did we pass, maybe 5 cars in a half hour or more of driving?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 45,234
Posted By mikep
Cool, thank you Dave!

Cool, thank you Dave!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,776
Posted By mikep
The Datsun SUs have a knurled thumbwheel instead...

The Datsun SUs have a knurled thumbwheel instead of wrench flats on the jet holder.
I have a mixed bunch of them.
Forum: events 05-03-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
No curve signs, except for the one where...

No curve signs, except for the one where something might have gone off the mountain.
Forum: events 05-01-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
If you fly to asheville iíll pick you up.

If you fly to asheville iíll pick you up.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
I have friends in Plano and in Carrolton if you...

I have friends in Plano and in Carrolton if you need any logistics help.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By mikep
We guessed later that that particular wagon had...

We guessed later that that particular wagon had one sedan spring (the low number) in the rear.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
Ok Aaron, if i decide to go, no ďuncle mike, come...

Ok Aaron, if i decide to go, no ďuncle mike, come see the babyĒ guilt-trips.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,742
Posted By mikep
What part of texas? I would like to be in...

What part of texas?

I would like to be in this year. Let me see what i can do.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By mikep
Cool. Besides the intentional stinging and...

Cool. Besides the intentional stinging and alcohol poisoning, any Feats Of Strength? (buddy of mine always includes that and the Airing Of Grievances to any drinking event)
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,354
Posted By mikep
It may have done. Was Kenny sucked into the dyno...

It may have done. Was Kenny sucked into the dyno maelstrrrom?
Forum: events 04-21-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,900
Posted By mikep
To clarify, cost is only part of it. The carlisle...

To clarify, cost is only part of it. The carlisle people have added a few things (the pint glass is nice, and more ďeventsĒ are good for the majority. But Iím not interested in any of the contests....
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