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Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,744
Posted By mikep
To go ahead off-topic, is it time for a 7018 posi...

To go ahead off-topic, is it time for a 7018 posi yet?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,744
Posted By mikep
Thanks for that info. I was wondering as well. ...

Thanks for that info. I was wondering as well.
This turned into a real **** show.



That's what i meant. Friction mod oil is wrong.
Used to be you added the modifier, now i see bottles with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,744
Posted By mikep
I've never been stuck with one tire spinning with...

I've never been stuck with one tire spinning with a truetrac. Was it worn out? Wrong oil with modifier?
I do prefer a plate type, and i like viscous. And lockers work in a pinch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By mikep
We did stuff like that at the motorcycle dealer. ...

We did stuff like that at the motorcycle dealer.

Another odd tsb i remember (no clue what manufacturer) was dropping the battery on the floor from about a 1 foot height. I'll let you guess why. ...
Forum: events 11-17-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By mikep
There are a few people close to you with...

There are a few people close to you with cross-country experience. Or take your time and enjoy the solo drive. I have to say I really enjoyed my last one.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By mikep
Welcome. There are no real "stages", but...

Welcome.

There are no real "stages", but people here like to say "start with stage zero", meaning "don't bolt a turbo on your POS and blow it up".
Same thing with suspension, don't add big sways...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By mikep
I check everything I send out for balance. Only...

I check everything I send out for balance. Only one time did House of Balance screw one up with an adjustable arbor (guy was having a bad day, and he made it right for me), but it was wayyy off when...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By mikep
Did you do a leakdown test, listening for air...

Did you do a leakdown test, listening for air coming out of a spark plug hole in an adjacent cylinder?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By mikep
Is this your fam? ...

Is this your fam?

http://www.clevelandpeople.com/images/romanian/2012/cma-atrium/sezatoarea-romanian-d0.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,132
Posted By mikep
Yesterday I PM'd him your number just in case.

Yesterday I PM'd him your number just in case.
Forum: events 09-29-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,048
Posted By mikep
I'm out for this one too.

I'm out for this one too.
Forum: events 09-29-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,709
Posted By mikep
Everybody have a great time, and be safe on the...

Everybody have a great time, and be safe on the roads. I really wanted to be there this year, but there were too many deciding factors against it.
Forum: events 09-27-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,709
Posted By mikep
My uncle is a miller distributor, and as a wee...

My uncle is a miller distributor, and as a wee tyke I drank plenty of the yeller soda.
But PBR is better as far as cheap beer goes. Natty Boh, too.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By mikep
just to keep things clear, that's spring rate,...

just to keep things clear, that's spring rate, not weight.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By mikep
the unit is a tire/wheel assembly. Although,...

the unit is a tire/wheel assembly.

Although, I have heard a few people (deep south and ireland) say "flat wheel".
And it's almost always "spare tire".
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By mikep
That should say tire dia, not wheel dia.

That should say tire dia, not wheel dia.
Forum: events 09-13-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By mikep
I have missed OK on every road trip so far. Maybe...

I have missed OK on every road trip so far. Maybe it's a sign.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,826
Posted By mikep
I agree with most of what has been said. Did...

I agree with most of what has been said.
Did you say yet what the current gear ratio is? Lower (higher number) ratio will put you in a better 2nd gear range, the opposite will put you in (possibly)...
Forum: website & board 08-25-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,668
Posted By mikep
dude. I am sooo excited. seriously.

dude. I am sooo excited. seriously.
Forum: website & board 08-25-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,668
Posted By mikep
No worries, I've been there. You only get...

No worries, I've been there.


You only get stickers if you grovel.


Oh. My. /Takei


(for those of you listening at home, we broke the board once. It was great..)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,826
Posted By mikep
I cleaned out the arguments about knuckles and...

I cleaned out the arguments about knuckles and dowels and other NON TIMING BELT RELATED nonsense.
*edit: and gear and cam and flywheel and such (just read the rest of the thread)
Forum: website & board 08-24-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,668
Posted By mikep
donated 20 bones, started a poll about the (data)...

donated 20 bones, started a poll about the (data) breakdown.
(rather than give Dana one more thing to worry about, and to spark a discussion)

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=335403
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By mikep
This is a repair forum. During discussions, we...

This is a repair forum. During discussions, we sometimes discuss how things work, share opinions on facts and myths, etc. And when all else fails, we put on our ****ing big boy pants, buy some...
Forum: events 07-19-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
I made it home and stuff. 22 hrs from dallas...

I made it home and stuff.
22 hrs from dallas to delaware, got home 5:35am monday.
Thank you to all the hospitable and most excellent people i saw.
Details later, along with uploads.

Wedding...
Forum: events 07-18-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,048
Posted By mikep
Tentatively in with a hotel room.

Tentatively in with a hotel room.
Forum: events 07-15-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Yes. Lots of snow in patches. I stayed in...

Yes. Lots of snow in patches.
I stayed in Flagstaff, got to Carrollton TX last night. Slept until noon, hung out with friends and their new baby.
Heading to Atlanta/Charlotte tomorrow, then home...
Forum: events 07-14-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
And all the bunny ranches north of Vegas were...

And all the bunny ranches north of Vegas were closed down.
Yosemite was magnificent.
And the Flagstaff Motel 6 is calling my name. One hour out.
Forum: events 07-12-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Yeah, i don't remember swapping spit with you.

Yeah, i don't remember swapping spit with you.
Forum: events 07-11-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Did the wedding, heading for sacramento tomorrow,...

Did the wedding, heading for sacramento tomorrow, then texas.
Draw a squiggly line on a map, and if you're near it, holla. Need to be in dallas friday night.
Forum: events 07-10-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Thanks, John. The wedding (main reason for the...

Thanks, John.
The wedding (main reason for the trip) is tomorrow. With the all-day exotic car adventure in Calgary (mind-blowing!), i had to step up my game. Hit Vancouver BC yesterday, then headed...
Forum: events 07-07-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Dudes. montana rules.

Dudes. montana rules.
Forum: events 07-04-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Yep. Good times! Thanks for coming out, and it...

Yep. Good times!
Thanks for coming out, and it was great meeting the family!
Forum: events 07-03-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Showoff. And yes, every time i fill up I remember...

Showoff. And yes, every time i fill up I remember the pump handle, and pour out some petrol for our dead homie.
Forum: events 07-01-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
The car runs well. I think I'll drive it around...

The car runs well. I think I'll drive it around the country again. (countrIES)
Forum: events 07-01-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
The offending/offensive hose/bellows: ...

The offending/offensive hose/bellows:

http://www.pbase.com/image/165754694.jpg

Subaru part number 46013FE001 (for reference on the road, and in case anyone has a subaru connection, junkyard...
Forum: events 07-01-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Thanks. Gary, I'll probably be around the...

Thanks.

Gary, I'll probably be around the 16th.

I was looking at the timeline, not real happy about rushing the Madison to Minneapolis part. So I'll be spending the night in Beloit, Minneapolis...
Forum: events 06-29-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Probably 13th/14th. We will see. I could...

Probably 13th/14th.
We will see.
I could hang out after laguna seca, too.
Forum: events 06-28-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
July 4th I will leave Pittsburg for Madison WI or...

July 4th I will leave Pittsburg for Madison WI or the Dells area for a mini-meet.
Target time is 4pm, so we can grab some food before I head to Minneapolis OR continue west as hard as I can go....
Forum: events 06-14-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Yes, west texas is big. We were going 100mph...

Yes, west texas is big. We were going 100mph after we got clear of the speed traps leaving dallas. It was our worst fuel usage in the slight uphill: 20mpg, with drew driving. 10am departure, 5pm...
Forum: events 06-14-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
Got my pass in Assateague, so yes, I am adding...

Got my pass in Assateague, so yes, I am adding more little parks, especially after Calgary and Portland. I need to be careful and stick with the schedule, I told Dale I'll be in Calgary the 7th, or...
Forum: events 06-14-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,290
Posted By mikep
OK, now that school is recertified and shut down,...

OK, now that school is recertified and shut down, and Eagleman tri is a memory, I'm back to planning.

Do we have any members in Montana?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,533
Posted By mikep
AA+++dynoer, would buy/golfclap/tie shoelaces...

AA+++dynoer, would buy/golfclap/tie shoelaces again.
Forum: events 06-04-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By mikep
like/bump/bro-fist

like/bump/bro-fist
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By mikep
Copper is softer than bronze, unless you mean...

Copper is softer than bronze, unless you mean because of the shape?
Forum: events 06-01-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By mikep
Sounds like a plan. From PA on the 3rd to porland...

Sounds like a plan. From PA on the 3rd to porland on the 11th is tightly sheduled. After that I'm winging it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By mikep
Blkaplan

Blkaplan
Forum: events 06-01-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By mikep
what week of the month is it usually? I'll be...

what week of the month is it usually? I'll be around there the second week of july.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,533
Posted By mikep
Not arguing at all, and I see the points in favor...

Not arguing at all, and I see the points in favor of a clutch fan. I still have one on my truck, and on everything I have ever towed with.

The points in favor of an electric fan have been stated...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,533
Posted By mikep
I read a similar test a long time ago. 7hp was...

I read a similar test a long time ago.
7hp was for an unlocked clutch fan. Way higher loss when that bi-metal spring heats up and locks the hub.
Forum: events 05-30-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,709
Posted By mikep
Depending on how expensive the summer trip is, I...

Depending on how expensive the summer trip is, I might show up with a son in tow.
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