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Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 102
Views: 6,063
Posted By mikep
I also ride a motorcycle.

I also ride a motorcycle.
Forum: events 07-09-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 1,062
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: 4,916
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: 1,062
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: 964
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: 4,916
Posted By mikep
July 4th??

July 4th??
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 1,240
Posted By mikep
Reported

Reported
Forum: website & board 06-15-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,255
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: 1,546
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: 1,546
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: 1,546
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: 3,496
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: 4,727
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: 510
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: 102
Views: 6,063
Posted By mikep
*tear

*tear
Forum: events 05-06-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 41,465
Posted By mikep
Cool, thank you Dave!

Cool, thank you Dave!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,847
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 445
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 102
Views: 6,063
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: 188
Views: 21,892
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: 188
Views: 21,892
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: 3,855
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....
Forum: events 04-16-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,855
Posted By mikep
I was just informed of the price increase for...

I was just informed of the price increase for camping. Iíll pass.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,729
Posted By mikep
The valves need to rotate to keep the sealing...

The valves need to rotate to keep the sealing surfaces happy.

Some honduhs run backwards, and not sure but maybe misterbitchy. /jvl
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,138
Posted By mikep
How much drop does this move get you?

How much drop does this move get you?
Forum: events 04-12-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,892
Posted By mikep
This is turning into an all-star lineup. ...

This is turning into an all-star lineup.
*checks calendar for getting sick on the 26th
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,496
Posted By mikep
Machining the deck of the block gives you more...

Machining the deck of the block gives you more bang per thousandth.
Forum: events 03-29-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By mikep
I wish. Have fun, and be safe.

I wish.
Have fun, and be safe.
Forum: events 03-28-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,855
Posted By mikep
I'm at the south end of Delaware. I usually take...

I'm at the south end of Delaware. I usually take the baltimore route, sometimes return through Lancaster. I haven't gone via Lancaster in a while, thought about that this year.
Forum: events 03-27-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,855
Posted By mikep
I usually go.

I usually go.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,854
Posted By mikep
Less play, rather than longer throw.

Less play, rather than longer throw.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By mikep
Do the math on the different first gears and...

Do the math on the different first gears and final drives.
Multiply the current first by the current rear. See what final drive comes out the same with the different first gear.
Then compare...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By mikep
Better tuning after it went in the car?

Better tuning after it went in the car?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,854
Posted By mikep
I always start with hard lines looped and...

I always start with hard lines looped and submerged when bench bleeding, then closest caliper first, farthest last.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By mikep
I could feel the head lift from here... never...

I could feel the head lift from here... never mind, that was my junk lifting.
Forum: events 03-10-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,839
Posted By mikep
And dropped off some beer with Pete.

And dropped off some beer with Pete.
Forum: events 03-10-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,839
Posted By mikep
It was a great day. I finally got a cvt trans for...

It was a great day. I finally got a cvt trans for a sentra that is plaguing me, got to hang out with Dave after a long time, saw some good familiar faces, met some new ones. Glad you are having a...
Forum: events 03-09-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,839
Posted By mikep
Picked up Dave, we are eating at a diner. Be...

Picked up Dave, we are eating at a diner. Be there by 1.
Forum: events 03-08-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 21,892
Posted By mikep
I tried to get 2 days off but it follows our...

I tried to get 2 days off but it follows our spring break 5-day weekend. Working wed and then taking a 4-day weekend was frowned upon.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,546
Posted By mikep
Yep, he's a good guy. I will say that I...

Yep, he's a good guy.

I will say that I inherited some "civic coilover" junk a while back, and once you know the real rates, they are useful for mocking up odd set-ups. They are usually...
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