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Forum: events 09-21-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 154
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Posted By mikep
I’m all up in great dismal swamp. See you all...

I’m all up in great dismal swamp. See you all tomorrow noonish.
Jared, text me a list if you need anything.
Forum: events 09-20-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
I even took 29 all the way from dc to charlotte...

I even took 29 all the way from dc to charlotte once to avoid it. Not as seamless as it once was, but it was a good ride with a bmw on a trailer.
Also, the blue ridge parkway from charlottesville...
Forum: events 09-19-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
For an extra 10 google-minutes i would avoid dc...

For an extra 10 google-minutes i would avoid dc to richmond like the plague. Nothing good ever happens on 95.
If you go to carlisle, then front royal, then charlottesville, you will avoid all the...
Forum: events 09-19-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
What route are you taking? Leaving wed?

What route are you taking? Leaving wed?
Forum: events 09-19-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
The 245 refused to play nice. Looks like I'll be...

The 245 refused to play nice. Looks like I'll be beating on the wrx some more in a few days.
Forum: events 09-12-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
I’ll bring the farm fuel tank in the truck.

I’ll bring the farm fuel tank in the truck.
Forum: events 09-08-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
You missed the tour of the secret lair of monarch...

You missed the tour of the secret lair of monarch caterpillars
Forum: events 09-07-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
I am taking the tunnel south, stopping in...

I am taking the tunnel south, stopping in mooresville wed. night. Arriving thursday. (technically mid-atlantic, though)
Forum: events 09-06-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
In for the boil (i don’t eat that much shrimp...

In for the boil (i don’t eat that much shrimp though).
Also, i promise to remember to get the scrapple out of the cooler friday morning.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,514
Posted By mikep
I just looked up a 92 240. $201.99 including...

I just looked up a 92 240.
$201.99 including inner tir rods, does not say boots.
*edit: pic shows boots.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,514
Posted By mikep
240z people use subaru racks. I bought a faster...

240z people use subaru racks. I bought a faster 05 rack for my 03, i compared it to datsun and volvo a while back, but need to revisit that.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,514
Posted By mikep
I got a zf kit and figured out how to get the...

I got a zf kit and figured out how to get the plastic end plug out (turn cc, the wire retainer spirals out) but my rack and tube had too much corrosion from water in the fluid. Need to buy some...
Forum: showroom 09-04-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By mikep
one thumbs up = vortex of danger.

one thumbs up = vortex of danger.
Forum: events 08-29-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
Boooooo. It’ll be you and the dog then?

Boooooo.
It’ll be you and the dog then?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By mikep
A few notes: If you do top links for the pinion...

A few notes:
If you do top links for the pinion angle, any movement will move the axle more. I don’t know how much, but a guess is half the top bolt distance. So you will probably have to reduce...
Forum: events 08-27-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
I’d like to be there for the starting of the...

I’d like to be there for the starting of the rolls-royce.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
I’ll be sharing my trebuchet collection.

I’ll be sharing my trebuchet collection.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
It is possible that I failed to remove the...

It is possible that I failed to remove the mailto: before his email addy the first time.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
Updated that thread. Also attempted to send...

Updated that thread.
Also attempted to send shirt money again. I screwed that up somehow.
Forum: events 08-25-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
Le update. This month: shrimps and such.

Le update.
This month: shrimps and such.
Forum: events 08-20-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
Last year i took the blue ridge to roanoke. It...

Last year i took the blue ridge to roanoke. It wasn’t that slow. If i do that again it means i have to go around DC. So maybe i’ll take the tunnel to great dismal swamp, go to mooresville on the way,...
Forum: events 08-20-2022, 01:29 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
Much excite. ...

Much excite.
https://pbase.com/mperry/image/171993719.jpg
Forum: events 08-19-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
I have wed-thur-fri off. 9:30 dr visit in...

I have wed-thur-fri off. 9:30 dr visit in Salisbury md with a loaded vehicle.
Might get there late wed, maybe early turdsday. Depends on which route i take.
What incentive is there for wed night?...
Forum: events 08-18-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
I think i will get the days i need. I’m low...

I think i will get the days i need. I’m low maintenance, unlike some teachers.
Forum: events 08-18-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
I need to talk with the new principal. I planned...

I need to talk with the new principal. I planned to leave early this year, but she might not be down with taking off 3 days. Mainly because I have some Dr. stuff too.
Original plan was dr office...
Forum: events 08-16-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
Yes. (I knew there was a reason to get drunk...

Yes.
(I knew there was a reason to get drunk on a tuesday night. XO,Kenny)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By mikep
I have very similar models on my corolla (tiny...

I have very similar models on my corolla (tiny version) and the 52 F2. My dad had a tiny one on the truck and just about ripped off the cover hossing it with no power steering. I replaced it with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,844
Posted By mikep
Beauty.

Beauty.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By mikep
Progressives can’t be linear. They are...

Progressives can’t be linear. They are non-linear.
The progression also can’t be a beautiful straight line or curve. As the wires touch they increase, up to the bump stops. If they were allowed to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By mikep
Progressive on the rear with a solid axle can...

Progressive on the rear with a solid axle can reduce the dancing over ripples.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By mikep
White Horse? MALORT??

White Horse? MALORT??
Forum: events 08-07-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
September virtual meet from the range. “WHAT??”

September virtual meet from the range. “WHAT??”
Forum: events 08-07-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
I was going to get back in there after my shower...

I was going to get back in there after my shower but it was 11:30. I woke up with a mohawk.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By mikep
I use the ultra rtv, but on freeze plugs and cam...

I use the ultra rtv, but on freeze plugs and cam hole plugs i use the old school permatex (#2)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By mikep
That’s cool.

That’s cool.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By mikep
If it’s hanging off the end of your cam hole,...

If it’s hanging off the end of your cam hole, isn’t it technically cam smeg?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By mikep
The IPD springs i tested were from a 244 i...

The IPD springs i tested were from a 244 i dragged out of the weeds on a farm. It had IPD sways and Bilsteins.
I have not seen a set of wagon rears, my guess is they are very similar.
Forum: events 08-04-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,675
Posted By mikep
Same. I was going to offer to go gonzo and drop...

Same. I was going to offer to go gonzo and drop him off the wrong way before heading back to delaware. We need an itinerary.
Forum: events 08-04-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
No input so far, so it might be quiet.

No input so far, so it might be quiet.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By mikep
Do some measuring, report back. ...

Do some measuring, report back.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5747681&postcount=7
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,498
Posted By mikep
First part: If you remove a caliper, hose, etc...

First part:
If you remove a caliper, hose, etc and don’t want the master cylinder to empty, put something on the brake pedal. If you push it to the floor, fluid will initially squirt out but then...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By mikep
Ok, since you asked to keep it short and you...

Ok, since you asked to keep it short and you already have a fan mounted:

Can a switch alone work?
Yes, if it has a high enough amp rating. A tip: switches rated for 20 amps and above will feel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,295
Posted By mikep
Thanks for adding that. My dad ran leftover race...

Thanks for adding that. My dad ran leftover race pistons in a 510 with a stock cam on the street. Knocked like crazy. I never had the nerve to check compression for fear of hurting my gauge.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,295
Posted By mikep
Compression numbers vary by compression ratio and...

Compression numbers vary by compression ratio and volume.
Those numbers are good for 8.5-9:1.
Forum: events 07-27-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
Nah, it’s all good.

Nah, it’s all good.
Forum: events 07-27-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
What was turnout like last time? Low? It IS the...

What was turnout like last time? Low? It IS the beach/pool season in the north, but the aussies might be looking for a chat.
Forum: events 07-26-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 335,683
Posted By mikep
Edited the title. No idea if i can make this one....

Edited the title. No idea if i can make this one. I will be on the road, then friday i have to try to be so tired that i fall asleep during an EEG. So we’ll see.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By mikep
I edited out that thumbs down icon. My fat thumbs...

I edited out that thumbs down icon. My fat thumbs did that i guess.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By mikep
My favorite machine shop in Salisbury MD had a...

My favorite machine shop in Salisbury MD had a ford 2.3 plate they used on volvos. I can check to see if they still do.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,991
Posted By mikep
What is the post-inspection routine like? Any...

What is the post-inspection routine like? Any tear-down? As long as you leave the port diameters alone at the gasket, and focus on the sharp bits in the exhaust short turn, nobody is going to flag...
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