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Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Quin
i've never clicked into this thread before,...

i've never clicked into this thread before, because i don't care about 122s. but wow. wow!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,313
Posted By Quin
that's odd to see. that was a hero car when i...

that's odd to see. that was a hero car when i first got on this forum.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
i’ve been saying it for years: those headlights...

i’ve been saying it for years: those headlights are garbage, but they work on this car and this car only.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 348,039
Posted By Quin
it’s going to be a xona with chacos strapped onto...

it’s going to be a xona with chacos strapped onto it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
and a couple of turn signals. and one of the...

and a couple of turn signals. and one of the headlights is too dim even though i just put newish h4s in.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
i ordered adjustable rear perches, and the...

i ordered adjustable rear perches, and the panhard bar will have a turnbuckle. hopefully within the next couple of weeks i'll have a chance to have a nice time with some hammers, and get the perches...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 903,409
Posted By Quin
just wait til you drive it!

just wait til you drive it!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
i also ordered some because this car and mine are...

i also ordered some because this car and mine are now inexorably linked in destiny, and also because they cost basically nothing.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
i didn't know to ask, and it's being done so...

i didn't know to ask, and it's being done so cheaply that i don't hugely care (or want to pester). but i'm guessing it's probably being done "right."
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
i have zero experience with this aspect of...

i have zero experience with this aspect of turbobricking and will basically do whatever you tell me to do here, but i would like to know why folding the whole lip up is better than cutting it off and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
so, they almost fit. i think on full compression...

so, they almost fit. i think on full compression the fronts touch the spring perch. i did not try to drive with them on so i'm unsure about turning clearance.

this also makes me wish i had some...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
it sounds and looks so...correct.

it sounds and looks so...correct.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
you and i, reviving our long-untouched projects...

you and i, reviving our long-untouched projects in concert:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
i'm a little nervous that these are too big to...

i'm a little nervous that these are too big to fit easily. regretting going 205/55 instead of 205/50.

https://i.imgur.com/vNGPLA4.jpg?1
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
i don't put quotes in my signature, but if i did,...

i don't put quotes in my signature, but if i did, it would be this one.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
i don't have a good answer for that. i am partly...

i don't have a good answer for that. i am partly afraid to break my very nice-feeling 80k-mile m46.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
it's not bad. i do wish it had like...100 pounds...

it's not bad. i do wish it had like...100 pounds more lb-ft, as i have now been ruined by the torque curve in my fiesta and all the td04 cars i've driven in my life. this thing felt significantly...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
it doesn't feel that good. but it has been tuned...

it doesn't feel that good. but it has been tuned and it runs the best it has in ~4 years, and is on current reg and insurance.

here are some brief clips of the sounds it makes.

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Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 53,720
Posted By Quin
oh, do i still own this car?

oh, do i still own this car?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
lol goodbye $100 grille

lol goodbye $100 grille
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
i completely forgot it actually got swapped.

i completely forgot it actually got swapped.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 131,222
Posted By Quin
finally.

finally.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 50,076
Posted By Quin
dope.

dope.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
more than occasionally

more than occasionally
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 50,076
Posted By Quin
this looks extremely promising

this looks extremely promising
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 1,301,711
Posted By Quin
nice.

nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 124,730
Posted By Quin
you picked none. that said, i do understand the...

you picked none. that said, i do understand the idea of spending money just because it gives you pleasure to do so.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 124,730
Posted By Quin
it really doesn't have to. spraying money is just...

it really doesn't have to. spraying money is just a thing collan enjoys.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 903,409
Posted By Quin
wood inserts on doors don't match the wheel. are...

wood inserts on doors don't match the wheel. are you even trying?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
just shift nice into third.

just shift nice into third.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
sounds like the same process i went through when...

sounds like the same process i went through when actually my wastegate adjustment was just dumb.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,140
Posted By Quin
i think i'm the one that parked it there anyway....

i think i'm the one that parked it there anyway. and she would never get mad at me.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 65,873
Posted By Quin
cool.

cool.
Forum: events 11-29-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 44,210
Posted By Quin
don't you ****ing speak that voodoo.

don't you ****ing speak that voodoo.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
i wonder about that on a regular basis.

i wonder about that on a regular basis.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 903,409
Posted By Quin
i'm pretty sure that video looped at the right...

i'm pretty sure that video looped at the right volume would put me directly to sleep.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
if you say so.

if you say so.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
yuut

yuut
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
yoot

yoot
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 59,727
Posted By Quin
okay -- don't.

okay -- don't.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 59,727
Posted By Quin
this is the most familiar methodology to me. just...

this is the most familiar methodology to me. just an endless stream of failures, hackjobs, and ordering wrong parts. i really appreciate your process.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,460
Posted By Quin
it's not dangerous. personally i think you should...

it's not dangerous. personally i think you should weld it in place, if that's an option. that's what i did, and never found it unpredictable.

https://i.imgur.com/mB8HuRN.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 903,409
Posted By Quin
you say that...

you say that...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,714
Posted By Quin
it's been a long time since i saw a good...

it's been a long time since i saw a good old-fashioned simon babbs driveway burnout. does the soul good.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,460
Posted By Quin
i think the two things you should do next are...

i think the two things you should do next are wheels, and some sort of extremely stupid aftermarket headlights.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,460
Posted By Quin
god damn it

god damn it
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
well, feel free.

well, feel free.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
i didn’t hate it.

i didn’t hate it.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,693,503
Posted By Quin
harald's is the only t5 car i've driven that...

harald's is the only t5 car i've driven that didn't annoy me, but that was before it started falling apart. i just wish it was as easy to do some kind of toyota transmission as it is to do a t5.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 474,907
Posted By Quin
it was propavater in my head for years, until i...

it was propavater in my head for years, until i suddenly noticed that his avatar was a propeller.
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