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Old 08-31-2010, 07:34 PM   #3101
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they were filming this at the airbase in my town. Pretty cool

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.s...t_filming.html



on a local forum, someone said he saw a lexus LFA driving down his street. I had a WTF moment because I didn't they were even in production yet, nevermind available
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Old 08-31-2010, 07:40 PM   #3102
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R.I.P. Clover.

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:( What happened??
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Bummer, sucks losing a pet. I will drink to the memory of Clover. cheers.
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Old 08-31-2010, 10:43 PM   #3105
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noooess kitty
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Just his time. We rescued him a few year ago and started to care for all his medical problems. We did our best to make the last few years as nice as possible for him.
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Old 09-01-2010, 01:00 AM   #3107
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My cat death is in this thread too, sucks
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Old 09-01-2010, 05:43 AM   #3108
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Sorry for your feline losses fellas. I'll own a cat again some day.
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Old 09-01-2010, 11:28 AM   #3109
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tial e-friend posted this on another forum:
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This is a continuation of my old thread, the housings are finaly complete.
40 hours machine time and 6 hours of weld time per housing
these are billet stainless steel V-band turbine housings for GT55R's (1500-2000hp each)
here is the progress over time

Getting it roughed out


outside complete


inside complete


two halves complete


time for welding



after final machine, all done


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Old 09-01-2010, 11:45 AM   #3110
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Old 09-01-2010, 12:00 PM   #3111
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Now that's just pornography.
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Old 09-01-2010, 12:20 PM   #3112
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Now that's just pornography.
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Link to thread? I want to see what these are in.
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Old 09-01-2010, 12:22 PM   #3113
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He said its going in this:

Its a private forum but I posted all the pics.
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That's schnazzy!
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Did anyone notice, in one of those pics, that there's a slightly out of focus turbine housing being used as a pencil cup on the dude's desk?
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Old 09-01-2010, 12:33 PM   #3116
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Drag car with treaded tires? Roll-arounds?
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Who's desk is that? Jake @ tial's? Full-race sticker in the background of one of those pics.
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That's their Ultima GTR turbo customer.
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Did anyone notice, in one of those pics, that there's a slightly out of focus turbine housing being used as a pencil cup on the dude's desk?
My old turbine housing holds pens on my office desk and my bad Wilwood caliper is a paper-weight.
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Who's desk is that? Jake @ tial's? Full-race sticker in the background of one of those pics.
Yes.
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I don't have a desk but my kitchen table is a workbench in disguise.
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