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Old 09-27-2012, 05:21 PM   #21
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Yeah but your fail has been due primarily to your utter retardation. HUR DUR, I'm going to part my entire car out because of a wobbly crank pulley.
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:52 PM   #22
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lol What were you guys doing?
Well we just got done with lunch and he said "You haven't driven my car yet, have you?" That's when I said "No, not really." So he tossed me the keys, we hopped in and I commenced to flog the **** out of it. To our dismay, we realized after a few short romps that the boost controller wasn't cutting boost at the 10 psi he had it set at previously and it spiked to 17 psi on the stock bottom end. Said spiking yielded the following results:

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Old 09-27-2012, 06:33 PM   #23
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impressive
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:13 PM   #24
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That thing buckled like a Wal-Mart belt. Fuel and spark were good. No signs of detonation. Just too much cylinder pressure, we're guessing.
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:48 AM   #25
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I bent all 4 rods in a non-built 04 making 272whp once. Too much torque.
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:34 AM   #26
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A couple years ago I spent the entire month of January riding my CBR to work because I couldn't get my car to start after installing the crank wheel backwards.
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Old 09-28-2012, 01:56 PM   #27
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When i first installed my turbo i tried to run on a piggy back (xede) I think that qualifies :P.

At this point ripping bolts is routine for me. I also ripped the ac lines when i did my ac.
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:35 PM   #28
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I sat in dog **** last night while working on my car. True story bros
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:01 PM   #29
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I once sheared the head off a slave cylinder. All I got was this shitty screen name.
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Old 09-30-2012, 06:11 PM   #30
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I drove my boosted miata to work this week 3 times.

am I doing the fail thread right?
You will after you sell your miata, miss it after 6 months, buy another, and turbo it from scratch. Except this time it will break and take you months or years to get running properly because of babby

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I once sheared the head off a slave cylinder. All I got was this shitty screen name.
it's back!
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:02 AM   #31
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for 3 years I was nearly married and ate like a lard. Now I am what I ate.
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...a fat *****?
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Unfortunately, folks around Illinois are taking the faIL to heart. This year has had more failed builds than I've ever seen.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:04 PM   #34
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I've had enough fail with my car to last a lifetime.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:30 PM   #35
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If I had to document all of my fails, I'd run out of internet.
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Two fluorescent light bulbs fell from their fixture and into my open engine bay.
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:30 AM   #37
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Well at least you didnt smack them with a hammer while smacking at something in the engine bay.
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:33 AM   #38
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I had my valve cover off, too. This was something like 3 years ago. I still find glass from time to time. Not recommended for a good time.
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