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Old 06-07-2010, 10:08 AM   #21
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I find that a cattle prod, a 2L of Mountain Dew, and a bottle of no-doze does the trick everytime.

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I solved this. JeffC', go talk to said awesome sexilicious female. If she is 'awesome' she probably cares about the OP on some level or other. And will therefore realize the lameness creeping into the OPs life by way of not having his car run, even if the lameness is masked by a casually tossed frilly undergarnmet. She is not to perform sexual acts on the OP until such time as his car is running.

I'd give it a week max before its kicking ***.
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Old 06-07-2010, 10:16 AM   #22
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I know taking mine out for a long drive this weekend really put the spirit back into me.

If yours is not drivable, beg, borrow or steal one. Hell, rent one if you can. Doesn't have to be turbo or anything. Find some corners and fling it around for a while. Once you get the taste, you'll be motivated.
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Old 06-07-2010, 10:43 AM   #23
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Just get some adderol and go ape ****.
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This is one of the side effects of gender reassignment surgery. Go back to the doctor and have him put your man parts back on.
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I find that a cattle prod, a 2L of Mountain Dew, and a bottle of no-doze does the trick everytime.

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I solved this. JeffC', go talk to said awesome sexilicious female. If she is 'awesome' she probably cares about the OP on some level or other. And will therefore realize the lameness creeping into the OPs life by way of not having his car run, even if the lameness is masked by a casually tossed frilly undergarnmet. She is not to perform sexual acts on the OP until such time as his car is running.

I'd give it a week max before its kicking ***.
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Old 06-07-2010, 11:06 AM   #26
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Wpw, two pages and NO ONE has requested pics of the gf? Holy **** we are going ghey
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Watch old racing vids online. Seeing Can Am cars, Formula cars, Rally cars and the occasional prototype Porsche, Peugeot, or Mazda 787 ripping around really turns me on!
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:01 PM   #29
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another motivator is getting a ride in or driving someone's REALLY fast car.

that usually makes me want to wrench on mine again ASAP
This x10000 My buddy came down to the keys for a visit with his 300+whp gti and I was like GODDAMNIT!!!!!!


I went and finished my car within 3 days
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:14 PM   #30
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Checking out build threads and outcomes of them really motivates me and gets my brain thinking about what i have and how i could make it better.
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:33 PM   #31
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Man i've never had this problem so I dont know what to say exactly but it seems ******* silly that all you need to do is route an oil drain to get the car started and you cant find motivation to do it. Come on.

On that note, I'm gonna go out and finish up my car!
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Old 06-07-2010, 02:06 PM   #32
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This x10000 My buddy came down to the keys for a visit with his 300+whp gti and I was like GODDAMNIT!!!!!!


I went and finished my car within 3 days
I dont get you. Dont you have like 2 two Henessy Vipers around? and you get turned on by a 300hp GTI

BTW you havent send me the pics
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Old 06-07-2010, 03:12 PM   #33
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Lots of good advise here, tonight after work I'm gonna put a cup of coffee in my tummy and do my drain.
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Man i've never had this problem so I dont know what to say exactly but it seems ******* silly that all you need to do is route an oil drain to get the car started and you cant find motivation to do it. Come on.

On that note, I'm gonna go out and finish up my car!
This same thing is pissing me off where I don't want to look at my car anymore. I miss my top mount with my easy *** oil drain. Damn fittings are SUPPPPEEEEERRRRRR close to the steering shaft and it's pissing me off
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This same thing is pissing me off where I don't want to look at my car anymore. I miss my top mount with my easy *** oil drain. Damn fittings are SUPPPPEEEEERRRRRR close to the steering shaft and it's pissing me off
I had to angle my CHRA toward the block a few degrees to clear that crap. Haven't had any oil drain issues with it being a few degrees from straight down. I'm also just using barbed fittings and a piece of hose, not AN fittings so perhaps thats why I have less of a hard time?
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Yea I'm going to angle mine alittle but with the top mount I used hydraulic stuff from dads work truck and we can't use those thick *** fittings like we did before so I have to order some AN stuff
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Yea I'm going to angle mine alittle but with the top mount I used hydraulic stuff from dads work truck and we can't use those thick *** fittings like we did before so I have to order some AN stuff
That should work. Did you make your downpipe yet?
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Not yet. Gonna do that at a friends house with a lift and welder after I button everything else up
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:36 PM   #39
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Well I have so many saved messages I can't receive any. Had to become a member for the **** in the leet section. Boy do I miss the T and A.
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Old 06-07-2010, 07:39 PM   #40
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Just wondering if anyone had a tip to stay motivated on their car or how to get motivated after taking a break.
Sign up for an HPDE that's about a month away.
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