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Old 07-15-2011, 05:53 PM   #8901  
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That's it?

Dude, it's just a car. A ten-year-old car at that. Just get a sharpie and write "Chuck Norris stood here" next to it.
Chuck must have slammed the door with his chin.
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:31 PM   #8902  
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Nope. He just stood there next to it.
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:37 PM   #8903  
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Nope. He just stood there next to it.
I'm surprised the tires didn't melt.
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Anyone ever re-foam a speaker? I have a pair of Cerwin Vega D-9's (big, heavy and loud) and the surrounds are shot. Some places want to sell you the shims, and tell you to cut out the center dust cap and shim the voice coil. Other places tell you that is a bunch of crap, and just costs more. These speakers are 20 years old, and get far louder than I listen to anything these days. So, is shimming necessary?
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:38 PM   #8905  
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your money is better spent on garbage plates
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Greasy hotdogs for twice the price of anyplace else? No, thanks.
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:47 PM   #8907  
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Anyone ever re-foam a speaker?
PartsExpress has a lot of model-specific kits, including several for Cerwin-Vega, but not in the 15" class.

They do have a "universal" 15" re-foaming kit: http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=260-935

There's also an instruction video at the bottom of the page.
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:59 PM   #8908  
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I'm going with the Simplyspeakers kit which is specific to CV, and doesn't have the shims. I watched a bunch of vids on both methods, and I think this will work well enough. Not like I'm going to be cranking any Black Sabbath or Deep Purple at ear splitting levels like in my youth.
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it's all about the macaroni salad
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Old 07-16-2011, 01:31 AM   #8910  
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Only at this job for a month and already seeing I may become addicted to buying tools. It's nice to have newer, nicer tools, and they allow you to do your work better and faster, in return making you more money... to buy more tools! Just got paid Friday morning and already I have spend all of my "play" money. New impact and swivel sockets.
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Not sure if repost? Mazda commemorated it's 20th anniversary of winning Le Mans by restoring it's greatest race car, the 787B-002.

Then let Johhny Herbert & Patrick Dempsey risk destroying the priceless machine at 200+ mph down the Mulsanne Straight.

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Any postings with the 787-B never get old.
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Old 07-17-2011, 12:35 PM   #8913  
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Why are all of my Youtube videos I try to watch just a green screen. Ive been having video driver issues, I wonder if this is now affecting Youtube as well.
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Not sure if repost? Mazda commemorated it's 20th anniversary of winning Le Mans by restoring it's greatest race car, the 787B-002.

Then let Johhny Herbert & Patrick Dempsey risk destroying the priceless machine at 200+ mph down the Mulsanne Straight.

As much as I have hated on rotarys, there's just something about the sound of them that makes me happy.
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Old 07-17-2011, 01:24 PM   #8915  
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I woke up to the sound of that in Le Mans this year. You jelly?
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Can I have that starter motor in my car pliz?
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Aaaah, chili-farts.
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Anyone ever use this top? Mine got ripped recently above the back window.
http://www.miatamania.com/Shop/ViewP...IndexID=103072

Also, new episode of Top Gear UK is up for streaming here
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:18 PM   #8919  
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And yet again, another big **** YOU to FedEx. Everyone always bitches about UPS, but I ALWAYS have issues with FedEx, never UPS. Had a package I was needing today, delivery date was today... waited and waited, 9pm, never showed. Not the first time. I guess I will get it whenever they feel like bringing it, maybe tomorrow.
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