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Old 09-29-2010, 03:21 PM
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deadlifts would turn me into a hunchback before I'm old. No thanks to that exercise.

And 113lbs for a grown man is sad. I'm serious. No woman wants that. Go to GNC and buy some Mass/weight gainer. I've seen 150lb 5 year olds on ******* Jerry Springer.
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Originally Posted by SlideRuler View Post
deadlifts would turn me into a hunchback before I'm old. No thanks to that exercise.

And 113lbs for a grown man is sad. I'm serious. No woman wants that. Go to GNC and buy some Mass/weight gainer. I've seen 150lb 5 year olds on ******* Jerry Springer.
You need to learn some manners. Don't expect to lose that gay avatar anytime soon.
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Originally Posted by SlideRuler View Post
deadlifts would turn me into a hunchback before I'm old. No thanks to that exercise.
They do just the opposite, but you're up to speed on the typical couch-potato justification for not exercising. I'd love to hear how a strong back will predispose you to back injuries.
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They do just the opposite, but you're up to speed on the typical couch-potato justification for not exercising. I'd love to hear how a strong back will predispose you to back injuries.
I'm no couch potato. I go to the gym Mon-Fri. I just don't do deadlifts. I almost died in a car accident when I was 17. My back goes out at random times. If I deadlift, it will definitely go out. Pull-ups and lateral rows are the only back exercises I can do.
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Originally Posted by SlideRuler View Post
I'm no couch potato. I go to the gym Mon-Fri. I just don't do deadlifts. I almost died in a car accident when I was 17. My back goes out at random times. If I deadlift, it will definitely go out. Pull-ups and lateral rows are the only back exercises I can do.
did the doctor tell you not to exercise your latissimus dorsi?
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no but I have some broken bone in my lower spine. I forgot the longass word he said my condition was called. I had to wear a spinal brace for 3 months though to straighten my back out. I wouldn't dare deadlift. Even squats sometimes cause my back to ache. It's all good. I just want my arms and abs to stay in good shape.
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any clean way of removing the hood latch? (stupid loop is wearing a hole in my radiator shrouding)

looks like there is a mild steel frame with the loop spot welded to it, which is then riveted to the aluminum part of the hood. i'd like to remove the loop and all of the mild steel if i can.

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Drill out the rivets
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Drill out the rivets
but then you've still got the heavy chunk of steel in there just rattling around, its going to need some cutting wheel love.
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If it can't be wiggled out, cut it up first.
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Or just cut off the loop and grind it flush. Use paint if it needs to be pretty.
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thanks guys. i'll start removing metal and take pictures. if it turns out good i'll post back here.
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hey i just bought a splitter off the used nascar parts market. i have no idea if it can be made to fit but if it does... redemption! (from my plywood delete comment early on in this thread. )
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10 lbs vs. 5.5 lbs.

After some digging around on the web waisting time I found this.

It’s listed as an alternator for a Chevy street rod. Suppose to be 50A. It will require some custom work to mount and get the 1.8l multi rib pulley to fit correctly but it doesn’t look too difficult. The pulley that comes with it would probably work as is for a 1.6l.

http://store03.prostores.com/servlet...R-DENSO/Detail

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received splitters today, and it could fit better... but i'll see what i can do with it. i'm not so sure about jimmie johnson yellow on my car. might work on tsb'ers.

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Originally Posted by jasonb View Post
thanks guys. i'll start removing metal and take pictures. if it turns out good i'll post back here.
Guess it didn't turn out good.
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Originally Posted by jasonb View Post
received splitters today, and it could fit better... but i'll see what i can do with it. i'm not so sure about jimmie johnson yellow on my car. might work on tsb'ers.

cut 8 inches out of the center, but the two sides together and use the 8 inch piece to overlap and reconnect them. win.
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Originally Posted by y8s View Post
cut 8 inches out of the center, but the two sides together and use the 8 inch piece to overlap and reconnect them. win.
this. and i was also thinking when reconnecting, maybe try and cut them into a tongue and groove setup.

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Guess it didn't turn out good.
things move fast here in the jasonb household let me tell u. i did score a sacrificial hood to try it out on first so full steam ahead.
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Originally Posted by bbundy View Post
10 lbs vs. 5.5 lbs.

After some digging around on the web waisting time I found this.

Itís listed as an alternator for a Chevy street rod. Suppose to be 50A. It will require some custom work to mount and get the 1.8l multi rib pulley to fit correctly but it doesnít look too difficult. The pulley that comes with it would probably work as is for a 1.6l.

http://store03.prostores.com/servlet...R-DENSO/Detail

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Would be interesting if someone could say whats required if it works?
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