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Yesterday, 02:24 PM
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For the record, relief tubes are sexist. ...

For the record, relief tubes are sexist.

They were dispensed with on Hornet's and we were all issued "piddle-packs" instead. This consisted of a zip-lock baggie with a sponge inside. Even though...
12-14-2018, 08:40 PM
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Posted By hornetball

I'm picturing that plastic bag on a trap. Not...

I'm picturing that plastic bag on a trap. Not pretty.
Forum: Race Prep
12-14-2018, 05:47 PM
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Views: 912
Posted By hornetball

There is a restrictor in the valve cover port...

There is a restrictor in the valve cover port though . . . ~1/8". The oil tank and catch can are at atmospheric. The crankcase is at a vacuum due to the action of the scavenge pumps and the...
12-14-2018, 05:41 PM
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Posted By hornetball

Geez. Those guys were already doing double...

Geez. Those guys were already doing double cycles. Talk about a bladder buster. What's the head like on the E-2?

Of course, they can now refuel from KF/A-18s!! Hahahahahahaha!!!
Forum: Race Prep
12-14-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By hornetball

You also need to plug the valve cover holes. ...

You also need to plug the valve cover holes. Drill out one of the plugs with ~1/8" hole and run that to a catch can or oil tank. The oil pumping provides block vacuum rather than IM vacuum or VTA....
12-07-2018, 06:01 PM
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Posted By hornetball

Pixie cut . . . Audrey Hepburn . . . that works! ...

Pixie cut . . . Audrey Hepburn . . . that works!

Honestly, I have a difficult time moving my eyes above good cleavage. It's something I work hard at trying to do, but biology is a bitch. Rarely...
12-03-2018, 11:26 AM
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Posted By hornetball

I have no words. Somehow, my daughters evaded...

I have no words. Somehow, my daughters evaded the madness.
11-26-2018, 06:10 PM
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Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

Sample size of 2 . . . my oldest (a Millenial or...

Sample size of 2 . . . my oldest (a Millenial or "Y" b. 1986) is a wishy-washy mindless lib. My youngest (a Centennial or "Z" b. 1996) is probably the most conservative person I've ever known (with...
11-25-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By hornetball

Nah. It's drained. Plenty of compressible air...

Nah. It's drained. Plenty of compressible air in there.
11-25-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By hornetball

^^ This. Don't make it harder than it is. For a...

^^ This. Don't make it harder than it is. For a little bit neater install, you can install these -- basically the same thing as looping after draining:
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Forum: Race Prep
11-20-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 35,798
Posted By hornetball

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11-10-2018, 08:09 AM
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Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

I'm simultaneously a first generation Hispanic...

I'm simultaneously a first generation Hispanic immigrant and a Son of the American Revolution. Since I'm so offensive to myself . . . :dealwithit:

Incidentally, my first generation Hispanic...
11-07-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By hornetball

Sounds like you've already done a bunch more...

Sounds like you've already done a bunch more research than I ever did. I get by with a 1995 Kubota B2100. It leaks a bit of hydraulic fluid, but is otherwise trouble-free. The main thing I had to...
11-07-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

Given that BSA is in an impossible situation and...

Given that BSA is in an impossible situation and both organizations have used the "Scout" term for more than a century, I think it likely the court will find the term "Scout" or "Scouting" to be...
11-06-2018, 12:05 PM
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Views: 301,074
Posted By hornetball

Instructed a guy with a 2016 Sport this weekend....

Instructed a guy with a 2016 Sport this weekend. Lightly modded with suspension, RE-71Rs and full exhaust. Otherwise stock. GREAT CAR! We had a ton of fun. Really nice torque and balance. Has me...
Forum: Race Prep
10-23-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By hornetball

For a CW track, the left side is more loaded so...

For a CW track, the left side is more loaded so you should use that to judge camber vs. temps. On the left side, you'll see that the outer temp is still higher than the inner. Increasing camber...
10-19-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

I'm sure he was a white, cis-male. He deserved...

I'm sure he was a white, cis-male. He deserved his fate.
09-22-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

God lord, what a waste of tax money. This went to...

God lord, what a waste of tax money. This went to trial?!?!?!

The prosecutor should lose his/her/its/(insert PC pronoun here) next election I hope.

Did they separate the Mom from the nursing...
09-20-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

My experience with military service was the exact...

My experience with military service was the exact opposite. You form bonds with people from different backgrounds that you never would have met in civilian life. I find that I am much more likely...
09-19-2018, 07:08 PM
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Views: 96,832
Posted By hornetball

"Sarah Connor?"

"Sarah Connor?"
Forum: Build Threads
09-18-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 106,440
Posted By hornetball

Just driving the heck out of it. I pulled the...

Just driving the heck out of it. I pulled the aero off the car because of my penchant for using all the track (plus a little bit more). Got tired of replacing splitters.

I also built a new garage...
Forum: Build Threads
09-17-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 61,842
Posted By hornetball

Just street driving the heck out of it. I'm...

Just street driving the heck out of it. I'm about 1K away from my 250K celebration. I did end up removing the oil cooler (not needed for street driving) and restoring the OEM AC fan. Other than...
Forum: Race Prep
09-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By hornetball

Yep. That's who built the set currently on the...

Yep. That's who built the set currently on the Lotus. Link:

Diamond : Diamond Custom Wheel...
Forum: Race Prep
09-04-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By hornetball

I time out the Advanti Storm S1's after 8 tires...

I time out the Advanti Storm S1's after 8 tires based upon my history with them. I've since switched to the S2 as it looks like a stronger design for 4-lug hubs. Still monitoring those to determine...
Forum: Race Prep
09-04-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By hornetball

There is no such thing as an aluminum wheel that...

There is no such thing as an aluminum wheel that will last indefinitely. Aluminum fatigues. No matter what. Nothing you can do about it. Personally, I track how many sets of tires have been on a...
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