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01-25-2019, 04:53 PM
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I don't really drink soda, but I want to make a...

I don't really drink soda, but I want to make a product called jounce cola. Lots of caffeine. Like maybe 2/3 of LD50. Call it 100 grams.
01-18-2019, 02:14 AM
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Posted By wackbards

Correct. Posting on Facebook should be avoided if...

Correct. Posting on Facebook should be avoided if at all possible.
01-13-2019, 08:52 PM
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Posted By wackbards

This was always my favorite water rocket video....

This was always my favorite water rocket video. Less power, more slapstick:

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01-13-2019, 06:31 PM
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Posted By wackbards

Test drove a couple '18's yesterday. Did not...

Test drove a couple '18's yesterday. Did not gusta the RF. Blind spot, less engaging & visceral with the top down, plus the outboard rib of the top implanted itself in my skull when I closed the top....
12-14-2018, 09:08 PM
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Posted By wackbards

No, it's a tall boy. Just bad perspective.

No, it's a tall boy. Just bad perspective.
12-14-2018, 08:41 PM
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Posted By wackbards

Continuing the stout tour: ...

Continuing the stout tour:


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12-04-2018, 12:28 AM
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Posted By wackbards

Line Number 6 (AKA Air Force Uno) is for sale....

Line Number 6 (AKA Air Force Uno) is for sale. You too could own the first 87 that was ok enough to sell.
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11-29-2018, 08:24 AM
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Posted By wackbards

Lead free isn't fun to work with. You have to run...

Lead free isn't fun to work with. You have to run your iron hotter, it doesn't flow as nicely, it's more brittle, and I'm just paranoid about tin whiskers. I get the good stuff at Grainger supply.
11-22-2018, 07:34 PM
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Posted By wackbards

I have a parts bath that I plumbed a giant oil...

I have a parts bath that I plumbed a giant oil filter into, and 10 gallons of mineral spirits, so minimal brake cleaner required. I'll just swap the VVT stuff for known good since I have it, and it...
11-22-2018, 05:37 PM
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Posted By wackbards

I have another VVT actuator, and an entire extra...

I have another VVT actuator, and an entire extra valve cover, so I can more or less just swap the VVT stuff over. I have an extra crank too. I hear crud can be almost impossible to get out of the...
11-22-2018, 04:53 PM
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Posted By wackbards

Ok, that gives me some hope. I had the short...

Ok, that gives me some hope. I had the short block built at a shop, so I guess we'll have a conversation about the rebuild.

I have put probably less than 25 miles on the motor since noticing the...
11-22-2018, 03:57 PM
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Posted By wackbards

Well, I pulled the valve cover, aaaannnnnd... The...

Well, I pulled the valve cover, aaaannnnnd... The oil is all kinds of gold and sparkly. Spun bearing.

So... Learn me about what I can do. What parts of this motor can be salvaged, and how do I...
11-20-2018, 02:12 PM
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Posted By wackbards

I was in a... very large building when a freight...

I was in a... very large building when a freight elevator failed an emergency brake test. The freight elevator is counterweighted so that it will go up if it fails. They basically test the emergency...
11-20-2018, 12:58 AM
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Posted By wackbards

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11-19-2018, 03:44 PM
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Posted By wackbards

Probably the same reason Chicago has an L instead...

Probably the same reason Chicago has an L instead of Subway? I don't actually know. Just guessing.
11-19-2018, 03:14 PM
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Posted By wackbards

Poorly constructed elevator.

Poorly constructed elevator.
11-19-2018, 02:54 PM
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Posted By wackbards

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11-18-2018, 04:54 PM
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Views: 1,717
Posted By wackbards

Well, I wish I could say my problem is gone, but...

Well, I wish I could say my problem is gone, but it isn't. After replacing the timing cover, I fired up the car and revved it a bit. No noise! But today I took it for a drive, and it starts this...
11-17-2018, 01:46 PM
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Posted By wackbards

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11-17-2018, 12:14 PM
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Posted By wackbards

That guy bumped a bunch of old threads just to...

That guy bumped a bunch of old threads just to get post count and post in classifieds. I don't think he actually cares.
11-16-2018, 09:11 PM
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Views: 1,879
Posted By wackbards

Just out of sheer morbid curiosity, I wonder...

Just out of sheer morbid curiosity, I wonder whether this setup would pass our local OBDII reading, CEL code only smog inspection.

Bump for a clean machine.
11-16-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By wackbards

I'd guess that the friction disk is ruined. It...

I'd guess that the friction disk is ruined. It looks like they put wayyy too much grease on the trans input shaft splines, and it contaminated the clutch. The pressure plate I guess could be...
11-16-2018, 05:38 PM
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Posted By wackbards

FCM = Shaikhdown, amiright?

FCM = Shaikhdown, amiright?
11-14-2018, 01:27 AM
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Posted By wackbards

Double prost ...

Double prost

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11-14-2018, 12:37 AM
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Views: 4,810,390
Posted By wackbards

A middle aged adult male who teaches a welding...

A middle aged adult male who teaches a welding class shouted: "Aaaaahh! Trigger warning!" At me when I showed him this picture instead of thanking me for enriching his life and asking me to share the...
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