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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:41 pm

Ozzie wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:10 am
YOU WHAT?
GTFO!
U WOT M8?

Yeah, Tyler picked it up today and is taking to Datsun Ranch. Greg and Bex are gonna house it for me for a couple weeks till I can come out and get it. I'm super stoked. Needs some stuff done but I got it well under market value.

Tita, I'm a little jealous. Why you gotta one-up me like that?


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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:58 pm

numbnuts240 wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:28 am
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picked up one of those this week. used, a little dinged up, but it runs well and adds to my collection of small hondas. only cost me $150 and a few beers.
I've been considering starting to keep my eye out for a similar deal. I'd like a riding mower but they're so damn pricey. I don't mind having to do a little repair work to get one for cheap, though.
Ace2cool wrote:
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GUYS I'M GETTING A 1600 ROADSTER!
RTFO! That's pretty sweet.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:05 pm

Tonight's macguyver project: workbench worklight:

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:56 pm

Well, no more pressing need for me to look for a beater truck. My brother picked up a '72 Ford F250 Ranger Camper Special 4x4 with a 390 as a sort of work truck/project and will be leaving it at my place since I have gobs of spare parking. It's pretty fun. Interior is in great shape, exterior is pretty beat, runs and drives nice but needs some idle adjustment. Doesn't like to idle when warm, so the auto-choke might just need a little tweaking.

It's in surprisingly good shape. Power steering works great, radio sounds excellent, all electrical and lights seem fine except the high beams.

It sounds great, of course. But it's got stock cast headers and a 2-barrel so there's plenty of room for easy gains.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:55 pm

That is the epitome of old farm truck. Love it.

Tyler said the brakes are locked up. He said he didn't pay attention to the front wheels but the backs are locked up. I'm figuring the shoes are frozen against the inside of the drum. Have to figure that out cause I don't have a winch.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:11 pm

Hammer down. They'll self-clearance haha... just don't use the brakes at all.

Got any pics? I've been softly in the market for a while now.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:04 pm

AND IT COMES WITH BOTH THE SOFT AND HARDTOP

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby frapjap » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:48 am

Nice buy!

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:56 am

NIIIIICE

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:49 pm

T-minus 20 days and counting till we go pick it up

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Heavy » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:29 am

so....... where did everyone go?

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:35 am

I'm still here. I just wasn't gonna thread spam. Now that I've typed that out, that's pretty much the entire purpose of this thread, so I'm not sure what the holdup was.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby RicerX » Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:17 am

AHOY! It's Friday... I felt like it would never arrive.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:31 pm

Yay, it's....Wednesday for me. Blegh.

Story time, though. If you wanna go to the bar in your Corvette, have too much to drink, and then decide to drive home, you should probably make sure a cop isn't sitting across the street in the church parking lot doing paperwork. And if that situation just so happens to unfold, it's probably best not to drop it in drive (what's the point of an automatic vette anyways) and place your foot on the floor and do a burnout while leaving the parking lot.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Heavy » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:00 am

Ace2cool wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:31 pm
Yay, it's....Wednesday for me. Blegh.

Story time, though. If you wanna go to the bar in your Corvette, have too much to drink, and then decide to drive home, you should probably make sure a cop isn't sitting across the street in the church parking lot doing paperwork. And if that situation just so happens to unfold, it's probably best not to drop it in drive (what's the point of an automatic vette anyways) and place your foot on the floor and do a burnout while leaving the parking lot.
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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ace2cool » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:54 pm

Nah, he went to jail. Then wanted to argue that he didn't burn out in the parking lot. Best part was my camera was facing him the whole time while I was sitting doing paperwork. Idiots, man.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Heavy » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:35 am

Ace2cool wrote:
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Nah, he went to jail. Then wanted to argue that he didn't burn out in the parking lot. Best part was my camera was facing him the whole time while I was sitting doing paperwork. Idiots, man.
did they also get him for wearing jorts?

hows that datsun roadster coming?

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Ozzie » Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:09 am

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby numbnuts240 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:47 am

installed all stop tech brake components on the focus yesterday. sport pads, slotted rotors, and ss braided lines. i have to say, i'm very happy with the feel over stock, which i thought was pretty damned good for oem brakes. didn't go nuts with the new fluid (synthetic dot 3&4 off the shelf stuff, maybe prestone or valvoline. don't remember). i don't track it, so i don't feel it was necessary.

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby audtatious » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:07 pm

Damn, even this thread has slowed to a crawl :(

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby asoomal » Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:47 pm

So I'm shopping for a vehicle and found out that my local Nissan dealer doesn't carry the Z, the showroom didn't have one either.

They don't have any vehicles with a manual transmission on the lot, new or used.

The f*ck is going on?

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Re: I LEARNED'D something today!

Postby Kompresshun » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:54 pm

asoomal wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:47 pm
So I'm shopping for a vehicle and found out that my local Nissan dealer doesn't carry the Z, the showroom didn't have one either.

They don't have any vehicles with a manual transmission on the lot, new or used.

The f*ck is going on?
The market has shifted that way sadly and Nissan doesn't give a crap to stock vehicles they won't likely sell on most of their lots. A lot of other brands are that way too though. Ford, Mazda, Volkswagen, and Hyundai are the only ones i've seen stock any manuals at all. It's a pretty sad sight to see these days.


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