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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-06-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By BlackTalon
I would assume a need to rig up a containment...

I would assume a need to rig up a containment chamber with poly sheeting. And that the contractor already was an idea about that.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-05-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By BlackTalon
That's great to hear -- good luck with it.

That's great to hear -- good luck with it.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-03-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By BlackTalon
Lots of people with portable ice-blasting rigs...

Lots of people with portable ice-blasting rigs these days. They are used a lot for cleaning buildings. It's probably worth making some calls.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-02-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By BlackTalon
If you can get a lift somewhere you can hire a...

If you can get a lift somewhere you can hire a company that will come to you:

https://sodablastco.com/about-advanced-services-and-solutions/

There are more places you an find via Google. Best...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 12-04-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By BlackTalon
Bill, just to clarify, the dyno results are...

Bill, just to clarify, the dyno results are in-car and not from an engine dyno, correct?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-20-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,465
Posted By BlackTalon
Now that you mention it, those do look...

Now that you mention it, those do look familiar... :lol:
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-19-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,465
Posted By BlackTalon
Rescue wheels! Look at how they were being...

Rescue wheels! Look at how they were being crammed into a tiny living space with no natural light and barely any room to move. Now they have a big, well-lit room to share (free range!), and the...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-19-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By BlackTalon
Good to know they are still doing a great job...

Good to know they are still doing a great job after all these years.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-02-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By BlackTalon
Is that a Maryland thing? I have not seen...

Is that a Maryland thing? I have not seen anything like that in Virginia.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-01-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By BlackTalon
I fully expected you to offer giving it a try...

I fully expected you to offer giving it a try using the ol' plasma cutter :p

Epoxy it to a nickel that can serve as the 'head' if it will fit, or with a penny if a nickel is too big. Go ghetto...
Forum: Track Talk 10-24-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,633
Posted By BlackTalon
Nah. You just need to get a fire lit under your...

Nah. You just need to get a fire lit under your ass. Which could have happened yesterday if you had let it :lol:
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 10-23-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By BlackTalon
Plus the slab is lower than the surrounding...

Plus the slab is lower than the surrounding grade, so if the slab elevation will be maintained make sure you get a real waterproofing membrane on the base of the garage walls.
Forum: Track Talk 10-23-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,633
Posted By BlackTalon
Damn, that sucks. Are you trying to...

Damn, that sucks. Are you trying to troubleshoot/ fix it today so you can go tomorrow?
Forum: Track Talk 10-19-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,633
Posted By BlackTalon
pffft. The Ghetto was there by choice. It was...

pffft. The Ghetto was there by choice. It was to keep out the bourgeois and upper classes... It made them nervous to come around out part of the paddock.




Well, except for the CIs, who...
Forum: Track Talk 10-18-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,633
Posted By BlackTalon
Dave, the Ghetto dissolved a few years back as...

Dave, the Ghetto dissolved a few years back as people either went more upscale, dropped out, or were too tied up with volunteer duties and needed to park in other areas. Sadly the days of Gunther's...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-14-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By BlackTalon
Pagid oranges used to score the rotors on my...

Pagid oranges used to score the rotors on my Targa like that. Hawk HT-10s didn't. That scoring is not because the rotors are drilled -- it happens on 'plain' rotors and slotted rotors as well.
Forum: Professional Help 10-12-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By BlackTalon
More money for the racing budget :cool:

More money for the racing budget :cool:
Forum: Professional Help 10-11-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By BlackTalon
Is DIY a possibility? Pickup truck is high...

Is DIY a possibility? Pickup truck is high enough you may not even need to lift it. Should be all bolt-on connections. And at only 14 years old, the fasteners may not be totally rusted together...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-07-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By BlackTalon
okay, you convinced me. You will keep it an...

okay, you convinced me.

You will keep it an extra week :D
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-07-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By BlackTalon
More like: Wow, you've had it for 4 days now. ...

More like: Wow, you've had it for 4 days now. Putting it up for sale this weekend so you can move on to something else?

:p
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-07-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By BlackTalon
Replace both.

Replace both.
Forum: Professional Help 10-01-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By BlackTalon
All have supported the PCA Potomac tech program. ...

All have supported the PCA Potomac tech program. All have enthusiastic customers with modern Porsches, and most have at least one disgruntled customer who will tell you it's the worst shop on this...
Forum: Professional Help 10-01-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By BlackTalon
Autobahn in Fairfax ASG in Merrifield IMA in...

Autobahn in Fairfax
ASG in Merrifield
IMA in Chantilly
Chapman in Sterling
GTPeace in Chantilly
RRT in Dulles
Forum: Track Talk 09-21-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,434
Posted By BlackTalon
Sorry all, but the last Tech Session scheduled...

Sorry all, but the last Tech Session scheduled for 2021 is officially cancelled. We managed to get in 6 out of 8 though, which is much better than we could do in 2020.
Forum: Problems, Support & BBS Questions 09-17-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By BlackTalon
Phew. For a few minutes early this morning I...

Phew. For a few minutes early this morning I though Chris finally netted enough Dorki donations to permanently relocate to his private island in the Caribbean.




...made me realize it's been...
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