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Forum: Track Talk 10-30-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By smdubovsky
Well done Sir (and I use that term because you...

Well done Sir (and I use that term because you are old now. Happy Birthday)

I got a chuckle out of the writing. Thank you.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-04-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By smdubovsky
I watched the live reveal this morning. I...

I watched the live reveal this morning.

I have been following this w/ the thought of getting a base model instead of a Tesla S. I have to say I've been more disappointed the longer I waited. ...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-08-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,466
Posted By smdubovsky
Because there are that many. Sometimes you need...

Because there are that many. Sometimes you need a specially shaped one to get to a fastener. At a minimum I have short pattern/stubby, regular, long pattern, deep offset box, crows foot,...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-18-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 24,358
Posted By smdubovsky
Antonio, you need to get one of these: ...

Antonio, you need to get one of these:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLhW01Dlrlk
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-26-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 228,721
Posted By smdubovsky
Kiddo is not a teen yet. No, I don't know...

Kiddo is not a teen yet. No, I don't know everything I will do but am EXTREMELY confident on what I won't do. Needing a contract to drive is a failure of parenting IN MY OPINION. Be the adult. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-25-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 228,721
Posted By smdubovsky
I'm sure things were reiterated to me when I got...

I'm sure things were reiterated to me when I got to be about that age but I understood way back in elementary school how things like this were expected of me.
Sorry, I don't mean to snap and take it...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-25-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 228,721
Posted By smdubovsky
IMO Fail. Why is a written contract...

IMO Fail.


Why is a written contract needed? How did we get to the point in society that unacceptable behavior is tolerated and repercussions aren't expected even if unspoken? I'll do like my...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 228,721
Posted By smdubovsky
The risk is inversely proportional to experience....

The risk is inversely proportional to experience. Younger drivers typically start with zero, taught by parents and 'instructors' that have little themselves, and are likely not good teachers...
Forum: Track Videos 04-18-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,037
Posted By smdubovsky
FWIW, Birds were always a stupid idea. I wonder...

FWIW, Birds were always a stupid idea. I wonder how many they killed 'training' them. A modern drone is packing at least a couple hp worth of motors swinging super sharp carbon fiber blades. That...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-26-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 26,898
Posted By smdubovsky
340 defense only goes to 300yd AFAIK. For...

340 defense only goes to 300yd AFAIK.

For 1000+yd, you are pretty much restricted to PNTC (WV), Quantico (VA), Mifflin (PA). There is a place in OH too I can't remember the name of.
FWIW,...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-25-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 26,898
Posted By smdubovsky
Peacemaker. 300yd(?) range is the only one open...

Peacemaker. 300yd(?) range is the only one open to the public w/o a membership. There is a small pistol range beside that that is included.
https://peacemakernational.com/

Summit Pt Racetrack...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 03-11-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By smdubovsky
A 1.5W panel will deliver AT MOST ~100mA. You...

A 1.5W panel will deliver AT MOST ~100mA. You have a ~100Ah car battery. Thats 1/1000C charge rate = not even a decent trickle charge;) Panels that size typ don't use a regulator. There does...
Forum: BMW Technical Discussions 03-07-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By smdubovsky
Oh you just didn't...

Oh you just didn't...
Forum: Track Talk 03-03-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By smdubovsky
Been too long, not sure where what brand it was. ...

Been too long, not sure where what brand it was. We probably got it from Bimmerworld but doesn't look like they carry one now.
Forum: Track Talk 02-26-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By smdubovsky
We ran the fine mesh net ones and not the thicker...

We ran the fine mesh net ones and not the thicker strap kind. Invisible when racing.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-20-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 40,312
Posted By smdubovsky
EFI *ROCKS*! The Ducati and KTM EFI are...

EFI *ROCKS*!


The Ducati and KTM EFI are just the bomb. Starts on first crank after LONG sit period, don't leak gas & flood when laid on their side (KTM is dirt bike afterall), and don't gum up...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-17-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By smdubovsky
Kaefer(sp?)?

Kaefer(sp?)?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 01-17-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By smdubovsky
Thats a lot of leakdown deviation. Where was the...

Thats a lot of leakdown deviation. Where was the air coming out? You can typically hear: Intake/case/exhaust.


Are they really on the compression stroke doing the 4/5/6 bank? (shop error?)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-14-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By smdubovsky
Miatas are so slow they can't slosh fuel away...

Miatas are so slow they can't slosh fuel away from the pickup. :cool:



BTW, Some Miatas do starve fuel at autox when they are thrown around.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-11-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By smdubovsky
Sipping is half the battle. The other half is...

Sipping is half the battle. The other half is the rubber compound. Blizzaks are the equivalent of Hoosiers for the snow. All season truck tires are NOT gumball rubber. They tend to be rock hard...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-11-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By smdubovsky
Anything w/ snow tires for the win if its not...

Anything w/ snow tires for the win if its not scheduled to get so deep ground clearance is a problem. The Mustang (on snows) is the go-to winter vehicle until there is going to more than ~4". We...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 01-03-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By smdubovsky
Sent the link to a coworker. His GF needs a car....

Sent the link to a coworker. His GF needs a car.
How do you think this would do at a HPDE novice event? :)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 12-28-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By smdubovsky
Im interested how all this comes out. I need to...

Im interested how all this comes out. I need to have the leather seats in the 930 redone and considering going to sport seats. Have talked to classic9leathershop and they charge an additional $600...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 12-19-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 228,721
Posted By smdubovsky
tic-tac-toe. You always start in the center:( .

tic-tac-toe. You always start in the center:(
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Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 12-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By smdubovsky
I have a complete set in the basement. Will need...

I have a complete set in the basement. Will need to check the size/height.
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