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Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-17-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By HoodPin
Private Messages (used by most online forums). ...

Private Messages (used by most online forums). You can get to your "inbox" by clicking the "Private Messages" in the upper RH corner, which shows "Welcome, ....".
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-17-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By HoodPin
Ding!....Ding!....Ding! 61222

Ding!....Ding!....Ding!
61222
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-12-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By HoodPin
This is a good story! Way to go for anyone...

This is a good story! Way to go for anyone that was able to attend!
Forum: Track Talk 09-12-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By HoodPin
Let's just say its been a work in progress. ...

Let's just say its been a work in progress. I've actually not taken many pics of the car yet, but hope to do so at the SP CR. If you come up and spectate...you can take some of your own!.....:p
Forum: Track Talk 09-12-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By HoodPin
Check with Susan Shire. She may allow it,...

Check with Susan Shire. She may allow it, particularly if you're license runs through the end of the year.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-11-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By HoodPin
Does Greyhound allow for unaccompanied cargo on a...

Does Greyhound allow for unaccompanied cargo on a bus? Or do you have to buy it a seat?
Forum: Track Talk 09-11-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By HoodPin
Cool beans! I'm in the process of finalizing...

Cool beans! I'm in the process of finalizing packing for this weekend's AER race in the RX7. Then on Monday I get to empty the trailer and refill it with stuff for the PCA CR. :p Will be...
Forum: Track Talk 09-10-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By HoodPin
As VG also mentioned, Trailex uses a somewhat...

As VG also mentioned, Trailex uses a somewhat unique T-Bolt system, that is very strong, and facilitates the addition of accessories, like tire rack or fuel jug. Additionally, if the trailer is ever...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-10-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By HoodPin
My recommendation would be to take it to a...

My recommendation would be to take it to a bonafide UPS or FedEx office, and pay the extra to have them pack it for shipping. That way, when you purchase insurance for the shipping, both you and...
Forum: Track Talk 09-08-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By HoodPin
If you can spring for an aluminum trailer, it...

If you can spring for an aluminum trailer, it will cost more up front, but will hold its value over time. Plus, lighter than steel, so easier to tow, and most can be moved around on flat pavement...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-28-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By HoodPin
RIP Jessi Combs

Damn.....she was truly a special lady in the car world......:cry:
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Forum: Track Talk 08-24-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By HoodPin
I agree that if you decide to go racing, will be...

I agree that if you decide to go racing, will be cheaper in the long run to buy a car already built for racing. If you try to build one from the ground up, it will definitely be more expensive.
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Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-22-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By HoodPin
Another Dorki thread derailment..........:cool:

Another Dorki thread derailment..........:cool:
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 08-21-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By HoodPin
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-20-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By HoodPin
I'm no expert, but I thought that most model C4's...

I'm no expert, but I thought that most model C4's tended to trade for less than their C2 siblings.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-19-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By HoodPin
If the only surviving Type 64, then how does this...

If the only surviving Type 64, then how does this one fit in?
https://photos.smugmug.com/PCA-Other-Events/2013/PCA-Potomac-Umstead-Trip/i-JPmWmNC/0/b76fd1e2/L/IMG_7027-L.jpg

This was displayed in...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-19-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By HoodPin
Nice get Karl! :)

Nice get Karl! :)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By HoodPin
IMHO, the bullet nose version are much gentler on...

IMHO, the bullet nose version are much gentler on wheels going on & off, and are also less prone to cross threading the nuts. You are hand starting them, aren't you? ;)

Make sure you measure...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-16-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By HoodPin
^^ x2 If tracked a bunch, and different...

^^ x2

If tracked a bunch, and different wheels will be used, the studs make wheel changes much easier. In addition to frequent pad changes, and brake bleeding.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-16-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By HoodPin
GLWTS. This is a much easier way to upgrade to...

GLWTS. This is a much easier way to upgrade to a short-shifter, versus some other aftermarket versions which require removal (aka destroyal) and replacement of some OEM bushings, making it...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-13-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,791
Posted By HoodPin
If she can parallel park between cones on a...

If she can parallel park between cones on a grassy slope....she's good to go! :p
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-23-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By HoodPin
Yes, I only have the one Recaro Speed seat. We...

Yes, I only have the one Recaro Speed seat. We ran our 2000 Boxster this way for many years. I recently updated our car with GT3 seats. But I tossed out this option for you as it is a very...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-22-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By HoodPin
I have available a Recaro Speed seat that came...

I have available a Recaro Speed seat that came out of our 986 Boxster. The seatback is hinged, for angle adjustment and allows access behind the seat. Has the correct anti-submarine belt hole in...
Forum: Track Talk 07-18-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By HoodPin
FYI....if you do try to make your own cool shirt,...

FYI....if you do try to make your own cool shirt, don't run any of the tubing over your shoulders. Some of the earliest CoolShirts did this, and discovered that cinched down harness could cut off...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-22-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By HoodPin
My guess is the battery is on its last legs. ...

My guess is the battery is on its last legs. At low/inadequate voltage, strange things start happening. My suggestion would be to remove the battery and take it a local car parts store that...
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