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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-25-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By jerome951
So far have caught 1 each night around the track...

So far have caught 1 each night around the track car. More traps to be set today. Peanut butter is doing the trick... They also gnawed in a bait block I put inside the engine bay.

I tried the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-24-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By jerome951
Do you plan on ripping the flooring or just cut...

Do you plan on ripping the flooring or just cut to length? If the latter, a decent miter saw would be easier to use.

I've got a cheap Skil portable table saw and it's OK for the crude stuff I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-24-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By jerome951
Dang, Richard, that's bad. A few years ago I...

Dang, Richard, that's bad.

A few years ago I was driving my truck in the winter and was getting a strong fuel smell when stopped. Found the mice had built a nest on the top of the fuel tank and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-23-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By jerome951
It's that time of year again... mice

I know many of you have vehicles that aren't driven frequently. With the cold weather our furry friends are building winter homes, so take precautions.

On the way home from Summit Sunday in my...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 09-17-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By jerome951
Looks really nice. We can tell you just...

Looks really nice.
We can tell you just purchased it because of no oil stains on the flooring. ;-)
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 09-04-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By jerome951
I'll be there to look. Hopefully my mask catches...

I'll be there to look. Hopefully my mask catches my drool so it's not too obvious...
Weather forecast looks awesome...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-31-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By jerome951
Nice looking car, Mark. I had an '06 330i sedan...

Nice looking car, Mark. I had an '06 330i sedan w/ a manual transmission and it was really fun to drive. Good luck with the sale...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-17-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By jerome951
Sorry to hear, Mark. When I had my 996,...

Sorry to hear, Mark.
When I had my 996, whenever I'd drive it I'd think to myself... "I wonder if today will be the day the engine blows." Thankfully I didn't keep the car long enough to come to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-12-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,622
Posted By jerome951
The only car I'd really regret selling was my E36...

The only car I'd really regret selling was my E36 M3 sedan. Wonderful car all around.

The others?? Some of them I'd like to take for a spin for nostalgia's sake, but none I'd really want to own...
Forum: Track Talk 07-13-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,759
Posted By jerome951
Too bad one of those rounds didn't find my engine...

Too bad one of those rounds didn't find my engine block and put my car out of its misery...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-24-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By jerome951
Yep, looks like surface rust on the welds. I...

Yep, looks like surface rust on the welds. I wouldn't shy away from the car just for that. Easy to treat as mentioned above.

For some reason it seems Japanese manufacturers are either oblivious or...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 06-04-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,992
Posted By jerome951
Hey John, Paul at Radial should be able to hook...

Hey John,
Paul at Radial should be able to hook you up with good tires if you can take them in loose. You also may want to consider going 1 load rating higher.

If you bought the trailer used,...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-26-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,933
Posted By jerome951
Looks good, Bill, I've marked my ABS reset...

Looks good, Bill,
I've marked my ABS reset switch as 'push to pass', just to give my competitors something to think about if they peek inside my car..
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-25-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,170
Views: 477,030
Posted By jerome951
Black 991 in McLean ~4:00 Sunday. Was...

Black 991 in McLean ~4:00 Sunday. Was perpendicular to me at a wide intersection. From my vantage point looked like Jay Smith driving. When the car turned in early and missed the apex by 6', then I...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-19-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By jerome951
I sat in some of the new Lincoln SUVs at the auto...

I sat in some of the new Lincoln SUVs at the auto show a few months ago. Really nice interiors, and a lot better than the warmed-over Ford designs of the last few decades.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-11-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,170
Views: 477,030
Posted By jerome951
Sunday was riding my bike and was passed by a...

Sunday was riding my bike and was passed by a Cayman GT4 (silver with reddish hood stripe) off Oaklyn Drive in Potomac. Car sounded gooooddd....
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-16-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,170
Views: 477,030
Posted By jerome951
Bright blue, non-metallic 964 w/ whale tail drove...

Bright blue, non-metallic 964 w/ whale tail drove through my hood yesterday afternoon.
Didn't look like a factory color that I've seen before.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-14-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By jerome951
Here's the new power steering fluid spot on the...

Here's the new power steering fluid spot on the garage floor. Sorry, but it's the best evidence I've got. It's the darker spot in the picture. The larger one is from an oil leak (but surprisingly...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-13-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By jerome951
Work is just as busy as ever, but took last week...

Work is just as busy as ever, but took last week off just for a break and puttered around the house.
For the first time in a year, I actually got the track car off the trailer on which it's stored....
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-08-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,385
Posted By jerome951
Check autotrader.com and cars.com, though...

Check autotrader.com and cars.com, though cars.com is primarily dealers.
Also there are a few nationwide craigslist search engines, but little functionality for filtering

I have a feeling in a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-23-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By jerome951
Looks great for that mileage. The PO must have...

Looks great for that mileage. The PO must have taken good care of it.

Congrats and enjoy it....
Forum: BMW Technical Discussions 03-12-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,461
Posted By jerome951
I'll say the E90 I had wasn't hard to work on,...

I'll say the E90 I had wasn't hard to work on, but mine needed a lot of work.
It's the only car I've ever sold just because I got tired of fixing things. Only had it 18 months before I threw in the...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 01-22-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By jerome951
You can get a nice, low-mileage 997 (2009 -'12)...

You can get a nice, low-mileage 997 (2009 -'12) for your budget. I had one for 2 years and it was dead reliable. The S is really quick, and IMHO, a bit too much for normal street driving unless...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 12-30-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By jerome951
For Sale: Books

Doing a little early spring cleaning and tackling the office room.

All books in good or excellent condition. I prefer not to separate a set.
Pick-up daytime weekdays in Gaithersburg or...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 12-11-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By jerome951
I asked Paul at the club race what he was going...

I asked Paul at the club race what he was going to do with his cars. He said for now keep driving and racing them...

I lust after the sound of his 993 cup. Not that I can afford it, but maybe I...
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