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Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 08-21-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By zygomatic
I was living in Europe when these - in Sierra...

I was living in Europe when these - in Sierra Cosworth guise - were winning in the touring car championships (BTCC, DTM, ATCC, WTCC) and putting on a good show in WRC. It always saddened me that we...
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 08-20-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By zygomatic
That's a good looking XR4Ti, but somehow it just...

That's a good looking XR4Ti, but somehow it just isn't complete without the ludicrous biplane wing
Forum: Tools Needed/For Loan 06-11-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By zygomatic
Appreciate all the quick replies here! I got...

Appreciate all the quick replies here! I got lucky and had someone call this afternoon -- so problem is solved.

Thanks to everyone who offered to help!
Forum: Tools Needed/For Loan 06-11-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By zygomatic
Borrow time on your lift

Does anyone have a lift I can borrow to do a quick brake pad swap ahead of this weekend's Autocross. Last weekend's DE wore out my brakes.

Happy to repay your kindness in beer, ammo.....whatever!
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 02-22-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By zygomatic
This. While it is a little odd that the Carfax...

This. While it is a little odd that the Carfax lists the accident and then, later, says "visual inspection showed structural damage"; I would walk away. It will be the opposite of a "no stories"...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 11-04-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By zygomatic
It's been taken

It's been taken
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 10-11-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By zygomatic
997 Car Cover

Covercraft (I think) car cover for a 997. Indoor/outdoor cover. Good shape, clean: I haven't used it recently. Will sell with a blue Rubbermaid bin for storage. $50obo
Forum: Employment & Networking 10-09-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,194
Posted By zygomatic
Has Nick checked out GM's internships? I know...

Has Nick checked out GM's internships? I know they post MechE internships on LinkedIn, and the interns I've met there have had some interesting opportunities to work with the business beyond...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-13-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,550
Posted By zygomatic
Talking with an older gent a while back about...

Talking with an older gent a while back about cars. He was a racer in the '60s and early '70s, and among the cars he got to throw around on track were a 300SL and a 250 SWB.

His take: "My kids...
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 07-24-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,259
Posted By zygomatic
Katie's is open again - and, though lower volume,...

Katie's is open again - and, though lower volume, still a great trip on a nice Saturday morning. I was there 2 weekends ago!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-11-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,427
Posted By zygomatic
I'll say up-front that my sample size is 1 and it...

I'll say up-front that my sample size is 1 and it isn't my car, but a good friend has a 987.2 2.9, and his has been trouble-free for the ~3 years he's owned it. Part of his rationale for buying it...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 12-16-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,774
Views: 1,101,764
Posted By zygomatic
Distracted driving is never a good thing. ...

Distracted driving is never a good thing.

Warning - video is NSFW

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgANT0OjKBQ&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 12-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By zygomatic
Is that considered mid or rear-engined?

Is that considered mid or rear-engined?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 12-14-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8,774
Views: 1,101,764
Posted By zygomatic
I never knew you could peel a box truck like a...

I never knew you could peel a box truck like a banana
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-26-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By zygomatic
Had something similar happen back in junior high...

Had something similar happen back in junior high when a small metal chip flew up off a piece I was drilling and put a nice big star in the safety glasses I was wearing.

What stays with me to...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 11-23-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By zygomatic
944 Exhaust Sealing Rings

Found 2 944 Exhaust Sealing Rings in garage cleanout. Free to a good home.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 10-13-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By zygomatic
***SOLD***

***SOLD***
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-23-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,317
Posted By zygomatic
I feel your pain. I just sold my 997. One guy -...

I feel your pain. I just sold my 997. One guy - after seeing an online ad with a dozen pictures, having it PPI-ed, test driving it, started his post-drive conversation with me: "Well, I really...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-23-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By zygomatic
Bump - because I've been doing a bit of garage...

Bump - because I've been doing a bit of garage cleaning
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-02-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By zygomatic
Bump - and a price change: will take $1000 for...

Bump - and a price change: will take $1000 for the wheels
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-21-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,831
Posted By zygomatic
Mine isn't yellow - it can be ketchup in the...

Mine isn't yellow - it can be ketchup in the mustard parade - but if he wants a ride in a red P-car, I'm in Alexandria and happy to take him for a ride anytime he wants.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-19-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,728
Posted By zygomatic
I had some luck with Pelican Parts (free) board.

I had some luck with Pelican Parts (free) board.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,019
Posted By zygomatic
It's not MD, but I used Windshield City in...

It's not MD, but I used Windshield City in Chantilly VA after a rock cracked my windshield. They did a great job on my 997 and are apparently who Porsche of Tysons outsources to.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-03-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 833
Posted By zygomatic
SOLD

SOLD
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-03-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By zygomatic
Quote of the day: Fire officials in Kentucky...

Quote of the day:

Fire officials in Kentucky are letting a fire burn through a Jim Beam warehouse containing 45,000 barrels of bourbon to avoid water contamination. “It’s about the best-smelling...
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