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Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-01-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By jhsmith
Second the vote for Charlie at Intersport

Second the vote for Charlie at Intersport
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 09-30-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By jhsmith
Yes, they are quick. They typically need to get...

Yes, they are quick. They typically need to get the car repaired and back on track same day.

On many occasions, it takes me longer to get my car off the trailer and back on the trailer than it...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-28-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By jhsmith
Likely overkill for a brief exposure to water,...

Likely overkill for a brief exposure to water, but .... After the bleach has thoroughly dried, if you have any concerns that any of the exposed wood may rot, you can treat it with a mixture of boric...
Forum: Professional Help 09-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By jhsmith
Despite the distance, I would have Charlie at...

Despite the distance, I would have Charlie at Intersport look at it. Investing 2 hours in the roundtrip to Tysons (or Ashburn) will likely save you so much time in the future.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 09-27-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By jhsmith
Despite my inherent frugality with most things...

Despite my inherent frugality with most things automotive, I've found that for Miatas, the shops (there are a few and almost all are great) near Summit Point do things so quickly and inexpensively,...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-07-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By jhsmith
I can help you as well but Bill is closer

I can help you as well but Bill is closer
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 05-11-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,180
Posted By jhsmith
It might be Misop_99. He had offered one on...

It might be Misop_99. He had offered one on Dorkiphus last September.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By jhsmith
Charlie at Intersport put the LSD in my 993. ...

Charlie at Intersport put the LSD in my 993. (But I forgot which brand it was.)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-16-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By jhsmith
I've been on the waiting list for a hanger at...

I've been on the waiting list for a hanger at Leesburg for 5 years. I'm still number 15 on that list...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-12-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By jhsmith
If the car is track only, just go with straight...

If the car is track only, just go with straight pipes. Charlie got rid of my Fabspeed mufflers a long time ago. Not sure if it helped with HP, but taking weight off the back end of my 993 was...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-11-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By jhsmith
Intersport's new location in Ashburn (I don't...

Intersport's new location in Ashburn (I don't know the price) or a 2 car garage at Summit Point (about $600/month and there is a waiting list).
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-11-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By jhsmith
Jonathan, You did say "Open to other suggestions...

Jonathan, You did say "Open to other suggestions as well." Have you considered just deleting the mufflers?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-08-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,080
Posted By jhsmith
Intersport doesn't normally stock used 981s but...

Intersport doesn't normally stock used 981s but they have searched auctions for me in the past. Perhaps you may want to call Omar and see if he can find what you are looking for. Yes, he needs to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-17-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,648
Posted By jhsmith
I'm too cheap to eat at the lodge, just put PB&J...

I'm too cheap to eat at the lodge, just put PB&J sandwich in my pocket. But I do have to use the restroom...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-16-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,648
Posted By jhsmith
My other hobby of skiing has been cancelled by...

My other hobby of skiing has been cancelled by proclamation of the Governor of Colorado and by Vail/Epic who own many resorts across the country. Skiing seems like a low exposure, low risk outdoor...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-16-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,648
Posted By jhsmith
I get the part about it being unethical to hoard...

I get the part about it being unethical to hoard toilet paper.

But, is it unethical to hoard Porsches and Landcruisers?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-15-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,648
Posted By jhsmith
Perhaps we should move to self-inspections for...

Perhaps we should move to self-inspections for upper run groups... Any actuaries with enough data to calculate the safest option?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-10-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,171
Posted By jhsmith
I agree with Vicegrip on the clusterthingy for...

I agree with Vicegrip on the clusterthingy for pedestrians and bikes. I live a little under 4 miles from the metro and have tried walking it a few times. Eventually decided that the health benefits...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-08-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,171
Posted By jhsmith
I'm dreading the move. I've enjoyed living 3...

I'm dreading the move. I've enjoyed living 3 miles from the old shop for the past decade. Now I'll have to put my race car on a trailer to take it there instead of just driving it and hoping nobody...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 01-08-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,734
Posted By jhsmith
If you have a pressure washer, there is an...

If you have a pressure washer, there is an attachment called a sewer jetter which you can use to pressure wash the inside of your pipes with (you will also need a separate adapter for your pressure...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 12-19-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By jhsmith
Living in VA and having bought a car from a MD...

Living in VA and having bought a car from a MD dealership, my recollection is that you pay the sales tax when you go to register the car. Registration is tied to the principal garaging location for...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 12-17-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By jhsmith
Second vote for Charlie.

Second vote for Charlie.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 12-08-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,489
Posted By jhsmith
Why do you think the cars from the letter classes...

Why do you think the cars from the letter classes have evaporated?
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 12-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,759
Posted By jhsmith
Didn't know you had one at home. So, what tools...

Didn't know you had one at home. So, what tools does the neighborhood need that my wife can get me for Christmas?

Also, does borrowing yours come with lessons or do I need to watch youtube?
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 12-07-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,759
Posted By jhsmith
Suggestions for small milling machine

My lovely wife asked me what I wanted for Christmas. After the usual, just your love and devotion, she was looking for a real answer, so...

I wanted to learn more about machining. Rather than...
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