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Car Enthusiast Club [Now Motorcycle friendly!] - First thread to 100k! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

26 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

Don't lump me in with them. I'm an enthusiast of mechanic design, be it engines, weaponry, or productive machinery. Not a guy with a wrench that reads the marketing garbage AFE/insert other "enthusiast" brand that can't legally warranty half of their products.

 

I fail to see a correlation between people screeching variations of "forced induction is more efficient!!! Reclaimed energy!!!" and anything I've said.

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when you have to drive with summer tires down a road that has been graveled by the county because of the snow

 

 


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Just now, Bitter said:

It's bad enough driving down my street after it rains hard and washes the gravel up onto the street, I hate that.

I've never caught a rock in a rotor in my life before today. 

 

I did it twice today. One didn't shake loose until I hit the rumble strip passing someone on a 2 lane highway. 


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1 hour ago, vetali said:

I've never caught a rock in a rotor in my life before today. 

 

I did it twice today. One didn't shake loose until I hit the rumble strip passing someone on a 2 lane highway. 

Rumble strips for sure are very useful for clearing tires of junk or helping shake junk out of places it shouldn’t be

 

when I leave work I’ll sometimes hit them intentionally to clear rocks out of the tread


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9 hours ago, iDeFecZx said:

Pic 2 - Snapped leaf spring hanger supporting about 6 tons of weight

Better than a hanging leaf. That truck would have been sitting on the axle lol.

 

14 hours ago, iDeFecZx said:

exactly, 4hrs drive is halfway across the country

thats far

4hrs for you is probs like half a state

not as far 😂

4 hours of driving directly south barely gets me to the border of my state, if the traffic is favorable.

2 hours ago, _elliot_ said:

like 2019 tho

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Thats just amazing. Pinion literally ejected itself from the housing.

 

Needs a Ford 9" swap


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15 minutes ago, vetali said:

Thats just amazing. Pinion literally ejected itself from the housing.

 

Needs a Ford 9" swap

Reminds me of this

 

Front section of the diff case sheered off, along with the pinion and part of the driveshaft. Ironically, it was a Ford 9".


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5 hours ago, vinyldash303 said:

They drove it away didn't they?

Of course


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2 hours ago, Cereal5 said:

Better than a hanging leaf. That truck would have been sitting on the axle lol.

The only thing holding that leaf spring on there is a metal washer pushed up against the broken bit and the non broken bit. If it hits a pothole at an awkward angle its byebye axle


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14 hours ago, Ross Siggers said:

Curses! I was so busy I didn't check the forums after I started driving, sorry bud.

 

I was in Shifnal, just outside Telford for some body panels... Then went up to Stoke-on-Trent for a set of wheels... And then down via Leicester pick up some interior trim. T'was a good haul! 

 

I call this look, "freshly pulled out of the Titanic" :PNotice the moss growing on the face... But hey the price was right, and by that I mean very small :D Not decided if I wanna refurbish, or sell on for a little cash. Especially as the bodyshop appointment for my car is looming

 

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Ahh it's cool man I was busy myself anyway. 

 

You've basically traveled through all of the midlands - Lovely place isn't it 😂  Did you go on the A5 or M6/M54? 

 

How much were they if you don't mind me asking? I'd Just whack them on see what they look like, if you don't like them get them refurbished and then sell them you'll 100% make a profit on those my mate did the same when he tried BMW X5 wheels on his B8 A4. 

 

 

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8 hours ago, vetali said:

Thats just amazing. Pinion literally ejected itself from the housing.

 

Needs a Ford 9" swap

I heard about this but hadnt seen the video till just now. 


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8 hours ago, Cereal5 said:

Front section of the diff case sheered off, along with the pinion and part of the driveshaft. Ironically, it was a Ford 9".

Oddly enough the launch didn't cause that. Looks like shifting like a mongrel did. 


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9 hours ago, iDeFecZx said:

Of course

European safety regulations are super effective 

/s


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@MEC-777 so they dropped the GR3RS lol

 

 


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2 minutes ago, chaozbandit said:

@MEC-777 so they dropped the GR3RS lol

Linus was driving

 

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1 minute ago, chaozbandit said:

@MEC-777 so they dropped the GR3RS lol

 

 

it's almost like they were in too much of a hurry.


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4 minutes ago, chaozbandit said:

@MEC-777 so they dropped the GR3RS lol

 

 

It will always amaze me how the people that haul exotic cars for a living never seem to have proper equipment for it- and always seem to do shit like this.


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1 hour ago, vinyldash303 said:

It will always amaze me how the people that haul exotic cars for a living never seem to have proper equipment for it- and always seem to do shit like this.

 

These guys most likely weren't the people transporting the cars. They are the general third party contractor the autoshow hires to maintain all the vehicles on the show floors, including cleaning them and moving them around after media day. Aka not related in any way to the Porsche dealerships. I saw a fair number of people wearing those shirts setting up the various manufacturer booths too, mostly putting in the barriers and shifting cars around.

 

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4 hours ago, vinyldash303 said:

European safety regulations are super effective 

/s

All we can do is report the vehicle to VOSA who would then come inspect it themselves and condemn it but we as a company dont have the power to stop them taking it away


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29 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

All we can do is report the vehicle to VOSA who would then come inspect it themselves and condemn it but we as a company dont have the power to stop them taking it away

I'm not saying that your company does, I'm just saying that the vehicle is still on the road after the fault has been found, and that it is still just as big of a hazzard as it would be here, where we do not have inspections.


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