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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.

If you can't be civil. Please leave

 

Edit. That goes for everyone in the thread

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2 minutes ago, AlwaysFSX said:

Yeah go ahead and reach on over in to the bed for me real quick. Tell me how functional that is.

I got it 😂


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On 11/18/2019 at 8:09 PM, SenKa said:

1951 Willys M38

me so horny

 

I love willys and jeeps!

 

one day I will hit up the big auctions in the usa

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On 12/21/2014 at 12:36 PM, techswede said:

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lol we have the same cat as our profile pic

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16 hours ago, RevoltTrain said:

I got it 😂

yeah, we probably wouldn't have issues reaching into that bed 😂


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Went to a stage rally and saw this gym hidden in town

 

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It's so... beautiful

 

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On 11/22/2019 at 12:38 AM, bcredeur97 said:

This thing is freaking weird, man.

 

I think they priced it perfectly. But my gosh it’s ugly

 

 

Attempt to sort of “fix” it

 

That stupid "Rambox" concept seems good now.


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On 11/22/2019 at 11:06 PM, Man said:

Meanwhile, the moto world is celebrating the return of the W800, after years of hiatus. And... It's one sweet looking machine with authentic retro padegree, all thanks to air-cooled parallel twin motor with a classic 360 degree crank, steel cradle frame and dual rear-shocks:

Looks like a perfectly restored 70s UJM, if you look beyond the fuel injection (which seems to be hidden very well) and ABS sensor ring. 

 

Would love to swing my leg over one, but that's just wishful thinking at this point, unfortunately.

 

Oh well...

I'm digging the retro stuff Kawasaki has been putting out lately. I really like the Z900RS.

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On 11/23/2019 at 8:04 PM, chaozbandit said:

Went to a stage rally and saw this gym hidden in town

rarely see any company vehicles like that anymore, they seem to be contracted out with private vehicles

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Just picked up Assetto Corsa and Dirt Rally 2.0 on Steam as part of their Autumn sale, they're 5 and 18 dollars respectively if anybody else is interested in them. I've been eyeing them for a while but they've always been a bit too expensive when not on sale, so I'm pretty excited to try them out!


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13 hours ago, dcgreen2k said:

Just picked up Assetto Corsa and Dirt Rally 2.0 on Steam as part of their Autumn sale, they're 5 and 18 dollars respectively if anybody else is interested in them. I've been eyeing them for a while but they've always been a bit too expensive when not on sale, so I'm pretty excited to try them out!

Can’t speak for dirt rally 2, but assetto corsa is one of the best feeling sims on pc for sure. Pretty much as good as it gets.


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3 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

Can’t speak for dirt rally 2, but assetto corsa is one of the best feeling sims on pc for sure. Pretty much as good as it gets.

Eh. AC is great for this price, considering all the mods available. The physics and the handling though are not that good.

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11 minutes ago, tankyx said:

Eh. AC is great for this price, considering all the mods available. The physics and the handling though are not that good.

it's a lot better than project cars to me at least


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1 hour ago, bcredeur97 said:

it's a lot better than project cars to me at least

Well, given pCARS is the worst sim on the market, yeah I guess

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1 hour ago, veldora said:

Anyone watch Emma chamberlain "fix her car"?

By fix she means inflate a tire.

if it didnt involve a hammer its not fixed


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I've always thought it would be awesome to turbocharge the Corolla, but I'll have nowhere near enough money to do it until after I finish college. What parts of the engine break when you give it too much boost? The main parts I think of are the con rods from higher cylinder pressure and pistons melting or having detonation due to a possibly leaned-out AFR. Is there anything else I'm forgetting?


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56 minutes ago, dcgreen2k said:

I've always thought it would be awesome to turbocharge the Corolla, but I'll have nowhere near enough money to do it until after I finish college. What parts of the engine break when you give it too much boost? The main parts I think of are the con rods from higher cylinder pressure and pistons melting or having detonation due to a possibly leaned-out AFR. Is there anything else I'm forgetting?

Pistons melting due to the heat is most common. The more power it makes, the more heat is produced. The exhaust valves take a beating as well from that. Rods can be ok, as long as you don't rev it too high. Higher rpms puts more strain on the rods than just making more power, alone. 


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That's the same (for our purposes) 1ZZ as a Celica GT and MR2 Spyder, look up boosting those engines to get more in depth information. There's A LOT more that needs to be done than just slapping on a turbo and some piping and a bigger fuel pump if you want it to be reliable. The engine can take boost fine, as long as it's done right and you're not greedy.

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4 hours ago, Bitter said:

That's the same (for our purposes) 1ZZ as a Celica GT and MR2 Spyder, look up boosting those engines to get more in depth information. There's A LOT more that needs to be done than just slapping on a turbo and some piping and a bigger fuel pump if you want it to be reliable. The engine can take boost fine, as long as it's done right and you're not greedy.

the corolla has the lower rev limit of the 3 cars already, keep it that way. And yeah like you said, don't be greedy. lol

TRD made a supercharger kit for the 1ZZ 9th gen corolla's ('03-'08). Probably ridiculously hard to find now, but does say that the engine can take a little bit of boost at least.


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@MEC-777 (couldn't quote you)  funniest thing I've seen in a while, actually ROFL


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