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Car Enthusiast Club [Now Motorcycle friendly!] - First thread to 150k! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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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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10 hours ago, Cereal5 said:

Yeah true. And in a transverse mount, the front is always "open diff". It's not technically open diff cause there is no front diff, but you know that and get the point.

"no front diff"

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5 hours ago, Ross Siggers said:

Evo's are all transverse-mount AWD...

Volvos, and some of the newer Audis that have i4 and i5 engines also have transverse awd ... but these are mostly haldex systems so FWD based 

10 hours ago, Cereal5 said:

Yeah true. And in a transverse mount, the front is always "open diff". It's not technically open diff cause there is no front diff, but you know that and get the point.

this is false ... unless you mean a diff separate from the gearbox .... since in transverse setups its usually a part of the gearbox and there are transverse engined cars with limited slip diffs in the front ... 

Honda K20 engine usually was paired with a FWD transmission that sometimes had an LSD 

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11 hours ago, Cereal5 said:

Yeah true. And in a transverse mount, the front is always "open diff". It's not technically open diff cause there is no front diff, but you know that and get the point.

That's demonstrably false. Even FWD vehicles do have differentials.

 

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Paul Allen died :/ 

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4 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

Paul Allen died :/ 

Who dat

Needs money for car parts :P

 

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36 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

Who dat

Co founder of MS

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8 hours ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

Co founder of MS

Microsoft, not the other MS...

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Bro...

 

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Rain sometimes makes for some decent photos

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18 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

Paul Allen died :/ 

Its quite depressing he passed away, I was always amazed by how he spent his billions. Between founding various museums in Seattle, to a whole bunch of non for profits and philanthropic ventures, and essentially getting into a "yacht building battle" with other billionaires. I toured his aircraft collection a few years ago its quite incredible and definitely worth doing if in the Seattle area. 

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4 hours ago, chaozbandit said:

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9 hours ago, bcredeur97 said:

*SNIP*

 

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17 hours ago, iDeFecZx said:

Rain sometimes makes for some decent photos

Rain is good for two things;

1. Showing off how well a detailed car beads
2. Mad skids


 

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41 minutes ago, Real_PhillBert said:

Youtube was down for a while last night. It was horrible. :( 

i thought it was great because it was one last distraction for me in order to get my project done (still managed to not finish ?

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58 minutes ago, terrytek said:

i thought it was great because it was one last distraction for me in order to get my project done (still managed to not finish ?

I know how that goes. Youtube became a real problem for me during college. I'd use it for music while writing lab reports and end up just watching random vids and not doing any work. Happened more than I'd care to admit. 

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4 minutes ago, Real_PhillBert said:

I know how that goes. Youtube became a real problem for me during college. I'd use it for music while writing lab reports and end up just watching random vids and not doing any work. Happened more than I'd care to admit. 

any source of video was distracting to me when I was younger.

even if I didn't like the show... I'd find myself staring at a screen. might as well be a drug

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I try to keep the number of channels I follow regularly down to a minimum. When they're doing daily uploads, or at the very least posting 3+ videos a week, it adds up incredibly fast. 

The number of channels I watch semi regularly is probably below 10, and the number that I watch all their content, below 5.


 

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18 hours ago, Maybach123 said:

Its quite depressing he passed away, I was always amazed by how he spent his billions. Between founding various museums in Seattle, to a whole bunch of non for profits and philanthropic ventures, and essentially getting into a "yacht building battle" with other billionaires. I toured his aircraft collection a few years ago its quite incredible and definitely worth doing if in the Seattle area. 

Just want to clarify if you meant non-profit, or not-for-profit? Since the institutions are quite different.

 

I agree it is quite upsetting, I personally have him and my grandfather to thank for where I am in life. I am glad my grandfather was decently close to him, leading of course to me getting to know him. He did a lot behind the scenes that people never knew about, and he never asked for recognition it. 

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5 hours ago, Ross Siggers said:

Rain is good for two things;

1. Showing off how well a detailed car beads
2. Mad skids

3. Making a dirty car look clean

Needs money for car parts :P

 

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58 minutes ago, iDeFecZx said:

3. Making a dirty car look clean

Washing the worst dirt off my car so i don't have to wash it.

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4 hours ago, Real_PhillBert said:

I know how that goes. Youtube became a real problem for me during college. I'd use it for music while writing lab reports and end up just watching random vids and not doing any work. Happened more than I'd care to admit. 

I used youtube to learn how to build my PC and work on my car. I rarely get side tracked especially since I dont use it to listen to music

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6 minutes ago, TVwazhere said:

I used youtube to learn how to build my PC and work on my car. I rarely get side tracked especially since I dont use it to listen to music

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2 minutes ago, Real_PhillBert said:

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Trust me, THIS site is the place where I spend more time than I'd like to admit :D 

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