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Old 03-09-2011, 04:36 PM   #326
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Speed limiters are overrated...

Funny story about Tom Nelson -
He was driving the TT Mosler back from a "fastest production car in the world" shootout. Now mind you this car has 270mph potential. He was driving from Vegas to LA at about 2 in the morning and his wife was sleeping in the passenger seat. He said everytime he would hit 130, she would sit bolt upright and yell at him to slow down. Now that's a speed limiter...


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Old 03-09-2011, 04:44 PM   #327
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New we wait for the Hijack.... speaking of which... Brandi's build thread seems amazingly clean....

bah. haha. Yes.. brandi's twin lumps are looking great
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Old 03-09-2011, 05:02 PM   #328
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finally got a journal thread so i can keep records like you fools.
Cool! Got some ideas I'd like to share.....
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Old 03-09-2011, 05:13 PM   #329
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bah. haha. Yes.. brandi's twin lumps are looking great
She doesn't need a training bra... And I might have to give you a couple of lumps when this is all finished...
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Old 03-09-2011, 05:33 PM   #330
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Cool! Got some ideas I'd like to share.....
cool.. come on over... all ears

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She doesn't need a training bra... And I might have to give you a couple of lumps when this is all finished...
dang... yes.. you will I am sure. doesnt hurt that you are damn near a professional driver!
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:01 PM   #331
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doesnt hurt that you are damn near a professional driver!
That is certainly up for debate... Professional fire truck driver ok, high performance Camaros, that's a stretch...
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:17 PM   #332
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New we wait for the Hijack.... speaking of which... Brandi's build thread seems amazingly clean....



Photoshop??? hahaha

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That is certainly up for debate... Professional fire truck driver ok, high performance Camaros, that's a stretch...
Oh, hell ya. I drove for almost 10 years. So I am a profesional driver too........
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:49 PM   #333
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Photoshop??? hahaha



Build thread jacks are a no loyalty standard. lol

Oh, hell ya. I drove for almost 10 years. So I am a profesional driver too........
and yet you still require an automatic...
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:01 PM   #334
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Old 03-09-2011, 07:21 PM   #336
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My bad... it wasn't funny.. it was rude... wait..this is PQ I'm talking tooo..

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Old 03-09-2011, 08:21 PM   #337
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My bad... it wasn't funny.. it was rude... wait..this is PQ I'm talking tooo..

LMAO ROFL OMGWTFBBQ

WTFBBQ? Where do you come up with these ?....

So it's now OMGWTFBBQSammich...
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Old 03-09-2011, 08:34 PM   #339
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Dayum PQ, I'd like to defend you, but thats some seriously funny sheeut right there!

.... OK, so if a driver shifts 300 times a day times 290 days a year driving for 10 years... PQ has shifted 870,000 times. He earned auto if he wants it

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Old 03-09-2011, 09:34 PM   #341
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... OK, so if a driver shifts 300 times a day times 290 days a year driving for 10 years... PQ has shifted 870,000 times. He earned auto if he wants it.
Hey thats me!!! I have driven 120 miles roundtrip everday for the last 11 years in LA rush hour traffic to and fro driving a stick. I buy Orange Krate and order a 6M. What the heck was I thinking???
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Dayum PQ, I'd like to defend you, but thats some seriously funny sheeut right there!

.... OK, so if a driver shifts 300 times a day times 290 days a year driving for 10 years... PQ has shifted 870,000 times. He earned auto if he wants it


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Great point, but the official C5 trunk monkey, (self proclaimed) makes it so easy to pick on....
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I buckled under and ordered my gauge pod today. I ordered the Fesler dual pod, and Cobalt gauges. I got the mechanical full sweep Vacumn/Boost gauge, 30 inches of mercury to 30 lb's boost... Our final destination down the road is 18 lbs boost, and gauges are most accurate in the middle of the range so... if figured the 30 lbs would serve me well...

I also ordered the 100 PSI electrical full sweep Cobalt pressure gauge.
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Congrats!! I need to figure out what guage(s) I'm going to go with.
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Old 03-09-2011, 10:13 PM   #345
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Congrats!! I need to figure out what guage(s) I'm going to go with.
The Autometer Cobalts gauges would look sic and match the colors of the Blue Beast very well... They are a little pricey... but... Check them out if you haven't... What sold me on them was seeing them up close in a HHR being prepped for the Texas Mile...

I was told the mechanical boost gauge is quicker to respond and it's quite a bit less then the electronic version... Fuel pressure, I went with electronic since I certainly don't want fuel inside the car...
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Old 03-10-2011, 01:09 AM   #346
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That can be taken at least two ways... He is a speed limiter...


i love playing with my radar unit...lol. I was NB 281 the other night and this guy in front of me is about 10 over the limit. Nothing big...he's driving fine..just fast. I get up right behind him thinking he'll see my light bar in the rear view. Nope...keeps on truckin' at 75. Then I see that little red dot on the windshield. Hrm...could it be?

****flips on the radar****

BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP

,,,,and we are ON with the brakes!!!

Now lookie who happened to look up in his rear view mirror to see the popo just tryin' to make our roads safer...hahaha...

Yeah, it was funny. And no, there was no traffic stop. He quickly got the point.


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The Autometer Cobalts gauges would look sic and match the colors of the Blue Beast very well... They are a little pricey... but... Check them out if you haven't... What sold me on them was seeing them up close in a HHR being prepped for the Texas Mile...

I was told the mechanical boost gauge is quicker to respond and it's quite a bit less then the electronic version... Fuel pressure, I went with electronic since I certainly don't want fuel inside the car...
Yeah, that sounds like a good idea. The local shop swears by PLX multi purpose guages (shows 4 categories on a single guage, comes with remote for programming). But a single or dual guage just for my own knowledge on when I'm making what boost would be nice.

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i love playing with my radar unit...lol. I was NB 281 the other night and this guy in front of me is about 10 over the limit. Nothing big...he's driving fine..just fast. I get up right behind him thinking he'll see my light bar in the rear view. Nope...keeps on truckin' at 75. Then I see that little red dot on the windshield. Hrm...could it be?

****flips on the radar****

BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP

,,,,and we are ON with the brakes!!!

Now lookie who happened to look up in his rear view mirror to see the popo just tryin' to make our roads safer...hahaha...

Yeah, it was funny. And no, there was no traffic stop. He quickly got the point.




This reminds me of this...

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Car Porn at its best'us

It is here, it has arrived, it is omg... finally in the capable hands of my builder...

Warning... may contain very high HP...and stump pulling torque...
Damn, look at the thickness of those cylinder walls...

My wife and I are headed to Cirqus Do Solei for the evening, so I'll head down there in the morning and post up more pics tomorrow...
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I buckled under and ordered my gauge pod today. I ordered the Fesler dual pod, and Cobalt gauges. I got the mechanical full sweep Vacumn/Boost gauge, 30 inches of mercury to 30 lb's boost... Our final destination down the road is 18 lbs boost, and gauges are most accurate in the middle of the range so... if figured the 30 lbs would serve me well...

I also ordered the 100 PSI electrical full sweep Cobalt pressure gauge.

Well, if your boost pressure is >= tire pressure you are (whether you want to or not) a member of the mental squad... You're stuck with it.
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