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Old 11-20-2011, 12:43 AM
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I resent (or is it resemble) that remark. Some of us we around before video games (although we're too old to remember much)
Yeah, you tell 'em! Video games? Isn't that called PONG or something?
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Old 11-20-2011, 06:40 AM
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ken, do you still play atari?? or have you stepped up to colecovision??




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Old 11-20-2011, 07:08 AM
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I remember when my older brother played Atari's Raiders of the Lost Ark for such a long period of time, that the game actually self destructed. Characters half formed, weird messages, background scenery that was deformed. It was pretty cool. When the game Simon came out, we thought it was da BOMB....something that lit up and made sounds was pretty cool. And YES, Ken, I loved Pong!!!!

Kids these days ;-)
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:36 AM
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I remember when my older brother played Atari's Raiders of the Lost Ark for such a long period of time, that the game actually self destructed. Characters half formed, weird messages, background scenery that was deformed. It was pretty cool. When the game Simon came out, we thought it was da BOMB....something that lit up and made sounds was pretty cool. And YES, Ken, I loved Pong!!!!

Kids these days ;-)
I am just old enough to have had pong, an atari and colecovision!

I still say Mr. Do was one of the top games of all time.

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Old 11-20-2011, 09:45 AM
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No, it died long ago. Never had Colecovision. Isn't that some sort of medical exam?

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I remember when my older brother played Atari's Raiders of the Lost Ark for such a long period of time, that the game actually self destructed. Characters half formed, weird messages, background scenery that was deformed. It was pretty cool. When the game Simon came out, we thought it was da BOMB....something that lit up and made sounds was pretty cool. And YES, Ken, I loved Pong!!!!

Kids these days ;-)
My wife and I had an Intellivision II and a few games. PONG was one of them. We'd set it to the highest speed and ROFL because we were so bad at it. I loved the poker/blackjack, and Mouse Trap (I hated the auto racing game....SO lousy) but her big thing was Space Armada. She played that so much she wore out a controller. She got to the 18th level many times.

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I am just old enough to have had pong, an atari and colecovision!

I still say Mr. Do was one of the top games of all time.

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Weird. I've never heard of Mr. Do. We recently found a game DVD for PCs that has all the old Atari games on it. Now my daughter is into those oldies.
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:35 AM
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:55 AM
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My sisters brake pedal is SUPER soft and you really have to mash on the peddle to actually get the car to slow down

and when i looked at her brake reservoir it barely had any fluid in it

Now my question is did the fluid go somewhere or are all 4 brakes bad?

And when you get the brakes to engage her pedal doesnt pulsate like it has bad rotors, so i guess theyre fine and she just needs pads?

Also if you mash the pedal hard enough one of the rear tire locks up (tire screeches)
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:09 AM
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okay the car is losing the fluid, im surprised you dont hear a high pitched noise that goes away when you press the brakes, there is air in the lines and maybe one of the brake lines are punctured
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:15 AM
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that does not sound fun at all

how would i check for a punctured line
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:15 AM
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that does not sound fun at all

how would i check for a punctured line
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:18 AM
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:59 AM
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Fill it up, and put cardboard underneath the car looking for leaks. Youre losing fluid somewhere. Could be just a blown seal on the caliper, or a hole in a brake line.
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Old 11-20-2011, 12:10 PM
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Hey Karl, is this what you need?. If so I have a couple dozen of them that I bought when I was planning on doing some body work, that probably won't be happening for awhile so if you want I'll send you one for what I paid plus shipping.
Yeah, that's exactly what I need. If you are willing to send me one, that would be great, but if you would have to order another when it comes time to do your work (i.e. you don't have extras), I wouldn't want to take it from you.

The only reason the one on my car is broken is because I started to remove the side trim last summer so I could dye it, but then after I broke the first clip, I quickly realized the others were going to do exactly the same thing, so I stopped in my tracks since I didn't have any replacement clips.

In other news, I got the Turner chip installed in my friend's E34 this morning. Zoom zoom!

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Old 11-20-2011, 12:58 PM
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Lou is right. I paid nada for le truck. I actually got paid to take it. 200 dollars to be exact.

I am going to look at an e36 tonight as well, for the low low price of 150 dollars. It's in limp mode I think. Yes it's autotragic and it's a bit beat up. Good running engine and a LSD though. Potential rallycar? Maybe...
Wow.....what. You got a truck and car for a net of $50. That's intense. Want picks of the truck too, car looks good for $150.

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In other news, I got the Turner chip installed in my friend's E34 this morning. Zoom zoom!

Nice! Pretty picture.




FWIW, Rover wiring is retarded. Had to pull a trailer this weekend and the trailer wiring wasn't in place yet. There's a factor connector behind the tail light, rectangular 8 pin. Rover sells a trailer wiring kit that plugs into the connector and provides a *European* 7-pin connector to hook to the trailer, but it's not the same as American 7 pins. Oh, and that retails for $255. And you still need a converter to American 7 pin. So I thought I'd splice in a quick 4 flat to the wires. Nope. Separate turn signal and brake light wires don't play nice with the trailer. Had to hunt down a converter for that too. It looks hella ghetto rigged behind the taillight.
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:29 PM
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^ LOL


and i disabled my sisters car so it wont start but she doesnt know it

brake fluid is dumping itself out the the rear driver side but before i noticed it heres what occured:

topped off fluid

started car pumped brakes

drove car down to end of my street (20 mph)

car is NOT slowing down (sis said this happened to her last night but she continued her route to the highway )

pull e-brake up immediately

car finally starts losing momentum

i breathe heavy and pull myself together ( it almost continued to the next street and the was a car coming )

she told me she was gonna drive to the mechanic which is not far approx 10mins or less. But little does she know her car wont start

and yes she is reckless lol
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:31 PM
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I would take a look at the brake before you bother bringing it to a mechanic. It should be pretty obvious if it's leaking that seriously.
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:32 PM
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what kiind of car, and why not fix it yourself??


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Old 11-20-2011, 02:49 PM
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I would take a look at the brake before you bother bringing it to a mechanic. It should be pretty obvious if it's leaking that seriously.
i didnt think about that, i think cause it started to get on my nerves cause the front caliper wouldnt come off

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annnnd.... actually you guys are right



CJ since you did this job a bunch of times how much of a PITA was it ?
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:06 PM
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Camshaft sensor was easier than the crankshaft sensor. Not that bad at all.

Why do you need to change it though? Is it your car's or your sister's?
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Camshaft sensor was easier than the crankshaft sensor. Not that bad at all.

Why do you need to change it though? Is it your car's or your sister's?
Hers, car has a pending fault for it

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Nice

and i got pics of the rear brakes, ill upload em to see what you guys think

and im warning you right now theyre from a crappy blackberry with a 2MP cam since my 3.2 phone stopped working today.


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Chad, going to rig up the new ignition tomorrow or tuesday and get pics then. Be ready for a good laugh.

My mom and dad killed me last night for bringing home 2 more cars in 2 days. Luckily I recovered.

Dino, look for that leak!

And I had the beast running tonight. Listen

http://tinypic.com/m/f3gin4/1

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Old 11-20-2011, 04:02 PM
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Sounds like a monster, straight pipe?

and IDK where to look its spreaded everywhere like a disease

EDit

think i found it
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Old 11-20-2011, 04:48 PM
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Looks like it's at that coupling. If you want to know exactly, just fill it back up and have somebody pump the brakes while you're looking at it.
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Woah! Some dude is selling me a HPF stage 2 turbo for $250! What do you guys think? Its just the turbo thoe. No piping, intercooler or anything.
Guy said he used it for 7 track days and bought a bigger turbo. Im gonna try to get pictures.
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