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Old 10-15-2011, 06:52 PM
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If you're gonna autox a lot, get a baffled oil pan to keep your oil near the pump pickup.


Picked up a new (used) TV today. 57" Hitachi 1080i widescreen. CRT Projection. Thus far, works perfectly, and the color is great. $40.
Yea I know about that, but only do 2 times per year max and dont have the money for it right now. Anything else?

Nice pick up on the TV!!!
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:03 PM
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How was it? I need to do mine now...
You for sure? 95's often throw knock sensor codes for O2 sensor faults. I would check out bf.c, there are some interesting conclusions about that dreaded knock sensor code on the 95's

Also, whats your schedule look like tomorrow?

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Yea I know about that, but only do 2 times per year max and dont have the money for it right now. Anything else?

Nice pick up on the TV!!!
Just throw an extra quart in there. I consistently run 8 quarts with no problems. The m/s5x oil pans are quite large and won't create oil foaming problems. With 8 quarts I'm only just a 1/16 over the full line on the oil stick.
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:10 PM
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Old 10-15-2011, 08:22 PM
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I put an idle control valve in my car now I don't shoot flames anymore
Boooooo
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Old 10-15-2011, 09:10 PM
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Old 10-15-2011, 09:24 PM
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You for sure? 95's often throw knock sensor codes for O2 sensor faults. I would check out bf.c, there are some interesting conclusions about that dreaded knock sensor code on the 95's

Also, whats your schedule look like tomorrow?
Yeah I've just decided to buy new knock sensors, volt regulator, and even a new hfm now just for the hell of it... =/

And playing football with Usama and the Boizz (in the hood) at 10...after that I'm free all day...
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Old 10-15-2011, 10:12 PM
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Old 10-15-2011, 10:16 PM
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:53 AM
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I hate my ****ing life!!!

Everything goes wrong for me at the same time!!!

Wife is ****ing someone else!

I'm broke as ****

Car is running like ****

Work is really stressing me out

I've had a migrane for 3 days straight

I just want to ****ing die, but I can't leave me daughter with that psycho bitch she calls mom,
I know most of you give a **** but thought I would put it out there!

**** my wife
**** my job
**** my car
**** my life!
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Old 10-16-2011, 01:14 AM
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take it easy bud... Its just a speedbump you're going through.. It'll be over with hopefully. Don't go ape-shiit and go off sayyin you want to die
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Old 10-16-2011, 05:45 AM
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I hate my ****ing life!!!

Everything goes wrong for me at the same time!!!

Wife is ****ing someone else!

I'm broke as ****

Car is running like ****

Work is really stressing me out

I've had a migrane for 3 days straight

I just want to ****ing die, but I can't leave me daughter with that psycho bitch she calls mom,
I know most of you give a **** but thought I would put it out there!

**** my wife
**** my job
**** my car
**** my life!
My Dad is going thru this exact same thing right now....just hang in there for the kids man. Its been about 3 months now and hes doing a lot better. You can get thru it for your daughter, trust me woman arent worth losing everything, ecspecially your kids.
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Old 10-16-2011, 09:16 AM
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Divorce that ho, get custody of your lil girl, in court point out that you are obviously very concerned with your child's safety because you drive a car with way too little power to get any one hurt.
Once you've been awarded custody, take any naked pictures of the ho you may have on your phone or computer, make sure they find their way onto the internet with tags like "nasty crack ho" or "DP: This chick loves it"
After that, start a new business venture, make millions of dollars, and put a full size engine in your car.
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Old 10-16-2011, 09:25 AM
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Divorce that ho, get custody of your lil girl, in court point out that you are obviously very concerned with your child's safety because you drive a car with way too little power to get any one hurt.
Once you've been awarded custody, take any naked pictures of the ho you may have on your phone or computer, make sure they find their way onto the internet with tags like "nasty crack ho" or "DP: This chick loves it"
After that, start a new business venture, make millions of dollars, and put a full size engine in your car.
Doit.
theres a 97gift m3 he and he does auto x year round...my goal is to try to stick with him but my tires are bald
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Old 10-16-2011, 09:54 AM
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I hate my ****ing life!!!

Everything goes wrong for me at the same time!!!

Wife is ****ing someone else!

I'm broke as ****

Car is running like ****

Work is really stressing me out

I've had a migrane for 3 days straight

I just want to ****ing die, but I can't leave me daughter with that psycho bitch she calls mom,
I know most of you give a **** but thought I would put it out there!

**** my wife
**** my job
**** my car
**** my life!
Best thing to do man is to relax and take deep breaths dude. Trust me! unless you want to end up in a 51 50 just like me
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:44 AM
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Karl and others....any suggestions on adding extra half to 1 qt of oil or lucas mystery oil or other additive for auto x, because I always get a sticky lifter tick after my second run? Heard its very common with m5x and s5x, but I dont like it
Dude, this totally happened to me! I'll post videos of it later today. Engine was totally quiet after the first few runs, but after my fourth, I noticed that I had a very slight lifter tick. I wasn't sure what it was at that point... I though "oh ****, I don't need this issue...". Didn't sound serious or anything though. So I shut the car down, rechecked the oil level, which was still right where it should be. I started the car back up and let it idle for about 3-4 minutes, and the ticking slowly went away until it was completely gone. Back to normal.

It did it again after my next four runs later in the day. No ticking after the 5th run, then ticking after the 6th run, then no ticking after the 7th run, and then ticking back again after the 8th run, which went away after idling the car for about 3-4 minutes.

Strange. I'll have to look into adding more oil for these events in the future. I did't think there would be any oil starvation issues in an autocross setting, since you're changing direction so rapidly, and the g-forces aren't that crazy.

Anyway, I drove the car 1.5 hours to get home afterward and it's completely back to normal. I guess I've heard of this phenomenon in the past, but I had forgotten about it.
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:56 AM
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I hate my ****ing life!!!

Everything goes wrong for me at the same time!!!

Wife is ****ing someone else!

I'm broke as ****

Car is running like ****

Work is really stressing me out

I've had a migrane for 3 days straight

I just want to ****ing die, but I can't leave me daughter with that psycho bitch she calls mom,
I know most of you give a **** but thought I would put it out there!

**** my wife
**** my job
**** my car
**** my life!
Hey man, I know it seems impossible when everything is happening at once, but try to go clear your head a bit (no drinks) and do something relaxing and sort stuff out in your head. Work it through and take some time man, maybe even tell your boss you need a day or two off in a row to just think.

You'll get through it and be stronger and better in the end man.
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Old 10-16-2011, 11:41 AM
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Yea karl my did it agin..o well...finished 2nd in my class but since im a 31897gift with m3 drivetrain im in diff class then m3..im with wrx and awd shiz..2nd good with bald tires i guess lol....i ran 45.166..ill see what guy in m3 run, he does it year round tho so hell prolly smoke me..
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Old 10-16-2011, 11:48 AM
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How are you running in an AWD class? Even though you're highly modified, youd still be in dsp or R

by the way. turbo tuning for obd2 sucks (and costs way too much)
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:09 PM
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Yea, I researched into turbo'ing Elena, but too much money, you would a high limit credit card just for the build!

And I thought I was broke but I was looking at the wrong checking account, wells fargo gave me 2 checking and 1 savings I have direct deposit, so my money would deposit into one checking account,

And my card is linked to the other checking account, and since I have overdraft protection it would just transfer on its own!

Btw thanks guys, I felt relly ****ty last night! Went for a drive and felt better,
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:18 PM
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How are you running in an AWD class? Even though you're highly modified, youd still be in dsp or R

by the way. turbo tuning for obd2 sucks (and costs way too much)
Tell me about it.....2nd place with em tho son!
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:21 PM
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Yea, I researched into turbo'ing Elena, but too much money, you would a high limit credit card just for the build!

And I thought I was broke but I was looking at the wrong checking account, wells fargo gave me 2 checking and 1 savings I have direct deposit, so my money would deposit into one checking account,

And my card is linked to the other checking account, and since I have overdraft protection it would just transfer on its own!

Btw thanks guys, I felt relly ****ty last night! Went for a drive and felt better,
Dude, we need to go drifting. Ill let you borrow my style 30s.
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:25 PM
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Alright guys, here are my autocross videos. Keep in mind that I'm a total newb when it comes to autocrossing (it was my first ever). I was driving on max performance all season tires (which were siped, too), so traction was a huge factor (as was my inability to drive!). I did eight runs throughout the day, but only recorded three. I did make steady progress though. First run of the day was with an instructor, and I didn't record it. Sorry about the crappy video quality. My camera over-exposed the outside, making it pretty hard to see what's going on.

1st: 68.xxx (learning the course)
2nd: 67.xxx (with spin and missed gate)
3rd: 55.xxx (with honking of horn )
4th: 53.xxx (clean'ish)
5th: Dunno. (Massive 360 spin, wipers inadvertently turned on, and didn't care to check the time. )
6th: 55.xxx (clean)
7th: 53.xxx (clean)
8th: 52.417 (clean)





And the video showing the very slight lifter tick after my 4th run. It completely went away after about 3-4 minutes of idling.



Okay, time to make fun of me!
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:42 PM
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Nice Karl. I need to start auto crossing.
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Old 10-16-2011, 01:06 PM
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Lol @ Karl's expression to the ticking (wait,....wtf is that? Aww dammit*gets out car*)

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Old 10-16-2011, 01:14 PM
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Ron was whining about his 1 ton 4 wheel drive only getting 9 mpg so I talked him in to doing an old time race car to drive to work and play.

He liked my ideas and recommendations and this is what he's come up with.









Here's the inspiration.

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