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Old 12-06-2011, 01:03 PM
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:12 PM
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I checked the coolant in the x5 this morning and no oil swirls on it and still full...I even dipped a paper towel in there and still no signs of oil...pic of dip stick below of what the stuff looks like...
Also on another note I went out to my car after work and my obc was orange, no numbers just orange and it has not worked for months..ODD...so I popped out the fuses to see if the light would go out and when fuses back in, vwa la the odc works again and the numbers are brighter than ever and look brand new!

Also, my dad's car is running like doo doo again...he got the dme reset and it ran good, but now again its running bad: rpms jumping, bogs down when driving and basically has to drive the crap out of it for it to run...only codes throwing is 02 sensor but it should be good...any suggestions? ive cleaned the maf
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:14 PM
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Just got done with another interview, went very well

IF I get the job, they have paid training to make me firearm certified, evasive driving certified, defense and arrest tactics, and EMT certified


As for the last job I applied to: they offered me the job, then had to rescind their offer based on my driving record :/


I"m also going Stage 2 tomorrow
What is the job title?

Congrats, and congrats on stage 2! Report back with results. The Cobb testing is pretty cool, 1/4 miles times and such.
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:23 PM
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might have a vac leak
Thats what I was thinking also, but we have checked all of them and what gets me is that when reset the codes/dme the car ran good for a few days and now back to crap..ill look again for vac leak.
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:27 PM
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What is the job title?

Congrats, and congrats on stage 2! Report back with results. The Cobb testing is pretty cool, 1/4 miles times and such.
Starting off as a security guard, $10.05 per hour, life insurance provided. Then I get paid training for all the things I listed above, for instance, a 36 hour long firearm training, paid at minimum wage the entire time I"m there. Once I pass all the certifications I can advance to the patrol unit, where I'd carry a firearm and drive the cars all decked out like cop cars

I'm pumped for stage 2! But i'm hesitant now, just realized my car has suddenly started getting about 23mpg hwy

It seems to be running fine, wideband isn't showing anything funky, same hwy driving, same speed, only difference is the cold weather..
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:39 PM
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Starting off as a security guard, $10.05 per hour, life insurance provided. Then I get paid training for all the things I listed above, for instance, a 36 hour long firearm training, paid at minimum wage the entire time I"m there. Once I pass all the certifications I can advance to the patrol unit, where I'd carry a firearm and drive the cars all decked out like cop cars

I'm pumped for stage 2! But i'm hesitant now, just realized my car has suddenly started getting about 23mpg hwy

It seems to be running fine, wideband isn't showing anything funky, same hwy driving, same speed, only difference is the cold weather..
Sweet man, where at?


I'm doing physical and reading tests for the Police Academy on Saturday, I'm really nervous.




What did you car used to get, mpg wise?
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:47 PM
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^Ah, that explains the 2 miles in 15 minutes thing...
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:51 PM
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I know half the cops in my town can't run 2 miles in 20 minutes, let alone 15min
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:57 PM
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:01 PM
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I'm pumped for stage 2! But i'm hesitant now, just realized my car has suddenly started getting about 23mpg hwy

It seems to be running fine, wideband isn't showing anything funky, same hwy driving, same speed, only difference is the cold weather..
WINTER gas man... it sux.. jeeps only getting 8mpg now and runs like poo
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-e...ummer-fuel.htm
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:01 PM
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^Ah, that explains the 2 miles in 15 minutes thing...
1.5 in 13 minutes, that's the slowest I'm allowed to go, which I can do.

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I know half the cops in my town can't run 2 miles in 20 minutes, let alone 15min
I know, it's strange because the testing isn't easy.

For my weight and age, the worst I'm allowed to do is:

1.5 mile run in 13 minutes.

Bench 135

300 meter run in 60 seconds (not sure if that'll be hard at all)

40 sit ups in a minute



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Old 12-06-2011, 02:07 PM
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If you're in reasonable shape, none of that stuff should be too hard for you. I ran track in HS (among other sports), and although I wasn't slow, I wasn't the fastest runner either and I could easily crack a sub-60 second 400M sprint, so 300M in 60 seconds should be cake.

Interestingly, I'm actually faster and stronger in all measurable ways than I was 12 years ago when I was 18. I guess my muscle mass didn't come into full development until a bit later.
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:11 PM
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Yea, I was always somewhat fast, but long runs killed me. I'm definitely getting better though. My legs are always fine, just the breathing gets hard, which is improving.
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:24 PM
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Yea I was a RB and DB in highschool and ran a 4.53 40yd dash which is pretty good, but long distance was never my thing..I could run 100 yards but never was a fan of anything more than a mile....Im starting to run and workout again and damn am I sore.
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:34 PM
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I played soccer the last three years for my university.. long distance stuff gets easier the trick is to just keep working your way up.
my current miles times are pathetic compared to last year
1 mile- 5:05
2 mile- 12 flat
5K- 18:30
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:37 PM
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I played soccer the last three years for my university.. long distance stuff gets easier the trick is to just keep working your way up.
my current miles times are pathetic compared to last year
1 mile- 5:05
2 mile- 12 flat
5K- 18:30
Thats better than mine by a long shot lol
I ran 7 flat 1 mile in hs....but I was also 5'8'' 185lbs basically all muscle...now im 5'8'' 200lbs with less muscle but not fat..alot of my weight is in my legs from squats throughout hs and college.
So im not built like those golds gym "johnny bravo" people huge upper body with no lower body muscle at all lol, they crack me up. I see them types at the tanning bed all the time when I go eat lunch/dinner with the wife there...she works there 1 day a week for free tanning.
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:55 PM
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In high school I ran 6-7 for the first mile... Could never reach mile 2 under 18 without puking...

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Old 12-06-2011, 02:55 PM
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Damn and I thought I was fast... In high school my fastest mile was 7:03 mins.. you guys making me feel slow as fffuuu.

Just tried out a 40 yd dash the other day and got a 5.1. That was recorded by an iphone and the person was standing at half the field so Id say +/- lol

/excuses... Im slow as fcuk Taking a soccer class next sem just for shtts so that should pick up my times hopefully.
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Yeah, I used to have no trouble with running a mile in the 5:30 range. My best 5k was something like 18:43, and I had to stop to tie my shoe partway through. I was training pretty hard at that point though - at least an hour's worth of running 7 days a week for over a year.
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:38 PM
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Sweet man, where at?


I'm doing physical and reading tests for the Police Academy on Saturday, I'm really nervous.

What did you car used to get, mpg wise?
MPI, its a security firm in WI, IO, and TX. They're basically security/guns for hire. Around here, its basically the best "foot in the door" kind of employment to be a police officer. You get the same training you would at an academy, and the option of going into further (paid) training for Critical Response Situations aka SWAT type ordeals.

Good luck with the physical, for some peace of mind, I've seen some pretty out of shape guys passing the physicals

I was getting 28/29mpg hwy, at 69mph on cruise.

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http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-e...ummer-fuel.htm
damn them! I've never had a vehicle experience this much loss of fuel economy in the winter months though...

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Damn and I thought I was fast... In high school my fastest mile was 7:03 mins.. you guys making me feel slow as fffuuu.
In cross country, towards the end of my senior year I was running the full 3.2 miles in just under 17 minutes
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Yeah, I used to have no trouble with running a mile in the 5:30 range. My best 5k was something like 18:43, and I had to stop to tie my shoe partway through. I was training pretty hard at that point though - at least an hour's worth of running 7 days a week for over a year.
Damn That's good... My fastest was a 5.42 mile. I could run that all day long for a 10k. But never faster...

I haven't run in quite some time. My co-workers challenged me to a 10k last month, I could barely handle 10 minutes a mile

Hopefully I'll have more time for myself with my new job!
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