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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 361
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Posted By t walgamuth
Today I went up to South Bend to autocross the...

Today I went up to South Bend to autocross the orange cobra. Turned out to be a pretty nice day. Got my lunch eaten by another highly modified Miata and God knows who all. But the car performed...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-15-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
Concrete with a rubber coating.

Concrete with a rubber coating.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-15-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
Sounds like a nice Mustang! Do you know the...

Sounds like a nice Mustang!

Do you know the diameter of your mc and wheel cylinders?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-15-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
Yes, done and yes. Thanks for your thoughts!...

Yes, done and yes.

Thanks for your thoughts!

My problem, I believe is that the pads available for my calipers are too hard for street use and would only work well on a race track. I have...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-14-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
Thanks for your thoughts, Barry! there is no...

Thanks for your thoughts, Barry!

there is no abs. The brakes feel fine at the pedal, the car stops nice and straight, and the shiny portions on the rotors are very well equalized. I just cannot...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-14-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
nothing locks up.

nothing locks up.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-14-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
Yes, I believe the pads are too hard....they seem...

Yes, I believe the pads are too hard....they seem to be for track work not street and autocross. Problem is the configuration of the pads seems only to be available in such racing compounds. I have...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-14-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 42,984
Posted By t walgamuth
my studie benz

my studie benz
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,963
Posted By t walgamuth
I wouldn't worry about it.

I wouldn't worry about it.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-14-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
Four piston calipers. ventilated discs, not...

Four piston calipers. ventilated discs, not drilled.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-14-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By t walgamuth
Clearly he inspired you. Its not much but...

Clearly he inspired you. Its not much but posting here about him is something.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,952
Posted By t walgamuth
Good work by the first responders! Thanks...

Good work by the first responders!

Thanks Nate!
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 300
Posted By t walgamuth
They just have to check everybody.

They just have to check everybody.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-13-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 26,556
Posted By t walgamuth
So a couple of things ongoing have had my...

So a couple of things ongoing have had my undivided attention the last month:

A vacancy in my office building which was big enough to make my cash flow near zero.

The other is the vacation...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-12-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 224
Posted By t walgamuth
I sometimes flail. I always think maybe it is...

I sometimes flail. I always think maybe it is something I ate.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-11-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By t walgamuth
There was a point in there where they went from...

There was a point in there where they went from conventional bolts to the stretch kind. I believe 79 would still be the old style bolts which I believe are reusable. The stretch bolts are necked...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-11-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By t walgamuth
No reason not to complain. They might work with...

No reason not to complain. They might work with you.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-10-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,325
Posted By t walgamuth
Soak the blade in place or in a bowl?

Soak the blade in place or in a bowl?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-10-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By t walgamuth
Roll guy are you sure about reusing the head...

Roll guy are you sure about reusing the head bolts. I would have thought the 79 might have the reusable ones.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-10-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,325
Posted By t walgamuth
Thanks guys! Will windshield wipers streak it?

Thanks guys! Will windshield wipers streak it?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-09-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,325
Posted By t walgamuth
Does it really work? I'll try it. Can I get it...

Does it really work? I'll try it. Can I get it at advanced auto, autozone or Pep boys?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-09-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,325
Posted By t walgamuth
It rained all day. A few patches of sunlight but...

It rained all day. A few patches of sunlight but never enough to clear the track. The surface is old asphalt with a lot of deep cracks. The places where the asphalt is uneven made for a tooth...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-08-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,325
Posted By t walgamuth
I changed the air filter, filled the air tank and...

I changed the air filter, filled the air tank and loaded up to head out early for an autocross in Crown Point in.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-07-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By t walgamuth
I'm not sure it is the electric motor that he...

I'm not sure it is the electric motor that he feels is irrelevant.....perhaps the whole idea of a car costing so much and not being able to drive it any where near its limits except on the race track.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-05-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 332
Posted By t walgamuth
I have crazy ladies both sides at home. They...

I have crazy ladies both sides at home. They feed feral cats and raccoons and squirrels if they eat the stuff. One lady just lost here husband and at his service said she has 17 cats in her house. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-05-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 332
Posted By t walgamuth
You gonna mail away the stray cats?

You gonna mail away the stray cats?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-04-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,325
Posted By t walgamuth
The times came out today from Saturday's event. ...

The times came out today from Saturday's event.

I predicted that I would be lucky to come within 2 seconds of a well driven Miata. Turns out one of the best was there with his 99 sport and I came...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-04-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By t walgamuth
My first wife got tired of being married so we...

My first wife got tired of being married so we split. We have a wonderful daughter.

My second wife is a jewel. Four kids together now 14 grandchildren. We went over to my oldest grandchild's...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 928
Posted By t walgamuth
I dunno the price of an sd in 83 but my 84 500 ...

I dunno the price of an sd in 83 but my 84 500 sec cost about $80K when new and I bought it ten years later with 80k on it for $8,000. I suspect the SD cost more than 40K new.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-02-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By t walgamuth
If you sucked water into the intake you may have...

If you sucked water into the intake you may have a bent rod. If so it may cause slow cranking due to extra friction from the piston being not square in the cylinder.
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