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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-29-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,426
Posted By BAVBMW
Are you asking about modern vehicles that are...

Are you asking about modern vehicles that are likely to become valuable classics, or cars that are already classics that might go up in value? It seems like most of the suggestions here are for cars...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-25-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By BAVBMW
I can't believe I watched 20+ minutes of that...

I can't believe I watched 20+ minutes of that video just to see them aimlessly drive about, and then a garden variety burnout. I'm not saying that the car isn't neat, but man, was that a lot of...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-11-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By BAVBMW
We were just discussing roads like that a day or...

We were just discussing roads like that a day or so ago. We came across a stretch like you described in on our ride through Utah, except, there were no houses a few feet from the road. There wasn't...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-08-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,548
Posted By BAVBMW
Well, the one we have is older, but the basics of...

Well, the one we have is older, but the basics of the 4.3 were largely the same. Ours is in a 2wd half ton with a manual trans. It's the family's "ranch truck" so it does most all the grunt work. The...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-25-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By BAVBMW
We went to the beach. Did end up wearing a light...

We went to the beach. Did end up wearing a light jacket most of the time, the breeze made it chilly.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-21-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By BAVBMW
Well, the temperature thing is secondary to the...

Well, the temperature thing is secondary to the cats, I agree that the cat is probably the main variable. The temp is actually best moderately by something akin to a moderate drive to the emissions...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-21-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By BAVBMW
Without doing it myself, and noting many other...

Without doing it myself, and noting many other parameters, my gut would be that the cat was doing a better job on the second test. Possibly overall engine temp higher, and more consistent, ie;...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-20-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By BAVBMW
I think it was the part about biting him that...

I think it was the part about biting him that seemed unusual...



At least, I found it out of character for you.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-15-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By BAVBMW
Wouldn't even matter. I'm not sure if I'll be...

Wouldn't even matter. I'm not sure if I'll be building any roads on the island I'll buy.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-13-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,552
Posted By BAVBMW
Air & Road, while admittedly late to this party,...

Air & Road, while admittedly late to this party, I thought I'd go ahead and throw out my thoughts. We had our current shop built ~6 years ago, and are mostly happy. The skylights are a big plus, we...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-13-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By BAVBMW
That's funny. Hope both his head and his tongue...

That's funny. Hope both his head and his tongue are fine.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-07-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By BAVBMW
Build it up as a DualSportster...

Build it up as a DualSportster (https://www.google.com/search?newwindow=1&nfpr=1&tbm=isch&q=dual+sportster&spell=1&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjO5IqMm5jKAhUJ-GMKHTjUA3cQBQgaKAA&dpr=1&biw=1366&bih=643), and come...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-31-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By BAVBMW
And here I thought we were going to see a Pinto...

And here I thought we were going to see a Pinto...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,314
Posted By BAVBMW
Is that why we didn't see you out last weekend?...

Is that why we didn't see you out last weekend? Or, of course, perhaps you just don't share the same interest in mediocre food served in the middle of nowhere that we do...

We're good year...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-28-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,314
Posted By BAVBMW
What's a "riding season"? MV

What's a "riding season"?

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By BAVBMW
No, no, no, no! What about that machine...

No, no, no, no!

What about that machine they can just plug in and it tells them everything that is wrong with the car? You're just trying to rip people off with "diagnostics"! $100 just to plug...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,183
Posted By BAVBMW
Under $1k is going to be really tough. At least,...

Under $1k is going to be really tough. At least, it is here. I tell people to figure on approx $5k. Anything less is going to have significant things wrong with from the perspective of a daily...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-09-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,782
Posted By BAVBMW
Do your state's laws have anything to say on the...

Do your state's laws have anything to say on the matter? Here in CA, they do. If towing a trailer you must stay in the designated (usually righthand) lane except to pass, and if passing, you are only...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-25-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By BAVBMW
I can understand some of the historic reasons,...

I can understand some of the historic reasons, but it seems like they are (wait for it...) history. Policing of criminal activity will of course still be needed, but that's true of just about...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By BAVBMW
The safety part I get, though to be honest, if a...

The safety part I get, though to be honest, if a state/area has inspections (other than emissions) for all road going vehicles, it would seem to negate this aspect to a large degree. And for what it...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-19-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,847
Posted By BAVBMW
I'm not much of a Ford guy, but the 55-57...

I'm not much of a Ford guy, but the 55-57 Thunderbirds always turn my head.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By BAVBMW
Often times yes. But auxiliary lighting can be...

Often times yes. But auxiliary lighting can be functional. I added a set of two small LED lights to my motorcycle, and it was like adding two extra headlights. I need to take some pictures of the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-09-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By BAVBMW
Could work out... ...

Could work out...

http://www.wordstream.com/images/futurama_meme.jpg

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-06-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BAVBMW
Didn't El Chivito once mention Whistle Pig as a...

Didn't El Chivito once mention Whistle Pig as a good choice? If I recall, we were going to pick up a bottle when next we had need. Hmmm...

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-05-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By BAVBMW
While not a master furniture craftsman by any...

While not a master furniture craftsman by any stretch, it is my understanding that removing the dilithium crystals should pretty much put a stop to any instances of warping.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-23-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By BAVBMW
Loud pipes save lives. MV

Loud pipes save lives.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-23-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By BAVBMW
Shed of Doom.......

Shed of Doom.... (http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php/146566-Build-to-Fail-Fail-to-Build.-What-is-this-I-don-t-even.....)

(That really was hilarious)

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-23-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By BAVBMW
Where did the oil come from? Look...

Where did the oil come from?



Look closer. As mentioned, the oil spot had to come from somewhere.

My money is on the oil coming from the gaping hole in the clutch cover/engine case.

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-23-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By BAVBMW
If you love something, let it go... If it...

If you love something, let it go...

If it comes back to you,

You've high-sided!

MV
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-22-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By BAVBMW
Are you going to tell us what happened? MV

Are you going to tell us what happened?

MV
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