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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-03-2022, 01:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,172
Posted By Tony H
Electric Transmission Towers constitute a great...

Electric Transmission Towers constitute a great threat in security. A coordinated attack on a few strategic transmission towers would take down the grid in a large area and take hrs/days to...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-02-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,172
Posted By Tony H
This answers my question about big rigs: ...

This answers my question about big rigs:
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-semi-unveiled-with-tri-motor-setup-megawatt-charging-tech-121619247.html
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-01-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Tony H
The race version has almost 500hp. I spent some...

The race version has almost 500hp. I spent some time with my neck in traction after crashing. Multiple broken bones as well. I think my soon to be EV moped is where I live now.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-01-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Tony H
I'm not endorsing it but it is cool. I'm more of...

I'm not endorsing it but it is cool. I'm more of a Franz Flyer guy though. I'm trying to figure out what the cylinders came from. Probably some sort of 4 stroke yard tool. I think my lawn mower...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-01-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Tony H
Check out this 400cc V8 bike. It looks factory...

Check out this 400cc V8 bike. It looks factory built.
https://hooniverse.com/the-franz-flyer-is-the-best-sounding-thing-youll-hear-today/
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-30-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,339
Posted By Tony H
Ordered the motor and new bare 17" wheel. I...

Ordered the motor and new bare 17" wheel. I decided to do it right and use a moped wheel. Also if I buy the bare motor I can buy the motor of my choice. I went with the Nine Continent FH212 which...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-30-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Tony H
Pretty cool. Check out this flat plane V8...

Pretty cool. Check out this flat plane V8 motorcycle.
https://eisenbergracing.com/eisenberg-v8/
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-28-2022, 03:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,157
Posted By Tony H
Speaking of a Mercedes bus-this is too cool. ...

Speaking of a Mercedes bus-this is too cool.
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1961-mercedes-benz-o321h/
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-27-2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By Tony H
Pitbull is not a breed-it's just a name-there is...

Pitbull is not a breed-it's just a name-there is no purebred Pitbull. A "Pitbull" is a mixed breed of any number of different dogs. So it is impossible to say a dog is a Pitbull. Here's a little...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-25-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Tony H
Making Pumpkin pies as we speak-just went out to...

Making Pumpkin pies as we speak-just went out to cool...
On a semi-related note-my Bday is today but as usual got lost in the drama and business of the holidays. I have decided to celebrate it on...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-25-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 962
Posted By Tony H
They are also like a general contractor-they...

They are also like a general contractor-they don't actually do treatment themselves but send you to a specialist for everything (with the resulting additional appts/waiting time). My last PDP would...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-24-2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Tony H
We are blessed. Went out to eat today-our fav...

We are blessed. Went out to eat today-our fav place had Tday dinner. Beautiful sunny day-unusual for this time of year. Had our legit Tday dinner a few weeks ago.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-24-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,339
Posted By Tony H
I decided to use a hub motor instead of the chain...

I decided to use a hub motor instead of the chain drive motor. Heavier and more expensive but simpler and easier install. Took some research on what wheel to use. A 20" bike tire is the same...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 11-22-2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,468
Posted By Tony H
I think I have everything necessary to order the...

I think I have everything necessary to order the pistons. Contrary to what I was originally told they will build the pistons around the 5.6 pins including fitting the pins to the pistons. I do have...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-19-2022, 04:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,339
Posted By Tony H
Coming soon...Crusty rider V2.0

I have decided to take Crusty rider into the 21st century and electrify it. I wish I had come to this decision before getting the engine running and re gearing it but it was classic project creep. ...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-14-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,157
Posted By Tony H
Here is a great example of a cheap Mercedes that...

Here is a great example of a cheap Mercedes that will cost someone dearly unless they buy it for parts: What's in your wallet? Not much if you take on this project....
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-11-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,157
Posted By Tony H
Owning a classic MB is a hobby and pastime not...

Owning a classic MB is a hobby and pastime not usually an economical a mode of transportation. Hobbys generally have some financial and time investment. If you own a classic and need to have it...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-09-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Tony H
I guess it's time to take a look at this again: ...

I guess it's time to take a look at this again:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Belvedere
https://dyler.com/blog/355/miss-belvedere-the-car-that-became-a-time-capsule
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 11-06-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Tony H
I have the one from my owner's manual on PDF. ...

I have the one from my owner's manual on PDF. It's a W111 but might be similar enough to help. You can blow it up as much as you want. PM me if you want it.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-03-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Tony H
My wife is a little older and has been on...

My wife is a little older and has been on Medicare for a few years. Overall been happy. She has had some major surgeries and our out of pocket was not too bad.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-02-2022, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Tony H
I'm on Medicare today

A big milestone-went on Medicare today. A few glitches getting it set up with my insurance but now I'm good to go. Turn 65 later this month. Don't feel much older but I'm sure it's coming. Seems...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-31-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,468
Posted By Tony H
Measuring compression height for new pistons

I needed to determine very precisely the needed compression height of the replacement pistons. First I calculated the 0 deck CH with the 4.5 block and 5.6 crank. It came out to 1.187". I wanted to...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-28-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Tony H
A 6.3 axle is not a direct replacement-it does...

A 6.3 axle is not a direct replacement-it does not accommodate the rear compensator/spring and it has attachments for the anti-dive which need mounting points on the body. Also the ratio is too low...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-28-2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Tony H
You might be able to find a European oriented...

You might be able to find a European oriented shop to work on it.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 10-27-2022, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Tony H
I used to have links to an R&R writeup. I will...

I used to have links to an R&R writeup. I will look and see if I can find it.
Edit: here it is https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=5958.0
I used to find 3.27's in the Pick n Pull for like...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-26-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,468
Posted By Tony H
You can use a combination of offset woodruff...

You can use a combination of offset woodruff keys/tooth skipping to achieve any valve timing you wish. Not sure how one would arrive at the correct amount of advance to introduce without profiling...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-23-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Tony H
Not sure if you are from the area but Atherton is...

Not sure if you are from the area but Atherton is a very upscale area with turn of the century estates of the ultra wealthy and close proximity to San Francisco.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-22-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Tony H
Yea that sounds familiar and it did have a...

Yea that sounds familiar and it did have a sidecar. Not a high speed machine. He would only very occasionally take it on the freeway.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-22-2022, 01:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By Tony H
One of my co workers bought a Chinese "BMW" a...

One of my co workers bought a Chinese "BMW" a long while back. He said the heads looked like cheap hibachi grates. He had a lot of fun on it.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Performance Paddock 10-20-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,468
Posted By Tony H
I'm probably conservative in my goal of .160"...

I'm probably conservative in my goal of .160" wall thickness especially since it is one spot and the rest of the cylinder is at least .210". The remaining cylinders have at least .200" wall...
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