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Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-25-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By sjf911
What fueling are you using and what AFRís are you...

What fueling are you using and what AFRís are you seeing. Improperly timed cam or ignition? Overly rich at WOT? Is this EFI and electronic ignition? Towel in the plenum?
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-15-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,754
Posted By sjf911
Our world and our biology are dominated by the...

Our world and our biology are dominated by the electromagnetic force which we know very well. Everything about brain function is electrochemical, determined by the electromagnetic force (quantum...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-14-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,754
Posted By sjf911
What we perceive as matter are astronomically...

What we perceive as matter are astronomically large numbers of "elemental particles" entangled at the quantum level so behave very differently from isolated particles in a vacuum. Anti-particles can...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-13-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,754
Posted By sjf911
Try calculating the energy requirements for...

Try calculating the energy requirements for accelerating and decelerating the mass of a reasonable sized starship to and from 99.99%c.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-12-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,754
Posted By sjf911
Well, there is anecdotal evidence which obviously...

Well, there is anecdotal evidence which obviously is the weakest kind of evidence. However, there is no physical mechanism within the known laws of physics that would support the existence of...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-10-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,110
Posted By sjf911
Leaking exhaust and carbon monoxide

Leaking exhaust and carbon monoxide
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-09-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,110
Posted By sjf911
Passenger described very noisy exhaust before the...

Passenger described very noisy exhaust before the crash so I wonder if carbon monoxide poisoning caused the wreck. Everyone may have been dead before the crash.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-16-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,878
Posted By sjf911
We really love the Boise area. Prior to moving...

We really love the Boise area. Prior to moving here I had lived in Texas, Arizona, and central California. The draw for me was that Boise reminded me of Austin of the 50’s and 60’s. Yes, winters can...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-27-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By sjf911
Looks like he may be the Visalia Ransacker as...

Looks like he may be the Visalia Ransacker as well who terrorized my wife's neighborhood near College of the Sequoias when she was in high school including burglarizing their house.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-16-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,972
Posted By sjf911
Godspeed is somewhat appropriate in the context...

Godspeed is somewhat appropriate in the context of the Spinozan view of the universe (Einsteinian), an apt metaphor. The speed of nothing is the speed of light.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-02-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By sjf911
Just did this with my oldest son after he totaled...

Just did this with my oldest son after he totaled his Corolla. Honda CR-V. It was very interesting participating in the process because he also views cars as an appliance. I had to basically drag him...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-06-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By sjf911
Why you have a Toyota son.

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My son is a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-19-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,723
Posted By sjf911
So true but Iíve come to the point where the...

So true but Iíve come to the point where the roads are just conduits to the great outdoors and the need for all wheel drive and room for the mountain bike, climbing rack, snowshoes, or randonee gear...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-05-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,652
Posted By sjf911
The very idea that they can serve you as many...

The very idea that they can serve you as many calories as cheaply as they do begs the question about the quality of every point in the handling/supply chain from the origin of the ingredients to the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-17-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,034
Posted By sjf911
LOL, in my 60 years of life I had never run...

LOL, in my 60 years of life I had never run across this until this past weekend when we were at our local air show waiting for the Thunderbirds. There was an enormous line snaking out from one of the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-16-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By sjf911
Just bought a set of winter tires/rims for the X5...

Just bought a set of winter tires/rims for the X5 from tire rack and they arrived the next day standard shipping $150. Sitting in the garage waiting for the car to come out of surgery.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-15-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,459
Posted By sjf911
It is sick, 2 of the bolts on the left upper...

It is sick, 2 of the bolts on the left upper timing cover are blocked by the alternator and oil cooler lines, the alternator is blocked by idler pulley, the idler pulley is blocked by the power...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-14-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,459
Posted By sjf911
Well, after feeling pretty good about myself for...

Well, after feeling pretty good about myself for getting both valve covers off without breaking an eccentric shaft sensor, getting the vacuum pump resealed and the upper timing cover resealed and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-14-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By sjf911
LOL, wait until you have to replace #8

LOL, wait until you have to replace #8
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-13-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By sjf911
Well the clerk at the local euro parts store...

Well the clerk at the local euro parts store today was quick to point out their saying; "friends don't let friends buy X5's".
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-13-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By sjf911
I haven't gotten to the alternator bracket yet,...

I haven't gotten to the alternator bracket yet, I'm still struggling with getting the spark plug tubes to release so I can get the valve covers off and finish the upper timing cover and valve cover...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-13-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By sjf911
As I slowly disassemble the 4.8 in my wife's '08...

As I slowly disassemble the 4.8 in my wife's '08 X5 to fix all the oil leaks at only 50K miles I can't believe just how complex and sophisticated the engineering is but obviously the execution is the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-05-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,459
Posted By sjf911
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Air springs replaced, ride height restored and holding. Those 20"...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-02-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,459
Posted By sjf911
Except the evil/psycho sister-in-law comes with...

Except the evil/psycho sister-in-law comes with the package, LOL.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-02-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,459
Posted By sjf911
Sadly not true in this case, the MIL had a number...

Sadly not true in this case, the MIL had a number of seedy properties and investments that are actually going to be a bigger pain to deal with than the BMW.
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