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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-06-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Keep me posted on this. We can call it the...

Keep me posted on this. We can call it the Madaio Mille Miglia.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-05-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
The conditions of my parole forbade me from...

The conditions of my parole forbade me from fraternizing with scoundrels.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-04-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Thanks for that. Just re-read the whole thread. ...

Thanks for that. Just re-read the whole thread. Bittersweet.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-04-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Agreed. When I lived on LI, I'd visit him every...

Agreed. When I lived on LI, I'd visit him every few months; when I moved upstate, he'd stop in - out of the blue - for an evening now and again when he was on a jaunt. A generous and genuine guy.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-03-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Miss ya, RoninLB

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/roninlb1538600920.jpg

Brian Bell, Ron and me, what feels like a long time ago.
Forum: BMW Cars For Sale 07-07-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,272
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
1989 325iX With Lots of Goodies (including Schmutzfangers!)

Before I put this on Craigslist, I thought I'd post here; I'd rather she go to a good home or someone who needs iX parts.

White, Sedan, just over 200,000 miles.

Ran great until center diff...
Forum: BMW Cars For Sale 08-18-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
1989 325iX Alpine White Sedan

$2500

Alpine White - Sedan - Automatic
~215,000 miles
Blizzaks with 70% tread; extra wheels/tires available
Car is in Syracuse, NY.

This is the best handling winter car I've ever owned or...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-10-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,685
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
I've had a 2002 for 20 years now, and of all the...

I've had a 2002 for 20 years now, and of all the toys (look down) I'd keep the 2002 if I could only keep one. But do the right thing, sir, and get a roundie!

For whatever reason, FJs demand...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-10-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 101,729
Views: 24,774,420
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
It's nice to see Reddit and imgur being put to...

It's nice to see Reddit and imgur being put to such good use every day!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-10-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,685
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
I drove a coupe in 1996 that was owned by a Volvo...

I drove a coupe in 1996 that was owned by a Volvo mechanic. It was 9/10 cosmetically and 10/10 mechanically. A really nice specimen. I had always loved the look and could have written a check for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-16-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
TimT - great idea! BR- check out Spinning...

TimT - great idea!
BR- check out Spinning Plates on Netflix. It's not about Keller per se, but he's interviewed in it, and he comes across very classy.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
A couple of chef buddies and I were discussing...

A couple of chef buddies and I were discussing how to make an immersion circulator by ourselves. I don't think it would be too difficult, frankly. But, now a really good one is $200, so I just...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-16-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Sous Vide, anyone?

During my hiatus from the office-life, I cheffed in several restaurants. One of the innovations that I found amazing is cooking sous vide.

You can achieve results that are not only *perfect*...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Ha! I hope to be towing her around with a Travco...

Ha! I hope to be towing her around with a Travco soon! I took her down to the Glen for the tour de Marque 2 years ago. She was the oldest one there, and had 2 critical systems failures within 12...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Hey guys! Just lurking every so often. I took a...

Hey guys! Just lurking every so often. I took a hiatus from the law biz for a while to indulge my interest in cooking. Now, I'm back at a desk, so I imagine I'll be around more often. I also made...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Any Pelicans own/familiar with Travco Motorhomes?

I'm starting a search for a late 60's/early 70's (high headlights) Travco. Preferably a 270. Anybody here familiar with these beasts?

Thanks in advance.

-jPp
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-12-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Sale pending. Thanks guys.

Sale pending. Thanks guys.
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Bump. Just saw these in the garage when I went...

Bump. Just saw these in the garage when I went to get the snow shovel. Will take $2500 for the set.
PM or email (jppesq at gmail dot com).
Thanks!

-jPp
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
FS: Fuchs 7&9x16 (930) Black & Polished

I bought these years ago, had them painted and polished and never mounted anything to them. They're excellent, although not perfect. There are a couple of small flaws in the paint and the rims,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-26-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 36,759
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
When I lived on Long Island, I'd visit Ron every...

When I lived on Long Island, I'd visit Ron every few weeks. He'd help me with Porsche and BMW projects and just generally be the most entertaining, informative and cranky bastard I've ever met. We...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-10-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,767
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
I loved the Hailwood, and even the Smart. ...

I loved the Hailwood, and even the Smart.

But this bike ... one word: "Quasi-mo(t)o"

JP
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-05-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 315,485
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Since the last pix, I adjusted the handlebars,...

Since the last pix, I adjusted the handlebars, had a seat made and fabbed a rear "2-up" cover.

Cell phone pix, excuse the res:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads18/Guzzy41288981548.jpg...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-18-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,699
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Thanks. I assumed the 02 sensor was not going...

Thanks.
I assumed the 02 sensor was not going to be the answer on this vintage of a car, but it's costless to disconnect it and go for a ride...:D

The Electromotive is running the ignition only;...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-18-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
Spuggy - I agree, it's probably not...

Spuggy -

I agree, it's probably not overboost protection.

The boost controller is "smart" and forces the wastegate to open at predetermined boost (not revs, per se). Not sure about its...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-18-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,699
Posted By Overpaid Slacker
The TEC-3 was dialed in a few years ago by some...

The TEC-3 was dialed in a few years ago by some Electromotive guru, and I haven't futzed with it since. I haven't dynoed it.

I'll re-re check all of the air connections and ignition contacts, but...
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