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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-27-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By Carrman
There are tons of jr golf sets on ebay. US...

There are tons of jr golf sets on ebay.

US Kids Golf makes pretty good beginner's kids clubs. Here's just one random example of a complete set for $99 to your door:
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-27-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By Carrman
Thanks! 18 holes 4X a week is a lot. We try to...

Thanks! 18 holes 4X a week is a lot. We try to do it 2X week, but even that is difficult. Part of it is I'm not a huge golfer (my boy crushes me every time, score-wise). My boy would play 4X per...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-27-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By Carrman
Damn, that put you about $5K ahead of me!

Damn, that put you about $5K ahead of me!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-29-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Carrman
Any roofers here in OC (or referral to one)?

I need to add a couple of attic vents, similar to the random picture below (although smaller than in the picture).

If I had asphalt shingles I'd try it myself, but I have concrete shingles that...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,718
Posted By Carrman
Manheim is good for dealers who need to buy a lot...

Manheim is good for dealers who need to buy a lot of cars and don't have a lot of time to look.

But for someone just buying a single car, it's pretty easy to buy one off Craigslist, eBay or...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-15-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,718
Posted By Carrman
Hopefully you don't find that it gets old kinda...

Hopefully you don't find that it gets old kinda fast. I did.

I found that out here in California, the auction prices weren't really much different than a "low retail" price, at least on BMWs and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-08-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By Carrman
Of course, some folks find doing that to be the...

Of course, some folks find doing that to be the height of hilarity.

Anyhoo, oddly, for the first 9 months or so, I got almost all really high quality buyers showing up. Amazingly, during those 9...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-08-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By Carrman
I've bought and sold around 20 cars in the past...

I've bought and sold around 20 cars in the past year (don't ask, long story!).

Sure learned a lot about marketing and car sales during that time.

Some surprises:

1. AutoTrader, the biggest...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-06-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Carrman
Amazing. There must be millions and millions of...

Amazing. There must be millions and millions of ebay sellers, what are the odds that anyone would have had a dealing with one in particular.

Anyways, I did buy something from him on eBay around 6...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-05-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Carrman
Anyone in OC, Calif that can do some video editing?

Either someone here, or a referral.

This is a tiny project, but I'm apparently not very good at my computer machine. My son and his friend (elementary school) put on a musical act this weekend. ...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-31-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Carrman
I've eaten at 33 at Disney Anaheim many times. ...

I've eaten at 33 at Disney Anaheim many times.

You need to have a membership there, or know someone who does. A lot of companies in So Cal have a corporate membership, they use it as a "perk" for...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-31-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By Carrman
Inter City shipped my Ferrari, they were great. ...

Inter City shipped my Ferrari, they were great. Their price was lower than Horseless Carriage, they were able to pick up quickly, they picked up on the day they said they would and they got the car...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-22-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,143
Posted By Carrman
I agree with most of that, and the links are...

I agree with most of that, and the links are good.

BUT, IMO it's also nice to get opinions from others, who own and work on their Ferraris, but are not part of the "Ferrari scene." (not directed...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-22-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,143
Posted By Carrman
oh yeah, one other thing, a big issue on price is...

oh yeah, one other thing, a big issue on price is when the last "major" service was done. This would include a valve adjust, replacement of a bunch of seals, replacing the cam belts and other belts,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-22-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,143
Posted By Carrman
The "goods" you mention are good things. The...

The "goods" you mention are good things. The others are cosmetics. A PPI is a good idea to give you an idea of the mechanicals. It's pretty risky to buy one of these without a PPI (although I did,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-22-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,143
Posted By Carrman
I have an '87 Mondial 3.2 Cab, which is basically...

I have an '87 Mondial 3.2 Cab, which is basically a 4 seater version of the 328 (same drivetrain and most mechanicals).

The Mondial 3.2 and 328 are two of the most reliable Ferraris ever made. ...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-16-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,041
Posted By Carrman
Yeah, that's what I thought, but those are the...

Yeah, that's what I thought, but those are the ONLY numbers on the outside sidewall. The letters "DOT" are nowhere to be found.

I wonder if they are only on the sidewall facing the center of the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-16-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,041
Posted By Carrman
Can someone decode the date code on these tires?

There are Goodyear Eagle VR tires. These are all the numbers. I believe they are from the mid to late 80s to mid 90s.

These are all the numbers on the tires:
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-12-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By Carrman
I just went and looked at the computer on my...

I just went and looked at the computer on my wife's little 2002 mercedes C240 6 speed manual.

It hasn't been reset in a long time. She averages around 18 mpg, she drives mostly city, but some...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 03-11-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Carrman
You could drive forever without the decklid, as...

You could drive forever without the decklid, as far as the engine is concerned. The only danger would be of something large getting sucked into the fan.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-11-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,051
Posted By Carrman
I drive through that intersection all the time. ...

I drive through that intersection all the time. It's a weird thing, there have been a lot of bad accidents there. Because of that, they have over the years reconfigured the entire intersection to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-01-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By Carrman
Paul Harvey was quite a bit of a car guy, he...

Paul Harvey was quite a bit of a car guy, he really liked cars.

Although he didn't spend huge amounts on them. He never had a big car collection because he said "when you have a car collection,...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-21-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Carrman
Amazing, Appleton is exactly what I'm looking...

Amazing, Appleton is exactly what I'm looking for. I've sent you a PM.

Ben, I'll let you know, thanks!

Brian
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-21-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Carrman
Anyone in Oshkosh/Appleton Wisc. area that can look at a cool car for me?

It's a long way away for me, if there was someone on the ground there who had some time, it would be MUCH appreciated!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-21-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By Carrman
I was surprised when they first went to all talk...

I was surprised when they first went to all talk radio. I thought it was a pretty good station before that.

I was fully prepared to hate Adam Carolla, but I thought he was very good.
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