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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-16-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,737
Posted By jwasbury
Cat was fully expired upon discovery, though the...

Cat was fully expired upon discovery, though the corpse was in rather good condition.

There was another time where I was letting Nigel play off leash in a park along the banks of the Hudson...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-16-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,737
Posted By jwasbury
I’m walking Nigel (90lbs Rottie Mutt) and Sophie...

I’m walking Nigel (90lbs Rottie Mutt) and Sophie (60lbs Heinz 57) along a busy roadway in Downtown Jersey City, NJ. The sidewalk there is narrow, right alongside the curbing, so I am paying close...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-01-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,675
Posted By jwasbury
way to go Ken! Amen to that. When my...

way to go Ken!



Amen to that. When my DIY race engine crapped out, I just didn't have it in me to go through it all again. I might have felt differently if the parts for these engines weren't...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-26-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By jwasbury
I’ll bet that MapleHood is the part of town that...

I’ll bet that MapleHood is the part of town that borders Irvington. Irvington is probably better than Camden, but not by much...not somewhere that people would use the words “extremely nice” to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-26-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By jwasbury
...also, being a car guy, I don’t understand...

...also, being a car guy, I don’t understand people who ruin the ability to store vehicles in their garages. Absolutely unthinkable to me!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-26-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By jwasbury
Most of the featured “bars” are in Maplewood, NJ....

Most of the featured “bars” are in Maplewood, NJ. Definitely a bedroom community for NYC, has a stop on one of the NJ Transit rail lines. Borders Irvington, which borders Newark, so its also a well...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-20-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,277
Posted By jwasbury
Gotta agree with Danimal here...I read Elissa’s...

Gotta agree with Danimal here...I read Elissa’s words and see exceptional grace on display. I’d be exaggerating if I claimed to have 0.1% of her grace at age 26. Not even close to her level today...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-19-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,026
Posted By jwasbury
There are lots of heartbreaking stories that have...

There are lots of heartbreaking stories that have been told on this forum, and in my opinion most of them involved enthusiastic owners getting screwed over by “professionals” which appears to be the...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-19-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,675
Posted By jwasbury
Nice progress Ken. Sealing up the bottom end is...

Nice progress Ken. Sealing up the bottom end is pretty satisfying, even if it’s a little stressful for us DIY guys.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-13-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,170
Posted By jwasbury
^top answer here. May as well close the thread...

^top answer here. May as well close the thread now.
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 05-04-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,675
Posted By jwasbury
Hi Ken. I bought one of the hand cranked ring...

Hi Ken. I bought one of the hand cranked ring filing tools from Summit when building my 930 engine and found that using small “jewelers” hand files was much better.

Also, if you need assembly...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-21-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By jwasbury
Cinelli Cork all the way for me. Start the wrap...

Cinelli Cork all the way for me. Start the wrap at the end of the bar and finish the wrap near the stem...use electrical tape to cover the ends. Wrapping this way I never have an issue with the...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-14-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By jwasbury
you bought a car then... my 2 cents: don't...

you bought a car then...

my 2 cents: don't bother with 965 BOV unless you're already doing other things. Most of us ended up ditching the original 930 bypass valve housing because we changed to a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-10-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By jwasbury
Dang, I thought I was iconoclastic by avoiding...

Dang, I thought I was iconoclastic by avoiding Shimano entirely when building the Breezer up in '93. That was right around the time that Suntour went belly up and Shimano pretty much gained a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-10-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By jwasbury
^few people will still be riding any Suntour...

^few people will still be riding any Suntour stuff these days...I am one of those few. My '93 Breezer has a Suntour drivetrain, 7 speed Accushift. I had to replace the rear wheel and its tough...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-03-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By jwasbury
Awesome! I’m gonna try that next time :)

Awesome! I’m gonna try that next time :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-31-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,279
Posted By jwasbury
Cuckoo brand rice cooker here. Wife is Korean so...

Cuckoo brand rice cooker here. Wife is Korean so we went with her people’s stuff rather than Zojirushi from Japan. I always precisely measure rice and water, and the cooker delivers perfect rice...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-31-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,934
Posted By jwasbury
47 years old in January. Rarely sick for any...

47 years old in January. Rarely sick for any length of time. I was knocked down for several days in early February. Started with a strange feeling sore throat, then fatigue and fever, ridiculous...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-28-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 873
Posted By jwasbury
I drive other people’s cars in American Endurance...

I drive other people’s cars in American Endurance Racing events, and other people drive my car in those events too. This is a fairly common aspect of endurance racing. People are always looking for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-25-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,572
Posted By jwasbury
My dog’s poop gets bagged and put into public...

My dog’s poop gets bagged and put into public bins, or my trash can, never anyone else’s can. In my area, most people bag, there are a few bad apples who don’t. High density area and lots of...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-22-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By jwasbury
Going for a bicycle ride today with a buddy. We...

Going for a bicycle ride today with a buddy. We will stay 6ft apart.

And yes to whiskey. Can’t have too much supply during times like this.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-17-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,485
Posted By jwasbury
Disclaimer: I don't claim to be smart about this...

Disclaimer: I don't claim to be smart about this topic

I do have some personal data points which could be relevant and helpful. The firm I work for has offices in Asia (~120 people, mostly...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-12-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,026
Posted By jwasbury
I was at Dawes Motorsports today. They had this...

I was at Dawes Motorsports today. They had this in the shop. I think it will bolt right in:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/B03499FD_C4DF_4B3C_BE9B_41BEF38863071584069311.jpg
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-12-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,026
Posted By jwasbury
Maybe some FOD took out the oil pump 1st, leading...

Maybe some FOD took out the oil pump 1st, leading to 3x rod bearings getting killed?
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 03-05-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,072
Posted By jwasbury
^agree some fun 930 4 speed facts: redline...

^agree

some fun 930 4 speed facts: redline in 3rd is something like 130+ mph.

BOTH 3rd and 4th are overdrive gears.

I'm pretty sure if you wind it all the way up to redline in 2nd, you're...
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