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      :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh: I get mad...

      :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:

      I get mad chuckles about "turbo lag" in reference to 2.0L OEM turbo cars.

      You want turbo lag, triple the whp and subtract a few tenths of a liter displacement.......
    2. Have any of you ever seen the videos of CEO's and...

      Have any of you ever seen the videos of CEO's and congress people taking the minimum wage or SNAP challenge?

      Can't find the one video, but the one guy put forth an honest effort and it about broke...
    3. Daylight? Night-time? Weather? Curvature of...

      Daylight? Night-time? Weather? Curvature of road? The no-flashers thing is a little presumptuous.

      If this was broad daylight in fair conditions with a straight road........motorcyclist...
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      We live in the nice neighborhood. The store is...

      We live in the nice neighborhood. The store is on the border transition between "nice" and "was nice 15 years ago". It's a "clean" area, and pretty starch white area too.

      The drive to closest...
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      Anyone work for Lowes?

      Anyone work for Lowes?

      What's the deal with quality across stores? I've had to return to the store 6 times in a week to return broken product after opening the box of items. Missing parts,...
    6. While Christianity has an Old Testament past...

      While Christianity has an Old Testament past similar to the Quran/Muslims, they aren't the ones currently acting on those old laws and killing non-believers or chopping off hands for stealing.
      ...
    7. The Unitronics warm start big turbo update thread

      I found this:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5218331-Warm-start-issue-with-big-turbo-unitronic-630cc-jetta

      And this:
      "What software do you have? It seems to be a common issue with uni...
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      If you can't 3D print your own, here's your...

      If you can't 3D print your own, here's your alternative:

      http://www.suprastore.com/spquspva.html
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      I did it for a while. It works. Works very well...

      I did it for a while. It works. Works very well with that hot azz manifold right by the raintray.

      I didn't care for the smell of exhaust leaks and crank vent fumes though.
    10. You won't regret it. I ran the POS boat pump in...

      You won't regret it. I ran the POS boat pump in the kit and it lasted maybe 2 months. I ran a VERY expensive Mezzier pump for 1 1/2 years. It flowed like crazy, but was VERY loud and the humidity...
    11. AWIC fan relay logic, help me sort this out

      I had an AWIC fan on the water radiator. It failed. It was wired to a relay that it would run 24/7 while driving. This makes no sense to do, fan should only run when it needs to.

      Instead, I...
    12. WOT pedal switch & manual swap: what does that switch do? E-cutout idea.

      I've got a car I did a full manual/engine swap on: trans, pedal cluster, engine, engine wiring harness, ecu. I did NOT do the wiring change for the reverse light and clutch-safety switch.
      ...
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      I'd rather a cop cuss me out than be all...

      I'd rather a cop cuss me out than be all nonchalant and quiet and taze me.
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      Auto manufacturers saw it executed so well in the...

      Auto manufacturers saw it executed so well in the luxury brands and are trying to filter down to budget level cars.

      Once you cut enough corners to get them into a Chrysler 200, it looks like crap....
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      I searched this thread for my username and didn't...

      I searched this thread for my username and didn't find it, I assumed I had posted in here before. I guess not.

      I had this build/setup in a Jetta sedan for a few years, had kids, swapped all of it...
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      Imagine a Keurig type machine that you load...

      Imagine a Keurig type machine that you load alcohol/mixer pods into and the machine has regular water and the other styles of soda/seltzers in it to make you any liquor drink you want.

      Make back...
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      I've debated making a thread about this. ...

      I've debated making a thread about this.

      Company I worked for used to make machines that durability/efficiency tested OEM transmissions and differentials.

      15%, not so much anymore. This was...
    18. Wow, that was pretty funny. The Who Framed...

      Wow, that was pretty funny.

      The Who Framed Roger Rabbit eyes at the end was pretty good too.
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      :eek: I've seen cracks in foundations you can...

      :eek:

      I've seen cracks in foundations you can put a finger in, but never an arm! Hooooleeeee sheeeet.
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      $40k? If in terms of "10's" you mean a 10.99,...

      $40k?

      If in terms of "10's" you mean a 10.99, then a B5 Audi A4.

      -S4 trans swap
      -twincharged

      I can't imagine with my own labor and about $35k after the car purchase what I could do to that...
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