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Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,998
Posted By Nader393
For some real-time bad decision making, go see...

For some real-time bad decision making, go see that Honda engine swap thread.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 01-24-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 54,297
Posted By Nader393
Then I made this Minecraft chisel/knife. Needs...

Then I made this Minecraft chisel/knife. Needs more work.

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Forum: Off Topic Lounge 01-22-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 54,297
Posted By Nader393
Finished product. Not perfect, not pretty, so...

Finished product. Not perfect, not pretty, so it's more likely to be used as intended. It's a Seattle knife, so I coffee-etched the blade for patina. Used fancy espresso, because I don't mess...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 01-22-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 54,297
Posted By Nader393
Made another. This time a Wharncliffe shop...

Made another. This time a Wharncliffe shop knife. Usual 3/16" O-1 tool steel, G-10 scales in natural green, hollow titanium fasteners. I like to be able to disassemble my knives for cleaning and...
Forum: Members Rides 01-09-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
Winner winner, chicken dinner!

I don't know you, but you're showing excellent judgement!




Likewise! Our cars were twinsies.
Forum: Members Rides 01-04-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
As of this posting, I have 667 postings until I...

As of this posting, I have 667 postings until I reach 1000. I'm using this slot to say that none of this means anything. There's more to life than your 25 year old car, it's problems, and potential...
Forum: Members Rides 01-04-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 112,587
Posted By Nader393
OMG, these pictures remind me of when people used...

OMG, these pictures remind me of when people used to butcher air-cooled Porsches, back when they were cheap. Yes, I'm that old. If you're doing this to your car now, trust me, in 5-10 years, you'll...
Forum: Members Rides 01-04-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
Six years a member and only 4 posts? Impressive,...

Six years a member and only 4 posts? Impressive, Sophia! I have a personal rule for any forum I inhabit, to never exceed 1,000 posts. Hence my long replies, packing in as much as I can in as few...
Forum: Members Rides 12-27-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
Got the short block back from the machine shop. ...

Got the short block back from the machine shop. I'm impressed with the quick turnaround. They said the engine went together really well; everything fit as it should. Kinda wished I did the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-26-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Nader393
Prova Motors is now where the old Group 2 was....

Prova Motors is now where the old Group 2 was. Prova can handle that stuff as well.
Forum: Members Rides 12-17-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
I keep thinking I'll tackle the rust repair in...

I keep thinking I'll tackle the rust repair in the summer, but I keep getting sidetracked with other projects. I even have the replacement rear quarters sheet metal waiting in my basement. ...
Forum: Members Rides 12-17-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
Thanks. I'm glad you like the thread. ...

Thanks. I'm glad you like the thread.

Didja get to the part where I fabricated my own titanium steering arms? It was fun building the car, but I've kinda run out of things to do with it. ...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 12-17-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 54,297
Posted By Nader393
Made most of another knife. Still needs more...

Made most of another knife. Still needs more sanding of the scales, beveling of the blade, forge and heat-treat, then final edge. Then a sheath. Made this knife smaller to follow our state's 3.5"...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 12-16-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,298
Posted By Nader393
Fact of life: As you all grow older, and...

Fact of life: As you all grow older, and possibly mature, and the cars get prohibitively expensive for aimless teenagers to own, this site may continue to grow into a respectable source of...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 12-15-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,298
Posted By Nader393
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Forum: The Project Forum 12-15-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,736
Posted By Nader393
Hank, you crack me up!

Hank, you crack me up!
Forum: Members Rides 12-15-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
Thanks, and you are correct, that is my '76...

Thanks, and you are correct, that is my '76 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser back there. I have a thread on IH8MUD:

https://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/new-here-no-idea-where-to-start.978598/

I'm happy...
Forum: Members Rides 12-14-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nader393
Since you asked, yes, it is quite awesome to race...

Since you asked, yes, it is quite awesome to race a vintage Alfa on a nice day. Especially when you've built most of the car yourself, and put it to good use by winning an occasional race. Haven't...
Forum: The Project Forum 12-14-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,736
Posted By Nader393
Uh, I'm hoping you know the value of Porsche's...

Uh, I'm hoping you know the value of Porsche's optional and highly desirable sports seats, and that you're swapping them out to preserve them.

Back in '03, I sold a set of Porsche Fuchs wheels in...
Forum: General Technical 12-14-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Nader393
Well, "Buttjuice", I gave it some thought. Check...

Well, "Buttjuice", I gave it some thought. Check your grounds. Especially the grounding stud on the inside of the front left fender.
Forum: General Technical 12-14-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Nader393
Sorry, I don't have an answer for you. But I...

Sorry, I don't have an answer for you. But I acknowledge how humiliating it must be for you to ask for help, while calling yourself "Buttjuice."
Forum: The Project Forum 12-14-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,736
Posted By Nader393
Does the Porsche have sport seats?

Does the Porsche have sport seats?
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 202,341
Posted By Nader393
Good point, it's worth further discussion. I...

Good point, it's worth further discussion. I thought the same about the difference in damage description between the two ads. The builder of the car is an aerospace engineer, so maybe an OCD,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 202,341
Posted By Nader393
Adjusting for inflation, the BMW three series...

Adjusting for inflation, the BMW three series have always been $40,000 cars in today's money. Same as how a base Porsche 911 has always been $80,000. So when a late '80s Carrera cost $40,000 today,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 202,341
Posted By Nader393
Here's my take, based on what I know about Gen-X...

Here's my take, based on what I know about Gen-X professionals who are buying the cool cars from their youth, in this economy: Clean, relatively low-mile unmodified cars with good color scheme will...
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