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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby tankinbeans » Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:35 am

Rope-Pusher wrote:Just like getting back on a bicycle again, right?

I've never known how to shit those duggers properly.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby comingbackdown » Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:43 am

Rope-Pusher wrote:Just like getting back on a bicycle again, right?


Not quite. Driving it, yes. One day and I was alright. Doing all the fun stuff like rev matching and heel toe, took me over a week to learn to speak this car's language. Took a bit getting used to having six gears, and I still find myself forgetting to pull the collar to hit reverse and finding myself in sixth gear instead.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby AHTOXA » Thu Nov 24, 2016 2:50 pm

comingbackdown wrote:Well, my ass is back on, so tally up one more spontaneous reappearance.
Signed my life away to a credit union for a little bit and I'm finally standardshifting again. 'Bout damn time. How y'all doin'?


Still here, man, but not standardshifting anymore. At least not on a car - still have the motorcycle. Driving a half ton Ford these days.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:39 am

Why do they call 'em half ton when you know they weigh more than tuna half tons?

Prolly same reason diapers say "for up to 25 lbs", but you know they really only hold about 2 lbs.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby comingbackdown » Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:42 am

AHTOXA wrote:
comingbackdown wrote:Well, my ass is back on, so tally up one more spontaneous reappearance.
Signed my life away to a credit union for a little bit and I'm finally standardshifting again. 'Bout damn time. How y'all doin'?


Still here, man, but not standardshifting anymore. At least not on a car - still have the motorcycle. Driving a half ton Ford these days.


I still have my bike too, but I didn't even get to ride it this year. My "get ready for the riding season' maintenance turned into some Alice In Wonderland bullshit. Down the rabbit hole I went, and she's still in pieces. Should have her back together with everything that could possibly need fixing done come Spring. God I hope the carbs don't go south over the winter... That's the one thing I dread is taking those carbs apart for any reason. That is most definitely outside my comfort zone. I know, I know, ironic that I'll do just about anything else to just about anything else but carbs scare me.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby Rope-Pusher » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:50 pm

Ewe knead too go on a no-carb diet! Go buy that book by Atkins and read how to convert to fool infection.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby AHTOXA » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:41 pm

comingbackdown wrote:
AHTOXA wrote:
comingbackdown wrote:Well, my ass is back on, so tally up one more spontaneous reappearance.
Signed my life away to a credit union for a little bit and I'm finally standardshifting again. 'Bout damn time. How y'all doin'?


Still here, man, but not standardshifting anymore. At least not on a car - still have the motorcycle. Driving a half ton Ford these days.


I still have my bike too, but I didn't even get to ride it this year. My "get ready for the riding season' maintenance turned into some Alice In Wonderland bullshit. Down the rabbit hole I went, and she's still in pieces. Should have her back together with everything that could possibly need fixing done come Spring. God I hope the carbs don't go south over the winter... That's the one thing I dread is taking those carbs apart for any reason. That is most definitely outside my comfort zone. I know, I know, ironic that I'll do just about anything else to just about anything else but carbs scare me.


Yeah, I sold my carbed bike and bought another with FI. Haven't looked back; the amount of time I spent fiddling with the carb - no thanks.

Let's see, this year I'm at a little over 8k miles on the bike, I think? Need to check that but I think that's in the ballpark.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby potownrob » Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:43 am

comingbackdown wrote:Well, my ass is back on, so tally up one more spontaneous reappearance.
Signed my life away to a credit union for a little bit and I'm finally standardshifting again. 'Bout damn time. How y'all doin'?
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby mtheis » Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:03 pm

I'm still around, but mostly on the IRC channel. Daily driver is an automatic Corolla and weekend beast is the old 5-spd Celica.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby Squint » Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:18 pm

mtheis wrote:I'm still around, but mostly on the IRC channel. Daily driver is an automatic Corolla and weekend beast is the old 5-spd Celica.

Hey!

Just saying hi.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby potownrob » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:12 am

mtheis wrote:I'm still around, but mostly on the IRC channel. Daily driver is an automatic Corolla and weekend beast is the old 5-spd Celica.
pero qué pasó con la tercel?? ya se fue al prado?? :? :o :cry:
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby RITmusic2k » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:37 am

It's always nice to poke back in here and know that the forum is still foruming as it was since my last absence. Hope everyone's new year was a breath of fresh air!

I'm back in California, working at a higher position with my former employer, I got married, got the car paid off, and am now driving her very preciously while we aggressively pay off our debt... at which point I'm going to put all my discretionary cash into making sure the car is as healthy and happy as possible for a long time.

Anybody else have life updates?

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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby watkins » Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:54 pm

RITmusic2k wrote:Anybody else have life updates?

My wife and I had the house painted purple...
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby potownrob » Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:41 am

watkins wrote:
RITmusic2k wrote:Anybody else have life updates?

My wife and I had the house painted purple...
weight, arr j00 saying that it wasn't ewe who peinted the haus??
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Re: What happened to this place?

Postby potownrob » Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:42 am

RITmusic2k wrote:It's always nice to poke back in here and know that the forum is still foruming as it was since my last absence. Hope everyone's new year was a breath of fresh air!

I'm back in California, working at a higher position with my former employer, I got married, got the car paid off, and am now driving her very preciously while we aggressively pay off our debt... at which point I'm going to put all my discretionary cash into making sure the car is as healthy and happy as possible for a long time.

Anybody else have life updates?
glad to hear (read) the ZHP is still alive and kicking. :)
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