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Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-21-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By newrider3
That is one interesting looking tree... though I...

That is one interesting looking tree... though I guess I can't say anything considering what's sitting in our living room right now :sifone:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-09-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By newrider3
This made me cringe...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv8pdi4O35c

The backpressure myth strikes again...from an 'expert' no less.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-23-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By newrider3
These movies are ****ing amazing. If you're...

These movies are ****ing amazing. If you're trying to take them too seriously then you don't get the point.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-12-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,270
Posted By newrider3
No, we were in Nebraska.

No, we were in Nebraska.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-11-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,270
Posted By newrider3
Your guys' car definitely looks a lot nicer than...

Your guys' car definitely looks a lot nicer than our leftover parts conglomeration from last year. We're really trying to up our game this year, and get everything in Solidworks within the next month.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-22-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,873
Posted By newrider3
Eh, I'd totally deal with that pain to get a...

Eh, I'd totally deal with that pain to get a crossflow aluminum head on my 300 I6...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-08-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,902
Posted By newrider3
I'm not conditioned to believe anything; I...

I'm not conditioned to believe anything; I actually have an understanding of the LAWS of physics, as an engineer, and I can draw my own logical conclusions.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-07-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By newrider3
It will work just fine...it's basic carbon steel,...

It will work just fine...it's basic carbon steel, no different than you would find in a cheap file or a piece of fresh flatstock. It's much easier to start out with flat stock like this than a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-07-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By newrider3
It's not sharpened or hardened yet...

It's not sharpened or hardened yet...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-07-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By newrider3
Knife Making

I went to bump the old thread and found it locked... thought I'd post some pics of a project I started today while waiting for the insurance adjuster to show up.
Started with an old mower blade,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-05-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,902
Posted By newrider3
While you may be able to run an engine off this...

While you may be able to run an engine off this contraption (when it's filled with gasoline or oil in water), the claims that it is some kind of plasma reactor that must be aligned to magnetic north...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-03-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,783
Posted By newrider3
Harbor Freight torque wrenches are actually...

Harbor Freight torque wrenches are actually better than you might think, and insanely cheap for a precision tool. I had the Snap-On truck guy test my 1/4" and 1/2" drive units and they were within...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-24-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By newrider3
Well I don't think we can answer that question...

Well I don't think we can answer that question here, there are children on this forum... :roflol:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-24-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,403
Posted By newrider3
Also possibly a dry or shot u-joint, you say it's...

Also possibly a dry or shot u-joint, you say it's a 'prerunner' so I'm assuming it has some kind of lift, so the rear pinion angle may be incorrect and causing premature u-joint wear.
But as fowler...
Forum: More Builds 06-23-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,977
Posted By newrider3
Eh, it looks like some kind of taxi with that...

Eh, it looks like some kind of taxi with that paint scheme...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-20-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By newrider3
I had this same idea a while ago, my girlfriend...

I had this same idea a while ago, my girlfriend didn't seem too pleased with it though :roflol:
And my saying that they probably make baby helmets didn't seem to impress her any more haha
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-26-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By newrider3
That sounds like something we need a scan of... ...

That sounds like something we need a scan of... :popcorn:
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-06-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By newrider3
You're going to need to move the chain tensioner...

You're going to need to move the chain tensioner to the other side of the chain, right now you're putting a ton of force through it since it is on the side of the chain that is in tension and doing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-06-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By newrider3
That looked pretty darn cool, until they got to...

That looked pretty darn cool, until they got to the "they'll live together" and bunch of yelling drama crap. Seriously, can't we have any show without this ****?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-30-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By newrider3
Have you actually pulled the codes on it, or are...

Have you actually pulled the codes on it, or are you just throwing parts at it?
Forum: More Builds 04-16-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,076
Posted By newrider3
The end of the clutch master pushrod on these...

The end of the clutch master pushrod on these trucks has a plastic bushing where it connects to the pedal linkage that wears out often. You end up with 1/4" of slop in the pedal, which translates to...
Forum: More Builds 04-15-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,076
Posted By newrider3
Got this thing running a couple weeks ago and...

Got this thing running a couple weeks ago and have been troubleshooting some stuff over a couple weekends; seems like I'm going to need a clutch, clutch master and slave, and/or a trans...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-08-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,270
Posted By newrider3
Or if you're retarded like me, the summer between...

Or if you're retarded like me, the summer between Sophomore and Junior year (looks like I'm headed for the 5 year plan...) :mad2:
Forum: More Builds 03-20-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,076
Posted By newrider3
I'd be fine with the filter route for WVO, but if...

I'd be fine with the filter route for WVO, but if I get a source for waste motor oil or ATF it seems that a centrifuge is the only good way to get any particulates out (removes water at the same...
Forum: More Builds 03-20-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,076
Posted By newrider3
If I could find a source for it, probably. If I...

If I could find a source for it, probably. If I get some extra cash I'd like to buy a centrifuge for cleaning waste oils, and put a big transfer tank with pump and fuel nozzle in the bed. That way...
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