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Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 09-29-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By devino246
You can get to it if you press ctrl + shift + J...

You can get to it if you press ctrl + shift + J in Chrome.
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 09-29-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 22,306
Posted By devino246
Yes, but now that I'm up to operating temp... ...

Yes, but now that I'm up to operating temp...

Note the 301 redirect when I enter "google.com". Google's server just redirects to their www subdomain.

http://i41.tinypic.com/2i4vvk.png
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 09-29-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 22,306
Posted By devino246
To simplify my original post, the "www." pretext...

To simplify my original post, the "www." pretext was an accident that people began believing was required in a URL, when in fact, it's not.

So, no "www.", because it always has and always will be...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 09-29-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 22,306
Posted By devino246
Don't even get me started...again! :censored: ...

Don't even get me started...again! :censored:

See Post #60 (http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showpost.php?p=211401&postcount=60)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-24-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,248
Posted By devino246
I haven't heard that in years! Spent 15 years of...

I haven't heard that in years! Spent 15 years of my life in NC. Welcome to DIYGK!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-19-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By devino246
Probably. DOT 5.1 (polyethylene glycol) is also...

Probably. DOT 5.1 (polyethylene glycol) is also hygroscopic, while DOT 5 is (diorgano polysiloxane) is hydrophobic.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-18-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By devino246
DOT 5.1 is polyethylene glycol based. DOT 5 is...

DOT 5.1 is polyethylene glycol based. DOT 5 is silicone-based. DOT 5 non-silicone is an oxymoron; DOT 5 fluid, by definition, contains at least 70% diorgano polysiloxane (silicone), by weight).
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-03-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By devino246
Hmm, that's interesting.

Hmm, that's interesting.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-02-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By devino246
Welcome to DIYGK. Contrary to what mckutzy...

Welcome to DIYGK.

Contrary to what mckutzy said, no, that's not possible. That principle is known as "perpetual motion" and is physically impossible (see: Law of Conservation of Energy...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-02-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By devino246
Since when is a no-start condition a symptom of...

Since when is a no-start condition a symptom of worn piston rings? Worn rings would result in excessive blow-by and oil consumption, and potentially, hard cold-starting and poor performance.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-21-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,361
Posted By devino246
Yeah, well...my Mom can't stand when I let slip...

Yeah, well...my Mom can't stand when I let slip 'slow up'. "You sound just like your father!" :surrender:

Virginians have a funny thing for naming towns. We have:

Long Island
South Boston...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-20-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,361
Posted By devino246
My boss, who's from Massachusetts, was giving me...

My boss, who's from Massachusetts, was giving me a hard time the other day because I was telling him to "cut the engine off" and "cut it back on". Apparently that's a southern US thing. My...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-19-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,305
Posted By devino246
I've had great luck on Ebay. Bought ski boots for...

I've had great luck on Ebay. Bought ski boots for $60 and skis for $90 last winter. Just recently bought a new HP power cord for my laptop for $25 and a 50mm enlarger lens for $11 shipped.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-18-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,305
Posted By devino246
Ohh how I can't wait till I get to experience...

Ohh how I can't wait till I get to experience this for myself</sarcasm> :ack2:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-14-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By devino246
Sounds like quite the experiences!

Sounds like quite the experiences!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-14-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By devino246
Thanks! I hate that!!

Thanks! I hate that!!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-13-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By devino246
Oh yeah, so true. The coworkers are one of the...

Oh yeah, so true. The coworkers are one of the few things I miss about working at the stealership. Not all of them, just a few :lolgoku: Interestingly enough, there are two other full time guys at...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-12-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By devino246
Not a perfect day today, but it was my first...

Not a perfect day today, but it was my first "official" day at my new job- wrenching at an independent shop. The owner kind of threw be a bone and payed me under the table to work when there was...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-08-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By devino246
How exactly do you know it's leaking?

How exactly do you know it's leaking?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-08-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By devino246
Were the gasket surfaces clean and unpitted?

Were the gasket surfaces clean and unpitted?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 21,724
Posted By devino246
Oh, man. Sorry to hear about the kidney...

Oh, man. Sorry to hear about the kidney situation, Chris. Good thing life comes with two kidneys. Living with one missing ain't too bad; just treat it right. Hopefully they've caught it relatively...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-06-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,683
Posted By devino246
I think I'm going to buy a couple stepper motors...

I think I'm going to buy a couple stepper motors and drivers to play around with first, then get to building a frame. I'm much more of a hardware guy; I've got a lot of reading up on software to do.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-05-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,683
Posted By devino246
What sort of microcontrollers did you use? I...

What sort of microcontrollers did you use? I bought an Arduino last winter and played around with the ATMega328 a good bit. I just use the Arduino board for programming now.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-05-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,695
Posted By devino246
'sid summed it up pretty well. My original point...

'sid summed it up pretty well. My original point being, a 12oz can of Diet Coke has what, like 10 calories? 10 kilocalories equals 41.84 kilojoules. 12oz of gasoline contains 12,352 kJ. We burn...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-04-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,305
Posted By devino246
I'll assume you're referring to me, then... ...

I'll assume you're referring to me, then...


Yes, it can break loose bolts. It's a Matco ratchet, so lifetime warranty.
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