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  1. I actually think VCDS might talk to the Macan, or...

    I actually think VCDS might talk to the Macan, or at least I hope it does. Durametric doesn't talk to a Macan beyond 2015.

    I might plug mine in and see if smoke comes out of anything.
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    I've managed to attend several air shows and...

    I've managed to attend several air shows and fly-ins this summer in the BT-13
    2 days at the Arlington, WA airshow
    1 day trip to a community fly-in at Skagit Bavyiew (KBVS)
    2 days in Warbirds Over...
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    You carry two so the chances one of them actually...

    You carry two so the chances one of them actually goes off is increased?
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    Yeah. She poured almost $15k into getting two...

    Yeah.
    She poured almost $15k into getting two working turbos before giving up. While I was flying across the country she traded it in on the Alltrack (which I find very uninspiring but not a...
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    Watch those mirrors, Golf Alltrack

    Last summer my girlfriend traded her Touareg in on a Golf Alltrack. Last weekend she backed out of the driveway and was too close to our fence (I have her park tight to the fence so I can get out on...
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    The only difference is case length. I'm sure...

    The only difference is case length. I'm sure you'll be shocked to know the .221 "fireball" is just a tad shorter than .222

    My old man had a Sako in .222 and it was superbly accurate in stock...
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    Speaking of Corsairs. ...

    Speaking of Corsairs.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEMvXnJsKV8&t

    I got my very first airplane ride from this guy (Bud Granley) about 40 years ago. That ride was in a T-6 which belonged to...
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    I cannot click "like" in response to Remington's...

    I cannot click "like" in response to Remington's struggles. I've had a heavy barrel 700 in .243 nearly continuously since 1983 (two rifles) and it is the benchmark from which I judge all other...
  9. Thread: Random Videos

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIXzzhpx8n4 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIXzzhpx8n4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce8emUbyZog
    Mr Eastwood has been able to deliver some of the best movie lines ever. A few years ago I saw this Ed...
  10. Thread: Random Photos

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    http://forums.ross-tech.com/attachment.php?attachm...

    http://forums.ross-tech.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1049&d=1516137275

    http://forums.ross-tech.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1050&d=1516137300

    I ferried a Stinson 108 that a friend of mine...
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    Surely you could send him a virus to speed him...

    Surely you could send him a virus to speed him along. Perhaps call it the VDPatch
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    I'd like to be clicking something other than...

    I'd like to be clicking something other than "like" here.
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    Huh. They have not contacted me yet. Oh wait.

    Huh. They have not contacted me yet.

    Oh wait.
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    There's still a compressor section which has...

    There's still a compressor section which has chewed some stuff.

    I hadn't done a deep dive of the story so it may have come to a full stop and seat cushions could be uncreased.

    My group spent...
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    The issue is what we call wind milling loads. An...

    The issue is what we call wind milling loads. An engine that comes apart will still have air being rammed through it and be very out of balance.

    18-25hz of very violent shaking will do more than...
  16. Poll: Pikers compared to big pharma and the rest of the...

    Pikers compared to big pharma and the rest of the medical care industry
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    Sitting in the Minneapolis airport waiting for a...

    Sitting in the Minneapolis airport waiting for a flight home. I just spent the past two days flying 1250 miles with my oldest son.

    Flew across Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and reached...
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    Probably cart wheeled on the beach. You can see...

    Probably cart wheeled on the beach. You can see the prop is bent, and the nose wheel strut is tilting quite far forward (indicating firewall damage).

    I've never heard of someone folding up a C152...
  19. Thread: Random Photos

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    Yes. It used to be easier to recognize but the...

    Yes. It used to be easier to recognize but the dome in the middle has continued to grow. There was still some smoke/steam in the crater but the majority was down low on the west side.
  20. Thread: Random Photos

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    https://i.imgur.com/nYgj8as.jpg...

    https://i.imgur.com/nYgj8as.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/laKuj9V.jpg
    Not the best exposures. Taken with my Canon T2i with 18-55 kit lens
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    Was it a tacticool black chair? Those are the...

    Was it a tacticool black chair? Those are the most deadly. You can actually whack someone repeatedly without reloading.
  22. Thread: Team Atlas

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    Similar to the way the Touareg/Cayenne is set up....

    Similar to the way the Touareg/Cayenne is set up. Excepting of course the 7,000 trailer weight.
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    A passenger tapped the cab driver on the shoulder...

    A passenger tapped the cab driver on the shoulder to ask a question...

    The driver screamed, lost control of the car, nearly hit a bus, went up on the footpath, missed a biker, scraped a hydrant,...
  24. Let's see, what year is it again? Right. ...

    Let's see, what year is it again? Right.

    Cash for Clunkers was in 2009 and the effect was to suck the markets dry of basic used vehicles (aka starter cars, A to B transportation, etc) - many of...
  25. Poll: Build it. Collector fanatics would insist on...

    Build it.

    Collector fanatics would insist on the shrink wrap being intact anyway, so it would take a hit on collector value.

    Way, way back in the day my buddy and I built a ton of 1/48 aircraft...
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