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by Zillon
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Truk Talk: Invest in Trukcoin!
Replies: 10789
Views: 261403

Truk Talk: Invest in Trukcoin!

I can't believe I'm saying this, but Ford is just knocking it out of the park lately. The Maverick is a bold move, but could pay off big time. Ford has essentially made it's cheapest entry level model a hybrid pickup. That could pay off big, this thing is :neat: https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/KP...
by Zillon
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Car Talk 5: The Juice is Loose!
Replies: 8379
Views: 227403

Car Talk 5: The Juice is Loose!

Also, I see a LOT of Teslas here in NJ. Lots of Model 3s and a lot more Model Ys lately. The biggest thing is infrastructure. Nobody can agree on a connector standard, and fast charging isn't widespread enough yet. The wife would be a perfect candidate for an electric car if and when "fun"...
by Zillon
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Car Talk 5: The Juice is Loose!
Replies: 8379
Views: 227403

Car Talk 5: The Juice is Loose!

My wife is a hard NO on the van life. When we were looking to replace the Rav, the dealer we bought the Traverse from had a used Pacifica on the lot. Fully loaded, leather, black, sun roof, DVD player for the back seats, and only 22k miles for like $24k OTD. She humored me in looking at it, but loo...
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

Would you paint the frame?
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Do I dare sell the 4Runner?!
Replies: 129
Views: 3452

Do I dare sell the 4Runner?!

Desertbreh wrote: Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:11 am Finally some fucking content around this place.
:datass:

The Jelly man has'th delivered.
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

troyguitar wrote: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:39 pm I rode slowly on the path today. :whocares:
Riding is riding dude. Getting outside is 5/7.
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

YouTube knows I've been watching bike crap, and decided to send me two channels with "close call" videos between bikes and cars, although the one dude actually got hit in one of them by a car that took a turn too tight while he was dead stopped. Definitely makes me want to get a road bike...
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

As to me, I raced the MASS Guy's Neshaminy XC race yesterday... and my weekend of mechanical maladies continued. Lap 1 went off very well, entered the woods 4th wheel, got through the 3.5 mile prologue quickly, and decided I was running a little hot so I backed off a bit and let a few people past. N...
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

Again, I maintain that :massles: is a bigger dude, and stiffer cranks and more braking power (especially in the larger montañas of the west with longer descents) are very nice to have for a mere $500 more. Wheels can be had very easily down the road if desired. Spend the $500 on the better groupset ...
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Northern MI Cucklyfe: Floating Garage Edition
Replies: 5214
Views: 118752

Northern MI Cucklyfe: Floating Garage Edition

I'm glad :tits: finally has a cause to get behind and take up some of her time and energy.

:notbad:
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Richard drooling over a :meata: for several pages
Replies: 293
Views: 14030

Richard drooling over a :meata: for several pages

Oh I’m very much like that person in that way. I get :triggered: when I see trunk jambs that are all crusty and filthy... much better to stop that before it starts. I coated the the whole area around the fuel filler so that plastic doesn’t get stained by gas drips... also another notorious spot for...
by Zillon
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Richard drooling over a :meata: for several pages
Replies: 293
Views: 14030

Richard drooling over a :meata: for several pages

CaleDeRoo wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:58 pm
max225 wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:58 pm

You never even had a golf ? :gtfo:
Do I come off that boring?
Them’s fighting words, pal.
by Zillon
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Zildor's Taco Shack
Replies: 3129
Views: 99161

Zildor's Taco Shack

Oh the joys of Mini ownership. Is everything a bumper-off job? It’s actually pretty easy to do, once you figure out which clips and screws and bolts need to come off. It’s a job that had intimidated me in the past but when faced with leaving it outside after just finishing a full 2-stage paint corr...
by Zillon
Sun Jun 13, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: The Mudroom of Miscellany
Topic: Acid's adventures in 3d printing
Replies: 13
Views: 162

Acid's adventures in 3d printing

In4 :dong: valve stem caps.
by Zillon
Sun Jun 13, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Zildor's Taco Shack
Replies: 3129
Views: 99161

Zildor's Taco Shack

Hey Zeus Si. Friday was a detailing marathon - got the car finished in time for the Turn 14 Car Meet at their Hatfield Distribution Center (turned out to be fucking massive, way bigger than expected). Pulling into the meet, rolling slow, obviously building up some heat in the engine bay. Backed int...
by Zillon
Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Zildor's Taco Shack
Replies: 3129
Views: 99161

Re: Zildor's Taco Shack

What a weekend. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210613/e835506fcfbef1a733a5b020f97a1591.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210613/79552bdd62f969400b4a373bd19c54a7.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210613/26e9aa3c14531cb07ae7dca785f3e213.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210613/7930c...
by Zillon
Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Truk Talk: Invest in Trukcoin!
Replies: 10789
Views: 261403

Truk Talk: Invest in Trukcoin!

If reducing cost is the goal I think a simple spreadsheet would tell you the true expected 2 year cost and depreciation of the mini would be higher than the taco truck. If you just don’t want the taco truck anymore that’s a different story. The idea is to sell taco and lose nothing, not exactly to ...
by Zillon
Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Truk Talk: Invest in Trukcoin!
Replies: 10789
Views: 261403

Truk Talk: Invest in Trukcoin!

:iono: I just prefer :manuel: I've driven :manuel: :truk: plenty, and I like it, "shitty" or not. I don't think I'll ever own a pickup though, so my opinions here are utterly useless. I liked the 6 speed Frontier that I took out for an extended test drive back in 2018. The trans definitel...
by Zillon
Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Re: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

Another awesome and fast Thursday night ripper. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210611/a67bad1aebe3a8755e11043f85370252.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210611/3a4f97eb149e0f0ab4a7e24b20fe54b4.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210611/1b7f9ac9ff7f097a82c667c318409cc2.jpg https://uploads...
by Zillon
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Desert Garage
Replies: 1693
Views: 57236

Desert Garage

:pouroneout: :popcorn: to see what you'll end up replacing it with, and how long it will take you to do so... In terms of sports cars I don't think I'm Porrrrsha material. The C8 Z06 alledgedly starts @ $85K and has a 600+ hp flat plane crank N/A engine. TBD. Right now I just watch the mad mad worl...
by Zillon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

troyguitar wrote: Sun Jun 06, 2021 6:56 pm It's nice to see someone else has heart rates like mine. I feel like I have to hit 180+ bpm to be anything beyond dangerously slow. 140? That's for riding 5 mph.
Yeah, I've always had a higher heart rate than many.

B18C heart vs. :ellis:
by Zillon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

So as someone who was recently in your shoes, I'll throw in my two cents. I would just get the lower cost one if you ride it and like it. 1. It's available now (this is saying a lot, waits can be 6+ months to get a bike) 2. You're not a :plac: kinda guy. I bet you will like the bike and keep it for...
by Zillon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Re: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210606/9cfec000ba1a1424713d0ccbdf9620f6.jpg Tough race. Very hot, 85+ at 9a for the start, first half of the first lap had me thinking, “why am I doing this?” I just let the field go and took last wheel at the start. Once I got through the greasy creek crossing, I...
by Zillon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Re: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

You may not notice a difference initially but over time the GRX stuff will hold up better, also since you’re not a small dude, the GRX cranks are definitely stiffer. Also, yes - 100% cheaper to do it now than upgrade later. Thank you sir! LBS has the cheaper version in stock, so I’ll go see how tha...
by Zillon
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas dos, doe.
Replies: 3499
Views: 126822

Dem bicicletas dos, doe.

Only $500 more for hydros and better group set? :doit: Also Tiagra ≠ GRX600. GRX400 = 105, GRX600 = Ultegra. I’d at least spring for the GRX400 spec and #sendit. As someone who really doesn’t know any of this stuff, will it A) be a noticeable difference B) be cheaper to buy it like that up front th...