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by coogles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: The Great Turbo Yaris Depression
Replies: 619
Views: 20563

The Great Turbo Yaris Depression

Detroit wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:26 pm
Apex wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:25 pm


:plac: bearing went bad. Needs to be replaced.
I suspect this is where it's going.

:|
I've wanted to off the car since about 3 weeks after I bought it, so quite possible. Coming up on a year with it now, doe...that's the true disappointment.
by coogles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: The Great Turbo Yaris Depression
Replies: 619
Views: 20563

The Great Turbo Yaris Depression

Detroit wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:12 pm
Strut bearing? Did you turn the strut while it was up?
I did not. Probably should have, but this sounds nothing like a strut bearing. Much more of a metallic clink than the creak-creak of a strut bearing.
by coogles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: The Great Turbo Yaris Depression
Replies: 619
Views: 20563

The Great Turbo Yaris Depression

Whelp, I jacked up the front end and pulled off the passenger wheel - nothing looked out of ordinary. No front to rear play in the control arm bushings, spring was tight in the assembly and looked fine, end link was tight and looked fine. I have no idea. :iono:
by coogles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: The Miata thread: Miata is Always the Answer
Replies: 245
Views: 5247

The Miata thread: Miata is Always the Answer

Johnny_P wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:29 pm
Oh wow they asphalt ramp the transition? Such luxury very wow. We get orange spray paint here, no ramp just a square edge you get to ram into.
You get orange spray paint? They just leave a 90* edge here and you'd better see it on your own, bitch.
by coogles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas, doe
Replies: 7597
Views: 120531

Dem bicicletas, doe

You want a monstercross bike, honestly. It'll have sharp enough handling to ride on the road, but still be slack enough to take on the trail, you'd have some cush from the fatter tires when you air them down, and you could air them up for riding the gravel rail trails. You literally would have the ...
by coogles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: The Miata thread: Miata is Always the Answer
Replies: 245
Views: 5247

The Miata thread: Miata is Always the Answer

4zilch wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:52 am
This looks like literally every city in North America.
Looks positively mint compared to some of the examples I could find around Indianapolis.
by coogles
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Pasta to Brats - BendeRs R
Replies: 123
Views: 1210

Pasta to Brats - BendeRs R

Doesn't Raceseng make some models with delrin covers now? That's probably the way I'd go. Yeah but black plastic. Just doesn't look good with a superior interior IMO. But I'm probably :wrong: You are. :lolol: Looks exactly like the rest of the black plastic in the interior. https://www.golfmk7.com/...
by coogles
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Pasta to Brats - BendeRs R
Replies: 123
Views: 1210

Pasta to Brats - BendeRs R

Doesn't Raceseng make some models with delrin covers now? That's probably the way I'd go.
by coogles
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: The Great Turbo Yaris Depression
Replies: 619
Views: 20563

The Great Turbo Yaris Depression

This thing was pretty tight until recently, now it feels like the whole front end is falling apart over any imperfection bigger than a pebble. I don't think it's a broken spring, either, I just think it sounds like one. The sounds are low, I think they're control arm and/or swaybar related. The :je...
by coogles
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: The Great Turbo Yaris Depression
Replies: 619
Views: 20563

The Great Turbo Yaris Depression

My MK6 clunked and groaned over every bump. I think on the MK6 chassis the general concensus was the front control arm bushings? I'd be surprised as hell if you have a broken spring. More likely its a strut bearing. Pull that wheel off and check tightness on everything? This thing was pretty tight ...
by coogles
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: The Great Turbo Yaris Depression
Replies: 619
Views: 20563

The Great Turbo Yaris Depression

This car continues to be the gift that keeps on giving. While in Michigan it started making some metallic clinking noises from the front left over sharper, smaller impacts like pothole patches. It sounds very reminiscent of the broken spring my wife's 2005 Mazda 3 had, and the front definitely doesn...
by coogles
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas, doe
Replies: 7597
Views: 120531

Dem bicicletas, doe

Man that trail is so smooth. I'd ride that on my cross bike. Ride to the trail, ride the trail, ride home. Actually we have a downhill in Belmont that's similar to that, well groomed and smooth as hell. Cross bikes absolutely rip on it. Would ride to a trail 72 miles from home and back again? :impr...
by coogles
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas, doe
Replies: 7597
Views: 120531

Dem bicicletas, doe

This is an hour from my house. I just need to nut up and go get shreddy. This trail looks like stupid fun.

by coogles
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas, doe
Replies: 7597
Views: 120531

Dem bicicletas, doe

Hadn’t heard of it, but seems promising. I put in a submission, so we’ll see if/what they offer. :popcorn: :well: ?? :popcorn: They offered $2,1xx cash, $2,4xx on trade. I was really hoping to get at least $2,500 out of the thing and I let the offer expire. Probably shouldn’t have, I’ve had exactly...
by coogles
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Member's Rides
Topic: Johnny_P's Street Parking Palooza
Replies: 4725
Views: 77775

Johnny_P's Street Parking Palooza

The sport model doesn’t have a rear sway bar anymore. Nope. They’re vans. Utility vehicles that are good at just being a basic dependable usable vehicle but they’re crap otherwise. I honestly haven't paid attention to Honda in years. The designs are pushing the worst in the industry...nearing Chevr...
by coogles
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: :plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist
Replies: 1578
Views: 29380

:plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist

Competition package + small wheels is the way to go IMO. Love the 513Ms. :drool: :dat: Looks like the other one sold already, but this one is still around. I love me some Austin Yellow. https://www.car-castle.com/details-2016-bmw-m3-base-used-wbs8m9c58g5e68117.html https://photos7.motorcar.com/used...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas, doe
Replies: 7597
Views: 120531

Dem bicicletas, doe

Johnny_P wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:31 pm
What about The Pro's Closet? I think you can sell it to them? There may be more places like that for used high end good condition bikes.
Hadn’t heard of it, but seems promising. I put in a submission, so we’ll see if/what they offer. :popcorn:
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Car Talk 4: The Poverty Jalopy 500
Replies: 4187
Views: 52720

Car Talk 4: The Poverty Jalopy 500

That doesn't make things equal, you're comparing apples to oranges... If someone "has" 10k down and someone else doesn't that is not the same financial situation. We're talking 2 people both have 20k in the bank one chooses to put down 1k and the other chooses to put down 10k, their financial outco...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Gym Class
Topic: Dem bicicletas, doe
Replies: 7597
Views: 120531

Dem bicicletas, doe

Haven't had much serious interest in the bike so I decided to take it out for a loop at Town Run over lunch. I left myself time to do two, but honestly I was bored as hell. :notsure: if it's because I was riding alone or because I'd already sort of come to terms with selling the bike, but I'm pretty...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: The Mudroom of Miscellany
Topic: Career Chat
Replies: 1364
Views: 20582

Career Chat

So my piece of shit former company got hit with two class action lawsuits over failure to give adequate notice of a mass layoff per the WARN act. So they decided not to go through with legal shit and instead pay up. So I think I have 2 months of paychecks and medical coming in? :notbad: Uhhhh nice!...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Car Talk 4: The Poverty Jalopy 500
Replies: 4187
Views: 52720

Car Talk 4: The Poverty Jalopy 500

The price of the car doesn't change though... So this is all in the eye of the beholder. The spend on the car is the same if you plopped down 29k and financed 1 or if you financed 29 and plopped down 1... you're paying MORE in scenario 2 every time. So you lose your job you're fucked either way... ...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: Car Talk 4: The Poverty Jalopy 500
Replies: 4187
Views: 52720

Car Talk 4: The Poverty Jalopy 500

How exactly does one "protect" oneself by putting "more money down" the purchase price is the purchase price , your money is your money. You're just moving it from one pocket to another. Whether its borrowed or paid in cash that cost is SUNK the minute you drive away with the car, and that's SPEND ...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: :plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist
Replies: 1578
Views: 29380

:plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist

This may bite me... but I did notice the epic rev hang and this supposedly cures it.... May have to tunnnneee If you’re willing to tune, the FA20 is the better motor. It will take to mods better than the EJ despite the monstrous aftermarket for the EJ. If I was willing to tune I would have bought t...
by coogles
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: :plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist
Replies: 1578
Views: 29380

:plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist

Well sure, any platform is expensive if you mod it to the :tits:. But an FA20 making 320whp with basically nothing but an Accessport and a Flex Fuel kit is a pretty damn good bang for your buck, IMO. How much is it making on normal fuel, 91 ... ? Looks like MAP claims their 91 octane tune makes 252...
by coogles
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Car Talk
Topic: :plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist
Replies: 1578
Views: 29380

:plac: finds v2.0: Moar gold on the crangslist

No it does not. Neither is the stock 6 speed likely to hold up to that with repeated hard driving. STi 6 speed swap is not uncommon for those who build up the FA20. E85...depends on where you are. Plus, errybody does Flex Fuel so the tune adjusts on the fly. Fill with 91/93 whenever E85 isn't avail...