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Forum: Foo
02-17-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 1,297,183
Posted By jccaclimber

My Google Fu says that is Geoffrey Ansell in lap...

My Google Fu says that is Geoffrey Ansell in lap 23 of the 1948 Grand Prix. Apparently he was more or less unharmed and survived.
Forum: Foo
01-13-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9,882
Views: 1,987,479
Posted By jccaclimber

Decent odds on still being in control if he's...

Decent odds on still being in control if he's still on wheels at the end. I'd much rather bounce off the barrier and skid down the ramp (scrubbing speed) than plummet over the edge.
Forum: Foo
10-09-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9,882
Views: 1,987,479
Posted By jccaclimber

This happened once at a place I used to work in...

This happened once at a place I used to work in Indy. The poor bird hit a bit more head on than even this one, you could see a beak mark and everything. On the other hand, unlike ours this one...
Forum: Foo
04-26-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,882
Views: 1,987,479
Posted By jccaclimber

I only made it to page 33, so it may already be...

I only made it to page 33, so it may already be stated. I currently work at an automotive OEM and we have this with two captions. On the left it reads "ABS: ON" and on the right "ABS: OFF". ...
Forum: Foo
10-20-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 1,297,183
Posted By jccaclimber

Didn't Oldsmobile vanish back in 2004?

Didn't Oldsmobile vanish back in 2004?
Forum: Foo
10-11-12, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 1,297,183
Posted By jccaclimber

Google search by image is awesome: ...

Google search by image is awesome:
http://www.lincah.com/2011-wiesmann-gt-mf5
Forum: Foo
10-01-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 1,297,183
Posted By jccaclimber

That lack of feedback isn't the fault of the...

That lack of feedback isn't the fault of the EPAS, that's the fault of the guy who designed it. You can make an electric power steering unit that feels like you're steering a truck, or one which...
Forum: Foo
09-17-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 1,297,183
Posted By jccaclimber

Make it in a cad package of your choice, get...

Make it in a cad package of your choice, get cross sections printed on a plotter (or tape lots of 8.5x11 together), glue to insulation foam sheets or cardboard, cut out, assemble like those balsa...
Forum: Foo
12-11-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,689
Posted By jccaclimber

I'v been told that in addition to their more...

I'v been told that in addition to their more risque items Victoria's Secret carries less common sizes of everyday bras as well. I know someone who's sister is about that size, but with a much...
Forum: Foo
11-05-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,796
Posted By jccaclimber

Try cleaning out the idle air controller and...

Try cleaning out the idle air controller and check the plugs.
Forum: Foo
11-05-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,796
Posted By jccaclimber

I've found the difference in cost is actually...

I've found the difference in cost is actually more useful if you skip some routine maintenance. If you go through the books, both require a timing belt at X miles, an alternator at Y miles, etc per...
Forum: Recumbent
11-01-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
Posted By jccaclimber

You might try in SS/FG. Those guys have an...

You might try in SS/FG. Those guys have an affinity for skinny jeans, at least around here.
Forum: Recumbent
10-27-11, 05:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
Posted By jccaclimber

Maybe looser tights+shorts with pockets?

Maybe looser tights+shorts with pockets?
Forum: Recumbent
10-27-11, 05:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
Posted By jccaclimber

I've found on SWB lowracers that the only thing...

I've found on SWB lowracers that the only thing that saves me is black tights, because you're going to bump the chain no matter than you do. Sort of like making bike shorts black when you plan on...
Forum: Recumbent
10-26-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,512
Posted By jccaclimber

1) You must have different jeans than I do,...

1) You must have different jeans than I do, because I've never found a pair more comfortable than tights.
2) I wasn't aware the modern marketing machine of clothing made skinny/stretchy jeans for...
Forum: Foo
10-26-11, 03:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 464
Posted By jccaclimber

That could be a good thing. I hear it only makes...

That could be a good thing. I hear it only makes it easier for them to scratch your eyes out.
Forum: Recumbent
10-25-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By jccaclimber

Can I borrow 30 minutes and a bathroom scale?

Part of a paper I'm knocking out involves finding the fore/aft and vertical positions of the center of gravity of a bike...which can be done with a bathroom scale. My intent is that it will make...
Forum: Foo
10-11-11, 07:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,249
Posted By jccaclimber

That would be why. The fit is a poorly handling...

That would be why. The fit is a poorly handling (even compared to the civic) under powered car. Fortunately it's amazing in all other categories.
Forum: Foo
09-18-11, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By jccaclimber

Even if you didn't restart the engine, and didn't...

Even if you didn't restart the engine, and didn't do it in a lower gear you would still get 1)Engine braking and 2) Enough vacuum to use the brakes. I was pleased to discover on a room mate's car...
Forum: Foo
09-05-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 323
Posted By jccaclimber

Not sure what it says about quality or lack...

Not sure what it says about quality or lack thereof, but they sell them at Sam's Club.
I use a chimney made from a coffee can, so my charcoal grill is going strong 10 minutes after I walk outside,...
Forum: Foo
08-28-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,249
Posted By jccaclimber

My opinion on Japanese cars aside, doesn't your...

My opinion on Japanese cars aside, doesn't your Subaru fall in to that category?


The problem with leases is that they have a mileage cap that makes them uneconomical unless you plan to buy a...
Forum: Foo
08-20-11, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By jccaclimber

I've seen some truly impressive riders on single...

I've seen some truly impressive riders on single speed bikes with cyclocross tires. They don't go as fast down the hills, but it doesn't matter when they fly through the turns 2x faster than I do.
Forum: Foo
08-20-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By jccaclimber

Ok, well than a mountain bike probably is in...

Ok, well than a mountain bike probably is in order. I just get sad every time I see someone who wants a mountain bike to ride on the bike path, 'cause you might end up in the grass you know. I...
Forum: Foo
08-18-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,249
Posted By jccaclimber

A late 80's F-body with a 350 in it is still a...

A late 80's F-body with a 350 in it is still a cheap car, but is likely to need either paint or engine work (Anybody want mine?). It isn't exactly a classy or efficient car though.
More to the...
Forum: Foo
08-18-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By jccaclimber

What sort of riding are we talking here? On what...

What sort of riding are we talking here? On what surface? How much does he ride? I'm not yet 100% convinced that a mountain bike is the best option, and I certainly don't think a fully suspended...
Forum: Foo
08-16-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 784
Posted By jccaclimber

^Hookers and blow?

^Hookers and blow?
Forum: Foo
08-14-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 684
Posted By jccaclimber

Because skiing is cheap.... I also noticed rock...

Because skiing is cheap.... I also noticed rock climbing isn't on your list, but since you didn't mention it, I'll assume you're more interested in the things you did bring up.
I don't know...
Forum: Foo
08-14-11, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By jccaclimber

How unreasonable of them.

How unreasonable of them.
Forum: Foo
08-12-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,187
Posted By jccaclimber

Normally I object to combination lathe/mill...

Normally I object to combination lathe/mill machines, but I do believe I'll make an exception in this case. What sort of tolerance does it hold?
Forum: Foo
08-09-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,896
Posted By jccaclimber

There were a lot of Republicans at my last job,...

There were a lot of Republicans at my last job, both fiscally conservative and fiscally liberal. Either way, they complained about taxes all the time (the Dems complained about not having time). I...
Forum: Foo
08-09-11, 03:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,033
Posted By jccaclimber

I'm a fan of smooth rollerball pens, the narrower...

I'm a fan of smooth rollerball pens, the narrower the better. However, if I need to do anything erasable I'll take a 0.3 mm pencil, yes, I said 0.3 mm. I find that I don't get writer's cramp with...
Forum: Foo
08-07-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By jccaclimber

If it is Corian you can sand it because the...

If it is Corian you can sand it because the pattern goes through the material. If it's glazed then *maybe* a high grit WET sand paper, by hand, and not for too long. Maybe 800 grit to start. You...
08-06-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By jccaclimber

It may be a non-issue for you, but an 80-90mm...

It may be a non-issue for you, but an 80-90mm front rim can be an exciting thing on a windy day (and not in a good way) much more so than a 50-60. Also, since several tests have shown that internal...
08-06-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,456
Posted By jccaclimber

I've been using an Shimano Saint bottom bracket...

I've been using an Shimano Saint bottom bracket with my 10sp Ultegra crank for years with no ill effects. The groove the center sleeve fit in to took up the extra sleeve width just fine.
08-06-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By jccaclimber

I've both lost chainring bolts, and mangled a...

I've both lost chainring bolts, and mangled a crank like the photo above on a test stand (two separate incidents). In my case the bike I lost a chainring bolt on was a 1970-1971 bike, so even when...
08-06-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By jccaclimber

Taking it to the shop (good job) is the best...

Taking it to the shop (good job) is the best option. If it's really just a scratch it's fine. If there's an actual crack in the carbon then it's a write-off. Telling the difference requires seeing...
Forum: Foo
08-05-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By jccaclimber

You drip of troll, but that is funny.

You drip of troll, but that is funny.
07-31-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By jccaclimber

Gotcha, I read that the other way around. I'll...

Gotcha, I read that the other way around. I'll really have to find that chain tool next time I'm back, because we had two pins, a silver one and a darker one. I feel a bit silly assuming the silver...
07-29-11, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,798
Posted By jccaclimber

Sir, that was a mature and graceful way to answer...

Sir, that was a mature and graceful way to answer that, you just made my day. Backing it up with a source a bit later didn't hurt either.
07-29-11, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By jccaclimber

The cycling club at my undergrad definitely had a...

The cycling club at my undergrad definitely had a steel one, I'll see if anyone I know there can get to it and take a picture. It's entirely possible that it was made in the school machine shop by a...
Forum: Foo
07-27-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,360
Posted By jccaclimber

I know a lot of reasonable people as well as a...

I know a lot of reasonable people as well as a lot of unreasonable people that drive cars. Most of them have no idea how fast their car goes, although the answer is usually less than 120 mph. I...
Forum: Foo
07-27-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By jccaclimber

If your ears are shot and your car has an exhaust...

If your ears are shot and your car has an exhaust leak use 128. If you can tell that it sounds like crap (trust me, it does) then use 192. Keep the better files for when you're playing your music...
07-27-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By jccaclimber

As I recall the CT-3 has an aluminum pin. ...

As I recall the CT-3 has an aluminum pin. Somewhere out there I've seen steel pins for those.
07-27-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By jccaclimber

Look at protolabs.com or firstcut.com. They are...

Look at protolabs.com or firstcut.com. They are the same people. They do fast turn around (under a week) machined parts out of aluminum, and do it faster, and cheaper than most of the 4-8 week lead...
07-27-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,798
Posted By jccaclimber

Are you slipping the bolt or just can't push hard...

Are you slipping the bolt or just can't push hard enough? If you just can't push hard enough get a bigger wrench. Alternatively, slide a pipe over your socket wrench and go at it with that. If you...
07-27-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By jccaclimber

If your crank is aluminum some heat (torch) may...

If your crank is aluminum some heat (torch) may help, but be aware that you may damage the paint. Assuming it fits, and you're willing to gouge the back of the crank arm, you may be able to fit a...
Forum: Foo
07-24-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,757
Posted By jccaclimber

This, I've had the exact same issue on two other...

This, I've had the exact same issue on two other cars. The IAC in my Ford (Mazda) had a thermostat component which over-rode the electronic side once it jammed up. The car was fine cold, but never...
07-12-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By jccaclimber

Also don't forget to relube after the WD-40 flush.

Also don't forget to relube after the WD-40 flush.
07-08-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By jccaclimber

The moral of this story is that you need a better...

The moral of this story is that you need a better vise. Every now and then a nice 4" USA made vise appears on the local craigslist. Generally they are in need of a bit of TLC, but $20 instead of...
Forum: Foo
07-08-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By jccaclimber

Not a machinist, but in past experience unless we...

Not a machinist, but in past experience unless we were making a piston bore a circular interp was fine. At that point you probably want to hone it anyways. Surface finish was the same as any other...
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