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Old 07-03-2016, 01:48 PM
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New intercoolers went in over the long weekend Got tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo321.jpgGot tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo322.jpg
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So no real update here. I battled around what I thought was a boost leak for some time after I put in the intercoolers, only to finally one day go...."these are larger intercoolers, they are going to hold more air, there will be some pressure drop" and my tuner confirmed. I've now put 10K miles on the car since new (about 10 months of ownership) which I'm impressed with considering we have 4 cars in the family for two drivers (and I drive 3 of them). Kids still don't have a favorite, which is cool.

I haven't redone the wheels yet, mainly cause the wife is giving me the "how much did those wheels cost, bitch I need a new purse" game, so the barrels have been sitting in the garage hidden.

Still think I'll do new turbo's by EOY but have some house projects taking priority..........also need to focus on a car that takes a 3rd car seat now :surprise:
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oops! I mean congrats! lol

The go to replacement car these days is a vagon.
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oops! I mean congrats! lol

The go to replacement car these days is a vagon.
I wish the wife would do a wagon, would have done a v - wagon for her instead of the MDX. Most likely going to replace my 7 with another 7 series.
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I tried to get my wife to take over the V and sell the SRX...so I could keep my toys...but no dice. She wasn't having the 4 cars thing or parking hers outside either.
Mine is cool...but your wife is an angel.
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Originally Posted by rockstar143
I tried to get my wife to take over the V and sell the SRX...so I could keep my toys...but no dice. She wasn't having the 4 cars thing or parking hers outside either.
Mine is cool...but your wife is an angel.
Oh she's no angel (ironically I met her on here 15 years ago and her name was angelcl)


She parks outside and has already told me I'm not selling the Porsche. But that she'd like something bigger...like an escalade
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Old 09-23-2016, 06:50 PM
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LMAO...
smart smart girl!
That's so cool that you met her here...
I met my wife on match. Crazy how the majority of my new friends, and my wife all come from the internets.
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Oh she's no angel (ironically I met her on here 15 years ago and her name was angelcl)


She parks outside and has already told me I'm not selling the Porsche. But that she'd like something bigger...like an escalade
wow.
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Thats very cool
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Originally Posted by rockstar143
LMAO...
smart smart girl!
That's so cool that you met her here...
I met my wife on match. Crazy how the majority of my new friends, and my wife all come from the internets.
We didn't tell any of our real friends for years. Was much different in 2001 when we met. Lol
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Ha I always forget about you two. People thought I was crazy taking pics of things to post so I can't imagine what they would have thought if you told them you met your girl here. Crazy how normal it is now.

Car are looks even better without the tail, jealous
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First half of winter setup came (been looking for a second hand rack for a year. All were selling for $450+. Finally caved and got a new one for $600 )


Still looking for a set of winter tires. Plan to get the kids on snowboards this year. So will do a couple day trips to Tahoe with one of them at a time. Got tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo359.jpgGot tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo739.jpg
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Love it. Can't wait to see it with the winters and snowboards up top.
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So I had a chance to get away completely alone for 3 days. Took a good road trip

Did have one incident. Wot in 4th at 6k and the car completely died. Coasted to the side of the road and wouldn't restart. Unfortunately I was on a completely empty back road with no cell service. Hitch hiked about 20 mins to cel service and eventually got a tow 80 miles to San Luis Obispo. Thought I was stuck for the day so I got a hotel room, in 2 hours the shop I left it with had it back on the road. Somehow blew a fuse that caused the dme and the fuel pump relay to fail (or vice versa). Shut down the pump and fuel injectors. To be honest, my initial thought was the motor popped. Scary shit goes through your mind when you are doing 130

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Old 01-27-2017, 08:37 PM
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Whoa amazing photos! Are those bald eagles??? Glad it was just a fuse and not the engine. I would have been sh!tting bricks at 130!
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Those are mother fucking bald eagles!

I'm a bird of prey nut. I drive people crazy cause if we are in the car I'm calling out hawks left and right. I grew up with red tails in the house as my dad use to rehabilitate them. I had seen bald eagles on Alaska before but this was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Maybe 50 ft away from me and I sat and watched them did 30 minutes.
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We must be bothers from another mother. I do the same thing! I'm constantly spotting birds of pray and my wife thinks I'm nuts. We have an osprey nest across the street from us in a park and he/she has flown over to our side and perched on the peak of our roof. I nearly lost my mind when it flew low over my head and flew up there lol.
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Ya I've got a great horned owl that lives in one redwood in our back yard. A pack of vultures live in the one on the corner (probably about 15 of them). And there's a family of Abby red tail hawks that live in between my block. I go nuts daily
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Looks like an awesome drive besides the minor car issues. Really beautiful place.

DId you get rid of the other wheels for the car?
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Getting rebuilt. Widened the rear and am refinishing
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Cool. Same color or something different?
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Gold on one side, matte black on the other. I think. They are waiting for their new gold to come in.
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You going with different color wheels on each side of the car? Or gold face black barrels?
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You going with different color wheels on each side of the car? Or gold face black barrels?
different on each side.....will then probably decide which I like more and do the remaining two wheels
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New wheel went on yesterday

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Also not sure if I posted. But pops picked this up over Xmas (ordered it last summer). Somehow I got to put the first 600 miles on it 😲

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New wheel went on yesterday

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Tell me more about this wheel...

Also, how is your CF dash trim pieces holding up?
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The defrost trim is warped to hell. But this is common on anything other then leather on these cars. Need to take them off and strip the epoxy and hit with some clear coat.

Everything else has held up great.
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Wheel is the t96 from dctms. Smaller, thicker, and flat bottom. Had a sale for $649 and I jumped on it.
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The defrost trim is warped to hell. But this is common on anything other then leather on these cars. Need to take them off and strip the epoxy and hit with some clear coat.

Everything else has held up great.
If you have found a tutorial or something on how to fix the trim, please share. I've been wanting to fix mine but a replacement kit is out of the question.
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I haven't. Read one guy who used a solvent and then scraped the epoxy off the cf and then laid down clear.
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