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Forum: 1st Gear
Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Nancy WC

Thanks, Andy:))

Thanks, Andy:))
Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Capt_bj

I first noticed this problem after I plugged in...

I first noticed this problem after I plugged in my ecu tune.

:popcorn::lol:

ever heard that thing about telling the doctor EVERYTHING!!!!!!

:roll:

**************
like I said, the...
Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By sbreech

There are a few days that I miss my Jag. Pure...

There are a few days that I miss my Jag. Pure comfort and instant power when I wanted it. My wife always complained that it felt like we were doing 40 when doing 80...plus, it sounded amazing.
...
Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By tc1728

These old pics of Jaguars make me miss mine a...

These old pics of Jaguars make me miss mine a little bit. Had a XF and XJL a couple years back when I was in my big sedan phase.



...
Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By adriancl

Sometimes they're joking,look what I found in an...

Sometimes they're joking,look what I found in an old BMW file,at the end of dump....
07-17-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By JAB 67

Do we know where Ushankaurmom is located? In...

Do we know where Ushankaurmom is located? In some countries you can enable one-sided parking lights.
07-16-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Zsm

New Boots!

What? Not an oil leaking, mysterious noise, smell, engine weirdness question? How can that be?!

Sometimes an upgrade or rather a replacement of old vinyl interior parts deserve a post. Picked...
07-16-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By 02fanatic

Yes, great thread indeed! Not to bash Porsche,...

Yes, great thread indeed! Not to bash Porsche, but my friend had a Porsche 912 when we were working for General Motors and attending engineering school in the late 60's...I think it was a '66. It...
07-16-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Capt_bj

might be able to get a grip with a strap wrench ...

might be able to get a grip with a strap wrench

https://www.harborfreight.com/2-pc-rubber-strap-wrench-set-69373.html

better yet an 'oil filter strap wrench' where you could use a socket...
07-15-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By michaelo

Apples to Apples comparisons are utterly boring....

Apples to Apples comparisons are utterly boring. People want to read something different and that is precisely why I did that comparison. If somebody has a budget of 20K and is looking for a fun car...
07-12-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By 08ragtop6s

Good day! Apologies for not getting back sooner! ...

Good day! Apologies for not getting back sooner!

So, I'm thinking there is a break in the wire? The micro switch is working, when triggered manually... but no good ground at the pin? Hmm!...
07-11-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20,450
Views: 2,514,883
Posted By MikeMJCW

Whalen Polished Stainless JCW Knob

Installed a gorgeous piece of machinery (Whalen Shift Machine Polished Stainless Steel Shift Knob with polished collar/shaft). Easy enough install, this guy put up with my many renditions to arrive...
07-11-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By Yupetc

He can't openly admit that, can he? LOL

He can't openly admit that, can he? LOL
07-10-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By 08ragtop6s

Good day! I just got mine working again......

Good day!

I just got mine working again... I had the bus wire bundle under the pad seat carpet fail... the connector harness corroded... one of the wires that broke free was to the top...
07-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fly'n Brick

We await the results with bated breath. Hope...

We await the results with bated breath. Hope that solves the problem. There is nothing WORSE than driving around on a sunny day and not having the head run down. After all, topless motoring IS...
07-09-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Tell them that the "Theft Deterrent Program"...

Tell them that the "Theft Deterrent Program" already failed. Since they already stole money from you!
07-09-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 101,783
Posted By HaltCatchFire

I believe there's only one way this line of...

I believe there's only one way this line of thinking can end.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/801x583/spring_motor_cdf7004cf9625e2d6c260f99b51c16c99e4587e1.jpg
07-09-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fly'n Brick

The left hand boot door switch may be the...

The left hand boot door switch may be the culprit. It is a short throw switch. Mine did the same thing many years ago as did those for other R52 pilots. The solution is a spot of felt chair leg type...
07-09-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 101,783
Posted By pnwR53S

OK. You got me going for more precision. At ORP...

OK. You got me going for more precision. At ORP track here is what I calculated.
...
07-09-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Fahfoofnik

Ahhh. Ok, thank you very much for that. We've had...

Ahhh. Ok, thank you very much for that. We've had the car since Saturday; was a bit of a head-scratcher. We've looked thru the paperwork & such, there's no mention of it anywhere. Will give them a...
07-05-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 137,259
Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

Here's another one with low miles, very low...

Here's another one with low miles,
very low miles!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/223576736721

Asking price for buy-it-now is $45,000.

https://i.imgur.com/w5ASLc6.jpg

More pictures are needed...
07-04-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By r53-06m6

Thanks for the idea and the grammar check. BTW,...

Thanks for the idea and the grammar check. BTW, It is implies not "imply's". It is also give it "a chance" not "chance". :lol:

Finally, backwards is not necessarily considered plural when used as...
07-04-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By Husky44

One of my routes home has me coming up hill from...

One of my routes home has me coming up hill from the Port, gaining over 400' elevation in about 3/4 mile. City blocks with poorly timed traffic lights at every intersection.

When I was a kid, I...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-04-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 30,172
Posted By Forcerecontrojan

The Type R is a wonderful performing car....

The Type R is a wonderful performing car. Unfortunately it maybe the ugliest thing ever made. The spoilers have spoilers and the fake vent craze was taken to the extreme with Honda.
07-04-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,403
Posted By mkov608

High Air Conditioning Discharge Temp (Solved!)

Greetings fellow motorists! Like others, we have been plagued with higher than normal (normal being when the car was new) AC temps. It's summer time here in Florida, and many other northern...
07-04-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By Minidogger

Use parking brake to hold car until you engage...

Use parking brake to hold car until you engage clutch.
07-03-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 101,783
Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

Perhaps a prescription for meth injection would...

Perhaps a prescription for meth injection would help?

:

:

:

Methaqualone can smooth out all the rough edges!
06-30-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,539
Posted By Snaps

This song almost fits perfectly with it: ...

This song almost fits perfectly with it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbeXL6AXmi0&frags=pl%2Cwn
06-30-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20,450
Views: 2,514,883
Posted By gearhead60

Always hated the shiny muffler that peaks out...

Always hated the shiny muffler that peaks out under the back of my Clubby.....got a little blackout treatment...
06-27-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Noonzio

There's no such thing as a 2010 R53

There's no such thing as a 2010 R53
06-27-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
R50/53 - R50/53 Exhaust Leaking Inside r53
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Posted By pnwR53S

No. It is not a political subject. It is a civic...

No. It is not a political subject. It is a civic responsibility and the laws.

The air all the living things that breath is far from political. Willful ignorant has no excuse. Let me just point out...
06-26-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
R50/53 - R50/53 Exhaust Leaking Inside r53
Views: 1,748
Posted By pnwR53S

:thumbsup: My sentiment too for road cars,...

:thumbsup:

My sentiment too for road cars, and I would go one step further. I would like to see track cars imposed with emission control too. Count we are lucky while we have not been legislated...
06-26-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,413
Posted By lotter1

These are what I am reading, let me know if I...

These are what I am reading, let me know if I miss understand. You locked yourself in, and first tried the handle and then the toggle switch. Them stopped trying? Every time you stated you tried the...
Forum: GP Talk
06-26-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By ZTaylorGP2

This is actually my car. What did you want to...

This is actually my car. What did you want to know?
06-26-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By RLucky82

Reverse sensors Fixed - easy trick they don't want you to know about.

I sanded my reverse sensors with 1000 grit sandpaper and no more long beep at first reverse shift.

that is the short story. I polished and waxed my S and for the next few days I noticed that the...
06-25-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 101,783
Posted By pnwR53S

I am only half way through the video. It is a...

I am only half way through the video. It is a great documentary on the 510.

I only just discovered Silodrome and it has many great articles on the whole history of some significant models. No in...
06-25-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By gumbedamit

My 2001 Ford E-250 is Bone dry at 250K miles. ...

My 2001 Ford E-250 is Bone dry at 250K miles.

Never replaced any seal, O-ring or gasket.
06-24-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

No doubt about that, good advice. I'm glad...

No doubt about that,
good advice.

I'm glad that I researched a little on NAM before I changed mine out and saw a warning of this, so I had a new bolt ready on hand.

I was astounded at how...
06-22-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
R50/53 - R50/53 Exhaust Leaking Inside r53
Views: 1,748
Posted By squawSkiBum

You're smelling what the unfortunate person...

You're smelling what the unfortunate person behind you in traffic gets to smell since you took the cat off. No sympathy from me. Anyway, you have an exhaust leak. For your own health, fix it. For...
06-21-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By jamesfacts

Just a brief update in case anyone else stumbles...

Just a brief update in case anyone else stumbles across the thread: it was indeed the fuel pump. Replaced the pump and filter and it is now running great!
06-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,786
Posted By cristo

What’s a Sears? Sounds vaguely familiar but all...

What’s a Sears?
Sounds vaguely familiar but all I
can think of like that around here is a
big empty building. ;)
06-18-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,786
Posted By ECSTuning

Get an extenion that has the lock side to the...

Get an extenion that has the lock side to the little ball, is it 3/8"s drive? You can push it down in and see if the extension can lock onto the socket, sears has them they are craftsman quick...
06-14-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,680
Posted By gobble

Well I just bought a 2013 JCW car for my 15 1/2...

Well I just bought a 2013 JCW car for my 15 1/2 year old son's first car that will double as my track car. He's going to spend time tinkering with it whether he likes it or not. If I had that when I...
06-13-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,011
Posted By tej98

We changed out the timing chain tensioner...

We changed out the timing chain tensioner yesterday. It wasn't too bad and took about an hour for us from jacking the car up to getting it back on the ground again. Here you can see the old tensioner...
06-05-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 101,783
Posted By pnwR53S

Thanks for the idea. For some reason I was...

Thanks for the idea. For some reason I was fixated of using a double sided tape. I would just use some wide 3M blue tape to hold down two long ends. You sure about the accuracy of the iPhone app. I...
06-03-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 101,783
Posted By Eddie07S

How did you set up the strings so they were...

How did you set up the strings so they were parallel to the car?

The connection between camber and toe-in is a function of the location of the steering rack. If it is behind the center of the...
05-31-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20,450
Views: 2,514,883
Posted By jr_R52

That's what I'm thinking although when I got the...

That's what I'm thinking although when I got the pressure test done to find out where the leak was from they told me the housing was cracked. ????? Go figure. But then again they also wanted almost...
05-30-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20,450
Views: 2,514,883
Posted By Blue R50

Today I drove it for the first time, and I bought...

Today I drove it for the first time, and I bought it 3.5 months ago. This was after a 4.5 hour marathon assembly session to finish installing the transmission, new front struts, new brakes and flush...
05-30-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,237
Posted By Snaps

Personally, I feel the R53 will bottom out in...

Personally, I feel the R53 will bottom out in value-if it hasn't already, before it does eventually go somewhat up in value. Like others have suggested, the JCW versions, plus the JCW GP will...
05-29-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,926
Posted By ECSTuning

Just watch as some companies have a call out for...

Just watch as some companies have a call out for R52 and R53 versions as the R52 has little less room through the tunnel/ support brace sections.
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