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08-23-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 725
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Posted By speednut

That's an interesting red LED mod... DIY or kit?

That's an interesting red LED mod... DIY or kit?
08-06-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,147
Posted By speednut

Awesome triple wave there Kurt (road, car, and...

Awesome triple wave there Kurt (road, car, and hand)!
Congratulations! :thumbsup:
07-29-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By speednut

#2 - That's some nice air you're getting there! ...

#2 - That's some nice air you're getting there! The two wheeling Mini is waving too! :D
07-29-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By speednut

FWIW, I'm in the middle of an engine rebuild for...

FWIW, I'm in the middle of an engine rebuild for my R53. The only info I can answer for you is that the CP pistons and Carrello connecting rod combo is 40 grams lighter than the OEM ones. I'm using...
07-12-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

... and Trigger nervously wee-wee'ed a bit of oil...

... and Trigger nervously wee-wee'ed a bit of oil upon seeing that garish color, leaving the "sport" button permanently enabled ever since. :grin:


Please post more from the drift event! ...
07-09-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

San Francisco Fireworks

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8428/7506709860_e161e8f662_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/7506709860)

Was a complete zoo near the aquatic park; funny to see all the blue lights of...
07-03-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,659
Posted By speednut

Is it waterfall or water fall? :grin: Just...

Is it waterfall or water fall? :grin:
Just wondering as my Mini is not compatible with the local hiking trails to waterfalls (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/2570076048)...
06-28-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By speednut

Jeremy, why are such small images displayed? The...

Jeremy, why are such small images displayed? The contest rules state "no bigger than 800x600", yet submitted photos are getting resized further down to 600x400. On modern computer displays, these...
06-22-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

Long story short, has everyone checked their oil...

Long story short, has everyone checked their oil level lately? Learn a lesson from dumb$h!t me who made several bad assumptions and loves to take cloverleaf onramps really fast! My POS hard to read...
06-21-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

Game Over

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8145/7412174274_8dbbd6fe20_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/7412174274)

Game Over (connecting rods should not be scored this bad)
Rebuild starting...
06-14-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

PEBPAC :no: :sad: :no: ...

PEBPAC
:no: :sad: :no:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7099/7373954986_fd8fd6c56f_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/7373954986)
06-02-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

Illusion

May photo contest theme "Illusion" runner up...
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7074/7323042338_c8e96ed227_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/7323042338/)

Setup two bare strobes on...
06-02-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By speednut

Congratulations VMCMDN, That's a very well...

Congratulations VMCMDN,
That's a very well executed and captured photo. The big object to small object perspective transformation photos are a good challenge and you did a great job with the...
06-02-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By speednut

Ah, I see, this shall be fun! Something like...

Ah, I see, this shall be fun!
Something like (with apologies to the original photographer) this cheesy cut and paste job? This is how I saw this entry in last month's photo contest... :grin:
...
11-30-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By speednut

#4 shows very clearly where I'd rather be...

#4 shows very clearly where I'd rather be driving!
(just not in a sea foam colored MC... :razz:)
06-07-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By speednut

Outstanding captures as always Jim! :thumbsup:

Outstanding captures as always Jim! :thumbsup:
03-26-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By speednut

Drew, thanks for the photos of my version of...

Drew, thanks for the photos of my version of heaven! :thumbsup:

(would make nice entries for a photo contest topic of "pavement"... :grin: )
03-26-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By speednut

That's a great looking R53 with tons of attention...

That's a great looking R53 with tons of attention to the details. You can see a lot of love going into it; great work! :thumbsup: I look forward to seeing better photos of it without the...
01-24-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By speednut

Nice, I really like skipped frame clips that are...

Nice, I really like skipped frame clips that are sped up. :thumbsup:

I felt like I was watching someone play Outrun with updated graphics. :grin: ...
01-22-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,642
Posted By speednut

Good Grief! :mad: Checkers, thank you so...

Good Grief! :mad:

Checkers, thank you so very much for trying to organizing this tune. I appreciated your efforts. :thumbsup:
01-04-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,642
Posted By speednut

Checkers, Jan will be bringing a set of Brisk...

Checkers, Jan will be bringing a set of Brisk plugs for me to install at the event, so please update my name on the first page on Sunday. I'll bring some tools and a torque wrench so I can do the...
12-31-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,642
Posted By speednut

@Checkers: Spoke to Jan and got some details...

@Checkers: Spoke to Jan and got some details about his tune. :thumbsup: Please add me to the attendee list if there is still space available.

Thanks!
12-29-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,642
Posted By speednut

Checkers, I'd be interested, but I'd like to know...

Checkers, I'd be interested, but I'd like to know specifically what will be done to tune a 06 R53 JCW, if any parts are needed, and what difference in drivability I'll find? Should I send an email...
12-29-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By speednut

Well done on #2! :thumbsup: Post some of your...

Well done on #2! :thumbsup: Post some of your rejects... :wink: :grin:

For #6 - Strobist info please!
08-28-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By speednut

Quite a few nice photos here, but I've got to say...

Quite a few nice photos here, but I've got to say CHALE2 FTW! :thumbsup: :grin: I'm a sucker for the old school proper B&W look I suppose...
08-18-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

Some of the crazy action at this year's Monterey...

Some of the crazy action at this year's Monterey Historic Races:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2550/3821988695_6fb54676ef_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/3821988695/)
...
08-12-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By speednut

Was Austin Healey?!?! :eek2: Wow, where was this...

Was Austin Healey?!?! :eek2: Wow, where was this car show? Do you have any more AH photos you can share... :wink: :grin:

Oh, outstanding posted photos too (as always)! :nod: Really dig the...
08-12-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By speednut

This is a bit of a rerun from 2007, but after...

This is a bit of a rerun from 2007, but after checking out the site CountryBoyShane gave to McCollough's site, he demonstrated the need to use layer blending and layer masks to get decent HDR...
08-04-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By speednut

Yeah, the Masters in Computer Science program has...

Yeah, the Masters in Computer Science program has been kicking my tired old butt... :roll: I'll try and make some time this month; maybe hope to see some classic Minis at the Monterey Historic...
08-04-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By speednut

Congratulations Thomas, your photo pick was...

Congratulations Thomas, your photo pick was perfect for the topic. Your R53 is looking great! :thumbsup:
06-28-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By speednut

Great job Jason, it looks great. I'd agree with...

Great job Jason, it looks great. I'd agree with Juan's suggestion of a crop, but still great execution!
06-16-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By speednut

Shannon Rd in LG to Hicks and around the back...

Shannon Rd in LG to Hicks and around the back side of Quicksilver park is a great run. Be careful though as I know of at least one R53 that's kissed some rail on that road and a rock that punctured...
06-13-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 106,388
Posted By speednut

@Juan: Always love seeing the vintage SoCal...

@Juan: Always love seeing the vintage SoCal hotrods & lowriders you seem to find! Really dig seeing the original wide license plate, shows off the car's vintage even better. Thanks! :thumbsup:
...
06-05-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By speednut

Great idea and excellent execution, very...

Great idea and excellent execution, very impressive. Well done! :thumbsup:
05-26-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By speednut

Ok, photo #1 is making me crazy as it looks so...

Ok, photo #1 is making me crazy as it looks so familiar. I'd guess 280 Northbound taken from De Anza Blvd with some famous company at the photographer's back. If so, I'm even more amazed as you...
05-19-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By speednut

Very nice Drew!!! :thumbsup:

Very nice Drew!!! :thumbsup:
05-03-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By speednut

Nice photos Thomas! :thumbsup: I especially...

Nice photos Thomas! :thumbsup:
I especially like how your copilot never let go of the chicken strap. :lol: They must have been used to riding shotgun in the CJ. :wink:
05-03-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,060
Posted By speednut

Thanks for all of the flower photos Beeman!...

Thanks for all of the flower photos Beeman! :thumbsup:

Here's one you may like even though it's missing a bee in the photo. I've never seen a flaming tulip before....
05-03-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By speednut

Wow Don, that's a fantastic collection. I...

Wow Don, that's a fantastic collection. I especially like Scott Dukes photo of the JCW GP. :thumbsup: (Thomas & Drew, did you see Scott's write up...
04-13-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,844
Posted By speednut

Perfect, that "error" message really means you...

Perfect, that "error" message really means you were successful in your monthly photo contest submittal. :thumbsup:
04-13-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By speednut

I'm not crazy about cars on grass, but thought...

I'm not crazy about cars on grass, but thought this "parking lot" shot of my Mini in a meadow full of flowers was worth sharing. Photo taken at the end of March. www.filoli.org...
04-12-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By speednut

The Black Pearl is looking mighty pimped out and...

The Black Pearl is looking mighty pimped out and well cared for Drew. Looking sharp! :thumbsup:
04-08-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,844
Posted By speednut

Take a look at the sticky at the top of this...

Take a look at the sticky at the top of this forum
"Sticky: April 2009 // Photo Topic"

Inside that thread is a link to "Rules and Submission Instructions" that some new folks forget to read. ...
04-07-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,844
Posted By speednut

Very nice photos, thanks for sharing them with...

Very nice photos, thanks for sharing them with us! :thumbsup:

One of the photos you posted would make a great entry into this month's photo contest. :wink:
04-03-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 69,818
Posted By speednut

I miss Kurt's sunsets! :sad: Must be too busy...

I miss Kurt's sunsets! :sad: Must be too busy with his pool shark training. :lol:

Some of the early spring flowers in NorCal:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3441/3405560597_f1aa07afc6_b.jpg...
04-02-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By speednut

I agree with you, Kurt has really completely...

I agree with you, Kurt has really completely spoiled us. I honestly wasn't going to enter this month because I didn't think the sunset was all that great in my photo. It had mostly fizzled out by...
04-02-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By speednut

Thanks everyone, I appreciate it! I've added a...

Thanks everyone, I appreciate it!
I've added a higher-res version of this photo on my flickr page (http://www.flickr.com/photos/speednutdave/3405560597/).


Actually, it's just a CA Yosemite...
03-18-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By speednut

*psst*reflectors, big honkin' reflectors*psst*...

*psst*reflectors, big honkin' reflectors*psst* :lol: :grin:
02-26-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 982
Posted By speednut

A perfect example of quality instead of quantity....

A perfect example of quality instead of quantity. Even with only 3 choices, I'm going to have a hard time choosing as they're all outstanding!

And Scott, I hate you (in a very envious good way)...
02-08-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By speednut

Looks to me like it was captured directly on the...

Looks to me like it was captured directly on the camera's sensor. Join the huge strobist community if you'd like to know how to light like this. I'd venture a guess that Scott has been busy...
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