JohnC

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  1. Random thought thread

    Yeah, I can't wait. Already considering a 4 door (Raptor) family hauler.
  2. LSx Nova Build

    If you cracked the iron block because of hp/tq, I can only imagine how bad it would have been with an aluminum block.
  3. The virus

    I think I had it.... Never went back for another test though. I went through a 2 to 3 week period where I was soooooo run down and tired. For a solid week, I could hardly even get out of bed. I never feel like that..... I took handfuls of vitamins and drank energy drinks just to get the energy to get to work. I can only image what I'd felt like if I hadn't took vitamins and energy drinks. And as a side note, I hardly ever drink energy drinks; maybe once or twice a year when I'd had too much to do to sleep in a day or two.
  4. Random thought thread

    Just a fyi... Wife is getting close to having our baby. July 9th might be the day!
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  6. Bowling green Saturday June 13th

    So what did it run?
  7. 2010 Camaro SS

    Got the Nitto 555RII DR’s on! https://www.nittotire.com/competition-tires/nt555rii-dot-compliant-competition-drag-radial-tire/ https://www.nittotire.com/passenger-tires/nt555-g2-ultra-high-performance-tire/ Should do better than the Continental DWS 06's.
  8. 2010 Camaro SS

    Well, time to fix a few issues and do a couple mods. First, I'm replacing that POS VARARAM turbulent heat sucker. From all my reading, it looks like Cold Air Inductions makes about the best power if I use the JRE scoop. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Smo75RWYXjzUfsZeyoilhCG0jPCzI6PBzmfOpGA_Ae4/edit#gid=0
  9. Random thought thread

    I'm just glad we didn't lose any posts and all.... One of my "things" is wanting to keep the history going.
  10. Random thought thread

    We’re back up and running now. Some asshat hacker had tried to inject malicious code in to our forum, but failed. As a result, it screwed up the site and broke it. About $500 in security upgrades, and we’re back. Site has been cleaned professionally of all malware. We still got to update the forum, move to the new server and then connect to it and our new https. The aforementioned issue held us up from getting all that done.
  11. Random thought thread

    Got in touch with our host, GoDaddy. We’re having them resolve the issue, but it’s going to take about 9 more days to move the entire forum to a new server. Once we’re moved, I’ll complete the forum update to the latest version. Thanks for your patience, everyone. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Random thought thread

    We’re having issues with the forum through browsers like Google, but Tapatalk still works. We’re working to resolve it now. Thanks! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Bowling green Saturday June 13th

    Let us know how she does! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Bowling green Saturday June 13th

    That's my regular work day, so I'm out. The following Saturday might be doable.
  15. A few updates :)

    NICE!
  16. Random thought thread

    It's a rescue knife. It's full auto (cutter and knife blade are auto. Has a glass breaker, too. Non-auto version: https://www.benchmade.com/triage-family.html Auto: https://www.benchmade.com/auto-triage-family.html They're professional (Fire/Rescue, Police, Military, etc.) grade Benchmade knives.
  17. Random thought thread

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  18. LSx Nova Build

    Why wait so long? Is the shop that much better than others with a shorter wait? How about Shacklett?
  19. Random thought thread

    Installed a Console Vault in the Tundra today. https://www.consolevault.com/Toyota-Tundra-2014-2019.html Issues: What should have taken about 5 minutes to install took 3 hours. (1) Bolts were too short length wise, so they didn't have enough threads to bolt down the vault with. (2) Bolt head and washer too small, so they dropped right in the holes drilled in the vault (nothing to hold it down with). (3) One of the two holes in the vault was not drilled in the right location, so the bolt would not thread in to the truck. I had to hunt down longer bolts, bigger washers, drill out the bolt hole and vacuum it clean. I still got to cut the floor liner as it was cut stock size and the vault is obviously smaller since it fits inside the console. Now that it is installed, it's fine. I like it. I think it'll stall any smash and grab attempts.
  20. 1986 Ford Ranger

    Hose or radiator? Hate to see that..... Something always get's in the way of having fun, ehh?
  21. The virus

    I had a Lieutenant and a Capetian get it. The LT got pneumonia on top of it and was hospitalized and quarantined. He said his blood O2 was rock bottom and he was on oxygen. He was out for over 3 weeks. We had one other hospitalized, but she is at home recovering now. Others are OK now as well, so zero deaths.
  22. 2010 Camaro SS

    Ahh... That flew right over my head.
  23. So what are your ET goals this year for the 1/8 and 1/4? Last year, my best 1/8 was 7.6 at 93 mph and 1/4 ET was 11.7 at 118 mph If we go by my last dyno n/a then it was with 442 rwhp. I'm going to shoot for mid 10's this season with DR's. If I do better than that, it'll be a bonus. Current dyno's are 723 rwhp pump and 760 rwhp E85. Weight with full tank is probably closer to 4200lbs with the blower and external trans cooler / larger trans I've added.
  24. 2010 Camaro SS

    I've been going to the same Speedway here in Old Hickory / Hermitage ever since I went Flex. I don't manually test, but my log always shows over 70% E in the warm to hot months. Highest I've seen in 78% E.