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Forum: Technical forums 10-16-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 55,938
Posted By SIMPLETON
If your not dead set on using a V8 then you could...

If your not dead set on using a V8 then you could use a subaru flat 4 or flat 6 with its tranny and block out the rear drive. These engines are really short front to back but might be a little wide...
Forum: Miscellaneous 09-09-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,987
Posted By SIMPLETON
not to split hairs or anything but there is a...

not to split hairs or anything but there is a pretty big difference between a track bike and a fixed gear road bike.

Track bikes have extreme frame geometry and very stiff frames, mine just has...
Forum: Miscellaneous 09-07-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,987
Posted By SIMPLETON
here is my newest (and oldest) bike. It's a...

here is my newest (and oldest) bike. It's a fixie; one gear, no brakes, no coasting. It's a sweet ride.
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-17-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,856
Posted By SIMPLETON
Dude, taxing businesses is absolutely pointless....

Dude, taxing businesses is absolutely pointless. Why? Because businesses DONT PAY TAXES, they just pass the price on to the customer

And some of the other posters about taxing the wealthy more,...
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-13-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,501
Posted By SIMPLETON
does the OP do nothing but sit around watching...

does the OP do nothing but sit around watching the olympics all day
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-19-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,451
Posted By SIMPLETON
I predict this thread gets deleted within 8 pages...

I predict this thread gets deleted within 8 pages just like all the others
Forum: Technical forums 07-07-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,936
Posted By SIMPLETON
ha my pathetic ninja 250 will get 65 easy and I...

ha my pathetic ninja 250 will get 65 easy and I can still go 0-60 in less than a day :)
Forum: Technical forums 07-02-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,936
Posted By SIMPLETON
yeah I'm sure If I drove it around in the city's...

yeah I'm sure If I drove it around in the city's alot or more aggresively the mileage would probably go down a bunch.

It is thouroughly fast for me right now, so I cant really complain about the...
Forum: Technical forums 07-02-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,936
Posted By SIMPLETON
Gas mileage ?'s

I haven't posted on here in quite a while but I have a few questions/observations about fuel economy in my car.

the car: '02 WRX

I just got back from a long road trip where the average gas...
Forum: Technical forums 05-16-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,975
Posted By SIMPLETON
not true. The Honda NR bikes used V4s with 8...

not true. The Honda NR bikes used V4s with 8 valves per cylinder. They had oval pistons.
Forum: Technical forums 01-04-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 25,989
Posted By SIMPLETON
most car and motorcycle are off a bit. On...

most car and motorcycle are off a bit. On motorcycles its very common for them to read 5-10% higher than the actual speed
Forum: Multimedia 01-02-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,387
Posted By SIMPLETON
Land Quail, I completely agree with you. But...

Land Quail, I completely agree with you. But maybe your argument would be a bit more effective if you emailed it to the important people at Fox.
Forum: Miscellaneous 01-25-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,764
Posted By SIMPLETON
Buried car

http://buriedcar.com/index.cfm

I may have to go witness the unveiling. Should be kind of interesting.
Forum: Technical forums 11-28-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,066
Posted By SIMPLETON
Yes. I have one with the same amount of...

Yes. I have one with the same amount of displacement and I will agree that they are very fast. But they are helpded out alot with their somewhat unconventional fuel (mixture of nitromethane,methane,...
Forum: Technical forums 11-28-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,066
Posted By SIMPLETON
I was reffering to nota's post about RC engines....

I was reffering to nota's post about RC engines. Each one of those manufacturers use a different dyno test so their numbers are basically meaningless. The only thing that maters with those tiny...
Forum: Technical forums 11-27-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,066
Posted By SIMPLETON
You do realise that those numbers are the...

You do realise that those numbers are the manufacturers claims and that those manufacturers have no set standard across their industry. Basically their just pulling numbers out of their asses.
Forum: Miscellaneous 11-25-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,337
Posted By SIMPLETON
here is some stuff about them. They have a good...

here is some stuff about them. They have a good animation on page three. An interesting thing about the DC-3's radial engines is that they were basically two 9 cylinder radials stuck together so you...
Forum: Miscellaneous 11-25-2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,337
Posted By SIMPLETON
mores

mores
Forum: Miscellaneous 11-25-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,337
Posted By SIMPLETON
some more

some more
Forum: Miscellaneous 11-25-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,337
Posted By SIMPLETON
Yes. I have oodles of pics of it. I dont think...

Yes. I have oodles of pics of it. I dont think any are high res though.
Forum: Miscellaneous 11-24-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,337
Posted By SIMPLETON
I like flying but it's my dad's favorite thing....

I like flying but it's my dad's favorite thing. He's got two planes. A short wing Piper that was built in about 1952, which he is currently doing a full restoration on. The other is a replica Waco...
Forum: Miscellaneous 10-25-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,491
Posted By SIMPLETON
maybe its just a kit car body like all those...

maybe its just a kit car body like all those fiberglass ferrari and lamborghini bodies you can buy for MR2s
Forum: Gaming 09-12-2006, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By SIMPLETON
I dunno... I demo'd PGR3 at Wal-Mart and it felt...

I dunno... I demo'd PGR3 at Wal-Mart and it felt VERY arcade-y
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-26-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,806
Posted By SIMPLETON
puck fluto :)

puck fluto


:)
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 08-16-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,476
Posted By SIMPLETON
say, arent they paving the entire hill climb...

say, arent they paving the entire hill climb course?
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