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Forum: Racing forums 10-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,043
Posted By Magnum9987
I thought Vettel had a fantastic race. Is this...

I thought Vettel had a fantastic race. Is this not his best result all season? If there were no safety car at the start of the race, their very well could have been a Red Bull victory, I reckon.
Forum: Technical forums 07-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 330,399
Posted By Magnum9987
Its undoubtedly the best motor oil for the cars,...

Its undoubtedly the best motor oil for the cars, being developed with a very specialized additive package, BUT so doesn't any other commercial motor oil. I'm sure any motor oil is more than adequate,...
Forum: Technical forums 07-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,307
Posted By Magnum9987
Thats exactly it. V8s are the best example. When...

Thats exactly it. V8s are the best example. When it comes to high performance V8s, their are two schools of thought, high revs or high torque. High torque motors use a cross plane crank shaft that is...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-12-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8,036
Views: 1,058,002
Posted By Magnum9987
I just bought a motorcycle! a 1981 Yamaha XS400....

I just bought a motorcycle! a 1981 Yamaha XS400. Everything is mechanically sound, just need to replace the wiring harness.
Forum: Technical forums 02-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,411
Posted By Magnum9987
A Bugatti insider had said last month that the...

A Bugatti insider had said last month that the next Bugatti will be a hybrid.

That car has to top the Veyron. Higher boost, electric-assisted turbos, a clever-er AWD system, better aero,...
Forum: Website discussion 02-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By Magnum9987
Progress? What progress?

Progress? What progress?
Forum: Car comparison 12-14-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,436
Posted By Magnum9987
I've been lusting after either a VW Rabbit Diesel...

I've been lusting after either a VW Rabbit Diesel or a Volvo 240D. I like (old) diesel cars all of a sudden. I just think they would have character. And getting 80 MPG, running on waste oil/veggy oil...
Forum: Miscellaneous 12-14-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8,036
Views: 1,058,002
Posted By Magnum9987
Jalop-shift winning design, Jalopnik t-shirt,...

Jalop-shift winning design, Jalopnik t-shirt, Volvo, opposite lock | blipshift (http://blipshift.com/products/smoking-permitted)

Good song, great T shirt
Forum: Technical forums 12-14-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 330,399
Posted By Magnum9987
Most of the hybrid motorcycles that have been...

Most of the hybrid motorcycles that have been popping up in small numbers lately have been added to the rest of the drivetrain, as in they drive the rear wheel. Would their be any performance benefit...
Forum: General Automotive 11-26-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 216,347
Posted By Magnum9987
For some reason, ze Germans (especially Mercedes,...

For some reason, ze Germans (especially Mercedes, BMW, and Audi), HATE calling their cars "hatchbacks." I don't know why, but if you've read the press release for the 5 Series GT, they go to great...
Forum: Technical forums 11-01-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,089
Posted By Magnum9987
I never understood the point of having all these...

I never understood the point of having all these shenanigans when you could have a 6-stroke motor? Perhaps thats why BMW hasn't unveiled any new concepts or done any development for 8 years now?
Forum: Miscellaneous 10-13-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,529
Posted By Magnum9987
Penis

Penis
Forum: Technical forums 10-10-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 330,399
Posted By Magnum9987
Its all about port design. Theoretically, you...

Its all about port design. Theoretically, you want the straightest intake port possible. A good rule of thumb is that the more you can see of the top of the intake valves the straighter and thus more...
Forum: General Automotive 10-05-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,128
Posted By Magnum9987
All of them

All of them
Forum: Racing forums 09-07-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,271
Posted By Magnum9987
Ferrari has treated drivers poorly ever since...

Ferrari has treated drivers poorly ever since Enzo ran the team. Its a precedent that doesn't look like its going to change soon. Enzo would have hired on Kimi just so he could pitch him and Alonso...
Forum: Technical forums 07-25-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,885
Posted By Magnum9987
in the 90s, a team converted a 911 gt3 race car...

in the 90s, a team converted a 911 gt3 race car to mid engine set up. the porsche team killed them off.
Forum: Technical forums 06-16-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 177,159
Posted By Magnum9987
Do a compression test on all the cylinders. Then...

Do a compression test on all the cylinders. Then do a leak down test. If compression numbers are the same between the two tests, its either a head gasket or valvetrain issue. If the compression...
Forum: Technical forums 06-07-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 330,399
Posted By Magnum9987
I'll have you guys know the M1 Abrams tank has a...

I'll have you guys know the M1 Abrams tank has a jet engine, paired to an allison torque converter CVT transmission. But that uses a heavy duty chain drive set up, which is durable yet uselessly...
Forum: Car comparison 05-23-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 76,963
Posted By Magnum9987
I'm watching videos of can am cars! 2012 Le...

I'm watching videos of can am cars!
2012 Le Mans Classic - Porsche 917 - Grid 5 - Enjoy the sound of the Porsche Flat 12 ! - YouTube
Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway Monterery Historics Onboard Can-am...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 05-23-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,709
Posted By Magnum9987
Gorgeous car! The McQueen car is perfection!

Gorgeous car! The McQueen car is perfection!
Forum: Car comparison 05-16-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 76,963
Posted By Magnum9987
I figured I'd kick start this thread again ...

I figured I'd kick start this thread again

Bugatti Type 35 B - Very loud start up!! 1 of 45 ever build!! 1080p HD - YouTube
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-14-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By Magnum9987
Game 7 was incredible...... for the Bruins.

Game 7 was incredible...... for the Bruins.
Forum: Technical forums 05-10-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 330,399
Posted By Magnum9987
Well, the engine would be stiffer with the head...

Well, the engine would be stiffer with the head installed, but generally, yes, inline engines are less stiff.
Forum: General Automotive 05-01-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 34,147
Posted By Magnum9987
That just shows how outdated my text book is,...

That just shows how outdated my text book is, even though its only a year old publication...... Given, it deals more with industrial stuff.
Forum: General Automotive 05-01-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 34,147
Posted By Magnum9987
What really needs to happen to diesels is they...

What really needs to happen to diesels is they need to make leaps and bounds in getting the fuel to atomize. Soot and diesel particulate form for two reasons: The fuel can't be atomized enough, and...
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