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 Post subject: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:47 pm 
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I just bought this RHB32 for 125 bucks. The turbo shaft spins freely with light finger pressure and I can't see any cracks anywhere on the castings. Would the experts here be able to tell me just by looking at these pictures if this thing is in basically new, very little worn, condition?


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:08 pm 
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Good score :)


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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Looks good, little sludgey :)

I would check your coolant lines on the turbo, mine (while changing the headgasket) we fully plugged with sludge.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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^ Thanks for pointing that out to me. Now that I know that I will remove those aluminum duct tubes and vacuum diaphragm and store the turbo in a big can submerged in automatic trans fluid until I'm ready to install it. The ATF should loosen up the oil and crud and make it easier to clean prior to installation.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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nice looks like a little ol lady only used it to go to church on sundays.....NICE.!

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the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
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I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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^ ya, thanks, I was so happy when I got it. I know of another Teamswifter who paid 1200 American dollars for a brand new still in the box from IHI turbo and this one I scored for 125 Canadian dollars is probably in almost as good condition. The way we get screwed over with taxes and duties and the now terrible exchange rate in our Canadian Socialist Utopia( its so Utopic up here it makes me want to puke) I bet it would cost me $1800 or $2000 Canadian dollars to get a new turbo from IHI. All the other uninstalled turbos I've got have cracks on or near the wastegate. I don't know the condition of any of my installed turbos because I've never removed them from the cars but they all seem to work just fine. I'm getting more pumped to finish up the '94 Swift clutch job so I can get going on putting this turbo onto a totally complete used turbo engine I bought( except its turbo is hooped) and swap it into one of my blown headgasket turbo cars.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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I'm getting more pumped to finish up the '94 Swift clutch job


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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top down@-40 wrote:
coasterII wrote:
I'm getting more pumped to finish up the '94 Swift clutch job


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I don't get the puppy line.?
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but just the other day after i took the front wheel of my motorcycle
I ran out of argon welding the bumper on my truck forgot to put the change oil date on the sprint
spent a butload of money at the jewelry store
unloaded the firewood trailer painted car parts and unplugged the battery charger on the lawnmower
ran out of starter fluid starting the tractor got some raw steel at the surplus store and going to loose a finger nail but the pain has stopped
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t3 ragtop wrote:
the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
suprf1y wrote:
I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
jrjd wrote:
"Driving a Swift GTi is like driving a bike in your house".


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:38 am 
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^^^^ Ha ha ha, funny stuff. Its not so much that I'm getting distracted from finishing the '94 swift clutch job, which is holding up everything else, its more like the previous owner knew he was going to dump the car so he ran it into the ground and as I am trying to replace the clutch I am running into a whole string of other broken and worn out parts that have needed to be repaired or replaced so the clutch replacement job has turned into a huge grinding drag.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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coasterII wrote:
I'm getting more pumped to finish up the '94 Swift clutch job


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More delays. The day before yesterday I bought a 1995 Pontiac Firefly 4DrSdn for 250 bucks (C$), put a permit on it and drove it 40 miles home. That's the other reason it takes so long for me to fix my broken Sprints, Forsas, Fireflies, Swifts, Geos and Metros. Its way more fun to buy another Sprint, Forsa, Firefly, Swift, Geo or Metro than it is to fix any of my sixteen or eighteen or twenty broken ones.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:19 am 
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coasterII wrote:
More delays. Its way more fun to buy another Sprint, Forsa, Firefly, Swift, Geo or Metro than it is to fix any of my sixteen or eighteen or twenty broken ones.



No!!!!!!!, It's not!!!!!!!!!!!

It's more fun to fix what you have and get a feeling of actually doing something.

I would rather have four cars that I have made road worthy and dependable, than 100 piles of crap waiting to be fixed and filling my driveway and yard until my neighbors bitch at the city for the mess I have :shock: .

I buy many parts cars, If I'm not going to fix it, I strip it and sell off, what I don't need, I usually keep at least two of something I may need.

You are sounding like a hoarder. "I have twenty turbo engines and someday I'll do something with them"... ya, right!!! :roll:

Go ahead, Prove me wrong.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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top down@-40 wrote:
and get a feeling of actually doing something.


I did get a feeling of actually doing something. I got the excellent feeling of getting a wicked deal on a 95 firefly four door sedan and driving it home. Then I watched the 3 parts of the Google video "96 Geo metro clutch replacement" and realized I am just about finished doing that. After I put the new transmission case driveshaft seals in and a new throw out bearing its merely a matter of putting everything back together. Which I'm going to do right after I've bought two more Swifts that I just found.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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More delays. The day before yesterday I bought a 1995 Pontiac Firefly 4DrSdn for 250 bucks (C$), put a permit on it and drove it 40 miles home. That's the other reason it takes so long for me to fix my broken Sprints, Forsas, Fireflies, Swifts, Geos and Metros. Its way more fun to buy another Sprint, Forsa, Firefly, Swift, Geo or Metro than it is to fix any of my sixteen or eighteen or twenty broken ones.

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I hear ya I bought two just last month lost count how many this year........But I fix what i buy so i can drive em
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I can buy a parts car and make it viable transportation
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the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
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I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
jrjd wrote:
"Driving a Swift GTi is like driving a bike in your house".


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:31 am 
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jaguar,vettes&sprints wrote:
I can buy a parts car and make it viable transportation



I've been buying viable transportation and making it a parts car, by driving the piss out of it, 18 times in a row.

What is that picture? The cylinder heads of a ship engine? If so, why do nine of the cylinder heads have a temperature gauge and the rest don't?


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 5:07 am 
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I think those are valve covers. 16 valves, 8 cylinders = 8 guages (at least that's what I counted).

I don't mean to be harsh and you are probably a nice enough guy if I met you ... BUT!!...

I'll believe you've fixed something once you finally do and are driving it on the road (pics or it didn't happen). How many years since you actually drove a car that you repaired? Until then, none of your comments about repairing or fixing something will be taken seriously and the parts you buy are just a waste of money.

I look at the cars for sale section of Kijiji and Craigslist everyday in the lower mainland for variants of the Swift/Sprint. I don't see these "deals" you're talking about. I see beaters for a beater price and decent runners for a decent price. Do you have some other source where these "deals" pop up all the time? Most of the time, what I see is only worth the price of the good parts. The rest of the time, they're asking more than what the parts are worth on a car that could be pulled for inspection at any time and wouldn't pass.

Now, I'll admit I do buy cars that I will drive into the ground but I only buy them as a future parts car for something I am working on and may need parts from in the future. My latest convertible I bought as a parts car. I won't put any money into it and will either use or sell the parts to recoup the cost. It won't be on the market as a complete driver ever again. 5 months of driving and 80% of my money back in parts I sell sounds like a good deal to me but I expect I will drive that car next summer as well so add 5 more months of driving to that.

I also won't continue using them beyond a safe point without understanding and mitigating (too large of a word for you?) the risk. Let's say I don't sell anything from it... I paid $400 for it and drove it 10 months. $40 a month without selling parts and at least $150 in parts that I could use. That knocks it down to $25 a month for a set of wheels to get me to work and back and enjoy on those hot summer nights. My insurance is as cheap as you can get in this province. Add $65 a month but that would be the same on any vehicle I used. My Blazer is $75 per month with the extra insurance. Nearer $50 PM for a Sprint variant.

Most of my daily drivers end up being sold as a good running and solid vehicle to someone I know because they need something to get them to work and I have choices of what to drive or I may just want to move on to something else that suits what I need at the moment. For instance I sold my Suburban and picked up a Blazer because it saved me money at the pump but could still haul my 3500lb trailer and was 4WD for the winters here. I also sold a 98 Firefly to a friend because she needed a car and over 4 years later she is still driving it and hasn't had to do more than change a sensor and do some minor adjustments. She may need a new clutch disc next year. That was a $750 car after repairs. How's your $750 worth of cars doing? I also sold my first convertible to a friend of the bosses for obvious reasons (he's a friend of the boss) and because I had a second one to use. he is still driving that car 7 years later and has put stupid money into it ($800 for a roll bar, $500 in seat recovering).

I hope you realize that the condition of your vehicle affects how ICBC treats you if you have an accident. Your fault or not. If you are injured and your car is structurally unfit, do you think they'll payout on injury claims? Not without a fight that will cost more to fight than you'll receive. Do you think they'll consider you not at fault if your brakes are shot? You could have stopped if you had a good brake system. Prove us wrong in court. That's what they look at when your car goes in to a claim center. Not just the physical damage.

I'm at over 35 years of driving and only one at fault claim (at over 10 years of driving) that would have cost me more to fight than the insurance hit at the time (but don't think they don't look at that if you have a claim). It's been nearly 30 years since then but numerous not at fault accidents. Why, they couldn't fault me in any way. You apparently, will drive any POS as long as it will still move on its own and I'll bet you have the most basic insurance you can get (under-insured). It seems that people like you are the reason I pay the extra for the under-insured motorist protection. If you still don't get it, you could be Canada's worst driver.

There, I said it. I won't post in your threads anymore until you actually do something you said you're going to do and it will be to praise you, not cut you down. Just don't post your fantasies in other peoples threads or you'll be open game.

If you don't know this already, excuses only go so far. There comes a time to put up or shut up. Time to put up, or....


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
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I'll believe you've fixed something once you finally do


Apart from minor repairs, like ripping out failed HID wiring and components (or whatever that crap is called) and reinstalling the original stock wiring I pulled off a car at the wrecker so I have two working headlights, the one big mechanical job I've been doing this year, in the small amount of spare time I have, is to get my 1974 Dodge Power Wagon 3/4 ton 4x4 4spd running like a top. Which I have done. I've had to replace pretty much every single component attached to the engine to turn it from an almost unusable truck into an excellently running and steerable and usable truck. Just getting the wipers working is a job I started early this year and was only recently completed because it required replacing all the plastic bushings in the wiper linkage and installing a rebuilt wiper motor.
In the meantime rather than investing time and money, both of which are in short supply, in doing major repairs on the series of daily drivers I've been going through, I find it more convenient to simply keep buying good cheap Sprints, Forsas, Fireflies, Swifts, Geos and Metros whenever I see them so I always have a spare daily driver or two on hand and a good supply of used engines, transmissions and parts on hand for when I do get around to repairing the broken down Sprints, Forsas, Fireflies, Swifts, Geos and Metros. The reason you don't see any good deals on Craig's list is that after I purchase them the seller's delete the ads. I find that having a whole lot of identical copies of the same car on hand saves piles of time and money in parts testing and supply of used parts.

Whether or not you believe I can and do "fix something" is up to you.

Like Rob O'Neill says, "I don't give a f_ck if people believe me".


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You apparently, will drive any POS as long as it will still move on its own and I'll bet you have the most basic insurance you can get



So what?

Do you think I'm stupid enough to waste hard earned money just to get around when instead I can wisely invest it in booze, drugs and prostitutes?


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:huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh:
the only way someone would complain up there in prince is if your "junk" pile was larger or in better shape than theirs..... :-P
and down at the coast they would complain that all of your ''non running'' suzukis are polluting their precious environment....as they drive away in their "green" Prius...
...nice place to visit. damn pricey to survive.
B.C.......BRING CASH...... :wink: :-P

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as they drive away in their "green" Prius.


Yep, and now I'm even seeing the odd Tesla on the road, which I actually think is pretty cool, they're way less gay than those Priuses.


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A lot happens when you're away from a topic for a while. Where do I start? I'll keep it all in this one response...

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huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh:
the only way someone would complain up there in prince


Did you actually read what brought us to this point?

Complain? No. I just think he's making excuses and I think JV&S understands my point (tell me I'm wrong Scotty).

What's it been, a year of whining about having to finish that clutch job? Something that would take most people an afternoon, or at the most two, to do if they put their mind to it. In less time and money it took to go buy another car Coaster could have just finished what needed to be done. How many hours and hundreds/thousands of dollars has been spent going and looking at cars and buying them instead of just fixing it? It just doesn't make sense.

Most of the cars I don't drive anymore are not sitting in a pile. Someone else bought them from me and are still driving them 10 years later and I'll put money on the fact that I've spent less and recouped more in the last 10 years with my purchases than him.

I bought a Suburban for $1500, drove it for two years, other than routine maintenance, I put a new distributor in it and sold it for $2000. It's still on the road more than 2 years later. I bought a "90 'vert for $1500, put $300 into it, drove it for 3 years and sold it for a $1000 more than it cost me. That was over 6 years ago, it's still motoring on!!! That's just a few examples.

Coaster's wasting his money and time doing what he's doing. Out of maybe my last 20 vehicles, there has been 2 that I lost some money on but I drove them without doing anything to them. All of the loss was I didn't get back what I put into the audio system.

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if your "junk" pile was larger or in better shape than theirs..... :-P


Larger? Probably. At the peak of hoarding (which looks to be smaller than Coasters'), I had 10 Mk2 to Mk5 cars, now I have two project cars and four parts cars sitting in my yard. Two of those parts cars are nearly stripped to the point of sending off the hulks for scrap price, although, I'm considering keeping the 'vert scrap car and mounting the body on a Sidekick frame, then sticking one of my extra twin-cams in it. Maybe we could have a competition, just me and Coaster in his Big Bad Dodge.

The parts I've stripped are stacked on shelves and what remains gets sent out for scrap price so it's not an eyesore to my neighbor. There is nothing left on it that I would consider to be worth keeping or selling. Maybe I'm just too considerate of people around me, I don't know. Of course I've been away from the leftist coast for a while now. What I don't use will go up for sale when I'm ready. I have also given away parts for the cost of shipping if someone is looking for that part on TS and I'm just going to scrap it anyway.

As far as being busy as Coaster claims. I only have 7 months where I can access my parts that are still on the cars. When they are accessible is the busy time of the year for me at work and I spend many weeks out of town so I can't do anything. During the start of my down time the cars are quickly buried under huge piles of snow which quickly turn to being encased in a foot of ice.



Okay, moving on to... in better shape? I doubt it...

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blueturbofly wrote:
and down at the coast they would complain that all of your ''non running'' suzukis are polluting their precious environment....as they drive away in their "green" Prius...


I think you're talking about the tree huggers so I guess this statement isn't directed at me although I hate seeing people blow unburned fuel out their pipes. That's just stupid.

That Prius would probably out perform anything Coater has, including the B.B.D.. except off road. Where do you do most of your driving Coaster?

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...nice place to visit. damn pricey to survive.
B.C.......BRING CASH...... :wink: :-P

Very funny flatlander =) I do just fine here in paradise. I lived around Vancouver most of my life. Every year it got worse and worse. I don't live there anymore :shock: .

Walsh Alberta... Where the town closes at 5 pm. The men are men and the livestock are :lol:

I have an acre, a decent house, 1500 sq. ft. wired and heated shop that has a full jam session area at one end...
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and I can get anything I need within 3 blocks of my house including auto parts and beer :drunk: and I pay cash for every thing except my mortgage (which is less than the one I had in the lower rainland, for a much better home). Not to mention...
http://www.northerndevelopment.bc.ca/ex ... ds-runway/ Take that Edmonton and Toronto :mrgreen: !!!!!!

It looks like I brought cash :owned: :yeahyeah

As I said in my earlier post, If I met coaster without knowing who he was, I probably like him.

As someone older and has been down that route, I'm just trying to cattle prod (a term I think you understand :D ) him into thinking outside his box but...
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Now it's the wiper assembly on his Dodge and the wiring on one of his "deals" he got (he must have bought those deals within a couple of hours of the listing if it was deleted before I saw it) because he didn't want to actually fix something that would have taken way less time and money.

Let's see... Two hours to remove the old wiper assembly, okay make it three. An hour to order and pick up the $100 worth of parts from the dealer (another hour to figure out what he needed before ordering). Four hours to put it back together. This takes nearly half a year? There's something wrong with that picture :roll: and it's not the clutch assembly he hasn't touched in a year.

You know that I could go on a long time with "what's wrong with this picture" but it's late and I just finished my last beer, so I'll end it here...

This turbo and this thread are going to go to waste if Coasters' past records are any example.


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:lol: flatlander :lol:
I was BORN in Prince George... :lol: I have family there and in Burns Lake, lived in the Okanogan, and the coast...
my dad owned the largest auto wrecking in northern bc, many years ago, before the government took a turn for the worse...he sold it and moved the family to greener pastures, and the only time we go back is to visit family. but even visiting is getting harder as people pass away or move away from that area. my parents owned a few rentals in pg, but that was getting to be to much for them to handle as well. the government was putting the squeeze on my dads auto wrecking, so he sold it and the rental homes, and moved us away from there.
on to Manitoba. not much better after a few years, the government changed hands and started making it harder on auto wreckers. so after a few years of that crap, he sold out again and we moved to alberta. started another auto wrecking, and that business expanded into having a second location.

our first location was burnt to the ground a few years later (truck caught fire in the bodyshop bay, we could not put it out, tried to pull the burning truck out, but some lady parked in front of the bay door, locked up her car and FORGOT to leave us the keys :cry: by the time we dragged her car out of the way the shop was to engulfed in flames to go back in and pull the truck out.) lost everything.
so my dad focused on the other shop, and it became western canadas largest used tire shop. sold a few auto parts on the side, but the laws were now starting to get more strict on auto wreckings.
his goal was to try to start a pick n pull, we had 40 acres of zoned industrial land outside of city limits.
but sadly that dream never came true, my dad passed away(10 years ago) before that could happen.
my mom and brothers still operate the tire shop, but I left that line of work, looking for something with a better working atmosphere and pay. family business can be toxic to a persons well being.
eventually worked my way up the ladder, got 2 red seal tickets (thanks to my dad and the auto wreckings!) got a great paying job, excellent benefits, awesome boss/ co-workers.

:lol: flatlander :lol:
I live on a hill overlooking the 2 creeks. (my local gas station is open until 6 pm, not 5 :-P )

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I like this thread and will be following all the participants to see their projects as they progress.
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look i don't want to get into a pissing match
I say I'm going to do alot of thing....... then one thing leads to another
"Life gets in the way and "
I can't stay on track

I had a code 5dash5 on one of my sprint which took me away from repair the wiper system on an old truck i've been working on and before that

I skinned another truck and its been toppless for 8 months
and just before that I had rebuilt another bbc for the vette and ran it about 4 hours before it puked out remain seal
I wanted to make a post about lowering my MK3 Vert but firewood comes knocking and you have to jump on that
and we had a great dry weather and I new the rainy season was coming and I need to cover the cars/trucks I care about
then the freeze hot tub pump froze....
...long story short so much distractions cant stay on track.....
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this is my thought
Anytime someone post anything related to this Hobbie/Teamswift on this board
That is good
whether is true or not it keeps "Teamswift ' alive and I'm all for that....end of story...!

were all just bench wrenching here some time it motivates me some times not
but we need more post on this board.!
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Hey Phil
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This is a work picture
It is a 9 cylinder stork medium speed diesel in a 57 yr old ferrie boat
at the time I took these pic's they decommission this boat only to recommission days later
this boat stayed tied to the pier for almost two years (cold steel)
then one day they said run it and it just runs and runs
might not seem like a big deal but were i work ...that is a miracle
I thought it was cool so wanted to share.....jv&s
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t3 ragtop wrote:
the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
suprf1y wrote:
I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
jrjd wrote:
"Driving a Swift GTi is like driving a bike in your house".


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:16 am 
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^ Thanks for the additional pictures of the marine diesel. I see now that what I was looking at in the first picture isn't cylinder heads but is probably valve covers. 9 pistons driving that big boat, how big are the pistons? The Washighton State Ferry System is far better run than B.C. Ferries. Here all the ancient creaky wreck ferries, which is basically the entire fleet, are breaking down at sea or driving into docks and demolishing docks or being driven into islands and sinking and killing people while the crews smoke pot or get blowjobs or both and the money that is supposed to be used to maintain the ferries is instead dished out to a bunch of grossly overpaid and totally useless and unnecessary a hole executives, directors and managers who are pulling down hundreds of thousands of dollars a year each to do nothing more than suck on politician's cocks. Which is basically how this entire Socialist Dungheap of a country is run, with all the bills being paid for by Alberta's oil and not much else. No wonder our socialist dungheap play money dollar was recently worth about 60 American cents and is now headed back that way.


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 Post subject: Re: RHB32 Score.
PostPosted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:04 pm 
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t3 ragtop wrote:
the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
suprf1y wrote:
I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
jrjd wrote:
"Driving a Swift GTi is like driving a bike in your house".


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