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Old 08-01-2020, 08:18 PM
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^It's called dark humour.


Have you tried anti-depressants? Various types make you go to sleep.
Orphenadrine always make me fall asleep, no matter how much Monster Energy I try and guzzle.
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Old 08-01-2020, 08:46 PM
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I'm not going to give a toddler antidepressants unless he has a diagnosed brain disorder.
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Old 08-01-2020, 10:00 PM
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There is a cold front coming through Arizona next week. The highs will only be 110 instead of 120.
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Old 08-01-2020, 10:19 PM
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First Saturday clay track race. There’s a definite different feel to the day from the Wednesday night racing. Also, the Serpent got checked out by an experienced driver. Learned I’ve been incorrectly filling and bleeding shocks. Unfortunately, track was shutdown so could not test. I’m considering going tomorrow for full practice day.

I did get a short test run the Xray stadium track.
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Old 08-01-2020, 11:28 PM
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What is the correct way to fill and bleed shocks, according to your magnanimous benefactor?

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Old 08-01-2020, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by fyrstormer View Post
What is the "correct" way to fill and bleed shocks, according to your magnanimous benefactor?
Correct for what Iím now doing. I was rushing the bleeding part. Little air didnít bother me before. I now feel the difference. The clay isnít flat, other then the straight. While I could drive it, it didnít look as smooth as the others.

It wasnít some grand info. Just something Iíve probably been doing wrong.
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Originally Posted by fyrstormer View Post
I'm not going to give a toddler antidepressants unless he has a diagnosed brain disorder.
Your fella is about 2 years old now, right? This behavior is natural for this age. He is testing boundaries. All my nephews and nieces have been through the phase. When it comes to the sleeping part, peppa pig is your ally. I have no clue why, but for some reason they all get mesmerized by it. Supposedly it has something to do with the colors.
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^Damn, and here I was about to recommend a double vodka....


I finally summoned the energy to take the P34 for a quick spin, but was cut short by what appeared to be a wobbly rear right wheel. Further disassembly and inspection found out that the axle was bent. Except that it wasn't. It appeared to have been machined wrongly?! The hex part was on one axis but the rest of the shaft part appeared t have been machined on a tilted axis about 5-10 degrees off, so it appeared to have an 'elbow' along it's length! Some unusually crap machining from Tamiya, normally they are bob on. Maybe it was mounted in the lathe chuck wrongly?
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There is a cold front coming through Arizona next week. The highs will only be 110 instead of 120.
Yea but it's a dry heat
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I wonder how reliable those sd and cf card that have wifi build in are
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One of my neighbors from across the street is moving into my building. They are using truck and lawn mower to move packages, but they literally live directly across the street. Pretty sure they are adding time to move.
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Originally Posted by jiml View Post
Yea but it's a dry heat
Still really hot.
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well that sucked, fastest lap, fastest top 5,10 and 15 as well as fastest top 3 consecutive but still missed the bump because i drove like garbage
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Originally Posted by Billy Kelly View Post
Correct for what Iím now doing. I was rushing the bleeding part. Little air didnít bother me before. I now feel the difference. The clay isnít flat, other then the straight. While I could drive it, it didnít look as smooth as the others.

It wasnít some grand info. Just something Iíve probably been doing wrong.
Oh, okay. I started taking the time to work the air out of my shocks a few years ago, I suppose more out of fastidiousness than anything else. I hate the feeling of air bubbles squishing inside my shocks; as a matter of principle I want them to perform exactly the same at all times. Same with oil-filled diffs.
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Originally Posted by jiml View Post
Yea but it's a dry heat
Dry heat is important. It ensures the authorities will be able to identify your well-preserved remains.
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