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Re: EV please?

 by blueturbofly ¦  Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:05 pm ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: EV please? ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 348

when a ev can do at least 1000 km on a charge, i MIGHT be SOMEWHAT interested... i have seen lead acid battery metro conversions....old tech...30 to 45 miles PER CHARGE....ouch... for me, i like my heat in winter and decent tunes...and quick 5 minute gas fill up and go.... ....and i think everybody ...

Re: EV please?

 by blueturbofly ¦  Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:07 pm ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: EV please? ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 348

....because the power out of your wall is environmentally sourced from the wind and dove farts..... electric cars are not environmentally friendly, like they are made out to be. people want to be ''green'' but go about it all wrong. get naked. live in a fur hut, that you got buy hunting / trapping y...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:00 pm ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 224 ¦  Views: 176712

https://i.imgur.com/OuoKkKD.jpg went from this to this https://i.imgur.com/DanugI3.jpg thats the deer hit car that the kid was driving...but now up to me to fix his damage. the door would not open all the way, so off with the fender and a gentle (rubber mallet and blocks of wood,) massage , it was ...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:49 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 224 ¦  Views: 176712

fully rebuilt cyl head, s/s valves, maybe 30,xxx k on it..... :-( i had another head with s/s valves do the same thing a few years ago.... :grimacing: bad batch of s/s valves? :-o i have a low km cyl head from a '94 i can use. like 84,xxx km low....engine came in a car, that was ran out of oil and t...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:19 pm ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 224 ¦  Views: 176712

n/a with a fully rebuilt head with stainless steel valves…..just over a year…valve snapped off the valve stem….bad stainless valves?

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:20 pm ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 224 ¦  Views: 176712

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think i found the problem….
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and the culprit…mr broken valve
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:grimacing:
might not buff out….

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:01 pm ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 224 ¦  Views: 176712

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i did this- ’nuf said :-(

if you think the plug looks bad, you should see what isnt left of the piston….more like con rod with piston bits attached
the new inspection camera i bought came in handy!
will open it up this week-end

Re: Wanted MKI turbo Firefly

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:48 pm ¦  Forum: Wanted ¦  Topic: Wanted MKI turbo Firefly ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 361

sorry, its non turbo….
i havent seen amk 1 for quite some time…besides the 2 i own. not many around

Re: Wanted MKI turbo Firefly

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:31 am ¦  Forum: Wanted ¦  Topic: Wanted MKI turbo Firefly ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 361

i have a very rusty 4-door… :laugh:

Re: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:11 pm ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE ¦  Replies: 86 ¦  Views: 33732

found a bit close enough, drilled out the hubs on my yamaha atv, installed.....suzuki 12 mm x 1.25 studs ....i had 8 new ones in a box, now i need to buy more ;-) and the light works great! shortened up the chains it is hanging from, tied up the core with zip-ties...its at a 45* angle under the mez ...

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