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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-25-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By MuseChaser
I liked my first one so much that I bought...

I liked my first one so much that I bought another for grocery runs...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-24-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,453
Posted By MuseChaser
I don't know why, but the price for an oil change...

I don't know why, but the price for an oil change at my dealership ranges from a low of $50 to a high, so far, of $80. I can't buy six quarts of the required full-synthetic oil and a quality filter...
Forum: Southeast 10-16-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By MuseChaser
We drove the Dragon a year or so ago....sigh.......

We drove the Dragon a year or so ago....sigh.... in our Land Cruise because the FRS was hung up having its engine replaced after a botched valve spring recall job. Were planning on taking the FRS, of...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By MuseChaser
Ours is an '05 LX470. Paid $14,500 w/ 138K on...

Ours is an '05 LX470. Paid $14,500 w/ 138K on the clock two years ago. Had to repair the Levinson subwoofer surround and fix the CD changer (previous owner's kids had thrown change into it and...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-11-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By MuseChaser
Are you confident of your shifting technique?...

Are you confident of your shifting technique? Have you had another experienced driver drive your car?

When you say, "shifting up to 4th," do mean from 3rd gear after accelerating, or from 5th gear...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By MuseChaser
Well, I wish you the best of luck. In the...

Well, I wish you the best of luck. In the northeast, the guys at Rovers North were always very helpful to me. I know people take their Rovers to the ends of the earth, almost literally, but the ones...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-10-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By MuseChaser
Speaking from extensive personal experience, used...

Speaking from extensive personal experience, used Range Rovers are just about the most expensive "great deal" out there. That's why they start out as such great deals. Don't get me wrong... I loved...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-10-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,163
Posted By MuseChaser
Washed and waxed it for the first time...

Washed and waxed it for the first time yesterday....5th year of ownership. I feel it really brought the car to another level.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-10-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,937
Posted By MuseChaser
Me too. I've been reading this forum for years,...

Me too. I've been reading this forum for years, and I still say, in my head, "Fuel Injected.... NO, FORCED INDUCTION!!" every time I see "FI."
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-08-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11,291
Views: 1,798,558
Posted By MuseChaser
Yes, because he had learned that Julius had...

Yes, because he had learned that Julius had stolen all of the beer....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-08-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,184
Posted By MuseChaser
Sure would punch most of the buttons. Not so...

Sure would punch most of the buttons. Not so sure about the thriving jazz scene or snorkeling, but obviously there is no perfect place that will do it all. Alaska is definitely on my short list. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-08-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,184
Posted By MuseChaser
I'd like a small but very nice house in the woods...

I'd like a small but very nice house in the woods on a hill by an ocean beach with surf and excellent snorkeling, with a paved runway, hangar, and four car garage, with lots of land, no neighbors...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-07-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By MuseChaser
Update...completed the job using Centric hubs,...

Update...completed the job using Centric hubs, and it went fine. Getting the old hubs out was, as some have said, not exactly a walk in the park especially considering the five CNY winters they've...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-07-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 40,953
Posted By MuseChaser
There are tradeoffs. For long runs of low-level...

There are tradeoffs. For long runs of low-level signal, i.e., microphone feeds, or in areas with the potential for a lot of external noise generation, balanced lines are much preferred. Having said...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 53
Fr
Views: 1,842
Posted By MuseChaser
Not sure whether to vote for best troll ever, or...

Not sure whether to vote for best troll ever, or weep for humanity. What's the over/under?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-30-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 53
Fr
Views: 1,842
Posted By MuseChaser
Please allow me to further elucidate. The...

Please allow me to further elucidate. The technique I used in my quoted response is commonly known as "satire." Rather than use correct, idiomatic English prose, I attempted to utilize the stilted,...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-30-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 53
Fr
Views: 1,842
Posted By MuseChaser
https://media3.giphy.com/media/3o6ozq0pgIDt5j6N8I/...

https://media3.giphy.com/media/3o6ozq0pgIDt5j6N8I/200w.webp?cid=ecf05e471abpjujn9pp6xm5wljvn10mc054dl2j2ke6230on&rid=200w.webp
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Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 09-30-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,096
Posted By MuseChaser
And here I thought I was special.....

And here I thought I was special.....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-30-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 53
Fr
Views: 1,842
Posted By MuseChaser
Me....I'm doubting the benefit.....

Me....I'm doubting the benefit.....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-29-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 53
Fr
Views: 1,842
Posted By MuseChaser
if issue is install pulley would of balanced...

if issue is install pulley would of balanced harmonic then u can maybe get kind that plays better wit what your running
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-29-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By MuseChaser
Pretty well-equipped garage. Strong compressor,...

Pretty well-equipped garage. Strong compressor, good air tools, lots of PBBlaster. Shouldn't be too bad. The underside of the car really is surprisingly good for the amount of central NY winters...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-29-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 53
Fr
Views: 1,842
Posted By MuseChaser
Ahhhh..... literacy. May it rest in peace.

Ahhhh..... literacy. May it rest in peace.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-28-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By MuseChaser
I'm still driving on them. I haven't jacked up...

I'm still driving on them. I haven't jacked up the car yet to confirm that the bearings are indeed bad, but the front rotors are scored and warped and the pads are on their last legs. The sounds I...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-28-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By MuseChaser
Thanks for the reply and the advice. As I search...

Thanks for the reply and the advice. As I search for parts, I found a Centric hub that comes w/ the ABS ring and it looks like the wheel studs are premounted based upon the attached pic... and it's...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-28-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By MuseChaser
Front wheel bearings/hub

2013 FR-S, approaching 90K miles. Original front brakes... yeah, I know, I let them go way too long. In the process, I think I've toasted my wheel bearings. I've replaced bearings and races on...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-09-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,173
Posted By MuseChaser
We are all currently alive, but many of us are...

We are all currently alive, but many of us are not actually living, or are not allowed to truly live. THAT is the great tragedy.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 06-21-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,274
Posted By MuseChaser
Being tasked with ruining this thread is kind of...

Being tasked with ruining this thread is kind of like being asked to make vomiting unpleasant. You can't really ruin something that starts out awful.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 06-20-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By MuseChaser
As others have already said, and as the OP has...

As others have already said, and as the OP has affirmed, a polite adult conversation is about the only appropriate course of action. Viewed pragmatically, does that little bit of scuffing really...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 05-21-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,450
Posted By MuseChaser
Yeah, actually, draining current is a thing....

Yeah, actually, draining current is a thing. Probably shouldn't make too many jokes about it; some of the big caps in a microwave, amplifier, etc., can kill you. Don't think there are any inside a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 05-21-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,450
Posted By MuseChaser
Goes faster with a pump instead of waiting for...

Goes faster with a pump instead of waiting for those amps to siphon off....
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