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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:12 am 
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Joshie225 wrote:
I double checked that the file permissions were set to public. Anyone else have a report?



Links work for me on fone and top of lap confuser.

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 Post subject: 10/22/20
PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:59 am 
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✅Enkei's installed
✅Falken's Azenis rt615k+ Installed
✅Driving Tour Scheduled for Saturday

Got the new parts installed. I began by checking to see if the rear wheels would fit. I ordered 7.5" wheels in +48 Flavor as the Axle / Chassis setup I have actually likes more + offset to keep the tires from rubbing with an 8" wheel. The Previous Wheels I had on the back were 8" wide but I had them machined to +52 mm Offset to keep the tires from rubbing.
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More than 3/8" clearance at the wheel lip.
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One bonus with the 7.5" wheel are that they are about 1# lighter than the 8" wheels :shock:
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The entire 7.5" wheel assembly with new tire weighs 41#
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The 8 " wheel weighs right in at 16# as advertised in the Enkei Catalog.
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With the Falken on it weighs 43#
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Nighttime View.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:06 am 
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Wow, Greg. That looks awesome. Better git that carb issue sorted, these will make things worse.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:11 am 
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Wow, Greg. That looks awesome. Better git that carb issue sorted, these will make things worse.
-Mattman



New engine slotted for next spring. Hafta Build a proper oil pan first. the rest is easy. This carb will go on the shelf or the wall eventually.

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 Post subject: 10/24/20
PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:01 pm 
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We have had a beautiful, Dry October this year.. Rare around here to say the least.

I was excited to try out the Falken Azenis' and the Enkei's - Drove Grüne Hölle to work 2X this week. There is a bit of rubbing on the Rears again when the car is fully loaded with family, fuel and luggage. I have some options to explore there, and I am sure I can get it figured out.


We also went on a Rally / poker run style driving tour today. Of course the great weather we have been having broke and there was rain overnite making the leaves a bit slippery at times and the routes that the Fracking Pad well trucks use somewhat muddy. But we still had fun, and the girls were along today to help read the pace notes and navigate.

Event was Hosted by the Western Pa Triumph Club and the PVGP.
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Someone is ready to drive..
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Some Fall Views along the Way in the Hilly Countryside of Washington Co PA..
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At the Finish point the car needed a bath, We also Stopped at a park later for lunch.
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Some Dirty Fall Glamour Shots:
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'Till Next Time!
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:22 pm 
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What's the advantage of the antique plates?

Drawbacks?

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:14 am 
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Looks like a ball, Greg. Congrats on the new tire/wheel combo and your fun cruise.

Cheers mate,
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:00 am 
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What's the advantage of the antique plates?

Drawbacks?

I guess it depends on your jurisdiction.. For Me Advantages.. are 1 time Registration Fee - It's Permanent - I never Have to renew. no yearly fees. - Vehicle Must be 25 years or Older - Exempt from State Inspection and Emissions hassles. Less cost in the long run. I Only have 2 vehicles registered as regular vehicles now.. the 96 XJ and the '77 D200,

I use those to haul or For Daily Transportation so I don't register them Antique.

The other7 or 8 are all antique, many of them get driven very sparsely , 'sept for the 79 Disco Wagon, the 69 Dart and this car.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:06 pm 
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Looks like a ball, Greg. Congrats on the new tire/wheel combo and your fun cruise.

Cheers mate,
Lou



Thanks Lou, I tried to hibernate the car a few weeks back but it's too fun to drive..

Maybe I will hibernate it soon.

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 Post subject: Re: 10/24/20
PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:05 pm 
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Greg Ondayko wrote:
Some Fall Views along the Way in the Hilly Countryside of Washington Co PA..
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I must be getting old. My first thought was, "Wow, that looks like fun!" Almost immediately thereafter, I said, "Pee-ew! Following a bunch of stinky carbureted vechicles! Bleah."

But it still is nice to enjoy the camaraderie. 8)

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:39 am 
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