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Forum: General Discussions March 12th
Replies: 3
Views: 3,595
Posted By Minichado
Been wanting to do that but the stock tires are...

Been wanting to do that but the stock tires are all season, and I wanted something with more grip before I did that.

That said, these have 40k on them and are ready to be done with. Getting some...
Forum: General Discussions March 6th
Replies: 3
Views: 3,595
Posted By Minichado
Finally tuned my GTI

after... well exactly 2 years, and 40k original miles, dropped by Covert Customs between the snow last week and the Ice this week to get an APR stage 1 93 octane tune.

Holy #$%

I test drove a...
Forum: General Discussions November 10th
Replies: 9
Views: 4,263
Posted By Minichado
I just saw that his sister has posted this on FB,...

I just saw that his sister has posted this on FB, so I thought I'd come out from lurking in the dark to mention that I'd love to help out in any way. Anthony is an awesome cat for sure. Hoping he...
Forum: General Discussions February 1st
Replies: 10
Views: 5,142
Posted By Minichado
Local tinting and tint advice

Two questions. First, what is a good local place to get tint done? Anyone of the forum sponsors or someone with a good rep I'm all for doing business. 1 possibly 2 cars to get done.

Second,...
Forum: General Discussions November 13th
Replies: 7
Views: 3,579
Posted By Minichado
That funny feeling when...

I got pulled over last night doing 81 in a 55... and got off with a warning?!?!!


Not that I'm complaining, but holy mess that was good fortune. A Pontiac Solstice GXP had just pulled out in...
Forum: General Discussions August 30th
Replies: 196
Views: 74,779
Posted By Minichado
Saw EvilZ Corvette in Providence and also I think...

Saw EvilZ Corvette in Providence and also I think he was 2 tables away at dinner while my baby was screaming and throwing his banana on the ground.

Wait... Toddler, he is officially a toddler.
Forum: Show and Shine March 6th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
Yea, to be honest if someone put diff lock on...

Yea, to be honest if someone put diff lock on pavement then tried to U-turn out of a parking spot they might destroy the STI transmission before they ever made it on the road. The beauty of the...
Forum: Show and Shine March 6th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
I got the best test drive ever when Jack let me...

I got the best test drive ever when Jack let me drive his STI for an autocross event. Never had to go to a dealership after that!

Brave soul trusted me with his transmission, but I did no harm ;)
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
I think they are stingy about letting people test...

I think they are stingy about letting people test drive the STI, perhaps this is your situation?


I actually got a copy of the receipt of dealer 1 (where I purchased) to dealer 2 (where car was...
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
haha, I travel so much I've really never been,...

haha, I travel so much I've really never been, but perhaps they make that assumption and it is to their own fault.

The short story is this: My wifes VW was purchased locally, the process was...
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
Unfortunately I ended up purchasing in Franklin...

Unfortunately I ended up purchasing in Franklin at the dealer off Cool Springs, the VW dealer in Huntsville was not working with me very well (well, one particular sales person to be specific). The...
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
So far I'm averaging 29mpg for my commute but I'm...

So far I'm averaging 29mpg for my commute but I'm completely neglecting 6th gear, hopping between 3rd, 4rth, and 5th constantly to vary engine RPM and slowing from 75 to 45 and powering back up... so...
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
2.0TSI 207 bhp and 200 ish torque. compared to...

2.0TSI 207 bhp and 200 ish torque. compared to the fit this is lower, stiffer, grippier, well really you can't compare them... suffice to say I have yet to find the limit of traction on this thing...
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 468
Views: 183,769
Posted By Minichado
My New ride has arrived after much ado!! ...

My New ride has arrived after much ado!!

Drove home in the snow Friday night
http://i.imgur.com/0bWyuRnl.jpg
did a freezing car wash in the 32° sunday morning weather :)...
Forum: Show and Shine March 5th
Replies: 315
Views: 109,381
Posted By Minichado
Now that I look... I think I recognize that guy...

Now that I look... I think I recognize that guy in the photo from autocross, though I recall him more often than not in a miata with bright colored wheels?
Forum: General Discussions March 4th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
SOld!

SOld!
Forum: General Discussions February 9th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
Lol. My first tank was 44.5, my parents average...

Lol. My first tank was 44.5, my parents average 55.

It must be all those slow people in passing ;)
Forum: General Discussions February 6th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
And now I get to drive a Prius for 2 weeks while...

And now I get to drive a Prius for 2 weeks while I wait for my new car... oh the agony!!!
Forum: General Discussions February 6th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: General Discussions February 2nd
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
price drop to KBB ...

price drop to KBB (http://www.kbb.com/honda/fit/2008-honda-fit/hatchback-4d/?vehicleid=197272&intent=buy-used&mileage=93000&condition=excellent&pricetype=private-party)and can discuss further after...
Forum: General Discussions January 30th
Replies: 11
Views: 2,397
Posted By Minichado
er.. did a double take, was closer to 25k on...

er.. did a double take, was closer to 25k on wifes car... I was sitting here trying to figure out where that came from but then realized we took 2 road trips to New Orleans (well, more than the...
Forum: Show and Shine January 30th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
I saw this C63 AMG...

I saw this C63 AMG...
Forum: General Discussions January 28th
Replies: 15
Views: 4,982
Posted By Minichado
The place in front of the Chevy dealer scrubbed...

The place in front of the Chevy dealer scrubbed my steering wheel so hard they ripped paint of the Honda emblem a while back.. I'm never going there again.

Recently had a decent experience with...
Forum: General Discussions January 28th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
FYI obviously my price is a little high, but I'm...

FYI obviously my price is a little high, but I'm open to offers!! I should have the title next week unless something bad happens to my bank (its in New Orleans, could be underwater tomorrow for all...
Forum: General Discussions January 28th
Replies: 11
Views: 2,397
Posted By Minichado
22k on Honda Fit 20k on wife's new VW (first...

22k on Honda Fit
20k on wife's new VW (first full year of driving)
Forum: General Discussions January 24th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
Here's a link ...

Here's a link (http://i.imgur.com/tNfx3vnl.jpg)to a smaller photo, if you can fix that Samir.. sry about that!
Forum: General Discussions January 24th
Replies: 12
Views: 3,498
Posted By Minichado
2008 Honda Fit - 93,000 miles, $9300

I've sort of thrown the details together on craigslist (http://huntsville.craigslist.org/cto/3558104449.html)already, but here is a picture for the forum.. I could probably resize this...

Sorry...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage June 1st
Replies: 26
Views: 8,163
Posted By Minichado
I'll be driving my friends Z3 there because he...

I'll be driving my friends Z3 there because he has an Jag and wants to show them both, needed second driver :)

Also, hello. I sort of fell off a cliff for the last 3 months. still climbing back...
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage March 29th
Replies: 4
Views: 4,636
Posted By Minichado
Somehow, you make my car look exciting while...

Somehow, you make my car look exciting while simultaneously capturing the moment it is screaming "I NEED NEW SUSPENSION!"...
Forum: General Discussions March 20th
Replies: 57
Views: 28,524
Posted By Minichado
woah.. yea.. exactly that, sans the 18 wheeler...

woah.. yea.. exactly that, sans the 18 wheeler and snow... slightly different terrain as well. Same sort of shrapnel going on. It's crazy how fast it happens too. I was in the position of that...
Forum: General Discussions March 20th
Replies: 57
Views: 28,524
Posted By Minichado
Amazing to hear about your parents wreck on 72 a...

Amazing to hear about your parents wreck on 72 a few years back, I'm hoping they were the survivors.

I did witness a head on collision on I-55 southbound on memorial day weekend (must have been...
Forum: General Discussions March 20th
Replies: 57
Views: 28,524
Posted By Minichado
good call.. birthday works out to 26 as well...

good call.. birthday works out to 26 as well http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=27435692

well that at least puts my mind at ease.. but did you see those cars?!??!!!

someone was going way to...
Forum: General Discussions March 20th
Replies: 40
Views: 6,745
Posted By Minichado
To your original post (IT ticket)... would go...

To your original post (IT ticket)... would go great here (http://www.reddit.com/r/talesfromtechsupport/)with a mall writup :)
Forum: General Discussions March 20th
Replies: 57
Views: 28,524
Posted By Minichado
My wife called me about the same thing (on the...

My wife called me about the same thing (on the news this morning). They reported a Samir Patel, age 26 in the wreck. I don't know Samir's last name but I believe him to be a wee bit older than 26
...
Forum: General Discussions March 15th
Replies: 20
Views: 7,804
Posted By Minichado
This reminds me of a similar discussion I had on...

This reminds me of a similar discussion I had on Facebook last week about a ZR1.. someone told me that a ZR1 was a sports car, not a supercar. He said a supercar is a Ferrari, Pagahni, or Ferrari,...
Forum: General Discussions March 15th
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Minichado
Sadly, I have loads of obligations that week for...

Sadly, I have loads of obligations that week for work :(
But I would love to go, if my schedule works out some year. I'll keep that in mind!
Forum: General Discussions March 14th
Replies: 916
Views: 188,612
Posted By Minichado
Yea, he is moving.. sort of... He has the luxury...

Yea, he is moving.. sort of... He has the luxury of taking a few years off to tour the world, and I think thats his plan.. I'm just trying to convince my wife to let my buy his Lotus.. though I'm not...
Forum: General Discussions March 14th
Replies: 916
Views: 188,612
Posted By Minichado
OK, direct photo then His new exhaust had a...

OK, direct photo then

His new exhaust had a new rear panel, looks pretty slick when compared to the original
http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/7203/29676544599377103782016.jpg

Also, It took...
Forum: General Discussions March 13th
Replies: 916
Views: 188,612
Posted By Minichado
After the first few pictures I was going to say...

After the first few pictures I was going to say "the underside of that car looks familiar" and when it panned out I realized I was right!! I helped my friend put that same exhaust on his lotus :P
...
Forum: General Discussions March 13th
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Minichado
I'm less interested in the camera, and more...

I'm less interested in the camera, and more interested in roaming the car show in 2012 :P

But my car photography collection is pretty much null compared to yours :P
Forum: General Discussions March 13th
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Minichado
Auto Show (photo) contest

http://snapmylife.com/autoshowcontest

I saw this and immediately thought of you, Samir!
Forum: General Discussions March 12th
Replies: 65
Views: 21,084
Posted By Minichado
Guys at the oil change place wanted to make fun...

Guys at the oil change place wanted to make fun of me for auto X'ing my Fit...

I just told em it was easy to make a fool with lots of horsepower and no control, and that rocking and rolling on...
Forum: General Discussions February 14th
Replies: 31
Views: 9,219
Posted By Minichado
Which reminds me, in India they sell the Fit in a...

Which reminds me, in India they sell the Fit in a 1.3L, in Japan I think 1.4 or 1.5... Here I believe I have a 1.6, and I'm not sure what the newer models get.. but It's true that to commute safely...
Forum: General Discussions February 14th
Replies: 22
Views: 6,063
Posted By Minichado
When I started driving it got down to 0.83$ a...

When I started driving it got down to 0.83$ a gallon where I lived. Those were the days!

I honestly stopped looking at the price when I go to a gas station. As an individual, I can't control the...
Forum: General Discussions February 14th
Replies: 31
Views: 9,219
Posted By Minichado
Yea, about hybrids and cost... When I was...

Yea, about hybrids and cost...

When I was car hunting my wife was all "o0o look at the new lexus hybrid SUV"... and then I was all "OMG LOOK AT THE PRICE" and then it was all "screw Lexus, is VW...
Forum: Show and Shine January 3rd
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
The license plate was funny, but I didn't mention...

The license plate was funny, but I didn't mention it per our forum decorum. I would say it sounded exotic, and awesome. That is why I was drooling


The Porsche was silver, and had RT on the...
Forum: Show and Shine January 3rd
Replies: 128
Views: 41,041
Posted By Minichado
I saw an RX8 (I think it was red) with a carbon...

I saw an RX8 (I think it was red) with a carbon fiber hood and a super, duper large wing on it. Could not snap a photo as we were going different directions through an intersection. It looked...
Forum: Show and Shine January 3rd
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
I saw a blacked out, black rimmed M3 with blue...

I saw a blacked out, black rimmed M3 with blue underlighting the other night, got a terrible shot, and then I saw a Porsche RT 12 in Madison yesterday (no shot, driving)
...
Forum: General Discussions December 15th
Replies: 916
Views: 188,612
Posted By Minichado
in the last week: treated my V710's with...

in the last week:

treated my V710's with Formula V racing treatment
used them for sundays Autox, drove like madness?!!! (bump from 175-225 on 4 corners makes a a difference as well!!!)

Put the...
Forum: Show and Shine November 27th
Replies: 8
Views: 4,161
Posted By Minichado
I like your rule. It's surprisingly true,...

I like your rule. It's surprisingly true, because of videos like this and the insurance man :/

I can't tell if that feature was a finish line or a 180 when he hit the throttle and lost it... any...
Forum: General Discussions November 27th
Replies: 18
Views: 5,136
Posted By Minichado
I had the same for my bike. Kept the leads wired...

I had the same for my bike. Kept the leads wired onto the battery (no gator clips) so I could quickly plug it in every other week of freakish weather here in Huntsville :)
Forum: Event Listings, Discussions, and Coverage November 27th
Replies: 5
Views: 2,954
Posted By Minichado
Yay for pictures! They look great :) I like...

Yay for pictures! They look great :)

I like the progression of how we were losing letters and went to tape on the STI throughout the day :)
Forum: Show and Shine October 31st
Replies: 21
Views: 11,960
Posted By Minichado
I'm not sure if the 'hellaflush' look does...

I'm not sure if the 'hellaflush' look does anything for me, but I am actually loving the way the green break calipers are showing on those wheels...
Forum: General Discussions October 30th
Replies: 13
Views: 4,364
Posted By Minichado
Likely my next venture :P

Likely my next venture :P
Forum: General Discussions October 28th
Replies: 13
Views: 4,364
Posted By Minichado
And thats the problem. If you give them a good...

And thats the problem. If you give them a good review, you reenforce their negative behavior. It's surprisingly similar to the reading first BS in schools, where teachers have to focus more on...
Forum: General Discussions October 28th
Replies: 13
Views: 4,364
Posted By Minichado
Car salesman...

Short rant.

Picked up my wife's new VW Tiguan last night. We have been hunting for a car since Feb, and were glad to finally find exactly what we want, with the features that we want, in the...
Forum: General Discussions October 28th
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By Minichado
My Honda has a label that 99% of the parts were...

My Honda has a label that 99% of the parts were made in Japan, and I think it was assembled there.. but I could be wrong :P

On a topical note... Looking at the weight of the Fisker (5300lbs!!!)...
Forum: Show and Shine October 27th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
That second one is my friends, I can tell because...

That second one is my friends, I can tell because I was there putting on the front spoiler.

OK, actually, I was putting on other stuff and may or may not have had food poisoning on the other side...
Forum: Show and Shine October 19th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
My friend has a blue one... but I have been...

My friend has a blue one... but I have been hounding him about selling it for a while. Mostly because I want it. My wallet isn't fat enough for that car this year though. If he does end up selling...
Forum: General Discussions October 18th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
Sold! Dont know if you can edit my post title to...

Sold! Dont know if you can edit my post title to reflect this.

Thanks.
Forum: General Discussions October 18th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
eh heh. Spot on. She is going to be...

eh heh. Spot on.

She is going to be craving the new car after a month in that lil cart :P
Forum: Show and Shine October 17th
Replies: 4
Views: 2,569
Posted By Minichado
Is that what we call browsing these days? I...

Is that what we call browsing these days?

I mean.. what were you supposed to be doing with that time anyways? :D
Forum: General Discussions October 17th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
halfway there :P I tried to get her into the new...

halfway there :P I tried to get her into the new Lexus CT200h but she thought it was too car'ish.

Next hint... if you saw one on the road (and you have) you likely did a double take, then laughed.
Forum: General Discussions October 17th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
In a related story.. Any one dare to take a guess...

In a related story.. Any one dare to take a guess as to what my wife will have the luxury of driving in the interim between this sale and the new car purchase??

Well, luxury pedigree, you might...
Forum: General Discussions October 17th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
Got his email. Thanks for that!

Got his email. Thanks for that!
Forum: General Discussions October 17th
Replies: 8
Views: 2,783
Posted By Minichado
Yea, the internet (and especially the anonymous...

Yea, the internet (and especially the anonymous driven Youtube) is a great place for couch'warriors to let their true colors show by being heartless, lunatic trolls.

Every time I see some famous...
Forum: General Discussions October 17th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
tyty ^.^ Looking at the steel wheels in the...

tyty ^.^

Looking at the steel wheels in the photos reminds me of something... When we bought the car, (I was with my now father in law at the time) we were at the dealership in a torrential...
Forum: General Discussions October 15th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
bump with actual photo's ...

bump with actual photo's
http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/4186/photooct1535053pm.jpg
http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/6800/photooct1535033pm.jpg...
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
Judging by the amount of money in that town...

Judging by the amount of money in that town (Madison, MS) I would imagine it was original. Didn't see under the hood for that one though.

I've got maybe 5 or 8 more shots of some car interiors and...
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
I think you nailed it!! AJ. Ty for that....

I think you nailed it!!

AJ. Ty for that. Obviously I dont know alot about cars they I will never be able to afford :P
Forum: Show and Shine October 10th
Replies: 315
Views: 109,381
Posted By Minichado
Rain + intake = sad engine day :( I think...

Rain + intake = sad engine day :(

I think this might be the appropriate thread for a Prius I spotted in the mountains once... I can't say it's my taste, but to each his own!
...
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
haha, its my phone.. I don't have shiny fancy...

haha, its my phone.. I don't have shiny fancy cameras :P



Yes!! That!! thank you, brain was dead, like I said



I got the impression from the guy that the Ferrari was more fun to drive. I...
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
Lotus Super 7, and GT3RS both owned by an...

Lotus Super 7, and GT3RS both owned by an acquaintance who is the chef at a local restaurant.
http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/9747/photooct0843901pm.jpg

GT3RS, said he did autoX once but he...
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
Its 458 Italia.. I'm loading my other photo's...

Its 458 Italia.. I'm loading my other photo's now, I'll get em all thrown up here in a bit. I'll have to blur the plates on the Rapide photo tonight before I can throw it up.
Forum: Show and Shine October 10th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
I might have seen a 458 this weekend. just not in...

I might have seen a 458 this weekend. just not in H'ville...

http://img847.imageshack.us/img847/563/photooct0841848pm.jpg

Totally worth a second mortgage ;)
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
I hope so. I actually got a note from my dealer...

I hope so. I actually got a note from my dealer in MS telling me they would buy back my Fit for $12500, and I don't even think its bluebooked at that at the moment.. Of course I doubt I will part...
Forum: General Discussions October 10th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
Well yea.. but which one? The black one in the...

Well yea.. but which one? The black one in the background is 599 GTO. Looked oober mean.. like it wanted to eat a ZR1 or something :)

The Red Racecar also in background belongs to the owner of...
Forum: General Discussions October 9th
Replies: 24
Views: 5,641
Posted By Minichado
Accidental European car show

I figured I would throw some sexy car photos on here..

This weekend, I went home to Jackson MS. After lunch on saturday, I saw an Aston Martin Rapide in the parking lot of the restaurant. I...
Forum: General Discussions October 9th
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Minichado
2004 Pontiac Vibe 109k miles

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dd/03-04_Pontiac_Vibe.jpg
(image swiped form wikipedia) Car looks exactly like the one pictured above. I will take some pictures when the sun is up...
Forum: General Discussions October 7th
Replies: 11
STI
Views: 5,104
Posted By Minichado
Do you often drive in situations or moods in...

Do you often drive in situations or moods in which the difference in AWD and RWD would be apparent, relevant, or affect your capabilities?

Out of curiousity.
I would love a RWD for messing...
Forum: General Discussions October 6th
Replies: 11
STI
Views: 5,104
Posted By Minichado
oh yea.. as a second car, I'm all for it. I...

oh yea.. as a second car, I'm all for it. I couldn't use an STI as my primary driver right now because of my monster commute. If I wait for a few years I'm sure I could pick one up...

Until...
Forum: General Discussions October 6th
Replies: 11
STI
Views: 5,104
Posted By Minichado
Loved the vid, love the car.. I would love to...

Loved the vid, love the car.. I would love to trade my Fit in for an STI 5door as well, but gas prices are keeping me at bay.. going from 36+mpg with spirited driving to sub 20mpg with spirited...
Forum: General Discussions October 6th
Replies: 33
Views: 8,088
Posted By Minichado
Do some laps on the Nürburgring with an Aston...

Do some laps on the Nürburgring with an Aston Martin...

Own/race a rally prepped hatchback on any rally course... like, for real rally prepped. Not on a backyard budget!

That's my short list!
Forum: General Discussions October 5th
Replies: 29
Views: 6,236
Posted By Minichado
110'ish driver, 125'ish passenger.. the 125 was...

110'ish driver, 125'ish passenger.. the 125 was near memphis, and was hectic!!
Forum: General Discussions June 15th
Replies: 9
For Sale: 1995 Mustang GT
Views: 5,614
Posted By Minichado
hating on the women drivers again ^.^ now...

hating on the women drivers again ^.^

now that I think about it your 'her' is likely referring to the car, not some persons daughter.. but that's how I read it initially :)
Forum: Show and Shine June 15th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
Pedal powered maybe?

Pedal powered maybe?
Forum: Show and Shine June 14th
Replies: 3,250
Views: 1,011,435
Posted By Minichado
I know this isn't technically local exotics, but...

I know this isn't technically local exotics, but I did see a few nice things while I was at the beach (destin/seaside) this weekend.
AMG CLS 6.3 something
AMG S500 that almost got away as I wipped...
Forum: General Discussions June 3rd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
Yoinks!! I'm driving a 1.5L :) Don't...

Yoinks!! I'm driving a 1.5L :)



Don't forget the Cicadas!


Yes, I need a dyno to quantify the HP gains. I based my conservative estimates on dyno's I have seen from other Fit owners. I...
Forum: General Discussions June 3rd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
lawl, brain is on bikes.. I guess it just floods...

lawl, brain is on bikes.. I guess it just floods the combustion chamber?





basically the plan.. do it to say I can, then stop and continue to have fun :)
Forum: General Discussions June 3rd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
On topic: last 3 tanks 38 something 38...

On topic:

last 3 tanks
38 something
38 something
39.3

I keep tasting 40 but not getting there.. I need to quit this 40 mile commute in 45 minutes business (considering its all on highway 53...
Forum: General Discussions June 3rd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
I've put one in my car, it definately improves...

I've put one in my car, it definately improves performance to a point where its noticable, and my average MPG has gone up almost 2mpg (from 36mpg range to 38mpg range). This is considering I...
Forum: General Discussions June 2nd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
Oh yea... I guess it is.. where did the year go?!?

Oh yea... I guess it is.. where did the year go?!?
Forum: General Discussions June 2nd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
That is what I have found too. Tire pressure and...

That is what I have found too. Tire pressure and AC usage are the most dramatic positive affects I have found on MPG. Hard not to use my AC on the way home because of this stupid heat wave, I have...
Forum: General Discussions June 2nd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
sorry.. was reading the original 'article...

sorry.. was reading the original 'article (http://pesn.com/2005/03/17/6900069_Acetone/)' by the guy where all the claims come from... I love this sentence

"I have rigorously tested fuels...
Forum: General Discussions June 2nd
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
lol so, I guess this relates to my post so I...

lol

so, I guess this relates to my post so I won't start another thread. A friend of mine called me because he knows my chemistry background and that I am heavy into watching my MPG.

He asked...
Forum: Show and Shine June 1st
Replies: 16
Views: 6,399
Posted By Minichado
Youch. I hate them for making it so beautiful.....

Youch. I hate them for making it so beautiful.. after some googling, and realizing its the most expensive thing they make, I have lost all motivation to work... hedge funds here I come!
Forum: General Discussions June 1st
Replies: 7
Views: 3,438
Posted By Minichado
yes, Elkton TN. LOL at their loss of a charger. ...

yes, Elkton TN. LOL at their loss of a charger. Im surprised they couldn't pay for it considering they are out hunting alot...
Forum: General Discussions May 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 3,438
Posted By Minichado
LOL you might also notice the immense amount of...

LOL you might also notice the immense amount of restraint on my face as I painfully cruise through at 45 in 4th gear.. I'm nice to that town.. if you ever pass me on the north side of town I might be...
Forum: General Discussions May 29th
Replies: 7
Views: 3,438
Posted By Minichado
I can get a decent setup for $100 and the top end...

I can get a decent setup for $100 and the top end setup for around $300. I can justify it to my wife as being cheaper then a new car :)

And I'm stoked about hooking it up to the tv, the in cockpit...
Forum: General Discussions May 28th
Replies: 90
Views: 21,108
Posted By Minichado
Hey! I have the right economy car for the job,...

Hey! I have the right economy car for the job, because I don't think my labrador would fit in your geo metro :P
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