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machausta last won the day on December 10 2016

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About machausta

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  1. Wear a white suit if you do. Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  2. I'll be in Florida 😶 Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  3. How did you know? Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  4. As much as I enjoy the banter, I'd like to see gentz actually make it. Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  5. Parked it in my driveway at the new house! W00t! Anybody want to seed and straw? I have two bags of 10,000 sq/ft grass seed.
  6. This looks promising. Just got in the new house (don't even have internet yet). Too bad I can't just be there in an hour Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  7. Headlight when I started... When I finished... Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  8. Septic drain field is done. Inspector shoud be here tomorrow. Only 1-2 more little things (like power, water, etc) and we're good to go Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  9. http://shiftinglanes.com/2016/12/chevys-new-1-5l-engines-are-melting-themselves/ Because turbo Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  10. I can also keep an eye out or feel free to troll the local craigslist as it gets closer to time. If you want, I can go and check something out, get video/pics whatever you need.
  11. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38320675 Any idea what's in the water in Texas?
  12. You obviously are the subject matter expert in why turbocharged cars are a terrible idea. No matter what anyone else has experienced, nor how many turbo cars that myself or others have owned that didn't have any turbo related issues, your argument has won. Happy now? Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  13. Replaced the window regulator in the beetle... Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  14. I decided not to continue to feed the troll. I've done too much pandering to the masses over the years, and I'm quite done.
  15. I hate to break it to you, but as Thub pointed out the Turbo is generally not to blame...poor engineering is poor engineering. The VW/Audi 1.8T engine for instance (when the timing belt hydraulic tensioner and water pump are replaced at recommended intervals) are pretty darn good at just...working. I've seen a lot with broken hydraulic tensioners, but only one with a blown head gasket. I shopped a LOT of cars before deciding on the one that I grabbed, and really just never saw turbo-related issues.