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by watkins
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Finally got another car
Replies: 14
Views: 210

Re: Finally got another car

Cousin!
by watkins
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Watkins Grandfather was a....
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: Watkins Grandfather was a....

For most of his life my grandfather thought his name was John Alfred Watkins. Turns out due to some bizarre olde timey thing, it was actually Alfred John Watkins.
by watkins
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Finally got another car
Replies: 14
Views: 210

Re: Finally got another car

No I'm intrigued
by watkins
Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: How bad would a 2WD pickup be in the snow?
Replies: 41
Views: 1319

Re: How bad would a 2WD pickup be in the snow?

theholycow wrote:
bk7794 wrote:Now if I could only find a use so I wouldn't feel like a tool driving a full size 3/4 or 1 ton truck with barely a need.

FTFY

Just don't put on stacks and roll coal...that's as bad as a huge rice wing and 8 inch fartcan.

But do tune it and make it a racecar
by watkins
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54465
Views: 830964

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

The easiest ingress/egress, from what I've heard, is to need to neither climb into the vehicle nor fall into it. That's probably a little higher than most conventional sedans and significantly lower than most CUVs. Not if you're me. New pickup trucks are certainly tall compared to those a decade ag...
by watkins
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: Ouch-Heel Toe Flub
Replies: 12
Views: 457

Re: Ouch-Heel Toe Flub

Them Wanklers have too many damn vent hoses as it is.
by watkins
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: Ouch-Heel Toe Flub
Replies: 12
Views: 457

Re: Ouch-Heel Toe Flub

Or have a bigger inspection cover where a hose could be shoved to clear out the bellhousing. Of course that would require designing some kind of sealed grease stuff for the release pivot and input shaft.
by watkins
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: What happened to this place?
Replies: 67
Views: 7175

Re: What happened to this place?

Bing
by watkins
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Post your speed in top gear at 3000 RPM
Replies: 53
Views: 3148

Re: Post your speed in top gear at 3000 RPM

The old guard has been here for ten years, give or take, and are all moving on to other areas of life. And facebook groups have become the go-to over forums.
by watkins
Wed May 31, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54465
Views: 830964

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

I've been using 7-way ever since I bought my Pop-up camping trailer. It seems tummy that I have less problems with corroded contacts. A lot of the trailers I've borrowed over the years also use 7-way connectors, so it's been handy to have my vehicles set to accept them. I need to do one of the dual...
by watkins
Tue May 30, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54465
Views: 830964

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

I did a thing and now Im trying to figure out 7 way trailer wiring. Seems to be easy enough.
by watkins
Mon May 29, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54465
Views: 830964

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

The air is thinner way up where he is. Sometimes hes a bit slow. Though it could be a side effect of the nuclear fallout...
by watkins
Sat May 27, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 54465
Views: 830964

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Holy shit. Ill hit ten years on this dump in just over a month
by watkins
Tue May 23, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Hi Again
Replies: 25
Views: 717

Re: Hi Again

There is that SS.com facetube group too. Thats even more dead than the forum.
by watkins
Tue May 23, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Manuals in the News
Topic: Stick it to The Man: Cars that still offer a manual transmission in 2016
Replies: 44
Views: 5545

Re: Stick it to The Man: Cars that still offer a manual transmission in 2016

These things will all use T5s or T56s. Dime a dozen.

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