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Forum: The Carolinas
06-15-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,186
Posted By stowaway

why should the town have to do it when the county...

why should the town have to do it when the county was the one that approved the sales and setup of these unincorporated lands to various HOAs and didn't set up access 30+ years ago?
Forum: The Carolinas
06-13-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,186
Posted By stowaway

There are lifeguard stands and surf rescue in...

There are lifeguard stands and surf rescue in duck. 12 stands are up during the peak of summer with 6 being up for the shoulder seasons.
06-13-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,741
Posted By stowaway

% improvement is good to say, but one boat in one...

% improvement is good to say, but one boat in one test saying they got x.x mpg doesn't hold up. When the G2s first launched they stated a % improvement over existing engines, and if you did look at...
06-13-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,741
Posted By stowaway

cruise mpg is dependent on too many variables,...

cruise mpg is dependent on too many variables, and people always claim they do better than what so and so's test showed. idle and slow troll performance is important to many and that's always been a...
06-13-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,489
Posted By stowaway

In that test they were both propped as if they...

In that test they were both propped as if they had two working motors, then pretended one had failed. The Evinrude was able to get on plane and go faster than the Yamaha, and despite letting people...
06-13-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,489
Posted By stowaway

I've never seem them not test competitor's...

I've never seem them not test competitor's engines set up as they were tested by Yamaha and/or the boat manufacturer. They also have offered to let other people run the tests to try and get different...
06-13-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,489
Posted By stowaway

starts under 390 lbs, but can be a little bit...

starts under 390 lbs, but can be a little bit heavier depending on shaft length, steering option, etc.
06-13-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By stowaway

the spray in is technically line-x, just thinner...

the spray in is technically line-x, just thinner than what the aftermarket applications are sprayed.
06-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By stowaway

https://store.mopar.com//accessories/2019-ram-1500...

https://store.mopar.com//accessories/2019-ram-1500_all_new_-exterior_accessories-bed_liner_under_the_rail/drop_in_bedliner_for_5_7_conventional_bed__82215212AD.html
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06-12-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,741
Posted By stowaway

Real world users seem to be getting that on their...

Real world users seem to be getting that on their g2s.
06-11-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 23,403
Posted By stowaway

really? Do you sit there and wait for quarterly...

really? Do you sit there and wait for quarterly announcements and post up random quotes with your ill-conceived thoughts on what they mean?
06-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,216
Posted By stowaway

yep, and also consider that current gen v8 and...

yep, and also consider that current gen v8 and ecoboosts are clean sheet designs from what they were talking about.
06-11-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,007
Posted By stowaway

Yes, that's specifically what it's referring to....

Yes, that's specifically what it's referring to. Otherwise it's the 2000lb tongue weight capacity if the truck can support that much weight, which pretty much is a 1 ton or higher dually.
06-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,007
Posted By stowaway

Even if you have max tow and hdpp, you are at the...

Even if you have max tow and hdpp, you are at the literal legal limit and that's only with a wd hitch, or running less than 5% tongue weight. Airbags won't do crap to actually move weight to the...
06-10-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,231
Posted By stowaway

The diesel will be perfect for that type of...

The diesel will be perfect for that type of driving.
06-10-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,007
Posted By stowaway

1100719 New one won't be any lighter, and...

1100719

New one won't be any lighter, and add in the trailer, you're over 10k.
06-10-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,231
Posted By stowaway

do you drive a lot of short trips or is your...

do you drive a lot of short trips or is your commute usually at least 10 miles each way?
06-10-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,007
Posted By stowaway

should be ignored completely.

should be ignored completely.
06-05-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By stowaway

Those could go 15-20 ft/lb on all nuts and you'll...

Those could go 15-20 ft/lb on all nuts and you'll be good, with either lock nuts or using some loctite.
06-05-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By stowaway

what size are the bolts? I'm thinking you'll want...

what size are the bolts? I'm thinking you'll want at least 30 ft/lb.

https://www.almabolt.com/pages/catalog/bolts/tighteningtorque.htm
Forum: The Carolinas
06-05-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,186
Posted By stowaway

The county, 20 years before the land was...

The county, 20 years before the land was incorporated or even part of a special tax district. And it isn't big. It's one street less than 1/3 mile long.

The guy had been warned multiple times on...
06-05-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,231
Posted By stowaway

If you have a bigger, stronger diesel option, now...

If you have a bigger, stronger diesel option, now you have a significantly more expensive option as well. You've got to increase cooling which may mean changing grills and other structures, upgrading...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 27,186
Posted By stowaway

This wasn't the town of duck selling every bit of...

This wasn't the town of duck selling every bit of land to make money as it was all unincorporated county land until the town itself incorporated 20 years after this "HOA" was established. There isn't...
06-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,231
Posted By stowaway

Everyone passed on the 5l v8 cummins until Nissan...

Everyone passed on the 5l v8 cummins until Nissan got it. It's an in-between truck that doesn't tow like a 3/4 ton or ride like a 1/2 ton, but gets 3/4 ton fuel mileage with less performance. The...
05-30-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,071
Posted By stowaway

If you have coils and don't want to add air to...

If you have coils and don't want to add air to help with leveling the load, several companies make replacement coil springs that are a higher rate to reduce sagging when you're tongue heavy or at or...
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