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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
But that doesn't mean it's a done deal. The FIA...

But that doesn't mean it's a done deal. The FIA can veto any decision from the Strategy Group. That's how the FIA pushed the new engine regs through in the first place. The the modifcation from 4...
Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
Even if it gets through the F1 Strategy group...

Even if it gets through the F1 Strategy group (big if with Merc, and two teams running Mercs having a seat and a vote at the table, and Honda being drawn back in specifically because of the new...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
I agree w. that characterization of his off track...

I agree w. that characterization of his off track actions w.r.t to getting the team to back him, but on track he is more likely to out-drive you to win than pull some BS stunt to ruin your quali run...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 68,245
Posted By homerj
Like all of RG's Dakar "plans" it seems.

Like all of RG's Dakar "plans" it seems.
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 68,245
Posted By homerj
I just can't go on rooting for Robby just to...

I just can't go on rooting for Robby just to watch him throw it away for stupid stuff like the redneck supercharger, or not having a water carrier, bringing a completely un-tested car, or, or, or.......
Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
I think the scheming, Spy vs. Spy stuff from Nico...

I think the scheming, Spy vs. Spy stuff from Nico accounts for his low ranking. Love or loath the top 3, they are drivers who primarily rely on beating their championship opponents on the track...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 406,755
Posted By homerj
Not sure if this is 205, but using bread to...

Not sure if this is 205, but using bread to remove a blind hole bearing. I've seen grease and wax before, but bread?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/dfDV982g4XM"...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
If I were Hamilton I wouldn't give Rosberg the...

If I were Hamilton I wouldn't give Rosberg the opportunity to repeat Spa. The smart move would be to follow Nico to the finish. But Hamilton's racy and may not be able to stop himself.
Forum: Racing 11-19-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
I thought the position indicators were a great...

I thought the position indicators were a great spectator addition at Daytona last year. The TV audience usually has a bit more info and it's probably not necessary for their situational awareness as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15,499
Views: 2,379,629
Posted By homerj
Wtb ico

I'm looking for an ICO Odo that can be operated via thumbswitch (even if you don't have the switch). If anyone has one they'd like to offload shoot me a PM.
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,068
Posted By homerj
Jonah was a contender a few years ago IIRC but...

Jonah was a contender a few years ago IIRC but had a reliability issue.
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
Imagine that CL ad. "Former race car, new...

Imagine that CL ad.
"Former race car, new everything, fresh engine. Lots of spares. Was running last time it was parked, but I'm not a mechanic so I can't get it to run. Maybe you can? Make offer."
Forum: Racing 11-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,068
Posted By homerj
I'm a motorsports fan; in a given week I'll...

I'm a motorsports fan; in a given week I'll probably listen to 4-6 hours of motorsports news, and probably spend another half dozen hours reading motorsports news. There is a recurring theme in all...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 55,263
Posted By homerj
we'll keep using the Freedom Units on this side...

we'll keep using the Freedom Units on this side of the pond thankyouverymuch :deal
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
I met someone who worked in formula 1. It is a...

I met someone who worked in formula 1. It is a grind unlike anything most of us would be able to endure. He might just want to spend some time doing something that's not so all consuming.
Forum: Racing 10-09-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 55,263
Posted By homerj
Thanks! I just used it! (now that i've cut about...

Thanks! I just used it! (now that i've cut about 50 miles off my route one dot at a time) :freaky
Forum: Racing 10-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 55,263
Posted By homerj
Wishlist item: I'm having to re-route a major...

Wishlist item: I'm having to re-route a major section of a rally. I've deleted approximately 75 squillion route dots. If future versions allowed an editing feature where you could draw a box around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,537
Posted By homerj
Pit maneuver to a moto is above and beyond...

Pit maneuver to a moto is above and beyond reasonable force in nearly all situations.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,533
Posted By homerj
:clap

:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,537
Posted By homerj
Maybe a cop, maybe not. Certainly an asshole.

Maybe a cop, maybe not. Certainly an asshole.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By homerj
out in South Park, yeah goes north/south, but...

out in South Park, yeah goes north/south, but it's a bit east of the first north/south road if that makes sense.

Co rd 55, if you have a map handy.

There's a 2nd lock on that same road if you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By homerj
I talked to them about another gate over near the...

I talked to them about another gate over near the 4 mile area that was illegitimately locked, blocking a county road. The guy from the roads dept never got back to me, but i've since heard that the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By homerj
If you don't find a short I would strongly...

If you don't find a short I would strongly suggest you check your ignition switch. I chased a bum ignition switch for about a year before finding it. You can test it by rigging up the hotwire listed...
Forum: Racing 08-09-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
I've heard some of the pundits mention rumblings...

I've heard some of the pundits mention rumblings of automating some of the engine settings for safety reasons. The premise is that the drivers are too distracted with the constant adjustments in the...
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 663,803
Posted By homerj
IIRC the reduction to 450 wasn't about safety, it...

IIRC the reduction to 450 wasn't about safety, it was to attract manufacturers other than KTM, and that goal has been achieved. We now have two legit factory efforts (HRC, KTM) and two more high end...
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 663,803
Posted By homerj
There's a certain amount of truth to the racing...

There's a certain amount of truth to the racing adage that you can't teach speed, but you can teach tactics and develop maturity (to a point). Maybe Bam Bam learned from last year; if so, then that...
Forum: Racing 08-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 663,803
Posted By homerj
Honda is working triple shifts to manufacture...

Honda is working triple shifts to manufacture enough spares to be ready for 2015 Dakar, they can't afford to let Barreda off the leash for Brazil :rofl
Forum: Racing 08-04-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,068
Posted By homerj
This is going to be awesome!

This is going to be awesome!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,658
Posted By homerj
Have fun! I should be cleared to ride soon, but...

Have fun! I should be cleared to ride soon, but even if I were, I'm not sure my knee would be up to the task of an all day ride just yet. Drink a Pacifico for me :freaky
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
Reported declines in viewership, aging...

Reported declines in viewership, aging demographic of viewers, lack of comprehensive online presence by F1 Rights Holders (Bernie).

And the only owners making money are Bernie and the venture...
Forum: Racing 07-02-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
Motorsport Magazine has a petition for change...

Motorsport Magazine has a petition for change (http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/f1/a-formula-1-revolution/) in F1.

Some seems pie in the sky, some seems feasible or even sensible.
Forum: Racing 06-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
That sounds like quite a bit of mass out at the...

That sounds like quite a bit of mass out at the end of the suspension arms, but it wouldn't surprise me. They are after all trying to seek an advantage from blown wheel nuts.

But the 1:1 brake...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
I sure don't miss it, but I think it's just been...

I sure don't miss it, but I think it's just been overshadowed by the engine situation. As the engines settle out I fear it will come back.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,596
Posted By homerj
I've had that cooling system apart more times...

I've had that cooling system apart more times than I can count and I never did the front end in the air non-sense. Just bleed the air out of the bleeder ports and ran it until it got warm. Then I'd...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
Seems like a much more honest way to "improve the...

Seems like a much more honest way to "improve the show" when compared to DRS, dragging a spark block on the track, or the tire situation
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/T6pNb5kAoXw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

This is why there's no refuling and likely won't ever be refueling in F1 again....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,596
Posted By homerj
That sounds a bit like the water pump oil...

That sounds a bit like the water pump oil contamination.

The fairing bolts: I didn't like loctite on those because A) the medium and high strength is too high and the vibrations will pulverize the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,926
Posted By homerj
What a dolt

What a dolt
Forum: Racing 06-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 213,127
Posted By homerj
That would also be cool but I think for it work...

That would also be cool but I think for it work it would require a spec fuel which F1 doesn't have. RBR was saying that Total was bringing a new fuel to Austria good for another 10hp :huh. But yeah,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,596
Posted By homerj
The Scotts filter can hide a failing water pump...

The Scotts filter can hide a failing water pump so some argue against their use. On the other hand, a swollen paper filter can impede adequate oil flow which is why some argue against paper. The best...
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