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Old 03-13-2013, 11:48 AM   #261
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Re: El Tortuga...update 03-11-13

This is low rider



YOU CAN SEE ME AT ABOUT 6:50 EXPLICET MUSIC!!!!!!!!BE WARNED

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Old 03-13-2013, 08:17 PM   #262
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It started life as a dwarf car-(similar to a legends if you know what that is) racing dirt ovals. My home track closed + I converted it into a hillclimb/autocross car. Its all homebuilt-Suzuki gsxr 1000 engine-narrowed Toyota rear end-some Chevette components in the front end. Fully adjustable car-1200 lbs. with driver-170 hp-12k rpm. 6 spd sequential gears-no clutch or lift to shift. It sticks real good-but you still steer it with the gas pedal.
Yup-thats me driving it. Heres a couple of pics from Mt. Washington hillclimb.


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Old 03-14-2013, 01:17 AM   #263
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OK.. showing off pics.. this is my desert ride!



LOL... Just sayin' These little buggers go anywhere.
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:25 AM   #264
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A friend has a GSXR motor and tranny in a sami he has like 12 gears and shifts at 18,000rpm i think,you tube gsxr sami...it's insane


I always loved the baja bugs

How come I keep thread jacking my own thread?

anyways back to regular programing

Hopefully I will get fridge, sink and table squared away this weekend
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:12 PM   #265
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A friend has a GSXR motor and tranny in a sami he has like 12 gears and shifts at 18,000rpm i think,you tube gsxr sami...it's insane


I always loved the baja bugs

How come I keep thread jacking my own thread?

anyways back to regular programing

Hopefully I will get fridge, sink and table squared away this weekend
And we all chimed in. I'm trying to buy the little red one, all three of these belong to my step pops.

What kind refrigerator did you get? I'm living out of a cooler at the moment.

Oh and I saw where you hooked up with Tygercub and started watching some of her videos. Interesting gal.
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:27 PM   #266
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What kind of fridge? white
it was more $$ than what I wanted to spend, we were just using a dorm fridge for the last 2 years; 1 year in building/truck and last year in the bus,kinda small but worked good.



As for brand I will have to find out this weekend

The bug would tow good behind the bus,

and tygercub is cool
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:27 PM   #267
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The bug would tow good behind the bus,

and tygercub is cool
What I was thinking... and ditto.

I was telling my mom that fridges were like $700 that I was looking at and she said.. we paid $1000 for ours.. yikes. Then this other guy says he can get me one for under $200. Geez.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:44 PM   #268
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new apartment size are about $400 new and $150 used
I couldn't find a used one

The first one we couldn't set down because the roof wouldn't allow it do to the angle, it went in fine at a slit angle top in back door first,we couldn't stand it up though...no worries
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:10 PM   #269
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So you're not getting the 12v or propane type, just a regular refrigerator off regular power? Hm. Maybe I'm over thinking.
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Old 03-14-2013, 07:52 PM   #270
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Propane fridges are the #1 cause of rv fires.
12v fridges (big coolers) arb,engle etc are the cats meow but at $700+ for a small one way out of my pants.

For our use we need a fridge (to keep my milk cold and everything else ) for the "drive" to where we go and either plug in or fire up genny.

So a couple 6v 215ah batteries,solar panels and the alt will keep a power inverter running between plug ins.

Your situation,involves some math to calculate how much power you need vs how to supply such power...tricky science but not bad....
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