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Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   07-19-2016, 10:25 PM
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Posted By poutanen
Allllllllllriiiiiiiight >:)

Allllllllllriiiiiiiight >:)
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-17-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,696
Posted By poutanen
Sounds like a great course! I might have to look...

Sounds like a great course! I might have to look into that...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-15-2016, 11:59 AM
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Views: 92,391
Posted By poutanen
Our Monopoly money is plastic so the only thing...

Our Monopoly money is plastic so the only thing soggy she'd be fondling is...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   07-14-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By poutanen
Slopestyle is probably the least demanding...

Slopestyle is probably the least demanding competition for a board. There I really would say it's 95% rider 5% gear.

When it comes to BX or Alpine, gear does get more important. But those are...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   07-14-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By poutanen
We're talking about recreational riders here....

We're talking about recreational riders here. Obviously in competetion your gear becomes that much more important. That said, I doubt that anyone really serious competes with a Burton Mystery by...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-14-2016, 10:59 AM
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Posted By poutanen
I do this every winter. Stuff my board...

I do this every winter. Stuff my board pants/jackets with $10s and $20s at the end of the season, so when the next season starts I get a pleasant surprise! Found $10 in my swim shorts last night......
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   07-14-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By poutanen
My rule of thumb is 33% for good condition modern...

My rule of thumb is 33% for good condition modern gear that has been used at least once.

In other words, the board is likely worth no more than $500 now, and the bindings about $175. If you can...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
I love this "just tune the ECU"... Most factory...

I love this "just tune the ECU"... Most factory ECUs are tough/impossible to tune, or have limited gains. The right way to do it is to go with a full standalone ECU, but the costs start adding up...
Forum: Boards   07-13-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By poutanen
Short answer: no Long Answer: Unless you've...

Short answer: no

Long Answer: Unless you've exposed the board to extremes, extreme heat, extreme humidity (rotting in a wet basement), extreme UV exposure, or extreme physical trauma (stack it...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   07-13-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By poutanen
I FIRMly believe you're not going to sell this...

I FIRMly believe you're not going to sell this setup...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Yeah my bad, in my head it made total sense! lol

Yeah my bad, in my head it made total sense! lol
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Yeah, parts wise an NA build is cheaper than a...

Yeah, parts wise an NA build is cheaper than a Turbo build (considering a high HP turbo build also needs everything an NA build has).

For pure HP/dollar though, you're probably right in many cases...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Yeah, that's still far more expensive than...

Yeah, that's still far more expensive than changing engine internals.

Yes a turbo kit can add tons of power, so can nitrous oxide (for 1/10th the cost), so could an engine swap, NA upgrades, etc....
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Here's another thing showing the used cars to...

Here's another thing showing the used cars to avoid:

Used Cars to Avoid Buying - Consumer Reports (http://www.consumerreports.org/used-car-buying/used-cars-to-avoid-buying/)

Notice how the 2011...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
So explain to me how it's cheaper to install a...

So explain to me how it's cheaper to install a turbo on your car, than it is to change the pistons and cams?

Turbo:
- exhaust manifold
- turbo
- oil/coolant lines
- downpipe and exhaust
-...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-13-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,456
Posted By poutanen
What about the Virus fanatics? Oh, you mean I'm...

What about the Virus fanatics? Oh, you mean I'm the only one? :embarrased1:

Virus Avalanche FLP AFT baby yeah

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/t31.0-8/51612_10151318619464700_489926721_o.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 234,138
Posted By poutanen
All hail the Great Flying Spaghetti Monster! ...

All hail the Great Flying Spaghetti Monster!

http://sites.duke.edu/dialogues_monster/files/2011/12/cropped-ws_flying_spaghetti_monster_1920x1200.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Thanks! It's a lot of fun, and it's nice to be...

Thanks! It's a lot of fun, and it's nice to be self sufficient when it comes to maintaining the family cars. Look at Rockauto.com for parts pricing, and you'll see that a brake job that would cost...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-13-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,456
Posted By poutanen
NoScript baby! As an avid fan of pornography,...

NoScript baby! As an avid fan of pornography, it's the only way to browse!!! >:)
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Never done it for a living... The high school I...

Never done it for a living... The high school I went to had a half day auto shop, half day regular class program so I did that as long as I could. Best part of high school! I'm a hobby mechanic now...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-13-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 234,138
Posted By poutanen
Yup, same here. Damn ninjas show up on my lawn...

Yup, same here. Damn ninjas show up on my lawn too often!!! >:)

Recently I've taken to actually answering my phone instead of screening all calls... Know where that's got me?

Call #1...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-13-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,456
Posted By poutanen
There are ads here?!? :embarrased1: Maybe the...

There are ads here?!? :embarrased1: Maybe the couple bucks I paid for the "Lifetime" member stuff made them go away for me? Also I view the site on the "classic" theme (lower left corner of page)...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-12-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 234,138
Posted By poutanen
Last time they showed up at my door, I was so mad...

Last time they showed up at my door, I was so mad the vein must have looked like it was going to pop on my forehead. They haven't showed up since.

Since then, I have become a Pastafarian minister,...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-12-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
A cold air intake will only help if that's the...

A cold air intake will only help if that's the main bottleneck in the system. In most cases, it does nothing, and in many cases it actually hurts. Maybe on cars made 30 years ago with extremely...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-10-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,962
Posted By poutanen
Thing is I've got it set up with dual sensors, so...

Thing is I've got it set up with dual sensors, so I could run a MAP calibration or an AFM calibration, then I tossed the stock ECU back in just to be sure. Same issue! It's probably a bloody injector...
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