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Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Wokka [OP] » August 25th 2020, 11:02am

Laddies and gentlewomen,
I come to you today from the glorified undercover area I call a garage, 25° 51'N, 55° 35'E where it is currently 39°C with a feels like of 49° (can't be buggered to do the F conversion, needless to say, it is **** hot and I am sweating li6ke a large lady involved in vigorous fornication in a sauna, even my goldfish is sweating! Hmm, how much would a goldfish have to sweat to turn his freshwater brackish? Should I be worried?)
Where was I? Oh yes,

Introducing Gertrude, or Dirty Gurtie as she's known to her friends.

Gertrude was a good girl, driven sedately around the streets of Tokyo, with a tiny little bed in the back and a TV so the previous owner could watch Takeshi's castle (or cartoons involving tentacles, you know the ones dear reader, you naughty, naughty person!) while they at their sushi. Suddenly she found herself auctioned off to the highest bidder and bundled on to a boat to be shipped to her new owner 8500km away in the blistering heat of the middle east. Where she is currently being stripped bare and preparing for new enhancements.
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby zzimmer3 » August 25th 2020, 12:24pm

I like those rims!! I'll be standing by to hear the answer to the goldfish dilemma.
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Wokka [OP] » August 25th 2020, 4:55pm

zzimmer3 wrote:I like those rims!! I'll be standing by to hear the answer to the goldfish dilemma.


I hate them, the backspacing is all screwy and the 225/75's rub like it is a Thai massage parlour. If you like them though, they are free to pick up ;)
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby sixsix » August 25th 2020, 7:42pm

Wokka wrote:Laddies and gentlewomen,
I come to you today from the glorified undercover area I call a garage, 25° 51'N, 55° 35'E where it is currently 39°C with a feels like of 49° (can't be buggered to do the F conversion, needless to say, it is **** hot and I am sweating like a large lady involved in vigorous fornication in a sauna, even my goldfish is sweating! Hmm, how much would a goldfish have to sweat to turn his freshwater brackish? Should I be worried?)
Where was I? Oh yes ...

Are you on a sandbar, stuck there w/ the van ... going crazy ? ...no big girls

LOL - "Laddies and gentlewomen", large; fornication; sweating; goldfish

...and in 1 post

:banana: :banana: :banana: :banana:

Coincidence... IDK :shock:
zzimmer3 wrote:I like those rims!! I'll be standing by to hear the answer to the goldfish dilemma.

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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Wokka [OP] » August 25th 2020, 9:39pm

sixsix wrote:
Wokka wrote:Laddies and gentlewomen,
I come to you today from the glorified undercover area I call a garage, 25° 51'N, 55° 35'E where it is currently 39°C with a feels like of 49° (can't be buggered to do the F conversion, needless to say, it is **** hot and I am sweating like a large lady involved in vigorous fornication in a sauna, even my goldfish is sweating! Hmm, how much would a goldfish have to sweat to turn his freshwater brackish? Should I be worried?)
Where was I? Oh yes ...

Are you on a sandbar, stuck there w/ the van ... going crazy ? ...no big girls

LOL - "Laddies and gentlewomen", large; fornication; sweating; goldfish

...and in 1 post

:banana: :banana: :banana: :banana:

Coincidence... IDK :shock:
zzimmer3 wrote:I like those rims!! I'll be standing by to hear the answer to the goldfish dilemma.

zzoldfish.gif


The coordinates are an approximation to the nearest degree, which puts it about 40 miles offshore. No wonder my uber eats delivery driver couldn't find the place (I jest, uber doesn't deliver here, no one does...)

Big girls are like vespa's, a hell of a lot of fun to ride, but not something you brag to your mates about.

I do find it funny that words like **** are xxxxxed out, yet I can confidently type "slipping my rigid, pulsating population tool into her moist love cave" and not one word will get blocked.

Woof seems to have chilled out now that i put some ice cubes in his tank, i tasted the water but it doesn't seem any more salty than usual.

Oh, and van stuff.

I attacked the factory plastics with a sawzall, to get rid of the useless bulk. I'll fill the gaping holes with xps and keep a few secret spots so I can fit something exactly the size of a bottle of monkey shoulder whiskey when i travel across borders if they ever open again.

Seriously, there are some drop dead gorgeous places in Oman and Saudi Arabia that I have spent some amazing times in, and can't wait to take Gurtie there
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Leeann_93 » August 26th 2020, 11:09pm

You can turn off the filter in your user control panel.

Next, poor Gurtie.

Finally, my husband's cousin is in your neck of the woods (in normal times) for work once or twice a year. I'm not doing the °F conversion either, but as far as I can remember, that's **** hot.
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby sixsix » August 27th 2020, 3:52am

Leeann_93 wrote: ... I'm not doing the °F conversion either, but as far as I can remember, that's **** hot.


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...and that is *** hot, effing hot ( **** hot ). damn swarthy balloon eye goldfish. dirty carp. period
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Wokka [OP] » September 17th 2020, 3:45pm

Life has gotten in the way, and a silly sprinter conversion, along with a backlog of 14 drawer systems is soaking up my time, so I called in a favour for a shop to do the lift and trans swap for me. Its a favour, so it will be 5 days to do the swap and lift as paying customers take preference, but free is free.

Subframe 3" blocks installed, JOR replacement body bushes done. I will run everything mixed and then run it up my RTI trailer to finalise shock choice. Aiming for 12+ inches travel in the rear with clearance for 31's. Ambitious, yes. But let's see
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Wokka [OP] » September 20th 2020, 5:20pm

Finally got a few hours in,
Backs are lifted, torsions wound up and levelled. I ran it up my RTI ramp without rear shocks to see what kind of natural flex it gets, and was surprised. No surprise however where the fronts "topping out" so armed with some eye to eye measurements for the rear, and some guesstemations for the front, im on the hunt for a shock/ bumpstop /limit strap combo once i fit tyres
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby sixsix » September 22nd 2020, 10:42pm

That is, literally, an Astro @ every angle.
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Re: Do goldfish sweat? And van stuff

Postby Wokka [OP] » September 24th 2020, 6:31pm

All buttoned up bar one thing. No matter how i read the JOR instructions, I cant match Port 16 with the VSS. In every module I pulled, slot 16 is taken. She's a 2001 model, so I pulled C2, then checked every single other one and 16 is taken in all. Am I a complete idiot or did I just miss something?
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