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by Turtle
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

Once upon a time in a magical land called The Bay Area, Turtle and Lola arrived at the 2012 Slide-Your-Ride 86 meet held at Toyota One in the O-A-K.

http://youtu.be/2ooQDDc5_uE


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by Turtle
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 7: CHMSL: Turtle's Tale of Center High Mounted Awesomeness Note: This was originally a posting from a few years back, now fit into the story chronologically. Once upon a time in a magical land called The Bay Area, Turtle had an improvement idea. He wanted to add a CHMSL to his car, Lola. ht...
by Turtle
Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Electrical inquiry: Is my ammeter broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 1620

Re: Electrical inquiry: Is my ammeter broken?

one wire is on the positive post of the battery, the other wire is on the alternator post. I followed the path that was shown on the very hard to read 1973 celica wiring diagrams i found online. confirmed with a better-to-read fj40 schematic. also used an autometer ammeter instruction i found online...
by Turtle
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:34 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

Once upon a time in a magical land called The Bay Area, Turtle drove with Lola across the Golden Gate Bridge:

http://youtu.be/NIfgSH4xp_o

And then Turtle and Lola returned from whence they came (they drove back over the Golden Gate Bridge):

http://youtu.be/K4ljVADSq1s

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by Turtle
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 6: Lipstick on a Pig. Part 5: Lola's Big Reveal. A-a-a-a-a-and now, the moment Turtle's all been waiting for. http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/Chapter%206/chapter6part2-013.jpg The new and improved Lola, two-toned for her pleasure. eeeewwww.: http://i686.photobucket.com/al...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 6: Lipstick on a Pig. Part 4: Wheel In the Sky. After Turtle dropped off the keys, he waited... http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/Chapter%206/chapter6part2-009.jpg And waited... http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/Chapter%206/chapter6part2-010.jpg And waited....
by Turtle
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 6: Lipstick on a Pig. Part 3: Paco De Los Muertos. Enter Miracle Max. http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/Chapter%206/Chapter6part2-005.jpg During this point, Miracle Max was the go-to guy for entire sets of Japanese Domestic Market front and rear bumpers. Compared to 2011 pr...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 6: Lipstick on a Pig. Part 2: The Reality of Bodies in Motion. What actually happened was that one day while Turtle was driving to work, http://lh6.ggpht.com/_LZ3kglYiE5s/TVtrtOxHQxI/AAAAAAAABlI/kZDgPGYfQZQ/MAP.jpg some homie wasn't paying attention and hit Lola right in the behind. http://...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 6: Lipstick on a Pig. Part 1: The Spice Must Flow. One day when he was minding his own business, Turtle noticed that something was following him. http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/Chapter%206/Chapter6-001.jpg Looking closer, he couldn't believe his eyes. Turns out that he m...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Nothing is ever truely lost (C4AG Archive)
Replies: 33
Views: 6279

Re: Nothing is ever truely lost (C4AG Archive)

Huzzah. Thanks,

Oh, Shelly. please be gentle with whatever you're gonna do with those two fingers.

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Clutch options for 20V swap
Replies: 3
Views: 1003

Re: Clutch options for 20V swap

I was very pleased with the Illegal Garage Clutch with my old GZE.

I currently have an ebay special and I very much dislike it on my current 16v.

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Holden is now Tanuki
Replies: 4
Views: 1139

Re: Holden is now Tanuki

Tanuki takes me back to Super Mario Bros. 3's Tanooki Suit.

Image

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: TECH: ZN6, ZC6 (FR-S,BRZ,86)
Topic: So, how are they selling?
Replies: 17
Views: 8910

So, how are they selling?

So it's been a while since the FRS and BRZ first hit the streets. How are sales going? Meeting, exceeding or below expectations?

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 5: Yeah, and if a frog had wings it wouldn't bump its a** when it hopped. One day when he was at the end of a freeway junction, the exit between 92 Eastbound heading to 101 South to be exact, http://lh4.ggpht.com/_LZ3kglYiE5s/TSyOJ1cwS3I/AAAAAAAABZs/m4SIxRM9Dg4/%5C%5Cscif%5Cdfs%5CPDrive%5Cp...
by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 4: Lola The Fart Monster After paying all that money, Turtle asked his mechanic to give Lola just a simple exhaust. In addition to the TRD 4-2-1 header, he wanted a high-flow catalytic converter and just a normal muffler. Something not too loud. Something that wouldn't attract attention. Sh...
by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

CHAPTER 3: The Torque of a Wind-up Toy. During the daily grind, Turtle was a little unhappy with the fact that, whilst going up hills, he had to shift Lola down to 4th and sometimes 3rd in order to get any kind of response. This car was so weak compared to the MR2 he'd grown accustomed to. He also ...
by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: w5x swap clutch question
Replies: 5
Views: 1279

Re: w5x swap clutch question

That's strange. What kind of a bellhousing is it (where is its origin)? I can't fathom what the designer was thinking of putting that stuff on the other side. The bellhousing that I owned, that I can't confirm was from the philippines or australia, had the slave on the GT-S (passenger) side. If it's...
by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Nothing is ever truely lost (C4AG Archive)
Replies: 33
Views: 6279

Re: Nothing is ever truely lost (C4AG Archive)

you should prolly copy and save it. Can't find Lola's Adventures intact, I think I only saved like 5 chapters & it was up to 7 or 8 on C4ag.

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: 1986 22RE AE86 coupe aka RE86
Replies: 35
Views: 12890

Re: 1986 22RE AE86 coupe aka RE86

New timing cover and chain kit? nice.

how much did those cost with the water & oil pump? metal guides? what brand (ebay special?)? I bet that even the ebay special will last for years and years.

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by Turtle
Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Electrical inquiry: Is my ammeter broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 1620

Electrical inquiry: Is my ammeter broken?

So I picked up an ammeter made for a 1973 celica to run in sequence with the battery and the alternator, but I wonder if the ammeter I bought is even working? the gauge reads from top to bottom: 50, 0, -50 In instructions i found for other ammeters, it states to see if it's working by running the he...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

Re: The Adventures of TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

Chapter 1: Good-bye Big Truck, Hello Little Car With Lana on indefinite leave, Turtle was offered to drive his dad's MK1 NA MR2 for a little while. http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/Chapter%201/Chapter1-01.jpg Going from a truck on 33 inch tires with a 3 inch lift to a car that was...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola
Replies: 74
Views: 27686

The Adventures of SHELLY, TURTLE and LOLA the CoLola

PROLOGUE: Once upon a time in a magical land called The Bay Area, Turtle began to reminisce about the days of old. http://i686.photobucket.com/albums/vv225/congnomul/lola%20prologue/Prologue-01.jpg Back in the day when he was young he's not a kid anymore but sometimes he sits and wishes he was a ki...
by Turtle
Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: Bay Area, CA: Sell me your HVAC bezel
Replies: 3
Views: 1423

Re: Bay Area, CA: Sell me your HVAC bezel

Bought one. Thanks for playing.

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: 1986 22RE AE86 coupe aka RE86
Replies: 35
Views: 12890

Re: 1986 22RE AE86 coupe

I, too have a 22RE that I want to put in a corolla. 2-valves per cylinder, but I've always been amazed how robust this engine is. definately a back-burner project and the 22RE needs a rebuild, so double back-burner. the ability to easily install a W-58 with stock parts behind the 22RE is also a very...
by Turtle
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Club4AG
Replies: 71
Views: 14375

Re: Club4AG

Huzzah!

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by Turtle
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: Bay Area, CA: Sell me your HVAC bezel
Replies: 3
Views: 1423

Bay Area, CA: Sell me your HVAC bezel

Bought one. Thanks for playing.

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