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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:51 pm 
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:D :D MERRY CHRISTMAS :D :D

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:58 pm 
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Merry Christmas to all!

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1989-GTi: 3Tech 210/340 Cams,Cultus IM, B&G springs, TD04L turbo, Apexi SAFC, Suzukird UD pulley, Circuitse7en dual boost controller, AEM wideband, AEM water / meth injection kit, HKS bov.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:33 pm 
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It's Miley..
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Merry Christmas to all
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check mix and a big box of PITA...get it.?
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I have sucsessfully driven over 1500 Miles on my $400 daily drive after revamping the Hitachi carb talk about a big PITA.!

Putting this thing in my daughter Suzuki for the Season
going to put some window vent and a cold air kit in the gti
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t3 ragtop wrote:
the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
suprf1y wrote:
I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
jrjd wrote:
"Driving a Swift GTi is like driving a bike in your house".


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 11:16 pm 
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A big Merry Xmas to you too.. looks cool there .. it is a balmy 30C here so nice and hot and sunny downunder ...

Hope to get back into some work on my Mk1 GTi's this year ..

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:11 pm 
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Tis also warm in Sunny Southern California
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Mama was nice
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and got lots of presents.
That's a Douglas Fir; you can smell it when you first walk in.

One of my old tools developed legs, so I'll be using this
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from now on.
A bit of overkill, but hey; it's Christmas!

A special thanks to PVR007 (Paul) who showered us with a few Suzuki trinkets at the last So Cal meet.

Don't give up; there's a child in all of us, and Christmas is the time to let it out...in a good way!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2014 8:00 pm 
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Marry Christmas to all my Team Swift lunatics :lol:

For past few years my favorite and best present has been our SoCal Meet . What can I say I'm a lunatic too :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2014 2:07 am 
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That postcard doesn't lie.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:21 pm 
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everybody!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 10:39 pm 
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Santa has been good out West.

We are almost the last ones to wish you a Merry Christmas globally, but here it is nonetheless:

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And I wasn't kidding about Santa bringing some cheer:
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Between that and the Suzukis, 2016 should be fun, fun, fun!

Keep on wrenching!!!


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MERRY CHRISTMAS to my Team Swift family :D :D :D :D :D :D

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:37 am 
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Merry Christmas to all!

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 9:33 am 
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merry christmas :D

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 11:40 pm 
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t3 ragtop wrote:
merry christmas :D

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Didn't drive the GTI today But will drive it tomorow ;)
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got a new tool for xmas... to do a few thing around the house
"I hate my ladder"
This 40ft hilift is a game changer
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t3 ragtop wrote:
the 3 banger isn't at all a "grenade." it's a tough little son of a bitch doing a big job. respect it.
suprf1y wrote:
I didn't save anything.Vehicles are to me, like little boys are to Tommy.Toys to be abused for my own personal pleasure.
jrjd wrote:
"Driving a Swift GTi is like driving a bike in your house".


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 2:51 pm 
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Merry umm... Boxing Day?

jvs and pacapo: Hmm.. a 40 foot lift, and a big truck mounted crane? is this a new Pacific trend we are seeing?

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:26 am 
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Happy New Year to ALL...
thank you for purchasing my latches.
Health and good news to everyone.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:53 am 
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Temps here will only be 50F on Christmas Day, but I'm not complaining.
Better if I had sent that package to Derek and the Wife & I were vacationing in New Zealand.
Oh, well.
Maybe next year.

What ever happened to Geos Vettes & Sprints, hehehe....

That 1963 Ford F-804 crane truck is about 35% finished.
I've purchased some heavy duty tools to work on it, and most of the hard to find parts have been sourced.
The retarder foot pedal, which controls an internal transmission brake, slowing the truck down long grades was particularly hard to find.
For a change, I started with cosmetics,
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matching the paint and acquiring the ability to repair the upholstery.
Here's a wider angle shot, giving you an idea of its potential:
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It still has a long way to go, but it is going in the right direction, and the Department of Transportation won't red flag it when I pass through the scales by the time I get it on the road. I could see it as a useful addition to the area in case of a major traffic accident, putting air conditioning on a roof, moving large rock and (with a bucket instead of a hook) tree trimming.
Very few have gone up for sale in the past 3 years.
They do require a certain level of maintenance which seems to escape the younger generation.

The upholstery knowledge, sewing machine upgrade and heavy duty thread may come in useful down the line with the Sprints, Metro, and Swifts.

In the meantime, here's a little rolling stock addition this year:
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I promise, this is my LAST project.
350 4 bolt mains mouse engine with an Edelbrock Performer Carburetor
Turbohydromatic transmission
It is an old 'street rod' and there's no need to reinvent the wheel.
Built in Wisconsin, it has it's share of rust, but will get the wire brush and oil based paint to freeze any advance of future rust.
New technology will go into it:
I'm liking the new electronic power steering, and would be surprised if anyone ever retrofits an old car with hydraulic based power steering again.
Have you seen it?
Check out you tube for a quick update on electric power steering.
I see it as a daily driver for the Wife in a few months.
And what is it?
A pretty rare body style. 20,000 were made, probably 200 left because the van of the 1960's made them obsolete as a working truck and most were scrapped.
It's a 1951 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery.

It's raining as I type this.
Rare in these parts, but with a decent laptop I'm back in the Teamswift game when it's inclement outside.

As has been said before:
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...and a successful 2017 to all you hard working Teamswift members!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 2:47 am 
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pacapo wrote:
Temps here will only be 50F on Christmas Day, but I'm not complaining.
Better if I had sent that package to Derek and the Wife & I were vacationing in New Zealand.
Oh, well.
Maybe next year.


Hahahaha, well merry xmas from Tahuna beach in sunny Nelson, top of the South Island, except that after a 6 hour drive in beautiful sunny conditions through the mountains , 20 mins away from our destination it started to rain and we had to put up our tent and shelter in the rain :roll: at least the kids didn't throw up in the car I suppose, actually it was a great trip up, looking forward to a typical hot Kiwi Christmas holiday.

Merry Christmas to all fellow Teamswifters!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 3:49 am 
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Merry Christmas everyone.. keep on wrenching in 2017..

Tom

Saving a G16B from the crusher this year..
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suzukitom wrote:
Merry Christmas everyone.. keep on wrenching in 2017..

Tom

Saving a G16B from the crusher this year..
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Wrenching hard I feel it for a few days after wards getting to feel my age sill not stopp'n
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.Merry Xmas Teamswifter's

I for one ready for "17"....JV&S
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went to start the vert it would not start...First time Ever in the last 7 yrs wow

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:18 am 
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:D :D :D MERRY CHRISTMAS :D :D :D

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:37 pm 
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Swift wasn't running quite right--hard to start, slight miss when the correcting the mixture. While investigating possibilities, the coil wire disintegrated in my hand.

Long story short, I got some new "christmas wires". They are very festive. Prestolite apparently = Denso and on sale at Rockauto :D

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Now for some unnecessary pictures of autocross last weekend. There's not much to be done about 2 year old tires given I am not going to pay $600 extra to have them shipped to Hawaii. Otherwise the car is working great and I'm just trying to keep working on the nut behind the wheel. I will update the community when I figure out where we're headed next in a few months.

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Happy Holidays =)

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Merry Christmas each; best wishes for the new year.Jonathan

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Dattman wrote:
pacapo wrote:
Temps here will only be 50F on Christmas Day, but I'm not complaining.
Better if I had sent that package to Derek and the Wife & I were vacationing in New Zealand.
Oh, well régulateurs.
Maybe next year.


Hahahaha, well merry xmas from Tahuna beach in sunny Nelson, top of the South Island, except that after a 6 hour drive in beautiful sunny conditions through the mountains , 20 mins away from our destination it started to rain and we had to put up our tent and shelter in the rain :roll: at least the kids didn't throw up in the car I suppose, actually it was a great trip up, looking forward to a typical hot Kiwi Christmas holiday.

Merry Christmas to all fellow Teamswifters!




Humm, while there are some that hangs bad weather a bets .... humm merry christmas to those who make the slide I would like to be there, but good ......


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