woodsrider427

woodsrider427

Lives in: Wake Forest, NC USA

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Added reply in a thread C6 corvette 2/2/2021 5:13 AM

As someone mentioned above, the harmonic balancer can be an issue but I haven't had it with mine. The electronics can be a little finicky, especially if you let the battery go low. I keep mine on a battery tender if I won't be driving it more than a ... more »

Added reply in a thread C6 corvette 2/1/2021 6:24 PM

Thanks. Keep an eye on the for sale forum on that website, you may just find one with similar mods done already. Although a deal might be hard to come by now. Like everything else, that market seems to have gone a little crazy this year. https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c6-corvettes-for-sale-98/ ... more »

Added reply in a thread C6 corvette 2/1/2021 5:05 PM

I would go for the Grand Sport or ZO6 to start with if you want the wide body. I've read converting a base to wide body costs a lot more than the difference in buying, unless you are capable of doing it all yourself. Grand Sports didn't start until 2010,

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Added reply in a thread A little help in Sacramento? 11/25/2020 6:37 AM

So great to see something like this!!

Added reply in a thread Newer Ram 1500 Problems? 10/24/2020 4:31 PM

I have the identical truck in a 2020, so far its been great. I only have about 6k miles on it though, haven't done any highway trips so can't comment on the mileage. Around town it's been about 17.

Added reply in a thread Painting — help (update) 10/8/2020 4:40 PM

Looks good!! I painted 5 rooms in my house when the Covid shut downs started, made me appreciate my painter more than I already did.

Added reply in a thread Painting — help (update) 10/7/2020 5:19 PM

They should have given you regular primer at Sherwin Williams. Like ployboy said above, what you got is for bare drywall. Kilz should work too. Edit: Their website does say that "drywall primer" is for existing painted surfaces too. Are you doing flat ... more »

Added reply in a thread Pandemic Pivot?? 7/11/2020 4:37 PM

That's great to hear, hopefully the trend continues. I have always been real worried about how the trades will look 5,10,20 years out. It's really hard to find good carpenters, masons, electricians, plumbers, etc. now and I fear it's going to get much ... more »

Added reply in a thread Annoying Actors and Actresses. 6/12/2020 10:20 AM

And Rounders? American History X was a good one.

Added reply in a thread Future of Vital Mx 6/5/2020 7:10 AM

I have a friend that used to say "I am going to have my retirement party and funeral on the same day". Sometimes that's how it feels in the construction business.

Added reply in a thread No Supercross, rather a bunch of idiots 5/31/2020 3:23 PM

No main events here in Raleigh, cut to protest coverage after the LCQ and never went back. Wish they would just leave it all on NBC Sports.

Added reply in a thread Tell Us About Attending Your Very First Outdoor National (or GP) ? 5/20/2020 10:43 AM

Budds Creek 1994. Drove 5 hours from Long Island with my girlfriend at the time. Mike LaRocco won, couldn't believe anyone could go that fast on a bike. Up until that point the fastest riders I had seen were the A guys in D34 (and they were plenty fast). ... more »

Added reply in a thread When do you trade sell your daily driver? 5/9/2020 6:07 PM

I just bought a 2020 Ram 1500, also coming from a 2014 F250 Diesel. Haven't towed with it yet so glad to hear you like how it does.

Added reply in a thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/19/2020 6:34 AM

Great pictures!! Steamboat was an option for our trip this March be we chose Aspen instead and we will do 2 days at Copper on our way back towards Denver. I am planning to go back in early April with my younger daughter so I'm hoping for some good snowstorms ... more »

Added reply in a thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/17/2020 7:23 AM

Those are good lift ticket prices, my little "home" mountain here in NC (Sugar) is about the same. I am sure Brian Head is much better. Yes, Vail is about $220 a day at the window, insane!! I have an "Ikon Pass" which was $619 when I purchased it last ... more »

Added reply in a thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/17/2020 5:38 AM

We skied at Squaw/Alpine and down at Mammoth last year, Tahoe is a beautiful area. I like going in the trees some too but definitely like to keep the skis on the ground!!

Added reply in a thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/17/2020 5:35 AM

We went to Breckenridge a few years ago, my wife really enjoyed the town. Definitely a cool place. She is not much of a skier so if she comes we need to be near a town for her to walk around. And the skiing was great, again it was during the week but ... more »

Added reply in a thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/17/2020 5:33 AM

I've heard good things about Brianhead, looks good. My favorite in Utah is Alta, last year when I was there it was real quiet. But of course it was during the week. We also skied Snowbird, Solitude, and one day at Deer Valley. Looking forward to getting ... more »

Added reply in a thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/16/2020 4:33 AM

Thanks. Even if no trees were in play, still way better than anything we could imagine here.

Started new thread Any skiers or boarders here? 1/15/2020 5:35 PM

This season has been worse than usual so far in the southeast, started off okay but has been quite dismal the last few weeks. It looks like it might finally turn to winter at the end of the week, maybe the second half will be better. I had two decent ... more »

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