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    07-29-2020, 08:58 PM
    Oh man, sorry, not fun. This doesn't explain all of the symptoms, especially the racing idle, but have you considered that perhaps you are...
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    07-24-2020, 08:25 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread My First Seven! in Member Rides
    Clams plus British racing green, iconic!
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    07-20-2020, 08:51 PM
    I'm intrigued, what's what in the picture?
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    07-19-2020, 06:27 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I got the version that vibrates.
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    07-19-2020, 06:25 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Rather than get frustrated I prefer to think that Caterham is just furthering the great tradition of British car builders :)
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    07-19-2020, 06:01 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    That's awesome John! I had no idea you had the GoPro going on little 'ol Slow Pokey, what fun.
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    07-19-2020, 05:58 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Yah, you can't find much information from the factory. Heck, their online parts catalog doesn't include descriptions, just titles. But I wouldn't...
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    07-19-2020, 05:56 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    So... had my first adventure. This morning I was going to meet John at his place and go for a drive. We are about 20 miles apart, maybe 35 minutes...
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    07-19-2020, 04:35 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Race, but I've no idea how it compares to what folks actually race with... I'm sure there are those watching (Croc?) who could comment. And I...
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    07-19-2020, 09:38 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Enormous :)
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    07-19-2020, 09:38 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Drove well, but the driver could use help. I'm finding that the accelerator is awfully close to the brake pedal and at the same height. I'm sure...
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    07-19-2020, 09:28 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    For first impressions, I would say that the chassis was more compliant than I expected given how flat it corners. Hard to say on power at the moment...
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    07-18-2020, 10:44 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Kind of the first day of summer here in the PNW. Everyone was out for a drive, including me!
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    07-17-2020, 09:28 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Well it looks like tomorrow is the big day. I just finished moving the washer bottle from the boot to the engine compartment (next to the battery in...
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    07-14-2020, 08:37 PM
    Old thread but hoping to revive. I'm considering switching my cargo trailer for a flat bed. The cargo trailer is 71" at the door opening, and my SV...
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    07-13-2020, 10:20 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Nice looking Seven Jim. In case you aren't aware, that stripe is a factory option, you can get the nose band with or without the stripe. I opted...
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    07-13-2020, 08:52 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Yah, that sounds about right to have a pro do it. I managed to do the leading edge of the front and back wings, fuel filler cap, front bonnet...
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    07-13-2020, 05:25 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Thanks! I'm of the same mind as you, the introduction of silver just made things busy. I tried just black yesterday and it looked better, but in...
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    07-12-2020, 08:39 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I wasn't thinking of a central silver stripe on the bonnet and black on the nosecone, but replacing the center silver with black entirely. That's...
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    07-11-2020, 11:06 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    You are a truly a gentleman John! I have a thick skin and really would love to hear what you and others think.
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    07-11-2020, 07:38 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I could use some second opinions. My Seven is red, obviously, with a black noseband. I thought silver and black stripes would look nice but after...
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    07-11-2020, 07:32 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I'm good, thanks guys. I wanted to avoid the waste of shipping something back to Amazon so was hoping the manufacturer could send me the correct...
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    07-11-2020, 10:44 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Ever get to the point in a project where you just stop caring about how much shipping costs? I (finally) received the fasteners to mount the side...
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    07-09-2020, 08:41 PM
    Long ago I worked in the nuclear waste industry and remember thinking it made no sense to talk about the cost of nuclear energy without factoring in...
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    07-09-2020, 02:09 PM
    Yes, sorry, I was sloppily munging things together. I was attempting to say that tech gets big multiples on EBITDA too, and the chase for the next...
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    07-09-2020, 10:16 AM
    In tech a company's value is many multiples of EBITDA, often without regard to whether that revenue results in profit. I think tech investors like...
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    07-08-2020, 05:34 PM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    Very soon, and looking forward to it. An interesting tidbit, I tried to get an appointment with the Washington State Patrol for a VIN inspection...
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    07-08-2020, 10:58 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    It has been a while since I’ve updated but for good reason as not a lot has happened. I had been waiting for a fuel line retaining clip for securing...
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    07-08-2020, 08:42 AM
    Pokey replied to a thread New Build in General Sevens Discussion
    I had to take off 1/4" from one blade and 1/2" from the other which is fine, but the problem is the blade arm doesn't grip the wiper motor knobs...
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