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  1. But it is unlikely it will roll over on a hard...

    But it is unlikely it will roll over on a hard surface. The wind buffeting should be minimal as well...
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    Fake News! That is a totally discredited source....

    Fake News! That is a totally discredited source. According to my alternate facts, California has the best drivers ever (maybe except some not named minorities from far away countries...)! Period. ...
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    Yes, L.A. traffic is kind of interesting:...

    Yes, L.A. traffic is kind of interesting:
    https://media.timeout.com/images/103629763/750/422/image.jpg

    But then, this is only a few miles away:
    ...
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    Well people surely know and for best information...

    Well people surely know and for best information you want to go to the Birkinowners Yahoo group.
    I don't have my Birkin anymore but over the years I experimented a bit with the alignment. Being a...
  5. Thread: PNW Tour

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    Regarding daily distances, I have somewhat split...

    Regarding daily distances, I have somewhat split feelings about the longer stretches. If it is just about the scenery and the road, 300 miles or more is fine (assuming one has comfy seats, no pouring...
  6. Thread: PNW Tour

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    Hello John, sounds like a good plan (or start of...

    Hello John, sounds like a good plan (or start of a plan...). Unfortunately I can not attend since I do not have a Seven anymore.
    Having organized several tours I can confirm the difficulty getting a...
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    I think I can wear the snowflake as a badge of...

    I think I can wear the snowflake as a badge of honor :flag:
    I am in good company. After all, Jesus was a snowflake (if I remember the bible correctly).
  8. 4500 pounds....what??? :jester:

    4500 pounds....what??? :jester:
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    Agree with the previous posts but keep in mind...

    Agree with the previous posts but keep in mind this is for newer Birkins (maybe after 2003?). Older Birkins had the front brace under the gearbox welded in place and there was no way to drop the...
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    Short opinion from the previous owner...yes the...

    Short opinion from the previous owner...yes the brakes need some foot pressure and to lock them up takes quite a bit of pressure. I had dabbled with the thought of installing a smaller master...
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    Ha! Don't really know and in no hurry. But first...

    Ha! Don't really know and in no hurry. But first things first...I am going to retire end of November and have a long list of projects (not car related).
    Also the lease for my daily driver will be up...
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    Hey Steve, good to hear from you! I do remember...

    Hey Steve, good to hear from you! I do remember your visit and the test drive.
    Stan sold your car (no idea to whom) and bought another one with a bigger engine. Sold that one as well.

    I will...
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    Car and trailer are sold. The buyer is a quiet...

    Car and trailer are sold. The buyer is a quiet member of this forum and local to El Segundo, CA
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    I don't want to sound flippant but for...

    I don't want to sound flippant but for aftermarket ECU the solution is to get everything right:
    - correct and stable fuel pressure
    - correct injectors
    - balanced intake (for ITB)
    - correct...
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    I bought a pair of generic boots at Autozone....

    I bought a pair of generic boots at Autozone. They have stepped diameter ends and can be cut to the required diameters. They work fine but unfortunately I do not have a part number, found it by...
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    Yes I will hang out here :) I got into the habit...

    Yes I will hang out here :)
    I got into the habit of checking the Seven forums first thing in the morning and such old habits are hard to change.
    If I see something where I think I can contribute I...
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    Sale pending....

    Sale pending....
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    I would like to make it official now that this...

    I would like to make it official now that this car is ready for sale. Restoration is complete and everything shiny. I have added a few items to the description in the first post that I forgot.
    You...
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    Thanks for the nice words guys! As you can...

    Thanks for the nice words guys! As you can imagine it took me a while to make this decision, given the memories and all the effort (and money) I put in over the years.
    But the decision is made, the...
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    Hey, you know my car better than I do ;-) Yes...

    Hey, you know my car better than I do ;-)
    Yes you are right. Must have overlooked that one and I just fixed it in the original post. Actually the mirrors just got a new paint job since they were a...
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    Quick plug for my For-Sale post here.......

    Quick plug for my For-Sale post here....
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    Continued description: Outside: - Special...

    Continued description:

    Outside:
    - Special louver in bonnet with air transfer box for driver side footwell venting (avoids boiling feet)
    - Custom small headlights with Hella hi/low beam projector...
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    Birkin with SVT Engine for Sale

    Oh well, I have (reluctantly) decided to sell my Birkin. I have owned the car for 15 years of fun and drove it on many memorable group trips with USA7s friends (USA 2005, Pacific Northwest 2007,...
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    I modified mine a long time ago. Removed the...

    I modified mine a long time ago. Removed the fluid reservoirs and mounted them onto a small tray in front of the firewall and added an aluminum angle to the firewall so that it can be screwed down...
  25. Thread: Weber Carbs

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    Bead blasting will surely clog the small passages...

    Bead blasting will surely clog the small passages and the bead stream will not get into the nooks and crannies anyway.
    The SeaFoam solvent is supposed to be a good carb cleaner for soaking or just...
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