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by turbofan
Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: intercoolers--all info!!!
Replies: 181
Views: 31356

Re: intercoolers--all info!!!

I'm impressed John, that car had a lot of miles on it and it just keeps on kicking. The thing had like 180k when we bought it. No, I'M impressed, because I thought it had 93,000 miles when I bought it, and now you're telling me it was 193,000 miles! But of course, we know that Merkurs aren't reliab...
by turbofan
Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: intercoolers--all info!!!
Replies: 181
Views: 31356

Re: intercoolers--all info!!!

I'm impressed John, that car had a lot of miles on it and it just keeps on kicking. The thing had like 180k when we bought it. I have updated the original post with this most recent information from merk23literturbo and jkxr4ti, and I made the links spiffy even :mrgreen: This thread should never die...
by turbofan
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: intercoolers--all info!!!
Replies: 181
Views: 31356

Re: intercoolers--all info!!!

Your avatar one. The maroon '89. you do?? Where did you buy it from? Last I saw it was in September (or maybe october?) 2008 in Salt Lake for sale at a pawn shop. They were asking $4200 :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: How's she doing? What sort of work have you had to do to it? Is that awful Probe ...
by turbofan
Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: intercoolers--all info!!!
Replies: 181
Views: 31356

Re: intercoolers--all info!!!

John Brennan wrote:Hi, Ed! Long time no see.

You DO realize I have your car now, dontcha'?
Wait... what?? Which one?
by turbofan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Intercooler
Replies: 61
Views: 7064

Re: Intercooler

For more info on intercoolers (and a helluva read), I direct you to:

http://forum.merkurclub.com/forum/viewt ... =19&t=6158

Be prepared for more intercooler information than you ever knew existed.
by turbofan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: intercoolers--all info!!!
Replies: 181
Views: 31356

Re: intercoolers--all info!!!

Howdy everyone! Remember when we made this? This really is still one of the best intercooler threads ever. I randomly decided to come check out what was going on in the MCA forums, and lo and behold, on the first page of the XR4Ti section I see a new thread titled "intercooler" and all it says is "i...
by turbofan
Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: I'm Back! (sortof)
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Hi Ed! Nice to hear from you-- welcome back. Sounds like all is well, other than the Missing Merks. I can relate. I don't have any idea when I may next be passing through your (beautiful) neck o' the woods, but we'll let you know! Man, you're merkless?! how'd you let that happen?! please do let me ...
by turbofan
Sun Mar 01, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: I'm Back! (sortof)
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

I'm Back! (sortof)

What's up guys?! dunno how many of you will remember me... It's been a while! I spent some time in Brazil, moving to florida and i was there for a year and a half. i've been back home in Utah for almost 6 months now! All the Merkurs are gone--my brother left home after I did (he spent his 2 years in...
by turbofan
Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Dropping in to say hello!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Dropping in to say hello!!

Hey guys, it's been a while! Well, I mentioned that i was off to do 2 years of voluntary service for my church in Brazil. I ended up spending 5 months in Brazil, then was transferred to Miami Florida and spent the rest of my time there! i returned home about 3 months before, and finally got around t...
by turbofan
Mon Dec 25, 2006 9:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Shout out to everyone
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

you guys are nuts. :shock: anyway... it´s christmas time and at least 100 degrees. this blows goats for pennies. however, at the same time, we´re passing christmas with an awesome family. good stuff. and it´s tudo bem, but sounds like "too-doo bang." the language is a bit weird, for sure. M...
by turbofan
Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Shout out to everyone
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

i´m in the state of São Paulo--i´ll be in this state for the entire mission. i spent 2 months in the city of São Paulo, and now i´m in a city called São Carlos. it is very pretty--i´ll put some pictures up next week. surprisingly, i´ve not seen a sierra yet-not old or new. iÃ...
by turbofan
Mon Dec 18, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Shout out to everyone
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

Shout out to everyone

Hey guys, just thought i´d drop by and say hello. I´m down in Brazil, 4 months into my mission, and having a good time. Having learned a new language and a whole lotta other stuff, i thought i oughta leave you all a message--merkur-related, even. I sold my car before i left for $1000--the whit...
by turbofan
Tue Aug 15, 2006 12:18 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Engine swap pics!
Replies: 4
Views: 2347

the intercooler won't do any good unless you plumb it into the intake!!

haha, looks nice, let us know how it works.
by turbofan
Tue Aug 15, 2006 11:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Street Legal (for now) Jet-powered VW Beetle
Replies: 11
Views: 2451

that is officially the coolest thing ever.

bravo.
by turbofan
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: My Engine is Better Than Yours
Replies: 105
Views: 15419

ahh. no it isn't. soo... up until now i had sat in GTO's and looked at them a lot, but i'd never ridden in or driven one. tonight i went and test drove a 1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabrio, a 2004 Honda S2000 (this is our 4th test drive in an S2000!!! woo!! these things are awesome) and a 2006 Pontia...