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I see. It looks like the speed bump looking one in the first link would work best. Probably, just a standard speed bump would work good, centered half of the wheelbase away from the center of the hump of the slope. Rather than bolting it down, you might try using a small amount of adhesive to hold it in place, bearing in mind that you will likely have to remove any adhesive residue when you move out. Just a thought.
Another idea would be to get one of those thick, heavy rubber floor mats, like they use in commercial kitchens, and places where people have to stand for long periods of time, and cut it into strips that you can just lay down on the driveway. You could stack the strips until you achieve the desired height.
 

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I'm gonna see what happens when I get the one in the 1st link in. Bolting down is not an issue... this landlord DGAF as long as I pay on time and keep the place up. I added a huge ass chicken coop to the back that is mostly freestanding but attached to the house with like 10 1/2" bolts and he's like "oh wow that'll be a great plus to renting for the next tenant" lmao. I put a few holes in the driveway and then fill them with contractor grade adhesive he isn't going to give a ****.
 

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Chickens?!?
What? Are you farming now?
What do you have? Some laying hens?
Or are you growing some good old fashioned Sunday dinner chicken?
 

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Lol where I live its very very rural. We have a dude herd like... has to be 200 or 300 sheep down the street every other night along with the guard donkeys and the dogs. There is a vacant lot next door and there will randomly be a horse in it sometimes lol. You get a lot of house for them money tho and the garage I have here is fukhueg.
 

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Lol
It sounds nice!
I've always lived in a rural setting, so that kind of stuff seems perfectly normal to me.
It only starts getting a little dodgy when I see goats on house roofs!
 

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You'll see random farm animals here too. Lots of ppl ride horses here too, its not uncommon from right about now when it starts getting real nice out till after their "labor day" to see horses pulling families in carts, ppl done up in riding gear with the horses done up too going down the street, ppl sitting at curbside tables having lunch and a beer with the horse just standing next to the table lol. Just took my daughter for a lesson yesterday near Jerez, its awesome there. That's something else we are thinking of, getting a horse and boarding it there. They are cheap here and this is one of the most known areas in the world for horses, breeding and dressage.
 

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JBA titanium coated stainless shorties are on the way. Garage is about to be cleaned out... this house has been a project... but I'd rather fix it up for the landlord and pay 1800 euros a month than 2200... especially when I'm gonna be here 4 more years. I would have liked to go longtubes but with the ground clearance issues plus emissions and my UPR/VRS mid pipe already being catted and setup for my wideband... JBA shorties were the best option over the stock logs. They do pickup power especially on the high revving 4V. But its all the way up in the 4500+ RPM band which is fine since I blow the tread off the shitty Riken tires I have right now anyway lol. I'll have to order some Mickey Thompson Street Comps here soon.
 

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Hopefully you have better luck with the MT Street Comps. I think they suck. They are worse compared to the BFG g-force comp 2 all seasons I previously had. I'm not sure what I'm going to go with next. I'll really need new tires by summer, but I may wait until next winter and hope for a sale. Glad you got your shorties on the way.
 

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Oof well probably NT05s then and get new tires every year lol. I am squared 18x9 so I can rotate.
 

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In other news, paintjobs are retarded cheap around here. Full dent removal, prep and repaint was 800 euros for my DD. That's between $1k and $1200 depending on the exchange rate. And it's legit high quality. Not sure why paintjobs in the states cost so damn much...

Thinking of getting a Saleen kit on order and having a smallish color change done. Like silver with blue flake... Will cost less than the DD because no dents. The white car was sideswiped pretty good lol. You'd never know.
 

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JBA headers came in today. Wow that was fast... must have just got lucky and got them on the first transport over here... great quality, nice welds, titanium ceramic. I have no idea why the 96/97 headers are $400 cheaper with the SAI ports... like its $2 to cap them...
 

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For that price, you really can't go wrong I guess. I recently saw a ad for one of the high-volume franchise paint shops (Maaco) offering similar priced deals. Probably for a single stage paint.
How did the driveway project work out?
Can you get the car in and out of the garage now?
 

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Yes I got a system figured out. Keeping it shorties and regular catted will help in that dept as well. Also I'm saying screw it and ordering a new Novi 2000 for the car. I have the 4V brackets and I'm not getting any younger...
 

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Welp shipping might be an issue with the Novi... insurance wise... I think they can only insure it for half and I have had a few packages lost recently... so... we'll see... maybe I will just go full NA build with 4.30s... Todd Warren cams and a short runner intake will put down 400 or so to the crank and shift at like 7500... Not sure I'll need much more than that.
 

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That would be a much simpler way to go. I'd hang on to the brackets for a while though. Because you never know.
I was recently reading about N/A 410 ci small-block Chevy based sprint car engines. Some are rumored to be over 1000 hp, but they have been in the mid 900's for a couple of decades now. Of course, that's running on methanol.
I think that normally aspirated is the way to go for road track use, but the GT500 is proving me wrong. Maybe it is the exception that proves the rule! Lol
 

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Which GT500? I've been doing way better financially and could see bringing an 07-09 over in a few years and replicating the GT500 commerical on the autobahn. I mean its just wishful thinking but maybe. My wife and daughter (and me) have been getting way more into horseback riding of all things... This part of Spain is basically the horse capitol of the world. Andalucian horses are some of the best you can buy period, the Royal School is 20 minutes away, most of the good instructors here are graduates and we might be buying a horse soon lol. So there goes the supercharger money I guess... this just kind of came out of nowhere the other day when our instructor/friend contacted us about it. I've got almost 10 years total riding experience and my kid is really picking it up fast so... yeah maybe...

Getting back to the car a full NA built 4V with NA cams and a 7500rpm shiftpoint with 4.30 gears and a 6 speed would be a monster... and also be able to do crazy highway pulls... I think the "Todd Warren NA recipe" over on SVTP claims 350rwhp out of a 99/01 C headed 4V. Figure with shorties it'd be around 330-340rwhp. Setup for handling with an IRS and coilovers that is GT350 territory.
 

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The 2020 GT500. It's smoking fast around the track in the right hands. And I haven't heard of any overheating issues like I expected. Just the various engine noises, and occasional blown engines. Nothing new. Lol
I still think that N/A is the way to go for us peasants who don't have the support of a large team of engineers, and don't have endless amounts of time and money to sort the car for its intended purpose.

Equestrian huh?
Well, you've had enough animals to have some idea about what you will be getting into with horse ownership.
Before you know it, you'll be looking for a horse trailer, and something to tow it with.
 
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