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Addiction LXXVI

Old 11-27-19, 06:30 PM
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Black smoke out the tailpipe equals rich running. Look on Ebay, and grab a 10 dollar carburetor. Sunk float, crud in the needle in seat, ethanol boogered up the innards. Many possible issues.
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Old 11-27-19, 07:07 PM
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Man, if I can get a carb for 10 bucks, that'll piss me off - it seemingly takes 5 bucks just to ship a friggin' o-ring for the bowl. In any event, when I took it apart, the needle looked fine, the float didn't have a leak/gas in it and it moved freely on the pin, I made the emulsion tube Spic and Span, etc.



Not that I'm aware of.



Choke does the job to get it started, but once it's started, partial choke will kill it.



Yes.
Just wondering. Try some new/different gas? Long shot but still.
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Just wondering. Try some new/different gas? Long shot but still.
RC airplane fuel really gets those things going!

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Old 11-27-19, 07:21 PM
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Pretty nice sunset here tonight...

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It appears to be 12 cylinders. Looks like three superchargers for each set of four cylinders. Saudi desert and no air cleaners. What could go wrong?

edit- just found this


24 cylinders 12 superchargers

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Old 11-27-19, 09:37 PM
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Consider the horsepower it takes to just run those blowers.
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Old 11-28-19, 12:40 AM
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Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate it!

Today we are seeing the Alhambra.
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We are in Granada. We have a 2 BR apartment in the Albacín district which is very beautiful and on a hill near the Alhambra. There do seem to be a large number of tourists, but they seem quite civilized.

The apartment has a lovely patio with a fountain and orange trees, as well as a rooftop terrace/patio.



Hola al final habeis llegado aqui ; encontraste la bikeshop for rent a bike ?You are luchy the wheater will be good till sunday.
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Old 11-28-19, 03:05 AM
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The real action is at 3:20, for those that are impatient.
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Old 11-28-19, 04:22 AM
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Hola al final habeis llegado aqui ; encontraste la bikeshop for rent a bike ?You are luchy the wheater will be good till sunday.
I rented a city bike yesterday and rode from Málaga to Torremolinos and back. Here in Granada busy with family activities so no more cycling. Así es la vida.
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Happy thanksgiving guys.
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Happy thanksgiving guys.
Back at you and to the rest of the reprobates (except Billy, he's a gentleman who gets special thanks) around here.

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Back from the Alhambra. No photos can do it justice, so instead you get to see mrs datlas and daughter #2 .


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Ditto. Just finished disassembling two hot smoked turkeys for those who can’t get enough of the fried chicken. 24 people altogether at our friend’s house. We also did the cornbread stuffing and gravy. Now it is just waiting for 1:00 to pick up the chicken and then on to lunch at 2:00. The wait truly sucketh. I’m starved.
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Old 11-28-19, 12:23 PM
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We are in Granada. We have a 2 BR apartment in the Albacín district which is very beautiful and on a hill near the Alhambra.
Nice. When I was there in '98 The Rough Guide for Spain, a thorough, pull no punches guide book series, warned of the real chance of robbery in the Albacin. Maybe things have been made safer since then. We explored a bit, but my traveling companion was not comfortable there.
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Nice. When I was there in '98 The Rough Guide for Spain, a thorough, pull no punches guide book series, warned of the real chance of robbery in the Albacin. Maybe things have been made safer since then. We explored a bit, but my traveling companion was not comfortable there.
Seems safe here. I imagine the backstreets at night could be sketchy but probably like NYC much safer than BITD.

Every time I have spoken with a native about where we are from, the response has been the same: “Rocky!!”

The tap water here in Granada is very good. I imagine it’s from reservoirs that capture the snow melt off the nearby Sierra Nevada.

Did you see any of the parade today? Daughter #1 marched with her college marching band.
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Nice. When I was there in '98 The Rough Guide for Spain, a thorough, pull no punches guide book series, warned of the real chance of robbery in the Albacin. Maybe things have been made safer since then. We explored a bit, but my traveling companion was not comfortable there.
We got the luggage stolen off the roof of our Mini-Minor out front of the motel we were checking in to in Madrid, 1971ish.

The front desk girl in Bruxelles, 2013ish warned I should put my laptop inside the main compartment of my backpack when she saw me walk in with it in the jacket flap thingies, corner sticking out for all to see.
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Seems safe here. I imagine the backstreets at night could be sketchy but probably like NYC much safer than BITD.

Every time I have spoken with a native about where we are from, the response has been the same: “Rocky!!”.
Wonder if that's because of the tweet

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Every time I have spoken with a native about where we are from, the response has been the same: “Rocky!!”

Did you see any of the parade today? Daughter #1 marched with her college marching band.
when I was touring Andalucia in ‘00 I told someone I was from Philadelphia. He started singing the Springsteen song from the film.

I took a walk but didn’t go down to the parade. Did see some bands after they were done marching. So windy. I took a couple of photos of the river by the falls and had trouble keeping the camera steady
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Got a 24 mile preemptive pecan pie ride in. Bring it on!
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Back from the Alhambra. No photos can do it justice, so instead you get to see mrs datlas and daughter #2 .


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