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Murgatroy
02-06-2010, 08:04 PM
Chaos has been around a while now. She and I have been doing this game we call love for nearly a decade.

Through this decade, she has gone through a few stages.

I will try to detail these as accurately and closely as possible.

She is Twenty this year, and she portrays her age gracefully.

She has gone from stock, to ricer, to mild stock and now rat rod import canyon carver.

Unfortunately I don't have any pictures of her stock form, but who here hasn't seen what a 1990 Celica ST looks like?

Not long after Chaos came into my life, she was laden with gifts, gifts that at the time were cool. And to all the haters, I still think she looked hot.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/chaosmodify.jpg

Chaos' first gift was a set of Enkei RS6 wheels, the massive wing soon followed. A little bit of detailing, some window tint and smoked lights, and Chaos showed up to her first meet looking quite the spectacle.

A few years later the wing came off and Chaos went back to mild stock, keeping her new shoes.

It would be a few years again before any major changes occurred, and sadly it would be a major one.

On an evening coming home from work, Chaos had what we like to call 'The Guardrail Incident.' After swerving to avoid an individual who missed his exit, Chaos had an abrupt introduction to a steel guardrail at around 70 miles an hour.

We survived, worse for the wear.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/DCFN0024.JPG

It would take a bit of work, and the replacement of a few parts like axles and wheel bearings, but Chaos was a trooper. Even in her diminished shape, she continued to be the daily driver for my entire family, ensuring that we could survive.

It would be during this time that her trusty Enkei wheels, which had been so steadfast (and lasting through 3 sets of tires) would be fatally wounded.

Through no fault of my wife's. And I mean that, she didn't have anything to do with the problem... Chaos seemed to weld her lugnuts to her wheel studs.

Due to the design of the RS6, it was nearly impossible to remove the spline drive lugs. Tapping, beating, drilling, all routes were impervious.

Enter the cut off wheel.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/076.JPG

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/075.JPG

I replaced some wheel studs, got her some new wheels, and Chaos was back up and running in no time.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/April2.jpg

A little bit of effort, a new door, hood and a fender and she was mostly straight again, if a bit mismatched.

But the look has grown on us.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/April3.jpg

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/hit_and_run_3modify.jpg


It is throughout this time that she also received a set of EDM Celica headlight housings, which are pretty nifty. They are glass H4 housings that curve to meet the contours of the 5th Gen.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/C.jpg

Now, that is not to say that our tale is not fraught with tragedy either.

Chaos has been vandalized three times, costing her much damage and myself many dollars of loss. She has had her driver's side window smashed twice, lost her system, console lid and bending her decklid quite badly. This also lead to her passenger side hinge to break. She was also backed into once, causing damage to her door, which was worsened weeks later when 'The Guardrail Incident' occurred. And then most recently, she was hit again while she sat in her parking spot minding her own.

So now that you think you know Chaos, sit back and watch as this thread progresses to show what is to come.

Her most recent gift is a set of Megan Racing coilovers that should be here this week. She will be receiving new ball joints and tie rod ends at the same time, before being fitted for her latest set of tires.

Enjoy!

The Captain
02-07-2010, 02:18 AM
Moar!

Colossus20v
02-07-2010, 03:51 AM
So much history. Keep the stories coming Murg.

Mr. Babb
02-07-2010, 03:59 AM
I like the new wheels Murg! I know you've had them for a while just thought I would share!

Murgatroy
02-07-2010, 03:59 AM
They grow on you. Dropping her will help a bit.

KM
02-07-2010, 04:45 AM
I like your old wheels.
They'd match my new CF AT hood. :P

85gtsblackman
02-13-2010, 04:27 AM
keep up the good work, didnt u have a missed matched set of 17s ?

Murgatroy
02-14-2010, 09:26 PM
No, I just have 3 Enkeis and a full set of the Drags.

VikingJZ
02-15-2010, 04:55 AM
Very nice Murg.

Did you tint the windows yourself or take it to a shop?

Murgatroy
02-15-2010, 02:24 PM
Shop.

I don't have the patience to do window tint anymore. I have done it in the past several times, but I don't care to do it again.

METDeath
02-15-2010, 02:41 PM
Yeah, shop is so much easier, I'd rather throw money at window tint and have a lifetime warranty on it.

Murgatroy
02-17-2010, 01:34 AM
A big heavy mystery box arrived today...

Update soon.

METDeath
02-17-2010, 04:40 AM
Does the contents make your car go up and down both more and less?

Murgatroy
02-17-2010, 02:13 PM
Why yes they do!

I can't wait to get them installed.

Shadowlife25
02-17-2010, 06:55 PM
Write-up Murg. You said you would. :)

MCcelica
02-18-2010, 12:58 AM
<--- is McInterested....

Murgatroy
02-19-2010, 04:04 AM
Write-up Murg. You said you would. :)

I may have to reneg on that. Due to time constraints, I am gonna drop by a shop in the morning and get a quote on the install, along with tires and an alignment.

Time is now the enemy since the Buick is down.. :(

85gtsblackman
02-19-2010, 06:38 AM
upper intake gasket?


edit:
nevermind i just read o/t

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 01:39 AM
Today was a big day.

Pictures tomorrow.

Tires, in 215/40/17 flavor, balljoints, tie rod ends, coilovers and an alignment for good measure.

CollapsedNut
02-21-2010, 01:43 AM
Sounds like a nice day. I put a HID kit in my Lancer today. Yours is more exciting

Grot
02-21-2010, 01:46 AM
shes lookin sexy murg. keep it up. one of my fav cars on the site.

85gtsblackman
02-21-2010, 03:28 AM
cant wait for the pics

btw did u still need anything from that wtb thread u made awhile ago, and would u want to sell your center caps from your old wheels?

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 04:26 AM
The Enkeis?

I only have three centercaps left.

85gtsblackman
02-21-2010, 04:47 AM
The Enkeis?

I only have three centercaps left.


ill take em but could u measure the hole and take a pic of the backside of em whenever u get a chance

btw u still need that mirror i found it, i just kept forgetting to tell u, had some other random interior stuff as well

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 02:12 PM
The Driver's side?

Yeah.

I think I am gonna roll to the P-a-P today, I really need new fenders.

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 02:13 PM
Thoughts on the Coil-Overs:

The only problem I had with the Megans was a minor one, the brake likes did not fit into the brackets, they will have to be filed out, not much, maybe a mm or two.

I have only put about 20 miles on her since the install, I am planning a drive today. I currently have them turned down to 15 from full hard, and that is rather stiff, for street driving it might be absurd. I am gonna go do some testing this morning and turn them down to about ~20-22 to see how that works.

Chaos is running 215/40/17 tires with a 40mm offset on a 7" rim. No front sway bar, no front strut brace, she is a coupe. She also received ball joints and new tie rod ends at the same time.

Steering is much sharper, and very crisp. She feels very planted. She is currently ~1.75" lower than she started, and I am getting minor contact on hard bumps. This could be due to body damage on her fender and quarter, so I will be doing some massaging as well, until I source widebody fenders.

More thoughts to follow.

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 04:58 PM
Pictures as promised!

Low enough?
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/chaos_low_1.jpg

Meaty!
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/chaos_low_2.jpg

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 04:58 PM
The inner fender liners are gonna have to come out.

Shadowlife25
02-21-2010, 10:33 PM
The inner fender liners are gonna have to come out.

They shouldn't need to. Why do you want to pull them?

METDeath
02-21-2010, 10:46 PM
Because he dropped it a ton.

Shadowlife25
02-21-2010, 10:54 PM
I know he did. Mine was dropped further and there was no need to remove them.
So I am curious as to why he's gonna pull em.

Did you remove yours Marshall? I cant remember anymore.

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 11:14 PM
The fenderliners are damaged, and they run, badly.

Plus with the widebody fenders, they won't fit anymore.

Shadowlife25
02-21-2010, 11:18 PM
So did you get out to the yard and find a set of fenders then Murg?
If so, or you are able in the future, I would pull the fender liners from the donor car.
If you are not going to do that, spend $40 on pint of POR15 and give the entire underside a good coat.
Those liners go a long way to preventing water and debris from getting into certain areas.
If they are no longer there, you are inviting rust to come play.

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 11:31 PM
No, I don't have them yet. I haven't been to the yard, I have been playing on the Dragon.

Man has to have his priorities you know.

Shadowlife25
02-21-2010, 11:36 PM
Did the wheel stud issue get taken care of yesterday at the shop?

Murgatroy
02-21-2010, 11:40 PM
I guess. It wasn't seated all the way, but I can't get it to seat. The kid who did my alignment and tires was a special fellow. I don't think he liked Chaos. His vocabulary involved mostly four letter words and his face was stuck in a scowl.

I did feel even better this morning when I went back because I had a leaky valve stem, he didn't tighten it all the way.

My favorite part was when he told me he couldn't do the alignment because he couldn't get the tie rod ends to break, said I needed new ones before he could finish it.

The tie rod ends had been on her for less than three hours.

Shadowlife25
02-22-2010, 12:02 AM
Sounds "special"....:ugh:

There my friend, lies the difference between a Tech and a Tire Monkey.

Grot
02-22-2010, 01:04 AM
murg, i run to pap at least every 2 weeks. i will keep you poster as to what arrives.

Murgatroy
02-23-2010, 04:37 PM
So I am having fun finding the sweet spot on the dampers.

With just me in the car, at 10 clicks from hard, she doesn't contact on anything harder than a 180* switchback. However, that is enough to unseat you on a solid bump at highway speeds. At 20 clicks from hard she contacts on on/off ramps, but rides very comfortable.

Right now, I am making plans to source the fenders, as I am not gonna play the 'how hard can I be comfortable without contact' game.

Once the widebody fenders are on, I will get down to proper adjustments.

The rears at 15 from hard feel just right.

I also have some 1/4" spacers for the rear.

4thgenceli
02-23-2010, 06:56 PM
Really think those megans look good on there. I may have to invest in a set for Jasmine...

Murgatroy
02-26-2010, 08:41 PM
So my passenger side headlight motor gave out last night.

Looks like I get to source a new one this weekend as well as some fenders. Then I need to install my rear spacers.

187flatliner
02-26-2010, 08:47 PM
what kind of spacers did you end up getting? size?

Murgatroy
02-26-2010, 09:11 PM
1/4" spacers, they are just shims.

Murgatroy
02-27-2010, 09:28 PM
Spacers and strut tower bar installed today. I also installed my radio bezel I have had in the trunk for a couple of years. I got tired of moving it around.

85gtsblackman
02-27-2010, 09:59 PM
does it look even now after the spacers?

Murgatroy
02-27-2010, 10:00 PM
It brings the rears out a good chunk, making it look more even. They are now just a mm or two shy of contact with the fender lip, so that is about right.

Shadowlife25
02-27-2010, 10:06 PM
Did the headlamp get fixed as well?

Murgatroy
02-27-2010, 10:14 PM
No.

The only 5th gen on the yard had the motors taken already.

I found a headlight for the Buick (and a hood and a fender and a door) and the strut tower brace for Chaos, but that was about it. The pickings were slim today. I only bought two pieces today.

Murgatroy
02-27-2010, 10:38 PM
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/wheel_spacer_4.jpg

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/wheel_spacer_2.jpg

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/wheel_spacer_1.jpg

85gtsblackman
02-28-2010, 06:49 AM
nice, i like, btw i think u need to start a build thread for the buick

Murgatroy
03-13-2010, 07:11 PM
Did an A Pillar Gauge pod install with some indiglo gauges.

Oil Pressure, Voltmeter and Water Temp, no more relying on idiot lights for me!

Also covered my headlight assembly in WD-40 and it works fine no, no shuddering, no slowness and the like.

Should get around to installing my CB next weekend.

CollapsedNut
03-13-2010, 08:56 PM
Nice. Thinking about doing the same on my lancer. I just dont know where to mount them so it doesnt look ricie. I dont want people to think Im trying to pretend I have a boost guage on my piller ya know.

Murgatroy
04-03-2010, 03:21 AM
I got a new driver's side fender installed today.

Sadly it was red.

She is now three shades of red, two of grey and maroon.

Murgatroy
05-26-2010, 06:39 PM
Before:

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/chaos.bmp

Now:

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/7598/chaoso.jpg

bloodMoney
05-26-2010, 07:49 PM
You look so enthused in that before pic Murgy

Murgatroy
05-26-2010, 08:44 PM
You look so enthused in that before pic Murgy

Now you understand why I volunteered to skip the Dragon. ;)

mick.wheelz
07-05-2010, 12:12 AM
omg, another flat black 5th gen!!! more pics please :)

Murgatroy
07-05-2010, 04:52 AM
I will try to dig some up, there are lots of them located here. (http://www.celicatech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47567)

cms-gt4
07-11-2010, 08:01 PM
Just got back from PAP. There was an ST with a DTM exhaust. Not sure if you want to snag it. Also a GTS there. Did not see much I could use though.

Murgatroy
05-15-2011, 07:45 PM
Alright, so in January, Chaos developed a case of rodnock.

So after gentle prodding from the folks on here, I accepted some donations, and an engine, and a transmission as well as some sweat, and starting tomorrow, Chaos is getting a new heart and a five speed swap.

To all of those patiently waiting for your blinkies, I will get those done after the Dragon when I do the Dragon blinkies.

Here she is loaded up ready to go.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/cocked_locked_and_ready_to_wrock.jpg

Waffles!
05-15-2011, 10:35 PM
Good luck!

Murgatroy
05-20-2011, 03:15 PM
Murg and Matt are gone. They rolled out around 4pm. The past few days had their ups and downs but we had a lot of fun. Overall the the swap went pretty much as planned. There was a lot of work to do and we pretty much spent all of our time together in the shop. We were like a bunch of sorry dogs by the end of each day.

So to sum things up Chaos got another motor, automatic to 5 speed conversion, and some custom exhaust work. The exhaust sounds loud and obnoxious. Just the way we like it.

Murg took me for a ride in Chaos and I got to feel what 60mph in a sharp turn feels like. It felt like we were in a straight away. That car handles nicely and the ride is smooth. I didn't expect that with coil overs.

I wish we could have spent more time just relaxing and shooting the shit but oh well. I had a great time with them and we bonded well. I hope Chaos gets plenty of miles out of that motor.

Enjoy some pics of the carnage.

Matt Loaded up and headed to Murg's house.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0001.jpg

Murg leaving home.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0003.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0004.jpg

The only picture of Matt. In a reflection while taking a picture of Chaos.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0006.jpg


Murg arrives at my place.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0015.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0014.jpg

Then the work begins the next morning.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0026.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0032.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0028.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0040.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0064.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0069.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0072.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0082.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0087.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0088.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0098.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0104.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0106.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0119.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0126.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0125.jpg

Chaos gets a bath

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0132.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0138.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0143.jpg

Photo op time!

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0178.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0191.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0159.jpg

The first 5th Gen RWD Celica is born.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0192.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0196.jpg
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/dsc_0198.jpg

I copied this from Chaos Went Boom thread (http://www.celicatech.com/forums/showthread.php?51620-Chaos-went-boom...).

Chaos now has a lower mileage engine, and a five speed.

85gtsblackman
05-28-2011, 11:33 PM
well, how she do in the twistys

Waffles!
05-28-2011, 11:43 PM
well, how she do in the twistys

She's still fun.

85gtsblackman
05-29-2011, 12:03 AM
oh i bet, bet u are too

but i ment compared to before how'd chaos fair?

Murgatroy
05-29-2011, 12:14 AM
About the same. I stay in second gear and she hauls.

85gtsblackman
05-29-2011, 03:11 AM
so was the 1st engine a freak 4a or does this one feel the same

Murgatroy
05-29-2011, 03:33 AM
The first one was a freak. I feel like I lost a bit of power, we did all the same mods, advanced the timing, same intake, etc. The exhaust is different though, complete straight pipe, no cat. However I saved weight, and I can now shift my own gears.

I wouldn't say I lost a lot of power, it only feels like a few horses, but I can tell it.

Overall I am happy with the conversion.

Murgatroy
06-04-2011, 11:29 PM
So after all of that work, Chaos broke. Well parts anyways.

Her exhaust manifold cracked, can you believe that? Between the #1 and #2 runner. Completely 360* with a chunk the size of a finger missing. So that created a nasty exhaust leak and caused her to be parked for the last two weeks.

Bruce shipped me my old exhaust manifold off of her first engine, and I installed that today. So she is loudly quiet again.

Hookecho
06-05-2011, 12:13 AM
Yay!

The Captain
06-05-2011, 01:23 PM
So she is loudly quiet again.

Like a silencer equipped Howitzer.

85gtsblackman
06-06-2011, 05:51 AM
So after all of that work, Chaos broke. Well parts anyways.

Her exhaust manifold cracked, can you believe that? Between the #1 and #2 runner. Completely 360* with a chunk the size of a finger missing. So that created a nasty exhaust leak and caused her to be parked for the last two weeks.

Bruce shipped me my old exhaust manifold off of her first engine, and I installed that today. So she is loudly quiet again.

its really common an will happen again, either get a new one from ebay or get a header.

oh and u may have gained hp but lost torque due to no backpressure

Murgatroy
10-03-2014, 12:27 AM
Back from the near dead.

This:

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/upload4.jpg

Is leaving, to make room for this:

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/4/1/4/3/100_1556.jpg




At the same time we will be doing a 4 wheel disc five lug swap, widebody front fenders and an RC nose.

Look for updates soon.

MCcelica
10-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Them pics, tho...

andy
10-14-2014, 11:06 PM
This will be much better

Murgatroy
10-14-2014, 11:13 PM
I am excited, we tear into it Monday.

METDeath
10-14-2014, 11:32 PM
I am excited, we tear into it Monday.

I'm sad that I'll miss the actual work... well, only slightly.

Murgatroy
10-14-2014, 11:41 PM
Mon-Thurs are the boring days.

Friday is where we scramble to fix all the shit we broke during the first half of the week.

Remember, this isn't our first rodeo.






I do think that I might put my brake pads on backwards, just because Bruce isn't here to do it for me this time.

METDeath
10-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Mon-Thurs are the boring days.

Friday is where we scramble to fix all the shit we broke during the first half of the week.

Remember, this isn't our first rodeo.






I do think that I might put my brake pads on backwards, just because Bruce isn't here to do it for me this time.

True... true. Well, I won't be up there until later in the evening, damn near night time anyway.

andy
10-15-2014, 01:48 PM
BOOOOOOST!

KoreanJoey
10-20-2014, 09:34 AM
Save me the Auto HVAC stuffs!

Murgatroy
10-20-2014, 10:21 AM
Phase one complete. Going to acquire phase two momentarily.

Murgatroy
10-21-2014, 06:39 AM
Nineteen hours later, half a Celica followed me back.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/img_20141020_184014_045.jpg

Nitro_Alltrac
10-21-2014, 10:53 AM
I should be there tomorrow around noon give or take.

Murgatroy
10-22-2014, 01:30 AM
Like Kenny Rogers says, "You got to know when to fold them..."


The turbo was toast. We called Harry and Mindy and lined up a new turbo, then we pulled the head. We had a melted piston that scored the cylinder wall so bad that the block is toast.


All the other parts are good and we still have a lot of work to do, but swapping the 3SGTE isn't really in the plans right now.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/img_20141021_175408_937.jpg

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/img_20141021_195522_850.jpg

Nitro_Alltrac
10-22-2014, 02:38 AM
Damn. Sorry Murg.

crymson
10-22-2014, 03:09 AM
That sucks. sorry murg

njccmd2002
10-22-2014, 04:57 AM
i have a 3rd gen 3s block, with st205 pistons, in an engine stand collecting dust....

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh102/njccmd2002/Items_For_Sale/DSCN1075_zps535a340f.jpg (http://s254.photobucket.com/user/njccmd2002/media/Items_For_Sale/DSCN1075_zps535a340f.jpg.html)

remember? you saw it.

dont know how compatible is with a 2nd gen. only problem is i broke a bolt that holds the alternator or ac bracket to the block...

Murgatroy
10-22-2014, 05:43 AM
Thank you Norberto, I will keep that in mind when we decide what we will do moving forward.

Murgatroy
10-23-2014, 11:07 PM
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/img_20141023_165642_624.jpg

MCcelica
10-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Funniest picture I've seen in a long time... Lol

donteatbugs
10-24-2014, 05:42 PM
my old nose

Murgatroy
10-25-2014, 12:28 AM
Aaaaaaaaand BOOM!

Murgatroy
10-25-2014, 12:28 AM
The truck didn't make it home on her own.

Let this be a lesson to the married guys out there. Don't buy your wive's shit and expect them to care, or take care of it.

KoreanJoey
10-25-2014, 12:34 AM
Fuck...

Nitro_Alltrac
10-25-2014, 12:52 AM
What happened Murg?

Murgatroy
10-25-2014, 01:25 AM
Timing chain.

Turns out that WAS the timing chain ticking, and not the pulley tensioner.

It was a 50/50 chance.

Murgatroy
10-25-2014, 01:28 AM
I am going to put it on CL for 'interesting trades that don't need to be fed.'

I had to add the disclaimer because the wife said I can't have a pony.

Or dye said pony I can't have mane a rainbow.

Or call her Rainbow Dash.

Nitro_Alltrac
10-25-2014, 03:47 AM
You might be ahead with a pony.

MCcelica
10-26-2014, 12:35 PM
The pig explodered?

Murgatroy
10-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Yeah, the Pig exploded. I can't say I was surprised. It is not something I had hoped for, but it is like getting kicked in the face by a horse when you keep pulling on it's tail, it isn't something you are allowed to cry about.

But hey, Chaos runs semi-decent again...

Nitro_Alltrac
10-26-2014, 04:47 PM
Yeah, kind of a kick in the nuts but at least you were close to home, had AAA with you and Chaos is now running. Could be worse.

Grot
10-26-2014, 05:12 PM
What did you end up transplanting back into chaos?

Nitro_Alltrac
10-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Still 4AFE Grot. The 3S out of Bruce's car was toast. We found the coolant leak in Chaos and the 4A fired up and seems to be fine.

Shadowlife25
10-27-2014, 04:18 AM
At least she is running again. :)

She has fed now and soon her legend will grow.

Luni
10-27-2014, 06:09 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Aurora-World-Little-Clip-On-Rainbow/dp/B00HZ3SY2G/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&qid=1414432076&sr=8-10&keywords=rainbow+dash+stuffed+animal

Chaos needs that hanging from its rearview.

Murgatroy
10-27-2014, 07:05 PM
We have several Rainbow Dash stuffed animals.

And Harmony would be more correct. Rebecca and I are thinking of putting Rainbow Dash's Cutie Mark on Harmony's quarter before the next Dragon.

http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/6/rainbow_dash.jpg

Grot
10-27-2014, 08:31 PM
i knew the 3s was toast, thats why i was curious what was in her.

Nitro_Alltrac
10-28-2014, 02:54 AM
^Sorry Grot. That was mentioned earlier. We talked about trying to do a 5SGTE or a variant there of but there wasn't really time to try and do something like that. In the end the 4A was fixable so we left it at that for now.

Murgatroy
03-19-2015, 11:25 PM
Chaos got her 'Historic Vehicle' plate yesterday. The last plate she'll ever have to put on.

I mean, who the fuck puts antique plates on a Toyota Celica? WTF?

Shadowlife25
03-20-2015, 02:27 AM
:)

MCcelica
03-20-2015, 02:30 AM
That means it won't be long before I can put that plate on Ashley...

CriScO
03-20-2015, 02:35 AM
That means it won't be long before I can put that plate on Ashley...
Nope. CO changed the law a few years ago. Otherwise both 4th gens would have them.

Shadowlife25
03-20-2015, 02:48 AM
Nope. CO changed the law a few years ago. Otherwise both 4th gens would have them.

Same here in CA. Only 1973 and older can do it here. :sadcry:

CriScO
03-20-2015, 03:23 AM
Same here in CA. Only 1973 and older can do it here. :sadcry:
As I recall CO changed it in 2012, ONE FUCKING YEAR before the hatchback was eligible...

MCcelica
03-23-2015, 12:29 AM
Oh... Never mind then.

Murgatroy
11-05-2017, 12:57 AM
I hate all of you motherfuckers. Chaos needs to come out from under her car cover. Sadly that is not the plan for a couple of years.

Nitro_Alltrac
11-05-2017, 01:39 AM
Chaos will come out when she's ready.

bloodMoney
11-06-2017, 01:19 PM
Chaos will come out when Bob stops spending money on other crap and neglecting her.

FTFY

4thgenceli
11-06-2017, 03:47 PM
Weird...Chaos sounds like Leia right now...

Shadowlife25
11-11-2017, 07:34 AM
Chaos is eternal. Fuck the non-believers :P :D

Murgatroy
11-12-2017, 10:15 AM
Chris is right, if I could pick a sickness, Chaos would be done.

Harmony has a really nice set of wheels and soon a hell of a suspension.

Murgatroy
11-12-2017, 10:19 AM
To be fair the plan is to get Harmony well sorted (for a V6) and then finish Chaos when the Heathen is nearing driving age. Teach her to wrench on Chaos, and how to drive, then give her Harmony. This will ruin her for any stock car. Ever.

bloodMoney
11-13-2017, 03:26 AM
It'll also be expensive for you until she gets a job. Someone will need to pay for performance parts...

Murgatroy
11-14-2017, 12:59 AM
Are you insinuating that my little princess is spoiled? Any of them?

bloodMoney
11-14-2017, 02:32 AM
She may be well behaved, but we both know that she's spoiled.

Plus, you know I love her like my own :)

Nitro_Alltrac
11-14-2017, 03:34 AM
You have a girl. I know damn well she's spoiled!:D

Murgatroy
12-09-2017, 06:15 AM
I wish I could stop spending money on crap and buy an engine for Chaos.


Maybe next year.


Or the year after.

Nitro_Alltrac
12-10-2017, 01:59 AM
Are we going to have to play the role of the EU commission and impose austerity on you??

bloodMoney
12-11-2017, 03:37 PM
I've been trying to reign Bob in for years now, but he just keeps spending money....

Nitro_Alltrac
12-11-2017, 07:35 PM
Kind of like a drunken sailor on shore leave in Bangkok.

bloodMoney
12-11-2017, 09:27 PM
A lottle.

Murgatroy
12-12-2017, 02:05 AM
It isn't like I have made a dozen purchases in the last year that could have afforded a solid 3SGTE... Oh, shit... Hey, have you guys seen the really fancy wheels I got for Harmony? They are all shiny and black but matte in the right light... So I also have like half a dozen Glock 19s, since they are the best handgun ever... Ooh! My guitar collection is massive too... And I own both the NES and SNES classic (bought at retail mind you...)

Okay, maybe I need to work on priorities. I get it.

But the new Fender Mustang with P-90s is a super wicked looking axe that is just begging to be matched with an Orange Micro Terror...

underscore
12-12-2017, 05:05 AM
You could probably flip the NES and SNES and buy a 3S.

Nitro_Alltrac
12-12-2017, 11:34 AM
You could probably flip the NES and SNES and buy a 3S.

You're right on that one.

4thgenceli
12-12-2017, 02:43 PM
I'm sitting on my old SNES from back in the day with the original box. It has been used but it's not yellowed or anything. That's gonna be my retirement fund.

Nitro_Alltrac
12-12-2017, 02:53 PM
The prices I'm seeing, I would say you're on the right path Tim.

4thgenceli
12-12-2017, 04:31 PM
I've modded our original wii a long time ago so we have all the games available there. Now to figure out how to do the same on this new 3dsXL...

Anyway -- Murg I challenge you to a race... Chaos vs. Leia. Who gets built quicker?

bloodMoney
12-12-2017, 05:07 PM
Leia will break first for sure.

Murgatroy
12-13-2017, 02:53 AM
In theory all I have to do is put Chaos back together and she will drive... Does that make me the winner?

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