I just re did my Italian bb. An Italian bb is 36mm x 24t thread and does NOT have any reverse threads . The much more common british bb is 1.37in x 24 thread which is slightly narrower so in theory your bb could be re -threaded. btw the only place I could find Italian bb's was Chain Reaction Cycles. I think… » 9/16/14 12:43am Tuesday 12:43am

A co-worker told me he was some sort of park ranger/agricultural consultant in Lebanon. He said they used Volvos/Mercs or suvs because of the crappy back roads. He said other cars were not sturdy enough. I told him they should have used crown vics. » 9/11/14 11:13pm 9/11/14 11:13pm

YES! A four seater 911. That was always the thing with a 911, versus a Ferrari or a vette. I've seen people take 3 kids to school or soccer practice whatever with a 911. Maybe if Porsche made a version that an average adult could cram into for short trips. » 7/31/14 3:27pm 7/31/14 3:27pm

A v8 as a starter ? Holy cats ! I know this is way off topic but why don't more industrial diesel operators use engine block heaters. Literally 2$ of electricity would save so much wear and tear, fuel and pollution. Ever see those youtubes of locomotives starting up ? Even in the summertime a block heater makes… » 7/30/14 1:50am 7/30/14 1:50am

Everyone needs to stop moaning on about torque (cue the replies; but is torque is blah, blah.......!!!!) Doesn't this thing have a 6 speed ? Even when towing or heavily loaded most of the time you are just cruising along. Yes I have driven heavily loaded trucks and trailers. If you tow a lot, then maybe the… » 7/22/14 10:02pm 7/22/14 10:02pm