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The 3 point seatbelts weren't even introduced when I was born
Seatbelts? I remember an accident I was in at four years old when I was thrown into and under a metal dashboard.
 

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Seatbelts? I remember an accident I was in at four years old when I was thrown into and under a metal dashboard.
There was no H&S back then. Dad + Mum with youngest kid on mum's lap and another child in the centre of the front bench seat, Gran, Uncle Tom with two sisters and myself on back seat, and brother plus German Shepherd on floor behind the front seat... A total of 4 in the front, 6 in the rear plus a dog...
 

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There was no H&S back then. Dad + Mum with youngest kid on mum's lap and another child in the centre of the front bench seat, Gran, Uncle Tom with two sisters and myself on back seat, and brother plus German Shepherd on floor behind the front seat... A total of 4 in the front, 6 in the rear plus a dog...
The crazy thing is, that’s illegal now, but sitting in the bed of a truck with no restraints is legal in a vast majority of states in the US
 

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...but sitting in the bed of a truck with no restraints is legal in a vast majority of states in the US
That's crazy and illegal in the UK. Dad had an old Austin 15cwt van and 5 of us kids would clamber in the back and we were thrown from side to side, front to back before we reached a destination. It was 'normal' back then...
 

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I definitely remember when seat belts were encouraged but not required. Don’t remember riding in anything that didn’t have them as an option.

Definitely remember sitting in the bed of a pickup truck but it was a “short ride” situation, LOL.
 

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wire from coil to my distributor tore, can’t get this thing anywhere.
glad my dad has AAA
 

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I insured my 850's with Hagerty and with the Drivers Club, you get unlimited 60 mile tows. I save my AAA Premier for motorcycle trips.
 

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I insured my 850's with Hagerty and with the Drivers Club, you get unlimited 60 mile tows. I save my AAA Premier for motorcycle trips.
Wow I did not know that, I need to look into that! The reason I stay with our insurance is because it’s 60 bucks a month for me, which is pretty good for a 22 Y/O male with a record of fast cars, totaling a car, and a few tickets my lawyer took care of
 

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Does anyone know what I should pressurize my wastegate to to adjust it properly?
 

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Does anyone know what I should pressurize my wastegate to to adjust it properly?
4.5 psi. That’s cracking pressure aka when the wga first moves the arm overcoming the preload on it
 

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IPD exhaust is on
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Will be making a lot of changes to it, adding a different resonator, possibly a different muffler. Definitely quicker spooling (on my unhealthy turbo). Still have all my stock exhaust as well to switch it back. My idle seems a bit higher on this exhaust, do I need to reset my adaptions? Or is that just what will be the case with this exhaust?
 

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Any advice on getting this sap off? I’ve tried isopropyl, hand sanitizer, etc etc, it’s not coming off
 

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