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      03-25-2013, 09:07 PM   #4533
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Barely have time to do maintenance on my own cars. Took 3 weekends off to catch up on things for track prep, haha.
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      03-25-2013, 09:08 PM   #4534
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Ah, that sucks. What happened exactly?
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How many episodes were there this season for TopGearUK??
7 I think? Part 2 of the Africa special was the last one
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      03-25-2013, 09:18 PM   #4536
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Anyone need anything from SoCal? Going to be in Riverside in the morning, leaving in the afternoon.
whatchu be doing in socal!?
Spontaneous trip down with a friend. We were hella bored so we left at 2 last night lol
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7 I think? Part 2 of the Africa special was the last one
So that was the last episode. Aww man. I had a feeling it was the last since they always do their specials at the end of a season.

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Ah, that sucks. What happened exactly?
Well, it's kind of complicated but I'll explain as best as I can.
Something in and around the chain guide area broke and in turn caused my vacuum pump to blow a hole and leaked oil everywhere. It made my brake booster lose power, so I had no brakes. There are shaving all along the engine bay too. Damage to the block. Apparently the noise I thought was the infamous lifter tick noise since winter, was a piece broken off by the chain guide haha FML.
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      03-25-2013, 11:04 PM   #4538
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So that was the last episode. Aww man. I had a feeling it was the last since they always do their specials at the end of a season.
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yeah i was expecting them to review a bunch of other cars which they never got to
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      03-25-2013, 11:09 PM   #4539
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Spontaneous trip down with a friend. We were hella bored so we left at 2 last night lol
why riverside!? that place is gross lool.
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      03-25-2013, 11:12 PM   #4540
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yeah i was expecting them to review a bunch of other cars which they never got to
I know! I was hella pumped for TopGearUK today when I got off work but nooooooo...
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I know! I was hella pumped for TopGearUK today when I got off work but nooooooo...
they put season 18 on netflix this past weekend!
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      03-25-2013, 11:23 PM   #4542
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they put season 18 on netflix this past weekend!
Really? haha they always lag it on Netflix. It takes like a year to post it up on there haha
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Really? haha they always lag it on Netflix. It takes like a year to post it up on there haha
yeah lol its terrible, ive been waiting for them to update breaking bad for soooo long now
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yeah lol its terrible, ive been waiting for them to update breaking bad for soooo long now
haha same here!! I'm just going to search season 5 online and watch it!
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haha same here!! I'm just going to search season 5 online and watch it!
PM me with the link if you find something reliable!
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haha For sure I will!
Right meow I'm watching The Following.
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So that was the last episode. Aww man. I had a feeling it was the last since they always do their specials at the end of a season.



Well, it's kind of complicated but I'll explain as best as I can.
Something in and around the chain guide area broke and in turn caused my vacuum pump to blow a hole and leaked oil everywhere. It made my brake booster lose power, so I had no brakes. There are shaving all along the engine bay too. Damage to the block. Apparently the noise I thought was the infamous lifter tick noise since winter, was a piece broken off by the chain guide haha FML.
Holy crap. First I've heard of that type of failure. The chain is pretty well encapsulated on N51s. Were the oil pump and chain affected?
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So that was the last episode. Aww man. I had a feeling it was the last since they always do their specials at the end of a season.



Well, it's kind of complicated but I'll explain as best as I can.
Something in and around the chain guide area broke and in turn caused my vacuum pump to blow a hole and leaked oil everywhere. It made my brake booster lose power, so I had no brakes. There are shaving all along the engine bay too. Damage to the block. Apparently the noise I thought was the infamous lifter tick noise since winter, was a piece broken off by the chain guide haha FML.
Holy crap. First I've heard of that type of failure. The chain is pretty well encapsulated on N51s. Were the oil pump and chain affected?
Yeah, the chain is really well encapsulated which made us all scratch our head. The chain was flimsy and a piece that helps it along broke off. The pump had blown. Caused my brake power booster to fail also. I found another N51 so I think I'm just going to swap that in for now til I graduate in 1-2yrs at the most. :
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why riverside!? that place is gross lool.
Our friend lives there lol
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Yeah, the chain is really well encapsulated which made us all scratch our head. The chain was flimsy and a piece that helps it along broke off. The pump had blown. Caused my brake power booster to fail also. I found another N51 so I think I'm just going to swap that in for now til I graduate in 1-2yrs at the most. :
Interesting.
Any pics of the carnage?
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Yeah, the chain is really well encapsulated which made us all scratch our head. The chain was flimsy and a piece that helps it along broke off. The pump had blown. Caused my brake power booster to fail also. I found another N51 so I think I'm just going to swap that in for now til I graduate in 1-2yrs at the most. :
Interesting.
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Yeah. Idk how to post on my mobile though.
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