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February 19, 2019 No Comments

Why you should be careful managing your RAID

Shifting gears a bit from the normal fare, here! I have computers at home. A few of them. There my desktop, which is an HP Pavilion case, but the HP motherboard died, so I swapped in a new one, so it really isn’t a HP Pavilion anymore. My girlfriend has a Lenovo mini-tower that’s probably […]

January 11, 2019 No Comments

On the subject of fiberglass bumpers

Well, I have a composite front bumper now. The stats: Material: Fiberglass impregnated resin Weight: 7.3 pounds naked Aluminum bumper support weight savings over stock bumper shocks: 3 pounds Total installed weight savings over stock bumper (also weighed naked): 46.7 pounds I could drone on about how to refinish a fiberglass part, but I’ll just […]

December 2, 2018 No Comments

On the subject of hood vents

Many cars, mine included, have issues with air management under the hood. As speeds increase, the ability of air to pass through the radiator opening and then out of the engine compartment becomes somewhat troubled. In almost every instance, the high pressure that builds up inside the engine bay can actually stall airflow through the […]