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Noobz347

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Pulled the car out of the garage. Prob last start of the year. Got the engine warm, checked a few things and then pulled it in the garage to drain the oil while warm. Will put in fresh oil.

Decided to take some new DB readings before I change my mufflers.

70 dB inside the car at idle (cold start)
85 outside at idle (cold start)
112 db at 5000 rpm.


Got myself a new phone (iphobe 14 pro max) and the cameras are really good. So I took some new pics to see how good it really was.

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Edit: just as a suspect. Uploading knocks down the quality a tad. Oh well.
We knock it down again when we store it :D
 

Noobz347

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I mean it still looks pretty darn good on my screen in terms of pic quality. A fresh upload to my PC however looks more crisp however
The good part is that it is stored [here]. Not on Google, or some 3rd party. It hasn't been a hard sell but initially it was a sell to get all uploaded imaged hosted locally on the server. You've been around long enough to see where some of the old threads are broken through off-site image hosting. It's a goal to make it way easier to host here although we still permit off-site hosting.

Experienced SN users also know that they can [host] their SN images anywhere on the web. The interface for personal albums on this site is kind of clumsy but the album itself is a powerhouse for image hosting speedwise.
 

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I mean it still looks pretty darn good on my screen in terms of pic quality. A fresh upload to my PC however looks more crisp however
I had to agree with this again. :D

I just checked and we store that image at 1920 x 1440. LoL You'll never see that quality on a mobile device. Even 4k screens display 1440p very well. Most [gaming] screens (and cheap PC screens) are still 1080p. :shrug:
 

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I had to agree with this again. :D

I just checked and we store that image at 1920 x 1440. LoL You'll never see that quality on a mobile device. Even 4k screens display 1440p very well. Most [gaming] screens (and cheap PC screens) are still 1080p. :shrug:

The native photo is 4032x3024 on my phone. You are right though, my 14 pro max is actual 1290 × 2796 so that photo above still comes across as pretty darn crisp on a phone.
 
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We are procuring a metal 3D printer where I work. I'm thinking of some functional desktop paperweights. Maybe print the block and some pistons and crank. No idea on when i can actually make that happen, but i now have a starting point
 
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Ok back to car stuff. Lets wrap up some of the last things to take care of here.

Looking at tips. What's the difference between these two flowmaster tips
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The ones on the right (reading the description) are aluminized steel with stainless tips. The left ones are all 409 stainless with stainless tips. Why is it cheaper? Am i missing something?
 

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15814 - aluminized steel tubing from the muffler to the 304 stainless steel tips
815814 - stainless steel tubing from the muffler to the 304 stainless steel tips

It's weird how the all stainless version is $10 less than the aluminized version.
 
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