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Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   04-14-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,857
Posted By Toggie
I think it's the shirt that does it for him. :) ...

I think it's the shirt that does it for him. :)
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Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   04-10-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,857
Posted By Toggie
The Spring Thaw event is Sold Out this Saturday (FCA MAR)

Sorry but we've reached the maximum capacity of Clyde's Restaurant for the Reston Town Center "Spring Thaw" event this coming Saturday.
Please do not call or send anymore checks to Laura Ebert for...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   10-29-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,759
Posted By Toggie
Yeah, the irony is they only put the salt or...

Yeah, the irony is they only put the salt or brine down on the highly-traveled roads like Route 7 or Hwy 15.
And when it is above 32° (like most of today), any road that has any traffic on it,...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   10-29-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,759
Posted By Toggie
It was a wet kind of snow so it wasn't hard to...

It was a wet kind of snow so it wasn't hard to drive in.

We got the wife's SUV out of the garage and had an easy time driving through it.

Kind of a shame because our plan was to drive the...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   10-29-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,759
Posted By Toggie
Quite a bit of snow out west by Leesburg, VA. ...

Quite a bit of snow out west by Leesburg, VA.
Lots of salt is on Route 7 and Highway 15 out here.

Here is a pic of the area near my house.
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   08-23-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 24,917
Posted By Toggie
A crude attempt ...

A crude attempt ...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   08-22-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 123,390
Posted By Toggie
Thanks, Taz. I'll give this a try this weekend.

Thanks, Taz.
I'll give this a try this weekend.
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   08-21-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 24,917
Posted By Toggie
LOL, the 458 already has enough trouble getting...

LOL, the 458 already has enough trouble getting over speed bumps in parking lots!
Maybe I should put big white wall tires on it? :)
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   07-10-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By Toggie
Yes, it was a lot of fun. Thanks for...

Yes, it was a lot of fun.

Thanks for coming to the event.

Let me know how we can make it even more fun next year.
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   06-23-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By Toggie
Still time to register.

Still time to register.
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   06-13-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By Toggie
"Warbirds & Ferraris" event, July 9th, Culpeper Airport, VA

"Warbirds & Ferraris" event
Saturday, July 9, 2011
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come spend the day with the WWII airplanes at the National Capital Squadron (NCS) hangar and museum in Culpeper, VA.
We will...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   02-23-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,367
Posted By Toggie
That 458 owner can't even park the car in between...

That 458 owner can't even park the car in between the lines. :steeringwheel: :)
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   01-11-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
Bradan recently did some dyno runs on their...

Bradan recently did some dyno runs on their straight mid-pipes versus the stock x-pipe on a 550 that they did quite a bit of work on in their shop.
Results were approx. a 5% improvement in both hp...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-21-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,090
Posted By Toggie
I vote for the 550, but I will admit I am biased...

I vote for the 550, but I will admit I am biased by owning one.

It is an easy car to live with and a joy to drive - both on long road trips and the occasional spirited run through the corners on...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   12-08-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By Toggie
That will probably buff right out.

That will probably buff right out.
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   11-29-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
I have the second-gen tubis that say 575 on the...

I have the second-gen tubis that say 575 on the bottom of them. Sound is similar under acceleration but obviously quieter inside the car with the windows rolled up. And, a little bit more "burble...
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   11-21-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
I don't think the vintage and classic V12...

I don't think the vintage and classic V12 Ferraris had the cross-overs. Each side of a V12 has plenty of scavaging air flow to use in a bank of 6 cylinders within the headers, so the idea that an...
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   11-21-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
Ed, Bradan is going to do some dyno runs on...

Ed,

Bradan is going to do some dyno runs on the straight mid-pipes. They think it might add a small % increase in hp and torque, but no dyno results have been published yet. This small...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   11-17-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Toggie
Lash, Yes, the cats are still mounted ahead...

Lash,

Yes, the cats are still mounted ahead of the mid-pipes.
I still gotta pass Virginia emissions testing every 2 years down here.

Here is a pic of the stock cats attached to the...
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   11-17-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
Ed, Yes, just like V12 Harley! :)

Ed,

Yes, just like V12 Harley! :)
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   11-17-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
John, I saw your 550 while I was there at...

John,

I saw your 550 while I was there at ECS. I love the red/black color combo on that car.

I'm pleased with the Bradan straight pipes so far.

Here are two video clips I uploaded to...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   11-17-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Toggie
Got new exhaust pipes on my 550

I had Josh of ECS in Sterling, VA install the new mid-pipes on my blue 550.

I already had Tubi tailpipes on the back and replacing the stock x-pipe in the middle with dual straight pipes from...
Forum: Exotic Car Specialties   11-17-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,113
Posted By Toggie
ECS installs my new 550 exhaust

I had Josh at ECS install the new straight pipes I got to replace my x-pipe in my Ferrari 550.
I bought the stainless steel straight pipes from Bradan and had them shipped to my house.

Josh did a...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-09-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,655
Posted By Toggie
We buy sleek Italian sports cars because they are...

We buy sleek Italian sports cars because they are works of art.
And not just things of static beauty, but rather performance art.
They are fast, nimble transports that burble and pop with...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   10-24-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 87,908
Posted By Toggie
Agree. Here is a pic of the racing blue...

Agree.

Here is a pic of the racing blue car arriving in the morning for the Rockville Auto Show.
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   10-19-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,289
Posted By Toggie
Sorry I missed ya at the show. Some...

Sorry I missed ya at the show.
Some incredible cars were there, for sure!
One of my favorites was the Bizzarrini.
Also the completely unrestored 250 GT Lusso is always a sight to see.
Every...
Forum: US: VA, MD, DC   10-19-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,289
Posted By Toggie
I'm guessing this was the video in the link: ...

I'm guessing this was the video in the link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjvT0pVKr_w&NR=1

At 2:32 I did spot these 3 celebrities (the sunglasses threw the paparazzi off their trail). :)
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   10-11-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By Toggie
I'm thinking they might be iForged wheels. ...

I'm thinking they might be iForged wheels.

Here is a similar spoke design:
http://iforged.com/us/wheels_detail.php?WhID=44

They do custom finishes so the black & polished look might have been...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   10-11-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,111
Posted By Toggie
Yes, that was what I was saying.

Yes, that was what I was saying.
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   10-11-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,111
Posted By Toggie
Thanks. I was playing around with the camera...

Thanks. I was playing around with the camera trying to be "creative".
I stood on the concrete barriers on the side of the track to get that elevation.
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