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Retirement light is at the end of the tunnel should be coming up soon or already in view, hopefully it's not and oncoming train:).
I am sadly of the generation that retirement is a far off pipe dream. I'm not even sure if it's real or not tbh.
 

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Liking it so far myself, but from the episode 0 trailers it looks like it's gonna get more epic. :sun:
Same thought here - I broke out my well-worn and battered LOTR copy afterwards to remember stuff, as Amazon is constrained to what’s written in the Appendices on the Second Age.

Anywho, Goooooooood Morning, Jeep Folk! ☕ ☕☕

Cheers,
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This battery also comes with a removable plastic spacer on top (as mentioned there seems to be a lot of height variations with Group 25 batteries). You will need to take a pair of snips and cut the spacer away a little around the top terminal areas for clearance for the Genesis connectors.
OK my moments of lucidity are few and far between, but I could have just put these spacers in the bottom of the battery tray and I think it would have worked fine .. duh ...
 

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I like speed. 202 mph via gps on a zx-14 with nitro on it. Motorcycle are limited from the factory to 186, but they can be flashed to get rid of the hard top end limiter.

Fastest in a car was 178 mph. Wonder where my Camaro SS top speed is at? Got me thinking....
I got up to 130MPH on I-90 floating bridge on my bike, that was plenty fast for me.
 

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I am sadly of the generation that retirement is a far off pipe dream. I'm not even sure if it's real or not tbh.
It is sad that most companies no longer have pensions, 401Ks or any plans to help towards retirement

This makes it even more important to look for and start any investment opportunities possible.
I know that things are tough out there but even small investments investments can make a big difference. I wish that I did more when I was younger and going thru tougher time.

You have some safe options without the volatile stock market right now. Examples not advice ... Government "I Bonds" are paying 9.6% interest right now, short term treasury bonds are paying 3% plus. The advantages of accumulated interests is not to be underrated.

Everyone should have a chance at retiring and annoying the hell out of their spouse on a full time basis ... it is a right of passage ...

Just some thoughts from someone with a few miles on them (although not nearly as many as some on here)
 

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About 2 milliseconds after I took this shot he waved, saw the wave in the camera fiew finder. I wish he waved a little sooner, would have been a great shot.

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Sorry dood, no pic, it didn't happen. :giggle:
 

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I got up to 130MPH on I-90 floating bridge on my bike, that was plenty fast for me.
Agree, I topped at about 130 on a bike and that was enough. No sense in riding faster than my guardian angel could fly.

In a car it was 186. I was lucky enough to be part of the MB team for the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR program (2002). I worked on training and service procedure development. They took us to an old airfield in England used in WW2 and turned into a test track of sorts (wish I could remember the name I will need to look it up) towards the end of the project as a thank you to do some thrill rides in a couple of SLRs.
Even though the top speed of the SLR was 207 I only got it to 186 at the part of the track that the pro in the pass seat told me to lock up the brakes (to demo stopping ability). Zero to 186 is a rush but so is 186 to zero. We also did 0-60 and quarter mile times in it. How that pro driver in the pass seat did not end up puking his guts out by EOD I will never know. Note: the company would never do something like this today as a thank you.

To me it is not top speed, it is what you are doing with the speed you have.
20+ years ago I was also part of a 410 non wing Sprint car team. Even though we may have peaked at a little under 150 on the straight, sliding sideways in the dirt scrubbing off speed or doing slide jobs around someone was much more fun to me than what we hit on the straight.
 

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About 2 milliseconds after I took this shot he waved, saw the wave in the camera fiew finder. I wish he waved a little sooner, would have been a great shot.

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Did he wave with all of his fingers or only 1/5 of them?
 
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