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Zoë :meowartist: boosted

Our crack research team is busily scanning the archives trying to pin down the exact day the internet became terrible.

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hobby, car related, progress 

Progress so far today ✨

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hobby, car related, progress 

Same steps on the left side :)

Next up is the timing system.

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hobby, car related, progress 

Image 1: assembly of the cam and rocker shafts.

Image 2 & 3: placing the cam and rocker shafts in the camshaft assembly.

Image 4: the camshaft assembly completed with the upper cylinder head cover.

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hobby, car related, progress 

Fitted the oil cooler, cylinder head gasket (the white big seal), and both cylinder heads.

Up next are the camshaft tunnels.

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transphobia, fatphobia, gross 

trans people 🤝 fat people

Wanting to be treated as a human and not just considered “fuckable” enough to not be puked at.

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i wish body positivity was less "this and that type of cis woman can also qualify as fuckable" and more "you are not locked out of any part of the human experience because your body does not meet an arbitrary and ephemeral standard"

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Here is some REAL FOOTAGE of real people who attempted to MESS with BIRDS:

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Is there anything of use on botsin.space? Any reason not to block the entire instance?

If mastodon was better than other social media platforms being followed by bots was opt-in rather than opt-out.

not

hobby, car related, progress 

Preparing and assembling the valve guides and valve assembly.

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Zoë :meowartist: boosted

So... the Dutch city of Utrecht has an underwater webcam at a particular lock that is not used by ships much in spring. People can watch for fishes waiting to get inland, and can ring a "doorbell" to alert the lock keeper so they might open the lock if there are enough fish waiting...
visdeurbel.nl/about-the-fishdo

hobby, car related, progress 

Adding the bottom of the crankcase to complete the enclosure. Next up are the valve guides (foreground).

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hobby, car related, progress 

The crankshaft was getting stuck on something. Turned out there was some excess plastic stuck on the part that connects with the upper crankcase.

Easily fixed with some careful editing with a file :meowthumbsup:

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hobby, car related, progress 

Image 1: All pistons mounted to the crankshaft, and that assembly placed in the upper crankcase.

Image 2: the piston heads are now slid into the cylinder barrels (which also attach to the crankcase.

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Attaching the pistons to the crankshaft ⚙️

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Please reply with your worst jokes about the Dutch 🇳🇱

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More queer, more garden.