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Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Wasser
AllData DIY...

AllData DIY (http://www.alldatadiy.com/?at=ra&siteID=XKiyX8ZknCA-wx1ZBzG9TII6TXUIX8Om7Q&ls_affid=XKiyX8ZknCA)

Been a while but, from the description of a 2 prong WP connector in that area, air...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Wasser
Yup. BTDT got the t-shirt. :baldy During...

Yup. BTDT got the t-shirt. :baldy

During reassembly, you are supposed to wiggle the output shaft on the trans to get the rod back in properly.
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By Wasser
Understand. You still need to get the old...

Understand.

You still need to get the old valve off. Either by cutting (hopefully the stub is long enough afterwards) or heating up the old one to remove it.

You can clean the old solder off...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By Wasser
Shut the main water off and then replace the...

Shut the main water off and then replace the under counter shuts off(s) to the sink with new style, 90 degree, ball valves.

The old compression fitting ferrule can remain. Use it for the new...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Wasser
Run down to the library and borrow their free use...

Run down to the library and borrow their free use of a computer for AllData.

Do some reading first to see how the system works and diagnosing problems with poor cooling before you "just dump a can...
Forum: Regional forums 06-22-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 150,751
Posted By Wasser
Plain 'ol nut has been placed under a plain 'ol...

Plain 'ol nut has been placed under a plain 'ol rock in Colorado.

If you familiar with the Rampart Range area, you will know where this is.

Its where the South Platte & Pine Creek rivers meet....
Forum: Regional forums 06-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 150,751
Posted By Wasser
Thank's RC! I found plain nut in the morning...

Thank's RC!

I found plain nut in the morning after Ziamon dropped it in Bryce Canyon.

Here is a picture of Ziamon's bike on Hwy 12 of the Escalante Ridge in UT, for the folks that want a...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,054
Posted By Wasser
I looked at the Sthil 4 mix system. It was an...

I looked at the Sthil 4 mix system. It was an additional $50.

The 2Smoke 50L was just too good to pass up for the price and how well it works.


The big thing I learned was to pass (burn) some...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,054
Posted By Wasser
String trimmer that doesn't suck

Behold, Excalibur!!!

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-hHQ6TNN/0/L/i-hHQ6TNN-L.jpg

Went to the local sales place that carries Honda Power equip. and Sthil dealer.

Looked at the Sthil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,383
Posted By Wasser
Are you looking for a "place" with a dwelling on...

Are you looking for a "place" with a dwelling on it or vacant property?

$175K might get you a small piece of vacant property near a mountain town.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,403
Posted By Wasser
That's kinda why I brought it up. Not to bust the...

That's kinda why I brought it up. Not to bust the OP's chops but, to just have him think about it.

The world has changed a lot. We are a very litigious society these days.

The OP might be the...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By Wasser
Would this work? JEGS...

Would this work?

JEGS (http://www.jegs.com/i/Edelbrock/350/8090/10002/-1?parentProductId=)

Since the factory fuel lines on a rat motor from pump to carb are 3/8 you should be good to go.
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,403
Posted By Wasser
In addition to the IRS and local/state tax...

In addition to the IRS and local/state tax agencies, here is something else to think about-

Insurance.

Scenario 1. Say you work on the brake system on someones bike and an accident happens...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,054
Posted By Wasser
Did not know Honda made a string trimmer. They...

Did not know Honda made a string trimmer. They make a damn good lawn mower. I'm with you, don't like having to have two separate gas cans and then running out of pre-mix.

Will have to see if a...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Wasser
NO! Cheap fuses, made in China, from Harbor...

NO!

Cheap fuses, made in China, from Harbor Freight are and have been a disaster.

Do some Googleing about cheap fuses from Harbor Freight.

There are quite a few reports, and maybe even...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By Wasser
Don't do it. Use your time (read money$$)...

Don't do it.

Use your time (read money$$) more wisely. Talk to friends and see if they know someone in the body repair/paint business. See if someone will paint it on the side.

Rest of the car...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By Wasser
Marks. (http://www.marksusa.com) Made in the...

Marks. (http://www.marksusa.com)

Made in the USA and damn good, grade 1 lock-sets. At very reasonable prices to boot :clap


None of that grade 2 or 3 crap the chain stores sell.

Never,...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,054
Posted By Wasser
Looks like the Sthil or the Husky are the ones I...

Looks like the Sthil or the Husky are the ones I should check out. Like the Honda engine on the Husky! :deal

Took my POS TroyBuilt 4 stroke back to Lowes last night. Barely one year old. Starts...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,054
Posted By Wasser
I'm leaning towards a Sthil. Yea, it costs...

I'm leaning towards a Sthil.

Yea, it costs about twice as much, or more but, with the money spent so far on HD, Lowes & Sears, probably would have paid for itself by now.

Does Sthil make a...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,054
Posted By Wasser
A string trimmer that doesn't suck

Fellow garage mates, I need your help.

I am looking for advise on a string trimmer (weed wackier) that doesn't suck.

I have gone through three, 2 strokes. Craftsman, Echo & Homelight. They seem...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Wasser
3.5 ft.lbs on a GS? That translates to...

3.5 ft.lbs on a GS?

That translates to German torque.. Goode-n-tight.
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,660
Posted By Wasser
If you ever wanted to know anything about oil. ...

If you ever wanted to know anything about oil.

Bob is the oil guy (http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1514060)

Pay no attention to the person in the link...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,660
Posted By Wasser
So, just wait another day and a few more miles...

So, just wait another day and a few more miles and just get a bottle of 10-60.

One less thing to worry about. You'll sleep better.
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Wasser
Why on earth would you check with the service...

Why on earth would you check with the service department to see if they can pass your quiz for a new vehicle purchase?

Would you have a salesperson pass a "pop quiz" before you conduct a parts...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wasser
Go buy a cheapo kiddie pool from Walmart and...

Go buy a cheapo kiddie pool from Walmart and submerge the whole thing.

Naturally, take the kiddie pool back when you are done. Its the Walmart thing to do. :lol3
Forum: Americas 04-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,167
Posted By Wasser
I'd be happy to store it in Colorado. Locked...

I'd be happy to store it in Colorado. Locked garage or shed, even on the side of the house.

Done it a couple of times for travelers. My usual charge is a case of good beer or a nice scotch.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 62,550
Posted By Wasser
Tom, Don't know if anyone has told you this...

Tom,

Don't know if anyone has told you this but "you got a nice rack" :lol3

Just installed mine yesterday. Top notch quality workmanship and fitment. Well worth the price.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By Wasser
If fuel pressure gets low enough, the engine will...

If fuel pressure gets low enough, the engine will stop running and a few seconds later the pump will stop beacause of either oil pressure switch or PCM command since the engine is not running.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,588
Posted By Wasser
Hey hpsVFR, I was out dicking around in the...

Hey hpsVFR,

I was out dicking around in the garage and took a look at my service manual. I have an older 97 NS ChryCo minivan.

Section 8A of the service manual (ChryCo probably hasn't changed...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,959,204
Posted By Wasser
Hey 150ron, Who makes or where did you get...

Hey 150ron,

Who makes or where did you get your rearview mirrors?
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,588
Posted By Wasser
+1 If AllData DIY doesn't have the info, try...

+1

If AllData DIY doesn't have the info, try your library for the AllData Pro version. It will have even more info.


Also, Chrysler clusters have vehicle theft information stored in them.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Wasser
+1 I had an IR separator on my compressor...

+1

I had an IR separator on my compressor and the plastic bowl just seemed to never seal once it got older with with age.

Bought a Norgren...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,696
Posted By Wasser
:nod Or, just use a regular box end wrench.

:nod

Or, just use a regular box end wrench.
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Wasser
Its a GM. Probably not the caliper piston. More...

Its a GM. Probably not the caliper piston. More so the caliper slide surfaces (caliper & knuckle) and pins are rusted and crudded up.

Use a 3M Scotch Roloc (brown) pad to clean caliper slide...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By Wasser
Nice job on the in floor lift! :D What kind...

Nice job on the in floor lift! :D

What kind of lift and, story on the cutting of the floor for the lift? :ear
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Wasser
Same place one would put the Bosch Platinums.. ....

Same place one would put the Bosch Platinums.. . . . in the trash can. :wink:
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,645
Posted By Wasser
Anybody have a Weller that actually has...

Anybody have a Weller that actually has functioning lights?

I swear, it can be brand new or, 40 year old Weller and the stupid lights still don't work. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By Wasser
Hasen't changed much. AC-Delco for GM, Motorcraft...

Hasen't changed much. AC-Delco for GM, Motorcraft for Fords and, Champions for Chryslers and lawn mowers. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,711
Posted By Wasser
A YouTube video is nice but, it can't compare to...

A YouTube video is nice but, it can't compare to hands on training.

Head upstairs to regionals and find some riders in your area. See if someone is holding a tech day or, if someone is going to...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,952
Posted By Wasser
Thanks, looked at work and file hosting sites for...

Thanks, looked at work and file hosting sites for pictures are blocked. . . even Smuggy.

If I was the OP, I would give the original shop a chance to diagnose what the noise is and go from there....
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