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Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,589
Posted By Wasser
:deal Rust and dirt in/on the caliper slides...

:deal

Rust and dirt in/on the caliper slides & pins is not covered under warranty.

Surprised this wasn't caught during oil changes. Always had my guys inspect brakes as best possible during an...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 467,663
Posted By Wasser
That would be my guess. Hey kirkkw, you got...

That would be my guess.

Hey kirkkw, you got to show us the new smoker doing its job!! Toss up some brisket shots! :D
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 467,663
Posted By Wasser
Dicked around with the DRZ this weekend since it...

Dicked around with the DRZ this weekend since it snowed.

Always had an idle problem. Would sometimes stick high. Figured it was time to pull the carb, clean it up and put in a JD jet kit.

Think...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,111
Posted By Wasser
What brand are your wall mounts? Mitsubishi? ...

What brand are your wall mounts? Mitsubishi?

What brand is the rest of the building and does it have a BAS system?

We run Trane units with the Tracker BAS on the main buildings and main server...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,967
Posted By Wasser
Throw the starting fluid in the trash!!!!! ...

Throw the starting fluid in the trash!!!!!

Not needed on a modern diesel engine for about the last 20 years. Does more damage than good.
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,967
Posted By Wasser
To get any diesel started & running, you only...

To get any diesel started & running, you only need two things. Heat and fuel.

Sounds like you have the heat part (turns over good, glow plugs seem to be working) doesn't sound like a compression...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,230
Posted By Wasser
No. Roloc discs contain aluminum oxide. Bad...

No.

Roloc discs contain aluminum oxide. Bad news for any engine.

Use the second one vtwin pictured.

https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=HN.608040693871149793&pid=15.1&P=0

They come in different...
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,468
Posted By Wasser
Do you mean it won't build pressure with a hand...

Do you mean it won't build pressure with a hand held/pump up style pressure tester?

Like one of these?

http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/ebrock63/2009-09-25_220324_coolant_pressure_tester.png
...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By Wasser
:thumb ...

:thumb

http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/not-worthy.gif

That is slicker than greased goose shit!!

I need to check the pawn shops for something like that. Bet I could...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,532
Posted By Wasser
Thanks gmk999 for the link! Got a couple...

Thanks gmk999 for the link! Got a couple neighbor cats using my mulch on the side of the garage as a litter box.

Also thanks SnoDrtRider for showing cats can be a loyal companion.

For the OP,...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By Wasser
Pawn shops & Craiglist for SnapOn, Mac & Matco...

Pawn shops & Craiglist for SnapOn, Mac & Matco tool boxes. Even Craftsman.

Lowes sells Kobalt that are pretty darn good for the price.
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Wasser
Maybe try someone other than O'Reilly. They are...

Maybe try someone other than O'Reilly. They are the evil spawn of Yellow Front/Checker auto, Schucks Auto, Auto Zone.

Maybe try NAPA. They sell the same cheap stuff to compete with the bottom of...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Wasser
Are the shoes adjusted properly to the drums.

Are the shoes adjusted properly to the drums.
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,625
Posted By Wasser
That is beautiful Ron!!! :clap Very nice!! ...

That is beautiful Ron!!! :clap Very nice!!


Would love to find something like that for my wife after the kids get out of college and the house is paid off. She really liked her dads original...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Wasser
Ajax Plating....

Ajax Plating. (https://plus.google.com/100551686810480446892/about?gl=us&hl=en)

Been around since the 50's.

No, they don't have a web-site. Old school plating shop.
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,625
Posted By Wasser
I'll have to ask my wife. Her father purchased a...

I'll have to ask my wife. Her father purchased a 65 Mustang and had to special order it since he wanted seat belts. They did not come with seat belts standard. It was an option.

Father in law...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Wasser
Hey ginslung, Are the keys you have the...

Hey ginslung,

Are the keys you have the original Toyota set (black head with Toyota logo)?

PM me and I can give you contact info here in the Denver area for Toyota dealer that will treat you...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By Wasser
Hey bmwktmbill, Just got home and dusted off...

Hey bmwktmbill,

Just got home and dusted off an old 72 Dodge service manual.

Per Chrysler, oil pressure on a warmed up LA series engine is 10 PSI per 1000 RPM. So warm, at idle, you should...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,160
Posted By Wasser
Tire size is not going to affect TPMS. Its only...

Tire size is not going to affect TPMS. Its only reading pressure.

Tire size will affect ABS, odometer, speedometer, TCS and some AWD systems.
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By Wasser
:nod Thats what I was thinking Maybe...

:nod

Thats what I was thinking

Maybe even try a Honda auto dealer.
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By Wasser
Same here, never, ever seen a stuck relief valve....

Same here, never, ever seen a stuck relief valve. Started driving on the old "A" 318 in a 67 Satellite and moved up to the LA series. Used to race the 340 LA in a Dart and then a Duster.

The LA...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By Wasser
Winner. Replacing the oil pump is a band-aid...

Winner.

Replacing the oil pump is a band-aid for worn bearings in a tired engine. Its a small block Mopar, it will run for another 100K miles with low oil pressure. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By Wasser
+1 When does the vibration occur? ...

+1

When does the vibration occur?


Sitting still with the engine running or, riding down the road?
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,537
Posted By Wasser
:clap "Jenny Craig treatment" :lol3 ...

:clap

"Jenny Craig treatment" :lol3

That has earned a place in the tool lexicon for future use.

Have quite a few in the tool box with grinder marks & discolored plating from the torch in...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,160
Posted By Wasser
I'd try and visit a salvage yard and see if I...

I'd try and visit a salvage yard and see if I could find some used sensors for your rims. Or, buy new ones from ChryCo.

Around 08', Chrysler started using a system that had different ID's for each...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,537
Posted By Wasser
Is it just the head of the box end that won't...

Is it just the head of the box end that won't fit?

Get a Craftsman and grind the head down to make it fit if that's the only problem.
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Wasser
:nod We had one old building with a couple...

:nod

We had one old building with a couple of 2" conduits run to a remote building.

Everything was stuffed inside those conduits, 480V, 120V, CAT5, RG59, phone cables, 70V PA, 24V thermostat...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,297
Posted By Wasser
http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120510103940/...

http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120510103940/invasorzim/es/images/8/88/Mother-of-god-template.jpg

That's beautiful!

I got lucky with my table saw, purchased a Craftsman that was one step...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Wasser
About the only thing on the humidifier that will...

About the only thing on the humidifier that will be 480V 3P will be the blower motor.

Bet there is a 230V transformer on the unit to step down to 24V for the control circuits & water sensor.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,872
Posted By Wasser
Tip for after the pop corn removal. Texture...

Tip for after the pop corn removal.

Texture brush-

http://www.drywallschool.com/dabrush.jpg

You would be amazed at the patterns you can create that will hide those scraper gouges and un-even...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Wasser
:nod Learned that many moons ago from GM...

:nod

Learned that many moons ago from GM electrical training. They showed how even just sliding into a vehicle and sitting on the seat could produce enough of a static spark to fry components in a...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By Wasser
That's the important thing to remember for any...

That's the important thing to remember for any key pad/touch pad lock with a battery is to keep an override key stashed somewhere (outside the house) in case the battery(s) go tits up.

Don't do...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By Wasser
Most times, those copper coat spray on type...

Most times, those copper coat spray on type adhesives are just that, an adhesive to keep the gasket in place while assembling.

We used to use 3M spray trim adhesive to keep a head gasket in place...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By Wasser
Until the battery dies. :wink:

Until the battery dies. :wink:
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Wasser
Yup. If its a typical 220VAC oven, you would...

Yup.
If its a typical 220VAC oven,
you would see 110VAC individually, on each individual terminal to ground.

Placing the test leads on both terminals, you should see 220VAC.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Wasser
Try here, Repair Clinic...

Try here, Repair Clinic (http://www.repairclinic.com/Shop-For-Parts/a13b74c42/Caloric-Range-Stove-Oven-Heating-Element-Parts)

Lower baking element is easy. Pull the two screws and slide the...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Wasser
NASTF...

NASTF (http://www.nastf.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3292)

Most companies charge. Some offer a single day rate. LINKY (http://www.nastf.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3291)
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,939,290
Posted By Wasser
Here ya go Schmittenhymer, a pic of the smooth,...

Here ya go Schmittenhymer, a pic of the smooth, gloss white FRP I installed at the top. Nice thing is, didn't have to finish the drywall all perfect for paint. Coat of Kilz, oil based primer and...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,939,290
Posted By Wasser
Smooth FRP...

Smooth FRP (http://www.marlite.com/designer-wall-systems-frp-wall-panels.aspx)

I have it in my garage but, at the top. The lower 4' of my garage is brick. Kinda reverse of yours.

I'll snap a...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Wasser
How are you checking temperature? By feel or...

How are you checking temperature?

By feel or with an IR thermometer?
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