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AHH!!!! Duh, I knew I was having a major brain...

AHH!!!! Duh, I knew I was having a major brain malfunction. I look at a 3 inch pipe for example and think, yeah that's 3", I never stopped to think if I measured around the pipe it would actually be...
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Question about installing a damper

I have a town home. The kitchen register in the middle floor blows waaaay too much air. It's very powerful. The register is on a 10 foot straight run directly off the HVAC unit. The outer diameter...
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Thanks all for your responses, it's been very...

Thanks all for your responses, it's been very insightful.
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Brake fluid is a little down from the max line....

Brake fluid is a little down from the max line. Maybe 1/2" below max line. This was caught by a tech at a local garage doing the yearly inspection on it. I'm pretty handy and was going to just...
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It's not plastic wrap, just looks that way. It's...

It's not plastic wrap, just looks that way. It's the heat shield material that's attached to the firewall. Attached a zoomed out pic for clarity.
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Sorry, it's a 2011 F-150 STX V8 5.0L 4x4. Not...

Sorry, it's a 2011 F-150 STX V8 5.0L 4x4. Not sure about the other part of the question, hydraulic I think
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Does this brake booster need replacing?

Pictures are attached. It seems like there may be some fluid around the housing. It passed the 3 main booster tests I found on the internet that I performed on it from inside the cab.
04-10-15, 05:19 PM
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Yeah, I mainly got the kit because it had a test...

Yeah, I mainly got the kit because it had a test probe with it, which I really like. Just an easy way to make sure power is off in a box before working in it. Meter is digital. Curious why you prefer...
04-10-15, 04:48 PM
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Yep that was it. I knew it was wrong not to...

Yep that was it. I knew it was wrong not to connect to the house ground, was just thrown off cause the previous fixture didn't connect to ground. Learn something everyday.

EDIT: Sorry I didn't...
04-10-15, 03:28 PM
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ground and neutral reversed after light fixture install

In my closet I had a simple light socket base with two terminals (no ground). I installed a new light fixture today. I took off the existing light socket base and in there are 3 white wires nutted...
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Yes, on the 3-position rocker it would be: left...

Yes, on the 3-position rocker it would be: left position=night light, middle position=off, right position=the brighter fan light.

I did some more thinking on it after posting and I'm 100% certain...
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Multi function switch question

I am going to connect a new bathroom fan that has a light, night light, and fan. I also have a separate vanity light in this restroom. I'd like to connect all functionality to a 4 function rocker...
05-18-11, 03:58 PM
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cool thanks everyone! I think I'll use a shark...

cool thanks everyone! I think I'll use a shark bite elbow and do as Furd suggested and sweat the inline ball valve onto two copper pipes while at the bench and then attach to the shark bite elbow.
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05-17-11, 07:02 PM
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thanks! yeah can't return the vanity, I've cut...

thanks! yeah can't return the vanity, I've cut the back side of it to fit the waste pipe. This is is horribly designed, but looks really nice.

but yeah i was just looking at the shark bite stuff...
05-17-11, 08:35 AM
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Posted By ccaltacc

need to move a sink supply line valve

Hello all. I'm finishing a bathroom remodel project and just installed a cabinet style, free standing vanity. I need to be able to move the vanity a few inches to the left in order to center it on...
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