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05-15-18, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Croco

XSleeper, all - one more question: say...

XSleeper, all - one more question:

say instead of the extra jack in the new side wall frame (as XSleeper described) I just cut off the tops of the existing studs so they allow the longer treads to...
05-14-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Croco

Awesome - thanks! (I had to google 16" on center...

Awesome - thanks! (I had to google 16" on center - I guess it should have been obvious :) ).
05-14-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Croco

XSleeper - but the new jacks don't have to be...

XSleeper - but the new jacks don't have to be load-bearing right? They are mostly to make framing around the treads and risers easier. If so - got it!
05-14-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Croco

Thank you, Pilot Dane. This may come into play...

Thank you, Pilot Dane. This may come into play but I actually hope not: I am not thinking about opening the sides to the floor. I do not want to make under the stairs accessible. All I need is to be...
05-14-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Croco

XSleeper - you're right - I want to open the...

XSleeper - you're right - I want to open the sides of the stairs as you described. No "open threads", risers still there.

I would prefer not doing the new stair jacks if I can avoid it. Mainly...
05-14-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Croco

I am not sure I understand: do you mean that I...

I am not sure I understand: do you mean that I currently have no balusters? That's temporary - cats of the previous owner chewed them up, so I am replacing them. Once I am done, there will be railing...
05-13-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Croco

Reframe Knee Wall To Open Stair Treads

Hi!

I am looking for advice on how to reframe knee walls on the sides of my staircase so I can open the stair treads. Can I do that or I will need to move the stringers and rebuild the staircase?...
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Croco

It looks like I'll be replacing the clutch disk,...

It looks like I'll be replacing the clutch disk, either by myself or at a shop, not sure yet. I'll open a separate thread about that.

Thanks!
Replies: 6
Views: 2,330
Posted By Croco

Hi All, here's the "final" update I hope. I...

Hi All,

here's the "final" update I hope. I fixed the problem for now but I did three things, so I do not know which one helped. I replaced the spark plugs, the air filter, and cleared out the...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,330
Posted By Croco

Is there a meaningful way to check the spark...

Is there a meaningful way to check the spark plugs, I mean, they can be new or fine (I only recently bought the car)?
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Views: 2,330
Posted By Croco

I found a code: P0133, which stands for "Oxygen...

I found a code: P0133, which stands for "Oxygen Sensor Circuit Slow Response (Bank1, Sensor1)".

Is it consistent with my described symptoms or it is likely to be unrelated? The internet says that...
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Croco

Can I adjust clutch engagement position in Accord 2000?

Hi!

Yet another problem with my old Honda Accord 2000 (manual, 4cyl, sedan LX). Thanks for all the previous help here!

My clutch disk began slipping. Before I replace it, I wonder if I can...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,330
Posted By Croco

Engine Hiccups near 2000 RPM in Honda Fit 2007

Hi!

I've got a "new" car, have not discussed it here yet, and I need an advice. Thanks in advance. Here it goes.

This is for Honda Fit Sport 2007, manual transmission, 95K miles. It developed...
06-28-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,395
Posted By Croco

Thanks! How do I figure out what thickness...

Thanks!

How do I figure out what thickness of the slab is formally enough, so I can use brackets?

Also, how do I figure out the depth and size of the holes, I mean, how to estimate the weight...
06-28-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,395
Posted By Croco

How to set posts for attached pergola over patio

Hi!

I am looking for viable options for how to set two posts for building an attached pergola. Here are some details.

I have a 12' x 12' concrete patio with slate pattern right when you exit...
04-26-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,973
Posted By Croco

Once again, Ray, all - thanks! To answer...

Once again, Ray, all - thanks!

To answer some questions: I do not have attic in the garage - kids' bedrooms are right above. The panel is on the firewall that separates the garage from the rest of...
04-25-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,973
Posted By Croco

Thanks, that helps a lot! So it seems that I...

Thanks, that helps a lot!

So it seems that I only need to buy two rolls of wire, white and black, and I can run them in EMT.

One more question: in my panel, all the knockout holes are at the...
04-25-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,973
Posted By Croco

Thanks! I live in Colorado, Douglas County. ...

Thanks!

I live in Colorado, Douglas County.

I pulled the permit and spoke to the inspector but he did not ask, and it did not occur to me that that would be an issue. One would think that cable...
04-25-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,973
Posted By Croco

Romex and EMT in Attached Garage

Hi again,

I have a question about running Romex in EMT in an attached garage for physical protection. I am wiring my attached garage, following the advice that I got in a this thread:
...
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Croco

Hi again, perhaps I wasn't very clear: 12.5V...

Hi again,

perhaps I wasn't very clear: 12.5V is the voltage on the battery with everything off and cables removed. With the engine running, I measure about 14.3V on the battery terminals.

I'll...
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Croco

Thanks! Is there any way to check that fuel...

Thanks!

Is there any way to check that fuel pump before the car starts acting up again?

So far, the only possible diagnosed problem is that failed alternator "volt stability" test. Could anyone...
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Croco

Accord 2000 cranks but won't start sometimes

Hi again!

A question about Accord 2000 LX manual, 4door, 2.3 4cyl.

Sometimes (rarely - once every few weeks) the car won't start. Once the battery was dead, once the battery was kinda low, a...
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Croco

Accord 2000: Choosing Front Rotors and Pads

Hi!

I think I need to replace (again) the front rotors and brake pads on Honda Accord 2000 LX 4dr 5spd. Looking for advice for quality budget parts.

I replaced the pads perhaps 4 or so years...
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