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Nobody else has asked, so I will. Why are you...

Nobody else has asked, so I will. Why are you even messing with it? Pretty obvious it's going to need a body shop.
Other guy's insurance? Or your uninsured coverage? :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

The switch may also be adjustable as to position....

The switch may also be adjustable as to position. Might just need a little fine tuning. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Agree with Bob; you certainly have enough miles &...

Agree with Bob; you certainly have enough miles & years for it to need an alternator. :thumbup: As I recall, the charging light won't illuminate until charging rate drops below something like 11.5V...
10-02-20, 06:08 AM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

My best guess would be steel legs. Don't appear...

My best guess would be steel legs. Don't appear to be cast iron. Those stems must be huge if they are 1/4" bigger than the holes in the feet, those holes look to be be about 1/4" themselves. Do the...
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Posted By the_tow_guy

The school of thought there is that there may be...

The school of thought there is that there may be some places in the tranny where a little sludge and dirt is helping keep things sealed up and when you replace the fluid the new fluid (because ATF is...
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Posted By the_tow_guy

:thumbup: with the comments. Say 100 bucks for a...

:thumbup: with the comments. Say 100 bucks for a tire and $150 for a battery, even with mount & balance on the tire and assorted fees, should be able to do both for under $300. All the parts stores...
06-11-20, 12:46 PM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

If I read you right, what you are doing is...

If I read you right, what you are doing is probably at best illegal and at worst potentially fatal for PoCo workers.

Your hookup method is referred to by electricians as a "suicide cable" for good...
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Two passes with a 1/8" round-over, no pilot using...

Two passes with a 1/8" round-over, no pilot using the fence. Took a couple of tries for alignment::

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05-16-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Rescreening job

Not my first or only project right now, but working on re-screening the pool cage. In the first pic, I've already got two section done on the left. Off camera to the right of corner I have 3 more...
02-20-20, 05:44 AM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Not sure you can get enough of a "bite" with an...

Not sure you can get enough of a "bite" with an easy-out to get a set screw out. May end up drilling the entire screw out and re-tapping to a larger size. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

I second Marq's post. Similar questions have...

I second Marq's post.

Similar questions have been kicked around for decades. Some folks opine that if you change the fluid at higher mileages if it's never been done, that it can actually cause...
11-14-19, 05:14 AM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

That was my thinking, too, about resale. ...

That was my thinking, too, about resale. :coffee:

OMG I agreed with the swabbie! :eek:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Or cut as deep as possible with what you have and...

Or cut as deep as possible with what you have and finish with a hand saw. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Before I sprung for the cost of an entire faucet,...

Before I sprung for the cost of an entire faucet, I think I would replace the cartridge in the current one. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Why I routinely recommend the small independent...

Why I routinely recommend the small independent shops over dealers and franchises except for warranty work, recalls, and certain proprietary items.
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Some positive news maybe. She got a call late in...

Some positive news maybe. She got a call late in the day from service writer that it looked like it would be covered. Fingers crossed. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

AND what people will pick UP. :coffee:

AND what people will pick UP. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

One of the HVAC pros should be along soon, but my...

One of the HVAC pros should be along soon, but my layman's opinion would be to suspect duct work issue as you mentioned. Might be worth calling an independent HVAC company to come and inspect. Cost...
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Hey Ron, you're cutting into my jump start calls...

Hey Ron, you're cutting into my jump start calls profits!

Seriously, as Ron said, just replace it; you've gotten your money's worth and, trust me, it is going to crap out at the absolute worst...
07-08-19, 05:29 AM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Is the compressor kicking on but condenser fan...

Is the compressor kicking on but condenser fan not starting or nothing starting at all? Thought Pete would ask that. :coffee:
07-03-19, 05:18 AM
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Posted By the_tow_guy

FWIW, I think you found a good company to do...

FWIW, I think you found a good company to do business with. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Don't forget to check the ceiling box to ensure...

Don't forget to check the ceiling box to ensure it is rated for a fan. :coffee:
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Posted By the_tow_guy

Nobody asked, so I will: What was the fuel level...

Nobody asked, so I will: What was the fuel level in the tank? Full would be better than, for instance, 1/4 tank although you could argue that if it was almost empty filling it up would dilute any...
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