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You mean the light surface rust coming up from...

You mean the light surface rust coming up from the center in the last photo? That's just from sitting for a few days. After driving that's not there, its just blackish and shiny.
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He said all 4. Just got back from driving it and...

He said all 4. Just got back from driving it and checked again and the braking surface looks nice and clean and blackish.
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

Can you be more specific? What exactly shows...

Can you be more specific? What exactly shows that? I get the advice to just swap them out if I were having a problem, but the consensus seems to be that if there's no actual problem to solve then...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

Yeah it had been sitting for a few days, maybe up...

Yeah it had been sitting for a few days, maybe up to a week. I didn't take it in because anything was wrong, it brakes fine. I just had to do the yearly inspection and he failed it for "rusty...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

I didn't think rust mattered (aren't all rotors...

I didn't think rust mattered (aren't all rotors rusted?), but the mechanic was quite insistent that it does and that the vehicle is unsafe to drive like this. The brakes work fine, so I just wanted...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

Do I need to replace my rotors?

The braking surface seems alright, but the edges are pretty badly rusted. Here's some photos.

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Posted By Mustard Tiger

No pitless, but I have to put one in regardless...

No pitless, but I have to put one in regardless and move the pipe(s) two feet deeper since its only down half way to the frost line now. The digging is already done, it wasn't a big deal since the...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

Replacing jet pump with submersible pump

I have a 40 foot deep 6 inch drilled well. Right now it has an old 3/4 horse jet pump. But the pump has been throwing off bits of metal into the discharge line and they are clogging up the foot...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

WM2701HV. There's nothing stuck anywhere, the...

WM2701HV. There's nothing stuck anywhere, the water drains into the pump just fine. There's nothing wrapped around the impeller or shaft, and the two are firmly attached still. I can't spin one if...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

LG directdrive washing machine pump not pumping hard enough

I have a LG directdrive front load washer. It started occasionally giving an error about not being able to drain (OE: OE Error Code - Front Load Washer...
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

No, it is a deep well jet pump. Two pipes, foot...

No, it is a deep well jet pump. Two pipes, foot valve/impeller down in the well.



It doesn't prime by itself, it maintains the prime it was given. Which means the check valve is not broken...
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Pump gradually building to lower and lower max pressure.

I bought an old farm house from a foreclosure, and have been having problems with the water. Because of the situation with buying it, I don't know when the well was drilled or how old the pump is. ...
04-13-16, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

It has to be sealed either way, the way these...

It has to be sealed either way, the way these crawlspaces were designed creates moisture problems from bringing outside humid air into a cool space to condense.

As for "Why spend all the $$$ on...
04-12-16, 04:51 PM
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Sorry I should have been more clear about what I...

Sorry I should have been more clear about what I am after. Does anyone have any concrete pros and cons to each approach? I want to try to make a good informed decision about which is best for this...
04-08-16, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Mustard Tiger

Should crawl space be warmed space or cold?

I bought a cheap house as a practice fixer upper, and I am wondering what to do with the crawl space. I'm in eastern New Brunswick, and like a lot of the houses in the area there's a 5-6 foot crawl...
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