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Thanks marksr, i believe you are correct. ...

Thanks marksr, i believe you are correct.

Does anyone have any thoughts on an "elastomeric acrylic" gray coating similar to this?...
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Thanks XSleeper. I will strongly consider the...

Thanks XSleeper. I will strongly consider the Loxon primer and possibly topcoat.

It looks like other similar houses in my area have a black fiber? Coating.
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Paint or other coating for exposed exterior block foundation? Products?

I've been putting this off too long...1920 MN block foundation home with gray painted cedar siding above. Foundation has been previously painted, looks like crap in several areas. There are...
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"I realize the Camry has a #1 & #2 lower...

"I realize the Camry has a #1 & #2 lower suspension arm as well as strut rods (are these also known as trailing arms?). Do the #1 & #2 arms as well as strut rods also have bushings & can they be the...
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I have a home built in 1920 with a full basement...

I have a home built in 1920 with a full basement in MN. No gutters, no problems. I permanently removed the only gutter when I bought the place and replaced some fascia boards. The home is built on...
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You are not going to find a set torque spec for...

You are not going to find a set torque spec for that pinion nut. How loose or tight your pinion nut is directly affects pinion bearing pre-load. You will either need an inch pound torque wrench to...
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If believe this car uses vaccum operated blend...

If believe this car uses vaccum operated blend controls and there is a good chance that the blend door would stay stuck in "hot" position with a loss of vac. Should be a small hard plastic line that...
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2000 Century would have a 4T65E transmission. ...

2000 Century would have a 4T65E transmission. Your hard shifting is more than likely do to finicky/sticking/failing epc solenoid. Changing the fluid and filter can help or possibly cure this...
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You need to use a heavy duty puller to remove the...

You need to use a heavy duty puller to remove the pulley, if I remember right, you will probably have to disconnect the motor mounts or drop the sub-frame slightly for this vehicle in order to get...
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I would suspect a bad fuel pressure regulator...

I would suspect a bad fuel pressure regulator (FPR) or failing fuel pump. Fairly common issue with Chrystler's "cloud cars" with higher miles. If you do not have a fuel pressure guage, you can...
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Thanks tow guy. I meant to say I had a misfire...

Thanks tow guy. I meant to say I had a misfire on #4, leakdown tells me exhaust valve is not sealing all the way. I guess I get to pull the head. Whoopie! I haven't managed to **** anything up...
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Exclamation VW 2.0: Low compression on on #1 after timing belt change?

Any help very much appreciated! 2000 Golf 2.0 gas. Just changed timing belt/waterpump/tensioner. The only times I have started the car, timing marks have been double checked after turning over by...
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Miles on the car? Sounds like its time to have...

Miles on the car? Sounds like its time to have the head gaskets done. I've replaced a couple on these cars with the exact same symptoms, not a fun job :wall: (Over 20 hours flat rate). It is...
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I agree 100%. I typically use AC Delco for GM...

I agree 100%. I typically use AC Delco for GM products, Autolite for the older stuff (usually cheaper). Champion is Chrysler only in my book.
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I would reccomend any GM 3800 car.

I would reccomend any GM 3800 car.
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Posted By xjfish

Check the wheel hub/bearing. There should be no...

Check the wheel hub/bearing. There should be no play.
03-07-10, 11:09 PM
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Posted By xjfish

Only good solution I have found is to move the...

Only good solution I have found is to move the litter box out of the dogs reach. I've had the same problem. Animals will be animals. I suppose you could build some sort of enclosure that lets your...
11-02-09, 10:37 AM
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Posted By xjfish

Thanks for the reply. Transformer was bad. Tech...

Thanks for the reply. Transformer was bad. Tech came out this morning and had one is stock that did the trick. Its a bit "rigged" but his retro-fit looks solid and safe. He also changed the nozzle...
11-01-09, 08:37 PM
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Posted By xjfish

Universal Transformer Replacement?

I have a very old oil furnace that I cleaned/serviced myself before the start of the heating season. It has worked great until today it shut itself down. Coincidentally I just replaced the air...
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I don't think this is possible, there is not...

I don't think this is possible, there is not enough clearance to pull the trans far back enough to drop it down without at least lowering the cradle. I changed one out a while ago and I know I...
09-26-09, 06:18 PM
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Posted By xjfish

I was able to find furnace cement fairly cheap at...

I was able to find furnace cement fairly cheap at Menards. The local old Ace Hardware had nozzles in stock :) (nobody else around here carries much of anything for oil burners) I don't think I'm...
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If the fan is not working on any speed but high...

If the fan is not working on any speed but high or intermittent: Replace your blower motor resistor. Common failure on the Caravan (both resistor and electronic type) Usually located behind the...
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Posted By xjfish

Disconnect the battery and turn the headlights...

Disconnect the battery and turn the headlights on. Reconnect battery and go for a short drive so your computer can relearn fuel trim, etc. Free, done.
09-17-09, 08:46 PM
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Posted By xjfish

Thank you! I really appreciate the advice. I'm...

Thank you! I really appreciate the advice. I'm guessing it will have shorter run cycles, I'm not too worried about rust. The exchanger is made of some very heavy gauge stuff, and as stated don't...
09-16-09, 10:11 PM
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Posted By xjfish

Thanks furd. I will probably do that at a...

Thanks furd. I will probably do that at a minimum (furnace cement). I realize it is probably fairly negligible. I just want it to work as efficient and safe as possible for the time being. I guess...
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