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Getting Into LEDs

Had to go pick up some more GU-10 50W Halogen mini-floods for the kitchen ceiling fixture which takes three of them. I bet I've put a dozen of them in that thing since installing it. They're bright...
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Every six months is sufficient. I have an '07...

Every six months is sufficient. I have an '07 F-150 in the same boat - only has 23,000 on it but when it is driven its almost always at least five miles each way, usually more, so I think it gets...
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If there is a chance of a start when the oil is...

If there is a chance of a start when the oil is below 40 degrees you should go with 10W30. It's the oil temp at starting, not the ambient air temp that sets the condition. This is so the cold oil can...
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The next day (Saturday) it still wouldn't start...

The next day (Saturday) it still wouldn't start cold, so I got it started and used it (still running fine after starting), and made another adjustment. This time, I let it idle and got the Low side...
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Fixed It

The tool arrived today and i immediately got the devil out of the shed. I put a few drops of fuel in the intake to get it started, then used it with the blower which is the best trial of the mixture...
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The first thing to do is to determine if it is a...

The first thing to do is to determine if it is a fuel delivery problem. Prime it, pull the cord once or twice, then remove the spark plug. If the plug is wet and smells like gas, it's getting fuel....
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We'd have to know more about the 158cc engine....

We'd have to know more about the 158cc engine. There are a lot of 160s out there of many types. Typically this problem is from the engine running out of gas. If it has a float bowl (fuel bowl) on the...
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Have you tested it with the spark plug grounded...

Have you tested it with the spark plug grounded to the head?
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You guys are life savers! I've been fighting my...

You guys are life savers! I've been fighting my $@&#%* Ryobi trimmer ever since getting it. I knew I needed to adjust the mixtures but after contacting Ryobi to try to get the tool (Pac Man type) and...
09-21-10, 02:55 PM
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I was able to greatly improve flow by taking off...

I was able to greatly improve flow by taking off the aerators and blowing off all the outlets, including the washing machine. One thing I did that seemed to be the most effective was to turn the...
09-21-10, 02:14 PM
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Possible Clogged Pipe

About three weeks ago I experienced a sudden drop in hot water flow at all outlets in the house. In fact, I called the City to see if they had a pressure drop in my area (I recently retired as a...
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