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Thanks guys. How about small...

Thanks guys. How about small rivers/creeks/waterfalls. There is another property I was looking at also. It doesn't have as much land or forest space, but it does have a tiny creek/waterfall next...
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Thank you Marq. I'll also ask about tree...

Thank you Marq. I'll also ask about tree ordinances and zoning limitations and make sure it's completely free of any of those or if not, then probably this isn't as good as I thought.
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Thank you Norm. The driveway is private, yes. ...

Thank you Norm. The driveway is private, yes. It belongs only to this house/land. I'm not familiar with rights-of-way so I'll have to ask about that, thank you for mentioning it. Good point about...
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Question about living and owning a small piece of land

Hope this is in the right section. I've never owned my own home yet. I have been renting small rooms to live which suited me just fine but lately I've been more interested in settling down longer...
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Need advice, Alarm clock sound not working

Hey guys, I'm in Korea. I bought a brand new digital alarm clock off Amazon and had it shipped here.
I tested it out and it worked perfectly. Even though the NA plug is the two rectangular prongs...
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I went to the shop today. These guys seem a bit...

I went to the shop today. These guys seem a bit better.
He knew right away to try a smoke tester. He ran the smoke tester and shortly after
there was smoke coming out from the turbo area up out...
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tomf3: once again thank you for your clear...

tomf3: once again thank you for your clear instructions. In all the years I've posted and asked similar questions nobody explained it the way you did. I don't know yet if you are correct but the way...
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tomf63: I really hope you are right! Where are...

tomf63: I really hope you are right! Where are the possible locations for restrictions? Cat, mufflers, air intake, anywhere else?

Could any potential issue with the transmission / clutch also...
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alan73: yes you are right the car would never...

alan73: yes you are right the car would never pass emission if I didn't have a cat. I only passed it because the mechanic knew someone who could help me pass it by paying $300 which I did and got it...
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tomf63: sorry I wanted to add more that I left...

tomf63: sorry I wanted to add more that I left out. If the mechanic thinks my cat is not even a real cat and nothing is inside, then it couldn't be a blocked airflow issue right? If there is no cat...
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tomf63: unfortunately again such a seemingly...

tomf63: unfortunately again such a seemingly simple procedure is not here. I asked and they said it would cost me about $150-200 just to remove it and take a look inside and put it back on + 6...
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thanks. I've been bit more reading on this topic...

thanks. I've been bit more reading on this topic and sounds like some of these dealerships can buy cars with problems because some of them sell it to wholesale for auction or can repair in their own...
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I give up. Gonna trade in my car for a cheap one.

So after 3.5 years of dealing with all kinds of issues, I am giving up on this car and going to trade it in for a cheap one.

Usually people trade in an older or cheaper car to get some...
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jrsick: The cat is welded to the downpipe...

jrsick:

The cat is welded to the downpipe so the entire thing would have to be removed. I believe we'd also have to cut the cat off if we wanted to take a look inside unless there is away to...
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The next problem I have is that it takes me 3...

The next problem I have is that it takes me 3 hours to get to a tuning shop and 3 hours to get back. He also quoted me around 150-200 bucks to take it off and inspect it and put it back on. That's...
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tomf6: "high boost and low power = restriction"...

tomf6: "high boost and low power = restriction" thank you for making that clear! That sounds like my issue exactly.
It gives me more confidence that it could be a cat or exhaust system...
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alan73: yes, that is what I've been thinking but...

alan73: yes, that is what I've been thinking but don't know how to prove it. This car has been tuned and I wondered if the tuning somehow adjusted the parameters so that no check engine lights...
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jrsick: that is what confuses me too. I only...

jrsick: that is what confuses me too. I only have 75k km. I also don't get any fault codes pertaining to the cat. If the cat is really problematic, I would expect to get a code. But then, why...
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jrsick: I don't get any codes which is the...

jrsick:

I don't get any codes which is the frustrating part. I'd think if there were any issues such as the ones I've been going through, I'd at least get codes. The only one I got was a while...
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Yes, when I joined, I was living in Canada. That...

Yes, when I joined, I was living in Canada. That was 8 years ago.
Lots of things change in that time. Like I said, I don't live in an English speaking country at the moment
which makes everything...
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Ok, I was doing some more thinking about it with...

Ok, I was doing some more thinking about it with my limited knowledge of cars but am I maybe onto something here?

A couple years ago I found the car was running RICH (negative fuel trims -10 to...
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No check engine lights. No fault codes. This is...

No check engine lights.
No fault codes. This is why it's frustrating.
I did fail the emissions test badly so it leads me to think maybe pjmax is correct that it's my catalytic converter (APR cc...
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Posted By guy293482

What is that sound? Turbo leak?

It's been an issue for a long time but the past week it's gotten much worse.
I have very low power acceleration from standstill like at a redlight. When I step on
the gas the car doesn't...
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Posted By guy293482

Price of Rhodium skyrocketed.

I failed my emissions test twice. My car has been sitting at a mechanic shop for 3 weeks now cuz he said he'll try and get it to pass for me but has to wait until my first tests are...
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