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02-14-18, 02:52 PM
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Posted By jzchen

Thank you for the response! A 25' coax...

Thank you for the response!

A 25' coax currently runs through the door to the TV. I have no idea how long of a run I would need to get it from the other side of the house to any of the TVs. The...
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Views: 1,855
Posted By jzchen

It's specs are so close to the Hitachi model I...

It's specs are so close to the Hitachi model I noted, that I couldn't help feeling it was pretty much the same. My main focus is the current Olympic games, but the Roku seems very nice....

The OP...
02-14-18, 10:22 AM
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Posted By jzchen

Grounding a TV Antenna Mounted Furthest Away (Opposite Corner) from GES?

Hi,

I have attached a TV antenna to an exterior wall of our house and ran the coax through the door in the balcony to see if it works to bring in over the air broadcasts, and it does. Now that I...
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Views: 1,855
Posted By jzchen

Wow, I came on this site for help, and I...

Wow, I came on this site for help, and I strangely find this thread!!!

I just purchased a 55" TCL 55S403 yesterday at Costco, for $339.99. (My wife suggested two models which she found at Sam's...
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Views: 1,905
Posted By jzchen

I agree it looks closest to a McGard pattern. ...

I agree it looks closest to a McGard pattern. There are stickers in the packages that one is instructed to place. One on the registration card, one on the packaging itself, and one somewhere in the...
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Views: 1,023
Posted By jzchen

I see your location is NJ. I searched and seems...

I see your location is NJ. I searched and seems like you have AutoZones in your state. (I even saw one that seems to be open 24 hours. I miss having that here). I searched on my AutoZone app for...
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Views: 1,023
Posted By jzchen

It makes no sense to me that you got double pads...

It makes no sense to me that you got double pads on each side with a single piston design. Those do not seem to be the correct pads for your car. Pressing with a single piston towards the center...
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Posted By jzchen

I do believe those springs are there to push the...

I do believe those springs are there to push the pads away from the rotor surface when you release the brakes, so they arenít functioning correctly as well.....
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Posted By jzchen

Pads still look good to me too. I canít accept...

Pads still look good to me too. I canít accept that the wear sensor is scratching already, I guess the pads are contacting the rotor surface and that is what can be heard.

Your pads do not look...
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Views: 1,762
Posted By jzchen

I find Haynes manuals lacking. ...

I find Haynes manuals lacking. techinfo.toyota.com is the official site and goes back to '90. It is $15 to subscribe, and you can .pdf your repair manual. (It is not available on helminc.com, I...
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Views: 879
Posted By jzchen

I know you said "I wouldn't", but finding factory...

I know you said "I wouldn't", but finding factory service literature may be helpful in replacing that part instead of trying to go through what you are trying to do. Trunk lids are nice in that you...
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Views: 407
Posted By jzchen

I would look up VW or Scirocco forums for more...

I would look up VW or Scirocco forums for more research. I would not increase the tire diameter without looking carefully at how much space you have to do so. Sounds like the car you bought has...
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Views: 971
Posted By jzchen

Looks too high to me, in particular since the...

Looks too high to me, in particular since the wheel on the trailer seems to be centered. Should ride even/flat.

The hitch on our '04 Sienna is limited to Class 1 (1 1/4") and 3500 lbs, so I don't...
10-30-17, 03:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Three blind mice!

I tried to search up what colors a mouse/rat can see. Seems like mixed reports. Sine a rat/mouse can't talk I'm not sure we can tell. (Thanks for the joke! Definitely lightens up the situation!) ...
10-25-17, 03:37 AM
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Posted By jzchen

"It's been said that critters don't like green...

"It's been said that critters don't like green wires. https://assets.doityourself.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif"

If I ever have to run wire, I will run all green!!! (Forget the electric...
10-25-17, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Red face Math off.

Seems like my calculation on per fuse price was off as well! Oops.
10-25-17, 03:19 AM
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Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Friend's Bunny Rabbit(s)

No wonder I dropped out of computer engineering, it takes me so long to figure out a problem...

I've thought about the rodent problem some more:

I told my son I'm scared to go up to the 1st...
10-24-17, 07:06 PM
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Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Blew One More!

Thank you again guys!

It reached 105 F today. I don't usually like working in the hot attic in the afternoon but I knew if i didn't at least try with what I had/without running wire, we would be...
10-24-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Green NOT shorted!

Well, what do you know. Green was NOT shorted. I already spent a little time looking for wire....

​​​​​​Time to put the humane traps again, with the secret peanut butter.....

Didn't dare try...
10-24-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Thank you Bob14525! Yes, I don't know what is...

Thank you Bob14525! Yes, I don't know what is wrong with me. I should do that first! (I've started searching for wire already.) I don't work in an electrical related field. I'm pretty much an at...
10-24-17, 01:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Spanish tile roofing.

Thank you both for the tips!!!

I was discussing the scat (poop) that I had found in both 1st and 2nd floor attics with an exterminator (here at my parents' house. My wife, son, and I live with...
10-23-17, 11:34 AM
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Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Thank you Houston204! I definitely have a...

Thank you Houston204!

I definitely have a short in the horribly long wiring. Since I already measured the resistance across the "inductor" at 12.0 Ohms, I went up to the attic and...
10-23-17, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Contactors came in! Fail...

Thanks Pete! (For some reason there is a lag in seeing your response this time!)

So I got the contactors from Home Depot yesterday afternoon. I determined they looked nothing like the original,...
10-20-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Blew the 3 amp almost instantly on the test. ...

Blew the 3 amp almost instantly on the test. Gonna wait until the contactors come in before I try again....
10-20-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,597
Posted By jzchen

Bad Wire Nut Connection.

So I was at the condenser yesterday. I tried to test the contactor and verified 1 nF across the two internal capacitors from what I could see in the wiring diagram. I then decided to twist the wire...
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