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It’s an Alfa Romeo 4C. I’m in the process of...

It’s an Alfa Romeo 4C. I’m in the process of ordering another set of wheels so they can be swapped out easily. The tires I have on there now turn into banana peels below 40*. Just trying to get my...
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i should note that the fronts are 205/40/18 and...

i should note that the fronts are 205/40/18 and the rears are 235/35/19. The only fronts Iíve beem]n able to find are the run-flats, but I canít find rear run-flats anywhere.

Iím debating just...
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Trying to buy Winter tires ó OK to mix speed ratings & run-flats?

Iím looking to buy some Winter tires. Iíve only been able to find Winter tires in the needed sizes on one or two websites. I entered the make, model, and wheel size on the website and filtered...
07-26-17, 08:52 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Patching effloresced brick/plaster(?) wall

I'm dealing with some efflorescence ruining an interior wall of my condo. The condo association has corrected (we think) the exterior water intrusion issue, so now I'm looking to repair the interior...
05-16-17, 10:56 AM
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Posted By beekrock

Minimum distance from pool to outlet???

My electrician just installed a GFCI outlet 66" from the water edge of our currently under-construction pool. The pool guy is telling me that the minimum distance is 6', while the electrician is...
04-13-17, 10:46 AM
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Posted By beekrock

Sorry about the formatting of the link. If...

Sorry about the formatting of the link.

If all of the lathe is removed, do you see a reason why the windows would need removed & reinstalled?
04-12-17, 08:49 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Here's the stucco inspection. There are a lot of...

Here's the stucco inspection. There are a lot of pictures on it. [fingers crossed that the link works]

https://www.dropbox.com/s/871k3d5tmw315jl/Stucco%20inspection.pdf?dl=0
04-12-17, 10:38 AM
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Posted By beekrock

The proposal for a re-stucco quotes the job at...

The proposal for a re-stucco quotes the job at $90k and includes: "Remove existing windows and re-install using Tyvec flashing tapes. Reinstall existing trim.

The inspection report says: "There is...
04-11-17, 10:42 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Replacing Stucco -- Remove & Reinstall Windows Neccessary???

I'm looking at a house in PA that has failing stucco on most of the exterior. I was told that if I were to tear it off and re-install new stucco that all of the windows would have to be taken out and...
01-30-17, 10:43 AM
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Posted By beekrock

Marq1- The car I'm looking at is a 2016 Alfa...

Marq1- The car I'm looking at is a 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C (last year's model). Most dealerships may have one or two of these and they are usually pretty well discounted. For example, the two I'm looking...
01-30-17, 09:00 AM
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Posted By beekrock

Does this mean that the price will be higher...

Does this mean that the price will be higher because both dealers have to build in a profit margin?
01-30-17, 07:56 AM
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Posted By beekrock

Thanks for the help, guys. The car is in the...

Thanks for the help, guys.

The car is in the Chicago area and I'm in the Philadelphia area. I would be having the car shipped regardless of who it's purchased from. I'm not sure if that changes...
01-29-17, 10:22 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Buying car out-of-state -- Unsure how to handle

I'm in PA and looking to buy a car from IL. It's not a common make/model, which is why I've had to look out-of-state.

I test drove the car at a local dealership that only had one in stock that...
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Gray film on brick after scrubbing with wire brush -- How do I get rid of it???

I just got done cleaning some spilled paint off of the exterior brick & mortar steps on my house, as well as the brick floor in the foyer (semi-interior). I used some isopropyl alcohol and a wire...
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Posted By beekrock

Installed Exterior Light -- Sparked When I Moved it -- Didn't Trip

I just got done installing an exterior two-light motion sensor light. The wiring from both the fixture and the wall were just the blacks and whites, no grounds.

Later, when it was dark, I was...
08-14-16, 02:04 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Connecting exterior post light: ?

I'm installing an exterior post light. The post itself has a red, a white, and a green wire sticking out of it. The fixture has a black, a white, and a bare coming from it.

I connected red to...
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Posted By beekrock

Thanks, guys. The bonding primer spray that...

Thanks, guys.

The bonding primer spray that I used just lightly dusted the decals. I think I still need to prime them again, as well as the rest of the darker colored walls. Being an aerosol, I...
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Posted By beekrock

Painting over decals/stickers

The previous owner of my house decided that covering the garage walls with various large decals was a good look. I tried peeling them off, but the only one that would budge took the underlying paint...
03-06-15, 08:38 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Thanks for the help, guys. I did two coats...

Thanks for the help, guys.

I did two coats of waterproofing membrane today, but I'm still confused as to what product to use. I went to Lowes today and didn't see anything that was labeled as a...
03-04-15, 08:35 PM
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Posted By beekrock

What type of mortar for preformed shower base?

I'm preparing to install a 48"x42" TileRedi brand preformed shower pan. Mosaic marble tile will be laid directly on the pan.

The paper instructions that came with the base say to use a...
02-11-15, 02:21 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Thanks, guys. I'm in the middle of cutting...

Thanks, guys.

I'm in the middle of cutting the backerboard right now, so no worries on the backer & mortar front.

I was hoping I'd be able to tile right up to the edge, or as close as I...
02-11-15, 12:45 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Tiling to top of carpeted stairs -- Where can I end the tile?

I'm prepping to lay down 12x12 ceramic tile. I'll be tiling to the top of a staircase that will eventually be carpeted.

Is there a standard stopping point for cases like this? Half way between the...
02-07-15, 09:57 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Hi, Houston. When auxiliary is on, the...

Hi, Houston.

When auxiliary is on, the blower turns on and blows cool air. The furnace won't turn on when auxiliary is on.

Its a Honeywell TH6220D1028 programmable thermostat.

Here's a pic...
02-07-15, 08:47 PM
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Posted By beekrock

Honeywell T-stat keeps defaulting to auxiliary heat

I have central air with heat pump and an oil burning furnace for radiator heat in my home. The thermostat is set so that "emergency heat" is the one that we use for heat. The "heat" setting operates...
01-13-15, 09:44 AM
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Posted By beekrock

Replacing laminate with ceramic tile -- keep or ditch underlayment?

I'm pulling up my old laminate flooring in preparation to install ceramic tile. underneath the laminate is what appears to be 1/8" thick wood board on top of the plywood subfloor. Is it possible that...
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