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Best way to extract one red brick from walk.

Has anyone ever removed one of these? I have a brick walk way, set in morter, atop a concrete slab. Need to remove one chipped red clay brick, just one. What is the best way?

I've chisels thur...
02-18-06, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Lugnut

crimp connectors. brass verses aluminum.

I needed a crimp-on connector for 16 gauge stranded wire, 110 volt connection. Ace hardware didn't carry them in the electrical isle. So I bought one from the Ace automotive isle. However, I later...
02-18-06, 11:44 AM
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The power company repairman said the hot wire...

The power company repairman said the hot wire insulation was old and worn thin from age. Then it ( the hot wire) contacted the neutral wire at some point in time, which burned the neutral wire and...
02-17-06, 06:35 PM
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Wow oh Wow. I did call the power company right...

Wow oh Wow. I did call the power company right away. They arrived 10 minutes later! Geez, 10 minutes!. It was a open neutral. He showed me the burnt wire 6 feet from the x-former. Burned clear...
02-17-06, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Lugnut

Now getting 126 volts at the duplex fluke reading...

Now getting 126 volts at the duplex fluke reading with both appliances off. Very odd.
02-17-06, 05:13 PM
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Yikes, after posting this, and shutting off both...

Yikes, after posting this, and shutting off both appliances, I notice the lights still flicker ever few minutes! The cordless phone conversation just got cut off too. Very strange! But I didn't see...
02-17-06, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Lugnut

Dryer = bright lights then low, them regular.

This is happening just now. Fascinating !!!!!!
Wow! I just got household volts of 79 at my bedroom outlet on my Fluke !!!!!


Fluke shows 120 volts, then switch on electric dryer and get 80...
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Posted By Lugnut

Are you saying that it always stalls unless you...

Are you saying that it always stalls unless you rev it for a minute?

Are you saying that it sometimes cranks without starting? i.e. 'a few turns'
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Yes, they sell expandable plugs exactly for that...

Yes, they sell expandable plugs exactly for that reason,, no room to hammer. I'm not 100 percent certain but in addition to the rubber ones, I think they have 'all copper' expandable plugs also. They...
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I understand your concern, but mostly the pro's...

I understand your concern, but mostly the pro's don't know the answer. The parts are sold by application which eliminates the need for us to know if its 37, or 45 or one of a hundreds different...
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Posted By Lugnut

What are you asking? How to pull codes or how to...

What are you asking? How to pull codes or how to start the car?
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Detailed instructions for your task can be found...

Detailed instructions for your task can be found in a Haynes manual for about $15. Heater core, not coil, right?
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Is the blower motor already installed? Is...

Is the blower motor already installed?

Is the compressor already wired to a fused circuit with 12 volts supplied?
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Regarding slop on the table. That slop is an...

Regarding slop on the table. That slop is an excellent place to start learning how to adjust a saw to make accurate cuts. Depending on the type of problem you are experiencing, you may continue to...
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What he said,,, and if you have a top brand name...

What he said,,, and if you have a top brand name socket, just pound it on with a hammer (really tight!) and then you can remove the nut. Then take the socket and nut (now seized together) and...
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Auction is the way to go, assuming you don't have...

Auction is the way to go, assuming you don't have a nephew to give them to. They are worth more than you will ever get by selling them. I suggest you give them to a family member that wants them.
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Could be the GEM. That is a tough break due to...

Could be the GEM. That is a tough break due to the expense and uncertainty. You may be able to get more insight by paying close attention to all the automatic functions of your car, then decide if...
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Are you sure you don't have that backwards? ...

Are you sure you don't have that backwards? Temps usually drop when driving, and go up when stopped.
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The schedule of maintainence is printed in every...

The schedule of maintainence is printed in every Haynes manual for each checkup, i.e. 10,000 mi, 25,000, ....60,000, and so on.
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I think the Haynes manual includes complete...

I think the Haynes manual includes complete wiring schematics for the vehicle. Just buy the book for the car that the unit came from and you won't get any better information than that.
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Posted By Lugnut

There is generally a neutral safety switch...

There is generally a neutral safety switch mounted near/on the tranny linkage by the transmission. It prevents the engine from starting in gear.
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Is the distributor in the rear of the engine? ...

Is the distributor in the rear of the engine? (Sorry, I never owed a 57 Chevy , my buddy did). Check your cowl for a short that you can smell and see. The wiper harness circuit probably runs thru...
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Give the trouble code reading another try till...

Give the trouble code reading another try till you succeed. It really is simple to perform and you will need to know what the codes are.
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Posted By Lugnut

In its simplist terms, it could be a simple paper...

In its simplist terms, it could be a simple paper clip, used to connect two pins inside a multi-pin plug. Most people make there own jumper wire with whatever pleases them. Usually a 12" length of...
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Posted By Lugnut

I quite agree about not needing a computer to...

I quite agree about not needing a computer to pull codes on your OBDI car ! Thanks for catching that Slickshift.
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