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98 Crown Vic Brake Problem

Hello,

98 Crown Vic. w/ABS

Replaced left front caliper & flex hose. New hose placed on new caliper, both filled with fluid.
Removed old caliper and hose at brake line and immediately...
05-12-15, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Tripper

Heating Load Conductor Sizing

Hello,

I have two heating loads within 40' of my 277/480 panelboard. One is 16.6a and the other is 23.5a. They can both be circuited to a 3-pole 480 volt circuit. They are continuous load.

I...
04-13-15, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Tripper

Receptacle/USB Charger

Hello,

The NEC says that a duplex receptacle is 180VA. What about a duplex receptacle that also has two USB inputs for charging. What would you put in the panelboard schedule for a load?

The...
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Views: 1,759
Posted By Tripper

Gunguy, Thanks for all your info. Very...

Gunguy,

Thanks for all your info. Very informative and great insight. I looked up a few vids on Youtube and ordered the replacement kit. I'm pretty sure I can get it done.

We'll try that first....
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Hi Gunguy, Ok, took the cover off and the...

Hi Gunguy,

Ok, took the cover off and the Gear Sprocket has completely froze. I got the chain off it and there were some metal shards that came from somewhere, couldn't quite tell where, but...
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Hi Gunguy, Here's the deal. The trolley is...

Hi Gunguy,

Here's the deal. The trolley is all the way down by the garage door. It is pulled really tight to the 'stop pin'. One side, the cable side, is taught like a guitar string. The other...
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Posted By Tripper

Craftsman Garage Door Opener

Hello,

I have a Craftsman Model 139.53970 Garage Door Opener that is not working.

When the button is hit the chain tries to move but cannot. There is a buzz/hum for one second then the power...
12-30-13, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Tripper

Drilling into Foundation Blocks

Hello,

House built in 1955. Basement sheetrock is mounted to 1x2 wood strips that are both glued and nailed to the foundation blocks.

Had some water damage from a storm (power cut - no sump...
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Posted By Tripper

New ceiling j-box older home/insulation

Hello,

My house was built in 1955. I need to install a ceiling mounted light with a pull switch in a pantry.

All the existing ceiling boxes are wired from the above alcove. There is about 2...
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Posted By Tripper

2004 Chrysler 300 new tires

Hello,

I have a 2004 300 and I need new tires. I'm looking for a nice riding really 'good' tire. Not the best but far from the worst. I guess I looking for about a '7' on a 1-10.

Does anyone...
09-22-13, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Tripper

Growing Fall Grass

Hello,

I live in Minnesota. Last year's summer was dry and hot and my lawn went dormant early and really had some stress on it.

We have a lawn service that sprays it and maintains it and it...
09-17-13, 05:56 PM
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Views: 1,167
Posted By Tripper

Yes. We have a doggie door that is open from...

Yes. We have a doggie door that is open from 5:30AM til about 7:30AM. After that we leave and are not back until about 4:30.

I'm just asking how long it takes a dog to digest food and then have to...
09-17-13, 04:20 PM
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Views: 1,167
Posted By Tripper

Dog's Digestive System Timing

Hello,

I am wondering how long it takes dog food (Life's Abundance) to go from being eaten to pooping.

One of our Rat Terriers is completely thrown off his schedule and I am coming home to poop...
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Posted By Tripper

Fixed...!!!

It was the heat shield on the catalytic converter.

I put a couple of big worm clamps around it and the rattle is gone....YES!

Thanks to all who replied. Very appreciated.

Trip
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Posted By Tripper

Not so much wheel speed but with more gas it is...

Not so much wheel speed but with more gas it is in step with the revving of the engine.
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Hi Mike, It happens both when the truck is...

Hi Mike,

It happens both when the truck is sitting still and moving. When I first start moving, if I baby the throttle it will not happen or not that noticeable. If I give it gas the noise gets...
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Posted By Tripper

96 Dodge Ram Screeching Rattle

Hello,

I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 360 engine. Lately when I start the truck I hear a tinny, rattling screech from under the truck. It sounds like it's right under the doors, not at the...
06-27-13, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Tripper

Pilot Dane, You posted: 'At the minimum you...

Pilot Dane,

You posted: 'At the minimum you can try to clear the clog with a rod which is a coil of stiff metal about 3/4" wide and each end usually has a different tip.'

Where can I get one of...
06-27-13, 06:52 AM
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Views: 6,013
Posted By Tripper

Main Floor Drain Trap Clogged...

Hello,

My house was built in 1955. I found out the hard way that the main floor drain in the basement was clogged.

I removed the bi-metal plug and cleared that with a snake. When that water...
04-25-13, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Tripper

Lawn Re-leveling

Hello,

I live in Minnesota where we still have some snow on the ground. The ground is not frozen but still very cold.

In my back yard, before I owned this home, a Utility Truck must have backed...
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Posted By Tripper

Thanks for your replies! Trip

Thanks for your replies!

Trip
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Posted By Tripper

Battery cables - John Deere

Hello,

I have a "Scott's", built by John Deere, 17hp riding lawn mower. The 'Positive' battery connection has oxidized the first 1/2" right on the eye and is really screwing up starting.
...
11-24-12, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Tripper

Thanks PJ, Didn't mean to question and...

Thanks PJ,

Didn't mean to question and surely didn't want to offend someone who takes the time to respond, but I had to ask the question.

I live in a pretty cold climate and having a furnace...
11-24-12, 05:00 PM
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Views: 7,794
Posted By Tripper

Thanks for the reply PJ. Are you speaking from...

Thanks for the reply PJ. Are you speaking from experience?

Tripper
11-24-12, 12:39 PM
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Views: 7,794
Posted By Tripper

Goodman Draft Inducer Motor Install

Hello,

I have a Goodman furnace and it needs a new Inducer motor. The old one was whining and stuck and the furnace shut down. I spun the rotor by hand and it is working now. I also oiled it and...
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