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If it's an alternator from Autozone, Advance...

If it's an alternator from Autozone, Advance Auto, Pep Boys, Checkers, O'Reilley, Kraken, then I bet the "new" alternator is bad. Get a good one from NAPA.
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It's definately a DIY thing that's intimidating...

It's definately a DIY thing that's intimidating to anyone who has never done it before. Doing a single strut is actually easier than an oil change. No need to rent a strut compressor when you can...
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I also use a MityVac, but I only use it to drain...

I also use a MityVac, but I only use it to drain the master cylinder as a first step. Then I refill the master cylinder with new fluid then flush the rest the old fashioned way by pumping the...
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Posted By Icondude

I'd replace the springs and the struts.

I'd replace the springs and the struts.
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Posted By Icondude

I'd be looking at my local U-pull-it junkyards...

I'd be looking at my local U-pull-it junkyards for a suitable replacement.
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Posted By Icondude

My house, built in 1950 had only one phone jack...

My house, built in 1950 had only one phone jack in it when I bought it.
11-04-08, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Icondude

Define "great mileage". IMO the figures quoted...

Define "great mileage". IMO the figures quoted fora Subaru Forester aren't particularly good.
10-29-08, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Icondude

Front wheel drive works just fine in bad weather.

Front wheel drive works just fine in bad weather.
10-29-08, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Icondude

I found a great way to get rid of deer: ...

I found a great way to get rid of deer:

http://www.rodharrison.com/Bucks/images/interestingPics/cat_chase_deer1.jpg
10-29-08, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Icondude

I was expecting this thread to be about putting...

I was expecting this thread to be about putting romex in conduit. I'm reasobably sure that you are either not supposed to do that, or otherwise it's a poor practive. Conduit is for stranded wire.
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Posted By Icondude

All 3 would probably work, with the possible...

All 3 would probably work, with the possible execption of the resurfacer if the level you are trying to achieve is high and you try to do it all at once (meaning you can only use the resurfacing...
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Posted By Icondude

If you think $2000 is high, get a quote on a...

If you think $2000 is high, get a quote on a concrete one.

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10-29-08, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Icondude

I agree that all the readily available pipe...

I agree that all the readily available pipe insulation looks inadequate, but a little bit does go a long way, and it's way better than nothing.
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Posted By Icondude

I'd be concerned with the noise annying yourself...

I'd be concerned with the noise annying yourself and the neighbors too. I'd go out of my way to get one that's quiet if that's possible.
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Posted By Icondude

Can't you just replace the "little strut" in...

Can't you just replace the "little strut" in there with a new one.
I do this on my hatchback when it stops holding up the hatch in the winter.
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Posted By Icondude

I'm guessing that you used a replacement...

I'm guessing that you used a replacement alternator from Autozone, Pep Boys, Advance Auto, or some similiar place. Get a good one from NAPA instead.
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Posted By Icondude

I'd like to add that you really really don't want...

I'd like to add that you really really don't want to leave the antifreeze on the carpet any longer than you absolutely have to either.
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Posted By Icondude

I agree that woodowrk should be shiny. I use...

I agree that woodowrk should be shiny. I use high gloss.

However, I used flat paint on all my walls and ceilings. It my be harder on cleanup (it is) but I don't have kids so it's not like it's...
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Posted By Icondude

If you like primer color it's OK to leave as is...

If you like primer color it's OK to leave as is indoors only. Don't leave primed stuff unpainted outdoors! And I agree with the above person who said the only thing wrong with using just primer is...
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Posted By Icondude

Pulling codes won't help with the blower motor!

Pulling codes won't help with the blower motor!
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Posted By Icondude

I also want to know how old the battery is and...

I also want to know how old the battery is and where you live (really how cold it gets in the winter wherever you live).
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Posted By Icondude

My volts reading never goes above 15. But then...

My volts reading never goes above 15.
But then again, I have a 1995 Escort. (shouldn't matter though).
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Posted By Icondude

You will have to replace all the stuff that's...

You will have to replace all the stuff that's blown.
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Posted By Icondude

It's called a voltmeter, not an amp gauge. ...

It's called a voltmeter, not an amp gauge.

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02-08-06, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Icondude

I would think that a car that new would still be...

I would think that a car that new would still be under warranty.
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