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11-28-17, 12:27 AM
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Posted By DIYslowly

Not sure if I am supposed to come back to an old...

Not sure if I am supposed to come back to an old thread like this.

The trust closed and I never got a chance to finish any of the work, but i did learn and really appreciate the help!

Thanks...
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Views: 896
Posted By DIYslowly

Yes the groves are dug into the pads. Thanks for...

Yes the groves are dug into the pads. Thanks for the info. I just have never seen any groves that are almost the same on only the insides.. was just wondering if that wear pattern would mean anything...
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Views: 896
Posted By DIYslowly

Running late on this. Rear drums off zero fluid...

Running late on this. Rear drums off zero fluid problems, shoes thin. Front calipers off an zero fluid problems, pad info below. Hoses look ok. No new news yet on the "other" possible problem "her...
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Views: 896
Posted By DIYslowly

Just a quick thanks to all. IF time works out...

Just a quick thanks to all. IF time works out will inspect all brakes today. GF wants her mechanic to take a peek at it. Peeks cost more than she thinks. Will get back with new info later on. Thanks...
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Posted By DIYslowly

2000 Prism: brake failure>accident>brakes fine.

GF's daughter has 2000 Prizm non ABS. Says pedal to floor, stepped on it twice, hit car in front at light at low speed. Had her friend drive it around corner..had to creep it super slow and had same...
04-08-16, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By DIYslowly

Have decided to rerun most of the wire in this...

Have decided to rerun most of the wire in this house..just to much of a mess in the attic to try to straighten out. Have not run anything new yet. Gonna switch to finishing bathroom to get toilet...
04-02-16, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By DIYslowly

Have to make a quick correction. GF's dad couldnt...

Have to make a quick correction. GF's dad couldnt have done the wiring mess in the attic as he was to big to fit up there.

As soon as I get the new cable run I will be back. Thanks Much
04-01-16, 03:31 AM
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Views: 973
Posted By DIYslowly

I didn't mention this, but I feel I should.....

I didn't mention this, but I feel I should.. there is no one living in this house and no one will until I feel it is all safe.

I am helping my GF out with this as her father passed and left some...
03-31-16, 01:16 AM
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Views: 973
Posted By DIYslowly

Thanks for the info. I have to rush this and will...

Thanks for the info. I have to rush this and will come back in one or two days.

It's code to have junction boxes in the attic right?
03-30-16, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By DIYslowly

Old 2 wire or Old 2 cable to new 2 Cable Wire/G. Switch, receptacle, light & fan

Old house with 75% old tube and 25% updated to new. Part of the new included a new can and was done by an electrician, but the rest is a mess.

Bathroom was redone a while ago with 2 cable/G, but...
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Views: 2,924
Posted By DIYslowly

I had a buddy that used to own a garage and he...

I had a buddy that used to own a garage and he could look up in a sec and tell what years what parts would fit.... prolly same book.

thanks on the wiki will check that one out.

enjoy the day
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Views: 2,924
Posted By DIYslowly

Place to find which different years/models used parts will fit your vehicle.

Have a couple older trucks 90 chevy, 98 ram.. make some runs to u pull it for parts.. used of course. Wondering if anyone knows a site where one can find out what different years and models that have...
04-19-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

Thank you ray2047 Nashkat1 ...

Thank you

ray2047

Nashkat1

CasualJoe

pcboss
04-19-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

Just did a test and everything works correctly :D...

Just did a test and everything works correctly :D

Very sorry that my Pic threw people off... I had taped the old receptacle for a bit of safety and if I hadn't done that it would have been easier...
04-19-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

Thats it. No. Just what you see. Only...

Thats it.



No. Just what you see. Only part you cant see is the ground wire on the old as I mentioned earlier.

Thanks again
04-18-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

This has gotten a bit off track. House was...

This has gotten a bit off track. House was partially rewired about 45yrs ago, during which they put:
1. new cable in basement.
2. new cable on main floor.
3. they ran One new cable up to 2nd...
04-16-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

Not on this receptacle, do on some others that...

Not on this receptacle, do on some others that are being replaced.
Was thinking I could fabricate a smaller box around it, wrap it then tuck into the wall.



Would gladly use wire nuts, but...
04-12-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

Going to rewire the whole house, but the 2nd...

Going to rewire the whole house, but the 2nd floor will be last. Much harder to get to the wiring on 2nd floor. Gutting whole 2nd floor and doing wiring then.

Hate to say this :NO NO NO: ... was...
04-12-13, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By DIYslowly

Problem taking out outlet on old line

Have a old run going to 2nd story... all on same run.
4 outlets on 2nd story.
2 ceiling lights with switches on 2nd story.
1 light on stairs that can be turned off or on at either end (forgot...
04-12-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By DIYslowly

Thanks much for the answers. I put my GFCI's in...

Thanks much for the answers. I put my GFCI's in the kitchen upside down and gonna leave them. Started to do the others in the rest of the house, but when I went to plug in a molded L shape cord it...
04-12-13, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By DIYslowly

simple question

Why are GFCI's being installed upside down these days? [Ground prong at top... above the two straight prongs] Have also seen some regular outlets installed that way also.

Thanks
09-08-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By DIYslowly

Thanks again I put it on the back burner for...

Thanks again

I put it on the back burner for a few days. I also have the patio tore out and need to re-slope some land before any fence goes back up. There's a dang wild cat that is enjoying the...
09-06-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By DIYslowly

Thanks much guys. Yes I definitely chewed...

Thanks much guys.

Yes I definitely chewed up the wood, but heck that was the fun part. Going to try to chew up the first ones to match a bit, then decide. Those wood fibers are a mess when...
09-05-12, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By DIYslowly

Fence stain/sealent problem

Took down a smaller shadow box fence, four sections and gate. Sprayed deck wash on two sections and used the hose to rinse off. Bought a pressure washer and did the remaining sections with same deck...
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