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05-31-07, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Danno6102

my rafter span tables only go down to 2x6 & those...

my rafter span tables only go down to 2x6 & those are good for 11'. I think you would be more than fine with 2x4 rafters & 2x6 ridge beam. the rafters will only be spanning 4'ish depending on your...
05-29-07, 08:23 AM
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Views: 1,394
Posted By Danno6102

Furnace Vent Stack

I'll try to explain this clearly, I have a high low roof situation where my furnace is on the first floor with a roof above & there is a second floor wall for a bedroom that is above this roof &...
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Views: 3,770
Posted By Danno6102

Sticky valve! I bought this stuff called Trans...

Sticky valve! I bought this stuff called Trans Tune. Ran it through it on Saturday & after just a couple times run through the gears it was shifting great! Thanks for all the help guys! $5 fix!
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Posted By Danno6102

Not yet, but wouldn't something like that cause...

Not yet, but wouldn't something like that cause the problem in all gears?
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Views: 3,770
Posted By Danno6102

The solenoid is rather cheap. I'll grab one & see...

The solenoid is rather cheap. I'll grab one & see if it makes a difference. Anyone have any idea where it might be on the tranny?
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Views: 3,770
Posted By Danno6102

Neon Tranny shifting hard

My wife & I just bought a 1999 Neon, 185k miles, Automatic transmission & the transmission is shifting really hard between 2nd & 3rd, but only between 2nd & 3rd. It won't shift until the rpms get...
05-10-07, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By Danno6102

Furnace in a closet

Is there anything in code that says I can't install my furnace in a closet? It's currently in a large coat closet with double sliding doors like in a bedroom, but I'm going to reframe it into two...
04-27-07, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By Danno6102

Wiring for a florescent light fixture

I'm roughing in my kitchen right now & am unfamiliar with installed a florescent light fixture. Do these need a box in the ceiling or is the cable just secured with a clamp on the light housing...
04-26-07, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Danno6102

I rewired it as John Nelson posted. It is open in...

I rewired it as John Nelson posted. It is open in the attic & the walls on the backside of the bathroom so rewiring wouldn't be too much of a pain if I do add a lighted on someday.

Thanks for the...
04-25-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Danno6102

Never thought of routing the cable differently....

Never thought of routing the cable differently. Easy enough. Sometimes some of the easiest solutions elude me.

Thanks,
Dan
04-25-07, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By Danno6102

your question has been answered, but on a side...

your question has been answered, but on a side note. When you post a new message, it might be helpful to enter a brief description of your question in the "Title" area, rather than your user name...
04-25-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Danno6102

It's not the actual routing of the cables to the...

It's not the actual routing of the cables to the fan that is an issue, rather the housing itself. I would have to enlarge the pre-punched hole in the housing so I could add a larger cable clamp to...
04-25-07, 09:18 AM
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Views: 2,048
Posted By Danno6102

3-way switch on exhaust fan

I want to double check that this is acceptible before I go to far with my installation.

I would like to put a bathroom exhaust fan on a three way switch, one located by the toilet & the other by...
04-25-07, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,323
Posted By Danno6102

Check your local code, I bet it is fine. The...

Check your local code, I bet it is fine. The window above the toilet has nothing to do with waste venting. There is a thing called critical distance. I believe it is about 6'-0" or so. If the toilet...
04-24-07, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Danno6102

I ran one cable another way & tried running just...

I ran one cable another way & tried running just three cables through the hole last night & they went fine & are not crammed in by any means, so I think that will be fine.

I started another...
04-24-07, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By Danno6102

Cable Stackers & plastic boxes

Does a cable stacker replace the staple that is require within 8" of a plastic box or do I still need to staple my cables to the studs? If I still need to staple, then the cable stacker seems sort of...
04-23-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Danno6102

1. It's 107 year old remodel. Why they framed...

1. It's 107 year old remodel. Why they framed some of this crap the way they did is beyond me, but I only have a couple inches to get my wires through the top plate into the attic area. Not enough...
04-23-07, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Danno6102

Cable run questions

1. Can I run (3) 12-2wg & (1) 12-3wg through a 7/8" hole in a double 2x4 top plate? Any chance I could make that (4) 12-2 & (1) 12-3? They are for bathroom lights & exhaust fan.

2. Can I staple...
04-13-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,731
Posted By Danno6102

I think I'm going to hang it. It is accessible, I...

I think I'm going to hang it. It is accessible, I was just going to make it easy on the inspector to just look up & see my cable runs rather than climbing into the tight attic to see them. From the...
04-12-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By Danno6102

I just used 16d common on all my framing & 8d for...

I just used 16d common on all my framing & 8d for sheathing. I asked a structural engineer if that was ok & he said no problem. I did not like the idea of changing nails in my framing nailer every 2...
04-12-07, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,731
Posted By Danno6102

do I have to drywall ceiling first?

Is it imperative that I drywall the ceiling first? I know I am supposed to, but I still need to get my electrical run & inspected. What would be the consequences if I didn't? I'd like to put up just...
04-11-07, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By Danno6102

Installing toilet flange on subfloor

I will be installing my toilet & living in my home prior to laying my finished flooring throughout my house. I plan on putting wood laminate flooring in my bathroom that is about 3/8" thick. I...
04-10-07, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Danno6102

Sorry, should have given some more info. 1900...

Sorry, should have given some more info. 1900 home doing a complete gut & remodel. So it has to meet current NEC. No local codes at all.

So there is not stipulation as to distance from a...
04-10-07, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Danno6102

A couple service ground questions

I know I need to fix the ground on my main service panel. They (previous homeowner) only put in one ground rod. I think I need two (200A service), 6 feet apart, but what is the min. distance from the...
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Views: 1,296
Posted By Danno6102

Thanks for the suggestions guys, but Bob22 gets...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, but Bob22 gets the grand prize, it was the Throttle Position Sensor.

Dan
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