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03-08-11, 01:56 PM
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Posted By PatRussell

I was just sitting down to do just that when I...

I was just sitting down to do just that when I saw your reply.

I used the shop vac to blow air into the fill pipe and was somewhat surprised to see a geyser of oil blow out the vent.

A good...
03-08-11, 03:34 AM
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Posted By PatRussell

That's exactly what I was thinking about doing...

That's exactly what I was thinking about doing (the shop vac).

Thanks for the help.

Pat
03-07-11, 04:08 PM
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Views: 5,594
Posted By PatRussell

Added oil through vent pipe

My tank ran out of oil this weekend and I accidentally added more through the vent pipe.

When the oil company came out today the tank would not vent and they had to stop delivery. Would adding...
08-11-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,159
Posted By PatRussell

Thanks for the reply! Just one question... ...

Thanks for the reply!

Just one question...

I can't quite picture what you are doing with the plywood. If I cut over to a joist/stud how do I secure it to the old drywall?

Thanks again...
...
08-11-07, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,159
Posted By PatRussell

Ceiling drywall needs repair at corner

Any help/suggestions on repairing a 3-way corner in my ceiling would be greatly appreciated. There was a water leak from the roof over this part of the kitchen and it looks like significant damage...
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Views: 12,763
Posted By PatRussell

Stripped torx bolt...now what?

I have rounded the torx pattern in a bolt that hold down seat brackets in my van and need some ideas for getting it out. It's a T-55 and is very tight so whatever I do will need to have a good grip....
Replies: 7
Views: 4,356
Posted By PatRussell

Geo axle

waynerr,

Just so you know...I felt like I was destroying the car before that finally gave. It really took a lot more force than I thought.
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Views: 4,356
Posted By PatRussell

Thanks Bob, that helps a lot. I've never...

Thanks Bob, that helps a lot.

I've never done this before and didn't want to break something I needed to reuse!

Pat
Replies: 7
Views: 4,356
Posted By PatRussell

Pulling engine and transmission - 94 Geo Metro

I am trying to pull the engine and transmission from a 94 Geo Metro but cannot get the drive shaft disconnected from the differential. Is this something that should take a lot of force? I am...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,280
Posted By PatRussell

Thanks... Looks like it's a needle tip for...

Thanks...

Looks like it's a needle tip for me. The part is smooth with no indication that there was ever a fitting there. Hopefully that takes care of it.

Pat Russell
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Views: 2,280
Posted By PatRussell

Grease fitting missing...

I was greasing my 98 E350 and when I got to the last fitting (ball joint I think) I discovered there was not a fitting there. Every other joint on the front end has one. I am wondering if there was...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By PatRussell

I found the problem shortly after posting last...

I found the problem shortly after posting last night but forgot to get back to the forums. Turns out the headlights are fused separately (both high and low). I would never have thought that but I...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By PatRussell

Headlamp problem?

98 Ford E350.

The right low beam is not working but high beam does. Just replaced the bulb thinking that was the problem but the old bulb is fine and the new bulb has the same problem. I also...
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By PatRussell

Fuel system problem?

94 Geo Metro 3 cyl with throttle body injection.

Engine turns over and tries to run but comes just short. In taking things apart and trying to find out what is happening I have found the...
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Views: 2,180
Posted By PatRussell

Spongy brakes when running but not when off

Just replaced the front calipers on my 94 Geo Metro. Bled the brakes and the pedal is hard but a littly spongy as long as the engine is not running. As soon as I start the engine the pedal travels...
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Views: 1,813
Posted By PatRussell

Homelite chainsaw won't run

Was using my 9 month old Homelite Bandit to take down some bushes yesterday. Everything was fine until several minutes into it when the saw would quit at idle. I could restart it on one pull and...
06-11-05, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By PatRussell

Sure did. They guarantee 75 inside with 90...

Sure did.

They guarantee 75 inside with 90 outside.

The company I had install it has been around for a while and has a good reputation so I'm pretty confident they'll make it right.
06-10-05, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By PatRussell

Found an online heat load calculator and came up...

Found an online heat load calculator and came up with the following:

Heat loss : 69000 btu
Heat gain: 37000 btu

Am I correct in assuming that I use the heat gain number to size the A/C unit? ...
06-10-05, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By PatRussell

Could a leak in ducting cause poor AC cooling?

I had central air installed in April and haven't needed it until this past weekend (Memorial Day) but we noticed right off that it didn't seem to cool as well as I would have thought. We leave the...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By PatRussell

6hp Briggs knocking loudly

In the middle of mowing my yard late last week my Yard Machines mower (B&S engine) started knocking loudly but continued to run. I have checked the flywheel key but all is fine there and both the...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By PatRussell

An alternative (and a better one in my opinion)...

An alternative (and a better one in my opinion) to Ad-Aware is Spybot S&D (http://security.kolla.de/index.php?lang=en&page=download) . Donations are requested but not required. The download...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By PatRussell

Firewalls

You'll do better asking someone else about that one. I use a filtered ISP that puts me behind thier firewall so I have no need of one on my PC. I know there are several software packages that will...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By PatRussell

Glad to help anyone get rid of that junk!

Glad to help anyone get rid of that junk!
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By PatRussell

From your start menu click on "Run" In the...

From your start menu click on "Run"

In the box that opens, type "regedit" and then Enter.

This will open the registry editor. BE VERY CAREFUL WHILE USING THIS!

On the menu bar at the top of...
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Views: 1,084
Posted By PatRussell

Forget AdAware...

I use and highly recommend a program called Spybot S&D (search & destroy). It is very effective at finding and removing these types of programs as well as immunizing against them. It's also free!...
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