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Some good ideas

Oil;
I have put in about 2 quart pure synthetic then used about 3 quarts of regular dino oil. I just changed it last month. Air filter less than 1 year old.

Tires;
I took the mileage hit for...
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Loss of 4 mpg - unexplainable

I have a 2007 Camry Hybrid, just out of warranty. During summer months I would get 32 -33 mpg driving around this hilly surburban area. During the winter months I may average 30 mpg. I changed my...
03-11-07, 09:46 AM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Okay, great info. As a second opinion, what...

Okay, great info.

As a second opinion, what would you suggest to put over this floor to lay ceramic tile. I really don't want to pull up the luan and then pay to have the tile guy put another...
03-10-07, 09:25 PM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Luan as an underlayment for tile

Why can't cermaic tile be laid over luan plywood?

Is it just a question of 1/4" luan over a normal 3/4" thick T&G floor deflects foot traffic poorly and causes too much bounce in the floor to...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

I did it myself

I did my research on the internet, ordered the part and replaced the panel convergence board in my Projection TV set. I did an auto Convergence/Focus when I turned it back on and it is working for...
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Can i fix my own tv

I have a rear projection TV, three years old. The convergence board went bad on this tv twice and one of the lamps were replaced already. When the service guy was here the first time he pointed to a...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Slide on rotors

Easier yet, don't worry about the nut. Take any screws out of the face of the rotor or any serrated washers on the lugs. Beat on the back of the rotor (after using penetrating oil) and the rotor just...
02-06-07, 09:50 PM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

3 way switch question

The answer to this may be simple and I may be over thinking it. I have a single gang three way switch installed (1 14-3 cable and 1 14-2 cable entering the box).


I want to put another switch in...
02-04-07, 05:26 AM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

All grounds tied together in switch box

I was reading the posts from the last month were I noticed somebody asked about two power sources in a switch box. A comment was made to tie all bare grounds together in the box. I never new that.
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02-04-07, 05:16 AM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Thank you gentlemen....

Thank you gentlemen....
02-04-07, 04:25 AM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Wiring a split receptacle

I want to split a receptacle by breaking the tab on the outlet receptacle between the two brass screws. I want each receptacle to be powered by a separate switch. Please just tell me if I am doing...
11-23-06, 05:59 AM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

"If you buy cheap you get cheap" I didn't...

"If you buy cheap you get cheap"

I didn't have any choice in the matter. The builder of the house put this door up and never asked me what I wanted for that part of the house. I wouldn't of had a...
11-22-06, 02:00 PM
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Garage Door

I have a double wide garage door which is made up of four horizontal panels. It is made of some light weight material it is not wood.

The issue is where the second and third panel are attached...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Headlamps are dull

The clear plastic housing on my headlamps are starting to cloud over (from top to bottom). The top of the headlamp lens is slightly course.

I don't want to buy whole new headlamp assemblies.
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

The middle tread of the tire (center). I...

The middle tread of the tire (center).

I also thought cupping on the tire was an indication of bad shocks, not center tread wear.
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

I can see an alignment issue being caused by one...

I can see an alignment issue being caused by one side of the tire wearing which would mean your camber was out. I can see the individual tread rows wearing to one side which would mean your toe-in...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

I have been using Goodrich tires on my truck at...

I have been using Goodrich tires on my truck at 35psi and I am starting to see the interior tread wear faster than the outside. I don't know how all of you who run 40 psi in a tire get any life out...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Thank you to all whom responded. I have enough...

Thank you to all whom responded. I have enough info to appear educated. I will take it around for some estimates. I don't have metric sockets that big and I don't want to be on my back under the...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Pinion seal leaking

I have a 2001 4x4 Ford Ranger and I was under it the other day to repalce my fuel filter when I noticed the bottom of the front diff all wet. It looks like the pinion seal is leaking.

I do my own...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

The engine sound with the check gauges light on...

The engine sound with the check gauges light on is the same tone and rythym with it off. There is not a differential in performance or sound when the light flicks off and the pressure gauge...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

No I use a Walmart brand oil and filter called...

No I use a Walmart brand oil and filter called Supertech. But I do leave the truck sit for a period of time usually over the spring and summer months. Maybe I have some sludge. That's what the two...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Gauge or engine problem

Ford Ranger 4.0 liter 6 cyl

Sometimes, it did this about three times, when starting the car in the cold after it has been sitting outside, the oil pressure gauge does not register. (And the check...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

I also had Ziebart install mine in a few cars....

I also had Ziebart install mine in a few cars. They use the Crimestopper brand. No problems to date.
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My Ranger just had that problem. It wouldn't...

My Ranger just had that problem. It wouldn't consistently unlock by the armrest switch or the keyfob. I switched out the door lock button switch (on the armrest - about $34) and it now opens all the...
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Posted By HairyKnuckle

Thermostat going bad possibly.

Thermostat going bad possibly.
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