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01-31-20, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Jim1957

Thanks! I appreciate the quick response.

Thanks! I appreciate the quick response.
01-29-20, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Jim1957

Bi-fold closet doors over LVT Floor

I'm going to install a click lock Vinyl plank floor in my upstairs bedrooms. They all have bi-fold doors on the closets. For other floors the bottom brackets screw directly to the floor. Is there a...
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Posted By Jim1957

You could also try something like this if you...

You could also try something like this if you have a clear shot from one end to the other. I've never used one but have been told it works well in drop ceilings.
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Posted By Jim1957

If this is accurate and you've recently used the...

If this is accurate and you've recently used the plumbing in the bathroom in question then then it's not connected to the septic tank.
11-12-18, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Jim1957

Great! Thank you both.

Great! Thank you both.
11-11-18, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Jim1957

Install tile in plywood wall

Hi all,

We had new granite countertops installed and Im going to install ceramic tile for a backsplash. The walls in this place are 3/4 plywood. I understand for a plywood floor I would need...
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Posted By Jim1957

Thanks Xsleeper. Anyone else have any ideas?

Thanks Xsleeper. Anyone else have any ideas?
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Posted By Jim1957

Thanks for the reply. The reason I'm having to...

Thanks for the reply. The reason I'm having to redo it is because the edges get mashed flat when I use the "mating block" to hammer them together. Once that happens they won't mate together properly...
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Posted By Jim1957

Quick Step Laminate Floor

I'm trying to install Quick Step laminate flooring from Lowe's. The instructions say to lift the piece being added at a slight angle and press together. I've got about a 6' x 10' section complete...
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Posted By Jim1957

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I will...

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I will continue replacing them on as as needed basis!
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Posted By Jim1957

PJmax, It's a 2003 Chevy P/U with a 5.3L @ 95,000...

PJmax, It's a 2003 Chevy P/U with a 5.3L @ 95,000 miles. If GM would cover it, it would probably cost me more in time sitting in their shop than it would to just replace it.

Ron53, That's been...
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Posted By Jim1957

Well...That's a question not an opinion but I'll...

Well...That's a question not an opinion but I'll humor you. It set MIL code P0135, the fuse and wiring are good and that pretty much leaves sensor 1 on Bank 1 as the culprit.

Now, back to my...
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Posted By Jim1957

Oxygen Sensor Opinions

OK. I know most folks on this site are hesitant to share opinions, but make an exception please :) I had an oxygen sensor go out on my truck and I'm about to replace it. I've read recommendations...
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Posted By Jim1957

I had a slightly similar situation a few years...

I had a slightly similar situation a few years back with a 94 Buick Park Avenue. Id be driving down the road and it would die. Pull off the road, turn the ignition off and back on and it would...
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Posted By Jim1957

So here's what I think may be the rest of the...

So here's what I think may be the rest of the story. In early 1996 Ford introduced the 97 F150 in the middle of what was the 1996 model year. My son's 97 model was actually manufactured in February...
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Posted By Jim1957

TylerCC, Here is your picture. It came from my...

TylerCC,
Here is your picture. It came from my son's 97 F150 4.6L 2wd.
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Views: 1,305
Posted By Jim1957

Thanks Lawrosa and PJMax! I appreciate your...

Thanks Lawrosa and PJMax! I appreciate your efforts to help me understand this.

I can see the pipe your referred to in the photo I posted but it wasn't leaking at the time. I've also read...
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Posted By Jim1957

So here's a photo I took before putting the new...

So here's a photo I took before putting the new manifold on. As you can see there is no coolant in the well. It looks like antifreeze would have to get pretty deep in there before it would leak out...
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Posted By Jim1957

The coolant is dripping from the front of the...

The coolant is dripping from the front of the transmission. It would make sense that it's coming from the valley. Is it possible to for the water pump to leak into the valley? I haven't seen that...
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Posted By Jim1957

There was definitely no evidence of coolant under...

There was definitely no evidence of coolant under the manifold when I took it off. It was cruddy and dirty but no coolant so I would have had to damage it to cause a leak. Frankly, I didn't even...
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Posted By Jim1957

97 F150 intake Manifold

My son's 97 F150 4.6L threw an error code P0304. Wasn't the first time as it was getting coolant in the plug well. Thought it was the heater hoses but it wasn't. When we found coolant in plug #5...
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Views: 1,353
Posted By Jim1957

For me...if I'm buying 4 new tires and need to...

For me...if I'm buying 4 new tires and need to replace the spare I usually pick the best of the 4 old ones to use as a spare. It might not work if they're all in really bad shape but all you really...
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Views: 729
Posted By Jim1957

Here's my 2 cents. As far as the fan is...

Here's my 2 cents. As far as the fan is concerned the only difference between flipping the breaker and the switch "should" be the location. Either should be opening the "hot" lead. Try reversing...
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Posted By Jim1957

I agree replacing the fuel pump is a major PITA. ...

I agree replacing the fuel pump is a major PITA. What I said was I didn't see the harm in replacing a fuel filter when it's called for. My understanding is that the only time it's called for when...
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Posted By Jim1957

Thanks for the reply ukrbyk. I broke down and...

Thanks for the reply ukrbyk. I broke down and called the dealership yesterday. The guy I spoke with said it does not have a separate fuel filter. The only filter is part of the fuel pump and only...
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