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by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

I wonder if my parents will be bummed when I never have kids. Its probably in my sister's best interests to not reproduce either. My mom keeps telling me I should have kids though I've made it clear that I don't want children of my own. I get more than enough kid time when I visit my nieces and nep...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

At 8:00am this morning, he crawled out of the tomb, er, I mean womb,....the youngest baby in the world! Now there are three young boys that I have to keep a vehicle with an Amish transmixer running for, so I can teach them how to tame a wild, bucking clutch pedal, when they get old enough, of cours...
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Seams Tummy Eye Dew Recall.....
Replies: 143
Views: 29138

Re: Seams Tummy Eye Dew Recall.....

NHTSA Orders Tesla Recall


...ok, so maybe it was NASA, not NHTSA, but it was definately Elon Musk's baby.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48001382
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

At 8:00am this morning, he crawled out of the tomb, er, I mean womb,....the youngest baby in the world! Now there are three young boys that I have to keep a vehicle with an Amish transmixer running for, so I can teach them how to tame a wild, bucking clutch pedal, when they get old enough, of course.
by Rope-Pusher
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Honda 1.5L Engine Suffers Cold-Weather Oil-Dilution Problem

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https://www.wardsauto.com/engines/honda ... on-problem
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

"A recent survey of 35,000 dealership technicians by automotive consulting firm Carlisle and Co. found that the flat rate system is a prime reason for job dissatisfaction among techs and a key motivator for them to consider leaving dealership shops for other fields. Among the beefs technicians have...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Somehow, I can't stop thinking that Clouseau was involved in the Notre Dame fire. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi7i-ZRx3nc[/youtube] Hey, anyone else notice they haven't said a thing about the football team? I hear they were all burned to a crisp but they won't mention it until all their...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: Help--Taillamp Won't Light
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Help--Taillamp Won't Light

ClutchFork wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:14 pm
No way! Autonomous refuse truck? That is really scary. Why is that guy in yellow suit running away from it. Truck must be backing up to load him as refuse?
Must be one of dem "Refuseniks" we us'ta hear about.
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

ClutchFork wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:10 pm
I think they are taking this autonomous vehicle thing too far.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... SZPNwZex9s
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6pmZE1Qtyw[/youtube]

"They've Gone About as Fur as They Kin Go!"
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: Shifting into second as soon as you get rolling
Replies: 150
Views: 31323

Re: Shifting into second as soon as you get rolling

EU charges VW, BMW and Daimler with 'collusive' emissions scheme "BMW, Daimler and VW participated in a collusive scheme, in breach of EU competition rules, to limit the development and rollout of emission-cleaning technology for new diesel and petrol passenger cars sold in the European Economic Ar...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55223
Views: 1402943

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Debate over best way to pay service techs continues to roil dealerships https://s3-prod.autonews.com/s3fs-public/styles/width_792/public/10TECHPAY-MAIN_i.jpg "A recent survey of 35,000 dealership technicians by automotive consulting firm Carlisle and Co. found that the flat rate system is a prime r...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...
Replies: 35
Views: 2488

Re: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...

Denial ain't just a river in Egypt and Turbot ain't just a squished fish.
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...
Replies: 35
Views: 2488

Re: Manuals you'll miss in 2019...

Ford Mustang gets Focus RS-inspired performance package https://s3-prod-canada.autonews.com/s3fs-public/styles/1152x647/public/mustang%20ecoboost%201.jpg "When our team got the chance to try this specially built engine in a Mustang, we immediately agreed, 'We have to do this,' " Carl Widmann, chief ...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: Help--Taillamp Won't Light
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Help--Taillamp Won't Light

All fixed. Stopped by the shop this morning and they fixed in in an hour. $50. They put a jumper wire for the bad taillight and re-did a connector that was corroded, so likely now will have full battery voltage at both taillights. They looked up the wiring diagram and said there are four hot wires ...