Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by wannabe87 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:44 am

wannabe87 wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:11 am
SO.

it turns out if you forget to come back...or forget your password....they just give up on your account.

i tried to get my account back....it said to send a message to the board admin. there apparently are no board admin/page is disabled until you log in.

And the email address is tied to the account...so you try to set up a new one and you cannot.

:shrug:
i'm still at aaa. i'm still thirds. i still don't have a car... i'm in dispatch now so its a bit easier, but i get to call people and they're either super angry at me "i already waited an hour" or they're super relieved to find out a tow truck is on its way.

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:42 pm

wannabe87 wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:15 am
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:20 pm
potownrob wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:25 am
all tank 'em!! :mrgreen:
Almost makes me want to go buy a big, Amish man's truck, one with a lot of horsepressure.
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i was just in amish country. the real one. in indiana.
Were you driving a vehicle with an Amish transmission, so you would blend in inconspicuously?

Nice to hear from you again. Still living on the West side of the mitten?
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:58 am

"Old Lake Sighin'" and all that jazz.
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by wannabe87 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:33 am

Rope-Pusher wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:42 pm
wannabe87 wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:15 am
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:20 pm

Almost makes me want to go buy a big, Amish man's truck, one with a lot of horsepressure.
Image
i was just in amish country. the real one. in indiana.
Were you driving a vehicle with an Amish transmission, so you would blend in inconspicuously?

Nice to hear from you again. Still living on the West side of the mitten?
my uncle had a stick shift...diesel jetta.

yes still in GR

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by potownrob » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:50 am

wannabe87 wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:33 am
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:42 pm
wannabe87 wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:15 am


i was just in amish country. the real one. in indiana.
Were you driving a vehicle with an Amish transmission, so you would blend in inconspicuously?

Nice to hear from you again. Still living on the West side of the mitten?
my uncle had a stick shift...diesel jetta.

yes still in GR
stick shift turbodiesel jetta sounds like fun. wish they still had them here, but the TSI (turbo gasser) engines get decent MPGs and have similar torque and i think more power than the TDI engines.
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by ClutchFork » Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:02 pm

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TODAY IS OIL-CHANGE ON THE DRIVEWAY DAY!
Don't forget the drain pan!
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theholycow wrote:Why in the world would you even want to be as smooth as an automatic? Might as well just drive an automatic...

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:27 pm

ClutchFork wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:02 pm
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:35 pm
TODAY IS OIL-CHANGE ON THE DRIVEWAY DAY!
Don't forget the drain pan!
It snot rocket sugary!

This vehicle was a breeze - both the drain plug and the filter had straight shots down to the drain pan. I've worked on some vehicles where the filter doesn't have an unimpeded vertical path down to the drain pan. The oil runs down a suspension crossmember and it's hard to know where it's going to drip out. Good to have a cookie sheet under the drain pan to extend my drip catching range for vehicles like that. (Sure, the next batch of cookies always tastes a bit strange, but it's a small price to pay for keeping the driveway clean, right?)
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:30 pm

...by the time I got done, there was a big thawed-out spot in the snow on the driveway where I had been laying. Brought to mind the chalk circles police draw around a body to show where it was found.
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by wannabe87 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:35 pm

Rope-Pusher wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:27 pm
ClutchFork wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:02 pm
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:35 pm
TODAY IS OIL-CHANGE ON THE DRIVEWAY DAY!
Don't forget the drain pan!
It snot rocket sugary!

This vehicle was a breeze - both the drain plug and the filter had straight shots down to the drain pan. I've worked on some vehicles where the filter doesn't have an unimpeded vertical path down to the drain pan. The oil runs down a suspension crossmember and it's hard to know where it's going to drip out. Good to have a cookie sheet under the drain pan to extend my drip catching range for vehicles like that. (Sure, the next batch of cookies always tastes a bit strange, but it's a small price to pay for keeping the driveway clean, right?)
thats why you get dollar store cookie trays. not the good ones

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:53 pm

wannabe87 wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:35 pm
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:27 pm
ClutchFork wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:02 pm


Don't forget the drain pan!
It snot rocket sugary!

This vehicle was a breeze - both the drain plug and the filter had straight shots down to the drain pan. I've worked on some vehicles where the filter doesn't have an unimpeded vertical path down to the drain pan. The oil runs down a suspension crossmember and it's hard to know where it's going to drip out. Good to have a cookie sheet under the drain pan to extend my drip catching range for vehicles like that. (Sure, the next batch of cookies always tastes a bit strange, but it's a small price to pay for keeping the driveway clean, right?)
thats why you get dollar store cookie trays. not the good ones
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by IMBoring25 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:07 pm

Rope-Pusher wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:30 pm
...by the time I got done, there was a big thawed-out spot in the snow on the driveway where I had been laying. Brought to mind the chalk circles police draw around a body to show where it was found.
Now that's one overweight victim...

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:30 pm

IMBoring25 wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:07 pm
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:30 pm
...by the time I got done, there was a big thawed-out spot in the snow on the driveway where I had been laying. Brought to mind the chalk circles police draw around a body to show where it was found.
Now that's one overweight victim...
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by ClutchFork » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:06 am

Rope-Pusher wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:27 pm
ClutchFork wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:02 pm
Rope-Pusher wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:35 pm
TODAY IS OIL-CHANGE ON THE DRIVEWAY DAY!
Don't forget the drain pan!
It snot rocket sugary!

This vehicle was a breeze - both the drain plug and the filter had straight shots down to the drain pan. I've worked on some vehicles where the filter doesn't have an unimpeded vertical path down to the drain pan. The oil runs down a suspension crossmember and it's hard to know where it's going to drip out. Good to have a cookie sheet under the drain pan to extend my drip catching range for vehicles like that. (Sure, the next batch of cookies always tastes a bit strange, but it's a small price to pay for keeping the driveway clean, right?)
I once changed the oil on an early 80s Chevy Citation and the filter drained into cross members or some place where it then slowly driped for days making me think there was some oil leak.

My Chevy S10 is beautiful., There is a plastic trough that catches the oil from the filter and runs it down to drain near the engine oil drain plug, so the pan catches both.
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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:45 pm

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Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

Post by Rope-Pusher » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:57 pm

Supra Returns!......Amish Need Not Get In Line.


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