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  1. Thread: Oh, NO! Not that!

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    Oh, NO! Not that!

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    Re: I'm Sick of Seeing People Wearing Masks!

    Several states now mandate wearing masks...period.

    Not putting any links up, at least to avoid " Please keep the ideological stuff off the forum.". Some are strongly suggesting it.
    Vermont, NM,...
  3. Thread: No Vapor trails.

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    Re: No Vapor trails.

    We have gone from sometimes three aircraft at once in the sky on approach to a major international airport to one every one to two HOURS. We are now surprised when we hear something, much less...
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    Re: What you getting done?

    To a certain extent. Custom parts for some modification is one. I have two items no longer available....truck bolsters that failed due to "regrind". Pulled a good part off and had one of the guys who...
  5. Re: Steering Wheel Location with non-adjusable column

    One of the really stupid move was obtaining a FIATsco 600. Only car I ever had that I had to pay someone to haul to the scrap yard from the freeway.

    Anyway, I recall an article in one of the...
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    My Alexa may be ill.

    A friend of my wife's sent her this today:

    Me: Alexa, temperature?
    Alexa: right now, it's 77 degrees. (Seattle? nope)
    Expect a high today of 60, btw, happy birthday. (nope)
    Me: Alexa, do you...
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    Re: What you getting done?

    The economic impact is gonna be so huge. Small businesses won't recover. we got another 30 days added yesterday.
    Boeing closed a week or two ago. They shifted their headquarters to Chicago almost 19...
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    Re: What you getting done?

    6292562927Just two of the tanks. Trestle later today.
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    Re: What you getting done?

    Yard. Scrape and paint on house. Errands for the wife.

    Finishing re-packing stuff in the basement after the water event.
    Decided that a 2-raol 0 tank car that was converted from 3 rail 0 needed...
  10. Thread: Fuel prices

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    Re: Fuel prices

    Two days ago at the grocery chain pumps, mid-grade (Jag) $1.69
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    I don't think the transmitter is bad...well, let me re-phrase that. There is absolutely no way the transmitter can generate a steady-state 12V on the line.
    If you've got the money, why not.....but...
  12. Thread: Lettuce

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    Lettuce

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  13. Thread: TV "car guys"

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    Re: TV "car guys"

    Remember "curb feelers" or whiskers? I remember cars coming into the shop, up on the hoist, and seeing those tucked up in the lip at the bottom of the wing. Last owner had them, just tucked them up...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    Like I said at one point, you may be cutting the loom apart at least as far as the tach wires are loomed, to see if anything is melted together. Unless, the tach wires are not loomed up with the main...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    There is no power in those wires. If melted and taped, somebody got power to them. may have damaged the tach. make sure nothing is cross wired on the back of the tach. Like, dash lights.
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    Let me get the chain of events right.
    You've owned this since 1985.
    Bought it from a UK car enthusiast A/C guy.
    Smoke came out of the dash.
    Wires for tach under bonnet covered in tape as far as...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    Three possibilities. Bad tach circuit (or capacitor dried out anyway). Bad transmitter. Broken, intermittent wiring.
    That the needle moves at all seems to indicate the transmitter works. How well is...
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    Re: Tach wiring problems

    two wire generator on an XK should have no voltage at all unless running and meter set to AC.
    ’67 Etype Rdstr.
    http://xkedata.com/pdf/42wiring.pdf
    Yours is last year for Type 1. Look on the .pdf,...
  19. Thread: TV "car guys"

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    Re: TV "car guys"

    Try it on a RHD MK2 Jag. It's up high against the tunnel, inboard clutch pedal. Royal pain to get my foot on it.
  20. Thread: Three-legged Dog

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    Re: Three-legged Dog

    I'm Looking Over My Dead Dog Rover I'm looking over my dead dog, Rover, Who I hit with the power mower
    One leg is missing, the other is gone, A third leg is scattered all over the lawn
    No need...
  21. Thread: TV "car guys"

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    Re: TV "car guys"

    One of the reasons cars with stick shifts are less likely any more to be stolen. At least by Millennial Joyriders. Add to that mix, RHD with LH floor shift....or three-on-the-tree. All of the above I...
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    Re: Social Distancing and granddaughters..

    We got it covered. Old ball type, works great. Oldest did not realize we could see her elbowing the youngest. Stern Grandpa voice over the speakers.
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    Social Distancing and granddaughters..

    So...the wife is having withdrawal symptoms with no access to the granddaughters.

    How do we fix this?

    Video call!

    Not a webcam on the premises. All the stores...shelves for said are bare. ...
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    Re: If You Get an email That Says "Knock Knock"

    Coil! It's ALWAYS the coil! Knock-knock, bang!
  25. Thread: Windows 10 Problem

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    Re: Windows 10 Problem

    I thought you'd like that. Been saving it just for you!
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