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      Today I started re-connecting things. The car...

      Today I started re-connecting things. The car has been apart since 2009, so my memory of what went where is pretty bad. So far I have very little reconnected...
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      Started installation of the new(er) engine. If I...

      Started installation of the new(er) engine. If I remember right it's a 2.3 with a hot cam. Want to get the beast on the road again...

      Strange how when the engine goes in all the elbow room...
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      None yet. Got the boat right before winter and...

      None yet. Got the boat right before winter and it's been covered ever since. Once spring hits I'll get it out and post some.
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      Yeah, I've loaned out my pipe threader with a 2...

      Yeah, I've loaned out my pipe threader with a 2 minute explanation and the guy had no problems. It's pretty easy to use. If you can drill and tap out threads for a bolt on a typical car application...
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      Run it with black pipe. Rent a pipe threader....

      Run it with black pipe. Rent a pipe threader. After you're done install a valve and gauge and use an air compressor to pressurize your new line. Leave it for a day or two and make sure the pressure...
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      Not sure about the oil pan, but I believe I got...

      Not sure about the oil pan, but I believe I got the crank pulley off with an impact gun. Or, put it in 5th gear and have a friend hold the brakes, then use a big breaker bar if you need to.

      Good...
    7. Only in America do you find people so happy and...

      Only in America do you find people so happy and proud to pretend they come from somewhere else. I never understood why... What's wrong with being what you are... an american?
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      Love it!!! Picked up a cvx23 last fall, waiting...

      Love it!!! Picked up a cvx23 last fall, waiting to get it out on the water this year.
    9. Question: If the area where your pop up...

      Question:

      If the area where your pop up emitters are located is lower than the patio that gets flooded, then what is stopping the water from getting to that location currently?

      Otherwise how...
    10. Same here. Need to get a scirocco on the road!!!

      Same here. Need to get a scirocco on the road!!!
    11. Poll: Where's the option for "Wife already drives a...

      Where's the option for "Wife already drives a manual"?

      On out first date we showed up driving VW Golfs, hers blue and mine silver. Both manuals. She drives stick well but rests her foot on the...
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      Well after some negotiations our realtor was able...

      Well after some negotiations our realtor was able to reach an agreement with their realtor and we are going ahead with buying this house if the inspections pan out.

      It's a cool 1960's house that...
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      So I went and installed the current 2yo seat...

      So I went and installed the current 2yo seat behind the drivers seat and it's not totally impossible. With all this snow and bad weather we're having in PA I haven't gotten a chance to put the...
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      Budget is whatever I can get for the TDi. KBB...

      Budget is whatever I can get for the TDi. KBB lists it for just under 7k. We're buying a house soon so I don't want another loan at the moment.

      The two year old's seat is still pretty big even...
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      What car to buy?

      So life is changing and I think the cars will have to as well.

      My wife has a Golf and so do I and that was fine for one kid as the passenger seat can be moved forward and it's not too...
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      Ha - pretty funny as that's what we did. We put...

      Ha - pretty funny as that's what we did. We put in a low bid as the house needs a lot of updating, not only the radiant system. So far they haven't responded with a counter offer which our realtor...
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      Thanks Barry, no dogs here and no plans for any...

      Thanks Barry, no dogs here and no plans for any in the near future.

      Put an offer in on the house, will see what happens....

      The oil boiler had two circulator pumps, so two zones. But it had...
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      Ok no answers on this one... Well for anyone...

      Ok no answers on this one...

      Well for anyone following here's what i have come up with while researching.

      The older systems were copper or iron tubing, this was before pex came out. The weak...
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      Old radiant flooring help!

      So my wife and I are looking at houses and we found one that we like. But I have a question...

      It was built in 1960, and well constructed, this would have been a very nice (high end) home back in...
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      I'm not exactly a pro but I do a lot of painting....

      I'm not exactly a pro but I do a lot of painting. I own apartments so I am always painting them and have been for years. Here's what I have learned...

      1) Some people can't paint. I think it's a...
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