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      Poll: Please continue. My interest is piqued.

      Please continue. My interest is piqued.
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      So I need to put a Faraday cage around the CDI...

      So I need to put a Faraday cage around the CDI box on the Sherpa. Good thing the old XR will run fine, assuming we can get fuel.
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      It can happen that way. Just enough electrons to...

      It can happen that way. Just enough electrons to do one side, all used up before it got to the other side.

      Which side has the brass?
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      Yes. Galvanic cells don't need to set up...

      Yes. Galvanic cells don't need to set up everywhere, just where it's convenient.

      Barry - a phosphoric rinse will passivate the iron and settle it down. This will stop the red rust from forming no...
    5. Funny hats started it all!

      Funny hats started it all!
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      What kind of coolant did you use? Also, hot...

      What kind of coolant did you use?

      Also, hot tanking can "activate" metal surfaces. This means that protective black oxide is removed and you get a bare metal surface. Not really bad, but then you...
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      To preserve it, take a paper towel and lay it on...

      To preserve it, take a paper towel and lay it on top of the liquid so that it sucks up the top layer.

      Two additional comments - I don't think it will be a HG issue as it would be highly unusual to...
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      Something is not water-tight, and that looks like...

      Something is not water-tight, and that looks like oil. :(

      Why it is only on the one side? Because it is floating to the top faster than it can exchange with the other side. It rises to a level...
    9. Well, can't have all the fun be localized. Gotta...

      Well, can't have all the fun be localized. Gotta spread it out.
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      This and South Bass Island is also much more laid...

      This and South Bass Island is also much more laid back. SBI is more of a destination, Kelly's is more of a quiet oasis.
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      I suppose one could say that he rogered it?

      I suppose one could say that he rogered it?
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      I had family that lived out there. Very nice...

      I had family that lived out there. Very nice place for fishing, that's for sure.
    13. That is kind of hilarious. I really like your...

      That is kind of hilarious. I really like your wife's idea of stuffing it in a trim panel. She's a creative problem solver. Keep her. :thumbup:
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      Vernors.... oh yeah...... :heart: Detroit proud!...

      Vernors.... oh yeah...... :heart: Detroit proud! I had some Canada Dry the other day, holy cow is it sweet. First ingredient is HFCS. :(

      Someone mentioned Polar - they make great seltzers. So...
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      Poll: Learning in another part of the world is what...

      Learning in another part of the world is what makes it so easy for me to do it here in our own little hell. :thumbup:
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      email sent.

      email sent.
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      Poll: How'd I miss a bike thread? Oh yeah, I was out...

      How'd I miss a bike thread? Oh yeah, I was out riding all weekend!

      Main squeeze -

      http://www.atomicalex.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/IMG_2040-1024x768.jpg

      It's basically a LEGO bike made...
    18. This is pretty good. I used to try to get my...

      This is pretty good.

      I used to try to get my spouse to drive the MkIII. Hahaha, that thing was such a blast - barely legal low and reasonably quick. Mushy cable shifter that I had to keep fixing....
    19. LOL at this thread. My spouse doesn't want to...

      LOL at this thread.

      My spouse doesn't want to drive my modded car, and I'm perfectly fine with that. For that matter, I don't really want to drive his barely modified car, and he's cool with that....
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      don't bring that **** over here!!!

      don't bring that **** over here!!!
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