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      Speaking of Florida, palmetto bugs (flying...

      Speaking of Florida, palmetto bugs (flying roaches), roaches, and lizards are everywhere. Lizards are no big deal but the roaches are just gross.

      Also, I made the mistake of walking through a...
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      Anything Samuel Adams, just gross. ...

      Anything Samuel Adams, just gross.

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/22/d995945b8f4f18ffbaa56db472399676.jpg
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      Double Rozap ...

      Double Rozap

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7174856-Beware-axles-may-fly
    4. Mk7 GTI Non conventional sunroof that does not...

      Mk7 GTI

      Non conventional sunroof that does not retract into the body.
      Door hinges that only have two positions, barely open and ****ing wide open.They like to close on inclines and fully open on...
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      Thanks for the video. If I am trying to compare...

      Thanks for the video. If I am trying to compare acceleration numbers (especially front wheel drive cars with higher power output), 5-60 is a more useful number to me. Most owners don't subject their...
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      Contact them tomorrow, I've never had a problem...

      Contact them tomorrow, I've never had a problem with them. Maybe they made the shipment two boxes because of the parts purchased.
    7. Thread: Catz

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      Very cool. I would recommend you have the cat...

      Very cool. I would recommend you have the cat spayed or neutered to end the cycle. Does your new cat stay outside?
    8. I don't use those cheap things, get a real tire...

      I don't use those cheap things, get a real tire gauge.

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      From my personal experience, Monday is usually...

      From my personal experience, Monday is usually the day a person is told to gather their personal possessions and hit the door. It gives a person some time to adjust when family is usually not at...
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      FTFY

      FTFY
    11. You could also use a high power pressure washer...

      You could also use a high power pressure washer to remove the loose paint, just minimize the time spend on the mortar joints to prevent erosion of the joints.

      I used Drylok on my chimney last...
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      The next thing I would check is the carburetor....

      The next thing I would check is the carburetor. The usually have a drain bolt on the bottom to remove the bowl on the bottom. Some dirt could be inside that blocks fuel flow during a high idle until...
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      :thumbup: Sorry for pointing that out. :(

      :thumbup:

      Sorry for pointing that out. :(
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      Nice. Those cracks in the end post could be...

      Nice. Those cracks in the end post could be filled in with exterior caulk and a putty knife.
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      Me too but would not fit, tall people problems.

      Me too but would not fit, tall people problems.
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      Nope, used a drop cloth and am going to through...

      Nope, used a drop cloth and am going to through away my clothes. Paint chips and clothes will be going to the dump as hazardous waste.

      Who knows what was in that 65 year old crap.
    17. Remove any loose existing paint (down to the...

      Remove any loose existing paint (down to the substrate would be best) just like any other paint. Use Dryloc Extreme, very thick consistency, easy to use, and water based for easy cleanup. No priming...
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      Prepped for painting my exterior trim. Primer...

      Prepped for painting my exterior trim. Primer will be applied on Friday & Sunday, painting will happen on Tuesday because of probability of rain.

      One of the best tools for removing 65 years years...
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      That was intense...so many close calls.

      That was intense...so many close calls.
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      One of the best tools for removing 65 years years...

      One of the best tools for removing 65 years years of cracked, alligatored & chipping exterior paint is an angle grinder and a flap disc. I was amazed how quickly I was able to get down to bare wood...
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