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Forum: The Garage 02-04-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By kc0stp
Also keep in mind some sensors are in the valve...

Also keep in mind some sensors are in the valve stem while others are 180 in the center of the rim.
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 158,419
Posted By kc0stp
Hmm look a lot like the freebies that came with...

Hmm look a lot like the freebies that came with my "new" truck (guy kept them in the truck and decided he didnt need them so gave them to me when I got the truck..), had one holding the spare tire up...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 335,008
Posted By kc0stp
At least on the car side of things (never heard...

At least on the car side of things (never heard #'s for bikes) vacum assisted brakes generate in the area of 1100psi (with hydroboost brakes being double that) if thats not enough to break the...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By kc0stp
Havnt driven the eco personally but on paper and...

Havnt driven the eco personally but on paper and heresay Id agree fully (and tbh Id do it just to be diffrent). For what you need it for Id just get a long bed F150, we used to have the same Ranger...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By kc0stp
(Pardon the pun) Hit the nail on the head, plugs...

(Pardon the pun) Hit the nail on the head, plugs are great temp or perm solution to punctures however they do reduce the max capabilities of tires slightly (non issue on the street for motos...) so...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,894
Posted By kc0stp
Hehe did I mention Im one of probbly 20 mechanics...

Hehe did I mention Im one of probbly 20 mechanics that maintains all vehicles for one of the largest school districts in Co? Part of that is 2-3 dozen plate renewals per month. And as for the $50 a...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,894
Posted By kc0stp
Having peeled off probably hundreds of those...

Having peeled off probably hundreds of those pesky stickers I can honestly say Ive probbly had 12 come off cleanly (none sliced) and I also know that clean stickers go for $50 a peice not to far away...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 335,008
Posted By kc0stp
Personally Ive always been a fan of 12' doors......

Personally Ive always been a fan of 12' doors... make sure you have plenty of room to pull that trailer in, otherwise X2
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,213
Posted By kc0stp
*shrug* with hand tools figuring its an actual...

*shrug* with hand tools figuring its an actual tool store (not a parts store, walmart or lowes) Ive never had a problem with just bringing in a broken tool and having it replaced no questions asked.
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By kc0stp
Either the magnets are bad or the brake is just...

Either the magnets are bad or the brake is just way out of adjustment, when you take the drum off at the 6:00 position will be a spring, the magnet and a round peice of metal (between the pads by the...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,654
Posted By kc0stp
Just for the record the problem wasnt the turbo...

Just for the record the problem wasnt the turbo (garret actully makes some of the best turbos out there) but a problem with the oil cooler but hey I work on school buses for a living and the ones...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By kc0stp
Plugs out, took an ez-out and a 3' breaker bar...

Plugs out, took an ez-out and a 3' breaker bar (and even more PB blaster)
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By kc0stp
Rounded out Allen plug...

Plug in 1984 engine - 1
Me - 0

In an attempt to install an aftermarket temp sensor I tried to remove a plug requring an allen to remove, After soaking it in PB blaster for a couple days got out...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,492
Posted By kc0stp
http://www.longacreracing.com/catalog/item.asp?id=...

http://www.longacreracing.com/catalog/item.asp?id=1520&catid=8

Thats the one Id like to get (for racing and the 80psi trailer tires) but its just not in the budget atm
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 158,419
Posted By kc0stp
Just got reminded of this one, the 3 peice impact...

Just got reminded of this one, the 3 peice impact adapters (1/2-3/4, 3/4-1/2 and 1/2-3/8) and there basiclly unbreakable, put them on the big 3/4" impacts at work and havnt broken them yet, on the...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By kc0stp
Hell I work for a school district (as a mechanic)...

Hell I work for a school district (as a mechanic) and I wouldve been suprised if they didnt (should see some of the markups on parts most dealerships have let alone install costs...) :freaky

Back...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,423
Posted By kc0stp
And thats why you use CFLs... they dont get hot,...

And thats why you use CFLs... they dont get hot, have had them on for 8 hours straight and still be able to touch the bulb
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,650,643
Posted By kc0stp
My new "man cave" (on wheels :evil) ...

My new "man cave" (on wheels :evil)

http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j129/kc0stp/2012-02-14074132.jpg

Have some work to do to the inside before I post pics of that though
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,047
Posted By kc0stp
Always glad to offer up a good challange...

Always glad to offer up a good challange (honestly was about what I was expecting), its an 11.5 heat racing spark plug for a 12A rotary engine which when used with the non factory copper washers...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,047
Posted By kc0stp
NAPA able to get NGK part # R6725-115 along with...

NAPA able to get NGK part # R6725-115 along with the copper washers to go with them?
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,402
Posted By kc0stp
Normally IF I can get at the filter I just use...

Normally IF I can get at the filter I just use oil filter pliers (figuring I cant use my hand), failing that next step is either a strap wrench or the round metal oil filter clamp style (sorry name...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,007
Posted By kc0stp
The light stays on with the engine off because...

The light stays on with the engine off because the ECU doesnt know the engine isnt supposed to be running so assumes it is however all the sensors are saying the engine isnt running so those its...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 158,419
Posted By kc0stp
Definate +1 on this, got one at work and its just...

Definate +1 on this, got one at work and its just as well made as the Snap-on, Mac, Matco, Cornwell boxes that are there, only thing that might prove to be problamatic in the long run is that the...
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