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    I've bought a few tools at Menard's for at home. ...

    I've bought a few tools at Menard's for at home. Their brand is Masterforce and they're darn good tools and an excellent price. Hand tools are like any tools. All depends on where, when and how...
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    [QUOTE=mopar1;21762]I have a lot of craftsman...

    [QUOTE=mopar1;21762]I have a lot of craftsman tools. What a headache that has become![/QUOTE

    You can get Craftsman at all sorts of different stores now that Sears is RIP. JMO, I never thought...
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    I hear you on the Snap-On and Matco trucks....

    I hear you on the Snap-On and Matco trucks. Yikes! I've got mostly Snap-On at work but haven't bought much of anything in the past few years. They're awesome tools but the prices are downright...
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    At work, we don't use parts store rebuilt...

    At work, we don't use parts store rebuilt steering boxes anymore. Of course, about the only thing that has them are older pickups nowdays. We had too many of them bad right out of the box (no pun...
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    I don't remember when I shipped my core back to...

    I don't remember when I shipped my core back to FF but it wasn't too bad. SEEMS like it was $40ish(?)

    Parts store reman boxes are usually quality lacking and may not improve the steering at all. ...
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    I recall somebody offering the k-frame, can't for...

    I recall somebody offering the k-frame, can't for the life of me remember who it is (or was) off hand.

    Could have been Firm Feel(?) They have them for A, B. and E body (complete or a DIY kit) but...
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    Appears the "heat wave" is over, at least for a...

    Appears the "heat wave" is over, at least for a few days. :Kent:
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    Definite rave. I love when the weather forecast...

    Definite rave. I love when the weather forecast is wrong, in the good direction. Last week it said Friday would be 15 and this weekend only single digits for highs. Well,,,,,,,,,Friday was 34 and...
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    The plug blowing out problem applied to the V-10...

    The plug blowing out problem applied to the V-10 as well. Very poor design.
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    Hard to explain without photo's. Basically...

    Hard to explain without photo's. Basically they're a 2 piece plug and the lower peice has hardly any clearance to the side of the plug tube. Carbon gets in the tiny space and seizes it tight. Then...
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    I suppose, I'd rather change plugs in a Hemi Ram...

    I suppose, I'd rather change plugs in a Hemi Ram than a mid to late 2000's F150 5.4L 3-valve. On those it usually isn't a matter of IF a plug will break while taking it out, it's a matter of how...
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    At work we use the aftermarket NGK plugs in the...

    At work we use the aftermarket NGK plugs in the Hemi's and they work just fine. Not sure what, if any, difference there is between the Mopar NGK and parts store NGK's other than the p/n. On a Hemi...
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    You remember that one also? Pretty sure it was...

    You remember that one also? Pretty sure it was 1994. Had to be the absolute worst it ever was in the 45 years I've lived here. Hopefully it will never get like that again. When the furnace has to...
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    I'm not too proud to say I checked my nuts and...

    I'm not too proud to say I checked my nuts and they're still fine, lol. Just remember, checking them more than once a day is called playing with them.:icon_e_biggrin:

    An Aspen winter project is...
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    One advantage to not having the world in my hand,...

    One advantage to not having the world in my hand, I can actually do math without a calculator. Not sure if advantage is the right term but I think some people couldn't find the sum of 2+2 without...
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    Well,,,,,,,,,,,,the lug nuts for the 'Stang came...

    Well,,,,,,,,,,,,the lug nuts for the 'Stang came yesterday and they look like crap, and that's being nice:cussing:. The McGard ones I put on the Aspen were flawless. These look like if you let the...
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    I'm one who doesn't buy the latest and greatest...

    I'm one who doesn't buy the latest and greatest thing until I need to. Don't have a cell phone, heck, don't have a DVD player aside from the one in the computer. Bought my 1st computer in 2006 when...
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    I got a message on my answering machine (remember...

    I got a message on my answering machine (remember those?) and apparently the factory warranty on my Dodge Dakota is about to expire, lol. Must be one hell of a factory warranty to still be in effect...
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    RANT: Colds,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,that's all I've...

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    Colds,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,that's all I've got to say about them.:mad-new:
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    RANT: Colds,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,that's all I've...

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    Colds,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,that's all I've got to say about them.:mad-new:
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    What I remember now is, when I was in high school (class of '82), is all the cars you could buy for anywhere from $100 to $1,000 that are now worth ten times that, even in the same condition as they...
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    It was a toss up between Gorilla and McGard, both...

    It was a toss up between Gorilla and McGard, both made in the USA. Summit had McGard in stock so I went with them. Gorilla said "out of stock" with an estimated ship date of Jan 27th 2021 (IIRC),...
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    We've got 19 and foggy (5am). Foggy as in, I...

    We've got 19 and foggy (5am). Foggy as in, I can't see the street in front of my house that's only 80 feet away foggy, DANG!

    Did your plan of Q-Tips to the engine compartment succeed? If...
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    We've got 19 and foggy (5am). Foggy as in, I...

    We've got 19 and foggy (5am). Foggy as in, I can't see the street in front of my house that's only 80 feet away foggy, DANG!

    Did your plan of Q-Tips to the engine compartment succeed? If...
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    I'm going to give the 7 day forecast a rave. Not...

    I'm going to give the 7 day forecast a rave. Not exactly t-shirt weather, and it would take hurricane level rain for 3 days straight to wash the salt off the roads (can't tell asphalt from concrete,...
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