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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:
  14. What I remember now is, when I was in high school...

    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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    I'll take hot and sticky over cold and frozen any...

    I'll take hot and sticky over cold and frozen any day, lol. Here's a pic that explains the worst part about winter, at least around here. Took this at work just before coming home today. Tuesday...
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    I agree, zero would be optimal! Made an...

    I agree, zero would be optimal! Made an executive decision and I think the snow can stay right where it is until tomorrow afternoon (we only work until noon on new years eve). It is sooooooooooo...
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    Guess this would be a rave? Forecast for last...

    Guess this would be a rave? Forecast for last night was 4-6" of snow. Woke this morning to find it only snowed 2" or so. Still sucked driving to work though.
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    I have no idea what the cowl vents would be if I...

    I have no idea what the cowl vents would be if I walked into the local Ford dealer except it would be more than from Tasca Ford parts. I'm going to see, for the heck of it, how much they are if I...
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    We end up using an 18mm socket when the cap falls...

    We end up using an 18mm socket when the cap falls off a 19mm (3/4") nut, or 21mm on a 22mm (7/8") nut, etc. Pretty sure those caps are stainless. If not, it's some darn tough aluminum. I don't...
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    The biggest problem with the capped lug nuts on...

    The biggest problem with the capped lug nuts on vehicles driven year round is, the actual nut under the cover rusts and expands, then the cap expands and eventually splits open. That means no socket...
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    Not really what you'd call a winter PROJECT but,...

    Not really what you'd call a winter PROJECT but, replaced the lug nuts on the Aspen. I had generic (Dorman probably) ones on the car that I got at Carquest about 10 years ago. Never liked the...
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