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Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-15-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
Got the trick from this video. Pretty clever. ...

Got the trick from this video. Pretty clever.

https://youtu.be/B9E4XpUfoc8
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-15-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
Hard to know. The two expensive, made-in-USA...

Hard to know. The two expensive, made-in-USA recently calibrated Flukes say 9.43, but the sub $100 made in China meter says 9.44. Who knows? ;)

Funny thing about this pic is that shot is after I...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-14-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By Jazzbass
Etorx - the new(ish) thing in German automotive...

Etorx - the new(ish) thing in German automotive fasteners. If you work on BMWs you have a set of these already, or you work on very old BMWs.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 10-14-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
New tool day! Last week my daughter called...

New tool day!

Last week my daughter called me - "car won't start". The battery in her E46 was dead. Brought it home, charged the battery, and hooked a multimeter to the battery in the trunk to...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-13-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 234
Posted By Jazzbass
Is the rotor actually warped (as in - you can...

Is the rotor actually warped (as in - you can measure runout with a dial gauge) or just scored?
Forum: Problems, Support & BBS Questions 09-17-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Jazzbass
Should be fixed now.

Should be fixed now.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-27-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,263
Posted By Jazzbass
Good idea. Done

Good idea. Done
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-27-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By Jazzbass
HoF added

HoF added
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-16-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Jazzbass
Ditto. Good chance I have one as well, as I have...

Ditto. Good chance I have one as well, as I have a 944 Motronic harness in a box in the garage and the connectors should all be the same.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-12-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 130,408
Posted By Jazzbass
There are operating rooms that aren't this clean....

There are operating rooms that aren't this clean. Wow.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-04-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Jazzbass
For anyone wondering "why": ...

For anyone wondering "why":

https://www.wired.com/2017/04/just-pair-11-radio-gadgets-can-steal-car/

https://www.wired.com/2016/03/study-finds-24-car-models-open-unlocking-ignition-hack/
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-12-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jazzbass
Nicely done Bill. Those look really good.

Nicely done Bill. Those look really good.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-31-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,917
Posted By Jazzbass
Simply amazing, as usual. Question for you...

Simply amazing, as usual.

Question for you on the fenders - I have to do some similar work. How do you finish the INSIDE of the fender? Strip > Prime > Undercoat > Paint? IIRC Porsche painted...
Forum: BMW Technical Discussions 05-17-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Jazzbass
I have an 06 330i. Also first year, but March 06...

I have an 06 330i. Also first year, but March 06 production.

I've had my car almost 10 years and it's actually been fairly reliable. There were some teething issues early on with typical first...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 05-03-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Jazzbass
Agreed. Those are out of either a Carrera or a...

Agreed. Those are out of either a Carrera or a 964, not a 993.
Forum: BMW Technical Discussions 04-16-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Jazzbass
That's a very nice car. Crossed fingers on the...

That's a very nice car. Crossed fingers on the HPFP. I think they were sorted out by 08.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 04-12-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,917
Posted By Jazzbass
My 911 just asked me if you would adopt it.

My 911 just asked me if you would adopt it.
Forum: BMW Technical Discussions 04-02-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Jazzbass
Nice pickup. Easy car to learn manual on. Mine is...

Nice pickup. Easy car to learn manual on. Mine is still going strong @ 250k miles.

Those are still my favorite e46 wheels.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-23-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
The way mine work: 1. Press power button to...

The way mine work:
1. Press power button to turn on. Press to turn off. There is no "auto-on" where you move the scale and it powers on by itself. My guess is that this is why the battery actually...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-23-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
Speaking of "mid-level" stuff, I have one of...

Speaking of "mid-level" stuff, I have one of these in the garage and recently got another one for the basement shop because I like them so much:

https://i.imgur.com/cywNR4S.jpg

This is a 6"...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-22-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
Love my Craftsman Pro wrenches. What size did you...

Love my Craftsman Pro wrenches. What size did you lose?


Here's my current dilemma. Doing some trim carpentry work. My 20 yr old* Porter Cable FN250A finish nailer is leaking from the trigger....
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-22-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
In Gearwrench I've done etorx sockets (because...

In Gearwrench I've done etorx sockets (because BMW) and recently some semi-deep metric 3/8" sockets. So far I've been pretty impressed value for price. The semi-deeps are very nicely machined.
...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-22-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
I get that 100%. For years Craftsman Professional...

I get that 100%. For years Craftsman Professional stuff (mostly Armstrong and SK) was a great mid-tier option for home guys. Made in the USA, not cheap but not "holy shit" tool truck prices either....
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-22-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
I'm going to have this put on the family coat of...

I'm going to have this put on the family coat of arms
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-19-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 112,282
Posted By Jazzbass
Nice! I got one of these years ago after an...

Nice! I got one of these years ago after an afternoon at Matt De Maria's shop. We were doing something to my car and a bolt was stuck. Like stuck-stuck-f**k-you-I'm-not-coming-out-ever-stuck. It was...
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