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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-30-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,438
Posted By Vicegrip
Ground level O3 is not bad for the planet. O3...

Ground level O3 is not bad for the planet. O3 decomposes back into O2 or combines quickly
It leaves no residual other than the results of combining. It has been used for many years to kill...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-28-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,563
Posted By Vicegrip
A nice little dirty trick pulled long ago. Was...

A nice little dirty trick pulled long ago. Was helping a friend do the case and head torque down tea party on a well crafted 356 motor. It involves passing the wrench back and forth click click...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-28-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,563
Posted By Vicegrip
At least you put the fitting on first. Some of...

At least you put the fitting on first. Some of the best plumbing flare and brake line bubble flairs I have ever made were before I slipped the fitting on. You know the little slot on tubing cutter...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 03-26-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,563
Posted By Vicegrip
And hope it is not the heater core. ;)

And hope it is not the heater core. ;)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-24-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,753
Posted By Vicegrip
In other news. Our well flows water all the time...

In other news. Our well flows water all the time and is a man-made spring. There is a blead pipe that flows water out onto the ground and down hill. I set a stock tank in the ground so the ducks had...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-21-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,753
Posted By Vicegrip
The rocks are starting to bloom in the backyard. ...

The rocks are starting to bloom in the backyard. Must be spring.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-19-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,753
Posted By Vicegrip
And in other news. Hanging out in the side...

And in other news.

Hanging out in the side yard draining the pool cover in anticipation of spring. 3 or 4 Owls are hoot and response calling each other. Just prior to this I heard some shuffling...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-18-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,438
Posted By Vicegrip
Sadly the early stages were weeks ago. This is...

Sadly the early stages were weeks ago. This is the predictable phase.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-16-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,438
Posted By Vicegrip
Going to be a run on livers next.

Going to be a run on livers next.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-13-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,438
Posted By Vicegrip
Visitors would be poor form.

Visitors would be poor form.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 02-27-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Vicegrip
You can make them shorter if need be too. ...

You can make them shorter if need be too. Unscrew the tube and valve from the funnel. Remove the threaded adaptor from the tank. Thread a short pipe to the funnel and it will sit right onto the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-24-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Vicegrip
Oh thanks....had not see GB2 yet

Oh thanks....had not see GB2 yet
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-24-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Vicegrip
The boat sinks in the movie Titanic.

The boat sinks in the movie Titanic.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-24-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Vicegrip
This guy comes to mind. ...

This guy comes to mind.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRSHzenjiNA
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-23-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Vicegrip
Forum: Track Talk 02-19-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Vicegrip
From what I have read and seen it is not how cold...

From what I have read and seen it is not how cold they get it is how cold they are when you stress them. Almost all the R comps need a wake up session before they return to their last used...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 02-19-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,884
Posted By Vicegrip
Welcome to the world of Mutts! I too have been...

Welcome to the world of Mutts! I too have been bitten by the WTF snake while sorting out an old rusty Porsche. Some are made from shop floor sweepings. Finishing up a sort of mostly 1969 912 and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-19-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 65,740
Posted By Vicegrip
What have you been drinking? I want to avoid it.

What have you been drinking? I want to avoid it.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 02-14-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 581,597
Posted By Vicegrip
I’m going to give this thread a pass for a...

I’m going to give this thread a pass for a while....

Good one Tony.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 02-13-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Vicegrip
Good points. If the alt is in a running vehicle...

Good points. If the alt is in a running vehicle you can do the same tests at home so to speak. Spin it up, add a load and measure the outcome is what a tester does. You can do the same in the car...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 02-13-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Vicegrip
Same symptoms with the reman? Hmm....I might...

Same symptoms with the reman? Hmm....I might follow through the B+ / sensor line if it has one. The alt might not be able to see the control voltage.

You mentioned some crunchy connectors.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 01-25-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Vicegrip
I would inclined to find and fix the problem...

I would inclined to find and fix the problem before doing any more changes. Finding the source of problem is one thing but Introducing another while mucking around makes troubleshooting to a new...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 01-24-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Vicegrip
Don't start them if they have been sitting for...

Don't start them if they have been sitting for any length of time. I am assuming they have the original injection systems.

First and foremost the fuel is bad if it is many months or more old. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-19-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Vicegrip
Have never had a plugged tire do anything but...

Have never had a plugged tire do anything but wear out normally. This includes a tire I plugged with a strip of T shirt buttered with liquid nails and shoved in with a flathead screwdriver.
...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 01-15-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Vicegrip
Open, fix and get all ready to close up. Blow...

Open, fix and get all ready to close up. Blow the fixtures out with nitrogen or welding Argon or c25. Bottled air is dead dry. Just before closing them up warm the fixture in the oven set to low. ...
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