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Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-03-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By Vicegrip
Looks like a fun project. Dealer installed AC...

Looks like a fun project. Dealer installed AC was a study in how quickly a junior mechanic could get it done. Measure? Too much time! Hole saws and cutoff wheels in angle grinders on brand new...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-24-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Vicegrip
Magnesium chloride getting to work. Gets into...

Magnesium chloride getting to work. Gets into seams and joints and bonds tightly. Draws moisture from the air and causes corrosion. This “surface rust” is visual proof of incomplete rust...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-23-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Vicegrip
Tune them rich! Big bore kits have heat...

Tune them rich! Big bore kits have heat sensitive pistons.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-18-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Vicegrip
Hey now! I was the tech chair for something like...

Hey now! I was the tech chair for something like 7 years back in the olden days. Have trained a couple of folks how to crush 911 oil lines, fold over standing seams and elevate floor pans.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-17-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Vicegrip
After watching trained auto mechanics and their...

After watching trained auto mechanics and their efforts to property load and lift cars for the last 15 years I can’t fathom letting folks that are not trained/used to car lifts use one that is under...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-16-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By Vicegrip
I bet he feels a bit better and perhaps this will...

I bet he feels a bit better and perhaps this will improve his morale?

2 hours? Did you take the wheels off first?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-15-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,591
Posted By Vicegrip
They are magnetic! Everything wants to fly...

They are magnetic! Everything wants to fly across the room or out of your hand and hit them. :shock:
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-13-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By Vicegrip
I had to think about that for a second. Being...

I had to think about that for a second. Being billed or charged or not for an unordered item changes little. In all cases under the above you are not obligated to notify the shipper, return or pay...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-08-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By Vicegrip
Not saying you are not. Just what is the hurry?

Not saying you are not. Just what is the hurry?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-08-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By Vicegrip
I disagree. You sent this in then offered the...

I disagree. You sent this in then offered the second set up on the board. What is the hurry? To do right is to do right not sorta look like it just enough to have a plausible excuse to do what...
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 06-01-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By Vicegrip
Silly spending. My father got paid to fly all...

Silly spending. My father got paid to fly all kinds of fighters and free fuel and ammo too! (The people shooting at him were not an added bonus I guess)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-01-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Vicegrip
We never stopped! Hubble, Webb, Cassini? Way...

We never stopped! Hubble, Webb, Cassini? Way too much to list. It just does not grab the headlines and public imagination like it used to. Ho hum, another fly by of something out in the solar...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-01-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8,740
Views: 824,022
Posted By Vicegrip
Karma is a Bitch. Reminds me of the one...

Karma is a Bitch.

Reminds me of the one where some guy throws a rock at a plastic window. It bounces back and splits his nose/face in two.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-31-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,940
Views: 621,704
Posted By Vicegrip
A 911 and a 928?

A 911 and a 928?
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 05-26-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,450
Posted By Vicegrip
“Freem drive”

“Freem drive”
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Vicegrip
Another vote for the Garmin vioactive hr. Mine...

Another vote for the Garmin vioactive hr. Mine has been bulletproof for years. Got it when it first came out. They are ok to good a out updating it. Easy integration with my phone, computers ,...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-17-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Vicegrip
To be clear I did no work but I have been...

To be clear I did no work but I have been described as difficult. Punctuation maters.

I might be in Tyson’s late in the week. If you like you can box it up tight and drop it off at MB of...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-14-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Vicegrip
Lots of folks swear by Aircraft stripper. If you...

Lots of folks swear by Aircraft stripper. If you can still get it. I found that standard brands work well when used right. All the good stuff uses methylene chloride which has been pulled from...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-13-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Vicegrip
I have what you need....in Woodstock. VA. Hilti...

I have what you need....in Woodstock. VA. Hilti hammer drill and a spade bit.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 05-04-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Vicegrip
Much of what you listed is anodized aluminum. ...

Much of what you listed is anodized aluminum. For chrome this is a a shop that does automotive chrome plating. https://waynesautoparts.com/chrome-plating I have not used them, don't know them,...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 04-26-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Vicegrip
Second on Bendpac. Good value to cost ratio and...

Second on Bendpac. Good value to cost ratio and stable parts and service availability. No info on install.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-16-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,166
Views: 461,086
Posted By Vicegrip
1990 Ford 1517 in classic Ford Blue 100% original...

1990 Ford 1517 in classic Ford Blue 100% original cruzin’ slow in the hood. Black bucket FEL for the win.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-13-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By Vicegrip
Digging a pond. Digging is perhaps not the...

Digging a pond. Digging is perhaps not the right word. I live on the side of a talus covered mountain. Everything is ether uphill or downhill with the common element being a dirt skimmed layer of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-12-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,740
Views: 824,022
Posted By Vicegrip
;) No comment.

;) No comment.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-11-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By Vicegrip
That sounds like sheep gathering for slaughter.

That sounds like sheep gathering for slaughter.
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