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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-16-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By Vicegrip
You can retrofit the older Sthil trimmers with...

You can retrofit the older Sthil trimmers with feed through heads. I redid my 131 with one. Pull out two arms length (12 feet) of line and kink it. Feed go through to the kink, wind it in and...
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 08-15-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 636
Posted By Vicegrip
“At work” tech call. ;) Seems it is hard to...

“At work” tech call. ;)
Seems it is hard to hear me on Bluetooth with the tractor running. Otherwise good tunes and a classic tractor make for good gravel.

Glad to host an open shop day. ...
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 08-14-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 636
Posted By Vicegrip
Hey no worries. My shop is not all that much. ...

Hey no worries. My shop is not all that much. The mountain, valley and rivers are the thing.
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 08-14-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 636
Posted By Vicegrip
I traded a single space shop for a smaller garage...

I traded a single space shop for a smaller garage and big indoor shop. Have to share space with a blue Ford too. The auto part still works if not as convenient. The rest works real well. Space...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-11-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Vicegrip
If like the stuff around the dealership in all...

If like the stuff around the dealership in all the dark corners, little to none. Tried selling 996 hard tops for little and still tossed them. Boxster tops otoh were popular. Front trunk stuff is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-10-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 161,668
Posted By Vicegrip
They make nice ones that are thermal / electric. ...

They make nice ones that are thermal / electric. No putt putt noise ether.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-10-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 161,668
Posted By Vicegrip
You mean “We HAD 300 years to develop”. All this...

You mean “We HAD 300 years to develop”. All this time later still far less efficient than even stuff from 60 years ago.

A novelty at best. I have one on my desk that runs on focused...
Forum: Professional Help 08-09-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Vicegrip
Arlington MB might not want folks to know that...

Arlington MB might not want folks to know that they are running warranty work through a 3ed party ;).

Non warranty not an issue.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-05-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Vicegrip
Remove the small screw that holds the tear drop...

Remove the small screw that holds the tear drop shaped plate. Turn the nut 1/6 rotation tighter. Reinstall the teardrop plate and screw.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-31-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Vicegrip
You Rock. This is Dorikphus to it’s old long...

You Rock. This is Dorikphus to it’s old long lost core!
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-30-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By Vicegrip
The relays are not going to change the need for...

The relays are not going to change the need for the wiring and grommets
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-29-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Vicegrip
Front is one rear is one in the older Porsches. ...

Front is one rear is one in the older Porsches.

I would be inclined to rebuild all 4 calipers. All 4 have been subjected to the same time and exposure, you already have the tools out and...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-27-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Vicegrip
Pop out under load? Shifts otherwise feel good...

Pop out under load? Shifts otherwise feel good and the right places in the other gears? Might be dogged out dogs. Check for loose trans bolts on the crossover and all the mounts. Check the...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-27-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Vicegrip
I might be inclined to do a bit more...

I might be inclined to do a bit more investigation. Plan on a rebuild too. A good cooking is reason enough to rebuild with new seals. Your initial description is not 100% boiled fluid like. ...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-25-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Vicegrip
Has ether one ever gone dead and been recharged?

Has ether one ever gone dead and been recharged?
Forum: Tools Needed/For Loan 07-25-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Vicegrip
The only one time use tools are ones that are...

The only one time use tools are ones that are poorly made.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-25-2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 161,668
Posted By Vicegrip
Felix: I can make a small amount of energy! ...

Felix: I can make a small amount of energy!

Vicegrip: How?

Felix: I start with a large amount!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-24-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 161,668
Posted By Vicegrip
Some of us discovered the Peltier–Seebeck effect...

Some of us discovered the Peltier–Seebeck effect decades ago. My son made a "cool" PV powered fridge.
How would you power a car with block ice? In almost anyplace on the planet you ether need...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-23-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 161,668
Posted By Vicegrip
Cubic bullshit. Lots of unhinged numbers. Please...

Cubic bullshit. Lots of unhinged numbers. Please ignore all the other aspects. How about making something that actually works and produces true values? Hundreds of pages of “smart guy stuff” ...
Forum: Tools Needed/For Loan 07-22-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Vicegrip
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Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-21-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Vicegrip
How can a high volume tire and wheel shop not...

How can a high volume tire and wheel shop not have a rim machine? They are not complex or expensive. Even the truck based wheel guys have them.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-20-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,171
Posted By Vicegrip
Drives? That would imply that the motor runs. ...

Drives? That would imply that the motor runs. In that case I would call him a "Rare Bird" indeed.


How you doing Don? Been a long time.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-19-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,171
Posted By Vicegrip
Calling bull, Don was a bit crispy even before he...

Calling bull, Don was a bit crispy even before he moved.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-27-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Vicegrip
The bell crank next to the throttle pedal can...

The bell crank next to the throttle pedal can bend when the setup is not adjusted just so and or the plywood falls apart. The brazed joint between the pivot and stamping fails, things get floppy...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-27-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Vicegrip
To remove you undo the clutch cable on the center...

To remove you undo the clutch cable on the center side. It has a nice flip up and off pin. The throttle rod pops off the bell crank with the open end of a 10mm wrench. Then a ratchet and socket to...
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