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Forum: Other Technical Discussions 05-27-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 129,085
Posted By John
I recently picked up a DeWalt 20V brushless...

I recently picked up a DeWalt 20V brushless cordless grinder (after accidentally converting my Craftsman grinder to cordless :shock: :grrr: :oops:), which is working out great for me so far. Mostly...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 05-07-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By John
How much floor space does it take up?

How much floor space does it take up?
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 04-01-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By John
Reminds me of driving my 1964 Mercedes 220 to...

Reminds me of driving my 1964 Mercedes 220 to school in the late 90s. Put the clutch in to downshift on the exit ramp from 495 to Telegraph Rd and it shut off. Every time. Easily remedied by dropping...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 04-01-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By John
No personal experience, but maybe look at...

No personal experience, but maybe look at carsandbids.com. Strikes me as being a little less intense than BAT, but still looks like they get good results.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 02-28-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By John
This is very sad news indeed. Like everyone, I...

This is very sad news indeed. Like everyone, I really enjoyed the times I was lucky enough to speak with Richard, and I definitely enjoyed sharing a lift with him at Tech. I knew he worked for...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 12-29-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By John
I handed over all my random parts boxes when I...

I handed over all my random parts boxes when I sold my S2 last summer. Then I turned around and bought a 951. :bang: Perhaps these will help fill the void of random, maybe not actually useful...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-10-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By John
Any advice for a metal tank? My Mercedes runs,...

Any advice for a metal tank? My Mercedes runs, but I mostly try not to think about the 57 years worth of evil that is likely built up in there. Should maybe think about addressing that at some...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 09-21-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,604
Posted By John
Pleasure doing business with you, Mark. I'm...

Pleasure doing business with you, Mark. I'm honored to be the next caretaker for the Official 951 of Dorkiphus.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 09-06-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By John
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-27-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,006
Posted By John
I just spent 20 minutes searching for VG's post...

I just spent 20 minutes searching for VG's post on HVAC coil cleaning, so I'm nominating it for the HOF. Good stuff starts at post #6 (sorry, TR). Maybe split it out as its own thing and link it up...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-13-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,601
Posted By John
I think this system is probably 15-20 years old. ...

I think this system is probably 15-20 years old. They used to run the pump on a timer, but a couple of years ago when they started running into issues with the pump not restarting, they just ran it...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-12-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,601
Posted By John
I was over at my mother-in-law's for a swim with...

I was over at my mother-in-law's for a swim with the kids today. With all the rain recently, the water level had gotten too high, so I used the "Waste" setting on the filter to lower the level a...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 06-26-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,601
Posted By John
As I suspected, everything is running great right...

As I suspected, everything is running great right now. But, no one has touched it since the last time I was here. I’ll probably try shutting the filter off today just to see what happens.

I did...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 06-23-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,601
Posted By John
Thanks for all the info. So far I haven't heard...

Thanks for all the info. So far I haven't heard of any more issues, but I'm guessing the pump hasn't been turned off since I left. I'll most likely get over there Friday or Saturday, so will see...
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 06-21-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,601
Posted By John
Pool Trouble

My mother-in-law has a pool that she would like to fill with cement. My family and I rather enjoy using the pool, so my preference is to figure out what is wrong with the pump to make her life a...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 09-22-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By John
Thanks for the info, John. I have a couple...

Thanks for the info, John.

I have a couple of people in line already. Will post here if both fall through.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 09-22-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By John
Free - IR Impact with bad Ni-Cd batteries

Free to a good home. Ingersoll Rand cordless impact. Comes with everything you see here -- impact gun, case, charger, 2 Ni-Cd batteries, and a work light.

The batteries don't charge any more. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 03-18-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By John
Nice get! I had one as a loaner from BMW of...

Nice get! I had one as a loaner from BMW of Fairfax during Snowmageddon a few years back (the one that came out of nowhere and caused 12 hour commutes). The xDrive performed flawlessly getting me...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 02-29-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,944
Posted By John
Sold! Thanks, Rafi!

Sold! Thanks, Rafi!
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 02-27-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,944
Posted By John
Sale pending...

Sale pending...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 02-27-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,944
Posted By John
I thought I was going to have a use for this, but...

I thought I was going to have a use for this, but turns out that for the time being, I don't. Space is at a premium, so it is looking for a new home.

Yours for the $100 that I gave Dr. K for...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 01-19-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By John
I had a nail in about that spot a few years ago....

I had a nail in about that spot a few years ago. Took it to Merchant’s who wouldn’t touch it, but would have happily sold me four new tires. Went a mile up the road to one of the many Llantas Usadas...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 12-29-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By John
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-13-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,898
Posted By John
No personal experience other than a short test...

No personal experience other than a short test drive, but I do know of a nicely maintained 2000 Z3 2.3 with 120K-ish miles and a manual that is for sale.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-03-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,916
Posted By John
Enjoy it in good health! And letís see some FJ...

Enjoy it in good health! And letís see some FJ pics!
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