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Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 07-30-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Vicegrip
Done! Will add in a $50 guilt and delivery fee....

Done! Will add in a $50 guilt and delivery fee. Let me know when you want to kill off a day.
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 07-30-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Vicegrip
You can make the oil tanker about 6 inches...

You can make the oil tanker about 6 inches shorter if you need to.

I wold like to buy the dust collector back.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-28-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Vicegrip
Wheels or tires? A tire can look round and be...

Wheels or tires? A tire can look round and be mounted on a rim that is true and still cause road force induced shimmy. Internal carcass defects can do this without much if any external cues.
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Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-28-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By Vicegrip
Hit with a couple seconds of impact gun to remove...

Hit with a couple seconds of impact gun to remove the nut. Is the alternator shaft bad or is the sheave bad?
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-27-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 35,056
Posted By Vicegrip
Done it. In my defense I did not bend or chip up...

Done it. In my defense I did not bend or chip up the prop! I saved that for the run up the Potomac.


And yes clecos are worth their weight.
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 07-26-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 35,056
Posted By Vicegrip
This is what the slots are for in pipe cutter...

This is what the slots are for in pipe cutter wheels. ;) this most often happens when two things happen together. 1 you make a textbook bubble or flair. 2 forgot to put the fitting on first.
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-26-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Vicegrip
We trust our lives in old cars. The seat...

We trust our lives in old cars.

The seat format and level of the install play a notable role in how effective it will be in containing the driver during a wreck. After watching way too many...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-24-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,609
Posted By Vicegrip
Yep. I grew lazy having a big Weatherhead ton...

Yep. I grew lazy having a big Weatherhead ton unit at work that can make everything from air lines to 5 ply lines for the forklifts. Had to replicate on the cheap.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-24-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Vicegrip
Be careful of the 10,000 GVR reg. It can exempt...

Be careful of the 10,000 GVR reg. It can exempt you from the 70% tax reduction too!
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-24-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,609
Posted By Vicegrip
Interested to see as well. I suspect it is...

Interested to see as well. I suspect it is similar to one that wandered into my shop a while ago The crimp patterns look quite similar. The little hand powered setups can work well in low volume...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-24-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Vicegrip
It looks like the folks doing the roadside...

It looks like the folks doing the roadside testing check the registrations on the cars. If out of the emissions required area they do nothing regardless of the test results. I suspect they have...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-23-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Vicegrip
Was this from the ding it was from the lack of...

Was this from the ding it was from the lack of response to the ding? I 100% agree a false positive is annoying at the very least. I was only pointing out that the system does have some upside to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-23-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Vicegrip
I looked into the system after I started seeing...

I looked into the system after I started seeing them around. It is actually more accurate than I would have thought. They are smart where they place them. Somewhere that you will be on medium...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-23-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Vicegrip
OTOH The dear wife drove past one when her car...

OTOH The dear wife drove past one when her car was close to needing an emissions test. It passed and we got a letter from them informing us that we could skip the test. :)

Come on out to the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-18-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 50,961
Posted By Vicegrip
I plug my cell phone into the receiver using a ...

I plug my cell phone into the receiver using a $3 lightning to rca adaptor. Receiver thinks it is the CD player. A whole world of shop toons and podcasts at my fingertips. (Or I just yell at the...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-16-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Vicegrip
Pat Goss says use BG-44K!

Pat Goss says use BG-44K!
Forum: Track Talk 07-13-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,105
Posted By Vicegrip
Keeper of the tooth is my funny of the week . ...

Keeper of the tooth is my funny of the week . The person shooting steel was too stupid to comprehend that “ping” was not the end of the story. Lack of training led to this person putting others at...
Forum: Track Talk 07-13-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,105
Posted By Vicegrip
Wow, ^ that is quite the tome. You seem to have a...

Wow, ^ that is quite the tome. You seem to have a preconceived notion that I am trying to belittle you. It is not always about you but this time it was in a way. It was about your reaction to this...
Forum: Track Talk 07-13-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,105
Posted By Vicegrip
Some dumbass was target shooting and his stray...

Some dumbass was target shooting and his stray rounds were going into SP.
Forum: Track Talk 07-13-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,105
Posted By Vicegrip
No I am not saying I have the right way. I am...

No I am not saying I have the right way. I am saying your Hotdog...Red faced...Short sighted “it is my rights” (and fears) shouting and running around with your hands in the air over “your rights” ...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-13-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,881
Posted By Vicegrip
MB built the E- class around the HVAC box too. ...

MB built the E- class around the HVAC box too.
I have a 914 in the shop that someone over sprayed the screen in the cowel Not looking forward to correcting this.
Forum: Track Talk 07-12-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,105
Posted By Vicegrip
I have been a gun owner, gunsmith and all around...

I have been a gun owner, gunsmith and all around user of long and hand guns since the 1970s. I had one of the first CCPs in FFC and helped lead the fight for “shall”. The modern gun rights people...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-09-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8,758
Views: 839,229
Posted By Vicegrip
Duh. You lie under the car on the stand not the...

Duh. You lie under the car on the stand not the stand.

Have to say that Horrible Fright is not much of a deal any more. Used to be an OK place for hard iron tools like vices or infrequently...
Forum: Professional Help 07-08-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Vicegrip
Good year to own! That era I do suspension,...

Good year to own! That era I do suspension, accessories and rust. No motor rebuilds No gearboxes.
Forum: Professional Help 07-08-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Vicegrip
How old? I work on long hoods.

How old? I work on long hoods.
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