Recent content by RWEST

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    What 4 legged animal can jump higher than...

    I read on the 'net that elephants can't jump..
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    How to Unstick Your Tractor

    Quite impressive!! <img src="/forums/graemlins/thumbsup2.gif" alt="thumbsup" title="thumbsup" height="18" width="25" /> I'da never thought of that one! <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" />
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    Awesome private message.

    On a <a href=",0,1877536.story" target="_blank">related note</a>!! <img src="/forums/graemlins/crazy.gif" alt="crazy" title="crazy" height="15" width="15" />
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    Traction/ Tire help

    I like the 80 grit sandpaper method myself. I always do it on new tires too, to help clean the "newness" off of them..
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    WD-40 Chain Lube - Boraticus?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">A chain used in a far dirtier environment will likely be subject to more wear than a clean environment on a machine with more power.</div></div> For sure!! I've been riding since 1968 (a Honda C-65...
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    Great story! We should all remember that some of the World's greatest minds have had difficulty with the written word. So true!! I used to get a kick out of one of the guys who worked here years ago who couldn't spell worth a darn. Wheelbarrow was "whlebro", for example, but, the guy could...
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    Ready for the big one? (SNOW!)

    WOW - those guys are really getting pounded out in Middle USA!! We got pretty lucky here in SW PA - the prognosticators were calling for major issues, but we just got a little sleet/ice/snow and rain. <img src="/forums/graemlins/thumbsup2.gif" alt="thumbsup" title="thumbsup" height="18"...
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    Locomotive "Threw a Piston"

    I looked around and couldn't find this thread anywhere in here, so - yep, it looks like the loco <a href="" target="_blank">"threw a piston"</a> all right!! <img src="/forums/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="eek" title="eek" height="15"...
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    DMO for John Deere 4440 and 4450 also 4020

    Per the <a href="" target="_blank">MSDS</a> J-D 0W-40 is made by ESSO Canda. Their 0-40 is a good year-round product. J-D says "When used in John Deere engines with John Deere filters...
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    Buy out my lease?

    If you like the car, have maintained it well and the buyout is lower than the car's value, it's a no-brainer. Buy it!! I had a similar situation last August - my '07 Expedition's lease was up, the buyout was around $18K, and the previous week's auction price (as low as you'll find) on similar...
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    Autopsied: Honda Application, Napa Gold 1334

    Good filter, that one. It works on my John-Deere (Yanmar) diesel, various motorcycles, etc... Nice to know it's a well built unit. <img src="/forums/graemlins/thumbsup2.gif" alt="thumbsup" title="thumbsup" height="18" width="25" />
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    Location and ur weather report

    Somerset County (SW PA): Snowing pretty good outside right now.. Tonight Snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows around 20. South winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent. Wednesday Snow showers. Additional snow...
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    Tranny Flush as Condition of FORD ESP Warranty??

    I just had an interesting discussion with my local Ford dealer's Service Manager. I have an '07 Expedition with 65K miles, and the Ford Extended Service Plan (ESP); the "Premium Care", highest coverage/cost plan. It'll be good to 96K miles. The guy told me that, as a condition of the ESP...
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    Woo Hoo! I got a new scam email

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kestas</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I got the same e-mail. I had somebody take a picture of me New Years' morning and sent it to them to confirm that I'm dead. </div></div> ROFL!!!
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    Blizzak WS 70 snow / ice : Any users of these ?

    I have WS70's on the wife's Navigator and studded Hankook I-Pike's on my Expedition. I actually had the WS70's on the Expedition for a few hundred miles until the I-Pikes got here. Having driven them both in snow/ice so far this year, I have to give the edge to the WS70's. Excellent tires...