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    supton replied to the thread Lets talk about new vehicles.
    I know I like to buy new. Not buying someone else's problems, and I get the best years of the warranty. Depreciation is a problem, but...
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    supton replied to the thread Brake Caliper Maintenance.
    They most certainly can do all the work. When I ride my bicycle, sometimes I will only use the rear brake. I most certainly can come...
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    supton replied to the thread Stinky Floor Mat.
    I wonder if letting it sit in the sun would help. Bit of UV and of course a full drying out.
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    supton replied to the thread Brake Caliper Maintenance.
    Under hard braking, yes the fronts do the work. But under gentle braking the rears can do all the work, as weight does not have to shift.
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    What is the cost to install rings? This is typically a job that requires many hours of work, but I do not know what labor rates are...
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    supton replied to the thread Autism.
    From what I understand, it can exist on a spectrum. Severe to mild. So I wonder if some of the uptick is from including those who...
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    supton replied to the thread Old RV gas mileage.
    I wonder if it would do 70? I mean, it might be a 440, but look at what it has to push? Then again, a 440 isn't that hard to hop up...
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    supton replied to the thread Any Ham Radio Operators In BITOG?.
    I agree, I'd go to qrz. Occasionally I go over there, but I haven't had the radio bug for a few months now. When I was in college in...
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    supton replied to the thread Brake Caliper Maintenance.
    I do a dry fit and file if necessary. I know rust on the bracket can often be a problem, but I try my darnedest to get that off--but...
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    supton replied to the thread Exhaust flexpipe question.
    I took a look another look and I am not sure what that is. It feels solid, so it may actually be a layer of metal. Like if the welding...
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    supton replied to the thread How circuit boards go bad.
    Pretty funny. Circuit boards often get washed with deionized water, to clean off flux. Nothing similar to coffee and the like, of...
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    supton replied to the thread Which to keep?.
    No side airbags on my '99.
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    supton replied to the thread Brake Caliper Maintenance.
    Exactly. That's why sometimes I take what a manufacturer says with a grain of salt. If it can explained, then fine, otherwise, maybe...
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    supton replied to the thread Too Slow !!??.
    That does seem rather questionable. Maybe if it was 4 lanes wide, something like that, with on/off areas. Shoulders look a bit thin...
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    supton replied to the thread Brake Caliper Maintenance.
    You have to wonder what they are doing different to require something specific--or if it even matters.
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