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    Which lawn mower?

    I think the first thing I’ll do is clean the treads. Until I figure out what tires to get
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    Which lawn mower?

    L111 Current tires are 20x8x8 and need to be replaced anyway. To get “lug” tread looks like I have to go to 20x10x8. Seems like this would fit on the wheels/tractor?
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    Which lawn mower?

    Yes
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    Which lawn mower?

    I bought a used JD lawn tractor to mow a triangular shaped lawn that is about 160’ x 100’. About 1/3 acre mostly uphill. I didn’t get a riding mower because I thought it wouldn’t be powerful enough. The 20 hp tractor has plenty of power to go up the steep slopes but not enough traction. And...
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    Are you realizing what is happening yet??

    In WWII, we rationed scarce resources. You got coupons to buy gas. There were price controls on wages. That's when companies started offering health benefits as a way to get around the wage freeze. Today we let market prices ration scarce resources. Seems like a middle ground might be the...
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    airbag light

    Doesn't matter if a body is in the seat or not. Just pulling the seat belt does it.
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    airbag light

    I don't think it's a matter of jiggling the seat as it would come on due to general jiggling by other causes. It's clearly due to pull on the belt, causing one of the sensors to send a signal that causes a computer module to complain that it can't tell if an adult is sitting in the seat. You...
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    airbag light

    My Fiesta has an airbag warning light that comes on the dash. It only happens when you begin to pull on the passenger side seat belt. Doesn't matter if someone is sitting in the seat or the belt is yet plugged in. I've tried checking the under seat connections. It seems like this started after...
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    Computer reset

    No I didn’t. My battery charger is old, but I did use the automatic setting. Does this mean I shouldn’t jump a car as well?
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    Computer reset

    Took it to another shop today. They said the BCM is defective and needs replacement at cost of $750!
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    Computer reset

    /|\ That didn't work.
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    Computer reset

    So It all started when I left the key in the 2015 Fiesta in the on position and drained the battery. I put the battery charger on it and a few hours later, it starts and runs fine. Except the information center says "tire pressure monitoring fault" and the associated dash light flashes. I...
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    2009 Buick LaCrosse - Fuel Level started reading funny. Any ideas?

    I replaced my mother’s sending unit in her 20003 less recently. There are videos on YouTube
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    A question about Costco gas additives

    I’d like to know what’s in the additive? Sounds like it’s identical epa approved stuff that everyone uses. If so there’s no special sauce just the amount of sauce. Also what is the mix ratio and how much extra does it cost per gallon of gas to get the 5x concentration?
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    Supplemental Battery Pack

    Sorry but it will be many decades before they design a passenger vehicle good for 10,000 miles a month. That’s 10 hours a day plus charging time. They need to design cars for the masses that drive 1,000 miles a month.
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    Supplemental Battery Pack

    You guys aren’t thinking out of the box. You’re trying to say the EV has to match the the IC. It doesn’t. The problem with widespread acceptance of EVs in the US is still first cost. You still pay a premium for EVs, granted you might save some on fuel and maintenance but the average Joe...
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    Supplemental Battery Pack

    I don’t know. Driving around with the weight of a built in generator (and all associated maintenance) for 10% of your driving in a car the is used less than 5% of the time seems like a waste. Better to borrow it. I think you’re overlooking the benefit of downsizing the battery, weight and...
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    Supplemental Battery Pack

    I suppose so. Seems like there’d be away to address this concern. Maybe take it further and downsize the car to be a grocery getter and make the battery trailer a pickup truck bed with motors so it’s easier to tow. And when the trailer isn’t being used for transportation, it could balance the...
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    Supplemental Battery Pack

    The thought occurred to me why don’t they design EV’s so they could tow a small trailer that has a supplemental battery pack? That way the car could have a smaller 150-200 mile range for day-to-day driving and then the few times a year you go on a long trip, you rent a battery trailer so you...
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