Search results

  1. T

    Got Shingles on my Face.

    Under tons of stress lately. Red bumps started showing on my chin & left side. Two Doctors did not know what it was. Went to another yesterday; he & another said Shingles. Caught it kinda early, about 3 days in. Got me on antivirals, antibiotics, creams, etc. Geez. Anyone else get it...
  2. T

    Yea, I'm Ok.

    Howdy, I haven't been on BITOG for a long time, not that anyone's wondering or misses me, lol, but I'm ok. Life has been & will get even more incredibly busy, so my hang-out time will be minimal & limited to early morning before crazy-busy kicks in. <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif"...
  3. T

    NFL Divisonal Playoffs. Post Your Picks!

    <span style="font-weight: bold">1st Game Saturday</span>: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots <span style="font-weight: bold">2nd Game Saturday</span>: Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals <span style="font-weight: bold">1st Game Sunday</span>: Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers...
  4. T

    NFL Wild Card Weekend. What's Your Thoughts?

    - Kansas City at Houston - Pittsburgh at Cincinnati - Seattle at Minnesota (FRIGID!) - Green Bay at Washington What's your general & in-depth thoughts on these?
  5. T

    Your Top 2 Events of 2015

    What's your top 2 events that impacted "you" in 2015? I'll start: 1) Thymoma Cancer - Chest sawed open, large tumor extracted, and then rebounded to 100%. Whoa. 2) Took the Oath of Office to my 1st elected position. Next. Go!
  6. T

    2004 Accord 2.4L Pan Leak on 5w-20. 5w-30 Ok??

    On my Step-Daughter's 2004 Honda Accord 2.4L 4-banger, 150k..... She bought it used almost a year ago and it has never leaked a drop of oil. By the oil fill cap, someone has written "Amsoil 5w-30". The oil cap reads 5w-20. I filled it with Castrol Semi-Syn 5w-20 a month ago. Since the...
  7. T

    Getting Calls from All Over the Country.

    I keep getting phone calls from all over the USA on my cell phone. Just about every State with their local area codes AND 877 numbers. I do not want to answer, as maybe they'll call even more! I keep blocking, but they keep coming from other numbers. It's 3-5 PER DAY! <img...
  8. T

    America's New Normal: Chronically Ill Kids.

    Not good..... "More kids than not are now chronically ill, developmentally delayed, and eating or injecting prescription medications from cradle to grave – which is going to be a quicker trip for them than it was for their parents, according to data on life expectancy in the US. We are inured...
  9. T

    '97 Camry RS3000 Security Under Seat - Compatible?

    My Wife spilled a 5 gallon water bottle behind her seat on her 1997 Camry. The RS300 Security Unit got soaked. The car died, the horn was on steady until I ran down the street to disconnect the Negative Battery Cable. This was a year ago. Situation: - I dried it out, the car started and all...
  10. T

    Acetone Added to Gas.

    Please....... No bashers, go find another threat. I just want facts. - Who is adding Acetone to their Gas? - Clevy, I remember a couple years ago you were adding it. Still do? - How much are you adding to, say, per 10 gallons? - What results did you achieve as compared to before you...
  11. T

    "BUZZR" -- A 70's Era Game Show Channel now on TV.

    HA! Just found "BUZZR', an old-time game show channel on broadcast TV. They're showing old "Let's Make a Deal". With Monty Hall. Also have Password, Match Game, etc. Monty Hall just gave away a Pontiac Ventura II, (Nova Clone...) LOL! Now a Pontiac LeMans Station Wagon. <img...
  12. T

    '98 Tacoma V6 - Old Oil WAY Overfilled!!

    My BIL picked up that 1998 Toyota Tacoma from a Farmer in Iowa that I posted about with 90,000 miles. I went to change the unknown oil & usage, BUT the Microguard filter had rust spots on it, so it hasn't been changed in a while... <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown"...
  13. T

    Makin' that Old Black Paint Shine (w/Pics!).

    Here's what I did to my bought new 2003 GMC Sierra 5.3L 4x4 with 200,000 miles. Unfortunately, the truck has to sit outside for the past 5 1/2 years under a dirty Locust Tree. <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" /> LOVE this truck & do what I...
  14. T

    Critique My Pre-Winter Paint Protection Plan.

    Deciding on the plan to do today. 2003 GMC Sierra 4x4. Bought new. 200,000 miles. It's Black. Has to sit outside in Minnesota. Under a dirty tree. <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" /> Kills me. <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif"...
  15. T

    Mothers FX Syn Polymer SynWax. How Good?

    I have a 3-4 year old sealed bottle of Mothers FX Engineered SynWax. Stored in the cool Basement. Never used the stuff before. How good is it? More like a Sealer or not? Thanks!
  16. T

    1966 Ford Galaxie 500 428ci Conv For Sale Near Me

    Oh man, I want this car..... Just several doors down. 1966 Galaxie 500, 2 door, NICE original Red paint & it's a Black-top Convertible (new top)! 428ci Engine is rebuilt & sounds great, Automatic <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" /> , NO...
  17. T

    '98 Tundra Xfer Case Problem & Fluid Change Result

    My BIL's 1998 Toyota Tundra with 90k miles. It would "hang-up" and barely want to move in Drive, but it's fine in Reverse. Same in Neutral... trying coasting down a hill, I would hear a gear clunk and it would slow way down to a stop. Felt it was the Transfer Case fluid, so I drained out the...
  18. T

    Post Your Latest Engine Oil Mix-ology and Why.

    NO bashers or haters, go make your own thread. <img src="/forums/graemlins/thumbsup2.gif" alt="thumbsup" title="thumbsup" height="18" width="25" /> Post your latest mix of oils in any type of gas or diesel engine here. I'll start: 2003 GMC Sierra 5.3L that I bought brand new. 200,000 miles...
  19. T

    MS Edge Cycles CPU Causing Skipping of Typing

    This is when using new Microsoft Edge + Windows 10..... When typing an email in Yahoo, the CPU is cycling from around 2% to 60% about every 5 seconds. Typed letters wen it cycles up do not go into the email. <img src="/forums/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="mad" title="mad" height="15" width="15" />...
  20. T

    '98 Toyota Tacoma, 3.4L V6, 80k, What to Look For?

    Howdy, my Brother-in-Law bought a 1998 Toyota Tacoma from an older Farmer in Iowa. Just 80,000 Miles! I'll be doing most of the maintenance on it. Very little maintenance was done to it, unfortunately, but looks nice w/no rust. I checked the Air Filter first, and it was super dusty; banged out...
Top