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    New Texas law - details anyone?

    I have a carry license in Texas, have for many years. My question specifically is if someone has a 30.06 and 30.07 sign up, does that mean someone can't carry there? (concealed or open) Any other help is appreciated, I've been trying to read the bill but it is soooooo complicated!
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    E0 90 vs. E10 93, help me understand the dif...

    Car: 03 Porsche 911, C2, all stock Been filling up almost exclusively with Chevron E10 93 octane (premium). Found a station nearby that sells E0 90 octane and filled up this morning. Seems to be running fine. Many questions - not sure I'm asking them correctly, please help a newbie out. 1...
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    2014 Accord 4cyl 100k miles, what preventive maintenance?

    As the title says, 2014 Accord 4cyl 100k miles, what preventive maintenance do you recommend? Original water pump, alternator, A/C compressor. Belt/tensioner changed at 82K. Plugs done recently. Thanks everyone!
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    2002 Chevy 5.8L in van won't start...

    2002 Chevy Express 1500 w/5.8l. 217K miles, never had a problem with starting. This morning it would crank over, seemed to have no spark from the sound, tried many times, nada. I'm at work and can check the codes when I get home. Any clue what to check/look for? Thanks!
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    Medicare and Tricare For Life

    Searched the site for answers, none... Specifics: San Antonio Texas area Retired military, been on Tricare Prime Wife's turning 65 in November, so we have to "pick a plan" Don't care about part D, meds are covered by Tricare for life We're healthy, but on some meds for a few issues Probably...
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    07 Caddy CTS weird elect. problems, and ignition switch won't turn

    Neighbors 07 CTS is having weird electrical problems and he took the ignition switch out, now it won't turn. I came in on the tail end of this - neighbor came over saying he couldn't get his ignition switch to turn after replacing the wiper switch. You can put it in, and get it to turn to acc...
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    Brakes are grabby...

    My 02 Chevy Express 1500 conversion van - sometimes (50%) of the time when I first start off and just tap the brakes lightly the front wheels will lock up. After a few applications of the pedal it stops and goes back to normal. Have had a shop check them and they have plenty of pad and said...
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    Can a Vacuum Fill device also remove coolant?

    I purchased one of those Coolant Vacuum Fill devices (see pic below). Was watching videos on how to use it and was wondering why can't I use it to "suck" the coolant from the system? Seems that while it's pulling the vacuum, it will dispense whatever is in there out the evac tube. (see pic)...
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    Porsche - good sub for coolant

    Porsche says, yada yada yada, only use theirs, of course it's a fortune... Found someone that said the only dif between the Porsche and VW/Audi is some eco specs. Found this on Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077P3XQQD/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 Seems ok to me...
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    Need help mounting a 3' X 5' flag

    I'm having a world of trouble trying to get my flag to stay mounted to brick. It's the only place I can mount it. Been here for four months and I'm still having problems with it. I've tried masonry screws. I had it working for about 4 weeks using Gorilla clear glue. Tried liquid nails the...
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    Danmar, out of business?

    Been looking at buying a Danmar MaxJax lift, told they shut down and were bought by a different company and they might produce the MaxJax again. What have you guys heard? Anyone know where I can find a used Dannmar M-6 Portable Two Post Lift ALI Certified?
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    Garage Door Insulation, help choose

    I'm going to insulate both my garage doors. They are the usual overhead metal types. It's a three car garage, one door is a single, the other a double wide. I'm looking to put some easy to apply insulation as I'm putting a mini-split in there today. Any recommendations on a product? Link if...
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    Was in a Parade today!

    Had a blast participating in my local neighborhoods 4th of July Parade! <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2020/07/full-4845-46151-20200704_090303.jpg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image" style="height:auto!important;max-width:100%!important;"/> <img...
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    Conversion Van Sofa Bed Electrical Issues

    2002 Chevy 1500 Express with the Explorer package. Problem is the motorized bench seat/bed. Wires to the motor have 12V all the time. Removed the up/down switch completely from the circuit, no change. Went looking and found a bank of 4 30 amp relays that the motor wires and power run to. When...
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    Need advice on a accurate, programmable thermostat

    I'm looking for one that if it's set at 77, then at 78 it will turn the A/C on, and when it's 77 again turn it off. The one I have now doesn't turn on until the temp is 2 degrees higher. Then it runs the A/C for what seems like forever. Here's one I had at my last house and it seemed...
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    Water Meter Reading Help

    Could someone please help me read these water meter readings? The water company says I used 13K gallons last month. Is this correct? <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2020/06/full-4845-45463-may_13_2020.jpg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image"...
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    Economic Impact Payment Card - scam?

    Just received a envelope with a VISA debit card in it, letter is from Money Network Cardholder services. It says it's $2400 from Uncle Sam as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Is this a scam or legit? And if legit, will I have to pay uncle sam back...
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    2014 Accord hesitates when cold

    2014 Accord EX-L 4 door with the 4 cyl. earth dreams engine - almost 100K on it. Been super reliable since day one, noticed a few days ago that on cold start and first drive off it seems to stumble. Fine after that. Never replaced anything on this engine except the belt. Any ideas? Plugs...
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    Reverse Osmosis Water Question

    Recently moved into a new to me home and under the sink is all this plumbing. I'm pretty sure it's reverse osmosis water system. The water that comes out of the drinking spigot is cloudy and tastes weird. Are there serviceable filters under here? Can someone please explain what I need to do...
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    Water Softener Question

    Occasionally at night the hose with the red arrow pointing toward it will spew forth a copious amount of water. Is this normal? <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2020/04/full-4845-43964-20200428_064905.jpg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image"...
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