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Today 12:29 AM
tech69 we all have our moments at work and today was a funny one. Yesterday the old man spent 4 hours putting in one door handle and tightening up a bumper that was dropped for paint. He couldn't figure out how he got the front one in and got stuck on the second. 2009 Jetta. He asked me and I told him it was probably a cam and said you probably have to loosen or tighten the torx in the door and pull on the part that grabs the handle but he still couldn't figure it out. Today I spent 2 minutes tightening the torx, getting one hook to pull the piece, and then another one to switch locations to remove the first hook to give the handle enough room to be installed. Yesterday it was the same thing but for the Honda 2000 handles. I had to spell out the whole procedure for him...Spin the handle on, drop the latch, hold the metal plate behind the skin, put in one bolt, snap in the lock cylinder, and you can figure out the rest. Man,
I need a raise.
Yesterday 09:30 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
The Pete is gone and the Sirius with it and I have no intention of getting it in another vehicle. The DJ's STILL talk way too much and they repeat songs just like the free stations.
It's really not that big of a deal if you listen to a Clear Channel station
I go to Fort Smith three times a week and when the local radio station fades out, I flip over to a Fort Smith station that, with the exception of the locals ads and about a two minute timing gap, is identical: same song, same DJ
Yesterday 09:16 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Another friend gave me his stash of keys from back when he had 200 salvage yard cars. I found 2 that will turn the 53 ignition lock but they are different key codes.
Not that surprising. When I worked at Winnebago, there were only 12 unique keys
Yesterday 08:32 PM
MARTINSR
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It's ok Pugs. She is old enough to spend a day or two away from home.

One of my best friends and I hooked up the trailer with fresh packed wheel bearings and have it ready to roll tomorrow. Going to pick up the '53 Hardtop in the morning in Knoxville. I can't believe my wife is so cool with me bringing this thing home. I am indeed a blessed man.

Another friend gave me his stash of keys from back when he had 200 salvage yard cars. I found 2 that will turn the 53 ignition lock but they are different key codes. Pretty cool.

I will post some picks of the hardtop when we get her home.
When I was a kid my brother bought home a '62 Impala convertible to rip the engine out of and throw it away, yep no kidding. My dad had a big key ring collected from his years as a car salesmen and my brother went out there with them and about the fifth one opened the trunk.

Brian
Yesterday 07:44 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
The keys are probably a "master" set. I lost the ignition key to my '64 Galaxie and had a locksmith make a new one. I wondered how he could do that without the car or anything. Turns out I could start damn near any mid sixties Ford I came across with that key...

Where you gonna keep the new mistress ?? Got room for one more in the basement vault ??
There is 12 x 46 screened in porch on the back of the house that is about 8 feet high. I can put it in the dry there and out of the neighbors view.......Until the leaves begin to fall anyway.

John
Yesterday 07:34 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
It's ok Pugs. She is old enough to spend a day or two away from home.

One of my best friends and I hooked up the trailer with fresh packed wheel bearings and have it ready to roll tomorrow. Going to pick up the '53 Hardtop in the morning in Knoxville. I can't believe my wife is so cool with me bringing this thing home. I am indeed a blessed man.

Another friend gave me his stash of keys from back when he had 200 salvage yard cars. I found 2 that will turn the 53 ignition lock but they are different key codes. Pretty cool.

I will post some picks of the hardtop when we get her home.
The keys are probably a "master" set. I lost the ignition key to my '64 Galaxie and had a locksmith make a new one. I wondered how he could do that without the car or anything. Turns out I could start damn near any mid sixties Ford I came across with that key...

Where you gonna keep the new mistress ?? Got room for one more in the basement vault ??
Yesterday 07:16 PM
John long It's ok Pugs. She is old enough to spend a day or two away from home.

One of my best friends and I hooked up the trailer with fresh packed wheel bearings and have it ready to roll tomorrow. Going to pick up the '53 Hardtop in the morning in Knoxville. I can't believe my wife is so cool with me bringing this thing home. I am indeed a blessed man.

Another friend gave me his stash of keys from back when he had 200 salvage yard cars. I found 2 that will turn the 53 ignition lock but they are different key codes. Pretty cool.

I will post some picks of the hardtop when we get her home.
Yesterday 07:04 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by Rodnit View Post
Interesting. I've had Sat. radio in couple of my vehicles for a number of years. About the only time I lose it is in a car wash, or under the canopy at a gas station. I wont have a DD w/o it.......
Ya gotta remember, he's in Canada and the satellites rotate around the equator. That results in a sharp angle for the signal and lower objects can interrupt the signal. I had trouble with mine in Stillwater because of the bluffs and in the cities it would cut out frequently. Mine was in my Pete and I loved it on the open road. The Pete is gone and the Sirius with it and I have no intention of getting it in another vehicle. The DJ's STILL talk way too much and they repeat songs just like the free stations.
Yesterday 06:28 PM
496CHEVY3100 Waterless or soda blasting ,,did you follow it down the road to be sure it was alright ,
Yesterday 04:59 PM
123pugsy Sent my baby away today.

First time she's been away from home all alone.....

Next time I see her, she'll be naked.








Yesterday 03:38 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post
Do they make an adaptor so one of those things can fit in my 8 track??? wont the car wash snap off the dish,it sure snaps off my antenia..
LOLOL.....Wrong thread Mike........... COME ON MAN!!!!
Yesterday 01:03 PM
Rodnit
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Do they make an adaptor so one of those things can fit in my 8 track??? wont the car wash snap off the dish,it sure snaps off my antenia..
Adapter? These days you never know..... Just tilt the dish down while in the car wash and stand it back up once you exit........ Get better reception with a clean dish anyway........
Yesterday 12:53 PM
deadbodyman
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Originally Posted by Rodnit View Post
Interesting. I've had Sat. radio in couple of my vehicles for a number of years. About the only time I lose it is in a car wash, or under the canopy at a gas station. I wont have a DD w/o it.......
Do they make an adaptor so one of those things can fit in my 8 track??? wont the car wash snap off the dish,it sure snaps off my antenia..
Yesterday 09:44 AM
boothboy That is interesting. I also have had sat radio for at least ten years or longer, Other than tunnel or like such the only major reception provblem were inner cities like San Francisco or New York. The buildings are to tall. That and driving down the Gorge along the Columbia River. I use to get a kick out of XM's bill board advertising, " Sat Radio. How do we do it? Big Freaking Antennas!"

BB
Yesterday 09:21 AM
Rodnit
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Originally Posted by Dave57210 View Post

Never had sat radio before, so I was surprised to find that you lose reception every time you go past a tree or a building so just as y__ sta__ to enj__ a _ong the __dio goes __lent for a __cond

Two lessons learned and worth knowing
Interesting. I've had Sat. radio in couple of my vehicles for a number of years. About the only time I lose it is in a car wash, or under the canopy at a gas station. I wont have a DD w/o it.......
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