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Forum: Upholstery 03-24-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By JimN
Make sure the skins are good and warm when you...

Make sure the skins are good and warm when you install them and if you have a steamer, it will plump the foam and return it to its original shape and volume.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-21-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
OK, just to be clear- the engine overheated and...

OK, just to be clear- the engine overheated and they checked the compression, but in the process found that the #8 plug was broken. When was the previous compression check?

If I was selling a boat,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-21-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
We hav laws, too- if only more people would obey...

We hav laws, too- if only more people would obey them. That's the reason for someone being able to protect themselves and others.

The bold part is all good points and personally, I want people to be...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-21-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
I have bats, too- I'm sure lots of people have...

I have bats, too- I'm sure lots of people have something in their bedroom they could use for self-defense but the problem is, and this event is good proof, the person sleeping won't hear the intruder...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-20-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,504
Posted By JimN
The crank and knock sensors don't affect base...

The crank and knock sensors don't affect base timing.

This should have been connected to a diagnostic computer at the beginning. If the local dealer isn't able to do that or help in any way, MC...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-20-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
Who's chest pumping? A single .22 isn't going to...

Who's chest pumping? A single .22 isn't going to drop a bad guy unless, again, it hits a vital spot. A .45 won't even do that if they're on drugs & adrenaline.

Or, do you believe TV and movies that...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-20-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
He was high on LIFE, man!

He was high on LIFE, man!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-20-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,504
Posted By JimN
Why and how would the timing change?

Why and how would the timing change?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-20-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,504
Posted By JimN
That should have made no difference- the whole...

That should have made no difference- the whole reason the pump is in the tank is to provide adequate flow and pressure for the injectors and at this pressure, vapor lock is almost impossible. If it...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-19-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
If you're as good with a .22 as you seem to think...

If you're as good with a .22 as you seem to think you are, good for you. If you can hit any target from any distance without being under attack, super, but an attacker who's geeked on drugs or...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-19-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
Statistically, there's a good chance that if a...

Statistically, there's a good chance that if a break-in occurs, it's done by someone who has been there before and has seen what someone has.

I have lost enough to people I don't know that if...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-19-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
You're kidding when you wrote "Reality!",...

You're kidding when you wrote "Reality!", right?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-19-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
It's possible to stop fuel flow by removing the...

It's possible to stop fuel flow by removing the fuse to the fuel pump, too. Diagnostic mode is used for checking/setting timing, functioning specific devices and a few others, but it's really not...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-19-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
If the seller offered any warranty at all, they...

If the seller offered any warranty at all, they would probably want to impose some conditions in the event that problems arise. That's only fair, even if returning it to them for diagnostics isn't...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-19-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
Make sure they did the compression test dry, not...

Make sure they did the compression test dry, not wet.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-19-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
Look at your plugs or in the manual if someone...

Look at your plugs or in the manual if someone used non-marine spark plugs. The AC MR-43T, LT and LTS are for marine applications.

http://www.78ta.com/HTAF/index.php?topic=6782.0
Forum: Upholstery 03-18-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By JimN
Stainless. What stapler do you have- is it for...

Stainless. What stapler do you have- is it for upholstery? If it is, look for an upholstery supply dealer.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-18-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
It's not that we're crazy, it's more due to the...

It's not that we're crazy, it's more due to the fact that we have more idiots here than your whole population, who are drug-addled, alcoholic, the result of bad parenting and generally stupid enough...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-18-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
Where did the money change hands? If the deal was...

Where did the money change hands? If the deal was finalized away from their store, you may have additional rights.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-18-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
This is something that should be run through the...

This is something that should be run through the dealer's insurance. If they don't want to do this right, it can always be dealt with in court.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-18-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
That plug broke a long time ago. Assuming gas was...

That plug broke a long time ago. Assuming gas was still being injected into that cylinder, I would bet the rings are shot and the cylinder may be scored because gasoline is a lousy lubricant and if...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-18-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
I know you didn't do anything wrong- they were...

I know you didn't do anything wrong- they were taking you out for a lake test, so THEY should have made sure it was ready to go. It wasn't.

The problem is that when castings and other petal parts...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-18-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
I hope you let the engine cool before letting...

I hope you let the engine cool before letting cold water in- the thermal shock can break an engine very easily and it won't contract evenly if the water temperature was low.

If the dealer left the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 03-18-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,051
Posted By JimN
Ask why the compression is low. By itself, that...

Ask why the compression is low. By itself, that means almost nothing.

If it's the head (bent/damaged valve or valve seat), sticky lifter, cracked head, you don't need a new engine. Have them make...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-14-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,787
Posted By JimN
You omitted Illinois, where Rahm Emmanuel is...

You omitted Illinois, where Rahm Emmanuel is Mayor of Chicago (Chiraq). They're really screwing the pooch in that crap hole.
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