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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-07-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jplinville
I guess my question we be this...Does anyone have...

I guess my question we be this...Does anyone have experience working on or bring these beasts back from the dead? Where would be the best place to look for the missing broiler pans?

I took a...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-06-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By jplinville
Old range...South Bend Range

I'm on the board of a local non-profit that recently acquired a 12,500 sq foot building that housed a gymnastics school, and a KofC hall prior to that. With the building came a 2200 sq banquet hall...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-15-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By jplinville
3rd grandchild from my own kids, 7th when you...

3rd grandchild from my own kids, 7th when you count my wife's grands
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-15-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,426
Posted By jplinville
Great movie. I own a couple 1891/30 Mosins, and...

Great movie. I own a couple 1891/30 Mosins, and a couple of their variants such as a Dragoon, as well as a Finnish M24. Talk about a real beast of a rifle. If you run out of ammo, you could...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-15-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 953
Posted By jplinville
I would think a spritz with brake or carb/TB...

I would think a spritz with brake or carb/TB cleaner would work just as good, if not better.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-15-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By jplinville
Getting ready to welcome new grandchild to the world.

I'm in the process of packing my bags, in preparation of meeting and welcoming my newest grandchild to the world. My daughter in PA will have labor induced on Tuesday, and Reygan Jo will be born...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-14-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
Funny you should ask...Shoeless Jack is be CB...

Funny you should ask...Shoeless Jack is be CB handle. LOL
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-13-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By jplinville
The redneck in me would be inclined to introduce...

The redneck in me would be inclined to introduce a switch on that circuit before the fuse, to shut off the power to that circuit when it's not in use...locate it below the dash, or in the console.
...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-13-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I spent the day working out the shorts and issues...

I spent the day working out the shorts and issues with the CB coax and wiring. When I installed the Cobra, I just tied into the existing wiring from the Midland. That was a mistake. The ground...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-12-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I was going to pick parts today, but the weather...

I was going to pick parts today, but the weather didnt cooperate. I need to look at the front axle of a 97-03 F series 4x4 to see what i may be missing on mine...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-11-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
The last three times i had to break open a brake...

The last three times i had to break open a brake line connection, I ended up replacing the line because it twisted with the fitting. This truck is spoiling me.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 03-11-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I had a few firsts happen this weekend... 1)...

I had a few firsts happen this weekend...

1) Right rear brake would occasionally lock up, especially if road was wet. I finally got around to pulling those heavy rear tires off, pulled the drum,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-18-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,797
Posted By jplinville
One month and 3 days since left shoulder surgery,...

One month and 3 days since left shoulder surgery, and all is great. The only issue I am dealing with now is muscle tightness and relearning how to use the shoulder without joint pain. I apparently...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-18-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By jplinville
I have a number of pans that cannot be seasoned,...

I have a number of pans that cannot be seasoned, because prior owners used this method...the seasoning techniques are useless once the pan is too hot. I learned this the hard way by putting one in...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-06-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
There are two generations that are so much alike,...

There are two generations that are so much alike, that they had to make one a Supercab, and the other a regular cab, or you wouldn't have seen the change. The only exterior area that changed was the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-06-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I saw the animation pop up in my FB feed the...

I saw the animation pop up in my FB feed the other day, and shared it. It's nice seeing how it morphed from what it once was, to what it became.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-06-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By jplinville
DO NOT MEDIA BLAST IT!!! You can clean it well...

DO NOT MEDIA BLAST IT!!! You can clean it well with oven cleaner...spray liberally, then place in a black garbage bag, sealed, for a week or so in a warm area. If it needs a second treatment, then...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-03-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
The bed was sprayed with Line-X a number of years...

The bed was sprayed with Line-X a number of years ago, and almost always had a cover on it. I need to spray it out to clean the Cali sand and dust out of it, but it look to be in great shape.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-03-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
Those clutch/brake assemblies tend to wear out...

Those clutch/brake assemblies tend to wear out the plastic bushings. I had to replace the whole assembly on the wife's 250, but was able to get by with machining over-sized bushings for my 250
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-02-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I've put about 75 miles on since getting it off...

I've put about 75 miles on since getting it off the trailer. I took it to my mechanic for a free scan yesterday. After reading the codes and looking in his personal 25 year log book, he figured out...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-31-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
Theyre sreel wheels...i wanted the others.

Theyre sreel wheels...i wanted the others.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-31-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By jplinville
Best DIY rust preventative for car/truck

In another thread, I've been talking about a SoCal truck I've shipped to my house in Ohio. It's never been Ziebarted, since it lived in Corona, where it doesnt snow. I need to get it protected, or...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-31-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
Well...I'll get the truck delivered in the...

Well...I'll get the truck delivered in the morning. It's on a trailer, about 2 miles from the house. The driver called around 8 last night to tell me he was here, but needed to get some sleep...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-30-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
Word of advice when dropping the trans. Remove...

Word of advice when dropping the trans. Remove rear prop shaft and slide it back. You'll need to remove the bolts holding the trans cross member in, then wrestle/beat it into submission to remove. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-29-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
LOL...They're bulletproof trucks. 1980-1996 are...

LOL...They're bulletproof trucks. 1980-1996 are the best year range. They are popular as platforms for welding rigs on pipelines as nd gas fields...easy to maintain/repair and inexpensive to own,...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-28-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I've never been a fan of Chevy trucks. Every...

I've never been a fan of Chevy trucks. Every family member that has had one has had nothing but troubles with rusted frames, broken suspension parts, weak axles, etc. Dodge looks great, but how...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-27-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
With our side gig of harvesting, splitting and...

With our side gig of harvesting, splitting and selling firewood, a 1/2 ton never made much sense...they were left for those that lived in town, instead of where we were. Ours ranged from a 68 up to...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-27-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
I grew up on a farm...all trucks were 3/4 ton or...

I grew up on a farm...all trucks were 3/4 ton or bigger. We never had anything smaller. The 1/2 ton was meant for light duty jobs, of which we rarely had.

I guess i don't quite understand your...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-27-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By jplinville
God, no...not this truck. Plows go on 3/4 ton...

God, no...not this truck. Plows go on 3/4 ton truck or bigger.

The bed was Rhino lined years ago. and covered with a fiberglass tonneau, so it should still be in great shape. This is the first...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-26-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,797
Posted By jplinville
Well, the other shoulder finally gave out, after...

Well, the other shoulder finally gave out, after years of abuse. I had surgery on it back on the 15th. This one wasn't near as involved as the last one, nor is recovery as painful. As the doctor...
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