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Old 06-13-2018, 09:14 PM
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I won’t touch a car, my wife wanted a car this time and it’s gone before the warranty is out. I got a e-450 that STILL needs manifold studs drilled and replaced and they’re motor placement is a real dandy, I’d rather eat chalk and drink old crow.

Im the family mechanic.

Any van is a PITA to work on. No room at all to work on them. No thanks.
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Old 06-14-2018, 03:13 AM
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Im the family mechanic.

Any van is a PITA to work on. No room at all to work on them. No thanks.
Getting to the point where working on any modern vehicle is the same with lack of room. Truck has a little around the engine.

And pretty much any engineer designing vehicles needs to be drug out of the office and beat. Like I said before changing the fog light bulbs on the 18 is not exactly a cake walk it took over 30 min to change the pass side one and it came out the front by removing the housing.
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Old 06-14-2018, 04:39 AM
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I wonít touch a car, my wife wanted a car this time and itís gone before the warranty is out. I got a e-450 that STILL needs manifold studs drilled and replaced and theyíre motor placement is a real dandy, Iíd rather eat chalk and drink old crow.
I won't touch the wife's car. Best thing I ever did was buy the service plan with it, they come and get it when the car tells them it's ready. She just gets an email telling her to leave keys in gas cap and they bring her a loaner to drive while they have it. Craziest thing is they will use gps to locate loaner and come switch it out wherever you are. They just send a text telling you that your car is back where you parked their loaner. Takes the disruption of service right out of the equation...
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Old 06-14-2018, 10:19 AM
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^^^ that’s nucking futs!
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Old 06-14-2018, 11:16 AM
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I won't touch the wife's car. Best thing I ever did was buy the service plan with it, they come and get it when the car tells them it's ready. She just gets an email telling her to leave keys in gas cap and they bring her a loaner to drive while they have it. Craziest thing is they will use gps to locate loaner and come switch it out wherever you are. They just send a text telling you that your car is back where you parked their loaner. Takes the disruption of service right out of the equation...
Sweet deal.
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Old 07-06-2018, 06:45 AM
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https://youtu.be/Q4k-cj1bTh8

Hope this link works.

*** For desktops https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4k-cj1bTh8

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Old 07-06-2018, 07:01 AM
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Ahhhh. The south at its finest
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Airdog 150 on frame rail. Amsoil synthetics for lubrication, and dual Amsoil filters on the driver frame rail. PPE centrifuge install.
EGR blocked. PCV rerouted. Resonator blocked (reinstalled for looks). Bladerunner installed. Dead kitty by MBRP (front pipe) and down tube replaced with the MBRP (heat wrapped from the turbo down to the front pipe).
Performax Gauges by ISSPRO in pod over mirror and overhead console (console pod by PPE). Mike L Transmission.
----Looking to do an onboard air with a set of truck air horns. Want Nathan K5LA's but not in the budget at the moment.----

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Old 07-07-2018, 06:07 PM
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Probably too embarrassed.....
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"The Bigger Boat" -- 2011 Workhorse P700 - 6.0LS/Allison - what I drive at work


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Old 07-07-2018, 06:32 PM
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Was a mustang towing a fifth wheel camper
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Old 07-07-2018, 09:01 PM
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was it this video?
https://youtu.be/35asvXhhqT4

then theres this little odd thing.
https://youtu.be/SpwH9WeVEfU
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Banks super scoop, tubing, intercooler, and cat back with the IQ on the Window (for now). BD driver side Exhaust manifold.
Airdog 150 on frame rail. Amsoil synthetics for lubrication, and dual Amsoil filters on the driver frame rail. PPE centrifuge install.
EGR blocked. PCV rerouted. Resonator blocked (reinstalled for looks). Bladerunner installed. Dead kitty by MBRP (front pipe) and down tube replaced with the MBRP (heat wrapped from the turbo down to the front pipe).
Performax Gauges by ISSPRO in pod over mirror and overhead console (console pod by PPE). Mike L Transmission.
----Looking to do an onboard air with a set of truck air horns. Want Nathan K5LA's but not in the budget at the moment.----

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Old 07-07-2018, 09:31 PM
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That first video was the one the guys are talking about.

As for the VW Bug and trailer vid...I might be in the minority here, but if it were just the wife and I, hell yes I'd own that. My Dad had three Bugs when I was little. Loved those little cars, and a small 5th wheel to boot?!?


Put a new T-stat and temp sensor in my son's G6 today. Yay.

I also happened to look under the hood of Roni's Malibu today. She was saying she wants more power (who knew? LOL). Lots of room in front of that 2.5L. I wonder if I could turbocharge it? Hell, I wonder if the trans could handle it?
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"The Cruzer" -- 2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel -- the fun little DD
"The Bigger Boat" -- 2011 Workhorse P700 - 6.0LS/Allison - what I drive at work


Two wrongs dont make a right, but three rights do make a left.

Reality is a matter of perspective.

This forum isn't for the weak of heart.....or wallet.

"Lets build a race car they said. Itll be fun they said. I don't know who "they" are.........but they need a good punch in the face!" -- mufflerguy (yb)

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Old 07-08-2018, 12:33 AM
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First video is the one.
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:49 AM
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I always liked this one.

https://youtu.be/dgJ3lSbOqqw
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Old 07-09-2018, 06:22 AM
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Wow never seen one like that. Pretty cool!!!


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