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    I have the one that is the "editor's pick" in the...

    I have the one that is the "editor's pick" in the link below. I actually haven't used it yet but I believe it to be a good one. It appears identical to the one BALloyd posted but unsure if the...
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    Phone or computer. ...

    Phone or computer.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O21QhyXnLRQ

    Need an ELM adapter. There are good ones and bad ones.

    Basically plug in the ELM adapter then connect that to phone or...
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    If you have a Ford you really should check this...

    If you have a Ford you really should check this out. For free it basically gives you an equivalent dealer scan tool. You could program keys and much much more.


    https://forscan.org/home.html
  4. Lying would imply that you knew the correct or...

    Lying would imply that you knew the correct or accepted procedure. That was never implied imo. Making more money by not knowing the correct and accepted procedure is another thing.
  5. This thread isn't that long and there were...

    This thread isn't that long and there were several posts that cleared this up already. Surprised you did not see them.

    Newer-younger techs take notice of this and get used to reading if you want...
  6. You're right if anything stop by smile and give...

    You're right if anything stop by smile and give the mechanic assuming it's not the owner a tip even with the waiting.
  7. That is frustrating but in some ways good news.

    That is frustrating but in some ways good news.
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    Buy a company out, advertise and word of mouth....

    Buy a company out, advertise and word of mouth. You are the business guy in this partnership right?
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    That is only a partial answer for your cost to...

    That is only a partial answer for your cost to operate and as the "business" partner in this you should know this.

    If you are having troubles going back to redo jobs and fix them in a new home...
  10. I was asking what you would have done. He...

    I was asking what you would have done.

    He didn't and doesn't care about opinions when he was asking and posting here?

    Funny that you can't answer simple questions but so be it the answers...
  11. You would use NAPA parts lol. OK Fixing the...

    You would use NAPA parts lol. OK

    Fixing the engine was the point before it was taken apart wasn't it? The point was wouldn't you have done those things because they were related to the symptoms...
  12. You would suggest to get NAPA parts and not oem...

    You would suggest to get NAPA parts and not oem when replacing timing chain and sprocket? You wouldn't have investigated the low fuel pressure? You wouldn't have changed the fuel filter? You wouldn't...
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  14. Have a better idea as to what happened. Like he...

    Have a better idea as to what happened. Like he is wondering about and much speculation has been about.

    What about the other points, especially before the engine failure?

    Earlier you said if it...
  15. I am surprised to hear you say this. Didn't you...

    I am surprised to hear you say this.
    Didn't you suggest against getting an engine replacement?
    Wouldn't you suggest to measure the oil more closely when doing a wet compression test?
    Wouldn't you...
  16. If it truly had zero compression after the wet...

    If it truly had zero compression after the wet compression test what do you think was the likely cause? The gasket seemed the most likely to me but I really don't know. Wouldn't a failed gasket show...
  17. I was being optimistic as to why there may not be...

    I was being optimistic as to why there may not be any news today. No I never got off with pay either but I started requesting-demanding it off at the end. PTO.
  18. It's a holiday today, Martin Luther King Jr Day!...

    It's a holiday today, Martin Luther King Jr Day! Nice to see an auto shop giving the day off with pay. Maybe tomorrow I guess.
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    No telling what this kid was mixing.

    No telling what this kid was mixing.
  20. I had one in my old truck. I caught so many funny...

    I had one in my old truck. I caught so many funny things.
  21. Hope to hear some good news tomorrow. You should...

    Hope to hear some good news tomorrow. You should have installed a minicam or some listening device in your truck. I would have loved to hear them. I had one in mine caught some hilarious stuff when...
  22. Thread: Eye problem

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    Well if your arguments act as a democracy it...

    Well if your arguments act as a democracy it doesn't look good for people with leukemia. I am surprised you couldn't have narrowed it down some.

    What about the parents of these people they have...
  23. Whenever you have to add refrigerant it is proper...

    Whenever you have to add refrigerant it is proper to inform the homeowner of their options of course including a leak check and repair. As far as the onetime "topoff" policy with a residential unit...
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    It has certainly curtailed the misuse. I am...

    It has certainly curtailed the misuse. I am surprised you feel it was supposed to stop it 100%.
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    Sometimes you want them there. It is easier to...

    Sometimes you want them there. It is easier to talk about other possible issues and upgrades. If you want to get rid of them tell them to do something at the thermostat even though you are...
  26. They are an aggressive company I was swamped...

    They are an aggressive company I was swamped also. Also started getting bombarded with kevlar underwear ads too. That was my fault lol.
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    I've noticed. This is a good topic and thread. I...

    I've noticed. This is a good topic and thread. I disliked the title but it actually might aid in bringing out good discussion.

    I bet he is visiting his van.
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    The value of an education goes beyond making...

    The value of an education goes beyond making money and being involved with the fastest growing companies.

    Presidents Kennedy and Nixon were history majors. Justice Kennedy was a history major as...
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    So you ask questions and don't answer them.

    So you ask questions and don't answer them.
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    You have nerve I will give you that. You start a...

    You have nerve I will give you that. You start a thread about the best and worst degrees, then give an opinion on what it is. I ask you what your criteria is for that determination and you wouldn't...
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    I believe it was Mexico.

    I believe it was Mexico.
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    A. Mercury In Lighthouses There are about 117...

    A. Mercury In Lighthouses
    There are about 117 commissioned lighthouses on the Great Lakes. In the 1960s the US
    Coast Guard addressed potential mercury contamination issues by removing most
    mercury...
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    "Elemental or metallic mercury is a shiny,...

    "Elemental or metallic mercury is a shiny, silver-white metal, historically referred to as quicksilver, and is liquid at room temperature. ... At room temperature, exposed elemental mercury can...
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    I would think that would be much more likely with...

    I would think that would be much more likely with a business major.

    "What’s more, the results of national standardized tests, such as the Collegiate Learning Assessment Plus, given to freshmen and...
  35. Sounds good!

    Sounds good!
  36. Maybe but I doubt it. I think mine is more...

    Maybe but I doubt it. I think mine is more likely. So you are saying "maybe Monday?"
  37. We still have a few things to do on it It is ...

    We still have a few things to do on it

    It is

    How few?

    installed but

    I'd have to check with the guys.
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    I am using your own words. That is what is not...

    I am using your own words. That is what is not making any sense.
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    You said "Every conversation I had pagey was...

    You said "Every conversation I had pagey was concerning engineering."
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    In a thriving and well rounded society there is...

    In a thriving and well rounded society there is no best or worst degree. All are needed to have that kind of society.
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    You go to that from your opening post to where...

    You go to that from your opening post to where you said "I have never been able to have a reasonable discussion with one of those people."?

    Do you think your opening statement was a reasonable...
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    The first chartered college in the United States...

    The first chartered college in the United States of America was a liberal arts college. George Washington lent his name and a personal donation to start it.
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    What is YOUR criteria "good and not so good?"

    What is YOUR criteria "good and not so good?"
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    Key Skills of Liberal Arts Majors: Writing...

    Key Skills of Liberal Arts Majors:
    Writing
    Speaking
    Foreign languages and cross-cultural knowledge
    Numeracy
    Research and information retrieval
    Analytical thinking
    Creative thinking
    Effective...
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    Hmm. "Liberal arts, also referred to as the...

    Hmm. "Liberal arts, also referred to as the humanities, includes the study of history, literature, writing, philosophy, sociology, psychology, creative arts, and more. More broadly speaking, students...
  46. Some cities may require a special license to work...

    Some cities may require a special license to work within their city limits or even require one to pay city income taxes when working within their town. This is over and above permits that the...
  47. I am surprised to hear that someone managing 15...

    I am surprised to hear that someone managing 15 techs wouldn't be aware of city licenses.

    It seems you get screwed when you are an employee and as a business owner. Hmmmm
  48. Nothing wrong with it by itself as I said. It is...

    Nothing wrong with it by itself as I said. It is at least ironic to be whining about the cost of doing business while doing so.

    A city protecting its citizens is not "screwing companies over."...
  49. Nothing wrong with it by itself but to be...

    Nothing wrong with it by itself but to be complaining about the cost of doing business while working out of your home is at least a bit ironic.
  50. Especially since he works out of his home.

    Especially since he works out of his home.
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