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1. Re: Thermal Cleaning: more info (score: 1)
Author: bspidell@comcast.net (Bob Spidell)
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 00:21:20 +0000
Sounds good, but I don't see how heat alone would get rid of builtup rust. bs ** Bob Spidell San Jose, CA bspidell@comcast.net '67 Austin-Healey 3000 '56 Austin-Healey 100M **
/html/shop-talk/2006-02/msg00080.html (7,297 bytes)

2. Re: Removing bumper stickers, etc. (score: 1)
Author: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 09:15:27 -0800
3M Adhesive Remover has worked well for me. It should be available at your favorite hardware store. bs -- ** Bob Spidell San Jose, CA bspidell@comcast.net '67 Austin-Healey 3000 '56 Austin-Healey 100
/html/shop-talk/2006-01/msg00075.html (8,183 bytes)

3. Re: Questions on Emissions (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 06:35:20 -0700
Could be O2 sensor and/or catalytic converter. A bad O2 sensor would probably have fired the MIL ("Check Engine") idiot light. A tuneup (plugs, wires, rotor, cap, PCV) wouldn't hurt. I put a cat con
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00021.html (9,155 bytes)

4. Re: Questions on Emissions (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 07:22:41 -0700
BTW, you can check the engine codes (inc. O2) without a code reader/scanner, but since the MIL isn't lit (I presume) it won't tell you much in this case. bs ** Bob Spidell San Jose, CA bspidell@comca
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00025.html (10,047 bytes)

5. Re: Questions on Emissions (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2005 07:33:03 -0700
Good point. I assumed he meant hydrocarbons since the California test only allows about 400ppm NOx. My SO's Country failed smog due to NOx, I put a new cat on (per the tester's recommendation) only
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00027.html (9,626 bytes)

6. '95 Jeep "EGR" (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 19:02:18 -0700
Hope this isn't too far off-topic: My girlfriends '95 Jeep Cherokee--4.0L six--has excessive NOX emissions. A new cat got them down low enough to pass smog, but I figured it was due to a stuck EGR va
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00115.html (7,827 bytes)

7. Fw: '95 Jeep "EGR" (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 18:26:26 -0700
THAT'S what I was wondering about. My Chilton's says this engine has an EGR, but here's what I'm beginning to suspect: Earlier models of this engine have an EGR system. Later models have a three sta
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00124.html (9,472 bytes)

8. Re: Patching an oil pan (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 08:12:37 -0700
If the hole is on the bottom of the pan you might have trouble getting liquid epoxy to stay in place. I've had success patching mufflers with the stick epoxy-steel stuff (JB Weld makes it, too). Sand
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00010.html (8,056 bytes)

9. Re: home networking (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 07:16:54 -0700
"I just want to keep those who are looking to abuse my bandwidth from just jumping on." Use MAC filtering. bs ** Bob Spidell San Jose, CA bspidell@comcast.net '67 Austin-Healey 3000 '56 Austin-Heale
/html/shop-talk/2005-06/msg00090.html (11,246 bytes)

10. Re: Carbon Buildup, was Re: question on C (neither L nor B) (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 08:05:02 -0800
Just got done pondering this question myself. Have concluded the "carbon"--which is downstream of the throttle plate--must be coming from various vacuum inputs to the intake manifold, probably 90% o
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00023.html (9,207 bytes)

11. Re: Carbon Buildup, was Re: question on C (neither L nor B) (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 09:34:22 -0800
I have the same problem with my '96 Ranger ... have to clean around the throttle plates every 15K miles or so to keep the throttle from getting sticky. I'm not a physicist, but from what I know abou
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00025.html (11,572 bytes)

12. Re: Carbon Buildup, was Re: question on C (neither L nor B) (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 10:14:43 -0800
Correction: I think the cloud chamber experiments start by creating a vacuum in the chamber with some water present then when ambient air is admitted (rapidly) the cloud forms. At any rate, the rapid
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00026.html (11,111 bytes)

13. Re: Carbon Buildup, was Re: question on C (neither L nor B) (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 10:53:29 -0800
The more I think about it, the more logical it seems the buildup is a of blowby gases and some of the activated charcoal (carbon) from the vapor recovery system. It ends up in the intake system since
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00027.html (9,614 bytes)

14. Re: ups (uninterrupted power supply) questions? (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 21:58:16 -0800
I'm not an electrical engineer, but I'm in the computer business and have been exposed to UPS technology indirectly for many years, so I'll take a stab at this with that caveat. UPS stands for "unin
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00041.html (12,074 bytes)

15. Re: welders MIG vs. TIG (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Spidell" <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 09:49:58 -0800
I'm not a welder, but I'd like to play one on TV someday ;) With all the discussion about types of welders (MIG vs. TIG vs. OA), there hasn't been any discussion about the strength of the weld produc
/html/shop-talk/2004-12/msg00176.html (8,976 bytes)

16. Re: Removing oil stains from concrete (score: 1)
Author: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 17:22:42 -0800
Costco sells stuff by the gallon called "Oil Eater" degreaser. I pour it on, work it in with a broom and let it sit for 10-15 minutes, then hose off. It works pretty good, but if the oil has really
/html/shop-talk/2006-03/msg00075.html (8,029 bytes)

17. Re: miller spool guns for doing aluminum (score: 1)
Author: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 21:49:34 -0800
/var/spool/mqueue/: No such directory
/html/shop-talk/2006-03/msg00087.html (7,730 bytes)

18. Re: miller spool guns for doing aluminum (score: 1)
Author: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 06:29:10 -0800
/var/spool/mqueue/: No such directory
/html/shop-talk/2006-03/msg00088.html (7,747 bytes)

19. Spool Guns (score: 1)
Author: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 07:04:47 -0800
Pardon my ignorance, but what does a spool gun buy you over a regular MIG? bs ** Bob Spidell San Jose, CA bspidell@comcast.net '67 Austin-Healey 3000 '56 Austin-Healey 100M **
/html/shop-talk/2006-03/msg00089.html (6,661 bytes)

20. Re: HF Dual MIG Welder (score: 1)
Author: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 22:11:30 -0800
I was at your stage a while ago. I've learned a bit about what a MIG can and cannot do. First of all, the HF unit doesn't appear to have the gear you'll need to gas weld (regulator, etc.). I haven't
/html/shop-talk/2006-03/msg00146.html (10,892 bytes)


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