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1. RE: Parking Lifts: Starting to get serious (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 21:50:04 -0500
I bought mine from Cytech ( in 1998. I was able to assemble it myself with the help of a couple of floor jacks and I have had no problems with it since I installed it. At the time
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00252.html (8,865 bytes)

2. Installing central a/c (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 23:00:46 -0400
We are getting quotes for installing central air conditioning in our house. The house is a 1 1/2 storey Cap Cod dormered out half way across the back. It was built in 1958. The first guy said that he
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00032.html (8,006 bytes)

3. Oil on brake linings (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 21:50:09 -0400
Is there a reliable way to remove oil from brake shoe linings or do I have to replace them? Thanks, Peter Schauss
/html/shop-talk/2005-07/msg00015.html (7,069 bytes)

4. RE: Garage lifts and garage doors (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2005 18:46:53 -0400
The guy across the street from me modified his garage door so that it slides open to one side. He even modified his garage door opener to work with it. Peter Schauss I am about to start construction
/html/shop-talk/2005-07/msg00046.html (8,924 bytes)

5. Cable ties as hose clams (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 22:35:14 -0500
I am attempting to repair the 1986 vintage 8 hp outboard which I use to get my sail boat in and out of the slip. All of the fuel lines on this motor are held in place by what appear to be black cable
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00045.html (7,687 bytes)

6. RE: Car Lifts (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 20:43:43 -0500
9.5 ' is plenty of room for a 4 post lift. My garage is only 8'10". With the top down, I can get my Healey up high enough to work on while I sit on a bar stool. I cut out a section of the ceiling for
/html/shop-talk/2005-02/msg00039.html (8,693 bytes)

7. Oil change interval for synthetic oil (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 20:52:49 -0400
The specs on my new car call for synthetic oil. When I start the car, the computer displays the mileage to the next maintenance and tells me what maintenance is required. Right now the number points
/html/shop-talk/2004-09/msg00120.html (8,002 bytes)

8. RE: complicated modern cars (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 20:46:56 -0400
My wife's Volvo (1999 S70) is actually a joy to work on when it comes to the basic maintenance like oil and coolant changes and belt changes. As for my BMW, the battery is total hidden from view. The
/html/shop-talk/2004-07/msg00047.html (8,788 bytes)

9. RE: Anybody know anything about rigging a boat launch? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 10:09:15 -0500
Some of the boat supply stores sell rollers for this purpose. I just bought a modest (ok: beat up) 15 foot fiberglass boat that I have a 20hp motor I'll be putting on. It came with a good trailer. Ha
/html/shop-talk/2004-03/msg00041.html (9,980 bytes)

10. RE: Single stage Snowblowers (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 22:14:32 -0400
I would suspect that your dealer is recommending the single stage machine because that is what he has. I have a two stage Craftsman 5 hp and I would not recommend anything smaller. I live in New York
/html/shop-talk/2003-09/msg00178.html (7,726 bytes)

11. RE: question about OBD II reader (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 22:56:14 -0500
I got one from . It uses software which runs on my laptop and comes with a cable which connects to the serial port. As I recall, it cost about $140 or so. For my wife's Volvo, t
/html/shop-talk/2002-11/msg00084.html (8,887 bytes)

12. RE: Under the hood temperature (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 23:06:12 -0400
If you have the catalyst sitting directly under the carburetor on your MGB I assume that you have a '76 or later B with the combined intake/exhaust manifold. Unless you need the cat to pass emission
/html/shop-talk/2002-06/msg00052.html (10,520 bytes)

13. RE: Lift (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2002 02:46:50 -0500
I use a four post lift from Cytech. They offer wheels and a jacking bridge as options. If you look in Hemmings you will see any number of companies selling these lifts. The last time I looked the pr
/html/shop-talk/2002-01/msg00057.html (9,417 bytes)

14. Antifreeze (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 01:29:50 -0400
The manual for my wife's Volvo says to use only Volvo antifreeze. Is this just marketing or is there actually some reason that I should buy my antifreeze from the dealer. Thanks, Peter Schauss /// //
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00018.html (6,966 bytes)

15. Tire wear patterns (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 17:28:09 -0400
Both my MGB and Austin-Healey (BJ7) are showing the same tire wear pattern. On the left fron tire the outer edge of the tread is almost smooth. This wear pattern decreases gradually over distance of
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00114.html (7,458 bytes)

16. Measuring wheel bearing end float (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 14:01:51 -0500
How, exactly to you use a dial guage to measure wheel bearing end float? thanks, Peter Schauss Long Island, NY 1980 MGB 1963 BJ7
/html/shop-talk/2000-11/msg00074.html (6,602 bytes)

17. Tire lifespan (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2000 12:38:22 -0400
I have a set of Michelin 165-14 XZXs on my MGB. The tires have been on the car about 8 1/2 years and 40k miles. They still have plenty of tread on them and minimal evidence of dry rot or cracking on
/html/shop-talk/2000-10/msg00032.html (7,058 bytes)

18. RE: Fancy mechanic's gloves (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 00:40:14 -0400
I buy the cheep vinyl ones from the first aid section in the drug store at $6.95 or whatever for a box of 100. When one rips, I grab another one out of the box. What I would like to find is some glov
/html/shop-talk/2000-09/msg00040.html (8,652 bytes)

19. RE: Auto Lifts (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 01:46:47 -0400
Reason for choice: I chose the Double Park from Cytech because the ramps were closer together than several of the others, better for the narrow track on my Healey and my MG. Garage layout considerati
/html/shop-talk/2000-09/msg00107.html (8,822 bytes)

20. Gravel driveway (score: 1)
Author: "Peter Schauss" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 19:40:36 -0400
I need to extend my blacktop driveway in order to be able to park my "regular" cars where they will not block the entrance to the garage. The extended area will be about 20'x30'. I am considering a n
/html/shop-talk/2000-08/msg00001.html (7,566 bytes)

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