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Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:53 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

so, the guy picked up his dirt auger yesterday...and was not happy that he had to pay another bill...plus he was mad that it didnt start the instant he pulled on the recoil ...that it didnt start, without priming the carb, or turning it on... :laugh: i told him, that he would not have been called, i...

Re: Casper 2.0

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:07 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: Casper 2.0 ¦  Replies: 267 ¦  Views: 181385

knock sensor at back of block not working / removing timing as boost increases?

Re: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE

 by blueturbofly ¦  Wed Sep 15, 2021 7:44 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE ¦  Replies: 90 ¦  Views: 44550

looks like i need to install a ''point -to-point '' wifi booster....now that the siding is almost 100% complete on the house, it killed the wifi signal out to the shop... :-( and i will need to look into a cell phone booster, for the house, and maybe one for the shop...my cell service was always ske...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:02 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

customer called about his chainsaw....was upset...said that every mechanic that he has taken it to, says the same thing-''its worn out'' but he cant believe me- ''how can it be worn out , when it starts and runs? '' i dont know what other places it has been to, all i know its been in my hands 3 time...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:33 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 291 ¦  Views: 202570

this last tank of gas was only 55.89 mpg... cost 6.8 cents per kilometer.. 5.05 L/ 100 KM... not to shabby for a 20+ year old car... the next two tanks will be regular 87 , the last two tanks were premium ... will keep track of the mileage, and see if there is any real difference...besides price... :P

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:22 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

same chainsaw has returned for the third time- same issue, runs for about a minute, then dies, wont re-start...has been gone thru every time, but customer has been told that the engine is worn out....it has poor compression when cold, and even less when it heats up...sure, you can start it when its ...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Sep 05, 2021 6:41 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

Getswifty wrote:

Do you have 89-94 dohc valve cover?

these are air cooled one cylinder engines…no valve covers

and no twincam covers either ;-)

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Sep 04, 2021 7:33 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

wow i got 17 dead engines stripped and in a pile...didnt think there were that many, but i kept digging old engines out from under the shelf, that had been there for 10 or more years...stuff that was already old 10 years ago !! :laughing: there might be some changes at work . money has gone missing,...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:30 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

only 4 items came in yesterday, easy fixes...recoil for a line move (irrigation unit ) , recoil on a whipper, carb job on a whipper, and a pressure washer ,under warranty, from b.c the pressure washer warranty claim stated ''will not start'' - so i do the usual checklist..spark, valves, oil, fuel. u...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Aug 29, 2021 9:12 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 153 ¦  Views: 34745

the boss bought a different truck for his kid, cuz the chevy needed more work...so he dumped ANOTHER $1400 + for a transmission... so, the cheap truck he bought his kid, is now over $12,000 :-o work has been steady, not crazy busy like a few weeks ago...but winter is coming.... usually caught up eve...

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