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zmikecuber
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7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?
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7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.
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7/24/2015 8:39:55 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM, zmikecuber wrote:
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?

No, though I did work in a place that did tires and oil changes. I know a ton about tires, but I'm know enthusiast, and I actually judge people pretty harshly for the tires on their cars.

For example, to this day if somebody has more tread on their front tires than back tires, I whisper under my breath "idiot"
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7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.
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7/24/2015 8:41:38 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.

I know! I'm such a naughty girl.
Commentator on a picture with David Cameron and a Cat: 'Amazing what you can achieve with photoshop these days. I'm sure that used to be a pig.'

Commentator on Hillary Clinton: 'If Clinton is now what passes for progressive, maybe this country deserves Trump.'

Commentator on British parliament: 'All that talent in one place, where is Ebola when you need it?'

John Kerry on words: 'These aren't just words, folks.'
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7/24/2015 8:43:08 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 8:41:38 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.

I know! I'm such a naughty girl

(:
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7/24/2015 9:02:01 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 8:43:08 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:41:38 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.

I know! I'm such a naughty girl

(:

Hm, it's just a shame his tool box was not so massive ;/
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7/24/2015 9:18:30 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 9:02:01 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:43:08 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:41:38 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.

I know! I'm such a naughty girl

(:

Hm, it's just a shame his tool box was not so massive ;/

OMG! You're so cruel.
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7/24/2015 10:25:06 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 9:18:30 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 9:02:01 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:43:08 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:41:38 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.

I know! I'm such a naughty girl

(:

Hm, it's just a shame his tool box was not so massive ;/

OMG! You're so cruel.

Naw what good is a teeny toolbox! I like mine a nice size ;)
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7/24/2015 4:33:16 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM, zmikecuber wrote:
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?

Yep sadolite here, my mechanical abilities range far beyond just cars. Got a car problem?
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7/25/2015 3:23:59 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Why?
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7/25/2015 3:24:31 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 9:02:01 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:43:08 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:41:38 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:40:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Disgusting.

I know! I'm such a naughty girl

(:

Hm, it's just a shame his tool box was not so massive ;/

nvm
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Emilrose
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7/25/2015 3:32:32 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/25/2015 3:23:59 AM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Why?

Cuz he asked me.
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Commentator on Hillary Clinton: 'If Clinton is now what passes for progressive, maybe this country deserves Trump.'

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7/25/2015 3:33:26 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/25/2015 3:32:32 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/25/2015 3:23:59 AM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Why?

Cuz he asked me.

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7/25/2015 3:37:38 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/25/2015 3:33:26 AM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 7/25/2015 3:32:32 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/25/2015 3:23:59 AM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Why?

Cuz he asked me.

Higher standards!! You need them. - Yoda

Aw, but he was handsome...just small in other 'areas'.
Commentator on a picture with David Cameron and a Cat: 'Amazing what you can achieve with photoshop these days. I'm sure that used to be a pig.'

Commentator on Hillary Clinton: 'If Clinton is now what passes for progressive, maybe this country deserves Trump.'

Commentator on British parliament: 'All that talent in one place, where is Ebola when you need it?'

John Kerry on words: 'These aren't just words, folks.'
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7/25/2015 3:49:33 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/25/2015 3:37:38 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/25/2015 3:33:26 AM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 7/25/2015 3:32:32 AM, Emilrose wrote:
At 7/25/2015 3:23:59 AM, Blade-of-Truth wrote:
At 7/24/2015 8:07:52 AM, Emilrose wrote:
No, but I once 'went out' with a car mechanic.

Why?

Cuz he asked me.

Higher standards!! You need them. - Yoda

Aw, but he was handsome...just small in other 'areas'.

Well, I suppose there's only one way to find that out. So, if anything, I commend you for your exploratory spirit.
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7/25/2015 5:09:24 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 8:39:55 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM, zmikecuber wrote:
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?

No, though I did work in a place that did tires and oil changes. I know a ton about tires, but I'm know enthusiast, and I actually judge people pretty harshly for the tires on their cars.

For example, to this day if somebody has more tread on their front tires than back tires, I whisper under my breath "idiot"

That's funny, I just got new tires recently. Thought that was the cause of my vibration, but it ended up being the drive shaft.
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"primal man had the habit, when he came into contact with fire, of satisfying the infantile desire connected with it, by putting it out with a stream of his urine... Putting out the fire by micturating was therefore a kind of sexual act with a male, an enjoyment of sexual potency in a homosexual competition."
zmikecuber
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7/25/2015 5:11:35 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 4:33:16 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM, zmikecuber wrote:
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?

Yep sadolite here, my mechanical abilities range far beyond just cars. Got a car problem?

Really? What do you do??
"Delete your fvcking sig" -1hard

"primal man had the habit, when he came into contact with fire, of satisfying the infantile desire connected with it, by putting it out with a stream of his urine... Putting out the fire by micturating was therefore a kind of sexual act with a male, an enjoyment of sexual potency in a homosexual competition."
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7/25/2015 5:14:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM, zmikecuber wrote:
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?

Depends. How much do Cars and Planes have in common?
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7/25/2015 6:43:14 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 7/25/2015 5:11:35 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
At 7/24/2015 4:33:16 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 7/24/2015 6:21:38 AM, zmikecuber wrote:
Just curious... there any other members on this site who just love everything about working on cars?

Yep sadolite here, my mechanical abilities range far beyond just cars. Got a car problem?

Really? What do you do??

Currently I run a bridge saw cutting marble and granite. I also run several different machines that are less used such as CNC and in line polishing systems. I am a machine operator by trade. I have run dozens and dozens of different types of machinery some costing millions of dollars. Part of that profession to be competitive is to know how to fix them. Cars are simple compared to some of the machines I have worked on. You can't just run to the auto parts store to fix them. You in many cases have to fabricate parts on site or reengineer a similar part to fix it. You can't wait a month for the part to come from Italy or Germany. Time is money. Ebay is a god send for finding used parts in a hurry until you can get a new one if needed at all.
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

If liberal democrats would just stop shooting people gun violence would drop by 90%
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7/25/2015 8:12:33 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
I tinker here and there, mainly just breaks and fluids, plugs these days, but also bigger jobs in the past. I did get ambitious once and pulled the engine and tranny on a 68 Chevy and cleaned & painted everything, new gaskets, hoses, etc. That was a bitch. Much respect for guys that do it every day, and the modern car is a nightmare compared to a stock 68.

I've also done body work cuz I think it's fun, but I'm not very good at it. You would have complained if you got my results at the body shop :). It was good enough for my old Camry.