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  1. 493 Mike

    Rock Auto discount code?

    Will someone share a current code? I have a $300.00 plus order waiting to send. Thanks! Mike
  2. 493 Mike

    Who's hungry?

    In between wiring today I managed to smoke 3 pork butts in 6 hours time. We'll cool and freeze 2 and finish the other one in the crock pot tomorrow night. Check out the smoke ring. Also had time to smoke hot dogs for lunch and I have baked beans in the smoker for tonight's meal. Mike
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    I see that a tourist in the Grand Teuton Park area was clocked at 132 MPH in a DODGE truck! He's an idiot regardless. Mike
  4. 493 Mike

    Looking for Jerry?

    A week and one half ago a member named Jerry offered his magazine collection for $1.00 and I accepted. Now, I can't find his contact info. Can anyone help me. He lives in midMichigan. Mike
  5. 493 Mike

    We have a "Front end Friday". How about a "Tushy Tuesday?

    Just thought a different perspective would be fun. Mike
  6. 493 Mike

    Partial payment.

    Hi fellas, I helped a friend replace pads and rotors on his quad and he got me this: Mike
  7. 493 Mike

    Transportation of parts?

    When distance of delivery becomes too far for our members perhaps we could work out a chain delivery system among ourselves to assist others? Not a speedy service mind you, but an eventual delivery of desired parts. Kinda like buying from Amazon! A map of travel routes could be worked out so...
  8. 493 Mike

    Corn Feeder Stand

    The "what did you work on today other than your car" thread is too far back in the files so I thought I would start another, similar thread. I built a replacement stand for a friend that he picked up yesterday. The original Cabela's stand with feeder assy was backed into by a dozer and cobbled...
  9. 493 Mike

    Charitable donation.

    Today I gave a check to our local charitable foundation. I assumed I would be reimbursed with stimulus money. Who knows now? I wanted to help people with rent, food, clothing, etc.. Gave them $1,000.00. It still feels good. Mike
  10. 493 Mike

    Charging a 12 volt drill?

    Hi fellas, I have a older, good 12 volt Porter Cable drill kit (2 batteries-rebuilt) but, my charger died and I can't find another. Can I use a Battery Tender Junior to recharge my battery packs? I would rewire the old charger case to adapt the battery to the Tender. The OEM charger is rated 1.6...
  11. 493 Mike

    I'm full!

    Rolled rib roast of beef, Yorkshire pudding, mashed red potatoes (with butter and half & half), gravy, green and wax beans, home made apple sauce, and pecan bars and apple pie (for later). T'was a real Christmas Feast! I hope you guys all had a good holiday too! Mike
  12. 493 Mike

    30 years of misc auto parts for sale.

    Hi fellas, A friend of mine was widowed 3 years ago and her husband was a professional mechanic. He left a mess of repair parts and some tools she would like to sell. Can anyone direct me to a company or individual that buys misc. auto parts? Mike
  13. 493 Mike

    Honda Mean Mower.

    Have you fellas seen this machine? Google it. Honda thinks it will hit 150MPH! Mike
  14. 493 Mike

    I don't want to be awake this late!

    The phone rang at 1:20 AM and woke me up. It was my youngest. He was in the hospital getting checked over after someone crossed the centerline and totaled his truck. He is OK but, I guess I'll be vehicle shopping with him today and Saturday. My wife wanted to retrieve him so I stayed home with...
  15. 493 Mike

    Too Much Horsepower to Insure?

    Hi fellas, Has anyone else been turned down by Hagerty for having "too much" horsepower? They currently cover my completed 66 Belvedere SW and the parts for my 65 Belvedere 2DRHT, but they have stated they will not cover my car when completed because of horsepower? I'm 67 years old with a...
  16. 493 Mike

    Gas struts for trunk lid support.

    Hi guys, Has anyone here replaced trunk torsion springs with gas struts? I'm having clearance issues and this seems to be an alternate option. Mike