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    This Facebook page - "if ya, squint it's mint" -...

    This Facebook page - "if ya, squint it's mint" - kind of like the reddit about "just rolled into the shop" but not purely vehicles. Some, quality engineering here:
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    It keeps coming back up in this thread: people...

    It keeps coming back up in this thread: people chiming in that winter compound tires are better in snow and ice vs all-weather tires. Nobody disagrees with this.

    For those who have lots of...
  3. This is the last great ski from DPS, IMHO....

    This is the last great ski from DPS, IMHO. Someone should jump on this.
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    If you happen to be coming to Tahoe, I have jigs...

    If you happen to be coming to Tahoe, I have jigs for Dynafit Vertical ST and Salomon STH/ Warden. Also an older Look jig that will fit SPX, but doesn't go very wide - maybe 90-95mm or so.
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    Add me to the list of responses cautioning...

    Add me to the list of responses cautioning against relying on health sharing ministries. It's not insurance. There's zero oversight. There's zero ability to dispute denial of claims or enforce any...
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    I'm using them as a winter set, essentially...

    I'm using them as a winter set, essentially -second set of wheels. Will use them in winter until tread is too shallow, then they will be the non-winter 3-season set.
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    These long bike TRs are excellent. Thank you...

    These long bike TRs are excellent. Thank you for sharing.

    Also, anyone else have Trans Tujunga Express going through their head? Kraftwerk soundtrack?
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    Guessing insufficiently lubricated farm animals....

    Guessing insufficiently lubricated farm animals.

    But it's just a guess.
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    I thought the old DPS Lotus 120 was similar to...

    I thought the old DPS Lotus 120 was similar to the Lhasa, but I liked the L120 more in pow. Had a couple versions of the Lhasa - 191, 196, IIRC.

    I still have and still like the L120. The Lhasas...
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    Update: those Nokian WRG4 are fantastic. Couple...

    Update: those Nokian WRG4 are fantastic. Couple drives in shitty winter conditions: packed down snow/ ice, deep slush, deep puddles at freeway speeds, and general hooning through the snowy...
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    Is that the kind that swells with a little...

    Is that the kind that swells with a little moisture?
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    Do you have enough spacers below the stem to...

    Do you have enough spacers below the stem to allow for proper preload on the headset bearings?
  13. Like a harsh Jeep.

    Like a harsh Jeep.
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    I have some used winter tires on Craigslist, and...

    I have some used winter tires on Craigslist, and am fielding the usual Craigslist type responses. Today, I got "that good for WRX?"

    Sender name: "Carlos Stupid"
  15. My experience with poly bushings on Jeeps has me...

    My experience with poly bushings on Jeeps has me very reluctant to ever use them again. Squeaky (even if greasable), harsh riding, transmit more road chatter.
  16. This.

    This.
  17. Not Subaru specific, but for any control arm...

    Not Subaru specific, but for any control arm replacement: do not fully tighten bolts on any control arm bushing mounts until the weight of the vehicle is on the tire (on the ground - not on a lift or...
  18. What about Tokyo Drift?

    What about Tokyo Drift?
  19. What about something from: AMC/ Renault...

    What about something from:
    AMC/ Renault
    DaimlerChrysler
    Cerberus
    Fiat
    Stellantis

    ?
  20. I figure that if Walmart sells them, their tire...

    I figure that if Walmart sells them, their tire shop will mount them too. Will try again when I see a sale on some radial trailer tires. I don't need them until spring - cargo trailer isn't going...
  21. Diesel Jaaaaaaag.

    Diesel Jaaaaaaag.
  22. I guessing those are just mislabeled from the...

    I guessing those are just mislabeled from the factory. I had a pair of 188s, all red, little eyes on them to look like snakes. Mrs C had some 177s, and they were definitely shorter than the 188s....
  23. Not pliable, very stiff. Upon closer...

    Not pliable, very stiff.

    Upon closer inspection, I received bias ply tires. The web page description said radial. I'm returning these.
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    I have the 188 Vantage 97 Ti, use it mostly as...

    I have the 188 Vantage 97 Ti, use it mostly as the smaller travel ski, since it's pretty good on anything shallower than a big pow day. Good edge hold for when you get stuck on icy groomers. I like...
  25. This is what the tires look like now, after I...

    This is what the tires look like now, after I pulled the beads apart. Were much worse when they arrived. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221130/ae77b95efafb91e9c21497bd16a6f351.jpg
  26. The tires on my cargo trailer are from 2010, so...

    The tires on my cargo trailer are from 2010, so overdue to replace. Ordered two from Walmart on a black Friday deal, and delivered today. They arrived compressed into a kind of cone shape, with the...
  27. Like all TGR vehicle threads, this one is...

    Like all TGR vehicle threads, this one is essentially "you should buy what I have."

    So I'll diverge. How about a diesel Jaguar F Pace? Do ya feel lucky?
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    Per day? To ski Homewood?

    Per day? To ski Homewood?
  29. FYI, if you ordered from CRC recently during...

    FYI, if you ordered from CRC recently during their sales and haven't seen any update on your order -- they had some kind of computer problem that resulted in the orders not going through. Do an...
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    If that doesn't wet your whistle, have you...

    If that doesn't wet your whistle, have you considered getting crabs?
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    I'm pretty sure we're going to go with the Pixel...

    I'm pretty sure we're going to go with the Pixel deals at Visible - will PM you for a code. Thanks.
  32. Winter tires cheap: 255/55/18 Yokohama studless

    Anyone need some winter tires for cheap? $125 for all four for maggots. In Reno NV.

    Yokohama ice guard ig51v, 255/55/18,good condition, decent tread - 10/32". Pics here at Craigslist ad:
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  33. I think he's saying that he can get a new Factory...

    I think he's saying that he can get a new Factory fork for $675. Which is a good price.
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    I didn't care about the actual stylus in the Moto...

    I didn't care about the actual stylus in the Moto 5G Stylus phone. More about the specs and features.
  35. IMHO the "performance elite" is the fork option...

    IMHO the "performance elite" is the fork option to go for - same as "factory" but without the kashima color. Function is identical. So unless you found a killer deal on the factory version for less...
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    In case you are running low:...

    In case you are running low:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FMLNVFF?tag=slickdeals09-20&ascsubtag=4529fd5a6d9611ed8cdb266c2775f9cb0INT
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    We need a TR of skiing on grass to complete the...

    We need a TR of skiing on grass to complete the throwback.
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    I assume all 5G phones work fine on 4G networks -...

    I assume all 5G phones work fine on 4G networks - do they not? Is there ever a scenario where a 4G (no 5G at all) phone gets better coverage than a 5G enabled phone?

    Riser - I was looking at the...
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    Thanks. Interesting... Mrs C really wants a...

    Thanks. Interesting...

    Mrs C really wants a better camera, so wants the Pixel 7, which is $150 more than the 6a. Other specs are better, esp 6 gb RAM vs 4, but I think I'd be pretty content...
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    Looking at some new phones during Black Friday...

    Looking at some new phones during Black Friday offers -

    Does the Google Pixel 7 really produce better pics than the 6a? Reading some reviews online and wondering if there's much real world...
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    This was in my Facebook marketplace feed today --...

    This was in my Facebook marketplace feed today -- I'm not in Truckee, but there's several maggots in or near Truckee who I bet you could rope into helping procure these:...
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    "Ran when parked."

    "Ran when parked."
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    What if Bmills wants to lease? He should...

    What if Bmills wants to lease?

    He should probably text.
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    That looks pretty good.

    That looks pretty good.
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    Bump. Offer is back, at $1.99/month. Link is...

    Bump. Offer is back, at $1.99/month. Link is here at this deal site - says you can't have been a subscribed in the last month, but I assume I can get around that by signing up under Mrs C for this...
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    Phred

    Phred
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    I lived in an apartment complex in Las Vegas for...

    I lived in an apartment complex in Las Vegas for a little while, had a dog that we would walk around the area. Nearby apartment dweller had a dog too, pit bull type, never walked it and kept it...
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    Sticky: And last season, and I think season before. Got...

    And last season, and I think season before. Got a new beacon for me and for Mrs C. Many thanks!
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    Do ewww!

    Do ewww!
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    I thought it was Mountain Run at Palisades on a...

    I thought it was Mountain Run at Palisades on a Saturday afternoon.
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