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  1. Well, the dog was reaching his end of life and I...

    Well, the dog was reaching his end of life and I was going through the same thing the OP was. Everyday I wondered if it was his time.

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  2. Had a similar situation with an old dog. One day...

    Had a similar situation with an old dog. One day we came home and he walked up to us, gave us some love, and then walked to his favorite spot and went to sleep and never woke up. Still miss him.
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  3. Thread: Trucks.

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    Tacomas are nice. People just like to complain...

    Tacomas are nice. People just like to complain and nitpick things on the internet. I will say that they are shockingly small and cramped inside. My 2009 scion xb is more comfortable to drive then the...
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    First solid north swell of the season here on...

    First solid north swell of the season here on Oahu. Surf was pumping. Took my first wave and then proceeded to get pummeled by three consecutive bombs. Fun times.

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    Haole to you too brah. Sent from my Moto G...

    Haole to you too brah.

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    That pales in comparison to what I've seen...

    That pales in comparison to what I've seen surfing.

    When I was a kid growing up on Oahu I watched people get dunked and held under just for attempting to paddle for a wave a local wanted. I've...
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    Surfers are selfish assholes by nature. There's...

    Surfers are selfish assholes by nature. There's rules to surfing and then there are the unspoken rules such as if I don't know you and you suck them I'm snaking your wave.

    In contrast, skiers seem...
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    Saw an article that sportsmobile is continuing...

    Saw an article that sportsmobile is continuing the e350 builds by creating their own body for the chassis cab like any other rv manufacturer. Nice builds with solid front axles.

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    I'd have to think long and hard before dropping...

    I'd have to think long and hard before dropping that much for an upfit.

    A nice slide in truck camper made for cold weather plus a gasser one ton can be had for less. Guess it all depends on what...
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    The transits are nice. My brother had a passenger...

    The transits are nice. My brother had a passenger version with medium roof and it was amazing. The ecoboost felt crazy for a big passenger van. I'm going to take a hard look at the awd version when...
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    My buddy has an Arctic Fox. Does well in winter...

    My buddy has an Arctic Fox. Does well in winter conditions and hasn't had any issues.

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    Didn't read the whole thread. But, I did throw in...

    Didn't read the whole thread. But, I did throw in the towel and move somewhere cheaper when I finished college and was just starting out. I worked hard and saved money. I had to drive 3 hours to ski...
  13. I've heard the reliability of the Promaster is...

    I've heard the reliability of the Promaster is atrocious.

    The transit is nice. I've seen the cargo versions for sale for fairly cheap. If you don't need to move anyone else, it would be hard to...
  14. Thread: Trucks.

    by Kailua_Boys
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    Tundras are really expensive. You pay a premium...

    Tundras are really expensive. You pay a premium for the Toyota badge. I like them though and plan to buy one in the next few years.

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    Not sure if it was mentioned already, but Goliath...

    Not sure if it was mentioned already, but Goliath on Amazon prime is a great show. Billy Bob's character is well done.

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    One of the best TV series ever made imo. Sent...

    One of the best TV series ever made imo.

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    The books Bosch is based on are great too....

    The books Bosch is based on are great too. Michael Connolly is a gifted author. I've read through the entire series and pre-order every new book he comes out with.

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    Anyone watch the Peahi contest yesterday? Bummed...

    Anyone watch the Peahi contest yesterday? Bummed they called it off but it legit looked like someone could die. Albee and Kai are insane.

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    Get a magnetic stud finder. You cab buy fit under...

    Get a magnetic stud finder. You cab buy fit under 10$. You find studs by finding drywall screws.

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    People who don't post the mileage on the car they...

    People who don't post the mileage on the car they are selling on Craigslist. What the fuck is so hard about it.

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    That's the most kook statement ever. Really,...

    That's the most kook statement ever. Really, Blacks and Malibu? Two of the most crowded and overrated spots on all of California?

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    Waves were cranking this morning at my home...

    Waves were cranking this morning at my home break. Buoy was 10 ft 14 seconds. Paddled out and the outside sets were double overhead plus. Caught a few good ones before a closeout caught all of us...
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    Protect your hearing. Exercise Don't be...

    Protect your hearing.

    Exercise

    Don't be that old burn out that thinks skiing or surfing talent matters. Nothing worse than 50 year old dudes talking about their glory days and how they were...
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    First north swell of the season is about to hit...

    First north swell of the season is about to hit Hawaii. Not supposed to be huge but it's the first opening day of the winter. Nothing like waking up early to some Aleutian juice.
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    It's not always about being cheaper. Sometimes...

    It's not always about being cheaper. Sometimes it's about convenience and ease of service. The warranty is a hedge that protects you.

    20 bucks a payment is nothing when it's a 35k car. Having a...
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    Have you tried negotiating the price of the...

    Have you tried negotiating the price of the warranty? I was quoted 2500 and got them down to 1200 fairly easily.

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  27. True. If I break my transportation I can always...

    True. If I break my transportation I can always borrow my wife's car.

    You learn quickly when you do your own automotive and home repair to not mess with things when they work unless you're willing...
  28. I usually don't touch plugs or coils until I have...

    I usually don't touch plugs or coils until I have a problem. I generally buy cheap vehicles and beat on them until I notice something is wrong. Hasn't failed me yet. But, what do I know. I'm just a...
  29. If you can get a plug threaded into the head then...

    If you can get a plug threaded into the head then fire it up and let it run. Honestly, you'll know if you need to take it to a mechanic at that point. It'll run bad if there's something in the head....
  30. That's what I'm thinking. It's pretty unlikely...

    That's what I'm thinking. It's pretty unlikely all the threads are completely gone. I could be wrong, but I'd start with trying to replacing a plug before going any further.

    Are you sure the...
  31. If you're replacing the whole line then cut the...

    If you're replacing the whole line then cut the old line close to the fitting and stick an impact socket/wrench on it and zap it off. I've utilized this method before when I couldn't get a frozen...
  32. Google how to gravity bleed and setup a reverse...

    Google how to gravity bleed and setup a reverse flow system. I've done brake bleeds solo.

    You can also go to hf and get a bleeder vacuum kit for forty bucks.

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  33. That hose clamp is not safe. Replace the line...

    That hose clamp is not safe. Replace the line properly because it'll be a disaster if it comes off while driving. Those clamps are not made to hold that kind of psi.

    Second, you need to bleed...
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    Looks like Tua secured his spot as the starter....

    Looks like Tua secured his spot as the starter. Tua put on a clinic. Jalen Hurts should red shirt and transfer at this point. It's clear he's not nearly as good as Tua.

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    I have one. They're kind of a fun novelty but...

    I have one. They're kind of a fun novelty but they're terrible at turning and it's like riding a skateboard. I much prefer my twin keel fish to my Simmons. They're not terrible but if you're looking...
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    People who move jobs but don't clean out their...

    People who move jobs but don't clean out their desk. I just moved into a cubicle only to find fifty three inch thick binders filled with old files since the previous occupant insisted on printing...
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    After having my house nearly flood in a flash...

    After having my house nearly flood in a flash flood (the same one that destroyed the island of kauai last year) I learned the lesson of keeping sump pumps and sand bags handy.

    Nothing will ruin...
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    When I rotate my tires I use my impact to get it...

    When I rotate my tires I use my impact to get it on the stud to almost tight then hand tighten with a torque wrench. My guess is the tech spun the nuts on the stud then forgot to go back and actually...
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    Since all six worked off I think it was something...

    Since all six worked off I think it was something different than under torquing. Here me out cause I had the same thing happen.

    The tech may have put the lugs in with the taper pointing out and...
  40. If your incline is slight just put the car on...

    If your incline is slight just put the car on stands and it should be fine. Get big truck stands from harbor fight if it worries you. Use common sense but it shouldn't be an issue.

    I wouldn't...
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    Housing here in Hawaii still seems to be booming....

    Housing here in Hawaii still seems to be booming. The problem is the majority of it is cash investors from out of state just using the homes to park money. We have some of the lowest prop taxes in...
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    After remodeling my kitchen and building a...

    After remodeling my kitchen and building a storage shed I have to nominate my oscillating multi tool. I have no idea what I did before owning one. I just have the cheap hf version and buy good blades...
  43. Get a volt meter and check for blown fuses. That...

    Get a volt meter and check for blown fuses. That will keep you from having to pull them out of the box.

    Do the doors work on the main switch or are the not working on any switch in the car?
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  44. It's much easier to do with it out of the truck....

    It's much easier to do with it out of the truck.

    I did it on my 4Runner with the hammer and socket method. If I could do it again, I would have bought a u joint removal tool where you clip it on...
  45. Sounds like me. My shed is full of old...

    Sounds like me. My shed is full of old surfboards, tools, skis, and other shit I'll probably won't use. But, I hate selling stuff so it just sits there. My problem is I have a couple of boards and...
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    That's exactly it. Life doesn't stop just because...

    That's exactly it. Life doesn't stop just because you live in a vacation spot. You still have bills to pay (only now they're way more) and regular errands to run. It's not like vacation where you...
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    These rants sound like every single expensive...

    These rants sound like every single expensive place to live on the planet. Trust fund types and middle age plastics are everywhere. I would never let that determine where I live.

    Go live in...
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    Doing home improvement projects on an old home. A...

    Doing home improvement projects on an old home. A simple job turns into a huge project when you discover all the problems you can't see.

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    I swear that you could replace the word Jackson...

    I swear that you could replace the word Jackson with towns in Hawaii and it would read exactly the same.

    I'm my experience, surf or ski towns with the goods (i.e. World class waves or mountains)...
  50. Thread: Trucks.

    by Kailua_Boys
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    Rented one a few months back. Nice vehicle and...

    Rented one a few months back. Nice vehicle and the ecoboost with ten speed was amazing.

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