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  1. That stinks

    That stinks
  2. I had the nastiest, most embarrassing creak ever...

    I had the nastiest, most embarrassing creak ever coming from the passenger rear. It was so bad people would look and cringe when I pulled into a parking lot. I put new shocks on a while back and...
  3. Wait, what, Toggenburg might close? What'd I...

    Wait, what, Toggenburg might close? What'd I miss? The same guy owns Snow Ridge, is that the one north of Utica?
  4. All of the decent local junkyards are housing...

    All of the decent local junkyards are housing developments now. The very few that are left aren't like the old style pick 'n pulls we used to have and they have a labor charge to remove parts. WTF...
  5. Thread: Trucks.

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    ^^I see that every day. It's fun in a scary kinda...

    ^^I see that every day. It's fun in a scary kinda way watching them struggle up some of the hills here with the front wheel slipping and screeching as the traction control gets busy. There's usually...
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    I gotta admit that when you guys post pics I get...

    I gotta admit that when you guys post pics I get a little jealous. I'm having good luck with some stuff but brassiccas aren't happening for me at all this year and I am missing them :( Some things...
  7. Lol

    Lol
  8. Thread: Trucks.

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    If there was a rugged AWD minivan that would be...

    If there was a rugged AWD minivan that would be what I'd go for. Maybe something electric... I need the space of a minivan for all sorts of things we do and some clearance and off road chops for...
  9. Range Rover 20" wheels from junkyards are scarce...

    Range Rover 20" wheels from junkyards are scarce and scary expensive for questionable quality. New is out of the question.
  10. https://www.newyorkupstate.com/restaurants/2021/07...

    https://www.newyorkupstate.com/restaurants/2021/07/and-then-there-were-7-upstate-nys-classic-mountain-view-diners.html?outputType=amp
  11. One of my wheels has a ding in it and doesn't...

    One of my wheels has a ding in it and doesn't balance anymore, is ~$150 realistic for the fix and does straightening actually work?
  12. My dad never turned a wrench on a car and other...

    My dad never turned a wrench on a car and other than helping me build a clubhouse in the yard when I was about 13 never taught me shit about working on anything. I figure it out as I go or take it to...
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    So then I still need a heart rate monitor. Will...

    So then I still need a heart rate monitor. Will it integrate with my phone for calls, texts and messages? Why would I want to wear a chest strap when I could just have a variety of tools on my wrist,...
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    I tried to buy a watchband from stores near home....

    I tried to buy a watchband from stores near home. That was a waste of a few hours. I had one for $10 the next day from Amazon. I got some new brake rotors the next day for $72 each, the best locally...
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    ^^ For a road that almost nobody used 30 years...

    ^^ For a road that almost nobody used 30 years ago to be thought of as a transportation corridor now is strange to me. In the years I lived there (87-96 on and off) I think I traveled 131 a half...
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    Those aren't golfers they're hackers and deserve...

    Those aren't golfers they're hackers and deserve to be run over for not replacing their divots or fixing their ball marks.
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    It's down to a mile and a half (or less)...

    It's down to a mile and a half (or less) visibility now. I saw a few of the small local airports are IFR or closed due to low vis.
  18. Haha on mine it's directly above the subframe so...

    Haha on mine it's directly above the subframe so as it runs out when you pull the filter it splashes all over the place.
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    They didn't. Actually they struck me as a 4 door...

    They didn't. Actually they struck me as a 4 door version of the last Monte Carlo. Both were cars that should only have been used for rentals.
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    Alright that's it. I've had it with everybody....

    Alright that's it. I've had it with everybody. Can I just kill them all? Ok maybe that's a bit much, how about if I just run them over?
  21. Bullet dodged but you fucked up. There was...

    Bullet dodged but you fucked up. There was obviously too much oil in there before.

    I am going to solve the related problems for good and get a Fumoto valve for my truck before the next oil change.
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    @Benny - meth heads Nah, there are a few,...

    @Benny - meth heads

    Nah, there are a few, they don't come out of the woodwork too often but they're here. Now, come north one county and they become much more obvious.
  23. Upstate is being visited by Oregon today. The...

    Upstate is being visited by Oregon today. The smoke from their fires is ruining my hot and hazy summerness. A couple of hours of hard work outside and I feel like I smoked a whole pack of cigarettes.
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    ^^ Haha I've had it with the neighbors. All of...

    ^^ Haha

    I've had it with the neighbors. All of them. Is it ok to just kill them and be done with the bullshit?
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    I can't seem to build that Audi love either.

    I can't seem to build that Audi love either.
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    Having a bang up day today :eek:

    Having a bang up day today :eek:
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    Oh man Dan, that sux :(

    Oh man Dan, that sux :(
  28. Cheers ����

    Cheers ����
  29. Haha we did that at a restaurant in NYC with...

    Haha we did that at a restaurant in NYC with Owens about 14 or so years ago. Something like 15 maggots and a bunch of financial world wiz kids showed up at this place on Park Ave and commenced with...
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    I gotta get this pepper thing figured out. I have...

    I gotta get this pepper thing figured out. I have them in 4 different beds and only 3 plants are doing sort of well. IOW they have 2 or 3 peppers on them and are more than 6" tall.

    O had to go...
  31. Heh yeah that's who I was thinking of ;) It was...

    Heh yeah that's who I was thinking of ;) It was pretty cool. FWIW that guy had no filter, tough guy I'll take you out thing all the time. He was alright.

    Yeah we have to bill the CT Hwy Dept for...
  32. NY is going to all cashless, the project is...

    NY is going to all cashless, the project is almost done. If you don't have an ez-pass the tolls are usually 20% higher but sometimes more and you only get a few days after it's mailed to pay it. Mass...
  33. ...used to be ;) If memory serves it was well...

    ...used to be ;) If memory serves it was well over 600 from the tips.


    I used to ride my bike over to Hofstra to watch their practices. Us kids knew a lot of the players in the late 70's well...
  34. Every time I go up the Taconic and pass the old...

    Every time I go up the Taconic and pass the old Carvel Country Club I get annoyed that I didn't make the effort to get up there to play it before Tom died and they closed it. They had the longest par...
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    I can't seem to get more than one or two peppers...

    I can't seem to get more than one or two peppers on a plant. It's the weirdest thing...
  36. Growing up my friends used to say that if rocks...

    Growing up my friends used to say that if rocks stuck out of the ground it was upstate. So, basically anything north of the LIE or 59th St was fair game.
  37. You obviously don't know what Putnam County is...

    You obviously don't know what Putnam County is all about. Get off the Taconic at Peekskill Hollow Rd or Miller Hill Rd and head into the hills. Check out the voter demographics. Look at the hoopty...
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    Soooo soggy out there. The only sun I've had for...

    Soooo soggy out there. The only sun I've had for the last 4 or 5 days preceded heavy rain and t-storms. I'd really like some warm and dry conditions. I pull probably 30 slugs every morning :( Many of...
  39. They make these things called power inverters ;)

    They make these things called power inverters ;)
  40. Yes! lol

    Yes! lol
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    I planted half a pack of chive seeds this...

    I planted half a pack of chive seeds this morning, hopefully they come up soon and start doing what they're supposed to do. I also put out more peas and some beets and radishes for fall harvest. I...
  42. I'm about 100 feet outside the zone we've...

    I'm about 100 feet outside the zone we've determined is The Upstate and I just saw a hoopty that I think lost it's way. It was about a 1990 Isuzu Trooper and the drivers side back window was removed...
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    ^^Mine watches from the patio with a cold beer....

    ^^Mine watches from the patio with a cold beer. For her not me :(


    Eek, looks powerful. Researching now... Well that's a no go, first thing in the label is it's harmful to pets. There's no way...
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    Slugs? Fuckn' grrrr. I go through a bottle of...

    Slugs? Fuckn' grrrr. I go through a bottle of slug killer pellets every two weeks. Cabbage is still about 6" high, I'm not expecting much from them. Garlic laid over last week but it's been too wet...
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    You're reading my mind. I'm not really a trailer...

    You're reading my mind. I'm not really a trailer guy so I'm thinking 36-38 foot toy hauler coach.
  46. We were just at Niagara Falls two weeks ago. It's...

    We were just at Niagara Falls two weeks ago. It's nice to park 100 yards from the falls for free at the state park. Empire Pass :)

    This afternoon in central Columbia County my wife and I saw this...
  47. To be fair, Ohio wins for the region with their...

    To be fair, Ohio wins for the region with their lack of annual safety inspections. The sheer number of hoopties registered there is incredible. Unfortunately they leave the state if they're...
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    All this rain is gonna hurt. I already had to...

    All this rain is gonna hurt. I already had to pull almost all the lettuce last week when it rotted in place. Gotta see what's up when this current heavy stuff is over but over 4" so far this month is...
  49. One of the defining aspects of an Upstate dive...

    One of the defining aspects of an Upstate dive bar has got to be the narrow slice of Americana parked outside. Dive level is determined by the average condition of said hoopties.
  50. Great, just what we needed here. A couple of old...

    Great, just what we needed here. A couple of old retired guys talking about sex in front of a mirror.
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