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  1. As far as I know, yes.

    As far as I know, yes.
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    Nah, when half of one side costs this much...

    Nah, when half of one side costs this much https://www.roverparts.com/steering/control-arms/LR023714G/ and the joints and bushings are under $300 for everything on both sides you pull the assembly...
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    It's the last few years that are a real problem,...

    It's the last few years that are a real problem, they just didn't sell enough for parts to be available. Something as simple as a broken headlight that met a snowbank could disable the car. I was...
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    Re: transfer case - The ones that people change...

    Re: transfer case - The ones that people change fluids and maintain are mostly fine from what (little) I know. The ones that follow the "sealed for life" shit that's spewed all over are causing...
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    Change is coming for sure, the big question is...

    Change is coming for sure, the big question is does it stay or turn really warm like the forecasts are showing for next week.



    I think that after 10 years of titling the thread I have a mental...
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    If you buy a Saab you need to have room for a...

    If you buy a Saab you need to have room for a parts car.
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    Dude if you need to do big miles suck it up and...

    Dude if you need to do big miles suck it up and get a new Chevy Spark for about 16k. Big miles means you'll be in somewhat remote spots and when (not if) something age related bites you in the ass......
  8. NYBOD403036This is the other cream liquor from...

    NYBOD403036This is the other cream liquor from Barrelhouse 6 Distillery. I need a bottle of their Bourbon.
  9. Is Spedie sauce a NY Beverage?

    Is Spedie sauce a NY Beverage?
  10. Weed and flamethrowers. Fuckin sweet!

    Weed and flamethrowers. Fuckin sweet!
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    I just saw a minty fresh 78 Ford Fiesta Sport for...

    I just saw a minty fresh 78 Ford Fiesta Sport for $5600. This would be perfect for you MF. 4spd, lightweight, zippy good fun that will go anywhere in almost any conditions and get you 35mpg. I had a...
  12. I tried to get a new NY beer today but failed....

    I tried to get a new NY beer today but failed. Someone needs to put up a NYBOD.
  13. Yeah there have been a few of those over the last...

    Yeah there have been a few of those over the last 25 years. There are going to be a few more this year. I'm thinking I should dump a bunch of old gas by the two trees as the next big snowstorm starts...
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    150 is a lot but not unbearable on a Subaru 2.5....

    150 is a lot but not unbearable on a Subaru 2.5. If it hasn't overheated or been run too low on oil it should be ok. I had 186 on my 97 with the 2.5 and 4spd auto and it was all sortsa other stuff...
  15. I dunno, being an idiot AND not knowing what the...

    I dunno, being an idiot AND not knowing what the fuck I'm doing, I usually figure that I'm good enough at ruining shit already that I don't need to make a bigger mess by using something that will...
  16. For general use (like putting grips on bike...

    For general use (like putting grips on bike handlebars) I've used soap or hair spray depending on the rubber composition and what it will be coming in contact with in the future. I don't often use...
  17. Hahaha

    Hahaha
  18. LOL. I scraped up a pile of road salt a few days...

    LOL. I scraped up a pile of road salt a few days ago and dumped it into them hoping that section doesn't grow back in the spring. Neighbor thread stuff I guess...
  19. Do you have exposed beams or could you screw an...

    Do you have exposed beams or could you screw an eye hook into one? You could use that with a chain and a hi-lift jack to pull the front end out.

    @f'nslow yeah, I think when (if?) the weather...
  20. I actually ordered one of those cameras a little...

    I actually ordered one of those cameras a little while ago figuring it might help.


    I like the dish soap idea. Then when it leaks again it will be self cleaning :)

    Well yeah, I'm partially...
  21. I gotta come up with something, I've gone through...

    I gotta come up with something, I've gone through over 50 lbs of ice melt crap already this winter. The neighbor's bushes on the south side grew like mad last year with that really wet spring and...
  22. NYBOD 402846 I found their dark lager, aka...

    NYBOD 402846 I found their dark lager, aka porter, at the local Whole Foods.

    Has anyone used one of those weed burners to clear ice blocks from the driveway? 500,000 btu's oughta do some damage,...
  23. ^^Yup it's that mess and I think the leak is in...

    ^^Yup it's that mess and I think the leak is in one of those 90 elbows at the back, it may not be the actual hose. After this cold snap the next few days and the storm this weekend it's gonna warm...
  24. I was thinking about that and figured a joint...

    I was thinking about that and figured a joint with a bleeder valve at the highest point should solve that. There's a stud that used to hold that silly plastic engine cover that I can use to secure...
  25. So who was it that suggested I try rerouting the...

    So who was it that suggested I try rerouting the offending hose, Todd? Anyway, good idea. I've been spending way too much time reading service manuals and looking at diagrams and watching videos and...
  26. Well, today it's the402625 NY Beverage of the...

    Well, today it's the402625 NY Beverage of the day. This is from the Barrelhouse 6 Distillery, a must hit when you're in the area.
  27. Yup Of course they're always busy, there's...

    Yup

    Of course they're always busy, there's aren't any others ;)

    You're from Upstate aren't you?

    Bam. Drill that salt way up in there.
  28. You'd probably enjoy my cars after I'm done with...

    You'd probably enjoy my cars after I'm done with them :biggrin:
  29. Yeah but I have everything drained. It was more...

    Yeah but I have everything drained. It was more like 35 here so there was only an hour or two above freezing. It's snowing now.
  30. NYBOD402525 Remember when there were diy car...

    NYBOD402525

    Remember when there were diy car washes all over? It sux that it's not like that anymore. My wife's new car is black and I hate taking black cars through regular car washes especially...
  31. Yeah, I was thinking one of the infrared ones but...

    Yeah, I was thinking one of the infrared ones but I'll look at it some more before I commit. Some of the ones I see around here have been out for years and are still standing but they look like...
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    22 NE - Just get out and ride

    We don't need no kitschy titles. We just need to ride.
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    @jm The bars are supposed to get here today and...

    @jm The bars are supposed to get here today and I'll get the box up there soon and start figuring it out. The visors are cheap enough, hopefully it's as effective as it is on the Forester.
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    An inconvenient convenience epitomized....

    An inconvenient convenience epitomized. Additional technology purchase to accommodate the deficiency of the original inconvenience. Bravo.
  35. Purple barrel and dancing hobbits. Hmmff. Sounds...

    Purple barrel and dancing hobbits. Hmmff. Sounds like my dorm a few miles east of Upstate in ~1985. So close I could almost see it so IMM (in my mind) it was upstate. Sorta.
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    In a Highlander that's prone to wandering. Living...

    In a Highlander that's prone to wandering. Living dangerously there man ;)
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    There's probably a reason LG stopped making and...

    There's probably a reason LG stopped making and selling phones last year. I have a feeling I found one of them.
  38. Hey at least it's not a blue tarp :D

    Hey at least it's not a blue tarp :D
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    My phone can't find itself anywhere other than my...

    My phone can't find itself anywhere other than my house unless I keep it still for more than a few minutes when it's on wi-fi. If the phone is moving it has no idea where it is so using maps is...
  40. What you don't know is this person has a load in...

    What you don't know is this person has a load in their pants and every time they stand up it runs down their legs :eek:
  41. So as I was driving around this morning doing...

    So as I was driving around this morning doing shit I realized that I've been approaching things wrong. Those portable carport things with roll-down sides are 10x20 so when I got home I measured the...
  42. Haha. You should invite him here, sounds like a...

    Haha. You should invite him here, sounds like a good fit except that we're maggots, not hobbits. Tell him to can more porters for in house sales so I can get stuff that's less than a year old from...
  43. I was in another zone today that isn't quite sure...

    I was in another zone today that isn't quite sure where it should be placed. That's where today's NYBOD is from. Had to get an older variety at my local beer store though because they only had...
  44. ^^ As long as one isn't a Mustang.

    ^^ As long as one isn't a Mustang.
  45. PSA: Don't be an absent-minded old phart and move...

    PSA: Don't be an absent-minded old phart and move your truck while the battery charger is still hooked up. It's a good thing it was a cheapie Harbor Freight unit because the power wire just pulled...
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    It was nearly unbearable in our Forester with the...

    It was nearly unbearable in our Forester with the box up there until I put a sunroof visor on. I didn't feel like dealing with the fairing vs box setup hassle. I have bars arriving for our XC60...
  47. I wonder if I can make it out there for this....

    I wonder if I can make it out there for this. Prime Upstate location with a premier Downstate band (and the illustrious and entertaining Keller Williams)...
  48. Meh, eastern western, that would mean I need...

    Meh, eastern western, that would mean I need coffee earlier. I thought we were still talking about the tri-state zone with NJ.
  49. The southern Catskills along the 17/86 corridor...

    The southern Catskills along the 17/86 corridor butt right up against the Poconos along the Delaware River where it turns east.
  50. Pull the coil, move it to another cylinder and...

    Pull the coil, move it to another cylinder and see if the problem moves with it.
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