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  1. Thread: Rare Steak

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    Iím in the rare to medium rare camp depending on...

    Iím in the rare to medium rare camp depending on the quality of the beef.

    Iíve had two very surprising exchanges with folks about well done beef over the years. The first was a number of years...
  2. Now that I think about it the most important tool...

    Now that I think about it the most important tool I have in my auto repair arsenal is a spare beater truck for parts runs or for general use when the job goes on for multiple days.

    You might want...
  3. This if you’re just getting started. Trying to...

    This if you’re just getting started. Trying to build a selection like this piece earl will cost a fortune and be a pain in the ass. In reality you’ll be reaching for the same dozen or so hand tools...
  4. So dentist #1 is relying on dentist intuition?

    So dentist #1 is relying on dentist intuition?
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    So Thatís a real thing? All I could think of...

    So Thatís a real thing?

    All I could think of was Cantaloupe Island.

    https://youtu.be/8B1oIXGX0Io
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    Signs like this in the shitter make me laugh. I...

    Signs like this in the shitter make me laugh. I mean I can wash my own fucking hands 299968
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    No shit that stuff belongs in a wagons with...

    No shit that stuff belongs in a wagons with skirts thread with this beauty
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  8. The guy that’s making $ off of it?

    The guy that’s making $ off of it?
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    Just the red ones

    Just the red ones
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    Nice work, Should last for a decent length of...

    Nice work, Should last for a decent length of time. Iím considering doing this rocker repair on my 02 Dakota beater.

    Iíve already done a similar repair on the wheel arches a couple of years ago....
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    Colored lights can hypnotize.

    Colored lights can hypnotize.
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    Half of this 296867

    Half of this
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    Easy to check for sticking caliper. Inner pad...

    Easy to check for sticking caliper. Inner pad will be far more worn than outer. If the calipers is badly stuck the car will pull in the direction of that wheel, rotor will be unchristly hot and May...
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    I’ve got no proof but I’m guessing Subaru doesn’t...

    I’ve got no proof but I’m guessing Subaru doesn’t go out of their way to source outstanding and long lasting pads and rotors for their factory brake systems.

    Not a lot of variety on Rock Auto...
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    I did the brakes (pads and rotors) on my 14...

    I did the brakes (pads and rotors) on my 14 Forester at about 40k miles. Pads were quite low and I did the rotors too because they were cheap and pad slapping is such a crap shoot. Pro tip - if you...
  16. Good thing you were speaking English.

    Good thing you were speaking English.
  17. Well in the interest of science I think you...

    Well in the interest of science I think you should consider building on the success these Nobel laureates have achieved ..

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  18. Got to disagree with you on that one. I have a...

    Got to disagree with you on that one. I have a $35 Harbor Freight clone of that impact wrench that’ll take off lug nuts no problem. It’s absolutely useless for anything else though. Too big, heavy...
  19. Not so low probability. Iíll do a lot of sketchy...

    Not so low probability. Iíll do a lot of sketchy shit when I work on cars but rely on scissors jacks? That is out of the question.
  20. I’d be more concerned about the fucking scissor...

    I’d be more concerned about the fucking scissor jack than an impact wrench! Get a cheap floor jack from Harbor Freight or the Canadian equivalent and a torque wrench for putting the lug nuts back...
  21. Not sure about your Gen 2 Durango but in my 02...

    Not sure about your Gen 2 Durango but in my 02 Dakota (same platform as the gen 1 Durango) the stock from the factory set up has the ball joints riveted onto the control arm. When you replace the...
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    DVR’d that game on NBCSN. Thanks for not...

    DVR’d that game on NBCSN. Thanks for not including any spoilers Tri.
    Australia and Fiji are on now (Sat. Morning on the east coast). Some games are free w/Fios others are ridiculous $$$ with...
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    NBCSN is carrying some games. Looks like 7 AM...

    NBCSN is carrying some games. Looks like 7 AM Eastern time next weekend.
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    Not a good spider https://youtu.be/bvFuUaCe8eY

    Not a good spider

    https://youtu.be/bvFuUaCe8eY
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    Look like Italian Cubanelle.

    Look like Italian Cubanelle.
  26. The google says it’s 114 mile drive. Why not...

    The google says it’s 114 mile drive. Why not rent a car?
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    Start fixing shit around the house. Mindless...

    Start fixing shit around the house. Mindless drudgery will while away the time.
  28. And why a resort owner would be so hot to locate...

    And why a resort owner would be so hot to locate a high end meeting, oh like the G7, in his dump near Miami in late August.
  29. Regular substitute teaching plus tutoring? Long...

    Regular substitute teaching plus tutoring? Long term subbing for teachers on maternity leave etc.? Imagine with STEM training you might find some demand. Also could be a decent fit with shop work...
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    Sitting at the beach: College age chica in a...

    Sitting at the beach:

    College age chica in a mixed group walks by saying sotto voce “Every time I’ve been somewhere where I could go topless I’ve been on a school trip or with my fucking parents.”...
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    Ah life in the food chain It’s kinda like mowing...

    Ah life in the food chain It’s kinda like mowing the lawn.
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    If you like listening to fiction The New Yorker...

    If you like listening to fiction The New Yorker fiction podcast offers a nice collection of short stories (mostly) that have appeared in the New Yorker chosen by and read by the authors of other...
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    Another cool stopping off spot is St. Andrews. ...

    Another cool stopping off spot is St. Andrews. Sort of like a mini-Bar Harbor. (Heh, mini-Bar).

    Also worth a visit if you’re doing a NE to Halifax drive, and you’re up for a bit of a detour, is...
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    Wife and I have been talking about Portsmouth as...

    Wife and I have been talking about Portsmouth as a retirement destination for many years. I love cool little cities and itís one of the best in my estimation. Weíre about an hour away north of...
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    Lupin soup!

    Lupin soup!
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    Good? I dunno it’s always amused me even though...

    Good? I dunno it’s always amused me even though the silly wankers use a Camaro in a song entitled Twin Cadillac Valentine.


    https://youtu.be/NeGtlaizSzg
  37. Mediocre body graffiti

    Mediocre body graffiti
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    I wish! Lucky, lucky bastard! Padded seats and...

    I wish! Lucky, lucky bastard! Padded seats and room to pleasure himself.
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    When I cross I like to tell them I have a dozen...

    When I cross I like to tell them I have a dozen beer just to prove I can speak Canadian, eh.
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    Makes more sense to lease if you can get the...

    Makes more sense to lease if you can get the money factor right.
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    I flew from Boston to Nashville (small jet 2...

    I flew from Boston to Nashville (small jet 2 Seats left row 2 seats right row). YoYo Ma was a few seats ahead of me and his cello was enjoying the flight in its own seat. Made me finally understand...
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    Iíd short Greenland and get in on the Faroe...

    Iíd short Greenland and get in on the Faroe Islands before they catch on.
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    I call dibs on “Thee!”

    I call dibs on “Thee!”
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    Northeast offerings: Quebec City, Bar Harbor,...

    Northeast offerings: Quebec City, Bar Harbor, Block Island (not really a city obviously, but a good take) and maybe Portsmouth, NH/southern coast of Maine combo.
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    https://youtu.be/3YOEO7jtIs4

    https://youtu.be/3YOEO7jtIs4
  46. Dan, What I did on the wheel wells of my 02...

    Dan,

    What I did on the wheel wells of my 02 beater Dakota is just repair the outer layer. Anything further would have required a full on restoration and well screw that.

    So I bought some 18...
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    Might as well stay until DŪa de Muertos to see...

    Might as well stay until DŪa de Muertos to see the Dead in that case.
  48. Been there with an 07. There are 3 viable...

    Been there with an 07. There are 3 viable options as I see it. Answer depends on how much you liked it before it shit the bed, how much a replacement will cost and how you are going to use this car...
  49. Did they bolt up OK? If they did I’d make 100%...

    Did they bolt up OK? If they did I’d make 100% sure they’re different before I bothered swapping them. (But then again I’m pretty fucking lazy) Anyway a shitload of legacy/outback parts are...
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    Ice cold if you’re dying of thirst after mowing...

    Ice cold if you’re dying of thirst after mowing the lawn in 90 degree (that’s like 30 something in Canada) and you only drink half - that’s a venial sin. A good act of contrition and go forth and...
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