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    Those who stop shopping at STP are going to miss...

    Those who stop shopping at STP are going to miss out on the best deals, like this:
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    Are you MC Hammer?

    Are you MC Hammer?
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    Big C clamp, some sockets, and a second pair of...

    Big C clamp, some sockets, and a second pair of hands to hold it steady?
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    We sort of did this. A long time ago, Mrs C and...

    We sort of did this. A long time ago, Mrs C and I were both on Verizon contract plans. I left for Google Fi, she switched to Total Wireless, which is a Verizon MVNO. I have since switched to Total...
  5. ^^^ That's a nice compressor. That'll run...

    ^^^ That's a nice compressor. That'll run anything.

    To OP - this one brings up the point of whether you have a 220V plug available for compressor use. Many (most?) of the homeowner ones, like...
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    5th gen is that way. 4th gen all trims got the...

    5th gen is that way. 4th gen all trims got the fancy transfer case.

    The 4th gen has the 2/4 hi/ 4 lo dial pictured. It also has a separate center lock button. Therefore, you get a full time...
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    The 4Runner has TRAC and ATRAC, confusingly. ...

    The 4Runner has TRAC and ATRAC, confusingly. Traction control systems. Google for brain melting explanations from Toyota engineers...
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    Some erroneous info in the recent posts. The...

    Some erroneous info in the recent posts.

    The 4th Gen 4 Runners in V6 do have AWD setting. They have transfer cases that can be set in any of the following :

    1) 2WD - rear wheel drive.
    2) 4WD...
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    I just listed Mrs C's Xterra for sale, in case...

    I just listed Mrs C's Xterra for sale, in case anyone's interested. Much less for maggots.

    https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/reno-2010-nissan-xterra-4wd/7265229373.html
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    These are all easy and inexpensive maintenance.

    These are all easy and inexpensive maintenance.
  11. Look at the CFM requirements of the air tools you...

    Look at the CFM requirements of the air tools you expect to use, and buy something suitable for that. Vertical tank doesn't take much space, so if you have a garage corner for it, just get a big...
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    Probably some ludicrous amount, these days, esp...

    Probably some ludicrous amount, these days, esp in the western US. Or sell it to Rideski!
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    4.0L has a timing chain - internal to the engine,...

    4.0L has a timing chain - internal to the engine, you can't see it looking under the hood. It is there to time crank revolution (piston movement) with valve opening.

    The 4.0L and 4.7L both have...
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    I saw those -- thanks. Geometry on them is old...

    I saw those -- thanks. Geometry on them is old school too, so I'm reluctant to pay $500 for that. (I could buy a Kona Honzo ST frame for $500, but then none of my archaic SS parts would really be...
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    The 4.0L V6 used a timing chain, which are life...

    The 4.0L V6 used a timing chain, which are life of the vehicle, unless there's some problem to address.

    The 4.7L V8 used a timing belt, which are required to be changed at certain intervals (90K...
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    The 2009 (last year of the 4th gen 4R) had an...

    The 2009 (last year of the 4th gen 4R) had an e-locker available for the rear in the "trail" package only. All other years used a capable computer-controlled traction aid on both axles.



    The...
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    I'd take a check from a neighbor I knew, that...

    I'd take a check from a neighbor I knew, that doesn't concern me.

    Ice Otzi, look at your state's DMV website. It'll tell you what you need to do, provide you the forms you need, etc. Some states...
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    What's going on with the pile of scrap wood in...

    What's going on with the pile of scrap wood in the wall?
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    Close but no cigar? ...

    Close but no cigar?
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    Interested? ...

    Interested?

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/337831-FS-Look-TT09-bindings-(turntable-old-FKS-style)?p=6133021
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    Thanks. If stock tire on Tacoma, it'll be a...

    Thanks. If stock tire on Tacoma, it'll be a P-metric tire (sidewall will say P265/75 R 16). I can't use those on my truck - needs E range.
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    ^^^ Load range and location?

    ^^^ Load range and location?
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    Do you feel lucky? Road bike inner tube.

    Do you feel lucky?

    Road bike inner tube.
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    Those Kumho tires are on my short list for a...

    Those Kumho tires are on my short list for a replacement set. 3PMSF rating, inexpensive, solid reviews on Tire Rack.

    I've spent the extra for Michelin in the past. They don't last any longer for...
  25. Trail shadows are why I switched to mountain...

    Trail shadows are why I switched to mountain biking with a rose tint years ago - I don't use darker tint sunglasses unless out in full desert sun, or on road bikes. The rose tint is enough in sunny...
  26. How about Trak? Scatt? Geant? Spacialized!

    How about Trak? Scatt? Geant? Spacialized!
  27. Is it just me, or is Peavine becoming...

    Is it just me, or is Peavine becoming increasingly overrun by douchebags who don't have any clue on trail etiquette? Seems like the majority of riders on Peavine do not yield to the uphill rider --...
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    I used to ride the Haro a lot, for the first...

    I used to ride the Haro a lot, for the first couple of years I had it. Bought in 2008, fully rigid. Went to a carbon rigid fork a few years later, then to a suspension fork a few years after that....
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    Wanted: 29er SS frame

    My Haro Mary cracked. Looking around to see if I can find something to which I can swap all the parts, so -

    Anyone have an older SS frame they want to unload? Must be 29er, 135 QR rear, disc brake...
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    How snug is a Booster strap supposed to be?

    How snug is a Booster strap supposed to be?
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    I'm kinda wondering this too. I have a copy, and...

    I'm kinda wondering this too. I have a copy, and I'd happily unload it on Amazon for that kind of sale.
  32. Isn't the little gray box with the antenna, under...

    Isn't the little gray box with the antenna, under his left elbow, a portable TV?
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    Spinal Tap. ...

    Spinal Tap.

    https://johnrieber.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/break-like-the-wind.jpg
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    Assuming you are talking about sharpening the...

    Assuming you are talking about sharpening the edges with the bases scraped, right? Not trying to sharpen an edge with the base covered in unscraped wax?
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    A new low in face mask coverings, seen today in...

    A new low in face mask coverings, seen today in Costco in Reno. Plastic face shield about 3" wide, roughly covering from the mouth to the chin, spaced off their faces by at least an inch. I sent pics...
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    Yeah, those were all dealers' listings way over...

    Yeah, those were all dealers' listings way over MSRP.
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    Mrs C needs the replacement vehicle first, and...

    Mrs C needs the replacement vehicle first, and the Prime ones that are available now all have ridiculous dealer markups. Lowest I saw on Autotrader was about $3500 over MSRP. Many were much higher...
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    IAS or anyone who wants any of these: these are...

    IAS or anyone who wants any of these: these are the old race or riser plates I have. You're welcome to them, just cover shipping. I'm pretty sure I kept the mounting screws too, I just need to dig...
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    My Hawx XTD are the first ones, the WTR soles and...

    My Hawx XTD are the first ones, the WTR soles and very thin orange liners. I haven't tried using any other liners in them.
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    I'm concerned it could be a fake check -...

    I'm concerned it could be a fake check - photoshopped forgery. That's why I like having the bank teller issue it directly to me.
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    For private car sales, I like to do the paperwork...

    For private car sales, I like to do the paperwork and get payment done all at the buyer's bank office. The bank teller can issue a check over the counter direct to me (seller) with funds already...
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    I should go try on the Hawx Ultra. My touring...

    I should go try on the Hawx Ultra. My touring boot is the Hawx Ultra XTD, and it fits nicely. The heel hold isn't as good as the Shaman, and the flex is quite different (XTD flex is more like...
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    I'll look in the bin tomorrow and see what I have.

    I'll look in the bin tomorrow and see what I have.
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    I think I have some deflex plates if you want...

    I think I have some deflex plates if you want them. Weren't those the ones that were glued and screwed onto the ski?
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    The used car pricing goofiness also factored into...

    The used car pricing goofiness also factored into our shopping for Mrs C's replacement vehicle. We looked at a bunch of SUV/crossovers -- and used prices just didn't save enough $ vs buying new,...
  46. Thread: Trucks.

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    I'd love to have a Land Cruiser, and if it got...

    I'd love to have a Land Cruiser, and if it got significantly better than 13 mpg, I could probably justify the price.

    The "it's more durable than anything" argument that gets applied to Land...
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    I'm looking for F250/F350, which seem to be...

    I'm looking for F250/F350, which seem to be holding higher pricing. Seeing stupid things like 100K+ mile trucks from 2013 for $30-35K.
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    I'm thinking it's a mix of new car price creep...

    I'm thinking it's a mix of new car price creep and Covid belt-tightening. I've been casually shopping for a replacement truck for about two years and prices are increasing during that time, while...
  49. Bravo. But at least the biking is good!

    Bravo.

    But at least the biking is good!
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    For clarification, I'm not looking to buy a used...

    For clarification, I'm not looking to buy a used car currently - but will be selling one soon.

    If Craigslist and Autotrader pricing is suggestive of actual sales pricing (what buyers actually...
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