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Old 08-02-2016, 09:32 AM   #18321
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Or seal the leak from the outside and keep driving it.... Maybe $20 and half an hour.
The way it is designed, It won't seal. So you need to take the flange nut off, the not drop the flange into the pan, try and seal the threads, then goop crap on the flange, then try and get the nut back on and hope it seals. All while not dropping the flange.

If you drop the flange, you then need to pull the turbo and lift the engine to get the pan out to get the flange out. Even if you then ordered the external fix part I just got, you have already dropped the flange accidentally and left the internal O-ring in the pan which will get sucked up the oil intake tube and starve the system.

I am a decent mechanic. The main problem is we have one rig, live in the country and don't have anyone close by for a ride if I forget something. So something small becomes a big problem if I am missing anything. Or the starter lug breaks...



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I am a decent mechanic. The main problem is we have one rig, live in the country and don't have anyone close by for a ride if I forget something. So something small becomes a big problem if I am missing anything. Or the starter lug breaks...
I'm too paranoid for that. I have to have two autos, and I live alone. I like to be able to run get parts or take my time on some repair work. I have two motorcycles two if I need them.
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Can't afford that. All the stuff is easy fixes, just a lot in a row. The factory oil leak fix is a crapshoot. The part I got is a sure fix. Never had a starter lug snap off before.

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Ugh cars.

I hate when, despite using the same beans, pot, water, and filters, I sometimes end up making a crappy cup of coffee. What the hell is that? Is it me? The cup?
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Ugh cars.

I hate when, despite using the same beans, pot, water, and filters, I sometimes end up making a crappy cup of coffee. What the hell is that? Is it me? The cup?
Try roasting your own, grinding and running through the machine. No two cups seem to be the same. Only a few have been intolerable though.
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Ugh cars.

I hate when, despite using the same beans, pot, water, and filters, I sometimes end up making a crappy cup of coffee. What the hell is that? Is it me? The cup?
Maybe its the brewer? Some get too hot sometimes, or they get dirty.

I usually do french press or pour over and its always good.
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Coffee snobs. Folgers in a drip maker works every time.
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Coffee snobs. Folgers in a drip maker works every time.
That's not coffee, it's flavored water.
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Just for a daily pot of java, I went back to an electric percolator 2-3 years ago and it suits me and my tastes. I use Maxwell House.

If I want to get fancy, I use the French Press and custom ground beans.

Haven't tried roasting my own and probably never will.
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That's not coffee, it's flavored water.
Be that as it may, it's worked for over 40 years
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Cowboy coffee is COFFEE !!!

You pour some grounds in a pot of boiling water. Then let the grounds settle. It'll wake you up ! And put hair in all sorts of places !
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Cowboy coffee is COFFEE !!!



You pour some grounds in a pot of boiling water. Then let the grounds settle. It'll wake you up ! And put hair in all sorts of places !


Good stuff.

I used to make Turkish coffee when I worked in a coffee shop.

Like cowboy coffee, but you use finer grounds and add some cardamom and sugar


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Cowboy coffee is COFFEE !!!

You pour some grounds in a pot of boiling water. Then let the grounds settle. It'll wake you up ! And put hair in all sorts of places !
Might as well snort it.
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Turkish coffee is wild.

The first time I had it I refused milk and sugar, thinking I knew what I was doing.

After a couple sips I was left wondering why my company didn't alert me to my mistake.
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Might as well snort it.
I waited for that...Till after I drank the Coffee !
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Cowboy coffee is COFFEE !!!

You pour some grounds in a pot of boiling water. Then let the grounds settle. It'll wake you up ! And put hair in all sorts of places !
That's how we made it when camping, the second it breaks out in a boil you throw in a cold cup of water and all the grounds sink to the bottom.

It's kinda like French Press coffee.
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Good stuff.

I used to make Turkish coffee when I worked in a coffee shop.

Like cowboy coffee, but you use finer grounds and add some cardamom and sugar


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I am now rethinking my skills as a mechanic. Go to tighten the new starter cable nut and it snaps just like the old one. Now I am waiting for. ride to get a new one, at 30 bucks more. At least they are swapping it out.

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