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Single and Staying that way. Love to troubleshoot mechanical problems and fixing things is my life. Really enjoy a good old western and cannot live without a Star Trek show now&then. Real racing is only done in four wheel drives across the desert and N.A.S.C.A.R. is a 185 M.P.H. Smash-up-derby Contest ps use synthetic oil so we don't have to kill any more dinosaurs

  • Titanic Survivors still living?

    Are there any survivors of the ill fated Titanic that are still alive? if not when did the last one join the rest of the passengers and crew

    2 AnswersHistory10 years ago
  • Fuel pressure on a 96 Buick Riviera?

    Does anyone know what the fuel pressure should be on the Buick front wheel drive m.p.f.i engines for 1996 V-6 engine

    2 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs10 years ago
  • New Television signal reception?

    I wish to purchase a new television for my Winnebago and I need to know about reception issues. Will the new T.V. pick up the digital signals the government imposed recently as a stand alone unit with antennae or do I need one of those digital boxes they made us switch to for aerial signal viewing

    1 AnswerTVs10 years ago
  • R/V Generator too loud?

    Any ideas?

    I found there are several "new" cars that you can barely hear running. Would it be possible to adapt the exhaust from one of those to quiet down the Onan generator on my Winnebago? The current new replacement exhaust is still too loud.

    2 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs10 years ago
  • Airplane Color Question?

    Watching the movie Pearl Harbor and I noticed a variation in some of the aircraft that has me a little puzzled. I noticed the Japanese ZERO airplanes that were in the movie were shown in two different colors. Some were white and some were green. Is there a reason for this or is it just some C/G effects guys version of the events?

    4 AnswersAircraft1 decade ago
  • Looking for antiquated automotove A/C component?

    In the 70's era, there was an a/c component that was available for purchase to add a/c to a vehicle that was not so equipped. This device contained the evaporator unit, the fan and the controls for the older r-12 systems and was self contained to hang under the dash board of older vehicles.

    I am in the market for a couple of these to put in a Classic Winnebago Motor home and If anyone has any idea where they can be located, I would really appreciate a link or a phone number.

    Thanks in advance.

    5 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs1 decade ago
  • I need a big red bow?

    Giving my Niece a car today and I need a big red bow to place on the vehicle for her graduation present. Any Ideas where I can get one?

    3 AnswersBuying & Selling1 decade ago
  • Breakfast Food Question?

    Can anyone tell me the difference between a Western Omelet and a Denver Omelet. I have had Western Omelets before but the other one is obviously different other than the name.

    2 AnswersOther - Food & Drink1 decade ago
  • Things that make you go HMMMMMMNNNN ?

    One user I assume to be from France posted a lot of questions about soccer yesterday and it seems he had the same person answering all of his questions correctly?

    Any ideas?

    Huhhh?

    I can add too.

    1 AnswerWords & Wordplay1 decade ago
  • Russel Crowe in the new Robin Hood Movie?

    What is this now the 15th re make? They are running this wonderful story into the ground just like in The Rocky movies./ Anyone else feel that "Hollywierd" is simply running out of stories to tell, Again?

    2 AnswersMovies1 decade ago
  • Anyone know about the Census?

    I really do not give a hoot about that thing and do not want any of my information shared with anyone in any governmental capacity. Do I have to answer that darned flier and if not will they send someone to my house and do I have to answer their questions?

    I would really rather be left the heck alone.

    5 AnswersCivic Participation1 decade ago
  • Stolen Garmin Nuvi Can it be traced?

    Someone stole my Nuvi out of the car. Can it be traced and found since it actually i8s a GPS device?

    Thanks

    2 AnswersPDAs & Handhelds1 decade ago
  • Digital Television set questions?

    I am purchasing an R.V. (Winnebago Brand) and wish to install a modern television set in it. I will also add a DVD player and I need to know what type of antennae do I need to be able to pick up airway broadcasts and do I need one of those digital boxes?

    It will be a brand new flat panel (probably a 19 inch) television that will hang on the wall somewhere in the R/V.

    1 AnswerTVs1 decade ago
  • Came across this joke and thought of the good people on here. Please note that I am a die hard Ford fan.?

    NEW

    TRUCK

    I bought a new Chevy Silverado and returned to the dealer yesterday

    because I couldn't get the radio to work. The salesman explained that

    the radio was voice activated.

    'Nelson,' the salesman said to

    the radio.

    The radio replied, 'Ricky or

    Willie?'

    'Willie!' he continued and 'On The Road Again' came from the speakers.

    Then he said, 'Ray

    Charles!', and in an instant ' Georgia On My Mind'

    replaced Willie Nelson.

    I drove away happy, and

    for the next few days, every time I'd say,

    'Beethoven,' I'd get beautiful classical music, and if I said,

    'Beatles,'

    I'd get one of their awesome

    songs.

    Yesterday, some guy ran a red light and nearly creamed my new truck, but

    I swerved in time to avoid him.

    I yelled, '*** Hole!'

    Immediately

    the radio responded with,

    "Ladies and gentlemen, the

    President of the United States ."

    Damn I love my

    Chevy

    truck......

    5 AnswersJokes & Riddles1 decade ago
  • Premier Dining Experience info wanted?

    I know the hotel industry has 4 star and 5 star ratings and was wondering what the top rating (5 star I assume) would be for restaurants. What requirements are there for this type dining. I am thinking valet parking, seven course meals, top products like Kobe Beef, wait staff in tuxedos with white gloves, gold plated silverware, fine china dishes, A chef for each product (Meats, seafood, dessert, salads etc) and an expert of fine wines.

    Any thing I am missing?

    3 AnswersOther - US Dining Out1 decade ago
  • 94 Ford Minivan W.O.T. Issue?

    Changed plugs, Wires, Air Filter and Fuel Filter, Checked Fuel pressure (41psi.) checked all vacuum hoses for cracks and completed fuel injection service.

    Vehicle cranks, idles and runs perfectly UNTIL you get to Wide Open Throttle. It bogs down (like it is starving for fuel) and has no acceleration or power of any kind. Let pedal up a little and it runs fine. This happens while in motion or while accelerating motionless both with and without the A/C running.

    Code scan is clear of any codes. No dash warning lights activated either.

    I have very little hair left because I am pulling it all out.

    Any ideas?

    2 AnswersFord1 decade ago
  • Bail Out Money for the Big Three In Detroit?

    I am looking for statistical information on how much each of the Big Three (G.M, Chrysler and Ford) actually got from Uncle Sam. Any links to relevant statistical data would be appreciated. Or just really good guesses.

    Thanks

    2 AnswersOther - Cars & Transportation1 decade ago
  • Dodge Frame Chassis under a Winnebago Camper brake question?

    Have a vehicle in need of repair to brakes. Partially completed by another mechanic so I will take over where he left off. Brakes need to be bled. I got under vehicle and noticed what appears to be two additional brake boosters (vacuum driven) each with a device similar in appearance to a pair of master cylinders. These master cylinders have brake lines that run from the main master and then lines that run to the proportioning valve. I need to know how and where the bleeder valves are mounted on these things so I can get the air out of the system. The previous mechanic had a heart attack and I cannot ask him any questions on what he did so I will start from scratch here.

    Anyone know of a repair manual on this type of truck chassis? It appears to be around a 600/650 or 700/750 grade of Dodge chassis. I have the vin so I can continue looking for a manual but have come up empty at the Dodge dealer, Local Truck parts stores and the local R/V dealership.

    Customer wants it operational for sale and the faster I get it done the better off she will be.

    Thanks in advance

    Alex

    3 AnswersDodge1 decade ago
  • Another Hollywood Firearms Question, Does it exist?

    In the Jet Lee movie Unleashed, The bad guy had a pistol (not a machine gun or rifle) that was full automatic. Anyone have any idea what company makes those and if so how to get one in the U.S. without violating firearms laws?

    8 AnswersHunting1 decade ago