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Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-18-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Mastercool 71475 (universal hydraulic flaring tool) Opinions?

Hey Everyone,

I know a few of you have this tool so I'm shopping for opinions.

I'm looking at this tool primarily to flare brake lines. I don't do much brake work but when I do the cheap...
Forum: Free Parking 04-12-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: If you had access to free hydraulic hose and fittings

In my experience you can have 100 hydraulic hoses hanging up in storage for "someday" and when "someday" comes along you'll still end up having a custom hose made 9 times out of 10.

About the...
Forum: Free Parking 04-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Credit Score

My opinion exactly! I just wish it were a game I didn't need to play... :mad:

Sounds like the best thing I can do is increase the amount of credit I have (ie another card) and watch my spending to...
Forum: Free Parking 04-12-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Credit Score

Hey Everyone,

I know from reading past discussions that opinions on the value of and need for a good credit score widely vary. I'm not really interested in that discussion. For the record I think...
Forum: Free Parking 04-08-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Need advice on a replacement pressure washer Spray Gun.

Do you just need a tip or do you need an entire lance/gun?

For tips I like rotating "turbo tips" for a lance GP seems okay.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-05-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,368
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: what is the best bargain in long metric wrenches

I think your expectations are unrealistic. $150 for a complete set of NEW long pattern metric combo wrenches is pretty representative of the cheaper end of the market.

If you forgo the "long...
Forum: Free Parking 04-05-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,349
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: What do you keep in your wallet?

Right now:

Business credit card
Personal credit card
ATM card
Drivers License
Insurance card
Blood donor card
OSHA certification card
~$100 cash
Forum: Free Parking 04-02-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Trying to fix Kubota diesel tractor...

Most Kubota diesels I've worked with are gravity priming. Did you prime by the book or just crank & crank until it started?

I've never needed to crank for half an hour to prime any of my...
Forum: Free Parking 04-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Trying to fix Kubota diesel tractor...

If you haven't tested the glow plugs yet do that first. Quickest method is by first confirming you have voltage and then using an amp clamp to check current draw. Keep in mind this is only a valid...
Forum: Free Parking 03-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,655
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Home Depot, Lowes...

I prefer Lowes locally, I can go shopping an not have someone asking "if I need help" every five minutes. When I do need help the staff at my local Lowes also seems slightly more knowledgeable.
...
Forum: Free Parking 03-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Automated safety hitch

I don't like it. If you need more space buy a bigger trailer, it could very likely be cheaper in the end and would definitely be safer.

It's a "solution looking for a problem" in my opinion.
Forum: Free Parking 03-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,944
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: not ever happy with a 2wd truck

In my very limited experience some trucks get by just fine with 2WD and some seem to need 4WD to get out of there own way.

A few years ago my father had a '95 GMC 1500 2WD pickup with the 4.3V6...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Cold Cut Saw vs Bandsaw

I have both an Evolution saw and larger bandsaws. The Evolution saw works nicely when used as intended but seems much more sensitive to misuse, ie steel too thick, steel too thin, feed too fast, feed...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-20-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,371
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: New Armstrong 88T Aerospace 3/8 Ratchet First Impression`s

I might be wrong on this but my understanding it that "aerospace" tools are sealed differently (rivets instead of screws) to prevent them from coming apart in use.
Forum: Free Parking 02-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,733
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Rant: Junk yard trip today

Expecting an employee to brush snow off a car in a junkyard sounds absurd to me.

...But if they told me they had a part in the yard and confirmed the year/interchange and then didn't have it I...
Forum: Free Parking 02-10-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,603
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Best pair of speakers under $1k.

I like vintage JBL gear myself 4311 Monitors, L100's, etc.

But I've also listened to a pair of Kipsch Heresey and liked them fine, old AR sounds nice as does pretty much everything recommended in...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-28-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: lets see some SO classic 60's

I think it's a decent box and pretty price competitive if you'll be getting 50% off.

That being said it's a smaller box than I'd want to start out with. If you get the discount on the full line...
Forum: Free Parking 01-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 1,089,965
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: The Thread of Awesome!

My best attempt at a simple explanation is that the sum of the weight of the buckets exceeds the weight of the table top. The buckets sitting on the table top prevent it from being pulled further...
Forum: Free Parking 01-26-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Isuzu 3LD1 diesel trouble starting

I had a similar issue with an Izuzu 4BB1 in a tractor. Hopefully I can explain it in a way that makes sense...

Basically the starter would click like the solenoid was engaging but would not turn...
Forum: Free Parking 01-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,001
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: in over my head..

In my opinion you need to tear it down and check the timing if you're only 95% sure it's correct. It might be a cracked block or some other issue you had no control of but unless you're 100% sure you...
Forum: Free Parking 01-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,088
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Forum: Free Parking 01-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 10,695
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: How fast have you been?

I did about 67MPH in a stock 1982 Diesel Vanagon (it was a really long steep hill with a tailwind!) :lol:

About 110 in a MK4 VW Golf with a 2.0
Forum: Free Parking 01-06-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,068
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Snow boots?

Muck boots win for me. I got a pair of the mid-height chore boots for Christmas, the light weight at easy on-off more than make up for the fact that they're not the warmest boots I've ever worn.
...
Forum: Free Parking 01-02-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,652
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Ever Suffer a Panic Attack?

You just described me to a "T"

I've always chalked it up to social anxiety, I never thought of my response as a panic attack but after reading through this thread it makes sense.

I was with...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-28-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By Zebu Fellenz
Re: Do you use sockets over 1 1/4" for general automotive/truck?

1-1/2" is a common size for the nut on a hitch ball.
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