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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,689
Posted By Sand_Man
I found a trick that really helped my mileage, I...

I found a trick that really helped my mileage, I moved out of a hilly area to a flatter area! Until Last year, I lived in NorCal right on the coast were it always seemed I was traveling uphill and my...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 09-13-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,113
Posted By Sand_Man
I'm not on here much anymore, but I recently...

I'm not on here much anymore, but I recently moved from Northern California to Southern Oregon and my trusty '04 Lariat went from high 11's to mid 14's after the move. For one thing, the gas is MUCH...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 05-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 113,076
Posted By Sand_Man
We own the type certificate for the S64 Aircrane...

We own the type certificate for the S64 Aircrane as well as the Pratt & Whitney engines they use, so we can and do make anything our fleet of Aircranes needs as well as customer parts for their S64E...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 05-04-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 113,076
Posted By Sand_Man
Ehhh, I doubt they're gonna turn over a...

Ehhh, I doubt they're gonna turn over a $30,000,000+ aircraft to a CNC programmer anytime soon. But then again, I year ago I didn't think I'd be working on them, so never say never...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 05-04-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 113,076
Posted By Sand_Man
Cool Pic! I was only vaguely aware of the...

Cool Pic! I was only vaguely aware of the capability of these bad boys before I went to work at Erickson. I'd seen the helicopters with the baskets before but in all reality it seemed like peeing on...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 05-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,762
Posted By Sand_Man
History has proven time and time again that such...

History has proven time and time again that such simplified cars can and do sell. BUt ever single time, they dress it up and screw it up until the basic, affordable car is expensive and complicated...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 05-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 113,076
Posted By Sand_Man
http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd53/zookeeper_...

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd53/zookeeper_05/download_zps23951bda.jpg (http://s226.photobucket.com/user/zookeeper_05/media/download_zps23951bda.jpg.html)
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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-02-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By Sand_Man
Pretty much everyone here is right in that...

Pretty much everyone here is right in that there's just not much you can do to improve mileage, but here's something I have found: I work out of state, and occasionally drive my truck. It's an '04...
Forum: Lightning, Harley-Davidson F-150, Roush F-150 & Saleen F-150 01-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Sand_Man
Is it worth it?

I took my wife's dog to here friend's house a few weeks ago and noticed a Lightning sitting in the driveway. It's the '97-ish body style, which is my favorite and I knew it had been sitting for a...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 01-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Sand_Man
I don't know what sort of terrain you live in,...

I don't know what sort of terrain you live in, but I believe it's a huge part of what sort of mileage any vehicle, especially a heavy truck with a big engine gets for mileage. I live in Northern...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 01-15-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By Sand_Man
I think you have to have something like 25 posts...

I think you have to have something like 25 posts to post up pics. If you want, email them to me at jngzoo@yahoo.com and I'll post them up for you
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 01-15-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By Sand_Man
How about posting them up? I for one would love...

How about posting them up? I for one would love to see it, because it sounds like a neat project.
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 12-29-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Sand_Man
I have a '68 and an '88 and have found the guys...

I have a '68 and an '88 and have found the guys at Ford Mustang Forum and Blog - StangNet.com (http://www.stangnet.com) to be very helpful.
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 12-24-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Sand_Man
Just thought I'd tie up the loose ends of this...

Just thought I'd tie up the loose ends of this thread: I took the job and in the 4 months since, I could not imagine a better company to work for or better people to work with. The place is Erickson...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 10-25-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Sand_Man
Thanks guys, I've looked high and low but didn't...

Thanks guys, I've looked high and low but didn't know anything about it, no words to even guess at a title and the movies I've heard it in, like Independence Day and Pulp Fiction have too many songs...
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