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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-07-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By monckywrench
I just drop whatever is in the way and unbolt the...

I just drop whatever is in the way and unbolt the pipe assembly at the exhaust manifolds.

On my 97 and 2000 F150s after removing the pipes I made three equidistant scribe marks where I was going...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 12-07-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By monckywrench
Yes. Same-style bed tailgates swap. if you don't...

Yes. Same-style bed tailgates swap. if you don't get a key with your donor gate just switch locks.
Forum: Ford vs The Competition 12-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 95,133
Posted By monckywrench
I don't much worry about what pickup frames do...

I don't much worry about what pickup frames do when hit so long as the overall truck protects the driver.

Slam any frame enough to tweak the crush zones and it's a total insurance loss (or get...
Forum: Garage & Workshop 10-22-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 38,044
Posted By monckywrench
Ugly tool boxes can be good protective camouflage...

Ugly tool boxes can be good protective camouflage for what's in them. I just scored an ugly but perfectly functional Jobox for 25 bucks.

It will stay ugly. The last owner seems to have used it as...
Forum: Alternative Fuels, Hybrids & Mileage 10-21-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 17,236
Posted By monckywrench
Oil logistics means we import and export...

Oil logistics means we import and export petroleum products to get the most convenient solution for the people who own and sell the oil. There are some interesting maps for the Googling if one cares....
Forum: All Other Items for Sale 10-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By monckywrench
No need to be sorry. My advice is intended to...

No need to be sorry. My advice is intended to make you more money on the sale of your equipment.

If you dropped over 10K on your gear it may worth a good bit more than your asking price especially...
Forum: All Other Items for Sale 10-08-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By monckywrench
A detailed list of your specific equipment is...

A detailed list of your specific equipment is what experienced buyers look for.

Makes, models, serial numbers (important when looking up manuals on manfacturer websites) hours if they have a Hobbs...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 10-08-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 782
Posted By monckywrench
I don't personally care what new vehicles Ford...

I don't personally care what new vehicles Ford make since I own no Ford stock, but if they want ongoing production capability and a real-world corporate knowledge base producing EVs is one way to get...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 09-28-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,602
Posted By monckywrench
If the lighter trans breaks down the road you can...

If the lighter trans breaks down the road you can replace it, and meanwhile you get to drive the truck.

Neat project. Please post lots of pics!
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 09-28-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,350
Posted By monckywrench
Demand is real. It's harder to sell used manual...

Demand is real. It's harder to sell used manual transmission vehicles at used car lots where what a new dealer would floor is irrelevant. I learned that early on. We'd buy manual trucks cheap at...
Forum: Garage & Workshop 09-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By monckywrench
So a new M18 is fully equal to or better than the...

So a new M18 is fully equal to or better than the 28-volt units?

I have years of abuse on my 28-volt gear including cutting truck frame rails with the Sawzall. I recharge off an inverter so I can...
Forum: Garage & Workshop 09-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By monckywrench
I have two pair of Knipex dykes and they've...

I have two pair of Knipex dykes and they've survived years of abuse cutting heavy wire, TIG filler, stick rod, safety wire, and whatever else I could get between the jaws.

I don't currently need...
Forum: Garage & Workshop 09-10-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By monckywrench
I wouldn't recommend doing a cargo trailer with...

I wouldn't recommend doing a cargo trailer with that body style unless you put it on a dual-axle full rail or box tubing frame due to fabrication hassles, center of gravity, and tongue weight.
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Forum: General Automotive Discussion 08-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,107
Posted By monckywrench
Citations for defective equipment and negligent...

Citations for defective equipment and negligent maintenance with appropriate charges would be fair and useful.
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 08-07-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,817
Posted By monckywrench
What's old is new again. While drawdowns...

What's old is new again.

While drawdowns are obviously necessary to shape forces after wartime buildups, the way they are done doesn't always retain the most competent, combat-experienced troops....
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