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    need ideas guys

    IM looking for a wide mouth ,METAL CONTAINER, (IDEALLY STAINLESS STEEL about 1 ltr capacity) with a screw on lid cylindrical in shape about 2.5-"-3" in diam. and 10"-12" tall to store EXPENSIVE...
  2. things they forgot to tell you, oil changes

    (1) you generally won,t be able to position floor jacks on the correct frame support on all locations and still be able to work the jack correctly and generally won,t have a jack that lifts the car...
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    thats obviously not normal wear,issue and it...

    thats obviously not normal wear,issue and it takes a huge amount of force to pressure shear the valve tip,in that short time,
    http://www.grumpysperformance.com/valvetipshear.jpg
    Id bet you you...
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    link not working

    link not working
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    ok ILL ask? whats the advantage of that lift...

    ok ILL ask?
    whats the advantage of that lift over a more conventional lift that can be purchased for a similar price range from several sources,that can be mounted with mounting studs that anchor it...
  6. lets see a running example, where we see actual...

    lets see a running example, where we see actual data on the engine installed in some current retro fitted truck pushing a 4000 lb vehicle at 70mph for 8 hours, without breaking down, when they do...
  7. in most states you can get a new title on...

    in most states you can get a new title on abandoned cars or with a mechanics lean on the car, as to swapping engines , the difficulty is dependent on your skill experience and parts available, but...
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    http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?...

    http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=1718&p=11956&hilit=seal+cover+wood#p11956

    http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=206&hilit=gasket+synthetic+block
    ...
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    http://grumpysperformance.com/MysteriousSmallBlock...

    http://grumpysperformance.com/MysteriousSmallBlockChevyOilLeak.jpg

    http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=3084&p=11971&hilit=leak#p11971
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    what hand tools to buy

    If your starting out thinking you want to be a professional mechanic, you really need to get some schooling and certifications before anything else or your very unlikely to get hired,tools will be...
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    how many guys have or at least want.

    how many guys have or at least want..some of the larger machine tools in their shop?
    HAVING a mill and lathe is a HUGE ADVANTAGE
    (theres links on lathe operation in these threads)


    now...
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    if you think a simple (BLOWN FUSE is bad) Ive got...

    if you think a simple (BLOWN FUSE is bad) Ive got a buddy that bought a road runner from a guy that stated the ignition stopped working bak in about 1990 so he parked the car and for 11 years,in the...
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    IVE GOT TO REPEAT THIS!!! because I just got a...

    IVE GOT TO REPEAT THIS!!!
    because I just got a call about a friend, that got a foot partly crushed when a car slipped of a floor jack,(being stupid and doing an oil change only using a floor jack) ...
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    finding a decent machine shop

    finding a decent machine shop
    GOOD MACHINE SHOPS ARE RARE, GOOD SHOPS THAT ARE DOING WORK THAT'S PRICED REASONABLY LOW ARE RARER STILL , and FINDING A GOOD MACHINIST THAT KNOWS AND UNDERSTANDS...
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    buying a car trailer

    one of the facts of life is that high performance cars tend to break down
    and its rarely sitting in your driveway when it does and youll rarely have the correct tools and parts with you so getting...
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    one source many guys over look is buying a set of...

    one source many guys over look is buying a set of used tools and tool chests
    yes you NEED to know EXACTLY what your looking at and be able to judge condition and accurately calculate the true value...
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    sale on dyno software

    sale on dyno software

    http://www.auto-ware.com/software/eap/eap.htm

    IF your one of those guys who have always wanted to get a good software dyno program, this weekend is 20% off so EA PRO...
  18. what your 100% sure is correct may not be!

    what your 100% sure is correct may not be!
    I recently had a guy over to do a minor test & tune on his car,(name with -held due to protecting the guys good name )no hes not on this site hes a...
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    a real time saver at times

    a real time saver at times

    http://www.grumpysperformance.com/scopeinternal.jpg

    http://www.toolrage.com/prodView.asp?sku=SLI-PV618

    http://www.toolrage.com/prodview.asp?sku=SLI-PV300

    a tool...
  20. Thread: swaying

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    its much more likely you need new shocks and new...

    its much more likely you need new shocks and new poly bushings, checy your tires and air pressure first,then anytime you have a suspension issue the first thing you want to do is put the car up on a...
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    I was recently asked about a Lincoln ARC welder a...

    I was recently asked about a Lincoln ARC welder a guy found at a yard sale for only $200,
    the answer to which welder you'll want depends on what your intended use for the welder is, most guys...
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    intake coolant passage slime

    heres one option that eliminates electrolysis
    http://www.evanscooling.com/products/

    If your experiencing a slime forming on the aluminum in the intakes coolant passages its very likely the result...
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    is it fast enought yet?

    is it fast enought yet?
    maybe Im just getting older and hopefully smarter, but after owning several cars that run low 10 second 1/4 mile times
    Ive come to realize performance is mostly about how...
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    shop security

    with the economy like it is theres more than a few low life scum looking to make a fast buck from stealing equipment and tools from your average hard working performance car enthusiast , so this is a...
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    http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?...

    http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=1718&p=4257&hilit=+rear+seal#p4257
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