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Alabama!

Discussion in 'South East' started by FlawedXJ, May 18, 2009.

  1. Jul 11, 2013 at 2:15 PM
    jspadaro

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    I absolutely despise hearing anything along the lines of "happy wife, happy life." If your relationship isn't equal, that's on you bud, not all of us roll that way.
     
  2. Jul 11, 2013 at 2:27 PM
    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    Who needs AC....90% of my wheeling, I have the windows down. I've decided that when my AC starts acting up, as long as the compressor is good, its being converted to an OBA set up.

    Yeah, my fiance wants to do curtains for the living rooms. I've had to remind her that even if you DIY, its several hundred dollars. I was lucky enough to have the house come with wood blinds so I see no need for curtains. Not to mention curtains for 11 ft ceilings is ridiculously stupid (like 150 bucks a window and 6 windows).
     
  3. Jul 11, 2013 at 2:33 PM
    FlawedXJ

    FlawedXJ [OP] mall crawlin', web wheelin', concrete cowboy

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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    I completely agree. A relationship takes teamwork. however, I am positive that I spend more (of my money) than my fiance does. Luckily her income will be twice what mine is so we will always be alright with each others hobbies.

    Reminds me of when we all watched that YJ bust a driveshaft yoke. The first thing his wife said was "Am I going to have to pay for this too?"
     
  4. Jul 11, 2013 at 2:45 PM
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    xodeuce mmmmmmbourbon.

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    Yeah, pressurized systems just kinda freak me out for some reason. I know the physics and mechanics, and I know it's not voodoo, just, dunno. Always been hesitant. One of my buddies has a manifold and gauge set, and I think another guy has a vacuum pump that you hook up to an air compressor to run. I've got a compressor with the CFM to run it, so this is shaping up pretty well.
     
  5. Jul 11, 2013 at 2:48 PM
    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    I don't know about you guys, but I'm tired of rain
     
  6. Jul 11, 2013 at 3:37 PM
    xodeuce

    xodeuce mmmmmmbourbon.

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  7. Jul 11, 2013 at 3:43 PM
    TacoFMS

    TacoFMS My turn.

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    o i just use that expression for fun. i also use the expression "if dad's mad its real bad" i know all about the teamwork that it takes to be married, after all i did kind of go about the marriage thing one of the most difficult ways you could (both of us lived on our own and mainly alone for 10 years or more before we married plus 5 months after we got married we had a kid to just make it more interesting) but dont worry my marriage is full of happiness and team effort.

    mainly it was just a failed attempt at humor and relating to what keith was touching on about the spending. heck if i want to come completely clean about it i could just mention how much i have spent since we went into "money save mode" on detail supplies alone. we are good with our money and are just trying to turn each other into penny pinching hermits to stockpile money for the new house purchase. sometimes we both splurge, it happens???
     
  8. Jul 11, 2013 at 3:44 PM
    TacoFMS

    TacoFMS My turn.

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  9. Jul 11, 2013 at 6:36 PM
    xodeuce

    xodeuce mmmmmmbourbon.

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    Here it is.

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  10. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    First things, make sure the compressor is engaging. If not, check the clutch coil system to be sure it is not electrical. Yes, a set of R-12 gauges will be what you need to verify correct state of charge, and to verify the compressor is pumping.

    As to the bold text, plenty of systems can hold in a light 28inch vacuum. It is when you ramp the pressures up to the 250psi or up mark that the real leaks show up.

    If doing a R134a conversion it is recommended that you replace the receiver/drier and orifice/expansion valve. No need to replace the condensor or the evap core. They will work fine. There is a very minor difference in performance when changing over. By slight I mean usually no more than a 4 or 5 percent pressure difference, so you would only REALLY notice a difference on really hot and humid days.

    I disagree. This is a VERY difficult business to make a profit in.

    Was in a bad place when I first wrote the above. Sorry. I do get defensive when it comes to my job.
     
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  11. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:48 PM
    tacoftw

    tacoftw 5100s are the same price as spacers, seriously

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    seen a few tacos in the irondale and vestavia area...saw a ~3" lifted mgm one with an allpro bumper and trail grapps on black wheels at publix the other day. any of you guys on here?
     
  12. Jul 11, 2013 at 9:50 PM
    BamaToy1997

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    There are a lot of Tacoma trucks in that area for sure. Haven't seen many on the board tho. Welcome to the Alabama thread!
     
  13. Jul 12, 2013 at 1:25 AM
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    Oxford area - steak options are - Outback, Logan's, Lonestar, Longhorn, Applebees, Golden Corral (buffet). Wings n burgers options- Struts, Jeffersons and all your regualr fast food places. Olive Garden, Fuji's and Yume is the japanese restuarants. Pizza - mellow mushroom or Pizza Hut.. hope this helps
     
  14. Jul 12, 2013 at 3:50 AM
    Davtopgun

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    ^^^Wood floors are rape, but like your situation; they are rape because of the material cost, not the labor. :)


    I've seen that guy before, but he is not a member here. Justin (TacoFMS) isn't far from there. He drives an 11 MGM DCSB. Stock front bumper though.

    We do have a member in Vestavia who drives an 02 I think, access cab long bed, white, and well armored.

    I've been seen in the area many times, too. :)UP
     
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  15. Jul 12, 2013 at 3:59 AM
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    Awesome, I will look into those sometime in the next few days and see what works. Thanks again!
     
  16. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:09 AM
    TacoFMS

    TacoFMS My turn.

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    Im gonna disagree with you on several levels of that, but since it seems you are a bit on edge from your comment that came after this I will avoid any further discussion about it as to not cause any more hurt feelings.
     
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  17. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:40 AM
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    ^^^ Fixed. :eek:
     
  18. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:42 AM
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    TacoFMS My turn.

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    haha! so its looking like a no go on this weekend huh dave??
     
  19. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:45 AM
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    I have no problem with a debate or discussion. Honestly. I just tend to get defensive when being called a crook. It's all good. let's hear your basis on disagreement.
     
  20. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:53 AM
    TacoFMS

    TacoFMS My turn.

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    but noone called you a crook, its like someone saying lawyers are liars, its a generality not a personal attack. part of the business. heck my job automatically ropes me in with being an uneducated hillbilly with no teeth and can't read nor write. but when someone says something like that about miners i don't take it personally and get all bent out of shape. especially when or if it is someone i know, because i know they weren't aiming at me. If they did they would have used my name in the sentence. But as stated earlier I am going to do my best to refrain from debate/discussion right now bc tempers seem to be flared and feelings are on sleeves. no offense just trying to keep things drama free.
     
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