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The "40+" "Old Timers Thread.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Matic, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. May 20, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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    Rich91710

    Rich91710 Well-Known Member

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    Afraid it's too late for that.

    Even with intake/headers, the dealer is going to be better than the help he's getting.
     
  2. May 20, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    DoorDing

    DoorDing Intentionally obtuse

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    I have faith that his mechanic will make it all better.

    Ok, maybe not, which is why I suggested he at least pull the CAI and see what happens. If he's lucky, it's frakking with the MAF and causing the problem.
     
  3. May 20, 2013 at 9:45 PM
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    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    I love it when you talk technical.....:p
     
  4. May 20, 2013 at 9:50 PM
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    DoorDing

    DoorDing Intentionally obtuse

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    It's all the BSG. Cylons have some frakkin' awesome tech.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. May 21, 2013 at 4:20 AM
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    acdronin

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    Hey guys, still alive, busy as phuck and a crippled network adapter kept me off the internet, too burned out to deal with it for a few days.
     
  6. May 21, 2013 at 7:10 PM
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    Kolunatic

    Kolunatic dont tread on me!

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    Hey Chris,ya still on that big job? Post some pics when ya can.
     
  7. May 21, 2013 at 7:28 PM
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    mommehK

    mommehK Never let your fear decide your fate

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    :wave: been wondering...noticed you were a little on the MIA side.
     
  8. May 21, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    DoorDing Intentionally obtuse

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    I didn't know you and Doug were neighbors.
     
  9. May 21, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    acdronin

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    This job is occasionally getting me in a bad mood, the periodic micromanagement makes me insane, he's whining that 'he thought it should be further along', well, if he'd let me do my thing it would have been faster, he has no fucking idea how badly I want to finish this job.
     
  10. May 21, 2013 at 10:18 PM
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    mommehK

    mommehK Never let your fear decide your fate

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    Have you explained that in a nice, PC, loving kinda' way?
     
  11. May 21, 2013 at 10:21 PM
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    DoorDing

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    Is that the homeowner or the general contractor? If he's both, no wonder you want to be gone.

    I had a nutty guy hell bent on having NO ROOTS! on the surface of his lawn. I told him I could grind a few, but if I removed them all, it might kill the tree. I'd grind, he'd bitch, I'd grind some more, more bitching ... I finally told him we'd reached the limit of the work I'd bid on, handed him a can of marking paint, and told him I'd grind whatever he marked at my hourly rate. His tree died the next year and I got to finish the job.
     
  12. May 21, 2013 at 10:28 PM
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    Kolunatic

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    I hear ya. I get micromanaged at work also. So between that,stepson rear ending a nee Lincoln,and running trimmer on regular gas,I've fkd up a tooth biting on it.
     
  13. May 21, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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    mommehK

    mommehK Never let your fear decide your fate

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    I almost did that the other day with my BRAND NEW trimmer....forgot I chose to go the 2-cycle route...
     
  14. May 21, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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    Kolunatic

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    That's good. Not quite as good as putting bbs in a water line,but good.
     
  15. May 21, 2013 at 10:33 PM
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    That's the problem, I have no "PC" mode left, so I just shut me mouth till this job is finished


    The guy is a former CFO and he's the client, I damn near walked off the job today, if he fired me I'd be relieved
     
  16. May 21, 2013 at 10:33 PM
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    Kolunatic

    Kolunatic dont tread on me!

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    I bought a new one. An echo 2 stroke at home depot. It's on sale 20$ off at 199$. Best trimmer I've ever had.
    Labeled a gas can for it. It cut into my fence budget.
     
  17. May 21, 2013 at 10:35 PM
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    Kolunatic

    Kolunatic dont tread on me!

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    Put bbs in his water line.
     
  18. May 21, 2013 at 10:36 PM
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    do give me ideas Kev, I just might do that
     
  19. May 21, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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  20. May 21, 2013 at 10:42 PM
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    I'm down for the count bro, I'll chat with ya tomorrow night
     

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