Category Archives: Cars, Trucks and Tractors

Electronic transfer case no more, convert it to manual

Last fall my electronic transfer case decided not to allow me into 4-Low.  Normally this isn’t an issue, but I was needing to pull some trees around after felling them and didn’t want to burn out my clutch.  I’ve always … Continue reading

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Oil bath air cleaner

My 1954 John Deere 40T utilizes a oil bath air cleaner setup.  In trying to explain it to my brother I realized I didn’t fully understand it myself.  So I did some research.  Here is a site that explains it … Continue reading

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Woodgas Cars

Here is a wonderful article on wood gas cars.  Well worth the read if you are into interesting technologies, history and conservation of our planet and it’s resources.

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Senasys – Made in USA snap discs

I need a snap disc that would open at 95F and close at 85F for the rack at work (triggers a shutdown of all equipment in the rack at 95F).  Senasys turned out to have the perfect solution.  Their switches … Continue reading

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Ready to go

I just went with my boss and picked up the car they are renting for us to drive out to Rochester, NY.  It is a 2012 Chevy Impala.  300hp of American highway cruiser.  While I’m not a Chevy guy at … Continue reading

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Jeep concepts need to come to life

Come on Jeep, you make the best concepts, but they never end up getting the go-ahead. Build these, heck, any of these and I will buy one! Thanks to Jalopnik.com for the pictures.  http://jalopnik.com/5899380/jeep-j12-concept-first-drive http://jalopnik.com/5898704/jeep-mighty-fc-concept-first-drive  http://jalopnik.com/5640289/report-jeep-pickup-truck-coming-for-2012  

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Crewbed – add a bed to your Jeep Wrangler!

A few weeks ago I came across one of the coolest inventions I’ve seen for a car or truck in quite some time.  It’s called, the Crewbed.  It is a $600, Made in USA, all steel bed that attaches to … Continue reading

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Really? Only three trucks that fit for 2012

There are only 3 trucks that fit what I want in a truck for 2012.  The Chevrolet Colorado WT, the Nissan Frontier SV V6 and the Toyota Tacoma Access Cab.  My specs are minimal.  I need a truck that has … Continue reading

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Yay, the Focus is fixed!

We finally got the car into Dave’s so they could replace the sway bar end links and driver’s side hub.  Now the car is finally quiet again!  What a joy to drive!  It seems silly, but all that noise and … Continue reading

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Work, work, work

Boy, oh boy, have I been busy!  At work and at home.  Finally a moment to post an update though. We are currently working on our nursery for “Baby Raymond.”  The floor is almost all finished, I just need to … Continue reading

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