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Forum: 429/460 V8 Gasoline Engines 02-15-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By O'Rattlecan
So I'd recommend using the 1990 long block, and...

So I'd recommend using the 1990 long block, and put everything else on from the 1997. I'm not an expert on the 460, but from 1990-1997, the tech on the other (smaller) v8's changed, so sensors are...
Forum: General Conversation 02-12-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By O'Rattlecan
It's likely not going to hold below 10% of peak. ...

It's likely not going to hold below 10% of peak.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 02-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By O'Rattlecan
That thing is sweet... 4 doors, it's a family...

That thing is sweet... 4 doors, it's a family vehicle.

Ryan
Forum: Audio&Video 02-07-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Can I recommend crutchfield? They'll help you...

Can I recommend crutchfield? They'll help you get the right speaker connections as well, so you don't have to cut any wires.

Ryan
Forum: Audio&Video 02-07-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By O'Rattlecan
You can't mess up on this one too badly. ...

You can't mess up on this one too badly.

Don't buy the cheapest thing you can find, but don't waste your money on the most expensive.

You'll do fine with some nice mid range pioneer 2 voice...
Forum: General Conversation 02-05-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By O'Rattlecan
I'm going to ask the wife if I can open an ETF...

I'm going to ask the wife if I can open an ETF non-retirement account tonight and buy some index funds while they're on the blue light special.

Wells is the most crooked bank around, I wouldn't do...
Forum: Generations 8-9 02-01-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Sometimes the engine warms, and you have to go...

Sometimes the engine warms, and you have to go back and retorque them because they back out on the first try.

Check that out and see if anything changes.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 01-25-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By O'Rattlecan
The Dodge is very sharp, but they always are good...

The Dodge is very sharp, but they always are good looking.

I love the Ford, it's great as always.

That Chevy... it looks like an awkward teenager to me.

Ryan
Forum: Audio&Video 01-25-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By O'Rattlecan
I think you'll have trouble finding a device...

I think you'll have trouble finding a device that's reliable and user friendly, given the affordability of a new head unit.

If your Ranger is double DIN then you can find a really sweet Pioneer...
Forum: Generation 12 01-22-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Are you looking for anything in particular, or...

Are you looking for anything in particular, or just a general website you can safely peruse?

Jegs and Summit Racing are massive product catalogs. American Muscle is more of an "accessory"...
Forum: General Conversation 01-22-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By O'Rattlecan
That's cool they use the 5.0. So often they...

That's cool they use the 5.0. So often they switch up drivetrains.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 01-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Personally I'm too risk averse to even benefit...

Personally I'm too risk averse to even benefit from a bubble. Let's say I bought bitcoin a few years ago at $350. I would have sold at $1,000. To me, tripling would have been mind-boggling...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 01-18-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By O'Rattlecan
The winter and salt usually put the last nail...

The winter and salt usually put the last nail into a component's weak spot. Enjoy your new wheel hub.

The battery in our car is from 2010, and with these cold snaps has held up. It's a miracle,...
Forum: General Conversation 01-18-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By O'Rattlecan
It was humming along just fine, supported mostly...

It was humming along just fine, supported mostly by third world currencies collapsing, and organized crime. Then people noticed it and it was a good old fashioned bubble.

The speculation stuff...
Forum: General Conversation 01-17-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Wow that's a sweet truck. Ryan

Wow that's a sweet truck.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 01-17-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Race car driving sure was gritty back then... It...

Race car driving sure was gritty back then... It took a rare breed.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 01-17-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By O'Rattlecan
What are the hardware specs? You might want to...

What are the hardware specs? You might want to try the regular Ubuntu. It's a lot more friendly with drivers.

Linux's biggest knock is driver compatibility. And Ubuntu is the friendliest,...
Forum: Superduty Gen.1 01-12-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By O'Rattlecan
It's R&P alignment, the heavy oil is just a band...

It's R&P alignment, the heavy oil is just a band aid.

Ryan
Forum: Generation 1 12-28-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By O'Rattlecan
That's a really cool truck. You might not want...

That's a really cool truck. You might not want to store bread in it yet. It looks like there might be a touch of mold.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 12-28-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By O'Rattlecan
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-28...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-28/daimler-s-mercedes-set-to-clinch-u-s-luxury-crown-again-chart



Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 12-21-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Get off the fence, will ya? Blowing in the wind,...

Get off the fence, will ya? Blowing in the wind, no one will ever know what you REALLY think.

Ryan
Forum: Hobbies 12-20-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,867
Posted By O'Rattlecan
I've very interested to see your PVC modification...

I've very interested to see your PVC modification with heat.

Ryan
Forum: General Conversation 12-18-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By O'Rattlecan
I was going to say the exact same thing. "The...

I was going to say the exact same thing. "The Colorado grew up."

Ryan
Forum: FTF Mustang Club 12-10-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,387
Posted By O'Rattlecan
Mine had a soft miss for about 5k miles, then it...

Mine had a soft miss for about 5k miles, then it developed into a hard miss. Cylinder #3 wire had some splitting & roasting being close to the exhaust. New wires, and it's back to running smooth.
...
Forum: General Conversation 12-08-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By O'Rattlecan
I'm not saying leases or evil. I'm saying I'll...

I'm not saying leases or evil. I'm saying I'll never do one. It's the most expensive way to own and operate a vehicle.

I have an objection to debt in general, and choose not to be a slave to...
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