Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tailpipe Repair for the Jeep Part 2

With much grunt­ing, the jeep’s tailpipe is final­ly repaired.  I had to use my rotary tool to buff down the excess rust from the old clamp before I could force the new sec­tion of pipe onto the muf­fler side of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tailpipe Repair for the Jeep

The jeep is up on a jack stand again and it’s not to start in on the pin­ion bear­ing fix.  When we fixed the oil pan, we had to cut the exhaust and while that repair is still good, it … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Christmas Carols with Music

While repair­ing the Tau­rus today, we heard a brass band warm­ing up.  Upon inves­ti­ga­tion, they were play­ing Christ­mas Car­ols out­side someone’s house.  I could clear­ly hear that they had a trum­pet (you always hear the trum­pets as the mal­lards drop … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Taurus Drum Brakes Again

Time has come again to attempt work on the Tau­rus brakes.  My wife phoned from her work park­ing lot to say that there was an unusu­al squeal and she had also been com­plain­ing about some mys­te­ri­ous grind­ing.  This is not … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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