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Forum: Archive through February 24, 2008 01-29-2008, 7:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 993
Posted By sam8
I have two artificial discs at L4-5 and L5-S1....

I have two artificial discs at L4-5 and L5-S1. <BR>Advanced degenerative disc disease, in about 5 other discs. <BR>Spinal stenosis, Chronic Facet joint arthritis, bone spurs, etc. <BR>Playing...
Forum: Archive through February 21, 2008 01-29-2008, 7:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By sam8
I use the same Hellroaring unit as Kraig. Same...

I use the same Hellroaring unit as Kraig. Same results, wouldn't go without it in a boat.
Forum: Archive through January 12, 2008 01-05-2008, 6:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,087
Posted By sam8
The 67-72 Chevy/GM trucks are classics, and hold...

The 67-72 Chevy/GM trucks are classics, and hold their value. If you can get into one without breaking the bank, and build it with good pieces it would be sweet. Wehad a 72 3/4 ton when I was a kid....
Forum: Archive through October 28, 2007 10-09-2007, 8:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By sam8
Needle ferry yes, it would be, but honestly I...

Needle ferry yes, it would be, but honestly I don't know if there are new pumps available. <BR>I had a 6.2 powered '83 Chevrolet 1 ton crew-cab 2wd dually. It was a slug. The injection pump quit, and...
Forum: Archive through October 28, 2007 10-08-2007, 5:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By sam8
Diesel engines make almost no vaccum, which is...

Diesel engines make almost no vaccum, which is why making them run requires a turbo. <BR>ATS used to make a turbo kit for the old 6.2 that really woke it up. You might check and see if it is still...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 09-04-2007, 7:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By sam8
Bearings, brakes etc is where I would look....

Bearings, brakes etc is where I would look. <BR>Even U-joints. Change the lube in the rear axle for sure. <BR>If your front brakes are disc, and the rotors were hot when you backed into the water...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 09-04-2007, 7:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By sam8
Get the manual or float adjustment info on...

Get the manual or float adjustment info on Edebrocks, if it was a Holley I could guide you a bit, I don't know anything about the Edelbrocks. <BR>Sound like your secondary floats are too high. <BR>If...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-23-2007, 3:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 765
Posted By sam8
bsflower; <BR> <BR>I felt EXACTLY the same...

bsflower; <BR> <BR>I felt EXACTLY the same way,"No surgery, no way"... <BR>After the third time I passed out due to stabbing pain in my spine, which left me with no feeling in my left leg from the...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-23-2007, 2:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 765
Posted By sam8
Greg, <BR> <BR>I see you are in Canada, and I...

Greg, <BR> <BR>I see you are in Canada, and I don't know anything about your health care system other than it is different than ours. <BR>The x-ray will show if the distances between the vert.,...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-21-2007, 3:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 878
Posted By sam8
Folks, there is enough info here on this thread...

Folks, there is enough info here on this thread to make me concerned about whether there may be a deputy on Shasta that needs some supervisory counselling time. SCA I hope you got an ID or a badge...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-17-2007, 8:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 765
Posted By sam8
Greg, <BR>Don't screw around with this. I am 48,...

Greg, <BR>Don't screw around with this. I am 48, completely retired/disabled after not paying enough attention to nagging back problems in my 20's and 30's. <BR>Advanced degenerative disc, and I damn...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-16-2007, 8:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 876
Posted By sam8
Jordan, it wasn't intel; I'm a long way from...

Jordan, it wasn't intel; I'm a long way from there and retired, LOL. I was trying to respond to JPK and cover your situation as well. Sorry. <BR>"legit" traffic stops are, obviously, determined by...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-16-2007, 2:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 876
Posted By sam8
JPK; <BR> <BR>I was gonna stay out of this, but...

JPK; <BR> <BR>I was gonna stay out of this, but what the heck..LOL. First disclamer: I was a California Peace Officer, working for a sheriff's office, for 25 years. Retired as a Sergeant. Worked...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 08-07-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,217
Posted By sam8
Very, very nice boat, Dave. Honestly, the nicest...

Very, very nice boat, Dave. Honestly, the nicest Malibu I've ever seen. <BR>Gotta say, I've been building hot rods and HP sand toys for most of my life, and I am starting to see some of the high-end...
Forum: Archive through September 10, 2007 07-30-2007, 1:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,505
Posted By sam8
We were there yesterday. I saw some of what you...

We were there yesterday. I saw some of what you speak of, and can only anticipate that it is going to get much worse since Folsom is going down rapidly. <BR>I hate to sound like an obnoxious old...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-28-2007, 2:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By sam8
I don't know how these things are laid out, but...

I don't know how these things are laid out, but if they are like a car heater, it sounds to me like somebody needs to come up with a couple of valves to turn the water off at the pressure and return...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-27-2007, 3:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By sam8
I can't swear to it, but I believe it does. It...

I can't swear to it, but I believe it does. It pumps raw water to the engine circulating pump and then through a heat exchanger to draw heat off of the coolant.
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-24-2007, 3:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 877
Posted By sam8
If you are camping at the lake (and we all...

If you are camping at the lake (and we all are,right?) we do the dry ice when we can. I have a good propane fridge/freezer in the camper for the important foodstuff. <BR>Many times, we take a...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-24-2007, 2:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By sam8
thanks for the pics. <BR>We were supposed to go...

thanks for the pics. <BR>We were supposed to go down there last month for a wedding reception weekend on a houseboat with friends, but the deal (the whole deal) got cancelled. <BR>It s about 2.5...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-24-2007, 2:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 475
Posted By sam8
As Chad mentioned, having accurate legit service...

As Chad mentioned, having accurate legit service records available from an adult owner is a big plus when shopping for a used diesel. I'd be looking for the older PSD, the dream truck would be that...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-19-2007, 6:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By sam8
Chris, I think it was 03. Since you're here in...

Chris, I think it was 03. Since you're here in The Peoples Republic of California, even if it wears out, you can freshen it. The people with the newer ones are stuck with the small blocks. For them...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-19-2007, 2:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,438
Posted By sam8
Grant, with all them batterys you've got, I...

Grant, with all them batterys you've got, I wonder how much faster the old meter spins when you plug 'em all in.<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/lol.gif" border=0> Probably still...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-19-2007, 2:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By sam8
Nice truck. I had to re-arrange my priorites...

Nice truck. I had to re-arrange my priorites awhile back, and gave up the Sat. Radio. That sucked.
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-19-2007, 2:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By sam8
After looking at your profile pic, looks like you...

After looking at your profile pic, looks like you do have manual hubs. Just drop it into low range and you should be good. <BR>FYI,those big-block Subs are really bringing the $ in the nice shape...
Forum: Archive through August 06, 2007 07-19-2007, 2:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By sam8
2700 RPM and not moving is cooking your Torque...

2700 RPM and not moving is cooking your Torque converter and the rest of the "consumables" in your trans.(Clutches,steels,seals) I'd get the trans serviced after that, but that's just me. <BR>I...
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