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    Yesterday, 07:18 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Chinese vs. German bearings in General
    I'm putting my money on India for all the same reasons that has now put China in the manufacturing spotlight.
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    Yesterday, 06:22 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Crazy German regulations! in General
    Jon in areas that have a distinct class of fuel marketed solely as a furnace oil remember that this fuel oil is not as pure or clean as diesel and...
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    Yesterday, 05:22 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Crazy German regulations! in General
    Yes, thinking out of the box so to speak will get good results at times. The only crazy German regulation that I can see is that while they will...
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    Yesterday, 07:46 AM
    Exactly. The key to the use of aluminum is to use it correctly. Improper coatings, alloys, and the misapplication of incorrect fastener metallurgy...
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    09-29-2014, 09:22 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Chinese vs. German bearings in General
    Hey when I first saw the video I too thought that this simple test left more questions unanswered than it answered. But as soon as I saw that they...
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    09-29-2014, 05:51 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Chinese vs. German bearings in General
    LOL, I forgot to mention. In addition to the military-grade aluminum discussion in the other thread I see these bearings are refereed to as...
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    09-29-2014, 01:43 PM
    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=fc2_1411985084 What a difference!!! Although the caption says that the Chinese bearings are only 1/30th the cost...
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    09-29-2014, 01:22 PM
    Aluminum, if used correctly, can be successfully used both as a body and a structural component. Look underneath a lot of the newer cars and trucks...
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    09-28-2014, 10:38 PM
    Only the truck's body and box are made from "military-grade" aluminum, the frame although redesigned, is still made of steel.
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    09-28-2014, 02:36 PM
    I was kind of curious as well as to what the Ford ad guys consider military-grade aluminum so I went to the Ford 2015 F150 page to find out....
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    09-27-2014, 03:50 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT refined oil avaliability in General
    Yeah, I know what you're talking about Darryl, that was some nasty smelling stuff. It kind of reminded me of an open sewer.LOL This is the stuff...
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    09-27-2014, 04:27 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT refined oil avaliability in General
    There are no 100% guarantees in life but we do have safeguards in place to keep us out of harms way. When you buy a TV labeled as a Sony are you sure...
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    09-26-2014, 07:32 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT refined oil avaliability in General
    The same way one purchases any quality engine oil, by looking for the API (American Petroleum Institute), or ILSAC ( International Lubricants...
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    09-25-2014, 11:32 PM
    Bob good luck with the new digger, hopefully the good lookin' one in pic 3 doesn't get jealous. LOL Just as a point of interest you might want to...
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    09-25-2014, 10:32 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT refined oil avaliability in General
    Nothing at all wrong with re-refined oil. It's the connotation some give it that leaves some thinking that the only processing re-refined oil has...
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    09-22-2014, 01:02 PM
    Ah yes the privacy button. It had been so long since I started on PB that I had completely forgotten about having selected the privacy option so many...
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    09-21-2014, 08:40 PM
    Yes I've noticed this too for quite a while, at least on some photos. I have also noticed that some of the member's Photobucket pics are hot links...
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    09-21-2014, 05:02 AM
    Where's that "like" button that I don't like?:)
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    09-20-2014, 08:27 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Frontier Pickups in General
    In Japan vehicles must undergo a costly recertification process when they are three years old, this must then be done every two years after. Thus it...
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    09-19-2014, 11:12 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Frontier Pickups in General
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    09-19-2014, 12:34 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Frontier Pickups in General
    Yes, I'm curious as well. I'm also curious to see how well the VM 3L V-6 holds up in the new 1500 Ram pickups. Chrysler had originally intended to...
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    09-19-2014, 09:30 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Frontier Pickups in General
    Actually it's the new Cummins 5 liter V-8 that was originally intended for the Dodge 1500 that Nissan will use for the Titan. The 5.9-6.7L B-series...
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    09-18-2014, 09:14 PM
    Or, who needs to pay through the nose when the same product is available for much less? Earlier this spring I had a need for a grooving and...
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    09-18-2014, 11:49 AM
    Agreed, they have definitely given the marketplace some stiff competition. I've been dealing with Alibaba and Aliexpress for years and have yet to...
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    09-17-2014, 10:01 AM
    You mean to imply that if we actually like something we have to take the time to physically type it out? Weston, you're making way too much sense.
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    09-16-2014, 10:59 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Evan ???? in General
    What a marvelous concept in this day of computers, instant messaging, texting....a simple phone call.:) Thanks for the update Duffy, I'm sure you...
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    09-12-2014, 11:12 PM
    Radkins I know this is not your first time under the hood of a piece of equipment so I thought I should ask a few more questions in regards to...
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    09-12-2014, 06:30 PM
    No direct info but a model number or engine model for the unit you're dealing with could give us a little more to bite on in order to help you find...
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    09-11-2014, 11:49 AM
    I believe the OP's concern is not so much a stolen battery but a dead or dying battery. The battery monitor's purpose is to warn of impending battery...
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    09-11-2014, 01:55 AM
    Paul I would think that you would have no issues connecting the Batter Marvel to the power distribution box feed or for that matter an unused circuit...
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