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Forum: General Chit-Chat Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Crankyolman
I think the solution is Bull S**t....or maybe...

I think the solution is Bull S**t....or maybe better put Cow S**t...Honestly.

Quite a few dairy farms have begun using methane digesters for their cattle waste which produces enough methane to...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 09-16-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By Crankyolman
74 Waggy at Tumwater Wa Picknpull

Just thought I'd put this out there. Pick-N-Pull in Tumwater Wa got in what they are galling a 74 Cherokee. It has 4 doors and looks pretty rough but looks like it has a pretty nice egg crate grill...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-10-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
Hi Dave :) There is just something comforting...

Hi Dave :)


There is just something comforting about those green dash lights.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-10-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 26,626
Posted By Crankyolman
Couldn't help taking these pics of the full moon...

Couldn't help taking these pics of the full moon when I was leaving for work this...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-05-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
I haven't been posting much lately because a lot...

I haven't been posting much lately because a lot has been going on in my life and none of it involves the truck. Apple production this year is dismal but I don't have time to deal with them anyway...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-05-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
Here's what you do. Whenever they come over take...

Here's what you do. Whenever they come over take a lesson from a 5 year old and repeatedly text them with "pay attention to me...pay attention to me...pay attention to me...PAY ATTENTION TO...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-04-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I don't :( I've been banned from Facebook since...

I don't :( I've been banned from Facebook since 2011 :rolleyes:
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-04-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Crankyolman
I think so but I haven't looked too close but I...

I think so but I haven't looked too close but I think it is now gone.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-03-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I've begun to post several times on this thread...

I've begun to post several times on this thread in the past day or so but for one reason or another wound up deleting the post before I hit submit. I have a lot going on in my life right now (nothing...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-02-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I was reading yesterday that the California grid...

I was reading yesterday that the California grid authority is requesting that people with electric cars not charge their cars during peak use hours due to increased demand during the current heat...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-02-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
Isn't that what Amazon Fresh stores do? They just...

Isn't that what Amazon Fresh stores do? They just opened one of those not far from where I live.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-30-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
Back when I was looking for a replacement...

Back when I was looking for a replacement tailgate I found an old trailer made out of a Kaiser era truck but Mrs Cranky persuaded me not to buy it because we don't have the room for it.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-30-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
Yes, that's in lbs and I know I baby it and I...

Yes, that's in lbs and I know I baby it and I have no doubt the axles can handle way more load than the truck is rated at. I do at times think about when my brother and I broke an axle on the Chevy...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-30-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
I weighed some of the 2x4s and came up with...

I weighed some of the 2x4s and came up with around 1270# for the load, I prefer to draw the line at no more than 1,000#


The load of concrete blocks before the wood was somewhere similar in weight.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-21-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Crankyolman
If it were my fence there would be a whole lot...

If it were my fence there would be a whole lot more wrong than just failed brakes and I personally think he may have hit the gas instead of the brakes. I don't think the guy has any money to get it...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-19-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Crankyolman
Someone crashed through my neighbors fence

A few days ago I was in my garage and heard a car running that sounded a lot like my truck. Stepping outside there were no cars on my street but at that moment I saw the plum tree in my neighbors...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-19-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
I know 201 is nothing to worry about but I baby...

I know 201 is nothing to worry about but I baby the truck. I spent a lot on rebuilding the engine and if it goes bad again its getting LS swapped and I'm not ready to go that route just yet.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-18-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,534
Posted By Crankyolman
Just a small update since I don't have much to...

Just a small update since I don't have much to say when the truck is working well.


Yesterday it was over 90f when I left work, probably close to 95 and I wound up in a little bit of traffic at a...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-17-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I thought I posted this yesterday but apparently...

I thought I posted this yesterday but apparently not, so I'll post it today, although it is incomplete.


Yes there are currently some issues with hydrogen but people and companies have been quietly...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-13-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
There are problems with just about anything and...

There are problems with just about anything and while in theory the modern lithium batteries are recyclable the fact is it's difficult and expensive to recycle them due to the way they are made so...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-07-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I've always said electric is a stop gap and still...

I've always said electric is a stop gap and still believe it. I believe if anything hydrogen is the way of the future.

I did think of a good use of a tesla.

If you are stuck trying to make a left...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 07-31-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Crankyolman
That was clearly the problem! It also has the...

That was clearly the problem! It also has the later Motorcraft ignition and not the Delco points ignition which is another strike against it.

I generally watch Mecum pretty closely because I'm...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-31-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I agree but it's only for a week or two a year,...

I agree but it's only for a week or two a year, thank goodness.

My wife likes to taunt her sister by sending her pictures of our weekly forecasts when where she lives has been over 100 since...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-31-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
I don't really want to get started on my opinion...

I don't really want to get started on my opinion of him but it's not a good one. He is the kind of person who has a Tesla because it's a status symbol not because he is trying to do anything good.

I...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-30-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By Crankyolman
Gettin hot in Seattle

Today was very hot here near Seattle. When I was leaving work a young guy getting into his Tesla looked at my truck with the windows rolled down and the wing windows turned out to act as scoops and...
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