ol' grouch's Recent Activity

  1. ol' grouch replied to the thread WTF is wrong with people?.

    Yesterday I went to three different parts stores trying to find a speed bleeder to get the air out of my clutch slave cylinder on my...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:39 PM
  2. ol' grouch replied to the thread Why are there so many players and clowns out there?.

    I've bought cars that originally they wanted way more than I wanted, or could pay. I had a Mercedes 380SL in excellent condition. It...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:33 PM
  3. ol' grouch replied to the thread WTF is wrong with people?.

    Absolutely NOT! I do my own work. The few times I have a shop do it, they get the parts too. I know the management guys and will give...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 1:19 AM
  4. ol' grouch replied to the thread Nice big beaver!.

    Facebook posting causes my screen to go totally blank.

    Jul 15, 2018 at 1:12 AM
  5. ol' grouch replied to the thread WTF is wrong with people?.

    There are an AutoZone, O'Reilly's and Advance a couple of miles from my house and all in a row. Advance usually doesn't have what I...

    Jul 14, 2018 at 9:08 AM
  6. ol' grouch replied to the thread HELP!! Rear drum brakes sticking.

    They can look good outside but collapse inside. Any time you replace a wheel cylinder, it's a good idea to replace all three flex hoses.

    Jul 13, 2018 at 9:30 PM
  7. ol' grouch replied to the thread Is there another retail store like Radioshack?.

    I work in a roofing factory. Back in the late 70's, we started making Searsguard shingles. Before that, we used organic felt. Sears...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 4:18 PM
  8. ol' grouch replied to the thread Is there another retail store like Radioshack?.

    Yep. Sears sold cars too. Originally they were kits you put together but in the 50's, the Allstate was built by Kaiser-Fraser and sold...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:54 AM
  9. ol' grouch replied to the thread Some interesting translations into English.

    Try here; http://www.engrish.com/

    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:50 AM
  10. ol' grouch posted a new thread.

    Stoopid riders

    I saw something on the way home today. Traffic was moving okay. With fuel prices going up, the motorcycles and scooters are coming out....

    Forum: The BS Topic

    Jul 12, 2018 at 10:46 PM
  11. ol' grouch replied to the thread HELP!! Rear drum brakes sticking.

    I can think of several things that could cause this. Your rear wheel cylinders could be sticking but when you say you have to open the...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 10:21 PM
  12. ol' grouch replied to the thread Shift cable help..

    If your old cable melted, make certain you add a couple of ground straps from the firewall to the engine block.

    Jul 12, 2018 at 6:56 PM
  13. ol' grouch replied to the thread Is there another retail store like Radioshack?.

    I never understood how Radio Shack could go under. I guess people wanting things to stay the same and protect their little fiefdom....

    Jul 12, 2018 at 6:53 PM
  14. ol' grouch replied to the thread The five second rule....

    I've looked several times. i still don't see a shark. I'll have to look many more times to make sure.

    Jul 12, 2018 at 6:17 AM
  15. ol' grouch replied to the thread Cold weather engine trouble.

    Actually, this is still summer in Alaska. Wait a few months and you'll see what WINTER really is. The bearing noise might be a bearing...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 6:16 AM