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  1. ol' grouch replied to the thread Motorboat Monday.

    When I used to video tape stuff, I would keep a spray bottle of water handy. I was recording a parade for some friends in Australia. I...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 6:16 PM
  2. ol' grouch replied to the thread Its been awhile so name these parts!.

    I had a '54 Dodge Coronet with the lower grill parts that looked like that. 1953-54. The other parts look like side trim and a rock...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 1:07 AM
  3. ol' grouch replied to the thread BMW 528i for sale, 28 mpg.

    I had a 3 series and couldn't wait to get rid of it. This 5 series is larger, 10 years newer, much better technologically and is vastly...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 4:36 PM
  4. ol' grouch posted a new thread.

    BMW 528i for sale, 28 mpg

    I'm getting older, really! I've come to the conclusion that I need to get something a bit higher and with an automatic to favor my...

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    Forum: Swap Meet Section

    Sep 22, 2018 at 9:52 AM
  5. ol' grouch replied to the thread Reminds me of that one commercial....

    I was a rescue volunteer for 10 years. I never argued with people who didn't want to evacuate. I'd just get a list of their next of kin....

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:49 PM
  6. ol' grouch replied to the thread Broken Speedometer, Needs Repaired.

    Did you try turning one end while watching the other on the cable? I've seen them break but still press the pieces together so they...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 6:12 AM
  7. ol' grouch replied to the thread Whats the trick to gluing the mirror button to the windshield.

    I do something similar but with a bar of soap. First good rain, or you wash the car and the mark is gone.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:27 PM
  8. ol' grouch replied to the thread Reminds me of that one commercial....

    My brother-in-law was an emergency dispatcher for the power company and went in during a really bad storm. He hit water in a blacked out...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:24 PM
  9. ol' grouch replied to the thread Whats the trick to gluing the mirror button to the windshield.

    If I remember correctly, the last one I used the instructions said to tape the mount in place while it cured. I usually let it sit until...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:04 AM
  10. ol' grouch replied to the thread Whats the trick to gluing the mirror button to the windshield.

    I wouldn't ever sand glass. That makes small scratches that air can get into. I've never needed to use brake cleaner and can't see where...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 7:25 PM