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  1. ol' grouch replied to the thread What is wrong with this picture...?.

    The clutch was right by your feet too. I think it was Don Prudhomme that lost part of a foot to a clutch explosion. Might have been Don...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 10:32 PM
  2. ol' grouch replied to the thread A thought..

    Well, at least they are trying. Add in drifts, other cars, pot holes (well, craters after this last thaw), blowing and drifting snow and...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 10:18 PM
  3. ol' grouch replied to the thread Do you ever.....

    I deal with kids today fairly regularly. I make it clear that life is NOT fair. Get used to it. The GF comes from a huge family. Her...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:02 PM
  4. ol' grouch replied to the thread A thought..

    Give me a decent radio and cruise control (I've gotten wimpy in my old age) and I'm happy on long drives. 12 miles or 12 hours. Now, if...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 2:18 PM
  5. ol' grouch replied to the thread A thought..

    When I was younger with younger bones. Especially knees and back, I did. I'd even gas my Cherry Bomb mufflers to keep the police off my...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:37 AM
  6. ol' grouch replied to the thread Boiling them causes pain, the Swiss government said.

    Grass does actually give off distress signals when it's cut. We knew that when I was in school back in the early 70's. It's more of a...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:35 AM
  7. ol' grouch replied to the thread 5 degrees today.

    Around here, snow blowers are like generators. When you finally break down and get one, you won't need it for a LONG time.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:31 AM
  8. ol' grouch replied to the thread What is wrong with this picture...?.

    Nope. Not a Chrysler Hemi. The design for the Chrysler engine was used by Keith Black. So it's a Keith Black engine that GM put a part...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 8:29 PM
  9. ol' grouch replied to the thread The NFL....

    I didn't know about the admonition to not send personal messages. That has been FCC policy for decades. When I was studying broadcast...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:37 AM
  10. ol' grouch replied to the thread A thought..

    Personally, I tend to LIKE driving. Granted, a 12 hour drive gets old, but for shorter runs, I'll sometimes go out of my way to get a...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:28 AM
  11. ol' grouch posted a new thread.

    A thought.

    I've been thinking. (Now my head hurts!) All this talk about autonomous cars. I notice they are all either in California, Florida or...

    Forum: The BS Topic

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:45 PM
  12. ol' grouch replied to the thread Do you ever.....

    Yeah, my coworker is stout to say the least. When I first heard he had been a tunnel rat, I mentioned they must have been really big...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:10 PM
  13. ol' grouch replied to the thread The NFL....

    Any idea where I can get one of those decals?

    Jan 18, 2018 at 6:52 PM
  14. ol' grouch replied to the thread The NFL....

    It is NOT their constitutional right to make statements. The first amendment applies to the government. Not private industry. The Bill...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 6:51 PM
  15. ol' grouch replied to the thread Do you ever.....

    It may be a local term. A CBA is a Certified Bad A@@. I work with a guy who has a gold card. He was a tunnel rat in Vietnam and taught...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 6:07 AM