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Forum: Off-Topic 08-17-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,524
Posted By J. Kidd
I carry (3) different guns and keep one in the...

I carry (3) different guns and keep one in the chamber on all of them:

Primarily my Springfield XDs that has a trigger safety and a grip safety (similar to a 1911). Hard to imagine and...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-19-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,922
Posted By J. Kidd
.357 Magnum. I can somewhat afford to shoot...

.357 Magnum.

I can somewhat afford to shoot .357's and I have another .357 Magnum (Ruger SP101 3") so it keeps my ammo selection to .22, .357 magnum, 9mm and .45ACP.

My dad and I reload all but...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-19-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,922
Posted By J. Kidd
Nice wheel gun! I picked up a S&W 686-7 (6") last...

Nice wheel gun! I picked up a S&W 686-7 (6") last summer. Gun is incredibly smooth and deadly accurate! Dropped in a fiber optic front sight and it is a dream to shoot. Not quite as smooth as my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By J. Kidd
Sounds like the spring clips in the mirror are...

Sounds like the spring clips in the mirror are missing or damaged..or the nut that it attaches to is rounded where the clips are supposed to grab it.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-21-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,922
Posted By J. Kidd
AR for home defense: ...

AR for home defense:

http://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2015/5/26/the-ar-for-home-defense-one-experts-opinion/

I had just read an article about using an AR for home defense and it was...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-18-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By J. Kidd
If it is only a sulfur smell: Do you have...

If it is only a sulfur smell:

Do you have well water?
Check all the drainage points in your house (sinks, toilets, washing machine, dishwasher, etc.) to see if it is originating there.

If it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 61,195
Posted By J. Kidd
And JUST IN before the statute of limitations...

And JUST IN before the statute of limitations runs out on the original post!

Nicely done!
Forum: Off-Topic 01-05-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By J. Kidd
WHOA!!! WTF!?!?!?!? I can NOT believe...

WHOA!!! WTF!?!?!?!?


I can NOT believe what I just saw!


She should NOT be chewing gum with braces!!! What is wrong with her? That is just irresponsible.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By J. Kidd
That would be my guess (the one that actually...

That would be my guess (the one that actually connects to the throttle body).

IIRC, there is the main diameter going to the throttle and then a smaller diameter piece that comes off of that (like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By J. Kidd
If you are getting a report that it is running...

If you are getting a report that it is running lean, check your intake boot.

They like to get a little tear in the accordion-like sections.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By J. Kidd
Is the check engine light on? Would be...

Is the check engine light on?

Would be beneficial to see what codes are being or have been stored.

Why did you replace your MAF and DISA?
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-16-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By J. Kidd
Shifter moves into 1st gear, but tranny only grinds

2002 Nissan Xterra, 5-speed manual.

This is the report I am getting from my sister-in-law.

She says the shifter moves into the first gear position but when the clutch is let out, it just grinds...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By J. Kidd
Fog light? It is an indicator that one of...

Fog light?

It is an indicator that one of your bulbs is out.

Just gotta find which one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By J. Kidd
Final Stage Resistor?

Final Stage Resistor?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By J. Kidd
When you say "changed the brakes", do you mean...

When you say "changed the brakes", do you mean you changed the pads?

In my experience, when a caliper gets stuck, it still is able to move out to apply the pad to the rotor, it just does not...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-06-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,922
Posted By J. Kidd
I have to work on that as well with my...

I have to work on that as well with my bolt-action Savage .308. I was being coached at the range by one of the officers (who coached the Women's Olympic Shooting Team) who asked me if I was seeing...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-12-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,922
Posted By J. Kidd
LOL! The smell of burnt gunpowder cures a LOT of...

LOL! The smell of burnt gunpowder cures a LOT of things! Have fun.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-12-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,922
Posted By J. Kidd
Sportsdad, That is a NICE set up. That is...

Sportsdad,

That is a NICE set up. That is right along the lines of my "fantasy" build since I can't have anything like that in Connecticut. If I could, that seems like the set up I would have.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By J. Kidd
Thermostat, expansion tank and hoses are...

Thermostat, expansion tank and hoses are typically the things that tend to go.

I do not recall anyone's radiator failing. It is usually the expansion tank that develops a leak and subsequent...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-13-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 93,810
Posted By J. Kidd
Wtf?

Wtf?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By J. Kidd
Fix what is broke and then fire it up. Could be...

Fix what is broke and then fire it up. Could be fine. I would do some tests only if it wasn't acting normal after the repairs. If it is acting funny, at least you have a pretty good idea what...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 04-29-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By J. Kidd
Still have it. Cleaning out the old car parts...

Still have it. Cleaning out the old car parts from the basement.

If anyone is interested, let me know. Otherwise she will be getting thrown out.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By J. Kidd
Unfortunately, that is pretty common. The...

Unfortunately, that is pretty common. The activation of the rear defroster creates enough of an electrical disturbance that it affects the antenna built in to the rear window.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By J. Kidd
Verify that it is actually run to the trunk and...

Verify that it is actually run to the trunk and plugged in properly.

Possibly check the DICE site to see if there are instructions that you can look at to see where this should actually be plugged...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By J. Kidd
No. All the wiring is still there even if no CD...

No. All the wiring is still there even if no CD changer was ever installed.

The cable should still be good. Plug an iPod in and see what happens.
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