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Old 12-20-2012, 12:45 AM
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Guys, I need to know of a place where it snows year round, but isn't super secluded and full of crazy toothless natives like Alaska or the North Pole. I wanna drive in blizzards every day..

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Old 12-20-2012, 12:52 AM
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South pole?

No native inhabitants whatsoever.
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:18 AM
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east costers are crazy. 4am and we are still up... lol
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:21 AM
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South pole?

No native inhabitants whatsoever.
No Taco Bell either, so that wont work


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east costers are crazy. 4am and we are still up... lol
I'm drinking a Miller Lite (because its the only beer I have), and eating instant oatmeal (because its the only food I have) at 3:22am because I have the day off tomorrow. My first day off in 3 weeks!

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Old 12-20-2012, 01:24 AM
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nice man. for the next 2 months i will be working 50 hrs i week.. and i wont have a day off until the end of january...

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Old 12-20-2012, 01:42 AM
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Thing is, I dont usually get anywhere near 50hrs a week, stuck somewhere between 38-45 mostly. I should mention though, through my main job I'm working 6 days a week, and my "free" day is spent working at a bar on Packer games, and that's usually a 16-20hr shift getting paid $9/hr cash.
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:44 AM
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i get paid 17-25$ per hour... why i work so much
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:47 AM
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yeah if I was making that I'd probably work as much as possible too..
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:44 AM
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3:44am and still awake...

One job I work 40 hours per week at 16.75/hr as a supervisor...

Other job is 24-32 hours per week at 12.50 /hr at a check cashers filing paperwork and SARs.... yay...

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Old 12-20-2012, 05:23 AM
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I was thinking like $200. So, no thanks.
I hope you did not pay apple any money to fix the power button. I only cost like $5 to fix. I have personally fixed it twice.
Didn't pay a dime. Covered under warranty (shipping too). Just haft send old one back.

I double check the price, but I'm pretty sure they would charge me the full $600.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:57 AM
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:01 AM
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chad, 12.5v @ idle is an issue....

there are lots of modules that are powered even when 'off', so if you are driving it, and it's not charging the battery properly, (or batteries, as the case may be...) then they are going to be simply overworked and drop out on you.


in other news, have some vacation time i am taking, but have my portion of the audit i need to be present for today. 1pm. should be a decent one, as i made sure everything that i *could* do was done. we'll just have to wait and see how it goes.

kinda kicks working on cadence today in the head, tho...but i will be able to get some stuff done.




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Old 12-20-2012, 07:02 AM
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:30 AM
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how did you find time to study being on the fest that much???



oh, wait,...i see....





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Old 12-20-2012, 07:31 AM
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well you figure 15 hrs on fest and...... umm 1 of drafting
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:40 AM
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chad, 12.5v @ idle is an issue....

there are lots of modules that are powered even when 'off', so if you are driving it, and it's not charging the battery properly, (or batteries, as the case may be...) then they are going to be simply overworked and drop out on you.
Wha? Really? Why would that be an issue?

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Old 12-20-2012, 07:43 AM
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srsly chad??

a 'low' battery charge is 12.5, a 'dead' battery is 12.0....charging s/b @ 14+ @ idle...

why u new to cars??



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Old 12-20-2012, 07:46 AM
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srsly chad??

a 'low' battery charge is 12.5, a 'dead' battery is 12.0....charging s/b @ 14+ @ idle...

why u new to cars??

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Noooo.....14 should be peak. There's no way it should be putting out 14 @ 650 RPM.













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Old 12-20-2012, 07:49 AM
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Yes, 14 and above. Lots of them I've tested were in the 14.4-14.5 range when running.
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:52 AM
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Hey horn question for you mister expert. Think my TPS might be going bad .....car stalls out at start up if the accelerator pedal isn't pushed in a tiny bit and then eased out...... if you drop it quick the car will stall but if you ease it back down it idles @ about 500 RPM (lower then the 750 its supposed to be anyways at normal idle) after that it drives perfectly. No check engine light no other issues are evident. Does this seem like an issue that it may be I've done some searches without much luck.... side note i did do an engine swap in the car about 6k miles ago.
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:53 AM
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s'okay chad,....take a deep breath and relax...




of course, if ya want to send the e38 my way to confirm....





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Hey horn question for you mister expert. Think my TPS might be going bad .....car stalls out at start up if the accelerator pedal isn't pushed in a tiny bit and then eased out...... if you drop it quick the car will stall but if you ease it back down it idles @ about 500 RPM (lower then the 750 its supposed to be anyways at normal idle) after that it drives perfectly. No check engine light no other issues are evident.
that is your idle control valve, my car does the exact same thing. after some carbon build up they tend to stick and not function properly. its big dollars for a new one so it's advisable to at some point pull the intake mani and clean it out on the bench with some carb cleaner.
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Yes, 14 and above. Lots of them I've tested were in the 14.4-14.5 range when running.
14.7 is actually the bar for a "new" alternator. In a lot of newer cars if voltage drops under 14.5 the battery light will come on.
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:57 AM
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that is your idle control valve, my car does the exact same thing. after some carbon build up they tend to stick and not function properly. its big dollars for a new one so it's advisable to at some point pull the intake mani and clean it out on the bench with some carb cleaner.
I've got three sitting Ina box in the garage.
Thanks man I'll pull it apart and clean her up didn't know if it was the ICV or not because when my brothers was sticking it displayed different symptoms... Thanks though saved me some cash
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