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    Yesterday, 10:03 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    I thought about how to accommodate a quad when my buddy Ted, Mr. Sporto, got an Audi A3, same chassis as my GTI. The neat thing about these...
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    Yesterday, 08:47 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    Looks like that sender has potentiometers. At the level of modifications you?re doing I think the featherlight would be a waste of money. And, an...
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    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    That's exactly what I'm doing. See the pic I posted above? I don't plan on having a pedal on the floor so there is no need for a switch. Even if I do...
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    Yesterday, 07:17 PM
    I wouldn't choose the 18" axle. You can always widen one but never narrow it! You'll find that with some 1/2" copper water pipe you can fine-tune...
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    Yesterday, 05:56 PM
    Afterwards, I realized that if I put several turns into the rope around the rod, it would soften the action and prevent the rope getting shocked at...
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    Yesterday, 05:07 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    Patterat: "The reason I?m considering it is because I?m building a custom vehicle that has no room for a pedal assembly. Because of this it?s...
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    Yesterday, 04:13 PM
    That?s how long I've been driving VW GTI?s I always try to not let go of the hatchback when I?m putting something in the trunk which usually fails...
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    Yesterday, 02:07 PM
    You?re right, it?s all about resistance. There is absolutely no benefit to the user if the resistance is the same on a featherlite and a conventional...
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    09-19-2018, 06:21 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    It all started a long time ago with a paralyzed racecar driver and a clapped out 85 GTI we called "The Pimple" because it was blistered to hell!...
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    09-19-2018, 09:21 AM
    2015 Camaro APPS is similar. There are two metal roll pins on the door of the compartment that hold the two springs in place. Once you knock these...
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    09-18-2018, 10:25 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Featherlite Hand Controls in Equipment
    A West: "The featherlite sounds interesting. But I do like the feedback of mechanical controls. It's like a Mercedes vs BMW. The Mercedes dampens...
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    09-18-2018, 08:32 PM
    Happen to have a 6 month review? Did you get used to them or get rid of them?
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    09-18-2018, 08:30 PM
    There are rods that attach to the turn signal that can be bent or positioned where you want it. Sure-grip makes a crossover rod that allows you to...
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    09-18-2018, 03:42 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy questions in Care
    all the time. Once you get comfortable with the adhesion of the flange (and I got comfy when I realized it was very reliably adhering) and after...
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    09-15-2018, 11:28 PM
    Delicious! Garden tomatoes are heavenly.
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    09-13-2018, 06:34 PM
    Very Great! Nice engineering. And, just like mine, the 3rd time is the charm. Seems whenever I build something that is big and somewhat...
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    09-13-2018, 03:33 PM
    I wonder about his counterweighted scheme. How would two Crips Get together on the same floor? Can you send it back up and have a second one come...
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    09-13-2018, 01:04 PM
    ChesBay started a thread Stay safe SCI 55 in Life
    And anyone else in the Hurricane Florence area. Thoughts are with you.
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    09-11-2018, 12:28 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Remembering Today in Life
    A sobering reflection. I lost two friends on flight 93
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    09-11-2018, 12:25 PM
    It certainly is, and in some cases will be the only battery that "really" fits. Why? Because of the un-yielding battery terminal that drops into the...
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    09-11-2018, 12:17 PM
    (some?) newer cars treat their batteries better than older analog charging systems. They adopt management strategies that prolong battery life and...
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    09-11-2018, 11:56 AM
    Sorry, but that's just wrong! They don't make the plates thinner, they increase the number-which is why within a group, the better battery weighs...
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