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    Yesterday, 09:44 AM
    My last two Jay J2 cushion blew out at the rear seam. I replace them with the Jay X2, but next time I'll be looking for something more durable.
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    Yesterday, 09:21 AM
    No. Aluminum is lighter than titanium, but titanium has double the strength and is about 60% denser than aluminum. So what does that mean in...
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    05-26-2017, 09:40 AM
    The last set of Schwalbe MPs that I got were really difficult to put on. I had to use a zip tie to hold the tire on the rim in order to get them to...
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    05-24-2017, 12:06 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    They're out there... search for Colorado LT3 https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/l-Used-2012-Chevrolet-Colorado-LT3-ev60#listing=174700843
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    05-24-2017, 12:01 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    The height difference is about an inch. here's a how-to.......
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    05-23-2017, 06:13 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    Yep. GM offered the 5.3L in the Colorado/Canyon from 2009-2012.
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    05-23-2017, 11:57 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    My seats are the factory leather/heated power 6-way bucket seats. I have about $1425 into lowering parts and had a local hot rod shop do the work. ...
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    05-23-2017, 10:05 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Manual wheelchair Brakes in Equipment
    You're right the handles are under the seat and completely out-of-the-way. I'm sure that they would be hard to reach for some.
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    05-23-2017, 10:02 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Manual wheelchair Brakes in Equipment
    Anyone have D's on a folding chair? I have a TiLite Tx and worry about the cables interfering with folding the chair.
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    05-23-2017, 09:52 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    I lowered it mainly to make it easy to get in and out, but also for looks. I prefer my hand controls to be on the left, so that my right hand is...
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    05-22-2017, 06:39 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    The top front of my J2 is about 22" off the floor and the seat height of the truck is the same. The truck also has power seats, so I can raise and...
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    05-21-2017, 08:32 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Permobil Armrest Pouch in Equipment
    Try Advantage Bag Company... they may have something that will work for you. https://www.advantagebag.com/
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    05-21-2017, 08:21 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Manual wheelchair Brakes in Equipment
    D's Locks are the most common hub locks that use a lever and cables, but SureLock also makes a comparable set of locking hubs. ...
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    05-21-2017, 08:04 PM
    The hard plastic loom is a terrible idea for push rims. Personally I don't like coated rims, I like smooth raw titanium push rims as they hold up...
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    05-21-2017, 07:54 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Manual wheelchair Brakes in Equipment
    The problem with the out-front scissor brakes is that they're made of composite materiel and will eventually fail. Mine lasted a little over two...
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    05-21-2017, 07:30 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    I used QA1 adjustable coilovers in the front and 3" blocks in the rear and QA1 shocks. The rear frame was notched for clearance. It rides real...
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    05-21-2017, 09:18 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Car Shopping in Equipment
    I'm T12 and I have a 5.3L 2009 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab. It's been lowered 3" so the drivers seat is the same height as my cushion, this...
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    05-17-2017, 05:25 PM
    I use a gallon size ziplock bag and fill it enough water so I don't bottom out then bleed off any air from the bag.
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    05-17-2017, 12:41 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Sportaid 120% guarantee in Equipment
    I've being buying my wheelchair parts from SportAid for years and have been satisfied with them. I have never had them honor their 120% guarantee...
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    05-17-2017, 12:26 PM
    Like like to keep the pattern going in the same direction, but it's purely aesthetic.
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    05-17-2017, 12:22 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Replacing spinergy spoke? in Equipment
    I just replace a broken SPOX yesterday. Hardest part was getting the correct SPOX for my ageing Spinergy rims. The use different ends now and the...
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    05-17-2017, 12:06 PM
    rshadd replied to a thread Weighing yourself in Equipment
    I use a LilyPad scale.
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    05-17-2017, 11:47 AM
    rshadd replied to a thread Electric air blower in Equipment
    Is the air heated?
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    05-17-2017, 11:41 AM
    Are you talking about removing Caster Stem bearings (1/2") or Caster wheel bearings (5/16")?
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