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by Matt Gruber
May 10 2021 3:56am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ford's secret plan to make money servicing EV's- Mach E Mustang
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Ford's secret plan to make money servicing EV's- Mach E Mustang

i don't have a strong opinion on this. thanks for your comments. did have a then new 84 fiero that had a brake relay fail under warranty. did have my ac relay fail. time will tell. i hope i'm wrong about Ford. i like the mach-e. I like relays that plug in near the fuse box. Don't like them soldered ...
by Matt Gruber
May 09 2021 6:35am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ford's secret plan to make money servicing EV's- Mach E Mustang
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Ford's secret plan to make money servicing EV's- Mach E Mustang

Ford uses 22 mechanical relays, most in expensive circuit boards. Tesla has NONE. Tesla does not have a dealer network and does not want to be bothered fixing EV's more than necessary. Ford knows relays fail sooner or later and using lots of them should help them maintain service revenue despite les...
by Matt Gruber
May 08 2021 2:13pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crash racing etc Sherp- Amazing off roader - and Worst driving in the world! Insane drifting!
Replies: 33
Views: 1350

Re: Crash racing etc Sherp- Amazing off roader - and Worst driving in the world! Insane drifting!

I was driving around today and i saw several bad drivers that reminded me of the videos :roll: i think i reacted faster as i knew what stunts they might of tried. :thumb: :bolt:
Traffic was so bad i was thinking of not renewing my license. :wink:
by Matt Gruber
May 08 2021 11:27am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best compact e-screwdriver? Project Farm tests a bunch
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Best compact e-screwdriver? Project Farm tests a bunch

Just got my 2nd choice Tacklife sdp50DC $20.84
i'm impressed, works great :bigthumb:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/353066249996
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epic fail :lol: https://imgur.com/nF79l3U
by Matt Gruber
May 03 2021 11:22am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Window AC converted to central. Bypassed 20' of old hot attic duct,1st 87F day page 8
Replies: 183
Views: 33192

Re: Window AC converted to central. Bypassed 20' of old hot attic duct,1st 87F day page 8

1st hot day :twisted: 87 at noon. switched on central w/ two 5k ac's. 1st test of bypassed 20' of hot attic duct. new 12" flex duct connects direct to kitchen, then runs in hall to den to vent in wall above door. After 5 minutes all three vents read the same, 72F after 10 minutes 69F for all 3 ...
by Matt Gruber
May 03 2021 10:36am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did either parent have the same age related condition as you, at the same age?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Did either parent have the same age related condition as you, at the same age?

Example,
when i was like 25, my dad had allergies, and now i'm that age and i now have allergies :roll:
stuff like that. everything from baldness to hip/knee pain, obesity, ...you name it.
:bigthumb:
and if you have a condition that they never had, have you figured out why that might be?
by Matt Gruber
May 01 2021 12:12pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee. Is cold brewed tea better than hot?
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee. Is cold brewed tea better than hot?

past 6 days i drank 3 green, 3 black. i'd say the cold green does taste better :thumb: with NO sugar etc i'd say it tastes neutral. Hot i disliked it and rarely drank it. Got 100 for $1 at Dollar Tree last year. Been saving 18oz glass jam jars- now i put in a tea bag, half full in the fridge. need t...
by Matt Gruber
Apr 26 2021 4:09am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best compact e-screwdriver? Project Farm tests a bunch
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Best compact e-screwdriver? Project Farm tests a bunch

I just ordered the "No Cry" from ebay for $34.
Beat the big names, for maximum torque :shock: costs much less too! :shock: 8)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ealubZG ... rojectFarm
EDIT- order cancelled - out of stock :cry:
by Matt Gruber
Apr 26 2021 4:03am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee. Is cold brewed tea better than hot?
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee. Is cold brewed tea better than hot?

got some in the fridge for a taste test. some say it tastes better.
Here Dr Greger shows data that cold is healthier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVvw5ki ... nFacts.org
by Matt Gruber
Apr 25 2021 5:04am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Emergency landing- engines flameout and Emergency ejection. P-51 and F-82
Replies: 28
Views: 1765

Re: . P-51 and F-82

You would not have been able to fly it if you bought that P51 in 1976, back then it probably cost $80/hr to fly, you'd be lucky to fly at $400/hr these days. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3qioRbLyFY&ab_channel=DarkSkies i almost bought a P-51 in 1976 :shock: for 10k 8) that was all the $ i h...
by Matt Gruber
Apr 24 2021 6:17pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Emergency landing- engines flameout and Emergency ejection. P-51 and F-82
Replies: 28
Views: 1765

. P-51 and F-82

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3qioRb ... =DarkSkies
i almost bought a P-51 in 1976 :shock: for 10k 8)
that was all the $ i had, so i got a Corvette instead :lol: 8)
by Matt Gruber
Apr 23 2021 5:10am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Emergency landing- engines flameout and Emergency ejection. P-51 and F-82
Replies: 28
Views: 1765

Re: Emergency landing- engines flameout and Emergency ejection- watched Falcon 9 launch

Stunning launch of the Falcon 9 :shock: ran outside and holy crap it was moving fast :shock: saw the 1st stage drop off :shock: wild pulsing, never saw anything like it :bigthumb: was more like a movie with a UFO 8) 8) EDIT the TV weatherman was trying to explain it,- while it was still dark here on...
by Matt Gruber
Apr 18 2021 6:58am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Window AC converted to central. Bypassed 20' of old hot attic duct,1st 87F day page 8
Replies: 183
Views: 33192

Re: Window AC converted to central- Bypassed 20' of old hot attic duct

About to test a new duct idea :idea: Will disconnect about 20 feet of high attic duct that feeds the kitchen, spare bathroom and den. This old duct is causing about a 4 degree rise in the ac air. My new duct should be a 0-1 rise 8) 12' will run in the hall for kitchen and den (i don't like ac in a ...
by Matt Gruber
Apr 16 2021 2:37pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crash racing etc Sherp- Amazing off roader - and Worst driving in the world! Insane drifting!
Replies: 33
Views: 1350

Re: Crash racing etc Sherp- Amazing off roader - and Worst driving in the world! Insane drifting!

mark mainly to avoid death :lol: say a car from the opposite direction crosses over into your lane :shock: maybe sending a text. :roll: Sure it is his fault, but jumping a curb and going off into the weeds could be safer. When i was 17 a car pulled right in front om me, out of a driveway. BANG :lol:...
by Matt Gruber
Apr 16 2021 3:22am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee. Is cold brewed tea better than hot?
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee. Is cold brewed tea better than hot?

Tea and wine beat soda, milk, and even coffee -see pie charts at 5:37 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSiNTKkBjlQ&ab_channel=NutritionFacts.org these are meta- analysis- Where they combine numerous studies to try to arrive at the truth (studies are often paid for by those that want to prove thei...
by Matt Gruber
Apr 14 2021 9:39am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Window AC converted to central. Bypassed 20' of old hot attic duct,1st 87F day page 8
Replies: 183
Views: 33192

OT-check out this window AC

not related to my project :mrgreen: BUT kudos to the quiet design that allows you to nearly close the window :bigthumb: very efficient too https://www.amazon.com/Midea-Inverter-Conditioner-Flexibility-Installation/dp/B08677DCKN?th=1&linkCode=sl1&tag=vehicledwelling-20&linkId=3e68748e9b98...