Tag Archives: diy

Replacing the garbage disposal

Posted in Home and Family | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Limit Switch on my Trane XE-80

11:40 PM:  Discover cold air blowing through the vents.  Wow.  It’s just one thing after another with these AC/Heating units, isn’t it? 2:06 AM:  So far, I’m batting 3 for 3 in fixes with this thing, because tonight, I managed … Continue reading

Posted in Geek, Home and Family | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shelves for the house

Kitchen: L 2′ 11 1/4″ W 1′ 3 1/4″ Bedroom: L 3′ 10″ W 11″ Rack 16 1/2″

Posted in Home and Family | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fixing the stop and waste valve in my front yard

I have a big water leak in my front yard’s stop and waste valve (I think.)  It’s been leaking for days (more than likely weeks), but I’ve been unsure of how to tackle the problem.  If I turn the water … Continue reading

Posted in Home and Family | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Metal sleeve or spacer

Spacer in bushing Metric ID of 14 MM Doug would use bilstein shocks 1″ lift Good enough for offroad, but made for street. b46-2286 right side b46-2285 left side This is the shock that used to come on the Tacoma. … Continue reading

Posted in Auto, Misc | Tagged | Leave a comment

Rear shocks

Bilstein shocks are nice. Add a leaf is what he did. All I need to do is replace the shocks. 3.5 inch 4-wheel parts in SLC: DirtLogic 258.99 each for non-reservoir

Posted in Auto, Misc | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Next step for removing a stubborn bolt from lower shock bushing:

Looks like I’ve tried just about everything to get the lower shock bolt out.  Tried a 5lb sledgehammer, jacking the truck off the wheel well to create space in the bushing (which is demolished), etc.  I’m down to cutting off … Continue reading

Posted in Auto, Misc | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Looooong day, much accomplish

Yesterday’s workday just ended for me.  It’s 1:15 AM and I’m going to bed. But first, a little victory:  Tonight, David and I were able to install my newly rebuilt strut in my Tacoma.  It was a big deal, because … Continue reading

Posted in Auto, Work | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment