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by Rob_B
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: The Random Thought Thread
Replies: 831
Views: 1041498

well, the fires were widespread and I think the burb has passed on, but the big guy is still kicking...so to speak...Howard is alive and well and still busy doing his renos on his place
by Rob_B
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Tailgate on my 3500HD
Replies: 2
Views: 3915

Thanks Paul, its been really good so far...just a couple glitches so far. Have put about 18,000 miles with the 5th wheel attached to it so far. The only things on the truck replaced so far was the alternator, batteries, the DEF tank(warranty) and a rear caliper. The issue with the pins really surpri...
by Rob_B
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Tailgate on my 3500HD
Replies: 2
Views: 3915

Tailgate on my 3500HD

Just curious if anyone else has had or heard about the issue I just had. I returned from a trip to Florida with my 5th wheel (1350 miles) and found that the pins holding my tailgate closed. had come loose. The passenger side had come right off (the nut was gone and only the latch was holding the pin...
by Rob_B
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Hose over barb fitting lube
Replies: 5
Views: 6629

I used many barbed fittings in the past and always used low grade rubbing alcohol (70%) stuff to slide them on. Got to work quickly but its like grease...others I know have used bleach but I just didn't want it all over me.
by Rob_B
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: New Duramax
Replies: 20
Views: 46608

So after some time of owning this 2014 Duramax quad cab long box 4x4, I love it. Made one big change to it so far, removed the 35gallon tank and had a 61 gallon tank installed in its place. Love the range I get now pulling the 5th wheel, about 750 miles. Yes, the addition of DEF fluid is an absolute...
by Rob_B
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: 2017 - who is still here?
Replies: 30
Views: 51579

still here...once in a while anyways. 2014 Duramax 3500HD dually GMC
by Rob_B
Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: New Duramax
Replies: 20
Views: 46608

Hey there Hog... good to see ya again. I'm actually excited to get back into my GM again, this time with alot more power and torque...just had to wait till my age to actually get into it (or afford it). Any known issues with 2014 Duramax you know about? tweeks, tricks..fun updates without throwing c...
by Rob_B
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: New Duramax
Replies: 20
Views: 46608

Man speeder, you haven't aged that well...lol...
by Rob_B
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: New Duramax
Replies: 20
Views: 46608

Hey Guys, we're back to owning a GM product again...this time a 2014 GMC dually Duramax....got what I think was a pretty good deal...first step to my retirement plans....tomorrow, going to the RV dealer to make a deal on a 38' 5th wheel.... now back to work for the retirement plans to work out. Look...
by Rob_B
Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Post a Random Picture
Replies: 1351
Views: 1654764

Well, there is a first for me...a ski mounted gun rack..
by Rob_B
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Air ride seat
Replies: 94
Views: 224482

Speeder, could you adapt something like these into something usable?
http://www.industrialseats.com/category ... egoryID=20

Drilled down a bit more...
http://www.industrialseats.com/category ... egoryID=23
by Rob_B
Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Post a Random Picture
Replies: 1351
Views: 1654764

ANYONE who thinks they have nerves of steel can't compare to these 2 guys!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... VQSZ4c20KE
by Rob_B
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: such important info
Replies: 2
Views: 6627

Check out Venezuela.. gas is .18cents p/gal = 4.7cents p/ltr >
by Rob_B
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Post a Random Picture
Replies: 1351
Views: 1654764

by Rob_B
Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Good bolt and nut supply?
Replies: 13
Views: 23245

[A tip though,if you use stainless make sure to coat the shaft and threads liberally in antiseize. Stainless is a bi*** when it corrodes over time due to heat cycles. A little tip I've learned over the years of working with stainless (304/316) don't spare the antiseize is right on. If it does start ...
by Rob_B
Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:41 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Good bolt and nut supply?
Replies: 13
Views: 23245

I would like to say fastenal as well, but I have run into issues where to get the size I need, they want me to buy a box of 50 or 100...ummm, got enough stuff laying in my garage now without adding 48 of what I have no need of. Lowes / home depot/local hardware store for me
by Rob_B
Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: The flu is really bad this year
Replies: 13
Views: 17791

"If you have a strong immune system you can fight many flu strains" Hey, work in the industry that I do, many days in waste water(sewage treatment) plants , and watch how strong your immune system gets. I am "rarely" sick and usually when I do get sick, its short lived. I don't go swimming in the st...
by Rob_B
Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: The Joke Thread
Replies: 399
Views: 642875

A husband and wife are in bed when there is a knock at the door. The husband rolls over and looks at his clock -- it's 3:30 a.m. He drags himself out of bed and goes downstairs. When he opens the door, there is a drunk slumped there. "Hi ya," slurs the stranger. "Can you give me a push?" "Get lost,"...
by Rob_B
Sun Sep 02, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Looking for a relay rack
Replies: 13
Views: 24140

You could probably just use a breadboard to mount the relays and add a terminal strip or 2 to either use as a power source or as a supply to what ever your trying to power along with toggle switches to control them.
by Rob_B
Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: San Francisco...
Replies: 22
Views: 31016

Call it anything you want but it's still another tax! Charging up to .10 per mile is unreal. Most who work in the bay area I bet already live outside the area. Consider if you have to travel 50 miles return to and from work...daily $25 a week, if you cross the bay bridge, another toll, park , well, ...