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Old 02-18-2004, 11:36 PM   #11
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i certainly hope you didn't take me seriously
no I'm just playing along with the joke like the others just couldnt think of much of anything funny so I gave up and made it half serious
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Zook.....that set you posted only has one red and one black. Is that for a Mitsubishi Eclipse?
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no I'm just playing along with the joke like the others just couldnt think of much of anything funny so I gave up and made it half serious

lol....while i'm workin on the battery i might as well check my halogen fluid while i'm there
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Zook.....that set you posted only has one red and one black. Is that for a Mitsubishi Eclipse?
no its for
or if image dont show image
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okay i don't get it....what does a half set of jumper cables have to do with an eclipse?
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A Weaklipse is only half a car
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No problem jumping. Both clamps on the battery terminals of the good car.
On the bad car, but the red clamp on the +, then put the black clamp on chassis ground somewhere. This prevents any possible sparks near a battery that may be outgassing.

No Kaboom that way. Had this happen to me in my younger days. Not pretty.
And not on the Wiper Motor. Trust me, it'* expensive that way
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Trying to jump start the wife'* Astro... The plate the wiper motor is mounted to was nice and easy to reach. As soon as she turned the key, tho, all the magic smoke came out of the wiper motor....

About 200 bux later, the wipers worked again...
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the 'magic smoke'? I thought that was illegal except for medical uses?

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All electronic devices run on Magic Smoke (not happy smoke. That'* a different story...). If the Magic Smoke escapes, electronics stop working. I figured you were smart enough to know this.
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