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Old 07-15-2006, 10:52 PM   #1
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Hit up the usual yard today with Black94SSEi aka Tony. Had fun besides sweating about 3 gallons of water each.. Humidity is high today.

Picked up another HVAC programmer from a 98 so some lucky 92-94 person with ECC could someday have control of where there air goes. It wasn't already requested.. I wanted to pull another with the dash on because the first one was EASY. The air mix actuator was easy on the first one I did....tougher on this one.

Learned a couple things in the process. First off.. SSEMotorheads instructions are sound and well written (worked twice now) , secondly..that different tools would help.

Tonight, I went to Sears to get a stubby 1/4 rachet. They don't sell them..

Hmmmm I have 3-4 1/4 ratchets. 2 Matco and maybe 2 craftsman.

The result of a hacksaw and a file.



Total length is now 3 inches and it feels right in my hand. I'll find out in a week how good it works.
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Necessity is the mother of invention

Now you're a toolhead too
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Total length is now 3 inches and it feels right in my hand. I'll find out in a week how good it works.

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Nice work on modifying that rachet, Bill. Who needs Sears anyway. At work we use sawed off 12" crescent hammers. They are about 5" long when modified. Makes for getting in tight places much easier.
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Total length is now 3 inches and it feels right in my hand. I'll find out in a week how good it works.

Run Tracy Run..........
That is such a priceless comment!!! I needed that laugh today Poor boosty only 3 inches
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Congrats, you saved twenty bucks on buying a stubby by hacking the handle off a thirty dollar tool.
J/K, I know how many extras you have floating around...
Cool tool mod...

BTW, I know a guy who once put his Craftsmen ratchet in a hydraulic pressure test rig and turned it into an ingot. The logo was recognizable, so they exchanged it!
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Total length is now 3 inches and it feels right in my hand. I'll find out in a week how good it works.



Run Tracy Run..........


That is such a priceless comment!!! I needed that laugh today Poor boosty only 3 inches

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Well, l like to keep this in mind,

"It doesn't matter how big the tool is, it'* how you use it."
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Total length is now 3 inches and it feels right in my hand. I'll find out in a week how good it works.



Run Tracy Run..........


That is such a priceless comment!!! I needed that laugh today Poor boosty only 3 inches

That'* okay....I've already packed my own... Every girl needs here own tools when traveling.
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