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Antigone

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Location: A house, in a Virginian Valley
Gender: Female


Posted: Jul 28, 2021 - 8:22am

 miamizsun wrote:

a wee bit stretched

work is a blur and other half's health checks and challenges

her long planned biopsy cancelled (again) at the last minute due to multiple issues on their end

everyone seems to playing catch-up due to the pandemic

in spite of the grind i'm still grounded and grateful

peace be with you peeps




islander

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Location: Seattle
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 28, 2021 - 7:00am

 miamizsun wrote:

a wee bit stretched

work is a blur and other half's health checks and challenges

her long planned biopsy cancelled (again) at the last minute due to multiple issues on their end

everyone seems to playing catch-up due to the pandemic

in spite of the grind i'm still grounded and grateful

peace be with you peeps



It's just a hard world right now. Keep grinding, the world needs pepper.
black321

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Location: An earth without maps
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 28, 2021 - 6:40am

 miamizsun wrote:

thanks peeps

life isn't always easy





oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 28, 2021 - 6:26am

 miamizsun wrote:
thanks peeps

life isn't always easy

 
{#Good-vibes}
miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 28, 2021 - 4:24am

thanks peeps

life isn't always easy





NoEnzLefttoSplit

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 21, 2021 - 6:03am

 miamizsun wrote:
a wee bit stretched

work is a blur and other half's health checks and challenges

her long planned biopsy cancelled (again) at the last minute due to multiple issues on their end

everyone seems to playing catch-up due to the pandemic

in spite of the grind i'm still grounded and grateful

peace be with you peeps
 
ugh.. sounds like a hard row to hoe.. hang in there. 
Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 21, 2021 - 5:53am

 miamizsun wrote:
a wee bit stretched

work is a blur and other half's health checks and challenges

her long planned biopsy cancelled (again) at the last minute due to multiple issues on their end

everyone seems to playing catch-up due to the pandemic

in spite of the grind i'm still grounded and grateful

peace be with you peeps
 
{#Hug}
miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 21, 2021 - 5:30am

a wee bit stretched

work is a blur and other half's health checks and challenges

her long planned biopsy cancelled (again) at the last minute due to multiple issues on their end

everyone seems to playing catch-up due to the pandemic

in spite of the grind i'm still grounded and grateful

peace be with you peeps
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 3, 2021 - 3:40pm

 westslope wrote:
 oldviolin wrote:

Well, no antifreeze in there. Was pure water at the time. Water pump had been leaking for awhile. Overheating. I had put new one one and flushed out but head gasket was compromised. The only solution is to pull top end down and install a new head gasket set and bolts. It's a 4 cylinder so relatively easy. Just hoping at this point head isn't cracked. That will be an additional $400 at least. Hoping old one is sound so I can take it to a shop and have it resurfaced and valves lapped. UGH!
The problem is that it's work holding up work. I think I feel grumpy all the sudden. First world problem, right? Old trucks. Gotta love them. LOL

That is a hear! hear! on loving old trucks.

You were just running straight H2O in the radiator?  Is that not risky?

On the bright side, the absence of anti-freezer cooling fluid should mean less damage.

 
You missed the part where I replaced the water pump. It had been leaking and causing overheating, work commitments prolonging that situation. Prolonged too long. Gambled too much.  Drained and flushed system and didn't want to waste/leak antifreeze into the enviorns before proper repairs and sure no further issues. 
It is in fact not good to run just water for too long. It encourages rust rather quickly. Anti freeze in the oil pan is no worse than water. Both bad. I'll tear it down and repair, do a proper tune and it will be good. Hoping head isn't cracked. This is a GM 2.2 four cylinder. Bad about blowing head gaskets. My gamble cost me. Sometimes you just have to stop everything and fix your vehicle, or your life, or both...
westslope

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Location: BC sage brush steppe


Posted: Jul 3, 2021 - 10:45am

 oldviolin wrote:

Well, no antifreeze in there. Was pure water at the time. Water pump had been leaking for awhile. Overheating. I had put new one one and flushed out but head gasket was compromised. The only solution is to pull top end down and install a new head gasket set and bolts. It's a 4 cylinder so relatively easy. Just hoping at this point head isn't cracked. That will be an additional $400 at least. Hoping old one is sound so I can take it to a shop and have it resurfaced and valves lapped. UGH!
The problem is that it's work holding up work. I think I feel grumpy all the sudden. First world problem, right? Old trucks. Gotta love them. LOL

That is a hear! hear! on loving old trucks.

You were just running straight H2O in the radiator?  Is that not risky?

On the bright side, the absence of anti-freezer cooling fluid should mean less damage.

GeneP59

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Location: On the edge of tomorrow looking back at yesterday.
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 3, 2021 - 10:37am

 oldviolin wrote:

Not bad but a bit weary. Water in my crankcase. The dreaded milkshake. It's not the work and expense repairing it so much. It's what I do, but not for a living; I build stuff. I make stuff. I fix stuff. I grease monkey for fun. I need my truck. It's my prime mover. Now I'm stuck with a scramble to shunt distraction and meet commitments. It's a really long story spanning several donut holes. Krispy. No Kreme. Just holes.

It's life. Everything. All the time. I need a bored kid to teach and boss around. lol

Best joke wins a bottle of magic fixer. Liquid tune up. Head gasket rejuvenator. something special like that...

Hey, that's the life of a banger driving a banger with a banger. Somehow you know what to expect...



Everything works better with Duck tape!

Best of luck.
Ohmsen

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 4:39pm

 katzendogs wrote:
Put a roller cam in it while you're at it!

Like when yer ridin' the old Harley, and Bill's just playn' this, and any sound-escapism would be shere utopia in and by herself. I know the feeling, trust me!

"As captivating", I mean.

Peering straight at energizingly vitalizing moments in Ov's life amongst 'The Machines", terminatorishly. - Is what y'all are thinking? Hope naught! 
katzendogs

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Location: Pasadena ,Texas
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 3:40pm

 oldviolin wrote:

Not bad but a bit weary. Water in my crankcase. The dreaded milkshake. It's not the work and expense repairing it so much. It's what I do, but not for a living; I build stuff. I make stuff. I fix stuff. I grease monkey for fun. I need my truck. It's my prime mover. Now I'm stuck with a scramble to shunt distraction and meet commitments. It's a really long story spanning several donut holes. Krispy. No Kreme. Just holes.

It's life. Everything. All the time. I need a bored kid to teach and boss around. lol

Best joke wins a bottle of magic fixer. Liquid tune up. Head gasket rejuvenator. something special like that...

Hey, that's the life of a banger driving a banger with a banger. Somehow you know what to expect...



Put a roller cam in it while you're at it!
Ohmsen

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 3:04pm

 oldviolin wrote:
Well, no antifreeze in there. Was pure water at the time. Water pump had been leaking for awhile. Overheating. I had put new one one and flushed out but head gasket was compromised. The only solution is to pull top end down and install a new head gasket set and bolts. It's a 4 cylinder so relatively easy. Just hoping at this point head isn't cracked. That will be an additional $400 at least. Hoping old one is sound so I can take it to a shop and have it resurfaced and valves lapped. UGH!
The problem is that it's work holding up work. I think I feel grumpy all the sudden. First world problem, right? Old trucks. Gotta love them. LOL

Well, there ain't nothing but clear & fresh water...
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 1:56pm

 westslope wrote:
 oldviolin wrote:

Not bad but a bit weary. Water in my crankcase. The dreaded milkshake. ......


As in radiator anti-freeze fluid in the crankcase?   The dreaded Strawberry Milkshake of Death?   (Not sure what it is if your anti-freeze fluid is coloured green or blue.....)

Ouch.  Condolences.  So sorry....

So whats the plan?   Re-build from scratch?   Replace the motor with a remanufactured motor?  Part out the vehicle and buy another one?  
 
Well, no antifreeze in there. Was pure water at the time. Water pump had been leaking for awhile. Overheating. I had put new one one and flushed out but head gasket was compromised. The only solution is to pull top end down and install a new head gasket set and bolts. It's a 4 cylinder so relatively easy. Just hoping at this point head isn't cracked. That will be an additional $400 at least. Hoping old one is sound so I can take it to a shop and have it resurfaced and valves lapped. UGH!
The problem is that it's work holding up work. I think I feel grumpy all the sudden. First world problem, right? Old trucks. Gotta love them. LOL
westslope

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Location: BC sage brush steppe


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 1:44pm

 oldviolin wrote:

Not bad but a bit weary. Water in my crankcase. The dreaded milkshake. ......


As in radiator anti-freeze fluid in the crankcase?   The dreaded Strawberry Milkshake of Death?   (Not sure what it is if your anti-freeze fluid is coloured green or blue.....)

Ouch.  Condolences.  So sorry....

So whats the plan?   Re-build from scratch?   Replace the motor with a remanufactured motor?  Part out the vehicle and buy another one?  
westslope

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Location: BC sage brush steppe


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 1:40pm

Better but antsy.

33C is far more comfortable than 48C.

Sunny skies are far better than smoke drenched skies.  
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 2, 2021 - 1:33pm

Not bad but a bit weary. Water in my crankcase. The dreaded milkshake. It's not the work and expense repairing it so much. It's what I do, but not for a living; I build stuff. I make stuff. I fix stuff. I grease monkey for fun. I need my truck. It's my prime mover. Now I'm stuck with a scramble to shunt distraction and meet commitments. It's a really long story spanning several donut holes. Krispy. No Kreme. Just holes.

It's life. Everything. All the time. I need a bored kid to teach and boss around. lol

Best joke wins a bottle of magic fixer. Liquid tune up. Head gasket rejuvenator. something special like that...

Hey, that's the life of a banger driving a banger with a banger. Somehow you know what to expect...
miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 1, 2021 - 5:35am

 sunybuny wrote:


Sure... it's a BOLT of Victory!


(or that's how I feel this morning)



     tampa bay rocks!
sunybuny

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Location: The West & Best Coast of FLA
Gender: Female


Posted: Jul 1, 2021 - 5:28am

 miamizsun wrote:



but, there's a light, a certain kind of light



Sure... it's a BOLT of Victory!


(or that's how I feel this morning)
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