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Forum: Exterior
12-03-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By HatefulMechanic

01 Integra LF mudflap. Also need power antenna assy.

Name: Joey
Location: Floyd
Means of contact: Email [email protected]
Price: $

Description: Need splash shield

Pictures:

Looking for left front (drivers side front) OEM mudflap/splash...
11-27-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

Good info, I have only had to do switches in mine, and I keep a spare handy jic.
11-26-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

Since we went there....



I have a dozen of these hidden in varying pants at all times, I never am without this:
...
11-26-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

It's great for dash work. The MAC low profile flat head one is a little wider, but much thinner.

I used to do 3-5 evap or heater cores every week. I'm ten years older, 50lbs lighter, and have a...
11-26-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

I have two of those with the black square plastic handle, one has never been used the other has been beaten to death and brought back so many times it aint funny.

I can't use the bare chrome ones,...
11-26-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

I would rather have a 72 tooth ratchet and keep a backup if it was a high tq situation than deal with a 30 tooth one anymore. Granted I rarely use hand ratchets (air for most of my stuff) but even...
11-21-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

I am not much for online tool sales, I have done a lot over the last five years and never really had the best of luck. Most of the time, I need the tool ASAP, and almost every time their end of the...
11-20-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

Nevermind, jeebus they are overpriced and hard to get. Fuck that noise.
11-20-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

NWS?



There are several versions, I prefer the push button locking ones over the slip joint style ones, however they all grip like a motherfucker. I got a 4" handle pair and they are in my...
11-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 26,364
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: The ratchet and socket opinions thread...

I've been wrenching for 20 years now, and have owned just about every brand or manufacturer of hand tool. I used to like Craftsman, but their quality sucks anymore, plus the fact I live and work 40...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-23-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: stripped oil pan where drain plug goes =/

A lot of time it's cause no one replaces the crush washer and continually reuses it, or even better replaces it with a copper one. It seeps, so they tighten it more and more till it pulls the...
10-02-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,836
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: i have a 1972 datsun ready to paint any suggestion

Well then, since you obviously feel you got screwed over, make a thread in the "vendor review" section of this board, instead of creating a fuckton of bullshit posts in the sponsor's thread, or being...
09-27-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,760
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Stock or Modified Bodyworks

James T Davis is who my supplier is, they have a location in Lynchburg which would be the closest to you.

Almost everything is ordered for me, the toners used in the PPG Deltron line work with...
09-27-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 41,760
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Stock or Modified Bodyworks

On a side note, if a full strip/repair/respray was $4500 as stated in here, that is on the lower end of a spray price.

Shit, I got one in here now getting a strip and respray that will be close...
09-25-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Detailers: Terry Cloths: Throw Away or Keep?

We keep about 50 towels in rotation on the body and paint side of things, rarely doing many full details for people. You can never have enough, and keeping them clean in a duffle bag or something...
09-25-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Detailers: Terry Cloths: Throw Away or Keep?

Yeah, I had a former detail employee who claimed he was the best, blah blah blah fucked up 45 microfibers by washing them with Downy.

This is the same one who got pissed off that I pointed out the...
09-25-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Detailers: Terry Cloths: Throw Away or Keep?

Only time I use a terry cloth is for busting up paste wax that dried too long, or washing if I can't find a good sponge.


Microfibers. Use them.

But yes, we wash them in mild detergent, most...
09-05-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,501
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: CHASER AERODYNAMICS... Here comes another bad review!!

Wait. Did this kid just admit his mother is more assertive than him?


Also, Caveat Emptor.

Also, you get what you pay for.

Also, yer a goddamn moron if you thought buying something half...
09-04-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,798
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Freshhhh paint.

I really hope there is a focus problem with the camera, cause otherwise that is not a good paintjob.

From the distance it was taken, the reflections should be crisp, clear, and basically a mirror....
08-02-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,670
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: VA inspection question: Hood Pins, No Latch

At the risk of sounding like a fucking prick (true story) there is no "interpretation" to this section of code. Glass requirements, yeah, they are open to interpretation, but this is pretty much cut...
08-02-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,670
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: VA inspection question: Hood Pins, No Latch

19VAC30-70-260. Hood latch system.
A. "Hood" means any exterior movable body panel forward of the windshield that is used to cover an engine, luggage, storage or battery compartment.
B. Inspect for...
Forum: Western VA
07-23-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: Anyone live or been to Keysville VA?

Best part of going to Starlight in Christiansburg is there is a drive-in diner next door.

Also, they are the only drive-in theater with digital projection, they just installed a new projector a...
07-23-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By HatefulMechanic

Re: East coast customz (truck and auto).. My bad experience

Did you honestly expect something different than a company using a Z in their name?
Forum: Exterior
06-21-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By HatefulMechanic

1996-2000 Civic 2dr sunroof glass

Name: Joey
Location: Floyd
Means of contact: email [email protected] /PM
Price: $100

Description: This is the glass portion of the sunroof, it is an OEM Honda glass. No scratches that I can...
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