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  1. Kind of a special case. I'm sure Porsche figured...

    Kind of a special case. I'm sure Porsche figured you could afford new lugs at every tire change. After all, you can afford a Porsche.
  2. Here ya go: 3rd paragraph ...

    Here ya go:
    3rd paragraph
    https://www.tirerack.com/content/dam/tirerack/desktop/Navigation/TireRackLogo.png
  3. No. All lugs are supposed to be torqued dry....

    No. All lugs are supposed to be torqued dry. Lubing the threads can result in excess stretch and failure.
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    Yeah, but:Design of AR-15 could derail charges...

    Yeah, but:Design of AR-15 could derail charges tied to popular rifle

    So, it's not illegal anyway. That's why the charges are dropped or lowered in these cases because the feds do not want this in...
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    Tellus S2 M 46 a a hydraulic oil and is supposed...

    Tellus S2 M 46 a a hydraulic oil and is supposed to be anti foam. Where did you get it? How sure are you that you got the correct oil? There are 9 product lines called Tellus.
  6. Then do you need a "floating" tap holder or a...

    Then do you need a "floating" tap holder or a spring loaded one? Neither will help with space problem that I can see. Lack of rigid tapping means you need axial variation not radial, which is what...
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    Looks like nice data plates before SOMEONE got to...

    Looks like nice data plates before SOMEONE got to them.
  8. How does a floating tap holder give you more...

    How does a floating tap holder give you more space? Why do you need it to float? Shouldn't you address that?
  9. My inbox was full, please resend.

    My inbox was full, please resend.
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    It is commonly done in the power generation...

    It is commonly done in the power generation industry. Best to put a floor of 1 " plate if you want rigidity. I have never seen one with self contained power but it could be easily done with a 40 foot...
  11. I'm in Tucson. Tell us more.

    I'm in Tucson. Tell us more.
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    The Packards in PT boats were not Merlins. They...

    The Packards in PT boats were not Merlins. They were 4M-2500 engines derived from WWI Liberty aircraft engines.
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    Avoid this damage by using a tap of the same...

    Avoid this damage by using a tap of the same diameter and pitch.
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    I would think that they were kept for the...

    I would think that they were kept for the beryllium use only and may be specially ground for it. Beryllium does not machine terribly well in general and tapping in particular is troublesome. As far...
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    The whole "reforming" bullshit is a bad joke. If...

    The whole "reforming" bullshit is a bad joke. If that metal has been stressed to it's yield point then it is no longer capable of contributing to the strength of the joint. If you're in the shop, fix...
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    You and Dad are fucking idiots. Did you both miss...

    You and Dad are fucking idiots. Did you both miss that it's ductile iron, do not weld?
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    What kind of "copyright issues" could there be...

    What kind of "copyright issues" could there be for something produced 103 years ago by a company that has been out of business for 48 years?
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    How does gypsum aka Calcium sulfate, "release...

    How does gypsum aka Calcium sulfate, "release VAST QUANTITIES of nitrous oxides? By the way it doesn't burn, that is the reason for drywall, fire protection.
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    Berylium is not radioactive. WTF good would a...

    Berylium is not radioactive. WTF good would a Geiger counter do if you could find one outside of a museum?
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    STOP! Just STOP!. You will not solve any problem...

    STOP! Just STOP!. You will not solve any problem by using a worn down stump of unknown wheel. You have your dresser 90 degrees out. The diamond should lean into the rotation of the wheel about 10-15...
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    Back to that SDS. It will tell you what is in...

    Back to that SDS. It will tell you what is in there. Dozens? NO.
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    Don't mix it with transmission oil. Look at the...

    Don't mix it with transmission oil. Look at the SDS for ATF. Has a dose of Zinc Dithio-Diphosphate, an anti wear additive for sliding surfaces. It is also a potent dispersant and will carry water...
  23. "You should try working with Millwrights...

    "You should try working with Millwrights sometime, they actually do know a few things. Like how to get frozen stuff apart, when both parts have to be saved."

    Thanks for reminding me. I'm the...
  24. Well, you see, that combination makes sense....

    Well, you see, that combination makes sense. Weather or not it is the best, hard to say. But it follows the proven formula of a solvent carrying the lubricant into the affected area. Acetone does not...
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    Then you would be substituting actual words for...

    Then you would be substituting actual words for some collection of letters that must have resulted from a serious hallucinogen. If you want to say " historic significance" then say it. Don't come up...
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