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Some good reading there, micheal. Will have to listen to the podcast later.
Regarding rain and unfamiliar roads - ever used rainx? I’ve used it for years and it’s a huge help in heavy rain. And light rain. Amd any in between. The harder it rains the better it works.
 

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Some good reading there, micheal. Will have to listen to the podcast later.
Regarding rain and unfamiliar roads - ever used rainx? I’ve used it for years and it’s a huge help in heavy rain. And light rain. Amd any in between. The harder it rains the better it works.
Ditto, I try to keep it on my main vehicles. I learned in the 80's to not use a rag putting it on, after the first few times seeing how much is used that way.

I squirt it on the glass and spread it by hand, then use paper towels to wipe off excess. My way uses less of the product, and it seems to leave more on the glass. I do it for the savings of material, a 16oz bottle lasts me for years. Avoid using the wipers much when it's first put on, the wiping removes it. So people who run their wipers faster or constantly, wear it off faster.
 

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Watch the podcast Richard -- EYE OPENING. It's not voter fraud -- it's people intentionally making the software change votes. In my opinion - treason punishable by death. (Michigan examples - they're still sorting out if/how that went on elsewhere)

Can't make Rain-X work. Tried it first way back in the 80's/90's. It's great on a race car - and I just don't use the wipers at all. But on my street cars, it always interfered with smooth wiper function. They always seemed to grab and chatter across the windshield, so I gave up on it.
 

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I’ve never tried rain-x on tires..... I’ll see what happens.....

lol! Not. :) I just typically wax my windows. I don’t need wipers much if I am going fas enough. Rain volume with the darkness was a problem for sure, but wow even my Michelin tires with 3/4 tread left only 2-3 yrs old still struggled. Loosing traction on-off-on-off that fast while going up the interstate into the mtns and then hydroplaning coming down at times.

I took it as a challenge. I am an idiot at times!

I too tried RainX and never got my technique down well enough so I just wax on-wax off.
 

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I haven't put Rain-X on any other way than by hand, for over 30 years now. It always works the way I do it, you might ought to try again. If it was used up quickly the way the instructions say to put it on, I might not have ever bought any more. I've likely bought about five or six bottles of it over those years. When I first put it on, the wipers aren't needed after about 20mph. As it wear away(wipers or car washes mainly), then it's less effective and it takes more wiper use. It's time for me to do mine again, I put it on maybe every two months(I'm not dependent on it).
 

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I tried Rain-X decades ago. Worked great on the race car -- no need to run windshield wipers. But on my street cars it made the wipers grab/let-go so they ratcheted and bounced their way across the shield....no bueno. So I stopped using it.

Watch the video -- this is so much more than "voter fraud"....this is concerted effort by the Democratic party to use features of the vote counting software which allow votes to be changed. Making me wonder if voting is even worth it any more --- the will of the people isn't reflected in how we vote. The will of the VOTE COUNTERS is being reflected. I think it's treasonous.
 

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Don't get me going on politics, I would put every socialist on a hit list. Socialism is evil, period.
 

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We may soon be outnumbered Don. We already are when they have the ability to change the vote count.
 

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I’ve watched part of the Periscope video. Shocking that what I feared when we as a country moved to digital voting did indeed happen.

8-(

very sad for our country.
 

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That's interesting. It appears to be a great vehicle, but the posts suggest unknown issues. For a 72 with no rust, complete, basically everything working, with any mileage in fine shape, it should bring $10k at least for stock level parts.

Auctions are risky in all ways, for cars long distance you should aim for a baseline price and stockish conditions. Anything different than that, it's only wise to go see the vehicle and hope you can diagnose everything very fast.
 

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Depends on how the auction works Don. Bring-A-Trailer, the buyer's risk is travel costs and the purchase commission and even that may be recoverable if the Seller misrepresented the car. The transaction is between the Buyer/Seller and money doesn't change hands until you've seen/driven the car. The worst that could happen is you lose your commission and travel costs and get banned from the site. Now, if you buy at an in-person auction --- different situation. And those you can't drive before you buy.
 

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So, the purge has started. Purge of what? Our basement. Over 1400sf of stuff, plus the cobra, have the basement barely usable.

I’m severely hurting for spare time. Full time job and two college courses, plus window stickers, and I’m booked solid.

My wife has been worrying herself to death wanting to tackle the job, and finally decided to do it.

I filled the bed of my truck full to the back window with full garbage bags yesterday for a trip to the dump.

I’m scared to know what was thrown away but it is a bit liberating. Things worth a bit if money we’ve been posting on marketplace and getting a bit of money here and there (over $600 worth so far).

I should do the same thing with my detached garage. I might try to do that when my schedule lets up. Should be done and graduated by end of next summer.
 
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Clean it all out....you'll be glad you did. It's hard to justify wanting to keep stuff when you don't even know what you have...LOL!
 
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I had good self control. I didn’t open a single bag and see what was in it before heading to the dump. Making several trips to goodwill as well. Plus posting a few things.
 
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My MIL was a keeper of everything. We've spent the last 5 years unraveling the web she made. a 3600 sq/ft house by herself where every closet and storage area had no more floor space to give. Three closets of clothes that were hers and two of Gretchen's old clothes as a kid. There are two rooms left and its mostly paperwork. Gretchen has had to go through piece by piece because she's found important papers just randomly tossed in. Nothing was organized. The challenge is that it's just my wife. No other siblings to help. Plus we have to care for her a little. She can't drive anymore and needs groceries. The bonus is that she is in great health for her age and has adapted really well to where she's now living. All in all it's worked out for the best for everyone. All of that to say, don't leave that mess for your kids Richard. Purge now while you're capable. My MIL tried to start 10 years ago but didn't have the ability to get through it. She pulled out boxes in the bonus room and just stopped. The floor was covered in boxes of stuff. You couldn't walk.
 

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My MIL was a keeper of everything. We've spent the last 5 years unraveling the web she made. a 3600 sq/ft house by herself where every closet and storage area had no more floor space to give. Three closets of clothes that were hers and two of Gretchen's old clothes as a kid. There are two rooms left and its mostly paperwork. Gretchen has had to go through piece by piece because she's found important papers just randomly tossed in. Nothing was organized. The challenge is that it's just my wife. No other siblings to help. Plus we have to care for her a little. She can't drive anymore and needs groceries. The bonus is that she is in great health for her age and has adapted really well to where she's now living. All in all it's worked out for the best for everyone. All of that to say, don't leave that mess for your kids Richard. Purge now while you're capable. My MIL tried to start 10 years ago but didn't have the ability to get through it. She pulled out boxes in the bonus room and just stopped. The floor was covered in boxes of stuff. You couldn't walk.
Pretty much identical to my MIL’s place. One room was pure paperwork. Had to go through it piece by piece. Found three life insurance policies. Wife was an only child so know well what you have been going through. Glad she is in good health.

When basement is done, my detached garage is next. Prob won’t happen till spring/fall. I’ll be so glad when my classes are done next summer.
 

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Pretty much identical to my MIL’s place. One room was pure paperwork. Had to go through it piece by piece. Found three life insurance policies. Wife was an only child so know well what you have been going through. Glad she is in good health.

When basement is done, my detached garage is next. Prob won’t happen till spring/fall. I’ll be so glad when my classes are done next summer.
I seem to remember us chatting about that. I forgot you had a similar experience. We've found the same in the papers. Insurance policies, old tax returns, and other things that have personal information that needs to be shredded.

On another note, I hope all of you in this thread still active and reading get to relax and have a good Thanksgiving next week. Even if it isn't with extended family due to the Pandemic.
 

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Had to chuckle - I had no idea Thanksgiving was next week.....days/weeks/months have just become all the same.
 
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Yep, life isn't very special when the man controls our lives. I see a lot of people at work on my route, who are through with the government restrictions. We're in one of the good states, relatively, we don't have the pure evil of CA or NY etc. But is is very bad here too, this past week everyone at all levels say we have to accept more lock downs.

I'm done with it also, I'd rather die than to "not live" like this constantly. It isn't about the minority who get hammered with shut downs, it's about all of us and how it is bad for everyone. A flu is still a flu, the world never ended before when we did nothing differently. The regular flu has been here forever, this Covid 19 may also be yearly, they are not significantly different.
 
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