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Videos on normal maintenance for AoM

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Dec 14, 2013. 14 Replies

Trying to get a feeler here if people think videos on car maintenance items would be good to do or not.  If so, what would you all like to see?  They would be somewhat on the generic side, as each…Continue

 

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Rick Shelton replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"Good idea.  Start with the basics and go from there.  Don't worry too much about the model car at first for the basics like oil changes, tire changing etc. as they are generically applicable.  Once you get past the basics you can…"
Dec 14, 2013
Dish replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"Mr Sterling, and others, Currently doing a few repairs following a game of chicken with an Elk... we both went left. Already replaced radiator, but I'd be willing to take a step back for the sake of a video if there are plans to move forward…"
Dec 14, 2013
Evan Fleming replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"Great Idea.  It would be cool to see something on knowing when it is time to replace things.  Things like spark plugs and the like.  But I do like the idea of basic diagnostic tips and how to replace/change the right thing.   "
Oct 15, 2013
Claude replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"ABSOLUTELY!  I had a mechanical father and two brothers who could fix cars and my stubborn ass never saw the value in learning from them.   I can change oil and rotate tires, but I'd love to learn how to replace brake pads and…"
Oct 15, 2013
Dish replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"I like it, though, if I may be so bold as to toot my own horn I am rather mechanically inclined. though perhaps some stuff on these newer fancy jobs we got runnin round. an occasional abnormal maintence video would be cool too. I could contribute…"
Oct 14, 2013
Chu Kim replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"Have you made any videos yet?"
Oct 9, 2013
Mid Mop replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"Would definetely some some videos of this"
Aug 12, 2013
Douglas Aldrich replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"outstanding idea... I would personally love it, coming from a person joining the ranks as a know-nothing about cars"
Aug 12, 2013
Brian W. Barrett replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"Cool idea. . . start with basics oil change, brakes (disc and drum), battery, alternator (checking the alternator also), checking for vacuum leaks, maybe fuel pressure, struts/shocks, general tricks for breaking things loose, tricks for pulleys, A/C…"
Aug 12, 2013
D.J. replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"I think it would be great! I know next to nothing about cars so an opportunity to learn would be nice. "
Aug 12, 2013
Brown Fox replied to Michael Starling's discussion Videos on normal maintenance for AoM
"As a middle-aged man I have "Powers and knowledge beyond your command," like how to jump start a car, according to Mike Myers on SNL. Therefore, I think it's a good idea just in case some guys don't have access to an old fart…"
Aug 12, 2013
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Videos on normal maintenance for AoM

Trying to get a feeler here if people think videos on car maintenance items would be good to do or not.  If so, what would you all like to see?  They would be somewhat on the generic side, as each car is slightly different, but I was thinking it might be helpfulSee More
Aug 12, 2013
Michael Starling replied to Russ's discussion All original or modify?
"Eh, it wouldn't hurt.  That is what happens with projects like this, one little thing would snowball into a huge ordeal.   IMO the best thing to do is pick up the 290hp motor.  It give you 100+more hp, is cheaper, and your stock…"
Aug 7, 2013
Michael Starling replied to Gerard's discussion Vehicles for big guys
"6'4 and 200lbs here Mini coopers have a lot of headroom in them as well.  Currently I drive a S-Type Jag that fits me just fine."
Aug 7, 2013
Michael Starling replied to Russ's discussion All original or modify?
Aug 7, 2013
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"I second a wood stove.  The way I look at it, you can pretty much throw anything in it to burn"
Aug 6, 2013

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At 2:07pm on June 27, 2013, Alan Andrews said…

Thanks, Michael.  I appreciate it.

 
 
 

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