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  • What Was This German National Doing with Bombs, a Cell-Phone Detonator,in Rio Linda, CA?

    08/18/2013 8:52:01 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 14 replies ^ | 8/18/13 | n/a
    It started innocently enough: Andreas H. Koertel, 46, was pulled over in a traffic stop. Then things got hairy in hurry. Turns out Koertel, a German national, was in possession of meth and illegal weapons, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, so he was booked into jail on multiple charges, KXTV-TV reports.
  • Freeper Gearheads! Overtightened nut, stripped stud. Turns 4ever but won't come off..! :>(

    08/20/2016 2:26:32 PM PDT · by gaijin · 93 replies
    Me ^ | Aug 20th, 2016 | me
    96 Camry V6, 166k miles, engine = 1MZFE (I think) Flushed engine, changed oil, got a low oil-pressure light, pulled over. Dropped oil pan, cleared out a TON of oil boogers that were in the pan, YIKES..! Also swished the oil pick-up tube around in some flush solution, cleared the screen. Drove around a week and it was FINE..! Then oil pressure light returned :( Swapped out the oil pressure sender switch (don't have the oil pressure tester gauge but I ordered one) and the oil pressure light did come with the new switch. Hoping it's more oil boogers in...
  • How to Find an Honest and Reliable Mechanic

    01/07/2016 9:09:03 AM PST · by virgil283 · 17 replies
    art of manliness ^ | January 6, 2016 | Jeremy Anderberg
    When looking for recommendations for a good mechanic, first ask your immediate local network. Ask your Facebook friends, ask the guy next door, heck, even ask your mailman if you want. Reviews from real people who you trust will always be more useful and beneficial.. Another route is the Napa estimator. This tool uses make, model, year, and zip code to account for geographic and regional differences.
  • any Chrysler wrenchers out there?

    06/15/2015 8:26:35 AM PDT · by Cowman · 12 replies
    self | 6-15-2015 | me
    Does anybody know where I can get a PDF wiring diagram for a 2005 dodge du?rango? And just out of curiosity, what is that plug under the battery box
  • System Mechanic has been hacked, they want me to give them control of my computer

    12/16/2014 7:42:15 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 23 replies
    Iolo System Mechanic ^ | 12/16/2014 | Charles O'Connell
    Alert: Fraudulent Entities Posing as iolo Please be aware that iolo Customer Care Agents do not initiate outbound phone calls based on alerts or errors from the product. If someone claiming to be from “iolo” or “System Mechanic” contacts you regarding alerts or messages from the product do not provide any information and contact iolo to verify. Learn More 
  • Please - need help for son in Norfolk, VA area - mechanic

    02/05/2013 7:50:16 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 7 replies
    5 February 2013 | Mene
    Please private message me if you know of an honest mechanic in the Virginia area. Need a good reference. Thanks in advance.
  • VIDEO: Drunk Man Attacked By Zoo Monkeys

    11/14/2011 9:02:43 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    NEWSCORE ^ | November 14, 2011
    MYFOXNY.COM - A drunk man, who attempted to cool off by swimming over to a monkey enclosure at a Brazilian zoo, ended up being attacked and badly injured. Video showed Joao Leite dos Santos after he peeled off his shirt and climbing into the narrow moat between visitors and the spider monkeys.
  • Tiger Tank Manual Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger I Ausf. E (SdKfz 181) Model

    06/01/2011 5:56:47 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 49 replies · 2+ views ^ | 2011 | Michael Hayton, Stevan Vase & David Fletcher
    The German Tiger I was the most feared battle tank of the Second World War. Its invincibility lay in its main gun and heavy defensive armour. Using the successful Haynes Manual format, the Tiger Tank Manual gives an insight into acquiring, owning and operating one of these awesome fighting vehicles. The Tank Museum's Tiger '131' forms the centrepiece of this manual, which includes full photographic coverage of the strip-down of '131' and its engine. Vivid personal recollections describe what it was like to command a Tiger in war.
  • Jason Statham's Not Your Average "Mechanic"

    01/29/2011 9:49:35 PM PST · by Perdogg · 36 replies
    Jason Statham has been called the toughest guy in Hollywood and an action hero for a new generation. Known for roles in "The Italian Job" and "The Expendables," Statham sticks with what he does best in a new CBS Films movie, "The Mechanic," in which he plays an elite hit man.
  • Face of Defense: Mechanic Switches to Security Duty

    02/10/2009 3:16:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 202+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Brian Tierce, USA
    BAGHDAD, Feb. 9, 2009 – Since the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team assumed control of its Multinational Division Baghdad operational area in November, soldiers of the “Dagger” brigade have performed a multitude of missions. Army Sgt. Patrick Chambers, left, receives a briefing from his team leader prior to a mission in northwestern Baghdad’s Karkh district, Feb. 7, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brian Tierce  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. For Army Sgt. Patrick Chambers, a recent change in jobs took him from vehicle maintenance to brigade leadership protection. Chambers, a native of Denton, Texas,...
  • Face of Defense: Deployed Mechanic Comforted by Mixed Cultures

    09/26/2008 5:47:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 194+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | 2nd Lt. Anthony Asciutto USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, Sept. 26, 2008 – For new servicemembers, a military job – not to mention an overseas deployment – can be a big adjustment. But for Army Pvt. Salim Jamal Srouji, both are familiar territory. Army Pvt. Salim Jamal Srouji, of Norco, Calif., works on the rear axle of a vehicle in the motor pool on Forward Operating Base Kalsu, Iraq, Sept. 11, 2008. Srouji is a mechanic for the Automotive Maintenance Platoon of Company B, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Anthony Asciutto  (Click...
  • Face of Defense: Mechanic Sees to Fellow Soldiers’ Welfare

    11/26/2007 3:41:50 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 37+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Spc. Vernon Stone, USA
    CAMP TAJI, Iraq, Nov. 26, 2007 – While all 1st Air Cavalry Brigade soldiers may be focused on the mission, one noncommissioned officer in particular has given his all toward mission success, leading and caring for his soldiers while deployed to Iraq. Army Sgt. Jonathan Ruiz, Headquarters Support Company, 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, looks up technical manuals to help one of his soldiers learn how to repair a part. Photo by Spc. Vernon Stone, USA  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Army Sgt. Jonathan Ruiz, 23, a mechanic for Headquarters Support Company,...
  • Is Your Mechanic Cheating? (Fast Oil-Change Company Caught On Tape)

    08/14/2006 8:03:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 2,785+ views
    NBC 4 ^ | August 14, 2006 | Staff
    Imagine going to get your car repaired, paying for it, and then finding out that the work was never done. With the help of insiders, NBC4 uncovered an apparent scheme at several Los Angeles area Jiffy Lube stores. The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office has asked customers who have had problems at Jiffy Lube stores to contact the DA's Consumer Protection Division, by e-mail, at
  • Airplane Mechanic Sucked Into Jet Engine, Killed at El Paso Airport

    01/16/2006 6:44:14 PM PST · by Brooklyn Kid · 151 replies · 7,601+ views
    FOX News/AP ^ | January 16, 2006
    Airplane Mechanic Sucked Into Jet Engine, Killed at El Paso Airport Monday, January 16, 2006 EL PASO, Texas — An airplane mechanic was killed Monday morning after he was sucked into a jet's engine while passengers were boarding from the tarmac, officials said. "A mechanic walked in front of the engine and was pulled into the engine," National Transportation Safety Board spokeswoman Lauren Peduzzi said. She said she didn't know if any passengers saw the accident as they boarded Continental Airlines flight 1515 to Houston. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said the worker was sucked into the right engine of...
  • Van Bought From Sheriff's Auction Contains Pot Stash

    08/09/2005 7:52:30 AM PDT · by Cowman · 5 replies · 335+ views
    Denver ABC 7 ^ | August 8, 2005
    Van Bought From Sheriff's Auction Contains Pot Stash 350 Pounds Originally Found In Vehicle POSTED: 10:13 am MDT August 8, 2005 EL PASO, Texas -- The used minivan came with an unexpected option -- about 100 pounds of pot. A man recently bought the 1997 Plymouth Voyager from the El Paso County, Texas, Sheriff's Office. A mechanic who checked under the minivan found the stash of weed. Sheriff's officials say the buyer immediately returned the vehicle. The minivan was seized by authorities when about 350 pounds of marijuana was found inside. Officials are trying to determine how deputies missed the...
  • Jordan Airs Confessions of Al-Qaida Suspects Who Allegedly Planned Bomb and Poison Gas (Nerve Gas)

    04/26/2004 2:16:04 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 51 replies · 520+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 26, 2004 | Jamal Halaby
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Al-Qaida plotted bombings and poison gas attacks against the U.S. Embassy and other targets in Jordan, two conspirators said in a confession aired Monday on Jordanian state television. Azmi al-Jayousi, identified as the head of the Jordanian cell of al-Qaida, appeared Monday in a 20-minute taped program and described meeting Jordanian militant Abu-Musab al-Zarqawi in neighboring Iraq to plan the foiled plot. A commentator said the plotters wanted to kill "80,000" Jordanians and had targeted the prime minister's office, intelligence headquarters and the U.S. Embassy. Another Jordanian suspect, car mechanic Hussein Sharif Hussein, was shown saying...
  • Aircraft Mechanic Scoops Media On Kerry's VP Choice

    07/09/2004 6:44:53 AM PDT · by RedBloodedAmerican · 12 replies · 935+ views
    WKMG Orlando ^ | 07.09.04 | WKMG
    NEW YORK -- It was an airplane mechanic, not a reporter, who got the scoop on John Kerry's choice of John Edwards to be his running mate. Bryan Smith of U.S. Airways was riding through a hangar in Pittsburgh Monday night where Kerry's 757 was waiting for a trip to Indianapolis the next day. Smith was told the hangar was off limits. But he says some of the windows were left open. When he looked inside, he saw "Edwards" decals being attached to the plane's fuselage, then quickly covered with brown paper and masking tape. When Smith got home that...
  • Cancer patient sues doctors who removed genitals (Penis)- DID NOT HAVE CANCER!

    08/07/2003 1:38:58 PM PDT · by bedolido · 48 replies · 327+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 08/07/03 | Staff Writer
    WICHITA FALLS -- A mechanic is suing a clinic and two doctors, claiming they removed his penis and testicles without consulting him after they mistakenly thought he had cancer. Hurshell Ralls, 67, seeks an unspecified amount in his negligence lawsuit filed against the Clinics of North Texas in Wichita Falls, Dr. John Stephen Dryden and Dr. Farid G. Khoury. The civil case is set for trial Aug. 25. Ralls, who said he had a normal sex life with his wife before the 1999 amputation, said he remains angry with his doctors. "I don't think they should have played God, myself,"...
  • Mechanics? (car help needed)

    03/11/2003 1:04:56 PM PST · by Charlie OK · 12 replies · 292+ views
    me | 3/11 | me
    If there is anybody that knows anything about cars or knows of a good free website that will answer my question, could you chime in here?My problem: I have a 99 protege with 53000 miles on it, and the check engine light is on. I took it to one of those diagnostic centers about a week and a half ago, and they said they couldn't tell what was wrong with it, and they reset the light. They said it was probably nothing urgent, so don't worry unless it comes back on. Well of course, it came back on. The only...
  • Bogus Airline Mechanic Spotted Inside 747 Jet

    12/12/2002 9:47:57 AM PST · by ewing · 78 replies · 768+ views
    Mainichi Interactive Media ^ | December 12, 2002 | Top News staff
    Police said the man was sitting on top of a stepladder, with his upper body buried inside a Boeing 747 through an access door at the bottom of the plane when a real All Nippon Air mechanic spotted him about 9 PM.When the real mechanic asked who he was, the man who was aged between 20 and 30 and was about 165 cm tall, rushed down the ladder, jumped on a bike parked nearby and fled.The mechanic told police that the man's costume and a bag he was carrying looked like genuine Airline service products.Transport Ministry officials carried out a...