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Old 20-06-2008, 15:39   #1
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Learn to fix your engines at home.

Lesson One: Buy a footlocker. Put an engine in it. Step in with a box of tools. Kneal down. Fix engine without standing up.
Lesson Two: Place engine in manhole in street. Fix engine while lying on street. Watch out for traffic. Don't drop any tools; you can't retrieve them, and you don't have duplicates.
Lesson Three: (Environmental conditions) Buy large freezer chest and rocking chair. Discard chair, mount chest on rockers. Add engine. Chill over night. Step in, have friend close lid and rock chest. He will let you out when the engine is fixed.
Advanced Points test. Suspend engine, toolbox and self from burning ropes. (if you guessed no one has ever passed this test, you are correct.)
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Old 20-06-2008, 15:52   #2
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Sandy:

Those are too true to be funny.
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Old 20-06-2008, 19:51   #3
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Hard to improve on that curriculum.
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Old 20-06-2008, 20:39   #4
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I keep repeating lesson 2 but the street is on the rocking chair legs.
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Old 20-06-2008, 21:09   #5
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There once was a proctologist who wanted to become an auto mechanic. After years at mechanic school and being held back several times for failing the final exam, rebuilding an engine, he finally graduated. The dean came up and congratulated him and said, "thats the first time I have seen anyone rebuild an engine by going through the exhaust pipe"
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Old 21-06-2008, 00:17   #6
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Sandy, I should add that to our Study Hall. ;-)
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Old 21-06-2008, 00:50   #7
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Lesson One: Buy a footlocker. Put an engine in it. Step in with a box of tools. Kneal down. Fix engine without standing up...
That's great!

Do you get extra credit for having you spouse/child/friend/etc ask you if you need any help, have everything, want a snack, or think you can do it?
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Old 24-06-2008, 22:48   #8
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Thank you very much this made my day.

was looking for some info on when to repower or to just rebuild.


well learn something new every day.

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Sandy, I should add that to our Study Hall. ;-)
I think you really should. A little levity never hurts during serious study.

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