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Old 09-28-2023, 02:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fall means falling tire pressure

Just a gentle reminder:
  • Cooler temperatures reduces tire pressure
  • Check alignment and tread depth
  • Snow tires as needed
  • Good time to replace filters, cabin, and optional engine
  • Engine oil change if you have one
Winter is a bad time to discover issues. Fix'em in the Fall.

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Old 09-30-2023, 02:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I so cannot wait for temps to get under 80F, likely same for my tires.
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I can't wait for temps to hit 80 again, next weekend. Might go camping.

Ran the heat for 1 hour so far this fall, and the forecast is looking like I might get at least 1 more week of not having to run the heat.
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Here's how it went for me: My goal for the Summer was to pressure was my dwelling.

I spent the first half looking for a used pressure washer. The second half accepting offers to wash it for money. The last guy I even threw down $100 to have him do it in the last week. His wife says I'll get the money back. Let us hope.

Then the day after Equinox I found an electric DeWalt 21000PSI new old stock for $100.

So the front third is done and waiting for paint. Paint drying season is fading fast.
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Never pay upfront for services not yet rendered.

PSI is a meaningless metric without the flow rate. In my view, there's no adequate pressure washer that runs on 120v AC because the low power makes washing things take more time. Zero of them deliver anywhere near the advertised specs.

I bought a Westinghouse WPX3200 Gas Powered Pressure Washer 3200 PSI and 2.5 GPM for $232 last year. I'd have let you borrow it.

All that said, shouldn't the owner be maintaining their property?
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1.2GPM. My needs are smol. Thanks for the offer, I don't like to borrow expensive things.

The property owner is responsible for the carport/shed. But I cut a hole in the roof and put in a 2x4 skylight, and painted it. (a decade ago) They didn't complain.
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I so cannot wait for temps to get under 80F, likely same for my tires.
Ya. When it was above 80 F some 5 or 6 years ago I just couldn't wait for them to get under that too. Good thing they haven't gone up to those temps again, I don't have any A/C in my house.

TBH, I think it did get above 80 F a few days this summer. But it's always much cooler at night.
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I can't wait for temps to hit 80 again, next weekend. Might go camping.

Ran the heat for 1 hour so far this fall, and the forecast is looking like I might get at least 1 more week of not having to run the heat.
When did it get cold enough in Oregon to run the heat recently?

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