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About ldysknzfn1

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    The Backup
  • Birthday 06/10/1964

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    Redskins(duh!), fishing, reading, riding my motorcycle, writing
  • Redskins Fan Since
    about 40
  • Favorite Redskin
    Charley Taylor & Larry Brown
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    reading,watching football
  • Occupation
    Ltd License X-ray Tech
  1. I hate the off season! Is it September yet? LOL

  2. It's December..we all know what that means in TX...hahaha

    1. skinsmarydu


      Well said! HTTR!

    2. Mr. Sinister

      Mr. Sinister

      romoSUCKS's playoff hopes roasting on an open fire.

    3. Rex Tomb

      Rex Tomb

      Man, the cowboys got absolutely dominated last night. So much for the 100 million dollar man. LOL :)

  3. HTTR! Luv this team!!!

  4. Waiting on the Picks, Pats, & Pardons thread..LOL

  5. And here goes a little teeny tiny paper trying to get ahead of the curve...Ridiculous! I hope every Redskins fan in Richmond ceases to read this paper! Saw this today as I perused the local rag. "Let's be the first in line, make ourselves look smart" ... http://hamptonroads.com/2013/10/va-paper-banishes-redskins-its-pages
  6. Hoping for a win against the Teddy Bears!

  7. Thank God for bye weeks! I can relax, release, relate!

  8. I'm gonna have to watch this..loved the books...I've heard it was good
  9. I watched the Bourne Supremacy last night..it was on ShoTime Sunday..I recorded it...I like Matt Damon..so I liked the movie...lots of shoot 'em up bang bang and a car chase to boot! He drove that Taxi to death and then killed the bad guy by making him run into the median in the tunnel...excellent...I would say if you liked the other Bourne movies you'd like this one as well...
  10. ldysknzfn1

    Random Thought Thread

    I've lost 66 lbs! Work out at least 3 times/wk..and I love it! Never thought I'd love to work out...amazing! More energy than ever, look good, feel good, what else is there? Oh yeah Football! And for the bed wear poll...I wear a tank top and my skins shorts (boxers) so comfortable!
  11. ldysknzfn1

    Random Thought Thread

    Lean Cuisine's Swedish Meatballs entree is not bad when you're really hungry.
  12. ldysknzfn1

    The "Ask a Mechanic" Thread

    Yep..painless for the most part...still can't get that leak fixed...the dude was working on his truck today so he didn't get around to another day of mine...can't say I blame him...we didn't intend to spend the day together on yesterday..lol. I'm sure he had a hard time explaining who I was to his mechanic buddies.... Anyhoo...I may just attempt to put in the new thermostat housing gasket myself since I watched him replace it...I think I can pull it off...plus I stay at a Holiday Inn Express last nite (umm...no I didn't..lol). The leak is small and very slow...but I have a gallon of water in my trunk just in case..and I'll keep a close eye on it. I may have to go to the Ford place for the gasket..but you wouldn't think something like that would require a specialty part...but I'm no mechanic..
  13. ldysknzfn1

    The "Ask a Mechanic" Thread

    Sorry so long getting back to you SS on this but I just got the work done yesterday..(had to wait for cash and for the dude to get a commitmentless day). In the mean time, my thermostat went bad w/the temp gauge just going up & down..never overheating but close....so...the guy that did this for me did a pretty good job. He replaced the valve cover gasket and those lil "donuts" that go around the bolts that hold the valve cover in place(I paid close attention and I think I could have done this...but now I know that I can..very simple). That took care of the oil on the plugs therefore the car is running much smoother...he also replace the thermostat and thermostat gasket...and there was a housing gasket that he tried to replace but had a bear of a time getting it to fit correctly. Every time he replace the housing w/that gasket on, the gasket flared out and when he put the screws in place the gasket would "squeeze" outside of the housing and it would obviously leak. We went to several auto parts stores trying to get a gasket like the one he removed but they were all just a bit thicker than the one he removed from the car. We noticed that the housing was "notched" in 3 places but the notches didn't necessarily line up w/anything on the motor...so he filed down the notches and put it on that way....worked well..but when the engine cooled there was a slow leak as I found out this morning. I went in search of the same type of gasket and think I may have found one..but not sure. He's going to the junk yard and look for a replacement housing(which is plastic btw) and is going to replace the one currently on there. He wasn't comfortable w/filing the notches and thought it should not have been that difficult to replace the thermostat..(took us from 11am to about 5pm trying to stop the leakage. He finally got it to where he thought I could get home & back w/o problems..and I did. The gauge never went above half way and it didn't fluctuate back & forth. He didn't think the ignition wires needed replacing and it did run much better w/o the oil on the plugs. I didn't get the compression test...he felt it wasn't necessary. If it goes back to running crappy again..I will get that done. Thanks for all of your help and advice and patience. Happy motoring!
  14. ldysknzfn1

    The "Ask a Mechanic" Thread

    Ok..I'll look into that and I should definitely take care of the oil on the plugs issue also right? Isn't there a risk of fire from the oil and plugs? I'll talk to another guy that works on cars tomorrow at work. I've been out sick for 2 days..so I'll bend his ear and see what he says or perhaps he'll offer to take a look-see for me. I know this dude better..he put a clutch in my old 86 Escort back in the day. Thanks so much for all the responses...at least I have a starting point and I can walk it down from there. Good looking out guys..I'll let yall know the outcome...that is if I have enough money left to pay the cable company when this is all finished.