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      11-02-2020, 08:31 PM   #133
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If you can discern the differences of aroma between burning clutch linings, burning brake linings and burning tires, you are a car guy.

No *might be* about it.

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      11-03-2020, 02:43 AM   #134
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If you use your leaf blower to clean out your garage after a brake overhaul.... you might be a car guy.
I just used my leaf blower to blow out my interior. It was handier than the shop vac.
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      11-03-2020, 06:19 AM   #135
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I just used my leaf blower to blow out my interior. It was handier than the shop vac.
I've absolutely done that before. LOL
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I've absolutely done that before. LOL
Thanks. I feel normal now

I got things out from under the seats that I never would have gotten with a vacuum.

Its also good for "sweeping" out the garage!

It's my new favorite tool.
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Thanks. I feel normal now

I got things out from under the seats that I never would have gotten with a vacuum.

Its also good for "sweeping" out the garage!

It's my new favorite tool.
I have compressed shop air in my garage. To really clean the carpets and mats, I use the shop air to loosen the particles in the nap and suck it up with the vacuum cleaner.

And to anyone reading this, invest in a Vacumaid garage vacuum. Hangs on the wall out of the way, 30' or 50' hose options. Made in the USA, all metal, heavy duty, and can suck a golfball through a hose, even with the bag full.
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Stay up until 3:00 AM trying to get a MoTeC'd Yamaha R6 in a Formula SAE car to start to no avail...( Convinced something is wrong with the ref sync, I think it's off by a significant margin),
only to go out on a...fun... 35 minute drive to chill on the way home.

After doing that you grow a nice appreciation for the start button actually starting something.
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If you have as many or more containers of engine assembly lube as you have containers of skin care products, you're a car guy.

If the scents of methanol, nitromethane, 110-octane race gas, and diesel fuel are as invigorating to you as your girlfriend's scent on your bed linens, you're a car guy.

If the scent of burning clutch lining is as repulsive to you as your ex-wife's perfume, you're a car guy.

If you can reach into your laundry hamper on any arbitrary day and fish out at least one garment that reeks of degreaser/carb cleaner/brake cleaner/lacquer thinner, your car-guy credentials are unassailable.

If you and your dad talk more about the cars you've owned than you do about the women you've known, you're a car guy. And so, saints be praised, is your dad.
If you have a 55-gallon oil drum in the corner of your garage for spent oil, you might be a car guy...
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      11-09-2020, 10:46 AM   #140
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If you have a 55-gallon oil drum in the corner of your garage for spent oil, you might be a car guy...
Definitely. Bonus points if he uses the oil to power a heater in his man-cave.
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      11-10-2020, 10:40 AM   #141
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If you need heated and cooled car seats, you might not be a car guy )
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      11-10-2020, 01:21 PM   #142
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If none of your friends are not car guys... you might be a car guy.
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