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  1. Robert Slone

    question for the VW folks

    I know there are some people here who are also VW fans. I was wondering if anyone can tell me what an early '60's Karmann Ghia front bumper is worth. It's in good condition (not showroom) and shows a little wear. I can't find any for sale anywhere to compare and only found one source offering...
  2. Robert Slone

    aanyone check out the Pope mobile?

    Has anyone checked out the Pope's new ride? I've only gotten a couple of glimpses of it on tv. I'd like to see a close up.
  3. Robert Slone

    Anyone in the Denver area?

    Any members here from the Denver, Littleton, Lakewood area of Colorado? If so I'm wondering if you can recommend a good family law attorney, specifically one who deals in custody issues. My daughter needs help. Please pm me. thanks.
  4. Robert Slone

    Scrambler in a tv commercial?

    I've seen a commercial twice now and like most commercials I can't tell you what they were advertising. There's a bunch of pictures flashing on the screen while John Lennon's "Imagine" plays in the background. Somewhere near the middle there is a flash of what looks like a sand colored...
  5. Robert Slone

    OT, racks for a Z71?

    I have an '08 Chevy Z71 w/ extended cab , no racks on top. I'd like to be able to carry my canoe on the roof. It's a Dagger "Encore", 13' open whitewater canoe with a lot of rocker (shaped a lot like a banana). The ladder racks I've seen to fit the bed won't work due to the curve of the boat...
  6. Robert Slone

    Happy Birthday AdamH.

    :cheers:Happy birthday to ya:cheers::headbang:
  7. Robert Slone

    Fuel pump question

    The Scrambler died on the road friday afternoon. I was in 5th running about 72 when it sputtered and began to loose speed. I tried to excellerate but it sputtered so I went to 4th and was able to maintain 65 as long as i was very easy on the pedal. Traffic ahead of me made me hit the brakes and...
  8. Robert Slone

    65 years

    Today is my parents 65th anniversery :headbang:. Sunday we had lunch for them here at my house along with what's left of my family. My mother has been in a wheelchair for the last couple of years. She's gotten pretty weak and feeble. Last night she tried to stand up on her own and fell on the...
  9. Robert Slone

    new use for old junk

    Not sure where to put this. The plastic that held my seatbelts up broke to pieces long ago. So to keep from having to fish around between the seat and the console for the belt I came up with a new support. Through the years I've worn out several shop vacs but I've kept all the attachments...
  10. Robert Slone

    some questions about Craigslist

    I'm trying to sell off 35 years worth of stuff I've accumulated through the years (including Jeep parts) and I have a few questions about Craigslist. First, why do so many people respond asking "is [item] still available?" Are they just trying to get my email to send me spam? I don't repond...
  11. Robert Slone

    Home made wine?

    Anyone have any experieince making wine? I have 2 loaded elderberry bushes in the yard and I'd like to make some wine. Looks like I need to crush the fruit in something like cheesecloth and put it in an equal amont of water with sugar and yeast. I have a recipe which give the amounts of each...
  12. Robert Slone

    Opinions?

    I'm looking at replacing my recently totalled Mazda Tribute. 4 WD is pretty much a necessity. Gas mileage is also a factor. I've found a '96 Cherokee with 64k miles for $5100 obo (it looks mint). I've found several Subaru Forresters and Outbacks mostly with twice the mileage as the Jeep but...
  13. Robert Slone

    nearly lost my daughter

    My daughter came home from school this weekend to be a bridesmaid in her friend's wedding on Saturday. She spent the evening with other friends after the wedding and on her way home this is what happened:
  14. Robert Slone

    Original radio?

    My '85 CJ 7 has a "Rampage" am/fm radio with a cassette player. Was this an original option or is this aftermarket? Seems like I remember that brand name from many,many years ago. It seems like I saw that brand in other vehicles too but it's been too many years to remember.
  15. Robert Slone

    Steering or something else?

    Thusrsday i drove 25 miles to get new rear tires. The rears were well worn and causing vibration mostly at 60 mph and higher. On the way home I noticed i still had vibration but not as bad - maybe 1/2 what it was. Yesterday i drove about a mile or so and felt a very bad wobble pulling me from...
  16. Robert Slone

    donating a vehicle

    Anyone ever donate a car to charity? I need advice on going about doing that, mainly I need to know what sort of tax break I can get to see if It would be worth donating or if I should just sell it for whatever I can get. Locally there's ads for grocery coupons and such for car donations, but I...
  17. Robert Slone

    What I did today

    It rarely snows here and when it does it's usually only a couple of inches that are gone by the next day. So overnight we got 10 - 12 inches. Of course I HAD to take the Scrambler out:crazy: some pics of what I found:
  18. Robert Slone

    somebody explain this scam

    My daughter is trying to find someone to sub lease an apartment in Boone, NC. She's a student at ASU. She put an ad on craigslist. She got a response from some guy in the UK who said he was moving to Boone for his job. She told him to contact the rental agency but he insisted on dealing with...
  19. Robert Slone

    Ouch!!

    I'm leaving in about 30 minutes to go to the hospital for surgery on my left elbow. I have a compressed ulner nerve that's causing numbness in 2 fingers. It's been going on for a while. Been through a series of test to determine the cause. The surgery will involve moving the nerve from the...
  20. Robert Slone

    Carfax anyone?

    Does anyone have a Carfax account who could check out a vehicle for me? It's my brother's '71 VW. My brother made some of the worst car deals in the history of the automobile and would belive any good story that may come with the vehicle. I'd like to make absolutely sure that the car is what...
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