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location Boise, ID
age 32
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Support Motorcycles, Mopeds and Scooters and Recreational Boating on SE Area 51.

Automobiles I have experience with:

  • Currently own/have access to:

    • Mk. III (A3, Typ 1H) VW Jetta, I4 2.0l ABA engine (1992–1999, a.k.a. Golf, Vento etc.). Have factory manual.
    • Ford Escort Wagon (NA, third generation (1997–2002)).
  • Previously owned/had worked on:

    • BMW 325es (E30 platform, 1982–1994). Have factory manual (PDF).
    • Ford Escort Hatchback (NA, second generation (1991–1996)).
    • Dodge Omni (1978–1990, a.k.a. Plymouth Horizon).

Motorcycles I have experience with:

  • Currently own/have access to:

    • Suzuki TU250X (2009–present, FI upgrade of older TU/Volty, a.k.a. ST250, shares many engine and chassis parts with other single-cylinder Suzukis such as GZ250 and GN250 dating back to 1980s).

    • Kawasaki Vulcan 750 (1985–2006).

    • Kawasaki Vulcan 800 (VN800, 1995–2006).

  • Previously owned/had worked on:

    • Honda SL125S (street-legal version of late 60s–early 70s trail bike).

Jan
22
suggested suggested edit on Is there a way to put Prius with dead battery into neutral?
Jan
22
reviewed Reviewed Using clutch and motor brake - good or bad?
Jan
22
comment Using clutch and motor brake - good or bad?
Would it not be a duplicate of several engine braking questions here? We had covered clutch and gear wear in those in detail.
Jan
22
revised Is there a way to put Prius with dead battery into neutral?
Added explanation from the same source.
Jan
22
revised Failing alternator, idler pulley, or something else?
Formatting, added tag.
Jan
22
reviewed Reviewed Failing alternator, idler pulley, or something else?
Jan
22
suggested suggested edit on Failing alternator, idler pulley, or something else?
Jan
22
suggested suggested edit on Is there a way to put Prius with dead battery into neutral?
Jan
21
reviewed Leave Open 2011 Ford Fusion bounces on bumps..no leak dealer wont replace struts even though still in warranty
Jan
21
reviewed Reviewed How do I remove a pulley where I have no way of stopping it turning anti-clockwise, like I'm turning the nut?
Jan
21
reviewed Reviewed 2011 Ford Fusion bounces on bumps..no leak dealer wont replace struts even though still in warranty
Jan
21
comment 2011 Ford Fusion bounces on bumps..no leak dealer wont replace struts even though still in warranty
What do you mean by “bouncing”?
Jan
21
reviewed Reviewed How to interface with obd ii elm327?
Jan
21
comment How to interface with obd ii elm327?
Welcome to mechanics.SE. I think you should explain your problem better. Put it in context, what are you trying to do?
Jan
16
revised 2000 Audi A6 4.2 rotors
Removed unnecessary information.
Jan
16
reviewed Reviewed 2000 Audi A6 4.2 rotors
Jan
16
suggested suggested edit on 2000 Audi A6 4.2 rotors
Jan
16
revised Do I really need a lathe to turn my rotors?
Orthography: fixed.
Jan
16
reviewed Reviewed Do I really need a lathe to turn my rotors?
Jan
16
suggested suggested edit on Do I really need a lathe to turn my rotors?