Dusterbd13
Dusterbd13 MegaDork
5/3/18 6:24 a.m.

You guys are doing one lap this week. I'll have to check in pn y'all from Colorado/Utah/Arizona while i do one lap of the national parks out there. 

 

Good luck!

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/3/18 9:11 a.m.

Packed clothes and personal items this morning. Charged the big camera yesterday and inserted fresh 16G card with a spare in the bag. Charging the 20,000 mhA battery to make sure it's topped off. Now sitting at work until 2pm.... counting the minutes. 

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 9:24 a.m.

Misread my directions while talking with John.  70 miles east of Columbus now.

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/3/18 9:27 a.m.

HOLY CRAP. Columbus is about 3.5 hours from my home. Also, take exit 133 (not exit 130) because of construction. You want the second half of the exit (Indiana 267) not the first half. Its an A/B type exit. You take A you end up in warehouse hell. I was hoping I'd have time to vacuum before you got there, but maybe not the way you're cruising. 

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 9:41 a.m.

Don't stress I'm going to lose 45mins to lunch.

Re:direction

Google knows exit 133

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
5/3/18 10:06 a.m.

In other news... Bob, I'm coming to your place tonight to help with the ToDos.

Just hitting the road and GPS says 3:30 eta so likely 4:00 with a stop. 

133 noted. 

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/3/18 10:14 a.m.
John Welsh said:

In other news... Bob, I'm coming to your place tonight to help with the ToDos.

Just hitting the road and GPS says 3:30 eta so likely 4:00 with a stop. 

133 noted. 

Cool. Pick up some beer. I have none.  Wife's bringing home a Sam's Club pizza. Maybe I should have her grab 2? It'll be the three of us and Chris (cmoing down for AC recharge) and the wife. Yeah, I'll have her grab a second one. You can also leave a vehicle here if you want.

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 11:25 a.m.

Well, I'm hunkered down on the south-east side of Springfield for lunch/gas.

312.4miles, 10.827gals.

It's important to combine food/gas... etc stops to minimize time lost.  wink

Re: mileage

I think I've lost 8% to drag... might have to get some of the OEM lip back on?

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
5/3/18 11:42 a.m.

It can be difficult to choose beer that pleases everyone so I decided to pleasure myself.. er, I mean, that pleases me.  Labatt Blue light. 

To class it up a little, some local fare of Cleveland's Great Lakes Brewery, Burning River Ale.  

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/3/18 11:51 a.m.

both new to me. I haven't had a beer in over 4 weeks because of the diet . The good news is I'm down to 234lbs and fit pants that I haven't worn in 6-8 months. The bad news is no beer, cheese or bacon for 40 days. 

 

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
5/3/18 12:06 p.m.

If the pizza has bacon on it... all goes to hell tonight! 

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/3/18 12:10 p.m.

It went to hell at 10:03am when I drank mello yello.

EDIT: after drinking 20oz of that, I felt like the squirrel in over the hedge after they gave him the energy drink.

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 1:00 p.m.

I thought that was coffee and "Hoodwinked"

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/3/18 1:08 p.m.

On my way home!

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 3:00 p.m.

Bob's garage, I am IN you!

Let the wrenching begin!

 

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
5/3/18 3:07 p.m.

I'm at the red light, exit 133

Patrick
Patrick MegaDork
5/3/18 3:10 p.m.

Have fun, be safe, give Seth a high five for me

grover
grover Reader
5/3/18 3:26 p.m.
sleepyhead said:

Well, I'm hunkered down on the south-east side of Springfield for lunch/gas.

312.4miles, 10.827gals.

It's important to combine food/gas... etc stops to minimize time lost.  wink

Re: mileage

I think I've lost 8% to drag... might have to get some of the OEM lip back on?

Shouldn't that read " GRM dork Sleepyhead" 

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 9:12 p.m.

In reply to grover :

Apparently I've done a bunch of grow... er, I mean posting since last year.

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/3/18 9:51 p.m.

Alright, wrenching report:

Oil/filter changed

Brakes bled

A/C charged

Back seat mounted

Radio Code entered

Parking brake adjusted

Spacer Torque checked

Middle of front air damn re-installed

Transit electro checked

Packing test complete

Full-page transit test complete... with a nice wake up scare to some local kids flat-towing pickup trucks through a perfect skid pad... I mean roundabout.

No brake cooling, and still a little fender rub...

also, I have a weight problem...

5#s saved for each back, and in he's more leg room.  Plus 6#s from yanking the glove box.  laugh

Now: bed

Bob the REAL oil guy.
Bob the REAL oil guy. MegaDork
5/4/18 5:45 a.m.

Wakey wakey! 

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
5/4/18 5:50 a.m.

It's like a Folgers commercial.  From across the house I can smell the coffee gently wafting into the guest room!

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/4/18 6:02 a.m.

(smacks lips)

Huh, what?

Also, there's probably a Farscape "Luxon love poetry" joke to be made about why I can't smell the coffee.

mazdeuce - Seth
mazdeuce - Seth Mod Squad
5/4/18 6:43 a.m.

Registration opens in 18 minutes...........

sleepyhead
sleepyhead Dork
5/4/18 6:50 a.m.

In reply to mazdeuce - Seth :

Pics or it didn't happen

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