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Old 06-06-2019, 08:38 PM   #11
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I wonder why Toyota mechanic, producing adult diapers is asking Sprinter people the Ford questions? Don't care about the time, I've got plenty
Excellent question, although it appears that it was actually a tire shop. The mechanical complexities of lug nuts may have been beyond his level of technical proficiency.
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Old 06-11-2019, 02:27 PM   #12
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It is incredibly difficult to put a 6 lug rim on a 5 lug axle. Maybe that was part of the problem?


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Old 06-11-2019, 05:28 PM   #13
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It is incredibly difficult to put a 6 lug rim on a 5 lug axle. Maybe that was part of the problem?


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Possibly.

I suspect (based on the published reviews of his former customers, as well as his poor behavior here on this forum) that the biggest problem was simply poor interpersonal skills, possibly due to his own deep-rooted personal insecurities.
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Does sanomechanic even own a sprinter? The only posts I see are him buying and selling build slots for a 2019...oops I mean 2020/21 or whenever they finally appear

I'm still trying to visualize a douche nozzle...
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How odd that what could be a useful forum morphs into a pissing contest between people who seem to have no worthwhile reason to be on the site.
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How odd that what could be a useful forum morphs into a pissing contest between people who seem to have no worthwhile reason to be on the site.
The entire forum hasn't "morphed" into a "pissing contest" because of a couple of Chuckleheads and remains a valuable resource.
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Old 06-16-2019, 02:17 AM   #17
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Dang, and we never got far enough through this thread to start discussing BMEP (Brake Mean Effective Pressure), VE (Volumetric Efficiency), BSFC (Brake Specific Fuel Consumption) or anything else fun...
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Old 06-16-2019, 12:55 PM   #18
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How odd that what could be a useful forum morphs into a pissing contest between people who seem to have no worthwhile reason to be on the site.
Any forum is a pissing context or any other flavor of social interaction , otherwise it called a Service Manual.
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Old 06-16-2019, 01:34 PM   #19
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Any forum is a pissing context or any other flavor of social interaction , otherwise it called a Service Manual.
Yep.

Certainly we don't want things to get too far off track with pissin' and such, but it's all part of the experience.

I've noticed that there are various extremes. Some think that anything is fair game in the main forums (take it to the DZ please). Others have the opinion that everything should stay completely on topic and be... well, a service manual.

The trouble with the latter is that service manuals are basically very boring. That wouldn't keep many involved here and helping others.

I still believe that the Sprinter-source members are generally pretty social. There's some spittin' and hissin', but there's lots of good information here. Glean what you will from this FREE resource.

Carry on.

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P.S. - I don't hate Ford Transits. They can be a good choice for many.
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...service manuals are basically very boring...
I guess that's what separates me from most of the herd, as I find service manuals very interesting. Especially challenging is deciphering German service manuals. I wish I had a hard copy of the 12,732 page, 2007 service manual.
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