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by Jarod
Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Automotive
Topic: Odd buick 3300 engine issues. high idle, hesitating, etc.
Replies: 3
Views: 20536

Re: Odd buick 3300 engine issues. high idle, hesitating, etc

AHA!!! nearly 1 year later, I believe i have found the problem. I believe the intake gasket is bad. we havent driven the car in about 2 months because of all the brake system issues, but just recently started driving it a little again, and it has been acting up worse. so I built a vacuum leak tester...
by Jarod
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:12 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Automotive: Bleeding brakes using the Trythistv PowerBleeder
Replies: 0
Views: 21076

Automotive: Bleeding brakes using the Trythistv PowerBleeder

ESMr8DKHjtU The video of building it is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nokL6TrSxWw Today We bleed some brakes with the power bleeder. It works very nicely, and greatly expediates the bleeding process, especially since the hose is long enough to reach all the way to any wheel on the vehicle.
by Jarod
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Automotive: Building a Power Brake Bleeder
Replies: 0
Views: 20949

Automotive: Building a Power Brake Bleeder

nokL6TrSxWw All the parts you need can be found on here: http://astore.amazon.com/trythisathome-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=16 Today I build a power brake bleeder using a Garden sprayer, some hose, and a winemakers stopper. I've since used it several times, and is probably one of the best $20 I've ever ...
by Jarod
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Home: Fissler Magic Edge can opener first look.
Replies: 0
Views: 21233

Home: Fissler Magic Edge can opener first look.

Iz7w5s-TtT8 http://astore.amazon.com/trythisathome-20/detail/B0002TSF10 Checking out our new Fissler can opener. Its pretty neat. I'll do a more in depth review after its gotten some use. for now this video basically shows how it works and gives you my preliminary thoughts. There is no sharp edges ...
by Jarod
Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: DD-WRT: Installing Optware
Replies: 4
Views: 5716

Re: DD-WRT: Installing Optware

I know with all the routers I have (Broadcom chips) its exactly the same as installing a brainslayer build. you can even swap back and forth if you wish to. Kernel 3.0 I have not done anything with yet, so i don't know. i know they dont have everything functional quite yet, so im hesitant to put it ...
by Jarod
Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:01 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Health Hack: The Russian cure for the common cold.
Replies: 0
Views: 21405

Health Hack: The Russian cure for the common cold.

LKJq6A4Dy_Q So, perhaps cure is not exactly the ideal term Maybe more sickening treatment. But anyways, I try it again. but this time for you to laugh at. The vodka alone isnt bad, but all the black pepper makes it burn terribly bad. however that did clear up my sinuses for a little while which hel...
by Jarod
Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Food: Stovetop popcorn. Better, Cheaper and healthier
Replies: 0
Views: 21067

Food: Stovetop popcorn. Better, Cheaper and healthier

IRRVpyI_7VE Today I make some stovetop popcorn, I'm sure other people have made videos about this, but here's my take and my process. I always end up with delicious popcorn from this. you can also add cheese powder instead of butter, or garlic powder, cajun seasoning, or ranch powder instead of sal...
by Jarod
Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Tech Tip: Siri Voiceover (render iphone useless)
Replies: 0
Views: 20947

Tech Tip: Siri Voiceover (render iphone useless)

ghsr-zHPhso Today I show you a neat little trick to mess with your friends that have some kind of iDevice. Siri is enabled on the lockscreen by default, so you can turn settings on and off. this one is particularly irritating. Basically hold the home button until siri is activated, then say "siri, ...
by Jarod
Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Lithium Ion Drill battery retrofit?
Replies: 0
Views: 23461

Lithium Ion Drill battery retrofit?

Just read on hackaday about a guy that converted his cordless drill batterys to lithium ion. I have several dewalt drills, a reciprocating saw, and circular saw. all of which are useless due to all the battery's I have being shot. New batterys cost about $50 each, lithium ion packs are around 80 if ...
by Jarod
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: DD-WRT: USB Printer as network printer.
Replies: 0
Views: 22441

DD-WRT: USB Printer as network printer.

HyPk9dT3J54 Today we set up a usb printer in dd-wrt to be shared throughout your network. Essentially all the steps consist of: Plug in printer to router Turn on printer Enable printer support in USB tab on router admin page Check to be sure its working via SSH (Optional, saves hassle of it not wor...