Exhaust Gasket Blow Out

The Big White Bus started sounding like she was losing a catalytic converter. The sound started as a ticking. However yesterday and today I knew it was a blown exhaust gasket and a missing exhaust stud. I naturally assumed the worst had happened and I would need new exhaust pieces. I was prepared to replace the exhaust starting with¬†the Y. It’s Frankenstein’d together as it is. The next problem or failure is going to require a new exhaust system. I thought that was now. […]

Unplanned Problems Solved

In my post Unplanned Problems I talked about a missing exhaust gasket and a broken bolt. Both problems were more or less easy to solve. I had to wait for Mrs. Okierover to return to the house with the CR-V so I could fetch the parts I needed. The weather turned cold and I had to bundle up to finish up the jobs.

The exhaust gasket was, as I predicted, unavailable in the Oklahoma City metro area. I’ll have to order it from one of the vendors. I talked to JagGuy and bought some High Temp RTV.

RTV

I smeared it on the one gasket I did have.

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Land Rover at Lowe’s and a New Muffler

Over the past weekend I stopped at Lowe’s to pick up paint for my Coleman Stove Project¬†which was part of my gearing up for S.C.A.R.R. When I came out this Discovery was sitting next to me. With the parking lot nearly empty parking directly next to me meant this guy must be an enthusiast. So[…]

Feed store ambiance

I started my Saturday with the hopes of doing a shit load moderate amount of yard work. I originally imagined myself buying some soil and some additional retaining wall stones in order to get my front flower garden level and looking good. But with my neck in its present state, I would need some help.[…]

July 8th, 2005

July 8th, 2005 There is a huge update in the works. I have started on it now twice, once yesterday, and again today, having deleted several days work. Very frustrating. EngineJagGuy and I have the engine in. We started on it April and finished it after three long weekends. JagGuy has all the skill necessary[…]