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Old 05-14-2019, 07:58 PM
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The new thing for thieves is to steal the registration stickers on the rear license plate of your vehicle. Saves them lots of money and costs you a bundle to replace them.
There is a legal way (at least in Calif. Don't know about other states) to prevent that from happening. Use a box cutter or razor blade and cut thru the stickers on a diagonal both ways, creating an 'x' type pattern. You'll only need 2-4 cuts in each direction to accomplish this task. You won't be able to see the cuts from a short distance and the stickers are not illegible. They'll look almost as if you didn't make the cuts.
It prevents the thieves from trying to peel off the stickers, can't be done.
 
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An elderly friend of mine now deceased, had a dead beat son-in-law who routinely lifted her stickers for his drug running truck.
She did this and never had a problem again.
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Another tip....make sure your partner/friend knows how to "Add Oil" to your engine!

 
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Another tip....make sure your partner/friend knows how to "Add Oil" to your engine!

Why make a partner/friend add oil?
 
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Could be driving when low oil pops up?.....all in fun.
 
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Originally Posted by Daf11e View Post
Another tip....make sure your partner/friend knows how to "Add Oil" to your engine!

I don't see a problem.
 
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Ha Ha ...depends what your looking at.
 
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When starting car restoration always start with the brakes. If you dont badness can happen, at least in my experience.
 
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I agree.
Starting is good.
Stopping is mandatory.
Ask the kid who made a soap box racer and forgot to install a brake. Wait, you can't because he's not alive.
 
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Automatic gear boxes have pressure release vents, so avoid driving through deep water. If you have to go through deep water, keep car moving in a single gear
 
 
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