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Luann is not covered with grease. She is covered with mud.
Rain + dirt = mud on Luann
The posture that Luann is using is the one I prefer. Block the tire in the front and the rear on the side of the car opposite from the flat. Take the hubcap off with the end of the lug wrench. There should be an end on it that has a point to it. Just pry the hubcap off. If the lug nuts are too tight, stand on the end of the lug wrench, even jump on it if you need to, but hang onto something so you will not fall off the wrench. Obviously the lug wrench should have a horizontal positioning on the lug nut when you jump on it. Just loosen the lug nuts about half a turn, and then jack up the tire. If you try to jack the tire up first, it is a lot less stable when you try to loosen the lug nuts. With the tire off the ground, completely remove all the lug nuts. Slide the tire off the studs (those threads where the lug nuts were) Check the spare for air. By the way, always check the spare for air when you periodically check the tires for air. I check tire pressure at least twice a year. Buy a tire pressure gauge for this. Accurate tire pressure is needed as too much air makes the car wander and too little makes the tires hot and also flexes the tire and can cause separation of rubber within the sidewall with the possibility of a blowout. Tire pressures are located on the car body where the door closes usually on the driver’s side. Do not use the maximum tire pressures on the side of the tire. I place the spare up against the studs after moving the jack up or down a little to get good alignment with the studs and the holes in the wheel, then sit down like Luann, and work the tire around, slipping it on the road with hands and feet to get the studs to match the holes in the wheel. I then push the spare onto the studs with my feet and get one nut started to hold the wheel in place. Then work the other lug nuts on to the studs and tighten with about half the force needed. Do not go around in a circle, tighten one nut and then go across from it and tighten another.
Is that a new type of beverage?
Maybe Brenda could be matched with Bob? Or, maybe not.
What are they doing with their hands in the engine compartment while cranking the engine! Fan, belts, can take fingers off and high energy electronic ignition can stop the heart.
I have never seen Eddie doing maintenance and that’s a wood boat, which requires a lot of attention. Engine corrosion in saltwater starts in hours so he had better get going. A complete rebuild on the diesel engine is needed anyway after 5000 hours of use and he is probably there. Hope he has an emergency fund.
Todays 9 Chickweed Lane has an interesting perspective on God: http://comics.com/9chickweedlane/
The senator does have a good point, and the $8000 government stimulation has expired. Come to think of it, the senator has also dodged this issue, should the government spend any more tax money trying to jump start the economey? He does not say.