2008 Honda Odyssey Broken Lug Bolt Repair

Steps for removing broken or damaged lug bolts and installing new lug bolts WITHOUT removing the hub: 1 - Raise car - remove tire 2 - Remove caliper from disc, remove brake hose clamp connecting it to strut housing, and hang caliper out of the way (no need to disconnect brake line) 3 - Remove caliper bracket (2 bolts on back near dust shroud) 4 - Remove 2 phillips screws connecting disc to hub and remove rotor disc 5 - Locate an area on the backing where there is clearance to slide the lug bolts out 6 - Position the damaged lug bolt to be removed 7 - Push/knock the damaged lug bolt out from the hub 8 - Insert the new lug bolt. It may be necessary to grind down a portion of the lug bolt head. 9 - Seat the new lug bolt with the ball joint separator 10 - Reassemble Link to Gokhan's article about using the Ball Joint Separator to remove and seat your lug bolts...
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Roof Drip Edge Flashing

Installing new or replacing old roof drip edge flashing. A metal drip edge, sometimes called flashing, is often installed at a roofs edge. The drip edge metal is usually “L” shaped metal flashing (sometimes other shapes) that is installed at a roofs edge. Many roofs are installed without a drip edge, but the shingle or tile roofing manufactures normally recommend them. The purpose of the metal drip edge is to channel water away from the roofs edge or to protect the wood edges of the roof. Roof sheeting is often plywood and at times may have the eave area covered with 1 x 6 dimensional lumber for aesthetic purpose. These plywood or 1 x 6 edge pieces (sometimes called starter board) if left unprotected, may get wet or absorb moisture on the edges, which causes the wood to deteriorate over time. The metal drip edges help to deter deterioration. The most critical location for drip edge metal flashing is the point where the majority of...
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Context of Play

Context of Play

When our son was diagnosed with autism and behavior & intellectual challenges several years ago, one of the main points the doctor (who had 20+ years experience of working with children) made to us was that everything we wanted our son to truly and meaningfully understand should be wrapped in the context of “play”. That advice has proved consistently true as our son has grown. Successful communication with a special needs child, preteen, teen, young adult, or adult who deals with autism and behavior & intellectual challenges is naturally and sincerely playful. It receives the most notable response. I believe it makes the strongest connections and gains trust with the child you love and you want he or she to know that you love them....
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