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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Do You Trust The Tech To Drive?

Do You Trust The Tech To Drive?

The future is here and the robots are among us. If you live in the Frisco area, you may have seen one of eight orange self-driving vans moving about in traffic. Thanks to a partnership with Drive AI, Frisco gave artificial intelligence and self-driving transportation a try.  After eight months the service has ended for Frisco public transit. Read the article.  Bummer - at least they gave it a shot. There were no safety issues - hopefully it will become more feasible. Maybe public trust just isn't quite there yet. Check out their website. www.driveai.com...
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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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Getting SSL Right for Your Website

Getting SSL Right for Your Website

Is the padlock disappearing or not appearing at all in your web browser's address bar? Do you get errors for hostname mismatch, OCSP Status revoked? Check this list: 1. Any links in page text including image links. 2. Theme's global settings, check links for logo, favicons, etc. 3. Any scripts for Google analytics, fonts, etc. must be https. You may need to access the header.php file via the Editor. 4. Check header and footer for any global links that may need to be changed in Widgets. Test your site at: Why No Padlock? HubSpot SSL Checker These tools will help you identify possible problems.   What is SSL and why does my website need it?  Watch the Hubspot Video for a quick overview of why SSL is important for your website: ...
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Audio Player Web Page Background HTML

HTML AUDIO PLAYER AUTOPLAY VISIBLE FOR VISITORS TO TURN ON AND OFF <div id="player"> <audio autoplay> <source src="link/to/file/file.mp3" type="audio/ogg"> <source src="link/to/file/file.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> Your browser does not support the audio element. </audio> </div> HTML AUDIO PLAYER HIDDEN <div id="player"> <audio autoplay hidden> <source src="link/to/file/file.mp3" type="audio/ogg"> <source src="link/to/file/file.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> Your browser does not support the audio element. </audio> </div> HTML AUDIO PLAYER HIDDEN LOOP <div id="player"> <audio controls loop autoplay hidden> <source src="link/to/file/file.mp3" type="audio/ogg"> <source src="link/to/file/file.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"> Your browser does not support the audio element....
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Life Skills Checklist for Special Needs Teens and Young Adults

Life Skills Checklist for Special Needs Teens and Young Adults

This is a list we started working on for all of our kids to set goals for attempting to learn these life skills. Of course each individual living with special needs has different capacities and levels of comprehension. Our special needs son will need help in many areas to achieve this, so in some ways it's a list for us now - caregivers in the future. Maintain relationships - faith in God, home, church, family, friends, co-workers, community Maintain good hygiene Sexual health Caring for clothes - what you wear (washing, drying, ironing, storing, organizing) Using technology for communication (smartphone, email, tablets, desktops) Tie a necktie Self protection (call for help, hand-to-hand, weapon safety) Vaccinations House cleaning, maintenance and organization House emergency prep Kitchen use Technology maintainence Car maintainence Auto emergency prep Personal finance management (accounts, investing, saving, taxes, budgeting, credit score, protection) Personal insurances Personal document management (certificates, passport, records, social security) Career and Work (interviews, job search) Life...
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