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I am a former professional auto mechanic (Porsche and numerous foreign marques). I am currently a semi-retired computer programmer. My hobbies include motorcycles both riding and wrenching. Home automation. I like to pay it forward to the gear-head community what little I know. Having said that... I will not respond to rhetorical questions or blatant attempts to troll against my contributions. I periodically write articles on a blog about my projects. You may find those here: Timbocephus

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  • Answer to "I pulled the rear view mirror off the window. Needs to stick to window"
  • Answer to "Could you tear down an iPad without heating the Glass?"
  • Answer to "Welding points on Flex cables"
  • Answer to "TV all of a sudden not working in one room; works in others."
  • Answer to "Remove foreign object from engine cylinder"
  • Answer to "Why are the two times on my tablet different? Upper right corner and"
  • Answer to "ALL Files Vanished - Gone!"
  • Answer to "Looking for where to source a specific component"
  • Answer to "Scanner ADF not working including light"
  • Answer to "Share usb files via router"

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