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#685 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [kirstie_h]
Nov 21, 2012 (8:17 am)
He's just a fan of tidy, and I guess parking in the exact same spot every day is tidy.
A tennis ball hanging from a string from the ceiling will do the same thing.
But it's not nearly as fancy as that laser guided parking assurance device!!
#686 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [robr2]
by kirstie_h HOST
Nov 21, 2012 (8:28 am)
Yes, but everyone knows those are for OLD people! Plus, when you have man-guests, who always get a tour of the garage/shop/toys/tools, it really isn't very impressive to show them your high-tech tennis ball device. It's been done to death.
#687 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [robr2]
Nov 21, 2012 (9:51 am)
I put an "X" on each side of the wall in the garage so we both know to stop when we look over and see it...works like a charm!
#688 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [sandman_6472]
by steve_ HOST
Nov 21, 2012 (2:44 pm)
For one car I have a 6' length of railroad rail sitting in the garage. It doesn't move (much) when it gets bumped. Got a couple of 4x4 wedges for the other car.
But yeah, mostly I look at the stud in the garage wall I have memorized.
#689 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [steve_]
by kyfdx HOST
Nov 22, 2012 (6:11 am)
a 6' length of railroad rail
A stubbed toe, waiting to happen...
#690 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [kirstie_h]
Nov 22, 2012 (6:38 am)
Interesting little device. I see they have a single laser model, too.
We use lally columns to determine how far to pull into the garage.
Stop when the side view mirror passes it.
#691 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [explorerx4]
Nov 22, 2012 (7:03 am)
I use a string hanging from the garage ceiling attached to a tennis ball. Tennis ball touches my windshield....I STOP!!
#692 of 766 Macy's gift car for a test drive
by steve_ HOST
Nov 25, 2012 (2:23 pm)
I think; details are a little sketchy over at FatWallet.
The idea is to go to this Chevy/Macy's link, enter the contest, and then you may be chosen for a $50 gift card - just print the confirmation page and head to your local Chevrolet dealership. Test-drive any Chevrolet vehicle like the all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu or the all-new 2013 Chevrolet Traverse. Profit.
YMMV - I didn't go through the exercise because I didn't want all the promotional information that comes with the sweeps entry.
#693 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [nortd]
Nov 26, 2012 (9:24 am)
All this tire gauge talk ... I've had to air up all three cars due to temps that plummeted over the holiday!
#694 of 766 Re: Tire gauges [ateixeira]
Nov 27, 2012 (6:04 pm)
I checked 16 tires over the weekend and skipped the other 4 under the car cover.