• April 23, 2024
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MacBook Pro Battery Life, 1 Year Old

About a year ago, my workhorse computer started to die.  As its screen dimmed and voltage regulators started screaming, it was time to replace it.  Yes, my always-on, number crunching, Fujitsu Lifebook Tablet started to give out (after its 5th battery, 2nd fan, 3rd hard drive and 2nd set of ram – all easy to replace).  So, I…

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Fuel Tracking – July 2016 – Chart

July Gasoline Use and Statistics: Table Data: *Assumes 10% ethanol for 17.68 lbs-CO2/gallon.

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Fuel Tracking – June 2016 – Chart

June Gasoline Use and Statistics: Since MPG is usually related to operating temperatures, with colder temperatures being less efficient for automobiles. We can see a nearly linear correlation between the average daily temperature and the car’s fuel efficiency (MPG). From this relation we see the MPG is 25.128 plus the temperature times 0.087.  Next month, the…

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2004 Impalla LS B&W photo of passengar side

Car Air Conditioner Condenser Replacement – 2004 Impala

Some time before last summer, that is way back in 2014 the air conditioner on my 2004 Impala went out. And, I put in a can of dye to see where the leak was at. No luck, I could hear the leak, but I didn’t see anything… After toasting for most of last summer and…

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Fuel Tracking – May 2016

May Gasoline Use and Statistics: *Assumes 10% ethanol for 17.68 lbs-CO2/gallon.

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Fuel Tracking – April 2016

April Gasoline Use and Statistics: *Assumes 10% ethanol for 17.68 lbs-CO2/gallon.

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