Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: I may have invented something cool!!!

07 Sep 2012   #21
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Huludrock View Post
Jeez sorry to disappoint all you guys but I thought it was cool. Sorry I haven't been doing this for years and don't already know every trick in the book.
Huludrock -- Everybody thinks to have invented something at one time or the other. Here is what I invented this week. I am quite impressed with it. What do you think?
Double Your Internet Speed
Here's an upgrade of something I "invented" when I was an auto mechanic. When more and more cars changed to front wheel drive, a lot of them you had to use a wheel puller to get the rotor off(the disk of "disk brakes") to then mount it on the lathe to turn it true. I came up with the idea of a lathe that could be mounted on the car. When set up the car engine would be started, put in gear, and the wheel turning would drive the lathe mechanism. Of course I didn't submit the idea anywhere. But I told a few people about it over the years. Then one day visiting another mechanic in another garage they were demonstrating the prototype. It worked just as I described.

I knew the idea of running the car in gear up on the lift would not go over well with customers as gas prices increased. As you can see in the video, now they set up a drive shaft to turn the wheel on the car rather than running the car motor.

I have use one like it many of times. It's required by many auto manufactures for warranty work. I never did like using it. It took to long and didn't pay. (Flat Rate)
You could of made a ton of money with a patent.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
07 Sep 2012   #22
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post

Huludrock -- Everybody thinks to have invented something at one time or the other. Here is what I invented this week. I am quite impressed with it. What do you think?
Double Your Internet Speed
Here's an upgrade of something I "invented" when I was an auto mechanic. When more and more cars changed to front wheel drive, a lot of them you had to use a wheel puller to get the rotor off(the disk of "disk brakes") to then mount it on the lathe to turn it true. I came up with the idea of a lathe that could be mounted on the car. When set up the car engine would be started, put in gear, and the wheel turning would drive the lathe mechanism. Of course I didn't submit the idea anywhere. But I told a few people about it over the years. Then one day visiting another mechanic in another garage they were demonstrating the prototype. It worked just as I described.

I knew the idea of running the car in gear up on the lift would not go over well with customers as gas prices increased. As you can see in the video, now they set up a drive shaft to turn the wheel on the car rather than running the car motor.

I have use one like it many of times. It's required by many auto manufactures for warranty work. I never did like using it. It took to long and didn't pay. (Flat Rate)
You could of made a ton of money with a patent.
Heh heh. I just told a few people about the idea. I didn't make any sketches or anything like that. I just knew those rotors were a pita to pull off. I have to admit front wheel drive handles a lot better on ice and snow. But I enjoyed working on the old rear wheel drive cars. Like the GM ball joint front end cars, doing front end alignments with the shims. Often you could adjust caster and camber in one shot. Then just straighten the wheel and set the toe. Those MacPherson strut front ends the caster and camber are distinct adjustments. Only way to get lucky is if the setting shows it's already on preferred spec. No fun.

Plus a lot of people got sold the entire strut when all they needed were shock cartridges. It's difficult to rip someone off like that when there's only a shock inside the ball joint A-frame. But that strut thing with a spring around it looks like a big deal to the rube. Gives mechanics a bad name when $350 beatings are handed out when the job should be $100 in most cases.

But I wax nostalgic.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Sep 2012   #23
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Get a front wheel car out of the body shop after a wreck repair for a alignment. A lot of joy their.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

07 Sep 2012   #24
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Get a front wheel car out of the body shop after a wreck repair for a alignment. A lot of joy their.
Heh. I remember the first time this dude pulled in for some work on a Subaru with the spare tire in the engine compartment. I laughed in the guy's face. I just never saw that before. Couldn't help it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Sep 2012   #25
Huludrock

Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8 32 bit.....Not too impressed so far
 
 

How the heck did this turn int a mechanics blog? LOL
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Sep 2012   #26
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Your correct, sorry for the trouble. It's all my fault.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2012   #27
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Huludrock View Post
How the heck did this turn int a mechanics blog? LOL
You didn't mark the thread "solved" so the diagnosis continued. But I request unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. I don't know why I would want to do so. But those legislative types seem to insist on it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2012   #28
Drakuun

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

I invented something cool a few weeks ago.
Combination of coca cola and a dash of balsamico vinegar, very tasty.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 I may have invented something cool!!!




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
HP May Have Invented A New Kind Of Computer
With 'The Machine,' HP May Have Invented a New Kind of Computer - Businessweek Updated with a brand new video: JzbMSR9vA-c#t=419
News
who invented units of time
i would like to know which scientist invented units of time, by that i mean, who came with georgian calender ie 365 days/12 months/52 weeks in a year, 30/31 days in a month, 28/29 days in february 7 days in a week, 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour, 60 seconds in a minute pls...
Chillout Room
who invented PI
does anybody know the name of mathematician who invented PI (ie 22/7)
Chillout Room
would this fan cool the CPU
If i were to install this fan on a Phenom II x4 965,while overclocked to about 3.8-3.9ghz. would this cpu cooler and 3 other fans(two 120mm and one 92mm) be able to cool this cpu down enough
Hardware & Devices
To water cool, or not to water cool...that's the question.
So, I was perusing TigerDirect the other day, looking for a really good BBK, found what I wanted and ordered it. However, I know a guy, who knows another guy, that can get me the uber edition of the i7 core for less than TD can. As I was discussing overclocking with him, I brought up water...
PC Custom Builds and Overclocking


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:00.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App