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Kanakakua

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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 9:51:35 PM

It depends where I'm at
What kind of person
If I'm in a hurry
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 8:37:39 AM

Yes.
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puddy
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 8:19:37 AM

yes
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 8:05:14 AM

probably
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 7:49:28 AM

I"ve done it before.
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 7:42:09 AM

yes have portable jumper
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 7:37:00 AM

Yes
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2015 9:58:51 PM

Yes
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2015 4:36:22 PM

Yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2015 12:57:09 AM

Yes
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2015 10:26:52 PM

Sure
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2015 2:09:46 PM

Yes
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2015 10:17:11 AM

Sure.
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2015 8:57:19 AM

What goes around comes around.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2015 1:26:37 AM

Yes
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2015 7:18:45 PM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 2:01:07 PM

Depends on the situation at hand................
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 1:02:39 PM

do people still connect the last part incorrectly?

they hook up the black jumper cable to the battery terminal when all of the instructions say to connect it to engine ground of the dead car
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 7:26:28 AM

Yes
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 7:23:01 AM

Sure
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 12:23:01 PM

Yes
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 6:44:45 AM

If I connect the cables, then yes.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 12:30:36 AM

Yes
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2015 3:46:02 PM

Yes
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 5:30:24 PM

Yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 1:23:57 AM

Yes
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ChillyVee
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2015 9:07:56 PM

Agree with billycar
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billycar
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 11:42:35 AM

Only if I am in charge of hooking up the cables.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 11:24:58 AM

Sorry to say, no. I'd rather have them spend $50 for a service call than for me to spend $1,500 for a burned out computer. I know, I know, if you do it right you won't have a problem but why take a chance.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 5:42:40 AM

Yes
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 1:55:30 AM

Yes
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cujo1977
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 1:13:12 AM

Y
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lilmx5guy
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 1:02:35 AM

Usually, depending on location, time of day, and the person. Can't be to careful in today's world.
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 11:50:56 PM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 8:44:04 PM

Yes...I have done it many times......
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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 8:24:55 PM

Yes
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 4:57:43 PM

I don't carry jumper cables anymore.
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 12:50:39 PM

Yes
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 10:11:28 AM

yes
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 6:50:19 AM

Yes
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2015 12:41:32 PM

yes
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2015 9:55:02 AM

I have more times than I've received.
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2015 9:13:56 AM

Yup my services were needed this morning. Pay it forward.

[Edited by: DasAuto92 at 2/13/2015 9:14:43 AM EST]
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eB40
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 10:54:56 PM

Yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2015 12:41:49 AM

sure
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 10:06:13 PM

For sure, but only if I set it up. Have been doing this for 30+ years and never backwards or shorted to ground.
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VWDeeZel
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 8:01:22 PM

As long as I hook-up the booster cables, otherwise no.
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Fish2tail
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 6:50:54 PM

Yes
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nifty6
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 9:14:58 PM

no
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Mininana
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 8:00:11 PM

I might... circumstances would need to be just right... dial up my forum on giving folks rides, if you like... think the title is, "May I offer you a lift..."
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 5:04:54 PM

yes
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PhilnTX
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 6:17:03 PM

Yes, have on many occasions.
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