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The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road
by Finn Murphy

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

June 06, 2017

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<p>A long-haul mover’s rollicking account of life out on the Big Slab.</p><br /><p>More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he’s covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people’s belongings all over America. Known by his trucker handle as U-Turn, he spends his days (and many of his nights) in a 53-foot eighteen-wheeler he calls Cassidy.</p><br /><p>In <em>The Long Haul</em>, Murphy offers a trucker’s-eye view of America on the move. Going far beyond the myth of the American road trip, he whisks readers down the I-95 Powerlane, across the Florida Everglades, in and out of the truck stops of the Midwest, and through the steep grades of the Rocky Mountains. As he crisscrosses the country, Murphy recounts with wit, candor, and charm the America he has seen change over the decades, from the hollowing-out of small towns to changing tastes in culture and home furnishings.</p><br /><p>Some 40 million Americans move each year, and very few have any idea what they’re getting into or the kind of person to whom they are relinquishing their worldly goods. <em>The Long Haul</em> is also a behind-the-scenes look at the moving industry, revealing what really happens when we call in “the movers.”</p><br /><p>Through it all, Murphy tells poignant, funny, and often haunting stories of the people he encounters on the job: a feisty hoarder in New Hampshire; a Virginia homeowner raging when Murphy’s truck accidentally runs down a stand of trees; an ex-banker in Colorado who treats Finn and his crew with undisguised contempt; a widow who needs Murphy to bring her archeologist husband’s remains and relics to a Navajo burial ceremony in New Mexico. These experiences inspire Finn’s memorable reflections on work, class, and the bonds we form with the things we own and the places we live.</p><br /><p>Brimming with personality and filled with great characters, <em>The Long Haul</em> is a resonant portrait of the enduring appeal of manual labor in the dark underbelly of the American Dream.</p>
The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the M...
by Gary Collins

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English

Pages

115

Publication Date

April 01, 2018

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<h2>Want to leave the rat race in your rearview mirror? Discover the mile-by-mile guide to a whole new life on the open road.</h2><p>Do you feel trapped in your humdrum routine? Do you want more from life than a paycheck and a permanent address? Author and entrepreneur Gary Collins has found true freedom and fulfillment in his life on the road. Now he’s here to help you liberate your lifestyle and find lasting joy through simplicity.</p><p> </p><p><i>The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the Mobile Lifestyle Revolution </i> contains step-by-step instructions for transitioning to a carefree traveling lifestyle. From the author’s first-hand experiences, you’ll learn the ins and outs of selecting and outfitting your ideal home-on-wheels. With Collins as your navigator, you’ll steer clear of costly and time-consuming hazards of mobile living for a smooth ride into your adventurous new life.</p><h3>In <i>The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the Mobile Lifestyle Revolution</i>, you’ll discover:</h3><ul><li>How to declutter and downsize your life for a stress-free new beginning</li><li>How to select an RV that will meet all of your personal mobile living needs</li><li>How to handle common obstacles for a trouble-free transition into your new life</li><li>Gary Collins’ personal story of running his business remotely and riding the road</li><li>Tips and tricks for saving money and time along your journey and much, much more!</li></ul><p><i>The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the Mobile Lifestyle Revolution<i>is your must-have roadmap for mobilizing your future. If you like first-hand advice, practical how-to guides, and forging your own path, then you’ll love Gary Collins’ first guidebook in The Simple Life, a liberating life adventure series. </i></i></p><h2><i><i><u>Buy<i>The Simple Life Guide To RV Living: The Road to Freedom and the Mobile Lifestyle Revolution > to grab the wheel of your destiny today!</i></u></i></i></h2>
Custom VW Beetles, Bugs, kit cars & buggies: The Colour Family Al...
by Andrea Sparrow

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Language

English

Pages

115

Publication Date

September 28, 2018

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A celebration, in stunning original colour photographs, of customised Volkswagens from mild to wild and from weird to wonderful. Feast your eyes on radical Beetles/Bugs, Beach/Dune Buggies, Baja Specials, Replicas, Kit Cars, cool Cabriolets/Karmanns and Cal-Look, Low-Rider and Chop Top cars.<br /><br />eBook ISBN: 978-1-787114-00-5 (9781787114005)<br />Print ISBN: 9781901295047 (9781901295047)
Small Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment
by Cool Springs Press

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Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

March 15, 2014

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<p><div>This new book is more than a simple engine repair manual. Designed for the beginner with little or no mechanical experience, <i>Small Engines & Outdoor Power Equipment</i> is a graphically appealing, step-by-step guide that covers all of the most important engine maintenance and repair skills you’ll need to keep your equipment running at peak performance. It also shows exactly how to perform mechanical upkeep and repairs on the most common outdoor power implements, including lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saws, power washers, generators, leaf blowers, rototillers, wood splitters, lawn edgers, and weed whips. With clear how-to photos and detailed diagrams, you’ll see exactly what needs to be done. A comprehensive troubleshooting guide helps you define problems and enact solutions. With <i>Small Engines & Outdoor Power Equipment</i> in your library, you won’t need to haul the lawn mower off to the repair center and wait a few weeks just because a filter is plugged or the old gas needs to be replaced. Among the many skills you’ll learn are seasonal tune-ups, changing oil, servicing spark plugs, cleaning filters, replacing a muffler, servicing the fuel tank, overhauling a carburetor, servicing brakes, inspecting a flywheel, replacing a fuel pump, and replacing a rewind cord.</div></p>
Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems (Workbench Series)
by Tony Candela

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Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

April 02, 2009

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<div>With this book, learn to assemble, design, and build single- and multi-function circuits and harnesses, troubleshoot and repair existing circuits, and install aftermarket systems and electronics. It’s the perfect book for wiring a hot rod from scratch, modifying muscle car electrical circuits for cooling fans and/or power windows, or adding a big stereo and other conveniences to modern performance cars.</div>
Stories from the Road 4
by Mandy Concepcion

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English

Pages

58

Publication Date

May 15, 2012

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Stories from the Road 4<br />(A Narrative About Modern Automotive Diagnostics<br />An Automotive Case Studies Series<br />By Mandy Concepcion<br /><br />This book, "Stories from the Road - Automotive Case Studies 1" is a real work in action about the intricacies of modern automotive diagnostics. It is based on actual real life situations. From this book you may extract real-life lessons, which will help you as an automotive aficionado, DIY mechanic and professional technician. The work is divided into narrated stories representing real-life applications of diagnostic technology, equipment usage, repair techniques and knowledge based information. Here, you'll get input on how to use the automotive scan-tool, OBD-2 ECM/PCM readers, oscilloscope, graphing multi-meter, signal tone injector and many other diagnostic tools. You'll also get deep insights on testing all kinds of sensors and actuators, such as injectors, solenoids, transmission components, motors, fuel pumps, CAM and crank sensors, TPS, MAF, Knock and pretty much every component seen today. All the content is presented on a narrated, story like format to make the knowledge easy and fun to comprehend. With that in mind, enjoy your readings.<br /><br />Table of contents<br /><br />Stories from the Road 4 – Content<br /><br />* - Corvette with a U Problem<br /><br />Diagnostic case that cover the intricacies of networked diagnostics. Here's what happens when there's an issue with a multi-module Corvette computer system, which generates the venerable U type DTC or trouble codes.<br /><br />* - Ford's E150 Burning Down the House<br /><br />Get the diagnostic strategy employed with this Ford Van and a possible transmission issue. The case also goes into details on the use of multi-channel scopes to detect problems. After a tough diagnostic path the problem is finally found in the least expected place. See where.<br /><br />* - GM B2960 Antitheft Syndrome<br /><br />Learn from the diagnostic path this GMC Trailblazer took us on, especially during the detection process on an antitheft system and a no-start condition. Get tips and secrets on this GM system and see how to go about diagnosing it.<br /><br />* - GM Passlock Issue from Hell<br /><br />The "Security Light" is on. What do you do then? Here's what happened with a GMC Van and the Sec-light on with a no-start condition. Code P1632, an antitheft code was just the beginning. The diagnostic goes into PassLock calibration detection and lot of other diagnostic practices for this system.<br /><br />* - Great Diagnostic Waterfall<br /><br />That's right, a waterfall of procedures and equipment for this 2007 Jeep. See an arsenal of equipment used up during this erratic engine operation diagnostic. Multiple equipments were used to find out a waterfall chain of events that caused this strange issue.<br /><br />* - Headlight Transmission Shifter<br /><br />A very strange problem with a Ford Focus having a headlight transmission shifting issue, yeah that's right. Was this a crossed wire issue or was it the ECM seeing something strange. Here, you'll see heavy use of the oscilloscope and some fancy logic.<br /><br />* - Hello There GM Power Windows<br /><br />A difficult diagnostic issue on a GM power window system. The trouble was that this was no ordinary power window. It was a heavily computerized and networked power window system, like the ones found on all new models. See the how a manufacturer component option made this system fail.<br /><br />* - BONUS…How to Connect a Fuel Pump Relay<br /><br />Derived from our series “Automotive Relays Connection Guide”, this section is a primer on how the Fuel-Pump relay is wired. It serves as a guide and a possible way is repairing older vehicles, whom have lost their fuel delivery system. In many cases, the part is no longer available so here you’ll gain some knowledge on how to connect the fuel pump.
The Rideshare Guide: Everything You Need to Know about Driving fo...
by Harry Campbell

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English

Pages

176

Publication Date

April 03, 2018

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<b>An industry leader's guide to making Lyft and Uber work for you.</b> <BR><BR> In less than five years, ridesharing has grown from nonexistence into a billion dollar industry. Uber now has two million drivers in the United States, Lyft has seven hundred thousand, and both show no signs of slowing down. Despite the large number of drivers, Uber and Lyft provide little in the way of help for new drivers, who complain that there is a lack of guidance when starting out. <BR><BR> Harry Campbell, founder and director of The Rideshare Guy blog and podcast and a driver himself, can help. <i>The Rideshare Guide</i> offers a comprehensive and engaging handbook for current and prospective rideshare drivers. Learn how to: <BR><BR> <li>Decide between Uber and Lyft<BR> <li>Maximize passengers and profits<BR> <li>Maintain a five-star rating<BR> <li>Keep safe and interact appropriately with passengers<BR> <li>Navigate legal matters and tax codes<BR> <BR><BR> Campbell explains these and much more, also including funny, shocking, and bizarre tales from the road. Whether you are thinking about becoming a driver or a veteran wondering about UberPool and tax help, <i>The Rideshare Guide</i> by the Rideshare Guy has the answers.
Passing the Road Test: A step by step guide to Passing your road ...
by greg pospiel

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English

Pages

58

Publication Date

September 03, 2014

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Pass your road test on the first try! Over 50% of students fail their road test! My all new Road Test Guide is like having your own personal driving instructor guide you through your practice. You wouldn't believe how many times I've heard students say; all my friends have gotten their license, I don't want to be the only one who fails my road test! Included in the guide are the most common reasons for failing the road test, how to deal with language barriers, general driving tips, all the maneuvers are explained in detail, 28 things you need to remember to pass your road test, also includes my fool proof method of negotiating the best price on your new or used vehicle as well as auto insurance basics so you don't wind up finding out you have too little coverage to pay for an unexpected motor vehicle accident. Passing is a matter of practice, driving skill, awareness and confidence and confidence and this guide will give you the confidence you need to pass!
Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory...
by A. J. Baime

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English

Pages

321

Publication Date

June 17, 2010

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<DIV><DIV>By the early 1960s, the Ford Motor Company, built to bring automobile transportation to the masses, was falling behind. Young Henry Ford II, who had taken the reins of his grandfather’s company with little business experience to speak of, knew he had to do something to shake things up. Baby boomers were taking to the road in droves, looking for speed not safety, style not comfort. Meanwhile, Enzo Ferrari, whose cars epitomized style, lorded it over the European racing scene. He crafted beautiful sports cars, "science fiction on wheels," but was also called "the Assassin" because so many drivers perished while racing them. <P></P><I><P></P>Go Like Hell </I>tells the remarkable story of how Henry Ford II, with the help of a young visionary named Lee Iacocca and a former racing champion turned engineer, Carroll Shelby, concocted a scheme to reinvent the Ford company. They would enter the high-stakes world of European car racing, where an adventurous few threw safety and sanity to the wind. They would design, build, and race a car that could beat Ferrari at his own game at the most prestigious and brutal race in the world, something no American car had ever done. <P></P><I><P></P>Go Like Hell </I>transports readers to a risk-filled, glorious time in this brilliant portrait of a rivalry between two industrialists, the cars they built, and the "pilots" who would drive them to victory, or doom. <P></P></DIV></DIV>
You Are the Team: 6 Simple Ways Teammates Can Go from Good to Gre...
by Michael Rogers

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English

Pages

128

Publication Date

June 05, 2017

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Give the gift of greater collaboration, positive energy and happiness to your team. <br /><br />A game changing TEAM BUILDING book that inspires every member of your team to:<br /><br />*Put others and the team first<br />*Serve each other<br />*Collaborate and work together<br />*Tell the truth and be transparent<br />*Keep commitments<br />*Be direct and honest in discussions<br />*Take accountability<br />*Learn from mistakes<br />*Seek honest feedback from teammates<br />*Refrain from negativity and gossip<br />*Compliment teammates more frequently<br />*Celebrate teammates successes<br />*Extend more kindness<br />*Seek to understand teammates first before reacting<br />*Demonstrate greater empathy towards teammates<br />*Get it done and then some<br />*Improve personal focus on goals<br />*Bring solutions, not problems<br />*Inspire and lead<br /><br />Would you agree that the above actions would improve teamwork? Could your team improve by teammates implementing even just a couple of these concepts?<br /><br />This is a book for you, your team and entire organization.<br /><br />You Are the Team--6 Simple Ways Teammates Can Go from Good to Great easily and dramatically improves the way your team works together by changing the heart and mind of every member of your team.<br /><br />Many leaders struggle with getting members of their team to help and assist each other; to be direct, candid and respectful in their communication; to actively participate in meetings--providing ideas and passionately discussing important topics; to trust each other; to stop their team from engaging in negative talk and even gossip; and to have members of their team take accountability for their job and performance... to name just a few. <br /><br />"You Are the Team" combats each of these team issues, which stem from what author Michael Rogers calls the "Teammate Me Culture," which is when members of the team care more about their own needs than the team's needs. <br /><br />"You Are the Team" is both engaging and practical. Author Michael Rogers uses a variety of entertaining stories to highlight the concepts in the book. Introspective questions are at the end of each section to help teammates reflect on how they are currently applying each of the important team concepts. The end of the book includes an assessment with 32 questions to gauge the overall effectiveness of teammates.<br /><br />"You Are the Team" is written for every member of every team. Becoming a successful team begins with teammates who want to provide more value than they receive. <br /><br />It all starts with servant teamwork. When members of teams begin to think and act like servants it changes teams in an explosive way.<br /><br />Would you agree that every member of your team has the potential to be great? Would you agree that if every member of your team was great, your teamwork would be extraordinary? <br /><br />Everyone knows that remarkable teamwork equals remarkable results. That's why organizations spend so much time and money on team-building and team-development activities. <br /><br />However, few teams succeed in actually improving their teamwork because team members have little commitment to the team or its outcomes. <br /><br />The sad reality is that many team members are performing far below what they are capable of achieving, and consequently, they hold their teams back from being extraordinary. <br /><br />You Are the Team was written with the purpose of moving teammates from good to great by improving their investment and commitment to the team.<br /><br />Order a copy for you, for your entire team, and for your entire organization.<br /><br />Author Michael Rogers has over 20 years of experience working with teams in business, sports, and a variety of volunteer organizations. One common theme in his consulting work has been that the best teams are made up of teammates who are committed to and invested in their team and its outcomes. He has found, without exception, that teams consisting of teammates who regularly practice selflessness, trustworthiness, humbleness, positivity, respectfulness, and greatness achieve extraordinary teamwork.

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