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 GOALS 2009-2010
  
1.) NEW VAN BY 9/30/09 - IT MAY BE USED BUT MUST BE NEWER. THIS WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 2009 WITH THE PURCHASE OF 2007 TOWN & COUNTRY VAN. COST $14,000.00
 
2.) FINISH 77 HARLEY DAVIDSON AND COMPLETE IN 2010. VARIOUS WORK HAS ALREADY BEEN DONE IN PREVIOUS YEARS BUT THERE WAS NOT A DIRECT EFFORT TOWARDS COMPLETION UNTIL NOW.
ITEMS DONE PREVIOUSLY:
1.) POWDERCOAT FRAME.
2.) FLAT TWISTED SPOKES AND NEW RIMS.
3.) NEW TIRES.
4.) REAR DISK CALIPER
6.) USED CHROME STARTER.
7.) CHROME STARTER LINKAGE AND COVER.
8.) NEW WIRING HARNESS.
9.) NEW FUSES.
10.) CHROME HEADLIGHT.
11.) REPLACE NUTS/BOLTS WITH STAINLESS AND CADIUM.                                                     100.00
12.) CHROME CALIPER BAR.
13.) CHROME KICKSTAND.
14.) NEW CHROME SHOCKS.
15.) CHROME HEADLIGHT HOLD DOWN.
16.) NEW TAILIGHT
17.) NEW DIRECTIONAL LENSES.
18.) NEW REAR FENDER STRUTS AND BOLTS.
19.) GAS TANK DECALS.                                                                                                       225.00
20.) CHROME FRONT CALIPER.
21.) CHROME FRONT AXLE.
22.) CHROME REAR AXLE.
23.) CHROME HANDLEBAR RISERS.
24.) COST OF CROWN COLLISION REPAINT                                                                              500.00
25.) COST OF REMOVING PINION GEAR                                                                                     75.00
26.) NEW RINGS DUE TO BREAKING RINGS WHILE INSTALLING.                                                     110.00
 
 
5/20/10-WORKED ON PULLING PINION GEAR. TOOL DID NOT WORK AND MUST REWELD.                      -0-
5/28/10-BOUGHT WELDER/STARTED TO REPAIR PINION TOOL.
/22/10 -TOOK MOTOR IN TO DE TWINS INC. TO HAVE PINION GEAR REMOVED.                                  44.87
7/31/10-SEPERATED CASES AND CLEANED INSIDE OF MOTOR/ FOUND SOME RING PARTS
IN OIL CHANNELS. USED COMPRESSED AIR TO CLEAN ALL PARTS AND OIL RETURNS. PUT MOTOR
BACK TOGETHER.
8/31/10 - WELDED UP ENGINE STAND TO WORK ON MOTOR.
9/30/10- INSTALLED NEW PISTON RINGS /BASE GASKETS AND CYLINDERS. STARTED TO POLISH
MOTOR CASES AND ROCKER COVERS.
10/31/10 - CHECK OUT HEADS AND CLEAN UP/PAINT. INSTALL HEAD GASKETS.ORDERED NEW CHROME
BOLTS FOR HEADS.
11/30/10 -FINISHED CLEANING UP MOTOR CASES. BROUGHT MOTOR INTO THE HOUSE AND SET
INTO BIKE FRAME.
02/19/11-Started to re-check wiring harness at headlight. Installed fork oil . 8 hours. fork oil $30.00.
02/20/11 - Worked on plug 3A and checked wiring. Color Codes O.K.  1 hr.
 
 12/31/12-2013 Worked on bike at various times. Finished wiring. Tighten down mounting bolts. Tightened chains. Adjusted primary. Installed Starter. Fixed battery box and rewelded one bracket to extend box away from fender. Mounted all lights and checked. Oil in front fork. Had muffler chromed and installed exhaust. New brake light switch.
Changed various bolts to look better. New ignition switch. Painted from wheel due to rust.
 
2/23/14- worked on various small items on bike to finalize installations. Ordered new starter and solenoid and had to ship back.Installed new starter relay. Aligned rear wheel.
2/23/14- Checked wiring and realized the horn did not work. (plug not connected). Brake light did not work with front switch.(checked switch and corrected problem). Soldered a couple of loose wires on starter solenoid. Print out schematic for brake light switch.
3/4/14- Returned new starter because they mailed me the wrong one.
 
 
3.) HAVE MOST OF THE HOUSE REMODELED IN ORDER TO SELL.  VARIOUS JOBS WERE COMPLETED AS LISTED BELOW.
1.) BATHROOM WALLS
2.) NEW PLUMBING
3.) MOVED HOT WATER TANKS
4.) NEW HOT WATER TANKS
5.) FIXED BACK ROOM CEILING.
6.) MOVED WASHER AND DRYER INTO BACK ROOM.
7.) REDID PLUMBING FOR BACK BATHROOM
8.) LOWERED KITCHEN CEILING/NEW LIGHT FIXTURE
9.) WAINSCOATING IN KITCHEN
10.) CUSTOM BASEBOARD IN KITCHEN AND BATHROOM
11.) SIDING ON SHED.
12.) REPAIRED SIDEWALK PARTIALLY.
13.) NEW SKIRTING ON HOUSE.
14.) MADE CUSTOM PORCH RAILING 
15.) PAINTED WHOLE APPARTMENT AFTER SMOKE DAMAGE.
 
5/19/10 - CERAMIC BACKSPLASH BEHIND SINK. $125.00
5/20/10 - WORKED ON BACKYARD GARDEN. FIXING SKIRTING BY SHEDS. NEEDS TRIM OVER SKIRTING.
5/27/10 -HUNG NEW CABINETS IN SHED.DECIDED TO REFINISH OLD CABINET AND MAKE NEW DOORS.
5/29/10-HELPED CAROLYN PLANT FLOWERS IN GARDEN.
5/31/10 -CLEAN UP YARD FROM OLD WOOD.
6/18/10-PLANTED MORE PERENIALS.
6/25/10 - PAINTED FRONT OF HOUSE PORCH.WORKED ON RESTAINING BENCH ON PORCH.
7/1/10 - 7/31/10 - FINISHED BOARD ABOVE SKIRTING AND PAINTED. ALSO FINISHED SKIRTING TO SHED. INSTALLED NEW FRONT STORM DOOR $400.00.-
2010-RE-SIDED SHEDS - $500.00
2011-NEW ROOF ON SHED (MAJOR PROJECT, TOOK MOST OF SUMMER.)
2012-NEW ENGINE IN FORD VAN
2012-BUILT RAMP FOR CAROLYN TO EXIT BACK OF HOUSE WITH POWERCHAIR.
2012-SHORED UP FRONT PORCH, MOVED SUPPORT BEAMS.
 
2013- MADE NEW PORCH SUPPORT POSTS AND TRIM.
2013- MADE NEW BALLISTERS FOR PORCH RAILING AND NEW RAILING.
2013- WORKED ON CURB APPEAL FOR FRONT OF HOUSE.
 
4.) ACQUIRE A NEW HOUSE BY 12/31/12. DID NOT ACCOMPLISH AS OF 1/01/2014.
 
5.) HAVE ALL IRS AND NEW YORK STATE TAX RETURNS COMPLETED.Have not worked on any as of 3/4/14.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6.) REACH MY FITNESS GOALS OF 165LBS./ 30 INCH WAIST/ RUN A HALF MARATHON.
6/26/10 - STARTED DIET WEIGH IN 178 LBS.
11/5/10 - VA DOCTOR-BLOOD PRESSURE TO HIGH. 154/94 WEIGHT 185.54 LBS. NEED TO LOSE 10 LBS. AND LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE BY CHRISTMAS.
1/15/11 - QUIT DRINKING AGAIN. LASTED 3 DAYS.
1/19/11- STARTED NEW PROGRAM TO QUIT DRINKING. WEIGHT 180 LBS./STARTED BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AGAIN.
2/19/11- LOST 3 LBS. /HAVE NOT WORKED OUT AS OF YET. /STARTED BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AGAIN.
 
1/26/13-STARTED ALL OVER. DID NOT ACCOMPLISH ANY OF MY GOALS TO DATE.
1/26/13-QUIT DRINKING AGAIN. TODAY IS DAY ONE.DID NOT LAST VERY LONG.
 
2/12/14 - Had dizzy spell and nasea. Went to VA for checkup. Checkup o.k but borderline hypertensive. 
3/4/14 - Been watching my blood pressure since the VA episode  and manage to keep it under 140/80/79. I haven't been dieting like I should and am still drinking.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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