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Blu-ray to MKV (MP4) Using Handbrake

In my opinion, the movie corporation needs to wake up to the 21st century and realize that formats like DVDs and Blu-rays are dead. When it comes to Google Play and iTunes the prices these companies charge for movies is bloated at best in my opinion. I can compress Blu-rays down to 1.6GB on average with a nearly unnoticeable quality loss. As far as I’m concerned, there is no reason not to compress data. As a proof in point, the newer HBO series Silicon Valley is a company that has some extremely good compression logarithm. My final point that they Continue Reading

130,000 Miles

Just the other day, while driving back from a weekend of packing parachutes at Skydive Alabama, my H3 Hummer crossed over the 130,000 mileage mark on the odometer. I think that my H3 has entered it’s proving grounds now. This mileage period from now on shows how well built the vehicle really is. With a goal of 250,000 on the odometer, I want to reflect back on the vehicle’s performance so far. While I wish I had more power from the engine, however the 3.5 L (211 CID) L52 I5 has never let me down in all those miles. The Continue Reading

P0455 & P0442 ECU Fault Log H3 Hummer

About year ago my ECU light came on in my H3 Hummer, noticeably after some fun off-road. I grab my cheap Chinese OBD-II to Blue Tooth scanner from eBay, it doesn’t work with Fords, and open the Android application “Torque” . The scanner had no problem grabbing the code and I was able to see the error report in the computer. Fault log report generated by Torque for Android —————— Vehicle VIN: 5GTDN136X68227871 Vehicle Manufacturer: Unknown Vehicle Calibration ID: 12606370 12601134 1260 Current Fault Log —————— P0455: Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (gross leak, check fuel cap, piping etc) Continue Reading

Updates & WooCommerce

In with the new, and out with the old. I’m dumping my old shopping cart software in favor of the more popular WooCommerce. If you’re interested in why, well I have my reasons. I’m theme developer, and I don’t need some shopping cart software attempting to do what I can do better. I would rather the shopping cart software use as many of the well polished built in WordPress features, instead of reinventing the wheel. Some other odds and ends also bothered me too. However those details are rather boring to explain. I’d like to make things fun for you Continue Reading

Under Construction

Just about to finish up with all the new code for my WordPress Theme Semper Fi version 16. Completely rewritten from the ground up with better code to meet the new standards in HTML5 & CSS3. The main reason for all of this new code was to be able to rapidly create new options in the Theme Customizer. I also want to include a option for a Slider, which is just for now on the home page. Later I plan to be able to make custom sliders for pages or posts. This slider is unique because it requires no JavaScript Continue Reading

Last Chance Canyon

Last Chance Canyon is a canyon in the El Paso Mountains near Johannesburg, California. The canyon runs from Saltdale in the south to Black Mountain in the north; part of it lies within Red Rock Canyon State Park. The canyon includes a variety of archaeological sites, including pictographs, villages, rock shelters, mills, and quarries. Historic sites such as gold mining camps are also located in the canyon. The canyon is owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and is open for recreational use. Hiking, camping, and 4-wheel drive vehicles are permitted in most parts of the canyon. The canyon Continue Reading

Working on that code

I’ve been hard at work for the last few months or so on how to introduce a new direction with website menus. Touch screen devices are every where, even my laptop has it, and I want to develop a menu that didn’t leave behind the old mouse and keyboard. This has been difficult for me to figure out a solution that I felt like it really worked. This is why development on my themes has tapered off lately. Been stuck on, “How” to include both devices and make it look good. I saw other websites get close to what I Continue Reading

H3 Hummer Hidden Winch Mount

Getting a winch on my H3 Hummer has been a goal for a while now. Originally I was going to use Defelice’s winch mount but chose a different path nearly a year ago. Over that time period, I’ve developed my own winch mount that hides inside the factory bumper. What I like most about my design, will be the difficulty recognizing it wasn’t made by Hummer. Currently, I’m on my third version of the design and hope to have the fourth version be production ready. The H3 Hummer winch mount is laser cut from 3/8” inch steel to ensure that Continue Reading

Truckhaven Hills

Three miles west of Salton City California is the 4×4 Training Area called Truckhaven Hills. I wouldn’t describe Truckhaven as either a park or a trail, but instead as a play ground. The obstacles for your vehicle to climb over tend to be man made from things such as logs, giant tires, concrete, and boulders. Having just spent an hour watching video’s on YouTube really say that the place looks amazing, and check out this video at the grand opening 2011. Something I haven’t really seen any where else is the labeling of the obstacles like Ski Hills explaining the Continue Reading

Wharton State Forest

The east coast doesn’t have much when it comes to 4×4 trails and park, but it seems that New Jersey has a place of it’s own called, “Wharton State Forest.” While the trails are pretty much as easy as it can get and you might get surprised at what you see driving around back there. I find that the best part might be that it doesn’t have any fees or registration required to drive on the trails. (You know what I mean by that if you have ever been to Attica, Indiana at 9AM.) Your not going to find any Continue Reading

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All of the theme's on WordPress.org are created, developed, and maintained free of charge by the author. The author of this theme, Schwarttzy, offers a premium version that includes additional features to enhance your experience. This premium version of Semper Fi Lite supports the author by offsetting the many hours of work being put into the theme. For incentive, the premium version of Semper Fi Lite includes additional features to customize the theme with. Many of these options, list of these options are just below, are not available in the free version. Additionally, the author has offered to make minor custom changes to the Semper Fi Lite code for further customization. However, the author is still going to support the free versions when issues of bugs or errors in the code are found.

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The H3 Quick n' Simple Auxiliary Audio Input is back in-stock while supplies last June 11th, 2018! The H3 Quick n’ Simple Auxiliary Audio Input is a plug and play 3.5mm audio input wiring harness for the H3 Hummer factory radio. This wiring harness only minutes to install, works flawlessly, and is easy to use. Once installed, just plug a standard 3.5mm headphone jack in the wiring harness and the other end into your phone. Press the button labeled "Band" on the factory radio until you see "XM". Do not worry, an XM-Sirus satellite subscription isn't necessary for the Quick n' Simple Auxiliary Input. When done listening to the music on the phone, just unplug the 3.5mm headphone jack and XM-Sirus satellite will work normally again.

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Slide over rocks and through the mud without getting stuck, with 1/4 inch thick skid plates extending the H3 Hummer Under Body Protection 4' x 2', completely protecting the transmission and transfer case from damage. The skid plates come painted black, and with to brackets for mounting. Huge, flat, and smooth, these skid plates truly shine in the deep mud or snow helping you to easily slide on down the trail, when the 35" tires just can't quite reach the ground.

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The Spartan Chin is a skydiving camera mount for use with the G3 Cookie Helmet and a GoPro Session or a GoPro Session 5. Instead of mounting the camera on top of the helmet which most skydivers traditionally choose, I decided to change directions and mount the camera as close as possible on the chin for some key benefits for myself. Before exiting the plane when I'm fun-jumping, I can read the screen on my GoPro and see that it is recording without taking my helmet off or bothering someone else to check the recording status. The extra headroom is quite helpful for the muscles in my neck and also helps reduce the number of scratches to the GoPro's lens. When I happen to jump on a Pro-Rated Skydive, or perhaps land off, I have handy a packing tool with me.

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Fix that dark spot on the H3 & H3T Dashboard at night with the HVAC Instrument Panel Light Bulbs, sold as a pack of 5. The HVAC Instrument Panel Light Bulbs are direct replacements for the burnt out HVAC light bulbs on GM HVAC Dashboards, 4x4 Controls, and also the Door Lock / Window Controls. These light bulbs are only held on to the PCB board by a quarter turn which makes these light bulbs extremely quick and easy to replace. Be sure to contact me for any issues with replacing the light bulbs in your H3 HUMMER.

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Thank you for downloading and installing the WordPress Theme "Adventure." I hope that you enjoy it and that I can continue to create these beautiful themes for years to come. But, if you could take a moment and become acutely aware that I have created this Theme and other themes free of charge, and while I'm not looking to get rich, I really like creating these themes for you guys. Which is why I offer additional customization of "Adventure" when you support me and install the "Adventure+" on your WordPress. If you're interested in supporting my work, or need some of the addition features in "Adventure+" just purchase it using the "Add to Cart" button above. Thanks again, Eric Schwarz

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Super heavy duty rocker panel protection rock slider for the H3 Hummer protect the body right below the doors. Bounce the Hummer off rocks, trees, and whatever happens to get stuck underneath there without worrying about damage. Built to take a beating, the square tubing is a quarter inch thick, the mounts are a half inch thick, the circle tubing is standard DOM roll cage tubing .2 inches thick and they weight in at 84lb. each. Basically, never worry about crushing the rocker panels again.

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Lift the rear suspension 1 1/4 inches with these shackles for the H3 Hummer. Extended 2 inches longer than the factory, these shackles help out with maintaining the forward rake after leveling the front-end for better gas mileage and gaining those extra few inches for off-road. These shackles add extra confidence in tight turns because of the strength that these 1/4 inch thick steel and 1/8 inch braced shackles give you over the factory stamped shackles.

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The H3 Hummer High Clearance Leaf Spring Mounts completely replace the entire rear axle leaf spring bolt plate. Designed to be used with 2" longer shackles but not required, these mounts eliminate all the issues with the factory leaf spring mount. An increased ground clearance protects from ripped up leaf spring mounts, stops broken U-Bolts, bend shock mounts, and allows for the factory spec shock ride height with the optional longer shackles. The Leaf Spring Mounts are laser cut from 1/4 inch steel and bent with relief cuts out of one solid piece of metal, making it a part that's bolted on and forgotten about.

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The H3 Hummer Hidden Winch Mount bolts on to the Hummer with no permanent modification required to mount an 8,000lb. winch. The winch mount is excessively strong, made from 3/8" steel for unquestionable strength and reliability. Secured in place with 4 bolt massive bolts, 2 x 5/8" and 2 x 3/4". Easily installed in a day, and most of that time is just properly relocating the control box solenoid. Designed to used with an Aluminum Hawse Fairlead and Synthetic Rope, providing the best in safety and strength. In stock, and ready to ship.

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