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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,049
Posted By SmokinDodge
I had a buddy that went to “tire college” and he...

I had a buddy that went to “tire college” and he was dead set against antisieze. I’m cannot figure out where that BS stems from but it’s completely wrong.

There’s always time for lubrication. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,049
Posted By SmokinDodge
Torque is Wildy variable. It’s simple and...

Torque is Wildy variable. It’s simple and usually repeatable so it holds up in most OEM procedures.

This flywheel is 780 pounds. The bolts torque to 580nm and 70° It’s greased with molykote...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-13-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By SmokinDodge
We have a heated Ozzy juice washer at work and i...

We have a heated Ozzy juice washer at work and i love it. It's very effective and not near as hell on your skin as the old solution.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,049
Posted By SmokinDodge
Ok i think I can tie all this together in a...

Ok i think I can tie all this together in a poorly worded and mostly misunderstood post. :D

The ol TSB about excessive antisieze is accurate, the grease/oil can melt off carry the copper/nickel to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,049
Posted By SmokinDodge
Bill I would use a dielectric grease for that...

Bill I would use a dielectric grease for that connection. And probably a star washer for good measure.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By SmokinDodge
The 14.5” tire size the mobile homes use is used...

The 14.5” tire size the mobile homes use is used on some old low boy trailers. It’s possible the valve stem set up for these HD rims and the MH crowd happened to start using them.
Forum: Fabrication 07-05-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Got her scrubbed up and looking almost...

Got her scrubbed up and looking almost presentable. I’m so proud of oldest. She is hard charging and never lets up. That’s a 3800 psi engine drive pressure washer with a turbo tip and she kept...
Forum: Fabrication 07-05-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Thanks for the info. I have a 3-71 in an allis...

Thanks for the info. I have a 3-71 in an allis dozer and I help the local sawmill with their 6-71 time to time.

This one has a 60 series 12.7 with two stage jakes. Should be relatively cheap...
Forum: Fabrication 07-03-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
1993 model. Good eye!

1993 model. Good eye!
Forum: Fabrication 07-03-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Flew home yesterday and I’m pooped. Did manage...

Flew home yesterday and I’m pooped. Did manage to get the truck to house and hook them up. It needs a bath desperately but I had to see it together
Forum: Fabrication 07-01-2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Mmmm I think the twin screw freight shaker could...

Mmmm I think the twin screw freight shaker could handle that. If not I can deploy the bronco.

Yup the turbos are from the 100 liter. These are the second to smallest turbos ABB makes. A short...
Forum: Fabrication 06-30-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
The problem with driving it is if it is a head...

The problem with driving it is if it is a head gasket leak the flow of coolant can actually eroded the block or head. A short trip would be fine but this thing is in Washington state.

The girls...
Forum: Fabrication 06-30-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Man to say this was a big day is an...

Man to say this was a big day is an understatement. I’m 1935 miles from home on a work trip and managed to get a buddy out here with a trailer to haul the cab over home. He got a load local to the...
Forum: Fabrication 06-27-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Not sure if the video links will work. Here’s...

Not sure if the video links will work. Here’s just after start up. The coolant is low and the reason for the alarm. It’s gonna need a head or gasket.


https://youtu.be/J1n3rVKJ7BA
...
Forum: Fabrication 06-27-2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
So as fate would have it I have acquired another...

So as fate would have it I have acquired another piece of the puzzle.

Some of you may remember a post I made a few months ago looking for some machine work in the Seattle area. Well Ironman (a...
Forum: Fabrication 06-27-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Sorry my shit isn’t cool enough for you. Thanks...

Sorry my shit isn’t cool enough for you. Thanks for stopping by.
Forum: Fabrication 06-14-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
I don’t have room for a 180 pound wheel and tire....

I don’t have room for a 180 pound wheel and tire. Much less a way to load or unload it.


There are plenty of “trails” you can do in a stocker. We took the wife’s ram a couple days. Very...
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
A few more

A few more
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Here is the shots Chase took from the Lexus.

Here is the shots Chase took from the Lexus.
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Pic with the Lexus. Lol. note the mountain...

Pic with the Lexus. Lol. note the mountain bikes in the back. I imagine the bikes were worth more than the bronco. They weighed maybe three pounds with the wheels.

Some random stuff. There...
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Sand dune arch. Very very cool place The...

Sand dune arch. Very very cool place

The little TJ that could. This little pile Has a 2.5 iron duke a 5 speed a locker in the front and a driver that wheels like he is too poor to pay attention....
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
What’s a winch hook for anyhow? Eating lunch...

What’s a winch hook for anyhow?

Eating lunch under the rig because it’s so goddamn hot and we have another goddamn flat

Arches park

People in the pic for scale
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Random pics. Tote we threw on the back of the...

Random pics. Tote we threw on the back of the rig and took to town to fill with water. My youngest in a dinosaur foot print fossil. My junk at arches mat park at balancing rock
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
Guys I feel bad. I’ve been slacking on an...

Guys I feel bad. I’ve been slacking on an update.

It was an amazing trip. Absolutely everyone had a good time and I’ve already been asked by the littles when we can go back. :cool:

A small...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
On a few. It makes things much easier with a...

On a few. It makes things much easier with a full size rig. No one wheels a full size rig. The width and long wheelbase make them a bitch to maneuver. The rear steer helps a TON. These axles...
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