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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,869
Posted By RED caddy
Damit kids, fight nice or I'll tell mom. ...

Damit kids, fight nice or I'll tell mom.

I'm still sweepin' the corners and ironing the doilies. Check the watchbill...

RED
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-14-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By RED caddy
Hey, isn't that the stuff the progressives will...

Hey, isn't that the stuff the progressives will not allow you to burn here, but will sell it to every other third world country.

O'nigger made the coal burning power plants drill holes in their...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 590
Posted By RED caddy
Yep, thats what I was trying to explain. On the...

Yep, thats what I was trying to explain. On the 450, I think the cables/grounds went first, then the battery, that took out the Alt, then the ignition, radio/ tape deck and so on. Only one diode was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 590
Posted By RED caddy
My first go would be all ends of the battery...

My first go would be all ends of the battery cables, starter relay if there is one, starter motor brushes/contacts. All chassis grounds.

I had an F450 that corroded the big flat ground strap,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-11-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By RED caddy
C'mon Jen, update, I just made a fresh batch of...

C'mon Jen, update, I just made a fresh batch of popcorn, the rosebud makes short work of melting butter...

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-07-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,869
Posted By RED caddy
I've been using Ultra Grey for years on blower...

I've been using Ultra Grey for years on blower manifolds, hats, intakes, pans and corners. The heat from warm up seems to speed the cure rate, yet easy clean up with acetone. Biggest non racing use...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,869
Posted By RED caddy
Yet again, I understand why I only work on pre...

Yet again, I understand why I only work on pre 1987 crap and supercharged things, that drink alcohol. (OK, I'm not supercharged, but I do drink alcohol...)

I do regret not spending half of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By RED caddy
I repaired a Fiero panel for a buddy, with a hot...

I repaired a Fiero panel for a buddy, with a hot glue gun and a bunch of clamps. It was a friggin nightmare, but we finally got it.

RED
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-28-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By RED caddy
Wow Jen, I'm happy for ya. You are at a very...

Wow Jen, I'm happy for ya. You are at a very satisfying stage of construction, the "seeing something happen" stage"

Ride the wave, I'll make popcorn...

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By RED caddy
Very good info Ron, I too downloaded it and at...

Very good info Ron, I too downloaded it and at the second read, I gotta grab on about 40%. Copied it to my quick reference folder,

Remember the lubricant's section in MM 3&2 and EN 3&2? (How many...
Forum: Fabrication 07-19-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By RED caddy
If you have the means, tig brazing with grade 5...

If you have the means, tig brazing with grade 5 silver solder will yield a highly workable/ ductile joint, with minimal material.

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-19-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By RED caddy
Welp, just to bring this to a conclusion, I was...

Welp, just to bring this to a conclusion, I was talking about Mc Master - Carr. I had commercial accounts with 3 of the 4 big supply houses, for years. When they got stupid about filling my inbox, my...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By RED caddy
just an interesting aside. Apparently Mc...

just an interesting aside.
Apparently Mc Master doesn't want to sell to me unless I give them my full pedigree, get on their spam mailing list and promise my first born. That kind of crap is why I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By RED caddy
Thank you very much men. I was having no joy...

Thank you very much men. I was having no joy finding the Texaco Crater, google foo being what it is, not a big surprise.

Ron, as usual the numbers you gave me are spot on. I closed my commercial...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By RED caddy
old school sticky axle grease?

I'm getting ready to put the Reese 20K 5th wheel hitch back in service, It's the dual oscillating model (rocks in 2 planes) Both pieces ride in pin and saddle joints.

I want a heavy body...
Forum: Fabrication 07-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,423
Posted By RED caddy
OK guys, I gotta fess up, I'm deep in...

OK guys, I gotta fess up, I'm deep in procrastination mode.
I'm cold trailing a piece of 3 or 4 inch brass or bronze stock. (I made the original when I was working for uncle sugar, and stock was...
Forum: Machining 07-10-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By RED caddy
Nice job Chris, I've been putting off the...

Nice job Chris,

I've been putting off the install on Millicent for a very long time.

My procrastination skills are legendary...

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,849
Posted By RED caddy
Made some progress yesterday. Finished digging...

Made some progress yesterday.
Finished digging out the tranny and mock up block. Tranny is going to have lots of room, now to pull it out and mate to block, with one of 3 oil pans available, for a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,849
Posted By RED caddy
Hey Rod, I think I had one just like that tied...

Hey Rod,
I think I had one just like that tied to the bow of my 26 foot chriscraft flybridge pocket cruiser...

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,849
Posted By RED caddy
Thank you Chris, Some folks hereabouts appreciate...

Thank you Chris, Some folks hereabouts appreciate a good yarn, well told. Others not so much. I will continually strive to not disappoint...

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,849
Posted By RED caddy
Welp, it's update time. Long story, told...

Welp, it's update time.

Long story, told fast, nice happy ending...I think.

I've been cold trailing a one piece 'glass front end for the 'pony, not having much luck. I started listing in the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-26-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By RED caddy
Robb, I sent my first Bellstar full face back to...

Robb, I sent my first Bellstar full face back to bell and they brought it back to life, ok, that was around 1986-7, might be worth a try though.

RED
Forum: Welding 05-28-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
Posted By RED caddy
I just used my 6011 and masking tape trick on 3...

I just used my 6011 and masking tape trick on 3 under flush exhaust studs. Had to use a piece of brass tubing and 1/16"- 6011 on a head bolt in an aluminum block. Worked slick.

Now that I have a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,849
Posted By RED caddy
Tru dat, Me too if I could manage it. (the tow...

Tru dat, Me too if I could manage it. (the tow rig is ready, still fixin' the little house.)

RED
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,849
Posted By RED caddy
ya Randy, I'm pretty much in the same place,...

ya Randy,

I'm pretty much in the same place, I'd have to lie on the medical form to get a license and depending on who is judging the cockpit competency test, (how much they enjoy watching an old...
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