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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 02:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By SmokinDodge
I got a quote from both RSC and bobcat on a...

I got a quote from both RSC and bobcat on a 45,000 pound machine not long ago. Call around or take an afternoon and go visit. One day with a real machine and all your stumps will be gone.

It...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 952
Posted By SmokinDodge
Back when cat had a superior governor when...

Back when cat had a superior governor when dealing with fixed rpm/Ag/power unit over a mechanical Cummins. Cummins gov. By design had a hard time taking intermittent loads or varying loads. It was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By SmokinDodge
Pretty sure 06 is when they went to the TIPM. ...

Pretty sure 06 is when they went to the TIPM. Early years of that system could not handle trailers or beds with shitty wiring. After three or four faults it fries the TIPM.

Have you tried...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 952
Posted By SmokinDodge
The same people killed them that killed the big...

The same people killed them that killed the big block cars of the sixities. EPA

Not bad engines, no torque like a four stroke but what they lacked in torque they made up for with a beautiful, ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 952
Posted By SmokinDodge
And left and right hand crank rotation as well.

And left and right hand crank rotation as well.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By SmokinDodge
Ron you are going to have to type slower for me. ...

Ron you are going to have to type slower for me.

:devil:


Fabber you have plans for the old tired 4BT?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By SmokinDodge
I can tell you from repairing them, driving them...

I can tell you from repairing them, driving them and listening to drivers bitch that 50 SAE regular ol dumb conventional oil runs better and shifts better than synthetic.

Might sound stupid...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By SmokinDodge
Why install something not rated to do the job? ...

Why install something not rated to do the job? Makes no sense to me. Get the correct stuff or don’t do it.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-09-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 952
Posted By SmokinDodge
I have never understood the willful and wantant...

I have never understood the willful and wantant destruction of a running engine.

Hire the handicap, they are fun to watch.
Forum: Fabrication 01-09-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By SmokinDodge
Right after I get the house built, jeep done,...

Right after I get the house built, jeep done, dodge painted and shop addition put on.

Oh and a new bullet in the excursion.

In adddition to that I travel approx once a month for work now...
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By SmokinDodge
Several issues I see with the one horse power...

Several issues I see with the one horse power model. The fuel efficiency is terrible, the governor control is all over the place and the exhaust is terrible to handle.

We would all be better...
Forum: Fabrication 01-07-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By SmokinDodge
just put long hoses on the control valve and...

just put long hoses on the control valve and outfit your real press with a ram with quick couplers. My eventual plan........
Forum: Fabrication 01-06-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By SmokinDodge
If it takes 50 tons to change a leaf spring...

If it takes 50 tons to change a leaf spring bushing you are doing it wrong.

I used my log splitter constantly for changing unit wheel bearings, semi wheel studs and a myriad of press uses.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-11-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By SmokinDodge
These asshats are 20 miles down the road. I know...

These asshats are 20 miles down the road. I know they have a bunch of allis crawlers. http://m.crawlerbulldozer.com

They are Mennonite so if you call expect the absolute minimum effort possible...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-10-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By SmokinDodge
I would make sure they are running the proper...

I would make sure they are running the proper oil. The sprag clutch may not like 15w40....

I would try to find a way to measure the mesh and clearance.

Also, does it run properly? Chance of...
Forum: Machining 12-02-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By SmokinDodge
Yes. Pic #5 is showing the sleeve before he cut...

Yes. Pic #5 is showing the sleeve before he cut it off.
Forum: Machining 12-02-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By SmokinDodge
The back of his truck had some stories to tell!

The back of his truck had some stories to tell!
Forum: Machining 12-02-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By SmokinDodge
Axle surgeon

Had a first at the ranch today. Buddies freightliner got to where it would not hold king pins anymore. He set up for an axle surgeon to come and repair the axle at my shop. I tore it down last...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-30-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By SmokinDodge
Nice score! You suck, definitely.

Nice score! You suck, definitely.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-27-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By SmokinDodge
As you sit on the tractor, on the right side...

As you sit on the tractor, on the right side about where your hand would fall there is a block with two shuttles that gummed with debris and cause that exact scenario on the three point system.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-25-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,328
Posted By SmokinDodge
I think the nut behind the steering wheel is...

I think the nut behind the steering wheel is loose. ;)


If this came on all of a sudden jack the front end up and spin the tires. You may have one that is not round anymore.
Forum: Welding 11-24-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,074
Posted By SmokinDodge
You are a better man than I. I would have made...

You are a better man than I. I would have made them tow it or pump it. No way am I signing up willingly for a shit shower.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,521
Posted By SmokinDodge
My favorite method. Use the good oil dry made of...

My favorite method. Use the good oil dry made of Diotimachios (sp?) earth , spread lightly and walk over it a few dozen times. Or get chubby checker on the radio and do the twist. Also the kids...
Forum: Fabrication 11-16-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,740
Posted By SmokinDodge
If I had to unband a coil I’d put it on the...

If I had to unband a coil I’d put it on the ground with the beginning edge of the steel at 7:00. Park a loader bucket over the top with all the downforce the machine can handle and cut the straps. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By SmokinDodge
We power a LOT of green houses at leamington. ...

We power a LOT of green houses at leamington. There are more sets going in also, the market is really expanding.



I’m not with Cummins anymore. Rarely get to touch a diesel unless it’s at...
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