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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,925
Posted By SmokinDodge
Please enlighten me as to where I was a bully?

Please enlighten me as to where I was a bully?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By SmokinDodge
You can lift the cab in about 45 minutes. You can...

You can lift the cab in about 45 minutes. You can do
The heads without pulling the cab but if you have a lift why?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,925
Posted By SmokinDodge
That’s complete and utter bullshit. If 20 thou...

That’s complete and utter bullshit. If 20 thou is gonna make a difference you didn’t have an engine or crank to begin with.

Class 5,6,7 and 8 trucks get their cranks ground under all the time. ...
Forum: Fabrication 05-29-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,545
Posted By SmokinDodge
Doug how’s your transition going?

Doug how’s your transition going?
Forum: Fabrication 05-27-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,545
Posted By SmokinDodge
Buy a $500 pre 2000 Ford Explorer and disconnect...

Buy a $500 pre 2000 Ford Explorer and disconnect the airbags. Have a few spares on hand and have at it. They will take out up to an 8” hickory.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-22-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By SmokinDodge
Lisle are good tools and that’s a decent price...

Lisle are good tools and that’s a decent price for what you get.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By SmokinDodge
So I have never touched an LS.....but surely you...

So I have never touched an LS.....but surely you could do both heads in 5 hrs? Why not pull the heads if it’s being difficult?

I used to be able to have a LB7 duramax out of a truck in 2.5...
Forum: Welding 05-16-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,580
Posted By SmokinDodge
Looks like a typical dairy bucket. I’m...

Looks like a typical dairy bucket.

I’m sure your plan would work but not long term. I suspect if you get to measuring the bottom of that bucket is pretty thin. I’d back it up with some thicker...
Forum: SFT Information 05-12-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
Need to get an idea on head count for meal plans....

Need to get an idea on head count for meal plans. Anyone coming please say so.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-08-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By SmokinDodge
So all the BS aside, hell yes I impact to angle. ...

So all the BS aside, hell yes I impact to angle. I mark the surface and I mark the bolt head on a corner so when the angle is done I have a straight line. Mark the socket, line the whole mess up...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-08-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By SmokinDodge
Son, come lay under a truck with me in late...

Son, come lay under a truck with me in late August whilst the oil dripith upon our foreheads and try to find a purchase for your feet to land upon while you take the main caps north of 600ft pounds...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-08-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By SmokinDodge
I always used to joke about the torque/angle...

I always used to joke about the torque/angle method saying they didn’t want to buy a real torque wrench. I’m a fan now after 30 or so ISX overhauls. Torque by hand to a light value then break out...
Forum: SFT Information 05-07-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
May the 17,18, and 19. Work has had me...

May the 17,18, and 19.

Work has had me pretty wrapped up until now. Got some breathing room now as some big projects are clearing. Whew.

Got plenty of room for camping or if you want to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-25-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By SmokinDodge
None of the challengers I’ve worked on had a...

None of the challengers I’ve worked on had a disconnect from the OEM. That’s rare on AG tractors.

Pull the battery cables and keep the ground close to the weld.
Forum: SFT Information 04-22-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
Dang it. Who’s gonna warp the project now?

Dang it. Who’s gonna warp the project now?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-22-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SmokinDodge
That’s a variable displacement rotary pump btw. ...

That’s a variable displacement rotary pump btw. Waaay different than a vane pump.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-21-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SmokinDodge
Why is the shaft bad? Splines worn? If so check...

Why is the shaft bad? Splines worn? If so check the crank damper for failure

Most vane pumps are pretty simple, I’m sure you have the skill to R&R the shaft. Have you priced it both ways? ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-19-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By SmokinDodge
The can tune will be ok but the best and most...

The can tune will be ok but the best and most effective gains will come from the dyno tuning. Unless they were rolling pennies to pay for all this I’d dyno tune it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,714
Posted By SmokinDodge
Do it with something silly like a Kubota. That...

Do it with something silly like a Kubota. That would be very cool
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,714
Posted By SmokinDodge
:D I think “Pronto”

:D

I think “Pronto”
Forum: SFT Information 04-17-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
Monster gensets that are standbys until peak...

Monster gensets that are standbys until peak demand hits. They come online and help get through the high demand.

Here it starts in the summer when the air conditioning hits full swing. The...
Forum: SFT Information 04-13-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
Ok guys, haven’t forgot about this, got wrapped...

Ok guys, haven’t forgot about this, got wrapped up at work. Just Got done with the first round of Kansas peak shavers. Quite a trip.


Looks like it’s set for the third weekend in May, if...
Forum: SFT Information 04-08-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
Oh dang. Good catch. That may not be wise on my...

Oh dang. Good catch. That may not be wise on my part...
Forum: SFT Information 04-05-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By SmokinDodge
Sorry I’ve been absent, work, travel and life are...

Sorry I’ve been absent, work, travel and life are all kicking my ass.

End of April is now only two weeks out, probably not enough notice or?

First weekend of May is out for me.

So how’s...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-11-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,216
Posted By SmokinDodge
Ok, I’m going to type slow for you. ;) A...

Ok, I’m going to type slow for you. ;)

A tube is hollow.

A rod is solid.

A push tube brings oil up from the lifter to the rocker as I said before. A push rod is solid and is lower rpm...
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