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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By threepiece
The 5HP 3PH motor works. I discovered a loose...

The 5HP 3PH motor works. I discovered a loose connecting rod Just like the one I currently run used to have.

I’m not sure what I will do here as I could go one of several ways:

1. Restore to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By threepiece
Another view.

Another view.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By threepiece
Scrap Yard Saylor Beall Compressor

I have been looking for one of these for some time. It is a 705, the same one that powers my shop. Had I arrived at the scrap yard a bit earlier I would have avoided the carnage caused by the Volvo...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The inboard flange. I made a series of relief...

The inboard flange. I made a series of relief cuts because unlike the outboard flange this one is being shrunk.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The flange is complete.

The flange is complete.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
There are two flanges on this piece, one inboard...

There are two flanges on this piece, one inboard and one outboard.

I start with a 2” wide strip of sheet steel placed in the form. Here I have started to tip the outboard flange.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The tooling I will use to make new ones.

The tooling I will use to make new ones.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
These are the front brake caliper mounting...

These are the front brake caliper mounting brackets. As often happens, the shield has rusted.
Forum: Machining 01-04-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 682
Posted By threepiece
Depending on the quantity and accuracy of holes...

Depending on the quantity and accuracy of holes you might use a file to size them. You could possibly make a “Go no go gauge” that will help with this.
Forum: Machining 01-04-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,028
Posted By threepiece
I keep my saw at the same speed almost always. I...

I keep my saw at the same speed almost always. I don’t recall which step it is on but it is on the fast side.

The only time I will slow it down is when cutting through a very large section of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-04-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
Another Jeep J20 Build

The frame rails are too far apart. There is usually some variation between the frames, some are a bit tight, some loose but 7/8” is too much. I could simply install the crossmember and squeeze them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-04-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
Not exactly, the front axle was tapped before the...

Not exactly, the front axle was tapped before the cover was installed. I simply positioned the axle so the chips fell down and out.

The vent hole on the rear axle is on one of the tubes. For this...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The yoke on this axle shaft is bent, probably...

The yoke on this axle shaft is bent, probably during removal of the universal joint that was in it. In this condition the retaining C clips cannot be properly seated.

Here I am spreading the ears...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The carrier and gears originated from a 1973...

The carrier and gears originated from a 1973 J4000. The 10/20 series J trucks began in 1974 and continued till the end in 1987.

I made a tag indicating the number of teeth and ratio of the gear...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The axles set up for coating with two coats of...

The axles set up for coating with two coats of black epoxy prime.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
The vent tube is pressed into a hole in the...

The vent tube is pressed into a hole in the housing. These have a reputation of coming loose. I find threading the hole to a 1/8” tapered pipe is more secure, and I didn’t need to change the hole...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-28-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By threepiece
The S-20 pumps that I have looked at appear to be...

The S-20 pumps that I have looked at appear to be different. Counting the number of cooling fins on the cylinder, mine has 10, the others have five.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
Four coats of epoxy prime. I must remove a few...

Four coats of epoxy prime. I must remove a few spots of prime on the machined surfaces with solvent before it hardens.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
Small parts like this are done outside using...

Small parts like this are done outside using reclaimed sand.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
More prep work to do.

More prep work to do.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
Dang mice! This is really my fault. I...

Dang mice!

This is really my fault. I should have plugged the three holes in the housing before I put it in storage. It looks like several generations have been raised here.

This front axle...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
This was cut with a saw, so no considerable heat...

This was cut with a saw, so no considerable heat involved. I thought about straightening it but decided not to. When the trailer hitch is fastened to it the bow will largely be removed. The...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By threepiece
Help Identify Compressor Pump

I bought this from the scrap yard about a year ago and am now looking to make something of it. It would be nice to know the manufacturers as I am putting it to use. I initially thought it was a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,028
Posted By threepiece
Well there we go! Now to figure out what a rail...

Well there we go! Now to figure out what a rail anchor does.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-26-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,390
Posted By threepiece
Remember the loosely fitted bearing from an...

Remember the loosely fitted bearing from an earlier post? Here I have made a series of center punch marks on the surface to improve the fit.
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