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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By arizonian
bigb, If the turbo starts giving me...

bigb,

If the turbo starts giving me problems, I'll update this thread. I ran up to Ouray/Ridgway, CO for a week to help a buddy out and had no problems. So far, so good.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By arizonian
Talking You don't really mean that, do you? 3,000...

You don't really mean that, do you?

3,000 ksi is equivalent to 3,000,000 psi.

:D Just pullin' your chain. :D
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By arizonian
I've wondered about anchor chain for a while,...

I've wondered about anchor chain for a while, whether or not it is/was wrought iron, cast iron or hot rolled steel. I worked on a job in Nome over one winter that had old anchor chain strung out in...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By arizonian
You are mixing metaphors, so to speak. A...

You are mixing metaphors, so to speak.

A kip is one thousand pounds, no reference to area.

On the other hand, ksi is one thousand pounds or one kip per square inch.

Carry on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-20-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By arizonian
Not quite the same, but a bridge reamer might be...

Not quite the same, but a bridge reamer might be what you need if you have the headroom.

Bridge reamer (https://www.mcmaster.com/bridge-reamers)
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-20-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By arizonian
Thank You for sharing that, Matt. Beautiful work.

Thank You for sharing that, Matt. Beautiful work.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By arizonian
Smile Not knockin' you, Neal. For the professional...

Not knockin' you, Neal. For the professional mechanic with all of the requisite tools (lifts, etc), I agree. However, I do not have all of the requisite tools and shop space, and just shake my head...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By arizonian
Once a month sounds extreme. I flush mine about...

Once a month sounds extreme. I flush mine about every two to three years, then date it with a sharpie.

You know you're getting old when the sharpie is one of the first things you look for when...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By arizonian
Ford's solution for pulling the heads? Lift the...

Ford's solution for pulling the heads? Lift the cab off. It only take a couple of hours????:confused:
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,831
Posted By arizonian
Ah, the Seed plant plate valve... This is the...

Ah, the Seed plant plate valve... This is the work you were counting on.

https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51064
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,236
Posted By arizonian
Wink Not flaming you, Wolfie, but there is always a...

Not flaming you, Wolfie, but there is always a reason. It may not be obvious or apparent, but there is a reason.

Peace Out!;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By arizonian
What I am doing and the way the engine is tucked...

What I am doing and the way the engine is tucked way back into the firewall, the only way I can comfortably work is to sit on the LH battery box and my left foot on the steering crossover link. The...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By arizonian
Working on the Superduty 6.Slow

2003 Ford F250 Superduty 6.0 Turbodiesel. Been having issues with not building enough boost, black smoke out the tailpipe, and occasionally a hiccup when using the skinny pedal too much. Bought the...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,831
Posted By arizonian
Since you have a press brake, you're golden....

Since you have a press brake, you're golden. Butting two dies together to get full length has been done forever, but they are usually the same profile. I take it the inside V is narrower, not just...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,831
Posted By arizonian
Another train of thought... 1.5" die = .75...

Another train of thought...

1.5" die = .75 between bends on the small end

8*pi = 25.132
25.132/.75 = 33.5 bends

So call it 32 bends
360/32 = 11.25 degrees/bend
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By arizonian
Very nice, Matt.

Very nice, Matt.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By arizonian
My standard is no lower than 10.5 volt while...

My standard is no lower than 10.5 volt while cranking, and it should read 12.5-12.8 unloaded, engine not running. A battery that reads 11.8 unloaded is bad or needs a charge in my book.

I recently...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-11-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,236
Posted By arizonian
My need for oil additives is whether the cam is...

My need for oil additives is whether the cam is roller or flat tappet. I have been using 1/2 bottle of STP with ZDDP (zinc) added to Mobile 1 in my Volkswagen buggy motor. Everything else gets Mobil...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By arizonian
I don't know about Ford's engineering abilities....

I don't know about Ford's engineering abilities. It seems the anti-freeze they recommend (corporate Ford Gold) has a habit of precipitating solids out of solution and that in turn plugs up the oil...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By arizonian
Crater. It's an open gear lube, used extensively...

Crater. It's an open gear lube, used extensively in mining and also on fifth wheels. Just don't get it on your clothes.

Can't help you with a source.

Crater
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Forum: Shop & Safety 06-09-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 14,015
Posted By arizonian
Well, a little off topic, but speaking of washing...

Well, a little off topic, but speaking of washing machines...

Washing Machine (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pyoIzfRCrM)
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,493
Posted By arizonian
Shortening the forks and losing the front rollers...

Shortening the forks and losing the front rollers should not hurt the jacking/steering wheel capacity.

I'm trying to figure out your plan. Are you using the pallet jack center wheel just for the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By arizonian
Now that's a gadget... Kinda reminds of that...

Now that's a gadget...

Kinda reminds of that Japanese kid in "The Goonies".
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By arizonian
When I don't have access to a tig machine, I have...

When I don't have access to a tig machine, I have had the best luck with Harris 56 Stay-Silv silver solder 1/16" dia. and Stay-Silv flux. It's a med temp solder (1200F), but it will show against a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-17-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By arizonian
Two days of screwing with this thing... Are...

Two days of screwing with this thing...

Are you suggesting I return it now?

Where's my buddy Evan?
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