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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Most got the engine in the truck today... 2...

Most got the engine in the truck today...

2 transmission bolts are almost all the way in. Engine mounts are in.

It got dark, we got tired and the mosquitos got hungry...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I cannot complain, I got 20 years out of that...

I cannot complain, I got 20 years out of that starter. But it needed replacin'.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Got a bunch of small stuff done yesterday. Ready...

Got a bunch of small stuff done yesterday. Ready to hoist and install today,
But ended up having to make 2 trips to town yesterday, the first planned trip
went as planned, got home and Matt was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Them as well as Rustoleum rebuilds.... :rolleyes:

Them as well as Rustoleum rebuilds.... :rolleyes:
Forum: SFT Information 09-14-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Me too earlier... Not just you.

Me too earlier...

Not just you.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Agreed, but... fuck no.

Agreed, but...


fuck no.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Paint finished. 3 coats of red really look...

Paint finished.

3 coats of red really look nice!

Tomorrow we are going to be putting it back in the truck, I hope... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I use it about once a month, but SWMBO, uses it...

I use it about once a month, but SWMBO, uses it almost daily,
and we use the loader a lot; bucket, bale spears and forks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You're killing me smalls...

You're killing me smalls...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Got the intake manifold on it tonight and some...

Got the intake manifold on it tonight and some red paint.

Another coat tomorrow night...

Will put it back in the truck on the weekend.

I have everything we need done for the, except one...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Never, bought it new in 2007

Never, bought it new in 2007
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have a very very slight leak in my front axle,...

I have a very very slight leak in my front axle, I believe it to be the o-ring
at the swivel. I have a TC40DA, with the super steer front axle.

I only add an ounce or 2 a year. But I am...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Looks like lack of lubrication my NH front axle...

Looks like lack of lubrication my NH front axle has an oil bath... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Plan B, good back up plan.

Plan B, good back up plan.
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I think I would try making clearance behind the...

I think I would try making clearance behind the steel and put a 316 backing
piece behind the crack, and weld the top piece to the backing piece, to create
a double lap weld, likely in 3 passes...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-09-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Made some good progress today. Leaving for Utah...

Made some good progress today. Leaving for Utah in the AM so it will be mid
week before we are back at it.

Learned something new today I did not know. After you install the rocker with ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Illusion, the LED Shop lights and the iPhone,...

Illusion, the LED Shop lights and the iPhone, give off some odd appearances
at times. The block was caustic boiled, so it has that dark gray appearance,
I used to scotch brite and penetrating...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Re-bar is designed for tensile strength, not...

Re-bar is designed for tensile strength, not machining, not forging, etc.
I bet the Class 75 has a good carbon content but is not common, like you
mention. Also the material made from rail would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
LOL... and thanks. The rod caps were stamped...

LOL... and thanks.

The rod caps were stamped with the piston number/position before removing
them from the block so, location AND orientation was confirmed. The wrist
pins were in great shape...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The aluminum parts that are castings, we polished...

The aluminum parts that are castings, we polished up a bit and clear coated
with engine enamel, the new ceramic paint. So we will see how it holds up.

Block, heads and intake manifold will be...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Pictures from last night.

Pictures from last night.
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Re-bar is not junk steel, alloy vary a lot. I am...

Re-bar is not junk steel, alloy vary a lot. I am sure there is a
high carbon grade that would harden well.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebar
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-07-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Got the rotating assembly together today. Oil...

Got the rotating assembly together today.
Oil pump.
Oil Pan
Timing chain and cover installed.
Camshaft and lifters were in earlier.

Got a good start on the distributor, then called it a night.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-07-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,275
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
yesss... :confused:

yesss... :confused:
Forum: Machining 09-06-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Air tool oil is a good substitute.

Air tool oil is a good substitute.
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