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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-26-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Windy_Acres
If I understand the images correctly, the ground...

If I understand the images correctly, the ground under the stairs is likely sinking over time, pulling the stair case away from the landing ?

If this is the case, epoxy or any other sticky...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ive been using on lugnuts for decades... and Ive...

Ive been using on lugnuts for decades... and Ive been told not too.,.. in the 80s, I have a fleet of 30 trucks rolling around all lubed up..

The pics Ive included, was why I was looking to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Windy_Acres
Looks good, Ive got a similar fetish with...

Looks good,

Ive got a similar fetish with old abused tools, love cleaning and restoring, just don't have the time.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-14-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Windy_Acres
I tried some of the Gray Mills ? water based. It...

I tried some of the Gray Mills ? water based. It requires heat, I thought maybe it would work without heat, maybe not work as well.. It needs heat. No heat, no workie. Also did a number on my parts...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Thanks for running that down, I remember using...

Thanks for running that down, I remember using copper on 02 sensors back when they failed rather regularly, guessing that is where I got it in my head.

Up here, I dont put anything on a road...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Yes, agreed, a lildabldooya.. !

Yes, agreed, a lildabldooya.. !
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Sure, thanks, the oe eyelets are star style, I...

Sure, thanks, the oe eyelets are star style, I have a tube of " Grote " branded grease ( for truck lighting ). Not sure why I did not think of that. I also have a 5 gallon pail of Fluid Film !, maybe...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ive got some of that on had, I think its called "...

Ive got some of that on had, I think its called " ox-guard " or similar, for dissimilar metals ( copper/aluminum )

Ok, thanks !
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ok, so thats what I was asking. I was thinking it...

Ok, so thats what I was asking. I was thinking it would act like grease ( insulating on some level ) but then was wondering about why they sell it with copper in it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By Windy_Acres
Copper Anti-sieze, for ground connections ?

Doing some maintenance on my 2001 F250.

Its a documented problem on this platform, the OE grounds getting oxidized/going open over time, I think there might be a total of 8 main power distribution...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Windy_Acres
Yes, Id have to agree, maybe MH folks could not...

Yes, Id have to agree, maybe MH folks could not find anything in a necessary height/diameter that would work, so they " mis-speced " some HD wheels in error ? They wanted junk, but could not spec...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Windy_Acres
Heavy Duty

Heavy Duty
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Windy_Acres
I worked in commercial truck tire center when I...

I worked in commercial truck tire center when I was a kid, from what I remember, HD shit, got the brass " bolt " in valves and allot of older stuff did too.

Those rims as I remember them are a HD...
Forum: Machining 07-04-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By Windy_Acres
Yes, I remember Wheeler Dealer, Mr Short and Mr...

Yes, I remember Wheeler Dealer, Mr Short and Mr Tall... Ive caught a couple episodes of his new show as well.
Forum: Machining 07-03-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By Windy_Acres
I honestly dont have a favorite,.. but maybe the...

I honestly dont have a favorite,.. but maybe the guy I like the most is AVE.

Just looked at my Subs on Y/T, and nothing worth sharing. I like Essential Craftsman, but he's hard to follow due to...
Forum: Machining 07-03-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By Windy_Acres
I do zero " TV ", in the traditional sense, but I...

I do zero " TV ", in the traditional sense, but I do watch likely an hour of YouTube a day, for mostly the same reason.

Ive found you can pick up ALLOT from watching other guys work, its like...
Forum: Machining 07-02-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By Windy_Acres
Sorry, I was making reference to your opening...

Sorry, I was making reference to your opening post of the Aussy doing large equipment repairs, not the Tobacco auctioneer. I was thinking that a tobacco auctioneer might mean some one that talks...
Forum: Machining 07-01-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By Windy_Acres
Ive got about 10 of his repairs under my belt, I...

Ive got about 10 of his repairs under my belt, I tripped over him in the last 2yrs.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By Windy_Acres
Car computers, the name of them is different with...

Car computers, the name of them is different with time and manufacturer.

ECM " Electronic Control Module ". ECU is a " unit ". BCM, " Body Control Module ", there are a couple more. I guess I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By Windy_Acres
Inadvertently, Ive noticed on Da-U-Tube, some...

Inadvertently, Ive noticed on Da-U-Tube, some sparky techs, showing that most ECU's/ECMs/BCMs, what have you, when they fail, each model typically has the same failure, like a cracked board, smoked...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,837
Posted By Windy_Acres
Yeah, if I needed a toy hauler, in my day dreams...

Yeah, if I needed a toy hauler, in my day dreams that is how it started. The right way, or so many end up there eventually.

One of my buds from high school runs two of those, one hauls his race...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-15-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,929
Posted By Windy_Acres
After much research, I bought this little guy...

After much research, I bought this little guy last summer, its a 2020 model year, Kubota down rated a 33hp engine by lowering max revs to meet Tier 4 emissions.

Its mechanically injected, with no...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Windy_Acres
Not sure what you paid, but Id say " well done ",...

Not sure what you paid, but Id say " well done ", Id have picked it up too ! Randomly, I want by the factory that builds those yesterday...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Windy_Acres
So, every last Generac Air Cooled stand by genny...

So, every last Generac Air Cooled stand by genny has milky oil. Ive never serviced one that did not. Unless it was brand new. I dont think I ever changed the oil on one, and after running it, cleared...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By Windy_Acres
Im still driving a 2001 Ford, trying to make it...

Im still driving a 2001 Ford, trying to make it last forever...
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