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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
If you are on city sewer, I would toss it down...

If you are on city sewer, I would toss it down the toilet maybe 5 gallons a week
and let the city sort it out. If you have a septic tank I would NOT put it in your
septic.

The SAE 20 can be...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-21-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
So the wife reported that the Cub Cadet, rider,...

So the wife reported that the Cub Cadet, rider, the engine RPM's rocketed high
and the throttle would not work and she heard a clunk or two before she could
shut down the engine with the key.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Brian, Stop using common sense, facts and...

Brian,

Stop using common sense, facts and logic; you're going to hurt my feelings!!!

It really was hard to type that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Because you are a big meany!!! (say out loud in...

Because you are a big meany!!! (say out loud in a 5 year old voice...)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
a few more...

a few more...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Pictures. Cannot fine new fuel rails so...

Pictures.

Cannot fine new fuel rails so these are getting sand blasted and repainted.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
What is the fun in that?:eek: Plus this is a...

What is the fun in that?:eek:

Plus this is a great father son project.:cool:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Why would I do any of that? We started SFT...

Why would I do any of that? We started SFT because of over moderation
and other bullshit.

Say what you want, everyone has an opinion...

I am just sitting back enjoying my popcorn, really I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I had a 78 Ford F-100 with a straight six. ...

I had a 78 Ford F-100 with a straight six.

You could sit on the wheel well with one foot on the bell housing and
one on various places up front and work on the engine in comfort.

Someone...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You are correct. And the guy who ground the...

You are correct.

And the guy who ground the crank should be beaten with it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Come on its only a 318, it's not like it has any...

Come on its only a 318, it's not like it has any real power... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 08-16-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Auctions depend on who shows. But $500-700...

Auctions depend on who shows.

But $500-700 is a fair price for the 175.
$1000-1200 is fair for the 300.

They are single phase so they aren't going to linger like a 3 phase machine will.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
On the 2" bearings I'd have no issues with going...

On the 2" bearings I'd have no issues with going more,
it's a daily driver not a performance engine.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Heard back from the machinist, all the crank...

Heard back from the machinist, all the crank bearings will be 0.010"
undersized. So I got the last of the bearing and rings ordered today
went with Sealed Power brand, USA made and good quality. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Original pistons once they are all clean I was...

Original pistons once they are all clean I was going to weight them and see
what I had.

Not plans to port or polish everything is going back to stock, more or less.

Need to get it running.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The heads looked good as well, no obvious signs...

The heads looked good as well, no obvious signs of cracks. Now I have not
heard from the guy machining them in a week, and I am getting a bit pissed
off about the lack of comms... He said 2...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Here you go... ((( mumble mumble, damn...

Here you go... ((( mumble mumble, damn cheeseheads.... mumble mumble...))
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Lighten up Francis...

Lighten up Francis...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Just got the call from the guy with the block...

Just got the call from the guy with the block I'll be picking up today.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Still waiting on the shops to finish the heads,...

Still waiting on the shops to finish the heads, crank and block.

Parts are showing up and I am working and scrubbing parts
and prepping as much as I can.
Forum: Machining 08-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
This happened a while ago, I just found the tang...

This happened a while ago, I just found the tang recently. I had it when it first broke but it got dropped under the lathe and I found it again...

1" MT3 drill, in a 5 hp lathe.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It is only enforceable if you are wearing your...

It is only enforceable if you are wearing your leather and cracking your whip!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yeah whatever...

Yeah whatever...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Don't...

Don't...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,975
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Parts... Lotsa parts and some paint today made it...

Parts... Lotsa parts and some paint today made it here today...
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