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    Re: 15% ethanol!?!?

    No need to make undesirable ethanol. The're actually pre-producing winter gas already just to keep the oil refiners busy using up stock.
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    Re: Oil - Another "why" question

    I think you'll find the time is the same. I think you'll find the difference is in the drain pattern.
  3. Re: Skidsteer modification leads to farmers death

    2001 story.
    Things must be pretty safe today,for someone to feel the need to resurrect such an old ugly story. I imagine 100's of thousands have died since then of various reasons.
  4. Re: Synthetic oil worth it? 18k hour yamaha generator says no.

    I'm still trying to figure out how 20 hours a day for 17 months equals 18k hours.
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    Ethanol sucks
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    Re: Looking for a decent generator.. 5000 watts

    Both brush and brushless types of standard gens produce a sine wave. Its a matter of how distorted that waveform is. My brush style gen has run all electronics in my house over the years. No surge...
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    Re: What gives with dealers on tractor house?

    Tractor, or other devices for sale. I have never ever, ever had a positive outcome from a company that lists "call for pricing ". That's all I have to say regarding the topic of this thread.
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    Re: Your last generator Maintenance Run

    Your thread is about "generator maintenance", of which I do, with a backup power source with a 100% perfect track running record. Transfer switches are Covered on many other threads.
    If you look at...
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    Re: Your last generator Maintenance Run

    Yes and no.
    It's how I've actually done it for countless years.
    Yes, it's not code compliant, and year after year it gets you excited.
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    Re: Your last generator Maintenance Run

    Double ended male to welder outlet. Cheap,simple, works for me.
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    Re: Using home heating oil in my tractor

    I think you would find, it's all <500
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    Dead horse severely beaten...
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    Re: When to have underground utilities marked?

    Why, or how, do you bury a cable 1" deep?
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    Re: When to have underground utilities marked?

    An inch?? Maybe you exaggerate a bit?
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    Yeh.....OK, special corn fed electricity for you.
    No more simple turning a light switch on/off. For you in your state (sorry, but you can move), every few times you come home and use the...
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    You can sugar coat it all you want.
    We want 100% real gasoline so that we don't have to worry about topping off the tank every time we use it, or add stabilizer all the time to ease worries, or so...
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Last

    Keep your property insurance up to date no matter what. It has nothing to do with 'private' signs or not.
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    Re: Really dislike Robin Subaru engines

    I have a Subaru robin engine. It's been real good for me.
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    Re: Tresspassing neighbors

    Area is posted everywhere, cameras set up, suspicious movement on the cameras.... Sounds like the description of a prison. A self inflicted mental prison maybe?
    As soon as you post your land, you...
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    Give everyone,in every state,the choice of 100% gasoline, or one diluted with ethanol. That's all I ask for. Let the consumer decide. Obviously dirty politics aren't going to allow that.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    Is that your usage to make 21,001 gallons of ethanol?
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    Simply burning dried corn stalks in a generation plant boiler would probably yield a better energy gain ratio than all the processing steps required to transform a solid plant into a liquid fuel for...
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    How do you make out tax forms for the irs?
    Are you able to pass off all your ethanol sales hours on the net like this as your personal time ?
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    Re: Downsized engines=shorter life?

    Oiled? Undercarriage?
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    What a lame attempt at softening a condescending statement.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    Only ethanol profiteers are still trying to prop up this dead elephant.
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    Re: E85 for American Fuel Independence !

    Ethanol is a bad "green" joke, that is, unless you profit "green" colored money from manufacturing or selling it.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    When I was circle track racing, it always stood out how the ethanol powered cars ran larger fuel tanks to offset the lower energy/gallon.
  29. Re: Why does everyone rant and rave about the EcoBoost?

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    No need to be sarcastic. New Hampshire. I've included in posts many times throughout the years.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    I loose about 5% mialage with ethanol diluting my gasoline.
  31. Re: Why does everyone rant and rave about the EcoBoost?

    The TBN Ford 'salesmen' rant and rave here. I guess if you call that everyone. 🙄
    Around here I see 2 Silverados for every Ram, and 2 Rams for every F150. Go figure.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    You know ,as I've stated before...the subsidy exists in the form of a requirement to buy a product you don't want in order to obtain the other product you actually want.. It's a pretty simple...
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    Re: Downsized engines=shorter life?

    More likely, the additional weight of the balance shaft V6's require.
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    Re: Downsized engines=shorter life?

    True.
    The opposite view of it though, is that an 8 cylinder engine is more likely to drop a cylinder than an engine with 4, or 6..
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    Re: Downsized engines=shorter life?

    True.
    The opposite view of it though, is that an 8 cylinder engine is more likely to drop a cylinder than an engine with 4, or 6..
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    Re: How do ramps calculate their load?

    If your wheelbase is longer than the ramps, as you describe, then the ramps will only see a portion of the vehicle weight.
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    Re: Ram Eco Diesel towing 3500# 1300 miles

    You're obviously infatuated with the Ram diesel. You keep posting about a product you don't even own. Why don't you just go buy yourself one so you can have real experience, instead of sitting on the...
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    Re: Ram Eco Diesel towing 3500# 1300 miles

    Hb

    Like I said... I wouldn't start an independent internet thread with the message being of nothing more than third party... That's hearsay, and from a poster as you with a multi year track record...
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    New law. Orange juice must contain 10% bla,bla...
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    Re: Ram Eco Diesel towing 3500# 1300 miles

    Obviously we all have different standards of ethics here.
    I for one, sure wouldn't start a new,independent thread, based on hearsay.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    2015 ... Still forced to buy ethanol in order to purchase gasoline. Still one of the most egregious examples of subsidizing an industry.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    2015. Still forced to buy ethanol in order to purchase gasoline. Still one of the most egregious examples of subsidizing an industry.
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    Re: Ethanol - A new battle brewing?

    Agreed!
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    Re: MF 205 4wd engagement...

    ...Glad I could help.
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    Re: Adding ROPS to older tractors?

    I say, if you're worried enough about your safety,that you know you want rops,... Then spend the money and buy a machine that came designed with it.
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    Re: Ford 6.7L Powerstroke Diesel cut-away photos

    Chevy made the junk 4.3l v6 from the basic castings of the 1970's 350 v8 with the purpose of being a bottom of the barrel budget engine option for those who couldn't afford a purpose design engine....
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    Re: Ford 6.7L Powerstroke Diesel cut-away photos

    Chevy made the junk 4.3l v6 from the basic castings of the 350 v8 with the purpose of being a bottom of the barrel budget engine option for those who couldn't afford a purpose design engine. Very low...
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    Re: Ford 6.7L Powerstroke Diesel cut-away photos

    Which photo shows each cylinder has 6 head bolts?
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    Re: Disposal of oil

    I think the reality of people doing it,kind of beats presumptions.
    On another note, oil good enough for a 30k vehicle lubricant should 'suffice ' for simple burning.
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    Re: MF 205 4wd engagement...

    Did my suggestion help?
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    Re: Disposal of oil

    Some people add it to their heating oil,I'm told.
    Apparently win/win.
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    Re: Engine oil question

    So much information and misinformation...
    I love oil threads
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    Re: water well drilling info

    If I read this right your water surface is 405' under? Hopefully that's not correct. I'm going to guess that once the water has been hit, it will fill the casing to a higher level.
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    Re: MF 205 4wd engagement...

    I don't think there's a 'secondary' high/low lever. I think the left lever on the tranny near the seat front is 4wd in/out. It might have a green plastic tip.
  55. Re: ZTR slides down hill and over wall, driver was saved- very lucky

    Don't mow a steep wet hill?
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    Re: what on earth does electricity cost near you?

    I wont beach about electricity rates taxes, etc... as to me it's a pretty fair deal for what you get.

    Stop and think about cable tv bills for a second...
    For starts, that requires the electricity...
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    Re: Engine oil question

    How does the oil know the car is halfway down the track?
    How does it know the engine is making its maximum power?
  58. Re: VW Clean diesels.... how did they get them so clean?

    Don't be such a fool.
    Measured emissions are NOT proportionate to fuel usage in environmental impact.
  59. Re: VW Clean diesels.... how did they get them so clean?

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    Doesn't work that way.
  60. Re: VW Clean diesels.... how did they get them so clean?

    If changing the run design ends up lowering mpg....that means the vehicle will be using more diesel to do the same work. Is that really done in the best interest of the environment? Hmm... Have the...
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    Oversized oil filter for 1540

    I've switched to a PL14670 crankcase oil filter on my mf1540.
    Its about double the size of stock, and for less money. I figured I'd run it at least a year before posting. I can say it performs...
  62. Re: 5W40 synthetic diesel engine oil in a modern gasoline engine?

    Me thinks you got it all bass ackwards.
  63. Re: VW Clean diesels.... how did they get them so clean?

    Coyote, I like most others, see the situation as Volkswagen cheating real world driving emissions compliance, and passing the dyno test without "cheating ". I think we all "got " your opinion of it.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Burning used motor oil?

    I've heard of people filtering their used crankcase oil and adding to their #2 HHO tank, with no problems. Sounds like a win-win to me.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Burning used motor oil?

    All engines burn crankcase oil, from hardly any, to a quart a week. It's not the end of the world. It happens every day-all day.
  66. Re: Any way to tell if a air leak vs lack of oil caused a saw to burn up?

    Honda Engines | GX35 Mini 4-Stroke Engine | Features, Specs, and Model Info
  67. Re: Any way to tell if a air leak vs lack of oil caused a saw to burn up?

    Couple of points to ponder:

    A 4-stroke is less of a power/weight detriment to a saw than it is to a motor-cross bike. In the bike the mass of the engine detracts from the velocity accel-decal, and...
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    Re: Gasohol and Small Engines

    Nothing benefits being light more than an airplane, and some of them run diesel. Price and complexity kill it for use in a saw.
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    Re: Traveller Universal Tractor/Hydraulic Fluid

    After ripping off my hydro filter-loosing all my oem oil, I refilled with tsc oil. I always thought the gear noise was more. Still do.
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    Re: Diesel motors are great...but?

    Definitive no, athoritive yes. Using the cold air for heat exchangers makes sense. I thought someone posted air conditioning ie compressors etc. I noticed they will reduce the air loss so they...
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    Re: Diesel motors are great...but?

    i'm no aviation expert, but I find it hard to believe that an airliner is cooling the cabin air when it's miles high and -50 degrees outside
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    Re: Mine seems to prefer premium fuel.

    Sometimes a thin casting area on a block or head will create a hot spot eased by high octane fuel. This flys in contrary to published data for the engine.
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    Re: Cleaning Spark Plugs

    I definitely view it differently. If I have a good running engine, I never remove the plugs. Good for me, bad for the plug companies.
  74. Re: Rolled my kubota 7800... Now it wont turn over. Please HELP

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    Injectors don't care if the engine flopped over for a breif time.
  75. Re: Rolled my kubota 7800... Now it wont turn over. Please HELP

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    I'm with you.
  76. Re: Rolled my kubota 7800... Now it wont turn over. Please HELP

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    I'm with you. That would have to be one massive starter motor, or one really crappy con rod.
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    Re: Are LED bulbs now cost effective?

    Cfl's suck. Skip from incandescent to led.
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    Re: GAS Engine Cuts

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    Locking a thread people are debating engine types....on a tractor forum????
    I definitely can't keep pace with the new Pc.
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    Re: GAS Engine Cuts

    If posts could be compared to soda commercials, yours would definitely be zero empty calorie.
  80. Sticky: Re: How do you do a "price check" on used equipment?

    Do you really think the problem is parts are outsourced to China?
    Me thinks the blame starts with your favorite company looking to save money.
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    Re: Chevy Pokes Fun at Ford Aluminum Truck

    Let me know when they make the frame from aluminum.
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    Re: Testing elec breaker to verify trip

    Home circuit breakers are cheap. If you don't trust an old one, replace it with a new one. Don't short it out through your house wiring.
    After you put n a new one, put a good load on it through the...
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    Re: Linebach line disc, good quality?

    I guess I'm speaking of the 6' I've seen. It sagged under it's own weight, and was made from what appeared to be soft 'bed frame' angle iron.
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    Re: Linebach line disc, good quality?

    What exactly is full price for something used?
    The used Linebach would have 3x the quality of the 'new' cheap 'bed frame' angle iron country line unit. Go easy on it.
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    You can run a gas engine WOT all day long as long as it's within the designed RPM range. For your example...a car engine. designed for sustained 1,500 to 3,000 rpm operation.
    You can keep them...
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    You're making it up. Engines don't 'often' fail for heat buildup when run at designed power outputs.
    What exactly is "An engine very happy with short bursts of power "?
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    And now this....from the poster of arrogant condescending posts on the previous pages.
    I guess now that you have validated it from somewhere other than some of us here, it must be worthy of...
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    Here's a relevent read:

    "Switch to gas

    Some equipment manufacturers are reacting to the new diesel requirements by abandoning diesel engines altogether. For example, Whiteman, a division of...
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    My 11:5 compression ratio motorcycle runs on 87, and was designed to use it. Looks like there's more involved in engine designing than you understand.
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    Another useless empty argument from you. Gee... are gas engines under the tier 4 diesel engine scope?
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    Sigh.. So what's the "rated working rpm" of the Vette engine?
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    engine RPM stress is totally different than crankshaft load. You need to account for the difference.
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    No, I made my point, but you missed it. Back to the OP's original post questioning a gasser in a tractor vs a diesel, for the same price a company could sell you a tractor with a much larger CC gas...
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    Why do you keep trying to put down people like me, about points that aren't being debated with you?
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    No, it doesn't make the same peak power, as the gas engine, when compared $ for $ or lb for lb. That's a common diesel reasoning fallacy. Your comparing a much heavier, much more expensive diesel to...
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    Re: Any news on gas engine CUTS?

    So.. the diesel has to be a lot larger and more expensive to get the same power...err.. you're switching sides here?
  97. Thread: Drones

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    Re: Drones

    No camera I'd probably let it fly. With a camera,I'm shooting it down and I'll worry about the legalities later. But that's just me.
  98. Re: What's the secret to drilling through 1/4" angle iron?

    I'd throw that chart in the trash if it was printed.
  99. Thread: Amsoil OE ??

    by DarkBlack
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    Re: Amsoil OE ??

    No need for me to re-read you post as you suggest, as it read quit easily.
    I'm not 'sparring' with you, I'm just asking you for some examples of brands/products of what you posted. Is that asking...
  100. Thread: Amsoil OE ??

    by DarkBlack
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    Re: Amsoil OE ??

    Post a couple of motor oil brands/products that are 25% additives, as you say.
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