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    Re: CUT vs Skid Steer

    I had both- and sold the skid steer, Bouncy, no 3 point or PTO and the only place it had any advantage was in tight quarters- like cleaning barn stalls and construction site cleanup. but this...
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    Re: Replacement starter

    I think Jimmy is asking if the starters mounting position is (adjusted) on the pm gear reduction starter to maintain bendix gear teeth to ring gear clearance during engagement.

    It would seem...
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    Re: Advice for buying a used tractor

    The Ford...
    Not unusual to see 5000+ hours on the Ford diesels with no major problems. If the 4610 has been taken care of 1800 hours is nothing- my Ford 3000 diesels hour meter quit in...
  4. Re: Trailer Tire Failure - Not a good way tho start the weekend

    Thanks Dave, that's a good idea and will check those bushings/bolts out.

    as a side note, checked the tire temps immediately after finishing the loaded trips and the new 80 series...
  5. Re: Trailer Tire Failure - Not a good way tho start the weekend

    It is 5th wheel rated for 10k load on the trailer and the bales were guaranteed to be 1200lbs minimum -so at least .
    9600lbs. of load
    The truck is an 03 3500 4x4 hd ram with an HO...
  6. Re: Trailer Tire Failure - Not a good way tho start the weekend

    Yep,
    the other sides tires have been replaced more recently- and have more acceptable tread474654
  7. Re: Trailer Tire Failure - Not a good way tho start the weekend

    this is making me feel all warm and fuzzy:laughing:

    hauling hay today, and one of my 235 85 16 LT radials let loose (sounded like a shot gun)was doing about 55 mph
    474598474599
    Made...
  8. Thread: Grapple DIY

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    Re: Grapple DIY

    Really like the bandsaw table and great job on the grapple, I looked up the bandsaw thread

    here is a link for anyone wanting to check it out:
    ...
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    Re: Yet more on the shoddy Backhoe install saga.

    Unless Dodge changed things for the oil filter access- compared to the 2003-2012s,
    With a lift, or even on ramps changing a Cummins equipped Rams oil filter is a less than 5 minute job.
    ...
  10. Re: Another UNKNOWN FORD TRACTOR ..HELP PLEASE

    Great job getting her running...Now take the mask off :D

    You got a steal on that tractor, and have a feeling you will be impressed with the Ford 3 cylinders low rpm torque and pulling power. ...
  11. Re: First tractor, did i get burned? ym2000 cracked block....

    Similar result for us, a 1965 Mercedes 230 SL convertible- that a previous owner neglected to add the needed antifreeze to.
    We tapped 4 holes and fabbed up a plate, then JB welded it using...
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    Re: TBN Performance Issues

    Same here- and a new twist sometimes opening the next page of a thread causes the screen to flicker rapidly have to page back and then page forward windows 10, chrome, no ad blocker
  13. Re: VW Clean diesels.... how did they get them so clean?

    looks like his reply jumped threads-:D
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    Re: catastrophic rim failor

    Has anyone seen this before ?


    Yes
    a few posts concerning a chinese built Luzhong tractor some time ago in the chinese tractor forum.
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    Re: Turbocharging a Jinma 254 Build (Y385)

    Bump-
  16. Thread: UTF vs 80W90

    by sd455dan
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    Re: UTF vs 80W90

    My Shanghai 554 ( also a common sump) has been running jd 303 for years but the hydraulic pumps were whining to much in the winter months ,so switched to UTF around 2007 In all 23 years of use no...
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    Re: How much oil should my truck use?

    it helps to have extra oil in the pan so the sump can stay submerged and provide a steady flow of oil.


    just a little clarification
    The sump IS the pan-
    I think you are referring to...
  18. Re: Wood pellet BBQ smokers such as Traeger ?

    I watched their Info mercial and if the extra coin was available and my gas barb ques were worn out
    They would already have a sale!..

    Sure seems like a slick set up to produce some...
  19. Thread: Tractor Music

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    Re: Traactor Music

    :D I Like it pretty good beat keeper.
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    Re: Bad info in 1538 operators manual.

    Congrats on the new tractor :thumbsup:

    I change the oil on my 03 Cummins equipped Ram, and my nephews 2012, and It is pretty easy with a lift.
    from below using a filter wrench or...
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    Re: Best & worst Moter Cycle - Most fun

    Favorite dirt bike- Yamaha YZ 465 For their day a true animal...
    street bike - enjoying a 1978 KZ 1000 that I have restified
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    Re: Your best Truck & Your Wost

    Yeah the 302 In our families 1972 Bronco never missed a beat and my friends made 200k miles without a tear down... Seems we have all had an engine or two that was a favorite, and yet for others was...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: it's pouring oil, please help

    If it were mine a good dousing with engine cleaner and hose off, would make it easier to identify the source,

    Would suggest using 2 people and in neutral have one person just crank engine...
  24. Re: HELP!!! - Box Blade Breaking sway bar links on tractor........

    Just a thought -but maybe switching to a chain/turnbuckle style would help.
    That style will not allow compression -only tension forces.
    They also allow for very fine (play) adjustments.
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    Re: Rectifier for a 1989 Sears riding mower.

    It is used to (rectify)- change AC from the alternator into pulsed DC,
    otherwise your battery would take a beating and discharge from the ac input

    .Automobile alternators have the bridge...
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    Mmm ( in the highest gear that could be pulled without continually bogging the tractors engines for hours on end had to be running @ rated pto power )

    I don't think I missed anything...
    ...
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    Yeah 707 hp -some wimp:D although the Pratt Whitney R-2800 is fairly large... being a twin row 18 cylinder 2800 cubic inch engine
    File:Pratt & Whitney R-28 Engine 1.jpg - Wikipedia, the free...
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    :laughing: airframe?
    The Hellcat referenced previously is the Challenger/Charger car engine. and yes well aware of the Hellcat F6F aircraft by Grumman although with a top speed of...
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    Man those weeds must shed a lot!
    2" of build up in front of the Rad in that amount of time

    - sounds like one long day of work for both the tractor and operator!

    I agree on never...
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    You won't be laughing if the Kubota or JDs warranty is voided by using it for hours at rated power...
    maybe you should check your manual...:laughing:
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    it is running just as nicely as the JD 550G and much quieter than my Ford 3000 :thumbsup:
    and yes on several occasions it has run an 85" tiller for over 12 hrs straight with just operators...
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    Re: Is it time for a gasoline engine tractor?

    Gee- sometimes I'm glad I have a (cheap) chinese tractor- since the hp ratings are arrived at by operating the engine @ rated power for 12 hours straight...
    Don't recall any 30 minute...
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    Re: Your best Truck & Your Wost

    [QUOTE=N80;4475371]Plymouth's entire line of cars in the 1970's might be the worst cars in American history.


    Well not the Entire line... Most people would Love to own a 1971 Hemi...
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    Re: Ford aluminum truck beds are strong how?

    Yeah the one in the movie Mr. Majestyk held up pretty well to it's light duty use Ford Truck is Ford Tough in Mr. Majestyk - YouTube


    Our 1967 F 250 had the twin I beam and never replaced...
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    Re: Your best Truck & Your Wost

    [QUOTE=coobie;4461153]Worst car 1978 Volkswagen rabbit.


    Ain't that a fact... The 2 Rabbits we owned 1977,1978 were BY FAR the worst vehicles (car or truck out of around 100 owned they also...
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    Re: Ugly beads, critics welcome...

    Mmm- exhaust pipe welding with stick??
    That is one job that has always been a mig thing and now possibly tig for me, but each their own:thumbsup:
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    Re: Yanmars Rebadged as Mitsubishi

    Wonder what story they give the buyer of one of these (Mitsubishi):laughing: tractors when said owner approaches Mitsubishi for parts and then discovers they have a Yanmar??
    Sorry we didn't...
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    Re: Look what I picked up for 5 bucks.

    You got me thinking about the old micronta, so dug it out and found out it is a model 210 and was built in korea. Doubt it was built by Simpson after all. it did come with a mirrored scale though.
    ...
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    Re: Look what I picked up for 5 bucks.

    have the Micronta version pretty sure Simpson actually built it though
    Agree they are nice for watching a variable voltage in real time,
    the only small negative for me is circuit loading IIRC...
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    Re: Given an Air Compressor Today

    I just body worked and shot this last week with mine.
    One of these IR compressors will get the job done- but since buying the second identical unit now have 23.8 cfm @90 psi and 120 gallons of...
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    Re: Given an Air Compressor Today

    looks to be a slightly newer model of the Ingersol Rand 5 hp 60 gallon compressors i have.
    Although your tank does look smaller??
    They are a decent compressor and the pump is rebuildable...
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    Re: Grappling fun - A Picture Thread....

    guilty 464000
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    Tractor Sizing Re: 2007 L3400 on the cheap for 67 acres?

    Not sure if this is important- but are you going to produce hay for feeding cattle or just buying?
    If the Kubota will not pick up and stack/ unstack large rounds or large squares( generally...
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    Re: Ford to try their hand at a diesel 1/2 ton?

    [QUOTE=EricTheOracle;4420902]You know Ford dropped the 3.5L Ecoboost engine into a 3/4 and 1 ton Transit vans.

    Here is my ecoboost chugging down the road pulling 10,000 pounds. You tell me.

    ...
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    Re: CBN-E320 Pump for Kama 554

    Been considering a 320 pump for my Rhino 554- but would have to trim the front sheet metal and then repaint...

    Since you mentioned the Kama 554...

    Wondering how it Has held up- and if you...
  46. Re: What's a good Auto Scanner Tool / Code Reader?

    Come to think of it- my nephew uses a smart phone on the dash of his 2012 Cummins powered Ram to display some gauge functions.

    Sounds like the least expensive way to get into live data ...
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    Tractor Sizing Re: 2007 L3400 on the cheap for 67 acres?

    Well then you should be set, With a much more refined Kubota, considering Mr Douglas got by with a JD model G and /or a Fordson :D

    seriously- the Kubota should do a lot of work, although...
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    Re: Got carded at tractor supply....

    Went thru the self check out at Walmart with Rustoleum Charcoal metallic for my old Lincoln welder.

    Computer stopped the transaction- until a checker could verify my age and enter a code,
    ...
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    Re: The dozer search...

    Nice looking dozer, they sure are a great tool to have when needed

    Congrats:thumbsup:
  50. Re: What's a good Auto Scanner Tool / Code Reader?

    I checked the 1st posted amazon link,

    that is a great price for a (Code Reader- code clearing unit)

    It does not seem to have Any live data capabilities,
    such as singling out a...
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    Re: Rookie 3pt question

    pictures should help,

    ( but how many cat 1 rakes are sitting ( level ) with the lift arm pins located at less than 8 inches off the ground??)


    the idea i was trying to get across -is that...
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    Re: Rookie 3pt question

    Maybe so- and it may prove your assessment right when new pictures are posted...
    but how many cat 1 rakes are sitting ( level ) with the lift arm pins located at less than 8 inches off the...
  53. Re: What's a good Auto Scanner Tool / Code Reader?

    A possible unit to use if the vehicle is pre 1996 would be an Auto X Ray.
    This is an actual Scan tool which can give live data, I use mine quite a bit, the only real negative is that it only...
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    Re: Rookie 3pt question

    (In my limited opinion once the OP lengthens the top link so that the rake is near "level" THEN he should adust the lift arm pins IF he is still not getting enough lower travel. )

    Very good...
  55. Re: Anybody have experience with a KOMATSU PC35MR mini-excavator?

    My sister has an older pc series believe a 75 series?. (actually sold as a Bobcat) They bought from an auction- was a rental unit.
    it was about 15 k lbs and had a front blade. They let me use it...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Horse run- out cleaning today.462813 with the 32 year old (rescue) horse watching.
    Power company left us some power line clearing chipper waste- Using it to cover the run out and when I dug...
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    Re: Maintenance myths

    Just to be clear - referring to a
    WET sleeved diesel engine correct?

    DRY sleeved diesels are supposedly about the same as a parent bore design, as far as coolant cavitation damage...
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    Re: Maintenance myths

    Finishing up -head into house , sit in recliner to find a big grease smear on the lazy boy:D
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    Re: How much do you know about engines?

    already told mine- I thought she could get them almost all right
    Then again- she does work on HER 1974 AMX :thumbsup:
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    Re: How much do you know about engines?

    You scored
    40 out of 40 !
    Challenge your friends
    Share Your Results
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    Re: Everything Attachments Landscape Rake

    I thought landscape rakes utilized spring steel for tines??- Pretty sure that is what my rake and most brands use.?.
  62. Re: Need equipment suggestions for new property purchase

    I will add a caveat to that- If you have mechanical abilities that is...




    You can buy a fair amount of good used equipment for that budget. If set on all new equipment -it gets...
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    Re: Rookie 3pt question

    I did to- should have looked closer at the pics, and partially agree with Jeff on the top link -
    Although it will lower the back of the rake- as Jeff said the main purpose is to change...
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    Re: Rookie 3pt question

    looks ok to me... Neither of my tractors allow the lower link arms to touch the ground.

    Are you unable to hook up the rake due to the arms not lowering far enough?
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    Re: Members home made attachments / improvements

    Sounds like having the girls help worked out great,
    I think it kind of depends on the type of truss being lifted- and the wall height.
    Our garage had 14 foot walls and the ...
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    Box Scraper Re: Box Blade or Rear Grader Blade?

    I started with a scraper blade (bought new) It wouldn't bite or dig in enough for any real road re finishing.(at least for me)
    Sold it and found a used gannon box blade. It will dig in and...
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    Re: Members home made attachments / improvements

    I like it! did a similar deal when building my garage with my Ford 3000 and mounted one of the little winches on the top of a double 2 x 6x 13 foot mast. Walls were 14 feet.

    It worked great...
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    Re: New truck suggestions

    Not sure what they did in the Dakota gas fields ,my nephew ran his 2012 ram there (non DEF) and also the company service trucks, It did get down to below-30F while he worked there. I bet they...
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    Re: Buyng a new woodstove

    does seem similar,

    the LHV value in place of the HHV without reference- does give the appearance of about a 10 point advantage, that does not exist.

    This must get real old for the...
  70. Re: low buck tig foot pedal build for old Mag Amp Lincoln

    The first thing I would check is if the airco has a control rheostat, and what the wattage or alternatively the current rating is.
    If it is not to high powered a smaller version may be available ....
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    Re: Help with tig welding.

    I was kind of in the same boat when I picked up my Lincoln Tig 300 300

    Thanks to help from TBners, and others -it was suggested to go to Lincolns site and down load the free operators manual,...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: To use additives or not?

    They tested 2 stroke oil in the article, there was question of whether it would have done better with a lower mix ratio ( --/1) than what was used.
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    Re: Buyng a new woodstove

    I would not say lying - but intentionally Blocking disclosure?:confused:

    l from what I understand, the submission to the HHV test is voluntary,
    I think it is possible the manufacturers HAVE the...
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    Re: Good Bench Vise Recommendations

    Difference between Forged and cast? Forged is a molten slug forced into a die -this lines up the molecular grain. cast is just -poured in a form.

    Given a choice in most anything made of metal...
  75. Re: low buck tig foot pedal build for old Mag Amp Lincoln

    Thanks- when I did the re- wire with aviation plugs, re- sized the rheostats shaft size larger.

    Here is a comparison of the factory Lincoln foot pedal/ and home built unit at extreme travel...
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    Re: Add a chain hook to grapple lid

    Well i did some fence clearing today- where a tree had taken out a fence and the new hook was basically USELESS...

    Broke the chainsaw -:ashamed: special aluminum muffler bolt fell out for the...
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    Re: Buyng a new woodstove

    -(Optimum Efficiency 84.90%) What test procedure did Regency use???
    Looking at Regencys site- there appears to be no disclosure ( HOW the # was arrived at. )

    That's just it - to be apples...
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    Re: Add a chain hook to grapple lid

    Well that's my problem:laughing:The darn Grapple is so handy I like to leave it on the tractor most of the time- and sometimes can't or don't want to grab the item to be lifted/ moved.

    a...
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    Add a chain hook to grapple lid

    Been wanting to add this for a while, Probably would not do it to a new grapple with a warranty...
    But this is an old well used grapple and have many times needed a hook in the middle for small...
  80. Re: Advice on potential purchase (Nortrack 3500B)

    Wow Bradco backhoe and trailer are worth a fair amount on their own. the low hours on the chinese dozer is a plus to.
    The 6 way blade is a huge plus imo.

    Looks like a deal to me.
    Normally...
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    Re: 2310d 4wd problem

    good questions

    The photo also makes me wonder if the lever was a little long to begin with ,( or shaft was to short),
    and it was bent- so as to engage when actuated.

    Maybe I am...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: To use additives or not?

    Read some of the linked test,- did I read it correctly - #1 was by just adding some soy bio-diesel??


    1) 2% REG SoyPower biodiesel
    HFRR 221, 415 micron improvement.
    50:1 ratio of baseline fuel...
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    Re: Buyng a new woodstove

    None of the non catalyst stoves are in the 80% and above certified (actual) efficiencies.

    Burn times for dry wood in a cat Blaze Princess is up to 30 hours, and up to 40 hours on the King...
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    Re: Buyng a new woodstove

    It may come down to what the stove is used for-
    although we have forced air electric for back up, our primary heat is wood stove.
    The dealer we bought the Blaze King from (our second) also...
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    Re: Buyng a new woodstove

    Hard to beat a Blaze King catalytic stove for ability to burn a long time and squeeze the most btu's out of the wood.
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    Re: Transporting 8N Across Country.

    I agree with these posts- unless it is a family heirloom being handed down??
    Then depending on just how important (keeping it in the family is) and go from there.

    Otherwise look...
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    Re: Thoughts on this Boxblade???

    Great idea- think i will add some loops to my gannon box blade
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    Re: Hydraulics Shuddering/Jerking

    Have any of the quick disconnects been disturbed/ disconnected re- connected? May have a flow problem in one if the problem is not filter related.
  89. Re: Plasma cutters- circle cutting on outside projects...

    Thanks - did a search
    (thanks for the info guys) and also found them on Ebay listing and these stencils work for (drag tip) Hypertherm, Miller and Thermo Dynamics.



    Now the confusing...
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    Re: dodge ecodeisel or ford f150 ecoboost

    Thanks, I just read the last few pages-hadn't considered the thread might have been updated,
    and was in a hurry to get in the garage and finally change my ram 3500's front brake pads, 119000...
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    Re: dodge ecodeisel or ford f150 ecoboost

    Wow- i remember when you were looking for a new truck: and bought the eco boost F150 http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/trailers-transportation/240289-buying-new-truck-12.html

    Just...
  92. Re: Plasma cutters- circle cutting on outside projects...

    :laughing: I had to go read the thread you may be talking about
    Is this it? http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/build-yourself/164738-mig-welder-how-thick-can.html

    Or is it a different...
  93. Re: Plasma cutters- circle cutting on outside projects...

    jmo, but if the trailer is distorting by just tightening down a load, there are probably bigger problems than where the chain/ strap is attached
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    Re: Stick welding aluminum

    I just bought an 83cf tank of argon and believe it was about $170 for a full tank. i exchanged it a couple weeks back and it was about $45 Now regret not going up to the 125 cu tank or even...
  95. Re: Plasma cutters- circle cutting on outside projects...

    Thanks, If i pick up a couple more straps, Those look like the ticket,- and add a little variety / adaptability to the mix.
  96. Re: Plasma cutters- circle cutting on outside projects...

    Yes Terry that is the way I have always, and still do chains on trailers.

    Unfortunately the nylon? tie-downs i bought before getting this trailer, are the round welded hook design-

    ...
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    Re: dodge ecodeisel or ford f150 ecoboost

    [. I've been waiting years for a major manufacturer to finally produce a factory turbo set up in a truck.]





    While not a True Factory build... Could have bought a Syclone years before...
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    Re: dodge ecodeisel or ford f150 ecoboost

    [The turbos on these rigs are not what I'm worried about. It's the high pressure fuel system and it's related components.]

    One of the differences that may affect long term reliability is the...
  99. Plasma cutters- circle cutting on outside projects...

    Wondering what kind of set ups Tbners have come up with for cutting circles on outside projects- where the hole needs to be cut (on the job).

    Wanted to change my trailers tie down brackets...
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    Re: Damaged block installing block heater L5240

    Wonder if Messicks could EXPEDITE parts procurement for your engine
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