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    Today, 09:56 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Generator follies in General
    I take mine everywhere I go. :D
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    Today, 09:05 AM
    When I was in school we would hammer the end flat and then grind the sides to make a screw driver tip.
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    Yesterday, 07:40 PM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Generator follies in General
    You guys have it all wrong. The best way to silence a genny is to sell it and buy a honda. :D
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    07-26-2014, 10:17 AM
    I'll only eat hamburgers if they are wrapped in paper while driving.
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    07-26-2014, 10:10 AM
    vpt replied to a thread ot: why are cars so heavy? in General
    My 4 ton+ diesel excursion gets 20mpg+.
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    07-25-2014, 09:42 AM
    vpt replied to a thread From a hobby to a job in General
    Congratulations! People can talk and weasel their way into job positions that they really don't belong just for the better pay check. To be pulled to...
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    07-25-2014, 09:26 AM
    I can't stand stupid drivers and they are everywhere and it is getting worse! That and stupid boaters. I spend allot of time on the water and...
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    07-25-2014, 09:03 AM
    I want this kind of feeder. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lvi8nyXEsCU
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    07-24-2014, 08:41 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    No reason to have the thread dial turning when your not threading. Disengage it and save it. :)
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    07-18-2014, 11:01 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Shortening a pickup frame in General
    No bolts in the plate? There are people that would say that is still done wrong, they might mention something about the welds at the end of the...
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    07-17-2014, 09:45 PM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Fuel oil compression in General
    But then there is a carbon deposit which is hard and can scare metal. Do the air bubbles cavitate and erode the walls when especially when igniting?
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    07-17-2014, 08:12 PM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Fuel oil compression in General
    Big explosions, catastrophic failure, parts everywhere.
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    07-17-2014, 08:06 PM
    Someone at one point either on here or in person mentioned using shot or bb's. Besides water is there a beneficial fluid a guy could use or mix in...
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    07-17-2014, 09:25 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Fuel oil compression in General
    No I was talking about the 6.7 that has 30,000psi. A little "spurt" could skyrocket that pressure if the area is small enough. If the combustion is...
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    07-17-2014, 09:04 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Fuel oil compression in General
    Now what if the fuel foamed or there is more than just the one bubble? Remember bisimoto talking about grenading oil pumps at high rpms, he...
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    07-17-2014, 08:06 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Fuel oil compression in General
    I wonder if the fuel travels at more of a "shock wave" in the lines than a "flow" or anything else. I know when checking injectors on the IDI...
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    07-17-2014, 07:59 AM
    Thank you Wayne! I am getting pretty excited to see if this thing will start. I don't see why it wouldn't really, it has good compression, spark,...
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    07-16-2014, 03:35 PM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    Sounds like it ran good, even after coming down from a minute and a half burnout it dropped right to and held a nice idle.
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    07-16-2014, 03:30 PM
    On a brake, after you make the first bend how is the second bend made without clamping the die down and flattening the first bend?
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    07-16-2014, 09:29 AM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    Yes you have it right. There is a centrifugal clutch on the motor side which drives the trans input shaft which is actually the snout of the...
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    07-16-2014, 09:15 AM
    So I finally had some time the other day to get back at this personal project deal. I pulled out the other better gas tank and went at it with a...
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    07-16-2014, 09:01 AM
    1939 waterwitch outboards have the piston crown.
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    07-16-2014, 08:39 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Fuel oil compression in General
    Those fuel lines aren't just normal thin wall brake lines. They are thick walled very ridged lines and like cuttings mentioned WILL crack if all the...
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    07-15-2014, 08:08 PM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    What I am wondering is when it contacted the rock and broke the shift linkage mount post it may have shifted the machine into another gear while...
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    07-15-2014, 08:49 AM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    Oh yeah. So I picked up yet another non-running wheeler just a couple days ago. This one being a 02 honda rubicon 500, guy said kids hit a rock...
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    07-15-2014, 08:19 AM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    I didn't have baking soda around for the cabinet and I am unsure how it would work in the cabinet. I am thinking it would turn into a cloud in the...
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    07-15-2014, 07:58 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Finishing aluminium plate... in General
    I use the wire wheel on the bench grinder to take the dross off and round edges on aluminum.
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    07-13-2014, 08:50 PM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    I try to avoid it but sometimes if there isn't many small passages I won't do it. On this carb there was only one small orifice that I was able to...
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    07-13-2014, 09:36 AM
    vpt replied to a thread I hate when that happens! in General
    Normally just the blow gun is enough. But like the case of my kawasaki the carb was quite full of white residue I assume from ethanol and then...
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    07-12-2014, 09:12 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I walked all of Iola car show and swap meet yesterday. Saw a few machinist vendors in the swap meet. One had a small lathe and a bridgeport mill on...
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