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    The 4 cylinders always sound like they're...

    The 4 cylinders always sound like they're skipping. Do the 6 cylinders sound like that too?
  2. VFD's 101: . Do NOT run the VFD without a...

    VFD's 101:
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    Do NOT run the VFD without a motor connected to the Output.
    Should say that in more than one place in the manual.
    Go have a look on page 2-11 of the manual that shows the...
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    My business card says "Solving customers problems...

    My business card says "Solving customers problems since 1979"
    Enough said.
    ;)
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    Hyd pumps are usually not rocket science. Unless...

    Hyd pumps are usually not rocket science. Unless there are broken gear teeth of course, or galled housings and shafts, with a little effort, some surface grinding on the worm end plates and/or...
  5. Wow, that's impressively ancient. Might be time...

    Wow, that's impressively ancient. Might be time for a control upgrade.
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    I'll take ever improving China quality and low...

    I'll take ever improving China quality and low price over needlessly expensive name brands.
    Just installed the EBAY "Ding-Dow" DRO's on a lathe (About $250) and 3 axis (Just over $300) on a...
  7. Are you picking it up at Larry's? If so, try to...

    Are you picking it up at Larry's? If so, try to take pictures of his secret Hardinge hoard, and share then with us.

    ;)
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    Yes, the engines of the past 30 years are mostly...

    Yes, the engines of the past 30 years are mostly based on automotive designs which are inherently much higher compression.
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    You might be right. I was told the propane...

    You might be right. I was told the propane engines were higher compression by a mechanic at a Clark dealership back in the late 1970s. Doesn't mean its true. A different head would be simpler than...
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    I'd use either AW32 (10 weight) or AW 46 (20wt).

    I'd use either AW32 (10 weight) or AW 46 (20wt).
  11. Thread? It's more like a shred.

    Thread? It's more like a shred.
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    Please post more about the machine when you get...

    Please post more about the machine when you get it operational.
  13. It's good you've known the other shop owner for...

    It's good you've known the other shop owner for 20 years. Maybe just put the idea to him, and see if he's interested and what he thinks is fair as a buy out?
    I tried to give work to a guy in his...
  14. Here's a casting that can probably be made to...

    Here's a casting that can probably be made to work with Larry's M head.....I couldn't find any website for the seller.
    Vertical Milling Attachment Clausing 8540 / Bridgeport M Head | eBay
  15. I wouldn't be able to resist. I would have said...

    I wouldn't be able to resist. I would have said "Of course, why do you ask"?? Then have a look around at all the parts, then back at her....maybe say duh.....out loud. Hopefully she'd get the hint....
  16. Why stop there? BangShift.com Detroit Diesel...

    Why stop there?
    BangShift.com Detroit Diesel 16V-149T
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    Slight topic drift but......I watched a Youtube...

    Slight topic drift but......I watched a Youtube video where a guy stretched a frame on a truck. Said it was too costly to have the frame shop do it, saved some money. He also said (ON the video) he...
  18. They interviewed one of the party attendees. He...

    They interviewed one of the party attendees. He initially ran, but then came back and managed to bash the attacker in the face with a coffee table.
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    I find that questionable at best. The input shaft...

    I find that questionable at best. The input shaft of the transmission is quite robust, and supported by 2 ball bearings. Don't see how belt tension could affect other components inside the gearbox....
  20. If you want to make yourself useful, design it to...

    If you want to make yourself useful, design it to burn water not diesel.
  21. Oh my God, what a bizarre concept! A technical...

    Oh my God, what a bizarre concept! A technical salesman that actually has hands on experience with the hardware he's selling and can offer real world help and advice. OP......if you follow this lead,...
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    Propane is generally around 130 octane. Years...

    Propane is generally around 130 octane. Years back when gasoline fueled flat head industrial engines were around 7:1 compression ratio, the propane versions typically used higher compression pistons...
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    can you send it to me please? The last...

    can you send it to me please?


    The last time he posted on this site was 8/2018
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    Should be a tag on the baseplate. Post a pic of...

    Should be a tag on the baseplate. Post a pic of it.
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    Are those 160 volt drives?

    Are those 160 volt drives?
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