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  1. I'm not sure it's Ford's fault that you haven't...

    I'm not sure it's Ford's fault that you haven't changed your driving habits since the Eisenhower administration. Maybe you should swap in a Power Glide.

    Did you even test drive the thing?
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    Starting out engineers here in the Midwest are...

    Starting out engineers here in the Midwest are getting offer of $45-55K. So what?
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    Internet options are still quite limited in rural...

    Internet options are still quite limited in rural America. Many folks I know still run dial up over copper phone lines.

    I am on a point to point wireless service through a WISP. That or satellite...
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    Just an FYI, B and K does not support or have...

    Just an FYI, B and K does not support or have anything to do with Mattison wood working machines as far as I know.
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    Many modern lifts are asymmetrical, meaning the...

    Many modern lifts are asymmetrical, meaning the weight is cantilevered toward the rear of the vehicle. Mine is built that way. The side load is only an issue for base plate style lifts. In a clear...
  6. I think you could swap the center sensor with one...

    I think you could swap the center sensor with one of the others and see if the trouble code moves. If it moves, should be a sensor. If it stays you have a much more difficult problem to solve.
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  7. Thread: Recession?

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    So your theory is that the US economy can...

    So your theory is that the US economy can continue its mediocre growth trend indefinitely despite the historical data that this has never been possible?

    Judging by the crops in my area, this will...
  8. The reader doesn't determine the codes that are...

    The reader doesn't determine the codes that are set or what criteria are required to set them. It's up to the vehicle manufacturer. And, they are really only required to create codes for emissions...
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    So what happens if you jump L1 and L2 to the...

    So what happens if you jump L1 and L2 to the coil? Seems like if that works you can step backward through the circuit and find where you are losing voltage. The coil should need very low amps to pull...
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    I can't follow your sketch. Where are the...

    I can't follow your sketch. Where are the contacts?

    To get 240V across the coil, you need L1 to be hooked to one side, and L2 to the other side. You can wire the safety switches any way you like,...
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    It's been sold. It is currently on its way to...

    It's been sold. It is currently on its way to Romania if you can believe that!
  12. Thread: OSHA results

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    No, they are not. Nor does having less than 10...

    No, they are not. Nor does having less than 10 employees get you off the hook.
  13. Thread: OSHA results

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    Should have got you fired.

    Should have got you fired.
  14. Thread: OSHA results

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    I remember going through that crap. The OSHA lady...

    I remember going through that crap. The OSHA lady sat there and argued with us about not having a ground terminal on the cord of portable grinders and drills. I showed her the little double circle...
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    Most older forklifts use a pulley arrangement on...

    Most older forklifts use a pulley arrangement on top of the cylinder so the forks move twice as fast as the cylinder. That means a 5K capacity forklift actually makes 10K of force at the cylinder.
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  16. Here is a video I shot in Clinton, IA. There was...

    Here is a video I shot in Clinton, IA. There was a large crowd. But, very much worth going to see.


    https://youtu.be/rijXmeL_FhQ
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    My Cub Cadet has a pair of tapered roller...

    My Cub Cadet has a pair of tapered roller bearings and grease zerks. Seems like a better setup. If you are willing to do the work to make custom spindles, perhaps and upgrade to roller bearings would...
  18. Hmm. Isn’t the air bag module under the drivers...

    Hmm. Isn’t the air bag module under the drivers seat? I don’t know who thought that was smart. Especially in a work van.
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    Sounds like a good plan. Just don’t be surprised...

    Sounds like a good plan. Just don’t be surprised when 0% of those potential customers come through.
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    I feel the pain. I think there’s at least three...

    I feel the pain. I think there’s at least three threads on here where I disparage Motion Industries for the same BS. They are the last ditch. My local store stocks 0 bearings. You can go to Napa and...
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    Mine too. Mine is a gear pump. I had another...

    Mine too. Mine is a gear pump. I had another before it that was also loud. Putting the whole thing on some rubber pads helped.

    I don’t know what type of pump is used in the newer Miller...
  22. More likely to be a mechanical issue. Check the...

    More likely to be a mechanical issue. Check the belts and couplings for the motor and encoder on X.
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    A problem on the primary side of the coil should...

    A problem on the primary side of the coil should cause two cylinders to miss on a waste spark system. It will definitely not feel like 95%.

    You can check the primary side with s test light....
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    Interesting. I have a similar tool for the clamps...

    Interesting. I have a similar tool for the clamps on CV axle boots. It's much smaller.
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    It's been an issue for many years. See the case...

    It's been an issue for many years. See the case of the Gimli Glider Gimli Glider - Wikipedia. I believe the root cause was that they called for a fuel load in kilograms but were given only that many...
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