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    I've used wheels from Goodson and Radiac. I...

    I've used wheels from Goodson and Radiac. I haven't needed to dress for any reason. Just recently learned that they will cut much more aggressivly if you use only a trickle of coolant. When finishing...
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    I did what Ed suggested. However, they are...

    I did what Ed suggested. However, they are available from Goodson.com, search Rod Hone Flat Belts.
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    Last week I used a nitric acid solution to do...

    Last week I used a nitric acid solution to do just that. Search Ebay for "Tap Removal Remover edm Tap and Die aluminum stainless".

    max
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    I agree with mudflap's first suggestion of a...

    I agree with mudflap's first suggestion of a sprag clutch. Some late model automobile alternators incorporate a sprag clutch inside the drive pulley. The size is definitely in the right range and...
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    I agree with mudflap's first suggestion of a...

    I agree with mudflap's first suggestion of a sprag clutch. Some late model automobile alternators incorporate a sprag clutch inside the drive pulley. The size is definitely in the right range and...
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    I agree with mudflap's first suggestion of a...

    I agree with mudflap's first suggestion of a sprag clutch. Some late model automobile alternators incorporate a sprag clutch inside the drive pulley. The size is definitely in the right range and...
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    I've installed the Rotary 12,000 # lift in my...

    I've installed the Rotary 12,000 # lift in my shop. Rotary supplied U shaped plastic shims to use under the 3/4" anchor studs torqued to 150 ft.lbs. I have not seen any problems even when loaded to...
  8. From the labor guide: R&I steering wheel- .8...

    From the labor guide:
    R&I steering wheel- .8
    Replace multifunction switch- .6

    I believe that the switch can be replaced without steering wheel removal.

    Max
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    One subject not yet addressed is valve springs....

    One subject not yet addressed is valve springs. Research the possibility of using beehive springs with smaller retainers. This may reduce valve train mass and change the spring harmonics. I aggree...
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    Before doing anything major, you might want to...

    Before doing anything major, you might want to check valve clearances. The symptoms you describe can be caused by lack of clearance. As the engine heats up the valves begin to not seat properly and...
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    Bob, If this unit is new enough to have Impco...

    Bob,
    If this unit is new enough to have Impco carburetor and vaporizer, check the back side of the vaporizer for a small hole (1/64"). This vent to atmosphere must be able to breath to let pressure...
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    I service ag irrigation engines many of which are...

    I service ag irrigation engines many of which are big block ford and chevys. Under load with proper fuel mixture exhaust temps measured with infrared at the headers are 800-1000 degrees F. Two major...
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    Hans, The vaporizer must have coolant in all...

    Hans,
    The vaporizer must have coolant in all temperature conditions because fuel from the tank is plumbed for liquid. This is done because such a small tank can't vaporize enough for some...
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    The unit you ask about is the...

    The unit you ask about is the vaporizer/regulator. It's job is to vaporize the liquid propane and drop from tank pressure to ounces. It has a diaphram that responds to the slight vacuum from the...
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    A repair kit (MotorMite #10691) is available from...

    A repair kit (MotorMite #10691) is available from any CarQuest jobber.
    Max
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