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  1. A small air cylinder may work. The rod end...

    A small air cylinder may work. The rod end expells air when extending, draws in when colapsing. Sorry cant spell either.
  2. Just re read your post, a syringe is opposite of...

    Just re read your post, a syringe is opposite of what you need. Sorry, im easily confused.
  3. A syringe is just a piston in a tube. Pull to...

    A syringe is just a piston in a tube. Pull to draw air, or another fluid, like blood, or medicine in, then push to expell the contents. They are available in many sizes.
  4. I have a new music group i listen to. Called The...

    I have a new music group i listen to. Called The Ballasts. Its all one long song called "60 cycle hum".
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    Sounds like a place i worked. A guy comes up and...

    Sounds like a place i worked. A guy comes up and asks for some banding. I give him a piece i have handy. He says no, i need some of that thicker banding. Glad i dont work there anymore. And yes, they...
  6. Most racers just want it to work, not break, and...

    Most racers just want it to work, not break, and go fast, within the rules. Not an easy task, most times. They have tried other ways, and come to you with something to try next. Make it the way he...
  7. I found in my shop, if i get there early, and get...

    I found in my shop, if i get there early, and get plenty done by noon im doing good. Everyone stops by in the afternoon. Its a nice balance. Sometimes i need to keep working while visitors talk, but...
  8. I never liked bronze guides, sticky, and so much...

    I never liked bronze guides, sticky, and so much clearance to keep them free, they pass too much oil. Cast iron is much better. And do it all in one setup on a seat and guide machine. Ive heard if...
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    Looks good to me!

    Looks good to me!
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    May want to keep the 208 y 120, 480 will need a...

    May want to keep the 208 y 120, 480 will need a transformer to run the 120 loads. Purchase price is only a part, it will cost for the standby loss.
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    Looks like a good start, good luck!

    Looks like a good start, good luck!
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    Yea, have not used one of those little angle...

    Yea, have not used one of those little angle thingies for maybe 40 years, i just sharpen them by hand till they cut the way i want them to. Flatter angles work better in hard metal, but require more...
  13. I would run it a little while and verify the...

    I would run it a little while and verify the source and volume of the oil. Could be a bad intake valve, combined with worn rings. Could be someone spilled oil on it. Rebuilding the pump is not...
  14. Identity is one key to value, rarity is another,...

    Identity is one key to value, rarity is another, usefulness is another. The best is demand, if there is demand for an item, chances are good it will be more valuable, and sell faster, than if there...
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    You are on the right track, with the bushed jig....

    You are on the right track, with the bushed jig. Some tips would be to use a flatter angle, like 118, or more on the drill. It will support the edge better. And use a cutting oil, the dark brown...
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    I would leave the table on it, for balance, run...

    I would leave the table on it, for balance, run the arm down close to it, and attach it to the table so it cant swing.
  17. Automotive serpentine belt is what i would try. ...

    Automotive serpentine belt is what i would try. They like lots of tension, and dont stretch much. Cheap and as close as the nearest autozone. Make a little jig with a utility knife blade to cut off...
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    Rubber, and flex pipe, both will dampen...

    Rubber, and flex pipe, both will dampen vibrations. You will want that, to prevent noise from being transmitted. Most commercial systems have a section of rubber coated cloth tube near the fan to...
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    A job for hydro forming? Is tube seamless?

    A job for hydro forming? Is tube seamless?
  20. Check for good clean connections? Multimeters...

    Check for good clean connections? Multimeters dont take much power to show a reading, but under load the bad connection will cause excessive voltage drop. Use two light bulbs in series (230v) to load...
  21. Dont have a pic, or diagram. Not real...

    Dont have a pic, or diagram. Not real complicated, one terminal is hot all the time from the battery. One goes to ignition, and one to the starter. May or may not be one more for accesories. Not...
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    Lots of variables here. First, that motor is alot...

    Lots of variables here. First, that motor is alot like the pump in that its built cheaply and not meant to last. Its high rpm helps it to develop the torque and horsepower. 15 amps at 230 volts is a...
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    I would add about 30 or 40 mfd run cap in...

    I would add about 30 or 40 mfd run cap in parralel with the one already in the static convertor, and maybe 100 mfd more in parralel on the start side. I get my caps from a local scrapper, they cant...
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    You are right, ostie01, i just wanted to be nice....

    You are right, ostie01, i just wanted to be nice. I have a theory on the tools, was waiting for others to chime in. They look like guide pins for a pantograph type router copier. The shaft screws...
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    Digger is just like that sometimes. He is pretty...

    Digger is just like that sometimes. He is pretty knowlegable.
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