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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-14-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By SmokinDodge
Take it out of four-wheel-drive :rolleyes: ...

Take it out of four-wheel-drive :rolleyes:


I would pull the front driveshaft and drive it If that didnt change the vibration I would pull the rear drive shaft install the front and drive...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By SmokinDodge
I would use either a southbend or valair clutch. ...

I would use either a southbend or valair clutch.

Here's the very first hit on google with free shipping. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By SmokinDodge
The third gen (2003+) rams have a dual mass...

The third gen (2003+) rams have a dual mass flywheel that is prone to spectacular failure. Either that or they have a failure with the flywheel or the clutch. Dodge warrantied the clutches for 50k...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-10-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By SmokinDodge
Well here's to hoping it's just bearings but I...

Well here's to hoping it's just bearings but I really doubt it if it was smoking. Get it apart an asses the damage. At worst off load some weight, pull the hub and backing plate and drive home on...
Forum: Fabrication 10-02-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By SmokinDodge
It's not rocket surgery. Unhook the...

It's not rocket surgery.

Unhook the batteries and keep the ground and work lead as close as possible. No issues yet for me.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,412
Posted By SmokinDodge
There's still plenty of options for repair parts...

There's still plenty of options for repair parts for these old girls

http://hybriweld.com/products/shunt-coil-sets.html?___store=de&mode=list
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By SmokinDodge
A set of v blocks, a press, a dial indicator and...

A set of v blocks, a press, a dial indicator and a beer could straighten that handle pretty easy.

Looks like rivet heads (To me) have been bashed into the "horizontal surface that resembles an...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,412
Posted By SmokinDodge
Diagnosis over the internet is almost as fun as...

Diagnosis over the internet is almost as fun as diag over the phone. ;)


To start:

Is it making rated RPM?

Have you checked all the brushes to make sure there isn't one hung up not...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
No, it's crimped one. A one time use fitting. ...

No, it's crimped one. A one time use fitting. If it was for an old tractor running at 1,000 psi things would be a bit different than a 3,000 psi skid steer.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
The wrong fitting had an internal taper of 24...

The wrong fitting had an internal taper of 24 degrees.

I need a flat faced o ring female swivel on both ends. See first post for pic.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
It is not BSP or Komatsu. Thanks for...

It is not BSP or Komatsu.

Thanks for checking.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
It's 1/4" hose

It's 1/4" hose
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
Well I was a bit premature. There was no tech...

Well I was a bit premature. There was no tech drawing or pic of the inside of the fitting. Crossed it to a weather head fitting number and got a tech drawing.......it's 24 degree taper inside.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,775
Posted By SmokinDodge
I don't have a dyno either......... The...

I don't have a dyno either.........

The manometer can be a length of clear hose bent in 12" tall U and stapled to a board. Make graduations with a sharpie every inch and number them.

Attach a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
Its about a third of the way down the second...

Its about a third of the way down the second link. THANK YOU STEVE!!!


No. It's welded to the cylinder and it's not worth it to convert it. Found the correct fittings for $9 each thanks to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By SmokinDodge
Need fitting ID

Blew a hose on the neighbors grapple I've been borrowing. No big deal, pull the hose and go to John Deere to get one made. No dice. I went to five places to get a hose made and NO ONE can even...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,775
Posted By SmokinDodge
ESN's for Chrysler products wont work in quick...

ESN's for Chrysler products wont work in quick serve. You will have to do a generic engine model search to get results.......
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,775
Posted By SmokinDodge
Oh my. Well the enthusiasm is great but we...

Oh my.

Well the enthusiasm is great but we need a *bit* more direction.

Bare with me, it's been yet another long day of saving the world from killer trees....

If you want to test the blowby...
Forum: Fabrication 08-13-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Crushing brake hoses is a very, very, bad idea. ...

Crushing brake hoses is a very, very, bad idea.


I like the pinch off tool design, if I'm in a "pinch" I'll borrow the idea for heater hose.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,775
Posted By SmokinDodge
I have a severe disdain for putting K&N's on...

I have a severe disdain for putting K&N's on anything but a race vehicle.




It was a busy day saving the planet from Killer trees.....


So what was replaced? The crankcase filter?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-11-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,775
Posted By SmokinDodge
Please tell me where to find PCV on a Cummins. I...

Please tell me where to find PCV on a Cummins. I have yet to see this.......


Do you have a K&N air filter?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-02-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By SmokinDodge
I have an air ratchet that is over fifteen years...

I have an air ratchet that is over fifteen years before old and it has been subjected to every kind of punishment on this earth. Only thing tougher than an air ratchet is an anvil.

Bust it loose...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,040
Posted By SmokinDodge
Hahahaha

Hahahaha
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By SmokinDodge
This is what you get when 22 year olds with 20...

This is what you get when 22 year olds with 20 years experience perform work that doesn't go well. Now, there is a 28 year old engineer that's never been under a hood calling the shots over the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By SmokinDodge
What kind of crawler? Allis, cletrac, Deere? ...

What kind of crawler? Allis, cletrac, Deere?

I'll wager you can still buy them. That being said I don't see anything wrong with the one in the pic. Bead blast and run it. Any of the crawlers...
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