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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-20-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,188
Posted By mccutter
Still, why would YOU have to supply a crankshaft...

Still, why would YOU have to supply a crankshaft core? :confused: Wasn't that already returned IN the old engine?

Gosh Chris, I feel for you on this one... I would definitely have homicidal...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-20-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By mccutter
"Real" Milk Crates...

I forget where I acquired these but they have seen plenty of use over the years. I think a previous tenant left them for me or something like that. I've got the "Devil's Milk Crate" to lift me up. ;)...
Forum: Welding 11-18-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By mccutter
What Gerry said: it will probably tighten the...

What Gerry said: it will probably tighten the fit. You could also try welding with the pin in place which could act as a heat sink of sorts...
Forum: Machining 11-15-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By mccutter
Going to have to call you Uncle YOU SUCK for...

Going to have to call you Uncle YOU SUCK for sure! :D Good Score but my back is now hurting for some reason... ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By mccutter
THIS ^^^^ I have two I picked up from Home Depot...

THIS ^^^^ I have two I picked up from Home Depot last BF for $17 each, I believe. Different brand but very similar. Gorilla or something, I think... :confused: 225lb cap. so I'd be careful if you've...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-13-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By mccutter
I think 5mph would do it... :rolleyes: ;)

I think 5mph would do it... :rolleyes: ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-13-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By mccutter
Again, good write-up Scott. Probably could have...

Again, good write-up Scott. Probably could have used its own thread, but too late now! ;)

A couple things I want to add:
* There are a couple "hidden" screws at the bottom of the grill.
* A...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By mccutter
I could have used this machine last night when I...

I could have used this machine last night when I repaired a bead leak on an Al wheel. Ended up letting the air out of the tire and prying the tire away from the rim with a couple irons (still...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-07-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By mccutter
Excellent write-up, Scott! :D I'll be sure to...

Excellent write-up, Scott! :D I'll be sure to bookmark this if anyone else needs it, maybe it will bring more members to the forum. :)

Mechanics nowadays have to have extra eyes on the ends of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-05-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By mccutter
Just to clarify, I'm not exactly "in the sticks"...

Just to clarify, I'm not exactly "in the sticks" nor was the machine. The machine was in a 40 acre-ish "island" of overgrowth in an area undergoing "beautification". New train station across the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-04-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By mccutter
Wink UPDATE: it followed me to the shop...

Ended up getting the tire machine for $50. :D I spun the belt for the rim table and both the air motor and table gearbox spun fine so that quadruples the value right there if I were to part it out.
...
Forum: Welding 11-02-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By mccutter
Talking Epilogue: It's For Sale!

Saw this ad in the FB group. Guess he's had enough... :confused: No mention of the welding, though... :rolleyes: PS: and it sounds like the tie rods got done! ;)
Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,347
Posted By mccutter
I still had to watch it in 2x time... ;) I...

I still had to watch it in 2x time... ;)

I suppose if you had a s-load of 18mm nuts or whatever size he had to get 24mm? on the outside. That was about $30 worth of nuts!

I have 5 shop stools...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-01-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By mccutter
All good points, Gents... Parts are available. My...

All good points, Gents... Parts are available. My goal is that I can at least break even if I have to or want to sell it. Let me take a look at it--from what I have determined, there are a variety of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-01-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By mccutter
Question Coats 5060A Tire Machine: Good Deal or Bad Deal?

Coats Tire Machine: Good Deal or Bad Deal?

Going to look at this tire machine later today. It is a Coats 5060A. Curious what to look for. Ask is $150 advertised as "repair or for parts". I thought...
Forum: Fabrication 10-31-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By mccutter
Kett Tool Co. can help... LINK...

Kett Tool Co. can help... LINK (http://www.kett-tool.com/)
Forum: Fabrication 10-30-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,547
Posted By mccutter
You know what they say about men with big...

You know what they say about men with big tracks... :D
Forum: Welding 10-27-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By mccutter
Of course! :) I told him he could probably borrow...

Of course! :) I told him he could probably borrow the tool from Auto Zone, O'Reilly's or Advance.

And because I had to remove the fender liner I vacuumed the leaves from inside the fender, mainly...
Forum: Welding 10-27-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By mccutter
Wink How Low Can You Go: part 2

(...continued)

Pic 1 shows the left side brackets and what the broken right side looked like originally. That side would have been far easier to weld as there was nothing in the way... :rolleyes:...
Forum: Welding 10-27-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By mccutter
Wink How Low Can You Go? 1996 GTI Frame Bracket Repair...

I offered up my services to repair the frame brackets on this 1996 VW GTI. The completed picture is shown first so you know what I'm talking about. It has a VR6 with 5-speed and is in real nice...
Forum: Welding 10-27-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By mccutter
Welcome Aboard, JRT! :) A "water cooler" is...

Welcome Aboard, JRT! :)

A "water cooler" is more a function of the torch--an accessory, if you will. It will require the cooler and matching water-cooled torch. With the various connectors it is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-25-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,188
Posted By mccutter
But doesn't he (or you) want to know? :confused:...

But doesn't he (or you) want to know? :confused: ;) Sounds like malarkey to me... :rolleyes:



Let's hope it continues this way... How long is the warranty? :confused:

I know this is probably...
Forum: Fabrication 10-24-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By mccutter
Sometimes if you want/need something done, you...

Sometimes if you want/need something done, you have to do it yourself.

Our government makes it too easy for people to get "free" stuff and sit on their asses. The "poor" in this country live like...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-23-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,188
Posted By mccutter
Good luck! And I'd send the core to Neal for...

Good luck! And I'd send the core to Neal for inspection...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-19-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By mccutter
Be sure to click on this LINK...

Be sure to click on this LINK (https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Fast+Part+Supersonic+Salt+N+Pepa&&view=detail&mid=23A79856912F7575674B23A79856912F7575674B&FORM=VRDGAR) so you can have the song...
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