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topo

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  1. I have lantern with two mantels out side and was thinking of using DOT tubing to run a line from the regulator to the lantern about 20 feet . any thoughts on this ?
  2. 40 Executive orders You have to think someone else is writing them for him . with troops at the capital it looks like someone is paranoid about losing what it not really there's
  3. What will they reinvent next The electric switch it turns something on or off it needs a price cap of no more then 4 bucks no mater what it turns on or off or how it dose it .
  4. I saw an the news that 10,000 to 20,000 national guard troops will be on hand for Biden's big day to protect from the home grown terrorists . That right there looks like voter fraud .
  5. The press really has ugly names for the American people there today visiting a public building I did not see any monuments pulled over and burned . I feel like I was threated and should not question any thing political .
  6. I would say by seeing the rope rail around the bed this truck was used to haul drilling mud .
  7. Thank you I will just leave it alone it may have never been taken out .
  8. I was planning on adding a coolant heater to my Mack 673 by removing the large round port above the starter I made a tool by cutting a large washer and welding it to a socket to get a good fit but it won't unscrew so them I may go with a tank style heater . any thoughts ?
  9. In the mid 80's I bought a 53 GMC with a 302 and when replacing a leaking valve cover gasket I found a very dirty top end the engine had been rebuilt in the 70's . Then a few years back it started leaking antifreeze and needed a head gasket I removed the valve cover and the top end was clean very clean I pulled the side cover the lifter also clean I had the valves done when the head was off then put it all back together I never scraped or wire brushed anything it was so clean the only oil I had used as Rotella 15-40
  10. I drove Mack oil field truck that did the same thing on one side the fix was making the axle stop longer .
  11. When putting rear tires on to bring it home I found that jacking up one axle both sides that they won't turn I had to jack up both axles both sides to get the wheels to turn . I have seen a number of trucks with out power dividers this was my first truck that had no spider gears. I got the name Hi Traction out of the Military Manual .
  12. This Truck double reduction 7.33 with Hi-traction differential
  13. Timken SD-353-W-X-7 this is of a 1943 White 666
  14. I took these off of a Military trailer and replaced them with 11.0020 because that what is on every thing else I have . They are steel and center on the studs and there are 8 of them what are they worth ?
  15. Mid 70's my brother in law had one he logged with 671 Detroit no turbo 4X4 transmission exhaust routed out the front bumper It was owned by a coal mine and they set that up then he bought it .In the summer it would get so hot in the cab when off the highway I would use the door to fan the hot air out of the cab yet in the winter the cab was like riding in a freezer .
  16. Lowes I bought a grinder $120 and extended warranty and payed with gift card time go's by it stops working I go back to Lowes I have no sales slip they look up my Lowes club card and it shows everything I ever bought except that grinder then she said if you used a gift card it won't show up on here . when paying with gift card you have to save the sales slip.
  17. Paystar picture taken in early 90's loading Western truck on lowboy .
  18. 1954 military M269 wrecker lowboy made by Pressed steel car company
  19. I had a set that I carried in my toolbox
  20. After they brake you can put another set back in there are three levels of bolts that let go at different torque levels or line up the dots or punch marks and put in regular 3/4 bolts I have seen them used in oilfield trucks I have not seen any let go in mud just seen them let go when hopping in sand .
  21. No the housing with the large hose on the side takes two of the P194 filters. The last filters I bought where from Rock auto just enter the filter number and see if something comes up Ebay works too .
  22. I have the oil filter like yours and it takes two Baldwin P194 filters . The Baldwin P194 HD and Fram CH336PL are hydraulic filters I have used them in the past.
  23. A is a priming pump I like the original fuel lines but they can collapse on the in side and stop the flow of fuel so keep them a way from exhaust .I also like DOT nylon tubing as fuel line very easy .
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