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  1. Find someone with an electronic Freon sniffer, evacuate your system with your pump, put one can of R134a in, and use the sniffer. The Freon is heavier than air so check each fitting by starting at the bottom of it. You could even have a leak in the evaporator coil or condenser. Check the evaporator by sniffing at the condensate drain. Could even be at a factory crimped fitting line or the compressor itself.
  2. Thanks for the wheelbase length of 200 inches. What about the bed length and how much does the bed tilt, please? David
  3. How long is the bed itself? Does it tilt all the way to ground level where a car could be winched on the bed or just for dumping material off? What is the truck wheelbase? Thanks, David
  4. He also had a B model sleeper cab truck. All 3 trucks were priced at $3000. Someone plucked the sleeper up.
  5. Try these folks: http://www.restorationspecialties.com/ I know they have stainless steel beaded window channel and suspect they have the small screws and rivets. They have been in business for many years.
  6. Vinny, Have you seen this one of craigslist? http://atlanta.craigslist.org/sat/cto/4013244731.html 1980 MACK TRUCK $3500 - $3500 (HAPEVILLE GA.) I have a Mack Truck for sale. It is a 1980 runs and ready for work. It has 10 tires, High and Low gear with an 18 inch Bed. I just need the money. Truck is located at Central Avenue east point near the Atlanta Airport. Call 678-851-7063 if you are serious. Regards, Stanley Location: HAPEVILLE GA. it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests Posting ID: 4013244731 Posted: 2013-08-20, 12:01AM EDT
  7. It is actually waterloo. What a machine... Here is the link http://waterloo.craigslist.org/clt/3597683309.html
  8. I will take the 2 pieces of door glass. I assume they are new (looks like the original box with part no.) I will send you a private message. David
  9. Quote "And ya i have a 5 and a 4 but with 824 gears how fast do you think the truck will go and im not about to rip the axles out from under it thats why im looking for a box to add behind the 2 i all ready have." Here are the calculations I used for my Mack with 8.24 rear end ratios. You can vary the OD reduction, engine rpm, overdrive ratio (or in your case your 3rd transmission OD ratio) and tire loaded wheel radius to recalculate. With 10.00 x 20 or 10R20 tires, the loaded wheel radius is approximately 19.2 inches. The rear axle ratio is 8.24. S (in mph) = engine rpm x loaded wheel radius / 168 x final gear ratio For direct drive S = 2800 x 19.2 /168 x 8.24 = 38.8mph For overdrive of .85 S = 2800 x 19.2 /168 x 8.24 x .85 = 45.7mph For overdrive of .66 S = 2800 x 19.2 /168 x 8.24 x .66 = 58.8mph Another way to calculate using revolutions per mile for tire size. If you have a diesel then your engine rpm would be lower say 2100 rpm max: 10.00 x 20 tires rotate at approximately 500 rev/mile 5280 ft/mi / 500 rev/mi = 10.56 ft/rev of a tire At 2800rev/min for engine rpm / 8.24 rear axle ratio = 339.8rpm for direct drive x 10.56 ft/rev x 60 min/hr /5280 ft/mile = 40.8mph Assuming single overdrive reduction of .85 then 40.8/ .85 = 48 mph With double overdrive reduction of .66 then 40.8 / .66 = 61.8mph 10 x 22.5 rotate at approximately 517 rev/mile 5280/517 = 10.21 ft/rev At 2800/8.24 = 339.8 x 10.21 x 60 /5280 = 39.4 mph With single overdrive reduction of .85 then 39.4 / .85 = 46.4 mph With double overdrive reduction then 39.4 / .66 = 59.7 mph
  10. Looks like my 1963 B42 SX with 11R22.5's on the front is 88" wide outside of tire to outside of tire. The rear width with dual wheels is 96" wide. Looks like a pretty solid truck but pictures can deceive.........
  11. Nice truck....... "does anybody know where to get the mattresses that are notched for those sleepers the one in the truck hsa to go but I have never seen anyone selling those notched ones". I see you are from TN. If in east TN you might call Brothers Bedding in Knoxville. The original store up in Halls used to make custom mattresses for motorhomes. If not, they should be able to direct you to someone.
  12. It is on ebay with a starting bid of $20K or you can buy it now for a mere $41K! http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1927-Mack-AC-Bulldog-/150842581576?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item231eeb2248
  13. "Pretty much anywhere,most of them were just your garden variety Briggs&Stratton lawnmower engines,all they did was use a small fan to circulate cool air throughout the trailer which was provided by blocks of ice,or "blown-in" ice (small chips) this type set-up is what my dad started on many years ago,he said sometimes they'd go through 8-1200 pounds of ice between Jersey and Florida with a load of produce on!....................................Mark" Back in the late 1950's as a young teenager I worked part of one summer with my next-door-neighbor's son at his Dad's Icehouse. We spent every day unloading wooden baskets/hampers of various vegetables off of trailers, opening the basket tops and putting a scoop of crushed ice on the turnip greens, other produce, etc. and reloading them back on the trailer. I sure slept well at night....
  14. I received this in an email today and thought it was great!! A very talented bulldog. Click this link http://www.zapiks.fr...g=fr&file=52372
  15. From Louisville Craigslist 1983 Mack Superliner~~~ - $4000 (Southern In.) Date: 2012-02-16, 11:36PM EST Reply to: bkg52-2855647662@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?] V8 500 HP. Spent 14,000.00 on new motor. Mack 12 speed. Spent $9000.00 on rebuilding the tranny. It has a wet line kit on it with double lines for using on Lowboy or dump trailor. 3:86 Mack rears on camelback. Only problem is Ex wife burned the cab. Needs cab and hood, and it will be ready to go back to work!! Please contact Ron @ 812-267-6694 Location: Southern In. it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests PostingID: 2855647662
  16. We just brought my father-in-law's old 8N Ford to TN last fall. It is now sitting in my barn needing another motor rebuild. It was still being used to bush hog the open fields around the home place. We rebuilt it about 40 years ago. We also brought my old Mack to TN during the same time period.
  17. I have always used transmission fluid. Ran into an old guy last summer who restores tractors (gas & diesel) and he uses hot cooking oil, Crisco like his wife cooks with, to unstick old tractor engines!! Fills the cylinders and let them soak in for several days before turning over. He swears by it. So heating up trans. fluid, penetrating oil, etc. before using may help.
  18. "Where can I get a book or listing of all the different Mack models with descriptions of what they mean?" Here is a start linked here http://www.bigmacktrucks.com/index.php?/tutorials/category/2-antique-classic-mack-info/
  19. I 59 north and south bound lanes just above Gadsden AL going to Chattanooga TN is a washboard for 20 or 30 miles. The north bound lanes are now closed and are slowly being completely removed and rebuilt. Then the state will do the south bound ones. It is really rough when you have a trailer.
  20. Probably in Muhlenberg County Ky (home of the Everly Brothers) and TVA's Paradise Steam Plant. The coal was hauled directly to the plant until they had to burn the low sulphur coal from the western US.hlenberg County
  21. If this is a partial flow filter (which it looks like), I would go to NAPA or some big parts dealer with your existing filter OD and stacked length. Your material looks like felt or woven cotton. If you are lucky you may be able to match it up a cartridge insert type with an OD similiar to what was used in 8N Ford tractors, late 40's Studebakers or '49 to '53 Fords. You should be able to stack 2 of these where your existing ones nest in the steel housing and if you have to, reuse one ot more of the existing washer filters back in the housing as spacers with the cartridge filters to make up the total length needed. You are just filtering the oil as it passes through the housing itself. Good luck
  22. From Knoxville TN Craigslist (this is all the info I have) 1985 Superliner Mack Truck - $3500 Relisted on 10/28 at $5500 (Sunbright tn) Must have SOLD Has been removed 11/12/11 Date: 2011-10-26, 3:32PM EDT Reply to: sale-93er2-2666415001@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?] Not running but have checked on prices for one that isn't running and it seems in the right price line contact me with any interest and or thoughts on this particular vehicle,. 865-308-2665 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 865-308-2665 end_of_the_skype_highlighting....or 865-882-3766 ask for mike or mark. Location: Sunbright tn it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests PostingID: 2666415001
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    A good and really old one. Reminds me of another old saying "I kicked the slats out of my crib when I heard that."
  24. Where did you get the kit? What does it include? Price if you care to share please?
  25. This also applies when you are electric welding on trucks or equipment. Don't put your ground lead where you will have a welding current passing thorough a bearing...
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