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Forum: The Garage 05-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,081
Posted By Hastelloy-X
I'll second the diamondback cover. That's what I...

I'll second the diamondback cover. That's what I would get if I were to get another pickup.

On my old Silverado I had a lockable hard tonneau similar in design to the diamondback for 11 years. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Hastelloy-X
When you replaced the MC did you measure the...

When you replaced the MC did you measure the distance between the rod thingy that sticks out from the power booster to the MC piston?

On some vehicles this needs to be adjusted. For example: it...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Does the truck also have a proportioning valve? ...

Does the truck also have a proportioning valve?

Some trucks have them where they detect the amount of weight in the box and adjust some of the brake fluid from the front to the rear brakes to...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 676,037
Posted By Hastelloy-X
There is a brazing process that was pioneered for...

There is a brazing process that was pioneered for use with oxy-acetylene and other heat sources during the early years of the NASA space program IIRC.

There is a patent listed here describing the...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,230
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Is the engine a Chevy 350 or is it a Pontiac,...

Is the engine a Chevy 350 or is it a Pontiac, Buick, or Olds?

Cylinder 1 might be different on those other engines.
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,103
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Why not buy already bent tubing? Burns...

Why not buy already bent tubing?

Burns Stainless sells what ever bends you would need.

There are others out there too.

They are mandrel bent without any flat spots or...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Try tightening the battery cables on the battery....

Try tightening the battery cables on the battery.

My 2000 chevy's cables would work loose and give similar symptoms.

Eventually the positive connector stud ripped out of the battery all...
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 676,037
Posted By Hastelloy-X
3 weeks ago I was at a buddies house and he was...

3 weeks ago I was at a buddies house and he was welding up some 1/8 inch thick mild steel using a DC tig inverter machine. He was using thoriated tungstun with 15 cu ft flow of pure Argon. This was...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Hastelloy-X
You could also try Faliconcranks.com.

You could also try Faliconcranks.com.
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,939
Posted By Hastelloy-X
There are places that will give you 250 dollars a...

There are places that will give you 250 dollars a pair; just for the used catylatic converters: http://www.sellyourcatsdirect.com . I never used them before.

Your sig shows you are from MN... ...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Have you tried replacing the fuses with buss...

Have you tried replacing the fuses with buss bars?

Try it and let us know what happens...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By Hastelloy-X
My father's Dodge Stratus did this too. He...

My father's Dodge Stratus did this too.

He took it in to a spring and alignment shop and they found a bent suspension piece on the rear suspension.

They told him they see it alot; that it can...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,705
Posted By Hastelloy-X
To break the bead on ATV tires I've seen people...

To break the bead on ATV tires I've seen people use their truck or car; they would line up the tire of their car so it would impact as close to the ATV rim edge as possible. Then drive over it.
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 42,001
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Me too... I'm subscribed!

Me too...

I'm subscribed!
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,524
Posted By Hastelloy-X
You could try using copper sulfate. There...

You could try using copper sulfate.

There is commercially available stuff specifically used to get rid of tree roots in sewer pipes.

This stuff is good at killing mold/moss on asphalt...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Measure the voltage of each of the 2 batteries. ...

Measure the voltage of each of the 2 batteries.

It would be better to load test them though.

Check tightness of battery cables too.

My chevy had weird problems till I found out the...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,505
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Could you run a larger than -6 AN fule line to...

Could you run a larger than -6 AN fule line to the main tank and put a smaller line inside it as a vent but run it to the filler hole area of the main tank?



Edit: forgot to add the - (in...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Flourine base grease like Krytox is what you need.

Flourine base grease like Krytox is what you need.
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Hastelloy-X
^^^^^ Like he said; heat gun.

^^^^^
Like he said; heat gun.
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Try a Mr. Clean pad. These seem to work on...

Try a Mr. Clean pad. These seem to work on everything else... Spot check first though.
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,733
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Your model and year Ram is a prime candidate for...

Your model and year Ram is a prime candidate for installing an aftermarket brushguard/bumper; like the Ranchhand brand. Although there are many other quality brands out there.

Lots of guys that...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,423
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Why bother; it has been done already. A D...

Why bother; it has been done already.

A D Boivin Snow Hawk is what you should get. However it seems they sold out the Snow Hawk to a new investor...

http://www.motosportsthibeault.com/
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,564
Posted By Hastelloy-X
They look like cadmium plated.:1drink

They look like cadmium plated.:1drink
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,109
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Have you tried hard booting the camera? I'm...

Have you tried hard booting the camera?

I'm not sure what the Panasonic has; but on my Canon P/S there is a battery back up that I can remove and then do a master reset. Then reassemble the...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,637
Posted By Hastelloy-X
If you don't need to do aluminum welding ESAB has...

If you don't need to do aluminum welding ESAB has some cheapish inverter mig welders 160 and 200 amp. They run on 110 volt.
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,441
Posted By Hastelloy-X
My 2000 cheby silverado 4x4 with leaf spring rear...

My 2000 cheby silverado 4x4 with leaf spring rear suspension doesn't have it, never did, never will. Not even a rear anti sway bar (got the trailer package though).

Front sway bar it does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 451,718
Posted By Hastelloy-X
The pipes with the UGLY mig welding; what does...

The pipes with the UGLY mig welding; what does the inside of the tube look like where the weld is? Is it restricted there?

I'm only curious; I've seen some mig tube done where it looked ok on...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,002
Posted By Hastelloy-X
You have to look at the labels; only use brake...

You have to look at the labels; only use brake cleaner that is made with Trichloroethylene. The other brake cleaners usually contain acetone and other petroleum distillites (sp?).
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Hastelloy-X
All that air tightness makes a street helmet hot...

All that air tightness makes a street helmet hot and sweaty when you aren't traveling very fast.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 30,020
Posted By Hastelloy-X
How do you find which dealers carry these? ...

How do you find which dealers carry these?

:ear
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 676,037
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Question How rusty can steel be before it is too rusty to...

How rusty can steel be before it is too rusty to weld with O/A?


:ear
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Hastelloy-X
L.A. Sleeve makes sleeves for these. -Edit-...

L.A. Sleeve makes sleeves for these.

-Edit-

http://www.lasleeve.cc/index.cfm?model=XR%2D650L&model_ID=79

Choose your year XR...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,216
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Would an ultra sonic humidifier work?

Would an ultra sonic humidifier work?
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 682,895
Posted By Hastelloy-X
What bike is this picture of? Me likey... ...

What bike is this picture of? Me likey...

:tb
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,307
Posted By Hastelloy-X
www.bonacoinc.com (http://www.bonacoinc.com) ...

www.bonacoinc.com (http://www.bonacoinc.com)

These guys are pretty cheap cost wise. Half the price of the name brands. If they don't have brake line set for your bike. You can send them your...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 676,037
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Question Gas regulators...

Would a gas regulator for nitrogen work on an argon tank?

I want to get a tank of inert gas for topping off shock resevoirs. The regulators I need have to allow at least 220 psi at the output...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Google DZUS fasteners. These guys have...

Google DZUS fasteners.

These guys have some of them. :D

https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/
http://www.speedwaymotors.com/search-dzus.html

Otherwise it's like he said "look for...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,065
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Question How do you describe horrendous? Does it sound...

How do you describe horrendous? Does it sound like a low grinding sound or is it high pitched?

Take the pads off; see if they are glazed (shiny).

I've had metallic compound pads make the...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 676,037
Posted By Hastelloy-X
When possible I will send a note to Baldy and get...

When possible I will send a note to Baldy and get it changed... :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,066
Posted By Hastelloy-X
Which dealerships still have Buell's? :ear

Which dealerships still have Buell's? :ear
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