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- Fri May 11, 2018 3:07 pm
- Forum: Lathes
- Topic: Looking to buy a new Lathe need some advice.
- Replies: 16
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I have almost eliminated the "rattle" of cutting teeth completely off gears by mounting two carbide tools, one above the other, and spaced so that one is fully into the cut, while the other is on the space between teeth. These were gears more or less 20" in diameter with 4 DP teeth. A little more th...
We have done the same thing as Earlgo on one of the large lathes, the other biggie has a swinging arm post crane with an electric hoist. Another heavy thing to move around is the vise on one of the 16" shapers. A short overhead rail with a hoist picks this up with an eyebolt, screwed into the movabl...
- Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:15 pm
- Forum: I.C. Engines
- Topic: The Duke Engine (VERY COOL)
- Replies: 6
- Views: 5572
The downfall of most of these rotary engines is lubrication between the valve plate, and whatever rotates against it. Enough lube to prevent seizure and you get excess oil consumption, if not, seizure eventually occurs. Back on the 60's, I made some prototype parts for the inventor of a variable com...
- Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:43 am
- Forum: The Junk Drawer
- Topic: 2005 Ford power stroke
- Replies: 21
- Views: 3343
One thing to watch for in that whole series of Internationals-- the IDI 6.9's,7,3's and all the iterations of Powerstroke is the blocks tend to get pinholes in the bores going into the water jackets if the DCA concentration in the coolant isn't maintained. Then it's sleeve time (and also to take out...
Month old subject here, but I just joined and am reading a lot of things of interest to me at the site What I used to hear, back when dragster people and the like were the only ones looking for that last little bit that they could get out of an engine, was that the center electrode of the plug, bein...