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Today 06:58 AM
123pugsy
Quote:
Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Sounds like orifice is plugged,,you did change it didn't you,,arrow facing correct direction with flow,,??

Thanks.

This is a Vintage Air system.
TX valve.
Today 03:01 AM
John long Got back from Nashville Good-Guys.

Hoping to get a 71 Nova brake pedal tomorrow for mocking up to Precious. It's hard to be sure what you want until it's in your hand.

BTW, Put the top up. Rain-x'd the windshield. Drove 160 miles home expecting rain......Nada, zilch,...none. The car was never wet the whole weekend. Just amazing.

John
Yesterday 08:32 PM
idrivejunk I can't even believe it... I fixed my GTP today

Which means the purple one can come home

I am SO glad... words and stuff just won't do.

Ready to go to work so I can relax for a minute, whew.
Yesterday 07:48 PM
496CHEVY3100
Quote:
Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Compressor clutch not engaging.
I put the gauges on and pressure low.
Then, with low pressure, the compressor comes on. What?

Since I have a jug of gas at work, I though I would run a vacuum and recharge to see how long a charge would last.
But I couldn't get it in.

Low pressure was high and high pressure was low while charging.
Compressor was running.

Souds like orfice is plugged,,you did change it didn't you,,arrow facing correct direction with flow,,??
Yesterday 07:38 PM
Rodnit
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
was looking under the hood of my truck today and noticed a cap that says 710,,anyone have an idea where to get 710 fluid..
Yep, any auto parts store. it's right next to the headlight fluid......
Yesterday 07:33 PM
496CHEVY3100 was looking under the hood of my truck today and noticed a cap that says 710,,anyone have an idea where to get 710 fluid..
Yesterday 12:17 PM
cozwurth
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Every time I think of going under the house I think of one time I was there doing some plumbing and I was beat, you know how your blood rushes out of the arms when you are laying on your back working and they get so weak? Well I was just beat and pissed and all that when it hit me, my buddy Steve who is confined to a wheelchair and has been for over 50 years couldn't even go under that house if he wanted to. Who in the hell am I to *****? Well soon after I thought that and went back to work my cell phone rang and it was Steve. I laid there in the dirt under my house like I was on my couch talking to Steve.

Brian
Great perspective, Brian. Puts a whole new spin on it. I still have to get back under there and deal with some insulation that I took down to run the duct, but not today.
A few years ago I was visiting my grandparents, and I saw one of their neighbors fire up the lawnmower to go get his mail. I didn't see him get on, but I did watch him ride it to the mailbox and back to the front porch. As I sat there thinking what a lazy slouch he was, I saw him drag himself off the mower and up his steps backwards with his arms. Paralyzed from the waist down, confined to a wheelchair. Yeah, I felt like a giant A-hole.
Dave
Yesterday 11:49 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
I spent most of the day under the house running dryer duct. I really don't like being under the house. Today is a tool run to pick up a few things so I can make a display case for the rifle that mom bought dad for their 50th anniversary. She bought him a Henry Golden Boy rifle. Now I just have to break out the wood working tools again.
Every time I think of going under the house I think of one time I was there doing some plumbing and I was beat, you know how your blood rushes out of the arms when you are laying on your back working and they get so weak? Well I was just beat and pissed and all that when it hit me, my buddy Steve who is confined to a wheelchair and has been for over 50 years couldn't even go under that house if he wanted to. Who in the hell am I to *****? Well soon after I thought that and went back to work my cell phone rang and it was Steve. I laid there in the dirt under my house like I was on my couch talking to Steve.

Brian
Yesterday 11:07 AM
cozwurth I spent most of the day under the house running dryer duct. I really don't like being under the house. Today is a tool run to pick up a few things so I can make a display case for the rifle that mom bought dad for their 50th anniversary. She bought him a Henry Golden Boy rifle. Now I just have to break out the wood working tools again.
Yesterday 09:29 AM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
Brian, your wall art turned out real nice. Ancient family pics deserve a place of honor.

Pugsy, it sounds like you may need new hub centric rings, aluminum ones are also available. Wife heavy on brakes? Plastic ones can melt but alum can corrode. I run Mustang wheels on the GTP without them by simply torquing with care so the lugs center the wheel. Scrape em out and proceed.

Today my objective is that pesky hub bearing and I will probably have more silly me stories off that later.
Thanks. They are hubcentric one size fits all. The black plastic ring stuck to the hub and looked as though it was a part of the hub, DOH!
Rust and all, ha...
Yesterday 08:17 AM
idrivejunk Brian, your wall art turned out real nice. Ancient family pics deserve a place of honor.

Pugsy, it sounds like you may need new hub centric rings, aluminum ones are also available. Wife heavy on brakes? Plastic ones can melt but alum can corrode. I run Mustang wheels on the GTP without them by simply torquing with care so the lugs center the wheel. Scrape em out and proceed.

Today my objective is that pesky hub bearing and I will probably have more silly me stories off that later.
Yesterday 08:17 AM
123pugsy
Quote:
Originally Posted by John long View Post
Do you have any idea what is (or not) going on with it Pugsy?


John
Compressor clutch not engaging.
I put the gauges on and pressure low.
Then, with low pressure, the compressor comes on. What?

Since I have a jug of gas at work, I though I would run a vacuum and recharge to see how long a charge would last.
But I couldn't get it in.

Low pressure was high and high pressure was low while charging.
Compressor was running.
Yesterday 06:20 AM
John long
Quote:
Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
After the tire fiasco, I played with the Vintage Air. Ran a vacuum and then tried to charge it. After an hour or so, the 134a tank weighed one ounce more than when I started filling the system and it was blowing nice warm air.....

It's been a great day...
....
Do you have any idea what is (or not) going on with it Pugsy?


John
Yesterday 06:15 AM
John long
Quote:
Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
WHOOOO HOOOOO! It's done! I got the door up on the wall with my dad's picture from the war under it just as it sat on the counter under the door on the hutch in my grandparents house. I filled it with photos of the house sandwiched between pieces of glass.

Damn I am so glad it's up because I love it, and I am so glad because the project kicked my ever loving butt!

Brian
That really is special. You will get a lot of pleasure from the memories posted on that door!

Good job!

John
Yesterday 05:24 AM
123pugsy
Quote:
Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
WHOOOO HOOOOO! It's done! I got the door up on the wall with my dad's picture from the war under it just as it sat on the counter under the door on the hutch in my grandparents house. I filled it with photos of the house sandwiched between pieces of glass.

Damn I am so glad it's up because I love it, and I am so glad because the project kicked my ever loving butt!

Brian
Really nice Brian.

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