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    I am so glad I made the switch to the 10" bore...

    I am so glad I made the switch to the 10" bore flywheel and clutch. Makes driving the truck in traffic and starting on hills so much nicer. Much smoother engagement than the older clutch model. I...
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    Zep makes some awesome products. The 45...

    Zep makes some awesome products. The 45 lubricant is outstanding. If you do any paving, they make a soy-based product that is water soluble, biodegradable, and will literally melt asphalt residue. ...
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    Ok. I think we have everything to put it together...

    Ok. I think we have everything to put it together today. The 1850 clutch I have is easilt 300+ over the torque my engine is producing. I'm at around 460HP and I'm guessing 1500-1550 on the torque. ...
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    Apparently, the 4W-6730 is for an SAE #1 flywheel...

    Apparently, the 4W-6730 is for an SAE #1 flywheel housing and the 4P-4794 is for both an SAE#1 housing and a 16" housing. Not sure what the difference in housings actually is. Also, you refer to...
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    Thank you so much! That is exactly what I was...

    Thank you so much! That is exactly what I was looking for. CAT has a 4P-4794 in Spokane. That will only keep me down 2 more days, or I can resurface my 8.5" bore and be finished tomorrow. Do you...
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    Machining the bore out is certainly an option. ...

    Machining the bore out is certainly an option. The turn around time on that around here could be 4-10 days. Was hoping to get a part nember to get one from CAT within a day. I plan to put in the...
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    Flywheel Swap Advice

    I have a 3406B, 4MG engine with a brakesaver. This engine has an 8 1/2" bore flywheel. I want to install a 10" bore so I will have a greater selection of newer model clutches to install. The issue...
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    Well, I put the Roadkings on and ran a couple...

    Well, I put the Roadkings on and ran a couple loads Friday. Definitely made a big difference. They are a real handful to compress and get mounted though. Used a tie down strap. Truck lean in the...
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    The box above the CB is the Loadmaster scale...

    The box above the CB is the Loadmaster scale readout. Tells me weight of each axle group. Keeps me out of trouble when getting loaded on construction sites where there is no scale.
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    Definitely need the weight on the front in...

    Definitely need the weight on the front in slippery conditions. My problem is the construction sites I go in and out of everyday. They make the roads just good enough so you don't get stuck but the...
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    Over Head Console

    1124 Here is the overhead console with wood finish.
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    I like the sound of horsepower to, but it is nice...

    I like the sound of horsepower to, but it is nice to be able to keep it out when you don't. I'll post a pic of the overhead console when I figure out how to do that. It really looks great in spite...
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    Talked to two welding shops and both suggested...

    Talked to two welding shops and both suggested two part epoxy, and welding as a last resort because of brittleness at the weld site. Used J-B weld slow/normal cure as it is substantially stronger...
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    Sound Insulation

    Removed the entire interior of my 1988 379 except for the dash. Applied Hushmat sound deadener to every exposed metal surface including door panels. Then applied dynaliner 1/4" foam to the back of...
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    RoadKing Shocks

    I need to replace the front shocks on my Pete. I usually run 14,000 lbs. on the front axle, and closer to 18,000 when the drop axle is up. RoadKing claims to be the heaviest duty shock available...
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    I look forward to meeting you there! It's right...

    I look forward to meeting you there! It's right in my backyard.
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    Charge Air Cooler Hole Repair

    Found a hole a little larger than 1/4", (.290) on the top tank of my CAC. Top mounting bracket broke allowing the CAC to slide forward just enough to rub on a bolt end in my grill, resulting in a...
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    I remember that outfit. In the 60's I was in the...

    I remember that outfit. In the 60's I was in the service in Las Vegas. I worked in the bomb dump, and those trucks would bring in a lot of iron bombs (no explosives) to train the fighter pilots...
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    Thanks, Dave. A nice drawing is something I...

    Thanks, Dave. A nice drawing is something I would treasure. In the old folks home I can show it to the old ladies and see if it gets me any action.
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    I love your art work. Also, really appreciate...

    I love your art work. Also, really appreciate posting pictures of our industry back in the day. Truck Shop, if you would ever consider doing a drawing of my set up, I would gladly pay for your time...
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    I did find the Startron at West Marine. Their...

    I did find the Startron at West Marine. Their fuel tank cleaner worked excellent last year when I had black stains inside my truck fuel tank. I think it was from contamination. In 2 days the tank...
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    Sounds like you moved something and the gauges...

    Sounds like you moved something and the gauges came back?
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    I think your right about the problem being more...

    I think your right about the problem being more prevalent in warmer climates. The only problem I have had is when my truck spent the winter in my shop, which I keep at 55 deg. I treated my bulk...
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    I like Powerservice products. Couldn't find...

    I like Powerservice products. Couldn't find Bio-Kleen around here, only the Clear Diesel. Did find the Startron Diesel fuel biocide and put some of that in. Probably run to the Pilot when I get a...
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    Fuel Biocide treatment

    I use very little diesel fuel from my bulk tank in the winter. Wondering what anyone uses for a preventive fuel treatment to prevent algae type problems? I had the problem in my truck fuel tank...
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