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  1. MrMarty51

    6.5 Diesel Injector Rebuild

    @Rockabillyrat When You order nozzles, order me in about two dozen ofum for Me too. Guess I’ll work on building a pressure tester over here too.
  2. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    Years of doing wheel bearings a person knows when it is good. Finger tight on the nut then backed off slightly, after the bearing has been fully tightened then backed off to completely loose. Hold the left side of the brake drum with the lalm of the left hand and hold the right side the same...
  3. MrMarty51

    Water pump advice

    Dont jump yet. There is the best solution for coolant pumps in an original equipment balanced flow unit. Someone will come through with a part number.
  4. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    When PM II servicing trucks and changing differential lube. I would cover as much of the fill hole as I could with a thumb and the dispenser nozzle to the top and fill it that full. After getting the fill plugs in, there was an area in the back yard I would drive the truck to, drive the truck...
  5. MrMarty51

    Replacing Rocker Buttons

    Dont You dare go leaving us. That would be a terrible day. Yeah, on the friend part from here too. I too was about a goner, two years ago labor day, heart attack. Life flightsd to Billings. Takes about two hours to drive that road one way. Helicopter was in MC in 45 minutes. 45 minutes later I...
  6. MrMarty51

    Replacing Rocker Buttons

    What really sucked about My situation, I wanted 9 more years with the DOT. I would have been 66 and been totally debt free, house, vehicles, cards, everything totally paid off and been bankrolling money. As it was, back got messed up, had seven more years left to hit my 9. DOT could no longer...
  7. MrMarty51

    Replacing Rocker Buttons

    @Will L. Yes it does. Fear of loss and that purchase was perfectly justified. At least in My opinion. I too once would spend every dime I didnt have. CC to the max. I now have somehow found some self control. I do owe the CC but it is for stuff that keeps the vehicles a rolling. I do not go out...
  8. MrMarty51

    Replacing Rocker Buttons

    I am not sure on this. I believe that RA might do some parts stores buy outs, auto dealers that have parts that have been setting on the shelves and the auto parts dealers wants to get them moved out in a one time batch. I dont know that to be the truth but it seems I may have read that from a...
  9. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    After installing the brake cylinders and getting the shoes and slack adjusters back on, check how the slack adjusters function. Look at the position of the slack adjuster arm and how it rotates the rowl on tje adjuster. Extra attention to this. Now imagine if the shoes is too tight and needs to...
  10. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    The seals do not need to be replaced every time the drum/hub comes off. I replace them if it looks like they had been leaking, or, if I had to knock them out to replace the bearings. If You are not sure of how to adjust the wheel bearings please ask. I know it is said to use a torque wrench but...
  11. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    If a tube happens to begin to kink, stop. Pulling from both sides of the kink, slowly begin to straighten the bend/kink. The kink should pull on out most of the way. If possible get something round, large socket, piece of pipe, etc and lay the bend out around that rounded object. I too have...
  12. MrMarty51

    Replacing Rocker Buttons

    It seems that I have maybe used some bearings by that brand, SKP. Those bearings seemed of good quality.
  13. MrMarty51

    Hard Shifting NV4500, less than 2 years on clutch

    I have used the method of a length of shaft, a bolt or whatever else fits the pilot bushing or pilot bearing fairly close. Pack the cavity behind the bushing/bearing with grease, insert the shafting material and fire away with the hammer. Sometimes need to install a little more grease but is...
  14. MrMarty51

    Another Newbie

    NICE
  15. MrMarty51

    Another Newbie

    210 coolant temperature. EGTs less then 1500 degrees. What year of a vehicle is this engine going into ? A nice thing that is suggested is to install a temperature sensor into the back of the right side cylinder head. There is a plug in that postt that can be removed. I have read that is the hot...
  16. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    A brake hose can be bad internally and act like a check valve, but, it should release the brake fluid pressure eventually. I had that happen on My 78 MG-B.
  17. MrMarty51

    Another Newbie

    An old timer mechanic over here that taught Me quite a bit about engine rebuilding, He would explain that new bearing and or cylinder surfaces need to work harden. I guess that would be similar to the metallic components compressing from the driving forces and the molecules being compressed...
  18. MrMarty51

    Hard Shifting NV4500, less than 2 years on clutch

    I might be wrong but to me it seems that the clutch is not fully releasing. What it takes to fix that on a hydraulic actuated clutch unit I know knottt. Others will most likely kick in with some good suggestions.
  19. MrMarty51

    Help a Brother Out #2

    Dragging brakes sure would not do the transmixer much good. I do know that to heat the fluid in a transmission to power brake it, but for only about 15 to 20 seconds at a time then let it cool a moment then hit it again until trans comes to operating temp. Used to do that in the shop but I would...
  20. MrMarty51

    700r4 - 4l80E quandary

    Now that I know knottt. 🤷‍♂️ 😹😹😹
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