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    Dunno, you've got one of them weird-quiet...

    Dunno, you've got one of them weird-quiet too-many-valvers. :grin2:

    Try here ~ http://www.dieseltruckresource.com/dev/index.php
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    This. Seeing the coil is what appears to be...

    This.


    Seeing the coil is what appears to be completely frozen over, what makes you folks think it's a refrigerant issue? :whistle:
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    One question you might ask: "At what point in a...

    One question you might ask: "At what point in a service call do you call the system manufacturer's Tech-support?"
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    WOW! I forgot about this thread. I've goofed...

    WOW! I forgot about this thread.

    I've goofed around under the hood such that the ET's down a little. Not bad for a 6400# cinder-block on 33"s. (I'm still small-fry as these things go).
    ...
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    Haven't posted in a while (been working). Just as...

    Haven't posted in a while (been working). Just as well get caught-up and start here.

    I've already out-grown the conservative twins install. I've since added much larger 6x0.016" EDMed fuel...
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    "Its called put a filter on the condenser coils...

    "Its called put a filter on the condenser coils and prevent the issues your having...."

    - Duh! If all were new installations, that would go a long way in preventing the problem. However, think of...
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    Rubberized Plaster of Paris

    You've seen it, some sort of a reach-in cooler sitting next to a deep-fat frier. Let's say there's chicken wings dipped in flour. Gather some of the wings, shake them in the basket prior to putting...
  8. I do believe I see galvanized pipe in the gas...

    I do believe I see galvanized pipe in the gas lines there. Oops, no drip legs.
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    I've been dealing with the lumbar disc boogers...

    I've been dealing with the lumbar disc boogers for a number of years.

    Now, a recent MRI presents with this mess in my neck. . . . . .
    ...
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    Just for good sport, I thought I'd update this...

    Just for good sport, I thought I'd update this thread . . . .

    I finally completed the sequential turbocharger install. As such, the wide open throttle exhaust gas temperatures struggle to reach...
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    Speaking of warm water, if you find the incoming...

    Speaking of warm water, if you find the incoming water supply too warm, check and see if they have one of those mop stations that use the common individual hot & cold water valves feeding a single...
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    Saying the refrigerant charge is good means...

    Saying the refrigerant charge is good means you've actually connected gages and watched the operating pressures during the coarse of the freeze and harvest cycles. All the while referring to the...
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    I'm the original owner of this 1993 Dodge W250 ....

    I'm the original owner of this 1993 Dodge W250 . . .

    http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u237/BuiesCreek847/1993%20W250%20CTD/93W250CC640x.jpg



    I'm in the final stages of tuning a...
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    Poll: Flare Fittings, Dope, and You

    No, I'm not talking about firing-up. :rolleyes:

    Do you use pipe-dope (sealant) on your flair fittings? Yes? No? Why?

    'Splain yo'self! :D
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    The parts to do this should be here by next week....

    The parts to do this should be here by next week. I'll let you know how it turns out. :cool:

    http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u237/BuiesCreek847/HT3B%2035%20Twins/PDRtwins.jpg
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    I use the phosphoric acid stuff where applicable...

    I use the phosphoric acid stuff where applicable as well. The trick is not to flush all the grit out of the sump just yet. It's my understanding that a lot of that grit is in fact some of the scale. ...
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    I'm sorry. I had a flash-back. :eek: It...

    I'm sorry. I had a flash-back. :eek:

    It wasn't a good day. Not good at all. :mad:

    :p
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    Here's my old heap, a 1993 Dodge W250 Clubcab...

    Here's my old heap, a 1993 Dodge W250 Clubcab (I'm the original owner).

    http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u237/BuiesCreek847/BCs-1993-W250.jpg



    A not too long ago shot of the engine...
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    Poll: Yeah, I've seen those pages. Still haven't heard...

    Yeah, I've seen those pages. Still haven't heard anything back from them. I'll try calling again tomorrow.

    That last item on that page though. The cap thing. I don't know the part numbers never...
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    I've used the stuff from Home Depot. It works OK...

    I've used the stuff from Home Depot. It works OK . . . . . sorta.

    You need to fully understand the application instruction. Especially the part about slowly withdrawing from the container. Read...
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    Thanks esdd. See ya race day. ;) Put it this...

    Thanks esdd. See ya race day. ;)

    Put it this way, I need more air to keep the combustion temperatures under better control given the current maximum volume of fuel.

    Talking with Mark of Piers...
  22. Thread: Time to replace

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    I'll bet that with some insulation and...

    I'll bet that with some insulation and rebalancing, that boy wouldn't do too bad. :cool: :)
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    @ esdd: Forget that gasser mentality. :DThe power...

    @ esdd: Forget that gasser mentality. :DThe power of the diesel is directly related to the fuel input. As you know, we heat the air, forcing it to expand, resulting pressure moves the piston.
    So...
  24. Thread: Robo

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    http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u237/BuiesCreek...

    http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u237/BuiesCreek847/Random%20Images/ethug.jpg

    :p
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    Poll: Last word. :D

    Last word. :D
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    A straight pin shoved into the multi-conductor of...

    A straight pin shoved into the multi-conductor of your choice, with the remaining clipped off, will keep an annoying controls guy busy for a while. :rolleyes:
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    Anybody running twins on their Dodge CTD?

    More accurately, compound turbos.

    I'm currently running a single Holset HX35 hybrid and am leaning hard toward hanging an HT3B under the 35. I don't work the truck and will not be adding more...
  28. Thread: Leak Detector

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    My leak tools include the D-Tech Select, Big Blue...

    My leak tools include the D-Tech Select, Big Blue bubbles and an Amprobe Ultrasonic leak detector.

    - The bubbles are an old-time working standard.
    - The D-Tech as it's certified for R404A
    - The...
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    Poll: Yup, Sorry about that folks. :o

    Yup, Sorry about that folks. :o
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    Poll: Well, my thinking is the cap on the schrader...

    Well, my thinking is the cap on the schrader valved service port is applied with the same thinking as those caps found on king-valve stems, isolation valve stems, etc.

    To control potential...
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    Poll: Dudes . . . :p - Stand on your left foot....

    Dudes . . . :p

    - Stand on your left foot. (see note below).

    - Breath in, . . . . breath out.

    - Repeat as needed. :D


    *NOTE: Except on Tuesdays & Saturdays of every other Odd month...
  32. Thread: Call back

    by BC847
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    When I used to do custom automotive sound system...

    When I used to do custom automotive sound system installations, before reinstalling the dash :eek:, we would check the newly installed speakers for proper operation. The crossover capacitors we would...
  33. Thread: Call back

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    I'm a new guy to these forums so bear with me . ....

    I'm a new guy to these forums so bear with me . . . .


    You tested the final product to see that it in fact drained water before you buttoned things up . . . . right? :confused:
  34. Yeah, I'm just now getting to the beach after the...

    Yeah, I'm just now getting to the beach after the typical Friday including the obligatory "I found it messed up Monday and figured it'd be a good idea to call at 4:00pm today (Friday) talking about...
  35. Thread: screws

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    Poll: screws

    I'm talking about cabinet fasteners. Access panel screws, etc.

    Do you reinstall what you've removed?

    What's up with that? :confused:
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    I've had to replace a number of restricted...

    I've had to replace a number of restricted cap-tubes in 134a systems.

    On that note, have any of you guys come across any newer machines that run what appear to be over-sized (diameter) caps...
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    Duuuuude! . . . . the Hooter's thing . . . . if...

    Duuuuude! . . . . the Hooter's thing . . . . if you're ever in NC, stop by that in Jacksonville (just before the gate of the base), and that in Greenville (ECU). . . . . . . They're fun to look...
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    Poll: Ahhh . . . it's my understanding those caps with...

    Ahhh . . . it's my understanding those caps with O-rings are "Hand Tight" where as those of solid brass or aluminum that have the hex surfaces for a wrench are tightened snuggly with a wrench. Only...
  39. Thread: fin comb

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    A wire brush like that used to clean the barbeque...

    A wire brush like that used to clean the barbeque grill. Works like a champ. ;)
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    It's about right when ice crystals are floating...

    It's about right when ice crystals are floating around in it. :D
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    Nothing gets fixed till MY mess gets fixed. :eek:...

    Nothing gets fixed till MY mess gets fixed. :eek:


    In my younger days I was involved in a nasty divorce such that I let it interfere with my work in sound and communication systems to the point...
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    What little refrigerant making it into the...

    What little refrigerant making it into the evaporator is being induced to boil at a much lower pressure resulting in much lower temps in the region of the boiling refrigerant. Condensate collects...
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    I guess I've jumped the gun and have already sent...

    I guess I've jumped the gun and have already sent the application.

    I'm just trying to figure out how I can go about posting the required number, and have it be of good use rather than running up...
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    I'm not that hard-headed. :o I read that...

    I'm not that hard-headed. :o I read that statement as being directed specifically at the home consumer.


    My first screw-up here was assuming that person asking the question was in the business...
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    Thanks for replying ST. :cool: Yeah, I read...

    Thanks for replying ST. :cool:

    Yeah, I read the rules and they are similar to those I've seen elsewhere though I must admit I might have caught on a little quicker if the rules also said " Do not...
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    New forum member questions

    I ain't been here an hour and seem to have broken a DIY rule. Oops. :o

    I'm trying to get in contact with a forum mod or admin and it appears no one has Private Messaging available. What's up with...
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    Poll: Yup (you're preaching to the choir). :D

    Yup (you're preaching to the choir). :D
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    If the system has them, close the suction...

    If the system has them, close the suction king-valve and see if the compressor can pull down to 0psig or below. If it is very slow to go below 0psig if it can at all, then you might suspect a valve...
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    Poll: Schrader Valve or Cap? What's the seal?

    What ultimately provides the seal?

    I'm talking about the common 1/4" service ports we connect our guages to. A member of another forum (Non HVAC&R related) called me out on what I believe to be...
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