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    Belt tensioner

    Alright who is missing their vehicle's jack???

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    I'll be damn !
    MacGyver strikes again !
    Is there one on the other side ?

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    Stripped threads no problem, hold my beer....
    I'm not young enough, to know everything...

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    Man, I don't know how many times that could have come in handy. It's actually a good idea...so many of those tensioner, people have never maintained, so they're all broken and rusted.

    Antisieze is your friend.

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    Weld that sucker in!

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    Some engineers could definitely learn something from this 😆

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTP99 View Post
    Some engineers could definitely learn something from this
    Yep. No need to put a tensioner. The tech will figure something out.

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    That tech is a problem solver...
    If I do a job in 30 minutes it's because I spent 30 years learning how to do that in 30 minutes. You owe me for the years, not the minutes.

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    My hat is off to that technician. Wish I had thought of it myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCN View Post
    My hat is off to that technician. Wish I had thought of it myself.
    Till they waste half a day with a flat tire in the middle of nowhere lol.

    Pulley alignment, bah. You don't need to worry about any alignment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VTP99 View Post
    Is there one on the other side ?
    Ha, good question. Hands up for service techs with multiple jacks on their vehicles. Maybe I'm missing a common field engineering solution lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orion242 View Post
    Ha, good question. Hands up for service techs with multiple jacks on their vehicles. Maybe I'm missing a common field engineering solution lol.
    I keep an extra 8 ton bottle jack.....just had to use it to jack up a heat exchanger. They're handy to have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orion242 View Post
    Till they waste half a day with a flat tire in the middle of nowhere lol.

    Pulley alignment, bah. You don't need to worry about any alignment.
    That fan has been there for a long time, from the design of the motor casing. I'd bet that the tension bolt is rusted or stripped. In my opinion, he did pretty good with what he had in front of him.

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    Yep thinking outside the box is s valuable asset 👍🏻

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTP99 View Post
    Yep thinking outside the box is s valuable asset
    I will admit this is where I struggle at times. Thinking outside the box for stuff. Im also pretty green in the field so I chalk it up to that.


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    WTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
    wHen I diE I hOpe gOd haS mErcy oN my SiNful LifE

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    I could not get both arms and hands into a smoke damper to replace the fusible link so i had to use my vehicle jack to lift up the door so I could install the link with only one hand. LOL

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    I used the jack out of my wife's Honda to press in a drain fitting into the bottom of our fiberglass above ground pool. It worked great.

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    Is that what the mean when they say the job is all jacked up

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