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the larger the pressure tank the better for your...

the larger the pressure tank the better for your system as long as it doesn't overdraw your well to fill it. as said in vey's post on off is what kills pumps. lower pressure won't help the pump as...
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have you done a compression test?, next have you...

have you done a compression test?, next have you checked for vac leaks? I use a propane cylinder with a piece of vac hose attached to blow propane at the base of the carb and any other area you...
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crush washers should be changed every time. That...

crush washers should be changed every time. That being said most don't and never have a problem. but and its a big but if you don't you are taking a chance on leakage everytime.

if we're not...
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if you didn't start the vehicle then there is no...

if you didn't start the vehicle then there is no downside to changing the filter now, if onthe other hand you did start the vehicle then you have already mixed the old oil in your filter with the...
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the only thing that can cause that is fluid...

the only thing that can cause that is fluid bypassing somewhere, either internally in the master cylinder or the abs control block other wise you would have a small wet place on either a line or one...
02-26-11, 12:20 PM
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you will need a transfer switch and you will only...

you will need a transfer switch and you will only be able to run just a very small amount of things with that small of a generator, you must make sure that the transfer switch removes your house from...
02-26-11, 12:14 PM
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soft maples also grow rapidly and will grow in...

soft maples also grow rapidly and will grow in Okla, and Kansas. Also Hybrid poplars should grow in Ks.
Murphy was an optimist
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the advantage of cast in place is cost, also can...

the advantage of cast in place is cost, also can be installed in a crooked chimney, usually cheeper and for sure fire proof, the advantage of stainless steel is ease of replacement and it will be...
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most of the time plugs will hold , but if they...

most of the time plugs will hold , but if they fail it can be spectatular, best used as a short term fix to get to a place for a patch to be applied.

murphy was an optimist
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got a graphite squirter from my local lock shop...

got a graphite squirter from my local lock shop it includes a small nozzle that allows me to squirt the graphit deep into the lock, that would more than likely take care of the problem


murphy...
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first check the heater hoses to make sure your...

first check the heater hoses to make sure your core is not plugged, also make sure it is topped off with coolant, then if you still have heat problems you are stuck with a blend door not operating...
11-14-10, 07:45 PM
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first, you need to make sure that your ground...

first, you need to make sure that your ground slopes away from the house at least 1-in in 3 ft.
second you need good gutters that empty at least 10 ft from the house, that will help on moving water...
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if you have the plastic pistons in your calipers...

if you have the plastic pistons in your calipers they most likely are sticking as they get warmer, and don't cool enough during the day to move freely. if they are the culprit replace them. if no...
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you will need to run a engine compression test to...

you will need to run a engine compression test to narrow it down, don't forget to check for smoke on startup after a cold soak, most likely will find worn valve seals. Check for oil being drawn up...
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always wear safety glasses, wires can and will...

always wear safety glasses, wires can and will fly out of the wheels and one in the eye will ruin your day, I have had them stick me in the face plenty of times but thanks to good safety glasses no...
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don't know about the rpm, would bet same as most...

don't know about the rpm, would bet same as most others, direction of rotation will be dependent on the fan set up for cooling, since the valves are butterfly, direction doesn't matter for that.
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bend in the tabs with a small ball peen hammer,...

bend in the tabs with a small ball peen hammer, or use some brake eze on the back of the pads just a small amount, like brille cream a little dab'll do ya.

Murphy was an optimist
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Do yourself a favor and read the sticky. It will...

Do yourself a favor and read the sticky. It will help you ask the right questions...
06-07-10, 08:45 PM
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follow the manufacturs recommendations....

follow the manufacturs recommendations. personally I would us a battery isolator that is made with high load in mind not a disconnect. NAPA used to sell a isolator that would handle upto 130 amps...
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don't even think about running two sets of wires,...

don't even think about running two sets of wires, you need a cutout and switch at the main power supply to be able to run a inverter and the pump. most invertors are set up for 110 volts, very few...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-07-10, 08:32 PM
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is it set up for propane? or ng, most are set up...

is it set up for propane? or ng, most are set up for ng, also the incoming water temp affects the output temp heavily, the final thing is thru put, most tankless can only heat about 2-3 gpm if you...
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don't just level the yard, it should slope away...

don't just level the yard, it should slope away from the house at least 3-in in the first 10 ft out from the house, and like pumpguy said gutters and downspouts are very important also

murphy was...
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pull the carb, blow it out with chem tool/carb...

pull the carb, blow it out with chem tool/carb cleaner then compressed air. debris in some of the passages or the needle

the only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.
06-01-10, 04:10 PM
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for those of you who can't stand snakes, you have...

for those of you who can't stand snakes, you have to get rid of either one of two things to get rid of snakes either the habitat they live in or the food supply, easiest is the habitat that means...
06-01-10, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Speedwrench

use a stainless polish and then some type of seal...

use a stainless polish and then some type of seal coat

murphy was an optimist
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