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Thanks everyone! This engine is plenty powerful...

Thanks everyone! This engine is plenty powerful .. esp with only a 36" deck. If I ever encounter a situation where I need more power I'll try bending the tab on the throttle as suggested.

I just...
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Kawasaki FS481V Throttle Stop... Possible free conversion to FS600V?

I have an Exmark M16KA362 w/ a Kawasaki FS481V-AS05. I took the carb off the other day to clean it and noticed that there is a small throttle stop on the side that prevents the butterfly from opening...
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The check valve is in the lower left corner of...

The check valve is in the lower left corner of the picture, threaded into the tank adjacent to the 90 deg elbow. There is a 1/4" copper tube going from the check valve to the unloader in the pressure...
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Ok thanks - any way to convert these compression...

Ok thanks - any way to convert these compression fittings to NPT or something else that is a bit more reliable? Never had much luck w/ compression fittings even when following all of the guidelines -...
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I can't seem to fix the leak in the compression...

I can't seem to fix the leak in the compression fittings in the discharge tube at the head. A new copper tube is $35 or so with the nut and ferrule. The tube is 0.75" OD so 5/8 tube it sounds like.
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Posted By joec2000

Thanks, guys! How can you tell the motor is...

Thanks, guys!

How can you tell the motor is thermally protected? I don't see a reset button on it and when I looked up the model number, Baldor L1430T, it says it is not.
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Posted By joec2000

Well got it all running! Have a few odds and ends...

Well got it all running! Have a few odds and ends to deal with, like some sort of belt guard, but it makes some serious air. No leaks except at the cylinder head discharge tube at the compression...
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Posted By joec2000

Got the thermal unit installed and the motor...

Got the thermal unit installed and the motor started right up! Just have to tension the belts and make sure all the bolts are tight and it is time to fire it up!

I was thinking of dialing down the...
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Posted By joec2000

Appreciate the offer! The switch arrived...

Appreciate the offer! The switch arrived yesterday and I see why you guys were recommending not buying it... Pretty simple. For safety sake I am only going to wire the auto and off functions... Hand...
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Posted By joec2000

I found the switch for about $50 before I saw...

I found the switch for about $50 before I saw your reply. Ordered it. I wanted an easy way to shut the compressor down without using the breaker, since they're really not designed for frequent...
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Posted By joec2000

Ok so you would recommend the 8911DSS1 then,...

Ok so you would recommend the 8911DSS1 then, correct?
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Posted By joec2000

Thanks, guys - this is big help. I was...

Thanks, guys - this is big help.

I was planning on converting that receptacle to a j-box and hard-wiring the mag starter. Since I have no other disconnect other than a 30A breaker, it sounds like...
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Posted By joec2000

Getting ready to wire up the magnetic starter...

Getting ready to wire up the magnetic starter (Square D 8911dpsg32v09). I've done LOTS of electrical work, but never a mag starter before. The motor in the pics is a Baldor L1430 5HP, single phase.
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Ok, about a month later and the replacement tank...

Ok, about a month later and the replacement tank finally arrived. Searched long and hard for the best deal and ended up buying a Campbell Hausfeld TF006607CG from eReplacementParts.com. The tank...
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Posted By joec2000

Semi off-topic, but when this is all over, I'll...

Semi off-topic, but when this is all over, I'll have a decent compressor (specs say 17.2 CFM @ 90 PSI, 16.4 @ 175 PSI). Sounds like a good excuse to run air lines around my 2 car garage - right now,...
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Posted By joec2000

The 2nd discharge port is clearly DIY welded. The...

The 2nd discharge port is clearly DIY welded. The bead is not a consistent shape or size. Looks nothing like the factory discharge port.

If my research is correct, there are several compressors...
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Posted By joec2000

My compressor looks EXACTLY like the Campbell...

My compressor looks EXACTLY like the Campbell Hausfeld CE7050 (https://campbellhausfeld.com/air-compressor-80-gallon-vertical-two-stage-17-2cfm-5hp-208-230v-1ph-ce7050.html?category_id=79), except...
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Posted By joec2000

You guys convinced me - the tank is junk. ...

You guys convinced me - the tank is junk.

What are your thoughts on buying something like this?...
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Posted By joec2000

Thanks, all - is there anything here that i can...

Thanks, all - is there anything here that i can salvage? Seems like a waste to just throw away a perfectly good pump, motor, etc. The pump feels like an easy 120 lbs just by itself.

Any...
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Posted By joec2000

Older, used 2 stage air compressor?

Hi All,

I've been given a vertical 80 gallon Speedaire 2 stage 3 phase air compressor (model # 5z399A). My research indicates that the unit is a re-labeled Campbell Hausfeld commercial unit. The...
08-04-17, 08:45 PM
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Posted By joec2000

Failed Genteq 142R - options?

Hi All,

I've got two Rheem 2.5 ton condensing units with Genteq 142R ECM fan motors. Both were installed in 6/2015 (sorry - don't have the model #s but I can look them up tomorrow). One unit is...
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Posted By joec2000

Sorry for the extremely late reply. I searched...

Sorry for the extremely late reply. I searched through my emails and here are the part numbers. I was working on a couple of machines at the time so not 100% sure but pretty sure these are the right...
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Posted By joec2000

Ok, the project is complete. I can confirm that...

Ok, the project is complete. I can confirm that the front-exit muffler for the 20-year-old FC150V (Kawasaki P/N 49070-2491) fits the FJ180V KAI series with no issues.

I ordered an oil drain tube...
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Posted By joec2000

Tried turning the motor 90 degrees so the spark...

Tried turning the motor 90 degrees so the spark plug faces left. The oil filter hits the driven disc on the self-propelled. Contacting the driven disc seems to be a common theme here... :)

The...
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Posted By joec2000

Point of interest - I pulled apart the old...

Point of interest - I pulled apart the old Kawasaki FC150V expecting to find major problems (keep in mind it is almost 20 yrs old and has around 2000 hrs on it). I mic'ed every single clearance and...
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