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I always used a file on the thermo hsng. to make...

I always used a file on the thermo hsng. to make sure they were flat. It surprising how much the ears will get bent down.
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Around here they will plug them to keep water out...

Around here they will plug them to keep water out in addition to patching them.
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Isnt there two different types of tops on the...

Isnt there two different types of tops on the small cans? You may not be tapped in to the can.
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Apology

I would like to apologize to the folks who have messaged me with questions. I havent been on this site for quite a while so if you see this I am sorry for not responding.
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I had this problem with a bunch of units and...

I had this problem with a bunch of units and found the compressor was comming on too quick after defrost and freezing up the drain. I replaced the timers with an adjustable one that you can set the...
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I have had both types in my unheated garage as...

I have had both types in my unheated garage as well as a freezer and never had a problem.
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Is the coolant level staying where it should be?...

Is the coolant level staying where it should be? Have you had to add coolant?
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Did you guys miss that he had 5/32 tread left?...

Did you guys miss that he had 5/32 tread left? That is almost half the tread so his tires have done all right.
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No mention of screw drivers but if you ever own a...

No mention of screw drivers but if you ever own a VACO brand you wont mess with anything else.
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The less you use a batt. the shorter its life is....

The less you use a batt. the shorter its life is. I have serviced fire trucks that if batts. lasted a year that was good. As far as I know there is no test that is 100% for batts.either.
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briggs cam

Its hell when American companies have to buy Jap engines to get something that lasts. Briggs has went so cheap that they have killed themselves.
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starter solenoid

Theres a company called Tesco or Tasco something like that that supplys parts for older tractors at good prices.
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Briggs camshaft

Anyone come up with a work around for the late model briggs single cyl OHV engines that keep breaking the decompression lever on the cam. Don't want to buy a $40 cam.
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Been thinking about a charcoal filter. Might have...

Been thinking about a charcoal filter. Might have to do more than think. Thanks for the replies guys.
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smelly water

The softener seems to be working. I ran it thru a cycle manually as a test. The water is soft just smelly.If the softener isn't working you can hardly get soap to lather and I haven't had that...
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Smelly water

I have a shallow well that has sulphur in it but the water softener has handled it till recently. Over night the "rotten egg" smell has gotten bad. When someone takes a shower it stinks up the house....
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Starting

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If the batt had a dead short you wouldn't be able to jump it. And yes they can die in a short period of time. Had one quit while watching a movie at the drive in.
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Briggs camshaft

I have a newer Briggs one cyl that the de compression lever broke. I read that this is common. I tried an older cam with the solid gear but after assembly the motor wouldn't turn over. Has anyone...
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Posted By retired wrench

defrost

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Im not up on the newer stuff but my old Chev truck (1990) had poor heat till I removed the restrictor fitting in the heater hose where it comes off the intake. It will bake you now.
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Batt life

If those additives worked you wouldn't see replacement batteries for sale.
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It took GM many years to figure out ball bearings...

It took GM many years to figure out ball bearings wont hold up as wheel bearings. Now we are back to them and as before they are failing.
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I had a truck with light springs that I would put...

I had a truck with light springs that I would put weight in and was stuck a lot. Finally figured out I was mashing the truck down till it would drag in the snow, Quit putting weight in it and never...
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A little radical but you could remote mount the...

A little radical but you could remote mount the rad with elec. fan
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Good post pedro. Unless you have air shocks or...

Good post pedro. Unless you have air shocks or coil overs shocks don't support weight.
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Posted By retired wrench

AC Comp

At any point was the system ever flushed? Sounds like debris locking up comp.
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