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I have to refresh my Bacrack kit and do a better...

I have to refresh my Bacrack kit and do a better burner set up this summer. Thanks for asking.
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Reillo Boiler leak

Sorry Folks. I got the boiler and burner mixed up. It is actually the Biasi boiler that I am conserved about. It took me all this time to realize this. What ever the leak may or not be happening,...
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Cryoteck with inhibitors, actually I refreshed it...

Cryoteck with inhibitors, actually I refreshed it a couple of times, and I test for inhibitors occasionally , and add when needed.
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Riello boiler possible water leak

Hi all;
Just did my annual boiler cleaning. On the right side second pass the soot had a brown tint, or color to it. It was dry, I'm thing it may be a very slow leak. The boiler is 17 years old,...
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The directions on the couple of auto vents I have...

The directions on the couple of auto vents I have on my HW system states to close the cap then open it about 1/4, to 1/2 a turn, so the air and any water that mists out will not rush out and cause...
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Comments on 2019 Ford Ranger

I don't know if this thread is appropriate , or not but here goes. I own a 2000 ford ranger that I bought at less than a year old, am very happy with it. I am looking to do the same thing again. Has...
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Was it stored on the wheels, or the repair...

Was it stored on the wheels, or the repair position [handles up] ?
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Banging

There might be water coming up with the steam. Or there might be some condensate in the return pipes. Don't have the water level too high in the gauge glass. Only half or slightly higher . Water...
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make up water

Try the valve you mentioned. The level should be half or a little higher, check every day until it more or less stays there. Steam systems always loose water vapor through the air valves, and maybe a...
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You can just leave the coil in place as long as...

You can just leave the coil in place as long as the plate or any of the bolts holding it aren't leaking . If the coil does not leak now, it might leak ever, if the boiler water isn't too acid.
Sid
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Most oil, and gas supply/dealers are more...

Most oil, and gas supply/dealers are more interested in selling their products , than boiler efficiency . You have to find someone / severicesman to see if your boiler can be adjusted a little lower,...
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You might able to replace the motor only....

You might able to replace the motor only. Depending on the brand, it's not that hard.
There probably a video on U tube. Even if you have to buy the whole unit, which is not much more, and the...
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They might a little drop or two of oil or PB...

They might a little drop or two of oil or PB blaster.
Sid
06-13-19, 01:16 PM
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You might find that too much cool air will wind...

You might find that too much cool air will wind up down stairs, unless you can close some upstairs doors.
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LED replacement for 40" fluorescents

Hi all, Over some time I have relamped most of my 40" fixtures in my garage with LEDs. Quite easy, just replace. They are quite a bit brighter. Do they actually use the "juice " from the ballast? or...
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I am sorry if I did not see this question asked,...

I am sorry if I did not see this question asked, but could the coil in the hot water tank be leaking? It would not explain the air in the boiler.
Sid
05-05-19, 07:53 AM
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A little pricy for that plyier thingie. A little...

A little pricy for that plyier thingie. A little digging is a lot cheaper. I use a small pail of water to rinse off the sand.
Sid
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If you have a "touch" faucet set to your happy...

If you have a "touch" faucet set to your happy temp, you will waste some water, and some energy/elect/gas or oil, opposed to just running the hot to to get it up to temp.
Sid
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ABS sensor on rear differential had bad/corroded...

ABS sensor on rear differential had bad/corroded connection, "repaired/replaced", cleared codes, road tested. "all is good". Thanks for reply.
Sid
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It's going to a shop tomorrow, A tech guy. I will...

It's going to a shop tomorrow, A tech guy. I will keep you posted.
Sid
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ABS acting up

Hi all
My 2000 Ford Ranger's ABS system is acting unusual , getting going from a stop,I hear/feel a bang/thump, then the abs light comes on, then as I start to get up to speed, the speedometer...
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Thanks cheese, I noticed the hex sockets, but I...

Thanks cheese, I noticed the hex sockets, but I didn't realize what they were for.
Thanks again.
Sid
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B&s 206 cc 126312 0163 e2

Hi all
The brigs 6HP I am having having trouble adjusting the valves. I opened it up, because it was submerged a while, and finally got around to it. I had to buy a new intake valve beaause the...
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Type in Reillo tutorials, or service videos, you...

Type in Reillo tutorials, or service videos, you might get some help.
Sid
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Unless it's hot start, carbon buildup should not...

Unless it's hot start, carbon buildup should not not cause early ignition. And yeah that pull back hurts. I installed an early version electronic ignition, and I had kickback, so I removed it. Later...
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