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Having rebuilt many Ford products from the...

Having rebuilt many Ford products from the sixties, my recommendation would be to select the Falcon instead of the T-bird. The Falcon is much simpler and parts are easier to find. Many Mustang...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Alternator Dlg7736-6-7 - Duralast Gold...

Alternator Dlg7736-6-7 - Duralast Gold (DLG7736-6-7) (http://www.autozone.com/1/products/279893-alternator-dlg7736-6-7-duralast-gold-dlg7736-6-7.html)
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Posted By Lone Star Char

What you have run is good enough for the reed...

What you have run is good enough for the reed switches.

BTW - It will take about 200 ft of 24 gauge wire before you get to 5 ohms resistance - That's 100 ft for two wires.
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Posted By Lone Star Char

I can't read the model number, but the...

I can't read the model number, but the manufacturer is Intermatic Inc. Suggest you go to their website and match one of their digital electronic models. The manuals should also be available.
10-01-15, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Based on your description, it sounds as if the...

Based on your description, it sounds as if the Copeland Scroll was oversized. We could certainly tell you if you could provide the model numbers of both the Copeland and the Trane compressors.
04-04-15, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Lone Star Char

You can still buy F96T8 bulbs at most major...

You can still buy F96T8 bulbs at most major lighting supply stores or at any big box like Home Depot or Lowe's. A few years ago, I converted several hundred thousand 8 foot, 2 lamp, T12 fixtures...
02-28-15, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Lone Star Char

I couldn't find that model number listed on the...

I couldn't find that model number listed on the manufacturer's website, so I cannot verify the size, but based on the RLA of the compressor, I suspect that it is a nominal 2 ton unit. It will...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

I suspect that the OMI 2.0 stands for 2" inside...

I suspect that the OMI 2.0 stands for 2" inside diameter of the spring. The difference between G 7.1 and G 7.2 is probably the difference between the part numbers for the left-hand winding and the...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Suggest the you Google "Color Rendering Index" ...

Suggest the you Google "Color Rendering Index" as well as "Color Temperature". The two terms are related somewhat, but do different things with respect to the way we perceive colors. As an...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

After looking a little closer at the pics, I can...

After looking a little closer at the pics, I can see that it is a 4-panel door, not a three panel. It looks kinda like it might be insulated, but I really can't tell. In other words, I can't guess...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

From the pictures, it appears that the spring is...

From the pictures, it appears that the spring is wound only six turns. Also, you seem to have a three panel door that is about 24 bricks in height (maybe six feet?). This would also correspond to...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

The "garage door shaft" or "torque tube" or...

The "garage door shaft" or "torque tube" or "torsion tube" is usually a 1" hollow shaft (it may be 1") and is usually furnished in a bare finish. It can be purchased with a galvanized finish. Just...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

You seem to have researched the major safety...

You seem to have researched the major safety concerns. You are correct that it is not all that complicated. Be sure to use good quality winding bars and that they are seated properly in the winding...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Try this website - Garage Door Springs...

Try this website - Garage Door Springs (http://ddmgaragedoors.com/springs/garage-door-springs.php#sectional) - There is a lot of good information on it. If you still have problems or questions, come...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Google Slatwall accessories. You will get lots...

Google Slatwall accessories. You will get lots of hits.
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Posted By Lone Star Char

It sounds like the RPM sensor is not picking up...

It sounds like the RPM sensor is not picking up the rotation of the motor shaft. There is an RPM sensor (part #17) located just outside the bracket that holds the worm gear and there is an...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

You are correct - a 25" spring will still work...

You are correct - a 25" spring will still work fine but it will not last as long. You will also have to re-adjust your cable lengths (or maybe even replace your cables if they do not have enough...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

The only other thing to consider about the spring...

The only other thing to consider about the spring length is the number of cycles. The 32" spring will typically last longer than the 25" spring. How long do you want to go before you make this...
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Just a final follow-up on the repair: The new...

Just a final follow-up on the repair: The new pump came in with everything needed to install on the old system including a good set of instructions. It took about 30 minutes for the total repair...
02-28-14, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Lone Star Char

One concern that many AC designers worry about is...

One concern that many AC designers worry about is that when the system is off, the compressor can become colder than the other components in the system. When that happens, the refrigerant can...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Thanks for the response, Kev91. Sounds like you...

Thanks for the response, Kev91. Sounds like you had a pretty successful repair. I have ordered a new pump from All Parts Equipment in Michigan. Their website looked pretty similar to the one you...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Need new pump for Devilbiss Pressure Washer

I have an old Devilbiss Excell 2400 pressure washer with a 5HP Honda engine with a PK18219 pump attached. The motor, hose, wand, etc. are in great shape, but the pump has finally given up the ghost...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

Try this website: Standard Garage Door Torsion...

Try this website: Standard Garage Door Torsion Springs (http://ddmgaragedoors.com/springs/standard-torsion-springs.php)

You can select the spring that best meets your requirements. Keep in...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

If you use two springs and your door weighs 200...

If you use two springs and your door weighs 200 pounds, then you will need two springs rated at 100 pounds each. Here is a real good web site with tons of great info:

Standard Garage Door...
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Posted By Lone Star Char

As the old saying goes "It's better to be lucky...

As the old saying goes "It's better to be lucky than smart". Don't you just love it when it works out this way!
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