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Re: What Odd Job Did you Do Today? GLyford Yesterday at 05:55 PM
Added a small HF hoist to my new-to-me pickup.
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Added a boat winch to the top, and a snatch block to the end, like the bigger HF hoist has.

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Bracing I added to the angles it came with. Rear is on the left, it angles down to a hitch mount on the frame.

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Like so.

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The forward brace goes straight across, with one welded on chunk of angle to drop to a large hole next to the spring mount.

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The far end is about amidships, and bolts to the crossmember and the spare tire hoist mounting plate. Stopped just short of the access tube for lowering the spare. While I have that out I am brushing off the rust and repainting it.

Also got two quad outlets installed over my garage workbench, now I have plenty for chargers and such.
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Re: Diesel tank repair ideas??? bunkclimber Yesterday at 05:54 PM
Hollywood has so many people scared of gas tank explosions..too many movies..
at least she's workin for ya Sonny..I always put a strip of roofing felt inbetween the tank and the mount strap,it cuts out the friction wear of the strap and gives it some cushion.It looks like thats what got you so may holes in yer tank...Anyway if you get tired of workin on that 7.3L Ive got a brand new,in the crate 6V53T Detroit for sale if you wanna swop in some fun to that truck
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Re: Case 1835-B sonny 09/30/2022 04:14 PM
Thought the pump I put on died but it was just the ground wire pulled off! Anyway the loader developed a massive fuel leak and ended up being the suction hose from the tank to the pump.
That was fun to replace since its way down in the deep dark canyons and you can only work with 1 hand in there due to no room to even see what you are doing!
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Re: over-powered CadDigger 628 and newbie questions JIM 09/18/2022 12:11 AM
My Mini-Hoe very rarely comes off an Idle. I keep it bumped up just enough for the governor to do it's job.
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