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Old 01-02-2018, 12:11 PM   #2941
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Brrrrrrrr! Too damned cold here in the Tropics!

Did not get much done yesterday. A few hours of damp, 34 degree work sent me to Happy Hour early. But I did manage to get a little done.


My crappy Jig Saw got the template for my roof cut but it took quite a bit of sanding/fitting/sanding to get a tight fit.

Then...


...I got a start on an overhead gauge panel. Once again, compound curves complicate the fool out of what should be a simple process.

I soon discovered I needed one of these...


???

Went down into the 20's last night and will do the same tomorrow.
Thinking of moving to Ecuador.

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Old 01-02-2018, 01:39 PM   #2942
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Oooh, overhead gauges could be a good way to declutter that dash.

What kinda thinga-ma-widget jig-doohickey did you make there, Tango?



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which engine is a 58cc diesel?
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Yeah, but that's 58 cu in, not 58cc

Damn it!
That's what I get for trying to be witty and not checking my units and/or math.

444 CID/8= 55.5 in^3 or 7,300 cc/8= 912.5cc

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Guido, do you still have the air filter assembly?, I have a 1961 that the oil filter assembly is all rusted and not repairable.

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Nope, sorry, long gone.
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Old 01-02-2018, 01:43 PM   #2943
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Don't even get me started on that whole "metric" thing!
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Old 01-02-2018, 01:47 PM   #2944
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Damn it!
That's what I get for trying to be witty and not checking my units and/or math.

444 CID/8= 55.5 in^3 or 7,300 cc/8= 912.5cc



Nope, sorry, long gone.
That's okay ... I got it first time around and didn't want to spoil the joke by being picky
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Old 01-02-2018, 02:10 PM   #2945
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Cool idea for your bed/couch. Slides out on heavy duty full extension drawer slides:

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Old 01-02-2018, 06:22 PM   #2946
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How's this for COLD? I've got liquid FREEZING inside the fridge - not the freezer part.
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Old 01-02-2018, 06:51 PM   #2947
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I just lost my third batch of produce from it freezing while in the fridge, not the freezer.

When my cooking oil solidifies its getting serious. Gotta boil water to melt the oil so I can fry a tater.

Of late we're having 40s during the day but its frosting hard every night. You guys seem to be taking the brunt of the jetstream this winter. Thanks.
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Old 01-02-2018, 07:43 PM   #2948
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My spuds have all frozen solid! Likewise the onions and apples.
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You can't keep them taters, onions and apples in your basement at this time of year. Well actually you can, but you need to use them all up before they melt. Those tomaters and other healthy stuff turns into mush.

I'm meat rich at this time of year. Chicken, ham, pork roast. They all freeze well. I get my vegetables from the occasional pizza topping. Working on a good case of scurvy here.
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:03 PM   #2950
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Hey Tango- Possible solution (or ideas) for your air filter. Not exactly what you are looking for but the size is right CF-812-4 (12" Lg. Filter Element x 8”round x 15-3/4 O.A.L. w/ 4" Intake Inlet Cap)

https://bti-tool.com/overview/
https://bti-tool.com/cf-812-4-buggy-...in-intake.html

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Uses a fairly common heavy equipment air filter (Bobcat IIRC) (Donaldson P181054/WIX 42126)

Speaking of Bobcat, might be worth looking at construction equipment for a canister style filter assembly.

More ideas: https://www.donaldson.com/content/da...ccessories.pdf
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