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Birken Vogt's Recent Activity

  1. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Question for all the independent mobile mechanics!!!.

    I've seen this idea floated in a number of industries but never seen it actually go anywhere. Unless you count cookie cutter stuff like...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 12:29 AM
  2. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Clean Hydraulic OIl.

    At least landfills are usually located somewhere near civilization and have a good road and such, when you are out in the woods and...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 6:39 AM
  3. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Passing on what you know.

    No substitute for quantity time. I get people who find out that I know what levers to pull and want me to run their rented machine or...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 3:07 AM
  4. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Ductile Iron parts.

    They can have them in Japan, good riddance I say. Apparently Honda and Kohler are the only ones who can make an engine that will work...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 5:17 PM
  5. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Ductile Iron parts.

    I have seen Subaru Robin v-twins with far more than their fair share of problems and I have one scar from one that will be with me the...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 4:02 PM
  6. Birken Vogt replied to the thread New Ride Part Deux.

    What is the difference between the Franna and the Groves we see over here?

    Jul 15, 2019 at 3:58 PM
  7. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Is this shop worth it?.

    I used to have a job like that. Old truck with bad gas gauge, could never remember how much gas was in it because it would be months...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 3:50 PM
  8. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Swap Cummins M11 for 3116? Military FMTV M1088 tractor.

    RV engines get much higher HP ratings than comparable truck engines since they know you are not going to use it continuously and melt...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM
  9. Birken Vogt attached a file to the thread Favorite phrases you use.

    That's a good one, reminds me of this: [ATTACH]

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  10. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Ductile Iron parts.

    Probably better that it is not a diesel. The Chinese small air cooled diesel clones I have seen have always been a disaster.

    Jul 14, 2019 at 2:33 AM
  11. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Swap Cummins M11 for 3116? Military FMTV M1088 tractor.

    I always say, I'm on vacation, what is the hurry? And it goes down the back side of the hill, and on the flats, the same speed no...

    Jul 13, 2019 at 10:55 PM
  12. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Swap Cummins M11 for 3116? Military FMTV M1088 tractor.

    You want 400 hp in the little cabover? To get a real 400 reliable truck HP you need a 14 liter engine.

    Jul 13, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  13. Birken Vogt replied to the thread Ductile Iron parts.

    I've never seen one of these running in the field but I have seen plenty of other "not-Honda" generators and I know that if it is not...

    Jul 12, 2019 at 1:14 AM