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All in a days (or two) work pictures

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by theironoracle, May 27, 2012.

  1. CM1995

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    Job security TIO.:D

    Nice job!:thumbsup
     
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    TIO in the pic with the trailer behind your truck it looks like 1 of the doors is missing on the drivers side????? what happened?? BTW very good job on the crusher
     
  3. theironoracle

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    No doors are missing just an illusion. That's the main tool box door so it's open. Thankfully no accidents...TIO
     
  4. theironoracle

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    Thanks for the encouragement, tomorrow I get to pull the swing jaw out and probably install new bearings. Not so exciting because this is my jaw so this expense is on me.....TIO
     
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    glad to hear its just open:) it don't pay as well to work on your own stuff but sometimes it has to be done!!!
     
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    Baby it's cold outside. Sometimes I don't feel guilty about getting to work late Monday morning...TIO
     
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    You must be up Bellingham way? I see they got it this morning.I'm east King county and we got snow last Friday.

    Stay warm!

    DB
     
  8. Mike L

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    'Tis the season. We're getting it here today as well.


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  9. theironoracle

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    What the heck is this failure? This is a 3304TA engine.....TIO
     
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    Hollow head sodium filled exhaust valve ??
     
  11. Birken Vogt

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    Crack started at edge.

    Gas began burning through.

    As it got further away from the edge (being cooled by contact with the seat) it began to burn worse and the gully continued to propagate.

    I don't know if this theory is correct but it is an idea.

    What other problems did it have?
     
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    I wonder if valve bent just little only time valve cools is when closed . Three cracks on side that did not close as tite?
     
  13. theironoracle

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    I will check the other valves for sodium leakage tomorrow! :falldownlaugh ...tio
     
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    Both birken and 8922659 are likely correct i think. Dunno about the sodium, thought by now it was a thing long past. If the valve had any carbon holding it open then it couldn't cool, so bent slightly, got worse as gas cut it. See this alot on natural gassers. I have a few heads in the shop ready for rebuild, valves looked like this or worse.
     
  15. old-iron-habit

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    Nice that it stayed together and did not do other damage.
     
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    that pic would make a great xmas card for next year!!!
     
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    Reminds me of the Junior Brown tune "I ain't gonna work today"
     
  18. Birken Vogt

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    That has been my song the last week or so. Lots of snow which then turned to constant rain and there is only so much you can do in a yellow slicker with water pouring in all your tools and electronics....
     
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    Ain't that the truth!
     
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    TIO,
    Just finished all 22 pages and all I can say is Wow! Inspiring to see all that you can do. I liked the strap trick for track assembly.