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Forum: Smoke Signals 03-04-2019, 04:06 AM
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Posted By jlawles2
Understood. If it were your workhorse, I could...

Understood. If it were your workhorse, I could see going air suspension, however that also means either on board air or swapping to air brakes. Again since its not your workhorse, its not really...
Forum: Smoke Signals 03-03-2019, 08:42 PM
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Posted By jlawles2
Adam, Glad you got that straightened out. ...

Adam,
Glad you got that straightened out. Sorry to hear that the MFG could not get it straight.
Wonder how that axle got bent. That's almost impressive the way it's bent between the bearings and...
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-28-2019, 05:04 AM
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Posted By jlawles2
Spent 3 hrs in conference calls, with client and...

Spent 3 hrs in conference calls, with client and owner.
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-20-2019, 08:59 PM
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Views: 239,781
Posted By jlawles2
Talking Ask one of the supers to prove they can do it...

Ask one of the supers to prove they can do it while following the rules. Otherwise, tell them when you hit 9 its back to the center to avoid breaking the 9.5hr max imposed rule (unless its more than...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 02-20-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jlawles2
So you need part number 11 from this diagram? ...

So you need part number 11 from this diagram?
...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 02-19-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By jlawles2
None of my 4 GM trucks have had bushings on the...

None of my 4 GM trucks have had bushings on the center link.

Pitman arm has 1 ball joint with rubber boot, idler arm has 1 ball joint with rubber boot, both tie rods have rubber boots on each end,...
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-18-2019, 04:50 AM
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Posted By jlawles2
Glad the fix worked. For the new running gear,...

Glad the fix worked. For the new running gear, you planning to weld it to the frame like the old, or bolt like the class 8 trailers?

Are you still pulling the AL Crossman? That was a nice...
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-16-2019, 06:50 PM
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Views: 239,781
Posted By jlawles2
Is that the GN that cracked the welds on the...

Is that the GN that cracked the welds on the running gear?
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-14-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By jlawles2
Have you tried CB's for the 22? Friend of mine...

Have you tried CB's for the 22? Friend of mine used them for shooting rats in the back yard, super quiet, but needed a bolt action because of low recoil.
...
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-13-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,564
Posted By jlawles2
It's amazing what a good floor finisher can do. ...

It's amazing what a good floor finisher can do.

From what I know, it starts with drum sanding everything possible. Then they have a small rotary sander that they use to get in corners and close...
Forum: Towing 02-10-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,015
Posted By jlawles2
Remembered the thread last night as I was...

Remembered the thread last night as I was thinking about the new 5er spontaneous upgrade we made yesterday. Been thinking about a 5er for a while, so went to the RV show and went in and out of...
Forum: Towing 02-09-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,015
Posted By jlawles2
How is this project coming along?

How is this project coming along?
Forum: Garage Sale 02-09-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
WTB: Rear end
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Posted By jlawles2
Never been into the rear of a dually. I though...

Never been into the rear of a dually. I though the rear hubs might be different, but the biggest difference is the dually wheel offset. Since the rims are offset so much for face to face mounting...
Forum: Garage Sale 02-09-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
WTB: Rear end
Views: 536
Posted By jlawles2
For the front you can either change the hubs or...

For the front you can either change the hubs or remove the dually spacers from the hubs.

For the rear, I thought they were the same with just spacers. Hats might be bigger on the dually.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 02-05-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,826
Posted By jlawles2
Have you tried putting the truck in park when...

Have you tried putting the truck in park when shifting the t-case out of low? Another trick is to stop and back up before shifting. That way it takes the stress off the low gears. Only need to...
Forum: LML 01-29-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,568
Posted By jlawles2
So who makes that pump?

So who makes that pump?
Forum: LML 01-28-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,568
Posted By jlawles2
So that pump says FoMoCo as in Ford Motor...

So that pump says FoMoCo as in Ford Motor Company. I that correct, Ford makes the pump?
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 01-12-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By jlawles2
Rod caps are fractured not cut to ensure proper...

Rod caps are fractured not cut to ensure proper fit and minimize the bolts job.

Lots of custom rods are done the same way now.
...
Forum: Smoke Signals 01-04-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By jlawles2
Good luck with the new venture. Hopefully they...

Good luck with the new venture. Hopefully they stand by letting you continue to service your longest customers.

Anytime you can spend a little free time earning extra cash by doing something you...
Forum: Smoke Signals 01-02-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,564
Posted By jlawles2
You want to come do mine? Looks as good or...

You want to come do mine? Looks as good or better than some of the highest paid guys out there. I definitely would take credit for it.

As for finding the mistakes, almost any job I have ever...
Forum: Smoke Signals 12-27-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,564
Posted By jlawles2
I greatly appreciate your service. I know...

I greatly appreciate your service. I know several people that have been injured while active. The ones I know are like you and have learned to live with what harsh memories they live with. Yes I...
Forum: Smoke Signals 12-27-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,564
Posted By jlawles2
We deal with a lot of OTR truck drivers at work. ...

We deal with a lot of OTR truck drivers at work. Most of them have sleepers which is a bit of a help, but I understand you in not wanting to put an animal through the long distances between stops.
...
Forum: Smoke Signals 12-26-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,564
Posted By jlawles2
Claim it's a service dog. You are a Navy Vet,...

Claim it's a service dog. You are a Navy Vet, they make concessions for former military and their service animals.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-21-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 29,854
Posted By jlawles2
I can agree with that. I know you are not...

I can agree with that. I know you are not vertically challenged and several of our larger drivers at work like the sleeper trucks because there is more room to slide the seat back. Hopefully you...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-21-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 29,854
Posted By jlawles2
Adam, Have you considered buying something...

Adam,

Have you considered buying something like a T300 for about $15k, Keeping it stock and just running it till the wheels fall off? Saw a pre '99 model on truck paper for $15K. I know you want...
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