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  1. Mattax

    Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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    @memike
    You near that guy that killed his headlights?
    He needs someone local to troubleshoot for him.
     
  2. zkx14

    zkx14 Duster De-ruster FABO Gold Member

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    I think a trip to Carlisle would be an excellent birthday present.
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    • ZMan67S

      ZMan67S FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Went to Sam's Club, and got a Delco battery. Fired right up.
      I think even after I get the new restored look battery I'll just throw this one on the trailer and carry it as a backup.
       
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      • toolmanmike

        toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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        I'm on it. Thanks for the tip.
         
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        • Tooljunkie

          Tooljunkie King of cobble/master of the broken bolt FABO Gold Member

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          Really warmed up nice here.

          Think i will be reading my bandsaw its last rights. Into the scrap truck it goes.
          Spent more time than allocated to align blade.
          Cold saw coming up.
          Cut the framework. Well,most of it.
           
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          toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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          It's all good.
           
        • dukeboy_318

          dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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          Get them Mike
           
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          • Mattax

            Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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            Glad you care Mike. people like yous guys are why I stick around.
            The owner has long ago shown what he's about.
             
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              dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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              Did I miss something?
               
            • Mattax

              Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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              Green eye?
              Remember those?
              Must have been one of the first sealed batteries. I didn't like the idea, but my Nova had one it and it lasted and lasted.
               
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              • Mattax

                Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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                Broke the master link on the way back from the co-op. Very surprised! Fortunately not too far away and could walk the bike and coast. Another thing to fix.
                 
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                Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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                Did you read back? Nothing more needs to be said here.
                 
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                dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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                only to the top of this page. i'll pop back a couple more pages.

                Hey, did you see where the polara is now fully re-wired?
                 
              • Mattax

                Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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                Just click the little arrow and you can follow the quotes back...
                No I didnt see you got it rewired. Good!
                 
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                • dukeboy_318

                  dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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                  yep and a buddy of mine who's an facility maintenance tested the harness all out for safety and what not once we got it in. The only thing now is hope the switches all work out.
                   
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                  • ZMan67S

                    ZMan67S FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                    We have a local person who for years (40) has done nothing but rebuilt alternators. The cost to do mine is $40.
                    I don't know the history of mine, and wonder if I should just get it done??
                    I know several people who have used this person and all were very happy with the service.
                     
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                    dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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                    Tornadoes all over your way today. Stay safe man
                     
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                    • zkx14

                      zkx14 Duster De-ruster FABO Gold Member

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                      Heck yeah, probably cost ya most of that to get the parts to do it yourself
                       
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                      • zkx14

                        zkx14 Duster De-ruster FABO Gold Member

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                        Only issue would be appearance. Rebuild is likely just functional - not a 'restoration' type service like Hoppy does on distributors
                         
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                        • jaws

                          jaws I put the fun in dysfunctional FABO Gold Member

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                          Afternoon guys, just started snowing here, done with this stuff.

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                        • ZMan67S

                          ZMan67S FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                          Thanks will do that time of year.
                           
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                            ZMan67S FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                            Where's the YUCK button??
                             
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                              ZMan67S FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                              Yep I was thinking for performance only. Will look the same as is just run better/stronger??
                               
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                              zkx14 Duster De-ruster FABO Gold Member

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                              Can only put out what it was designed to do. I would see it more as insurance against untimely failure ( is there ever a good time?)
                              Matt has posted a bunch of stuff on alternators. Could probably give a bit more insight @Mattax
                               
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                              • jaws

                                jaws I put the fun in dysfunctional FABO Gold Member

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                                It’s really coming down now.

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