What Is It ??

Farmall Cub Forum -- Questions and answers to all of your Cub related issues.

Moderator: Team Cub

Forum rules
Notice: For sale and wanted posts are not allowed in this forum. Please use our free classifieds or one of our site sponsors for your tractor and parts needs.

What Is It ??

Postby johnbron » Tue May 04, 2004 11:29 am

Well I decided to start back working on My Cub since its winter hibernation.

I just took the hood off for the first time and noticed that it has a lot of new wiring.

My question is, There is a small gizmo strapped to the radiator neck that has been sealed or wrapped in a tar/rubber like substance. A wire from the hot lug on the generator goes to this thing and another wire comes from it and goes to the amp/volt meter.

Anybody know what is the purpose for it or better yet, Is it some kind of a resister?. This Cub has a 6-volt system. :?:
Last edited by johnbron on Tue May 04, 2004 2:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Then came Bronson
User avatar
johnbron
CubPro Emeritus
 
Posts: 2809
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:31 am
Location: Puyallup, WA.

Postby Lurker Carl » Tue May 04, 2004 2:32 pm

JB,

A resistor? Here's the real scoop - Your Cub has been fitted with an alien device designed to spy on Earth! When you removed the hood, you enabled the gizmo to transmit secret data to 'their' ship orbiting high above the earth.

Reinstall your hood immediately! You can confuse 'them' by driving the Cub back and forth over a small plot of land as though you were working a garden or cutting grass, or haul it to a new location with other Cubs (safety in numbers) for several days and then bringing it back home. Resistance is needed to thwart 'their' evil attempt to take over Earth.

It's a little known fact, but alien space ships use 6 volt positive grounded electrical systems. That is why 'they' chose your Cub for this spy project. I found this out when I took the aluminum foil off my head and 'they' inserted this information directly into my brain.

Sorry, I couldn't resist. I actually have no idea why someone would wire a gizmo to your radiator.

Lurker Carl
User avatar
Lurker Carl
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
 
Posts: 3942
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 9:54 am
Location: PA, Todd
Zip Code: 16685
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby johnbron » Tue May 04, 2004 2:50 pm

8) 8) Pretty cool answer Carl. That explains a lot, I always did want to drive and operate a "UCO". Actually this alien in-line wired gizmo is attached to the radiator hose neck tube on the head. I think it is a "GPS" system sending-unit for plowing straight rows while napping. :twisted: :twisted: :roll:
Then came Bronson
User avatar
johnbron
CubPro Emeritus
 
Posts: 2809
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:31 am
Location: Puyallup, WA.

Postby Donny M » Tue May 04, 2004 3:50 pm

JB,

I think The Lurker has been listening to too much Art Bell :!: :lol: :lol:

The gizmo is nothing more than a homing device for BigDog. :lol: :lol:

Maybe a "Y" splice or a fuse :?: :?:
Donny M
5+ Years
5+ Years
 

Postby George Willer » Tue May 04, 2004 3:55 pm

I think The Lurker has been listening to too much Art Bell


Well yeabut... how in the world's a guy s'posed to know what's going on without Art Bell or George Norry?
George Willer
http://gwill.net

The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. Ambrose Bierce
User avatar
George Willer
Cub Pro
Cub Pro
 
Posts: 7011
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 9:36 pm
Location: OHIO, Fremont
Zip Code: 43420
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Bigdog » Tue May 04, 2004 4:09 pm

Donny M wrote:

The gizmo is nothing more than a homing device for BigDog. :lol: :lol:



Now Donny! Don't go giving away all my secrets!!!!! :wink: :wink: I thought I had you better trained than that! I am so disappointed! :cry: :cry: :cry:
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

http://www.cubtug.com
User avatar
Bigdog
Team Cub
Team Cub
 
Posts: 23820
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Location: OH, Stoutsville
Zip Code: 43154
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby Donny M » Tue May 04, 2004 4:10 pm

Mr. GW,

I think your Avatar is changing too much. Those of us that are "Remote Viewers" have already seen them. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Got to go, the back door is open 2,000 miles away. :lol: :lol: :lol:
Donny M
5+ Years
5+ Years
 

Postby Donny M » Tue May 04, 2004 4:45 pm

Bigdog wrote:
Now Donny! Don't go giving away all my secrets!!!!!


Don't worry Bigdog I didn't give them ALL away :!: :wink: :wink: But George Norry may give away some tonight. :lol: :lol:

That's why I have XM Radio...Don't want to miss any of those secrets. :lol: :lol:
Donny M
5+ Years
5+ Years
 

Postby johnbron » Tue May 04, 2004 4:52 pm

Donny M wrote:

JB,
:!: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Maybe a "Y" splice or a fuse :?: :?:


Nope Donny` This aint no "Y"-Splice, It is about 2/3rds the width of a cigarette pack and same length & thickness. There is 1-wire in from the generator and 1-wire out to the guage. Anyhoo I shall leave it as is. I just finally successfully separated the stack/pipe from the manifold.
Then came Bronson
User avatar
johnbron
CubPro Emeritus
 
Posts: 2809
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:31 am
Location: Puyallup, WA.

Postby Donny M » Tue May 04, 2004 5:01 pm

JB,

If Mr. Becker doesn't know what it may be, then you should ask Art or George or maybe you could ask Father Martin. Who knows, he may answer. :shock:

Stay cool...How hot has it been anyway :?: :?: :?:
Donny M
5+ Years
5+ Years
 

Postby Bigdog » Tue May 04, 2004 5:06 pm

Can we get a picture? It could be some sort of current limiting resistor.
Bigdog
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

My wife says I don't listen to her. - - - - - - - - Or something like that!

http://www.cubtug.com
User avatar
Bigdog
Team Cub
Team Cub
 
Posts: 23820
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 12:50 pm
Location: OH, Stoutsville
Zip Code: 43154
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Postby johnbron » Tue May 04, 2004 5:08 pm

Donny M wrote:JB,

If Mr. Becker doesn't know what it may be, then you should ask Art or George or maybe you could ask Father Martin. Who knows, he may answer. :shock:

Stay cool...How hot has it been anyway :?: :?: :?:


I was kinda thinking electrician-guru BigDog would have an answer, He seems to be one of the more knowledgable ones when it comes to these "Sparky" questions. I bet he learned all that "Shocking" experience from his Grandpa.

Its a cool 87-degrees here today Donny. Has been hotter the last few days. I just had to come in the house to cool off.
Then came Bronson
User avatar
johnbron
CubPro Emeritus
 
Posts: 2809
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:31 am
Location: Puyallup, WA.

WHAT IS IT???????????????

Postby LARRY BALL » Tue May 04, 2004 5:31 pm

WHAT IS IT YOU ASK :?: I WAS SURE ALL CUB OWNERS WOULD RECOGNIZE THIS PART. IT'S PROPER NAME IS THE THERMONUCLEAR MODULATING KANOOTIN' VALVE WITH THE VARIABLE ORFICE. HOPE I'VE BEEN A BIG HELP. YOU SEE, I KNOW MY CUB PARTS :!:
:wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:
LARRY BALL
LARRY BALL
10+ Years
10+ Years
 
Posts: 298
Joined: Thu Jul 17, 2003 10:49 pm
Location: KATY, TEXAS

Postby johnbron » Tue May 04, 2004 6:42 pm

[quote="Bigdog"] Can we get a picture?


:?: :idea: Good idea there B.D.


I haven`t used my camera for so long that it dont want to work now. I erased some pics off the card and now it dont wanna perform it`s duties. I am charging the batteries now and hope that is the problem.

I found a new "FREE" picture hosting page that makes it easier for me to post pictures now without me having a URL. __ I will hopefully have a pic or 2 on here this evening. :?: :?:
Then came Bronson
User avatar
johnbron
CubPro Emeritus
 
Posts: 2809
Joined: Sun Feb 02, 2003 2:31 am
Location: Puyallup, WA.

Postby Daniel H. » Tue May 04, 2004 8:14 pm

Don't suppose it could be a soild state voltage regulator do you? Just a thought.
The four most expensive words in tractor restoration: "We might as well..."
Daniel H.
10+ Years
10+ Years
 
Posts: 552
Joined: Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:18 pm
Location: NC, Yadkinville

Next

Return to Farmall Cub

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests