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Re: Bent Rock Shaft - Fixed

Postby thiggy » Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:09 pm

Good job. Kinda gives you a good feeling to have a success or two now and then.
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Re: Bent Rock Shaft - Fixed

Postby pickerandsinger » Sun Jul 21, 2013 4:43 am

Is that the one you bent plowing snow as a kid........OOPS....Shhhhhhhhhhhhh !!!!!!!!!
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Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:32 pm

Hi All - Making some progress - wanted to share.

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On the Bench
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In the press to break the bead
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Finished
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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby Hengy » Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:37 pm

DANG! That looks great, Ken! Did you sandblast the rims or did you use a wire wheel? Did you fill the pits with body filler or was it mainly the primer/paint that looks so smooth?

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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:51 pm

Hengy wrote:DANG! That looks great, Ken! Did you sandblast the rims or did you use a wire wheel? Did you fill the pits with body filler or was it mainly the primer/paint that looks so smooth?

Mike


Mike, that was sand blasted like crazy - in the box, out of the box - check it, mark spots back in the box (repeat 5-6 times or more). The smoothness is really the primer, paint and lighting. I'm pleased with the outcome. Thanks for the comments.

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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby Steve K. CALIF » Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:59 pm

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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby pickerandsinger » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:26 pm

Nice job Ken.....I want to say is that Majic paint,.... but I take it back :lol: ....Your new sandblaster works great, eh..... :applause:
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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby pharmerphil3 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:41 pm

:{_}: Looks Great :{_}:
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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:45 pm

pickerandsinger wrote:Nice job Ken.....I want to say is that Majic paint,.... but I take it back :lol: ....Your new sandblaster works great, eh..... :applause:


Thanks - If I had not purchased that Sand Blasting Cabinet - I'd have been living at Cecil's house to get all this done. Those wheels did not blast easy. For the next tractor I will have a bigger electrolysis tank, then use the sand blaster.

It's like Majic if you work at it. :thanx:
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Bolster Repair 1/4-20 to 10-24 Original Size

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:56 pm

At some point someone drilled out the 10-24 hole in my bolster and made it 1/4-20. I could have left it at that but no - I had to fix it. Using advise from this forum I did the following with totally successful results.

1. I ordered bottoming taps
2. I ordered a package of No. 20 drill bits for 10-24 thread size in steel.
3. I used a 1/4 carriage bolt and drilled out the center with the No. 20 drill bit. Just used my drill press, holding the bolt in Vise Grips. Failed first attempt - Nailed the second attempt.
4. I put loctite on the bolt, screwed it into the 1/4-20 hole and cut it off.
5. I tapped it out to 10-24. :thanx: To those of you who guided me down this path.

It came out about 1/32" low - but I'll take it.

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Finished - Back to 10-24
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Re: Bolster Repair 1/4-20 to 10-24 Original Size

Postby indy61 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:23 pm

Nice, Looks like you've made some other repairs to that bolster.
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Re: Bolster Repair 1/4-20 to 10-24 Original Size

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:25 pm

indy61 wrote:Nice, Looks like you've made some other repairs to that bolster.


That bolster has never been off the tractor since we got it in 1965 and to my knowledge it's never been repaired. Interested to know what you're seeing.

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Re: Bolster Repair 1/4-20 to 10-24 Original Size

Postby indy61 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:30 pm

It looked like fresh slag in the top pic, front center.
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Re: Bolster Repair 1/4-20 to 10-24 Original Size

Postby PVF1799 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:37 pm

indy61 wrote:It looked like fresh slag in the top pic, front center.


Nope no welds on this bolster, just oil and grease - this part has not been fully cleaned yet.
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Re: Bolster Repair 1/4-20 to 10-24 Original Size

Postby Rudi » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:45 pm

Looks good Ken. Nice to be able to fix stuff like that which is outside our comfort zone isn't it :?: :D A real good feeling :{_}:
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