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So what did you do with your truck today?

Discussion in '6.9L IH & 7.3L IDI Diesels' started by GOOSE, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. IDIBRONCO

    IDIBRONCO IDIBRONCO

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    I think that's exactly what you have there. You may have to have that cylinder sleeved before it can be rebuilt. There could be a lot of damage to the cylinder wall.
     
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    Laine D Full Access Member

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    I modded the fuel filter/pump mount so I could bolt it to the frame instead of the bed. I also hadn’t touched a welder since last summer so I felt a little good seeing that I can still make stuff stick together.

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    Well since this is the internet, SOMEONE is obligated to harass your welding.....
    Did Ray Charles weld that with his feet? It'll never hold, I know because I know a guy who knows a guy who has a friend of a friend who is a welder.... LOL



    Looks pretty good to me! Are you going to post a shot after it's mounted? I'm curious.
     
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    Thank you man I really needed a reality check LOL
    I would’ve taken a better picture but I had diesel in my armpit and my couch was really calling my name.
     
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    I hear that! Nothing motivates you to call it a day quite like a diesel bath LOL
     
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    Lol I hate how people who dont even have welders or have ever welded or are second hand welders pop off me personally that it a good weld itllhold a lot more than ya think also a good looking weld dosent always mean it'll hold
     
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    Farmer Rock just a fella' without a 10mm socket

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    Bunch of softies! My day is just getting started when I get covered in diesel lol



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    Yeah that's why I stopped sharing stuff lol. I get decent welds with my flux core, but they don't look like TIG welds so everyone says they're garbage. They hold what I need :dunno
     
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    I like any pictures of welding, fabricating, or people trying something outside the box. I don't care what it looks like.


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    That’s my thing too, you have somebody that follows 6 welding accounts on Instagram judging you when they don’t even know where to put the ground.
     
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    thank you, I kinda surprised myself. I need to keep at it. I have really good equipment that I am always free to use and I never take advantage of it as much as I should.
     
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    I once knew a guy who thought that he knew how to weld because he read a book on how to weld. He proved himself wrong the only time that I saw him try.
     
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    I know the feeling I weld lots and I know I post a pic and someone stupid will pop off But at the end of the day it's going to hold looks decent and I'll trust it
     
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    subway be nice to the admin :D

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    I know the feeling, I was running flux core for years until I got a bottle to go gas. They might not be as pretty but the old welds I have done have all help up fine, including the ones were I cut down the drive shaft for my DT swap.

    Now that I switched to gas I like that much better, I still have my old stick welder for any real heavy stuff the MIG cant do now.
     
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    crunchy...
     

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