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Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290138
Fri Dec 07 2018 01:00 AM
Fri Dec 07 2018 01:00 AM
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Frank50  Offline
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Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 1,318
Central IL, again
We all have probably felt that way at one time or another. Lord knows I have. I agree with sstock, turn the light out and take a break.

Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290152
Fri Dec 07 2018 02:07 AM
Fri Dec 07 2018 02:07 AM
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52Carl  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 7,512
Virginia
Beer me!
That's what I do when I get in a pickle.
Just as when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, when I get in a pickle, I get pickled. Well a little bit anyway.

Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290164
Fri Dec 07 2018 02:37 AM
Fri Dec 07 2018 02:37 AM
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Hotrod Lincoln  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 17,436
Dellrose, TN
Garth Brooks has the right idea!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tC-1hUzpJs

Jerry


The murder victim was drowned in a bathtub full of Rice Krispies and milk.
The coroner blamed the crime on a cereal killer!

Cringe and wail in fear, Eloi- - - - -we Morlocks are on the hunt!
Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290169
Fri Dec 07 2018 04:40 AM
Fri Dec 07 2018 04:40 AM
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ndkid275  Online
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Posts: 1,187
Northern VA
Darrell,

One day at a time! If you ever want to know all the crap that happened to me just ask! I had a years worth of experience that was not fun. Once you are up and running, it will all be worth it! In the mean time, Carl can you pass me a beer?

Chris

Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290188
Fri Dec 07 2018 02:49 PM
Fri Dec 07 2018 02:49 PM
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VEW  Offline
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VA
Yeah, we all been there! What I do in that case.....after working for hours and hours and hours on something and not only am I not making progress, but actually going backwards, is go over and get my BFH, raise it high over my head, start approaching the truck with it, and then the truck says, "Please don't,..I didn't do anything wrong".
Then I go over and turn out the lights and grab a beer (or another one)!
Remember, the joy is in the journey...the joy is in the journey.... smile


Victor

41 3/4 Ton Pick Up (in process)
55 Grumman Kurbside (Doughboy) 235/3 on tree w/ OD
57 3100
58 C4400 Viking (Thor)
59 C4500 Short Bus (Magic Bus)
59 G3800 1 Ton Dually (Chief)


Re: Really getting tired [Re: Hotrod Lincoln] #1290195
Fri Dec 07 2018 04:07 PM
Fri Dec 07 2018 04:07 PM
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sstock  Offline
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Gig Harbor, WA
Originally Posted by Hotrod Lincoln
The lesson to be learned here is don't try to remove throttle plates from the shaft unless there's a good reason to do so. If you do, drill the peened end of the screw away and use new screws to reinstall the throttle plates. You can loosen the screws slightly and tap on the plates to make sure they're centered in the bore, then retighten the screws but don't dismantle things all the way unless you've got new screws on hand.
Jerry

THIS!


1953 Chevrolet 3100
Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290211
Fri Dec 07 2018 06:43 PM
Fri Dec 07 2018 06:43 PM
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Wrenchbender Ret.  Offline
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Posts: 7,908
Lenexa Ks.
If you can't get a screw to work in it I have an extra throttle body for a 216 Roch. model B. Ive even put a sheet metal screw in one before. Worked fine.
George


They say money can't buy happiness. It can buy old Chevy trucks though. Same thing.

1956 Chevy 1/2-Ton Pickup

Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290245
Fri Dec 07 2018 10:50 PM
Fri Dec 07 2018 10:50 PM
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tom moore  Offline
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New Hampshire
Beerthirty time. One day, and one thorough step at a time.

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Re: Really getting tired [Re: Hotrod Lincoln] #1290309
Sat Dec 08 2018 02:51 PM
Sat Dec 08 2018 02:51 PM
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Lugnutz  Offline
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Posts: 1,632
South Carolina
Originally Posted by Hotrod Lincoln
The lesson to be learned here is don't try to remove throttle plates from the shaft unless there's a good reason to do so. If you do, drill the peened end of the screw away and use new screws to reinstall the throttle plates. You can loosen the screws slightly and tap on the plates to make sure they're centered in the bore, then retighten the screws but don't dismantle things all the way unless you've got new screws on hand.
Jerry

I twisted the heads right off two screws because I didn't know they were peened on the end. Sent the carb off for a rebuild and they repaired everything. Lesson learned.

Tip of the day: Small parts are seldom lost if . . . . you sit in the bathtub to work. (Make sure to put the plug in the drain first!) eeeek

Re: Really getting tired [Re: Darrell Day] #1290312
Sat Dec 08 2018 03:30 PM
Sat Dec 08 2018 03:30 PM
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MikeE  Offline
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Posts: 1,010
De Pere, WI
Like VEW says it is the journey, but the road is not a super highway. On my panel, the journey is about 16 years long so far, this includes 3 body shops who decided they were only kidding when they agreed to fix things, and a lot of money. Just keep driving on.


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