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Old 11-13-2015, 03:51 PM   #201 (permalink)
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you take out the plug, and fuel drains....
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Old 11-13-2015, 03:54 PM   #202 (permalink)
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I think he meant the shifter
Yep, me being the other one, thinks it was the shifter too, but not as funny as simple gravitational theory being explained...LOL. I'll sit down tonite with the TCM schematic, and do a quick drawing of the "new circuitry" incorporating the solenoid switches....

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Old 11-13-2015, 03:57 PM   #203 (permalink)
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its a fuel sump, or, if its not pulling fuel from there a tank drain, some pull the fuel from the bottom of the tank, mostly cummins guys, we are just using it as a drain... did it like that to save money, last time it cost us $120.00 to buy a bung, and have it brazed/silver soldered to the bottom of the tank.... this cost us $4.00 for stainless bolts...... and some time...... found that after the aluminnum paint is on, and not super tacky anymore, to spray it with clear.... best clear i have found for it is VHT high heat stuff....
Don't understand the sump part, yes I've been around sumps.
Why did it require silver solder? Couldn't you guys have brazed it?
Point noted on the clear, thanks. My intake and tank still rub aluminum off.
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Old 11-13-2015, 05:51 PM   #204 (permalink)
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OK, i'll bite, what is it?

Looks like some heavy steel to make a bung?

Aside, don't you just hate that damn aluminum paint? A year later the damn aluminum still rubs off when you touch it, or have you found a better brand?
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Don't understand the sump part, yes I've been around sumps.
Why did it require silver solder? Couldn't you guys have brazed it?
Point noted on the clear, thanks. My intake and tank still rub aluminum off.
here is a pretty good description of a diesel fuel sump....
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Old 11-13-2015, 10:06 PM   #205 (permalink)
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worked on gauge cluster, got all the gauges cleaned up real nice, sprayed all the inside of cluster silver, re-touched all gauge needles...
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Old 11-13-2015, 10:17 PM   #206 (permalink)
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pics of 4l80M shift switch pedestal....
Waaaay better looking than my trans control...
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Old 11-13-2015, 11:10 PM   #207 (permalink)
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got the cluster all back together, some pics of process, and the before ones...
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Nice! I find if you clear coat the clear plastic lens it will look new again, the clear kinda fills in the scratches .
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Nice! I find if you clear coat the clear plastic lens it will look new again, the clear kinda fills in the scratches .
Headlight conditioner kits polish out that haze and clean them up. They only clean up the fine scratch's, so clear is probably good after
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and here i was thinking that i lucked out and got a nice lens, maybe some of pics dont do it justice, seems pretty clear to me....

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