Monthly Archives: August 2012

resistance is futile

    On with the search for wanted and unwanted resistance. Maybe all ohm values are allright but the dash VR is not ok? It seemed it is intact and produces something between 4 and 5V but i can’t actually … Continue reading

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tech: making a reliable ammeter

Dodge trucks of the 72-80s era have one major design flaw they all share. Even passenger cars suffer from that. By factory design the charging current travels from the alternator through the bulkhead, through the ammeter, through the bulkhead again, … Continue reading

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no pic for you

Drat! The tire and alignment shop i went to has had a new alignment rack installed some since i’ve been there the last time and this particular alignment rack in fact HAS the data for a W300 chassis but it … Continue reading

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to the degree

Hey folks, long time no write. I’m still on the fight to get a legal propane system into my truck and i’m still trying to get me a good NP435 or 445 and the parts to convert to stick shift. … Continue reading

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bench seat mayhem continues

The lower bench seat frame has returned from blasting (sorry, no pic). It’s in good condition, no cracks or rust through. For proper corrosion protection i painted it “warning, no rust allowed – red”:   Followed by a coat of … Continue reading

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beyond my own nose: project pilehouse

I’m always curious of what others do. It’s inspiring to see people write and post pictures about their blog. I’m going to post links to blogs, threads and all kind of stuff that i think deserves coverage. Although the Eastwood … Continue reading

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best pic ever

This has got to be the best pic of me and my truck ever taken. I got caught “speeding” (9mls over) by a mobile radar trap setup on a local country road. Note the coolness factors: cigarette behind right ear, … Continue reading

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