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Thread: What have you done to your 5 ton this week?

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    Quote Originally Posted by simp5782 View Post
    bad a.... is to pick up your 14.00 or 16.00 when its on a wheel and put it in the bed of your truck. I am sure my body will regret is someday.
    Yes it will! It only takes one stupid thing to tear your back up, and no real way to make it the same again.
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    Fabricated a center support bracket for my new-to-me 2 piece front driveshaft, dumped in 20 gallons of centrifuged ATF and went cruising
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    Fixed ShutterStat from pressurizing my cooling system...Again!... 1 year ago bought a new shutterstat which solved my pressurized cooling system issues (actually, i tried "repairing" the original before reading the posts on SS and subsequently rendered it inoperable - hence the replacement unit) ... Well, 3 days ago, big puddle of water under the truck due to over pressurized cooling system. Sinking feeling, head gasket this time? Bypass shutterstat, no issues. Pulled shutterstat today and replaced the end o-ring with a Hydrogenated Nitrile blah blah... (HNBR-green) o-ring... 2 hour test run - no issues, fan works as it should and no big pile of water under trunk; coolant levels normal later in the evening. Shutterstat - Clever - Simple and yet, big pain in the ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vvwilkins View Post
    Fixed ShutterStat from pressurizing my cooling system...Again!... 1 year ago bought a new shutterstat which solved my pressurized cooling system issues (actually, i tried "repairing" the original before reading the posts on SS and subsequently rendered it inoperable - hence the replacement unit) ... Well, 3 days ago, big puddle of water under the truck due to over pressurized cooling system. Sinking feeling, head gasket this time? Bypass shutterstat, no issues. Pulled shutterstat today and replaced the end o-ring with a Hydrogenated Nitrile blah blah... (HNBR-green) o-ring... 2 hour test run - no issues, fan works as it should and no big pile of water under trunk; coolant levels normal later in the evening. Shutterstat - Clever - Simple and yet, big pain in the ....
    You can go over to a Horton thermal switch and solenoid and it will prevent any of that ever happening. It also gives you a manual override for better cooldowns and an engine brake if you need one.
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    I have a thermal switch for this, can be wired NO or NC!
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