What did you do to your deuce this week?

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One thing I would do is to totally clean or better yet sandblast the housing, (inside and out) then paint it with a good aluminum primer paint and gloss enamel later. This will protect the metal from corroding in the future. Also put some "NO-OXIDE" paste on the contacts. I did that with mine and have had no problems for years now.
rustystud, you are an encyclopedia of wisdom, I love that about you:

- I never even heard of aluminum primer (or thought to look for it), is it common to find?

Just used for covering ferrous metal, is that it?
Thanks "Ahab" . Yes, the aluminum primer is for "ferrous metal". You can get the paint at almost any hardware store. I buy mine from "Home Depot" . It has a "self etching" acid in the formula so it can bond with the smooth ferrous surface. It actually works well on any metal surface but it is more expensive then regular primers. Then after the aluminum is primed you paint a good quality
FYI, non-ferrous.

Typically no iron content in aluminum, except contamination...
Sorry, I had a "Brain Fart" there !
I got a whole brain CRAMP there!!

I was not picking up the the housing was aluminum, which a close look confirms (that, or pot-metal).

So my pea-brain thinks "primer with aluminum in it" instead of "primer for aluminum", which is why I never heard of it and asked if it's for ferrous (that would have been new to me).

Keyboard "chats" can be minefields for miscommunication (even funny sometimes). Thanks, Jbulach for catching all this!
 

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Trying like **** to get my front axle reassembled so I can begin installing the winch and PTO setup I picked up last weekend.
Pretty happy with how lucky I've been getting on finding cheap parts for this thing between local auto-parts stores and the classifieds on this site.20191118_183938.jpg20191117_154626.jpg20191118_165036.jpg

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Got some wincgh parts in the mail yesterday, top plate was bent up & I hated how it looked. Also needed to get a new pin/drum lock bolt due to mine being bent as well, hope to get all this on this upcoming Satuday.
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WEll I went to start truck #3, and no battery [power! Thats unusual as I run this machine frequently. Went to connect the 24 volt chrger and this is what I see...How did this battery terminal shrink like this?
 

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WEll I went to start truck #3, and no battery [power! Thats unusual as I run this machine frequently. Went to connect the 24 volt chrger and this is what I see...How did this battery terminal shrink like this?
It corroded away. Gotta keep up with the Vaseline or battery post goop from NAPA.
 

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Battery anti corrosion discs.jpg I use these anti corrosion discs as well as the above mentioned spray and never have any terminal corrosion problems. You can find them both at NAPA, Walmart etc.
 
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G'day everyone,....
Well I have just finished doing a little job I have been wanting to do for a while.
I finally managed to get to the lift pump fuse, I managed to get that cover off without breaking anything.
Last couple of attempts it was always stuck on the front and I could not get it to break free.

Got to see the mess under the cover,.... ~
Aussie.
Your fuse block looks pristine compared to what I found in mine.
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G'day everyone,.....


Oh, yeah, Aussie Bloke, THAT is nasty.

But you got to it!

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Yeah it is bad, I thought mine was bad though.

I have confirmed I have power now to the pump, I have yet to prove the pump itself is working.

As they say,... 'That's another job!'.

I guess that's where the fun lie's,... in all this tinkering,.....





Aussie.
 
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frank8003

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G'day everyone,.....
Yeah it is bad, I thought mine was bad though.
I have confirmed I have power now to the pump, I have yet to prove the pump itself is working.
As they say,... 'That's another job!'.I guess that's where the fun lie's,... in all this tinkering,.....
Aussie.
re-look at two photos in post 10072
See where the little gauge is screwed into the test port on the output block. Can just leave the gauge on there, always know output pressure of pump.
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WEll troopers, I had to use my dremel tool to cut out he swuare head botl holding the conductor to the melted post. And here is what im left with. I intend to dril a 3.8 bolt into the post and fasten the battery conductors that way...
 

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WEll troopers, I had to use my dremel tool to cut out he swuare head botl holding the conductor to the melted post. And here is what im left with. I intend to dril a 3.8 bolt into the post and fasten the battery conductors that way...
Is the battery case compromised ? looks like a hole there next to what's left of the post.
 
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