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Forum: Engine 07-10-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 20,047
Posted By wrsexton
6v92 magician

His name is Michael Zientek. He owns and operates Michael's Truck Repair.

35800 Westech Rd
Hwy 177 & US 270
Shawnee OK 74804

405-964-2181

They fix everything big. Good, friendly...
Forum: Engine 06-06-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,223
Posted By wrsexton
A followup to this thread. I found an old fellow...

A followup to this thread. I found an old fellow who worked on a lot of 6v92's in his day. Took it to him, his inspection found an interesting problem. He used an infrared gun on each each exhaust...
Forum: Engine 06-06-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 20,047
Posted By wrsexton
This is an old thread, but I'm happy to report my...

This is an old thread, but I'm happy to report my bus is now up to speed! I finally found a local diesel mechanic with lots of 6V92 experience. He took a look and found that the governor linkage to...
Forum: Engine 03-07-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,223
Posted By wrsexton
had it about 7 years. Never been anywhere in it,...

had it about 7 years. Never been anywhere in it, know nothing about these things. Bought it to go the races about the time all my pals quit racing. I start it every couple of weeks. It has had...
Forum: Engine 03-06-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,223
Posted By wrsexton
yes, 6V92. Going to check air throttle next. Got...

yes, 6V92. Going to check air throttle next. Got to move the bed out I guess. GOing back to it, Racor on both Detroit and Perkins have been removed, cleaned, reinstalled, clear bowls. All the...
Forum: Engine 03-06-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,223
Posted By wrsexton
Unhappy thanks for replies

Coach has a K & N filter. It wasn't dirty, but I washed it, dried it for a week, then oiled it thoroughly. Just serviced Racor and got lots of reddish brown crud out of it. Changed engine fuel...
Forum: Engine 03-06-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 6,223
Posted By wrsexton
fuel return restricter question

Resurrecting what appears to be an old thread. I'm having serious fuel restriction issues. Just changed the Racor and engine fuel filters. Racor had what appeared to be a lot of reddish brown...
Forum: Electrical 01-18-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 3,136
Posted By wrsexton
Cool Link no longer works

Link appears broken
Forum: Electrical 01-18-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By wrsexton
1 year progress report

I posted my intentions a year ago to install a master battery disconnect switch and use external battery tenders. As I diagrammed then, last February I installed a master disconnect switch in the...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 10-08-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 12,383
Posted By wrsexton
Talking Good job

Nice Job! Ready to start on mine now? :D
Forum: Electrical 01-04-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
inverter/charger

You are correct Gardner, and I had no idea, so I went out to the coach and looked! My electrics are located in a compartment above the bed behind the Bluebird clock. I have a Trace RV2012...
Forum: Electrical 01-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By wrsexton
Here's what I used

The switch I used is rated 1700 amps momentary 1500 amps (starting) and 600 amps continuous, written right on the back of it. I'm partial to Blue Sea brand because relatives have had good success...
Forum: Electrical 01-04-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
inverter cables

I gave no thought to the inverter cables. In either rewiring scenario, where should they go?:confused:
Forum: Electrical 01-04-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
battery disconnect wiring ideas

Hi all, I'm interested in input on how to rewire the battery disconnect switch on my coach. I've attached a couple of diagrams, one disconnecting the grounds, on disconnecting the positives. I've...
Forum: Electrical 12-30-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
Red face Well, actually, I AM clueless when it comes to...

Well, actually, I AM clueless when it comes to the 'Bird! Were it not for the gracious assistance of John Mace locally and you guys on this forum, I'd have gone over the falls with it a long time...
Forum: Electrical 12-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
I was referred to NAPA for crimping, but they...

I was referred to NAPA for crimping, but they told me no. I think there is a West Marine here, I'll inquire with them.
Forum: Electrical 12-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
Thanks Dan, I agree. That's the way it'll be...

Thanks Dan, I agree. That's the way it'll be before I operate it, unless it's returned to the previous shop for corrections. Not shown in the pictures I posted, but both inverter cables have...
Forum: Electrical 12-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
bad feelings continue

I agree with both previous posts, except for clueless. I'm no RV repairman obviously, but I've built plenty of race cars and hot rods and I know bungled wiring and obvious messes when I see 'em. ...
Forum: Electrical 12-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
Thanks for your inputs, guys. Bill, my coach...

Thanks for your inputs, guys. Bill, my coach came wired that way, whether direct from Bluebird or via previous owner. Gardner, that switch was the heaviest I could find online and I supplied to the...
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
I have also notice in researching battery wiring...

I have also notice in researching battery wiring this evening multiple references to auxiliary switches and genset batteries. From what I can tell, the way my batteries are wired, they're now all...
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
with pictures this time....

I had login issues when I first posted, so my pictures didn't upload. Sorry. Hopefully they are here this time....:p
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
Battery Disconnect switch issues

Hi guys, once again my ignorance is showing. I had the RV place put in a master disconnect switch. When i got the bus home, everything still works, even with the master switch set to off! At...
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,443
Posted By wrsexton
Battery Disconnect switch issues

Hi guys, once again my ignorance is showing. I had the RV place put in a master disconnect switch. When i got the bus home, everything still works, even with the master switch set to off! At...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 12-08-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 12,383
Posted By wrsexton
sawzall?:D I am amazed at your taking on this...

sawzall?:D I am amazed at your taking on this project! I bought mine so (I thought) I wouldn't have to do anything like this! Guess I thought I was buying the Queen Mary...
Forum: New Members 11-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By wrsexton
Sorry, forgot to say my is a PT40, 300 hp detroit...

Sorry, forgot to say my is a PT40, 300 hp detroit diesel, allison 5 speed auto, pusher configuration. All the room you need as I am 6' 1" and 280 lbs and I have no problem fitting. Has air...
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