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02 Dec 2016 18:41 #1 by Ewart and Vivian Halford
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Extra extra length ring spanner.




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02 Dec 2016 21:30 #2 by dandjcr
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Ewart, is there a prize for guessing the fixings you were trying to access?

Like assembling an Ikea futon??

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03 Dec 2016 06:44 #3 by outyonda
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May be !!it,s an OKA thing!!

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03 Dec 2016 19:24 #4 by Ewart and Vivian Halford
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It is for the OKA but not as we know it.
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04 Dec 2016 18:53 #5 by Lang
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My guess is to stop a nut from turning way up inside "somewhere"?

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05 Dec 2016 07:38 #6 by Dean and Kaye Howells
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Then why tape up the end of the spanner ? Hmmmmm .................................

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05 Dec 2016 09:25 #7 by Rick Whitworth
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cmon Ewart how about a hint!

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05 Dec 2016 10:01 #8 by Dave and Pauline Gray
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A nut up inside a door pillar probably for the grab handle ,the tape is to stick the nut inside the ring spanner until its started on the thread of the bolt.

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05 Dec 2016 19:57 #9 by Ewart and Vivian Halford
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Yes the tape is to hole the nut inplace to screw the bolt to it, well done.
I have a long storage draw under the camper body and it restricts access to the bolts on one of the tail gate hinges and the gap in the frame work is only about 2 inches,my arm is too big to fit. When I put it on the firs time I used my daughters boyfriends skinny little arm but they live in Darwin now so I had to come up with another arrangement.

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06 Dec 2016 07:39 #10 by Peter_n_Margaret
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A couple more.....
What are they?



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06 Dec 2016 08:15 #11 by Paul and Sue Crompton
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Hi Peter, I am guessing they are air fittings and the bung is to go into a fuel container with a hose extended downwards from the bung and low pressure pushed into the drum so the fuel comes out easily. Much easier than siphoning but I could be well off track. Paul.

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06 Dec 2016 11:14 #12 by Peter_n_Margaret
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Paul and Sue Crompton wrote: Hi Peter, I am guessing they are air fittings and the bung is to go into a fuel container with a hose extended downwards from the bung and low pressure pushed into the drum so the fuel comes out easily. Much easier than siphoning but I could be well off track. Paul.

That is correct for the top one Paul. It is a modified 200L drum bung. No hose needed inside the drum, just lay it over on its side once connected.

The bottom one is for a quite different purpose. Look closely.

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06 Dec 2016 11:39 #13 by ABE
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Seen one of those years ago. Actually saw the aftermath as the person using it, was killed by the explosion of the tyre rim.
Screw the brass end into a LPG tank and the other end is a fitting for your air hose, connect air hose and air clamp to the tubeless tyre valve open the LPG tank and put some gas in and light. Puts the tyre back on the rim, if you have been driving on sand at very low pressure and run the tyre off the rim, very dangerous idea if you put too much in or you forget to turn the tap off before lighting.

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06 Dec 2016 12:59 #14 by dandjcr
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Had a discussion with Peter some time ago about the use of a gas bottle to inflate a tyre if all else has failed.

Should be enough pressure, noting the risks of using inflammable gas. Not sure how the rubber of the valve would like it but in an emergency...



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06 Dec 2016 15:09 #15 by Peter_n_Margaret
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ABE wrote: Seen one of those years ago. Actually saw the aftermath as the person using it, was killed by the explosion of the tyre rim.
Screw the brass end into a LPG tank and the other end is a fitting for your air hose, connect air hose and air clamp to the tubeless tyre valve open the LPG tank and put some gas in and light. Puts the tyre back on the rim, if you have been driving on sand at very low pressure and run the tyre off the rim, very dangerous idea if you put too much in or you forget to turn the tap off before lighting.

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No intention of lighting the gas when using this "tool" Tony simply to use the gas for emergency inflation. Have never needed to do it.
Not withstanding, I have used flammable gas from a pressure pack can to re seat a tyre bead successfully on several occasions.
Most pressure packs will work. I used ether (starting gas) on one occasion. It is surprisingly difficult to get the explosion required.

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06 Dec 2016 17:23 #16 by Peter334
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A long time ago someone said it was dangerous to cut and washed out fuel (diesel ) with soap let sit for a couple of days then grind off the old fuel sender and fill up points and you go and do something even worse i think ,dumb idea,

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06 Dec 2016 17:30 #17 by Peter334
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Also is there a regulator on the gas bottle or has any one heard of flash back it is a device fitted to all oxy sets today if the torch pops the flame travels down the hand piece on fire with the flash back it only gets as far as that ,and i would not show any one that little connection you have as i think people of authority would not like it one bit.

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06 Dec 2016 19:56 #18 by Ewart and Vivian Halford
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When you have a hard to get to place and a bugger of a job what do you do?
Call SUPER TOOOOL,




Ok time to put the hinge back on, 4 bolts and nuts, first commandment of work shop, user correct tool, super tool to the rescue.
First two were difficult but eventually got it done.
Number 3 however was not so easy, the first nut went on ok but the lock nut would not start.
Second commandment, thou shall not curse. Third commandment thou shall not throw tools. Fourth commandment thou shall remain calm and patient.
Luckily I am calm and patient , had a good teacher when I was young, actually I had thousands of teachers, SHEEP, I learnt the hard way.
Ok so back to bolt number three, I had spent some 15 minutes trying to get it to start and was back at the bench for the third time to re tape the nut into the ring spanner. While I was there I had more bolts on the bench so I tried the nut on another bolt but it wouldn't start, gave it a few goes then grabbed an new nut out of a box full of them and it went straight on

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06 Dec 2016 20:05 #19 by Ewart and Vivian Halford
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When you have a hard to get to place and a bugger of a job what do you do?
Call SUPER TOOOOL,




Ok time to put the hinge back on, 4 bolts and nuts, first commandment of work shop, user correct tool, super tool to the rescue.
First two were difficult but eventually got it done.
Number 3 however was not so easy, the first nut went on ok but the lock nut would not start.
Second commandment, thou shall not curse. Third commandment thou shall not throw tools. Fourth commandment thou shall remain calm and patient.
Luckily I am calm and patient , had a good teacher when I was young, actually I had thousands of teachers, SHEEP, I learnt the hard way.
Ok so back to bolt number three, I had spent some 15 minutes trying to get it to start and was back at the bench for the third time to re tape the nut into the ring spanner. While I was there I had more bolts on the bench so I tried the nut on another bolt but it wouldn't start, gave it a few goes then grabbed an new nut out of a box full of them and it went straight on

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06 Dec 2016 20:15 #20 by Ewart and Vivian Halford
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Ok don't know what happened to the end of the story.
So as I went to chuck the nut in the bin I had a look at the thread, there was no thread

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