Ted DuPuis's Recent Activity

  1. Ted DuPuis attached a file to the thread DuPuis Family Cobra Build.

    The current state of the engine. [ATTACH]

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  2. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread DuPuis Family Cobra Build.

    Tonight I got the valve clearances checked to my satisfaction. Intake and exhaust were both over 0.100" lift. Exhaust side was more like...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:36 PM
  3. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread Bought my wife a Caterpillar D4.

    If there was an obvious easy kit to purchase to do that, I'd be all for it. While I can find plenty of O-ring kits to purchase, I've not...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:05 PM
  4. Ted DuPuis liked gkainz's post in the thread Bought my wife a Caterpillar D4.

    we used to replace the orings in the rams ourselves ... out in the dirt in the field ... in 110º temps ... when I was a much younger man! :)

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:00 PM
  5. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread Bought my wife a Caterpillar D4.

    I'm still waiting on @NealRomeoGolf to get a corporate sponsorship from CAT. ;)

    Jul 16, 2019 at 2:28 PM
  6. Ted DuPuis liked Matthew's post in the thread Bought my wife a Caterpillar D4.

    The CAT guys all have to get a chance to get selfies with those things. Parts like these predate the guys that will be rebuilding them.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 2:28 PM
  7. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread Bought my wife a Caterpillar D4.

    I've looked into the bleed-down of the hydraulics, which can either be the valving or the rams themselves given that there's not a...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 2:03 PM
  8. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread Thinking About a Boat.

    We looked at a listing for one of those and decided we didn't want a fly bridge or bridge style boat in general in this size. I could...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 11:09 AM
  9. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread Thinking About a Boat.

    I can tell you that trawler/utilitarian is NOT what my wife wants. :)

    Jul 16, 2019 at 10:01 AM
  10. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread DuPuis Family Cobra Build.

    Wouldn't surprise me if that thing has 3.08 or 2.73 gears in it. Top of 2nd is probably pretty quick...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 9:46 AM
  11. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread DuPuis Family Cobra Build.

    That's great. I love land yachts, especially ones that are made to still be stupidly fast while maintaining the luxury features.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 8:48 AM
  12. Ted DuPuis liked SCCutler's post in the thread DuPuis Family Cobra Build.

    [MEDIA]So, Ted, we’ve discussed a hot rod Town Car. But, how about a Mark III? I love how he shifts with the column shifter. Bet the...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 8:40 AM
  13. Ted DuPuis replied to the thread R182 and GFC500 STC (not yet).

    The calibration on the G5 should be very dialed in. Remember that when digital things like this are calibrated they're able to put in...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 8:38 AM