🚘mechanics-auto

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2020-04-28 00:22:29 UTC

I do small engine maintenance, so, not a real mechanic....

2020-04-28 00:23:33 UTC

Gasoline engines and fabrication here

2020-04-28 00:23:58 UTC

I play Forza

2020-04-28 00:24:08 UTC

Also not a real mechanic. YouTube taught and trained me

2020-04-28 00:24:46 UTC

Little knowledge on diesel/ big shit. Tractors included. More knowledge on vehicle maintenance basic mechanic shit on cars.

2020-04-28 00:25:51 UTC

I have minimal diesel knowledge enough to get by

2020-04-28 00:26:23 UTC

I’m not cert by any means but I could probably be of some help if we were to do a kill dozer 2.0

2020-04-28 00:27:30 UTC

I dont have any certs just 10+ years experience

2020-04-28 00:28:30 UTC

I am an amature mechanic.

2020-04-28 00:28:41 UTC

If I can take it apart generally I can out it back together.

2020-04-28 00:28:47 UTC

Want to learn engine building.

2020-04-28 00:28:58 UTC

Former heavy construction/ag mechanic. Have variously fucked with marine engines. I don't know how to work on your civic.

2020-04-28 00:31:03 UTC

Quick learner but generally don’t know shit. Could probably end up figuring shit out

2020-04-28 00:31:13 UTC

Grew up poor. Hadda learn to work on my own shit. No good for super new stuff, but I got u on about anything else

2020-04-28 00:34:07 UTC

I think most of us probably started that way.

2020-04-28 00:34:21 UTC

Wouldn’t trade it for anything though

2020-04-28 00:35:29 UTC

Definitely not.

2020-04-28 00:39:19 UTC

I want you to join my group on MeWe: https://mewe.com/join/icecastlechopshop

2020-04-28 00:47:54 UTC

I own a piece of shit YJ, so i am forced to be a mechanic

2020-04-28 00:49:29 UTC

I got 2 xjs

2020-04-28 00:54:47 UTC

I had a ZJ

2020-04-28 00:54:58 UTC

Was like wheeling a lazy boy chair

2020-04-28 00:55:03 UTC

/comf/

2020-04-28 00:56:30 UTC

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/704487130893647904/704496229987516446/IMG_20161104_121702.jpg

2020-04-28 01:06:15 UTC

I’m fixing this ol gal up...

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/704487130893647904/704498683978317884/image0.jpg

2020-04-28 01:09:09 UTC

Damn. Y'all making me want a project rig now. Not usually a Ferd fan but that's a sharp looking pickup. Probably way off but I'm gonna guess...'95?

2020-04-28 01:11:45 UTC

97 actually. Last year of that body style for the -250’s. This one is a short box 5-speed 460 truck too

2020-04-28 01:14:59 UTC

Yeah I actually zoomed in and looked at the grille and lights after I said that. I used to have a '97 but it was long bed and had the 7.3. Never should have sold that truck. Gotta love those old 460s though. Unkillable 7mpg goodness. You have plans on a build or just a restoration job?

2020-04-28 01:16:14 UTC

Gonna swap in a Dana 60 front, shackle reversal kits front and rear for ~5-6” of lift, and replace the cancerous sheet metal

2020-04-28 01:16:56 UTC

Hell yeah. Let'r eat bud.

2020-04-28 05:27:10 UTC

Whats up new to the discord. Any welders ?

2020-04-28 05:28:50 UTC

Boilermaker myself industrial mechanic soon to be welder no certs hey

2020-04-28 05:29:19 UTC

Yet**

2020-04-28 05:39:48 UTC

Got some welding certs while I was in highschool. Stick welding, oxy, and some Tig experience. I have a mig, but a monkey can weld with mig.

2020-04-28 05:42:12 UTC

No certs but I can do some damage

2020-04-28 05:44:50 UTC

Nice, sadly I own no boog sticks (19 in commiefornia), so my main thing has been thinking up ideas for armored vehicles

2020-04-28 05:44:59 UTC

Gravitation designs

2020-04-28 05:45:05 UTC

Fabrication**

2020-04-28 05:56:57 UTC

Armored vehicle ideas are good, but buy some junker car and some basic tools and fix it up.

2020-04-28 05:57:19 UTC

If you can learn to fix your own car your in better shape than 80% of society.

2020-04-28 05:57:25 UTC

Even basic shit.

2020-04-28 05:59:06 UTC

Yeah that’s very true, I want to get a truck soon thinking about an OBS Chevy and weldin some steel plates into the doors and and inside the fenders surrounding the engine block

2020-04-28 06:03:46 UTC

Dont do that to your everyday vehicle.

2020-04-28 06:04:17 UTC

If it's your boog out vehicle yeah that's a good idea. But use a lightweight but strong metal. Because you still want to have semi reasonable gas mileage.

2020-04-28 06:04:44 UTC

Having a tank vehicle is awesome. Only being able to go 100 miles before needing to fill up makes it pointless though.

2020-04-28 06:05:20 UTC

Because chances are when were boogin they arent going to give us many opportunities to refuel.

2020-04-28 06:06:38 UTC

True I was thinking these could be used for strategic moments. we could have light weights and the heavy hittakers.

2020-04-28 06:07:09 UTC

> If you can learn to fix your own car your in better shape than 80% of society.
@Anonymoose.

Sadly this is so true. Most people cant even check the fucking oil much less change it

2020-04-28 06:07:54 UTC

If you can change suspension components like control arms and tie rods, and diagnose basic shit with an engine you'll be alright.

2020-04-28 06:07:59 UTC

The rest comes with time.

2020-04-28 06:08:46 UTC

I can tell you straight up most of my lightweight shit will either be motorcycles or dirt bikes. Easiest vehicles to lose people on.

2020-04-28 06:10:12 UTC

My heavy hitters will be something like a Dodge Megacab with AR500 plates welded in the vital areas, 50 BMG turret mounted in the back. (Because the national guard kindly let me use it)

2020-04-28 06:11:10 UTC

I cant do all that. I can do a good but tho.. if I had to I could learn. I have dropping a couple transmissions and put them back on. chaged parts. Alternator water pump radiator shit like that. But I haven't rebuilt and engine.. I am planning on doing axel swaps on my jeep. But dont have the cash atm. I want to put a small lift kit on...

2020-04-28 06:14:10 UTC

My heavy weight would be some type of pickup with some horsepower upgrades and superb cooling modifications. With some type of armored enclosure in the bed

2020-04-28 06:14:30 UTC

Engine cooling that is

2020-04-28 06:15:36 UTC

I learn what I can. My father was a mechanic, so I should be able to figure it out.

2020-04-28 06:37:42 UTC

I have done all types of suspension work, alternators, pumps, axles, wheel bearings, shit like that.

2020-04-28 06:37:57 UTC

Engine shouldn't be shit. Essentially a big pump with tight tolerances.

2020-04-28 08:32:23 UTC

I'm a big fan of natural work arounds for bugging out and extreme survival. While not auto mechanics it falls under mechanical engineering. Just something cool to do if you guys are into off grid type of living. These do have to be rebuilt every three or so months to keep them real hot. If you do one and have issues getting it started, piss on it or use coffee grounds. The nitrates spark up the breakdown really quickly.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Heating-System/

2020-04-28 14:29:35 UTC

Been working on vehicles for over a decade. From tearing the entire car down to bare metal for Paint, engine tear downs, to simple brake jobs.

Would love to learn welding. Just bought a 3D printer to mess around with though.

2020-04-28 16:31:37 UTC

How long do you think a car/truck would run with a bullet hole in the radiator?

2020-04-28 16:34:10 UTC

Til the block got too hot

2020-04-28 16:36:36 UTC

If there's enough air flow taking heat away from the block you could roll away for a good while, but pushing the engine will cut short the time you have

2020-04-28 16:37:08 UTC

In reality, it depends on the engine and the climate and what you can do to repair that, if anything. If you're driving something like an old VW, they're air cooled so they don't even have a radiator. If you're driving a modern car, they'll throw some weird code and scream at you til it started siezing up and messing up the actual cylinder

2020-04-28 16:38:07 UTC

A few months ago I had a pushrod that pole vaulted to the moon by way of the valve cover. I managed to drive it for 10ish miles spraying oil everywhere and losing power but it cost me that engine

2020-04-28 16:38:55 UTC

If you have a bullet hole in the radiator roll the window down and turn up the heater to max blast.

2020-04-28 16:39:04 UTC

And if you have the ability to pull over, you can crack an egg in the radiator to let that gum it up til you can get a proper patch

2020-04-28 16:39:09 UTC

Or replacement

2020-04-28 16:39:40 UTC

That's the easiest way to get as much heat as you can go, limp it as much as possible until you get to a safe zone. Also. JB weld. I have JB welded quite a couple of radiators for a temporary fix.

2020-04-28 16:40:08 UTC

Not done jb much myself but I really need to add it to the kit.

2020-04-28 16:47:04 UTC

Definitely, always a useful tool.

2020-04-28 18:07:51 UTC

601 area MS boi here, been in auto repair for 6 years now. Happy to help when and where I can

2020-04-28 19:41:51 UTC

ASE certified tech, 4 years experience professionally but ive been working on cars since I could walk. happy to help where i can in the 412/724 area.

2020-04-28 20:08:47 UTC

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/704487130893647904/704786213516738670/Snapchat-1669733690.jpg

2020-04-28 20:09:00 UTC

Do I qualify?

2020-04-28 20:12:29 UTC

Used to get a trailer high enough to slide a standard hitch on it, rather than a drop hitch

2020-04-28 20:19:13 UTC

Local 316 mechanik. Can get anything running down the road for a period of time.

2020-04-28 22:27:03 UTC

Since discussion had already started, im thinking my go to heavy vehicle will be a chevy express panel van. If you can find a one ton extended, you can easily upfit to have some sort of armor inside and still fit your light vehicle (dirtbike) and have room for ammunition and arms. Plus you have the bulletproof GM 6.0

2020-04-28 22:27:16 UTC

And I may be biased, GM tech.

2020-04-28 22:28:08 UTC

I’m planning on going to my work and grabbing the brand new 10 wheel Mack dump truck I driver everyday

2020-04-28 22:28:43 UTC

I’m also a heavy equipment operator and have keys to every piece of equipment. So I’ll just grab a trailer and load up a dozer too while I’m at it lol

2020-04-28 22:29:20 UTC

Could honestly be one hell of an APV

2020-04-28 22:35:13 UTC

No DOD on those 6.0s thank god

2020-04-28 22:35:53 UTC

True. The 6.0 doesnt really break, theyll go 500k+ if you let them

2020-04-28 22:36:29 UTC

Sorry guys this is the only place a I REALLY fit in at the current moment

2020-04-28 22:37:38 UTC

Shit me too. I know how to shoot handle and clean guns but I don't know them like some of these guys do. Don't know shit about comms or medical. So this is pretty much the only place I even know what's being talked about

2020-04-28 22:39:07 UTC

I can shoot and handle myself but I dont think i'll be much use mentally in the field. I could figure out comms if I needed to but i havent devoted time to learn yet. I feel medical should be left to those trained in medical

2020-04-28 22:39:37 UTC

Im definitely more of a hang out and fix whats broken type

2020-04-28 22:41:11 UTC

Yeah. I'm a decent shot but I am definitely not actually trained in anything

2020-04-28 22:41:18 UTC

Well not everyone is gonna be out dropping bodies

2020-04-28 22:41:28 UTC

^^^

2020-04-28 22:41:35 UTC

It’ll still function like a society

2020-04-28 22:41:46 UTC

I definitely agree with that

2020-04-28 22:41:49 UTC

You won’t have medics and surgeons going in recon missions

2020-04-28 22:42:04 UTC

Specialties will be much needed

2020-04-28 22:42:12 UTC

Everybody has their place

2020-04-28 22:42:16 UTC

That’s why I’m going through all of these channels

2020-04-28 22:42:29 UTC

I’m a fucking 20 year old who did sports in HS and plays video games

2020-04-28 22:42:32 UTC

I don’t know Jack shit

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