[tcb] Re: Generator pulley?

Been there and done that!  My Fiat X19 busted the cable...I took the top off, 
ran a cord from the carb to me in the drivers seat...got me home, but wuz HELL 
in Dallas traffic.

--- On Mon, 8/24/09, sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [tcb] Re: Generator pulley?
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 9:30 PM
> One of
> the mechs at Kenny Hill in Austin told me that they had a
> little old lady customer come in one day with her
> accelerator cable broken.  She had taken a piece of
> clothes line and run it down the side of the car and into
> the engine compartment and drove the car from her house
> to Kenny Hill to get it repaired by pulling on the
> clothes line through the window with one hand for throttle
> control while driving with the other hand.
> 
> --- On Mon, 8/24/09, Neil
> <nbmdude@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 
> From: Neil <nbmdude@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [tcb] Re: Generator pulley?
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 9:08 PM
> 
> 
> I saw a guy 'makeshift' an
> accelerator cable out of a wire from an electric fence....it
> was funny watchin' him get shocked.
> 
> --- On Mon, 8/24/09, sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [tcb] Re: Generator pulley?
> > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 3:37 PM
> > Carry
> > a couple of spares and stay out of Muskogee.
> > 
> > --- On Mon, 8/24/09, singlecabboy
> > <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > From: singlecabboy <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [tcb] Re: Generator pulley?
> > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 1:29 PM
> > 
> > 
> > Carry a extra throttle cable.I broke
> > one two years in a row in Muskogee OK. I figured
> i'd
> > either carry a spare or change routes to Eureka
> Springs.I
> > think Dan broke one somewhere and it helped him out.
> > Paul Smith 
> > 
> >   2009 Zone Tour 1999-2009 ,10 years of Trucking
> >   
> > H.B.B
>  
> > T.C.B 
> > Transporters at the Point 6  October 9,10,and
> 11,
> > 2009"Love all,trust a few,Do wrong to none"
> > 
> > 
> > --- On Mon, 8/24/09, sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > From: sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Subject: [tcb] Re: Generator pulley?
> > > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 9:15 AM
> > > Look
> > > for some originals at the next swap meet.
> > > 
> > > --- On Mon, 8/24/09, Mike
>  Hayes
> > > <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > From: Mike Hayes <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Subject: [tcb] Re: Generator pulley?
> > > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 8:22 AM
> > > 
> > > 
> > > The new ones I've been getting
> > > are spot welded to the center hub part 
> > >
> >  with 3 welds and they break those welds.
> > > 
> > > sammie smith wrote:
> > > > Reasonably so. Check it occasionally and it
> will
> > > usually give you fair 
> >
>  > > warning before catastrophic failure.  I
> > have
> > > never had one crater on 
> > > > me on the road.  Have usually noticed
> > > deterioration before failure.
> > > >
> > > > --- On *Sun, 8/23/09, atx /<atx_bus@xxxxxxxxx>/*
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >     From: atx <atx_bus@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > >     Subject: [tcb] Re:
> > Generator
> > > pulley?
> > > >     To: "tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx"
> > > <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > >     Date: Sunday, August
> 23,
> > 2009,
> > > 10:47 PM
> > > >
> > > >     Thanks for the
> lists, a
> > pulley
> > > wasn't on mine.  It will be now.
> > > >
> > > >     Also, I remember
> Dan
> > having a
> > > good list.
> > > >
> > > >     So it's an easy
> > enough
> > > fix, and worth carrying a spare, but is
> > > >     failure of this
> part
> > common? 
> > > >
> > > >     Jeff
> > > >
> > > >     sent via iPhone
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >     On Aug
>  23,
> >  2009, at 9:26 PM,
> > > Mike Hayes <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >     <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
> > > >     wrote:
> > > >
> > > >     Wow such a small
> > list. 
> > > :-)    I'm sure there is something
> I
> > forgot.
> > > >
> > > >     I carry that
> and....
> > > >
> > > >     points
> > > >     cap
> > > >     rotor
> > > >     condenser
> > > >     1 set
>  plugs
> > > >     1 long plug wire
> > > >     1 engine
> >  gasket kit
> > > >     1 set of wheel
> bearings
> > > >     nuts, bolts, washers
> and
> > > cotter pins
> > > >     a well used but
> good
> > >  distributer
> > > >     new fuel pump
> > > >     clutch cable
> > > >     throttle cable
> > > >     old but good coil
> > > >     bulbs, fuses extra
> wire
> > > >     high temp silicon
> > > >     jb weld
> > > >     duck tape
> > > >     zip tie's
> > > >     Flash light
> > >
>  >     small floor jack
> > > >     4 way lug wrench
> > > >     couple of fuel
> filters
> > > >     couple feet
> >  of fuel line
> > > >     5 quart jug of oil
> > > >     brake fluid
> > > >     Toolbox
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >     Alma Jo Barrera
> wrote:
> > > >     There is an
> unspoken
> > >  emergency kit that should be carried with
> you
> > > >     at all times.
> > > >
> > > >     1. fire
> extinguisher
> > > >     2. belt
> > > >     3. pulley ( yes I
> have
> > had
>  one
> > > just shatter)
> > > >     4. shims
> > > >     5. woodruff key
> > > >     6. fire
> extinguisher
> > (again)
> > > >     7. accelerator
> cable
> > > >     8. clutch cable
> > > > 
> >     9. flares
> > > >     10. cold beer
> > > >
> > > >     Other Vokies can
> probably
> > add
> > > to the list, I am a fairly newbie
> > > >     and still don't
> know
> > all
> > > the ins and outs.
> > > >
> > > >     I was told that as
> soon
> > as the
> > > belt brakes or pulley goes out to
> > > >     pull over..no ands,
> if or
> > buts
> > > about
>  it.
> > >  So I have just made that
> > > >     my rule of thumb.
> > > >
> > > >     Alma jo
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >          
> > > >
> > > >
> > > 
> > >
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

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