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Technical Rear carrier bearing failed on trip to SEMA

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by cjsavage, Oct 26, 2017.

  1. cjsavage
    Joined: Oct 28, 2011
    Posts: 58

    cjsavage
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    from eastern nc

    I'm in Amarillo with a failed carrier bearing. Headed to SEMA. Need use of shop tools to replace bearing.


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  2. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
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    I'll ask a friend there if he's busy tonight :)
     
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  3. cjsavage
    Joined: Oct 28, 2011
    Posts: 58

    cjsavage
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    from eastern nc

    Anyone in or near Amarillo,TX that can help me out. I found bearings. Need tools to change bearing.


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  4. cjsavage
    Joined: Oct 28, 2011
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    cjsavage
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    from eastern nc

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  5. cjsavage
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    cjsavage
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    from eastern nc

  6. BigBlockRanger
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    from Amarillo

    Squirrel txtd me. What kind of tools do you need?

    -James

    806-6eight3-8six2seven
     
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  7. Jalopy Joker
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  8. Hamb is great.
     
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  9. cjsavage
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    from eastern nc

    I have a new best friend in Amarillo. Thanks again Squirrel and James.

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  10. cool....happy trails to SEMA and back home!
     
  11. BigBlockRanger
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    from Amarillo

    Haha! Nice to meet y'all! See you guys bright and early!
     
  12. cretin
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  13. Gman0046
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    I always take a NSRA Fellow Pages on a road trip. You never know.
     
  14. squirrel
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    James says they're working on it now....
     
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  15. BigBlockRanger
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    from Amarillo

    They feex! It was not without some challenges, but they got the bearings replaced and are on their way!
     
  16. blowby
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    Ah, the smell of 90w in the morning..
     
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  17. 2935ford
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    Now aint that cool!
     
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  18. KoolKat-57
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    You're a HERO!
    KK
     
  19. cjsavage
    Joined: Oct 28, 2011
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    from eastern nc

    Thanks again, Squirrel, for contacting James on our behalf. It was 36 degrees in Amarillo this morning, but it was warm in James's shop. Thanks James and Jonathan for everything. Your kindness will not be forgotten.

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  20. 4wd1936
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    from NY

    That is how it is supposed to work. Thanks to Squirrel, James and Jonathan for stepping up, obviously a class act all around. Semper Fi
     
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  21. DDDenny
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    Another "W" in the HAMBS' column.
    Way to go guys.
     
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  22. BigBlockRanger
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    from Amarillo

    Glad we could be of help. You guys knocked it out of the park today. Hope y'all have a good trip and a good week at SEMA!

    -James
     
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  23. 56sedandelivery
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    TRUE hot rodding at it's finest!!!!! I am Butch/56sedandelivery.
     
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  24. squirrel
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    James and Jonathon are guys I know from Drag Week. Drag Week folks tend to be big on "pay it forward"....we know we'll need help some day, too!
     
  25. DDDenny
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    Hot Rod Power Tour also!
     
  26. carryallman
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    jims the man ! i like to read -his cross country trip adventures ! met him at" melt down " really nice guy -wish i lived closer to him ???
     

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