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Parts Washer Pictures

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by rdn2blazer, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. rdn2blazer

    rdn2blazer 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Pictures before powder coat. I started with a 60 in long by 20 in diamiter new fuel tank, .08 thick steel. The ends were domed in so i cut them off and fliped them over rewelded them on so they were domed out. than split it length wise and cut the ends of to the length i wanted it to be. The color will be bengle tiger orange. its i bright orange, should be done in a few days.
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    Nice work, what color are you going to powder coat it??
     
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    wow, now THAT is a parts washer! You could do a whole freaking axle with that thing. I'm guessing that was the idea. Sweet man.
     
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    Wow. Very nice!!!
     
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    sleddog, yes thats why i built it, cause cleaning axles in the driveway with oven cleaner or any kind of cleaner sucks. its allwaya a mess, same with the wire wheel and scraping method. its alot of work with slow progress. you end up smearing the grease around. and load up your wire wheel with grease. sure it works allright, but when you hose off the cleaner end even blow off the excess water you still get flash rust, and i hate rust. thanks for the props.
     
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    Took me 6-7 hours with the scraping and wire wheel metheod. Nice work !!
     
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    That is awesome. Nice work. :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
     
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    Parts washer

    Heck,fill it with charcoal,,,throw some grates on it,,,40 - 50 steaks,,,we'll bring the beer!!!!!!!

    Nice job though !!!
     
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    Will you be running a pump of any kind for a flow thru brush? Just wondeirng what type of pump you would use.
     
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    Can use one of the "Little Giant" pumps from Grainger or McMaster. Just don't use SuperClean for the solvent. It kills the seals or something, after a month or so the pump is DOA.
     
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    I will be running a flow through brush that has a on/off button built into the brush. I bought the biggest submersible pump for automotive parts washers using solvent base solvents that is 110 volt. I also am using a plastic tank rated for chemicals and acids, so solvent wont hurt it. will be using a filter in the drain back line to keep solvent kleen as posible. powder coat called and it done, I pick it up tomorrow at 6 am, will post pics as soon as i can. also of my tube bender, I had that coated the same orange.
     
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    ntsqd, yes thats the pump I have.
     
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    Thats badass dude. I'm gonna keep yers in mind when I go to build one.
     
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    wasted wages, the though had crossed my mind. :grin:
     
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    Very nice. Can't wait to see the final pics.
     
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    Post resurection! So do you have a link or source for the pump and nozle that you used? I'm looking into making my own as well and parts rundown would be appreciated. Thanks
     
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    everything for this was purchesed through Mc Master Carr. dont have the info on the pump right off hand but I know I bought the biggest pump for solvent they sell for 110 volt. go to McMatserCarr.com, you should find what you need.
     

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