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  • King tip of the day - Chassis plugs

    I use a wire tie rather than the nuts and U bolts to clamp wires on the C1 plugs.

    It is much quicker to get in if you have an issue - and I had a bad socket today on lane 1

    Just clip the wire tie and you are in

    When finished just re-install a wire tie






  • #2
    Great idea!...Thanks King!!!
    I can't even spell Brunsw-ick anymore!!!

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    • #3
      We do exactly the same here King. Once that U bolt comes off for a pin or block change it stays off!

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      • #4
        Sweet!

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        • #5
          Amen King. I have been doing that for a long time now.

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          • #6
            This would also prevent those little screws from coming off from vibration and landing on a terminal strip below, nothing like the smell of a burnt capacitor or a machine acting funny for no apparent reason just because a little nut got loose.

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            • #7
              ^ never thought of that...another bonus

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Table_Head View Post
                a little nut got loose.

                I hate when that happens.
                Last edited by pinfeed; 04-05-2012, 01:14 PM.
                I can't even spell Brunsw-ick anymore!!!

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                • #9
                  Glad to see all your retainer clips are mounted on the connectors. Folks don't realize how important it is to keep those in repair so the connections don't vibrate.
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                  This post is not an unpaid promotion of my business.

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                  • #10
                    I like this tip...will be using it from now on.
                    Failed safety course.Question #1:In case of fire what steps do you take? Apparently 'Friggin long ones!" is the wrong answer.

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                    • #11
                      I rebuilt all the plugs two summers ago

                      This is the first chassis plug I have opened up in 2 years

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                      • #12
                        whats with the push button next to the power plug? never seen that before.
                        Sometimes we have to do stuff to get by....Just go back and do it right when the "by" has passed!!

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                        • #13
                          Cycle button....ran the wires down to the terminal strip in the correct place...makes sweep cam adjustments a snap

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                          • #14
                            Would be nice to have the retainer clips , cowboy Mechanic,s before me thru them all
                            82-70's
                            Computor Score
                            Elco/Omega Tec
                            PBL's
                            Express CE Oxyshock/Versitity
                            16 Wood
                            No pindication

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                            • #15
                              Order them....it will save C1 plug fires

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