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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #825 on: August 23, 2011, 01:11:50 PM »
Freud, It was great finally meeting you!

I've said it before, but this build is simply amazing!
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #826 on: August 23, 2011, 01:20:05 PM »
Dean, I really THANK YOU for such an in depth primer on something that some of us take for granted.

You covered all the bases and showed the respect for "back to the basics" machine work. I know about

the luxury of CNC but it's not in this shop. The more a person knows of his craft the less complicated the machine needs

to be. Hume's mill and lathe are ancient but they get the job done when massaged by Dave Jeffers. They are not

as fast as computer controlled machines but they also aren't as expensive.

THANKS again, Dean.

I have no idea what my next post will cover. It will be 2 weeks since I was up there. A lot has happened and I'll try

to catch up. I hate to miss a week. Things are built completely in that time and I can not show the steps required to

accomplish them.

If you have suggestions on how I can improve the posts, let me know. I appreciate all of you that access this diary.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #827 on: August 23, 2011, 03:07:53 PM »
Four of the Target 550 team members were spotted at Salt Talks, 2011 by Thomas "Pork Pie" Graf. 



Glenn Freudenberger, Ray Therat, Marlo Treit and Dick Milne in front of Jon and Nancy Wennerberg's trailer.

We all had a great time at the Salt Talks (hosted every year by Jon and Nancy)...well, until the wind, lightning and rain kinda put a damper on things. 

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #828 on: August 23, 2011, 03:19:47 PM »
The hat should be gold plated...it sure would cost at least that much to go 500mph!!!
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #829 on: August 23, 2011, 06:57:49 PM »
Joe, with the cost of gold skyrocketing as it is, it's probably about on a par with Marlo's car.

It's Marlo's insight that conceived this project and has supported it to it's present state of "nearing completion."

We are happy that Pork Pie snapped the image when he did.

It was before our shirts got wet.

Thanks to all of the fans of Target550.com.

For Marlo and his band of savages,

THANK YOU.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #830 on: August 24, 2011, 10:31:16 PM »
I had a normal trip to Hume's place today. I'll have a post ready for Ray Therat to post Friday.  Fun stuff.

Thanks for all the interest and compliments we received at B'ville.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #831 on: August 26, 2011, 03:38:56 PM »
Target550.com will have a new post later today.

Ray Therat has decided to remodel houses and repair and paint motorcycle fenders and he won't be home until later.

I just notified USPS to deliver my welfare checks to the Kilo Klub.

Now I need to find a place to cash them in Wendover.

Life is good...............

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #832 on: August 26, 2011, 08:51:48 PM »
Here is the url for todays post.

http://www.target550.com/gallery/128_breather_tanks_oil_lines/index.html

The lines for the oil system are done, the breather tanks are finished and the front drive belt box has

removed to strengthen it's mounting plates.

FREUD
« Last Edit: August 26, 2011, 08:56:52 PM by Freud »
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #833 on: August 26, 2011, 09:07:18 PM »
Dyke-'em?

I thought that was the battle cry of the Gay Women's Liberation Movement!

Belated Happy Birthday greetings  to the immoral, er, 'scuse me, stuck delete button, immortal Dr F!
« Last Edit: August 26, 2011, 09:09:24 PM by interested bystander »
5 mph in pit area (clothed)

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #834 on: August 26, 2011, 09:13:29 PM »
Hey Doc...I'll bring yer food stamps out to ya tomorrow night when I head out for BUB.  Want fries with that?  :)

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #835 on: August 26, 2011, 10:52:33 PM »
Thanks Ray. Fries and Cats Up.

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #836 on: August 27, 2011, 06:41:17 PM »
Freud,
Time for the "hydraulics guy" in me to nit pick again. The oil reservoir: I am assuming that there is a baffle (or baffles) down the center of the tank and that the return lines all dump their oil on the back side of the baffle and below the "operating"  oil level and that the oil for the inlet to the pressure section of the oil pump is on the other side of the baffle and that any oil that goes to it has to travel over the baffle before it gets to the pump inlet. This movement of the oil will cause the entrapped air, of which there will be lots!, to be drawn off into the vent tank, other wise you are pumping air to the engine and it has no lubrication properties. Also glad to see they put a "clean out" cover on the reservoir, makes it easy to get the misc. engine parts out when one goes "bang!". (Which is also a great reason to run all of the oil from the scavenger sections through a return filter.)

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #837 on: September 02, 2011, 05:39:14 PM »
It's Friday afternoon out here. We will have a post yet today but it will still be few hours.

I don't have my part done and Ray Therat is building his race car.

We have to keep our priorities proper.

Hang with us.

THANKS

FREUD
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« Reply #838 on: September 02, 2011, 10:28:11 PM »
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #839 on: September 04, 2011, 06:56:23 AM »
Time and again.......good grief , look at the Tig welds!!!!!!!
http://www.target550.com/gallery/129_belly_pan_breathers_spy_cam/129_010.jpg


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