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Offline wagwar

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Generator Redone
« on: January 29, 2013, 04:28:35 PM »
As some of you know, I had to rebuild my generator and the bay as well. So, I decided to write it up in a series of posts to the blog. I posted the first two parts of my generator rebuild. Check it out!

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2013, 12:15:58 PM »
just added Part Three.

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2013, 07:30:37 PM »
Nice write up!  And nice work so far!

I'll be doing the same thing this spring......
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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2013, 08:41:24 PM »
Love the blog!  Thanks for putting it out there.  :)

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Offline Sam 4106

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2013, 12:57:49 AM »
wagwar,
Thanks for sharing your blog. I enjoy learning from others projects. My wife and I both enjoyed reading about your kitties and are sure glad your vet friend recognized the drug overdose situation. I would also be interested in reading about the origin of your unusual name, (wagwar). Keep up  the good work on your projects and your stories.

Good luck, Sam & Char
1976 MCI-8TA with 8V92 DDEC II and Allison HT740

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2013, 02:19:22 PM »
Part Four of the Generator Redux just published at

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Offline DMoedave

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2013, 05:09:44 PM »
nicely done, Justin and Dick are just great with help and customer service. i like the exhaust blanket.
we love our buses!!! NE Pa or LI NY, or somewhere in between!

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2013, 05:25:53 PM »
Wagwar, I also thank you for the pix of the setup, being in the genewrator business for way too long, I have seen the radiator mounted flat before, with the engine & genset sitting on top of it, using a electric fan, blow air down across the core, seems to be working fine.  Glad to see your version.
Always gld to see a Kubota on the small generators.
Cheers
Dave M
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WG4T CW for ever.
Central Virginia

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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2013, 09:15:27 AM »
Great looking job. The only drawback to a down facing radiator exhaust is kicking up dust on a dusty or dirt road. Course, you could just turn off the generator for those few times. The great part of the squirrel cage blower is the quietness of it. I have a belt driven squirrel cage blower sucking the air from the radiator into the blower then blowing it out the side of the bus. With the two spd motor, night time use is just about silent. Good Luck, TomC
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Re: Generator Redone
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2013, 02:20:57 PM »
Final installment of Generator redux posted at

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