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    Small cut in side of leather seat

    That can be fixed easily. There is no need for a new cover. Check out LeatherTouchupDye.com They have many utube videos showing the procedure. Leather filler/repair kit cost $40. I believe it will work with both vinyl or leather. I never worked with leather before but I fixed a similar sized...
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    Air Compressor Question Help

    I’m a retired design/field engineer, and have experience piping up 1000’s of industrial, pharmaceutical, and commercial plants for the past 40+ years. OSHA does call for (or used to call for) encasing PVC if used for above ground air service. This is to protect it, so Joe The Fork Lift Driver...
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    Air Compressor Question Help

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SHOZ</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I would not use PVC plastic pipe for compressed air. If it burst there is shrapnel. </div></div> It is used through the industrial world to handle not only air and water, but nasty...
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    Air Compressor Question Help

    Schedule 80 PVC (grey pipe and grey fittings) in ½” has a maximum working pressure of 850 psig at 73°F. In ¾” the rating is 690 psig at 73°F. The working pressure will go down as the temperature gets colder, but certainly more than sufficient for a garage installation. Schedule 40 PVC (white...
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    What is optimal operating temperature?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Chris142</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Somewhere on the net is a graph from ford that shows engine wear vs engine temp. It shows less wear as the engine runs hotter. Around 200-210 is optimal.160-180 show more wear...
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