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  1. cammeddrz

    The parable of the pizza place

    This is a story that actually happened to me locally, involving off road "product", it was so ludicrous i had to share it. I have changed the specifics to be a pizza place analogy. I have been "buying pizza" for 8 years from various places locally, and nationally. I walk into a local...
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    2000 explorer column into 1990

    Anyone have experience swapping a 2000 explorer column into a 1990 bronco ii? As part of my 4.0 SOHC swap, i was thinking of swapping the donor rig's column into my 1990 bronco ii to help with the PATS Is it a huge song and dance to swap? Or does it go right in? Will i need to swap the...
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    putting 2.9 A4LD into explorer help

    A buddy of mine has 2 1990 bronco ii a4ld trannies, and his 1993 explorer just dropped a Trans. I know the ex uses a different a4ld, with an additional solenoid or two. So it stands to reason that an older ECM lacks the controls for these an additional solenoids, so it won't work. But in...
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    Why don't people get it??????

    I am head of sales for a company that manufactures motorcycle parts, we have 2800 dealers, spanning 29 different countries so a customer will place an order through a dealer, the dealer then places an order through me, we ship the product to the dealer, who then gives it to the customer. so...
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    PAINT GURUS-acrylic spray paint?

    i am painting some tubular inner fenders i made, i decided to try something new, i bought some of this, it seems to spray freaking nicely, and cover better than the other rattle-cans i have. being that it is acrylic, seeing as the primer is oil base. am i going to see any adhesion/lifting issues...
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    anyone put a 3rd gen front end on a 1st gen?

    I searched, and searched. and only came up with single pic someone else found. has anyone here put a 3rd gen front clip onto a 1st gen? i know anything is possible with any amount of fabrication
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    2000 explorer hood? what other front clip parts interchange? with ranger?

    on a 2000 ford explorer which front clip parts interchange with other years/models? i can tell that the fenders, header, grille, and headlight are different from a ranger the fenders/header look the same as a mountaineer, but the mountaineer looks like it has a different grille, and...
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    anyone look at the new gm to ford2.8 tbi swap article yet?

    anyone look at the new gm tbi onto ford 2.8 article yet? I came up with the idea to stick a gm 2.8l tbi system onto my buddy's (RICO9) carbed 2.8l broncoII. so we went to the j/y, pulled the parts and did it. it made it into the tech articles :icon_hornsup...
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    if you could have your parking brake on the front instead of the rear wheels?

    if you could choose between having your parking brake on the front instead of the rear, would you do it? the reason i ask is that i am putting a line-lock solenoid in-line on one of my brake lines to provide with a solid parking brake (easier than adapting e-brake cables in my situation, with...
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    does redline oil contain zddp?

    i am a redline dealer (though i don't much care for it) and my redline rep was telling me that all redline oils contain zddp (zinc) even their motorcycle oils the epa outlawed zddp in motor oils and therefore all oils containing it must be labeled "for off-road use only" like royal purple...
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    flickering headlights/instrument panel lights

    i have a 1988 bronco II v8 swap completed a year and a half ago but i left all lighting wiring un-molested i am experiencing flickering headlights and instrument panel lights (taillights could be also but i can't see those) , not just at idle either i can rev up the engine to 3,000+ rpm and...
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    ok electronic engineers, heres a ?? for you

    i need to charge a much smaller battery on board my truck that is 12vdc but can only take .5 to .75 amps or so. what diode, or resistor or whatever else do i need to install on the wires that are charging the battery? i need to keep the 12v of the existing charging system, i just need to add a...
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    ok efi gurus, someone explain the duties of I.A.C.

    not on any one specific engine or efi system. but what does the intake air control do? and how and when does it work?
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    the differences in batch-fire and sequential efi hardware?

    obviously the wire harnesses and computers are different between the batch fire, and the sequential. but how does the hardware actually differ? would a batch fire manifold/fuel rail run on a sequential computer? how about vice-versa? what are the differences between the manifiolds/fuel rails...
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    who knows about small aircraft? anyone parting one out?

    ok so my truck is a bII so naturally i painted it flat-black and called it the b2-bomber. and in keeping with the theme i want to use entirely aircraft gauges (white needle specifically) my dash panel is a huge aluminum plate so mounting all of them will be no problem i have found a few...
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    anybody that has a minute......

    hey if any of you guys have some spare time i would like you guys to log on to my site and upload a phony car and tell me any bugs that i need to work out. the site is still in its infancy so i bet you will come up with a list of things to improve on. thanks :icon_thumby...
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    i need shocks with 12" of travel

    where should i get shocks with 12" of travel? my current shocks are 16" fully compressed and 25 1/2" fully extended so i guess that makes for 9 1/2"
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    what vehicles have something close to 52" and 47" leaf springs?

    just like the title says, whta vehicles have leaf springs in something around the lengths of 52" and also ones of 47"
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    i need to make my 1976 1/2 ton leaf springs softer

    i have my broncoII sitting on a 1976 chevy half-ton frame but i need to make the springs much softer..........its killing my articulation. how can i do this? they really don't need to carry much load at all
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    how can i make my leaf-springs softer?

    i have a complete 1976 chevy full size frame under my bronco ii, and needless to say the springs are hard as hell. how can i soften my leaf springs?