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Forum: General Conversation 08-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By mrfixit
Sadly, new-replacement motor = total FAIL. Worse...

Sadly, new-replacement motor = total FAIL. Worse than the last, it doesn't move at all.
Forum: General Conversation 08-28-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By mrfixit
It all worked out, when they realized I was just...

It all worked out, when they realized I was just an old crank...
Forum: General Conversation 08-28-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By mrfixit
Oh, there's another tale, right there...:wasntme:

Oh, there's another tale, right there...:wasntme:
Forum: Early Bronco 08-28-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
Very good point. Valley gasket leaks are another...

Very good point. Valley gasket leaks are another thing to check. In the olden days, we'd spray carb cleaner around the edges of the valley with the engine running. If it ran better, it's a leaker....
Forum: Early Bronco 08-28-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
Oh... heat riser tube should be between your air...

Oh... heat riser tube should be between your air cleaner horn/snout/intake and the exhaust manifold directly beneath it. When your truck was made, they were constructed in much the same way as that...
Forum: Early Bronco 08-28-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
As for "capped off", I mean that "even the lines...

As for "capped off", I mean that "even the lines and nipples that you do not yet know the purpose of" should be closed in some way, until you're able to figure them out ( hopefully by the diagrams )....
Forum: Early Bronco 08-28-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
Lets try the other way of...

Lets try the other way of posting.http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=13&pictureid=38
http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=13&pictureid=39
Forum: Early Bronco 08-28-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
I see the diagrams just fine... they're in my...

I see the diagrams just fine... they're in my gallery... maybe I need to go check my privacy settings. Hold on, guys!
Forum: Early Bronco 08-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
Here is another ...

Here is another
http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=13&pictureid=38
Forum: Early Bronco 08-27-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/forum/picture.php...

http://www.fordtruckfanatics.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=13&pictureid=39
Here is one diagram that may help
Forum: Early Bronco 08-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,542
Posted By mrfixit
Vacuum is key to performance, in this vintage of...

Vacuum is key to performance, in this vintage of truck. Get a hold of a vacuum gauge and see what your system is pulling. It should pull 20 lbs at idle. Less means a poor mix, a leak, or bad...
Forum: Generations 8-9 08-25-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,748
Posted By mrfixit
Tyler, how did this work out for you? I just...

Tyler, how did this work out for you?
I just did the whole shootin' match, on my recently-acquired '97, but the irony of it is that the dealer supposedly 'fixed it' as part of my purchase agreement....
Forum: General Conversation 08-25-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By mrfixit
I don't believe in luck; especially now. Of...

I don't believe in luck; especially now.
Of course, that makes it easier to not have any (luck) and move on!
Just for the record, though; this was a meme. It was only a meme ;)smilieFordlogo
Forum: General Conversation 08-24-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By mrfixit
Busted

So, I walk into O'Really's, admittedly upset about their remanufactured power window motor failure, and MAY have been waving said part in the air...
There was no reason to call 911!...
Forum: General Conversation 08-24-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By mrfixit
The tractor is still in the weeds; S&H Farm...

The tractor is still in the weeds; S&H Farm Supply was is picking it up for me, but had trailer issues until today. I will be sharing my adventure with that one, all along the way in my...
Forum: General Conversation 08-18-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By mrfixit
Thank you! I ordered new taillights for it, too; ...

Thank you! I ordered new taillights for it, too; I noticed one of the stock ones was cracked, & that can never be!
Forum: General Conversation 08-16-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By mrfixit
Talking Even a blind squirrel finds a nut, once in a while.

I am happy to say I am back in the Ford family...
Bought a 98 F150 Lariat 3 Dr.
Pics to follow, and I've only had to fix 3 things, in my first week of ownership; the driver side power window,...
Forum: Personal Announcements & Introductions 03-13-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By mrfixit
Welcome! This site is ideal for gleaning...

Welcome! This site is ideal for gleaning knowledge and insight... and all that other stuff!
Don't be a stranger! Then again, one person here is easily stranger than the next, but they're all...
Forum: Photography 03-10-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,557
Posted By mrfixit
These are all 35mm... and they take great...

These are all 35mm... and they take great images. I appreciate the input!
Forum: Photography 03-09-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,557
Posted By mrfixit
Old Schooler needs schoolin'

With the passing of my folks, I have acquired their cameras. Yashica Electro 35, Minolta Maxxum QTsi and a Canon T60. I've loved the pictures these cameras have taken, but was wondering if working...
Forum: Photography 03-09-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,573
Posted By mrfixit
Very interesting- and not a bad quality!

Very interesting- and not a bad quality!
Forum: Superduty Gen.1 03-09-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By mrfixit
I've seen a few do exactly what yours is doing,...

I've seen a few do exactly what yours is doing, and two of those who took my suggestion had success: Complete flush, change out the valve body and put it back together clean. The extras you've...
Forum: Missouri Chapter 03-09-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,377
Posted By mrfixit
Mine has all changed. The hell that my life was...

Mine has all changed.
The hell that my life was is no more.
My Ex got her a Florida boyfriend, I almost died, I walked away and never looked back.
My new life far exceeds anything from my old...
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 03-09-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,580
Posted By mrfixit
Somewhere, I have a picture of one embedded in my...

Somewhere, I have a picture of one embedded in my face shield. The shield still hangs in the shop I was working in at the time.
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 03-09-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,580
Posted By mrfixit
Almost as much fun as when a grinding wheel...

Almost as much fun as when a grinding wheel shells while encountering a piece of tungsten you stuck to the weld...
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