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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By letank
Seems like a good set up... but as usual do you...

Seems like a good set up... but as usual do you know if your temp gauge is precise... get an infrared thermometer and do some measurements... thermostat housing, upper radiator hose, lower radiator...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 06-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By letank
very nice, someone already put a lot of effort in...

very nice, someone already put a lot of effort in aftermarket seat cover refurbishing/swaping, the headliner seems perfect.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 06-26-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By letank
Prop 65

Prop 65 placard is everywhere... even in parking garages... exhaust and especially diesel exhaust may be detrimental to your health...



Waiting to see it on the used cars at the stealership... ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-26-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By letank
manifold vacuum instead of ported vacuum... going...

manifold vacuum instead of ported vacuum... going to Mt Whitney is a slight graded climb from LA, using 395 going to Lone Pine I suppose... Mt Whitney trail is not open to 4x4, but Whitney portal is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-24-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By letank
remove the vent cover by the foot area, remove...

remove the vent cover by the foot area, remove debris and cut a screen (Post edit: aka bug screen, the plastic version is easier to deal with, adding pict sat) of the appropriate size to fit under...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By letank
X2 as above, electric fan do not do well with V8,...

X2 as above, electric fan do not do well with V8, even BMW and Benz V8s are running mechanical fan with fan clutch.

Even without a shroud it should be fine. You can test in and out temp at the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-08-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By letank
J3220181 called "tube" in the part...

J3220181 called "tube" in the part manual... know as choke heater tube, it is to heat the outside air going to the choke as a signal to loosen the choke valve... which is a redondency because our...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-08-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By letank
it depends on which wood grain you picked, dark...

it depends on which wood grain you picked, dark or light... ? I try to keep the OEM color so when you open the doors or look in the cargo area, it is not a distraction...
As for pict, you need to use...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-07-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By letank
In fact there are 2 flappers and 2 vacuum bellow...

In fact there are 2 flappers and 2 vacuum bellow mechanism, one for the temp controlling the heater stove with the sensing probe in the air filter housing and the other for the flapper to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-27-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By letank
glad that you found the leak... the 74 has still...

glad that you found the leak... the 74 has still its hard plastic line...

Rubber will be good for quite some time, it has to be checked every 5 years because it is not as good as it used to be.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-26-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,169
Posted By letank
flat springs, they do not provide any spring...

flat springs, they do not provide any spring action, they should have a slight arch, also with the amount of rust, I suspect , yes suspect that the bushings are rusted solid


this is the only pict...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-25-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By letank
weak pump... may be if you have the original...

weak pump... may be if you have the original carburetor, the motorcraft 2150 you can dump a little fuel down the carb air horn, if the engine starts, it may give it enough ooomph, rpm, to give the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-25-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By letank
I have used this , it always sounds fishy because...

I have used this , it always sounds fishy because if you enter your vehicle specs, it tells you that there are too many variations to give you a model and price, you are referred to a customer...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-13-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,654
Posted By letank
X2, this doc was banned by her peers, then banned...

X2, this doc was banned by her peers, then banned by youtube, this should be a real alarm bell about what is being peddled around. Same story with the chloroquine, even prescribed for the prevention...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-13-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By letank
Yes it is difficult to work when in a new...

Yes it is difficult to work when in a new setting, and with the current restrictions, it all depend on how friendly the manager is... a large piece of cardboard will help to show that you are not...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-12-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By letank
the best is to remove the belt and do a hearing...

the best is to remove the belt and do a hearing test... Also when did last you change the PS fluid...

New fluid works wonder, use a turkey baster with an extension hose to remove old fluid, easier...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-12-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,169
Posted By letank
I suspect that you did not buy this gem brand...

I suspect that you did not buy this gem brand new, how many leaves on the springs, for the front and the rear.


My 74 was OEM with a 2 spring leaf up front, called heavy duty in the TSM ...and it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-08-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By letank
I have been running the P4070 on the 74 for over...

I have been running the P4070 on the 74 for over 10 years, no return line, no problems, IIRC the 258 has a different fuel pressure requirement a bit lower 4 to 6 psi than the 360 5 to 7 on the OE...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-05-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,989
Posted By letank
That was such an excellent video clip... may be...

That was such an excellent video clip... may be we should do a try on the next gathering... crown vic are cheap... ah, ah, ah, I joined so long ago... before it was the bbs with Michael B and a bunch...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-02-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By letank
a slight miss off idle can be related to a slight...

a slight miss off idle can be related to a slight leak at the charcoal canister vent hose to the carb, the cap that is labelled do not open, there is a rubber diaphragm mounted on a spring... yes the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-26-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,654
Posted By letank
TP... there is an alternate solution

it may gross some, but in this time of shortage.... as I have said on other forums, when your hands are dirty... paper or water and soap...



Skip the soap for the tush... and use either that...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,124
Posted By letank
I missed that long post of yours, what a...

I missed that long post of yours, what a challenge!


Here in Cal we have a voluntary curfew so to speak since Tuesday... but we can work in the garage.


that hot valve called heater valve was...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-19-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,654
Posted By letank
finding Real sources: The paper that you may have...

finding Real sources: The paper that you may have received has reached my mailbox coming from the other side of the globe, it is well presented, but most of the references lead to a 404 not found...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-17-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By letank
Impressive test from the diesel folks, dated...

Impressive test from the diesel folks, dated 2007, any updates from 13 years ago?


I never used too much of anything... may be techron once in a while because it was inexpensive at Costcx...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-08-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,654
Posted By letank
Can you communicate any credible sources?...

Can you communicate any credible sources?



Anything is possible, could be the work of some sick minds against their leaders. We had sarin gas in Tokyo subway in 95... Ammonium nitrate at the...
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