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  1. dabunk

    79 El Camino brake issue pedal goes way down

    Do not believe those crap shows nothing real with REALITY TV or the money they supposedly make. Was watching an Alaska show last night both driving 10K plus brand new snow machines complaining the had to use a hand auger to ice fish. It is all crapola!
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    79 El Camino brake issue pedal goes way down

    If you have a torch heating up the line nuts helps some
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    79 El Camino brake issue pedal goes way down

    Same kind of trick without pinching the line to get you home. Blown wheel cylinder or caliper. Take brake line off of the cylinder or caliper and put a common nail in the line. When you re-tighten the line the nail head seals off the fluid. Gotten many buses and cars home that way. Always had a...
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    79 El Camino brake issue pedal goes way down

    Fill the master cylinder and as you pump the brakes have someone look for the fluid dripping. Done
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    crank no start

    Correct terminology is " Everyone has at LEAST one"
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    Odd question from my uncle. Kit Kar??

    Built a lot of VW based kit cars in my day. Big problem is quality of body manufacturer. Do not go cheap on the kit you will never get anything to fit or look good!
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    BAT Store

    I just found my mug I bought when the store first opened!
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    Ford F250 Engine stalling

    Bad lift pump correct
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    Brake issue with '01 Jimmy

    Did you let the master cylinder run empty when you were bleeding it?
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    new\used laptop pissing me off

    Try removing your HD and slave with USB cable to another laptop or desktop. On laptop use administrative tools it will allow you to remove all partitions and then format with NTSF. Reinstall and it should take it then.
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    mysterious moving lift chair

    Maybe had demons and preach exercised them?
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    new\used laptop pissing me off

    Did you format the hard drive to wipe e verything old off of it?
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    2005 international 4200 vt365 no crank/ no start

    Lets backtrack a little. On your engine the ECU mounts on top of the IDM on the drivers side of the engine? Now your short was on the heavy purple wire that runs from the battery to the IDM relay on the firewall? OK then injector harness was replaced but would crank but not start correct...
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    2005 international 4200 vt365 no crank/ no start

    Sadly the VT365 is a glorified 6.0 but the wiring is totally different! I had a fleet 40 of these piggies. What was the original problem causing the injector change? Was it running previously or running bad or smoking? You have access to Service max which is good but very hard to get proper...
  15. dabunk

    New alternator wont charge

    I know for Dodges there was a company making a replacement external regulator so you did not have to replace the ECM when this function failed.
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    Parasitic battery drain

    Old school test is to disconnect neg batt terminal and put test light between terminal and post. If alternator disconnect does not dim the light then start pulling fuses one at a time to see light dim. When it dims you found the circuit
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    No cruise no high idle for pto

    Yes PTO power take off He needs higher RPM to operate whatever the PTO is operating
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    2002 Ford E-Series Van A/C Always Defrost

    That and they use hard plastic tubing Heat makes it so brittle just touching or moving it causes cracks.
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    A little more stopping power,please?

    Chevy uses the larger bore wheel cylinders in the rear with the bigger bore master cylinders on the trucks and vans. I can tell lots of stories where homeowners did rear wheel brake jobs and brakes do not stop as well. Tear it apart and they put the smaller WC in place of the larger bore ones
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    Timing belt

    Also depending on the engine RPM when the belt lets go. I have seen non interference engines that belt went at highway speeds and still bent valves