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  1. Connie

    Chain saw won't start hot

    So tell me, is it a Husqvarna? Husq's are famous for this exact thing....
  2. Connie

    Toyota T-100 head scratcher

    I would hire you in a heartbeat Nick but sadly enough, USA here....
  3. Connie

    2002 Honda Civic Electrical gremlin

    field wire grounding out.....seen it before. It causes hell in the electrical system. Check the wires going to and from the alternator. Possibly you may have a wire that broke inside the insulation but the insulation is still intact. Feel the wires and look for a spot it bends more easily than...
  4. Connie

    What is the wierdest tool you ever fabricated under duress??

    I took a dinner fork and made a tool for cleaning out the impeller seal and shaft on a huge chopper pump for pumping out the manure lagoons on dairys to the sprinkler carts and gun to distribute cow manure to the field for fertilizing. I put 2 good bends in it and the company that made the pump...
  5. Connie

    Mechanic put on incorrect part. Warranty expired. Advice?

    an engine rebuild and they replaced or took out a tranny part? are you messing with us?
  6. Connie

    E4OD pan bolts

    M Hamilton I would check the wiring harness and connectors while you are under that thing if the pan is that beat up. Sounds like a little 4x4ing might have beat it up? The E4OD is electronically controlled and good connections are vital to the life of this transmission. 4x4ing or anything...
  7. Connie

    lost in a clear cut somewhere...look for flying wrenchs!

    lost in a clear cut somewhere...look for flying wrenchs!
  8. Connie

    CV boot repair

    believe it or not, I have used rubber cement (after an extremely good cleaning) and a chunk of heavy heavy duty silage wrap plastic or silage tube plastic. I wrap it around the whole boot in a strip where the hole is and sometimes use 2 or three stacked.
  9. Connie

    Spraying Metalic Paint Issue

    dont buff the clear coat down that far and let it dry longer before you shoot the first clear coat
  10. Connie

    Searching for piston rings

    pm'd you
  11. Connie

    ford E4OD shifting

    check the wire harness at the tranny and make SURE it has a PERFECT CONNECTION.... won't shift right if the wiring is even slightly fubared in any way
  12. Connie

    1990 Buick Century

    a lot of our trans guys are out right now...
  13. Connie

    98 Escort not sure where this noise is coming from

    cool!! GREAT WAY to show us symptoms!!! That was awesome!! Thanks and glad you got it fixed!!
  14. Connie

    97 Isuzu Rodeo overheating problems possibly a blown headgasket?????

    my experience with these have been that rodeos have weak heads and weak head gaskets...and driving it while overheating til it shit off would pretty much tell me you are going to need a new head, head gasket, or both. Try what Billr recommended, but I think you are beating a dead horse here...
  15. Connie

    Homelite Blower model UT 08544

    http://hcpi.arinet.com/scripts/EmpartISAPI.dll?MF click on figure a
  16. Connie

    O.T.C Leak tamer plus oil?

    well, IMHO, I'm a big fan of OEM stuff because they made the equipment-they should best understand what it needs to operate the best for the longest period of time possible. Their name and reputation rely on a good working, well built piece of equipment. I wouldn't use anything but what they...
  17. Connie

    Questions about timing belt replacement: 97 Corolla DX, 1.8l

    could be a tension bearing... hit it with a short blast of pblaster or wd40 in the very center of the pulley WITH THE ENGINE OFF AND NOT RUNNING using care not to get it on the belt or the running surface of the pulley. Some of the tensioners have sealed bearings and this won't work but it won't...
  18. Connie

    I'm stumped - '93 Ford E350 lurching under load (Motorhome)

    do you have the infamous E4OD automatic transmission??? My guess is yes. They are notorious.... You said you changed the fluid in it not long ago? Did you have this problem before you changed it?? Oh, and by the way, ALWAYS pull the hills with the overdrive OFF!!! Never pull hills in overdrive...
  19. Connie

    1986 Subaru Fuel Pump

    There should be a filter right beside that pump. CHANGE IT TOO or you are wasting your time.
  20. Connie

    Quad/ATV Very hard 2 Start

    sounds like a stuck float. IF AND ONLY IF, you know much about carbs, pull the float bowl off and see if there is a bit of gunk preventing the needle from killing the gas supply or if the float evens floats. Depends on what the float is made of but sometimes they can get a pin hole in it or get...