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Re: So this happened.

Post by Bennamin on Fri Dec 16, 2016 4:55 pm

Kevin wrote:Nope, that's scratch built.  Noah Taylor is a fabricator

That's so awesome! Noah is THE MAN! cheers

I've got sliders and bumpers by him on my list... Very Happy
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Post by Kevin on Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:51 am



Ditched the crappy LEDs in favor of a set of crappy halogen H1s.  They throw about ten kabillion times farther, but were too big to fit behind the grill.  I don't know if I like them hanging out on the front bumper like that, but that's where they go for now anyway.

When I have a spare buck I'll convert them to HID, but I can see at night now so they'll work until I do.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:09 pm

I pack a lot of recovery crap, because I'm a wimp.  I got tired of it all banging around the bed and having to play jigsaw games on long trips or when I bring the fam.  I threw an old rack on the roof bars and all the gas cans and recovery crap will live up there now.  At least when I'm on trips it will anyway - I don't fit in the garage at work anymore! Sad



New toys! Waffle board traction ladders.


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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:23 am

The bed of the truck looks too clean....

Are the lights too deep to fit behind the grill?

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Post by Kevin on Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:35 am

Too big around to fit where the LED pods were, and I didn't want to mess with making a bracket.

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Post by TRD270 on Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:02 am

You get your issue figured out yet?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:50 am

It hasn't done it again since I left Salina Mad. It's still doing that rattle somewhere on the passenger side and I've haven't tracked that down yet, and sooner or later I'm going to have to pull off the harness and fix that broken plug, but it hasn't thrown any new codes yet.

I need to do rear wheel bearings and/or rebuild the rear diff too, something back there is howling.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Bennamin on Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:55 am

Is it an intermittent miss from a coil pack? I've had those start out as something that will come and go, until they're bad enough to be constant. And by constant, I mean only under power. My test area is 6200 south coming west from Redwood to 3200 south, since it's 35-40 mph and a climb, so you're lugging in overdrive and low RPM's. But that was my 5.4 story.
And is the rattle an engine area tick from the notorious exhaust manifold cracking, or something further back in your suspension?
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Post by Bennamin on Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:06 am

Oh, and by the way... I got me some light Smile



And by the way... that pic is the right way on my computer, but for whatever reason, it loads sideways. Evil or Very Mad
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Post by Kevin on Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:35 pm

Bennamin wrote:Is it an intermittent miss from a coil pack? I've had those start out as something that will come and go, until they're bad enough to be constant. And by constant, I mean only under power. My test area is 6200 south coming west from Redwood to 3200 south, since it's 35-40 mph and a climb, so you're lugging in overdrive and low RPM's. But that was my 5.4 story.
And is the rattle an engine area tick from the notorious exhaust manifold cracking, or something further back in your suspension?

At least part of the intermittent miss is a broken clip on one of the injector plugs that likes to back off.  I need to replace it but its back against the firewall and it'll be a pain in the butt so I've been ignoring it. It came off frequently on this last trip though so something must be done.

And the rattle better not be a cracked manifold because I just replaced that side about a year ago.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:55 pm

Kevin wrote:I need to do rear wheel bearings and/or rebuild the rear diff too, something back there is howling.

Game on.


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Re: So this happened.

Post by Ty on Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:05 pm

So what are you going to do with the sour cream?

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Post by Kevin on Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:22 pm

Ty wrote:So what are you going to do with the sour cream?

Soak the bearings in it, makes 'em come off easier.

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Post by TRD270 on Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:38 am

How goes the battle?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:23 am

Broke my half inch ratchet trying to get the crush sleeve to crush, switched to the breaker bar and about six foot of cheater and put a serious bend in that.  We gave up about ten PM, I'll head back out if/when the rain lets up.

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Post by Kevin on Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:20 am

Ended up needing to use my press to squish the crush washer down to size,  I think I'll invest in a real air compressor and rattle gun before I try this job again.  But it's all good now, good pattern and only about ten thou of gear lash.  And no more noise from axle bearings or the diff.




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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:34 am

Necessity is the mother of invention.



That little compressor did not like filling that tank at all, but it did it.  Still wasn't enough to spin the pinion nut on all the way, but that might be because of my crappy impact gun.  The Harbor Freight Earthquake XT is pretty highly reviewed, I think I'll pick one up.

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Post by Bennamin on Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:48 am

Looking good!!
So... we're here in the shop wondering about the sour cream. Haven't heard of that before. Never seen it used in any shop I've been in? I've had tech's use hot plates and freezers, but never sour cream.
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Post by Kevin on Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:34 pm

The acidity breaks down the crud and solidified grease, and the fats wick between the bearing and the housing and after a bit of soaking they slide ride out.

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Post by TRD270 on Thu May 04, 2017 3:34 pm



Finally tracked one down, #coolguycamperclub

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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Thu May 04, 2017 4:13 pm

Planning on keeping it a bit longer now?

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Post by TRD270 on Thu May 04, 2017 5:24 pm

No one was biting at the price. Was selling to help with other finances, lower than what I was asking didn't help me so. Yeah I'll be keeping it. Now I need to reinstall my compressor which i'm not looking forward to. Planning to install a mobile HAM as well.

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Post by Kevin on Fri May 05, 2017 10:34 am

I'm glad you're keeping it, I think that truck is pretty perfect for you.

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Post by TRD270 on Fri May 05, 2017 8:45 pm

I'm not upset I still have it, I like this little truck they are the perfect size for my "wheeling" needs. I'd like to have set my finances up a little better for the next little while, but i'll survive. I wasn't going to give it away and it made more financial sense to keep it.

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