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Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-15-2019, 02:49 AM
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Posted By dumbestone
Look around for mice bites. :smile

Look around for mice bites. :smile
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-14-2019, 02:51 AM
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Posted By dumbestone
Fair move, ensys.

Fair move, ensys.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-13-2019, 02:11 AM
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Posted By dumbestone
You're going to get a quicker reaction time to a...

You're going to get a quicker reaction time to a component with short, direct hoses that pass the vacuum pressure down the hose. A large reservoir will send pressure down the hose at what is existing...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-13-2019, 01:55 AM
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Posted By dumbestone
:wink to that.

:wink to that.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-13-2019, 01:51 AM
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Posted By dumbestone
Ford theory or not, better to check the FSM and...

Ford theory or not, better to check the FSM and see if it's tied in with anything else ... a relay and/or interrupting other wiring circuit components.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   09-11-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By dumbestone
.02c You may want to find something to...

.02c
You may want to find something to neutralize the acid in the vinegar and flush it well. In any case clean steel will start to rust again unless it's protected.
As a somewhat related example:...
Forum: 90-96 Tech Discussion Forum   09-01-2019, 02:53 AM
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Posted By dumbestone
Do you have wires and rubber tubing inside the...

Do you have wires and rubber tubing inside the wheel well? Remove the plastic liner splash shield from over the top of the tire. Maybe someone has removed the AIV. The mounting bracket might still be...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-29-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By dumbestone
I think on the inlet end. ...

I think on the inlet end.
https://www.google.com/search?q=fuel+injector+screen&oq=fuel&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j35i39j69i59j69i60l3.10408j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#kpvalbx=_d2JnXemXJOem_Qb90oOYDA31
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-26-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By dumbestone
Is there a fine screen in the injector? Maybe...

Is there a fine screen in the injector?
Maybe with the of the cleaning a piece of sludge came through the size of the screen mesh big enough to hinder forward fuel flow, but can't discharge itself...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-22-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By dumbestone
Got a plug wire laying around anywhere. .02c

Got a plug wire laying around anywhere. .02c
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-16-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By dumbestone
Drat.

Drat.
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-16-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By dumbestone
Except for originality, if it's running well with...

Except for originality, if it's running well with the dual points, why not set the dwell and keep it that way?
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-16-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By dumbestone
.02c Check the power and ground connections off...

.02c Check the power and ground connections off the battery (not the battery itself). If one is loose you could be momentarily losing power, which would show up on a drive or downshifting when the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-12-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By dumbestone
Don't know what the back of the rheostat looks...

Don't know what the back of the rheostat looks like, but: If it's an old style "can" with ear tabs folded over, you can pull the tabs up gently but use a vise grip or pliers to hold the can at the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   08-01-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By dumbestone
Great presentation of progress. And the car looks...

Great presentation of progress. And the car looks super.
"Arrest Me" :laugh
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   07-29-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By dumbestone
From a search on this forum ...

From a search on this forum
https://www.zcar.com/forum/10-70-83-tech-discussion-forum/419232-brake-booster-interchange.html
What's your manufacture date?

Don't know what happened to the 4or5...
Forum: 90-96 Tech Discussion Forum   07-22-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By dumbestone
There are more authoritative figures on the site,...

There are more authoritative figures on the site, but at first glance you would think if all ohmed out OK that you do not have corrosion. But having removed these connectors and found green slime...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-21-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By dumbestone
My bad with specificity. Talking about the slide...

My bad with specificity. Talking about the slide pins/sleeves, not pistons. If he's asking about where to get and how to rebuild pistons/seals, he's probably not talking about "pistons".
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-17-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By dumbestone
You're looking for a boot or bellows. Maybe...

You're looking for a boot or bellows.
Maybe find a size that fits here?
http://www.rubberstore.com/catalog/rubber-bellows-c-21.html
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-17-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By dumbestone
It would depend on the chassis grease...

It would depend on the chassis grease composition. For brakes the grease should be for high temperatures, like lithium complex. One grease, and there are equivalents, is Lubrication Engineers lithium...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-16-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By dumbestone
Very good practice doing the grinding and lubing....

Very good practice doing the grinding and lubing.
Next thought would be dirt or grit buildup on the "tuck-back" S-roll in the seal rubber that allows it to move in and out with the piston without...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-15-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By dumbestone
Rather odd that three cars would be doing that....

Rather odd that three cars would be doing that. You say it's difficult to rotate the tire but not that it's really hard to rotate. Are the pad-notch, slide/pin surfaces clean and rust free? And...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-09-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By dumbestone
Is the drum worn unevenly with a taper from the...

Is the drum worn unevenly with a taper from the inside to the outside of the brake shoe contact area?
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-03-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By dumbestone
Betcha the "spacer" is a brass washer. It...

Betcha the "spacer" is a brass washer. It conducts current and probably acts to provide a pad between the two eyes, as sometimes during tightening the crimps on the top eye wants to spin against the...
Forum: 70-83 Tech Discussion Forum   06-02-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By dumbestone
If you pull the box off and look at the back and...

If you pull the box off and look at the back and there are no hidden wires or wires entering the box other than the ones you see here, it's just a junction box and you can (short) bolt the eye...
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