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06-22-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By akwheeler

Automatics all have a neutral safety switch to...

Automatics all have a neutral safety switch to prevent starting in gear. Stick shifts have a clutch start switch so you can only start them with the clutch depressed or the "clutch start bypass"...
06-21-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By akwheeler

the last part of this is the important part, it...

the last part of this is the important part, it takes quite a while for the gauge to catch up with the float position.
06-21-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By akwheeler

I don't see any logical explanation for ALL of...

I don't see any logical explanation for ALL of your symptoms, but keep this in mind. Your brake booster CAN'T cause one brake to lock, it helps you push the pedal, that's all it does.
Your master...
06-20-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By akwheeler

Unfortunately you are going to have to drop your...

Unfortunately you are going to have to drop your fuel tank and inspect/test your fuel level sender. If you run your fuel down as far as you dare before you start you will have less weight to deal...
06-18-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By akwheeler

You would be surprised how badly bent a wheel can...

You would be surprised how badly bent a wheel can be and still balance, or how egg shaped a tire can be and still balance, or how much side to side wobble there can be in the tread and still balance....
06-18-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By akwheeler

Probably 95% of the time you have a vibration in...

Probably 95% of the time you have a vibration in the steering wheel it is all about tires and wheels, if they are not true they will still balance but you will still have a vibration.
If you are...
06-09-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By akwheeler

Check your rear brake adjustment, they need to be...

Check your rear brake adjustment, they need to be evenly adjusted with the drums inner diameter nearly the same. If you did rear brakes without replacing or resurfacing the rear drums that might be...
06-07-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By akwheeler

That link does make sense, if you don't find an...

That link does make sense, if you don't find an intake leak or similar you only other adjustments would be to rejet the carburator (or maybe adjust the choke). I have always left that to someone who...
06-06-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By akwheeler

you don't need to get snotty, people post in the...

you don't need to get snotty, people post in the wrong forum all the time and we are not psychic.
a picture OF YOUR CAM BOLTS might help someone answer ONE of your questions, but if you looked you...
06-06-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By akwheeler

I can understand the motivation, I am convinced...

I can understand the motivation, I am convinced that any engine smog legal or not can be dialed in with proper carburator tuning and your issue should be correctable even if it requires a different...
06-06-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By akwheeler

"Factory standard setting" aplies to "with all...

"Factory standard setting" aplies to "with all the emissions junk".
I don't know if the popping/cracking/snappling is normal or not after a desmog.
I am just assuming (and correctly I think) that...
06-06-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By akwheeler

I'm not a tuning guru, but I would suspect that...

I'm not a tuning guru, but I would suspect that your carburator tuning needs to be changed after removing the emissions junk.
Maybe your idle mixture?
How is your idle speed?
Have you checked your...
06-06-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By akwheeler

Not really, but I guess you missed the point, if...

Not really, but I guess you missed the point, if you start your question with a description of your ride or create a signature line that tells what year/make/model truck you have it will save a lot...
06-04-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By akwheeler

Is this a Kenworth? I realize you posted in the...

Is this a Kenworth? I realize you posted in the Taco/96-02 4runner forum, but you should still let us know what you are dealing with.
Is it lifted? Are all of the parts in the front end tight? No...
Forum: Pre 84 Trucks
05-27-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,497
Posted By akwheeler

I think if you follow the large rod on the left...

I think if you follow the large rod on the left of your picture to the top end you should find that it's threaded for adjustment, shorten it up a little and you should be golden if I'm on the right...
05-27-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,243
Posted By akwheeler

Keep in mind that the end of the input shaft...

Keep in mind that the end of the input shaft rides in the pilot bushing in the flywheel, make sure you replace that and you will have no issues.
05-24-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,243
Posted By akwheeler

I was making fun of Senor noodles post "I didn't...

I was making fun of Senor noodles post "I didn't read the whole post" I didn't see the point so I just posted some random statement totally irrelevant to the subject.
05-24-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,243
Posted By akwheeler

Smile I didn't sleep with your sister

I didn't sleep with your sister
05-23-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,381
Posted By akwheeler

^^ what he said, pressure test. And get a mirror,...

^^ what he said, pressure test. And get a mirror, like the dentist uses. It is far more likely to be a head gasket or intake gasket than it is to be a freeze plug.
05-23-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,243
Posted By akwheeler

If you are going to the trouble of dropping the...

If you are going to the trouble of dropping the transmission, especially for an oil leak, replace the clutch while you are there.
%90 of the time a clanking noise like you describe is caused by...
05-22-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By akwheeler

This is why it is important to CLEARLY state your...

This is why it is important to CLEARLY state your issue in your FIRST post. If you say "my caliper is sticking" we assume you have one brake dragging and getting hot.
If you say "I have a hard pull...
05-21-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,211
Posted By akwheeler

Aluminum wheel? Clean/buff/emery cloth both the...

Aluminum wheel?
Clean/buff/emery cloth both the hub and the wheel and apply a little anti-seize.
05-21-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By akwheeler

You're going to have to go to the wiring diagrams...

You're going to have to go to the wiring diagrams and diagnose it step by step, the VAF is part of the control scheme, start with the fuse first.
05-20-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,547
Posted By akwheeler

Check out my build thread, there's a picture on...

Check out my build thread, there's a picture on post #47 of my 4runner stuck in just over 3 feet of snow, it's on 37 inch tires with a solid axle swap and lockers front and rear.
your tire size...
05-20-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By akwheeler

did you figure it out yet? did you pull the pilot...

did you figure it out yet? did you pull the pilot bearing yet?
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