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07-19-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By millball

It's likely got a blind plate installed at the...

It's likely got a blind plate installed at the exhaust manifold.

Otherwise it'd have a major exhaust leak at that broken joint.
07-19-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By millball

The ID plate under the hood, center of the...

The ID plate under the hood, center of the firewall should give a chassis type number.

From this info you can find wiring diagrams specific to year and type.
07-18-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,971
Posted By millball

If the crank turns freely with the mains torqued...

If the crank turns freely with the mains torqued and its endplay is in spec, there should be no worries.
07-18-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,971
Posted By millball

Hard to tell what's what from your image, but the...

Hard to tell what's what from your image, but the soft Babbitt MUST face the moving crankshaft cheeks, while the hard steel backing faces the stationary block webs.
07-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By millball

If they filled it with oil AFTER it seized, the...

If they filled it with oil AFTER it seized, the new oil filter should still be dry.
07-16-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By millball

Foreign object left in a cylinder??? Foreign...

Foreign object left in a cylinder??? Foreign object fouling camshaft??
Forum: Pre 84 Trucks
07-14-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By millball

My 'attitude' did not cause your problems. ...

My 'attitude' did not cause your problems.

If you had my attitude and outlook, your truck might not be dead.

Oh, 'Have a nice day'.
Forum: Pre 84 Trucks
07-13-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By millball

Sorry to hear of your troubles, but nature and...

Sorry to hear of your troubles, but nature and machines have no sympathy, or compassion.

When bad things happen in nature, or with machines, there are no take backs, or do overs.

You might have...
Forum: Pre 84 Trucks
07-13-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By millball

Engines run out of oil have a VERY bad prognosis....

Engines run out of oil have a VERY bad prognosis.

Shame on you for running it dry. and then trying to run it some more to get home.
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By millball

I installed it myself. along with all new pinion...

I installed it myself. along with all new pinion bearings and seal. I can't really speak to what shop labor would cost

. Several hundred dollars, for sure. I do all my own work.
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By millball

Lockers have value . Real selectable lockers...

Lockers have value

. Real selectable lockers cost MONEY, even if you are competent to do ALL the labor yourself.

I wouldn't care for air operated lockers, even if they were no cost to me.

....
06-29-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,147
Posted By millball

Good strong, clean and heavy grounds from the...

Good strong, clean and heavy grounds from the battery and frame to the engine/tranny???
06-29-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,836
Posted By millball

Waall… you oughta change the oil, for sure, but...

Waall… you oughta change the oil, for sure, but that ain't gonna stop the VAFM from banging.
06-29-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,836
Posted By millball

New VAFM Maybe corroded connector/ wiring issues...

New VAFM Maybe corroded connector/ wiring issues as well. But if the VAFM is rattling, it's junk.
06-28-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,898
Posted By millball

Plain you don't understand where the sealing...

Plain you don't understand where the sealing surface is.

The seal works against the OUTSIDE of the balancer.
06-28-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,898
Posted By millball

The shaft is not where you'd find the grove....

The shaft is not where you'd find the grove. It'll be on the surface of the harmonic balancer.
06-26-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,898
Posted By millball

How high up on the timing cover do you find...

How high up on the timing cover do you find oil.??

This might just be a front main seal leak, or it might be an oil pump O ring leak.

Oil from several places ultimately ends up at the bottom...
Forum: Pre 84 Trucks
06-25-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By millball

The felt seal is just a wiper to keep grit out of...

The felt seal is just a wiper to keep grit out of the knuckle and its grease.

If there's a liquid leak, the axle seal has failed.
06-24-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By millball

[QUOTE=RASALIBRE;52426011]Older style has a bi...

[QUOTE=RASALIBRE;52426011]Older style has a bi metal heated element in it that burns out/goes faulty and is not made anymore, leaving you with finding a good used one as a replacement. Who knows how...
06-24-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By millball

It's pretty, but I don't really know what its...

It's pretty, but I don't really know what its good for. No carbureted 4x4 can match an EFI one.

To get any reliable and controllable power off camber, you have to go propane on a previously...
06-24-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By millball

Welcome back.

Welcome back.
06-23-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By millball

Examination of what the upstream O2 sensor is...

Examination of what the upstream O2 sensor is saying is a good idea.

Another good idea is to use an IR gun to determine the cat temperature under different conditions.

I'm not sure that the...
Forum: Arizona
06-21-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By millball

"Arizona emissions' means different things in...

"Arizona emissions' means different things in different areas.

Pima and Maricopa counties have substantial requirements. Your truck, devolved into an engine of earlier type, may not pass, no...
06-16-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,825
Posted By millball

Using a precision surface grinder on shim backs...

Using a precision surface grinder on shim backs is acceptable.

Hand grinding them flat and parallel is near impossible.

Most machine shops throw whatever shims in that are too tight, and grind...
06-15-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,109
Posted By millball

Get an IR handheld temp gun. Just the thing for...

Get an IR handheld temp gun. Just the thing for instantaneous pinpoint temp readings.
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