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06-29-2016, 04:55 AM
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Posted By AKHeathen

Glass cleaner often works, too... but if they...

Glass cleaner often works, too... but if they slid on easy, they would slide off easy, too.
06-29-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 58,019
Posted By AKHeathen

If they clamp the glass, then simply lube them...

If they clamp the glass, then simply lube them with water, spit or soapy water and tap on with a rubber mallet.
10-18-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By AKHeathen

try wd-40

try wd-40
10-17-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By AKHeathen

i've run that size for years... like a decade.......

i've run that size for years... like a decade.... but variables, as mentioned
10-17-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By AKHeathen

i keep mine on the stock mounts. my wife pushed...

i keep mine on the stock mounts. my wife pushed in the rear of a tahoe and i adjusted it back out..... then my fater-in-law backed into it, and i adjusted it out again.... couldn't immagine if it...
10-17-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,012
Posted By AKHeathen

btw: this afm is an adaptation of a much older...

btw: this afm is an adaptation of a much older bosch unit used on old german cars. that little 1/2" cap on top used to be a bypass air adjustment.
10-17-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,012
Posted By AKHeathen

if you are not experienced in soldering, it may...

if you are not experienced in soldering, it may be best and cheaper to have an electronics shop repair it real quick. grab a box knife and take the top off first. you aren't gonna screw anything up...
10-17-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By AKHeathen

i would certainly start at the grounds (next to...

i would certainly start at the grounds (next to the battery in the fender, by the lifting hook on the passenger side, etc) and then check the fuses by the battery and at the kick pannel. your...
10-17-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,741
Posted By AKHeathen

the way it works is that while the inner peices...

the way it works is that while the inner peices are together, it has enough clearance to allow one side to spin free and the other locked in. if the driving side is stopped, it forces the inner...
10-17-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By AKHeathen

is it just that it takes a little to go down to...

is it just that it takes a little to go down to low idle? it has a little plunger thingy on the throttle body that is designed to do that to keep it from stalling. if it's excessive, it could be...
10-17-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,773
Posted By AKHeathen

i use engine oil on the head bolts, but brake...

i use engine oil on the head bolts, but brake clean and chase the holes on the block. it makes sure you get consistent clamping pressure when you torque the bolts. there is a huge difference...
10-16-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By AKHeathen

i would pour some diesel in the cylinders, let it...

i would pour some diesel in the cylinders, let it sit overnight, and then see if #5 picks up compression. also would do a blow-by comparison before and after. coolant in the cylinders present as...
10-16-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,678
Posted By AKHeathen

it doesn't leak out of the radiator cap when it's...

it doesn't leak out of the radiator cap when it's bad, it goes strait to the overflow. the overflow spits out when it heats up and sucks it back in when it cools. it always does it a little...
10-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By AKHeathen

it's been years, but i recall that the secondary...

it's been years, but i recall that the secondary is part-time. if i remember correctly, either that vacuum valve engauges it to work with the main off a thermo vsv, or the choke open engages it, but...
10-16-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By AKHeathen

you check continuity at the keyswitch connector...

you check continuity at the keyswitch connector in the gate. i thought mine went out as well, but found the bad wire when i was doing a bunch of other wiring repair back there. by chesk continuity,...
10-13-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By AKHeathen

could be a break in the wire as well. with the...

could be a break in the wire as well. with the tail gate down, you just use a screw driver to close both latches, and you can roll the window out. be careful not to go all the way as it is real...
10-13-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By AKHeathen

i all but gave up on my 4runner rear carpet years...

i all but gave up on my 4runner rear carpet years ago, being stained to hell from hauling trannys and stuff.... soaked with strait simple green for 15 min, and then washed. came out like new.......
10-13-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By AKHeathen

actually, the bajo seal washer is a mainstay...

actually, the bajo seal washer is a mainstay nowadays, you find them all over on both brakes and high pressure fuel systems.... but you take the same approach as a head gasket. they form to the...
10-10-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,475
Posted By AKHeathen

cracks will make it draw air in through the...

cracks will make it draw air in through the cracks and not the vafm
10-10-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By AKHeathen

you can put old dry-scored crank/ rod bearings in...

you can put old dry-scored crank/ rod bearings in a new motor, trim a wiper blade, file a distributor cap and rotor, wash a used condom, turn your boxers inside-out.... but why? it's likely not...
10-08-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By AKHeathen

:helo: and pulling people out of ditches and...

:helo:
and pulling people out of ditches and climbing over downed trees, etc..... just won't quit, even when broken 12 different ways.
10-08-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,678
Posted By AKHeathen

possibly simple as a radiator cap.... they do go...

possibly simple as a radiator cap.... they do go bad or get junk in them more often than you think,
10-08-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,475
Posted By AKHeathen

could be an intermittent short to the fuel...

could be an intermittent short to the fuel circuit opening relay. possibly a problem with the efi fuse or relay..... the vafm is a slightly updated version of the old bosch units from the 70's-80's...
10-08-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By AKHeathen

are the sealing rings new? they should be...

are the sealing rings new? they should be replaced each time, and i use engine oil on them. toyota should have them, or you can probably match them up at a parts store, usually coated aluminum, or...
10-08-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,917
Posted By AKHeathen

for the op, if you didn't want to track down the...

for the op, if you didn't want to track down the bad wire, it should be the bluw/white wire at the passenger door you would cut and ground (door side, not from the driver side) and the passenger...
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