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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-16-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 727
Posted By JimN
I thought I heard that they shipped the...

I thought I heard that they shipped the production to Mexico because they were mostly done with it in the US market.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-14-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By JimN
You need to check the engine's timing and while...

You need to check the engine's timing and while you're at it, start by looking at the metal tab that's used for the crank pulley's timing mark. If the tab has only a pointer, look at the crank pulley...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-10-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,384
Posted By JimN
Also, the other Black announcers said they...

Also, the other Black announcers said they wouldn't go on if she was fired or suspended for a significant length of time. I probably would have told them "OK, but where will you work after this?".
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-09-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 102,914
Posted By JimN
Because, no. Just no.

Because, no. Just no.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-09-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 102,914
Posted By JimN
I don't know what kinds of wiring are in there,...

I don't know what kinds of wiring are in there, other than power, network and control, but could this be made more modular by using some kind of a buss system? As long as the power wiring can handle...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-09-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By JimN
Looking at the original post, I would like to...

Looking at the original post, I would like to know if the plug wires have been replaced and if they're laying neatly, or braided together. If they're original, could this problem be caused by...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-09-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By JimN
It should have the same effect. Same as rotating...

It should have the same effect. Same as rotating the distributor 45 degrees (on a V8) and moving the plug wires one spot in the opposite direction.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-09-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 102,914
Posted By JimN
I think I know why this wiring is such a mess-...

I think I know why this wiring is such a mess- sitting on the floor to do this work sucks and being so low is unsafe. Wiring vertically and dressing the cables is much easier and less painful than...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-07-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By JimN
And this is done by removing the alternator, or...

And this is done by removing the alternator, or changing the timing?

Sounds like the person who wrote the comment doesn't understand mechanical things or what Indmar said. A distributor is driven...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,754
Posted By JimN
If you have a decent Amish population, talk to...

If you have a decent Amish population, talk to them- someone here had an Amish crew build his house and he posted the process- they were very fast an it looked great.
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,754
Posted By JimN
What? BLASPHEMY!!!!!!!!!!!...

What? BLASPHEMY!!!!!!!!!!! HERETIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why not build a basement with a ramp to take the smaller vehicles down for storage? That way, a grease pit, alignment pit and a lift can be...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,754
Posted By JimN
What range of cost are you guys seeing for...

What range of cost are you guys seeing for concrete work? My plan for the next couple of years is to move to the LOTO area and if the place doesn't have a large enough out-building, build one. I have...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,754
Posted By JimN
How do you get those up there- set up a ramp and...

How do you get those up there- set up a ramp and come in hot?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-29-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,244
Posted By JimN
There's no way I would pay that much for a pickup...

There's no way I would pay that much for a pickup truck, regardless of how popular they are-it's still a pickup truck.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By JimN
Does the engine temperature make any difference?...

Does the engine temperature make any difference? If it does, check the coolant temperature sensor's resistance (the one with yellow and black wires)- it should correspond to the chart in the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-27-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By JimN
You can buy a single tap- they're not terribly...

You can buy a single tap- they're not terribly expensive.I would drill it and use a Heli-Coil- there's a lot of stress on those bolts.

There's no reason to use a Grade 8 bolt- that's not the correct...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By JimN
The recommended tightness is finger tight, then...

The recommended tightness is finger tight, then another 3/4 turn, according to the people who trained us.

Also, don't use Teflon tape- the sensor's sensitivity will decrease.
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By JimN
The ballast is supposed to prevent the speedos...

The ballast is supposed to prevent the speedos from reacting too fast and to move them using air, rather than water. The mechanism (called a 'ballistic') is very delicate and since air is...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By JimN
Air can be compressed, water can't and that's the...

Air can be compressed, water can't and that's the reason a ballast will split. No ballast will split because of air pressure, but the line can be damaged or it can become dislodged. NEVER blow into...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-22-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By JimN
I put a heater in my garage and when one of my...

I put a heater in my garage and when one of my van's shocks broke in the cold part of January a few years ago, I fired it up, got my tools together and jacked it up. Took all of fifteen minutes and I...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-22-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By JimN
How awful. You must be miserable. :D

How awful. You must be miserable. :D
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-22-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By JimN
Never say "never". What happens if you get a hard...

Never say "never". What happens if you get a hard cold snap that lasts more than a week and the power lines come down?
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By JimN
If you didn't flood your bilge, they're fine....

If you didn't flood your bilge, they're fine. These are just a brass cylinder with a barb on each cap. If it splits, close the gap and solder it with a propane torch.
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By JimN
If the lines are slid onto the barbs without...

If the lines are slid onto the barbs without using something to keep them in place, they can come off.

Buy a barb fitting and a short section of the line and put the end in your mouth- you won't be...
Forum: Electrical 09-19-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By JimN
Which terminals? If you want to re-use terminals...

Which terminals? If you want to re-use terminals for the sensors, expect problems. The crimping force from the machines used for the OEM assembly is far more than anyone can achieve by hand.

The...
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