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Forum: Fuel Injection 01-20-2022, 12:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,376
Posted By MysticRob
Two people would be easier, but one can still do...

Two people would be easier, but one can still do by starting out with the entire assembly kinda stuck up in that void near where I placed the TBI brain box, then lowering the housing, being careful...
Forum: Build Threads 01-18-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Finally got the under hood light mounted and...

Finally got the under hood light mounted and verified that it turns on when hood is open, and turns off when hood is closed:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51828252947_b4119dc1a0_h.jpg...
Forum: Build Threads 01-18-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Thanks, Marc. At this point you might actually...

Thanks, Marc. At this point you might actually get to see it in Boise.
Now if I could just make everything else under there look as good. I should've painted that darn trans pan when I had it out...
Forum: Build Threads 01-17-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Was able to find a 5/16" hardline to...

Was able to find a 5/16" hardline to 3/8" hose adapter so got both new hardlines placed, "S" clamped, and run from the transmission to the terminations up front. Flared one line to get a hose clamp...
Forum: Build Threads 01-17-2022, 12:39 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Had yet another transmission fluid leak up front...

Had yet another transmission fluid leak up front and knew it was the old hoses to the transmission cooler, so took the grill off again and ran a couple new 3/8" hoses and new clamps from the...
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-16-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,376
Posted By MysticRob
Negative, literally right up the back of the...

Negative, literally right up the back of the transmission bell housing, up through the tunnel, straight into the TBI nipples on the rear of the throttle body.
Forum: Build Threads 01-15-2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
The corrosion and surface rust on the brake...

The corrosion and surface rust on the brake booster had always bothered me. I tried to remove the bolts from inside the cab and from the pedestal to get the booster out and paint it black, but ALL...
Forum: Build Threads 01-13-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
The driver side wing window vertical rubber...

The driver side wing window vertical rubber weather strip was in very bad shape, with pieces torn off it, but still very pliable. Got new strips and riveted one in last weekend. Passenger side was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-13-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,973
Posted By MysticRob
I'd recommend starting a new thread when...

I'd recommend starting a new thread when something is so old, otherwise everyone has to slog thru all the old posts to get to yours. :thumbsup:

My resto thread (see my sig) has some pics somewhere...
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-13-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,376
Posted By MysticRob
Just straight up the back of the engine near the...

Just straight up the back of the engine near the firewall (since both TB nipples are on the rear) to keep it away from the exhaust.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-13-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,973
Posted By MysticRob
You replied to a 12yr old thread, but pop the...

You replied to a 12yr old thread, but pop the valve cover on the suspected side, check for looseness of valvetrain, verify torque specs on the loose one, take intake off to get to bad lifter and use...
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-12-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,376
Posted By MysticRob
Hard to see I think, but my #4 thread post shows...

Hard to see I think, but my #4 thread post shows both feed and return lines. Since mine is an 88, both the feed and return lines are on the driver side frame rail, so I simply cut the feed hardline...
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-09-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,376
Posted By MysticRob
Nice! Glad it helped. Looking forward to seeing...

Nice! Glad it helped.
Looking forward to seeing your continued resto of yours, and seeing more good scores from dilapidated derelict fields. :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-09-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By MysticRob
I've honestly never tackled something like that...

I've honestly never tackled something like that pitted plastic, but I wonder if using a heat gun close to it to pull the oils back to the surface would help on the majority of the surface, then...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-09-2022, 12:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By MysticRob
Sweet! Great score, and nice job by the restorer...

Sweet!
Great score, and nice job by the restorer with everything.
Forum: Build Threads 01-08-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Back to the grind on the old girl. She developed...

Back to the grind on the old girl.
She developed a pretty bad transmission fluid leak recently between the tranny and transfer case when winter hit, and on the xfer case output shaft yoke securing...
Forum: Build Threads 12-02-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Finished sanding, taping, and painting all the...

Finished sanding, taping, and painting all the pulleys, and put the fan back on. Pay no attention to the distributor, it'll be replaced with a nice billet HEI at some point:...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-28-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By MysticRob
Remove some material from the rubber. Some...

Remove some material from the rubber.
Some people drill small holes where it won't be seen, others use soldering irons, etc. Either way, sounds like you need to remove some rubber somewhere to...
Forum: Build Threads 11-27-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 146,892
Posted By MysticRob
Tackling more pulleys today. Water pump pulley...

Tackling more pulleys today. Water pump pulley was pretty nasty, had a ton of old oil and rust on the inside, so used my 90* cordless with wire wheel attachments to get in there and in the belt...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-27-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By MysticRob
Yes, but into that you should be pasting the URL...

Yes, but into that you should be pasting the URL of the tab that you did the "open image in new tab" step in.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-27-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By MysticRob
I think you're forgetting to right click on the...

I think you're forgetting to right click on the pic and "open in new tab", then copying the URL from that new...
Forum: Build Threads 11-27-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By MysticRob
New tech does open some interesting...

New tech does open some interesting possibilities.
It amazes me the power small engines put out these days.
Ford's 4yr old little 1.5L 3-cylinder ecoboost is compact but puts out 200hp/210tq.
I'd...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-27-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By MysticRob
Just a quick FYI, I tried experimenting with your...

Just a quick FYI, I tried experimenting with your dropbox link and discovered that if you right-click on the pic, then choose "open image in new tab", then copy the URL from that browser tab, then...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-27-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By MysticRob
Woohoo! Pics when you can, please. :thumbsup:

Woohoo!
Pics when you can, please. :thumbsup:
Forum: Fuel Injection 11-23-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,376
Posted By MysticRob
Finally remembered to post a pic of the vacuum...

Finally remembered to post a pic of the vacuum hose routing for the Howell system:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51700033036_244d00a7ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mLybBW)Howell Vacuum Diagram...
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