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80-96-list Digest Sun, 31 Dec 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 269

In This Issue:
ignition question
Slick Truck Bed
Re: Slick Truck Bed
Re: Slick Truck Bed
Happy New Year Y'all!
Re: Slightly off-year help need- bronco shopping

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Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2000 14:22:50 -0600
From: "Justin Schick" <jschick aafp.org>
Subject: ignition question


Quick question. I searched the web forum but couldn't find the archives to this list. Anyone got the link?

On the 1bbl 300 in my 85, I remember hearing the ignition fires on both strokes of the engine. For complete combustion or something to that effect. Is this true? Also, is this an EEC-IV or earlier computer?

TIA,
Justin Schick
85 F-150, 300, 4spd, 4X4


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From: "Justen Noakes" <jrnoakes texas.net>
Subject: Slick Truck Bed
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2000 14:53:55 -0600


Folks,

I have spilled something in the bed of my truck and can not get it cleaned
up.  I think it is chain saw oil or 2-cycle engine oil or motor oil..or who
knows what.  I also have a hard, plastic bed liner that only adds to the
"slickness".  I have tried regular auto wash, kitty litter (what a mess) and
the degreaser at the local car wash, but it still is as slick as black ice
on a North Texas interstate.

Any help or ideas on how to get this cleaned up would be greatly
appreciated.

Happy New Years!

Justen
jrnoakes texas.net


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From: "Rex Bellsouth" <rexbennett eibiz.net>
Subject: Re: Slick Truck Bed
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2000 15:54:19 -0600


I would try a spray on engine degreaser like Gunk, if that didn't cut it
maybe paint thinner.

Rex

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Folks,

I have spilled something in the bed of my truck and can not get it cleaned
up.  I think it is chain saw oil or 2-cycle engine oil or motor oil..or who
knows what.  I also have a hard, plastic bed liner that only adds to the
"slickness".  I have tried regular auto wash, kitty litter (what a mess) and
the degreaser at the local car wash, but it still is as slick as black ice
on a North Texas interstate.

Any help or ideas on how to get this cleaned up would be greatly
appreciated.

Happy New Years!

Justen
jrnoakes texas.net



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Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2000 14:18:09 -0800
From: chuck & kathy sanborn <slammer deltanet.com>
Subject: Re: Slick Truck Bed


At 02:53 PM 12/31/00 -0600, you wrote:
>I have spilled something in the bed of my truck and can not get it cleaned
>up.  I think it is chain saw oil or 2-cycle engine oil or motor oil..or who
>knows what.  I also have a hard, plastic bed liner that only adds to the
>"slickness".

I use lacquer thinner to clean up all my oil spills, followed by a sweep up
coating of kitty litter type stuff.  Not sure how it would react to your
plastic
liner but it does not affect my plastic/rubber oil drain pan.
Chuck


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From: "Dave Harmier" <dharmier pdq.net>
Subject: Happy New Year Y'all!
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2000 17:36:21 -0600

Don't know about everyone else, but I'm not going anywhere on the rainy slick streets, with all the Drunks about. No I will probably even be asleep by midnight. But HAPPY NEW YEAR to all!!! And here's hoping for a GREAT '01!!!

Dave H.


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From: "Jason Derra" <derrar internetcds.com>
Subject: Re: Slightly off-year help need- bronco shopping
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2001 09:56:26 -0800



> Not necessarily.  I wouldn't say the 9" rears and axles in the 78 / 79
> are notoriously weak. Better the than the c-cliped 8.8.

As far as design, yes the 9" is better than the 8.8.  But there were some
problems with the 78/79 Bronco and pickup axleshafts during production which
made them weak and prone to breaking.
Jason
'69 Bronco 5.0 HO EFI, NP435
'96 F250 Ext Cab 4WD Powerstroke
'77 F150 4WD 429
"As fast as necessary, as slow as possible"



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