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small-list Digest Sun, 22 Oct 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 179

In This Issue:
Tire size question
Rear ABS Light - Update
Re: Driveshaft Rumble
Re: Tire size question
Re: Tire size question
Re: Intake Troubles/Ideas

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Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 17:41:44 -0400
From: "Theodore D. Mills" <n3kwq martnet.com>
Subject: Tire size question

Ok guys, here is yet another tire question.

My Father in law had P265/75R15 Wilderness AT's on his 94 Ranger.
(It's a 4X4 Supercab with 4.0)

He needed new skins for state inspection and wouldn't wait for me to go
with him to get new tires.

He went to the local tire outlet here and came back with 31X10.50 15 LT
Apache AP's

Question #1 Is that size equal to the P265/75 ?

Question #2 Has anybody even heard of Apache?

I guess that they are somebody's "off" brand, but who?

The tread looks agressive enough for what he'll be doing, which is mainly
SE Pennsylvania snow storms, and maybe I can get it out on the beach down
in Delaware ;)

Oh, and yes we did hang onto the feeblestones in case they expand the
recall.....



Ted

N3KWQ
Aston, Pa

84 Mustang GT (in pieces)
85 Ranger XL 2WD 2.8L
91 F-250 XLT Lariat SC 4X4x460
94 Taurus LX wagon 3.8L

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Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 15:33:38 +0100
From: Adam McLaughlin <kd6poc jps.net>
Subject: Rear ABS Light - Update

Hey Tim, Bill and others,

Where specifically is the diagnostic connector for the ABS system? I
looked and looked under the dash but could not find anything. I took a
photo of what I think it could be, but I am not sure, and would like to
avoid grounding random wires.

The book and faxed docs speak of the orange/black wire. I took a picture
of what I think they *may* be reffering too.

Check out:

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.jps.net/jmclaugh/Adam/abs.jpg

And look at the connector to the right of the steering shaft. It has a
orange/black wire going in and out of it, at a quick disconnect
connector. Could this be it?

Also, we mentioned chaffing. Check out this pic:

http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.jps.net/jmclaugh/Adam/wiring.jpg

It is of the spot where half of the harness wore through, and caused me
some great condusion and stuff when one day I was driving down the road
and she shut down. Until that time, I did wonder why the heck the rear
tail lights wouldn't go on for any reason. You can see how I soldered
everything and then heatshrunk it together.

As far as I know, it's all okay now.

Darn intermittants!!

Adam


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From: "Sheats, James" <James.Sheats mortgage.wellsFargo.COM>
Subject: Re: Driveshaft Rumble
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 07:55:36 -0500


I just bought a brand new CV driveshaft for $120.00

 Jim Sheats - Frederick, Maryland
 PC/LAN Engineer 3
 WFSC - RCS
 james.sheats wellsfargo.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Justin Kraynack [SMTP:jkraynak epix.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2000 8:26 PM
> To: small-list ford-trucks.com
> Subject: [small-list] Re: Driveshaft Rumble
>
> Sounds like my '90 Bronco II a few years back.  Every time I'd stomp the
> gas, or give it gas going up a hill from a dead stop, it would "rumble".
> I
> thought it was the transmission, but all checked out okay.  The drive
> shaft
> needed to be replaced (about $290) or rebuilt ($100).  I chose to have it
> rebuilt and haven't had any problem for about 5 years!  The driveshaft has
> a
> CV joint, probably 2, that don't have grease fittings.  They can be
> rebuilt,
> but I wouldn't try it myself.  The cost of having a driveline guy work on
> it
> is well worth the investment!  Good luck.
>
> Justin
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From: william.hickey bankofamerica.com
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 10:47:20 -0400
Subject: Re: Tire size question




I believe the 265s are 31 1/2 inches tall compared to 31 inches for the
31x10.50s.  Check www.tirerack.com .... they have comparison charts for most
size tires.
Bill





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Ok guys, here is yet another tire question.

My Father in law had P265/75R15 Wilderness AT's on his 94 Ranger.
(It's a 4X4 Supercab with 4.0)

He needed new skins for state inspection and wouldn't wait for me to go
with him to get new tires.

He went to the local tire outlet here and came back with 31X10.50 15 LT
Apache AP's

Question #1 Is that size equal to the P265/75 ?

Question #2 Has anybody even heard of Apache?

I guess that they are somebody's "off" brand, but who?

The tread looks agressive enough for what he'll be doing, which is mainly
SE Pennsylvania snow storms, and maybe I can get it out on the beach down
in Delaware ;)

Oh, and yes we did hang onto the feeblestones in case they expand the
recall.....



Ted

N3KWQ
Aston, Pa

84 Mustang GT (in pieces)
85 Ranger XL 2WD 2.8L
91 F-250 XLT Lariat SC 4X4x460
94 Taurus LX wagon 3.8L
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From: william.hickey bankofamerica.com
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 12:44:36 -0400
Subject: Re: Tire size question




I believe the 265s are 31 1/2 inches tall compared to 31 inches for the
31x10.50s.  Check www.tirerack.com .... they have comparison charts for most
size tires.
Bill





"Theodore D. Mills" <n3kwq martnet.com> on 10/22/2000 05:41:44 PM

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Subject:  [small-list] Tire size question



Ok guys, here is yet another tire question.

My Father in law had P265/75R15 Wilderness AT's on his 94 Ranger.
(It's a 4X4 Supercab with 4.0)

He needed new skins for state inspection and wouldn't wait for me to go
with him to get new tires.

He went to the local tire outlet here and came back with 31X10.50 15 LT
Apache AP's

Question #1 Is that size equal to the P265/75 ?

Question #2 Has anybody even heard of Apache?

I guess that they are somebody's "off" brand, but who?

The tread looks agressive enough for what he'll be doing, which is mainly
SE Pennsylvania snow storms, and maybe I can get it out on the beach down
in Delaware ;)

Oh, and yes we did hang onto the feeblestones in case they expand the
recall.....



Ted

N3KWQ
Aston, Pa

84 Mustang GT (in pieces)
85 Ranger XL 2WD 2.8L
91 F-250 XLT Lariat SC 4X4x460
94 Taurus LX wagon 3.8L
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From: "Jack" <ucmeflyby email.com>
Subject: Re: Intake Troubles/Ideas
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 16:13:39 -0500

I have thought about that, but I'm afraid it wouldn't be good for me, I live
in a dirt road and that would pull in a HUGE amount of dust, especially the
way I drive on said dirt road.  By the way, do you know how to get the front
quarter panel off so I can get to the intake?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Haight" <mhaight1 home.com>
To: <small-list ford-trucks.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2000 3:52 PM
Subject: [small-list] Re: Intake Troubles/Ideas


> Run it to the fender well, put hole in fender well and seal it off.
> that will suck cold air from the fender area outside the motor
> compartment.  I know someone that did it on a mustang and it worked
> great for him.
>



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