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Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-19-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Torky2
Glad you were able to resolve it! Was it a...

Glad you were able to resolve it!

Was it a rebuilt MC? If so, what was the company that did the rebuild?
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 11-19-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Torky2
Is it exposed ONLY when the hatch is open? Facing...

Is it exposed ONLY when the hatch is open? Facing towards the rear? And made of steel? If so, that sounds like the fitting where you stick the jack handle into to crank down the spare tire.
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-13-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Torky2
Using my handy antique PC measurements converter...

Using my handy antique PC measurements converter program, 1.375" = 34.925 mm.

You nailed it!
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Torky2
Is this with the MC ON or OFF of the truck? ...

Is this with the MC ON or OFF of the truck?

If it is ON the truck, did you try pulling the MC forward so the booster push rod is not for-sure pressing in hard on the master piston?

OFF the...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-11-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Torky2
A couple of thoughts... I've never had good...

A couple of thoughts...

I've never had good luck bleeding brakes by applying vacuum through a hose to the bleeder screws. Seems I always got air bubbles, never solid fluid. Air would sneak in at...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-11-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Torky2
The varnish is classic gas gone bad over a long...

The varnish is classic gas gone bad over a long period of time. Usually smells real bad, too.

I would suggest filling up the lines with solvent, and blowing it out with compressed air. Probably a...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-11-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Torky2
If it were me, I'd pull the master cylinder,...

If it were me, I'd pull the master cylinder, chuck it into the vise, and bench bleed it using the tubes back into the reservoirs.

I had a new MC for a Merc once that even trying to bench bleed it...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 11-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Torky2
IIRC, my 1970 460s had the block number hidden...

IIRC, my 1970 460s had the block number hidden by, or just above the starter.

For cylinder head prefixes, look between cylinders 2 & 3, and 6 & 7 by the exhaust manifolds just below the valve...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-09-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Torky2
Don't know on the size. But 15 yrs or so...

Don't know on the size.

But 15 yrs or so ago, had to replace a pitman arm on a full-size Ford. Big socket, 1 1/4 or 1 3/8" something like that. Socket fit was loose, and considering the torque...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 11-07-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Torky2
Take a look at this thread to save me a lot of...

Take a look at this thread to save me a lot of typing:

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1298676-what-transmission-fluid-should-i-use.html

If your C6 was assembled pre- May 1st 1976, and was...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 11-06-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Torky2
I spent some time on the Motorcraft website,...

I spent some time on the Motorcraft website, using their part # interchange guide.

What I found out was that:

AL8Z-3B414-A equates to Motorcraft TX-585

AL8Z-3B414-B equates to Motorcraft...
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 11-06-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Torky2
Thanks! Do you know if that crosses to the...

Thanks! Do you know if that crosses to the Motorcraft TX-585?
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 11-06-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Torky2
I happen to agree with you. No turbo-boosted gas...

I happen to agree with you. No turbo-boosted gas engine for me. If our 2010 goes kaput, we will be going elsewhere.
Forum: Escape & Escape Hybrid 11-06-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By Torky2
For 2013, the North American Escape and the...

For 2013, the North American Escape and the European Kuga came together on a NEW shared chassis. Previously, the Escape was on a Mazda 626-derived chassis, and the Kuga was on its own chassis. Now...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-05-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Torky2
The C6 is all-mechanical, with vacuum modulator...

The C6 is all-mechanical, with vacuum modulator for load sensing. Nothing electrical with the operation of the trans itself.
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