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Forum: Vehicles for Sale 03-12-2013, 02:23 PM
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Posted By jim henderson
Sadly this truck is now sold. so I guess I will...

Sadly this truck is now sold. so I guess I will be on the sidelines for the future.

Thanks,

Jim Henderson
Forum: All Other Items for Sale 02-21-2013, 07:04 PM
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Views: 1,651
Posted By jim henderson
1998 29 ft Prowler travel trailer

For Sale 1998 Prowler 29S Northwest Edition. $3,500. Made by Fleetwood. 29 foot “bunkhouse” style tow behind travel trailer. White fiberglass body. All amenities. Tows great behind my F250, also for...
Forum: Vehicles for Sale 02-20-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,023
Posted By jim henderson
1994 Ford F250 Supercab Longbed 4x4 Low miles

For Sale 1994 Ford F250 XLT Supercab Longbed 4x4 E4OD Automatic, 4.10 Ford Sterling differential with 460 gas engine, fiberglass camper shell. Low miles and very good condition. Minor body damage....
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 10-24-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By jim henderson
One other comment. As mentioned modern fighter...

One other comment. As mentioned modern fighter jets and other military vehicles use fly by wire now and they prove to be quite effective.

What we forget to consider is the huge amount of...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 10-24-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By jim henderson
Makes me nervous, the "by wire" thingies. ...

Makes me nervous, the "by wire" thingies.

Afterall, if computers control the system and there is no backup system, you might have similar system crashes as many computers do. Except when your...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 10-16-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By jim henderson
Rebuilding for a few hundred seems unlikely....

Rebuilding for a few hundred seems unlikely. Maybe a thousand or two.

Unless they are doing a very simple basic rebuild on a tranny with NO hard parts being replaced, you will spend a lot more...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 10-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By jim henderson
Just last week I was reading an engineering web...

Just last week I was reading an engineering web magazine and they had an article about electric car batteries and how they are an environmental hazard and NOT RECYCLABLE, at least cost effectively.
...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-01-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,953
Posted By jim henderson
Most of my info is from reading, and most of that...

Most of my info is from reading, and most of that is from 10+ years back(even shudder into the 70s) reading car mags.

I use synthetic oils so I never need to use additives so my experience is...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-21-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By jim henderson
Assuming you have a modern fuel injected engine, ...

Assuming you have a modern fuel injected engine,

Often this symptom tells you the anti reverse flow valve(not sure of technical name) is going bad on you.

When the valve is working correctly...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-21-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By jim henderson
This is one of those questions where it...

This is one of those questions where it depends....

Usually if you are using hard chrome or chromoly rings, they recommend you allow your engine a proper break in period with regular dino oil...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 09-21-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By jim henderson
Obviously you guys were not raised in east LA. ...

Obviously you guys were not raised in east LA.

Hydraulic Dancing Cars and Trucks with many other "animated" parts have been common since at least the 50s/60s. They have competitions to see who...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By jim henderson
Usually inverted square, but I have seen one or...

Usually inverted square, but I have seen one or two outies in 40+ years of tinkering.

Asquare socket would be good but I suppose a really big wrench would also work.

Jim Henderson
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 08-23-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By jim henderson
Congrats. Wish I was an empty nester. Mine...

Congrats.

Wish I was an empty nester. Mine is going to school but comes home every weekend with a huge load of laundry for mom("gives her purpose in life he says"), and a shopping list for food...
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 08-23-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By jim henderson
Use heavier guage cable than what is on it now,...

Use heavier guage cable than what is on it now, since distance saps power on DC systems. Also be sure it is fused or has a fusable link if you connect it directly to the battery. Been there done...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 08-23-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 11,229
Posted By jim henderson
First off, yes you can burn unleaded fuel in...

First off, yes you can burn unleaded fuel in newer Coleman products BUT, unleaded automotive gas has a lot of additives which are often quite different depending where you live and how cold it gets,...
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