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Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-13-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By maples01
I found everything on rockauto, luckily I was...

I found everything on rockauto, luckily I was able to have mine turned, some are sold together, if not, find a shop who'll press em for you. It's fun having to deal with the bearings just to pull the...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-13-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
Know all about that, but the sad fact is they...

Know all about that, but the sad fact is they were never made for them, when the dealer AC conversion was offered, one had to be added, which is very rare and not available. I have been thinking...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-12-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
Keep reading about it lowering exhaust temps,...

Keep reading about it lowering exhaust temps, just grasping at straws since it just started and it coincides with the removal of it, the exhaust leak has been there for a year, but gotten worse, it's...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-11-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
Don't get mad, I have been looking for...

Don't get mad, I have been looking for suggestions to see if there is something I may have missed, along with hoping to see if someone has done the same as I with similar results.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-11-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
I know, looking for suggestions on what to look...

I know, looking for suggestions on what to look into to make sure I haven't overlooked anything and to get a take on whether others had the same EGR arrangement, and if they had removed the EGR with...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-10-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
Nope, flawless, you feel a jump with every shift,...

Nope, flawless, you feel a jump with every shift, the vacuum modulator has it shifting tight, runs so good, I have an HEI distributor, not installed it because I'd need to rewire the ignition to lose...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-10-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
Runs flawless year round, only gets hot in the...

Runs flawless year round, only gets hot in the summer, I just put the EGR back on, hooked it through the thermo-switch, nothing else, the front distributor vacuum is hooked to the carb, rear is...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-10-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
73 overheating

I have several things, one is an exhaust leak, has been there over a year, manifold needs a gasket, I replaced the EGR plate under my carb with a spacer, throwing out all of the emissions hoses....
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-05-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By maples01
You are not filling it because you can not empty...

You are not filling it because you can not empty the radiator, you'll need another, and I'd replace the oil cooler, get an all aluminum welded tank radiator. I am not looking forward to the day when...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-04-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By maples01
Replace the radiator, it's full of calcium.

Replace the radiator, it's full of calcium.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 05-17-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 100,646
Posted By maples01
Just don't pour in any stop leak, keep it all...

Just don't pour in any stop leak, keep it all topped off, steering may need new lines, they weaken.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 05-16-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 100,646
Posted By maples01
Uh, the transmission dipstick hasn't been in the...

Uh, the transmission dipstick hasn't been in the doghouse since the 68-74 Econolines, it's under the hood, which I like much more, it's a pain pulling the doghouse to check the fluid.
If the...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 05-12-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,569
Posted By maples01
The PT boats had 3 huge engines that were turbo...

The PT boats had 3 huge engines that were turbo charged, some boasted to squeeze 1500 horse power from each one of them.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 05-07-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,569
Posted By maples01
The 6.0 GM in trucks gets about 10 MPG, I'm not...

The 6.0 GM in trucks gets about 10 MPG, I'm not impressed with GM after the bailout they seemed to have the money to invest in China, Cadillac helped sponsor a communist dictatorship film about it's...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 05-07-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By maples01
I hope GM threw out the plastic intakes in the...

I hope GM threw out the plastic intakes in the vans, the doghouse is too hot for it and when they start leaking it's $1500 to fix it, Ford has sense enough to use aluminum in their vans, might want...
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