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02-03-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By shorerider16

The original owner of my truck had put an extra...

The original owner of my truck had put an extra spring in all for corners since it had a camper on it the entire time he owned it, when he sold it the camper came off and the springs stayed in. It...
11-11-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By shorerider16

Nice looking van! I despise modern mini vans but...

Nice looking van! I despise modern mini vans but something like that would make a cool family hauler, its too bad there aren't many older rigs like that around these parts anymore.

At sea level...
11-11-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,461
Posted By shorerider16

The only difference between fuel tanks for...

The only difference between fuel tanks for different years and engine types is the mounting ring for the fuel sender. The fuel senders are all over the map and I found that locating the correct one...
06-30-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By shorerider16

I don't personally think axle wrap is going to...

I don't personally think axle wrap is going to cause things like carrier bearing and u joint bearings wear out that much faster. It is hard on the driveline though and can certainly break things or...
04-24-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By shorerider16

I've got k&n filters on about everything I own...

I've got k&n filters on about everything I own besides the lawn mower and I have to say I've never had any issues. My dirt bike and truck have seen some very nasty conditions and no sign of anything...
02-20-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By shorerider16

When you start getting above 1200 - 1300 f for...

When you start getting above 1200 - 1300 f for extended periods of time you are also into the range where carbon steels and steel alloys start to undergo changes as well. A few minutes at 1600 and...
01-28-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,181
Posted By shorerider16

That is exactly what it is. If you know what you...

That is exactly what it is. If you know what you are looking at you can get good deals on decent quality stuff, but don't rely on getting quality.
01-05-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,554
Posted By shorerider16

I just put a DB electrical / Denso starter in...

I just put a DB electrical / Denso starter in mine and have been very happy so far, the price is hard to beat as well. With the cold weather we've had over the past couple of weeks I am glad I...
01-05-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,892
Posted By shorerider16

I find I am just too busy to frequent the forum,...

I find I am just too busy to frequent the forum, but I do check in once and a while. I think quite a few people have migrated to the facebook pages, nothing wrong with that I guess.

We got our...
12-16-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,971
Posted By shorerider16

Canada, a little line on the map makes things a...

Canada, a little line on the map makes things a lot more expensive. These trucks are much harder to come by and everything costs so much more. Dealership parts are typically double the price, just...
09-24-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By shorerider16

I run 15-40 year round and it works well enough. ...

I run 15-40 year round and it works well enough. Having said I would love to put 5-40 or even 0-40 in it for winter but the old beast uses enough oil as it is I can't justify the added cost.

I...
09-20-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By shorerider16

Unloaded in 2 wheel drive my truck is hopeless,...

Unloaded in 2 wheel drive my truck is hopeless, it's either spinning or hopping so bad you have to stop. You have to keep in mind you are essentially pushing a lot of weight in the front with a...
08-19-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,157
Posted By shorerider16

just from that picture it looks like multiple...

just from that picture it looks like multiple layers of faded and peeling paint?

I suppose you could galvanize all the panels on a truck but that would be quite costly and I suspect you would be...
05-06-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,752
Posted By shorerider16

I did mine at home with a socket, vice and bessey...

I did mine at home with a socket, vice and bessey clamp and they are still going strong several years and 80,000+ km later. Just be careful and ensure everything is moving properly once your done.
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05-02-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By shorerider16

Added a temperatures to the original post. ...

Added a temperatures to the original post. Probably not as cold as what some of you guys are used to seeing but pretty rare for where I live.


The starter is only a few years old, normally the...
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