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04-29-2019, 10:52 PM
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Posted By jplinville

Changing it to 5.0 instead of 302 opened things...

Changing it to 5.0 instead of 302 opened things up a bit. Thanks.

The existing gasket was rubber and came out in pieces. I replaced with cork, which is what I've used in the past with success.
04-29-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jplinville

Use something to knock the pin out of the...

Use something to knock the pin out of the rivites, then use a 5/16 or 3/8" drill to drill out the rivets...there's 4 of them. If they begin to spin, which is highly likely, then use a screwdriver...
04-29-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By jplinville

Valve cover question...

I am leaking a little bit of oil at the back of the passenger side valve cover. I've read about some of these rusting through over the years, and wonder if mine is that way...but I'm currently...
03-14-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By jplinville

5.0 that never seems to warm up enough

1989 5.0. In the past 12K miles (10 years), I've replaced the water pump, radiator (single core aluminum), thermostat, and related sensors, along with the heater core (last year). While the gage...
03-14-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By jplinville

As stated above, it's a one piece, simple design....

As stated above, it's a one piece, simple design. Slide transmission back, pull the seal, tap new one in place, and it's done. Expect it to continue to leak a little after putting the new one in. ...
03-09-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By jplinville

I saw that you posted in one thread, the wiring...

I saw that you posted in one thread, the wiring harness schematics...but now I can't remember the search terms I used to find it. Would you be so kind as to post those two pictures again, so that I...
03-07-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20,078
Views: 2,223,271
Posted By jplinville

I planned on it. My paint job will be a cheap...

I planned on it. My paint job will be a cheap one. I'm doing it with Rustoleum, using roam brush for nooks and crannies, and a foam roller for everything else. I did this to another vehicle in the...
03-06-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By jplinville

I would do both sides...it's a simple job. The...

I would do both sides...it's a simple job. The blue heat wrench (propane torch) is very helpful.
03-06-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By jplinville

Short of removing the old harness myself, if one...

Short of removing the old harness myself, if one isn't present, where would be the best place to find one? I'm disabled, and no longer able to get under a dash to remove a harness...
03-06-2019, 05:42 PM
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Posted By jplinville

I found a guy about 2 hours away that had a truck...

I found a guy about 2 hours away that had a truck come to him from Oklahoma, that was ripe for the picking. I went down, and came back with both doors, the hood, and the tailgate. They aren't the...
03-06-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By jplinville

The rebuild ran me $2900 at AAMCO. A buddy of...

The rebuild ran me $2900 at AAMCO. A buddy of mine works there, and he's always handled my transmission issues in Ohio, since my first build in 1989 in 1972 Buick Skylark. Every car that I've had...
03-06-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By jplinville

Manual to power doors

I just picked up a super nice set of doors from an Oklahoma truck that found it's way to KY somehow...along with the dent free hood and a tailgate with the aluminum coverplate (not perfect, but will...
12-30-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By jplinville

I'd start with the rag joint down at the gear...

I'd start with the rag joint down at the gear box...I replaced mine, and it's much better.
12-10-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By jplinville

Trans re-build time...2006 Explorer XLT 4.0

As the title states, it's a 2006 Explorer XLT with 4.0. The vehicle has just turned 70K miles...not a typo. I bought it from my aged mother who bought it brand new. It still looks like new, except...
10-26-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,357
Posted By jplinville

Custom work rarely pays off on a flip...making...

Custom work rarely pays off on a flip...making sure maintenance is up to date, and anything worn has been replaced will reap a return. Basic body work and paint will grab them, sell them on the...
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