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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32,728
Views: 3,251,750
Posted By JAB
The clean-up served a lot of different folks. We...

The clean-up served a lot of different folks. We were getting thank you's from the hikers. IF just one of them read our t-shirts that has
to score some points down the road. The clean-up pulled in...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By JAB
I have an '04 with the H6 and it has been a good...

I have an '04 with the H6 and it has been a good car. Just turned over197,000. Just had to replace the rear drive shaft. That shaft is not serviceable at all and dealer wants north of 600.00 for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-14-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By JAB
Check your local Craigslist, there are ads for...

Check your local Craigslist, there are ads for DMV test rental bikes. Get something stock and easy to handle. +1 on the MSF, much easier/better. Good luck.
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
That is awsome. :clap If your wife likes the...

That is awsome. :clap If your wife likes the Mustang, then she will like the next one you add to the collection. (And that other bike and the.........)
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Plus one on the Troidus method(s). Your switch...

Plus one on the Troidus method(s). Your switch will be fine until you forget to
turn it off and drain the battery. Just sayin'. Maybe there is room for the radio on the heater fan leg if that is a...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
The easiest thing to do would be find the...

The easiest thing to do would be find the original radio circuit and wire for the stock radio and use that. Should be in the wiring diagram, it will tell you what color wire it is. Try it with your...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Changing that little fuse is easier than pulling...

Changing that little fuse is easier than pulling the instrument
panel. DAMHIK. The HF meter is fine. Wear it out learning
and then upgrade.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Before you buy parts, check the fuses,...

Before you buy parts, check the fuses, connections and the ground on the
backup light housings.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Could more crusty connections or the bulb. Do a...

Could more crusty connections or the bulb. Do a continuity
check on the bulb as a rule out. Can also remove the bulb
and test for power to the socket. E brake on, key on but do
not start, put it...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
:thumb:clap Very cool, time for a cruise.

:thumb:clap Very cool, time for a cruise.
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
I had that happen on the XR on the headlight that...

I had that happen on the XR on the headlight that I installed. It worked, but never quite right. Until I traced it the umteenth time and found it had 2 wires flipped it made me nuts. Good work on...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Troidus, I'm going to give that tune drill a...

Troidus,
I'm going to give that tune drill a shot on the Ranchero. Makes sense to someone used to tuning by ear and feel. Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
I can't tell by looking what model carb it is,...

I can't tell by looking what model carb it is, but there may be some numbers stamped somewhere on the body that will help. There are also aluminum tags
attached by a bowl screw that tell you the...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Just rebuilt a Holley for the Ranchero. This...

Just rebuilt a Holley for the Ranchero. This replaced the stock Autolite.
The rebuild is not too bad. What do you have lined up for a kit? The kit I got
made a point of telling me it was made for...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
That all looks great, you are rockin' thru those...

That all looks great, you are rockin' thru those projects. Reminds me I'm gonna have to get busy with the 'chero.
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
When I changed the carby on the Ranchero, I...

When I changed the carby on the Ranchero, I goofed on the fuel line size. My eyeballin' told me it was 3/8" but in reality it was 5/16". Might be worth a look to make sure for a proper fit. +1 on...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
This is when I brought it home back in December. ...

This is when I brought it home back in December. I have since added a chin spoiler and some 69 GT wheels. Been slowly picking away at things it needs. The grill is off and I am almost done gluing it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11,726
Views: 1,820,929
Posted By JAB
Thanks Steve. I will have to pull it apart and...

Thanks Steve. I will have to pull it apart and see what's up. I do have a Hot Cam in it, (please don't yell at me, it was not my idea) and I pulled all of the caps and saw no sparkles and they were...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Lots of satisfaction when you do it yourself....

Lots of satisfaction when you do it yourself. Keep up the good work.:clap
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Sounds like cheap insurance. You could change all...

Sounds like cheap insurance. You could change all of
the rubber lines and add an inline filter while you're
at it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,956
Posted By JAB
Thanks Larry, good to see you too. I has been a...

Thanks Larry, good to see you too. I has been a lot of fun doing the glasses. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11,726
Views: 1,820,929
Posted By JAB
Top end trouble

Was out riding this weekend and the XR started acting up. Making a knocking sound from the top end. I don't see and metal in the oil or on the spark plug. Going to have to pull it apart and see what...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,956
Posted By JAB
Jason and I are both home safe and sound. Great...

Jason and I are both home safe and sound. Great big thanks to everyone in attendance. Thank you to the vendors and supporters that contributed time and swag for the raffle. DV Noobs is different...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Even better. Looks like a nice kit. You are on...

Even better. Looks like a nice kit. You are on the right track.
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Sounds like it. Just for giggles you could try...

Sounds like it. Just for giggles you could try cleaning a spot on the tank and making sure it is grounded so the gauge can work. If that changes anything you could wait on the sender until you can...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
What Boatman said and, I think you also need a...

What Boatman said and, I think you also need a spring. Fix the plastic bit,
place the spring in the well where the nut is, disconnect the battery,
place the center over the wheel. It will need to...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-20-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 217,194
Posted By JAB
Practice Grasshopper, practice.

Practice Grasshopper, practice.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11,726
Views: 1,820,929
Posted By JAB
If the cylinder or cups are bad, it will not hold...

If the cylinder or cups are bad, it will not hold pressure when you rest your foot on it. The pedal will slowly go to the bottom of the travel.
Something that happened to me is the return spring in...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
The only luck I have had is a "Clymer" grade...

The only luck I have had is a "Clymer" grade generic. There is so much
available for Mustangs. There is a blending of Ranchero-Fairlane-Torino
for 70-71 that makes it harder to get a clear picture....
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
That is some gold right there. I am having a heck...

That is some gold right there. I am having a heck of a time finding
that same sort of thing for my Ranchero. Do you have a source?
Forum: Regional Forums 03-17-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 217,194
Posted By JAB
I keep a foldy table in the Moho. Yours if you...

I keep a foldy table in the Moho. Yours if you need it.
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
The black side of the battery is the negative...

The black side of the battery is the negative side and is called "ground".
The metal parts of your car are connected to this. The positive side is red and is what most of the color coded wires carry...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-17-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 217,194
Posted By JAB
And yet more reminders......

As a repeat offender of several DVNR, I have noticed a few things in no particular order, sorry if it's redundant. You can't carry enough water, top off if you can. Wear layers, it's cold up high and...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Kinda sounds like the gauge. Can you get a...

Kinda sounds like the gauge. Can you get a voltmeter on that single lead from the sender? Key off should be 0 volts, key on should read something, maybe not 12V, but something. Connect red meter lead...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Re-check your connection and be sure that single...

Re-check your connection and be sure that single wire is grounded.
Turn on the key to on and see if the gauge reads full. If you are sure
that it is grounded and it does not move from key off to...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-16-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 217,194
Posted By JAB
The raffle has turned into it's own event. Very...

The raffle has turned into it's own event. Very hard not to be excited. Good stuff from a lot of good peep's.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
+1 on the drive it. Sort out the issues as you...

+1 on the drive it. Sort out the issues as you go. Enjoy.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Might be time for a carb overhaul. Have a look at...

Might be time for a carb overhaul. Have a look at the choke when it is warmed up and make sure it is opening fully. If it is the original Autolite carb, it may be possible the power valve is toast. ...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,648
Posted By JAB
Very sharp. Get that old girl out on the road....

Very sharp. Get that old girl out on the road. You will both love it.
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