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    Re: Six turning and four burning

    I did a tad of research on the Big Stick long ago.
    They pulled the pods off the B-47 assembly line and tried them out.

    Trivia:

    What type of fuel did the jets burn?
  2. Thread: PCV and oil leaks

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    Re: PCV and oil leaks

    While some claim it's rocket science...it ain't. To come up with a number for vacuum.....funny. All it is supposed to do is scavenge crankcase gasses and run them back through the engine. POSITIVE...
  3. Thread: Dead battery

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    Re: Dead battery

    That's why my VOM's are analog. Simpson 260 and Tripplett 630.

    Wait until you run into an old battery that has a case failing.....and you get bleed through of voltage with even one cable...
  4. Thread: Dead battery

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    Re: Dead battery

    Ah. The famous 13mm wrench trick. Easily overcome with an SAE 1/2" wrench.
  5. Thread: Ant sex

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    Re: Ant sex

    Nah...I think he found a 1970's-vintage joke book at a flea market.
  6. Thread: PCV and oil leaks

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    Re: PCV and oil leaks

    Hilarious. Even using a regulator. My guess is these engines don't last long enough to plug up the lines.
    Used to get the steel lines from manifold vacuum to PCV, clamp them in a vise, torch and air...
  7. Thread: NGK plugs

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    Re: NGK plugs

    yup. You also need to factor threads. Remember Asian plugs pulling threads out of VW heads?
    Many decades ago I had a friend who inspected threads and thread pitch.....and they are different. His...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Noise from clutch area?

    why would the type of lubricant inside the transmission show up as a noise when the clutch pedal is depressed?
    Carbon T/O bearing still?
    Starts as soon as you press the pedal and take the free-play...
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    TR4/4A Re: Upper steering flex coupler

    http://tr4a.weebly.com/tr4a-steering-column.html


    Sure isn't spaced like your photos.
  10. Thread: Seized Nut Removal

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    Re: Seized Nut Removal

    That's a French Canadian term, ain't it?
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    Re: BJ8 Rear Wheel Cylinder leaking

    Standard shop procedure is always do everything the same on one axle (or end of vehicle). Replace or rebuild one caliper or cylinder, do the same to the other. They have exactly the same fluid to...
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    TR6 Re: This frame was sectioned

    or did a masterful job to hide what was underneath.....
  13. Thread: NGK plugs

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    Re: NGK plugs

    Until some moron ran a stop sign, I had over 35 years in auto repair...line, foreman, owner.

    There were some interesting disserences in manufacturer. Like, air-cooled volkswagens...you wanted to...
  14. Re: Interesting Jalopnik article on BEING TOUGH ON TODAY'S ROADS !!

    I won't say for sure, but doesn't look like it. Crosses horizontally between grille and badge, goes up around the outside of both headlamp pods, you can see the line up the right separating wing and...
  15. Re: Interesting Jalopnik article on BEING TOUGH ON TODAY'S ROADS !!

    I understand the boot lid.....I think I saw one at a meet once.
    I have inspected this photo carefully, thinking yeah, maybe a MKII....but none of the lines are right, like visible top of rear...
  16. Re: Interesting Jalopnik article on BEING TOUGH ON TODAY'S ROADS !!

    Neat. I do have a question. I suppose that BugEye is a kit. I have never seen one with a bonnet like that.59892
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    It's enough to drive ya to drink....

    Jag....64 MK2....drive it all the time. Drive the 50 F-1 sometimes. Took the F-1 to St. Arbucks Wednesday morning, then loaded the Jag up to go to the gym.

    Pushed the clutch in...pedal free, no...
  18. Thread: What?

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    Re: What?

    and here I thought you did all this to keep us on our toes while you were awaiting the new grandkid to make it's appearance.
  19. Thread: What?

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    Re: What?

    yeah...you must have been editing the post or something, but it was that way for some time.
    That's TWO I've somehow managed to come across when you were fiddling with posts.
    Strange.
  20. Thread: What?

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    What?

    Forbidden

    You don't have permission to access /bcf/ on this server.

    WARNING: Repeated attempts to access this directory will result in your IP being blocked on this server.

    If you are...
  21. Thread: Seized Nut Removal

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    Re: Seized Nut Removal

    Saw one like that when they lost the key and a shop said "no problem". Didn't call me first...I have the special socket to get those off. Beat in on over the nut, breaker bar off (and check a regular...
  22. TR2/3/3A Re: Stock air cleaners and aftermarket air cleaners.

    Now I feel bad that three of my cars have very effective oil-bath air cleaners.
    And one of them only gave me 350K on the last rebuild.
  23. Thread: hub of the action

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    Re: hub of the action

    this is the XJ? Independent rear? You were talking hub, now you're in the diff?
    You ever set one up?

    Farm it out. Mail it off.
    You don't want your first to be that, 'cause if it isn't right,...
  24. Thread: Brake issue

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    Re: Brake issue

    3/4 to one inch is about normal.

    What was happening is the brake fluid was being heated by transfer from wheel cylinders and/or calipers, could not vent, expanded, locked the brakes.

    The real...
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    Re: Fuel pump inertia cutoff switch

    So....the plug and harness appears to have two wires offset to one side.
    Of course there is no photo of the socket portion on the switch proper.

    One side of the switch NO, the other NC? As in...
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