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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    11-17-2019, 16:50
    Does anyone know where I can get a new injector line #5 for my truck? Ran it down the street for some fuel and as I was coming back up my road I...
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    11-16-2019, 19:55
    Yes my truck only has two or three of those boots left. The leaking line is one of the few that has it's boot
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    11-16-2019, 19:17
    Interesting, I wonder what that was that I extracted from there. Looked like a chewed up o ring. I noticed the oil pressure was all screwy as well....
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    11-16-2019, 19:01
    Just finished a brake job on my truck. Ran great before that, no fuel leaks. Sat for about a week while.i did the brakes. Took it for a test drive...
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    11-07-2019, 13:28
    Dammit I already have a set of the OEM style seals sitting on my table. I guess if I screw the installation up and they still leak I'll get the...
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    11-07-2019, 12:54
    I taped a plastic bottle to the slobber tube, cut a vent hole up on top so it wouldn't blow off. All I've caught is a little bit of condensed oil, no...
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    10-31-2019, 21:39
    Will do, I hadn't thought of that
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    10-31-2019, 17:13
    Been taking the truck for a drive every day after work, usually about an hour, as that's all I have time for and all I can tolerate with that rock...
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    10-28-2019, 20:59
    I looked them all over when had them out. None were bent that I could see, and there was no damage or wear to the ends of them either....
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    10-28-2019, 20:54
    Same here, have about 250$ worth of seals and axle boots to put on before the snow hits. Gonna try to get it all done this November but we shall see....
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    10-28-2019, 18:04
    I used a Bosh FST 8213 from Advance Auto, like 17$. Does vacuum and boost, which I'm not a huge fan of but it was cheaper than sourcing one online...
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    10-28-2019, 17:29
    Finally got a nice long ride in today, took the truck through the hilliest part of town. Did great, sounds good too. Ticking is still there but until...
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    10-28-2019, 07:39
    That would be really sucky, but it's like you said the truck has no symptoms of such an issue. I'm gonna get those gauges installed today and see...
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    10-27-2019, 21:14
    Got the new temp sender in today, gauge doesn't hit 240 anymore, but it's still reading high. Gauge gets to about 210 and stays there after a little...
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    10-27-2019, 15:08
    I got it loaded with as much scrap as I could find, including an entire truck bed off my Chevy. I've poked around with the rear suspension before and...
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    10-27-2019, 09:25
    Yes I know about not idling it, I had no choice while I was diagnosing a few leaks and looking into that noise though. I never idled it for any...
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    10-26-2019, 18:37
    I absolutely love the wrench on a string idea, I've never though of something like that. Anyhow, wouldn't a loose jackshaft bolt create a...
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    10-26-2019, 16:39
    Well I checked what u could see of the cam and all of the lobes were present and in good shape. No loose parts that I can find, nothing out of spec....
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    10-26-2019, 13:53
    I'm gonna take one more look through there today once I get the tires back for my car. The only thing left I can think of would be a cam issue. I'm...
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    10-26-2019, 08:26
    I thought ft lbs seemed like way too much. And the wristpins SHOULD all be good since they came brand new with the piston kit
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    10-25-2019, 23:30
    I hadn't thought of that. Will those bolts actually take the 150 ft-lbs stated in the TM? Seems like a lot for a bolt that small.
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    10-25-2019, 19:00
    I drained as much fuel from the tank as I could with a transfer pump, I don't have an Allen key big enough for the huge drain plug on the tank. The...
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    10-25-2019, 18:07
    That's pretty much what mine sounded like with the fuel knock and bad piston
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    10-25-2019, 17:44
    Anything else I should look at or check while I'm down there?
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    10-25-2019, 17:25
    No marks on the bottoms of any pistons like the sprayers have been hitting. Pulled a few caps off, plstigauge reads about .004 inches, or .102mm, for...
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    10-25-2019, 16:47
    Just thinking about this while the oil drains, could a bent oil sprayer touching the bottom of a piston make that kind of tick? I hadn't even...
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    10-25-2019, 13:16
    That's the kinda thing I'm concerned about. It has a noise as if something is getting tossed around in the lower end, that marble noise. That's what...
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    10-25-2019, 09:53
    Tick doesn't seem to change with rpm, but it's hard to tell without a second person. The valvetrain is fine, checked again yesterday. I put the...
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    10-25-2019, 07:59
    Oerthedge21 replied to a thread M35 Brakes weak in The Deuce
    The brakes working effectively and the truck stopping quicky are two different things. I have the same issue with my truck. I understand that even if...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    10-24-2019, 17:53
    Switched #6 to the front, no difference in noise. Now this truck is starting to annoy me. My oil is supposed to be here tomorrow. I'm gonna drain...
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If you enjoyed the time you wasted, then it was not a waste of time
1985 Chevy M1010
1968 M35a2C w/w whistler
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