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06-10-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By plums

I figure this is a good point for me to...

I figure this is a good point for me to interject.

My long absence from the forum has been due to this problem. I am only
connecting now because I am using a borrowed computer to research
a...
04-11-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,144
Posted By plums

It should not drop to 36psi in the driveway no...

It should not drop to 36psi in the driveway no matter how much you rev.

Since you are also fading going up hills, the fuel pump and pressure regulator
are a good bet.

The reference level is 3...
04-11-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,169
Posted By plums

Waiting for all cars to have auto braking. ...

Waiting for all cars to have auto braking.

Just stand on the brakes and watch the phone fly out of their
hands and the latte spray the windshield.
04-11-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,169
Posted By plums

Throwing rocks works better ... as long as you...

Throwing rocks works better ... as long as you can run fast enough. :D
04-11-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,169
Posted By plums

Numbers stamped on pinion face are normally for...

Numbers stamped on pinion face are normally for setting backlash.

NM ... saw the numbers in a later post and they are not backlash numbers.
04-11-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,045
Posted By plums

What brand of filter was that? Years ago,...

What brand of filter was that?

Years ago, there was a bad batch of oil filters. Maybe
one survived on the back shelf somewhere.

Best bet for gripping an oil filter is a rubber glove.
04-11-2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By plums

Why? It's just going to fully pop open in a...

Why?

It's just going to fully pop open in a thunderstorm when
you would rather just open a bit.
04-11-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By plums

The full name is Valvoline MaxLife Dex/Merc ...

The full name is Valvoline MaxLife Dex/Merc

That's what I use, and I have an old Mercedes issued
training document that lists it as compatible with the
722.6.

The fluid is very populer on the...
04-11-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By plums

??? All OBDLink devices ship with OBDWIZ...

???

All OBDLink devices ship with OBDWIZ which is their
private labelled version of the standalone Touchwiz.

Installs on a PC and will definitely display powertrain
codes, logging, clear...
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-07-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By plums

Hmmm ... I had an exhaust system on my first...

Hmmm ... I had an exhaust system on my first "drivable" vehicle
that was pop can, followed by ... another popcan, and another pop can
and so forth plus copious amounts of epoxy.

Buying two hose...
04-07-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By plums

Yes, and if the OP really wants the adjuster to...

Yes, and if the OP really wants the adjuster to pay attention,
the phrase "proximate cause" should be enough to get them
to realise he is serious.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-07-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By plums

Maybe not the greatest or most unusual bodge in...

Maybe not the greatest or most unusual bodge in the world,
but my mother is quite proud of the fact that she had the
presence of mind to use chewing gum to patch a sudden
radiator leak.
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-06-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By plums

Some of the participants here are the same people...

Some of the participants here are the same people who have posted
pieces of information that allowed me to pull on threads that brought me
to other pages that allowed me to pull on more threads and...
04-06-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,252
Posted By plums

XJR? Maybe you're down one fuel pump.

XJR? Maybe you're down one fuel pump.
04-06-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,046
Posted By plums

Sounds like it was a worthwhile tea break :)

Sounds like it was a worthwhile tea break :)
Forum: XJS ( X27 )
04-06-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By plums

The part numbers and method of converting to...

The part numbers and method of converting to using Dana 44 gear sets
in an early hemisphere are fully documented in at least two places on
the interwebs. All the different possible combinations are...
03-14-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,340
Posted By plums

I take it that you didn't quite get the drift. ...

I take it that you didn't quite get the drift.

The point is not the oem's particular pricing, but
rather that an oem would be loath to use anything
more expensive than absolutely required.
...
03-13-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By plums

And there are plenty of reference charts out...

And there are plenty of reference charts out there to convert
between a dry torque value and a lubed torque value. The lubed
value is usually 75-80 percent of the dry value in most references
from...
03-13-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By plums

Hmmm .... I once saw the whole crew at a Jeep...

Hmmm .... I once saw the whole crew at a Jeep dealership swinging
sledges at the wheels on a Cherokee. For a really long time.

Turns out when the kid was given the Cherokee, he thought he ...
03-13-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,340
Posted By plums

Given that manufacturers desire low original...

Given that manufacturers desire low original cost, and the ability to
advertise low maintenance costs ....

would we not expect those manufacturers to source their oil from
Walmart house brand...
03-10-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,889
Posted By plums

The "Made in Belgium" is my particular choice of...

The "Made in Belgium" is my particular choice of poison
right now.

A lovely pinky colour when it pours out of the jug.
02-19-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,957
Posted By plums

255/45 on 18x8J asteroids definitely have no...

255/45 on 18x8J asteroids definitely have no problems on all four corners
even when driving in snow.

The speedo calibration is now perfect according to various radar
checks.
02-18-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By plums

Mine can also sit for weeks and start without...

Mine can also sit for weeks and start without problem.

I went through the electrical system quite some time ago
to ensure that all power distribution contact points were
clean. Including the...
Forum: Off Topic
02-18-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By plums

Shared hosting accounts are dirt cheap. Get...

Shared hosting accounts are dirt cheap.

Get one and you can then do as you wish.

You can even host them on google apps or whatever
they call it these days.

Bandwidth, especially for...
02-18-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By plums

It's also bad mojo to stack them. The axial...

It's also bad mojo to stack them. The axial centering is via ridges one the shaft and output flange.
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