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    I'd really like to hear also! It's one of the...

    I'd really like to hear also! It's one of the first customizing things I want to do... Anyone??
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    Don't have that problem... Mine is over 21 and...

    Don't have that problem... Mine is over 21 and with his mother in Oregon. He really wasn't the whining type though, thankfully!
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    Another heat question...

    My 01 Bourbon (can ya tell I like to drink?) is really slow to heat up in the rear unit. My 99 was very similar. Is this common and more due to having to run the coolant through the length of the...
  4. Thread: Heater problems

    by oldguy
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    I will have to agree here! Singel speed fan is...

    I will have to agree here! Singel speed fan is almost always attributed to the resistor being shot in at least one of the resistors in the switch circuit.
    Not too familiar with GM's...
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    Hey Boo! Thanks for your service!! What rate was...

    Hey Boo! Thanks for your service!! What rate was shipfitter? I was an AMS and then they merged the H's and S's. We did the same thing at the squadron level.

    I only dropped the "Y" pipe out of...
  6. Thread: Most Miles?

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    I have 184K on mine and the engine is fine....

    I have 184K on mine and the engine is fine. Tranny not so much... As KirkW said, it's all about doing the preventative maint as it is due. Most people seem to forget that is why they call it...
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    If that is your work van, what kind of "abuse"...

    If that is your work van, what kind of "abuse" does it take? And I mean abuse like a taxi or Police car would take. Other than that I would say crappy luck! Aside from it being a Ford, some of the...
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    Transmission safety

    Just a few thoughts and ponderings on transmissions:

    1. If you do a major rebuild always replace the torque converter. I've heard a lot of people not doing so lately.
    2. If you have an external...
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    I know this is a bit late but here is my...

    I know this is a bit late but here is my experience with trannys in general and mine in specific.

    I ended up dropping the exhaust from the manifolds and the rear section. (SOAK all the nuts...
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    Sorry so long in getting back to you... ...

    Sorry so long in getting back to you...

    I talked to my boys over at the Bow Tie House. They agreed that your problem is more than likely the switch in the dash. Not an insanely expensive...
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    I can't speak on the XTi but I know the ZRi nd...

    I can't speak on the XTi but I know the ZRi nd the HRi are decent low cost car tires... We usually put on a set of MAB A/P Trails. It is supposed to be Michelins private label. (This according to our...
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    Gotta toss in an apology here!! I seemed to be...

    Gotta toss in an apology here!! I seemed to be having a serious case of cranial rectal inversion syndrome in previous posts! The picture I was referring to was the shift detent spring and not the...
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    My first memory is in a VW Beetle. I think it was...

    My first memory is in a VW Beetle. I think it was a 71ish... My mom has the picture. Well my dad does. Mom passed in Sept and it's still kinda hard for him. I'll post it once I get them. I looked a...
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    The owner of a 2003 Silverado

    Who asked me about a 4 WD switch module. Would you please raise your hand and drop me a line? I have information for you!

    I can't find the original PM!! I tried to respond and it said nope!...
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    Update

    The VIN says it's an 87. I have looked at all my sources for obsolete seals. There are more I am sure... Try PPG and then Google... Sorry I couldn't have been more help!

    The Ford part...
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    look here... It is a blow up of the transmission....

    look here... It is a blow up of the transmission.

    http://www.eatmyshifts.com/700R4_Parts_BlowUP.htm

    If you look at the bottom right corner of the picture you will see the valve body and the...
  17. Retired Navy... So is the wife. 20 and 22...

    Retired Navy... So is the wife. 20 and 22 respectively. Both had our hands in the greatest Naval Figher. The Tomcat. Been way to many places to list... I'da stayed If I had picked up Chief and so...
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    Are you looking at what may have been done at a...

    Are you looking at what may have been done at a dealership? Lie a repair history? Not all service centers/dealerships are hooked into carfax...

    PM me and I will talk to our other dealership...
  19. Thread: Owner's Manual

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    A little FYI on this. If anyone wants an actual...

    A little FYI on this. If anyone wants an actual original service manual or owners manual/portfolio go to

    www.helminc.com

    They are the ones that print all the service manuals and stuff for...
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    Shoot me the VIN. I can run it through the...

    Shoot me the VIN. I can run it through the catalog at work and see what it comes with (The newer ones came with the quarter window AND seal.). I also have a few places I go to for obsolete parts that...
  21. Lemon Laws are pretty wordy but from what i have...

    Lemon Laws are pretty wordy but from what i have read of them and this post, the Dealer has complied with the law, as long as he did not have to pay anything. The warranty shouldhave paid for all...
  22. Thread: :)

    by oldguy
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    Thanks...

    For all the welcomes! I do hope that i can help you out as much as you will all help me!

    Trivia...

    In the Song, The Battle of Evermore Robert Plant was not singing into a reverb or echo...
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    Very Nice Burban! How high did you lift it? How...

    Very Nice Burban! How high did you lift it? How solid is the grille guard? Looking for things like that myself! Again, SWEET!!

    DUH! Hate when I miss the 2nd page! Questions answered! Still...
  24. Thread: :)

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    :)

    Well I guess this is hello! Glad I found this group! So far I have seen what I am looking for.

    I now own a 2001 Suburban K1500 LT. She is my second and I just about stole her. I work at a Ford...
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    The park position engages a pawl that effectively...

    The park position engages a pawl that effectively locks the whole gear train in place. That is why it won't move. In your case, it sounds like either the pin or the notched plate has been damaged or...
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