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Offline jim

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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #45 on: November 08, 2010, 07:39:54 PM »
Some people scorn them, but we have found ours helpful.
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #46 on: November 08, 2010, 09:40:55 PM »
Yeah, I don't use any repair book as a Bible, just as a guide. I figure with the book at home and access to All-Data at work I should be good. All-Data has its problems too. Look for a fuel filter on a 2010 E250. It will not tell you where it is (it's in the tank, first year for this, they are usually on the uderside driver side).
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #47 on: November 21, 2010, 05:33:49 PM »
Gas tank fixed today.
The To Do List keeps expanding. Every time I get ahead, more stuff comes up.
Current To Do:
Valve Cover gasket again
Install the cable choke
Find the reason dash lights illuminate when brake is depressed
Remove the A/C line to the firewall
Remove the A/C drier
I have also decided to keep the A/C condenser in place and use it as a transmission cooler.
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #48 on: November 21, 2010, 06:29:47 PM »
can you use an ac cooler as a transmission cooler?  this is the first time I have ever heard of such a thing.  I just opted for the stand alone cooler from my local autozone for the total of 25 bucks and some change (and it always shows up in pictures)
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #49 on: November 21, 2010, 06:46:36 PM »
From what I have read on other non-eagle related forums yes. It needs to be cleaned and dry first.
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #50 on: November 21, 2010, 10:04:18 PM »
Never cleaned it on my fs bronc c6 trans. Just plumbed it in. Not that running a solvent through it and than compressed air is that hard. But it worked awesome as a stand alone cooler



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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #51 on: November 23, 2010, 08:25:52 PM »
The cable driven choke will not work with my Autolite 2100, with an underhood manual choke, without modification. The tang on the carburetor choke assembly is too big to go into the cable choke catch. Oh, and "good" news... Ever loose a bolt? Well I have... I apparantly lost a valve cover bolt (I replaced them) when I changed to an aluminum valve cover. I found it tonight, it was inside, by the rear rod. It is getting very windy out, so I did not complete the job yet.
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #52 on: November 26, 2010, 06:53:12 PM »
Getting some toys from work tomorrow (Free Stuff)... Hehe Siren.... I opted not to take the wig wags... Maybe 1 or 2 bright dome lights? Anybody need anything from a 2003 P71, or E250, or E350. P71's are Taxi's The E250's and E350 are wheel chair vans and passenger vans.
1984 Eagle DL-30 Sedan 258 Auto w/2.35's. -Work in progress, Mom's car?
1990 Chevy Blazer 4x4 full size with a dinky 350. -Daily Driver.

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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #53 on: November 27, 2010, 12:23:03 AM »
I want a whole P71 ;D
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #54 on: November 27, 2010, 12:40:42 AM »
The owner goes to auctions and picks up a few at a time. They cant cost that much if he buys them. He has a tendency to cut corners with maintenence so...
1984 Eagle DL-30 Sedan 258 Auto w/2.35's. -Work in progress, Mom's car?
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #55 on: November 28, 2010, 05:40:51 PM »
The valve cover was done yesterday. Pulled the carburetor off today and got the idle cam working. reinstalled the carb. the carb has gas. the plugs are getting spark. the firing order is right. the timing is close, as it ran where it is now. the flipping thing wont start. the engine turns, fire comes out the carburetor. it acts like it is started as long as the starter is engaged, but as soon as i let off the key it dies. as we remember, i did pull some wires out, did I pull one i wasn't supposed to? It has a HEI/TFI and a Autolite 2100 and no computer. suggestions welcome. its getting cold outside.
1984 Eagle DL-30 Sedan 258 Auto w/2.35's. -Work in progress, Mom's car?
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #56 on: November 28, 2010, 05:49:42 PM »
 Dissy off 180 turn



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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #57 on: November 28, 2010, 06:37:34 PM »
The dizzy should be nearly right. i have never removed it. but i'll pull the cap off and double check it out tomorrow night.
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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #58 on: November 28, 2010, 06:44:32 PM »
Make sure choke is closing all the way and choke pulloff is working correctly. Check for vaccum leaks.

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Re: Ongoing Stuff
« Reply #59 on: November 28, 2010, 08:18:25 PM »
My particular carb never had a choke pull off. . It has been rebuilt since the picture... This is a carb that was from the late 60's. It is an autolite 2100.
1984 Eagle DL-30 Sedan 258 Auto w/2.35's. -Work in progress, Mom's car?
1990 Chevy Blazer 4x4 full size with a dinky 350. -Daily Driver.

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