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The 68 LTD's with the 390 came with both the...

The 68 LTD's with the 390 came with both the 2-barrel and 4-barrel setups. The biggest thing to determine on the swap I suppose would be the differences between the 2 car builds.

Thank you for the...
11-21-07, 09:17 AM
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Posted By borak

I thought it was from a Romex wire too. With the...

I thought it was from a Romex wire too. With the indent running to the switch that was my first impression. I have opened up the switch and all the Romex wires run up to the ceiling and none go down....
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Posted By borak

A good thing to have on hand is a Chilton manual...

A good thing to have on hand is a Chilton manual for your car. It covers a lot of fixes.

I believe to do a power steering pump you:

Disconnect battery.
Remove the belt.
Remove the return line...
11-20-07, 12:44 PM
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Posted By borak

Replace or repair wall indent

My drywall in the bedroom has an indentation in the sheetrock. It looks like it was a poor patch where someone tore a wire down the wall. It's about 1" wide and 1.5' long going from a switch in the...
11-20-07, 11:57 AM
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Posted By borak

My knowledge here is poor. I watched something on...

My knowledge here is poor. I watched something on repairing loose plaster on TV.

Here is what they did:

1. Drilled holes in the plaster a few inches from the crack. (Just the plaster, do not...
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Posted By borak

On some vehicles it will "sense" the breakdown of...

On some vehicles it will "sense" the breakdown of oil and automatically shut off when new oil is in. Since it went on at 5000 miles I assume her highlander doesn't "sense" it as much as turns it on...
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It going to be a gas hogging cruiser. It won't be...

It going to be a gas hogging cruiser. It won't be driven much which is why mileage isn't a concern. Already have collector plates on it. Hopefully after i complete this one I can figure out a way to...
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Posted By borak

2 barrel to 4 barrel change

I have a 68 Ford LTD hardtop 4 door with a 390 big block. The 390 currently has a 2 barrel carb on it. My intention is to rebuild the motor and I want to go to a 4 barrel carb. I know I'll be...
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Posted By borak

I'm not a mechanic but I fiddle. When you jump...

I'm not a mechanic but I fiddle. When you jump start it and let it run a while, then shut it off and it won't start again unless you jump it again the first 2 thoughts are alternator or battery. This...
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Posted By borak

Presto! It works. When I looked real close at the...

Presto! It works. When I looked real close at the light on the sensor it had a very faint flicker. I cleaned the lenses, double checked the wiring and it worked.

The model is a Stanley ST200.
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Posted By borak

I realized after looking closer that the concrete...

I realized after looking closer that the concrete poured in the ground is the square and the same size as the post. The 2 outter posts sit on the concrete (not straight either).

Winter is...
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Posted By borak

I'm starting to think it's your exhaust system....

I'm starting to think it's your exhaust system. Something is resticting the flow causing it to choke itself out or battle itself. By pressing in the clutch your kicking the engine back down to idle...
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That's a great idea. Then if I get forgetful it...

That's a great idea. Then if I get forgetful it still gets turned off when the ignition is off.

What's the best way to run wires into the cab for the switch?
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Yep. I plan on ripping out the deck completely...

Yep. I plan on ripping out the deck completely and building new. Wasn't sure if I should re-use the old support posts. Gathering from the info that you gave I can probably assume the posts were just...
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Posted By borak

Fog light wiring

I bought a fog light kit (Under bumper lights) for my 97 K1500. The kit calls for me to wire a switch inside the cab so I can turn them one and off and also wants it wired to the battery. Rather then...
11-16-07, 09:47 AM
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Posted By borak

Wow. My knowledge with electrical is worse than I...

Wow. My knowledge with electrical is worse than I thought. So my only option is to just plug in all the device plugs to the surge protector? I assume setting up grooves for those is a bad idea too.
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Posted By borak

Unhappy Deck support posts

I recently bought my first home so some of these projects are new to me. I've had a friend over to look at it and my inspector looked at it too.

Needless to say I have a deck built off the top...
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Posted By borak

Thank you for the quick responds. I'm going to...

Thank you for the quick responds. I'm going to search tonight online for a manual. There are a bunch of small levers on the back (I assume for setting accesories and such) and going to see if I can...
11-16-07, 09:05 AM
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Posted By borak

Thumbs up Thank you for all the responds. After...

Thank you for all the responds.

After reading everything I realize that I was over looking a simple thing. Due to using a surge protector (I forgot about this) I would run the surge protector from...
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Posted By borak

Yep. :D I copied the original post and I...

Yep. :D

I copied the original post and I always jumble the letters. Guess how to change it was on my mind instead of spelling it right.
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Posted By borak

A lot of times when I see the ABS light and the...

A lot of times when I see the ABS light and the Traction control light on at the same time it's due to a bad ABS wheel sensor.

Make sure when you pull the heads that you check your pistons for...
11-16-07, 07:39 AM
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Posted By borak

Nope for Male to Male. The dual plug I was...

Nope for Male to Male. The dual plug I was refering to is have the bottom wall socket power the right side and the top wall plug power the left side. I'm not sure if that will lower the strain...
11-15-07, 02:49 PM
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Posted By borak

Talking LED wall plug setup question

Kind of a background on what I'm doing. I plan on building a TV entertainment center that plugs into the wall. In otherwords I plan on building an entertainment center that has multiple sockets built...
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Posted By borak

Garage door opener won't close

I'll post up the model later because I can't recall what it is right now. I just bought my first place and this has got to be one of the most annoying things I've run into.

The button on the...
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Posted By borak

Every PVC valve I have worked with has been press...

Every PVC valve I have worked with has been press fit. Didn't know they existed with a screw type.

**Sometimes when you pull the hose the PVC valve stays on the hose.**
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