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by Luis A
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Vacuum pump circuit breaker
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: Vacuum pump circuit breaker

very ingenious indeed ..i have been looking for one of those bimetal sensors for a while..found a couple but was never able to test them of the car..how can one test these bimetal sensors? a12 volt battery will probably fry them? Easiest way to test them would be 'in situ' in the car, otherwise on ...
by Luis A
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Vacuum pump circuit breaker
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Vacuum pump circuit breaker

Hello everyone, I have been going over my brake system vacuum pump system as I have observed sometimes that the pump will run for over the 10 seconds ( a lot longer) that it is specified as a maximum. For this to happen, either there is a vacuum leak or the vacuum sensor is not working. My vacuum is...
by Luis A
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Replacing brake master cylinder fluid reservoirs
Replies: 7
Views: 813

Re: Replacing brake master cylinder fluid reservoirs

Are there replacement plastic reservoirs available?

EDIT: I just looked on Dinoparts and they do show them. I had never looked for them before... Let us know how this works out for you.
by Luis A
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Wiring electric window motor
Replies: 5
Views: 1797

Re: Wiring electric window motor

You can cook your own solution with relays to shorten the current path to the window motor or you can buy these boxes to do the same thing: http://rodneydickman.com/product_info.php?products_id=91 They are completely sealed and work as advertised. I installed one on my driver's window and sped it up...
by Luis A
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Market
Topic: Front Rod ball joints originals
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

Re: Front Rod ball joints originals

Got it; I also hate throwing out "good" but used parts.

Why were they replaced?
by Luis A
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Market
Topic: Front Rod ball joints originals
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

Re: Front Rod ball joints originals

What exactly does "like new" mean? Mounted on car? Never mounted? How old are they? Thanks, Luis
by Luis A
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: How to access grease point in torque tube?
Replies: 4
Views: 973

Re: How to access grease point in torque tube?

As an additional hint you should also Check if the Four bolts that Connect driveshaft and torque tube are really Tight. Of not this creates this kind of clonk. Hi Tomas. I think that might have been the cause. The bolts were not loose but only required very light force to unscrew them. Drove the ca...
by Luis A
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: How to access grease point in torque tube?
Replies: 4
Views: 973

Re: How to access grease point in torque tube?

Thanks for the hints Stefan. I had a slight “clunk” sound coming from that area when starting to move from a stop forward or in reverse. With the wheels on the ground and moving the driveshaft very very slightly I could hear a slight clunk in either direction coming from inside the torque tube. I do...
by Luis A
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: How to access grease point in torque tube?
Replies: 4
Views: 973

How to access grease point in torque tube?

Hi guys, I'm trying to get access to the coupler between the short driveshaft that is inside the torque tube and the differential. This: torque tube.PNG I removed all 8 bolts from where the tube attaches to the differential and disconnected it from the from driveshaft with the 4 bolts. I still can't...
by Luis A
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: driveshaft U-Joint, Universal Joint size?
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: driveshaft U-Joint, Universal Joint size?

Scalino wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:05 am
Try one off the part numbers listed on this page: https://www.auto-doc.at/lobro/13797445
That's very useful Scalino, thanks.