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by 4x4Pinz
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil pressure drop, 712 Pinz
Replies: 6
Views: 366
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Re: Oil pressure drop, 712 Pinz

would also be a good time to change the oil filter itself. Have had oil pressure issues in other older vehicles when the insides of the filter became loose. As Jim has mentioned the oil pick up tubes can be a common issue when dealing with oil pick up and they are not that difficult to check.
by 4x4Pinz
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Sources for Hub Steps
Replies: 23
Views: 4404
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Re: Sources for Hub Steps

newtopinz Kelvin
If I recall the K does not have the same "lip" that the front doors have. The lip is required to hook the step on. My wife is still rockin her steps when she goes with me in the pinz.
by 4x4Pinz
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: split axle boots
Replies: 3
Views: 294
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Re: split axle boots

take a good look at the axle housing. One side is straight and the other has an offset. keep the bolts on the straight side. I don't bother remembering which is which just look at the housing. the offset is due to the interior of the differential. the swing axle design has the axles setup so as not ...
by 4x4Pinz
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Body & Interior
Topic: Canvas top repair
Replies: 5
Views: 620
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Re: Canvas top repair

I picture framed the opening when replacing the windows that I glued in. that is to say cut the corners at a 45 degree so the flaps can be held out of the way so the window can be laid into place then the flaps placed back over the window. You will be surprised how dirty the window pockets are. I ha...
by 4x4Pinz
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Body & Interior
Topic: Canvas top repair
Replies: 5
Views: 620
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Re: Canvas top repair

HH-66 glue found a lot of places on line the folks who have not had good results more then likely did not do one of two things. the surface needs to be cleaned very well with a vinyl cleaner and elbow grease. the glue needs to be applied to both surfaces and let cure for a bit then a small reapplica...
by 4x4Pinz
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Replacing front coil springs
Replies: 5
Views: 497
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Re: Replacing front coil springs

bumber, very similar process with the exception that I use my shop press to install/remove the spring compressor in a similar fashion to the way you mention using the truck and jacks. This has been about as safe a process as I have found when dealing with these springs. As has been mentioned above t...
by 4x4Pinz
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Replacing front coil springs
Replies: 5
Views: 497
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Re: Replacing front coil springs

yet another front spring change. I can not count the number of people who go down this road. It seems that every one of them has reported no difference or very little, myself included in this group. I even went so far as to have custom springs made but still no change, all it did was break a lot of ...
by 4x4Pinz
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Expedition imports
Replies: 2
Views: 480
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Re: Expedition imports

yep, I spoke with Scott and Steve earlier this week. The best way is the help ticket system. Sometimes they do get real busy and it takes a bit to get back but they always do.
by 4x4Pinz
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: My Photobucket albums now unlocked
Replies: 1
Views: 354
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Re: My Photobucket albums now unlocked

before they were able to lock my PB account I was able to retrieve the photos. This should serve as a reminder for any digital storage. The company can and will eventually hold your memories hostage and demand money to get them back. Save them in several places and hope for the best. I am betting th...
by 4x4Pinz
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Civilian spark plugs with pinz distributor??
Replies: 4
Views: 664
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Re: Civilian spark plugs with pinz distributor??

If you are wanting to keep the original distributor cap and run newer spark plugs then options are limited. If you want to convert to a civilian cap, wires and plugs then Expedition imports could help you out. Might want to consider the full conversion to petronix and get rid of the points in favor ...
by 4x4Pinz
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Body & Interior
Topic: Plasti dip the pinz?
Replies: 2
Views: 610
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Re: Plasti dip the pinz?

one of our members is pursuing a product that will help with sound and is somewhat like a plasti dip product. Will have to check and see how he is coming along with that. Hopefully he sees this post.
by 4x4Pinz
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Choke cover leak - help!
Replies: 2
Views: 448
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Re: Choke cover leak - help!

it happens when people over tighten the screws and bend the housing. A problem when folks take on their own work without knowing fully what they are doing (guilty as charged). I have learned over the years that when dealing with a soft metal and a gasket to keep the torque on the fastners to a minim...
by 4x4Pinz
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Broken engine mounts
Replies: 8
Views: 1010
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Re: Broken engine mounts

There third mount is actually on the transmission. Not very difficult to change either.

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by 4x4Pinz
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Oil api
Replies: 5
Views: 823
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Re: Oil api

I use valvoline VR1 20 50. great for these older engines. Same stuff I use in all my older vehicles. I was looking for a higher zinc content and the valvoline kept coming up on all the different boards for the many different vehicles I run.
by 4x4Pinz
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Broken engine mounts
Replies: 8
Views: 1010
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Re: Broken engine mounts

can't tell you how many motor mounts I have broken, transmission mounts also. Fortunately they are very easy to change and don't require any special skills. Nothing is broken other then the mount. simply remove the two smaller bolts and the one larger bolt. support the engine with a floor jack and p...