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Forum: Suspension 11-13-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,173
Posted By bobodu
I did take it for a drive and did the various...

I did take it for a drive and did the various tests last night. All seems well. May get some wet streets today for more testing. I'm pretty embarrassed that I didn't "get" something so simple, but...
Forum: Suspension 11-12-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,173
Posted By bobodu
Backed em off as suggested and they don't...

Backed em off as suggested and they don't lock.....hope that's all that's wrong. Just seems strange though.
Forum: Suspension 11-12-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,173
Posted By bobodu
97 1500 rear brakes locking up hard stop.

Gonna have to defer to the masters as I'm out of luck.

New hardware, new master, adjusted properly,bled...they still lock up when I hit the brakes during those times when you need it. Danged hard...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-03-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By bobodu
I ended up making some chain plates. Just a steel...

I ended up making some chain plates. Just a steel plate with a 3/8 inch hole on one end and burned a bigger hole in the other end for the hooks. I used the four end manifold bolts.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-29-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,214
Posted By bobodu
You COULD slip a little chunk of air hose or...

You COULD slip a little chunk of air hose or something like that over the cable and hold it on with a hose clamp...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 01-29-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By bobodu
That is because there is more voltage available...

That is because there is more voltage available at higher engine rpms.
Although I find the question confusing when you talk about heat and A/C...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-16-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,710
Posted By bobodu
I guess I can quit crying about my lousy mileage...

I guess I can quit crying about my lousy mileage as it seems to be about normal.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-14-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By bobodu
I couldn't get it back in because I had the TC...

I couldn't get it back in because I had the TC still on the flex plate....(oops).
Would the TV cable being out of adjustment throw this code?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-13-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By bobodu
Code 37

46RE tranny.Pulled the engine to replace the freeze plugs. Had trouble putting her back in but finally got it. Have driven it a couple hundred miles and today I got a code 37. I busted the TV cable...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-12-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Been a couple hundred miles now!! Fixed the...

Been a couple hundred miles now!! Fixed the little problems quickly. Still need to adjust the TV cable, but that can wait for the temp to come up a little more.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-12-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By bobodu
That sounds right to me too. Sure points to...

That sounds right to me too. Sure points to timing.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-09-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Drove her five miles and she's just great!! ...

Drove her five miles and she's just great!!
Stuck on defrost, but that should be a five minute job to find the vacuum line. It can wait because it's like five degrees out there...
Made the mistake...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-09-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Actually DROVE her out the door last night!!! ...

Actually DROVE her out the door last night!!!
Just pulled her out and went inside,because I wanted to have a decent nights sleep for a change. Got a few little things to attend to. Seems the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-05-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Okay....!! Pulled the engine out again and...

Okay....!!
Pulled the engine out again and moved the torque converter over to the tranny. She slid together like two wrestlers in Jello!! We'll see what I broke this weekend because once I got a...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-03-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Yeah....I did. That's how I finaly figured out...

Yeah....I did. That's how I finaly figured out that I need to take the converter OFF THE FLEX PLATE. It's painfully obvious where I screwed up now...(sigh). Doing a long distance diagnosis is often...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-03-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
I'm pretty sure the converter needs to be on the...

I'm pretty sure the converter needs to be on the tranny..
So that ought to be easy but I ain't gonna be able to get to it for a couple of days.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-03-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Well.... I think I may have found they...

Well....
I think I may have found they problem...I have been trying to hook her up with the converter on the engine. Did I wreck something by pulling it off this way? Looks like I need to have the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-02-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
After spending two freaking days screwing around...

After spending two freaking days screwing around with something that should be so easy compared ... a combine engine!!! I have one bolt left to the cross member and just got tired of laying in ATF....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-02-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Aha... "Once the converter begins to engage the...

Aha...
"Once the converter begins to engage the pump"

I bet this is the problem....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-02-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Now that sounds like what's going on!!

Now that sounds like what's going on!!
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-02-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
I may have to do that....boy that's a scary...

I may have to do that....boy that's a scary thought,working off my FEL.
I just can't for the life of me figure out what's going on. I get almost there and can't spin the torque converter.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-01-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Believe me...eight hours under that thing doesn't...

Believe me...eight hours under that thing doesn't leave much untried..
Is there any way the torque converter could have gotten moved around so that the splines don't match up? I even went so far as...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-01-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
I'm about a half inch shy of the pins even...

I'm about a half inch shy of the pins even hitting holes. I can get the two long bolts in but they bind up and I can't even rotate the crank pulley. I was so happy last night when I got the engine...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-01-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobodu
Can't get engine back in !@!!!

What am I doing wrong? I can't get the engine and tranny to close that last 3/4 inch... 5.9 and 46 RE.
I simply pulled the engine to replace the freeze plugs.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-27-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By bobodu
I don't think you would really notice the drop in...

I don't think you would really notice the drop in performance...but that's what duct tape is for if it makes you feel better. I really love the aluminum foil tape. It's expensive, but a roll has...
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