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Forum: Suspension 09-15-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By safetyfast
I put a Moog on mine. It's much better built...

I put a Moog on mine. It's much better built than the stock bar.
Forum: Body & Interior 09-15-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By safetyfast
The way I rust proof my vehicles is to get a can...

The way I rust proof my vehicles is to get a can of Penetrol and pour it in a cheap pump sprayer. I spray it on the back sides of the panels and inside the sills. It seeps down into the cracks and...
Forum: Suspension 08-29-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By safetyfast
Borrowed a tie rod puller from Oreilly. That made...

Borrowed a tie rod puller from Oreilly. That made the job pretty easy.
Forum: Suspension 08-28-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By safetyfast
Help getting steering damper off

Just picked up a new steering damper. Figured it would only take a few minutes to replace. Wrong! Bolts came off easy, but I can't get the tapered end off. I tried a pitman arm puller, but it...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-01-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By safetyfast
At that price, even if you have to rebuild, you...

At that price, even if you have to rebuild, you come out ahead.
Forum: Suspension 08-01-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By safetyfast
That makes sense. Did a google search and that's...

That makes sense. Did a google search and that's just how the Ranchos are made. Sprayed some PB blaster on the hardware to get it ready for the project on Saturday.
Forum: Suspension 07-31-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By safetyfast
Questions about shock install

I just got a set of Rancho RS5000 shocks for my '96 4wd. It's stock height and tire size. Wondering if I need to replace hardware, and if so, where to get the right bolts.

Next, the Ranchos are...
Forum: Suspension 02-18-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By safetyfast
Steering Fixed

Last week I installed the Rock Solid bushing. Still had a bunch of play in my steering, so this week I bit the bullet and put in a Borgeson intermediate shaft. Now that made a huge difference! The...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-11-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
You are correct. That's what I ended up doing. ...

You are correct. That's what I ended up doing. You can unplug each individual injector.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-17-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By safetyfast
What's this wire for?

Got a new set of plug wires. 10 wires in the box. I count eight for the plugs and one for the coil. What's the 10th for? It's a short wire. Probably just over a foot with L shaped boot on each...
Forum: Electrical 12-08-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,230
Posted By safetyfast
Given the age of the truck, I would give a can of...

Given the age of the truck, I would give a can of stop leak a try. A friend of mine fixd his by dumping a can of black pepper in his readiator. It lasted for years.
Forum: Electrical 12-02-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By safetyfast
Well, I may give up on it. I installed per the...

Well, I may give up on it. I installed per the diagram and it doesn't work. Called the help line and the tech said it would have to be installed closer to the door and said it's a real pain on a...
Forum: Body & Interior 11-29-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By safetyfast
Thanks for the links. Looks like the OE belts...

Thanks for the links. Looks like the OE belts are about $300 for both. Checking with a couple of junkyards as well.
Forum: Body & Interior 11-29-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By safetyfast
Where can I get new or rebuilt seatbelts?

I no longer have any faith in my front shoulder belts. Both were no longer retracting. I took the driver's side apart and got it to where it retracts pretty well, but it doesn't seem to lock like...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-25-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By safetyfast
Agree with Warlock.

Agree with Warlock.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-24-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Finally out. The flats portion of another plug...

Finally out. The flats portion of another plug broke off too, despite days of soaking with PB Blaster. After much prayer and switching to CRC Freeze Off spray and a breaker bar, they are free. No...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-22-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Never mind about the injectors. I see the fuel...

Never mind about the injectors. I see the fuel rail. It's obvious now how to disconnect.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-22-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Good point. Anyone know if it's possible to...

Good point. Anyone know if it's possible to unplug those injectors on a 2d gen? I'm not optimistic since it looks to me like it's some type of mechanical fuel injection.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-22-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Update - new question

Well, I started the truck up last night and ran it to operating temp. Of course, with a broken plug and a missing plug, it sounds horrible with exhaust coming out the plug hole. Sprayed some more...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-21-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Thanks for the ideas guys. I'll give that a try....

Thanks for the ideas guys. I'll give that a try. I always use never seize on my plugs, but I suspect these are from the factory. Only had the truck for a short time.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-20-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Had one break off at the head. Aargh! ...

Had one break off at the head. Aargh! Fortunately the ceramic all came out in one piece - didn't go down in the head. Been alternating heat and pb blaster, and using a bolt remover, but it won't...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-19-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By safetyfast
Spark plug change fail

Changing spark plugs. All four on the passenger side go easy. Back two on the driver side went easy. Front two will not come out. On the front one, I cant even get the socket to go down on over...
Forum: Suspension 11-18-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By safetyfast
You can still email Dodge and get a build sheet. ...

You can still email Dodge and get a build sheet. Just got one on my '96.
Forum: Electrical 11-18-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By safetyfast
Put in an aftermarket from Wal-mart to replace my...

Put in an aftermarket from Wal-mart to replace my dead infinity. Have less then $75 in it. Wal-mart had install kit and wiring harness.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-18-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By safetyfast
It's on the passenger side of mine. They are...

It's on the passenger side of mine. They are only a couple of bucks.
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