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Today, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

Fixed a 97 today.. Vac hose to the cruise was...

Fixed a 97 today.. Vac hose to the cruise was unplugged..
Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By AlpineRAM

OK, these trucks usually do not give you a check...

OK, these trucks usually do not give you a check engine light when the trans is in trouble..

With the lifted rear axle you'll see if there is no engagement.. not guess or feel.
Today, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

Then the AWD should be the vac lines on the...

Then the AWD should be the vac lines on the transfer case vac switch to the front axle CAD - check if you lose vacuum when selecting 4WD ( simply select vent to feet, put it into 4WD and if vent...
Today, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By AlpineRAM

In that case I'd try lifting the rear axle in a...

In that case I'd try lifting the rear axle in a safe manner and "drive" it without load, trying to create as many gearshifts as possible.
Under load it may seem to you that you are in neutral, while...
Today, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By AlpineRAM

How long did you let it idle in neutral before...

How long did you let it idle in neutral before selecting D or R?

Sounds like the drainback valve to me, but since it sat a long time I'd try to drive and see if it unsticks itself.
Today, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

Does your vent selector work for the AC?

Does your vent selector work for the AC?
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Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By AlpineRAM

Feeling quite at home with the new decor. Thanks!...

Feeling quite at home with the new decor. Thanks!

Brought some beers and put them into the fridge.
(Had to give some of them to the dragons, they started incinerating my trousers. Now they sleep...
Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By AlpineRAM

Did you check the oil level in your trans? I...

Did you check the oil level in your trans?

I could imagine a sticking starter (reduction of noise with the clutch pedal pressed coincidence or slight deflection of the flywheel), damaged throwout...
Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By AlpineRAM

Take a good look at your EGTs while tuning-...

Take a good look at your EGTs while tuning- increasing boost will net you lower EGT to a point- when EGT rises again you know you have gone too far and will pay the penalty at the fueling station.
Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By AlpineRAM

Looks like you already started another thread...

Looks like you already started another thread with almost the same symptoms, maybe before doing the trans stuff?

The reason I asked the question in the other thread is that without an engine...
Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,406
Posted By AlpineRAM

Are you sure that your IOD fuse (behind the black...

Are you sure that your IOD fuse (behind the black cover ) is OK and gets power?

The illum fuse gets it's power from the IOD fuse.
Yesterday, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

In some places the hard plastic tubing is not...

In some places the hard plastic tubing is not continuous, but the pieces are connected by a soft rubber hose over the ends of the pipe. Sometimes the rubber gets old and porous and simply falls off....
06-22-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By AlpineRAM

OK, 25 would be just about right with a mid box...

OK, 25 would be just about right with a mid box and stock injectors.
(Running higher boost than necessary robs power and fuel efficiency- think more air needs to be pumped through all these pipes,...
06-21-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

Please give feedback even if it works. A lot of...

Please give feedback even if it works.
A lot of positive knowledge is generated by reporting back what worked for you.
06-21-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

Do you have a manual transmission? ...

Do you have a manual transmission?

Nevertheless, it's a bad idea to drive like that- your vacuum pump will ingest dirt, get chewed up and spit the results of said abuse into the crankcase. ...
06-21-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By AlpineRAM

The more you open the bleed the less the boost...

The more you open the bleed the less the boost will affect the wastegate- meaning more boost until the wastegate dumps the exhaust around the turbine.

Naturally there is a point where the exhaust...
06-18-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By AlpineRAM

Thank you, will read them after sleeping.. close...

Thank you, will read them after sleeping.. close to midnight over here!
06-18-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By AlpineRAM

Main cause IMO for these symptoms is the engine...

Main cause IMO for these symptoms is the engine speed sensor with it's wiring to the PCM.
Unless the PCM "sees" the engine running it will not activate the AC, the Charging and the Tach.. because...
06-18-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By AlpineRAM

Hey Stan- do you have a link for the article you...

Hey Stan- do you have a link for the article you posted?

And I never meant to accuse him of anything- my question was and is written in search of understanding the gap between media I read over...
06-18-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By AlpineRAM

Build sheets and stickers on 20+ year old...

Build sheets and stickers on 20+ year old vehicles are not to be trusted unless you are the sole owner and did all the work yourself and kept records.

To determine axle ratio use a bit of chalk or...
06-18-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By AlpineRAM

With brakes my take is.. Fix them properly....

With brakes my take is..

Fix them properly. A complete hardline kit, plus all the soft lines and go over the calipers and cylinders... not much money compared to the alternative.. how many fillups...
06-18-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By AlpineRAM

Well, I've got interesting answers here and by...

Well, I've got interesting answers here and by PM, but I still fail to understand much.

Basically my take is not that I would want to make America more European- and also not really vice versa. I...
06-18-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By AlpineRAM

Does your selector for the vents work? If 4WD...

Does your selector for the vents work?
If 4WD does 4WD work- If automatic does the cruise work?

If none of the above work you seem to have a vacuum leak, this can lead to increased levels of...
06-18-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By AlpineRAM

So, we've got three people who answered, thank...

So, we've got three people who answered, thank you.

Still, I don't understand.. does the good stats only reflect stuff that is not influenced by Trump or is it just inertia that keeps the numbers...
06-17-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By AlpineRAM

Either a thread locker or the corrosion forming...

Either a thread locker or the corrosion forming between dissimilar metals..
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