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Forum: General Tech Forum 04-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By rockrod
the CDL switch in the dash.

the CDL switch in the dash.
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-13-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By rockrod
I am also occasionally having this issue. I am...

I am also occasionally having this issue. I am pretty sure it's the switch itself. I bought mine used from someone else. Since the switch that controls the trans shifting is no longer used in my...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By rockrod
Got the new one from cdan yesterday and swapped...

Got the new one from cdan yesterday and swapped in today. Needless to say, problem is solved. Nice, cool, happy vortec motor.
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By rockrod
cdan had one on the shelf and is shipping it...

cdan had one on the shelf and is shipping it today. awesome!
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By rockrod
got it- he owns Irbis. I just called him and no...

got it- he owns Irbis. I just called him and no dice - he didn't have one.

hopefully cdan calls me back soon...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By rockrod
yes please share Oleg's contact information. I am...

yes please share Oleg's contact information. I am in a bind now because I tried to order the radiator from go-parts because they said they had the copper core in stock, and just found out today they...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By rockrod
Need a radiator - 1994 LC

apparently my original radiator is done. The top tank has some cracks that are leaking antifreeze and therefore the system won't retain any pressure, which in turn is causing some overheating...
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By rockrod
If you want mandrel bent then go see hank at...

If you want mandrel bent then go see hank at hanksville hotrods. Not cheap but probably the best in town.
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-21-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By rockrod
Does the dash light flash when you push the cdl...

Does the dash light flash when you push the cdl button?
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-21-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By rockrod
I have an electronic version if the ewd for the...

I have an electronic version if the ewd for the 93 and 94 mode year trucks. Pm me your email and I will send it out.

Corey
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-07-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By rockrod
How about a free front bumper (oem). It came off...

How about a free front bumper (oem). It came off my 1994 and is in decent shape. Not perfect but looks better than your ARB.
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-27-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By rockrod
I struggled with finding a set of E ratd tires...

I struggled with finding a set of E ratd tires for my old dodge tow rig with 17in wheels. Hancook makes the Dynapro ATM that is E rated, but they can be hard to balance some times. They work very...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-09-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 37,741
Posted By rockrod
So who drives the nicely built 80 I see parked at...

So who drives the nicely built 80 I see parked at the 7-11 near the corner of Quincy and Parker, across from cherry creek SP? I have been seeing it pretty much every morning on my drive in to work...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-04-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By rockrod
I ran my 80 on the rollers at the Littleton...

I ran my 80 on the rollers at the Littleton location with 315s. No problems with the awd dyno.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-12-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By rockrod
Thanks for the link! I have been kicking around...

Thanks for the link! I have been kicking around adding oba to my 80 with the 5.3l but the mounting bracket had me stumped.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-10-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 637
Posted By rockrod
I traded a guy for my old set of 315 KM2s for a...

I traded a guy for my old set of 315 KM2s for a set of 285 coopers. I couldn't be happier. I have wheeled the coopers 3 times now and they have worked great. They ride great and are very quiet. The...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By rockrod
Yep. Don't do a swap and bank on fuel economy as...

Yep. Don't do a swap and bank on fuel economy as the main justification. Do it for power and drive ability.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-05-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By rockrod
A failing pump will deliver reduced line...

A failing pump will deliver reduced line pressure, which in turn will cause the clutches to slip. The slipping builds heat and shortens the life of the friction materials.

It might help to have a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-06-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By rockrod
the cummins engine and drive train is fantastic,...

the cummins engine and drive train is fantastic, but the rest of the truck just isn't built well.

Expect to have issues with the HVAC system and front ball joints.

the design of the HVAC system...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-27-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By rockrod
It's probably just a mileage issue for me. The...

It's probably just a mileage issue for me. The front end let go a few years ago on the way home from Durango. Par for the course I suppose.
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-26-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By rockrod
mine does the same thing. I didn't notice the...

mine does the same thing. I didn't notice the gear whine until after I downsized to some 285 all terrains. It's rather loud under mild to moderate throttle. it gets progressively quieter as more...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-16-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,121
Posted By rockrod
I ran poughkeepsie over july 4th weekend. the...

I ran poughkeepsie over july 4th weekend. the trail itself wasn't too bad, but the obstacle has changed a good bit since the last time I ran it in 1997.

The 80 (on 285 coopers and mild lift) still...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-24-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By rockrod
80 series Tcase parts

I have the VC and the rear half of the center diff case that was removed for the part time conversion.

Offers? :confused:
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-24-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By rockrod
Part timed my 80

Did the conversion over the weekend using the marks adapters spool and a set of fj60 Aisin hubs. All in all not terribly difficult but I should have pulled the Tcase. My neck would be thanking me...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-21-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By rockrod
It's definitely in the family. 8274 has the free...

It's definitely in the family.

8274 has the free wheel option - look for a knob on the side next to the ratchet brake. Pull it to disengage the cable drum from the motor.

8074 does not have the...
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