Monthly Archives: August 2014

why is vibration?

  Never seen one that bad. Now i know why my trucks old front axle was vibrating like it would explode any second… The other bearings and also the ring and pinion are worn past any rescue. I will save … Continue reading

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watch your polarity!

I had strange problems with the ignition control on my Microsquirted truck using the GM HEI 7-pin module. During cranking the engine would buck and pop and fight the starter until it would run properly. At first, it all seemed … Continue reading

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reproduction fenders suck

Reproduction fenders suck. They are made of thinner metal, their fitment is bad and all of them have dislocated hood hinge mounts. I just got rid of that problem with a set of NOS fenders, harr, harr. Thanks again Fred, … Continue reading

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The 85 – An inside view

  A quick 360 tour around the ’85 based on the pics the seller took.   I am not reusing this spare. Although it’s neat to have. The bad spot, that will need some tender loving hammering. Come in and … Continue reading

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it was a good year

1985, i mean. I was born and this thing was built. Mais oui, off this night this 1985 W250 Royal SE is mine.  

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a shortie … in several ways

This post is a shortie. This stud is a shortie. The workshop visit which produced this stud was a shortie. Shorties everywhere. Pun intended. I decided i do not like the homegrown bolt you can see on the right and … Continue reading

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It’s one of those things you see often on blogs…

I am alive, life’s alive, the truck… well it slowly comes to life again. Lastly i was so fed up with the EZ-EFI that i lost interest in documenting the fight against the ECU and the problems it gave me. … Continue reading

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