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by clem
Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Tools, Parts, and Fabrication
Topic: machinist tricks
Replies: 4
Views: 3853

machinist tricks

Here are a few tricks and tips I've learned over the years:To find half of a fraction just double the bottom number.ie half of 5/8 is 5/16.To find the right drill to use before tapping a hole look up tap drill chart on the net. The size of a bolt is the diameter of the thread, not the size of wrench...
by clem
Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: valve cover gaskets
Replies: 2
Views: 671

Re: valve cover gaskets

I've had this problem before,did you tighten them in sequence? Did you use the right torque? this really does make a differance. :canada:
by clem
Thu Apr 03, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: Member Rides
Topic: My '87 Bronco II
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Nice looking ride,I'd swap the v6 for an 8.those engines were never that strong,I did put mine through a fair amount. the money spent rebuilding would be better spent dropping in an 8. have fun. :canada:
by clem
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: budget lift for my bII
Replies: 4
Views: 959

cheap lift

Coil springs out of a ranger stx,with auto trans and air cond have a higher spring rate,thus raising the front. Getting yor rear springs re-arched with aleaf added will do the rear.Fender trimming still req'd.This worked for me until I was ready to go big.