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Forum: The Garage 08-31-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Wicked I was totally about to post the same thing last...

I was totally about to post the same thing last night, that this thread has turned into a grilling and smoking thread lately. It just makes me hungry to read it now. Who knew eating at a metal shop...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I got the 5 digit one apart. Seems the melted in...

I got the 5 digit one apart. Seems the melted in spline was a brass barr that presses onto a recessed shaft. The gauge face cleaned up with a damp paper towel without any smudging. The trip meter...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Thanks for that last post, that's the kind of...

Thanks for that last post, that's the kind of mindset I have about it. I just googled speedo shop Portland and called the first shop that looked reputable that came up.

The guy there was really...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Whoa! Kirk's panniers branded bottle openers! I...

Whoa! Kirk's panniers branded bottle openers! I missed that up until now!
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I can't wait until our next fab session! I may...

I can't wait until our next fab session! I may have to buy or kill then next object of smoke grill treatment!
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Haha, very funny. So as y'all may have gathered I...

Haha, very funny. So as y'all may have gathered I am now ok with running the 5 digit odometer if I can get it to fit, just to have gas mileage dialed in to the ballpark, unless I run across a 6 digit...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
You do make a good point, I could use that for my...

You do make a good point, I could use that for my temporary purposes and be fine. Next I guess I'll find out if they bolt up ok, and if so, I'll perform the surgery one afternoon soon. Maybe I...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
It's weird... the thing I hooked back up via the...

It's weird... the thing I hooked back up via the "Thermo Valve" (below) appears in the 22RE's diagram only (fuel injected models), but on any of the diagrams for california carbureted models, I can...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Yeah, I think the 'fast idle' thing is set to be...

Yeah, I think the 'fast idle' thing is set to be on when the engine is cold, I had to go back and hook that up. Because it's functioning is also temperature sensitive, I hooked that up to the thing I...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
'83 Toyota pickup California model vac hose routing for preheater diaphragm

I need to figure out where the vacuum line for the preheater hose ties in to the system. I've poked around pretty thoroughly and can't find an open or plugged hole where it should connect. I had a...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Duh. At first I thought it was a ferris bueler's...

Duh. At first I thought it was a ferris bueler's day off movie reference joke. Now that I run it in in reverse I see that both speedos work. Only the odometer/ trip meter on the complete 4x4 cluster...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Ok, now I have tested everything. The speedo on...

Ok, now I have tested everything. The speedo on neither the 4x4 complete unit nor the salvaged speedo seem to be working. I am using a drill on the end of a cut off speedo cable that is compatible...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
'83 Toyota pickup gauge cluster Frankenstein

I have a great little truck. I already performed heart surgery on it with great success, and now I'm working out the smaller bugs.

One of them is the odometer. It stopped ticking right as it was...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
What do you you mean 'yes'? I was trying to...

What do you you mean 'yes'? I was trying to figure out if it was from a) the master, b) the slave, c) the both of them, or d), don't know until you replace, bleed, and check each of them starting...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Photos as requested: ...

Photos as requested:
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee99/zombie-stomp/zombie-stomp003/image_zpsb0bf843f.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Thanks for the tips, all. I changed the...

Thanks for the tips, all. I changed the alternator to a reman one for $33 with lifetime warranty. Good unit, works great. After I installed it, as I left the parking lot the light went off. I tried...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Let it be known that when I bled the part of the...

Let it be known that when I bled the part of the brake circuit for the replacement of the rear DS cylinder, I used a vacuum bleeder. So I was not pumping at all.

Before I thought to screw the old...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Signs and Risks of a failing brake master cylinder? 1983 Toyota pickup.

I was driving around all day to the junkyard, Goodwill, and grocery when I stopped at the auto parts store for a pack of gloves to change my belts. I'd been meaning to get around to it since doing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Question Thanks for trying to help. It says 'our service...

Thanks for trying to help. It says 'our service is not available in your country'.
Can anyone tell me straight from their manual before I dig in whether or not I need to lower the engine in frame to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Well, who here has a service manual? I need to...

Well, who here has a service manual? I need to know if I need to tilt the engine down before removing the head cover. Otherwise I have to take the exhaust and a bunch of stuff off, it would be nice...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I'm on the road and without my manual. My xt's...

I'm on the road and without my manual. My xt's head bolt(s) loosened or something, I'm getting some head gasket blow- by and need to get in there to try to tighten the bolt(s) up. Do I need to lower...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I'm using Wolfman panniers and made pannier racks...

I'm using Wolfman panniers and made pannier racks from the parts they sell separately to make your own. They came out great. I am also looki. To either design and make or find and purchase pacsafe or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Well, I hear you, man. When using the calipers to...

Well, I hear you, man. When using the calipers to measure plate distance while pressing on the plate, did you try making it wider and wider before putting on the clip until it wouldn't come off...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Why dick around with the clip type? Because if it...

Why dick around with the clip type? Because if it is also press-fit and clip type, it's almost as good as riveted. I am not able to afford new sprockets tight now so i'm going to have to press it off...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Now he knows what to do with any defective...

Now he knows what to do with any defective panniers kicking around the shop! The exhaust - cutout ones could have a little upper shelf for tongs and stuff!
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Kirk, I love the new project. Just one odd detail...

Kirk, I love the new project. Just one odd detail seemed off to me: after the grates from the old grill went in, I noticed one of the bars under it towards the center running from front to back was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Thanks guys, I ended up getting a shop to put on...

Thanks guys, I ended up getting a shop to put on a DID o- ring chain that started as a 108 and I think I have 4 links left over after shortening. I count 8 pins so that equals 4 links right? If so,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Quick question for you guys, since I hate the...

Quick question for you guys, since I hate the dirty tedium of counting my crappy Chain's links: how many links should I have in a replacement chain? I bought a 106 link and it's way too long....
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
That's really sharp. I like the cee Bailey's...

That's really sharp. I like the cee Bailey's 'commuter' model made for the XR650L and if I ever buy one, I'd retrofit one of those to my '87 XT. Meanwhile, though, I've been busy emulating it with my...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I made the joke when we met, but now you've got...

I made the joke when we met, but now you've got major reason to drive with not a drop in your system. Worst newspaper headline ever: "Guy with tricked-out truck bumper full of beer causes accident."...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,476
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
My mechanics teacher said, 'you can't apply a...

My mechanics teacher said, 'you can't apply a linear direction to a circle'. So really, it's clockwise tighty, counterclockwise loosy.
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Bear with me, I just had a problem with...

Bear with me, I just had a problem with potobucket. It would seem I ran out of storage space, but I'm not positive, might have just been a recurring upload error. I'll get it sorted in the next...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Next, I cut out a bunch of these ...

Next, I cut out a bunch of these
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee99/zombie-stomp/IMG_0836_zps4b2e06d2.jpg (http://s230.photobucket.com/user/zombie-stomp/media/IMG_0836_zps4b2e06d2.jpg.html)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 1,144,660
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Very nice of you! Do you have any photos before I...

Very nice of you! Do you have any photos before I pay shipping from so far away?
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Ho! ...

Ho!
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee99/zombie-stomp/IMG_0834_zpsbe00777c.jpg (http://s230.photobucket.com/user/zombie-stomp/media/IMG_0834_zpsbe00777c.jpg.html)
Whattaya know, it matches!...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Alright, the photos are here! If it were me...

Alright, the photos are here! If it were me browsing this, the REAL thread begins HERE! :D

So here are some supplies:
-polycarbonate
-Nuts, acorn nuts, bolts, washers (including neoprene...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 359,416
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
The cool thing about him (for me) is that (I'm...

The cool thing about him (for me) is that (I'm pretty sure) I've met Peterman before when I was in Portland. Nowthat's pretty cool that we were reading the same thread! See you when I get back I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 21,414
Views: 1,566,294
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Yeah, just the two of us. Very romantic, like the...

Yeah, just the two of us. Very romantic, like the time we had our lonesome back- alley idiot check sweeper bum- out. And we'll go to that weird Russian night club with the red lights where they...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Wink Tonight I added almost an entire quart more Bondo...

Tonight I added almost an entire quart more Bondo to the form. It had shrunken and sagged quite a bit from the drying of the thick Bondo.

One of the happy mistakes I realized was with the...
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
It's actually plastic, and it's almost kind of...

It's actually plastic, and it's almost kind of heat- resistant. It'll melt a little, but always comes off clean and there's no adhesive, it's a static cling film. I'm goin to get some parchment paper...
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