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by timelessbeing
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: INTERIOR
Topic: Driver's Seat Flip
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Driver's Seat Flip

could it have been swapped with one of the rear seats?
by timelessbeing
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What did you do to/with your van today?
Replies: 2529
Views: 429557

Re: What did you do to/with your van today?

gunther wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:02 pm
I might just pull the front drive shaft for now and wait to fix the TC so I can drive the dern thing.
With a Borg Warner transfer case? No. Don't do that.

I had leaky oil cooler lines. I just cut off the factory crimps and replaced them with double hose clamps. Dry as a bone after.
by timelessbeing
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: Differential gear ratios
Replies: 11
Views: 18973

Re: Differential gear ratios

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by timelessbeing
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What did you do to/with your van today?
Replies: 2529
Views: 429557

Re: What did you do to/with your van today?

hah! one less sprinter ....
by timelessbeing
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What did you do to/with your van today?
Replies: 2529
Views: 429557

Re: What did you do to/with your van today?

@Herbie
The image doesn't show up for me. Private content?
by timelessbeing
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Tool Tip for Factory Lugnut/Winch Tool
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Tool Tip for Factory Lugnut/Winch Tool

I sometimes carry a bottle jack, but I'll never leave the scissor at home. You can't beat the low profile. It's really good for when you don't have a lot of room (sunk in sand or whatever).

Have you seen those inflatable jacks?

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by timelessbeing
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Tool Tip for Factory Lugnut/Winch Tool
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Tool Tip for Factory Lugnut/Winch Tool

Nice. I liked how the Astro factory scissor jack had a regular hex head on screw end. I could use an impact driver and socket adapter to drive the jack up and down. My new van's scissor jack just has a stupid eyelet for putting a metal hook through. https://www.premiumtoolsltd.com/wp-content/uploads...
by timelessbeing
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: CHASSIS
Topic: It is just shocking!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: It is just shocking!!!

It will feel like a new van. Enjoy. :cheers:
by timelessbeing
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: CHASSIS
Topic: It is just shocking!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: It is just shocking!!!

Any reputable brand. Monroe, Gabriel, KYB, Rancho. Monotube design is more durable. I had Rancho RS5000s on my Astro and they were great. I've put KYB Gas-A-Just on my full size van and they're good too. I've had Monroe on my cars in the past. I think they're all fine, and I don't notice any big dif...
by timelessbeing
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Lifted 4WD 5 Speed
Replies: 13
Views: 3894

Re: Lifted 4WD 5 Speed

( Private messages do work. It might look hung up, but they are being sent. )

@Stephanie

doyoulikeithere posted his email address further up
http://astrosafarivans.org/bb2/viewtopi ... 82#p100482
by timelessbeing
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: STEERING
Topic: Ball joint bolts too large
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Ball joint bolts too large

Did you order the correct part? Was it supposed to fit an Astro? If so, then Anderson should send you the correct hardware.
by timelessbeing
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: WEBSITE PROBLEMS/SUGGESTIONS/COMMENTS
Topic: SUGGESTION: likes
Replies: 1
Views: 73

SUGGESTION: likes

mental note to myself ...

add an extension for thanking/upvoting/liking posts etc.
Some way for users to show appreciation when they are helped by someone. The quantity of thanks a user receives can be displayed below their name.
by timelessbeing
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: BRAKES
Topic: ABS dummy light on problem and diagnostic method
Replies: 21
Views: 23365

Re: ABS dummy light on problem and diagnostic method

That sounds like a loose electrical connection somewhere.
by timelessbeing
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: FRONT AXLE / DRIVE AND CV SHAFTS
Topic: Torsen front diff and two piece axle?
Replies: 7
Views: 716

Re: Torsen front diff and two piece axle?

OK I'll bite. I had a deeper think about this. It's hard to wrap your mind around it because there's a lot going on. I think the Torsen rep did a good job of boiling it down. First lets talk about the vans. AWD: You can not use a two piece axle on a true AWD system (ie one with center differential)....