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by LiftedAWDAstro
Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: OFF-ROAD
Topic: Operable locking diff for 7.5" GM
Replies: 22
Views: 10555

Re: Operable locking diff for 7.5" GM

The problem with a non-selectable locker like a Detroit or a PowerTrax no-slip is that as soon as you torque them they lock. So going around corners in snow will cause a drift if you are not careful. Astrozam ran one in his 95 RWD and liked it in winter as he had great traction. He just drove carefu...
by LiftedAWDAstro
Wed Jul 02, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: OFF-ROAD
Topic: Operable locking diff for 7.5" GM
Replies: 22
Views: 10555

Re: Operable locking diff for 7.5" GM

I would imagine the front IFS in the H3, Colorado etc is reverse rotation where the 7.625" rear in the A/S vans is a low pinion. You are right about the Truetrac slipping with one wheel in the air. An option is to swap in the open carrier and install a Power Trax no-slip locker. It's not selectable ...
by LiftedAWDAstro
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: ELECTRICAL
Topic: beeping when I turn.
Replies: 3
Views: 2762

Re: beeping when I turn.

The horn itself is beeping? I would start looking at the wiring under the dash to see if something is pinching. Weird it only does it to the right while driving.
by LiftedAWDAstro
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: ENGINES GENERAL/PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2004 Astro - a/c stops blowing on hard acceleration
Replies: 7
Views: 4104

Re: 2004 Astro - a/c stops blowing on hard acceleration

It's nice when it blows the air where you want it! :D
by LiftedAWDAstro
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: OFF-ROAD
Topic: Skid plate fab and install
Replies: 14
Views: 7308

Re: Skid plate fab and install

Very nice! Mine were never as pretty!
by LiftedAWDAstro
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: CLIMATE CONTROL
Topic: A/C dose not work
Replies: 6
Views: 3878

Re: A/C dose not work

Bad blower motors are somewhat common. You can check by putting the speed switch on high and pulling the plug at the motor and checking voltage. Should be full battery voltage.
by LiftedAWDAstro
Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: MEMBER'S VANS PICTURE/VIDEO POST
Topic: New to me 1998 SAFARI AWD van ... for camping and exploring
Replies: 4
Views: 3929

Re: New to me 1998 SAFARI AWD van ... for camping and explor

My favorite color van! :supz:

With some light mods you can have a twin to my old one...

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by LiftedAWDAstro
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: OFF-ROAD
Topic: The Official Off Road Roll Call Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 21070

Re: The Official Off Road Roll Call Thread

When we did the NECO's, we did some light wheeling...man I miss those days!

the 2006 NECO...we had 4 lifted vans together at once!

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by LiftedAWDAstro
Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: EXTERIOR
Topic: DIY Mitsubishi Montero Grill Guard in Astro van 1988 ;-)
Replies: 4
Views: 3066

Re: DIY Mitsubishi Montero Grill Guard in Astro van 1988 ;-)

Looks like the A-team van a little. I like it! =D>
by LiftedAWDAstro
Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: ratcheting sound when under heavy load
Replies: 6
Views: 3839

Re: ratcheting sound when under heavy load

Yup. Sure did throws lots of sparks! :muhaha:
by LiftedAWDAstro
Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Topic: interesting info I found for 94 Astro/Safari's
Replies: 2
Views: 2613

Re: interesting info I found for 94 Astro/Safari's

Lockdoc did the CPI to TBI (350) swap and has it documented here in the V8 section. It was a bunch of work but turned ok really nice. Check his thread out for ideas. Sounds like a good plan. Too bad you are going backwards to TBI as they were the lesser HP engines. The CPI's were the 190 - 200 HP on...
by LiftedAWDAstro
Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: MEMBER'S VANS PICTURE/VIDEO POST
Topic: No1Outlaw 1992 RS Shorty
Replies: 5
Views: 3477

Re: No1Outlaw 1992 RS Shorty

Merged the posts. Just hit the reply to this thread for lots more pics! Keep them coming. Give us some details on the van as well.
by LiftedAWDAstro
Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: MEMBER'S VANS PICTURE/VIDEO POST
Topic: No1Outlaw 1992 RS Shorty
Replies: 5
Views: 3477

Re: No1Outlaw 1992 RS Shorty

Nice van! You are close to me too! :supz:
by LiftedAWDAstro
Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: OFF TOPIC - We have SMURFS!!!!!
Topic: Just got the call I feared would come someday
Replies: 11
Views: 6200

Re: Just got the call I feared would come someday

Sorry to hear the bad news. I miss my mom every day...her picture is right next to my computer.