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Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-14-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Hoseman1958
Cadillac Dude...I just noticed that you gave me...

Cadillac Dude...I just noticed that you gave me the correct advice about the brake line coupler and I managed to "avoid" it. Thanks for trying!
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-14-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
OK, so after I removed the fuel tank and...

OK, so after I removed the fuel tank and extracted the line, I went to NAPA....and my first question was...can I use my flare kit without the part for making the "lip?".....and the guy at the counter...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-03-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
Just to update....there really is no way to get...

Just to update....there really is no way to get this line off of the truck without removing the gas tank and the mounting arm for the gas tank. I have done this, but cannot get the brake line...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-21-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
I see no way of doing this other than removing...

I see no way of doing this other than removing the fuel tank. Any tips on that would be appreciated. Will it be possible to just lower it with a jack w/o removing fuel lines and other connections...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-19-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
Unless there is something that I am missing, I...

Unless there is something that I am missing, I see no way to extricate the entire brake line without removing the fuel tank. If I cut the line near where the leak is back by the wheel, I might be...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-19-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
The first thing I need to do is separate the...

The first thing I need to do is separate the steel brake line from fitting on the braided line. that fitting, the clip, and the steel piece they are mounted on are all rusted together. Have sprayed...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-19-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
My plastic brackets are encapsulated with metal...

My plastic brackets are encapsulated with metal clips that are bolted down with a 10mm hex head bolt. I could get a socket on the one near the actuator....and even after a soak with PB blaster, I...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-19-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
Are you saying that I should create a new line...

Are you saying that I should create a new line and affix it to the frame in a custom way with custom bends.....outside of the confines of the brackets that hold that brake line and the fuel lines?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-18-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
Splice

SBJ - in my vehicle, the brake line from actuator to rear passenger wheel looks like it will require removal of the gas tank to replace. I called NAPA to see if they had the correct brake line and...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-16-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
OK, that's the 2nd time I heard that Japanese...

OK, that's the 2nd time I heard that Japanese Brake lines might not be the "standard" 3/16" OD SAE lines that are in these kits. I'm going to make a visit to O'Reilly's or NAPA. Thanks for the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 06-16-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Hoseman1958
Brake Line Kit

I was pulling into Kroger yesterday and when I braked to pull into my parking spot, the brake pedal went to the floor. Brakes were weak but would work by mashing the pedal....so I limped home. I...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-23-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
Special thanks to Ahardb0dy for the advice about...

Special thanks to Ahardb0dy for the advice about twisting the battery connector to the solenoid so that you can put the starter in place! Took my bolts into Fastenal and they told me that they were...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-22-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
The starter had two SAE bolts holding it in. The...

The starter had two SAE bolts holding it in. The top one was too long by about 1/4 inch. It was like that when I removed the starter. When I cleaned all the connections and tried to reinstall the...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-22-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
Hey Cusser, I saw the neighbors out there looking...

Hey Cusser, I saw the neighbors out there looking at me with binoculars.....and they still didn't call the cops. I think they just need more powerful binoculars....ha ha! Anyway, I took the battery...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-21-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
awrignt, the snow melted and I went out with my...

awrignt, the snow melted and I went out with my cheap freebie harbor freight multi-meter and did a volt test on the battery. I got a reading of 4....and I thought "surely it's the cheap multimeter."...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-17-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
86.5KC....thanks. I'll take your advice. I'll...

86.5KC....thanks. I'll take your advice. I'll be back on here in a few days after I have been able to follow your instructions.
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-17-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
I've been advised that corrosion at the ground...

I've been advised that corrosion at the ground junctures could be causing this problem. I'm going to try and use this project as a way to learn how to read the wiring diagram and use a multi-meter,...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-16-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
Thanks 86. I have 280K plus miles on the truck...

Thanks 86. I have 280K plus miles on the truck with the original starter, and I have dreaded the day when I would have to actually replace it or even access it. With that said, where is the...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 01-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hoseman1958
'93 D21 starting issues

It's been cold here in East Tennessee, and yesterday when I started my truck in the morning, it turned slow, but started no problem. After driving about 20 minutes, I turned it off, went into a...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 03-15-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,652
Posted By Hoseman1958
I cleaned the battery cables including some...

I cleaned the battery cables including some corrosion around where the fusible links attach to the battery cable. I also need to mention that my high pressure power steering hose went bad last...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 03-14-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,652
Posted By Hoseman1958
Estetic - Thank you for the suggestions. I...

Estetic - Thank you for the suggestions. I cleaned the positive battery terminal off real good with a wire brush, but since you mention it...I noticed that headlights wouldn't turn on (w/o key) so I...
Forum: Wiring and Electrical 03-14-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,652
Posted By Hoseman1958
Unhappy I'm in a Tight Spot

Tony,

I tested with new relay....no good. Put new ignition switch in, and still no good. I get a click and then a groaning noise out of the starter - and despite a fully charged battery, the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-13-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By Hoseman1958
Thanks A. I'll check to see all of the...

Thanks A. I'll check to see all of the connectors are hooked back up....and I'll probably grind the bolt heads too. Will update when I get switch and relay. I'm dreading the idea of installing a...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-13-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By Hoseman1958
Is grinding the bolt heads necessary?

I got some allen head bolts at Fastenal and put them in without grinding. The collar seems pretty tight, but the dash lights don't come on and no noise from the starter (this is before putting in...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 03-09-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,126
Posted By Hoseman1958
Got this done and I have a new ignition switch...

Got this done and I have a new ignition switch and ignition relay coming from Rock Auto. I have a cheap Harbor Freight Multimeter, but don't know how to use it....so I'm going to put new relay in...
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