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    2" front and back

    Has anyone ever tried making shackles?The right steel and maybe a homemade jig, why not right?
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    2" front and back

    to all you that have the f150 coil seat.what year truck did you get em from?havent gone to ford or auto parts place with the numbers yet.mines a 91 xlt.
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    My explorer is getting a HEART TRANSPLANT!!!

    ac pump?are you talking bout the compressor?if so your getting gouged and should look around.why not just buy the part off the used engine.it is an accessory and probably wont be included with the engine anyways.
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    2" front and back

    so i want the look and clearance of a 2 " lift without having to do anything more than an alignment.if i use the f150 spring seats and the war 153 shackles I'm good then?
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    2" front and back

    any particular year f150 for the spring seats?it is my understanding i will get 1.5-2" lift with original stud and nut,no extension.
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    2" front and back

    i want to get a set of 30's and want the extra clearance around the fenders.so do i use the spring seats from the same year f150?
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    2" front and back

    eehhh.....oh yeah...ok so all these guys talkin bout torsion bars...those are aftermarket than.or different yers.ok so what about a body lift.ive seen the kits online and it looks like alot of work.can i use spacers for this i mean everything thats mounted to the body has that much room to move...
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    2" front and back

    ok so ive read a few posts about susp lifts.i want 2" of lift.whats the best "poor boy" way of doing this.torsion twist and rear shackles?what about blocks and spacers?
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    Brakes

    have the system scanned for dtc's.if none have the tech take it for a drive with the scan tool hooked up.he will be able to see the readings from the sensors and see if they are all reading the same.he will also be able to check the sensor threshold speed .this is the speed at wich the sensors...
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    im a dipsh#t

    yep...but it was a 1/2 drive so not as accurate as i needed, started to rush myself but i set myself back at least 6 weeks so now ive switched my ins to the car and its parked , i immediatly removed the valve body and converter housing in hopes of saving the gaskets, they look good no pattern...
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    im a dipsh#t

    well i completed my rebuild of the 93 a4ld.everything was great.then i started reading stickys about band adjustment.went to readjust my od band and it happened.didnt take the advice and use a 1/4 inch tourque wrench.used a half in set to 15 lbs.was gonna go 15 then loosen and go ten and the...
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    band adjustment

    im just trying to double check myself here.i have a 93 a4ld..intermediate and od bands are single wrap.so proper adjustment for both is torque to 10 lbs ft and back off exactly 2 turns.is this correct.my manual which is pre 92 says 3.5 turns for the od band but it also says it is double wrap...
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    front axle..which one?

    can anyone point me to the specs.is this a limited slip?
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    front axle..which one?

    i have not yet taken a good look at my front diff but im reading my haynes and it says i have a dana 35 ifs front . when i search the vehicle on the web it tells me it could be a dana 35, dana 28 or dana 28 components in a dana 35 housing.how do i know for sure? and i cant find specs either so...
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    pump alignment question

    when aligning the pump on a a4ld what exactly are they alinging.is it the position of the pump gear so the converter neck will fit or is it being centered to the housing .
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    synthetic or the other stuff

    no brook i dont.but as i understand it this is prone to happening.the bushing there now is in very good condition not perfect.i was told that the babit was softer than the bras/copper origninal.that if this bushinbg started coming apart it would take the converter neck with it.apparently the...
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    synthetic or the other stuff

    I agree somewhat.however if synthetic were the same price would you run it.and im sure there is proof it runs cooler.i could be wrong though.
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    93' high idle?

    i had a high idle condition in my 91 with the 4.0 pushrod engine.turned out to be the throttle position sensor.
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    synthetic or the other stuff

    i am wrapping up my rebuild for my 93 a4ld.im thinking bout going synthetic.concerns i have are gasket compatibility(all transtech),the fact that im reusing friction discs and they are saturated with conventional trans oil and also i am using my tq and there would be some of the conventional oil...
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    93 a4ld shift kit conundrum

    let me start by saying i really appreciate the info and advice from this forum.ive been rebuilding my a4ld and am satisfied with the progress and condition of this unit.ive been researching here and other places and wanted to put both the superior and transgo kits in it.im undecided at the...
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    a4ld help

    i am having difficulty getting the od piston back in the drum with the new seals.any tips or tricks for this?
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    a4ld help

    91 explorer but the trans has been replaced with a 93.the thrust washer behind the center support was not there on disassembly.how can this be?everything in the trans still looks mint.planetaries thrust washers, the only wear i can find is on the apply levers for od and intermediate bands.when...
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    a4ld help

    two questions for you rebuilders.1 what is the prefered method for removing the pin at the linkage shaft and i have no thrust washer under the center support,male side,my book says there should be one.this washer is selective so is it possible it was not installed due to output shaft endplay?as...
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    Need Info!!!

    Hello to all my name is Rich and Im as new as they get.Its good to find a forum dedicated to my favourite vehicle i have ever owned a 91 explorer xlt.Im in the very early stages of thinkin bout rebuilding engine and trans.But i am having difficulty finding websites that offer a rebuild kit for...
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