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by Stakebed
June 22nd, 2018, 10:42 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: downshifting transmission help!
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: downshifting transmission help!

when down shifting you must increase the engine rpm - usually go by ear. Go around in 2nd gear and listen to the engine rpm tone - when you get to your hill you have to downshift from 3rd, clutch in shift to neutral, clutch out - blip the throttle till you reach 2nd gears rpm then clutch in and shif...
by Stakebed
June 19th, 2018, 10:43 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Spring Start-Up - What to look for?
Replies: 19
Views: 1513

Re: Spring Start-Up - What to look for?

Very good! new belt is nothing fancy so take the old one to a farm supply store and match it up for $5...
by Stakebed
June 18th, 2018, 7:51 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Ready to order wood for express bed.
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Ready to order wood for express bed.

wow your movin right along! i wish had your time and shop lol.

http://aafords.com/open-bodies/express- ... etails/#cf

i think neil has all the board info on his site
by Stakebed
June 8th, 2018, 8:29 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: gas mileage AA
Replies: 8
Views: 563

Re: gas mileage AA

1crosscut wrote:
May 13th, 2018, 8:36 pm
The miles per gallon is not nearly as important as the smiles per mile.
Exactly - the answer the question of what mpg do you get is "enough" haha
by Stakebed
June 8th, 2018, 10:10 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Looking for dual high fill tube and dipstick
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Looking for dual high fill tube and dipstick

Neil Wilson wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 6:22 am
dhetch wrote:
June 7th, 2018, 6:54 pm
Looking for dual high fill tube and dipstick. Factory 28-29 dual high.
If you can't find one (usually missing), one can be made from an engine dip stick. I don't remember why there was two designs.
is the difference between the "round" case vs the "hex" case style dual highs?
by Stakebed
June 8th, 2018, 7:25 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: Length of Dipstick for Dual High?
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: Length of Dipstick for Dual High?

I can tonight - putting it on my list of things to check while im there. ive thought you could make one or use one of the round handle engine dipsticks - same design but will compare lengths
by Stakebed
June 6th, 2018, 10:31 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Wanted: good original manual windshield wiper
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Wanted: good original manual windshield wiper

Wow! Thank you! The information that you have is amazing! So, I will buy an original that matches your 82-A closed cab specifications. Note that there have been three lever designs found at this point (two are shown in the above photo). RGJS says the lever knob was nickel plated or polished cast al...
by Stakebed
June 4th, 2018, 8:29 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Wanted: good original manual windshield wiper
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Wanted: good original manual windshield wiper

totally forgot to look today - will be Wed before I get back out there and see what i got. I know they aint perfect - handles will need renickled, shafts some rust pits filled before paint - might have to fix the wiper connection as they were getting thin last time i looked. But i can easily take an...
by Stakebed
June 3rd, 2018, 4:51 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1.4 MB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 604

Re: 994 KB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes

We appreciate your continuation of this forum and efforts to resolve this strange issue. I asked one of my IT techy friends what it may be and he chucked and thought phpBB forums were dead :oops: But as a crude work around if you set max upload to 3 MiB would it allow us to go past 1mb file size I w...
by Stakebed
June 1st, 2018, 9:07 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: Wanted: good original manual windshield wiper
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Wanted: good original manual windshield wiper

Show quality or functional? Ive got 2 extras... (ones pretty rough but functional)
by Stakebed
June 1st, 2018, 1:23 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1.4 MB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 604

Re: 504 KB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes

tEST PICs:

1.2mb file FAILED
714KB file was accepted
863kb file was accepted
1MB file FAILED
947KB file was accepted

Looks like its better but still wont take 1MB but will take 947KB. (pic is of the factory water pump out of my 95 s10 with 215K miles on it)
by Stakebed
June 1st, 2018, 5:57 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1.4 MB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 604

Re: 504 KB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes

hmm weird. Like i said i had issues uploading a 612kb jpg file yesterday but not a 323kb file. Had to shrink the 612 file to under 500 for it to work. Theres no weird settings for different file types are there? (like jpg, bmp, etc) I see in your max file size if set to zero is limited by your php c...
by Stakebed
May 31st, 2018, 1:02 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: number of skid strip bolts
Replies: 5
Views: 405

Re: number of skid strip bolts

got the bolts done! 100 5/16-18x2, 4 5/16x18-1.5, 40 5/16-18x2.5 also when i try to include a pic of 623KB i click attachments>add files>(pic name here) click upload. Acts like it is but the status is a yellow triangle with an ! in it. I click the triangle and says "Failed to move file". Make it sma...
by Stakebed
May 31st, 2018, 12:46 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1.4 MB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 604

Re: 504 KB Maximum Attachment Photo Sizes

1 MiB = 1024 KB https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mebibyte i learned something today too :P essentially its the binary version of the x10^6 suffix "mega" so MiB stands for "mebibyte". Still strange for a website setting lol. And yes Mikes screenshot is of the website settings that us pesants cannot see....
by Stakebed
May 20th, 2018, 6:47 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB '31 steel top cab
Replies: 8
Views: 410

Re: WTB '31 steel top cab

Ill keep my eyes and ears out but dont hold your breath. Where abouts are you in this world?