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Re: Looking for a diamond in a goats ***

Wokka wrote:you guys got it lucky, I have been running around all the junkers I can find, and the 231c with the 27/32 spline count never made it here in big numbers.

I wasn't so lucky... I bought mine on Ebay
by Mmusicman
Today, 12:30pm
 
Forum: 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
Topic: Looking for a diamond in a goats ***
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Help with 233C swap in 1990 Astro AWD

The back of my stock transmission adapter looks like this... (click to zoom) https://www.astrosafari.com/download/file.php?id=228884&mode=view The mating surface of the NP233 (with gasket) looks like this.. https://www.astrosafari.com/download/file.php?id=228888&mode=view
by Mmusicman
Yesterday, 12:49am
 
Forum: 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
Topic: Help with 233C swap in 1990 Astro AWD
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: Non exciting Alternator.CS-130. Gen1.

I had two VERY BAD experiences with Rock Auto.. I refuse to do business with them again. No customer service... And it was over stupid stuff. They ripped me off. I've also got some useless new mis-packaged parts too. (different story) A bigger gamble than buying on Ebay. But good website when shoppi...
by Mmusicman
August 3rd 2020, 12:18am
 
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Non exciting Alternator.CS-130. Gen1.
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Tricky bolt

By the way the np 136 just got loaded on the scrap trailer. I boxed mine up so I can SAVE AND STORE it for 10 years.. then send it to the scrap yard. :lol: But seriously, I'm really keeping my AWD unit as a "spare".. in case my 233 ever fails for ANY reason. Swapping the AWD unit back in ...
by Mmusicman
August 3rd 2020, 12:07am
 
Forum: 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
Topic: Tricky bolt
Replies: 18
Views: 379

Re: AWD 1994 Astro - Should my wheels be spinning more freel

I use the gravity method initially (for a while)... then at the end do the pumping with the bleeder bottle.
The pumping is usually pointless at this point.. I've never seen bubbles after gravity bleed.

But being old school.. I do both (to be sure)
by Mmusicman
August 3rd 2020, 12:01am
 
Forum: Brakes
Topic: AWD 1994 Astro - Should my wheels be spinning more freely?
Replies: 30
Views: 473

Re: Help with 233C swap in 1990 Astro AWD

The 233 is designed to run as a separate unit, with it's own fluid and seals.
My understanding.. it must be mounted to the proper trans adapter.
by Mmusicman
August 2nd 2020, 11:53pm
 
Forum: 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
Topic: Help with 233C swap in 1990 Astro AWD
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: AWD 1994 Astro - Should my wheels be spinning more freel

Another thing that seems strange to me is the brake pads seem very tight on the rotors when the key is out they are not being depressed. My understanding was they were supposed to release? My experience is that this is normal. The pads "seem" to be somewhat tight.. but in reality once you...
by Mmusicman
August 2nd 2020, 12:54pm
 
Forum: Brakes
Topic: AWD 1994 Astro - Should my wheels be spinning more freely?
Replies: 30
Views: 473

Re: Anybody relocate the the engine battery?

Ironhide wrote:Just putting it out there. I want to free up space in the engine bay.

Why?
by Mmusicman
August 2nd 2020, 12:02pm
 
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Anybody relocate the the engine battery?
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Coolant leak

sixsix wrote:
the_bruce wrote:Any advice? I'll be under the van ...

uhh, keep looking.
Check around the heater valves...

^ THIS (my guess heater valve)
by Mmusicman
August 2nd 2020, 2:52am
 
Forum: Climate Control
Topic: Coolant leak
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: Lower ball joint

Cabinetmaker wrote:Is a washer needed under the castle nut on the lower ball joint

No. I've never seen one used or needed.

But if the castle-nut should somehow wind up past the cotter-pin.. then I would use one.
If that DID happen.. I'd be a little concerned as to why.
by Mmusicman
August 1st 2020, 5:20pm
 
Forum: Stock Suspension
Topic: Lower ball joint
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Killing batteries

Stop guessing.
Time to whip out a meter and start checking a few things.
Also look over the wiring and connections for physical issues.
by Mmusicman
August 1st 2020, 1:15pm
 
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Killing batteries
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: Rough start

My experience with hard starting has always been a weak battery.
Start there (no pun intended).. have battery checked.

It is supposed to run rich when you first start.

Welcome to the site.
by Mmusicman
August 1st 2020, 1:12pm
 
Forum: Engines
Topic: Rough start
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Bed platform- high or low?

I have to admit... I started out way too high. I wanted lots of room underneath for bins and stuff. Had to practically slide into bed between mattress and ceiling. It was a pretty big challenge getting up in the middle of the night. Since then, I cut off part of the legs to a more practical height. ...
by Mmusicman
July 31st 2020, 2:52am
 
Forum: Interior
Topic: Bed platform- high or low?
Replies: 11
Views: 266

Re: Hearing Noises, checklist would be nice!

The sway bar bushings are metal on metal , and I already bought replacements and will be putting them in soon. Seriously? You need to FIX this! Metal on metal absolutely WILL make noise! THEN if noise continues.. keep looking. I always suspect lower ball-joints (since they are under extreme pressur...
by Mmusicman
July 31st 2020, 1:13am
 
Forum: Stock Suspension
Topic: Hearing Noises, checklist would be nice!
Replies: 11
Views: 166

Re: right front upper control arm

You just reminded me... I had a kind-of clunking rattle sound when I hit bumps.. turned out the be the hood hinge. I put a piece of rubber hose in the channel near the hinge (as a cushion)... rattle is gone. (that one drove me nuts for the longest time.. lol)
by Mmusicman
July 31st 2020, 12:52am
 
Forum: Stock Suspension
Topic: right front upper control arm
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: right front upper control arm

i cant for the life of me figure out what is clunking on the right side Did you replace lower ball-joint? That would be my first guess . How are the idlers? Braking could certainly cause stress on steering components. Blown-out sway-bar bushings can cause clunking.. but usually during travel. ........
by Mmusicman
July 30th 2020, 12:59am
 
Forum: Stock Suspension
Topic: right front upper control arm
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: alternator info everyone should read

Yes.. I'm also in the market for a "higher-output" alternator.. and have been looking at the idle/low rpm info quite closely (when they offer it). I figure 200A is way more than I'll ever need.. but would really like better than 100A off idle (or close to it). Also be aware some use smalle...
by Mmusicman
July 29th 2020, 1:57am
 
Forum: Electrical
Topic: alternator info everyone should read
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: Advice Needed On Aluminum Radiator/T Stat/Rad Cap/Hoses

You should know your stock radiator is actually aluminum already... the tanks are plastic. Ebay does have a HUGE selection... plenty of cheap stock models ($50-60). I've bought them and my experience was fine. The stock radiator is "1 row" 5/8 thick core. Barely adequate for general use. E...
by Mmusicman
July 29th 2020, 12:46am
 
Forum: Engines
Topic: Advice Needed On Aluminum Radiator/T Stat/Rad Cap/Hoses
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Lost for words

A LOT of companies don't ship overseas.
They obviously have their reasons.
Use a company that does.
by Mmusicman
July 29th 2020, 12:07am
 
Forum: Uncategorized
Topic: Lost for words
Replies: 14
Views: 575

Re: AWD Motor Mounts question

I do ALL my own mechanical work.
I paid someone to do my AWD mounts.
You can't even see them! :shock:
Good luck.
by Mmusicman
July 28th 2020, 2:15pm
 
Forum: Engines
Topic: AWD Motor Mounts question
Replies: 7
Views: 163
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