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by tvissoc
Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - XR4Ti
Topic: FS: Scorpio hubs - all 4 corners (upgrade your XR?)
Replies: 0
Views: 1881

FS: Scorpio hubs - all 4 corners (upgrade your XR?)

Dismantled my Scorpio and thought I'd offer these up here since some like to upgrade the XR with beefier hardware. I rebuilt one corner of the vehicle at one point, but I don't recall which corner. Otherwise, I'd recommend close examination of the bearings and at a minimum replacing the seals and re...
by tvissoc
Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Flood damage pics and videos
Replies: 11
Views: 3342

Re: Flood damage pics and videos

I definitely don't want to scrap the shells, if I can get them to someone can use them. I know I could get them running perfectly. I have however lost the ambition to do so for these vehicles. Also, I don't really have the time and financial resources to sit on these while I fix them. The Scorpio wa...
by tvissoc
Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Flood damage pics and videos
Replies: 11
Views: 3342

Re: Flood damage pics and videos

that is the worst Tony, what makes it disgusting is that the insurance companies don't cover it. Why do we let them get away with that? Well, with just liability coverage, that's what I get. The flood coverage I have only covers the dwelling. So, damage like garage door, patio door, drywall, water ...
by tvissoc
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Just joining the XR4Ti crowd hoping someone knows this car
Replies: 77
Views: 16249

Re: Just joining the XR4Ti crowd hoping someone knows this c

Oh, and make sure your ECU ground is good. You'll get all kinds of weirdness if that isn't grounded properly. Orange cable. Strapped on turbo somewhere.

Tony
by tvissoc
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Just joining the XR4Ti crowd hoping someone knows this car
Replies: 77
Views: 16249

Re: Just joining the XR4Ti crowd hoping someone knows this c

I've not read much of this thread, so you may have already been down the path of replacing these items: 1. TPS. XRs seem to be very picky about TPS quality and adjustment. If you're getting weird response at certain throttle positions, look to the TPS needing replaced. 2. Smoke? Could be turbo seals...
by tvissoc
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Flood damage pics and videos
Replies: 11
Views: 3342

Re: Flood damage pics and videos

Jeeze, Tony, those pics are painful to look at. I actually feel sick. I'm so sorry. It was really unreal to watch it all happen. I had time to move the cars, but had no idea that we would flood so badly. I've had 12" or so of water in that area before, and never in my wildest dreams could I imagine...
by tvissoc
Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Flood damage pics and videos
Replies: 11
Views: 3342

Flood damage pics and videos

Witness the horror of a Scorpio, XR and Contour being almost completely flooded. This happened a few weeks ago in my back yard. I'm most likely going to part out the vehicles and scrap the remains. Unfortunately, insurance doesn't cover this loss, so I'm without a running vehicle. Luckily, my wife's...
by tvissoc
Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Scorpio Change Delineation Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 106676

Re: Scorpio Change Delineation Thread

Something else to add that I cannot confirm exactly, and I don't know if this is even of interest, but it is something to note. The environmental control computer thingy had a change at some point. The control voltage for the high speed fan operation was increased from about 5 volts to around 10 vol...
by tvissoc
Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Rough Shift in Reverse
Replies: 11
Views: 3338

Re: Rough Shift in Reverse

One other possibility is that the pilot bearing is worn and grabbing the input shaft causing it to spin a bit even when the clutch is in. Also, a failing clutch release bearing can do this.

Tony
by tvissoc
Wed May 15, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Carlisle 2013
Topic: Convoy to Carlisle?
Replies: 3
Views: 6551

Re: Convoy to Carlisle?

Is there a mini-gathering at Grayson's on Thursday eve? If so, I'll swing by to hang out for a while. Once again not making the trek to Carlisle. But, things are looking more positive for the trip in '14 for me. :-)

Tony
by tvissoc
Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Just joining the XR4Ti crowd hoping someone knows this car
Replies: 77
Views: 16249

Re: Just joining the XR4Ti crowd hoping someone knows this c

I've seen quite a few Ohio folk in this forum, are we mostly all from NE Ohio or do we have some Columbus area folk around here? Would love to meet up with someone who's had some solid success out of this platform and pick their brain over a beer and wings :) You've got some company in Central OH. ...
by tvissoc
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Scorp fan clutch locked. Replace or go electric?
Replies: 1
Views: 1414

Scorp fan clutch locked. Replace or go electric?

So the Scorpio now sounds like a Chevy Blazer when I rev the engine. Fan clutch is basically almost locked up. Should I source a replacement clutch, or go electric? If electric, any recommendations on fan and temp switch? Where to locate the temp switch?

Thanks!

Tony
by tvissoc
Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: go to carb??
Replies: 12
Views: 4194

Re: go to carb??

i have 71 pounds of fuel p ressure out of my fuel pump and no fuel going into the fuel rail thru the fuel pressure regulator i have now checked 3 pressure regulators and still nothing so i have to assume i need another fuel this eplys the rone is 2 months old darn fhanks for Where are you checking ...
by tvissoc
Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Scorpio heat/AC blower stuck ON
Replies: 4
Views: 2230

Re: Scorpio heat/AC blower stuck ON

Sounds like a bad control module-- unless you're really good at ferreting out those kinds of things, I believe Merkur Depot has them: http://www.merkur.50megs.com/catalog_1.html I'm assuming it is the module (if you're referring to the fan controller on the airbox). I'm "guessing" that the relay is...
by tvissoc
Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Scorpio
Topic: Scorpio heat/AC blower stuck ON
Replies: 4
Views: 2230

Scorpio heat/AC blower stuck ON

Anyone ever have their Scorpio heat/AC blower stick "on"? Mine now stays on, even when I set the controls to "off". Is there another relay driving that fan other than the one built into the fan controller on the air box? I have another controller that I have to repair. The connector got too hot and ...