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by Phils85ti
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: cooling fan problem
Replies: 9
Views: 3259

ok... i grounded the wire with the key on per ed's instructions and the fan came on.

I guess .. its a bad cooling fan switch ???
by Phils85ti
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: cooling fan problem
Replies: 9
Views: 3259

maybe mine is wired weird, but, the puller fan has always come on with the engine temps. when i deleted all my A/C components, got rid of the front pusher fan the puller fan still came on with the engine temps.

My front (pusher) fan only came on when i switched on the A/C..
by Phils85ti
Sat Oct 03, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: cooling fan problem
Replies: 9
Views: 3259

cooling fan problem

I recently changed over from a TMIC to a FMIC, anyways, now my cooling fan wont come on by itself like it used to. It will work if i turn on my blower from inside and activate the A/C but thats the only way it will work. I deleted my A/C components including the fan that was in the front. Only fan i...
by Phils85ti
Mon Sep 28, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: lower control arms - sway bar
Replies: 43
Views: 10212

well, i dont have access to any air tools or such, gonna be doing at home in the driveway, any other options ??
by Phils85ti
Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:43 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: lower control arms - sway bar
Replies: 43
Views: 10212

im getting ready to do the bushings on my car, how do u get the old bushings off ? the shop manual says you have to use a press...
by Phils85ti
Thu Sep 17, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: New to the XR (And Merkur in general) world.
Replies: 46
Views: 12187

camaro i can answer a few for ya: as far as your windshield washer, if the pump is working and no fluid coming out check the hose that goes to the squirters, mine did that, the hose was pinched and would let washer fluid out. best place to get silicone hoses is- siliconeintakes.com here is a great p...
by Phils85ti
Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:31 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: downpipe or FMIC
Replies: 8
Views: 2350

i have a fairly new 2.5 free flow exhaust and really hate to tear it all out. Is it still better to go ahead and install the downpipe first ???
by Phils85ti
Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: downpipe or FMIC
Replies: 8
Views: 2350

downpipe or FMIC

im looking at buying a 3 in. downpipe or add a FMIC, which one would be more benefit in your expert opinions ?????
by Phils85ti
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Newb From IN 85 XR
Replies: 28
Views: 6400

Star,

where u at in IN ? i live in sou. IN near louisville... let me know if i can help ya..
by Phils85ti
Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: New to the XR (And Merkur in general) world.
Replies: 46
Views: 12187

adam,

the locking center caps use a small key ( not the ignition key ) if u dont have the key im not sure how you can get them off without breaking out the locks..
by Phils85ti
Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:19 am
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: New XR4Ti project
Replies: 12
Views: 7709

Pits, use some electric cleaner on your pwr. window switch may fix the pass window prob. the tach not working is common, usually its caused by a bad sauder on the red wire to the tach in the insturment cluster. do a search youll find alot of info on that. the vam is located under your air filter box...
by Phils85ti
Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:00 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: fellow C3 peeps
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

yeah it sucks not having the OD, but i do alot of in-town driving so it doesnt bother me too much.
by Phils85ti
Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Merkur engine
Replies: 17
Views: 3569

the mustang head wont work if its not a turbo engine, it has different flow and different valves if im not mistaken. You have to find a 2.3L turbo motor to work with. Look on craigslist theres always engines on there for sale. john, you can also ask on turboford im sure theres somone on there that c...
by Phils85ti
Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: fellow C3 peeps
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

fellow C3 peeps

For those of us out there that have the so called " slush box " or the C3 auto tranny all i can say is get a shift kit !! I installed my shift kit today from transgo ( got it on ebay for like 20 bucks ) its well worth the time to install. The car you can tell shifts alot harder. Before the install t...
by Phils85ti
Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: rattle at start up
Replies: 3
Views: 1306

No motorcraft filter, what do I look for on the followers? I guess cam for worn lobe? To replace lifters gotta remove cam and followers anyway right?