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by ronarnold
Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Debate rages on Jalopnik
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

Debate rages on Jalopnik

Well, maybe not rages, but at least they are talking about the cars...

http://jalopnik.com/cars/news/history-i ... 234513.php

All those people might want to know MY CAR IS STILL FOR SALE :)

Ron
by ronarnold
Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Custom Front Bumper Cover
Replies: 33
Views: 23623

Um... he is about to get passed by the Europa.

(Sure beats the heck out of the blue and white wanker mobile though)
by ronarnold
Thu Jun 01, 2006 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Looking for original Motor Trend? 1984 XR cover
Replies: 7
Views: 1590

Ah yes, the mercury winged goddess. Truly a great issue, well, an OK issue with some nice photography. OK, she was on fire. I think that there was some cars on there too. :lol:

Check ebay - there is a copy on there about twice a month.
by ronarnold
Sun May 21, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Stumped.....
Replies: 8
Views: 1646

It still sounds like fuel to me. Didja replace the filter? I had a weird rising rate thing that was caused by a clogged filter. What tells the fuel system to supply more fuel at boost?

Jeez, I'm a lot of help :(
by ronarnold
Wed May 17, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: please help with cold air intake
Replies: 9
Views: 1284

This car doesn't see that much use in the rain (or at all for that matter), and water injection is perfectly acceptable as a performance mod 8) , so I'm not too worried. I did look into that pre-filter 'sock', but I'll need to get the filter number to see if there is one for my fitment. I bet not. I...
by ronarnold
Wed May 17, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: please help with cold air intake
Replies: 9
Views: 1284

Behold the ghetto water shield - it's tested tough! http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a250/Merkursport/XRwatershieldcu.jpg And yes, that is a margarita mix bottle. It's built of incredible stuff I tell you. I understand that there are water repellent pre-filters available now. I wonder if they make ...
by ronarnold
Mon May 15, 2006 11:11 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Exhaust Manifold Interchangability (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 1754

Eh, urm. $285 vs. free or $25? Must be nice to be you Brad! :lol: My free E6 flows as well as I could expect, and yes, I'd love to be a 40Bob customer (I really would), but for now, lightly ported E6 will do, actually very well over non ported original cracks E3 thankyouverymuch. $285 would just abo...
by ronarnold
Wed Mar 22, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Homer Simpson's Merkur for sale on eBay
Replies: 40
Views: 5487

'Cause every corner has some sort of damage?

D'oh!

'Cause someone left the sunroof open for 2 years in Oregon?

D'oh!

'Cause it sort of looks like the color of a doughnut?

...oooo, doughnuts...

I give up!

Good luck to the happy buyer... get some mildew-b-gone! :wink:
by ronarnold
Tue Feb 28, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Blow-Off Valves (BOV)
Replies: 40
Views: 14242

Awesome job MerkXRTurbo. Can't get much better than that. I just need to find a cheap(er) one :cry:

I'm a brokearse mo fo!
by ronarnold
Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Blow-Off Valves (BOV)
Replies: 40
Views: 14242

Thanks for that - a couple of questions for you!

Do you have this piece? Impressions?

Any idea on the price? Their site is down for "redevelopment"
by ronarnold
Tue Feb 28, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Blow-Off Valves (BOV)
Replies: 40
Views: 14242

Can we get some part numbers here? My current $5 BOV is just not doing it for me... driveability is suffering on the throttle close. Bailey DV26 Turbonetics Godzilla Forge ?? And maybe a source (other than ebay)? I really can't spend hundreds of dollars on this car right now, the warden won't let me...
by ronarnold
Mon Feb 20, 2006 8:16 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: It's Hip to be Square (Headlight/Grille Swap) Updated Pics!
Replies: 64
Views: 9247

DPDISXR4Ti wrote: Man, I did not need another project. Is it any wonder that I'm not married??? :evil:
Good luck with that project Brad. Lots of time on your hands eh? 8)
by ronarnold
Sun Feb 19, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Fuel pump quit
Replies: 15
Views: 2954

Just to inturrupt - does anyone know what the fuel line size is at the external pump? I'm changing my external pump and would love to get the tool to quickly and easily remove the lines... last time it took me 20 minutes to figure out what the deal was with the ford fuel lines, and this time its 20 ...
by ronarnold
Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Ford GT Discontinued?
Replies: 9
Views: 2253

It was only ever a limited (2500?) run and they are closing the plant where it's made (Wixom) so, yeah, gone but not forgetten. Man, what a sweet machine... :cry:
by ronarnold
Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: How many here consider the XR to be a "REAL" Ford.
Replies: 69
Views: 10429

FYI - Freestyle is actually Volvo, Fusion/Zephyr/Milan is the Mazda 6 chassis...

I'm tired, can't type and I have a sty. It hurts, holmes.