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by murdomino
Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: source for $20 guibo's....SHIPPED~!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2254

Guess i will have to order one, since i havent changed it and the freeway feels like im riding a 2-stroke lawn mower
by murdomino
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Big Turbo Elbow & Downpipe
Replies: 27
Views: 5640

Really??? wow they sure are moving along with their testing, i used to work at the referee when they first started writing the Modified Emission and Noise citation tickets. half of them were BS wasting the owners and courts time. I dont see on what grounds they are legally allowed to tow a vehicle. ...
by murdomino
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Big Turbo Elbow & Downpipe
Replies: 27
Views: 5640

Guy, come on just cleam pipe it and mod the hell out of it!! I have been contemplating whether or not to go legitimate or not with my emission testing. here in L.A. it isnt that hard to find one for 175 bucks
by murdomino
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: M5OD tranny swap???
Replies: 2
Views: 771

M5OD tranny swap???

Curious if anyone is familiar with the M5od manual transmission made by mazda. they were used in all the rangers/aerostars/and bronco II's. i happen to have one in my ranger and am trying to decide wether to swap it into my auto'd 89 mono white or swap the turbo into the ranger. since i cant seem to...
by murdomino
Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:08 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Car doesn't turn on :(
Replies: 10
Views: 2399

Check the replace the TFI module if you havent changed it within the last couple of years, since it sounds as if the car has been running fine and now it just quit. the TFI modules are known for going the ghost with no leading symptoms. it screws right on the side of the distributor and has the 4 or...
by murdomino
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:08 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Internal Distributor short???
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Internal Distributor short???

well my merkur has been sitting now for the past month or so ever since i went to replace camshaft seal and then reinstalled the timing belt... to put it mildly it will not start now and clearly is a result of improper ignition timing. i go to adjust it and i can actually here things in the engine w...
by murdomino
Thu Oct 28, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Distributor question?
Replies: 7
Views: 2003

Thanks guys, will asume this swap will be temporary anyways. just need the car to run to move for street sweeping.
by murdomino
Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Distributor question?
Replies: 7
Views: 2003

Distributor question?

From what i remember there are two different style of distributors, and my question is are they interchangeable? My car is an 89 and has the small rotor style, and i recently grabbed one off an older car, 87 i believe, and it has the large round rotor. any help will be appreciated
by murdomino
Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Unsure of mixing KYB's with KONI's
Replies: 5
Views: 1898

There's a guy selling a set of koni reds complete, for 300 on craigslist down here in So-Cal.... he has had them listed for months now, perhaps the 300 is why they havent sold, due to web restraints at work i cant go to craigslist and post a link.
by murdomino
Wed Oct 13, 2010 12:39 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Multiple issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1563

well spent the evening wrenching... 1st issue, resolved... oil sender connection very loose, zip tie fixed problem. 2nd issue, bought another seal. took off cam pulley, and found that the oil is leaking passed the camshaft bolt, the seal is just fine. gently applied silicone on the bolt and reinsert...
by murdomino
Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Multiple issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1563

Multiple issues

1, Oil pressure light goes out after initial start-up, however after maybe 60 seconds, it flickers constantly no matter engine speed. i have driven the vehicle for more than 100 miles now like this and am going to simply assume the connection to the sender is loose because the engine is operating no...
by murdomino
Tue Oct 12, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Black painted spoked wheels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1486

looking for a picture of the oem 15" bbs wanna-be style wheels, and i am limited to what i can and cant view and/or paste at work but here is a link of my car and the wheels i was reffering too. if and when i do get new wheels, will more than likely choose a set of ESM 16" bbs style gold with a poli...
by murdomino
Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Black painted spoked wheels?
Replies: 5
Views: 1486

Black painted spoked wheels?

I searched for black wheels quoted and everything, very few people run the spoked wheels, let alone ones that are painted black. i happen to have an extra set and wanted to see if anyone had pics of them before i possibly ruin a decent set of wheels.
by murdomino
Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: hottest day on record!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

90 degree heat!!! where were you? my office is air conditioned and it only managed to keep us at 91, everyone inside felt like that was heaven. I left my merk at home, my engine doesnt overheat... but my transmission hates heat, overheats after sitting in traffic for 60 seconds. 1st gear slips like ...
by murdomino
Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Merkur XR4Ti Shop manual value?
Replies: 13
Views: 3168

I would be interested in the book, i love having pages to put greasy prints all over rather than my computer. how much would you like and it sounds heavy haha. shipping quote to 90745?