1986 XR4TI shop manuals

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1986 XR4TI shop manuals

Post by Kerry K » Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:32 pm

I own a complete set of shop manuals for a 86 XR. If there is enough interest I will convert these to .pdf and make these availible on line for anyone to use.
These are the FoMoCo shop manuals not a "Chiltons"

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Post by Grayson » Fri Jan 13, 2006 5:39 pm

Several people have already converted these manuals to PDF, with rather impressive quality I might add, and one of the individuals has already made the PDF file available for free download online. The manual is also available in a pseudo-proprietary format with some advanced indexing and print features to allow for quick printing of specific pages or desired page ranges for use in the garage:


http://www.mc2racing.com/products/xr4ti ... index.html

...as is the Scorpio one...

http://www.mc2racing.com/products/scorp ... index.html

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Post by Specktor » Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:20 pm

could you tell me were it is online for download. In the links you posted 34 for it on cd seems a bit on the expensive side for my budget.
88 maroon xr4ti,
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Post by xrian » Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:37 pm

$34 expensive????
Hell, that's only 1 tank of fuel :lol:
It will save you 10 times that in cash and frustration alone. Don't be so cheap.
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Post by Specktor » Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:42 pm

I have to be cheap ,I work in corp america now were my job is only good till the next time the ceo needs a new jet. I try to keep my debt down so incase things hit the crapper I wont lose anything. Nothing against the people who sell the cd they need to recoup the cost of doing it. It was mentioned that someone had put it in pdf format and that it was posted free, I was just following up on that. Also made a deal with my wife for every dollar I spend on my car and other projects she gets to spend the same on her new car. At this rate I will have to buy her a 63 stingray.
88 maroon xr4ti,
88 xr4ti now blue.
88 xr4ti black,
88 xr4ti red,
88 xr4ti white.
Can I stop now I'm broke.

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Post by Grayson » Wed Feb 08, 2006 1:14 pm

Nothing against the people who sell the cd they need to recoup the cost of doing it.
If I was too worried about that, I definitely wouldn't have mentioned the existence of the free .pdf! I actually don't have the link anymore to the free PDF, and I'm not sure it was meant to be permanent anyway. I saw someone mention the link to someone else, and I jumped on it like Anesi on junkyard.

Bottom line though - whether you get a nice one or a cheap one, definitely get a manual. I've never owned a vehicle and not owned it's accompanying manual, and I never will. The torque specs themselves are invaluable from a dependability and safety standpoint.

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Post by Texranger » Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:22 pm

Go to http://3-xr.com/ . That's Vcallaway Website. In the Downloads section you will find several XR Factory Manuals and even a T5 Shop Manual.
You've to be registered to get access to the downloads.
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Post by Specktor » Wed Feb 08, 2006 9:58 pm

Thanks for the info I normally buy a paper manual but lost most of the auctions for them. I have a chiltons but its more for the fox body than the xr4ti
88 maroon xr4ti,
88 xr4ti now blue.
88 xr4ti black,
88 xr4ti red,
88 xr4ti white.
Can I stop now I'm broke.

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Post by John Brennan » Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:31 pm

You can throw the Chilton's in the fireplace once you have the good one...
This is my car, and these are my people!
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Post by Specktor » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:39 am

Was going to use it to line the bottom of the cat litter box. Figured it would atleast be useful for that its never been much help for my car.
88 maroon xr4ti,
88 xr4ti now blue.
88 xr4ti black,
88 xr4ti red,
88 xr4ti white.
Can I stop now I'm broke.

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