Boxdin
Vanning.com logo
We host with and recommend Your-Site.Com - This site works best with FireFox - this site is powered by UBBCentral



Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
ADIRONDACK NATIONALS
by EricS
Today at 01:01 AM
B.V.A. presents Return to Cortland July 25-27th 2014
by beavis24
Today at 12:53 AM
Road Map or GPS
by CatFish
Today at 12:52 AM
Natural State at the moment.
by tomvanner
Today at 12:27 AM
New to vanning
by Starlord
Yesterday at 11:31 PM
My Humble Opinion As To Vanning After Being Absent For 25 YEARS:
by Starlord
Yesterday at 11:25 PM
How to put on a van run ?
by radicalvans
Yesterday at 10:55 PM
Guess the 2014 Nationals attendance.
by lukester
Yesterday at 09:34 PM
The ultimate custom camper.
by ignitionlive
Yesterday at 08:20 PM
Official 2014 Van Nationals thread. - 42nd National Truckin, Greenwich, NY July 16-20, 2014
by OVANNER
Yesterday at 04:28 PM
Featured Links


-->
Cluster Map
Locations of visitors to this page
Page 12 of 22 < 1 2 ... 10 11 12 13 14 ... 21 22 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#496124 - September 12th 2011 1:08 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
piscespokerbrat Offline
old hand

Registered: June 13th 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 1020
Loc: South Dakota
I about ducked when I saw you posted Reed :-) . I knew you had plenty of know how when it comes to the Ford FI. I am gonna read up on all that. Then tomorrow, I am going to set it and forget it. The guy I got this van from had a "mechanic" replace the Ignition Control Module once before. Then he not the mechanic thought about turning the distributor to make it run right. Ok long story short, I am going to be cleaning up someone's mistake here. Ah well, I am happy all this piddly annie sheet is getting done so I dont have to worry about it! Thank you for all your help and posts Reed!
_________________________
Jeremy is my name, but most people refer to me as ASSHOLE!!

***UPDATED 12/14/11***

Shit for sale -
1987 Ford Econoline 300 six 4spd on the floor - $1,200
Impco CA100 Propane Carb (direct bolt to the slant 6 manifold) $100
1986 Extended Cab Mazda Truck - Runs, drives, smokes, rust free - $650
Leer Canopy - fits 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $350
Bedliner with "Mazda" for 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $100
Brand new Goodyear 235/75/15 Silent Armor tires $400

Free shit -
GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!

Any info or pics needed, PM me please!



Top
AdSense
#496127 - September 12th 2011 1:31 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
Reed Offline
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8364
Loc: Fircrest, WA
Hey, I am happy to share what I have learned through hard experience. If I can keep someone from making the same mistakes I have, I consider myself a success.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#496132 - September 12th 2011 1:48 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
aftoyboy Offline
old hand

Registered: July 20th 2011 1:07 pm
Posts: 965
Loc: Las Vegas, NV, US of A
Just read this entire post and wow, lots of ups and downs but looks like you're doing a fantastic job keep up the hard work hopefully I too can do up my van project once I start getting paid.
_________________________
Gone vannin' I'll call you later.

Top
#496285 - September 12th 2011 6:36 pm Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
piscespokerbrat Offline
old hand

Registered: June 13th 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 1020
Loc: South Dakota
Thanks for the kudo's aftoyboy.

Well today I got the new part from Napa to the tune of $40. I just put it in around 2:15 today. I was so excited to hear the ol girl purr again laugh After dinner, I am going to go out and time her correctly. Tomorrow, I am also going to get the new (used) rubber put on that I picked up today. I picked up a set of four 235/75/15 Firestone Destination LE's with about 65% tread for $75. Well, that is about it for now. I will update later!
_________________________
Jeremy is my name, but most people refer to me as ASSHOLE!!

***UPDATED 12/14/11***

Shit for sale -
1987 Ford Econoline 300 six 4spd on the floor - $1,200
Impco CA100 Propane Carb (direct bolt to the slant 6 manifold) $100
1986 Extended Cab Mazda Truck - Runs, drives, smokes, rust free - $650
Leer Canopy - fits 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $350
Bedliner with "Mazda" for 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $100
Brand new Goodyear 235/75/15 Silent Armor tires $400

Free shit -
GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!

Any info or pics needed, PM me please!



Top
#496340 - September 12th 2011 9:11 pm Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
piscespokerbrat Offline
old hand

Registered: June 13th 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 1020
Loc: South Dakota
Reed, I took the Dist out and put it back the way it was when I took it apart (one tooth back). I then started it where I thought #1 was. It started, sputtered and died. I then turned the dist counter clockwise and she fired and idled. I then determined that the #1 plug wire location was wrong on the cap. So I bumped the wires back one terminal (counter clockwise) on the cap and reset the dist to where it should be. She fired and purred. I got the light on it and didnt see the mark. So, I put some paint on the mark and lined her up. After I plugged the spout connector in, I checked the mark and it looked like it was about 12-15 BTDC. I also gave her a rev, she felt a little tight. So tomorrow after I drive her, I might loosen her up just a pinch. I'll upload new pics here in a little bit.. thanks for all the wisdom!
_________________________
Jeremy is my name, but most people refer to me as ASSHOLE!!

***UPDATED 12/14/11***

Shit for sale -
1987 Ford Econoline 300 six 4spd on the floor - $1,200
Impco CA100 Propane Carb (direct bolt to the slant 6 manifold) $100
1986 Extended Cab Mazda Truck - Runs, drives, smokes, rust free - $650
Leer Canopy - fits 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $350
Bedliner with "Mazda" for 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $100
Brand new Goodyear 235/75/15 Silent Armor tires $400

Free shit -
GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!

Any info or pics needed, PM me please!



Top
#496388 - September 12th 2011 11:31 pm Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
Reed Offline
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8364
Loc: Fircrest, WA
The timing mark is supposed to advance a bit after the SPOUT is plugged back in. That means the computer is controlling the timing.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#497683 - September 18th 2011 1:20 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
piscespokerbrat Offline
old hand

Registered: June 13th 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 1020
Loc: South Dakota
Well, I double checked the timing after I drove it around town. Everything is spot on!! She runs so good. Every time I start her I am just in awe!! Anyways.. I have a question regarding the kick panel vent on the drivers side. Every time it rains hard, it leaks on the interior (which is how the floor rusted out I bet). How do I get this thing out to re-seal without pulling the whole bloomin dashboard? I have been so incredibly busy, I havent had the time to get pictures uploaded, sorry guys! I'll try to find tomorrow sometime. I have to put the radiator in the Escort, study for a test Monday in my business law class, and write up a rough draft of my resume, phew! Tomorrow is gonna be busy busy!
_________________________
Jeremy is my name, but most people refer to me as ASSHOLE!!

***UPDATED 12/14/11***

Shit for sale -
1987 Ford Econoline 300 six 4spd on the floor - $1,200
Impco CA100 Propane Carb (direct bolt to the slant 6 manifold) $100
1986 Extended Cab Mazda Truck - Runs, drives, smokes, rust free - $650
Leer Canopy - fits 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $350
Bedliner with "Mazda" for 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $100
Brand new Goodyear 235/75/15 Silent Armor tires $400

Free shit -
GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!

Any info or pics needed, PM me please!



Top
#497684 - September 18th 2011 1:28 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
Reed Offline
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8364
Loc: Fircrest, WA
What kick panel vent? You might have a leaky windshield but I have never seen a kick panel vent in a 75-91 Ford, even ones without A/C. Then again, maybe I wasn't looking hard enough. Can you post a picture?
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#497686 - September 18th 2011 1:36 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
piscespokerbrat Offline
old hand

Registered: June 13th 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 1020
Loc: South Dakota
Sooooo.. the new radiator is a little bit bigger than the old one. The new rad hose was a little too short after I trimmed it to match the old one. Hmmm what a predicament. SO, I will let the pictures tell the story of what I did.

Here is the old radiator..




Old and new ..




So, as I mentioned, I fashioned this..

From this...


New rad from the front..








_________________________
Jeremy is my name, but most people refer to me as ASSHOLE!!

***UPDATED 12/14/11***

Shit for sale -
1987 Ford Econoline 300 six 4spd on the floor - $1,200
Impco CA100 Propane Carb (direct bolt to the slant 6 manifold) $100
1986 Extended Cab Mazda Truck - Runs, drives, smokes, rust free - $650
Leer Canopy - fits 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $350
Bedliner with "Mazda" for 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $100
Brand new Goodyear 235/75/15 Silent Armor tires $400

Free shit -
GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!

Any info or pics needed, PM me please!



Top
#497687 - September 18th 2011 1:39 am Re: My FREE '87 Econo I drove 350 miles home (57 Pics) [Re: piscespokerbrat]
piscespokerbrat Offline
old hand

Registered: June 13th 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 1020
Loc: South Dakota
Reed, I'll get a pic tomorrow when I have light.
_________________________
Jeremy is my name, but most people refer to me as ASSHOLE!!

***UPDATED 12/14/11***

Shit for sale -
1987 Ford Econoline 300 six 4spd on the floor - $1,200
Impco CA100 Propane Carb (direct bolt to the slant 6 manifold) $100
1986 Extended Cab Mazda Truck - Runs, drives, smokes, rust free - $650
Leer Canopy - fits 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $350
Bedliner with "Mazda" for 93+ Ranger/Mazda Trucks $100
Brand new Goodyear 235/75/15 Silent Armor tires $400

Free shit -
GIRLFRIEND!!!!!!!

Any info or pics needed, PM me please!



Top
Page 12 of 22 < 1 2 ... 10 11 12 13 14 ... 21 22 >

Moderator:  NateNCBV 
Upcoming Events
AdSense
Instagram Feed
Who's Online
0 registered (), 3 Guests and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
mkycnfxt, Big_D, Rene, NoFNWayJose, josh_sasse
7859 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
lukester 99
Reed 91
HighwayStar 87
newkirkinc1 81
al55 72
jules73 71
Captain_E 69
MACE 65
kursed 62
cjhardcore 60
Forum Stats
7860 Members
70 Forums
30674 Topics
467029 Posts

Max Online: 177 @ May 08th 2013 5:58 am

This site works best with
Download Firefox