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Reply by rocky

But just remember... On a rattlesnake speedway in the California desert I pick up my money and head back into town Driving cross the...
rocky

Reply by marlinjack

...90-100 MPH only in passing. Or that's all I will admit to here. 85-90 Cruising South I-5 Central Valley, California. Sustained temp...
marlinjack

Reply by bosswrench

One thing not generally known is, stock evaporator valves have (or had) a fine bronze screen to catch rubber hose and dryer particles...
bosswrench

Reply by goo9e

You say you have added 3.5 cans of refrigerant, how much in each can? I would guess that 1kg of refrigerant would be excessive.
goo9e

Reply by franky996

I think I have it figured out. Once the dash is back in and everything is hooked up I can start the car and see how it works. Dash was...

Reply by bosswrench

Rust in the two tanks is so common, Ford/DeTomaso nickel or chrome plated them inside and outside on L-model Panteras. Remove the black...
bosswrench

Reply by bosswrench

Panteras had either a type 2 valve with a short piece of flat stock protruding thru a contoured slot that acts as a cam to open &...
bosswrench

Reply by simon

Hello Ryan, I am not on facebook , I appreciate it very much when you post on the De Tomaso groups on facebook .Thanks Simon

Reply by scifi

Simon, Not sure if this is helpful but sometimes any little trace can be that one you need to move forward. I stumbled across a...

Reply by simon

still looking on a single 10"Campy . a fulll set is also OK. shipping from anywhere no problem Simon simonvels@kpnmail.nl

Reply by marlinjack

...That's It! I felt Lucky the Stations had 91 Octane! 10.6 C.R. Yes, there was pinging, Only if I Pushed It! I would have paid...
marlinjack

Reply by rlee63a4

This is all I've got showing the valve with bracket. Hope it helps.
rlee63a4

Reply by sjdennis

Since most of your components were purchased from vintage air, I would contact them and ask them to help you trouble shoot. They are...
sjdennis

Reply by garth66

That's pretty much all we have in the People's Republik of California. When I drove my son's car out to Denver for him 2 months ago, I...
garth66

Reply by jfb05177

I am also waiting for the pics and hopefully vids besides the cost of fuel, how did you find the quality. I would be afraid of the lower...
jfb05177

Reply by marlinjack

...Yes, I was Brave, Also Worried. I could have been Stranded at ANY Moment. And NO Cell Phone Service to call AAA. Everytime I Shut...
marlinjack

Reply by sf

That´s the founder and former president of the De Tomaso club of Sweden in his Pantera. Probably the Pantera with higest milage in the ...
sf

Reply by lf-tp2511

I hate troubleshooting air-conditioning, especially when it seems the process has been done correctly as apparently in your case.
lf-tp2511

Reply by rocky

Re: ZF Tag
You can go to this site, and play with the numbers, and get a cool graph of mph vs. engine RPM. Select Pantera on the list, or enter...
rocky

Reply by tberg

Gutsy! I'm barely willing to test taking mine out when the temperature gets above 60*F, and in the San Fernando Valley, that's virtually...
tberg

Reply by jfb05177

Re: ZF Tag
do you mean the gear ratio table
jfb05177

Reply by jfb05177

have you stopped the compressor and see what your pressures are? discharge pressure with vacuum at suction impleis that no refrigrant is...
jfb05177

Reply by jfb05177

as for those 3 pieces, I am wondering if the tech doing the inventory threw them in as a test Just knowing it is no longer under my shed...
jfb05177

Reply by rocky

Nice! Did you ever find out what those parts were? I saw someone suggested them may have been from your turbocharger setup... (Although...
rocky

Reply by rrs1

This looks like the ticket for sure. Time consuming, but effective. https://www.kbs-coatings.com/tank-sealer.html How to videos...

Reply by jfb05177

I too would like to know if there is ANY internal surface treatment(sealer) for the coolant tanks and tubes
jfb05177

Reply by rrs1

Yes boiling will work. I just wanted to try and do something myself. I like the rattle with nuts and bolts idea. Simple, and no...

Reply by jfb05177

I've seen them quite a bit. Just not the use of a spring pin inside a spring pin, but apperantly a common application for heavy load...
jfb05177

Reply by rene4406

In Europe we call them mecanindus pins, very common in mechanical assemblies. In the US?????

Reply by shashi27

Thanks. Yes that is the pin. I will knock them out with a punch. When I get around to it will take some pics.
shashi27

Reply by jfb05177

I am curious, what type of pins were they (I guess the outer is a slotted spring and the inner is a solid)?
jfb05177

Reply by rlee63a4

I recently installed the Effort Reduction Kit and used punches to knock both of the pins out--inner pin first, of course. I used a vise...
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