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by Morganizer
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: injection pump, shock absorbers, brakes, flex plate
Replies: 1
Views: 28505

Re: injection pump, shock absorbers, brakes, flex plate

I've replaced shocks, rear ones were a piece of cake. Front a little more involved. I think I posted that here, can't seem to find it to send you a link. But I had to compress the shocks with a nylon strap to get them in. Very pleased with my KYB shocks on the front. Monroe on the back; not my first...
by Morganizer
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Rear View Mirror Jiggly -- and how I fixed it
Replies: 0
Views: 17522

Rear View Mirror Jiggly -- and how I fixed it

All of a sudden, my rearview mirror was all loose and jiggly — the one in the middle of the windshield, hanging formt he roof. I guessed after a decade of driving on logging roads, the screws that mount the mirror to the roof had loosened up. Went to tighten the screws, and all three were perfectly ...
by Morganizer
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what did you do WITH your delica today
Replies: 172
Views: 71531

what did you do WITH your delica today

This is kind of in between TO and WITH, but I bought one of those Electric Lunch Boxes, that will run off a cigarette lighter, and tested it out today. I had a hot meal sitting in the jump seat, with the sliding door open, next to a park, in the rain. I think I drove maybe 45 minutes with it plugged...
by Morganizer
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Body Electric
Topic: L300 Combination Switch.
Replies: 16
Views: 11403

L300 Combination Switch.

On the way home my dash lights didn't go on when I turned on the headlights. Uh oh. I checked the forum and found this post. Good info that if the dash lights don't go on and the tail lights don't go on, it's probably the Combination Switch. Followed Falco's post and got it working again. Here's wha...
by Morganizer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Oil Pan Leaking
Replies: 4
Views: 2218

Oil Pan Leaking

You know what? This wasn't an oil pan gasket leak after all. This was the hint of the beginning of the Massive Oil Leak! Be afraid, be very afraid.

And check out my Massive Oil Leak post for more details.
by Morganizer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: On the verge of becoming a proud new owner... HOWEVER
Replies: 3
Views: 2041

On the verge of becoming a proud new owner... HOWEVER

Smoke upon startup and under heavy load sounds like trouble...however, I had white smoke on startup, and it proved a simple fix: the exhaust was sucking in fresh air past the gasket. If it's black smoke, or blue smoke could be way worse trouble and $$$. Front tire wear sounds like worn out shocks. E...
by Morganizer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Where to get bushings? L300
Replies: 51
Views: 17012

Where to get bushings? L300

Yeah, I've had that experience at parts counters, when they realize the Delica isn't in their computer: "What make?" "Mitsubishi" "What model?" "Delica L300" "What year?" "1994" Then they kind of freeze up, like a bug that's been crawling around on a window too long. Or they start chuckling absent-m...
by Morganizer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Glow Plug/Starter Issue for a Newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 1512

Glow Plug/Starter Issue for a Newbie

Yeah, genuine Mitsubishi starter relays are ridiculously expensive. Coombs County Auto said they would sell me one for $335. Check out my post on modifying a $10 relay for use in the Delica: http://www.delica.ca/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=15921&p=122086&hilit=relay#p122086 Oh, and welcome aboard as a...
by Morganizer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Found a Great Place for Used Tires!
Replies: 3
Views: 1191

Found a Great Place for Used Tires!

One of my tires got a crack in the sidewall. This presented a surprisingly difficult problem. You can't put a new tire on, because it will be less worn that the other three, and hence will have a larger diameter. This can apparently wreak havoc with your transfer case in 4WD (though a lot of this so...
by Morganizer
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: L300 Technical
Topic: Would like to buy used Tires
Replies: 0
Views: 991

Would like to buy used Tires

I just got a split in the sidewall of a Yokohama Geolander P235 / 75 R15, so I'm looking for a used tire with similar wear to the rest of the set. I'm not sure how to gauge %age tread, but I've driven about 40,000km on these. I figure I've got about 2 more years before I have to buy new rubber all a...
by Morganizer
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Was it You?
Topic: Delica in Clearwater
Replies: 1
Views: 2702

Delica in Clearwater

I had technical problems in Clearwater last summer, and in the course of resolving them, I heard that there was a Delica owner living in Clearwater. Just wondering if you're active on this forum.
by Morganizer
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Site Suggestions & General Feedback
Topic: Login - Over, and over, and over...
Replies: 1
Views: 4989

Login - Over, and over, and over...

It's like Kate and Anna McGarrigle! I've been having this problem lately that the site asks me to log in, when I've already logged in. Especially problematic when I compose a post, and when I hit Submit, I get redirected to a Login page, then my post vaporizes. I've taken to copying the post to the ...
by Morganizer
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did you do TO your Delica today?
Replies: 867
Views: 204976

What did you do TO your Delica today?

I replaced the clear, aftermarket tail lights that came with the van with stock ones.
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by Morganizer
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manitoba Delica mechanics
Replies: 3
Views: 1755

Manitoba Delica mechanics

Advanced the timing? In a diesel? Wow, he really knew what he was doing!
by Morganizer
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Automatic Car Washes
Replies: 3
Views: 1761

Automatic Car Washes

I found the automatic car washes don't do a good job on vans; They're designed for sedans. I feel like I spent eight bucks and still need to wash my van.

I bought a truck brush and a bucket, for when I can't find a truck wash.

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