What did you do TO your Delica today?

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Postby deskinthewoods » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:54 am

A couple weeks ago I got the front cowling and fog lights reinstalled...
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I removed the "Mitsubishi" and insterted "Wilson" because, you know, I can...

and ...
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because my neighbour said, "you should put "Tonka" on that...so...i did! :-D

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Postby deskinthewoods » Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:44 pm

So, um,...anybody need one of these?
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Postby Growlerbearnz » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:41 pm

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Nothing says "poor workmanship" more than wrinkles in the duct tape.

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Postby deskinthewoods » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:29 am

Shame, really. Such a pretty bit of engineering...

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Postby deskinthewoods » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:37 pm

Gauges!!!
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Turbo Boost on the left; reads 12PSI on the test drive, and, Exhaust Temperature on the right; reading around 350C on the short test drive.
(what should the temperature be at cruising speed once warmed up on a nice summer day of 23C?)

[I just noticed the date and time need setting on the stereo :P]

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Postby Growlerbearnz » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:44 pm

400-550c at 100kph is normal, try and limit it to 650C when climbing a hill, 700C is ok for short periods (eg. overtaking).
Nothing says "poor workmanship" more than wrinkles in the duct tape.

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Postby deskinthewoods » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:38 pm

Thanks, again...

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Postby deskinthewoods » Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:06 am

Yesterday I refilled the AC. I got the Princess Auto kit, put in oil, dryer, and system seal (I know someone recommended not putting it in but...)
Added the coolant and... COLD AIR!!! :-D

Took a while to find the ports, especially the low port, which is not on the pipe but actually seems to be on the compressor (91 L300)

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Also found these under the front...are they for the rear AC to tie into if you have rear AC?
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33C today (Happy Canada Day!) and the AC still working...

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Postby Growlerbearnz » Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:44 am

Those ones are for the front cool box/ice maker. :-)
Nothing says "poor workmanship" more than wrinkles in the duct tape.

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Postby Growlerbearnz » Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:49 am

Replaced the front wheel bearings. Again. That "Premium quality high temperature wheel bearing grease" that was surprisingly cheap? Yeah, it didn't do a great job. Overheating bearings. Ugh.
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So now we have lovely Redline CV-2 synthetic grease and genuine oil seals (the non-genuine ones I had before had very stiff flaps, and seemed to be worn away)
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Though I'd forgotten just how much grease there is in the front hubs. Wheel bearings, locking hubs, driveshaft needle rollers... that's a lot of cleaning and reassembly.
Nothing says "poor workmanship" more than wrinkles in the duct tape.

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Postby deskinthewoods » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:09 pm

Well, that looks down right pretty!

Today I tracked down a vacuum leak...actually I think a boost leak. The hose had split just at the clamp so I cut it off at the split and put it back on.
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I'll order a new hose but in the meantime this should do...I hope.

Power is back!

[edit: any idea of the part number for this hose?

and again: vacuum leak, nothing to do with boost]

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Postby deskinthewoods » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:40 pm

Changed the transmission oil, transfer case oil and rear differential sludge...might have been original...

Somehow I forgot to get oil for the front axle...don't judge me, I'm new to all this :shock:

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Postby 204explorer » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:10 pm

Thats why I started buying oil by the pail. Less likely to run out.

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Postby deskinthewoods » Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:55 am

Just so you don't worry, I changed the front Diff oil on Sunday. :-)

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Postby mdevelden » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:33 pm

Not today per se, but over the past couple of weeks:
Changed out the Dual two din radio because the left speakers were not working and replaced it with a Kenwood. The new unit has spotify, bluetooth, microphone for calls, and more. Really happy with it.
Running off an idea I saw on here I removed the relay for the power windows and installed a jumper to be able to put the windows up and down when the van is off. It saves having to turn the glow plugs on just to crack or close a window.
Ordered an EGR blanking kit, EGT kit, Turbo Boost guage, a guage that tells the main and aux battery voltages, and a K&N air filter. Now its a waiting game for everything to get here.

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