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Author Topic:   Thing-a-magig
racerman707
Member
posted April 09, 2004 07:09 PM
HEY!! The thing-a-magig broke on my battery pump and fell down in my commencer switch!!!Wonder if GREMLINS would cause this??!!


KK17
Member
posted April 09, 2004 09:40 PM
don't forget that you will need a check valve on that battery pump and use the insulated comencer switch and no the gremlins would not have caused that they are more interested in the knuter bearing in the in the muffler hope this helps


racer2
Member
posted April 10, 2004 07:39 AM
check your blinker fluid,sounds like its low
and retighten the kanootin valve to specs.


19J
Member
posted April 10, 2004 12:09 PM
dont forget about the carburetor chain adjustment!

luke

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jhon hollomon
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posted April 10, 2004 05:22 PM
Might as well replace the muffler bearings while you got it all apart.

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waltonjr1
Member
posted April 10, 2004 05:54 PM
could be your glow plugs, try changing your glow plugs, if that dont work you may have bad gas.



cobb
Member
posted April 10, 2004 07:00 PM
sounds like the blinker relay is bad. may need a new airbag switch?????


cobradude30293
Member
posted April 11, 2004 06:57 AM
Just one more thing. You might wanna check the fluter pin. Sometimes it wobbles out of the flotter wheel and causes all kinds of problems. If you don't know where that is, it's just above/below and to the right/left of the flux capacitor.


joetaylor
Member
posted April 11, 2004 07:22 AM
don't for get you can't have any more than 1.1 gigawat going the the flux capacter if you do it will blow the thing-a-magig and most defanality break the batt pump

any thing more than that I would be loost might have to get a hold of the doc hope this helps

Rookieracer76
Member
posted April 11, 2004 11:55 AM
dont forget to check the muffler bearings!


sideways
Member
posted April 11, 2004 06:23 PM
The best way to check battery pump capacity is by using a rotory-gerter specometer, but remember that the readings will be incorrect if the gnudson flange has been canted towards the impellar on the circular square shaft.
I've had plenty of battery pump problems in my day, and I know how expensive the test equipment can be, but I think Autozone will let you borrow one for a small deposit.


gould
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posted April 11, 2004 08:40 PM
you didnt lose your magnetic lug nuts did ya? make sure the nut behind the wheel is tight also!

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udecide66
Member
posted April 11, 2004 08:46 PM
Be careful when honing out the capacitor. If the hyphenator isn't correctly sealed it will leak di-hydrogen monoxide. You won't be able to stock enough muffler bearings if that happens.


NJantz
Member
posted April 12, 2004 12:40 PM
whatcha all needa do is change the gasintis valve and add an extra quart of blinker fluid so the the muffler bearings wont seize up. but if you want ot get technicall run a by pass threw the capaciter threw the kanootin valve directly to the muffler bearings! thats an extar 231 Hp !


wrenchturner10
Member
posted April 14, 2004 07:18 PM
None of you would have these problems if you would just race an Edsel. Heck, they are the best thing out there now since production restarted in late 2002. Geez where have guys you been, looking in grandpa's barn for that thing-a-magig!!!!!


rrrrick
Member
posted April 15, 2004 11:28 AM
You gotta be careful not to reverse the polarity on your frame rails . if your seals leak on the stanfrazistat spilling exess blinker fluid on the flutter pin. This will cause your muffler bearings to play **** with your doo-flicky and you will never to be able to keep capacitor valves calibrated


Rookieracer76
Member
posted April 15, 2004 06:40 PM
man let me tell you if you happen to reverse the polarity of the frame rails your going to have some problems. i had to run 3 extra quarts of blinker fluid and the muffler bearings still siezed up and took out the flutter pin, flux capacitor and the gasintis valve. an old timer told me that if you increase capacity of capacity valve your looking at faster flow of the helium threw the muffler bearings and you can increase horse power by 250. just remember dont over load the "go fast switch" or you will blow the 1.21 gigawatt fuse and be out of a ride.


toddr46
Member
posted April 16, 2004 07:57 AM
its da gremlins and i arn't a fooling ether! i seen dem yanking on my dohicky and then they shoved it up to the tether bracket next to the ox-bow-alator and BOOM! my steering started turning only to the Right... But i fixed dem I found that the R in TRANNY ment Backwards now its left for me.. Idiots they tink they out smart me. and buy da way. I run with my blinkers always on.. Safty first ya know....

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19J
Member
posted April 17, 2004 08:45 PM
I have found that if your muffler bearings start making all kinds of noise. Just turn your mufflers around and let them run backwards. You will get another season out of them. That way you can save for the $1.95 it will cost to buy them.


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