What did you do to your Maverick or Comet today

Discussion in 'General Maverick/Comet' started by ptpdub, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. mojo

    mojo "Everett"- Senior Citizen Supporting Member

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    I have never seen headlight, turn signals or anything else change from normal. Also, gauge goes to 14V from engine start and never change until I turn off igntion.
     
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    Removed the front windshield over the weekend. Whomever installed it previously used a LOT of adhesive. Also started to remove the dash board.
     
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    changed a blown fuse in my brake lights...still no lights.
    I guess it's that Ghost at it again...LOL
     
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    Fix it like you did your kitchen light.

    Shine a flashlight on the lights(you'll need two), that'll will create a electrical vortex inversion, they'll start working again.
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    that was a minute ago...:thumbs2:
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    ...:biglaugh:...
     
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  7. Earl Branham

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    I'm going to look into getting a bigger alt. I replaced the battery, the old one was 6yrs old. Any suggestions for an alt. that will fit the same form factor?
     
  8. Earl Branham

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    :slap: Shoulda thought of that!!!!!
     
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    I use the ford 3g alt off of the 1993 ford Taurus? It is very simple to install. You remove all of the factory harness to the voltage regulator and the regulator. You will need to get the alt, the harness (you can just buy a 3g harness) and you will need to make a new battery cable. Very easy to install.
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    Thank you! I'll check on the alt how mine is hooked up.
     
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    Bought new headlights ,
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    And pulled the trans to prep for
    Exchanging the clutch

    Pulled he bobcat tails off

    Installed the prototype ACP 1970 gas tank , an ordering some more parts
     
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    Digit tails makes a LED board for the bobcat taillights?
     
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    Finally heard the 302 speak today!!!!!
     
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    got the Ford T-stat installed and no code, gauge back up to normal...:bouncy:
     
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    Then stat that was installed wasn't getting anywhere nearly hot enough. If it had actually been off by only 8*, there probably would not have been a needles width of difference in gauge reading.

    It had been OK for some time after last stat install?
     

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