Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: Central Texas
Bronco Info: 11/93 production date. 5.0 engine, M.A.F. , TTB front, 1356 manual shift transfer, 8.8 3.55 L.S.
Back when I still fixed cars and trucks for a living full time I used to catch some flak from older guys about my tendency to recommend oriental brands because of their build quality and reliability. Now that is well known to be true. Sadly, most of those old guys are dead now....used to know an old guy who was in the Bataan Death March...pretty sure he would never buy a Jap product,...wouldnít blame Ďim...but time goes by. My dad had a Ď78 dodge truck, maybe Ď79. Nothing but trouble, burnt valves and crappy carburetor and crappy everything...finally he got a Toyota and I didnít have to be helping him constantly... that old guy who called Metric things ugly names , (silly #%*•Ä millimeters),( and worse ), finally had an older vehicle he could afford that wasnít constantly broken. He tought me SO much about dealing with messed-up threads and broken bolt extraction and just plain sitting back and relaxing when youíre stumped with a problem and just have a cigarette and think instead of doing something irreversible...miss him sometimes...
PUT ME On IGNORE!, but donít forget...