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  1. 1 point
    Fifty150

    Jacks

    As an FYI, a 2 ton bottle jack, with 5" of ram travel, will not lift the Transit Connect high enough off the ground to change the tires. I figured that with the unibody pinch weld lifted 1' off the ground, it would be good.
  2. 1 point
    Fifty150

    TC dash screen

    I'm so old, I think that if you remove the screen, the opening is just right for an 8 track.
  3. 1 point
    G B L

    TC dash screen

    I am too old, having a Radio with dedicated buttons that I can use with out looking is my choice.
  4. 1 point
    Jiquay

    Official Membership Card

    mrtn, at the grandparent level, the youngest to pass was 74 - paternal grandfather. He was born a bluebaby. He was shot in Germany in 1916. He went back to the battle & got hit with a mortar in '18 - he was placed with the dead on that day. They told my grandmother she was crazy to marry him in '23 - he was only gonna live 5 years. He met all his grandchildren! He died 50-1/2 years to the day after the WW1 medic gave him up for dead. The other 3 totalled 274 years... GK
  5. 1 point
    mrtn

    To combat road noise

    This has been discussed before. They're just decoration, not lights. You can order a pair and replace youself but they're really expensive, $50-60 a piece.
  6. 1 point
    Those are just reflectors. Valeo 45255 OEM part number DT11 13A602 AB 1846222 Valeo 45254 OEM part number DT11 13A603 AB 1846223
  7. 1 point
    Jiquay

    Jacks

    I have access to quite a collection of bumper jacks as we've used them for dozens of tasks at the country place. They would be perfect for converting an FTC back bumper into a spoiler... GK
  8. 1 point
    I have an extra dumb key for my 2015 in my wallet. But due to the special nature of the TC keys, it had to be bought and cut at the dealership. I know the first gen used a different style, but it's likely available those too. Just ask for a non-transponder key and they should be able to get one. Mine was around $10 IIRC and I made sure to include it in the purchase deal even though my TC included the two extra fob keys.
  9. 1 point
    mrtn

    2014+ Lowering Springs

    I was planning on ordering lowering springs from Eibach for my other car. Screw them. Plenty of other suppliers available.
  10. 1 point
    Most shops have a fluid exchange machine. @ $269, I am tempted to buy one. Shops will charge at least $150 for a transmission flush. 6 gallon capacity is 24 quarts.
  11. 1 point
    Don Ridley

    Door Sensors

    I assume you have the door modules. Try these: sliding door wiring 1.pdf sliding door wiring 2.pdf
  12. 1 point
    Outstanding !!! Good to know the process, while time consuming, doesn't seem too difficult. I'll still probably let some shop do it for me, when time comes to change it. I have just fallen out of love with oils and messes and disposal.
  13. 1 point
    It looks like Autobytel obtained info on pricing and options for the upcoming 2019 Transit Connect. https://www.autobytel.com/ford/transit-connect/2019/configurator/
  14. 1 point
    Fifty150

    Tie Down ?

    Just ignore what everyone else says. It's a canoe tie down. OEM Canoe Securement Point. Only 1 made, and you lucked out.
  15. 1 point
    Fifty150

    Battery Jump Starter?

    Cold climate citizens all have their own life hacks. Just don't eat the yellow snow.
  16. 1 point
    Jiquay

    Fuel filler security

    I suspected someone was stealing gas a few years ago - put a locking gas cap on my pickup truck. About 4 months later, a colleague at work asked me about it. "SHHH! You, me & the guy stealing my gas are the only two people who know about that!" GK
  17. 1 point
    Do not buy those jack pads in pairs, or sets of 4. You will only be using 1 jack. Your jackstands cannot ust pads. There are pads for jack stands. I picked up my floor jack pad from Amazon for about a Lincoln. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01GXPIHY6/ref=od_aui_detailpages01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  18. 1 point
    I'm about as done as I can get, for the moment. I'm sure there will be more, but this is it for the general modifications.
  19. 1 point
    Ford just pisses me off. After 15 years of owning, racing, and professionally race modifying Subarus, Ford is unbelievably customer hostile in comparison. I like my van but I'm growing to dislike the company it came from more and more.
  20. 0 points
    in the below pic you can see the door latch (center on the pillar) I need the thing a ma jigs that are above and below it . Both sliders have a broken 1 and a stuck one in the pillars Doors still work and function fine . On another note , my rear window wipers now usually swipe the rear glass at least once when you first start the van . and they are not even turned on . WTF ! and sometimes in the summer when you turn on the AC it blows hot air forever , won't start blowing cold air until you shut the van off and then restart . Then it works fine . doesn't happen all the time, but Once in a while it does . Do these friggin things have Gremlins or what ?
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