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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Khrrck
Hey, just be glad they're not totally gone yet,...

Hey, just be glad they're not totally gone yet, or you'd be looking at this page....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Khrrck
My stop-gap solution was a GPS speedometer...

My stop-gap solution was a GPS speedometer installed on my phone. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Khrrck
I'm not sure about the routing between the...

I'm not sure about the routing between the solenoid and the car, but the solenoid itself is on the driver's side of the transmission, up on top. There's a picture here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Khrrck
I suspect your wiring at the transmission is...

I suspect your wiring at the transmission is shot. It's flexing and occasionally losing connection, causing the solenoid to shut off overdrive. Eventually it may ground out against something and blow...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Khrrck
I had very similar symptoms. Mine was a loose...

I had very similar symptoms. Mine was a loose connection at the harness plug on the distributor Hall sensor. Took it apart, adjusted the connectors gently with a pick, and used some contact cleaner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Khrrck
It looks like the original part just has one nut...

It looks like the original part just has one nut on it, but the aftermarket ones with two should work just fine.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,286
Posted By Khrrck
A full sized tire and wheel will fit in the spare...

A full sized tire and wheel will fit in the spare tire compartment. Get a RWD steelie or alloy - I snagged one with a tire in good condition out of the PNP. If you match sizes with your other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Khrrck
it's about halfway. diesel is quite good at...

it's about halfway. diesel is quite good at killing tissue. so you need to get to a doctor right away and have the contaminated flesh surgically removed, or it'll literally start rotting off (which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Khrrck
What voltage were you getting with the engine...

What voltage were you getting with the engine running?

Is your battery good? Was it under load when you checked it with engine off?

Got a trickle charger you can top it up with?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Khrrck
just paint everything black so oil leaks are...

just paint everything black so oil leaks are easier to ignore.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Khrrck
The metal plate which goes into your phone case,...

The metal plate which goes into your phone case, like in the Anker one linked, will interfere with inductive charging.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Khrrck
I did my motor mounts with a floor jack from...

I did my motor mounts with a floor jack from underneath the car, after putting it on jackstands. Jacked up from the drain plug area, lightly, did one mount at a time - no issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By Khrrck
The lug wrench which came with my car from the...

The lug wrench which came with my car from the previous owner bent when I tried to use it. My replacement is a breaker bar, short extension and socket from Harbor Freight. Just be careful as I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Khrrck
All fully formulated coolants should contain the...

All fully formulated coolants should contain the proper corrosion inhibitors for copper and copper alloy components. In fact, I'd expect anything which doesn't to have warnings on it - the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Khrrck
use the kickdown button so you aren't towing in...

use the kickdown button so you aren't towing in OD. make sure the load is balanced properly so the tongue isn't super heavy (lifting your front wheels is no bueno).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By Khrrck
Honestly I think a PC power supply will have the...

Honestly I think a PC power supply will have the most consistent voltage for cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By Khrrck
What's the difference between the two? They lock...

What's the difference between the two? They lock up at different speeds or?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By Khrrck
Does the car have an aftermarket sound system?

Does the car have an aftermarket sound system?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Khrrck
Have you tried calling the dealer with the part...

Have you tried calling the dealer with the part numbers? They may have it. Amazon has it for an outrageous price. They also have significantly cheaper GL-4 Red Line oil, but only in 70W80 and 75W90....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By Khrrck
Been there...

Been there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Khrrck
Those look fantastic! All the essential sockets...

Those look fantastic! All the essential sockets and a lot of the extra non-socket stuff too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Khrrck
Pretty much this. I do notice that on the...

Pretty much this.

I do notice that on the combined SAE/Metric sets, sometimes there is a SAE socket which is the exact right size to fit the missing metric size. Perhaps they save money by trying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By Khrrck
I started with this (no longer sold): ...

I started with this (no longer sold):

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002VXN6TG/

I don't use most of the SAE sockets, but if you get a metric-only set look for one that'll still cover the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Khrrck
Driver's (left) side has the wiring. My...

Driver's (left) side has the wiring. My replacement harness from IPD was NG and blew fuses. I just bypassed it and have been happy since.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Khrrck
My question would be... What are they working on?...

My question would be... What are they working on?

If 50% of the cars they're working on have an all-metal bearing, and the bucket is full of composite ones... then yeah, they're junk.

If 90% of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
Photograph?

Photograph?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Khrrck
I definitely had to put "geez, really?" levels of...

I definitely had to put "geez, really?" levels of tension on the springs to get them into position and screwed down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Khrrck
I'll see if I can get at it. Will definitely have...

I'll see if I can get at it. Will definitely have a better look at everything once I have the front off the ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Khrrck
Any thoughts? Otherwise I guess I'll just...

Any thoughts? Otherwise I guess I'll just re-gasket it and see how it holds up the second time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Khrrck
AW70 (pan seal?) leaking

Hey guys,

'87 240, original B230 and AW70. My AW70 has just started to spatter ATF on my parking spot. Inspecting the edges of the pan, there's one spot on the passenger side where the gasket is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Khrrck
Yup, hairdryer is probably too hot.

Yup, hairdryer is probably too hot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Khrrck
Mine was in the glovebox when I got the car, has...

Mine was in the glovebox when I got the car, has lived there since, and seems OK. But I haven't looked at it closely lately. I'm sure you could find a nicer one for sale if you cared to. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Khrrck
Has it been left in the car in the summer? Might...

Has it been left in the car in the summer? Might be heat damage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
Try gasket first if it fits. Sealant is a last...

Try gasket first if it fits. Sealant is a last resort. It's nasty muck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
That actually fits? I checked IPD for his year...

That actually fits? I checked IPD for his year and model and didn't see it listed, but I trust your expertise. I'd do that before exhaust paste for sure. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
And no, I don't think cutting your exhaust will...

And no, I don't think cutting your exhaust will fix the problem - I think the weight and movement from installing the full exhaust made an existing problem visible, and removing it probably won't fix...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
I would separate the turbo and manifold and check...

I would separate the turbo and manifold and check both sides. Then reassemble with new hardware if it looks flat and clean. Torque down and check again for leak. Also make sure your exhaust has all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Khrrck
If it seems like the motor is just seized up, you...

If it seems like the motor is just seized up, you might be able to get away with just disassembling it, gently cleaning, and replacing bearings and brushes.

If the coil wiring or commutator are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Khrrck
Cleaning the flame trap and breather box is a DIY...

Cleaning the flame trap and breather box is a DIY job you can do with minimal experience. Was one of the first things I did. I would do the flame trap first, since it's easy to reach on a '91,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
Separate it and check the flanges for flatness...

Separate it and check the flanges for flatness and rust.

You could have them machined flat or put a skim of exhaust sealant on there?

:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
I think the exhaust guys shifted stuff around...

I think the exhaust guys shifted stuff around while working on your new exhaust, twisting the joint up near the manifold and opening up the leak. Nothing as fancy as backpressure.

The leak is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,678
Posted By Khrrck
Did they disconnect the O2 sensor during the...

Did they disconnect the O2 sensor during the exhaust install? Did they weld near the O2 sensor?

I'd check the connection visually and then look up the multimeter test for it. Unfortunately I'm not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By Khrrck
Whoooooosh :roll: OP: Do you have any...

Whoooooosh :roll:

OP: Do you have any baffles or coarse steel wool (the metal kitchen scrubbers work well) in there to catch some of the oil mist?

Might be time for a compression check. Mine's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 993
Posted By Khrrck
There's only two pins, right? Then no, you can...

There's only two pins, right? Then no, you can hook it up in either direction. Hope the replacement works!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Khrrck
Front end changed in... '86 I think? Headlights,...

Front end changed in... '86 I think? Headlights, turn signals, fenders won't fit unless you swap EVERYTHING over (but I like the quad squares so eh).
Forum: events 08-14-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Khrrck
Totally forgot about this, sorry.

Totally forgot about this, sorry.
Forum: website & board 08-11-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,318
Posted By Khrrck
Tenner for you my good sir. Paypal doesn't seem...

Tenner for you my good sir. Paypal doesn't seem to have a comment box though. My email has my username in it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 993
Posted By Khrrck
Pot is supposed to turn between two stops - "all...

Pot is supposed to turn between two stops - "all on" and "all off". If it turns freely it's probably broken.

Post in the Wanted forum and someone can sell you a working one. Should be <$20.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 993
Posted By Khrrck
Turn signals don't work when the headlights are...

Turn signals don't work when the headlights are on? Suddenly you're in "refer to the wiring diagram and trace everything" territory. :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 993
Posted By Khrrck
That circuit has on it (IIRC) the gearshift bulb,...

That circuit has on it (IIRC) the gearshift bulb, cluster bulbs, and at least one which lights up the heater controls. Could be wrong though. I've not driven in the dark in a while...
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