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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
Where I've patched with JB Weld is holding fine. ...

Where I've patched with JB Weld is holding fine. Its that the crack goes further down the head from where I put the JB Weld and its leaking there now. Hell....the crack may be growing or getting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
Saw that hole too. I think it’s been repaired in...

Saw that hole too. I think it’s been repaired in the past and that hole was meant to stop it from cracking more? Seems odd to put it where the gasket will end up though, so maybe it isn’t what it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
Update......JB Weld patch is holding up well but...

Update......JB Weld patch is holding up well but the crack has now revealed itself below my patch. The leak is ever so subtle but still oozing. From when I changed the valve cover gasket and was able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
Took a dremel and cleaned up the areas on the...

Took a dremel and cleaned up the areas on the inside and outside of the head

https://i.imgur.com/jyGqZCnl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fjShj1Rl.jpg

Mixed up some JB Weld and covered the crack.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
https://www.eastwood.com/glyptal-red-brush-on-1-qt...

https://www.eastwood.com/glyptal-red-brush-on-1-qt.html

Interesting stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
^^^^This is where I am at the moment, only by the...

^^^^This is where I am at the moment, only by the time it starts giving my problems again I'll be ready with an entire '93 engine that I have in a salvage 245 with about half as many miles.


...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
So thinking along those lines I do have a much...

So thinking along those lines I do have a much lower mileage ‘93 engine that is in a 245. I’m just not in a position to yank it at the moment. When I have my recently purchased 850 up on its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By thismachine13
New valve cover gasket fine but wth is this?

Replacing the valve cover gasket as I had a leak dripping down to the exhaust manifold causing that sickening oil burn smell. So got the OE Volvo gasket and as I’m cleaning the head for the new...
Forum: website & board 01-31-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,238
Posted By thismachine13
How did I miss the warning thread? The absolute...

How did I miss the warning thread? The absolute worst case of DT's I've ever had!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By thismachine13
This. I once thought I had looked mine over well...

This. I once thought I had looked mine over well only to take it off later..looked closer and found a tear where the nipple for the flame trap hose attaches.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By thismachine13
*cough* :)

*cough* :)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By thismachine13
Agree......if you have the engine out, drill the...

Agree......if you have the engine out, drill the block for the oil return. Tap it and never have to worry about it.

Emailed about the Yoshifab adapter and was told that the hole would have to be...
Forum: showroom 01-04-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By thismachine13
Apologies for the continued thread jack, but this...

Apologies for the continued thread jack, but this is the only street race I've seen the Tesla lose to that wasn't a disguised drag car.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1DBLQr7zs0
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By thismachine13
Ditto.....worked a treat.

Ditto.....worked a treat.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By thismachine13
For your oil return flange Jegs, Summit,...

For your oil return flange Jegs, Summit, Kenugawa, ATP Turbo among many others.

Oil feed can also be obtained from a plug at the front of the engine.....if you can get it out without stripping...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By thismachine13
Hotdoggin if your number is the same, I just sent...

Hotdoggin if your number is the same, I just sent you a text.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By thismachine13
^^^^^this

^^^^^this
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Didn't even think about that but you're right. It...

Didn't even think about that but you're right. It bothers the hell out of me that I don't realize these problem solvers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By thismachine13
As worthless as the hind teats on a boar hog.

As worthless as the hind teats on a boar hog.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Thanks guys. Think I'll grab another can of...

Thanks guys.

Think I'll grab another can of Break Free to lube it, forgot how much I like the way it smells.......the lube that is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Got it. Just kept working it back and forth and...

Got it. Just kept working it back and forth and spraying brake kleen trough it. Felt some grit come out and it seems to work fine now. Probably sometime in the past had used my key to scrape some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Sounds good brother. I'll keep dicking with this...

Sounds good brother. I'll keep dicking with this thing to see if I can crack it. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By thismachine13
From reading past radiator threads I know where...

From reading past radiator threads I know where this is headed. You've got the brass camp and the aluminum camp.

Back to the OP....I put a 740 Turbo shroud on my '89 NA metal end tank rad, so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Ok. I pushed on that piece with it upside down...

Ok. I pushed on that piece with it upside down (unable to lock) and it didn't make a difference. It's something inside. How do I get into this cylinder?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Aforementioned can of CLP ...

Aforementioned can of CLP
https://i.imgur.com/WxAr43wl.jpg

The small little piece surrounded by black is what is hanging up. Upside down it falls down enough to allow the lock to rotate. With how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
My can of CLP has a hole that I punctured in the...

My can of CLP has a hole that I punctured in the bottom because it wouldn't spray anymore but still has lubricant in the can. I shake a little out whenever I need some.

What I did have that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
If you've got it handy. Looks like I'm going in!

If you've got it handy. Looks like I'm going in!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Welllllll.......it seems they are driver and...

Welllllll.......it seems they are driver and passenger specific.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
CLP Break Free is quality stuff.....use it on my...

CLP Break Free is quality stuff.....use it on my guns.

This is something different than what some lubricant will fix. Feels like something is physically keeping it from unlocking. Weird that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By thismachine13
Lock cylinder drivers door

'89 245 drivers side door has been sticky to unlock. Pulled the door panel thinking maybe it was the mechanicals but see that it's the lock cylinder. Take it out and as I turn it upside down it...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By thismachine13
A factory aluminum or aftermarket aluminum?

A factory aluminum or aftermarket aluminum?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
Nothing but the lovely whistle of the turbo this...

Nothing but the lovely whistle of the turbo this morning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
Walked to work yesterday morning so I would have...

Walked to work yesterday morning so I would have a nice cold exhaust to work on that evening. Took it all apart and the Remflex gasket held strong in the corners but gave up on the top and bottom....
Forum: showroom 12-18-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By thismachine13
Interested.

Interested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
Yes.....locking flanged nuts and 10m exhaust...

Yes.....locking flanged nuts and 10m exhaust studs both from ATP.

No support bracket....somebody have one for sale?

The Remflex gasket is fine around the flange just a 3/4 of an inch area...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
Not sure why I didn't think to machine the turbo...

Not sure why I didn't think to machine the turbo flange flat as well. Guess I just assumed that there was enough surface area to seal well. Going ghetto for the short term. Bought some "Exhaust...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
The manifold was machined to open up the 90+...

The manifold was machined to open up the 90+ manifold to match the turbo opening. The machine shop removed the lip which I intended to leave to help with sealing. I'm ok with it now seeing as how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
The manifold was machined to open up the 90+...

The manifold was machined to open up the 90+ manifold to match the turbo opening. The machine shop removed the lip which I intended to leave to help with sealing. I'm ok with it now seeing as how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
It's worth a shot. Just hate the thought of...

It's worth a shot. Just hate the thought of unbolting it for the gazillioneth time only to put it back and have it leak....again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
I think you're both correct. Just hoping, as many...

I think you're both correct. Just hoping, as many who post here do, that there was an easy button. I'll take a file to both when I get ready to throw another gasket in.

Thanks guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By thismachine13
T3 inlet flange gasket leak

'89 245 +T, all stock turbo parts from a 7 series turbo. 90+ exhaust that has been opened up for the T3 exhaust housing....lip machined off....mounting studs drilled and tapped for 10m studs.....new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By thismachine13
So what change happened to the Volvo seat after...

So what change happened to the Volvo seat after 1986 as far as the bracket?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By thismachine13
I am/was in a similar situation with my +T in my...

I am/was in a similar situation with my +T in my DD. Slowly pieced it all together to the point of having the intercooler installed and having PVC pipe plumbed across my engine to get my intake air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By thismachine13
I had this on my '89 245. Sometimes I would pull...

I had this on my '89 245. Sometimes I would pull over...key off....restart and it would be fine. Tried different AMM's.....ECU....etc. My main fuel pump was getting noisy (I ran it a period of time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By thismachine13
Yes sir.....nothing worse than a dead end thread.

Yes sir.....nothing worse than a dead end thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By thismachine13
The stealthfti pbase is great info!! I may do a...

The stealthfti pbase is great info!! I may do a homemade catch can like what he has done, sometime in the future.

For now it seems that setting up the PCV vent much like the stock setup is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By thismachine13
Will do. Threw it all together then rolled out...

Will do. Threw it all together then rolled out for the work Xmas party. Seems to be ok. It's got a slightly rough idle but I'm pretty sure that's from the exhaust leak at manifold to turbo.

I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By thismachine13
The Viper pieces I ordered a couple weeks back...

The Viper pieces I ordered a couple weeks back showed up today.

https://i.imgur.com/Ui3NhaIl.jpg

Wasn't happy with the siliconeintakes.com versions so I got these. The larger one inch is for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By thismachine13
https://i.imgur.com/Z2p3IJDl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Z2p3IJDl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By thismachine13
Not going disagree with you one bit.

Not going disagree with you one bit.
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