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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By gottarollwithit
Not sure how wise it is to remove the main valve...

Not sure how wise it is to remove the main valve body gasket.... That said, i've had the accumulator mod with the new bolts installed for several thousand miles. Lost count at this point. I'd argue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By gottarollwithit
Agreed. This plus a good balance job on the...

Agreed. This plus a good balance job on the reciprocating assembly. Really makes the motor a lot smoother and less buzzy. I remember going from stock b230ft to H beams and Wiseco pistons from RSI....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By gottarollwithit
Get a piece of paper and diagram intake or...

Get a piece of paper and diagram intake or exhaust valve, then seat each cylinder to tits up, then measure your clearance with the feeler gauge. Log each clearance on the paper. Then, use whatever...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By gottarollwithit
Pretty sure that's not for R manual trans cars. ...

Pretty sure that's not for R manual trans cars.

OP, might want to consider reading up on this issue over on SS. There's nothing holding the axle together, aside from it being squashed in place...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By gottarollwithit
Anybody?? I know i've come across this info...

Anybody?? I know i've come across this info somewhere...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By gottarollwithit
I think Iím beyond the normal situation like...

I think Iím beyond the normal situation like that. A couple yes back I had a shop replace my master. I think they somehow got air in my ABS pump and Iíve never gotten it out since.

Iíve pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By gottarollwithit
Manually activate and pump????

I got an 88í 740t

How the heck do you manually activate the abs pump? Perhaps pull a relay and jump pins? Which ones???

Really donít want to stomp the brakes to trigger the abs. Would prefer to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,320
Posted By gottarollwithit
Line are cheap. Just replace them if you're going...

Line are cheap. Just replace them if you're going to tear it all apart. Probably throw a rebuild kit at the fronts as well. You're going to have to bleed the system anyways if you pop out the caliper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By gottarollwithit
Need to make more go powahh! Or, just get the...

Need to make more go powahh! Or, just get the trans to downshift.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By gottarollwithit
AW71L isn't terrible. I run mine through Oaktown...

AW71L isn't terrible. I run mine through Oaktown quite frequently.... Yes, you can tell when lockup is engaged, but it's not a big deal. Picked up like 1mpg, still using my stock 1030 rear end on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By gottarollwithit
Where'd you get the R axle from? Or, who rebuilt...

Where'd you get the R axle from? Or, who rebuilt it?

Upon removal, they frequently separate at the inner joint and literally fall apart.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By gottarollwithit
Did you check the compression before pulling the...

Did you check the compression before pulling the head?

You can weld a nut or something to the seized stud and get it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By gottarollwithit
I assume that has something to do with VIDA...

I assume that has something to do with VIDA updates and security? I use mine on the internet no problem. Being able to do so is a big plus. Remember, if you ever need remote assistance on VIDA,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By gottarollwithit
Selling a laptop preloaded with a working version...

Selling a laptop preloaded with a working version of Vida is a great idea. If you're not a compuker whizz, just buy that! Hell, if you can, get a Dice unit from this guy too!

I bought a nice...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By gottarollwithit
88' 740T ABS Pulsing/pumping

It's been storming here lately, so i think maybe an ABS sensor is dirty. When i started the car up, as soon as i depressed the brakes fully, the ABS was pulsing and the trip odometer was turning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By gottarollwithit
That myth is sorta correct, but replacement is...

That myth is sorta correct, but replacement is doable. Been there, done that. I bought a pass side M66 salvage axle from a scrapper, then sent it off to CVJ to get rebuilt. That was back when the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By gottarollwithit
Or, if you give up, for like 100 bucks you can...

Or, if you give up, for like 100 bucks you can just buy the Dice unit off Ebay that all the SS guys use. The seller is in Lithuania, but will remote connect to your computer and set it all up if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By gottarollwithit
If you're super worried: ...

If you're super worried:

https://www.deeworks.ca/product/b230ft-aluminum-freeze-plug-retainer/
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By gottarollwithit
Perhaps post pics of the brushes?

Perhaps post pics of the brushes?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,306
Posted By gottarollwithit
If that's the case, your alt is probably not the...

If that's the case, your alt is probably not the root cause of your problem.... Might just be throwing money away by buying more alternators...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,118
Posted By gottarollwithit
This. Contrast/Gustav, one of the tuners on...

This.

Contrast/Gustav, one of the tuners on SS says that the stock R tune has too much timing, plus the funky stock dual intercooler system doesn't work that well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By gottarollwithit
How did the fluid look when you changed it? You...

How did the fluid look when you changed it? You replace the filter?
Aside from that kick down cable, these trans don't have much in terms of adjustments or stuff to tinker with. If the cable is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,118
Posted By gottarollwithit
Possible, but not terribly likely. HG probs are...

Possible, but not terribly likely. HG probs are pretty uncommon. Possible cracked block.

What yr? miles?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By gottarollwithit
Indeed. I've always had the same opinion as...

Indeed.

I've always had the same opinion as Dave, but could never back it up with any conclusive evidence. That said, i'll Prime in a CTEK and then start hunting for a deal on a Platinum grade...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By gottarollwithit
Rejuvenating Battery Chargers?

So, on my Benz with a big H8 battery, i tested 660 cca, when its supposed to have 770 cca.
Battery is about 2.5 yrs old. Works just fine, cranks, starts, no problem. The idiot mechanic that i used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,214
Posted By gottarollwithit
Forget diesel I6 injectors. Get them from...

Forget diesel I6 injectors. Get them from Greazzzer and don't worry about it. You're not going to make big power with this motor. Doing so will require a $$$ injection pump. Keep it stock and enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,214
Posted By gottarollwithit
If you're really going to do a motor swap, would...

If you're really going to do a motor swap, would be wise to adjust the injection timing when the motor is out of the car. If it hasn't been done in ages, it will be worth your while. You'll likely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By gottarollwithit
As i remember, there's a few vids on Youtube...

As i remember, there's a few vids on Youtube about this stuff. Depends on which cam pulley you have. Some are spring loaded, some are able to freely turn clockwise/counter clockwise a bit. If it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,129
Posted By gottarollwithit
Do yourself a favor - Get a Dice unit. Will make...

Do yourself a favor - Get a Dice unit. Will make working on your car much easier.

Also, if you had a Dice, Xemodex can remotely scan and review your car. Meaning... Xemodex could theoretically...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,903
Posted By gottarollwithit
There are many mods to be had, but by far the...

There are many mods to be had, but by far the best is a set of E codes AND a headlight relay harness. If you can afford to toss a couple hundred bucks at it, call Ray at Susquehanna Motorsports...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By gottarollwithit
Aside from the LED stuff, how do you know the...

Aside from the LED stuff, how do you know the mixture is actually rich??? The baseline mixture adjustment screw on the AMM doesn't adjust very much.... Doesn't provide improvement... If you've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
At the advice of one of the SS guys, I measured...

At the advice of one of the SS guys, I measured my spark plug gap. I found that gap was 0.024. Spec is 0.028". Some manufacurers go up to 0.030".

Think this overly tight spark gap could be enough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
Was actually considering a leak down test, but i...

Was actually considering a leak down test, but i figured the time and effort required to do a leak down test would be the same as for valve stem seal replacement. To do a leak down, ya gotta pull the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
Replaced the PCV system a few months ago. Got...

Replaced the PCV system a few months ago. Got plenty of vacuum at the oil fill hole. Oil cap is pretty dang clean. Old PCV was pretty clean when I replaced it. I don't think sludge is an issue.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
I'm going to put in a set of valve stem seals and...

I'm going to put in a set of valve stem seals and see what happens. The motor has good compression across the cylinders. Think this is a head gasket or leaking valve, so it seems that stem seals are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
Turbo from the intake side was tight. No oil in...

Turbo from the intake side was tight. No oil in the intercooler. Should I check the exhaust side?

Actually have this apart to do stem seals, but stopped because the plugs don't look super terrible...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
04' S60r with a stock tune, 150k mi on the clock

04' S60r with a stock tune, 150k mi on the clock
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gottarollwithit
Analyze my R Plugs?

Any thoughts?? I'm burning/losing a quart of oil every 500 mi or so. No huge puffs of smoke out the tailpipe. Using Bosch platinum iridium plugs. About 4k mi on these plugs.

There's black crud...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By gottarollwithit
Time to fire it up and go around jiggling...

Time to fire it up and go around jiggling wires... Whatever's wrong is gonna come back at the most inopportune time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By gottarollwithit
That G05 stuff is legitimately good. The hoards...

That G05 stuff is legitimately good. The hoards of people that back it on all of the other forums are right. Oftentimes Pepboys has 25% off online codes. You can order it online with the discount,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By gottarollwithit
OK, i've dumped in some UV dye and charged the...

OK, i've dumped in some UV dye and charged the system. Not really sure if it's under or over charged. I just dumped in some r134 until the low side hit 30 psi. It blows cool, but not cold. It's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By gottarollwithit
Find Tiny AC Leaks???

Been noodling on how to find a small AC leak. I got a Jeep that i can pull a vac on, but it loses it after about 15 min. It's a pretty slow leak, but some of the AC components are buried under the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,922
Posted By gottarollwithit
Are you sure your cam timing isn't a tooth off?

Are you sure your cam timing isn't a tooth off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By gottarollwithit
How do you know that the Amm is good? Try...

How do you know that the Amm is good? Try disconnecting it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By gottarollwithit
Isn't there a block date stamp down behind the...

Isn't there a block date stamp down behind the pass side motor mount area? As I remember, it was difficult to find and had an obstructed view, but still definitely findable
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By gottarollwithit
This is precisely why i pose this question. I...

This is precisely why i pose this question. I think sanding the old shaft down by a thou or two will be enough to remove the groove, yet still be thick enough to engage the seal adequately. This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By gottarollwithit
I'm kinda on the fence about using a Speedi...

I'm kinda on the fence about using a Speedi Sleeve. Yes, i can definitely feel the groove, but the sleeve is supposed to be 0.01" thick. If the groove is only a few thou deep, i could see how a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By gottarollwithit
Good ideas! Looks like this grooved torque...

Good ideas!

Looks like this grooved torque converter is causing a small leak. Definitely visible and you can see it drip, but it's nothing major. I think the seal was a tad crooked and was causing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By gottarollwithit
Oil Seal Lip Loading?

Not quite sure where to put this thread.... Didn't put it in OT b/c i could see how this could get off topic...

Anyhow, my Benz is leaking at the torque converter seal. It's a brand new seal, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By gottarollwithit
That's good info! I think i'm just gonna lop...

That's good info!

I think i'm just gonna lop off about 1/2" of pipe, which will allow my muffler to come forward a bit.

Just to add to the discussion.... I also think that the exhaust system...
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