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Forum: website & board 07-26-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 267
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That's rough, I was disappointed in my junk ...

That's rough, I was disappointed in my junk getting 27.5 drafting a Dirtmax at 85.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yep, that right there is about 80% of starter...

Yep, that right there is about 80% of starter problems, strangely enough, fresh contacts are only sold for ~20% of starters.
Not that some reshaped copper pipe won't work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's out of power steering fluid, and those are...

It's out of power steering fluid, and those are the last 4 drops..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,008
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Ice pack any dubious control units or sensors,...

Ice pack any dubious control units or sensors, if it gets better you have a suspect.
Friend had a car that only wold go about 4 miles without an ice pack for the ECU:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 634
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
most likely an intake gasket leak. A...

most likely an intake gasket leak.

A little gunk in a delivery valve will keep one injector from doing its job too.

Raising the idle when doing the line crack check helps lessen the idle...
Forum: showroom 07-04-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 951
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Somehow you missed this? <iframe width="560"...

Somehow you missed this?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/2GyuPp7na80" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Zazzle does not love Dave Barton:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,343
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Or cut a V8 badge to 8V

Or cut a V8 badge to 8V
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,485
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've been putting Moog, Spicer, and Precision in...

I've been putting Moog, Spicer, and Precision in heavily worked trucks, and am not plagued with failures.
Something to think about if you are on the edge strength wise, a greasable joint is hollow,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 418
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
First thing I check, after running 2500-3000 RPM...

First thing I check, after running 2500-3000 RPM for 2 minutes, is the catalytic converter hotter at the outlet than the inlet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 554
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
In the original application, they are referred...

In the original application, they are referred to as a "Gov-bomb" for their tendency to shoot parts everywhere.
They are good for not getting stuck in astock and moderately driven street vehicle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
it depends on your skill with zip-ties.

it depends on your skill with zip-ties.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.pbsboatstore.com/racor-1000fh.htm?feed=...

http://www.pbsboatstore.com/racor-1000fh.htm?feed=Froogle&gclid=CjgKEAjw2pSdBRCc5Or_vuWw7TgSJAA5txZgHpnfZwN61p-Qd4P_EGCpCxPCORUEmlCD1J3i9TD9SPD_BwE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://repairguide.autozone.com/znetrgs/repair_gui...

http://repairguide.autozone.com/znetrgs/repair_guide_content/en_us/images/0900c152/80/06/3f/fa/medium/0900c15280063ffa.gif
Notches at arrow. MLS gaskets usually have holes instead.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
in 2 places on every piston. Unless you put...

in 2 places on every piston.

Unless you put the last gasket on, I'd assume it was wrong.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-10-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't know, but the clutch in my diesel really...

I don't know, but the clutch in my diesel really isn't anything to write home about.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That was posted here awhile back, maybe was on...

That was posted here awhile back, maybe was on ebay?
I remember there was soem description of work done.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Pretty sure this is house gun with a house paint...

Pretty sure this is house gun with a house paint left at the end of a job. Dont reallly know, it was the PO's work, and I never met him. I replaced the worst oversprayed windows and stuff....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
???? The only legal thing about that...

???? The only legal thing about that conversion in California is that as a pickup, you need commercial platess (reg fees by weight) which will come out around $60, just like before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I find these...

I find these (http://www.mikestools.com/DW1220-DeWALT--516in-Pilot-Pt-Cobalt_DW1220.aspx) pretty efficient for spot welds....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't think it's one that came in Volvo,...

I don't think it's one that came in Volvo, guessing VW LT, which we never got here.


Gas, but the Brazil ford superduty motor might be a decent fit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
What tranny is that on the cutaway motor?

What tranny is that on the cutaway motor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A lot of people have thought that, and most of...

A lot of people have thought that, and most of them lost an engine 2-4 weeks after somebody did that.

Also your manual sucks, the real one provides part numbers for both tools.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Threads started my me, search for service tools. ...

Threads started my me, search for service tools.
Or use the tranny.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,343
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I doubt it will be that different, my Fbird is...

I doubt it will be that different, my Fbird is pretty close to 3K with the V8 and a full interior.
I wold not compare the original motor, but a TBI /TPI, htey are cheap and very simple swap. Not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,140
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Even using an impact. I run them down 1/8 of a...

Even using an impact. I run them down 1/8 of a turn shy with the gun, then click each nut 2x to be sure. Nothing ruins customer confidence faster than losing a wheel.

I've seen em so tight I...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
the Southwest isn't really known for its soft...

the Southwest isn't really known for its soft ground, and his 1 ton junk will support ~40's before really needing mods.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
get some penetrating oil on there take a deep...

get some penetrating oil on there
take a deep socket that fits over the stud , and set it against the offending nut.
Now with a 3-4 LB hammer hammer that socket toward the wheel.
Hit it hard for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,140
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
As was mentioned 2 posts above you, you can't...

As was mentioned 2 posts above you, you can't check torque that way. Breakaway torque has little to do with tightening torque.
I use my Milwaukee 18V impact. It will snap car and 1/2 ton lug...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-26-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Like a Chevy truck frame will care? Blazer...

Like a Chevy truck frame will care?

Blazer frame, wheelbase stretched 4-5" for better ride and articulation.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,343
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Well at least for the ill handling, it will be...

Well at least for the ill handling, it will be light weight.

I'd go with the 700R, bolt it to the TH350 mounts, and your redblock will be ~2" forward for distributor clearance, the shifter will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,140
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
We took 2 to the calibrator on the snap on truck,...

We took 2 to the calibrator on the snap on truck, and they were just as accurate as his new ones, just a much cheaper feel and sometimes they snap.

A used beam wrench is also 100% reliable and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
1 you are aiming at the steel. 2 the part the...

1 you are aiming at the steel.
2 the part the bolt goes into is generally a much bigger heat sink than the bolt.
3 if you get the steel bolt hot enough, it's softer than the aluminum...run a nut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Read threads I started for one about broken...

Read threads I started for one about broken bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If the threads are tapered, it's NPT. It's not ...

If the threads are tapered, it's NPT.
It's not gonna be imperial.
Fair chance you can find a metric bolt that fits, but use a seal washer.
Or just close the hole and put it back in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Lincoln standard universal plug.

Lincoln standard universal plug.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-23-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you are doing any tuning at all, or towing I...

If you are doing any tuning at all, or towing I would not use a DMF.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-22-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
For awhile. but they are probably a lot...

For awhile.
but they are probably a lot stretchier than real studs.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
unless you are talking 30/40 series, those are...

unless you are talking 30/40 series, those are all way small for a 7" rim.

What exactly do you mean by handling? The way I look at it, you can have good or poor handing at any ire size, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 330
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Sure but they inevitably break where the bend...

Sure but they inevitably break where the bend was, causing significant engine damage.
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/photos/museumphotos/R45dropvalve%20sentec.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 330
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Straighten it out and run it another pass or two.

Straighten it out and run it another pass or two.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,017
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Consider a bumpercooler if you use paddle...

Consider a bumpercooler if you use paddle shifters.
http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/85129686.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I made the mistake of shimming one up almost...

I made the mistake of shimming one up almost solid.
Vibrations were almost unbearable by 40 MPH.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You left another wire loose too.

You left another wire loose too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,315
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Different car with small Chevy. Went to PnP, and...

Different car with small Chevy. Went to PnP, and got a stock rad form a 500CI Caddy.
Factory options were 1-3 cores.
Only 'down' side the thermostat gulps cold a couple extra times before it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,315
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
< put in a 4 row, can't get over...

< put in a 4 row, can't get over 195http://www.chess.com/js/tiny_mce/plugins/emotions/images/smiley-cry.gif
Forum: performance & suspension 05-08-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,814
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w507/Peter_Wal...

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w507/Peter_Walker27/IMG_1045_zpscd71cc39.jpg
Not sure I'd call that working unless I owned a tire store.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've also seen a good few cars where EGR is...

I've also seen a good few cars where EGR is active with a high enough idle, causing a stumble, you definitely want it running smooth before fast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
1200 RPM idle =autofail.

1200 RPM idle =autofail.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-07-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Mine has no marking or keyway, so I put the cam...

Mine has no marking or keyway, so I put the cam tits up, tighten the belt, and tighten the gear on:-P
Forum: performance & suspension 05-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 711
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Just zip tie it

Just zip tie it
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