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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By Khrrck
Yeah, it depends on the coolant passage routing....

Yeah, it depends on the coolant passage routing. Bypass-style heater valves are pretty common, fortunately, but you'll have to install it in the engine bay or run extra pipe through the firewall. :(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By Khrrck
Galvanic corrosion (the mechanism which would...

Galvanic corrosion (the mechanism which would cause that) shouldn't be an issue with proper coolant mix / corrosion inhibitors. To be extra safe you can make sure the plumbing brass only contacts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By Khrrck
Heater valve is a common failure point. They're...

Heater valve is a common failure point. They're supposed to be 100% closed (no flow through heater core) with the lever to full cold.

I recommend one of the metal replacements from For Sale rather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Khrrck
I have a couple sitting in my closet. I haven't...

I have a couple sitting in my closet. I haven't installed them yet since I plan to reinforce them before installing.

The various dismantlers on this site may have intact ones for sale. They're a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,319
Posted By Khrrck
Check for the module he replaces in the video....

Check for the module he replaces in the video. It's found under the driver's side dash, above your right leg. Usually people delete the sound by just unplugging and throwing away the module.

A...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Khrrck
You may be interested in this guy's car (Europe...

You may be interested in this guy's car (Europe but has the B6304 head)

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=309746
Forum: events 03-12-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,205
Posted By Khrrck
I'll be there. May offload some of my old parts.

I'll be there. May offload some of my old parts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,217
Posted By Khrrck
Theoretically a synthetic oil with the same...

Theoretically a synthetic oil with the same weight will have comparable viscosity and friction (and hence efficiency losses) to one without.

The main benefit is increased reliability, longer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 776
Posted By Khrrck
Compression test it, and check the timing marks...

Compression test it, and check the timing marks to make sure the belt really hasn't jumped.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 160,583
Posted By Khrrck
I delivered beer and stole a door hinge from the...

I delivered beer and stole a door hinge from the parts wagon. Glad to see the project turned out so well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Khrrck
Mine are bare. Guess I found another place where...

Mine are bare. Guess I found another place where the PO has molested it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Khrrck
Be careful when you pull the wires off the brake...

Be careful when you pull the wires off the brake light switch, if you brush the wrong one against one of the metal brackets down there the fuse will blow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Khrrck
Yup. Only catches really big stuff. If your trans...

Yup. Only catches really big stuff. If your trans is generating stuff big enough to clog it you have other problems.

If you DO end up wanting or needing to take that pan off (to replace the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Khrrck
Glovebox lock is the easiest to remove. IIRC...

Glovebox lock is the easiest to remove. IIRC there's a spring steel retaining ring on the back. Rotate it 90* and pull lock free.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By Khrrck
Glad to hear it! Don't forget to re-lube with...

Glad to hear it! Don't forget to re-lube with something good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 541
Posted By Khrrck
You may need a second driver's side lock to swap...

You may need a second driver's side lock to swap internals with depending on how it's failed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By Khrrck
Assuming no other leaks, a reservoir would reduce...

Assuming no other leaks, a reservoir would reduce your time between pump activations.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
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: 682
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: 1,109
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: 1,109
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: 916
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: 769
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: 30
Views: 1,777
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: 643
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, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
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, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
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, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,242
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, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
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, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
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, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
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, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
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, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
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, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
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, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
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, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By Khrrck
Been there...

Been there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
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, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
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, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
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, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
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, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,999
Posted By Khrrck
Photograph?

Photograph?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
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, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
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, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
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, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
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, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By Khrrck
Yup, hairdryer is probably too hot.

Yup, hairdryer is probably too hot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
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, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
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.
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