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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By petiww
Its mostly a hit or miss as i experienced, so...

Its mostly a hit or miss as i experienced, so staying with one brand does not really make a difference. I had both bad and good ones from meyle and febi and other different brands. Hell, even the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 211,058
Posted By petiww
:ninja: Funny that after all my work it drives...

:ninja:
Funny that after all my work it drives so nice and smooth, despite the lack of floor carpets and sound deadening. It got lowered a week ago just as brownie, and it became even better.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Thanks! This weekend i spent some more time...

Thanks!

This weekend i spent some more time with wiring and it was not as bad as it seemed when we pulled the whole wiring from the car. Actually its pretty much separated in factory form, just...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 211,058
Posted By petiww
Choco is awesome in snow, after silicone oiling...

Choco is awesome in snow, after silicone oiling the clutch cable its almost nice to drive it too. Manual rack makes it funky, but its great to practice. :-D...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Thanks guys! I managed not to touch any part of...

Thanks guys!
I managed not to touch any part of the car in january. Partly because it was cold outside, but mainly because i wanted to use the d24 oil dipstick and its holder. Massaged out the Audi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By petiww
You may need a pair of fresh taillight seals. Its...

You may need a pair of fresh taillight seals. Its basically a 5mm or 6mm thick EPDM foam. When i changed mine i smeared it with silicone grease to prevent water soakage....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Okay, so checked my donor vehicle: ...

Okay, so checked my donor vehicle:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50801547537_86d326f964_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kpadbD)20210103_143640[1] (https://flic.kr/p/2kpadbD) by Péter Gede...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Thanks! I seen his forum thread but not his photo...

Thanks! I seen his forum thread but not his photo gallery, very cool!

Jumped into gcp.se catalogs, which revealed that some axles were 1030 under the 7 series. If im lucky, my 740 donor wagon with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
I did not push it too hard after Christmas, but...

I did not push it too hard after Christmas, but have made a few decisions to be able to continue fabricating.

As it can be seen on previous photos, the D24 oil filter relocator bracket was...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Yes, thats the plan, fabricate all the...

Thanks!
Yes, thats the plan, fabricate all the necessary stuff for an easy bolt-in, then fabricate the remaining, accessible bits when its in the bay.

Not that this stock TDI will save the world,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Inconvinience of the non accessible timing belt...

Inconvinience of the non accessible timing belt heavily depends on the planned mileage per year, i think. Personally I wouldnt yank out an engine yearly, but after 5 years its kinda ok for this kind...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Indeed they are, but as i experienced S6s are not...

Indeed they are, but as i experienced S6s are not that common. Hit me up in pm, maybe i can help with it.



Thanks!
I think the pickup tube damaged when somebody in the past tried to remove the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,257
Posted By petiww
Shortened cast aluminum oil pan warpage question

Hello fellow brickers!

I want to ask you guys whether i should worry about this or just run it:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6137185&postcount=6
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 211,058
Posted By petiww
Phones love it too! I have to do something about...

Phones love it too! I have to do something about their 12v->5v converter, because it jams the FM signal to the radio. A big red button was added to the very right, and was wired up to power the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 211,058
Posted By petiww
Tramlining was bothering me so much, i changed...

Tramlining was bothering me so much, i changed back to GT rims, but this time with 185/70R14 tires. Maaan, what a change, finally it does not need constant steering inputs, its actually relaxing to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 211,058
Posted By petiww
Car basically did its thing, turned heads, got...

Car basically did its thing, turned heads, got the M47 even more noisy. :lol:
But the main development of the year was the foldable sleeping platform. Yes, its a sedan, i should have bought a wagon,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 211,058
Posted By petiww
Wow, its been more than a year since my last...

Wow, its been more than a year since my last post!

Car has been working well, i put it in winter storage last year in late november. Then I started tinkering with the idea of building an evil...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Nope, its a sedan. What would be the case if it...

Nope, its a sedan. What would be the case if it was an avant?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
So the fabricating began, and i started with...

So the fabricating began, and i started with shortening the oil pan. Asked my bro to let me use his spare 1.9 carburetted 5 cylinder block as a template and welding fixture....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Over this month I ripped out both engines: ...

Over this month I ripped out both engines:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50708943321_ff826378b0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kfYAbe)20201122_190659 (https://flic.kr/p/2kfYAbe) by Péter Gede...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
Thanks! I want to do it as fast as i can. :) ...

Thanks!
I want to do it as fast as i can. :)



Well, yeah, there are a few versions of this engine. I thought I'm better off starting with an already longitudinal engine, so i daily checked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,427
Posted By petiww
So far I only touched M47II transmissions, but...

So far I only touched M47II transmissions, but M47I isnt that different either.

About locking up the trans, I think under the flange, the thick thrust washer makes axial contact with the side of...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,374
Posted By petiww
White 940 2.5TDI wagon

This is my second "dream" project that itched me a long time. Other than building a low and classy cruiser 244, I often played with an idea of building a 7 series wagon aswell.

I did not have any...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 67,445
Posted By petiww
Hah, funny, i bought proper tires for the lovely...

Hah, funny, i bought proper tires for the lovely GT rims, brownie somehow forgot that ugly wandering...
And as it has modified suspension, i decided to try the hydras on my beater 244, which has a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,188
Posted By petiww
Dont even try to interchange them, it wont work....

Dont even try to interchange them, it wont work. All diameters are different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,617
Posted By petiww
Bleeder valve bore is going straight to the...

Bleeder valve bore is going straight to the caliper halves mating surface, where the little square seal is. I think it is possible for that little bore to rust, causing no flow. Especially if there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,617
Posted By petiww
Did you replace your old brake hoses? I have...

Did you replace your old brake hoses?

I have bled numerous brake systems with one helper and pedal pushing method. Never followed bleeding sequences, just go around a few times and its done. With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,150
Posted By petiww
I fought with this for a while, until i did the...

I fought with this for a while, until i did the beater cars suspension. I found out that the front top perches are different. Left front perch compensates for the heavy lead-acid battery by ~8mm. On...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,775
Posted By petiww
Oh sorry, i was wrong! It was a year ago when I...

Oh sorry, i was wrong! It was a year ago when I ordered one piece of 183827 bearing for the output shaft (because the input shaft bearing looked fresh, but the output shaft bearing... now i remember...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,775
Posted By petiww
It can be rebuilt, but it needs a few special...

It can be rebuilt, but it needs a few special bits... I'm about to put together my second M47, now with proper shimming and glued in bearings.
There are two bearings of the six which you cant buy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,775
Posted By petiww
It will eventually fail, but with more frequent...

It will eventually fail, but with more frequent oil changes, it could still live for years. Its maybe a good idea to fill each drained old oil into clean plastic bottles, so you can see how its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By petiww
You're in luck:...

You're in luck: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=353163
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 67,445
Posted By petiww
Thanks guys! I'll fab a toe measuring tool and...

Thanks guys! I'll fab a toe measuring tool and set up my toe in properly. Will also check for free play again.

What tire pressures should i run? I could not really find proper informations about...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 67,445
Posted By petiww
Thanks. Bad thing that I don't really want to...

Thanks. Bad thing that I don't really want to make it harsher upfront. Maybe poly but i'm not really a fan of those.



Yeah, its just weird that a lot of people run low profile tires on stockish...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 67,445
Posted By petiww
I hope these help: Ball joints are new ps...

I hope these help:

Ball joints are new ps ones and facing forward - making the desired more positive caster.
Both control arms are pushed forward with a 6mm spacer at rear bushing - because front...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 67,445
Posted By petiww
Replacing to what style bushing? Control arm to...

Replacing to what style bushing? Control arm to crossmember ones, or the rears? Or both?
I have good working febi ones in mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 67,445
Posted By petiww
Still have this problem with hydras and 195/55R16...

Still have this problem with hydras and 195/55R16 tires... Carl, do you think the springs cured the wandering in the first place? Or going back to 15" rims?

Thing is, i find my car unsafe at...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 147,657
Posted By petiww
Still drooling all over your projects and fab...

Still drooling all over your projects and fab quality...

I want to ask you about the hollow section you welded in to the sill bottom, back in 2016. What size did you go with and how did you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By petiww
Confirmed on my brown 244, on the left, spring...

Confirmed on my brown 244, on the left, spring seat has two drain holes, on the right it only has one. They somehow got mismatched. Good to know. :grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By petiww
They are not listed as RHD or LHD in the...

They are not listed as RHD or LHD in the catalogs, just left or right, without mentioning the drivers side.
All i could think of is the heavy lead-acid battery on the front left side, which is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By petiww
Strut top spring seat differences

Just to shout out, if anybody has problems with the car leaning the drivers (left) side, check your top spring seats. I did not know they are different, and its possible that i somehow mismatched...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By petiww
I had all my calipers sandblasted then split on...

I had all my calipers sandblasted then split on brownie. I had them zinc plated, then assembled it with new dust shields and new piston square seals. I found all 6 transfer seals rubbery enough, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Using that site 3/8" bolt needs...

Thanks!

Using that site 3/8" bolt needs 55Nm, 5/16" bolt needs about 32Nm.

Yesterday night after some thinking I used 50Nm on the big bolts, 30Nm on the small bolts, so im not that far off....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By petiww
Girling caliper tightening torques

Hello!

So I'm doing the brakes on the beater 244 and i disassembled the caliper halves to properly wirebrush and clean the bores. I need proper tightening torques for the bolts.

All bolts have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,152
Posted By petiww
Good one, I wanted to try that too but we have no...

Good one, I wanted to try that too but we have no old Volvos in the junkyards. Thought about going back to its original M cam with the factory shims but i did not have the feeling to downgrade the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,152
Posted By petiww
I have dealt with the same:...

I have dealt with the same: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5978146#post5978146

I think my aftermarket shims are not quite good fit in the buckets, and their surface was not that...
Forum: showroom 12-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,606
Posted By petiww
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,472
Posted By petiww
Of course with the turbo ecu, it wont idle with...

Of course with the turbo ecu, it wont idle with low flow rated na injectors. It thinks it sprays with the green higher flowing ones, so it essentially sprays much less into the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,369
Posted By petiww
Sensor is an inductive coil which is not grounded...

Sensor is an inductive coil which is not grounded to the diff cover. Polarity does not matter.
Forum: article composition 10-25-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 43,831
Posted By petiww
I was the one with the conversion kit! Still did...

I was the one with the conversion kit! Still did not really have time to design the mph gauge face, but as soon as ****ty weather arrives i definitely start it!

Also i did go driveshaft sensor for...
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