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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By apachechef
hard to do without banana for scale, but the...

hard to do without banana for scale, but the radius of the orange one should match the seal it came from, and the other looks like the oil pump pipe seal, which you should replace when accessible....
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,914
Posted By apachechef
psych element factor: louder exhaust, with zero...

psych element factor:
louder exhaust, with zero power change can make you feel "hmm, usually this much noise make me go faster, must be down in power. YMMV.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By apachechef
Dry out the distributor cap

Dry out the distributor cap
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By apachechef
Start with the year, 1975-1993, buddy. Next,...

Start with the year, 1975-1993, buddy.

Next, realize that that cranking and turning over are the same thing, when the starter engages, and spins the rotating parts of the engine.
Clarify.
Does...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By apachechef
not much more to ship the hood if it's still...

not much more to ship the hood if it's still attached to the car. :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 613
Posted By apachechef
Does that triax clone put the shifter through the...

Does that triax clone put the shifter through the hole in the 240 tunnel without cutting metal?
I'm swapping in a T5 from a 240 that had one, but the PO hacked up the tunnel
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By apachechef
Forgot to mention, replace all the accessory...

Forgot to mention, replace all the accessory bushings, duh.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By apachechef
the brackrtthat holds the M6 10mm head adjuster...

the brackrtthat holds the M6 10mm head adjuster can be flped over, and it misaligns the belt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By apachechef
check oil pressuresender wire and alt ground

check oil pressuresender wire and alt ground
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By apachechef
all the ______ it to win are great books, the...

all the ______ it to win are great books, the link is also know as "screw" it to win
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By apachechef
https://www.amazon.com/Fasteners-Plumbing-Handbook...

https://www.amazon.com/Fasteners-Plumbing-Handbook-Motorbooks-Workshop/dp/0879384069
Good read
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By apachechef
Thanks everyone, the knowledge base here is...

Thanks everyone, the knowledge base here is awesome. I'm going with the painted older one, I like the rubber grommet.
I put some generic orings on, and used a dap of grey RTV for belt and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By apachechef
B23FT vs B230F dipsticks?

https://i.imgur.com/M5RMLBL.jpg?1

are they interchangeable?
why the longer reach on what i suspect is the 230F on the right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 874
Posted By apachechef
https://www.capitalscrapmetal.com/prices/

https://www.capitalscrapmetal.com/prices/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By apachechef
Diagnosis for a seized compressor that still...

Diagnosis for a seized compressor that still cools the interior when on? :-P

Sounds like a borderline engine and AC is the last straw.
Or, possibly, previous owner overfilled a leaky AC with too...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By apachechef
Good luck, tear everything apart, remove all the...

Good luck, tear everything apart, remove all the parts that fit, hack universal parts into places that don't fit them, and cobble a half assed solution that doesn't work better than factory.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By apachechef
what year buddy

what year buddy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
No, didn't extend to any water passage, no smoke...

No, didn't extend to any water passage, no smoke when running.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By apachechef
Still don't think you understand my wants: ...

Still don't think you understand my wants:
streetable lag, it's not a drag car
appropriate for engine and power 300+
internal wg, cbv
fits in 240 with a 90+, either milled or unmilled

That's...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By apachechef
with all four studs from the 90+? Asking beccause...

with all four studs from the 90+? Asking beccause there is one stud on that turbo that looks hard to access from the turbo side.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
no, just random bolt.

no, just random bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
NA, 200k+ miles

NA, 200k+ miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
https://i.imgur.com/8ozMo6H.jpg?5

https://i.imgur.com/8ozMo6H.jpg?5
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By apachechef
Thanks for the reply. What i wrote about the...

Thanks for the reply.
What i wrote about the 15g was meant to convey I have a nice 3" downpipe and exhaust, currently with a conical flange. I plan on having that flange replaced with whatever is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By apachechef
Help with turbo choice

1993 245 trutac in manual dif from 1990
Sorted suspension to my happiness.

1990 NA block
BMW Squirters
2.5L Penta Crank
Wiseco Pistons
RSI rods
530 head
Enem K15 cam
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
In my situation it's more work, the compression...

In my situation it's more work, the compression test was easy, and the engine is not worth putting a new gasket into.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
Cyl 1 0psi Cyl 2 0psi Cyl 3 125psi Cyl 4...

Cyl 1 0psi
Cyl 2 0psi
Cyl 3 125psi
Cyl 4 130 psi

Engine halfway out, gotta start figuring out what turbo for the new one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
I'm thinking perhaps either first would be wrong....

I'm thinking perhaps either first would be wrong.
perhaps this test will not change outcome.
If the testing described above indicates a fix is not external to the engine, it is getting tossed in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By apachechef
Properly installed, if it vaporizes while...

Properly installed, if it vaporizes while driving, nothing will happen.
You are doing it wrong.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
Labscope=borescope? pressure...

Labscope=borescope?
pressure transducer=compression tester?
are you just offering different names for them?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By apachechef
Youre doing it wrong then. the thin, long M6...

Youre doing it wrong then.

the thin, long M6 bolt(10mm head) should only be loaded when adjusting belt tension while two front and back M8 bolt/nuts (12/13m heads), are loose.

when the belt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By apachechef
WTF going on with this engine?

1993 240 LH2.4
Running great, begins to run roughly on highway(weak power,revving it smooth it, but rattle sound perhaps valvular origin?? when under load ,),pull over engine shakes hard back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Posted By apachechef
Confirmed, bracket should be in front

Confirmed, bracket should be in front
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By apachechef
AQ171?

AQ171?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,124
Posted By apachechef
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=343...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=343229
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By apachechef
Check that your coolant reservoir cap is correct...

Check that your coolant reservoir cap is correct for the car, black, not green.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By apachechef
Impressive, most impressive.

Impressive, most impressive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By apachechef
cars charge through the low port. return the car...

cars charge through the low port. return the car to stock
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By apachechef
Put your probe into the coolant before doing...

Put your probe into the coolant before doing anything else.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By apachechef
is your belt round or square toothed?

is your belt round or square toothed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By apachechef
443271191A common GM part

443271191A
common GM part
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By apachechef
I have 4 1993 240s no high side port. not on...

I have 4 1993 240s
no high side port.
not on a 93 compressor, either.

I'm using 2 cans of Envirosafe, with a universal oil and normal orifice tube
Works great

I have BOTH belly pans and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By apachechef
"If"

"If"
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By apachechef
ideal? lot of work versus correct spacers or...

ideal?
lot of work versus correct spacers or massaging fenders.
worth it?
Forum: website & board 05-21-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,599
Posted By apachechef
is that Kauer's old car?

is that Kauer's old car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,650
Posted By apachechef
Voltmeter it. exciter wire to 12V+ does what?

Voltmeter it.

exciter wire to 12V+ does what?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By apachechef
How much of the fuel system are you replacing? ...

How much of the fuel system are you replacing?
Are you fixing a leaky junction?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By apachechef
http://www.pertronix.com/support/instructions/

http://www.pertronix.com/support/instructions/
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-23-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,102
Posted By apachechef
Similar symptoms to fried injector drivers on...

Similar symptoms to fried injector drivers on LH2.4 running low resistance injectors wo/ resistor pack.
Sad I know this :(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By apachechef
You don't need more accuracy than HF, I've read...

You don't need more accuracy than HF, I've read your other posts
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