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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2015, 10:53 PM
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Posted By wolf_walker
You guys are awesome, thanks.

You guys are awesome, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By wolf_walker
What size are 7/945 roof rack mount holes?

Odd question I know, but I don't have one to measure and I need to know what size the plugs IPD sells are, for possible use in another application. Anyone have one laying around? Specifically...
Forum: website & board 11-06-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,353
Posted By wolf_walker
done, wish it was more but worth every penny. ...

done, wish it was more but worth every penny.
You should remind us once a month or something or every x number of posts.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,866
Posted By wolf_walker
As a far-later update to this, to benifit someone...

As a far-later update to this, to benifit someone searching later, they do seem to be changing from white to gray on the Gas-A-Just

I ordered another pair or rears for another VW Pickup just as I...
Forum: showroom 02-01-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By wolf_walker
I don't think it's going to get any better...

I don't think it's going to get any better looking or any less early 90's with a better photo, but I appreciate the suggestion. :cool:
Forum: showroom 02-01-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By wolf_walker
Most 240's have 14's and curbed up hubcaps. Most...

Most 240's have 14's and curbed up hubcaps. Most 240's aren't pictured on turbobricks remember.
Forum: showroom 02-01-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By wolf_walker
As compared to a 14" steel wheel with a curbed up...

As compared to a 14" steel wheel with a curbed up hubcap?

Ya'll are jaded lol
Forum: showroom 02-01-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By wolf_walker
And not un-accurate. But seeing any non-stock...

And not un-accurate. But seeing any non-stock wheel around here is of note.
I actually don't think it'd be too bad cleaned up without the goofy center medallion thing, but yeah.
Forum: showroom 02-01-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By wolf_walker
Name this aftermarket 960 wheel?

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolf_walker/6803675389/" title="IMAG0609 by wolfwalker69, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7154/6803675389_3cdab0ec5b.jpg" width="500"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By wolf_walker
Seen a lot of traditional euro part named...

Seen a lot of traditional euro part named suspension stuff that sucked pretty quickly the last few years. It's becoming an annoyance. Most have been ****ty rubber boots splitting after two years or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,914
Posted By wolf_walker
Aren't the turbo valves stellite coated as well?

Aren't the turbo valves stellite coated as well?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By wolf_walker
billly sports, that aren't readily available in...

billly sports, that aren't readily available in the US, are for lowered cars. YMMV with HD's on a lowered car.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,541
Posted By wolf_walker
OK I'm not awake yet but they never published a...

OK I'm not awake yet but they never published a deck height? Like no center-line of crank to top of deck measurement? How's that work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,077
Posted By wolf_walker
Youtube vid! I've actually never seen one that...

Youtube vid! I've actually never seen one that still ran.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
That block color isn't far from, if it isn't, the...

That block color isn't far from, if it isn't, the original VW diesel block color. Rare you see em that aren't coated soot-oil black. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,620
Posted By wolf_walker
LOL man that was so very t-bricks.

LOL

man that was so very t-bricks.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
If I had to pick between tailpipe sewage that was...

If I had to pick between tailpipe sewage that was bad for the environment, and that was bad for humans, I know what I'd pick. Besides, if you want to go that route burning fossil fuels is archaic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,526
Posted By wolf_walker
Pretty much, yeah. Look at the dual path heater...

Pretty much, yeah. Look at the dual path heater core and the fancy heater valve, you can tell where the priority was. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
There are a lot of reasons, I don't know them. I...

There are a lot of reasons, I don't know them. I do know nothing has fundamentally changed in the consumption of diesel, but the price has done nothing but go up. So something smells. And the cost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,802
Posted By wolf_walker
Yeah, is the only drag. Isn't so bad if that...

Yeah, is the only drag. Isn't so bad if that area isn't covered in oil and dirt and slime. But that's only ever the case when it's one of my cars. Also I suspect I got that idea and possibly the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,802
Posted By wolf_walker
Been using one of these for long time. ...

Been using one of these for long time.

http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/1158/flexplateholder1.jpg (http://img98.imageshack.us/i/flexplateholder1.jpg/)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,734
Posted By wolf_walker
I had some notion that the bearings were smaller...

I had some notion that the bearings were smaller in width and possibly in diameter in the B230 to decrease friction, and I always wondered why there was much friction there if they ride on a layer of...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
I've had a couple VE's apart, have one apart now...

I've had a couple VE's apart, have one apart now actually, and I've re-sealed several, and played with the dynamic timing setup a bit, stuff like that. They are fairly simple, for an injection pump....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
That I don't doubt a bit, but it does not quite...

That I don't doubt a bit, but it does not quite work out the same for 80's diesel vs gas cars these days in my observation. It's close enough not to really bother me if I had a 300D or something I...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
Tend to agree. I have been daily driving a...

Tend to agree. I have been daily driving a diesel since 97 or so and have watched the price of the stuff keep creeping up, and the quality keep creeping down (least for old junk). It used to run...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
And not to **** on oil burners, that I love...

And not to **** on oil burners, that I love dearly and drive one every day, but for the power and the average mileage and the cost of fuel, a redblock is cheaper to operate. Just saying.
Wasn't the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/forumdisplay.p...

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/forumdisplay.php?f=100
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
Boooy that is some creative mathematics. SMP...

Boooy that is some creative mathematics. SMP dude, wow. Just.. wow.

I'll remind everyone here that sdturbo is the only person that actually has a non-volvo swapped diesel 240. And that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
dieselboy knows of what he speaks.

dieselboy knows of what he speaks.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
Where there's a welder, there's a way. Custom...

Where there's a welder, there's a way. Custom dry-sump? :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
The crack-prone head didn't appear till the...

The crack-prone head didn't appear till the inline six model, and was partially caused by the stupid excuse for a cat they stuck next to the head(heat). Later, after the head was fixed, they...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
All the dyno pulls and info you'll ever want are...

All the dyno pulls and info you'll ever want are buried in the performance section on peachparts. Power comes easier with the later motors, but the price goes up and up. There is some outfit in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
Always the way it works. I wouldn't turn...

Always the way it works.

I wouldn't turn down a good running 240D 4spd, and turbo it. The purists will yell, but it's been done since they were new (because they are slow). If it's cheap, what...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
78 isn't ideal, few improvements later, but for...

78 isn't ideal, few improvements later, but for the money, hey. That's the way to start though, cheap whole car.

You can make some power, but read up in the performance section on peachparts...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 33,404
Posted By wolf_walker
They aren't "that" expensive, and most of it...

They aren't "that" expensive, and most of it never wears out really, maybe a vacuum pump here and there, injection pumps and injectors are on par with any other diesel, not unlike the D24 or any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By wolf_walker
I despise a dirty engine, clean that thing up. ...

I despise a dirty engine, clean that thing up. Purple power and a garden hose on a pretty sunny day work very well too. Good time to make sure the rocker/cowl drains are open as well. Try and not...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,741
Posted By wolf_walker
Yeah, I've been in a few silly fast TDI's with...

Yeah, I've been in a few silly fast TDI's with not much in the way of mods that still were banging out mid 40's for MPG. I would so take the hit of the 240's weight and aerodynamics for even 3/4 of...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,741
Posted By wolf_walker
yep. and I want.

yep.
and I want.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,077
Posted By wolf_walker
That and I've done that bit with the feeler gauge...

That and I've done that bit with the feeler gauge too, though not at such expense.
Keep at it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By wolf_walker
I just drove my 88 18 miles home with NO trans...

I just drove my 88 18 miles home with NO trans mount, it's gone to the point of the two pieces of metal that used to have rubber on them are sitting on each other. And a totally un-hooked pass side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By wolf_walker
Plug on back of head is where the head-mounted...

Plug on back of head is where the head-mounted distributor goes on the 7/9xx cars, 2xx uses a block mounted one. I can't remember if it's there on the B2x but it is on all the B230's.

I bought...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By wolf_walker
valve cover, that plug on the back side of the...

valve cover, that plug on the back side of the cylinder head maybe. All I can think of on the pass side.
Forum: website & board 04-23-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,069
Posted By wolf_walker
Another android tapatalk user here.

Another android tapatalk user here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By wolf_walker
and a bargain at that. :)

and a bargain at that. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By wolf_walker
If I was really hot for an un-cracked dash, I'd...

If I was really hot for an un-cracked dash, I'd find the least warped one I could, plane it down where it's cracked, fill cracks with something that will not expand/contract, and cover it in very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By wolf_walker
$450 for a well recon'd dash is not really high...

$450 for a well recon'd dash is not really high unless you have some domestic classic car that has a readily available repro that can be ordered. We do Porsche stuff in-house and get that much for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By wolf_walker
You may well be right. It does not drive too...

You may well be right. It does not drive too badly, but I suspect I'll keep my alignment experimenting to my rabbit and my other 240 and just take hers to a shop. Been a good learning experience...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By wolf_walker
Yeah the bags worked on the rabbit, not so much...

Yeah the bags worked on the rabbit, not so much so on the twice as heavy 240. I eventually got some flooring tiles and put grease between them and that seemed to help, so did rolling it back and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By wolf_walker
So if I go back toward a slight positive camber...

So if I go back toward a slight positive camber do you think it will act more "normal"?
I'd be OK with it if it were just something you get as the price of some initial neg camber, but this is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By wolf_walker
ugh, was trying not to think about that.

ugh, was trying not to think about that.
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