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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2015, 10:51 PM
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Posted By theknave
Oh yeah. stubby. i remember those from auto...

Oh yeah. stubby. i remember those from auto class, lol. i thought they were cute and probably useless. Guess I'll buy one.

pshh. all butt hurt. this is cute. super cute.

why would i post my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By theknave
Oh, and zing. Hell yes, getting a reputation....

Oh, and zing. Hell yes, getting a reputation. :bow:

Still, I'm getting fast at doing a timing belt. Starting to wield my cordless impact, pew pew!!

The only thing that hangs me up is that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By theknave
What's next, breather box?

What's next, breather box?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 07:23 PM
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Posted By theknave
THIS JUST IN: You get away with a day of pinging...

THIS JUST IN: You get away with a day of pinging just fine. Car runs like but. tah.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By theknave
This is so exciting!! Mine idles fine at a 750...

This is so exciting!! Mine idles fine at a 750 rpm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 01:18 AM
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Posted By theknave
Meh. Test drive tomorrow than compression test if...

Meh. Test drive tomorrow than compression test if it doesn't run awesome.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 12:29 AM
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Posted By theknave
Nice. So mine look like that now?

Nice. So mine look like that now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 12:01 AM
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Posted By theknave
Serious or just saying "things"? :???: let...

Serious or just saying "things"? :???:

let me do my research.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,616
Posted By theknave
I was able put 4-5 gals of 92 in for the drive...

I was able put 4-5 gals of 92 in for the drive home, at least...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 10:24 PM
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Posted By theknave
Turning as in turning into advanced crap timing.

Turning as in turning into advanced crap timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 10:24 PM
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Views: 2,616
Posted By theknave
Yeah, lol, I was thinking the same, all this...

Yeah, lol, I was thinking the same, all this mumbo jumbo about advanced timing. Maybe 30° advanced timing is the turning point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 09:58 PM
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Posted By theknave
Done. Didn't test drive it but it idles like...

Done. Didn't test drive it but it idles like butter and I'm sure it's fine. Checked all the marks at all the pulleys with the belt on even using my phone's CAMERA for dat parallax, instead of just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By theknave
Welp, stuck the light on there and the mark was...

Welp, stuck the light on there and the mark was dancing somewhere well before the 20° mark.

Guess it's time to take things apart. If anything, I'm getting faster at changing timing belts on these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By theknave
So I can swap out my EFI for a carb instead of...

So I can swap out my EFI for a carb instead of fixing the timing belt tooth thing? Now that sounds a hell of a lot more interesting, I tell you what.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:33 AM
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Posted By theknave
manny.

manny.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By theknave
Well, at least I've been filling with 89. COULD...

Well, at least I've been filling with 89. COULD be worse. Lol. ;-)

Seems like I've probably got about a 75% full tank. I'll top off with 91 for the drive home. Can't be expected to get up too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:24 AM
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Posted By theknave
I can respect the half-octane.

I can respect the half-octane.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:13 AM
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Posted By theknave
You at some racetrack or sumpin'?

You at some racetrack or sumpin'?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,616
Posted By theknave
Yep, lugging's where I heard it. Ten four, will...

Yep, lugging's where I heard it. Ten four, will drive like a bat out of hell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 02:07 AM
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Posted By theknave
I'll eventually just get to the nearest Audi...

I'll eventually just get to the nearest Audi dealership, where I'll have them get me some of their highest octane.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By theknave
And it's my daily so.... I'll do it tomorrow?

And it's my daily so.... I'll do it tomorrow?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 01:54 AM
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Posted By theknave
Lol. If you say so.

Lol. If you say so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 01:24 AM
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Posted By theknave
Can you adjust the timing at the distributor on...

Can you adjust the timing at the distributor on one of these? (V/C, 2.2)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 01:21 AM
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Posted By theknave
Well, I didn't see any of the sprockets move....

Well, I didn't see any of the sprockets move. Doesn't mean they didn't.

Car was on a diagonal decline towards the left rear, if that matters.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,616
Posted By theknave
I'll hit up harbor freight tomorrow on the way...

I'll hit up harbor freight tomorrow on the way home. Hopefully a day of commute driving won't do much damage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,616
Posted By theknave
Changed T belt, now pinging (I think)

Hey there, changed the t belt, lined cam sprocket to mark, removed old belt, did not move sprockets that i know of, put new tensioner on (gmb or something? bitch spring), put new belt on (Gates TK...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By theknave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 09:50 PM
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Posted By theknave
Possible on the metal shavings. If so, hoping...

Possible on the metal shavings. If so, hoping most of that would be in the receiver drier.

Haven't checked for leaks at the compressor. Just take off the clutch and see if it's wet near the seal?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 09:49 PM
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Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
Last time I checked it was 29 years old.

Last time I checked it was 29 years old.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By theknave
Here's my plan. Don't have to ask to let me know...

Here's my plan. Don't have to ask to let me know if it's flawed.

Buy something like this.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,431
Posted By theknave
Yeah, I've found sites that sell every single...

Yeah, I've found sites that sell every single part. Check with Sweden.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
Cranked the AC knob, fan up, 13.7 V at the...

Cranked the AC knob, fan up, 13.7 V at the pressure switch.

Wire from pressure switch to compressor is solid.

When bypassing the switch...

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By theknave
Lol, familiar pic

Lol, familiar pic
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
I've done the fan before. I can run a daily with...

I've done the fan before. I can run a daily with no dash, easy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
Yes, kidding, silly.

Yes, kidding, silly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
Good to know, thanks. Was hoping it was the...

Good to know, thanks.

Was hoping it was the evaporator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
Not sure yet, square one. I did notice the...

Not sure yet, square one.

I did notice the cabin fan turns on when I turn the AC knob clockwise.

I'll send power right to the compressor soon and let you know if the mag clutch engages.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By theknave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By theknave
Sounds good, I will start using the silicone....

Sounds good, I will start using the silicone. Next time my girlfriend asks, I'll say, "This is even highly useful for precision industrial applications like reverse engineering digitizing below a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
How much for the track slut?

How much for the track slut?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
m46.

m46.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By theknave
Yeah, good parting a 3.1 for spares and the daily...

Yeah, good parting a 3.1 for spares and the daily is 2.2
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
Actually, I'm liking the drill and tap method...

Actually, I'm liking the drill and tap method mentioned by the Adder guy in this thread:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=257878
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
I'm probably going with the bulkhed fitting...

I'm probably going with the bulkhed fitting unless I can figure out running a welder powered by the car through an inverter.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
Lol, what caused the turbo to fly apart?? ...

Lol, what caused the turbo to fly apart??

Any thoughts on the oilpan drill question?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
Wait, you ran it with 2.2 and not a t computer??

Wait, you ran it with 2.2 and not a t computer??
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
Thanks, gashog will do, will need to get educated...

Thanks, gashog will do, will need to get educated on the tuning part though. Any newb resources to point me to there?

Also, is it safe to drill the oil hole in the pan with the pan on the engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By theknave
Yeah, I don't have air so no rattle, but I...

Yeah, I don't have air so no rattle, but I definitely tried the extension/breaker method. I was using a variety of wobble extensions and not a universal, but I still think my short impact 18 mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By theknave
That would probably work just fine. Yeah,...

That would probably work just fine.

Yeah, when I posted my "driveline is making jet noise" thread months ago, the only thing that was emphasized was to actually change the bearing soon (versus...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By theknave
Yeah, sure, I'm newish to turbo science. I'm...

Yeah, sure, I'm newish to turbo science.

I'm assuming when psi goes up, temp goes up but like I said..
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