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Forum: website & board 08-02-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Mach375
LONG time gone. Nice to be back

It's been, what, over eight years since I last checked in here? Damn.

<---Join date of 2003?? Wtf? I was one of the original founding members on the OLD board, back in the old dial-up days, even...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mach375
And to add... Make sure it's a diesel! Isuzu...

And to add...

Make sure it's a diesel! Isuzu also makes a gasoline-powered version that looks identical (the FTR and FPR, and variants), but the IC we want is only from the DIESEL-powered NPR (and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2006, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mach375
I'll have to check, but right now my answer is...

I'll have to check, but right now my answer is almost definitely YES. My supplier has, since reorganizing his stock, been able to keep a vast selection of different ICs available, and I would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mach375
PM sent. I promised to keep this on topic from...

PM sent.
I promised to keep this on topic from here on out.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mach375
If anyone has the opportunity to test out the...

If anyone has the opportunity to test out the silver NPR versus the black NPR, please post the results.
Sean--interested?? I'll have three black ones and two silver ones at my house this weekend. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,452
Posted By Mach375
Just gonna add my two cents. Tranny fluid is...

Just gonna add my two cents.

Tranny fluid is thinner than oil, warm or cold. Thinner means it flows better/more easily.
If you've ever had the engine idling with a tranny line off (for whatever...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mach375
(Dana says: who cares about the posters, we're...

(Dana says: who cares about the posters, we're here to talk about the stupid intercoolrs. no its not gonna be a sticky, but you can write an article if you like.)

Yes, I agree the silver NPR is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mach375
NPR pics with measurements

If anyone is intersted, I finally got comparison pics of the NPR, UD and stock ICs posted. All with measurements. Should make for a great FAQ visual answer.

Sticky????
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Mach375
Towery- UPS charges me for 17 pounds...

Towery-

UPS charges me for 17 pounds (~16.65#), and that's including cardboard and six pounds of tape.
I would guess actual weight is close to 15.5 pounds.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Mach375
Strouty: I've heard them going for as much as...

Strouty: I've heard them going for as much as $400++ on EvilBay. My supplier is reluctant to give them to me at our agreed-upon price from a while back because he has been getting ~$350 for them on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Mach375
Post NPR: some details

For those interested, go here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=848728#post848728

My supplier has finally organized his business, and now has a plethora of ICs of various different...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Mach375
If you want monster grip, I'd get a ClutchNet...

If you want monster grip, I'd get a ClutchNet 100%-overstock PP, and see if SpeClutch makes or will fab up a custom friction material for you. I'm using the ClutchNet pp and a SpeClutch 6-puck...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,098
Posted By Mach375
Possible (likely?) water injection. Couple of...

Possible (likely?) water injection. Couple of fittings on the charge pipe and plennum lead me to think this.
Also possible water-cooled inside the plennum?
And methanol.
But yeah, no ic??!?? I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Mach375
I have to second unitek. My entire head, and many...

I have to second unitek. My entire head, and many of my bottom internals, are from there, albeit about six years old by now. Mike knows his sh!t. Great stuff, great work, great knowledge.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,901
Posted By Mach375
If it didn't look like crap, you wouldn't be a...

If it didn't look like crap, you wouldn't be a true TB-er! (notable exceptions excepted)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,901
Posted By Mach375
Oooo! Very nice. For being new to this board, you...

Oooo! Very nice. For being new to this board, you are certainly many steps beyond what several long-time members have accomplished. Well on your way to a great brick!

I would strongly suggest that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,080
Posted By Mach375
Ooooo. Benchracing. :-D Haven't seen one of these...

Ooooo. Benchracing. :-D Haven't seen one of these in a while.

Exhaust: On a turbo, if you can't see through the muff, you're losing power. Most power is had by dumping the downpipe out just behind...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By Mach375
Here I go yet again with another explaination of...

Here I go yet again with another explaination of how to stop oil going into your IC and still be able to hang out with your friends at the Sierra Club. This is what I did on mine with no problems....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mach375
:???::???: Huh?? Who goes to that effort for...

:???::???: Huh?? Who goes to that effort for changing the filter??!?? Admittedly the less pita method is a little more messy, but that's what Simple Green and a hose are for.

As for oil being too...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mach375
No, it does not have a t-stat. The way I did...

No, it does not have a t-stat.
The way I did mine (and hence what I recommend): Summit dual-filter remote-mount kit mounted on the inner frame rail on the driver's side, pretty much just below the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Mach375
Perhaps this should help. ...

Perhaps this should help.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=11186&highlight=2.2+reprogramming

This came up a while ago, and I remember saving the info. Or at least, I thought I...
Forum: events 08-24-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mach375
Sh!t, just down the street from work. Mebbe I'll...

Sh!t, just down the street from work. Mebbe I'll just drive the Big Truck through the front door instead....:twisted:
Forum: events 08-24-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mach375
Perhaps I might show up, after work, if for no...

Perhaps I might show up, after work, if for no other reason then to turn Sean or Mark upside down to see what sort of change they've got....or see if an IC falls out of their pockets....
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,912
Posted By Mach375
Having read all your replies since my last, I am...

Having read all your replies since my last, I am even more sure that your wiring is fubar. Remember that when you find bad wiring on more than just one part/connector, you're likely looking at every...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,912
Posted By Mach375
That was precisely what I meant when I said...

That was precisely what I meant when I said inspect the entire harness. I suspected some flaking deep inside the harness.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By Mach375
Clarification: The power steering pump...

Clarification: The power steering pump (hydraulic pump) is the replacement for the turbine of the turbocharger. The pump builds pressure and forces fluid into a chamber with a vaned wheel. The fluid...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By Mach375
new type of forced induction, #2

Whatever happened to the discussion long, long ago (in a galaxy far, far away) about a hydraulic compressor? Or do I need to, once again, put down my crackpipe?

For those scratching their heads,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,912
Posted By Mach375
Your discovery of the wiring harness is the exact...

Your discovery of the wiring harness is the exact reason I suggested inspecting it (I suppose I could have stipulated "very very closely and intricately"). I had a stong feeling: 1) it wasn't the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2005, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,912
Posted By Mach375
I know I may be sounding like I'm starting from...

I know I may be sounding like I'm starting from the beginning and not reading your thread (something I'm known to do, but this time I've skimmed over each individual post pretty thoroughly), but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,332
Posted By Mach375
:werd: And I thought I was the only one that...

:werd:

And I thought I was the only one that locked my keys in the car with it running. Very hard to do on a 700.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Mach375
Having done it both ways,using a hoist with...

Having done it both ways,using a hoist with leveler each time, take the tranny out. I can't even begin to explain how much easier it is with the tranny attached!!!!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,746
Posted By Mach375
Someone puttin' words in my mouth? :-P ...

Someone puttin' words in my mouth? :-P

Yeah, you're probably right. I've been holding off until I get some reports back from Sean. Apparently it fits the 240 like a wet dream. Dunno 'bout...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2005, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mach375
You need new caps? I thought they were reusable? ...

You need new caps? I thought they were reusable?
But for caps, they're pretty much the same thing. Damn near 100% universal.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,447
Posted By Mach375
Like I said, was using the wrong word. I meant...

Like I said, was using the wrong word. I meant RADIATE (as in, away from).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By Mach375
:werd:

:werd:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By Mach375
Never said there was. Wasn't dissing you at all...

Never said there was. Wasn't dissing you at all (like I had said, my sarcasm is frequently mistaken for rudeness). Everyone was a noob once. I'm very very glad to have y'all here, and very much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mach375
I did it myself. Easy as can be. You'll need to...

I did it myself. Easy as can be.
You'll need to remove damn near every bit of interior trim that comes in contact with it first, then remove the rear windshield (easy with either a piece of thin...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Mach375
Oil-soaked hoses will always seep oil, no matter...

Oil-soaked hoses will always seep oil, no matter how much you clean them. That's the indicator for when it's time to replace them.
You can either fork over well over $250 for a set from the dealer,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Mach375
Lucky dog. You shoulda seen mine. Took me damn...

Lucky dog. You shoulda seen mine. Took me damn near a decade to get that mofo off.



If the bolt is already out, just keep working the pulley. Rock it back and forth, perhaps tapping it lightly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By Mach375
Yep. But I'd use ones from a 700. Better design,...

Yep. But I'd use ones from a 700. Better design, better looking, better flow. But I make no claims as to how they fit.

You'll need: IC, turbo-to-IC hose consisting of a rubber S-hose and a 90*...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mach375
Fuelie O-rings are O-rings are O-rings. Volvo...

Fuelie O-rings are O-rings are O-rings. Volvo fuelie O-rings will fit Ford O-rings will fit BMW O-rings will fit Dodge O-rings wil fit.......

They're all one size, one thickness.

Kinda like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Mach375
Oh, and if you need immediate responses and can't...

Oh, and if you need immediate responses and can't wait for people to check the board every few hours/days, I recommend instead of cursing at the people trying to help you out that you call your local...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Mach375
(Starting from the cable-pull). Cable drum is...

(Starting from the cable-pull).
Cable drum is connected to a black-rubber diapragm, with either a plastic or metal back, via metal cable. This diaphragm has a hose port on the back of it.
The port...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By Mach375
Well, yes, the propellant dries. Leaving behind a...

Well, yes, the propellant dries. Leaving behind a lubricating silicone residue. Which invites slippage (why else would it work so well on the window rubber?). And slippage is bad for hoses holding...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By Mach375
:oops: Alright, skimmed through it, rather than...

:oops: Alright, skimmed through it, rather than reading every last word. Missed the "changing the pre-heat to cold ram-air" part.
But I would still like to add a few cents there.
The pre-heat hose...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By Mach375
Yeah, but silicone spray remains where you spray...

Yeah, but silicone spray remains where you spray it, thereby inviting the hose to slip off. Brakleen evaporates.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,447
Posted By Mach375
Sorry. "Reflects" is the wrong word. I meant...

Sorry. "Reflects" is the wrong word.

I meant "RADIATES".
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By Mach375
Or give it a quick shot of Brakleen on the...

Or give it a quick shot of Brakleen on the surface that's to be mated. This works pretty much only for rubber. It temporarily dissolves/softens the rubber, and also makes the rubber a bit slippery....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,333
Posted By Mach375
Well, since 916volvosport's question seems...

Well, since 916volvosport's question seems directed at me, I'll explain my "few extra bucks" comment.
I did not mean "few" as in "about $3 or $4." I meant "few" as in "about $50 to $150."
"Few" is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By Mach375
Sorry for the perceived rudeness, but.... ...

Sorry for the perceived rudeness, but....

Damn, this thread takes the Grand Prize for Densist Concentration of Noobs in One Post. Wow. I thought for sure this was the very first-ever topic covered...
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