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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
fixed that for you.

fixed that for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Drill a few holes near the top of the housing,...

Drill a few holes near the top of the housing, and plug weld the shock body to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Won't work unless everything is perfect,...

Won't work unless everything is perfect, especially with low cranking speed.
Before you took it apart, was the IP pulley 'upside down' or lined up as you describe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 95
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
There is something about a lock bar and dial...

There is something about a lock bar and dial indicator too.

Cranking speed?
fuel primed?
Did it run before?
Were the pulleys lined up like that before you took it apart?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
^:nod: I've had warm stalling from a failing...

^:nod: I've had warm stalling from a failing condenser.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A 2x6 on edge and a ratchet strap is overkill,...

A 2x6 on edge and a ratchet strap is overkill, but you have to fabricate feet that sit on the fender-inner bolt flange.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My Firebird is the same way, Low E nozzles spill ...

My Firebird is the same way, Low E nozzles spill half a cup on the ground every fill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
16 likes to get loose if not countereld while...

16 likes to get loose if not countereld while messing around with 15 17 may need reannealed.
Might think about doing both #4s while you are there, use the green o-ring from the dealer.
you will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
All the pulse air is pretty much the same till...

All the pulse air is pretty much the same till the electric pumps come out in the late 90s.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/smp-av7
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Get that stuff off a Chevy, it's like 20 bucks.

Get that stuff off a Chevy, it's like 20 bucks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
There are at least 2 sizes of "940" rad, each...

There are at least 2 sizes of "940" rad, each with their own air guide.
Diesels had the wide radiator at their introduction in '83, so that's why you have the hangars already there.
I've had a...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-27-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
So does an AC clutch, but if it slips any in...

So does an AC clutch, but if it slips any in operation, it's time to go to the JY and get another one.

The weight doesn't unlock it ever, only prevents lockup over whatever speed.

It only...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32027515 I...

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32027515
I guess he's not sold too many of those fancy bags,
or he just likes refined luxury:lol:

But seriously, it looks like good work.

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Forum: showroom 03-25-2015, 02:13 PM
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Views: 241
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Steven Fischer drives a 245

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Forum: showroom 03-25-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Also you now have a cafeteria tale on your roof.

Also you now have a cafeteria tale on your roof.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Pretty sure the equipment is just what was...

Pretty sure the equipment is just what was ordered with the car. My 83 had all those techincal features.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,608
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's easy to go to another yard. Brushless...

It's easy to go to another yard.

Brushless might be better, but I've run my Milwaukee tools through 15 or so batteries, and not one has had a motor problem. The NICd cells held up better than...
Forum: showroom 03-19-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,076
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've been amazed what a drop of PH Down on some...

I've been amazed what a drop of PH Down on some fine steel wool will do for chrome wheels, not tried it on an alloy though. Test in an inconspicuous place and wear gloves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,608
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.coastaltool.com/a/milwaukee/images/0879...

http://www.coastaltool.com/a/milwaukee/images/0879-22.jpg
Probaly 10 years old, I did replace the trigger once.
It will snap lug studs off a one ton if you hammer enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You are right, this is much too nice of a car to...

You are right, this is much too nice of a car to do it with zip ties.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
01 XC70 Engine donors ?

Got one that ventilated itself on the highway. Anyone have a quick rundown on what will drop in for me? Or got a good one in norcal economic zone?
Seems like earlier stuff might work with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,647
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
2 of those holes are still good!

2 of those holes are still good!
Forum: performance & suspension 03-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,886
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I am going to go against the grain and say a 100...

I am going to go against the grain and say a 100 shot will meet your goals in about an hour and under $500.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
not really6, you need some spacers to get them...

not really6, you need some spacers to get them from the rim out past the tire bulge, and some bungees or something to hold them to the wheel. before you start, put the lasers together around an...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,735
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
nine liter 960 ...

nine liter 960
http://performancedrive.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/1992-Volvo-960-with-Dart-565-quad-turbo-V8-engine-630x472.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
having a total toe out will make it prone to...

having a total toe out will make it prone to wander, but not decisively to one side or the other
If it's not a bent component, it is a loose one unless;
one strut topis on backward or
one of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,139
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you get the total pipe length wrong for the...

If you get the total pipe length wrong for the diameter, you will get a resonant howl at one specific engine speed. Non curved pipes and high perf mufflers will make it worse. a quick check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
this guy is across the river from me, knows his...

this guy is across the river from me, knows his stuff, and has parts.
http://www.maximum--overdrive.com/
sells on ebay under a name that's all numbers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
is it there to make the key unturnable in gear?

is it there to make the key unturnable in gear?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-10-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
...and didn't even PM:roll: I could have totally...

...and didn't even PM:roll: I could have totally put the toothbrush in your cam seal or something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The 4500 at least has the beef to make it worth...

The 4500 at least has the beef to make it worth the swap, and if you get the big input shaft you can do boosted launches in 3rd. with a small block, you probably don't even need the input upgrade.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-09-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Tires.

Tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
4500 is more better.

4500 is more better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2015, 02:23 AM
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Views: 593
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Or low power fooling the tranny into believing...

Or low power fooling the tranny into believing you are on it more than you really are?
Is that highway MPG?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-04-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yes its a real one, no you can't use it in 4Lo ...

Yes its a real one, no you can't use it in 4Lo
GV bough the casting stuff from laycock, it IS a P-type.

Gear Vendors units aren't starting with 250K on the clock.I'm not worried about engaging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
No, my Home Depot lumber always breaks when I...

No, my Home Depot lumber always breaks when I try to load a passenger car with it.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-03-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I got one at Pick N pull, but Im not sure about...

I got one at Pick N pull, but Im not sure about putting it behind my Cummins It looks pretty twiggy compared to my tranny shafts, and supposedly the huge off idle torque in reverse can do a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Had a seriously hard time getting the car on my...

Had a seriously hard time getting the car on my trailer...the side boards are 15 feet long and come off to use as ramps. It just makes it. ground clearance is about 1.75"...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-18-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That gear oil looks like it was due for a...

That gear oil looks like it was due for a change anyway.

Lemme tell you how to make gaskets like a boss.
hold or affix the gasket paper to the part
take a ball pein hammer( the rounded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You pretty much got it, you have to file the...

You pretty much got it, you have to file the mounting flange surface flat as well.
I use a lot of brake cleaner getting it clean. I don't actually know what rod it was, my old bodyman friend...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Telling yourself A 40 % weather based boost ...

Telling yourself A 40 % weather based boost change is normal is delusional. One of the big reasons turbochargers are used on trucks and aircraft is they are inherently altitude (density)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I have brazed the starter mount ear back onto a...

I have brazed the starter mount ear back onto a couple Chevy blocks with no failures. Well braze on a gob of bronze, then drill and tap the hole.
It will be crucial for tranny life for you to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's not because they are old and the clearances...

It's not because they are old and the clearances have gone out of whack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My posts are both based on real world first hand...

My posts are both based on real world first hand experience by me having the same problem you have described.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-16-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A G80 does that unless you spin it fast enough.

A G80 does that unless you spin it fast enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've bent the crap out of truck frames that are...

I've bent the crap out of truck frames that are way thicker doing that, and this looks rusty besides.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-15-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,838
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
At least now it will be easy to wash and paint...

At least now it will be easy to wash and paint your diff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You could try soaking the thread end is...

You could try soaking the thread end is stuff while heating the head to draw the stuff in, and them maybe beat it out tomorrow. Or an angle grinder with the thin 7" cutting wheel will make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I like 745s, but if I had $12.5K, I might get...

I like 745s, but if I had $12.5K, I might get a couple, and something nice to drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
In my experience, pulsing one directional...

In my experience, pulsing one directional resistance in the steering is always solved by replacing the steering rack/box.
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