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Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,472
Looks like its the junk sold for a couple of...

Looks like its the junk sold for a couple of decades in USA as "Phantom Grip"

Its just a big stupid spring thing that jams open diff side-gears into the side of the case..

You'll wonder what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
I answered..Thank you..

I answered..Thank you..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
They said they'd credit the cost against a new...

They said they'd credit the cost against a new one..Which is outta stock..

Wonder if Standard Electric---Stanparts---is any good?
I got the thing apart. it MAY be that the little plunger and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Faaaaaaawwwwwkkkkk... Wonder what IPD says?...

Faaaaaaawwwwwkkkkk...

Wonder what IPD says? Rotsa ruck round eye?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Not the starter interlock but the "you must stomp...

Not the starter interlock but the "you must stomp on brake to move shifter from out of "Park"
That evidently is some solenoid buried deep down in the shifter assembly below everything.

Have i...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
When wifey arrived home from grocery store...

When wifey arrived home from grocery store yesterday afternoon, she couldn't tun off the car..ignition switch wont return to "0" position---and of course can't withdraw key.
I killed the car by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3A...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcReTPQq0zNhxSwLYoCv16AVKUwFrDdZMJsbkZGT2_hW33IGq0ng&usqp=CAU
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Any known working likes to factory manuals? I...

Any known working likes to factory manuals? I mean worse comes to worse eventually looking at a manual can be done..ya know, as a last resort..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Can't edit the title... Would still like to...

Can't edit the title...
Would still like to disable the "must stomp on brake pedal" thing while I have things apart..

MOAR Ideaz is needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Cover is off, cable is detached and whole cable...

Cover is off, cable is detached and whole cable pushed back.

Key still won't turn off...:grrr:

Not so easy to figure out without some clearer idea of how the OTHER end of the cable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,895
Trying revival of this thread, tooo. Interlock...

Trying revival of this thread, tooo.
Interlock cable disabling...howza bout a 1, 2, 3 guide..
And the brake thing disable too.. 1, 2, 3

Gotta get them outta the way before i can think about a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,257
Oh no! 1993 Autotragic with cable to ignition switch

(that should be to ignition switch)

Key will not go to 0 position, so can't turn off the car..
It got a new IPD ignition switch 4-6 months ago...the Brand X one but never seen a switch you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,843
Why not think? Give a 2,3 1 bar boost and you've...

Why not think? Give a 2,3 1 bar boost and you've crammed in 4,6 liters of air.
Give it 2 bar--and you can look at it as a 6,9 liter motor...

The replacement for displacement is boost.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,546
Just one question before I ask a whole lotta...

Just one question before I ask a whole lotta other questions:

Have you already bought those rods? What are the dimesnions?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,112
Screw adaptors..re-drill in between OEM...

Screw adaptors..re-drill in between OEM holes..done.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
A nice really strong Toyota MkIII Supra 8" diff...

A nice really strong Toyota MkIII Supra 8" diff is already in an IRS type 740 in Quebec...
Relatively easy install and big choice of ratios in the 8" Toyota....and easy choice of LSDs.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Regardez! ...

Regardez!
https://www.ebay.fr/itm/Ford-Sierra-2-0-16V-Cosworth-4x4-Turbocharger-465189-Hybrid-up-to-300HP/202118064597?hash=item2f0f2ce9d5:g:aGsAAOSwyi9aEFS4

...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Then go and get one all rebuilt...Go ebay.co.uk...

Then go and get one all rebuilt...Go ebay.co.uk and search "Cosworth turbocharger"
I saw a newly rebuilt one yesterday....

I've use both 2wd and 4wd units on Volvos, 2wd compressor wheel is a bit...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,112
Hate to break the snooze but the 740 thread is...

Hate to break the snooze but the 740 thread is M12 x 1 (a very unusual thread) but the ball nose is to some DIN spec diesel fitting... Absurd choice by Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Buy this and rebuild it locally... ...

Buy this and rebuild it locally...
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Cosworth-T3-Turbo-Spares-repairs/323895409077?hash=item4b69abb9b5:g:h0cAAOSwhn5dZEcM

I can ask a friend where he get's his done if...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,573
Muchachito, mio, I think lowering cars for a...

Muchachito, mio, I think lowering cars for a stupid worn out cosmetic fad is stupider than fawk and people that want to do it little consumeriod fan-boi wannabe Honja types...

But can you explain...
Forum: showroom 12-25-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
When Sweden demobilised and dumped their...

When Sweden demobilised and dumped their Centorion tanks there was a sudden surplus of the Rolls Royce Meteors...as we all know the non-supercharged 6.1;1 compression version of the wonderful Rolls...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Maybe a photo of it would help..Or a good...

Maybe a photo of it would help..Or a good drawing...Or hold it up to the screen so we can see it..

Whatever Volvo box it is its going to break soon...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Where are you, what's your plans ? What is your...

Where are you, what's your plans ? What is your budget?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
The turbo off a 4x4 Cosworth Sierra called TB0384...

The turbo off a 4x4 Cosworth Sierra called TB0384 I think is a wonderfully responsive and for a daily a better choice....Those Misterboitchy turbos are fine and make boost but they tend to run a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,672
calise! go get a block for $50 and start over..Is...

calise! go get a block for $50 and start over..Is something special?

A fragment of the true fawkin' cross?? merde!

Its a block..There are many like it..
Hell Vince, remember him, that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Huh? If your clutch packs in the Dana 27...

Huh?

If your clutch packs in the Dana 27 Power-lock LSDs are slipping I can show you how to shim them so there's a higher break-away torque, but where'd you get a DANA 27 LSD?

If you think...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Been covered here minimum 172,974 times in last...

Been covered here minimum 172,974 times in last 17 years. You might try search function.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Any good clean shiny bolt pedestal that is...

Any good clean shiny bolt pedestal that is easy..On you back with a light and crawl under and look ^ up..

Gonna hafta crawl under eventually, may as well do it now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,321
You haven't but that doesn't mean it didn't...

You haven't but that doesn't mean it didn't happen..
I've never seen 2 dinosaurs rampaging right in front of me..
Is that some kind of proof that dinosura never happened and they never fought?

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,321
Aren't they still cast iron stock ones just...

Aren't they still cast iron stock ones just toofies for 60-2 machined in?
cast iron which grow cracks with hard use????
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,321
That's why they invented STEEL flywheels

That's why they invented STEEL flywheels
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,321
Finished that for you.

Finished that for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,321
Don't worry, they don't explode that often..

Don't worry, they don't explode that often..
Forum: website & board 12-09-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,862
LS-1 mang..

LS-1 mang..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Did we scare him off axing questions?

Did we scare him off axing questions?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,888
Seems like an incredibly weak cam and bizarrely...

Seems like an incredibly weak cam and bizarrely low compression..

OH and when making any power Webers want a real 5-6 PSI.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
A lotta work for nothing.. You blew off...

A lotta work for nothing..
You blew off Redblocks rather casually and I don't recall why... But it IS very puzzling why.
Redblocks are one of the best engines for a fat "money spent to laugh...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Cool, I raced moto-cross from who knows when??...

Cool, I raced moto-cross from who knows when?? 1969? to the end of the 70s, mostly in Sweden and later France, then when both knees were beat to sh!t came back to Merikuh and went to ollege and put a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Why the name "woodsracer"?? Cause this is what...

Why the name "woodsracer"??
Cause this is what many mean when they say that..
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,647
Uh, no..It is not steel...It is cast iron....like...

Uh, no..It is not steel...It is cast iron....like the block...
The rest you are 100% right on..
Excprt for a lotta people they actually want to feel good about their purchases and believe old saws...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,647
Lousy poll din't even include "white box"...

Lousy poll din't even include "white box" rotors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
Yeah, same thing with Saab and Mare-kooooooor......

Yeah, same thing with Saab and Mare-kooooooor... Joy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
CAM full name is/was TRW-Cam Gears..Located in...

CAM full name is/was TRW-Cam Gears..Located in beautiful Luton, Bedfordshire...already a subsidiary company in 1966
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,105
I don't get your question..What is 5X? what is...

I don't get your question..What is 5X? what is 7X? what is "an order and magnitude of 5x to 7x"?

I'm referring to the damping force generated by the shim stack on the top and bottom of the working...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,105
Is there a question here? The S10 bilsteins work...

Is there a question here? The S10 bilsteins work OK with stiffer spring, just a bit stiff.

If somebody is lowering a car--for whatever sadly misguided reason, then unless they are a Mow-rawn they...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,105
At least with Bilstein S10 shocks they're valved...

At least with Bilstein S10 shocks they're valved not too badly for slightly stiffer springs..main problem is they're short.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,022
Da Truuf is DCOEs were OEM carbs on plenty of...

Da Truuf is DCOEs were OEM carbs on plenty of cars with ancient ignitions and nobody complained..Mainly Italian cars and they tolerate more fiddle than Norte Americanos...
The trooof is also that...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
This. and measure flow of the injectors...and...

This. and measure flow of the injectors...and find the Audi or whatever warm-up regulator with the manifold reference hose connection..

Failing to find one of the rare ancient (and hard to find...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
weigh each piston and each rod. mark them....

weigh each piston and each rod. mark them. assemble so this piston and that rod weighs closes and you have the smallest overall weight difference..Betch the rods are within 1 gram and the pistons...
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