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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:55 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
^^^^ This step before removing/replacing the...

^^^^ This step before removing/replacing the wheel. Put the piece of tape at "noon" on the steering wheel with the car pointing straight ahead. If you have the same number of turns left and right -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hard to say - do you know for certain that they...

Hard to say - do you know for certain that they centered the rack before they set the toe? If so, and if you can assure you have the car pointed ‘straight’ - then taking the wheel off and replacing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By M.H. Yount
When I put a new rack in mine - 1) center the...

When I put a new rack in mine - 1) center the rack; 2) remove/replace steering wheel so it's centered; 3) set toe with the steering wheel locked into center position. This will allow equal amounts...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
I deal with a more severe set of ambient...

I deal with a more severe set of ambient conditions down here (plus A/C) -- not an issue at all on mine. Who knows....

edit - 'Course, I'm not trying to get it down to 170F either -- same issue...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Did the crank pulley get changed or size altered...

Did the crank pulley get changed or size altered as part of fitting up the belt drive for the charger?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well - since you asked for spring/suspension...

Well - since you asked for spring/suspension 'guidance' -- rule number one when I was racing was 'only change one thing at a time'. I'd do the alignment and see how it works before swapping the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
None of this should be in play at all for the...

None of this should be in play at all for the temp issues he's seeing under cruise or at the track when there should be plenty of airflow to across the rad to have the t'stat alone controlling temps...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Put 'em in a pan on the cook top with a...

Put 'em in a pan on the cook top with a thermometer Sean -- check and see what you've got before you put it in -- they're bad right out of the box from time to time....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 142,108
Posted By M.H. Yount
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Absolutely ^^^ 215-220F won't hurt a thing on the...

Absolutely ^^^ 215-220F won't hurt a thing on the OEM stuff - in fact many of the factory fan settings allow them to run in the 230F-240F range frequently. Suspect with boost and mild ambients...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
I’d align with more neg camber first, then rear...

I’d align with more neg camber first, then rear springs, then front bar.

No question Sean - if operating temps are more than about 10F higher than your inlet-located t'stat temp, then t’stat is...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work Sean -- and the article/shoot really...

Nice work Sean -- and the article/shoot really seals the deal!

I'd think with a bigger front bar AND softer rear springs, you're gonna see a good bit more push in the front. But more negative...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,145
Posted By M.H. Yount
Glad you have a good time Brad! And some...

Glad you have a good time Brad! And some "adventure" points.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,876
Posted By M.H. Yount
^^This.^^ My older brother's been in the...

^^This.^^

My older brother's been in the business for 40+ years - still successfully runs a small, independent shop. The stories of damage done by "renowned" tire shops are almost unbelievable. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By M.H. Yount
Most of the motors I've seen have back pressure...

Most of the motors I've seen have back pressure regulators - so there's a return line from the reg. The issue is simply where is the regulator located. If it's on the fuel rail - then you have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well, other than the t'stat - falls into the 8...

Well, other than the t'stat - falls into the 8 year old/110k trouble-free miles 'so far so good' category. But - here, we're just talking about umph on the bottom, not reliability....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
And those are the gasoline turbos -- if you like...

And those are the gasoline turbos -- if you like that, drive one of their turbo-diesels. Helped a buddy do a water pump/t'stat replacement on his 3.0L X5 turbo-diesel. Man, that baby's got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By M.H. Yount
From TB's own cleanflametrap (Art Bernstein) on...

From TB's own cleanflametrap (Art Bernstein) on brickboard -- "I left one of mine dangle from its wiring for 3 months of summer while driving around with a spare in the cubby. Mostly I wanted to see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,886
Posted By M.H. Yount
My version of the sage counsel above -- no good...

My version of the sage counsel above -- no good ever comes from adding up everything you have in the car. Plausible deniability.

As expected Tom -- you get to the bottom of things. Mechanically...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,280
Posted By M.H. Yount
-10AN lines to/from the cooler on the LS3 on...

-10AN lines to/from the cooler on the LS3 on mine. Cold start - 65 psig; At 210F oil temp, 35 psig at 675 rpm idle and it goes up from there with rpm. It does take a breath longer for the pressure...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
With Delrin, you can pretty much set it exactly...

With Delrin, you can pretty much set it exactly where you want it without allowing for any deflection.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 23,607
Posted By M.H. Yount
^^^This^^^

^^^This^^^
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,145
Posted By M.H. Yount
You seem surprised that it wasn’t glossy. ??

You seem surprised that it wasn’t glossy. ??
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
^^ I was thinking the same thing - a little...

^^ I was thinking the same thing - a little shorter motion ratio = stiffer spring for the same wheel rate.

I'd add - if you're serious, Sean, about even more tire (and possible more wheel to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,398
Posted By M.H. Yount
Good deal. Just remembering my experience....3...

Good deal. Just remembering my experience....3 months after the fan replacement, yup, the core gave it up.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,398
Posted By M.H. Yount
I meant - a precautionary replacement of the...

I meant - a precautionary replacement of the core....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,398
Posted By M.H. Yount
Can't remember from earlier in the thread - did...

Can't remember from earlier in the thread - did you give any thought to putting a heater core in it now -- or has that been recently done?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 630
Posted By M.H. Yount
I've been lead to believe that the reliability is...

I've been lead to believe that the reliability is significantly improved if you dramatically drop the current the OEM set up has to deal with. Seems a lot easier to simply add another relay that is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 908
Posted By M.H. Yount
And the 198F t'stat is on the inlet side? I see...

And the 198F t'stat is on the inlet side? I see pretty consistent 7-8F pickup of heat from the 187F inlet to the 195F outlet temp. Reckon the Corvettes used a bit cooler t'stat than the Avalanche's...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 908
Posted By M.H. Yount
I've been watching my intake air temp off and on...

I've been watching my intake air temp off and on for a couple of years now. I've never seen it more than 5-8F higher than ambient. My air filter behind the passenger headlight too. I did open up a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 142,108
Posted By M.H. Yount
That'll leave a spot on the paint.

That'll leave a spot on the paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
Posted By M.H. Yount
Wonder how much those 16 x 9 steel Corsa's weigh?...

Wonder how much those 16 x 9 steel Corsa's weigh? Shipping is $170....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 142,108
Posted By M.H. Yount
Done before the insurance companies can figure...

Done before the insurance companies can figure out what to do. A lot like what passes for "healthcare" these days.

Love the color choice...really nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 142,108
Posted By M.H. Yount
Creamy!

Creamy!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 09:54 PM
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Views: 142,108
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL - this boomer thought surely it was a...

LOL - this boomer thought surely it was a Millenial.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 142,108
Posted By M.H. Yount
From Amazon. For Amazon. I see what you did...

From Amazon. For Amazon. I see what you did there.

I'd say good luck -- but I can see clearly that you create your own. You'll be fine whichever direction you strike out in. Be sure you let us...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By M.H. Yount
Every power steering pump I’ve replaced needed...

Every power steering pump I’ve replaced needed the pulley transferred over. Go figure. There’s a special puller that Autozone will loan you. If you’ve heated and hammered it - good chance it’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By M.H. Yount
Pump/system sees about 1200 psig. The supply...

Pump/system sees about 1200 psig. The supply hose sees that; return hose is just above atmospheric. You can buy return hose at the autoparts store by the foot - goes over barbed fittings with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By M.H. Yount
That’s 134 - 12 are threaded.

That’s 134 - 12 are threaded.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By M.H. Yount
I'm Charlotte, NC where it's pretty hot/humid a...

I'm Charlotte, NC where it's pretty hot/humid a good 5 months a year. The aftermarket A/C in my 82 242 Volvo works just peachy. The stock/oem A/C in the same car was absolute garbage. I'm glad I...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,366
Posted By M.H. Yount
Pretty easy to pickup a hitemp ball valve from...

Pretty easy to pickup a hitemp ball valve from hardware store and cut it into one of the heater hoses behind the dash (passenger side). I would reach behind the center console side cover near the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,886
Posted By M.H. Yount
Ah -- I smell a relatively easy fix. Or, is that...

Ah -- I smell a relatively easy fix. Or, is that bad gas I smell?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,366
Posted By M.H. Yount
What was the gauge reading when the stuff on the...

What was the gauge reading when the stuff on the inside came out? Might have to rethink my self-imposed 10 psig limit with brake fluid. Mine managed 25 psig for a good 45 minutes while priming oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,886
Posted By M.H. Yount
Holley efi that biatch, drive/enjoy it while you...

Holley efi that biatch, drive/enjoy it while you can and save the old parts. When your estate sells it -- "....all original fuel injection parts included...". That's the best I've got Tom.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,366
Posted By M.H. Yount
A clink of the beer bottle to relatively simple...

A clink of the beer bottle to relatively simple problems and solutions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By M.H. Yount
I've used Rostra universals in lots of...

I've used Rostra universals in lots of applications -- including the 5.0L that used to be in the 242. Worked beautifully. And, as it turns out, Rostra makes the Dakota Digital unit I'm using with...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 174,366
Posted By M.H. Yount
Like that car/wheel color combo....so much that...

Like that car/wheel color combo....so much that mine kinda looks like that.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 23,607
Posted By M.H. Yount
Given all that and the paint - you sure the block...

Given all that and the paint - you sure the block is aluminum?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By M.H. Yount
I got mine out (82 242 with A/C) without removing...

I got mine out (82 242 with A/C) without removing the dash. But I don't think it can go back in without removing the dash. A little 90-degree Phillips screw driver was needed on the brackets...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 108,282
Posted By M.H. Yount
Go to Imgur Sean -- easy peasy....

Go to Imgur Sean -- easy peasy....
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