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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By ICantDrift
Life saver, thank you sir

Life saver, thank you sir
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By ICantDrift
¿Rod bolts?

I cannot for the life of me find rod bolts for a friend's '92 740 turbo. I've looked in all the usual places; ClassicSwede, Kaplhenke, FCP, IPD, Eeuroparts...nothing, even Pelican Parts didn't have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By ICantDrift
Most likely PCV stuff

Most likely PCV stuff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By ICantDrift
Jinkies

Jinkies
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By ICantDrift
That's what I would do, except I would put a...

That's what I would do, except I would put a small temperature probe in the drain plug as well, as it would be a good way to measure gear oil temps rather than just in case temps. The way I would do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By ICantDrift
Low coolant?

Low coolant?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 26,727
Posted By ICantDrift
I've used Penzoil Synchromesh (yellow bottle) in...

I've used Penzoil Synchromesh (yellow bottle) in my M47 with decent success. It took a day of ≈4 hours driving to a drift event, ≈6 hours of abuse on the track, and then ≈4 hours driving home and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Well yeah, but mine showed it getting hot after...

Well yeah, but mine showed it getting hot after any redline action at all
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Just bypassed the faker board and drove around...

Just bypassed the faker board and drove around for a bit. The temp rose to just above half way but stayed there, even after a decent bit of abuse. I think that was my problem but I'll keep an eye on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
It doesn't make power at any rpm lol

It doesn't make power at any rpm lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Pretty sure that it's just the temp faker and...

Pretty sure that it's just the temp faker and that I don't actually have an overheating issue
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
:lol: Why lamp wire?

:lol: Why lamp wire?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Pretty sure it's the faker board because when it...

Pretty sure it's the faker board because when it starts to get wonky, I can smack the dash above the cluster and it'll come back to center. I'm going to get my soldering iron and fix that asap
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Not really but I bled as much air out of the...

Not really but I bled as much air out of the system as I could
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Fan belt is tight, harmonic balancer seems fine

Fan belt is tight, harmonic balancer seems fine
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Like, pulling to redline and then changing up a...

Like, pulling to redline and then changing up a gear. Maybe a second or two if it's raining and I'm sideways but I'm not holding it there for minutes at a time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,425
Posted By ICantDrift
Urgh. Overheating 240

I've got a bit of an overheating issue with my B230F. It overheats at 5000rpm+ (or bouncing off redline if it's sideways in the rain), but cools down during normal driving, then heats back up, cools...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By ICantDrift
Here are the torque specs on ShopKey. They get...

Here are the torque specs on ShopKey. They get stuff from manufacturer service manuals so the specs are legit. Same ones I used when I did coilovers and bushings in my 245.

LB/FT on the left and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By ICantDrift
That's what I thought as well but there's not any...

That's what I thought as well but there's not any smoke from the exhaust, rad hoses are the normal sort of squishy, and there's no oil in the coolant reservoir
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By ICantDrift
So I've figured out my problem. Low coolant. Now,...

So I've figured out my problem. Low coolant. Now, I figured that out early in the day but since then, I've filled the tank with the car running like twice and it's just disappeared. I don't have any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By ICantDrift
B230F running hot

Hey all,
My B230 is getting a lil toasty when I stop for stop signs, traffic lights etc, although not every time. It cools down pretty quickly once I start moving though. I was thinking fan clutch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,080
Posted By ICantDrift
Remember to leave out the top bellhousing bolt...

Remember to leave out the top bellhousing bolt when sewing it all back up. Makes disassembly much easier next time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By ICantDrift
Check inner tie rods and tie rod ends. That'll...

Check inner tie rods and tie rod ends. That'll defo cause loose steering
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By ICantDrift
Again, this isn't for a redblock but on BMW...

Again, this isn't for a redblock but on BMW M30's, headstuds make the difference between cylinder pressure leaking out between the head and the block and not having that happen
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By ICantDrift
I'm in NY, which is the exact opposite side of...

I'm in NY, which is the exact opposite side of the country but if you want to pay for them + shipping, I've got a set of '88 strut tubes/spindles if you want them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By ICantDrift
I'm in upstate NY and I see you're in Long Island...

I'm in upstate NY and I see you're in Long Island but I don't think it would be worth the shipping. I would be able to notch them myself but don't want to have to do that :/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By ICantDrift
740 vs 850 rear calipers

Are 740 and 850 (P80) calipers interchangeable? I mistakenly bought dual caliper brackets for my 240 from RetroTurbo and they're incredibly poorly designed. The 240 brake fluid ports exit right...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By ICantDrift
Yeah, I refuse to get flat adaptors. I know some...

Yeah, I refuse to get flat adaptors. I know some people haven't had issues with them but I have and I don't think they're safe, lugs aren't designed to hold the weight of the car, that's why there...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By ICantDrift
5x108 spacers for a 240

Hey all,
I'm curious about wheel spacers for my 240 which has a hub bore of 65.1mm. Everything I can find on eBay or Summit that has a hub centric lip for the wheel to seat on (not just a flat face...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By ICantDrift
Mine has always just fallen flat on the floor...

Mine has always just fallen flat on the floor behind the rear seat
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By ICantDrift
Good advice, thanks. I'll start at zero and...

Good advice, thanks. I'll start at zero and experiment from there with what suits me best
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By ICantDrift
Toe alignment specs for drifting?

What are your performance alignment specs for drifting? I've read a few threads about it and come to the conclusion that between -1.5° and -2° of camber is ideal for a street car and as much caster...
Forum: website & board 08-12-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,234
Posted By ICantDrift
Donation made! Hopefully the goal is reached and...

Donation made! Hopefully the goal is reached and we can keep our territory on the interwebs. My PayPal is sam.c5898@gmail.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By ICantDrift
Perfect. Use a press to get the new bearing on,...

Perfect. Use a press to get the new bearing on, if you can. It makes the job sooooo much easier than trying to hammer it on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By ICantDrift
Ah, interesting. So your front driveshaft had no...

Ah, interesting. So your front driveshaft had no angle at all, it was straight out of the trans until the carrier bearing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By ICantDrift
If this is what you mean by "3 u joint...

If this is what you mean by "3 u joint driveshafts" then yes. That's a u-joint on both the transmission and the differential as well as just after the carrier bearing. Very common and what most of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By ICantDrift
With the 2 series, there are only two different...

With the 2 series, there are only two different sizes and the rule of thumb is that the wagons, turbos, and 6 cylinder cars have the larger one. All of the N/A 4 cylinder sedans/coupes have the...
Forum: website & board 07-25-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 246,933
Posted By ICantDrift
Current username: EventuallyAyrton ...

Current username:
EventuallyAyrton

Requested username:
ICantDrift

Checked the member list and didn't find anyone using that tag
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By ICantDrift
What sort of numbers would be normal in those...

What sort of numbers would be normal in those spots? I'm not sure how hot the B230s run normally
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By ICantDrift
Thermostat is what I originally thought but it...

Thermostat is what I originally thought but it got up to temp with no problem and then dropped back down. If the thermostat were stuck open, it would take forever to reach operating temperature
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By ICantDrift
B230 running unusually cool?

My B230 is running unnaturally cool and I'm not sure why. I just did a whole set of WP gaskets and seals, filled it with water, and let the air bubbles work their way out. Now the gauge is unusually...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By ICantDrift
Just MIG it together and hope the fuel tank...

Just MIG it together and hope the fuel tank doesn't explode
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,782
Posted By ICantDrift
Make coilovers for cheap and raise the height all...

Make coilovers for cheap and raise the height all the way up
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,848
Posted By ICantDrift
What would you suggest?

What would you suggest?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,848
Posted By ICantDrift
How are the fronts? I'd be fine using a different...

How are the fronts? I'd be fine using a different rear spring perch for more accessible springs/spring rates. That's not difficult to swap at all
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,848
Posted By ICantDrift
Lol wut

Lol wut
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,848
Posted By ICantDrift
BC coilover review

After doing some looking, I haven't found a review on the BC coilovers that they make for 2xx and 7/9xx. I've heard from a few people that they like them and from a few others that they don't. I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By ICantDrift
Yes, but the coilovers you recommended for track...

Yes, but the coilovers you recommended for track use. Are they integrated into the coilovers assembly or are they inserts in a strut housing? Based on the pictures, I would assume that they're all...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By ICantDrift
Okay, thanks. Do you have those front struts...

Okay, thanks. Do you have those front struts available to buy separately rather than already in a coilover assembly?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By ICantDrift
I didn't see them on the site, I didn't look too...

I didn't see them on the site, I didn't look too deep though. Any track experience with them?
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