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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:33 AM
Replies: 342
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you want more stuff to work on, possibly our...

If you want more stuff to work on, possibly our most recurring issue on the bugeye was wasting the front lower control arms, usually at the sway bar connection. I kinda doubt the PV is much more...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-27-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'd look in the ambulance hearse parts bin.

I'd look in the ambulance hearse parts bin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Your cat wasn't hot enough for the idle test.

Your cat wasn't hot enough for the idle test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,000
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
We EFI converted my friends 63 chevy, and it...

We EFI converted my friends 63 chevy, and it stranded us one rainy day.
Short on resources, We discussed our options over a burger, pulled the fuel pump, beat it against the curb till it would spin...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-25-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 30
Poll: Hood pins?
Views: 735
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I have a car I got with pins only, long term...

I have a car I got with pins only, long term review;
It's a crap way to be inconvenient, and ruin your hood at the same time.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Don't cut them, heat them up and bend them,...

Don't cut them, heat them up and bend them, that way if you don't like it, you can bend them back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 489
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I usually stick in a JY brushes pill from some...

I usually stick in a JY brushes pill from some random euro car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 930
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Since you say you have no exp with AWD, I will...

Since you say you have no exp with AWD, I will mention unlike the car the test is for, your car is primarily front drive, with the rear wheels being viciously coupled, so you'd want to raise...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't know why you'd do that much work to not...

I don't know why you'd do that much work to not have good performing diesel, but I will give you this;

OM617, M21, and D24T all come with a ZF4HP22E.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I think I made my weenie 4 ton port a power into...

I think I made my weenie 4 ton port a power into a diesel pop tester for about $25.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Usually a real bad connection at one of the big...

Usually a real bad connection at one of the big terminals.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-08-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,067
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you trick your MAF, it will kick you in the...

If you trick your MAF, it will kick you in the balls, just because.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-07-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
<======points*

<======points*
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 38,589
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's a '59 bugeye. In this case the steering...

It's a '59 bugeye.
In this case the steering rack was flipped for RHD, because the motor got in the way on the other side.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 38,589
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/buge...

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/bugeye/DVC00479.jpg

Not the greatest pic, but we used a tight belt with no tensioner. Drove for years with no problem. Broke many other things,
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,236
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't think L1 was a thing yet when I was...

I don't think L1 was a thing yet when I was taking those, but I bet I passed the a series before you were old enough to drive. and some of the medium heavy ones too.

Nobody ever once asked me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A dead plug wire will do that like a champ.

A dead plug wire will do that like a champ.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 780
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If the setup I had was anywhere close to right,...

If the setup I had was anywhere close to right, you need about a 2" spacer.

some 4-6" steel pipe with flanges welded on will work fine on the cheap, but threads or lock ring adjusters might...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
IRS and non IRS are not compatible, other than...

IRS and non IRS are not compatible, other than that, you can save a few bucks by getting the sway bracket of a sedan, and maybe the whole bar while you are there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I got some OEM parts from Ford awhile back... ...

I got some OEM parts from Ford awhile back...
1/3 the thickness of the original (that broke from being too thin) CHECK
Made in China sticker CHECK
Full dealer price CHECK
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
RTV It also come in a tube yo.

RTV
It also come in a tube yo.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-13-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,236
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The trained human mind still has the edge over...

The trained human mind still has the edge over the most advanced scan machine with a lesser brain.
The OEM setups are getting close, but they have some pretty sorry 'techs' to make up for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 960
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Driving with a loose steering wheel is a stupid...

Driving with a loose steering wheel is a stupid way to fix a mounting issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Beats my oreiley where they stock no name brand...

Beats my oreiley where they stock no name brand brake anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I drain some into a jug, then pour it back unless...

I drain some into a jug, then pour it back unless i'm changing it all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My experience is about 1/3 of the cars that come...

My experience is about 1/3 of the cars that come to me for smog fail pass just fine if they are warmed up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I put the air horn in my truck on a toggle, it...

I put the air horn in my truck on a toggle, it communicates my feelings better that way.

But on topic, none of the electric ones I've messed with have cared about polarity or switching side at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Inflate a ball. Use a portapower. paintless...

Inflate a ball.
Use a portapower.
paintless ding tool.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Rated for less torque than a later T5, but they...

Rated for less torque than a later T5, but they do come with Chrysler bell housings too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Rule of thumb, if a thermostat has been...

Rule of thumb, if a thermostat has been overheated, it should be replaced.
Sadly, they have the worst NIB fail rate of any part I know of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Feeler gauge, piston side clearance? You also...

Feeler gauge, piston side clearance?
You also might be able to see the top ring gap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Drivers door switch that hangs on the lock rod ...

Drivers door switch that hangs on the lock rod is a prime suspect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.agcoauto.com/content/images/cooling/eng...

http://www.agcoauto.com/content/images/cooling/engine_thermostat_flow_open_closed.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 06-03-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,523
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
They are whatever you valve them to, he makes...

They are whatever you valve them to, he makes that junk for a living, well, when he's not being talked down to and ridiculed by strangers who can't read




I bet John V was already old when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 804
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Or there is the 20 minute solution...

Or there is the 20 minute solution (http://www.harborfreight.com/1195-lb-capacity-48-inch-x-96-inch-heavy-duty-foldable-utility-trailer-with-12-inch-wheels-90154.html).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My tank holds like 100$, but I don't like...

My tank holds like 100$, but I don't like getting that close to empty?
Bonus if starting near here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'm driving my tow rig santa cruz to san jose a...

I'm driving my tow rig santa cruz to san jose a lot lately, could help if it won't make it under own power.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-26-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,372
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-25-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,372
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Because the factory (all of them) shroud their...

Because the factory (all of them) shroud their e-fans only to add weight and a solid feel to the vehicle and increase production costs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Then you'd need a different selective washer.

Then you'd need a different selective washer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2GyuPp7na80" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,273
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Not the case here, but reminds me of the time a...

Not the case here, but reminds me of the time a customer had me drive 400 miles to discover when her (now ex) boyfriend did the tuneup, he didn't get the setscrew holding the rotor to the ...
Forum: website & board 05-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 39,354
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.kxii.com/news/headlines/Marshall-County...

http://www.kxii.com/news/headlines/Marshall-County-man-faces-six-felony-charges-304026481.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Dont be a retard, a cat is worth the same amount...

Dont be a retard, a cat is worth the same amount in good or bad condition, and new pipe is only a few $ a foot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
rotate the selector switch to the 'tach'...

rotate the selector switch to the 'tach' position.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Why not just vice grip em out?

Why not just vice grip em out?
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't see how grinding off a protrusion inside...

I don't see how grinding off a protrusion inside the tube is going to further weaken anything.
Drill extension using the hole cut out by a hole saw as a guide, your choice of abrasive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The Sunpro automotive DVOM I got in 1993 ...

The Sunpro automotive DVOM I got in 1993 figuring I'd need to replace it with a Fluke still works fine, reads tach, dwell, and duty cycle.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-14-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The nivo springs are really soft, and the lower...

The nivo springs are really soft, and the lower shock mount has a funny angle cut
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