home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: GeneralBurrito
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Already chopping off the manifold. No pipes to...

Already chopping off the manifold. No pipes to restrict exhaust flow=faster, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Didn't know there was such a thing as a three...

Didn't know there was such a thing as a three way, just CARB compliant cats.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Just a simple and cheap (compared to other...

Just a simple and cheap (compared to other companies) Walker 81111. Still fairly new since the car is for driving to school and back with the occasional grocery run. A plus from the Walker cat is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I know, I was surprised myself. I heard and...

I know, I was surprised myself. I heard and partially viewed the entire thing. Car had the sniffer in just like before and was on the dyno. I don't know if the low numbers were from possibly still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yeah I've taken it off and inspected it, no...

Yeah I've taken it off and inspected it, no visual cracks. I got a flat block and sanded down the surface to be as flat as possible, replaced the manifold gaskets, checked other gaskets, and I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Oil change, set timing to 10° from 2 different...

Oil change, set timing to 10° from 2 different timing lights (they recorded 12° though), reinstalled the preheater hose, blocked off the hose from sucking in hot air, blocked off the nipple to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
https://i.imgur.com/itbXFK2_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&sha...

https://i.imgur.com/itbXFK2_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
Passed;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I know what stage 0 is, and I explained to them...

I know what stage 0 is, and I explained to them that the preheater setup is useless in California and they understood. But I just put it back on for the next check so it doesn't fail inspection again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Since I failed the visual inspection because the...

Since I failed the visual inspection because the preheater hose was disconnected and instead used as a second air intake, I put it on and just plugged the heater side of the air box.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yeah that's where the last front pipe got its...

Yeah that's where the last front pipe got its leak along with a mysterious 1" hole that had the exhaust shop confused.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yeah I've been battling with a possible exhaust...

Yeah I've been battling with a possible exhaust leak. Already replaced all gaskets and piping from the front pipe back. Checked my manifold and see no visible cracks, front pipe is less than a year...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I'm still 3/4 full on 87 gas, not really sure if...

I'm still 3/4 full on 87 gas, not really sure if I want to siphon some out to fill up on e85. I just need to drop my NOx at 25mph by 83ppm, which I think I'm fine now since I did an oil change and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
So running E85 made the car backfire through the...

So running E85 made the car backfire through the intake? Damn. Did it cause a lot of damage?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Then I guess we timed it right. Now I'll just...

Then I guess we timed it right. Now I'll just drive around to get the O2 sensor working and then do the next smog check maybe Tuesday/Wednesday. The exhaust still crackles like pop corn, not sure if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Okay fresh oil change done, a gallon of Rotella...

Okay fresh oil change done, a gallon of Rotella T6 and a black Mahle filter. We think the timing is set to 10, we're not exactly sure.

The timing marks we saw looked like this:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I'll hopefully have access to a timing light on...

I'll hopefully have access to a timing light on the weekend when I do my oil change.

Congrats on the burrito, very customizable and delicious thing to eat. We just had tacos.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Ah okay, still don't know how me advancing the...

Ah okay, still don't know how me advancing the timing by turning the distributor left ended up being 6° according to the smog test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
What do you mean it won't do a smog test? They...

What do you mean it won't do a smog test? They did a test at 15 mph with 1518 rpm and another at 25 mph with 2566 rpm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I think it's 750 rpm on the plaque if I remember...

I think it's 750 rpm on the plaque if I remember correctly. And my idle is around there, about 700-800 by estimate. And can't I just tape the vacuum hose shut instead of risking getting a BB stuck?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
S/V/C: Oils
Views: 420
Posted By GeneralBurrito
No one bringing up Rotella T6? Great oil that's...

No one bringing up Rotella T6? Great oil that's loved by the Subaru community. I'm having no problems with it in my 240 either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
It's 12 +/- 2

It's 12 +/- 2
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
So is plugging the diaphragm on the black box a...

So is plugging the diaphragm on the black box a temporary thing only for smog?
And should I retard timing to 10 or keep it safe at 11?
And plus, I thought I had advanced timing just a bit by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Wait, how do I find what type of ignition I have?

Wait, how do I find what type of ignition I have?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Alright I'll do a few of the things today and...

Alright I'll do a few of the things today and over the weekend, hope to do the test Monday
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I looked over your great write up. So far on the...

I looked over your great write up. So far on the to do list is oil change, set the timing to 10 or 11, plug the diaphragm vacuum line to the ignition box, and drive around town for 20 minutes before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
It's a 1987 240 DL, manual. I still have the...

It's a 1987 240 DL, manual.

I still have the old single hole injectors that I could slap back on. They may not be as clean as the 850 yellows, but they still work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Walker has a 5 year/50,000 warranty though. Since...

Walker has a 5 year/50,000 warranty though. Since the new cat was put in, I don't think I even out 2k into it. It's just a daily driver to and from school.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Looking up E85 gas on Google maps shows some...

Looking up E85 gas on Google maps shows some pumps near me. Is it fine to mix E85 with 87 gas? I thought you'd need bigger fuel pumps and all that to handle it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
It may have been that I didn't let the cat get to...

It may have been that I didn't let the cat get to operating temps, I just drove straight from my house to the smog place, less than 5 minutes. I also read in another smog thread, thanks to philski...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
The O2 sensor might not have been working...

The O2 sensor might not have been working properly too since I swapped out the alternator to a 100A hoping to do an eFan swap in a few days. The battery was disconnected for a while so it may have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Non egr as far as I know. Don't really know how...

Non egr as far as I know. Don't really know how to check other than it not having a tube coming off the exhaust towards intake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
It's a link disguised as "The results" in the...

It's a link disguised as "The results" in the first post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yes it's lh2.2. I think timing was the main...

Yes it's lh2.2. I think timing was the main culprit along with not driving it long enough because I didn't mess with the engine much but replace to newer parts. Exhaust and ignition should all be at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I was reading around and apparently retarding...

I was reading around and apparently retarding ignition timing too much actually worsened emissions. I'm planning to put it back to 12 since I got the smog check paper right before I bought the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Just failed CA smog, high NOx

The results (https://i.imgur.com/zql5BSM.jpg)

Already reinstalled the stupid intake preheater. I'll be putting the timing from 6 back to 12 when I do my oil change in a couple days. My cat is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By GeneralBurrito
There's a review on the site saying good things...

There's a review on the site saying good things about them.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I'm sure I'm going with Ben's coilovers with all...

I'm sure I'm going with Ben's coilovers with all the good things added onto them, just not at the moment since I have college and summer classes.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By GeneralBurrito
We need every single company that makes strut...

We need every single company that makes strut mounts for 240s on this thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I really just want some decent mounts until I get...

I really just want some decent mounts until I get coilovers, which I'll go all out on.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By GeneralBurrito
So other than being made of different steel, is...

So other than being made of different steel, is the CS one any better than the RT one? They both look like they have pillow ball bearings, but the CS has a bit more camber adjustment.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Has anyone used Retro Turbo's camber plates?

I have recently been getting a clunk in the front which I really think is failing strut mounts. The rubber was all cracked and nasty looking back when I was throwing an angle grinder at my coils,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Have you pulled out the cluster and checked the...

Have you pulled out the cluster and checked the solder joints? Mine didn't look bad, but ended up being the problem. You might be able to find actual cracked joints.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I had this and just fixed it a couple weeks ago....

I had this and just fixed it a couple weeks ago. For me, the solder joints somewhere in the speedo were bad/cracked, so I just got a cheap $15 soldering iron kit and resoldered every joint I could...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I'm running 23F/stock 19R on my 244 and it...

I'm running 23F/stock 19R on my 244 and it handles great. Although I think a good set of wheels and tires would help the handling a lot more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Revive? So I finally pulled the trigger and got...

Revive?
So I finally pulled the trigger and got a cheapo soldering iron to resolder my connections and on the first drive, no cut outs. Only over time will I know if I actually fixed the speedo or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By GeneralBurrito
That's such a good bronze color, I kind of want...

That's such a good bronze color, I kind of want to paint my Virgos that color. Closest color to that kind of bronze is Duplicolor HWP105. Looks more like the bronze you see on Volk TE37s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By GeneralBurrito
And a lot of noise comes through the shifter hole...

And a lot of noise comes through the shifter hole if you have a manual.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,432
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Have you not heard of the +t? It's very possible...

Have you not heard of the +t? It's very possible (and cheap) to turbo an NA engine. There are tons and tons of threads on here about setting up a +t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,447
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Quick question, are we actually able to throw a...

Quick question, are we actually able to throw a speaker in the dash or is that grill just there for decoration and to slowly deteriorate with the sun?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,447
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I tend to avoid ebay because the sellers for some...

I tend to avoid ebay because the sellers for some reason think way too highly of their stuff and sell for almost double than you'd get here.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.