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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By gottarollwithit
Plug it in and go kinda affair MAF doesn’t...

Plug it in and go kinda affair

MAF doesn’t usually crap out like that. If this continues, i’d look towards a coolant temp sensor.

This being a conversion and TB car, kinda hard to say what’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By gottarollwithit
Might be wrong on this, but those browntop...

Might be wrong on this, but those browntop injectors are rated for more than what lh2.2 can handle. That is, unless the resistor mod is done. How have you been passing smog in years past? Smog... so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By gottarollwithit
How do you know it's idling rich? Have something...

How do you know it's idling rich? Have something to monitor AFR with? If not, just toss in a good 007 AMM and see what happens. Beware, sometimes they're crap even when brand new
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,643
Posted By gottarollwithit
Looks good. I started with basically the same as...

Looks good. I started with basically the same as what ya got.

Time for an MBC that's readily removable and a 15g with a conical flange and a Yoshifab WG bracket. Forget the exhaust mods, not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By gottarollwithit
Wouldn't hold your breath on finding heated rears...

Wouldn't hold your breath on finding heated rears at the JY. Bit of a rare bird - never seen any myself.

XC is a decent ride. Have what you just got since new. Bit of a love/hate kinda car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By gottarollwithit
Pressurize the intake system and get spray with...

Pressurize the intake system and get spray with soapy water. Figure out where you want to start testing from, insert the appropriate sized PVC cap, thread a nipple in there, and shoot compressed air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,452
Posted By gottarollwithit
Likely not linkage caused. How does the...

Likely not linkage caused.

How does the trans fluid look? If it were me, i'd spend the $50-100 at Wallywerld and DIY flush/filter the trans before condemning it. Likely got one foot in the grave...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By gottarollwithit
Should be this. Anything other than this, with...

Should be this. Anything other than this, with the exception of running richer under boost isn't right... Should run at stoich when under load as well, yet not in boost. Lean out to full lean on decel
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By gottarollwithit
Clean the switch, check the relay.... Then...

Clean the switch, check the relay....

Then buy a relay harness kit, or make one. Not sure how good those are in that link above, but a good relay harness will make your car a lot nicer to drive...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 27,652
Posted By gottarollwithit
So... How the heck did you get that past smog??...

So... How the heck did you get that past smog?? The smog techs in the Bay Area are usually really, really particular about this kinda stuff. I'd do all of that stuff if it didn't require a ref or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By gottarollwithit
Ah, the R motor. Pretty sure the crank is forged....

Ah, the R motor. Pretty sure the crank is forged. I'm getting rid of my R motor. You're gettin hosed if you're paying $1k for one. Better be damn near new!!! SS guys are parting these things...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By gottarollwithit
Any reason for use of this specific motor? Isn't...

Any reason for use of this specific motor? Isn't a B5244T5 a more powerful and stouter alternative? Not sure if it's any cheaper, but at the 300ish level, you don't need to worry about the rotating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,773
Posted By gottarollwithit
Jeez Lummert, if you're really searching that...

Jeez Lummert, if you're really searching that hard, i might have a 15g, WG actuator, and CBV somewhere in my mound of crap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,773
Posted By gottarollwithit
Still don't quite understand why ya didn't just...

Still don't quite understand why ya didn't just switch to a 15g. If ya already had a 13c, then all that'd be left is what... a wastegate actuator and bracket... and maybe an oil return?

Anyhow,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By gottarollwithit
Not sure how wise it is to remove the main valve...

Not sure how wise it is to remove the main valve body gasket.... That said, i've had the accumulator mod with the new bolts installed for several thousand miles. Lost count at this point. I'd argue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280
Posted By gottarollwithit
Agreed. This plus a good balance job on the...

Agreed. This plus a good balance job on the reciprocating assembly. Really makes the motor a lot smoother and less buzzy. I remember going from stock b230ft to H beams and Wiseco pistons from RSI....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,169
Posted By gottarollwithit
Get a piece of paper and diagram intake or...

Get a piece of paper and diagram intake or exhaust valve, then seat each cylinder to tits up, then measure your clearance with the feeler gauge. Log each clearance on the paper. Then, use whatever...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By gottarollwithit
Pretty sure that's not for R manual trans cars. ...

Pretty sure that's not for R manual trans cars.

OP, might want to consider reading up on this issue over on SS. There's nothing holding the axle together, aside from it being squashed in place...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By gottarollwithit
Anybody?? I know i've come across this info...

Anybody?? I know i've come across this info somewhere...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By gottarollwithit
I think Iím beyond the normal situation like...

I think Iím beyond the normal situation like that. A couple yes back I had a shop replace my master. I think they somehow got air in my ABS pump and Iíve never gotten it out since.

Iíve pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By gottarollwithit
Manually activate and pump????

I got an 88í 740t

How the heck do you manually activate the abs pump? Perhaps pull a relay and jump pins? Which ones???

Really donít want to stomp the brakes to trigger the abs. Would prefer to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,450
Posted By gottarollwithit
Line are cheap. Just replace them if you're going...

Line are cheap. Just replace them if you're going to tear it all apart. Probably throw a rebuild kit at the fronts as well. You're going to have to bleed the system anyways if you pop out the caliper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By gottarollwithit
Need to make more go powahh! Or, just get the...

Need to make more go powahh! Or, just get the trans to downshift.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By gottarollwithit
AW71L isn't terrible. I run mine through Oaktown...

AW71L isn't terrible. I run mine through Oaktown quite frequently.... Yes, you can tell when lockup is engaged, but it's not a big deal. Picked up like 1mpg, still using my stock 1030 rear end on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,872
Posted By gottarollwithit
Where'd you get the R axle from? Or, who rebuilt...

Where'd you get the R axle from? Or, who rebuilt it?

Upon removal, they frequently separate at the inner joint and literally fall apart.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,218
Posted By gottarollwithit
Did you check the compression before pulling the...

Did you check the compression before pulling the head?

You can weld a nut or something to the seized stud and get it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,046
Posted By gottarollwithit
I assume that has something to do with VIDA...

I assume that has something to do with VIDA updates and security? I use mine on the internet no problem. Being able to do so is a big plus. Remember, if you ever need remote assistance on VIDA,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,046
Posted By gottarollwithit
Selling a laptop preloaded with a working version...

Selling a laptop preloaded with a working version of Vida is a great idea. If you're not a compuker whizz, just buy that! Hell, if you can, get a Dice unit from this guy too!

I bought a nice...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By gottarollwithit
88' 740T ABS Pulsing/pumping

It's been storming here lately, so i think maybe an ABS sensor is dirty. When i started the car up, as soon as i depressed the brakes fully, the ABS was pulsing and the trip odometer was turning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,303
Posted By gottarollwithit
That myth is sorta correct, but replacement is...

That myth is sorta correct, but replacement is doable. Been there, done that. I bought a pass side M66 salvage axle from a scrapper, then sent it off to CVJ to get rebuilt. That was back when the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,876
Posted By gottarollwithit
Or, if you give up, for like 100 bucks you can...

Or, if you give up, for like 100 bucks you can just buy the Dice unit off Ebay that all the SS guys use. The seller is in Lithuania, but will remote connect to your computer and set it all up if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,342
Posted By gottarollwithit
If you're super worried: ...

If you're super worried:

https://www.deeworks.ca/product/b230ft-aluminum-freeze-plug-retainer/
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,658
Posted By gottarollwithit
Perhaps post pics of the brushes?

Perhaps post pics of the brushes?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,658
Posted By gottarollwithit
If that's the case, your alt is probably not the...

If that's the case, your alt is probably not the root cause of your problem.... Might just be throwing money away by buying more alternators...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,034
Posted By gottarollwithit
This. Contrast/Gustav, one of the tuners on...

This.

Contrast/Gustav, one of the tuners on SS says that the stock R tune has too much timing, plus the funky stock dual intercooler system doesn't work that well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,013
Posted By gottarollwithit
How did the fluid look when you changed it? You...

How did the fluid look when you changed it? You replace the filter?
Aside from that kick down cable, these trans don't have much in terms of adjustments or stuff to tinker with. If the cable is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,034
Posted By gottarollwithit
Possible, but not terribly likely. HG probs are...

Possible, but not terribly likely. HG probs are pretty uncommon. Possible cracked block.

What yr? miles?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,128
Posted By gottarollwithit
Indeed. I've always had the same opinion as...

Indeed.

I've always had the same opinion as Dave, but could never back it up with any conclusive evidence. That said, i'll Prime in a CTEK and then start hunting for a deal on a Platinum grade...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,128
Posted By gottarollwithit
Rejuvenating Battery Chargers?

So, on my Benz with a big H8 battery, i tested 660 cca, when its supposed to have 770 cca.
Battery is about 2.5 yrs old. Works just fine, cranks, starts, no problem. The idiot mechanic that i used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,436
Posted By gottarollwithit
Forget diesel I6 injectors. Get them from...

Forget diesel I6 injectors. Get them from Greazzzer and don't worry about it. You're not going to make big power with this motor. Doing so will require a $$$ injection pump. Keep it stock and enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,436
Posted By gottarollwithit
If you're really going to do a motor swap, would...

If you're really going to do a motor swap, would be wise to adjust the injection timing when the motor is out of the car. If it hasn't been done in ages, it will be worth your while. You'll likely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By gottarollwithit
As i remember, there's a few vids on Youtube...

As i remember, there's a few vids on Youtube about this stuff. Depends on which cam pulley you have. Some are spring loaded, some are able to freely turn clockwise/counter clockwise a bit. If it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,660
Posted By gottarollwithit
Do yourself a favor - Get a Dice unit. Will make...

Do yourself a favor - Get a Dice unit. Will make working on your car much easier.

Also, if you had a Dice, Xemodex can remotely scan and review your car. Meaning... Xemodex could theoretically...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,564
Posted By gottarollwithit
There are many mods to be had, but by far the...

There are many mods to be had, but by far the best is a set of E codes AND a headlight relay harness. If you can afford to toss a couple hundred bucks at it, call Ray at Susquehanna Motorsports...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,110
Posted By gottarollwithit
Aside from the LED stuff, how do you know the...

Aside from the LED stuff, how do you know the mixture is actually rich??? The baseline mixture adjustment screw on the AMM doesn't adjust very much.... Doesn't provide improvement... If you've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,927
Posted By gottarollwithit
At the advice of one of the SS guys, I measured...

At the advice of one of the SS guys, I measured my spark plug gap. I found that gap was 0.024. Spec is 0.028". Some manufacurers go up to 0.030".

Think this overly tight spark gap could be enough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,927
Posted By gottarollwithit
Was actually considering a leak down test, but i...

Was actually considering a leak down test, but i figured the time and effort required to do a leak down test would be the same as for valve stem seal replacement. To do a leak down, ya gotta pull the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,927
Posted By gottarollwithit
Replaced the PCV system a few months ago. Got...

Replaced the PCV system a few months ago. Got plenty of vacuum at the oil fill hole. Oil cap is pretty dang clean. Old PCV was pretty clean when I replaced it. I don't think sludge is an issue.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,927
Posted By gottarollwithit
I'm going to put in a set of valve stem seals and...

I'm going to put in a set of valve stem seals and see what happens. The motor has good compression across the cylinders. Think this is a head gasket or leaking valve, so it seems that stem seals are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,927
Posted By gottarollwithit
Turbo from the intake side was tight. No oil in...

Turbo from the intake side was tight. No oil in the intercooler. Should I check the exhaust side?

Actually have this apart to do stem seals, but stopped because the plugs don't look super terrible...
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