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Forum: the vault 10-07-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 37,024
Posted By thelocalspoke
Gonna chime in with an addition to this. If...

Gonna chime in with an addition to this. If you've got a 7/9xx, and typically bad control arm bushings (the big ones)on the rear end, the speed sensor in the diff cover can make contact with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,137
Posted By thelocalspoke
My 90 or 91 745T parts car and my 93 745T DD both...

My 90 or 91 745T parts car and my 93 745T DD both came with factory rear swaybar. Yes, it's too skinny, but the brackets are there.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By thelocalspoke
thanks, I had not thought of that. this is the...

thanks, I had not thought of that. this is the answer I was looking for.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By thelocalspoke
Line-bore B230 cam bearing surfaces?

Is this even really possible? It seems to me that if a head gasket surface needs cutting to fix any lack of flatness, the cam bearings will be misaligned as well. But, if you fix that, they will be...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,785
Posted By thelocalspoke
Nice work there. Free bump for the suspense...

Nice work there. Free bump for the suspense that's killing me.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By thelocalspoke
Like Mr. Gashog, I converted mine to desmo. Now I...

Like Mr. Gashog, I converted mine to desmo. Now I pay a guy $1000 to adjust it every 7500 miles, but I get to hold my nose higher. And thats worth something.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,998
Posted By thelocalspoke
Anybody do ratchet strap on 7/9's?. I mean, I'm...

Anybody do ratchet strap on 7/9's?. I mean, I'm about to, since it came up and I have a strap and some newfound torque. but anybody else?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,106
Posted By thelocalspoke
Those are fake "Green Giants." I skipped over...

Those are fake "Green Giants." I skipped over them a few weeks ago and bought a set 4 real ones from Ballenger Motorsports for about $220., so my experience how they act with what may or may not...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,373
Posted By thelocalspoke
Griffin makes: Part # 1-25201- Part #...

Griffin makes:
Part # 1-25201-
Part # CU-25201-
Part # 1-55201-
Part # CU-55201-

...all shown in their catalog as 24x15.5x3"

Here's the third one on that list:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By thelocalspoke
Yeah, I decided as soon as I saw...

Yeah, I decided as soon as I saw KnockSense--which I've seen for MS but was unaware of for LH--that I'd send the money and spend my time doing other than reinventing that wheel. I ordered one today....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By thelocalspoke
This looks good, thanks all. Any problem you can...

This looks good, thanks all. Any problem you can get rid of by throwing another c-note at it wasn't much of a problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By thelocalspoke
Add knock light to LH2.4?

I've tried searching TB and Google, the Saab APC answer clogs the results.

I can hear okay, sorta; I'm careful. But I have various buzzes and rattles in the car that confuse me. And anyway, a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
Haven't gotten my 012 yet (any day) but I made my...

Haven't gotten my 012 yet (any day) but I made my own from an 016 and a cheap plastic charge pipe. It's sealed with foam backer rod, and held together with a strap. I'll epoxy it now that I know it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
again...

again...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
:oops:

:oops:
Forum: showroom 01-19-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,062
Posted By thelocalspoke
I'm still getting parts off this thing! Love, ...

I'm still getting parts off this thing!
Love,
Dad
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
Lotta good info, thanks. I have an 012 amm coming...

Lotta good info, thanks. I have an 012 amm coming from a t-bricker, and will probably home-make a larger 016 at some point as well, since that's free.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
Lotta good info, but so far it's half saying I...

Lotta good info, but so far it's half saying I need bigger than Green Giants (f.i.TLAO) and half saying smaller (f.i. you!). Average that out and they should be just right:nod:

I mostly wonder if...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
I actually have a set of 5 orange injectors from...

I actually have a set of 5 orange injectors from an 850T. (0 280 155 831, IIRC).

Those are rated for 31.8 lbs, vs ~29 for my stock greentops. **BUT THEY ARE RATED AT 3.8 BAR, NOT 3**. So, with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
Well, the cross-sectional area increase from an...

Well, the cross-sectional area increase from an 016 to an 012 is about 1/3, and the flow increase from my stock 29lb greentops to my store-bought (genuine) 42lb Bosch Green Giants is also about 1/3;...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By thelocalspoke
012 MAF/AMM vs homemade ~3" one with 016 guts

What does experience tell us run best?

I'll be using an RSI stage 1 cam, Bosch Green Giants, a ported 15G/90+, TLAO fuel and EZK chips, 3" DP with OBX to the back...

I have an extra 016, can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By thelocalspoke
That would make me check all the body and motor...

That would make me check all the body and motor grounds. Which are known to need occasional love.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,903
Posted By thelocalspoke
I want/will buy one. Ideally I could get it with...

I want/will buy one. Ideally I could get it with a 3" v-band at the turbo, will do that up myself if I hafta. Would have two bungs, material choice cost-dependent. Also, I am connecting to a 2.5" OBX...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By thelocalspoke
Who is this guy? i drank beer and barked orders,...

Who is this guy? i drank beer and barked orders, WTF does he want? And paid the rent.

Sheesh, all he's done is tried and failed to blow it up ever since. Kids.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By thelocalspoke
So, I'm not an ac guy and I've never converted...

So, I'm not an ac guy and I've never converted one, so toss this aside when you get some empirical opinions, but...r 134 is less effective than r12, and systems designed for it have to be "bigger"...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By thelocalspoke
1)If you mean the torque rod bushings, they might...

1)If you mean the torque rod bushings, they might look like these:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffslotkin/sets/72157644696289556/

...and your car will probably bounce more than your shocks...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By thelocalspoke
Ghetto 7XX axle clamshell stiffener, plus Newbie post, hopefully useful

Dang I dislike flickr.

Here's the mod first, in case you don't want to also get to know me. 7/940 turbos seem to me to use up the torque rod bushings first (along with the easy to get track rod...
Forum: website & board 05-12-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By thelocalspoke
Thumbs up thelocalspoke here, what happened was that...

thelocalspoke here, what happened was that although I'd activated before, I changed my email a while back and never activated the new one. Thx for taking time from whatever you guys do when noobs...
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