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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By apachechef
photo of them next to each other

photo of them next to each other
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,441
Posted By apachechef
With all possible respect and warmest personal...

With all possible respect and warmest personal regards, you need to go back to square one and figure out EXACTLY what your question is, then simplify that question as much as possible.
I must assume...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,441
Posted By apachechef
this is not an appropriate control, you stated...

this is not an appropriate control, you stated yourself many reasons why.


A suitable test involves at least 2 heads


having trouble with basic concepts here.
You should bone up on basic...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,441
Posted By apachechef
you continue to fail to grasp that a shaved head...

you continue to fail to grasp that a shaved head is an inappropriate control for a grooved head.


AGAIN. If you are unwilling/unable to perform appropriate testing with appropriate controls, your...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,441
Posted By apachechef
you have very basic problems here. ...

you have very basic problems here.



no, it isn't



So, you are unwilling to actually do the test that is needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By apachechef
take the key off of the keychain and see if it...

take the key off of the keychain and see if it still happens
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By apachechef
DBARRTON I am pretty sure I've replied to...

DBARRTON

I am pretty sure I've replied to you before about how that bolt is only designed to be under tension when adjusting the belt tension, and not otherwise.
You are doing it wrong

those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By apachechef
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By apachechef
use aluminum foil to cover carpet, and channel...

use aluminum foil to cover carpet, and channel spilled coolant into rags/papertowels.

the STS part is nice, but beware that on 1993 and perhaps on all 240 with factory plastic heater valves, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By apachechef
Dammit, Lummert. exactly, the skinny bolt is...

Dammit, Lummert.

exactly, the skinny bolt is only for holding tension as you secure the nut holding the belt tight, then back off the skinny bolt.


you might have to order the bolt, long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,517
Posted By apachechef
this, coupled with some luck from being...

this, coupled with some luck from being assembled by sobered up workers on a wednesday, and perhaps the car being on the opposite end of the lemon bell curve.

Since it was babied, and became...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,517
Posted By apachechef
wow, He parked it outside every night

wow, He parked it outside every night
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,425
Posted By apachechef
Get rid of your crap until it all fits. I bet you...

Get rid of your crap until it all fits. I bet you are carting around a ton of useless crap
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By apachechef
1975-1993?

1975-1993?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,517
Posted By apachechef
congrats on the perfect answer.

congrats on the perfect answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,517
Posted By apachechef
saw some video that had an interesting take. ...

saw some video that had an interesting take.
proposed that using the same oil type continuously was better than switching around, as some additive may react with others an precipitate/form unwanted...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By apachechef
interesting, thanks. ipd sells the front and...

interesting, thanks.

ipd sells the front and rears together, with
25-25
or
25-22
combos.

for a good compromise on a fun street car, stock height,
25mm front and the 19mm I have from a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By apachechef
I have bought 3, good match to the Volvo...

I have bought 3, good match to the Volvo interior. Get one from eBay
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By apachechef
Can you guys help out and explain?

Can you guys help out and explain?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,464
Posted By apachechef
don't count on that engine to pull thaat car out,...

don't count on that engine to pull thaat car out, from the looks of it, those brakes are probably frozen solid.

you need to step back and set a goal, if you can't figure a way to drag this car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By apachechef
fix your busted ass motor and trans mounts

fix your busted ass motor and trans mounts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,464
Posted By apachechef
rare wisdom on TB That car looks like more rust...

rare wisdom on TB
That car looks like more rust than metal.
I see why you can't jack it up, no metal to put jack under.
leave the plug in, there is nothing to be gained by cracking pandora's plug
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,464
Posted By apachechef
from the distrib hole?

from the distrib hole?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,464
Posted By apachechef
wait, how did you grab it out of the pan with...

wait, how did you grab it out of the pan with pliers? from what hole?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By apachechef
lol buddy, I don't think you got my point. ...

lol
buddy, I don't think you got my point.

you didn't know what was going to happen when you started, and **** went south badly, agreed?

In no way am I talking about you selling this stuff....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By apachechef
In hind-hind sight: you took a symptomless AT...

In hind-hind sight:
you took a symptomless AT apart.
you removed a filter that had dirt on it, a filter that did its job and was still doing it's job.
it was not clogged, it was not preventing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By apachechef
I was thinking of using 2x 1993 seals for each...

I was thinking of using 2x 1993 seals for each door, aren't they shaped the same, just need to cut them so thet abuttt each other up top?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By apachechef
-eases door closure -promotes airflow through...

-eases door closure
-promotes airflow through cabin at speed and with fan on
-decreases noise from hvac fan

DON'T BLOCK IT
GET ANOTHER FROM ANY SCRAPPED 245
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By apachechef
you are a glutton for unproductive punishment.

you are a glutton for unproductive punishment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By apachechef
refill with fresh fluid and drive another 134k

refill with fresh fluid and drive another 134k
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By apachechef
bypass wiring harnes completly to check, and did...

bypass wiring harnes completly to check, and did you use pipe tape on sensor/?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,451
Posted By apachechef
Lwrge flat side behind pp fingers

Lwrge flat side behind pp fingers
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By apachechef
60 degrees Ahead

60 degrees Ahead
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By apachechef
this check temp with good thermometer first.

this check temp with good thermometer first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By apachechef
you seem awfully concerned about your investment...

you seem awfully concerned about your investment in a length of fuel hose, are you in dire financial straights?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By apachechef
Links don't work for me

Links don't work for me
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By apachechef
https://www.wagonmeister.com/highvoltageheadlighth...

https://www.wagonmeister.com/highvoltageheadlightharnesses

good stuff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By apachechef
dood, extra weight no good for racercar:nod:

dood, extra weight no good for racercar:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,981
Posted By apachechef
Perhaps, Steve, reading the codes might be of...

Perhaps, Steve, reading the codes might be of value?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By apachechef
why not swap everything?

why not swap everything?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,795
Posted By apachechef
rare post about towing/loads that brings up...

rare post about towing/loads that brings up danger to fellow travellers.
you are doing it right
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,735
Posted By apachechef
You want to plate stainless? Do you want...

You want to plate stainless?


Do you want to stitch your waistband to your belly in case your belt and suspenders both fail?

And why not a Denso 100a instead of a Bosch?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By apachechef
in 240 it is pretty out of the way, where is on 9?

in 240 it is pretty out of the way, where is on 9?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By apachechef
keep it

keep it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By apachechef
use M6 bolts and fender washers

use M6 bolts and fender washers
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,068
Posted By apachechef
yes

yes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,606
Posted By apachechef
fixt

fixt
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By apachechef
sounds like trailing arm bushes

sounds like trailing arm bushes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,243
Posted By apachechef
93 expects the tone ring to be different, so no. ...

93 expects the tone ring to be different, so no.

I might have one that will work for you to swap for the 1993
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,145
Posted By apachechef
https://www.prolineracks.com/proline-gmr165-rain-g...

https://www.prolineracks.com/proline-gmr165-rain-gutter-racks.html
heard they are good

don't worry about the gutter mounts, stronger than the pad type mounts by far
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