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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Thank you for clearing that up. It makes so much...

Thank you for clearing that up. It makes so much more sense now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Yeah, I've been scratching my head over it all...

Yeah, I've been scratching my head over it all night. I see the code for every other system just not LH. On 2.4 where is the CPS? On top of the trans housing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Code That Doesn't Exist

Car:
1991 745Ti (LH 2.4)

Problem:
Engine cut's out, no/hard start. Ignition code 2-1-4.

The code is the part that's perplexing. It states that the code does not exist/not applicable for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,295
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
How much do Hydra's run for around here? ...

How much do Hydra's run for around here?

Side note, I really like the Falken's. They lasted almost 3 years and well past the advertised 60K mile "life" of the tire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,295
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Almost 3 years with these tires and they finally...

Almost 3 years with these tires and they finally need to be replaced. I've been looking online for the same tire, but it seems they have been discontinued.

Anybody know of a good set of tires...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
740: Weird Leak
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Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Thank you guys for your help. In ended up being...

Thank you guys for your help. In ended up being what he said:



It didn't show itself until I got a hold of a coolant pressure tester. Started squirting at 4 psi.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
740: Weird Leak
Views: 1,470
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
It seemed to be seeping from underneath the nut. ...

It seemed to be seeping from underneath the nut.



Is that the one pictured? I'm not near my car right now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
740: Weird Leak
Views: 1,470
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Does anybody know if that bolt passes through a...

Does anybody know if that bolt passes through a coolant passage? I was thinking that might be the case and I could fix by apply some thread sealant, but am unsure. I got a 5 hour drive ahead of me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
740: Weird Leak
Views: 1,470
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Weird Leak

I got this weird leak coming from the back of the engine, well not exactly. I thought it was coming from the heater hoses, but it is coming from a much stranger location. The bolt that goes through...
Forum: showroom 11-22-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,314
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Any info on how you mounted the push bar? I would...

Any info on how you mounted the push bar? I would be interested in doing something similar.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 37,177
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
http://www.speedhunters.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://www.speedhunters.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/hairy6.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Take a long extension and a small hammer. Put the...

Take a long extension and a small hammer. Put the tip of the extension against the gasket and tap with the hammer. It usually works to get it to crack off. Also good to use when you don't have room...
Forum: events 11-12-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I guess I should check the event section more...

I guess I should check the event section more often. My brother served and I'm pretty sure there are some things he struggles with I just don't know what to say or how to help.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,310
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Very interesting, yet I feel the results may be...

Very interesting, yet I feel the results may be somewhat biased. No data was published on the bags or for the coilovers and the video was created by the company that makes/sells the airbag system. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,492
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Watched the series, got a question. Anybody...

Watched the series, got a question.

Anybody know anything about the Reijo camshaft they used?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Dip Dip Plasti-Dip!

Dip Dip Plasti-Dip!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Dip, dip, PLASTIDIP!

Dip, dip, PLASTIDIP!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned MAF...

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned MAF contamination yet.

And the best thing you can do for any motor is to decrease the temperature of the intake air. And while this may not do much in stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,237
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Falken Ziex ZE-912 Ratings for 225/50/15 ...

Falken Ziex ZE-912

Ratings for 225/50/15

UTQG Rating....Speed Rating......Load Index
360-AA-A............V......................91

I've had these tires on my wagon for about 9 months now...
Forum: website & board 07-14-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,241
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Cool, thanks Dana...... This wouldn't...

Cool, thanks Dana......


This wouldn't happen to be you by any chance would it?:-D

http://www.mmaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Dana-White-UFC-144-pre-press-3.jpg
Forum: website & board 07-14-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,241
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Yeah, we are back! Any changes made besides being...

Yeah, we are back! Any changes made besides being on a new server?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
+1 Ceramics don't chew up rotors (after 10k...

+1
Ceramics don't chew up rotors (after 10k miles cross hatching still on rotors), high resistance to brake fade, good stopping power and virtually no brake dust.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
You need some type of MAF or MAP. They monitor...

You need some type of MAF or MAP. They monitor the amount of air being received by the engine so it knows how much fuel to give it. Unless you are planning on swapping to a carburetor, then you are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
The wiring. It sounds like she is...

The wiring.

It sounds like she is experiencing a intermediate short to ground. Deceleration/braking wire moves and grounds out.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,274
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I looked at that sight and seen most of the...

I looked at that sight and seen most of the vendors want you to buy in bulk only. Though I found these and thought it was interesting. Any experts want to weigh in on these? I don't know enough to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Take a volt meter (dmm) and see if you are...

Take a volt meter (dmm) and see if you are getting any voltage to the fuel pump relay. Using the wiring diagram to trace the wire that isn't getting voltage back to it's source and check for voltage...
Forum: events 06-28-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,960
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
So who all should I be seeing out there?

So who all should I be seeing out there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,211
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
1991 NA 745, auto, 4.10 diff (250K+ miles),...

1991 NA 745, auto, 4.10 diff (250K+ miles), running 91 Oct with 185/65/15's @ 30psi Front and 36psi Rear. I seen 26-7 mpg average. When I switched tires to 225(235 rears)/60/15's it dropped to 25...
Forum: events 06-17-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,960
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I might hit it up. All depends if I work that day...

I might hit it up. All depends if I work that day or not.
Forum: showroom 05-29-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
That was awesome man. That track looks like a lot...

That was awesome man. That track looks like a lot of fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,617
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Yeah, he is not going to be able to find an M90...

Yeah, he is not going to be able to find an M90 around here for a good price if at all. His best bet is the readily available Borg Warner T5. Plenty in the yards with plenty of aftermarket parts.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,617
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Go to your axle, behind the driver rear wheel and...

Go to your axle, behind the driver rear wheel and lightly clean it off on the bumper side. There should be a little tag. Be very carefully cleaning this area as that sticker is very easy to destroy....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I appreciate it, but I'm on a budget and would...

I appreciate it, but I'm on a budget and would much rather just exchange this one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Anybody? Or should I just grab one out of another...

Anybody? Or should I just grab one out of another 740?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,617
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Why thank you sir! The rims are Draco's I...

Why thank you sir! The rims are Draco's I believe. I have them on both my 91 745's.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,617
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
HA, Ha-ha. I knew it had to be a TB'ers. I...

HA, Ha-ha. I knew it had to be a TB'ers. I spotted your car there Monday. I had the white 745 that was parked closer to the entrance into the yard.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,617
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I had a feeling a TB member was the one that...

I had a feeling a TB member was the one that snagged the 16V head and intake from the Modesto yard. I was just out there this weekend. There are advantages to the 16V head (better breathability), but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Thank you guys. So when I go exchange this at...

Thank you guys. So when I go exchange this at Pick-n-Pull, when car should I grab one from? What would be a bolt on upgrade from stock? This is going in my "fun" car I'm fixing up, so I want...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Radiator questions

I grabbed a BlackStone radiator in very good condition from the junk yard today and I have some questions about it. It came from a 91 740 (same as mine), but what I noticed was that it has a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
I "glued" mine on using a bit of blue RTV....

I "glued" mine on using a bit of blue RTV. Haven't had an issue with it yet, and it should be relatively easy to remove if I was to need to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Any auto body guys? I got all the stuff to fix...

Any auto body guys? I got all the stuff to fix the car, just hung up on this one issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Still could use some help with this.

Still could use some help with this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Okay need your guy's help again. So I...

Okay need your guy's help again.

So I started taking off the inner fender from my car and I have figured out where most of the spot welds are. But I'm stuck on something and can't find where it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Thank you man, that is exactly what I was looking...

Thank you man, that is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: showroom 05-25-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,463
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
It's not much. Interior was dark grey with a dark...

It's not much. Interior was dark grey with a dark grey car, but a tan roof liner. Got rid of it and I like it enough I'm not putting one back in there. Also decided to remove all the plastic side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Thank you guys, any other advise, tips, or tricks...

Thank you guys, any other advise, tips, or tricks I meet need to know before I create some carnage at the junk yard?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Year interchangeability?

Car: 1991 745

I am going to the yard this weekend to grab parts for a front end repair and I have several questions.

What year/make core supports are interchangeable with my car? What inner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,850
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Well not just for towing and loads. Generally if...

Well not just for towing and loads. Generally if you are doing 45 mph and under in 3rd gear your RPM's are going to be around 2-2500. With it in 4th it is going to be closer to 1k which can put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
Sounds like a bad connection. With it sitting in...

Sounds like a bad connection. With it sitting in your drive way, have it running, throttle at 2500 RPM's and wiggle all the sections of your wiring harness. If it stalls while your wiggling a certain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,850
Posted By CaliMeatWagon
If you are driving at speeds under 45-50 mph you...

If you are driving at speeds under 45-50 mph you should keep the OD off (little arrow should be illuminated) or for towing uphill. With OD on (arrow off) in lower speeds you can cause extra stress to...
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