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Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
It's less restriction. To each their own.

It's less restriction. To each their own.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Crush it. I do believe they're a spin on.

Crush it. I do believe they're a spin on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
FTFY

FTFY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Sounds like a turbo trying to spool to me..

Sounds like a turbo trying to spool to me..
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 185,702
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Looks so good! Did the better insulation in the...

Looks so good! Did the better insulation in the dash and roof help with noise? I have been trying to figure out what thickness to get and where to put it? I mean the entire cabin is desirable, but...
Forum: website & board 09-13-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Welcome! Give it a solid Stage 0, before you...

Welcome! Give it a solid Stage 0, before you start tossing money into upgrades.
Stage 0 includes:
-All bushings(don't do poly on the Trailing Arm Bushings aka TABs)
-Ball joints
-Fuel filter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
NICE. That is suspect. LOL.

NICE. That is suspect. LOL.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Aluminum is nice as it allows lighter weight and...

Aluminum is nice as it allows lighter weight and less unsprung weight, but doesn't like to flex when it plays with potholes and is generally more expensive to replace. If you're worried about...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 207,132
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Excited to see it in person once it's done(or to...

Excited to see it in person once it's done(or to help detail her out). The move is complete, just box break-out. No clue on the storm, they're still considering sending me back out for fires. LOL
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Most chances all rubber bushings on the car are...

Most chances all rubber bushings on the car are original. Even if they don't look bad, they're 30 years old. Plan on replacing them. I am going to be replacing the front control arms on my Wife's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,068
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/7...

https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/715/142/f6c.jpg

Might as well find a MB diesel.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 207,132
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/0...

https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/092/497/a30.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 853
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Do a full 2.5" all the way. Save up and do it...

Do a full 2.5" all the way. Save up and do it come summer as a "spring cleaning" task.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 30,818
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
She's looking sweet! Great progress.

She's looking sweet! Great progress.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
If it's broken in PIECES, which it shouldn't be,...

If it's broken in PIECES, which it shouldn't be, replace it....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,948
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
This. R brakes are cool, the system on these...

This.

R brakes are cool, the system on these cars aren't garbage by any means. Just upgrade to a good sport pad and rotor combo and change out your high quality brake fluid every couple years. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,948
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
:nod: I only go as far as replacing clutches on...

:nod:
I only go as far as replacing clutches on the models that are able, but usually if the clutch gave up the ghost the pump unit isn't far behind and we all know that a dead compressor is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,948
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
The Four Seasons compressors are good. I'm pretty...

The Four Seasons compressors are good. I'm pretty sure I can find you a discount code to save on one if you need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,948
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Ok, but how long did it sit without a charge or...

Ok, but how long did it sit without a charge or being cycled? Because if it doesn't get used and have oil flowing around the seals, they will shrink and fail. Look into the excessive oil, but price...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,948
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Save up over the winter for a new compressor and...

Save up over the winter for a new compressor and just get it over with in the spring.

Get a new line made up with the a service port on the discharge hose.

No reason to chase your tail, just do...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
I would just keep the IAC as that is what helps...

I would just keep the IAC as that is what helps meter the system at off throttle conditions. That looks like the IAC outlet hose? Does it look like any of these?...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Sounds like a neat idea. But why not plumb it in...

Sounds like a neat idea. But why not plumb it in to utilize the radiator instead of the heater core? The cooling system still flows with the heater core closed off in normal operation, so why not...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,280
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Once the 195/60's on the Wife's Virgos die, I'll...

Once the 195/60's on the Wife's Virgos die, I'll be tossing 205/65's on, because sidewall and hauling comfort.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,721
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
I've always gone by the rule of thumb, if it's...

I've always gone by the rule of thumb, if it's bigger than the original electronic unit it is replacing: rewire with heavier wiring and use a dedicated ground for reliability.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Yeah. The running rotation of the engine. Check...

Yeah. The running rotation of the engine. Check while it's hot for best readings.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Either are an improvement over the M. I have the...

Either are an improvement over the M. I have the T cam in my Wife's car and it does well for towing and highway. I've got the B cam and its got more power across the rev scale, slight decrease in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,014
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Spray em off with a hose and sell em. I use...

Spray em off with a hose and sell em. I use steelies for snow tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
The mufflers placed in AC system can catch all...

The mufflers placed in AC system can catch all the crap/crud/debris from the system and can plug up. I would double check the heater control valve is FULLY functional before continuing on. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
The A/C in the 1990 was lacking in traffic, but I...

The A/C in the 1990 was lacking in traffic, but I installed a temperature triggered pusher fan like that of 1991+ cars and what a difference! Go through the system and replace the expansion valve,...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
The spacer question has been answered, but why?...

The spacer question has been answered, but why? Why are your tires anemic? Put something on your car that won't die when you hit a pothole. Toss a set of 205/55R16 tires on and enjoy a cush ride...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Did you follow Dave's directions? If you did,...

Did you follow Dave's directions? If you did, don't stress. Ambient temperatures definitely don't help matters when you want electronics to stay cool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
I'm not too sure. But from the looks of the R&R...

I'm not too sure. But from the looks of the R&R procedures on Mitchell there is. What year is your 760? Does it have the PRV or the B230FT?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Were the insulators and plug boots wet with oil? ...

Were the insulators and plug boots wet with oil? I know the valve cover seals around the spark plug tubes start to weep over time. My buddies S60 2.4T did that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Inspect your turbo.

Inspect your turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Sounds like failed heater core or blown hose. ...

Sounds like failed heater core or blown hose. Like chronicrhythm posted, take your time and mark everything, take pictures if needed. A heater core replacement takes a weekend to complete.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
I would start with inspecting the tires and...

I would start with inspecting the tires and wheels and get them rebalanced. Tires can do some weird stuff if the balance is just barely off. Make sure that they are road force balanced to rule out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
:nod: I'm saving for them.

:nod:
I'm saving for them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
From what I've read in the shop manuals it is PAG...

From what I've read in the shop manuals it is PAG 100.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
It could easily be anything in the front end that...

It could easily be anything in the front end that could create a squeak. What has been replaced on the front suspension? Front control arm bushings can creak and squeak as well as the strut tops,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Sounds like a bad schrader valve at the suction...

Sounds like a bad schrader valve at the suction line(low side) it sounds like. Are you sure it's leaking from just that one place? When was the last time it held a charge?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
The M47 benefits from being overfull. Fill it up...

The M47 benefits from being overfull. Fill it up and ship it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
I would get a variable to ensure you get better...

I would get a variable to ensure you get better refrigerant flow on hot days.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Sounds like you've got a plan. Definitely...

Sounds like you've got a plan. Definitely o-rings to replace if you're cracking any fittings. I would replace the receiver/drier, especially after you flush the system(if you do, but don't really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
They may not look bad, but lets face it, those...

They may not look bad, but lets face it, those bushings are original and could use replacement. I am going to be going through both my cars this summer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Don't be afraid to toss two ounces of some fresh...

Don't be afraid to toss two ounces of some fresh POE oil into the receiver/drier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
T Cam is good for towing and stump yanking. A...

T Cam is good for towing and stump yanking. A cam is a great improvement for a B230. Basically just about any cam other than the anemic M cam is an improvement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By KeizerBrickGuy
Replace the valves and recharge and reinspect.

Replace the valves and recharge and reinspect.
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