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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
bad conditions cause high emissions. If you...

bad conditions cause high emissions.

If you go on Wikipedia and look at the history of each type of emission control, you will get a pretty good idea.
Go to the library, and get an emission...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 777
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Ftfy

Ftfy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,615
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've got about 6 sets of nice wheels with...

I've got about 6 sets of nice wheels with locking lugs out of pick n pull that way.

Each time you hit it, the threads compress a tiny bit, and get a little smoother. As the bounce back, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The smog tech usually has no idea what he is...

The smog tech usually has no idea what he is looking at as long as there is a thing at every position shown in the vac diagram, so that is what you must present him with.
What I described is ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I always try to be real careful not to crush my...

I always try to be real careful not to crush my dipstick.

My truck holds a lot of expensive terrible smelling ATF and I hate spilling it everywhere when I drop the pan.
Solution; 1/4 Vinyl hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,490
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Without actually testing, you are just waving...

Without actually testing, you are just waving your dick around in the dark.
With the engine warm, after 30+ seconds @2000RPM, the cat should be hotter than the pipe going into it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Looks to me like it is recently missing its top....

Looks to me like it is recently missing its top.
If you glue a lid over it such that the passage remains open, it wont defeat EGR when cold, but should work well enough for a smog test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,615
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That head was installed on an upright V motor on...

That head was installed on an upright V motor on the floor (stud pointing uphill away from welder), and about half the bolts were broken.
As far as skills, Id rate it as easy as long as you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,615
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
False ...

False
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=221945
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/DVC00676.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You have to borrow 8 drops of liquid wrench and a...

You have to borrow 8 drops of liquid wrench and a hammer?
Forum: performance & suspension 01-10-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Do you even batch fire bro?

Do you even batch fire bro?
Forum: performance & suspension 01-10-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'd say batches rather than banks on inline... ...

I'd say batches rather than banks on inline...

Citation?

Usually a 1 wire sensor in one manifold or just downstream.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-10-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Make an X-pipe with a 3" cat as the junction, it...

Make an X-pipe with a 3" cat as the junction, it will sound awesome and flow plenty. One sensor right before, and one after the cat.


pretty much every V engine from mid 80s to mid 90's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Couple factors there, one many of the...

Couple factors there, one many of the 'conversions' are done on already high blowby engines.
2 they are often done by people who don't really do scheduled oil changes.

Once it polymerizes ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,490
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
loosen the downpipe, cat, or O2 sensor. if the...

loosen the downpipe, cat, or O2 sensor. if the is a lot of exhaust trying to force its way out you have an exhaust restriction...I've seen the cat be empty and the muffler stopped up with chunks...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-10-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I wasn't ruling out the possiblity hte might be...

I wasn't ruling out the possiblity hte might be installing a V motor, hence needing duals.

Either way, and o2 sensor measure % not volume, so it has no idea if its measuring one cyl or 6. It's...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-10-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Your V90 can't really control the left and right...

Your V90 can't really control the left and right bank independently anyway can it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Maybe you should see if it can go 20 years.

Maybe you should see if it can go 20 years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Almost impossible if you look at how the timing...

Almost impossible if you look at how the timing works.
Not that it makes a huge difference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 456
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Most of them could come from any 5 different...

Most of them could come from any 5 different suppliers, and be in a Beck box.

Looked at another way, few if any seals or bearings on a car are application specific. You look at any bearing part...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Single tank always ends in tears. I took my veg...

Single tank always ends in tears.
I took my veg tank apart after 5 years of service, and much to my surprise, it was still cleaner than any fryer I've seen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Maybe, but I actually know a few guys who put...

Maybe, but I actually know a few guys who put enough of that crap in their IDI Fords to where their 'fuel savings' bought them a new truck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you don't know specifically what went into the...

If you don't know specifically what went into the tank, it's pretty pointless to speculate.
As far as diesel 240s go, switching from old diesel to ULSD is probably the single worst thing you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Bio is quite a bit different. Lots of people...

Bio is quite a bit different. Lots of people don't understand the difference.


30+ micron particles will do signficant damage to IDI injectors, but if filtered, by itself veg oil doesn't affect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Not just the balancer falling off?

Not just the balancer falling off?
Forum: performance & suspension 01-06-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,634
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
3rd gear dyno:-P

3rd gear dyno:-P
Forum: performance & suspension 01-05-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
488 NM, not Ftlb, my bad. but even so, Your...

488 NM, not Ftlb, my bad.
but even so, Your transmission multiplies engine torque before the ujoint, so
1600 limit/360ftlb = you need a 4.4 gear to just break it off without any shock load in...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-05-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Unless your 1st gear is taller than 3.27:1, a...

Unless your 1st gear is taller than 3.27:1, a stock LQ4 should theoretically be able to snap 1310 ujoints at will, so the tube may not make much difference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I thought it was for messing with tailgaters.

I thought it was for messing with tailgaters.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-28-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Make sure the pistons all sit at the same height...

Make sure the pistons all sit at the same height too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
No that part does not exist. There is one M12?...

No that part does not exist. There is one M12? with an 8MM allen head right through the middle of the bearing. It goes directly into the water pump snout, eliminating the 4 bolt spindle from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
This ones a Benz, they have a bolt into the...

This ones a Benz, they have a bolt into the water pump snout through the middle and no bolt on hub.

The owner didn't even know his fan was failed, he brought it in for the water pump leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Replaced this one today. It had no play, in fact...

Replaced this one today. It had no play, in fact is was stuck solid, but kind of at an angle till I beat on it 3 minutes with a 700 FtLb impact trying to get the bolt out of the middle.
Then my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
45000 miles on those spark plugs?

45000 miles on those spark plugs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,002
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My Rabbit had some old Michelins that both ...

My Rabbit had some old Michelins that both exploded at sub 25MPH speeds doing nothing extreme.

One went with a bang on my cop car at 85 or 90, luckily was a rear.

I think its worst if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I saw some with it, and looked at my seats which...

I saw some with it, and looked at my seats which dont, and they do have the square or rectangular(I forget) drive nub you could put a wrench or presumably adjuster handle on.
I'm thinking maybe if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
740: Jeep axle
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Not really

Not really
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 752
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You should be able to get them at any place which...

You should be able to get them at any place which sells chrome, and is within 300 miles of our southern border.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
740: Jeep axle
Views: 709
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Maybe, if you intend to do steady state cruising...

Maybe, if you intend to do steady state cruising at 200 KMh on the autobahn, and have a push car to get you up to that speed. Otherwise put highway cruise speed at peak torque RPM.
A diesel gets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
They always give me a funny look at the pts...

They always give me a funny look at the pts store when I make them bench test their reman... Once they even tried to tell me their tester was at fault when it was dead in box:lol:
Forum: performance & suspension 12-16-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Just heat the springs.

Just heat the springs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,229
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Ran my junk on straight ATF, and it didn't...

Ran my junk on straight ATF, and it didn't change anything.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-07-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Move that ABS thing, and you might fit one of...

Move that ABS thing, and you might fit one of these
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/FSTB/DVC01042.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you weld it on, it won't get stolen. Does...

If you weld it on, it won't get stolen. Does your state allow generic cats?
When i do a cat job, I pretty much assume bolt breakage and buy bolts in advance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Seriously? you could regear to about 3.08:1

Seriously?

you could regear to about 3.08:1
Forum: showroom 11-29-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 165,280
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A little ragged around the bottom, more round...

A little ragged around the bottom, more round than brick, and probably an R anyway, but whatever....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 851
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yeah, they are only about 10X more tolerant of ...

Yeah, they are only about 10X more tolerant of fuel funkiness than any commonrail or electronc DI engine, and cost a lot less to replace.
From the ones I've seen, a bad injector takes out the ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 851
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I really haven't found may parts that are hard...

I really haven't found may parts that are hard to get, almost all of them interchange with VVW diesel or Audi 5.
In Europe, they had the D20 (5cyl) in 2s and 7s for tax purposes mostly.
Yes, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Welder will still get them if they are about 1/4"...

Welder will still get them if they are about 1/4" below flush.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 851
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
#Idon'tgooglebro???? In OK shape, it runs...

#Idon'tgooglebro????

In OK shape, it runs better than the old Benz and is about equal with BMW.
OEM in militarey applications past Y2K, it isn't that bad.

NA...are prolly pretty much boat...
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