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Forum: performance & suspension Yesterday, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yes its a real one, no you can't use it in 4Lo ...

Yes its a real one, no you can't use it in 4Lo
GV bough the casting stuff from laycock, it IS a P-type.

Gear Vendors units aren't starting with 250K on the clock.I'm not worried about engaging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 193
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
No, my Home Depot lumber always breaks when I...

No, my Home Depot lumber always breaks when I try to load a passenger car with it.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-03-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I got one at Pick N pull, but Im not sure about...

I got one at Pick N pull, but Im not sure about putting it behind my Cummins It looks pretty twiggy compared to my tranny shafts, and supposedly the huge off idle torque in reverse can do a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 193
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Had a seriously hard time getting the car on my...

Had a seriously hard time getting the car on my trailer...the side boards are 15 feet long and come off to use as ramps. It just makes it. ground clearance is about 1.75"...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-18-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That gear oil looks like it was due for a...

That gear oil looks like it was due for a change anyway.

Lemme tell you how to make gaskets like a boss.
hold or affix the gasket paper to the part
take a ball pein hammer( the rounded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You pretty much got it, you have to file the...

You pretty much got it, you have to file the mounting flange surface flat as well.
I use a lot of brake cleaner getting it clean. I don't actually know what rod it was, my old bodyman friend...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Telling yourself A 40 % weather based boost ...

Telling yourself A 40 % weather based boost change is normal is delusional. One of the big reasons turbochargers are used on trucks and aircraft is they are inherently altitude (density)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I have brazed the starter mount ear back onto a...

I have brazed the starter mount ear back onto a couple Chevy blocks with no failures. Well braze on a gob of bronze, then drill and tap the hole.
It will be crucial for tranny life for you to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's not because they are old and the clearances...

It's not because they are old and the clearances have gone out of whack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My posts are both based on real world first hand...

My posts are both based on real world first hand experience by me having the same problem you have described.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-16-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A G80 does that unless you spin it fast enough.

A G80 does that unless you spin it fast enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've bent the crap out of truck frames that are...

I've bent the crap out of truck frames that are way thicker doing that, and this looks rusty besides.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-15-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
At least now it will be easy to wash and paint...

At least now it will be easy to wash and paint your diff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You could try soaking the thread end is...

You could try soaking the thread end is stuff while heating the head to draw the stuff in, and them maybe beat it out tomorrow. Or an angle grinder with the thin 7" cutting wheel will make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I like 745s, but if I had $12.5K, I might get...

I like 745s, but if I had $12.5K, I might get a couple, and something nice to drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
In my experience, pulsing one directional...

In my experience, pulsing one directional resistance in the steering is always solved by replacing the steering rack/box.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Are your strut bearings clean and lubed?

Are your strut bearings clean and lubed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
They obviously haven't seen what these are...

They obviously haven't seen what these are 'worth'
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/4888073098.html

But in the real world, I'm pretty sure a mint one totals under $3500.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I would not say it doesn't fit so much as the...

I would not say it doesn't fit so much as the undertray is a little different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
air getting into the fuel is the single most...

air getting into the fuel is the single most common cause of hard or no starting.
D24T site has a guide. http://www.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1225
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It works even better if you use 2 hammers and...

It works even better if you use 2 hammers and can swing them in such a way as to hit both sides simultaneously. Takes some practice, especially if your hammers are not identical.
Using one hammer...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-11-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Might be faster just to cut the drive belt?

Might be faster just to cut the drive belt?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I use the HF puller often, and I have broken at...

I use the HF puller often, and I have broken at least half a dozen of them. Opposing hammers will always get it done, helps to maintain some down pressure on the link at the same time, one foot...
Forum: showroom 02-09-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Grand National caps will click right in there.

Grand National caps will click right in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 760
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
What you weigh X length of the wrench= what you...

What you weigh X length of the wrench= what you set it to
lock it in the vice horizontal and pull down.
the wrench clicks right as your feet come off the ground. calibrated

Or Snap on guy...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-08-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I guess it just seems heavy, 210Kg w/ alt and...

I guess it just seems heavy, 210Kg w/ alt and starter according to Volvo, but it certainly is substantially more than a B230 I don't have the B230 spec, but B23ET is 170Kg

Vehicle weight full...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-08-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
But my stock 740 engine weighs like 300 Kilos...

But my stock 740 engine weighs like 300 Kilos and has a heavier battery, so he's probably right in there.
IIRC I scaled at 5400 on the trailer
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
New or milled head using the olde valves? new...

New or milled head using the olde valves? new head is not as thick.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
fire

fire
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 609
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'm thinking make that end link 3/4 longer is...

I'm thinking make that end link 3/4 longer is the easy path, and +1 for cold bend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The filters have probably also never been cleaned.

The filters have probably also never been cleaned.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
harness corrosion at the + cable and power...

harness corrosion at the + cable and power distribution center stuff seems to be an issue on those.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
just 3 or 5 shots of this? ...

just 3 or 5 shots of this?
http://www.ibeautyshop.net/product_images/v/451/E-foam-11__51387.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It put a pretty good polish on the DS flange,...

It put a pretty good polish on the DS flange, I'd keep it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I've had pretty good luck with Q-bond, even on...

I've had pretty good luck with Q-bond, even on plastic radiators.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I think that style starts in the early 90's. ...

I think that style starts in the early 90's. some of the smaller cars are actually imports and don't have it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
GM oval fuel pump, firewall.

GM oval fuel pump, firewall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I always wondered what he factory jack was...

I always wondered what he factory jack was actually good for:)
Forum: article composition 02-02-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,631
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Parts lookup for an 87 5.7 Caprice will get you ...

Parts lookup for an 87 5.7 Caprice will get you the remote coil from a small cap HEI.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Use some rod or metal and a bolt, or just cut a...

Use some rod or metal and a bolt, or just cut a couple inches out of the old factory hangars.

Waiting for paint to dry on this one
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,317
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Well, where we live, Rust has a hard time getting...

Well, where we live, Rust has a hard time getting to them first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,317
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Whats the CFM on that cone filter today?

Whats the CFM on that cone filter today?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Not orange dealer seal, might fall out:lol: Not...

Not orange dealer seal, might fall out:lol:
Not had much trouble with leaking though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,774
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I used one on a B20 Amazon, but made my bracket...

I used one on a B20 Amazon, but made my bracket out of an old Chevy one I think, so can't say if the kit works.
Local part store has a new alt connector, use it if you don't get a good bit of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Doesn't specify what % synthetic, hence the...

Doesn't specify what % synthetic, hence the lowish price?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
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: 44
Views: 1,664
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Ftfy

Ftfy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,795
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: 316
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: 255
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...
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