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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Harlard
Oh you are a tease.

Oh you are a tease.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Harlard
Fill cylinder with rope and give it all the ugga...

Fill cylinder with rope and give it all the ugga duggas with an impact gun
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,911
Posted By Harlard
You should be able to move the fan blades...

You should be able to move the fan blades relatively freely. I don't think that a locked up fan clutch could overcool that much but stranger things have happened. As for measuring temperature, my...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:13 PM
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Views: 620,013
Posted By Harlard
Oh it has the same offset on account of a quick...

Oh it has the same offset on account of a quick disconnect I installed. Works really well for my build other than the stalks being at a weird distance from the wheel. It's fine. Just fine :-P


...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,911
Posted By Harlard
That's odd. I use an 87⁰ thermostat as well and...

That's odd. I use an 87⁰ thermostat as well and my running temperature is in the 180-185⁰F in ~45⁰F weather.

My suspicion is that the original thermostat has failed, but even a lower temperature...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,432
Posted By Harlard
I remember this

I remember this
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:54 AM
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Views: 220
Posted By Harlard
Oh dear lord. Just let me take that engine when...

Oh dear lord. Just let me take that engine when you v8 swap the car, preferably before it pops.

Also air conditioning. DIBS.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,406
Posted By Harlard
I filled one with window weld and it became...

I filled one with window weld and it became unbearable...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 620,013
Posted By Harlard
top bolsters are a little loose but they feel...

top bolsters are a little loose but they feel great otherwise!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 620,013
Posted By Harlard
Been busy getting this ****box out of the garage...

Been busy getting this ****box out of the garage so the German ****box can get its engine pulled. It's like playing a particularly exhausting game of musical chairs. Alas, its interior is once again...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 332,683
Posted By Harlard
That could have been the pillow ball moving in...

That could have been the pillow ball moving in the strout mount housing on warm days. I found the pocket in mine was ~0.025" too deep. Loctite bearing retaining compound shut it up.

So if this...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By Harlard
Bro, sometimes the pantomime is all that matters.

Bro, sometimes the pantomime is all that matters.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By Harlard
I think it's up there for an expensive and...

I think it's up there for an expensive and overcomplicated 300 whp turbo engine on this board I think.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By Harlard
Mkay, Block: $175 Rebuild rings, bearings,...

Mkay,

Block: $175
Rebuild rings, bearings, seals, gaskets: $350
head studs: $150
rods+pistons: leftover from previous engine ($free)
16v head, cams, springs, lifters, intake manifold, cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By Harlard
*Looks at balance sheet* ...

*Looks at balance sheet*

https://media3.giphy.com/media/l3q2K5jinAlChoCLS/200w.gif

*closes balance sheet*
Forum: website & board 01-19-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By Harlard
"I took the easy way out" badge

"I took the easy way out" badge
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Harlard
If you are running the 16v accessory pulleys you...

If you are running the 16v accessory pulleys you will not need to machine down the mating surface of the harmonic balancer.

As for the Yoshifab crank gear, it's not an issue with power. You may be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Harlard
You need to get the 16v crank gear or (much...

You need to get the 16v crank gear or (much better idea) use a Yoshifab forged unit.

As for the balancer you can get a conversion 16v underdrive pulley from KL Racing or machine down a stock...
Forum: website & board 01-17-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By Harlard
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Harlard
I'd love to know the thread pitch of the port....

I'd love to know the thread pitch of the port. Should have measured while it was sitting on my bench :doh:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Harlard
And by enough that means barely enough. Wish it...

And by enough that means barely enough. Wish it had a high side port to actually optimize the charge without a machine.

The parallel flow condenser is nice to have at least.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Harlard
91-93 are all the same firewall back.

91-93 are all the same firewall back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Harlard
no but you need to flush it

no but you need to flush it
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Harlard
Use a bigger gate for less boost, a smaller one...

Use a bigger gate for less boost, a smaller one for more. Go from there.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,406
Posted By Harlard
After all of this discussion I'm still puzzled as...

After all of this discussion I'm still puzzled as the transmissions in Ryan Randall's and Chris Miranda's cars are whisper quiet and perfectly smooth despite using non-dampened slip yokes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,332
Posted By Harlard
I like to use 3M Spray 80 cement for foam repairs...

I like to use 3M Spray 80 cement for foam repairs and gluing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,332
Posted By Harlard
Most of the foam is fixable. I like to use...

Most of the foam is fixable. I like to use microfiber towels as batting/reinforcement.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,406
Posted By Harlard
It was about 4 lbs of butyl and iron.

It was about 4 lbs of butyl and iron.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,406
Posted By Harlard
I have one installed. It helped noticeably. ...

I have one installed. It helped noticeably.

Sent another one to Mike K. Likely we will have to wait until Spring for his veredict.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
I have the 6/31 in mine. 3.73 and 225/45r17....

I have the 6/31 in mine. 3.73 and 225/45r17. Should be pretty close.

I will crawl in there soon enough and check. If nothing else it will be nice to have traction control.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
Those two are AWOL. Anyway. Follow-up...

Those two are AWOL.


Anyway. Follow-up question: do you guys know the revs/mile of the R-Sport speedo? I worked out that it should be 960/mi, but the needle is 5 mph slow at 70. Odometer seems...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
Hey now. Also, where's my 300 badge??

Hey now. Also, where's my 300 badge??
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
The trans currently in the car has the cable...

The trans currently in the car has the cable speedo drive. Main problem here is that the output shaft is not drilled for the clip that drives the speedo worm gear. I don't have the time to swap that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
I have an R Sport cluster. My choices are a...

I have an R Sport cluster. My choices are a converter drive, put some gauges and warning lights with a custom panel, or swap to an 81+ dash with an electric speedo.

While the Speedhut box isn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 82,051
Posted By Harlard
I did something similar. Just ground it as far...

I did something similar. Just ground it as far back as I dared and went to town with weld. Next time it breaks (it will), I'm going to stick a strip of plate on top to give it a little more rigidity.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,332
Posted By Harlard
I'd get a set of heaters from wagonmeister if I...

I'd get a set of heaters from wagonmeister if I were you. Much easier, way less hassle. All the stock ones are dead.


See here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/eSXaVMn8JbAgyvQ46
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harlard
Cable Speedo Drive - Digital converter

Hey all,

Hoping to get an easy solution to this problem: I'm about to install a T-5 that does not possess a cable speedometer drive. There are a couple of digital to cable swap boxes that will...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,911
Posted By Harlard
Ohhhhhhhman. STACK time.

Ohhhhhhhman. STACK time.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,911
Posted By Harlard
The odometer failures are related to a little...

The odometer failures are related to a little plastic gear that sheds teef. Not a big deal to repair at all.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,911
Posted By Harlard
I was there for 5 years or so. Then your fixes...

I was there for 5 years or so. Then your fixes wear out and you start all over again.

My T5 is making noise and the alarm horn in the BMW stopped working. Sometimes you just have to take it like a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,911
Posted By Harlard
This reminds me that my passenger side door...

This reminds me that my passenger side door switch isn't connected to anything. Wonder whether I'll ever get around to it...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 82,051
Posted By Harlard
Just double wrap it I guess

Just double wrap it I guess
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 82,051
Posted By Harlard
You covered the whole thing with foil backed...

You covered the whole thing with foil backed butyl?? That stuff is only intended to keep panels from reaonating and should only cover 30-40% of sheetmetal. You want mass loaded vinyl foam (ie Noico...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,556
Posted By Harlard
Looks like a sub-6s 0-100. Nice!

Looks like a sub-6s 0-100. Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By Harlard
She knows this happened. Her reaction? "That's...

She knows this happened. Her reaction? "That's hilarious!"
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By Harlard
https://i.imgur.com/CapP1t7h.jpg I WANT...

https://i.imgur.com/CapP1t7h.jpg

I WANT TH<a/>IS FRAMED AND HUNG IN MY GARAGE.

<3
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 545,424
Posted By Harlard
Ok I almost crapped myself. Good to know.

Ok I almost crapped myself. Good to know.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 545,424
Posted By Harlard
no idea, but it should be enough. Also, wtf on...

no idea, but it should be enough. Also, wtf on the block??!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Harlard
You may encounter oil pump clearances. Go for it.

You may encounter oil pump clearances. Go for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By Harlard
Only when you understand why (or how) the rules...

Only when you understand why (or how) the rules are in place are you allowed to break them. Since OP is a new, the correct course of action is to replace the fuel rail.
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