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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:11 AM
Replies: 41
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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: 540
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: 10
Views: 259
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: 540
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...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The early FWDs have a different service light...

The early FWDs have a different service light protocol from anything else.
Tha's all I got.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-23-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
There's always this approach ...

There's always this approach
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk165/Paul480/Volvo%20240/4x4Tank.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yugo...they saved so much money reliability was...

Yugo...they saved so much money reliability was no longer a factor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Manual ball valve. About that Astro...

Manual ball valve.

About that Astro valve...new from GM, JY POS, or Autozone imitation?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I know, how do you even hide a skateboard in...

I know, how do you even hide a skateboard in there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
THe DMMs also get more erratic as the battery...

THe DMMs also get more erratic as the battery goes down, so if that's a couple years old, that is worth a look.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-14-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
:e-shrug: flows a bunch of air, is about 24x12,...

:e-shrug: flows a bunch of air, is about 24x12, and you have to adapt down from 8" to your turbo inlet or MAF.

EDIT; It has more filter medium inverse cone in the end too.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-13-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I still have a few of these ...

I still have a few of these
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/FSTB/DVC01042.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The link rod in your driver door with the control...

The link rod in your driver door with the control switch on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
No fuel low pressure side or high?

No fuel low pressure side or high?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Start here...

Start here http://www.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1225
cliffs; put in a clear fuel return line, and check your glow plugs.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-08-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,462
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A Powerglide is stronger than either, and they...

A Powerglide is stronger than either, and they start around $50.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
240: 205/65 r15
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My experience was 205s possibly increased the...

My experience was 205s possibly increased the grip over 195's, but sidewall play from the poor fit made the car enough less responsive it wasn't worth it.
I don't think either rubbed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
With no oil, the lifters stay collapsed, and you...

With no oil, the lifters stay collapsed, and you don't get compression.
Forum: performance & suspension 10-29-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Why does my windscreen sprayer leak under the...

Why does my windscreen sprayer leak under the bonnet?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you don't like welding, have you considered ...

If you don't like welding, have you considered glue?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,240
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Isn't that how all the cool kids test flex?

Isn't that how all the cool kids test flex?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,974
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Your video is private....

Your video is private....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
LOL It's good for not getting stuck spinning...

LOL It's good for not getting stuck spinning one tire only in a moderately driven underpowered stock vehicle with small tires, and its flawed operating principal is relatively transparent to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
These fit perfect ...

These fit perfect
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/mbcHETSzBwMvtP-2636zyOA_zps50e5529f.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
M46 Rev match and shove it in, or flat shift...

M46
Rev match and shove it in, or flat shift depending on load/hurry.
230+K on stock fluid.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-22-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,048
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Enough a factory bend looks really bad by...

Enough a factory bend looks really bad by comparison.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,048
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I ovaled my pipe where I had clearance issues by...

I ovaled my pipe where I had clearance issues by setting the pipe between two 2x blocks of wood and driving my truck over it. Probably cost me 3 cents in gas though.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-05-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,452
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Chevy 1350 slip CV's are something High Angle...

Chevy 1350 slip CV's are something High Angle stock and sell, although they do advertize broaching services.
http://www.highangledriveline.com/images/1350cv/208-1350cv1.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 09-05-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,452
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
High Angle Driveline?

High Angle Driveline?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Wut?

Wut?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-04-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Half the trucks are exactly the same, the new...

Half the trucks are exactly the same, the new ones with the funny windows are a little different.




The ranger has a better diff.

Reduce the tongue weight much, and you will reduce your...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-31-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Plenty of Ford in that range that are fine. I...

Plenty of Ford in that range that are fine. I had to look awhile, but my $1300 12 valve pulls great and nothing on it is really expensive. It also gets 4-5 mpg over the less powerful though...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Can you get it to shift under 25? There isn't...

Can you get it to shift under 25?
There isn't really any break in, they are best new and go down from there.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,240
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Dodge uses a bracket from the MC bolt to hold...

Dodge uses a bracket from the MC bolt to hold the distribution block just left of the MC.

The simplest belt option is ditch the tensioner, flop the alt into that space, and get a belt sort...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,240
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I doubt you will need power steering. On...

I doubt you will need power steering.

On the 5.0 Sprite, we ran the manifolds on the opposite side exiting forward.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-24-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Get out of my mind man:-P Maybe could get...

Get out of my mind man:-P

Maybe could get to 3 in 4LO.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-23-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Trailer reg is $30/yr, and truck is weight based,...

Trailer reg is $30/yr, and truck is weight based, so the truck with a ramp body will be more.


You can, and the Banks kit works well, IMO as well as the Powerstroke. The van body is a miserable...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-19-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Damn, my trailer is 2300, but having the winch is...

Damn, my trailer is 2300, but having the winch is really nice.
Regardless of towing capacity, don't forget to subtract 10% of the towed weight from the vehicles hauling capacity for tongue weight.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Did you subtract tongue weight , passengers,...

Did you subtract tongue weight , passengers, tools, parts, and cargo appropriately from your capacities.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The hitch is attached to something solid. ...

The hitch is attached to something solid.
Axles and tires are at least designed with occasional towing in mind
If something goes wrong, your nice car isn't demolished.
10 ply tires....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Longest neutral drop ever.

Longest neutral drop ever.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-16-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,254
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
With the tongue weight already maxed, you cannot...

With the tongue weight already maxed, you cannot have enough weight in the back of the wagon to give you good control in an emergency maneuver. Don't be a fool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Ive seen it happen after refilling a system that...

Ive seen it happen after refilling a system that had bled out a hole in the hard line.
Patch
Fill
Jack it up and bleed by cycling wheel
Fire up, runs normal, all quiet....
Touch the steering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If it will do it sitting still, it's your rack.

If it will do it sitting still, it's your rack.
Forum: showroom 08-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,398
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
****** that **** the **** out!

****** that **** the **** out!
Forum: performance & suspension 08-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
2 tubes? hacksaw should work fine.

2 tubes? hacksaw should work fine.
Forum: website & board 07-26-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 23,650
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That's rough, I was disappointed in my junk ...

That's rough, I was disappointed in my junk getting 27.5 drafting a Dirtmax at 85.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,039
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Yep, that right there is about 80% of starter...

Yep, that right there is about 80% of starter problems, strangely enough, fresh contacts are only sold for ~20% of starters.
Not that some reshaped copper pipe won't work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's out of power steering fluid, and those are...

It's out of power steering fluid, and those are the last 4 drops..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,336
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Ice pack any dubious control units or sensors,...

Ice pack any dubious control units or sensors, if it gets better you have a suspect.
Friend had a car that only wold go about 4 miles without an ice pack for the ECU:lol:
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