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Forum: website & board Today, 05:50 AM
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
but with the phone number and address, there is...

but with the phone number and address, there is something about lindsay tractor pulling, and this

which sounds like a Swedish Ops line, not an MVP line.


Maybe my google fu is weak?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Take the spring off, and use a 3' pipe wrench on...

Take the spring off, and use a 3' pipe wrench on the gland nut.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 41,795
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Fenders? ...

Fenders?
http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac157/96crawler/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150826_194114184.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 41,795
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Its an 89 F350, don't imagine its electrically...

Its an 89 F350, don't imagine its electrically very distinct from a 'Stang. I did have to replace the steering column, pedal hangar, and the part of the dash structure it all bolted to.
It did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
What's the question?

What's the question?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 41,795
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
While you are neck deep in ford harness, any idea...

While you are neck deep in ford harness, any idea why a horn would only work with the ignition off? Instrument lights are inop, but I think that was preexisting.
Forum: website & board 08-27-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 55,318
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Besides a facebook page, I was unable to find...

Besides a facebook page, I was unable to find any eveidence MVP is an actual business entity in Texas or anywhere else. Swedish Ops at least has a website and show up in business listings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.walkerexhaust.com/support/diagnosing-co...

http://www.walkerexhaust.com/support/diagnosing-converter-issues/check-converter-temperature.
pulling a plug wire and high idling for 30 seconds or so will often light a lazy cat.
Forum: website & board 08-22-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 55,318
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I cant find any evidence MVP is a company at...

I cant find any evidence MVP is a company at all. Are you licensed to do business somewhere?
Forum: performance & suspension 08-21-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you didn't check your pattern, or clean...

If you didn't check your pattern, or clean debris from mods, sounds normal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Smash it to bits, and you will have pletny of...

Smash it to bits, and you will have pletny of room to put the new one on.
Forum: website & board 08-14-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 55,318
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
MVP More Vaporware Parts?

MVP
More Vaporware Parts?
Forum: showroom 08-13-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 885
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It should look clean as hell, ...

It should look clean as hell, greencarco/tdimotors business model is based entirely on buying sub par cars, washing the hell out of them, trying to fix anything blatantly visually obvious, then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'd pull the wheels of and look for one with a...

I'd pull the wheels of and look for one with a different cast date.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Mot of mine came sleeved from the factory, are...

Mot of mine came sleeved from the factory, are you using $50 aftermarket rads?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,103
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's leg looks broke, put it down.

It's leg looks broke, put it down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Wonder how they feel about D24 timing belt jobs

Wonder how they feel about D24 timing belt jobs
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Teh fule is mispeelled on anghry. Also spark...

Teh fule is mispeelled on anghry.

Also spark at filter has risk of fire.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 41,795
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you want more stuff to work on, possibly our...

If you want more stuff to work on, possibly our most recurring issue on the bugeye was wasting the front lower control arms, usually at the sway bar connection. I kinda doubt the PV is much more...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-27-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'd look in the ambulance hearse parts bin.

I'd look in the ambulance hearse parts bin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Your cat wasn't hot enough for the idle test.

Your cat wasn't hot enough for the idle test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,229
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
We EFI converted my friends 63 chevy, and it...

We EFI converted my friends 63 chevy, and it stranded us one rainy day.
Short on resources, We discussed our options over a burger, pulled the fuel pump, beat it against the curb till it would spin...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-25-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 30
Poll: Hood pins?
Views: 1,167
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I have a car I got with pins only, long term...

I have a car I got with pins only, long term review;
It's a crap way to be inconvenient, and ruin your hood at the same time.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Don't cut them, heat them up and bend them,...

Don't cut them, heat them up and bend them, that way if you don't like it, you can bend them back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I usually stick in a JY brushes pill from some...

I usually stick in a JY brushes pill from some random euro car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,002
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Since you say you have no exp with AWD, I will...

Since you say you have no exp with AWD, I will mention unlike the car the test is for, your car is primarily front drive, with the rear wheels being viciously coupled, so you'd want to raise...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 687
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't know why you'd do that much work to not...

I don't know why you'd do that much work to not have good performing diesel, but I will give you this;

OM617, M21, and D24T all come with a ZF4HP22E.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I think I made my weenie 4 ton port a power into...

I think I made my weenie 4 ton port a power into a diesel pop tester for about $25.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Usually a real bad connection at one of the big...

Usually a real bad connection at one of the big terminals.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-08-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,235
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If you trick your MAF, it will kick you in the...

If you trick your MAF, it will kick you in the balls, just because.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-07-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
<======points*

<======points*
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 41,795
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's a '59 bugeye. In this case the steering...

It's a '59 bugeye.
In this case the steering rack was flipped for RHD, because the motor got in the way on the other side.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 41,795
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/buge...

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/bugeye/DVC00479.jpg

Not the greatest pic, but we used a tight belt with no tensioner. Drove for years with no problem. Broke many other things,
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,534
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't think L1 was a thing yet when I was...

I don't think L1 was a thing yet when I was taking those, but I bet I passed the a series before you were old enough to drive. and some of the medium heavy ones too.

Nobody ever once asked me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A dead plug wire will do that like a champ.

A dead plug wire will do that like a champ.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 867
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If the setup I had was anywhere close to right,...

If the setup I had was anywhere close to right, you need about a 2" spacer.

some 4-6" steel pipe with flanges welded on will work fine on the cheap, but threads or lock ring adjusters might...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
IRS and non IRS are not compatible, other than...

IRS and non IRS are not compatible, other than that, you can save a few bucks by getting the sway bracket of a sedan, and maybe the whole bar while you are there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I got some OEM parts from Ford awhile back... ...

I got some OEM parts from Ford awhile back...
1/3 the thickness of the original (that broke from being too thin) CHECK
Made in China sticker CHECK
Full dealer price CHECK
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 707
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
RTV It also come in a tube yo.

RTV
It also come in a tube yo.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-13-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,534
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The trained human mind still has the edge over...

The trained human mind still has the edge over the most advanced scan machine with a lesser brain.
The OEM setups are getting close, but they have some pretty sorry 'techs' to make up for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Driving with a loose steering wheel is a stupid...

Driving with a loose steering wheel is a stupid way to fix a mounting issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Beats my oreiley where they stock no name brand...

Beats my oreiley where they stock no name brand brake anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 409
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I drain some into a jug, then pour it back unless...

I drain some into a jug, then pour it back unless i'm changing it all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My experience is about 1/3 of the cars that come...

My experience is about 1/3 of the cars that come to me for smog fail pass just fine if they are warmed up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I put the air horn in my truck on a toggle, it...

I put the air horn in my truck on a toggle, it communicates my feelings better that way.

But on topic, none of the electric ones I've messed with have cared about polarity or switching side at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Inflate a ball. Use a portapower. paintless...

Inflate a ball.
Use a portapower.
paintless ding tool.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Rated for less torque than a later T5, but they...

Rated for less torque than a later T5, but they do come with Chrysler bell housings too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Rule of thumb, if a thermostat has been...

Rule of thumb, if a thermostat has been overheated, it should be replaced.
Sadly, they have the worst NIB fail rate of any part I know of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Feeler gauge, piston side clearance? You also...

Feeler gauge, piston side clearance?
You also might be able to see the top ring gap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
:lol:

:lol:
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