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Old 11-03-2018, 10:18 PM   #2301
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Wow! Like to see that.

Altered Yoshi T/O bearing arrived. Trans is in the car. Maybe drive it tomorrow.
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Old 11-03-2018, 11:28 PM   #2302
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:21 PM   #2303
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Beautiful stuff!

Any suggestions on remote oil filters?

https://www.summitracing.com/search?...0kits&N=400158

I searched, but most of the threads go off on some weird tangent about oil or cooler thermostats.

Thought I should use the existing cooler plate. Just want to make the filter more accessible.
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:40 PM   #2304
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Ya Willamette wheel is closed up now iirc.

Seems like a lot of to-do to solve a minor inconvenience.

Just drop it out the back along the down pipe and catch it with the other hand?
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:44 PM   #2305
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Further thoughts...

In reading these threads, it seems that red block oil temps seldom get high enough to open the thermostat during normal driving. Five quarts brought mine to full on the dip stick. If A) the cooler is empty, the oil level will drop the first time the thermostat opens (next July)? B) the cooler is full, the three year old oil will mix with the fresh oil. Either way is ok. Just thinking out loud.

Is there a convenient way to purge the cooler?
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:46 PM   #2306
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Ya Willamette wheel is closed up now iirc.

Seems like a lot of to-do to solve a minor inconvenience.

Just drop it out the back along the down pipe and catch it with the other hand?

Yeah, the MINI is a bear to access too. I’ve learned s trick or two over the years.
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:52 PM   #2307
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Further thoughts...

In reading these threads, it seems that red block oil temps seldom get high enough to open the thermostat during normal driving. Five quarts brought mine to full on the dip stick. If A) the cooler is empty, the oil level will drop the first time the thermostat opens (next July)? B) the cooler is full, the three year old oil will mix with the fresh oil. Either way is ok. Just thinking out loud.

Is there a convenient way to purge the cooler?
The oil cooler should drain back down thru the return with no oil pressure.

The early 75º thermostat opens after ~10 miles on the freeway, dunno about the 95º one never ran one of those.

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Old 11-04-2018, 05:00 PM   #2308
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Those relocation things have thermostats in them? Never knew that.

Oh, and for what it's worth Carl, I've got the relocation one that extends the filter farther back by the DP, changes are easier than they were on an NA car.
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Old 11-04-2018, 05:23 PM   #2309
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Groovy. I laid on my head with a spotting mirror a mine is a 75*.

The drain back thing is interesting. Seems like it may delay oil pressure on start up. A bit.
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Old 11-04-2018, 05:30 PM   #2310
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At which time the engine will be cold and the thermostat closed...

Never mind.
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Old 11-04-2018, 06:05 PM   #2311
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There's a guy selling two AQ145's, just talked to him. You want to swap to a 531 head with me?
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Old 11-04-2018, 06:28 PM   #2312
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Groovy. I laid on my head with a spotting mirror a mine is a 75*.

The drain back thing is interesting. Seems like it may delay oil pressure on start up. A bit.


75º till the factory TIC cars and 95º thereafter.
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Old 11-04-2018, 06:53 PM   #2313
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There's a guy selling two AQ145's, just talked to him. You want to swap to a 531 head with me?
Better air flow, sodium valves, same compression? Different than the “530” on my old NA motor?
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Old 11-04-2018, 10:22 PM   #2314
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http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=324941

He said they're both freshwater motors, that's good. Plus we can get the carb stuff for when we build 16v NA motor cars.
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Old 11-04-2018, 10:33 PM   #2315
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Here's the pic of the #4 cyl, I might get a wild hair and pick them up!

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Old 11-04-2018, 11:00 PM   #2316
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Here's the pic of the #4 cyl, I might get a wild hair and pick them up!

that is not a 531 cylinder head. The penta b21 did not have 531 heads. It will have a D cam probably the only thing worth on that motor.
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Old 11-04-2018, 11:02 PM   #2317
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He said they're AQ145A motors?
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Old 11-04-2018, 11:06 PM   #2318
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He said they're AQ145A motors?
a 145 is a b230f but the picture of that intake port is not a 531.

this in my 531 cylinder head

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=286837

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Old 11-05-2018, 12:48 AM   #2319
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Big day.

Drove her tonight. Very happy. This B21FT is quieter and smoother than the B230 ever was. And it hauls butt. More or less.

So. The squeak in the rear suspension is gone. The clutch adjustment is at +/- 50% instead of 95%. And.... With my mirror and flash light, near a hot turbo, the drain oil leak is gone!! So happy. The car is running great. I'm optimistic about the big drive to SF in a few weeks.

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Old 11-05-2018, 01:20 AM   #2320
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Yoshifab rocks.

Here's my story: I swapped a dished flywheel for a flat flywheel (because RaceCar!). Used the "open" type clutch fork and found that the clutch adjustment was all the way out on a new LUK clutch. I ordered a Yoshi "Redblock throwout bearing upgrade" and it didn't fit on my "peg" clutch fork. I emailed Josh on a Sunday. Not only did he respond, but we had a back and forth correspondence. He was great. A week later I had a custom-fit part in my hands that put the clutch adjustment at 50%. I was blown away by his responsiveness and follow through. Customer for life.
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Old 11-05-2018, 01:32 AM   #2321
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Yoshifab is incredible, same with BKE too. Glad it's back on the road!! Did you mount your boost controller yet?
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Old 11-05-2018, 01:48 AM   #2322
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Not yet. I'm imposing a moratorium on mods until after the Thanksgiving trip to SF. Though the controller wouldn't be too much trouble, would it?..
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Old 11-05-2018, 03:17 AM   #2323
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Having done the tip to Tacoma with the intake turbo housing run to the WG I'd do that, it's super safe. I hate adding variables when thinking of a road trip. Make sure you've got fresh oil, make sure the engine cooling is all set, and take some test trips down to Salem to break it in!!!

Maybe stash some tools in the compartment out back, where the 3rd seat normally goes? I keep a wrench and tools to deal with my adapters.
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:01 AM   #2324
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Did my first filter change. It was miserable. Which kit do I want?

https://www.hedman.com/oil-filter-relocation-kits
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:12 AM   #2325
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Oil filter service in SE maybe cheaper for the oil filter relocating parts.
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