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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By Cwazywazy
I've been running the Sachs K70030-01 for years....

I've been running the Sachs K70030-01 for years. (Thanks FCP!)

I got nearly 20k (actually over 20k because my odometer is wrong but whatever) out of my last one, and I was careful not to do any...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
The m46: I'm not giving up on this bad boy...

The m46:

I'm not giving up on this bad boy just yet. After the track I changed the fluid (it was significantly low, and gross looking) for Redline MTL. That didn't make a difference, so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
240: OIL!!!
Views: 709
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think it'll matter much past the initial...

I don't think it'll matter much past the initial breakin, really, but I would run conventional for another thousand miles or so.

I think some of you guys misunderstand why people would run non...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 59,569
Posted By Cwazywazy
Plus the d24 sounds cooler. I've been...

Plus the d24 sounds cooler.

I've been harassing fatcat on discord telling him to turbo his d24, I'm really hoping he does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Cwazywazy
I just pretend that I painted my wheels matte...

I just pretend that I painted my wheels matte black instead of gloss. Easier than cleaning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ditto, they work pretty good and FCP has them.

Ditto, they work pretty good and FCP has them.
Forum: website & board 09-10-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,164
Posted By Cwazywazy
Is it not a sign that they're being preserved...

Is it not a sign that they're being preserved more than crushed?

I haven't seen an rwd in a junkyard in a long while, I kinda gave up looking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,294
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't know what year, but it was an older unit...

I don't know what year, but it was an older unit so r12. (I wanted a thermostat and he gave me the entire hvac box with the thermostat hanging off)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,294
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think the correct way to do it is with low/high...

I think the correct way to do it is with low/high pressure readings and evap temp, then some wizard stuff to figure out exactly where it needs to be. And yeah, my cheap reproduction txv probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,294
Posted By Cwazywazy
I need to adjust mine. I put it at 5.5 turns and...

I need to adjust mine. I put it at 5.5 turns and I only get about 60 out the vent, whether its 70 or 90 degrees out. Something about superheat, stuff I don't understand, etc. I'll probably just set...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Cwazywazy
If you no longer have the charcoal can, yes. Put...

If you no longer have the charcoal can, yes. Put vacuum caps on them.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
Addressing the stuff I broke

1. Broken exhaust:

What happened was one of the rear hangers split and the rusty exhaust couldn't handle the stress. I deployed the booger machine and zapped it back together, but starting it...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
Posted By Cwazywazy
That's not a parts car, it's practically mint. ...

That's not a parts car, it's practically mint.

Besides, it's not like you actually need to fix the rust to drive and enjoy the car. (unless you live in one of them pesky inspection states)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think so, but I'd keep it too.

I don't think so, but I'd keep it too.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
I did a decent amount of work to the car recently...

I did a decent amount of work to the car recently (meaning it sat on jackstands for 3 months) and I'll cover that later probably. Yesterday I took it to a trackday. This revealed a few things I'd...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Cwazywazy
they won't last a terribly long time if you heat...

they won't last a terribly long time if you heat up the sensor before cold starting the engine a bunch of times. I recommend tapping into the fuel pump power at the fuse panel if you can.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,361
Posted By Cwazywazy
Even if the iron case one is stronger, I imagine...

Even if the iron case one is stronger, I imagine it would be by a negligible amount. I have an alu m46 waiting for when my current one lets go. If that one blows up too I'll probably automatic swap...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,361
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think the most important factors are how worn...

I think the most important factors are how worn out it is (deflection of the main shaft or whatever, particularly for third) and how gentle you are. I've ran as much as 26psi through my current m46,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By Cwazywazy
25mm is the OD, ID is 20.5mm. I drilled and...

25mm is the OD, ID is 20.5mm. I drilled and tapped mine for 7/8-14 thread and screwed in johnny joints.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,105
Posted By Cwazywazy
I like my MS2. Really appeals to the side of me...

I like my MS2. Really appeals to the side of me that likes to constantly tinker and improve. I've spent countless hours on my tune, I can't imagine ever calling it "finished"

I kinda wanna try...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,104
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think they're all like that, side effect from...

I think they're all like that, side effect from stamping out the sheet metal I'd guess.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By Cwazywazy
Sometime last year I found a little engine shock...

Sometime last year I found a little engine shock absorber type thing on klracing that sure seemed like it would have bolted right into the STS mounts but they couldn't ship it internationally and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By Cwazywazy
Hm, I can't remember if I tried preloading it...

Hm, I can't remember if I tried preloading it either way. I still have the brackets installed so I could just pop it back in.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By Cwazywazy
Mine wasn't bad but the dash rattles on decel...

Mine wasn't bad but the dash rattles on decel that it caused were a bit too much, so I removed it and put in a bigger driver's side engine mount instead.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,654
Posted By Cwazywazy
I find it hard to believe this forum has changed...

I find it hard to believe this forum has changed significantly since the early 00s, and I dearly hope it doesn't change in the future.

Goodnight hubert.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,654
Posted By Cwazywazy
I bought mine at 142k, gave it synthetic oil...

I bought mine at 142k, gave it synthetic oil changes, never changed the timing belt, and it lost compression at 152k. Dunno if that was related to something in its past but during the autopsy I found...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,691,981
Posted By Cwazywazy
Children in africa could've eaten that grill.

Children in africa could've eaten that grill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,281
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think it's possible to fix/replace the...

I don't think it's possible to fix/replace the recirculate thing without entirely removing the box. I only fixed mine because I was doing the blower motor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,281
Posted By Cwazywazy
It's the opposite, pushing the button in blocks...

It's the opposite, pushing the button in blocks off vacuum and lets the spring push the door open. Button out uses vacuum to close the door and suck air from the cowl. (I think this only applies to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,392
Posted By Cwazywazy
Tempting fate, tsk tsk.

Tempting fate, tsk tsk.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,281
Posted By Cwazywazy
Does the cruise work if the recirculate button is...

Does the cruise work if the recirculate button is pressed in?

Repairing a busted recirculate actuator thingy requires removing the whole HVAC box. I just did mine, the diaphragm was blown off its...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,315
Posted By Cwazywazy
I used to get 1 bar with warm idle and close to...

I used to get 1 bar with warm idle and close to half a bar with very hot idle (after beating on the car)

Since adding the air/oil cooler setup, I now see half a bar at warm/hot idle. I think oil...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 131,077
Posted By Cwazywazy
You said "I have pulled the charge pipe off the...

You said "I have pulled the charge pipe off the intercooler to essentially eliminate the turbo from the intake and this did not change anything", did you just have the end of the maf hanging out to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,294
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/2A4RWAbh.jpg Sanden...

https://i.imgur.com/2A4RWAbh.jpg

Sanden gang. This one was $160 shipped on ebay.

https://i.imgur.com/KrUPcY3h.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/9LuAeXyh.jpg

Here you can see how much I had to notch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
I believe juddering can be due to weak springs in...

I believe juddering can be due to weak springs in the arms, not pushing the blade into the windshield hard enough. You could try these things:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,661
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think he means the one that sends vacuum to the...

I think he means the one that sends vacuum to the HVAC. Have you noticed your defroster vents opening on their own, driving uphill and such?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,691,981
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nooo whyyy How much for the rear gears and...

Nooo whyyy

How much for the rear gears and lsd?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,541
Posted By Cwazywazy
Neat. So the exhaust goes through the big turbo...

Neat. So the exhaust goes through the big turbo then into the little one, or is it split up somehow?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
OH, the pan is what the wagon came with. It's...

OH, the pan is what the wagon came with. It's some steel pipe with npt thread on the end that was booger welded into the pan by whoever did the +t on it. It was leaking so I peeled off the orange RTV...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
New torque rods are installed. :cool: ...

New torque rods are installed. :cool:

https://i.imgur.com/yjUTpBYh.jpg?1

I lopped the ends off a pair of stock rods, drilled the holes a tiny bit bigger with a 13/16" bit, then rammed a 7/8-14...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm running a stock passenger side mount and for...

I'm running a stock passenger side mount and for both drivers side and transmission (m46) I'm using D24 BW55 transmission mounts. I've been running the used diesel trans mount on my drivers side for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 131,077
Posted By Cwazywazy
Beautiful

Beautiful
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 73,833
Posted By Cwazywazy
round tooth and topcog gang

round tooth and topcog gang
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
I still check it every once in awhile lol, but...

I still check it every once in awhile lol, but it's been staying put.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 389,065
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/N2qsgEhh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/N2qsgEhh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/zQrET62h.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/lUeioEoh.jpg

Finally got around to sticking the oil cooler in while I was doing this years oil change. It's...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-07-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,643
Posted By Cwazywazy
Here's mine. Seems to work okay, even on heat...

Here's mine. Seems to work okay, even on heat soaked hot starts. Not totally perfect, I more or less set it and forgot it. B230f+t with GM IAT before throttle body, after intercooler.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 552,567
Posted By Cwazywazy
Sweet

Sweet
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,239
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ah yeah, doesn't sound great. Mine might lock...

Ah yeah, doesn't sound great. Mine might lock when I don't want it to sometimes, but it's always locked whenever I want it to be.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,239
Posted By Cwazywazy
Do those clunk at all? I know you can weld em to...

Do those clunk at all? I know you can weld em to make them work always.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,239
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm running a powertrax lockright. Works really...

I'm running a powertrax lockright. Works really nice in the snow and whatnot. Clunks in tight turns, can start bucking/stay locked if I'm turning really tight without accelerating or decelerating....
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