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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
We had a Linde rental diesel forklift, it...

We had a Linde rental diesel forklift, it actually had a VW turbo diesel, and aCVT transmission that would engine brake very quickly to a complete stop, I don't think I ever used the brake pedal.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
How has your contribution been in the least bit...

How has your contribution been in the least bit productive, you haven't answered any of the OP'S questions, you've just burnt up 9 pages of internet telling us how stupid we are.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
You are free to leave at any time and most...

You are free to leave at any time and most assuredly will not be missed in the least, other than maybe for the entertainment value of your caffeine fueled narcissistic manic diatribes.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
Again you are so full of yourself, you cannot...

Again you are so full of yourself, you cannot read a simple post, he said motor winding is .000001% of creating an EV not that the motor is .000001% of creating an EV. Also I'm in charge of a fleet...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
Question And you cannot read thread titles or the OP's...

And you cannot read thread titles or the OP's original questions, there is nothing there about winding motors or using low hp controllers where they don't belong. Also the TRS80 Color Computer was...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
You are a singularly ridiculous individual, name...

You are a singularly ridiculous individual, name dropping in an effort to impress people who do not care the least about your credentials. These wheels have been invented and they're round and...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By VB242
You should have slapped some new bearings in...

You should have slapped some new bearings in there when you did the oil feed seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By VB242
Wet grass and tarmac broke one of my G80's. I...

Wet grass and tarmac broke one of my G80's. I wasn't testing it though, I pulled over on the shoulder for an ambulance
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By VB242
Merely a suggestion, not really sure what you're...

Merely a suggestion, not really sure what you're trying to achieve?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
I just zip tied the hose under the dash mostly...

I just zip tied the hose under the dash mostly closed since the heater won't shut off due to bad heater valve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By VB242
Pull the cover and change the oil at the same time

Pull the cover and change the oil at the same time
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By VB242
Shoot starting fluid down the intake

Shoot starting fluid down the intake
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By VB242
That sounds like the right length, what flywheel...

That sounds like the right length, what flywheel are you using? I had to go to 15mm length with the John V lightweight flywheel. Most socket head(Allen) bolts are 12.9.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By VB242
I had a bad ground do this, it was grounding...

I had a bad ground do this, it was grounding through the parking light bulb.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By VB242
I only use Gates Kevlar timing belts. I had a cam...

I only use Gates Kevlar timing belts. I had a cam seize due to lack of oil pressure and it snapped the cam bolt right off, didn't harm the belt at all. I did replace it though.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
I burned a hole in the end of my sweaty thumb...

I burned a hole in the end of my sweaty thumb with 12v trying to reconnect the solenoid wire on my 242. We routinely work with 400amp 460vac equipment with the appropriate PPE hK is talking about,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By VB242
I've had my turbo exhaust manifold flattened, ...

I've had my turbo exhaust manifold flattened, definitely helped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By VB242
Yes that's correct, the vacuum line that goes...

Yes that's correct, the vacuum line that goes through the firewall to supply vacuum to the HVAC, you can get the check valves at any auto parts store. Typically black and white they only let air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By VB242
Is this a +T car? Maybe put a one way check valve...

Is this a +T car? Maybe put a one way check valve in line in the vacuum supply hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By VB242
Mike, thanks but I don't think that was me, ...

Mike, thanks but I don't think that was me, maybe Aaron? I'll check it with a meter, probably not today though is supposed to be rainy after work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By VB242
Wiring appears correct, the letter markings on...

Wiring appears correct, the letter markings on the sender are hidden by the heater pipe. When I put it on one terminal i get 0psi when I put it on the other I get negative psi. Maybe it didn't work...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By VB242
Soooo yeah, it was totally the static timing, I...

Soooo yeah, it was totally the static timing, I forgot the timing light at work when I put the pulley on at home. And over estimating my mechanicing skills I just assumed i had the timing belt and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By VB242
I totally agree with you, I'm bringing the...

I totally agree with you, I'm bringing the timing light home tonight to check
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 7,020
Posted By VB242
How does your mirror survive your greatness? I...

How does your mirror survive your greatness? I would think it just melts from your awesomeness.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By VB242
No I did not.

No I did not.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By VB242
I got both parts from a junkyard car, it's...

I got both parts from a junkyard car, it's definitely a gauge sending unit, it's got the G and W terminals. No chance to mess with it today had to get a free warranty battery from Walmart for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By VB242
It has stock B23ET pistons and a 530 head, opened...

It has stock B23ET pistons and a 530 head, opened up a little around the intake valve, which i believe should be 8.5:1, I didn't have any problems with 25psi before I installed the cam pulley. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By VB242
I checked for good continuity to the block for...

I checked for good continuity to the block for the ground, I'll check and see how the wiring on the gauge is connected.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By VB242
Adjustable cam gear help

I'm having issues with detonation after I retarded the cam timing on my 8V B23+T, enough to pop the GD head gasket once again. I keep adding fuel, the timing is 7 degrees in the range I'm getting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By VB242
5 bar oil pressure gauge wiring

I know there was just a thread about this but I can't find it. I have power going to the gauge, when I hook up the one terminal on the sender the gauge jumps a little then sits on 0 psi. If I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By VB242
I've had the best luck retrieving that ball by...

I've had the best luck retrieving that ball by running the tank low, the ball should be in the little swirl pot in the bottom of the tank that the pump sits in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By VB242
I just bought a GMB fc from Rock Auto, it was...

I just bought a GMB fc from Rock Auto, it was shipped face down in a box, no instructions about keeping it vertical for 24hrs etc. But I did it anyway, fingers crossed, it has a little rough spot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,577
Posted By VB242
The EBC yellow stuff pads i just put on had a...

The EBC yellow stuff pads i just put on had a break-in coating on them.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By VB242
Bneshop.com should have the little square...

Bneshop.com should have the little square adaptors, I got those from Ben with his other T5 swap stuff. Edit: Or maybe he doesn't do clutch stuff anymore as it's not on the website that I can see.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,036
Posted By VB242
I got the dw300 to mostly fit in a 240 sending...

I got the dw300 to mostly fit in a 240 sending unit bracket. I will say I had one die and blow up an engine but they replaced the pump under warranty.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By VB242
Did you say you were sleeping in your 740 and...

Did you say you were sleeping in your 740 and perpetuating the homeless encampment myth?
Forum: showroom 05-17-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9,602
Views: 4,665,409
Posted By VB242
Autocross 5/16/21 Pungo VA...

Autocross 5/16/21 Pungo VA...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,362
Posted By VB242
I ran 15psi boost successfully on LH2.2 with Ford...

I ran 15psi boost successfully on LH2.2 with Ford brown top injectors, they are low-z so they need the resistor pack. I also did the EZK swap when I switched over from k jet. Edit this was with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By VB242
Did you change the pilot bearing in the flywheel?

Did you change the pilot bearing in the flywheel?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By VB242
He just bought a timing light, probably still...

He just bought a timing light, probably still figuring it out.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By VB242
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vak4Yr_mAbU" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,143
Posted By VB242
Look into a Pertronix kit to get rid of those...

Look into a Pertronix kit to get rid of those points. A friend told me once you can gap the points with a dime if they get out of adjustment on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,143
Posted By VB242
Can you cut off the fuel to the carb? If so pull...

Can you cut off the fuel to the carb? If so pull the plugs and crank it and let it air out, go buy some new plugs for$12usd or $30cad and gap them correctly then try it again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By VB242
Just crush it now, it will never be right until...

Just crush it now, it will never be right until you get the proper tools and some knowledge.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,815
Posted By VB242
It's the sulfur in the GL5 EP gear oil that eats...

It's the sulfur in the GL5 EP gear oil that eats up bronze synchronizers, I made that mistake with my Toyota Matrix but the manual called our GL4 or GL5, Toyota rebuilt the transmission under...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,815
Posted By VB242
Every MT I've put Pennzoil Synchromesh in has...

Every MT I've put Pennzoil Synchromesh in has worked better afterwards.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By VB242
They should have put it together with assembly...

They should have put it together with assembly lube but if it makes you feel better I would disable or unplug the fuel injectors not the distributor and crank it until the oil pressure light goes out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,172
Posted By VB242
I pulled the Volvo axle and replaced it with a...

I pulled the Volvo axle and replaced it with a Ford 8.8 on my back in the driveway, you only need 2 jack stands. And a floor jack to lift it into place. The biggest PITA is the parking brake cables.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By VB242
It's not the tone ring, it's the speedometer...

It's not the tone ring, it's the speedometer itself that's matched to the rear end ratio.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By VB242
Most likely speedometer is set up for different...

Most likely speedometer is set up for different rear end gearing. I have the opposite going on in my 91 245, it reads faster than I'm actually going, which is fine but it's also racking up ghost...
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