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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By SLO240
Replaced mine with a VDO 1 year ago, still...

Replaced mine with a VDO 1 year ago, still working.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By SLO240
Yep third that ^ . I have nothing else of value...

Yep third that ^ . I have nothing else of value to offer besides 20kish miles on them and noticeably awesome articulation over stock and poly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
I promise they are loose. I have the hand...

I promise they are loose. I have the hand strength of an 11 month infant so my finger tight is more like an elastic waist band on the sweats of a 500lb couch potato.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
My bentley is packed away in another city. We...

My bentley is packed away in another city. We will see how long it lasts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Torqued to 85 ft-lbs while rotating the hub....

Torqued to 85 ft-lbs while rotating the hub. Loosened all the way. Finger tight +1/8 turn to line up the castle nut with a hole.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Rollers and races were replaced, although with...

Rollers and races were replaced, although with National brand bearings since that was all the local autoparts store had on hand. Had to have the car back together for the commute to work today.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
I replaced the outer bearing but sadly I did not...

I replaced the outer bearing but sadly I did not replace the inner bearing. I am accepting of the fact that this may be a stop gap measure. Really just need to make it into the new year and I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Bearings were packed well with grease. I want to...

Bearings were packed well with grease. I want to say when I installed the 4 years ago or so when I did the coilover conversion that one never felt quite right. The longest the car has ever sat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
85 ft-lbs with a torque wrench. Changed the oil...

85 ft-lbs with a torque wrench. Changed the oil and rotated the tires while it was up in the air as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Lateral run out is the winner! You can see the...

Lateral run out is the winner! You can see the variation in the coloring on the back of the rotor. When I was checking it I could see a slight variation in the width of light between the pad and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Thanks everyone. I got a new set of rotors as a...

Thanks everyone. I got a new set of rotors as a stop gap until we are moved and I have all my tools again. I will post back once I get them swapped out today if it ends up being the issue. So 6...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Starting yesterday I do get a slight shudder on...

Starting yesterday I do get a slight shudder on low speed turns but otherwise do not notice shaking under normal driving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Didn't even think that was possible, it is so...

Didn't even think that was possible, it is so captive, but I will look.



The passenger side rotor never felt quite right so I will check it, too bad I do not have access to my dial gauges right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
When I had the car on jack stands and jacked up...

When I had the car on jack stands and jacked up on each ball joint I did not see any play, but then I did not jack up the hub to see if the two separate. I will investigate when I get home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,234
Posted By SLO240
Violent wheel shaking on braking

I think I know what needs to be done but I wanted to check for either confirmation or additional items to look for.
Relevant information:
1993 245 B230F
BNE Camber plates -1 degree camber
Caster...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By SLO240
http://www.motorsport-tech.com Reach out to...

http://www.motorsport-tech.com

Reach out to these guys and get exactly what you want. For a reasonable price.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,827
Posted By SLO240
Thread jack a little bit, but why do you call...

Thread jack a little bit, but why do you call that sketchy for the ignorant like me.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,704
Posted By SLO240
I thought at one point in time Ben became a...

I thought at one point in time Ben became a distributor for those. Might be worth check in with him.
Forum: website & board 08-08-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,665
Posted By SLO240
25 at you dana. Thank you! Same issue as...

25 at you dana. Thank you! Same issue as everyone else. No worries though
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By SLO240
I have BNE's Luxe steer and maybe that is part...

I have BNE's Luxe steer and maybe that is part of the problem. It made it noticeably easier to to turn the wheel without power steering. And with it... Well I do have a small Momo wheel and have not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By SLO240
Great link read it once already. I remeber...

Great link read it once already. I remeber reading about the Vue option years ago. Less ideal since saturn went out of business. I will continue research and hopefully implecation and report back..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By SLO240
Mounting for sure, most cars are of similar...

Mounting for sure, most cars are of similar width, so besides adjusting mounting bits should it be that different?

I know there are different ways to control the system, like torsion sensors, all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By SLO240
Electric Power Assist Steering?

After replacing two hydraulic rebuilt racks I have not been happy with them. They have both feel like they have worn out and became loose and shaky in months rather than years. All major...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
Quick Update

It is back together. Thank you 2manyturbos for rushing the flange down to me, and Redwoodchair and Gsellstr again for helping get the brick back together. I could not take a bunch of photos because...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
That was going to be my next question. What are...

That was going to be my next question. What are the chances the pinion is bent now as well? Rotating the differential by hand and driving it around the block it did not feel or sound crunchy. What...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
PMed, It is worth it to me to get one from you...

PMed, It is worth it to me to get one from you and find out.
I have a Bentley manual so I will verify the torque spec prior to winging it. And I think I have a 30mm socket although not 6point nor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
Lol not even asking if I can skimp but wanting to...

Lol not even asking if I can skimp but wanting to see if it is in the realm of possibility for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
Is the PnP the best place to get a replacement...

Is the PnP the best place to get a replacement flange. I do not have a special tool to hold the flange to remove the nut let alone a torque wrench that goes to 250ft-lbs there abouts which is what I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
Back Together Sort Of

Everything is back together, but nothing can be simple when things explode. First off, Thank you 2manyturbos, the large socket and bolt worked like a charm.
http://i.imgur.com/iCuGYhvl.jpg
Torque...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
Driveline Services in West Sacramento on Gary's...

Driveline Services in West Sacramento on Gary's recommendation really came through. Highly recommend them. Driveshaft is fixed and I will try pulling the rail when I am home tomorrow morning from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
I will try the socket and bolt puller method...

I will try the socket and bolt puller method because there is nothing lost to do so. It does not come across in the photo/s but at close inspection it looks like the frame rail is warped rather than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
I just verified the bolt will not thread through...

I just verified the bolt will not thread through the plate and the captive nut. I am thinking take off the plate. Warm up the area with a small torch and a fire extinguisher since it is next to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,446
Posted By SLO240
Lost a torque rod bolt and then lost a drive shaft

Are there any recommendations on how to straighten out the frame rail with the captive nut? Sorry about the image size still learning another site since photobucket sucks
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By SLO240
My relay melted two connectors. Art has good...

My relay melted two connectors. Art has good photo represetations on his website. The headlight relay is a double pole single throw or vice versa. Cannot remember which, but again as Art said a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By SLO240
I agree with what everyone said. Not hard just...

I agree with what everyone said. Not hard just takes time. I ended up taking out the seats, the dash, the carpet, the steering wheel, all to make it a little easier and give everything a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By SLO240
I do not know of any not stock like after market...

I do not know of any not stock like after market ones, so you would be looking at a custom or generic one. There are a few with custom ones but I cannot think of anyone with one out of a summit...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By SLO240
Are you asking about any year, any model? I...

Are you asking about any year, any model? I still, and have always, ran a stock one in my 240's
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By SLO240
It was probably a bad idea due to galvanic...

It was probably a bad idea due to galvanic corrosion, but I got a drill bit and a 1/8 npt tap and brass plugs and tossed them in. Three years now and no exhaust leaks. And I am not expecting the head...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By SLO240
I have had fairly good luck with Bobby pins....

I have had fairly good luck with Bobby pins. Scrape off the plastic bulbs at the ends and bend both ends inwards so they look like tweezers. Gently push into the end of the plug and gentle pull on...
Forum: website & board 03-14-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,415
Posted By SLO240
Sweet this is the first time I have won anything...

Sweet this is the first time I have won anything in a long time besides red lights and slow drivers in front of me. Cheers thank you all.
Forum: website & board 03-13-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,415
Posted By SLO240
Donated/paid whichever you want to call it. Thank...

Donated/paid whichever you want to call it. Thank you.
Forum: website & board 03-11-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,415
Posted By SLO240
I will take 6,8,10. No whammies

I will take 6,8,10.

No whammies
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By SLO240
What redwood said. It always feels like...

What redwood said. It always feels like sacrilege, but cut everthing off that you do not need and lift her out.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,665
Posted By SLO240
215R45 17 with a T5 0.68 5th and 3.73 automatic...

215R45 17 with a T5 0.68 5th and 3.73 automatic rear end. Cruises at 75-80 mph at 2600 rpm which is the same rpm as any around town speeds. Anything steeper than a gentle incline I am down shifting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By SLO240
Thanks guys apparently my google-fu is severely...

Thanks guys apparently my google-fu is severely lacking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By SLO240
93 Headlight Relay

I have done some searching and have not found a great answer yet. I have found a couple things out through trial and error, without looking at the wiring diagrams yet.
Four years ago or so my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By SLO240
If nothing happens when you press the climate...

If nothing happens when you press the climate control buttons it definitely sounds like bad vacuum or a faulty vacuum control unit. Do the other buttons besides window defrost work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By SLO240
And the winner is....alcohol. The screws are not...

And the winner is....alcohol. The screws are not part of the blower motor work. They fasten the SRS module down underneath the driver's seat. I removed the module since everything was out and I no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By SLO240
If you are thinking of these ground connections,...

If you are thinking of these ground connections, I never took them off.

http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k510/swestbro1/Mobile%20Uploads/Screenshot_2016-12-27-09-12-26_zps2t2xklgs.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By SLO240
Verified that those are installed. For what it is...

Verified that those are installed. For what it is worth the two above the ignition are smaller diameter and the two under the steering column are way shorter and smaller diameter.

Cheers though,...
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