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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 712
Posted By kyote
Had great results the one time I tried it using...

Had great results the one time I tried it using the 3M kit (drill powered) on my wife's old Maxima.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,503
Posted By kyote
Do you think that a B21 would perform better MPG...

Do you think that a B21 would perform better MPG wise?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,730
Posted By kyote
The more bends, the more length, the less drone.

The more bends, the more length, the less drone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,346
Posted By kyote
The mark on the intermediate shaft doesn't...

The mark on the intermediate shaft doesn't matter, to clarify, the mark on the distributor DOES matter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,346
Posted By kyote
Carefully... ;-)

Carefully... ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,346
Posted By kyote
Need to youtube compression testing. That...

Need to youtube compression testing.
That button is a pressure release, crank and the highest number is your compression.
Then press button to relieve pressure.
Make sure all 4 plugs are out when...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,503
Posted By kyote
The answer is DI. Our ecoboost 3.5 truck is a...

The answer is DI.
Our ecoboost 3.5 truck is a complete beast, and runs on 87 or worse.
Would make a fine swap, but I believe the dimensions are unfavorable, and wiring harness challenging.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,832
Posted By kyote
A lil naphtha on a rag takes it right off. So...

A lil naphtha on a rag takes it right off. So does gasoline or diesel, like dissolves like. Depends on your tolerance for chemical exposure, the older I get the more I avoid it.
Forum: website & board 01-20-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,746
Posted By kyote
The RWC Badge

The RWC Badge
Forum: website & board 01-19-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,746
Posted By kyote
Participation trophies?

Participation trophies?
Forum: showroom 01-19-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By kyote
Congrats bro!

Congrats bro!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By kyote
What kind of compressor? Some have r12 fittings...

What kind of compressor? Some have r12 fittings on the back that can be adapted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By kyote
Edit: Re-read the OP. Take up a second job? Sell...

Edit: Re-read the OP. Take up a second job? Sell some stuff on FB/Kijiji? Were talking about like 20 bucks here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,029
Posted By kyote
My Honda FIT (RIP) took 0w20 that poured like...

My Honda FIT (RIP) took 0w20 that poured like lacquer thinner.
Surely the redblock is unhappy with such thin stuff?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,029
Posted By kyote
What, may I ask, is the rationale for running 0W...

What, may I ask, is the rationale for running 0W anything in a redblock?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,577
Posted By kyote
Leave the seal holder be. Drill a 1/16" hole in...

Leave the seal holder be.
Drill a 1/16" hole in the flat part of the RMS.
Run a screw into the hole with the screw driver, this pops the old seal out.
Pop the new one in as per Pat's instructions...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By kyote
I would think that bracket bending is unlikely. ...

I would think that bracket bending is unlikely.
How are the bushings?
Time for solid?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,029
Posted By kyote
Rotella T4 15W40, it's what redblocks crave. At...

Rotella T4 15W40, it's what redblocks crave. At 12 bucks or so for a gallon at Walmart, plus a Mann filter bought in bulk, under $20 bucks an oil change.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By kyote
If that is your part as pictured, I would see if...

If that is your part as pictured, I would see if I could repair it.
Someone jokingly suggested milk jug plastic, but that or something similar carefully hand cut and super glued to your contact ring...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,119
Posted By kyote
26 psi on LH, bold strategy cotton. No chips or...

26 psi on LH, bold strategy cotton. No chips or anything?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,540
Posted By kyote
This also. I drive past the closest location due...

This also. I drive past the closest location due to them being dickheads and ripping off my wife, then doubling down when called out. The one a little further never had an issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,540
Posted By kyote
Discount/America's Tire for me. I usually buy the...

Discount/America's Tire for me. I usually buy the cheapest they have for DD status, free rotation and patches. Also never buy the road hazard warranty until you need it, the only thing is they make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By kyote
Touche, if you coat hanger the door no need to...

Touche, if you coat hanger the door no need to pop the linkage.
That said, no getting the car on a trailer with a locked steering wheel, hence the u joint popping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,748
Posted By kyote
+1 Mobile locksmith, they come out with a file...

+1 Mobile locksmith, they come out with a file and a blank in a vise grip and have you a working key way faster than you would expect. If you just need to get the car onto a trailer, pop the trans...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,380
Posted By kyote
There's your sign!

There's your sign!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-01-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By kyote
I am confident that I can solder, but like I said...

I am confident that I can solder, but like I said my hands are too shaky for something that tiny and sensitive.

I will likely just send to DIY for repair, did not know that was an option.
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-31-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By kyote
Micro only has 2 spark channels, you would use...

Micro only has 2 spark channels, you would use ALED and WLED for 4 channel spark (LS, etc.).
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-31-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By kyote
Running LH 2.4 style CPS and LS Coil Near Plug...

Running LH 2.4 style CPS and LS Coil Near Plug setup.
That is what I thought, wonder if anyone on TB got the Surface Mount Touch?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-31-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By kyote
The highlighted are in use (obviously ALED no...

The highlighted are in use (obviously ALED no working).
Can I use a SPAREADC channel to drive the fan relay?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-31-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By kyote
Wiring good, if I ground the wire headed to...

Wiring good, if I ground the wire headed to microsquirt fan comes on.
No way I can do surface mount, hands too shaky, but surely someone can :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 56,657
Posted By kyote
This sounds highly unusual. You're sure about...

This sounds highly unusual. You're sure about that?



This, then report back. I've never heard of a self pressurizing brake system and can't figure how it would even happen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,380
Posted By kyote
The right way is to replace the washers. I...

The right way is to replace the washers.
I highly reccomend adding this to your kit:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07HFMP8DW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Now that we got that...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-31-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By kyote
Microsquirt ALED channel crapping out

On the Mail Jeep, ALED was/is used to control EFAN.
This channel seems to have given up the ghost, was working intermittently and now not at all.
Is this a board level component than can be...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 38,067
Posted By kyote
He wears a steel hard hat. He can rope and...

He wears a steel hard hat.
He can rope and ride, hammer and paint,
Do things with his hands that most men cain't! ;)

Loving it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By kyote
Front wheel bearings needed another notch tighter...

Front wheel bearings needed another notch tighter on both sides.
:mods:Thank You Ben, you the Man!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By kyote
Hows that shaft play? A lil bit of up and down is...

Hows that shaft play? A lil bit of up and down is ok, any in and out is no bueno. What you may be describing is the wheels hitting the compressor housing, no good :(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,076
Posted By kyote
I think the odds are pretty good. If I were...

I think the odds are pretty good.
If I were you, I would get a box of fresh razor blades, and clean up the head and block as best I could and send it. Change blades frequently. Might even consider...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,380
Posted By kyote
Cycle the key a few times if you are worried, but...

Cycle the key a few times if you are worried, but I would just crank it dude.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By kyote
Alternatively, let the coolant lube the tap....

Alternatively, let the coolant lube the tap. Shove the garden hose into the degas bottle and stuff a rag around it. Turn it on and the water pressure will blow the chips right out of the hole. Then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,762
Posted By kyote
Ugh yes, what a pain in the ass. Here is...

Ugh yes, what a pain in the ass.

Here is what I did about it :)
Forum: website & board 12-18-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By kyote
Help Buzz by clicking that little report button...

Help Buzz by clicking that little report button on spam posts :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,076
Posted By kyote
IMGUR is blocked at my work, so can't opine on...

IMGUR is blocked at my work, so can't opine on the pics.
But...
As far as head bolts, by the book, the head bolts are to be replaced on B230s every time the head comes off.
I have done it both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By kyote
I'm not sure, but I don't think you're making any...

I'm not sure, but I don't think you're making any extra juice with those extra 500 revs. What cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,076
Posted By kyote
Stepping into opinion territory here... If it...

Stepping into opinion territory here...
If it was my car I'd go Elring and re-use the bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,762
Posted By kyote
As a 6'6" dude, let me tell you brother... I...

As a 6'6" dude, let me tell you brother...
I made some brackets out of 2x1/4" flat bar and can't believe I waited this long to do it.
The wagonmeister brackets are hokey AF, and not something I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By kyote
Hits it, Oil Pump needs to be clearanced IIRC.

Hits it, Oil Pump needs to be clearanced IIRC.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By kyote
Smooth that wrinkle out with gentle application...

Smooth that wrinkle out with gentle application of vise grips.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By kyote
I believe Todd did the swap on the car, who...

I believe Todd did the swap on the car, who traded it to WoodenPudden for a green 244, and after it got wrecked, I bought it, fixed it, put almost 100k on it, and now my niece drives it, so I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By kyote
Let's see... fuse 7 should always be hot,...

Let's see... fuse 7 should always be hot, assuming you mean getting 12v, not physically hot, with key off, per the wiring diagram below.
https://www.240turbo.com/240-1984-Fuse-Panelmed.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By kyote
Looks glassy, you repainted I assume?

Looks glassy, you repainted I assume?
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