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QUOTE]How will I know if it's specifically made for an overflow system? I got it at NAPA. I told the guy what car it was for and he looked it up and gave me the cap. It's a 16 pounder I think.[/QB]...
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I use galoline as a parts cleaner also, using precautions of course. I would not use diesel, or kerosene as they are oils, and leave an oil residue. If it were mine, I would do an initial wash wi...
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When using the T5 from the t coupe, the 87 up model years had a thicker flywheel. The bell housing was made longer to compensate for the flywheel. When changing clutch/flywheel assemblies, and mismat...
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It is easier to take the oil return line completely off the turbo and block. Leave the bracket attached to the turbo. Get the turbo and manifold on the workbench where you can work with it easier. ...
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I've pretty much decided to replace the cat, with a high flow one, not the (wink wink) test pipe. Can anyone give me a make and part number. The thing is I am a bit light in the wallet now and am not...
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Quote: -- Originally posted by ConradS: hey guys whats a good muffler for a turbo 4 cylinder car? this is my 90 plymouth laser turbo (sorry its not a ford but u guys are a lot better as far as the lo...
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Quote: -- Originally posted by Dave R: Bump, I'm sorta curious myself. -- With great difficulty! http://www2.turboford.org/techboard/ubb/redface.gif) Dave, Jababa says merrily new year, and keep...
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Quote: -- Originally posted by BigProbe: [This message has been edited by BigProbe (edited 12-30-2001).] -- I'm not being an "ass" BIG PROBE, (snicker) where's your cents of yumor???? http:/...
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Test pipe? What the hell is a test pipe? And [/B][/QUOTE] I don't know what BIG is talking about, but a "test pipe", when discussing converters, is a pipe used by shops when testing the converter t...
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One more try: www.autosite.com/garage/repairqa/ques083.asp (http://www.autosite.com/garage/repairqa/ques083.asp)
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by BigProbe: [B] If the cat is getting too much fuel, it wouldnt overheat...in fact, it wouldnt heat up properly. Ok, Big Probe (???wishful thinking) check this site. [URL=...
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If you are talking about a "rotten egg" smell, the engine is running too rich, dumping unburned fuel in the exhaust. This is not good. It will cause the cat to overheat, destroy itself, and possible...
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Strange. It works fine for me. Same site. Quote: -- Originally posted by TurboRay: It doesn't work, try THIS (http://www.howstuffworks.com/ignition-system2.htm) instead. http://ubb.turbofo...
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Here is one with a pictures so you can see what is happening. http://www.howstuffworks.com/ingition-systems2.htm Quote: -- Originally" Something I've never understood-- What is the thing with...
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See my post above concerning platinum plugs. Quote: -- Originally posted by TurboTY: This is true I put platinums on my engine and it right away caused a miss and I think the burned too hot too bec...
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A note about platinum plugs. For use in any vehicle, the plugs have a lower internal resistance than the standard plug. If they are gapped at recommemded specs, they may cause a misfire, or weak fir...
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"Whale sperm"????????? HTF does one get whale sperm?????????????? Old whale rubbers??????????????? I wonder what that job category pays? "Whale sperm collector" would be damn impressive on...
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Ditto on the NAPA prices. 2.3 headgasket set: NAPA $60 O'Reiley $43 Auto Zone $37.50. All same Felpro part #. [This message has been edited by joebltzfk (edited 12-02-2001).]
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Machine shops in this area have stopped using the magna flux method on heads. They pressure test the head with air. They do this because heads crack in places that can't be seen by eyeballing. The ...
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