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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By carver
Boy I don't miss those East Coast fasteners......

Boy I don't miss those East Coast fasteners... :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By carver
Do it!

Do it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By carver
Think you might be right about that. Also if...

Think you might be right about that. Also if you're going to put in better lightning you should upgrade the wiring system to take advantage of it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 26,483
Posted By carver
Thinking the yoke...

Already had the retainer in the trans when I put it in the first time so I don't think that's going to cure the noise alone.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 26,483
Posted By carver
Just finished up swapping in a two piece...

Just finished up swapping in a two piece driveshaft with the Ford F6ZZ4841BA yoke. Also using a 740 support bearing in my 245 as well. Think I might need a rebalance with the new yoke and a bit of...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,921
Posted By carver
Yeah that's what mine looks like too, bought from...

Yeah that's what mine looks like too, bought from Yoshifab. Email Josh, he'll make it right.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By carver
I just had a two piece from a '90 240 cut down...

I just had a two piece from a '90 240 cut down and refurbed and they said there were no non-greasable u-joints available. Pretty sure you're right about the early ones having 1310's but I'm not sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,921
Posted By carver
Same here, done this four times and never had...

Same here, done this four times and never had this issue. Only difference is I'm not running the Deeworks bearing retainer. I did use all the hardware with the kit though and had no clearance issues.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 26,483
Posted By carver
Sweet, thanks for the info.

Sweet, thanks for the info.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,921
Posted By carver
Hell of a lot easier with the bellhousing done...

Hell of a lot easier with the bellhousing done separately otherwise you need to rotate the whole damn thing to get the starter hump cleared. I would think it should just slip right in after initial...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,921
Posted By carver
Mine fit perfectly, did you lube the o-ring with...

Mine fit perfectly, did you lube the o-ring with a little ATF before you installed? Only issue I had was the bolt was a little to long.
https://i.imgur.com/27pzRyll.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By carver
Hiperfauto or Planetman have the foam, both OEM...

Hiperfauto or Planetman have the foam, both OEM and aftermarket and it's not a wallet breaker. You live in Portland but some folks live in rust belt states where a road salt soaked piece of junk...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 26,483
Posted By carver
I did a similar thing but bought the kit for...

I did a similar thing but bought the kit for 95-98 Nissan 240Sx. It came with two dampers (maybe mistake on their part?) and I was able to use parts from both to make one unit that worked with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By carver
Sponge will just rot the area out. The OEM foam...

Sponge will just rot the area out. The OEM foam doesn't absorb water and as apachechef said, works quite well.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,921
Posted By carver
You're sure that the new sleeve is fully seated?...

You're sure that the new sleeve is fully seated? Gotta ask.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,921
Posted By carver
Yeah that should just slide in before you even...

Yeah that should just slide in before you even get to the four bolts. On your last pic it kind of looks like an out of round area at the 11 o-clock position of the input shaft opening? Definitely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By carver
Did you try this one? ...

Did you try this one?
novita-turn-signal-flasher-ep35 (https://www.autozone.com/electrical-and-lighting/turn-signal-hazard-warning-flasher/novita-turn-signal-flasher-ep35/849390_642027_11714)
Forum: article composition 12-05-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 29,079
Posted By carver
As long as it's resurfaced... Do yourself a favor...

As long as it's resurfaced... Do yourself a favor and ditch the crappy sockets included with this kit. I replaced mine with the following from Phoenix Enterprises (https://www.peconnectors.com/):
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,709
Posted By carver
:lol: Also my clutch is only a yoshifab...

:lol:

Also my clutch is only a yoshifab stage 1 kit so that might have something to do with it.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,709
Posted By carver
I made a pedal stop out of aluminum with a rubber...

I made a pedal stop out of aluminum with a rubber bumper. Looking to make something adjustable in the future. Something like this (https://www.lindseyracing.com/LR/Parts/944-CPS.html).



Did you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By carver
I seem to recall there were plastic gaskets that...

I seem to recall there were plastic gaskets that slipped over the bolts to stop fluid loss but I'll be damned if I can find a reference. Bet hiperfauto or planetman would know for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,910
Posted By carver
FuK.... "Due to unfortunate circumstances...

FuK....

"Due to unfortunate circumstances Jorgen Automotive is permanently closed. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for the thirty plus years of business."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By carver
Used these two in the past with no issues. ...

Used these two in the past with no issues.

Overdrive Repair Services LTD (https://www.overdrive-repairs.co.uk/buy-spares.php?cat=J%20Type%20Spare%20Parts%20List)

OD spares...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,417
Posted By carver
Ok to be a little more constructive. Here's a way...

Ok to be a little more constructive. Here's a way to use an 850 E-Fan relay to turn on a fan. No switch necessary if you just use a relay, turns on and off with the car. Temp switch only turns fan on...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,417
Posted By carver
Those fans are not really meant to be run all the...

Those fans are not really meant to be run all the time. Kind of like an E-Fan setup. I wouldn't bother. The question that remains... isn't it wicked hawt in Boston in the summer? AC Delete... you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By carver
Yeah I've always received everything I've ordered...

Yeah I've always received everything I've ordered but trying to get in touch with them is touch and go. Ordered an EZK daughter card kit which arrived in a timely fashion but it took another three...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,680
Posted By carver
Seems like it would be easier to pull the engine...

Seems like it would be easier to pull the engine and trans all at once. Working under a car on a job like that sounds like a real pain in the a$$. That really sucks, sorry that happened to you OP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By carver
Redwood Chair thread on R&R...

Redwood Chair thread on R&R (https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=141489). Possibly the same for 740...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By carver
I think the wet clutch is toast, probably sheared...

I think the wet clutch is toast, probably sheared itself off of its connection to the shaft. You can pop open the inspection cover and check the filters for debris but it's going to need to be pulled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,092
Posted By carver
You need a 1" thin service wrench. If you look at...

You need a 1" thin service wrench. If you look at where it's attached you'll see where it goes. Important to note that you want to clean the entire area completely before you start tearing into it....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By carver
Hope the wiring was updated as well. Just in case...

Hope the wiring was updated as well. Just in case you don't know, don't touch the glass of the new bulbs. The oils from your skin will cause them to burn out faster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,019
Posted By carver
Figured as much...easy to check and replace.

Figured as much...easy to check and replace.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,019
Posted By carver
What about the alternator brushes? When the Bosch...

What about the alternator brushes? When the Bosch go bad you'll get all sorts of funky activity.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,753
Posted By carver
Driveshaft is balanced, if you separate and don't...

Driveshaft is balanced, if you separate and don't put it back the same way there's a chance your u-joints will take a dump. If you only take the front half you should have your complete driveshaft...
Forum: showroom 10-20-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9,559
Views: 4,119,218
Posted By carver
https://i.imgur.com/1K6QO8ih.jpg Finally off...

https://i.imgur.com/1K6QO8ih.jpg
Finally off jack stands...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 23,053
Posted By carver
Old thread but having my new aluminum one piece...

Old thread but having my new aluminum one piece driveshaft balanced with the flange and yoke installed got rid of all the driveline vibrations I was having including the nasty 3k one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By carver
Check this thread...

Check this thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250316)... you'll find links to other threads as well. Pretty much covers it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,168
Posted By carver
195/65/R15's will fit but even then you have to...

195/65/R15's will fit but even then you have to let out a fair amount of air. Caught me by surprise too.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,080
Posted By carver
Might be this found on another post here...

Might be this found on another post here (https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5738247&postcount=11).
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,709
Posted By carver
Just swapped out to a .70 Girling master and the...

Just swapped out to a .70 Girling master and the clutch is like butter... So easy I thought there was something wrong when I first tried it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,709
Posted By carver
Yeah that's correct, although some people have...

Yeah that's correct, although some people have said they didn't need to. If I recall correctly it looked like the stock input was about 10mm longer than the M46 setup. I just machined to the tilton...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,709
Posted By carver
Sorry, no experience on the M90 front. I've never...

Sorry, no experience on the M90 front. I've never even seen one, just the stuff that made it to the US market.

Looks like everybody has a different experience, mine may have been hindered by doing...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,709
Posted By carver
Post Tilton Hydraulic Release Bearing and T5 notes

https://i.imgur.com/NQuvDAF.jpg
Just a few notes on the use of the Tilton Hydraulic Release Bearing with a WC T5 trans.

First off, get the correct Tilton part for the job. For 8.5" clutches used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
Posted By carver
Don't forget to bench bleed the new master. Also,...

Don't forget to bench bleed the new master. Also, if your fluid reservoir is OEM and in good shape you might want to keep using it. The new ones don't retain the cap very well as the threads are crap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By carver
Get the homemade one sold in the for sale...

Get the homemade one sold in the for sale section, the latest Volvo ones are no better. Mine broke on one use and getting replacement parts isn't easy. If you really have to have the Volvo tool...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By carver
I got them here but they had to come from Sweden....

I got them here but they had to come from Sweden. Smith Volvo (https://www.volvowholesalepartsdirect.com/p/42803968/3507757.html)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By carver
Just don't buy that crappy MTC retrofit valve,...

Just don't buy that crappy MTC retrofit valve, it'll die and puke coolant all over the interior of your car...

Options on valve:

Wagonmeister Valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By carver
Depends on how many times they've been torqued...

Depends on how many times they've been torqued before. If you have no idea it's cheap insurance to buy a new set. It's about $40... Not exactly a bank breaker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By carver
I laughed at the spaghetti of wires that fell out...

I laughed at the spaghetti of wires that fell out when you pulled out the sound deadening panel. Very succinct, nicely done but yeah replace those hoses.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By carver
Friend had the exact same problem last month, two...

Friend had the exact same problem last month, two slotted screws and it's out. He actually bought one of those crappy MTC replacements and it only lasted a month. Get a good used switch from somebody...
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