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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
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: 26
Views: 854
Posted By kyote
The RWC Badge

The RWC Badge
Forum: website & board 01-19-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By kyote
Participation trophies?

Participation trophies?
Forum: showroom 01-19-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By kyote
Congrats bro!

Congrats bro!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
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: 541
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: 1,469
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: 1,469
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: 619
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: 538
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: 1,469
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: 600
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: 21
Views: 1,438
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: 18
Views: 748
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: 18
Views: 748
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: 1,200
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: 1,200
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: 45
Views: 3,180
Posted By kyote
There's your sign!

There's your sign!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-01-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
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: 569
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: 569
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: 569
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: 569
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: 54,830
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: 45
Views: 3,180
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: 569
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: 96
Views: 26,749
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: 981
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: 462
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: 25
Views: 1,940
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: 45
Views: 3,180
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: 884
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: 2,008
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: 843
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: 25
Views: 1,940
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: 941
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: 25
Views: 1,940
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: 2,008
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: 975
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: 666
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: 1,179
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: 1,179
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: 1,010
Posted By kyote
Looks glassy, you repainted I assume?

Looks glassy, you repainted I assume?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,180
Posted By kyote
Should be the same story, able to be replaced...

Should be the same story, able to be replaced with a longer piece of 5/16 Nylon in a similar fashion ya?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By kyote
15m job with power tools, 30m without, NBD :) ...

15m job with power tools, 30m without, NBD :)

Come through if you ever need help, was this car once worked on by Weldy a couple years back? If so I think I may have seen it before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,180
Posted By kyote
Easy to repair with new Nylon line once you get...

Easy to repair with new Nylon line once you get the hang of it.
All you need is a heat gun.
Hell I can mail you a piece or 2 of line if you need, just PM me.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By kyote
https://youtu.be/pWzC3dLLaAM Still sooooo...

https://youtu.be/pWzC3dLLaAM

Still sooooo good all these years later
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By kyote
Running blue IPD lowering in my 245 with KYB GR-2...

Running blue IPD lowering in my 245 with KYB GR-2 struts and Gas-A-Just shocks.
For the money I have no complaints.
Probably underdamped on the front, but the IPD lowering springs are not super...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,034
Posted By kyote
How bad is the pitting? JB weld on a toothpick...

How bad is the pitting?
JB weld on a toothpick and some fine sanding/polish work could probably get it done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,344
Posted By kyote
Radiator shop is easiest. "The Works" toilet...

Radiator shop is easiest.
"The Works" toilet cleaner, vinegar, muriatic acid, DIY methods also work but are dangerous and time consuming.
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