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Today, 07:02 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

:) Fine project!

:) Fine project!
Today, 06:54 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

You could maybe interrupt the power to the...

You could maybe interrupt the power to the injectors with a good relay. Assuming your just looking for a blip that should do it without excessive drama.. Check a LS wiring diagram but I believe its...
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05-28-2019, 12:48 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

Call a UPS/Fedex store in NV on the phone and set...

Call a UPS/Fedex store in NV on the phone and set up a drop account,
once they are shipped, go online with the shipper and change the delivery address.
Make sure they are being shipped ground,...
05-28-2019, 12:42 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

I oil the hell out of the pistons and rings as...

I oil the hell out of the pistons and rings as I'm putting them in, I just use a brush to paint oil on the rings..
make sure they are all lubed well. how tight are the rings in the grooves? if they...
05-28-2019, 11:47 AM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

Given the price difference I'd use a 30A relay,...

Given the price difference I'd use a 30A relay, the 20's are typically much lower quality for who knows what reason, at least on my cars they die more often (Not vendor specific either. )
05-27-2019, 08:45 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

I occasionally hang out over that way, been a...

I occasionally hang out over that way, been a while,, I have a 94 Wrangler that's a never ending project toy.. Have to go look around! ThX
05-27-2019, 07:51 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

Leaking brake booster? Had that before...

Leaking brake booster? Had that before...
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05-27-2019, 07:49 PM
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Views: 273
Posted By pdxmotorhead

FYI The big fords and Lincolns all use that fan...

FYI The big fords and Lincolns all use that fan or variations of it.. u-pullit yards usually have them.
05-27-2019, 07:47 PM
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Views: 2,235
Posted By pdxmotorhead

:) yep basically the problem, many say they can...

:) yep basically the problem, many say they can haven't found one that has.. And there isn't much out there stand alone for direct injection yet..
05-25-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Conti DWS/6's ride decent drive well and Awesome...

Conti DWS/6's ride decent drive well and Awesome in the Wet. I've run DWS on 3 different cars.. Always been a good choice.
Michelin's are good as well, buy the speed rated all season and the last...
05-25-2019, 01:37 AM
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Views: 1,853
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Use stainless wool not iron wool.... The iron...

Use stainless wool not iron wool.... The iron steel wool will leave iron embedded in the aluminum and it will turn brown..

Wheel cleaner works on the Protec boxes pretty well.
05-24-2019, 04:14 PM
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Posted By pdxmotorhead

Lately most of the sensor stuff I see on rock are...

Lately most of the sensor stuff I see on rock are AC/Delco or Delphi.. I'm good with that..
I avoid the "standard" or odd generic stuff.. Shop smart and read the info tabs.. Good to go.

BTW...
05-24-2019, 04:08 PM
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Views: 679
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Yes you could,, There are actually some fairly...

Yes you could,, There are actually some fairly successful TBI setups,,
You'd have to buy the right intake to accept the TBI throttle body.
You will max out the fuel flow unless you buy custom...
05-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,235
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Gen IV V6 - Tuners? Who does it?

Random question,, With the post 2014 redesign of the Old 4.3,, and as I read it its basically identical to the 5.3 and 6.0,, has anybody done a SC/Turbo/Retune?
Or anybody know what shops might be...
05-19-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,498
Posted By pdxmotorhead

That is the same plug that I used to use in a 250...

That is the same plug that I used to use in a 250 dirtbike, they take a lot of heat.. Unless your getting signs of misfire ,,
Seems like your looking for a problem where you may not need to worry.. ...
05-19-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,444
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Higher pressure relief in pump? double check the...

Higher pressure relief in pump? double check the accuracy of your senders.
Proper voltage to gages?
05-19-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Interesting question... The ECOtec engines,,...

Interesting question...
The ECOtec engines,, make very similar same power on 87 as 92 in stock form..
The Direct injection ECU is pretty adaptable.
One of the issues with getting tunes on the...
05-19-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,383
Posted By pdxmotorhead

As a recovering British car junkie,, one of the...

As a recovering British car junkie,, one of the biggest
issues with their cooling system is the expansion tank setup,
nearly every one I've worked on had issues with it..
Best thing I ever did was...
05-19-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,077
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Oh no ,,, its totally a personnel choice, I work...

Oh no ,,, its totally a personnel choice, I work with lots of heavy cooling and heating equipment, I find that when temp slide up and down on too wide swing, some things tend to age quicker, seals,...
05-18-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By pdxmotorhead

If your installing them for function... 6500K...

If your installing them for function...
6500K fog lights are WAY too white, the back glare is horrible,, a 5000K ish bulb will help with glare.. There is a reason that real fog lights are Amber.....
05-18-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,936
Posted By pdxmotorhead

This used to be a really common problem with...

This used to be a really common problem with aluminum rocker arms in general, in race motors they used to toss them out after a season or less of use.. Way back ,, engine builders really avoided the...
05-18-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,077
Posted By pdxmotorhead

My experience Pretty much any OBD2 car will be...

My experience Pretty much any OBD2 car will be running between 195 and 205 in normal operation, its on purpose to maintain combustion at idle, the only thing I mess with is I add a manual sensor to...
05-18-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By pdxmotorhead

70's fords had a pure shutoff valve, same with...

70's fords had a pure shutoff valve, same with old mopar,, gm went full flow much earlier than some, found out it helped prevent air lock in the cooling system. YMMV
05-18-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By pdxmotorhead

If you leave them open the rack will injest crap...

If you leave them open the rack will injest crap and die, some racks can lock if you just plug the holes, so I'd loop it with a breather.

The bigger question, why take the pump off? need room or...
05-08-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,580
Posted By pdxmotorhead

Most are a resister/thermister that changes with...

Most are a resister/thermister that changes with temp, so you heat the motor up, check the temp and compare to the spec for your sender...

You can also just pull the sender and bench test it for...
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