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  Topic: stripped crossmember bolts
kpasko

Replies: 3
Views: 3464

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:48 am   Subject: stripped crossmember bolts
thanks rasta. no threads left on them, down to center bolt diam, as my more patient and delicate efforts didn't make any progress either tightening or loosening.

rivnuts may work...do you think the ...
  Topic: stripped crossmember bolts
kpasko

Replies: 3
Views: 3464

PostForum: Engine Transplants   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:06 am   Subject: stripped crossmember bolts
ok it's official. somehow or another, despite being, optimistically, generally-not-an-idiot, i managed to very-idiot my way to stripped front cross-member/chassis bolts.

no, i don't know how. and ...
  Topic: cross member spinning nuts
kpasko

Replies: 4
Views: 925

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 8:18 am   Subject: cross member spinning nuts
yah, its probably the combination of cranking and very old nuts, a pretty stupid and frustrating mistake.

tried more leverage and a (hand-held) impact driver to no avail. will try nut splitter ton ...
  Topic: cross member spinning nuts
kpasko

Replies: 4
Views: 925

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue May 26, 2015 9:02 am   Subject: cross member spinning nuts
I had the crossmember down to put the oil pan back on, was going through the whole process of gasket sealing, torquing in a crosspattern, etc. Long story short, was running out of time for the day and ...
  Topic: crank gilmer pulley bolt torque
kpasko

Replies: 1
Views: 673

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 4:25 pm   Subject: crank gilmer pulley bolt torque
Just popped the timing pulley back on after oil pump work (and just a superbly jolly time getting the bolt in question off...), but alas my puny. 5" torque wrench is only rated to 150ftlb, and I ...
  Topic: 36-1 trigger wheel rec?
kpasko

Replies: 1
Views: 1392

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 3:00 pm   Subject: 36-1 trigger wheel rec?
Hello all, anyone have a good source for a 36-1 trigger wheel? I've got oil pump, alternator, and water pump off anyway for reasons, so figure it's prime time to put a trigger wheel on there. I can pr ...
  Topic: gasket sealers (oil pan, primarily)
kpasko

Replies: 8
Views: 1649

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:45 am   Subject: gasket sealers (oil pan, primarily)
thanks again for all the tips. finally got to opening the gasket set I got (victor reinz--

http://www.autohausaz.com/secure/PartImages/060198041.jpg)

as you can see, only one beveled cork bit... ...
  Topic: gasket sealers (oil pan, primarily)
kpasko

Replies: 8
Views: 1649

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:28 am   Subject: gasket sealers (oil pan, primarily)
thanks for the link to that thread...

maybe you can clear something up rasta-

as quoted, you mention-

"Clean vigorously, and affix new gasket to the block with Curil-K2. Slap the rubber ...
  Topic: gasket sealers (oil pan, primarily)
kpasko

Replies: 8
Views: 1649

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:16 am   Subject: gasket sealers (oil pan, primarily)
Just got the oil pan back from the hot bath nice and shiny, have some curil k2, reinzoplast, and grey permatex around for sealing the new gaskets...thoughts/preferences?

new water pump too, but pr ...
  Topic: fan upgrade recommendations?
kpasko

Replies: 10
Views: 3697

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:18 am   Subject: fan upgrade recommendations?
gotcha, that makes sense. luckily i'm very spoiled and just so happen to have a waterjet, some aluminum sheet stock, and a metal brake handy! can post my model and cutfile once i get it all mocked up.
  Topic: fan upgrade recommendations?
kpasko

Replies: 10
Views: 3697

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 4:00 am   Subject: fan upgrade recommendations?
Currently it is indeed the dual setup with the aux ac fan. That said, redoing the wiring from passenger seat fwd basically, so wouldn't be a huge deal to set up the one-fan harness. If I do stick with ...
  Topic: fan upgrade recommendations?
kpasko

Replies: 10
Views: 3697

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:25 pm   Subject: fan upgrade recommendations?
if anyone's interested, i've attached some layouts of the various sizes/fitments using spal designs and some quick measurements on the rad, cheating the larger fans to the right. is this what you had ...
  Topic: fan upgrade recommendations?
kpasko

Replies: 10
Views: 3697

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:44 am   Subject: fan upgrade recommendations?
thanks for the tips guys. Doing a quick mockup, it looks like I get pretty good coverage and reasonable fit with one big fan 12"-16". Two 9" also fit well, and I know there's the advant ...
  Topic: moving alternator?
kpasko

Replies: 2
Views: 709

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 5:41 am   Subject: moving alternator?
Hello all,

so due to various reasons, here's my current situation with my '78 924 N/A--

All A/C components removed

Alternator is off-- have one of the sexy 150A ones from Quality Power ready ...
  Topic: fan upgrade recommendations?
kpasko

Replies: 10
Views: 3697

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:14 am   Subject: fan upgrade recommendations?
hello all, upgrading a junky radiator, and figure i'll get some new fans to go with it. Does anyone have strong preference among the various aftermarket brands? Current thoughts are Spal (>$) or Mi ...
 
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