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Posted By Captain_Slow

Blue if you think you might want to remove them...

Blue if you think you might want to remove them again.
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12-09-2018, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Captain_Slow

I cut the cable close to the TDC sensor and...

I cut the cable close to the TDC sensor and reinstalled the sensor as my "block off plate". The now useless TDC sensor either gets much less heat or is made of much better stuff...or both vs the CPS...
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12-03-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 682
Posted By Captain_Slow

Before and after cleaning S4 ISV

I cleaned the ISV on my S4 with WD-40, then followed with electrical parts cleaner (spray)...evaporates almost immediately. Testing with a 9V battery it seemed to work fine before I cleaned it. After...
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11-30-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Captain_Slow

Put a thin coat of light grease on the flappy...

Put a thin coat of light grease on the flappy axle. Just enough to prevent dislodging the new bearing O-rings when inserting the axle.
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11-30-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Captain_Slow

Pry out the bearings in their cage that holds the...

Pry out the bearings in their cage that holds the bearings in place. This will leave just the race (shell) in the intake. You can try to use an improvised puller to remove the race, but an actual...
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11-23-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Captain_Slow

Naturally, the cars insured by these guys... ...

Naturally, the cars insured by these guys...


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11-18-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By Captain_Slow

Christopher - First, when the weather cooperates...

Christopher - First, when the weather cooperates get under the car and clean. As others have stated, there are several sources of oil up high that will run down the back of the engine and mimic a...
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11-17-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,331
Posted By Captain_Slow

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11-08-2018, 11:50 PM
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Posted By Captain_Slow

2018 Frenzy Tech Session (wiring harness) car for sale

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10-08-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Captain_Slow

Clamps - one old, one new

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10-08-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Captain_Slow

I recently ordered a new radiator hose clamp from...

I recently ordered a new radiator hose clamp from Roger. It appears to be identical to the factory clamp, including the Cad plating. It's definitely plated, but it might be gold zinc. Looks great. I...
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10-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,179
Posted By Captain_Slow

Why the sky is so blue...

The short answer...because the air is so dry and clean.

Long answer... On humid days water molecules will condense on to dust. These dust/water particles are large enough to scatter all the...
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10-05-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,484
Posted By Captain_Slow

My car was slow when I bought it...I didn't know...

My car was slow when I bought it...I didn't know the S4 started in 2nd and the kick down switch wasn't working. It is totally unrelated to James May ;)
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09-30-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

Frenzy - A car event that feels more like a family reunion

This was my sixth consecutive Frenzy. What I noticed most about this Frenzy was how happy everyone is to see each other again - including folks who attended their first Frenzy last year. I hope all...
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09-27-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Captain_Slow

I only had four on each side. I was replacing the...

I only had four on each side. I was replacing the cam chain tensioner pads, so the critical sponges for me were the two central passages beneath the tensioner.
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09-27-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

Yes! And it will be low 70s and low humidity....

Yes! And it will be low 70s and low humidity. I'm just 18 miles away....but have work tomorrow. Should be very sunny and nice by tomorrow (Friday) afternoon.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-25-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

Andre - You have a few more days to recover. Hang...

Andre - You have a few more days to recover. Hang in there!
Forum: 928 Forum
09-20-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

Weather Underground "Wundermap" model forecasts

Here is the link to the Weather Underground Wundermap for those who want to play forecaster and see what they might encounter during the drive to Frenzy: CLICK...
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09-17-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

The Fun section of the Fun Run has been repaved :)

Rectortown Road has been repaved. West of the town (Rectortown) the road had become a bit rough. This is also the really fun section that dives, curves, then swoops up the far side of stream valley....
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09-17-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Captain_Slow

You are meticulous...right down to labeling the...

You are meticulous...right down to labeling the tape. ;) I hope you continue this thread. I have some seat gizmos to fix.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-17-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

Great to see the cut-away graphic for the OB....

Great to see the cut-away graphic for the OB. Liking the darker shirt, too.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-15-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Captain_Slow

This storm is a lot like Harvey. The wind speeds...

This storm is a lot like Harvey. The wind speeds were not the biggest threat. The storm surge and prolonged heavy rain along with the duration of Cat 1 and tropical storm force winds over the same...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-15-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By Captain_Slow

I installed Delrin during motor mounts and OPG...

I installed Delrin during motor mounts and OPG jobs. To remove the originals (two were mushy from oil soaking) I drilled holes to perforate the rubber, plucked out the centers and pried the outers...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-09-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Captain_Slow

Agree...this is one of the best examples of a...

Agree...this is one of the best examples of a part to replace while the intake is off just due to age, regardless of how well it works. It's one of the more difficult things to replace.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-09-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 18,803
Posted By Captain_Slow

So I asked my wife if she wanted a shirt. She...

So I asked my wife if she wanted a shirt. She said "Yes...but not orange." rolling the dice that this isn't the year Greg is feeling adventurous.
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