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05-05-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mj1pate

THANKS Mr Merlin! Does anyone know the...

THANKS Mr Merlin!
Does anyone know the threshold pressure for exhaust blockage issues?
Mike
Forum: 928 Forum
05-05-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By mj1pate

Back pressure gauge for loan?

Anyone have a back pressure gauge to briefly loan? I’d like to avoid purchasing a gauge for a one time cat back pressure test. I can ppal shipping in advance.
thanks!
Mike
Forum: 928 Forum
04-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,709
Posted By mj1pate

Really, typically “Bill Ball informative”. Thanks...

Really, typically “Bill Ball informative”. Thanks for giving the history of this effort. It’s actually helpful in all 50 states.
Although I live in Maryland, where my 86.5 is “Historically” plated...
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11-24-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By mj1pate

I used Ken’s lift bars for years. Kudos to Ken...

I used Ken’s lift bars for years. Kudos to Ken for development endeavors. The lift bars are now in storage as backup behind the Ranger Quickjack lift. Quickjack makes products with several lengths...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-24-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By mj1pate

I’ve had to replace the vacuum flex hose between...

I’ve had to replace the vacuum flex hose between the rigid vacuum pipe (above the torque tube) and the vacuum distributed in the engine bay several times. I have large hands and could manage it...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-20-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By mj1pate

Roger; this correct? You have a belt driven fan...

Roger; this correct? You have a belt driven fan clutch replacement? How much $$ at this time?

and Eplebnista is correct: if your temp is seriously going up at idle, get an affordable HF temp...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-20-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By mj1pate

One of the first non critical things I fixed in...

One of the first non critical things I fixed in my 86.5 was the interior lighting fuse blowing every 2 trips or so. The electrical ribbon cable supplying some electrical power from the roof to the...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-19-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By mj1pate

Hey Chris; you’re in Md, right? I’m in CARROLL...

Hey Chris; you’re in Md, right? I’m in CARROLL County. I have a Quickjack5000 and we can get your car up in about 10 mins to take a look.
Suspects back under there (at least from my experience)...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-19-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,136
Posted By mj1pate

Yeah, I bought the quick jack 5000SLX last year...

Yeah, I bought the quick jack 5000SLX last year after various comparisons. Further, I bought the factory “extenders” which stretches the lift and allows me to lift my Avalon and my sons Honda as...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-15-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,052
Posted By mj1pate

Some thoughts; I rebuilt my TB and set the kemf...

Some thoughts; I rebuilt my TB and set the kemf tool at dead center of the tool notch (range). The tension light blipped on right about at 1k and never on again after resetting the tension in the...
10-19-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,241
Posted By mj1pate

Ah, of course you’re correct. That left facing...

Ah, of course you’re correct. That left facing injector is inserted direct into the cylinder. If that has solved the coking problem, then excellent. I think some valve inspection at 30k by an...
10-19-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,241
Posted By mj1pate

No. go back and look at the picture. You see...

No. go back and look at the picture. You see the DI injector correctly pointing straight down into the cylinder. Now look to the right of the intake valve. There is a smaller injector pointing...
10-19-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,241
Posted By mj1pate

Precisely. That extra injector is the fix for...

Precisely. That extra injector is the fix for intake carbon coking. Toyota is applying the same remedy in their newer Direct Injection engines.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-12-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By mj1pate

I’ll try and pull some pictures w/r to the vacuum...

I’ll try and pull some pictures w/r to the vacuum controled valves that one should test periodically (particularly if the last test was maybe at the factory):)

you have have a nice garage and...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-09-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By mj1pate

Very nicely, professionally planned out. also; ...

Very nicely, professionally planned out.
also;
1) test your fuel pressure regulator/dampners. If they (vacuum nipples) fail to hold vacuum, they should be replaced.
2) any vacuum controlled valves...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-09-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Posted By mj1pate

I replaced my timing belt/water pump plus...

I replaced my timing belt/water pump plus tensioner rebuild and pulley bearings after about 10 years and about 33k miles (at 133k miles odo). The old belt looked like the new belt. Gear teeth kept...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-09-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,883
Posted By mj1pate

After completing the job a few weeks ago, I’ll...

After completing the job a few weeks ago, I’ll share some experience:
1) the half shafts at the tranny sound be disconnected and suspended
2) the tail pipe tip (replaces the rear muffler) was...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-08-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By mj1pate

got it, thanks. And I responded

got it, thanks. And I responded
Forum: 928 Forum
10-08-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By mj1pate

My used trans mounts... any takers?

I understand that some are remolding rubber into the metal parts of used mounts. You can have my old ones for the price of paying shipping.

Mike
’86 Auto
Forum: 928 Forum
10-03-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By mj1pate

Sanity check on rear half shaft bolt torque

ive just replaced the automatic transmission mounts and have reconnected the two rear half shafts.

Thd WSM as I read it gives 61 ft-lbs for the hex bolts that secure the half shafts to the...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,883
Posted By mj1pate

NM... I found the WSM reference: 37-123...

NM... I found the WSM reference: 37-123 "Adjusting Transmission Suspension". Yep; the mounts are suspensions.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-03-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,883
Posted By mj1pate

My dyslexia maybe... i just couldn't find a...

My dyslexia maybe... i just couldn't find a specific reference to the trans mount bolt torques in the WSM. Is 61 ftlb for the two upper and two lower mount bolts the correct torque? Just making...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-29-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,125
Posted By mj1pate

Good information.... so, how do you flush the...

Good information....
so, how do you flush the evaporator while it’s still installed? I assume with the expansion valve removed, how do you connect a flushing system to the evaporator? Seems like a...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-23-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By mj1pate

ABS connector pigtails?

Greetings; some of the ABS harness wires are chaffed near the connector that connects to the ABS sensor. I can’t just splice in good wire in place of chaffed wire, because the chaffed wire is too...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-22-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By mj1pate

Evaporator test?

So, MUCH refresh has been done over 12 years, such that I can think about incidentals like getting AC going again.

The concern I have is that the AC lines to the evaporator havd been open for...
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