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Forum: M20 Today, 08:02 AM
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Posted By ForcedFirebird
Bracket is NLA. I couldn't even get a part...

Bracket is NLA. I couldn't even get a part number, but saw it in a diagram (or it was superseded). For thing like that I hit them on the wire wheel (or media blast) and hit them with cold galvanizing...
Forum: M20 Today, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Ah, for Motronic 1.0 and very early m1.1. Later...

Ah, for Motronic 1.0 and very early m1.1. Later they got a solid rail injector plug thingamajig much like the 24v.

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Forum: M20 Today, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By ForcedFirebird
The block cracked? Very unusual, it's usually the...

The block cracked? Very unusual, it's usually the head, under the cam between cylinders 4-6.
Forum: M20 Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Not sure exactly what you mean. The m20 only has...

Not sure exactly what you mean. The m20 only has the ignition wires bolted to the valve cover?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 532
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Coincidence this subject came up here when I just...

Coincidence this subject came up here when I just read this last week:

https://electrek.co/2019/07/08/tesla-will-stop-selling-cars-full-self-driving-elon-musk/
Forum: Off Topic Lounge Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 312,394
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Happy to heart that. Hurricane damage is no fun....

Happy to heart that. Hurricane damage is no fun. So much better when a storm get hyped up, then fails to deliver vs the ones that seem harmless and do damage. I moved to FL in 1988 and the first...
Forum: Car Audio & Electronics Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By ForcedFirebird
I installed some of his products (ported through...

I installed some of his products (ported through the center parcel shelf, ported through the seat and ported through the stock speaker locations), they all sounded great, even so with the cheap...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-13-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 312,394
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Stay safe!

Stay safe!
Forum: 325iX Technical and Discussion 07-12-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Moog hasn't been making them for a while, but...

Moog hasn't been making them for a while, but managed to find the Altrom parts previously mentioned:

http://www.rennsportautoparts.com/Price.asp?partNumber=L1054301&partWeight=5
...
Forum: M20 07-12-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 158,350
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Might be easier to just pull the engine/trans as...

Might be easier to just pull the engine/trans as a unit. You will be a drive shaft and clutch slave away by the time you get to the pistons.
Forum: Parts Wanted 07-11-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By ForcedFirebird
What offset do you need (different ratios have...

What offset do you need (different ratios have different ring gear offsets)? I have a couple carriers I could let go.
Forum: Parts Wanted 07-11-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By ForcedFirebird
I have new OEM ones in stock if you don't mind...

I have new OEM ones in stock if you don't mind rubber. 5mm, 7.5mm and 10mm thicknesses. $10ea plus ship.
Forum: Parts Wanted 07-11-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Whatever roznic doesn't have, I can complete it...

Whatever roznic doesn't have, I can complete it for ya.
Forum: M20 07-11-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 158,350
Posted By ForcedFirebird
100% upside-down, unfortunately. Napier...

100% upside-down, unfortunately.

Napier rings always have the outer groove on the bottom. Can't believe no one noticed before whodwho decided to come out of the woodwork and post again! I came...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-10-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 312,394
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Lol quote fail Sleeve. The ones we use...

Lol quote fail Sleeve.

The ones we use recycle the water and use a cardboard radiator:

https://www.portacool.com/en/us/products

Just have to top them off once in a while. The water drips...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-10-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 312,394
Posted By ForcedFirebird
On the contrary they do work well outdoors. Some...

On the contrary they do work well outdoors. Some of the guys use them at the track. It's not so much the fact that it adds humidity as it cools the air blowing on ya (better then a fan by far)....
Forum: M20 07-09-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Not sure on the 20w50, but the 10w60 has enough...

Not sure on the 20w50, but the 10w60 has enough (900-1150ppm) - but - is also about $50 for 5 ltr.







Sure does, but it was breaking down on us during summer races. Oil pressure went...
Forum: M20 07-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By ForcedFirebird
We use LM 10w60 int he race cars.

We use LM 10w60 int he race cars.
Forum: M20 07-09-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By ForcedFirebird
If you don't mind full synthetic, Walmart usually...

If you don't mind full synthetic, Walmart usually has Mobil 1 15w50 for about $26/5qt.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-08-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 312,394
Posted By ForcedFirebird
How many of you have solved a Rubick's 3x3 cube?...

How many of you have solved a Rubick's 3x3 cube? Thought I got a hang of it, but I keep getting 2 corners flipped and get lost in the algorithm. After solving it twice, and it just gets mixed up....
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 07-08-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Both Torsen and helical will act like an open...

Both Torsen and helical will act like an open when one wheel is completely unloaded. This is why they both rotate the opposing wheel opposite when sitting on a bench.

Quaife is a 100% helical (I...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-08-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 312,394
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Down here it's not the raw heat that gets you,...

Down here it's not the raw heat that gets you, it's the humidity. I would take 100f and 0% over 90 and 80%.

Walking outsde some days feels like walking into an oven. Now that I have ac in the...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 07-08-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By ForcedFirebird
So is the allen key insert fubar'd, or the actual...

So is the allen key insert fubar'd, or the actual OD threads on the strut insert?

If it's the allen key, borrow an impact and they come off pretty cleanly.

Don't sweat replacing one insert...
Forum: M20 07-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Yes, the m20 uses extremely low spring pressures...

Yes, the m20 uses extremely low spring pressures compared to domestic counterparts, but they are in fact "flat tappet" wear syndicates.

I prefer to use higher zinc oils, but more importantly the...
Forum: Parts Wanted 07-08-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By ForcedFirebird
Are you looking for a carrier to convert yours to...

Are you looking for a carrier to convert yours to LSD, or a whole unit?
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