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Forum: M42 10-14-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By TobyB
It's the same engine. So they will bolt...

It's the same engine. So they will bolt together. But.
As to whether the trans fits in the tunnel,
or how you get a driveshaft of the right lengths,
I do not know.
Forum: M20 10-14-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By TobyB
How's your crankcase vent? t

How's your crankcase vent?

t
Forum: General Technical 10-14-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By TobyB
Yeah, looking at the 86 etk, grey/yel is LH...

Yeah, looking at the 86 etk, grey/yel is LH marker light hot....

t
Forum: Brakes, Subframe & Arms 10-14-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By TobyB
I just put in new bushings. It's not that...

I just put in new bushings.

It's not that hard, and I'm cheep.

t
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 10-12-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By TobyB
First guess- a sticking brake caliper or 2. ...

First guess- a sticking brake caliper or 2. Either from rust, etc, or a misadjusted master.

Quick way to rule this out- drive a ways on a road where you don't use the brakes, then
get out and...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 10-12-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By TobyB
I'm sure the OP is long gone, but the E36/E46...

I'm sure the OP is long gone, but the E36/E46 gearbox is cheap, plentiful and stout.

I am too lazy to dig- how hard is it to get a driveshaft for one of those to work with an M20 in an E30?

t
Forum: M20 10-12-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 350
Posted By TobyB
I don't use sealer on anything but the water neck...

I don't use sealer on anything but the water neck and half moons,
and that's just leftover habit from the 2002...

Permatex gasket sealer on 'paper', Ultra Black on 'rubber'...

whut I do
t
Forum: General Technical 10-12-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By TobyB
What is the build date of the car? t

What is the build date of the car?

t
Forum: Brakes, Subframe & Arms 10-12-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By TobyB
Well, your first problem is that they are...

Well, your first problem is that they are orange....

...but seriously, light taps on the outer face of the outer race can aid a ton in alignment.
It doesn't take much, if you do it just right,...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 10-11-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By TobyB
yeah, it's a Pro3 problem, near as I can figure. ...

yeah, it's a Pro3 problem, near as I can figure.
And we BEAT on the 260, flat shifting, AKG shifters, all of it.

And it's just a couple of cars, so far, that have told stories of premature...
Forum: M42 10-11-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By TobyB
Shit, you might be right- I just went to look...

Shit, you might be right-
I just went to look at RealOEM, and there's no auto option
for the M42. There is for the M40, but that's not a lot of help in the US.

So I was wrong- no auto M42s in...
Forum: M42 10-11-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 627
Posted By TobyB
way late will do that. The gas is still at...

way late will do that. The gas is still at maximum burn when the exhaust valve lets it out.

t
Forum: Track & AutoX 10-11-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,395
Posted By TobyB
Oh, and unless you're pretty sure you will build...

Oh, and unless you're pretty sure you will build a race car out of it, do a careful job (big base plates, etc)
with a bolt- in roll bar. Once the weld- in's done properly, it's very hard to go...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 920
Posted By TobyB
err, rev limiter's in the ecu, not the dash.... ...

err, rev limiter's in the ecu, not the dash....

...and by 1989, an e ecu won't plug into an i harness. I don't think.

t
wasting time on the internet.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 10-10-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By TobyB
Have you ordered BMW synchros in the last 8...

Have you ordered BMW synchros in the last 8 months?
The story goes that they have changed just recently.

The particular gearboxes in question came from BMW-
now, having lived through the Mobile...
Forum: General Technical 10-10-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By TobyB
I did take it out. My heater core started...

I did take it out.
My heater core started leaking some time after that.
I figure it was just coincidence.
So I bypassed the heater entirely.

t
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-10-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40,187
Views: 1,385,230
Posted By TobyB
oh, fuck, the spam on this site is getting out of...

oh, fuck, the spam on this site is getting out of hand.

AND nutritious.

shit.

t
Forum: Track & AutoX 10-10-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,395
Posted By TobyB
Honestly, I've never used a 4 point. There is...

Honestly, I've never used a 4 point. There is concern that it could pull up in just the
wrong sort of stop, and that would be bad.
I DID really like the 5- point- lashed down hard to the car, your...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By TobyB
Inflated spare tire- priceless. t

Inflated spare tire-

priceless.

t
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 920
Posted By TobyB
Red intake and hot air intake air filter- ...

Red intake and hot air intake air filter-

there's your 25 bhp right there.

Plus burgundy's free-oxygen sensor? That's thing's gotta be a rocket!

Looks like he got a bitsa there.

t
Forum: Wheels & Tires 10-09-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By TobyB
[QUOTE] Your OEM bolts or studs are not meant to...

[QUOTE] Your OEM bolts or studs are not meant to carry the weight of your car, especially under heavy loads like racing. [\QUOTE]

Yeah. That's why you torque them. So that they clamp the wheel...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 10-09-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By TobyB
Yeah, I went through a lot of exasperation with...

Yeah, I went through a lot of exasperation with the driveshaft before I found the bent flange...
....by the pinion episode, I was smart enough to realize that a new diff was the only variable.

t
Forum: M42 10-09-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By TobyB
I had that symptom when my ICV was binding. ...

I had that symptom when my ICV was binding. Cleaning helped a bit, eventually I swapped it with a junkyard one, and all was well.

t
Forum: General Technical 10-09-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By TobyB
You probably need the elephant trunk hose- yes,...

You probably need the elephant trunk hose- yes, it tees into the late expansion tank.
www.realoem.com

I try not to mix early and late cooling system parts- too much changed.
And that damned...
Forum: Track & AutoX 10-09-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,395
Posted By TobyB
That's entirely up to you. The internet's full...

That's entirely up to you. The internet's full of opinions, some better than others. How much
someone foams at the mouth is not really an indication of how dead you will or won't be in various...
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