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    I purchased wheel cyls. from Rock Auto not long...

    I purchased wheel cyls. from Rock Auto not long ago, boots AND clips came with.
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    Mark both ends. If you have an auto your d shaft...

    Mark both ends. If you have an auto your d shaft can be withdrawn from the trans, if it is a std. you can just leave the "U" joint hooked up and lower the rear of the shaft. ( After disconnecting the...
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    You can buy .180s all day long, as I did and had...

    You can buy .180s all day long, as I did and had them milled down to the .160 that I needed. All said and done, they ended up costing aprox. 17.00 each.
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    Hello Doehring. You have prob. figured this out...

    Hello Doehring. You have prob. figured this out by now, but the size socket that you are looking for is a 22mm. That is good for the oil drain plug as well. As for removing the block side drain, I...
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    by Dobber
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    Well with a combination of heat soaking in the...

    Well with a combination of heat soaking in the oven and a bigger hammer, I successfully extracted those buggers. Thought it was going to be a new piston for sure. Thanks for the tip Zed Head.
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    Thanks guys. I have been tapping on the end gap,...

    Thanks guys. I have been tapping on the end gap, to no avail, other than the little chips in the ring land. %$#@
    I'll throw it in the oven and see what that does. Besides starting a wtf are you...
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    Won't budge

    I have a piston with the top two rings seized. These were new ( rings and pistons ) when the p.o. put the motor in storage. when I bought it, I oiled all the cylinders several times over the last 6...
  8. Thread: Scary numbers

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    Well I lucked out. The crank in the L24 that came...

    Well I lucked out. The crank in the L24 that came with the car miced out to perfect spec. Now I am toying with the idea of doing the short stroke setup. F54 block, L24 crank and rods, L28 std. flat...
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    Thanks Blue. I don't know what they did to that...

    Thanks Blue. I don't know what they did to that crank. It looks like they polished that much off or something. Oh well, I have the original motor, so I guess I will have to tear it down and have a...
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    Looks like wrong size bearings for sure Blue....

    Looks like wrong size bearings for sure Blue. Here are the nums.
    ALL of the crank bearing ids are at std. spec. 2.162"
    ALL of the crank journals are at 2.152-3"
    So according...
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    Thats the kind of info. I need. thanks for the...

    Thats the kind of info. I need. thanks for the help Blue. I will mic the crank tomorrow and let you know whats up.
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    That is what I was afraid of. Yes that is in mm....

    That is what I was afraid of. Yes that is in mm. I wonder how he got so far off with the measurements? The crank journals look like new. Someone goofed big time. That would have been nice, install...
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    Scary numbers

    I finally tore down the engine that came with the 71 240Z that I bought ( It was mounted to a nice stainless steel rolling stand. ) and started to pull everything apart. The guy said it was just...
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    Nothing wrong with MSA's price on these at 6$ ea....

    Nothing wrong with MSA's price on these at 6$ ea. The problem is that, the supply of the more popular thinner pads ( .150, .160, .170 etc.) are not available and have been back ordered for some time....
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    Taking a lash pad lashing

    Well like everybody else, I looked everywhere for the proper lash pads for my new cam. I was grateful for the suggestion of other members to go with thicker pads and have them machined down to...
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    Beautiful, very tastefully done. I am still bead...

    Beautiful, very tastefully done. I am still bead blasting suspension bits. You give us all hope and inspiration. Would love to see pics of your engine compartment.
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    Talked to a few people who are using Hawk HPS's...

    Talked to a few people who are using Hawk HPS's and they are very happy with them. Have also talked to several people who just run stock Toyota pads that they got from the wreckers and they are...
  18. Go to MINILITEWHEELS.US and select TECH

    Go to MINILITEWHEELS.US and select TECH
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    BRE-240Z thanks for feedback, Hawk seems to have...

    BRE-240Z thanks for feedback, Hawk seems to have a few flavors of the HP. What are yours. ie: Black, blue, plus ?
    Just spirited back road ( When safe to do so. ) Marty. Just looking for the best...
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    Sorry, that should read 1980 Toyota calipers.

    Sorry, that should read 1980 Toyota calipers.
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    Brake pad preference

    Looking for feedback on front brake pads and who is using what from whom and the pros and cons of your choice.
    My setup: 80 Toyota 4x4 calipers
    stock rotors
    stainless...
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    Let me make this perfectly clear, I am very...

    Let me make this perfectly clear, I am very confident, that we can actually reduce our carbon footprint and actually move forward as we are actually really moving forward. Let there be no doubt.
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    Pretty sure it is from the 2+2.

    Pretty sure it is from the 2+2.
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    Yeah, I'm thinking that will be the less painful...

    Yeah, I'm thinking that will be the less painful rout twsutt. My firewall has already been drilled. I went this way before, but they sent the wrong booster. It was 10" in dia. and it threw me off, so...
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    Hi Gully. I am having the same prob. I have new...

    Hi Gully. I am having the same prob. I have new Toyota 4x4 calipers ( early, narrow ) and will mount them on stock rotors. I wanted to get the larger bore 15/16 master, but no luck anywhere. ( Black...
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