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      is a rain tray...

      Is a rain tray, a "rain tray", when it doesn't rain?

      Looks nice Chris!:P
    2. until the poster......

      When the poster tells us;

      The engine is detonating/ pinging like crazy, and I'm running 105 octane AVGAS and it's still pinging, and some other symptom exists (for de-carbonizing the engine)........
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      check for air binding

      1. remove all fuel injectors from the head
      2. Remove all fuel injectors from the lines.
      3. put line into water bottles.
      4. get a fire extinguisher handy.
      5. Jump fuel injector relay.
      6. Lift up...
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      happened to me..

      To make matters worse...the water came out of an underground tank...Natch...was put into my Rabbit.....ran for a couple of minutes then FROZE. 20 below zero outside.
      Exploded the plates in the fuel...
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      Geezer!

      Karl you're skating on thin ice! (professional thin ice skater YOU!)

      This is how the old geezer Yoda level wrenches who can fix anything got there... they ufcked up a lot and learned how not to....
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      Water in fuel

      Ya didn't fill it up did you?.....some of these symptoms are of water contamination in fuel. #$%^ ETHANOL! lol
    7. basis is factual

      While the video is a bit of BS...there is a basis in fact here.

      Back in the old days....we would 'introduce water' into the intake tract. This is when the engine is at 4000 rpm. Much care must be...
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      make sure, don't panic

      It is entirely possible to put the dist cap on incorrectly.

      Did you line up the splach shield?
      Did you get the indexing tabs to line up?

      Have you checked the wires? an ohmmeter is useful.
      ...
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      Sticky: Dear UBER

      Dear UBER, that plate was taken by me, for my Audi TT ten years ago....before UBER was a squirming sperm:laugh:;)

      UBERVW

      carry on!
    10. Great seeing OPEL GT's

      Before I was 'Scirocco' Hal I had seven OPEL GT's...and was the Pres of the Club in New England. Great seeing them again in their natural habitat.

      I remember one misty New England morning, when...
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      I may have a set.

      I/m me....I'll see what the CRYPT reveals!
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      heat and cool

      the outer (actual) mount= heat
      the inner rubber mounting ring=cool

      then put them together rather fast so they dont equalize. As I said once you get it started in .25" andstraight then pounding...
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      Hammer

      And use a bigger hammer! The key here is driving it in straight with the proper driver/ adapter/plate/ whatever....once it starts in straight, the rest is easy
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      I didn't say THAT

      grind the insert, not the mount!
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      it's not that hard!

      No press needed. When I was poor, I did it this way.

      Assuming you got the old one out......

      Orient the mount so you don't put it in crooked or up-side-down. MARK IT!
      Grind a chamfer into the...
    16. they were recalled

      You all probably know that that was one of the first recalls...VSS's

      One way I diagnose VSS failure is this:

      Allow the car to get to operating temp.

      Open Hatch

      Bring rpms up to about...
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      if I was you...

      The 2014-2015 Dodge Challenger has some pretty neat 5" round lights with the halo rings and etc.....yummy!:thumbup:


      So back to the future with your 'DeLorean'! LOL:laugh:
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      fantasmagorical

      Lookin great!

      A clean garage is the sign of a sick mind!

      Good luck on the heart transplant!:thumbup::thumbup::eek:
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      definition of terms

      We need to define:

      NC normally closed in electrical terms is ON...connected, closed circuit, ready to run. This comes from switch terminology...a CLOSED switch is ON

      NO normally open is off...
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      ahh yes....

      The worlds fastest laundry folding table, with Swiffer power! LOL;):P
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