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  1. [Heat & A/C] I would avoid that goofy looking block adapter. ...

    I would avoid that goofy looking block adapter. There are cheaper and more elegant solutions. You can use an in-line adapter like this:

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    They would be available from most auto AC parts...
  2. [For Sale] Sold: Jetronic ECU Frequency Valve

    Sold:
    Jetronic ECU
    Frequency Valve
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    Thanks for posting that! I'd seen it months ago...

    Thanks for posting that! I'd seen it months ago but could not find it again.

    So the Y pipe for supply and not for return, so much for my hypothesis :D

    Looks like I will put together a better...
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    Since the threading matched, I have mine in the...

    Since the threading matched, I have mine in the return Y pipe in place of the vacuum switch. Seemed like a decent place to get an accurate read.

    If it fits tho, I might move the sensor to the...
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    Since this thread is getting some more...

    Since this thread is getting some more attention... :D

    For those using MS to control the cooling fans, any recommended settings for on/off temps? I have my temp sensor in the Y pipe but the...
  6. Thread: Cooling Fans

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    [Engine] That sounds like an AC issue. The thermal trips...

    That sounds like an AC issue. The thermal trips make a funny sound, a click from the engine compartment is likely the compressor clutch. When my AC system was ultra low on freon it would cycle at...
  7. Thread: Cooling Fans

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    [Engine] Could be that. Years and years ago mine was...

    Could be that. Years and years ago mine was tripping/resetting and that sounds about right. It was also accompanied by an audible "POING!!!" noise each time.
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    Thread with perpetual 403 error

    Based on the # of views, I don't seem to have the only issue reading this thread, which has been stuck at the bottom of the "New Posts" link for 10 days:
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    The factory diode keeps the otterstat from...

    The factory diode keeps the otterstat from turning the ac compressor on. Diodes almost always fail open circuit, so if the factory diode was bad your fans would not turn on with the AC. If it...
  10. [For Sale] Sold: Fuel Distributor Idle Air Valve All...

    Sold:

    Fuel Distributor
    Idle Air Valve

    All other parts still available
  11. [Engine] And in lieu of a mechanical switch, has anyone...

    And in lieu of a mechanical switch, has anyone switched to a Hobbs vacuum switch? I purchased one set for 2Hg but then I tore out Kjet before testing it.
  12. [Engine] Overly tight mounting screws can do this as well....

    Overly tight mounting screws can do this as well. It'll be fine until you go WOT and then it can stick closed. I learned that the hard way!
  13. [For Sale] More K-Jet Parts

    6 K-Jetronic fuel injectors with clips and seals. Seals were new in 2004 and are still pliable. < 17k miles: $150 for the set
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    Idle Air Control Valve / Idle Speed Motor: $75
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  14. [General] Video of bad transmission and motor mounts

    GoPro footage of my engine showing how much the drivetrain can move around, even during normal low-key stop and go.
    Bonus in-cabin open wastegate pulls at the end.

    I used this for diagnosis last...
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    [General] Farrar with the deep dive into subtext. ...

    Farrar with the deep dive into subtext. Hopefully Henrik can touch base while the rest of the team is in a holding pattern.

    IT-isms. I just Dilberted a little in my mouth.
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    [General] Brand new "import" Girling Type 16/16P/16PB...

    Brand new "import" Girling Type 16/16P/16PB calipers have been available for a while:

    https://www.bpnorthwest.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=16p+caliper

    I'm not sure what it takes to make a...
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    [General] I'll be converting my single turbo setup to MS3X...

    I'll be converting my single turbo setup to MS3X this spring. If there is a... lets say, "more receptive" discussion forum I'm all ears :D


    I'll give him credit for ingenuity but I'm on a...
  18. [For Sale] Bosch Fuel Distributor 0438100109: $300 ...

    Bosch Fuel Distributor 0438100109: $300

    15k-ish miles, fully functional, system pressure in spec. Comes with the banjo bolts.

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    Other things, all functional from my '82. Any...
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    [General] http://msuracing.com/phpBB3/images/smilies/LFF.jpg

    http://msuracing.com/phpBB3/images/smilies/LFF.jpg
  20. [Engine] This is what I use to find leaks: ...

    This is what I use to find leaks:

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?14435-How-to-Build-an-intake-manifold-leak-finder-for-about-20
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    [General] The 6AL does support odd-fire. Combined with a...

    The 6AL does support odd-fire. Combined with a MAP sensor it worked perfectly to retard ignition based on boost.

    To centralize tuning, I will switch the 6AL back to points mode and use Megasquirt...
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    [General] I'm going to be, does that count? Will...

    I'm going to be, does that count? Will incorporate a knock sensor in case things get a little too spicy.

    My setup will use Megasquirt to trigger an MSD 6AL box. Unconventional, but I already...
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    Just drill it out and put a bolt / nut in place. ...

    Just drill it out and put a bolt / nut in place. They're easy enough to swap later.
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    Are your upper brackets bent? If so, they were...

    Are your upper brackets bent?

    If so, they were practically installed as a courtesy from the factory. As long as the mounting tabs aren't ready to fall off I wouldn't hesitate to reuse them.
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  25. [Wanted] WTB: 3.0 PRV passenger side valve cover & breather assembly

    Looking for a Premiere/Monaco 3.0 valve cover, passenger side, with the breather assembly.

    Maybe some other PRV variants had the pass-side breather. Any of those will work as long as the breather...
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