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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By powderpig
On my bucket list, but have not. Harder than the...

On my bucket list, but have not. Harder than the Rubicon(especially these days). More remote if you break down. Usually not open till later in the season, may want to check when the trail is open. I...
Forum: Vendor Market Place 07-14-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By powderpig
This is more of an ad and should be down in...

This is more of an ad and should be down in vendor section. Not really technical help. maybe one of the Moderators could move it??
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By powderpig
Usually Coolant is not found in the oil on a Head...

Usually Coolant is not found in the oil on a Head gasket failure of minor degree. Coolant in the oil is typically found with a major blow out, like the head gasket is pukeing coolant in to the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-15-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By powderpig
In regular testing with the engine warm on a 1fz...

In regular testing with the engine warm on a 1fz with high miles I see into 160+ psi. On cold engines I expect 10-15 lbs. One thing most people testing do not seem to take into account is the carbon...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By powderpig
May want to make sure on how low they hang, if...

May want to make sure on how low they hang, if they are anything like the replacement for the 80 series ones, they hang lower than the stock tank.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By powderpig
Look like a cool rig, but never have seen it in...

Look like a cool rig, but never have seen it in person. Good luck Steve and your Buddy
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-07-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By powderpig
I personally think Daniel is right in a few ways....

I personally think Daniel is right in a few ways. I too love it when a site or company puts up grandiose claims when they have only been in business a short time. Do you have a store front or just a...
Forum: Land Use 02-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,025
Posted By powderpig
On my calendar as well, I have some green...

On my calendar as well, I have some green birkenstocks I could wear, if that would help.
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-02-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By powderpig
Rock Auto has Denso and NTK o2 sensors for...

Rock Auto has Denso and NTK o2 sensors for reasonable prices. The Denso sensors are made here in the USA, instead of Japan, but I would not think that would create a problem.
You have 4 sensors,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-20-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By powderpig
All the shop needs to do is remove the plastic...

All the shop needs to do is remove the plastic covers to see if the cam's are timed right. Should not be a real big thing. If the cams are not timed right, they would of found the problem. Wonder why...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-20-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By powderpig
Yes that is why I asked. I mis read your first...

Yes that is why I asked. I mis read your first post.
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-20-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By powderpig
Hopefully those photos are not of the final set...

Hopefully those photos are not of the final set up. The coast side looks nice, but the drive side has the pinion too deep. Not a really good set up for strength or longevity or noise
Were these...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-21-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By powderpig
Hey with winter already where you are at, have...

Hey with winter already where you are at, have you seen the trick for warming up faster in winter? If not, take the copper pipe wrap(to help prevent freezing) at home depot or lowes for 1/2" pipe and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-15-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By powderpig
You may want to ask how much of the fluid is...

You may want to ask how much of the fluid is exchange out. If it how the dealership was doing it a while back, it is only about 4-5 qts, or just a drain and fill. If it is done similar to what is in...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-01-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By powderpig
The stock 95-97 80 series lug nuts for the hub...

The stock 95-97 80 series lug nuts for the hub centric wheel have a taper to allow the use of steel wheels in an temporary time period. So, for your situation Mike I would think you would be OK. It...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By powderpig
Corey, The guys at WTOR something do not...

Corey,
The guys at WTOR something do not fully adjust the box right, they depend on your finishing it up on the truck. Is there a bit of the screw sticking out of the lock or jam nut? If so,...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-26-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By powderpig
Here is a thread in TDI club on a Tacoma swap, a...

Here is a thread in TDI club on a Tacoma swap, a few others in the same forum section.

http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=293577

Yes it has been done.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-26-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By powderpig
Free fire wood shows up on craigs list quite a...

Free fire wood shows up on craigs list quite a bit, usually you need to collect it for the following year, as most still needs seasoning. I have seen seasoned firewood for pick up before as well....
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-24-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By powderpig
Are your skid plate steel Wes? The later model...

Are your skid plate steel Wes? The later model ones are a thin plastic with air bubbles, not much between your engine and tranny and the road. An I believe we are a bit lower in these Golf's than the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-23-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By powderpig
Great cars, I have had my 2010 Jetta Station...

Great cars, I have had my 2010 Jetta Station Wagon,(a golf wagon really) this coming Jan for 3 years now. It started out at about 46 on the highway at 80MPH. I now has 70k miles and the fuel milage...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-11-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By powderpig
Should be able to get it fairly reasonable at...

Should be able to get it fairly reasonable at Rock Auto. Most old ones are not worth reusing.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-11-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By powderpig
Took a look at this cruiser for a customer, I had...

Took a look at this cruiser for a customer, I had told the owner it needed a bunch of work, Engine was real Oily, paint is rough, sun damaged, Passenger front door needs a work due to a wind burst...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By powderpig
Just make sure the ATF is spec'd for Power...

Just make sure the ATF is spec'd for Power steering pressures, I know that Dex/Mercon 4 is not spec'd for the high pressures of power steering systems, that is why most Toyota PS systems still spec...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-15-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By powderpig
Hello Corey, I have had one for close to 8 years...

Hello Corey, I have had one for close to 8 years on the Silver and red 93. While it is a single pass, not a double pass. I feel it has help and I have not had any issues with it in the super cold...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-05-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By powderpig
You will find that you will need both the 3fe...

You will find that you will need both the 3fe motor mounts and the 2 f motor mounts to make this work(one each, do not remember which side I used from what series engine), You will also need to...
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