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Old 08-12-2015, 09:32 PM   #261
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Hope you called it a night. No need to break more.
</p><p>I hadn't even started drinking yet&nbsp;<img alt="Tear" src="http://www.miataturbo.net/images/smilies/tear.gif" style="height:15px; width:15px" title="Tear" /></p><p>I think I might just trust the RTV under the baffle, add more on top, and #YOLO it. Not bother getting that bolt out.</p><p>So that just leaves crossing my fingers the crank is okay. If so, won't be much of a set back. If it is, I have my old crank, and I just have to spend $ on bearings and maybe a polish. So uh, fingers crossed.</p>
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Lol at thread title change. Missed that.
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Old 08-12-2015, 11:07 PM   #263
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Lol at thread title change. Missed that.
</p><p>hahaha I hadn't noticed it either.&nbsp;</p>
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<p>I wondered when would change. I thought it would go to something like, &quot;ITT we discuss why not to turbo your daily driver.&quot;</p>
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Old 08-13-2015, 11:20 AM   #265
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</p><p>I wondered when would change. I thought it would go to something like, &quot;ITT we discuss why not to turbo your daily driver.&quot;</p><p>
</p><p>I like that one a lot more. lol</p>
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<p>So, I've been a member of this forum for a while now. And as such, I hope you understand I know exactly what I mean when I say:</p><p>We went 100% FaeFae on dis ish....</p><p><br />Haters gunna hate, but I wanted the sprocket off. Beers were consumed. No automotive store had a thin enough gear puller, and the pry bars kept braking the sides of the sprocket. So, we decided to uh, heat the sprocket up so the metal would expand some. And all we had was oxy, not propane. But we did have an angle grinder.... So we used that.&nbsp;And then pryed on it from both sides, and hit the sprocket repeatedly with a hammer over. and over. and over. and over. And now&nbsp;It's off, the crank is fine, the new sprocket is on. So uh, we gucci.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_0095_f36ce6b3dfc45c55ca6e95f36f9a449473babad9. jpg" title="" /><br /><br /><img src="http://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_0091_2a7464969ad8347f37c35b45aa68d79574a3b40f. jpg" title="" /><br /><br />&nbsp;</p>
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<p>**** YES. Thats glorious. And balsy.</p>
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Love your work :P
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Old 08-14-2015, 04:09 AM   #269
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Can't hate on it if it worked.
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Anybody who has wielded a grinder and cutoff wheel in tight quarters will agree there was some skill involved in that procedure.
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You should get a face shield for grinding. Exploded grinding disc/cutoff wheel to the face is not pleasant.
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<p>Also, for the uninformed like my that just wasted a tube of RTV, the VVT and 99/00 oil pans are NOT the same.</p><p><img alt="Eggplant" src="http://oi59.tinypic.com/2up7dy9.jpg" style="height:20px; width:69px" title="Eggplant" /></p>
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lol this is common knowledge.
01+ has mbsp
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lol this is common knowledge. 01+ has mbsp
</p><p>Not common enough :(</p>
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Google harder foo!
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Google harder foo!
</p><p>I just assumed! Just like I assumed the RTV the previous owner / mazda factory&nbsp;had used is gunna be sealed well enough the oil pan doesn't leak :X</p><p>Stripped a bolt. Couldn't get bolt out.&nbsp;</p>
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<p>Note combination title update <img alt="" src="http://www.miataturbo.net/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="height:16px; width:16px" title="" />.</p>
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<p></p><p>Not common enough :(</p>
But also needs different gasket. Mine leaks
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But also needs different gasket. Mine leaks
</p><p>Wait, seriously? It all looked right, and I installed the pan :|</p><p><br />EDIT: Fab9 only sells on gasket for all 1.8s, soooo</p>
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<p>So, I've been a member of this forum for a while now. And as such, I hope you understand I know exactly what I mean when I say:</p><p>We went 100% FaeFae on dis ish....</p><p><br />Haters gunna hate, but I wanted the sprocket off. Beers were consumed. No automotive store had a thin enough gear puller, and the pry bars kept braking the sides of the sprocket. So, we decided to uh, heat the sprocket up so the metal would expand some. And all we had was oxy, not propane. But we did have an angle grinder.... So we used that.&nbsp;And then pryed on it from both sides, and hit the sprocket repeatedly with a hammer over. and over. and over. and over. And now&nbsp;It's off, the crank is fine, the new sprocket is on. So uh, we gucci.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img src="http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_0095_f36ce6b3dfc45c55ca6e95f36f9a449473babad9. jpg" title="" /><br /><br /><img src="http://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_0091_2a7464969ad8347f37c35b45aa68d79574a3b40f. jpg" title="" /><br /><br />&nbsp;</p>
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