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Old 02-24-2011, 01:40 PM   #21
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Yeah, it's not just clamping on the spline, it goes through a groove to lock it in place. If you don't notice as you're putting it in, I could see how it'd get frustrating.
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Yeah, it's not just clamping on the spline, it goes through a groove to lock it in place. If you don't notice as you're putting it in, I could see how it'd get frustrating.
It went back together so easily
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Anyone have an easy way to remove the power steering pump bracket attached to the block? There are 3 bolts. 2 are no problem, one is almost completely blocked by the PS pump pivot bolt hole.
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At another track event this guy that brought his brand new 911 towed by his new Cayenne. It spat coolant all over the track and pit while he was standing around kicking the tires.
That happens a lot around here.
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Use a c-clamp to push that sleeve back towards the front, it's there so the pump can go in easy and then the bolt draws the sleeve in to tighten up on the pump.
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Use a c-clamp to push that sleeve back towards the front, it's there so the pump can go in easy and then the bolt draws the sleeve in to tighten up on the pump.
Thanks again. It's amazing how rust makes everything look like one piece
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Seriously, this is going to be such a bad *** build. Your car is stunning and the hot side parts are just as nice.

Is the manifold sch.40 stainless??
I believe so. I've exchanged so many emails with Abe that I have forgotten a lot of the fine details. I'm sure he'll pick some good stuff.
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Wait wut?

Is that a artech or absurdflow mani???? regardless youshould part out and give it to me asap you cockgobbling *****.
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If you had no record of the timing belt being done, but it looked brand new, would you still change it? I'm at 120k KM.

The wait is killing me.



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Finally got the replacement hardware for the brakes.

I also painted my vlave cover with VHT Wrinkle. I've let it dry for 24 hours and put it in my oven for a while. The paint still feels soft to me. Is this going to ever cure?


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Also, how do I ensure that the steering rack is centred before I put it back on, which points are best to measure from?

Best to measure from the tip of the inner tie rod to the clamp on the bellows boot at the rack. Get both sides even and make sure you have the steering wheel centered or you'll pop your airbag clockspring.
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make sure you have the steering wheel centered or you'll pop your airbag clockspring.
I wasn't sure if that would be the case or not. Hopefully it is centered properly. The rack seems to be centered fine as the wheel ends up in the same mirrored position in both directions.
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Wait wut?

Is that a artech or absurdflow mani???? regardless youshould part out and give it to me asap you cockgobbling *****.
ARTech, not absurdflow.
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Got some pics of my completed scrap metal.




I went to the local Fast and Furious race shop for some brake fluid today. While there I inquired about the TiAL MVS wastegate. I said I wanted one but I balked when he said they were $350. He said he had 30 in stock and haven't been selling so I made an offer and scored one for $240.

USPS is failing but hopefully I'll have everything for Race Wars.
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Finally got the replacement hardware for the brakes.

I also painted my vlave cover with VHT Wrinkle. I've let it dry for 24 hours and put it in my oven for a while. The paint still feels soft to me. Is this going to ever cure?

Did I miss some hardware? I thought everything was there... hmm.

Oh, and the VHT takes a LONG time if you don't use an oven. I left mine for a week. If you use an oven, 2 hours at the recommended temp is all good.
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Anyone have an easy way to remove the power steering pump bracket attached to the block? There are 3 bolts. 2 are no problem, one is almost completely blocked by the PS pump pivot bolt hole.
You have to hit it with a hammer. The round peice will move out of the way with a few blows. It's press fit.
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Did I miss some hardware? I thought everything was there... hmm.

Oh, and the VHT takes a LONG time if you don't use an oven. I left mine for a week. If you use an oven, 2 hours at the recommended temp is all good.
No, it was all there. I was so excited when I picked them up I did it in a rush. I messed the first few threads up on one bolt and couldn't find a die to correct them. I just bought a new set off Ocean since I couldn't find this size in 10.9' anywhere locally.

I used the oven for about 20 minutes, but the fumes were killing me. It is starting to get a bit harder. It doesn't look anything like the results i've seen in google. It looks more like a *******. I might just get it powder coated eventually.
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No, it was all there. I was so excited when I picked them up I did it in a rush. I messed the first few threads up on one bolt and couldn't find a die to correct them. I just bought a new set off Ocean since I couldn't find this size in 10.9' anywhere locally.

I used the oven for about 20 minutes, but the fumes were killing me. It is starting to get a bit harder. It doesn't look anything like the results i've seen in google. It looks more like a *******. I might just get it powder coated eventually.
This. I paid <$30 to have mine powdercoated and it came out so purty ... the wrinkle is much tighter/finer than the paint based stuff.

The nice part is I can scrub it with a degreaser and a course pad without causing any harm - it looks brand new 8 years later.

-Zach
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You have to hit it with a hammer. The round peice will move out of the way with a few blows. It's press fit.
Yes put a screwdriver on the dowel thing and smack the ************.
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