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Forum: website & board 08-19-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,050
Posted By Epic2112
Anything I can do to assist with troubleshooting?

Anything I can do to assist with troubleshooting?
Forum: website & board 08-18-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,050
Posted By Epic2112
@boostdemon @gsellstr (does @ tagging even work...

@boostdemon @gsellstr (does @ tagging even work here?)

Anything I can do to help troubleshoot this? I'm not a daily visitor so I don't necessarily check in constantly, but I'd really like to be...
Forum: website & board 08-02-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,050
Posted By Epic2112
I'm happy to put in some time to help get this...

I'm happy to put in some time to help get this sorted, if I can be of any assistance. How do we make that happen?
Forum: website & board 07-20-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,050
Posted By Epic2112
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Forum: website & board 07-20-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,050
Posted By Epic2112
Yeah, I'm on Gmail as well. Thing is, they're...

Yeah, I'm on Gmail as well. Thing is, they're not going to spam, I checked there as well. They're being silently blocked upstream from our inboxes.
Forum: website & board 07-17-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,050
Posted By Epic2112
Bumping an old thread, but I'm not getting email...

Bumping an old thread, but I'm not getting email notifications when I receive PMs. I'm not subscribed to a lot of active threads, but I'm guessing I'm not getting those either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,283
Posted By Epic2112
Ah, BNR. They're all over ebay, hotrodding...

Ah, BNR. They're all over ebay, hotrodding alternators.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,283
Posted By Epic2112
I suspect it would take marginal effort to swap...

I suspect it would take marginal effort to swap in a 115A alternator from a 968. Probably just swap the internals into the old housing, maybe even only the front piece and the plastic chunk by the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,696
Posted By Epic2112
Two possibilities: 1) My 91 is an SE, which is...

Two possibilities:
1) My 91 is an SE, which is a bit of an oddball car in a few ways that generally don't matter (different trim pieces and interior "options" as standard). Unlikely, IMO, but maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,696
Posted By Epic2112
Almost, but not quite. I pulled a bunch of parts...

Almost, but not quite. I pulled a bunch of parts off a 93 in the junkyard. The condenser bolts in with no modifications (but beware those decades -old rubber mounts, they all crumble when you try...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,696
Posted By Epic2112
Well, what I'm really wondering is if the...

Well, what I'm really wondering is if the fittings on the 91 hard lines will bolt up to the 93 condenser.

My car was converted to 134 a good few years ago so all the rubber hoses are 134...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,696
Posted By Epic2112
I'm hoping the factory 93 condenser bolts up....

I'm hoping the factory 93 condenser bolts up. I've got a functional (the last time it was charged up) r134: system on my 91 that I'm planning on getting recharged in the upcoming week or two. 93s hit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,696
Posted By Epic2112
So, will a 93 parallel flow condenser bolt right...

So, will a 93 parallel flow condenser bolt right in to a 91 or 92 car, or are the mounting points and/or hose connections different in some way that necessitates some additional adapting?
Forum: showroom 08-11-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,995
Posted By Epic2112
Doh, I want to buy a few of these from you :( ...

Doh, I want to buy a few of these from you :(

9995039 - Strut gland nut wrench

999513 - I think diesel valve shim pliers

9992744 - I think cam gear holder
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By Epic2112
This is an important point. Sure it will rust on...

This is an important point. Sure it will rust on the outside from road salt and stuff, but well-burnt fuel will produce moisture, and that happens inside the pipes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,701
Posted By Epic2112
I'm not that smart. :oops:

I'm not that smart. :oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,701
Posted By Epic2112
1996 850 Platinum Edition pics?

Anyone have a 96 850 Platinum, or at least some good pics that show what the paint looks like?

I'll be doing a respray on my 245SE and I'm considering the Platinum Pearl White color that was used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,336
Posted By Epic2112
I use clothes pins. Super cheap and they do the...

I use clothes pins. Super cheap and they do the job.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,402
Posted By Epic2112
Edit: Nope, it's not a 122 bar, unless the design...

Edit: Nope, it's not a 122 bar, unless the design has changed drastically. The one that's on iPD's website right now looks very different. The one I have has a much bigger drop in the middle, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,402
Posted By Epic2112
I don't know off the top of my head, I can...

I don't know off the top of my head, I can measure it after work today when I get home. Do you know what the measurements would be for a 700?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,402
Posted By Epic2112
Was a 28mm front sway bar ever produced for 700/900 cars?

I recently bought a 28mm drop front sway for my 245 (the one with room for a V6/V8). Upon trying to install it I discovered that it's definitely not intended for a 200 car. It's a couple of inches...
Forum: website & board 10-04-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Epic2112
For what it's worth, imgur.com is better than...

For what it's worth, imgur.com is better than photobucket in every way.
Forum: events 03-27-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,134
Posted By Epic2112
Hrmm, maybe I'll go. Whats the story with...

Hrmm, maybe I'll go. Whats the story with showing? Can I drive my nice, but far-from-show-quality Porsche and park it amongst the fancy cars, or will I be laughed out of town :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Epic2112
Oop, guess I've got my tbrickers mixed up...

Oop, guess I've got my tbrickers mixed up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Epic2112
Sounds like you've got the wrong alternator to...

Sounds like you've got the wrong alternator to me. I just replaced the one in my 240 with a 100 amp as well, and it was completely indistinguishable with the stock one that I removed.

If you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,840
Posted By Epic2112
Thanks man, it definitely helps! I ended up...

Thanks man, it definitely helps! I ended up buying a whole clutch kit, so I got a new pressure plate. I'm going to pay close attention to the shims between the bellhousing and the transmission,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,840
Posted By Epic2112
Epic's Transmission Swap List of Questions, please help me prepare...

I posted this to Brickboard too, but I figured I'd post here too, to cast my net wider.

I've finally got almost everything that I need together for my swap. I'm swapping out the automatic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,766
Posted By Epic2112
Awesome! Please keep us posted. I'm planning to...

Awesome! Please keep us posted. I'm planning to rebuild a spare M47 that I've got lying around and that book would be super helpful!

Thanks!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By Epic2112
Anyone know if there's a writeup anywhere that...

Anyone know if there's a writeup anywhere that details exactly which wires, relays, etc. that I need to pull from the donor? I can't take the whole harness because the donor car is still a working...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By Epic2112
Is it just a matter of pulling the wiring out of...

Is it just a matter of pulling the wiring out of the donor car up to the correct pigtails, or will I need to cut the donor harness and splice into new harness?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By Epic2112
Do cars with manual windows have the wiring for electric ones?

Does anyone know if a car that has manual windows from the factory will have the wiring for electric ones? The car is an 88 244DL, in case it matters.

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,408
Posted By Epic2112
So it sounds like it's up to me to experiment and...

So it sounds like it's up to me to experiment and figure out what works, eh? Is there anyone that sells a complete set of springs that are stiffer/lower than the IPD springs? I could have sworn I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,408
Posted By Epic2112
Yikes! Let's see if I can get away with just a...

Yikes! Let's see if I can get away with just a single post...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,408
Posted By Epic2112
Question Spring rates of IPD sport springs: 240 wagons vs. 240 sedans

I have a set of IPD sport springs for my 240 sedan, and I'm expecting to purchase a 240 wagon soon. The spring rates of the rear springs are different, does anyone know exactly what the spring rates...
Forum: article composition 10-11-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 33,148
Posted By Epic2112
Is it possible that the white wire is for the...

Is it possible that the white wire is for the rear-facing fogs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,740
Posted By Epic2112
Thanks guys, it sounds like bringing them to the...

Thanks guys, it sounds like bringing them to the shop is probably the best solution.

Photoman, any interest in selling me one of the tools you're planning on making?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,740
Posted By Epic2112
240 suspension bushings

I've got to replace the bushings on my 240 (particularly the rear trailing arms and torque rods). Does anyone know if a universal tool like this one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By Epic2112
Thanks guys, I was finally able to find the...

Thanks guys, I was finally able to find the correct bumper so I'm set.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By Epic2112
Will older bumpers bolt on to an 86+ 240?

Will older 240 bumpers bolt on to an 86+ 240? Specifically the rear bumper. I'm having a hard time finding a rear bumper locally (too expensive to ship), and maybe broadening my search will get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By Epic2112
It actually sounds like the battery to me. You...

It actually sounds like the battery to me. You can probably bring it to any chain auto parts store and have them test it, or if you really want to do it right bring it to a good shop and have them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By Epic2112
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By Epic2112
Are 244 & 245 rear doors the same?

Are 244 & 245 rear doors the same? There's a guy near my with a wagon parts car and I need a rear passenger door for my sedan, any one know if it will fit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By Epic2112
Thanks guys, I did mean safe from an...

Thanks guys, I did mean safe from an oh-crap-I-just-broke-something point of view. Any time the car is raised I put it on ramps or stands, and then I use my entire body weight to try to knock the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By Epic2112
Question Jacking from the diff?

Is it safe to lift the rear of the car from the diff? Is there a better place to lift the rear of the car from if I'm doing work on the rear end?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Epic2112
Yeah, the pipe wrench was instrumental in...

Yeah, the pipe wrench was instrumental in loosening the damn old ones. even with it, I had to heat it with a torch (and hope the old inserts didn't explode.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Epic2112
Yep, thanks man. I cranked them down with a two...

Yep, thanks man. I cranked them down with a two foot pipe wrench, :omg: I'm pretty sure there's no more tightening to be done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Epic2112
Question for those with Bilstein touring class struts

I replaced the inserts with a set of Bilstein touring class today, and noticed that the nut that holds the insert into the strut sticks out way more than the old ones. The old ones were threaded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By Epic2112
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By Epic2112
Hi everyone, sorry to dig up an old post, but...

Hi everyone, sorry to dig up an old post, but here's my issue:
A few weeks ago a litle white piece fell into my lap while I was driving. I couldn't figure out where it came from, and nothing seemed...
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