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Forum: New York - New Jersey - Connecticut 09-22-2021, 03:54 AM
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Posted By SourKraut
Just a follow up. Mechanic couldn't do bore scope...

Just a follow up. Mechanic couldn't do bore scope check. He felt the rings may be bound with carbon due to oil burn. I see no evidence of oil burn on initial startup or when warm soo...? Going to...
Forum: Lounge 08-10-2021, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,363
Posted By SourKraut
Yep, ‘98 92k on the clock and gotten a lot of...

Yep, ‘98 92k on the clock and gotten a lot of love this past year, but, it’s not reciprocating,yet.
Forum: New York - New Jersey - Connecticut 08-10-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,011
Posted By SourKraut
Thanks Paul, Iwas wondering if there was a...

Thanks Paul, Iwas wondering if there was a typical location on the M44. I am concerned that there is evidence of oil residue in cylinders 1 and more in 4. My mechanic is thinking it may be from...
Forum: New York - New Jersey - Connecticut 08-09-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,011
Posted By SourKraut
Can you clarify by what you mean of a “head...

Can you clarify by what you mean of a “head gasket” breach? Where would one occur? Thanks.
Forum: United States 02-22-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,456
Posted By SourKraut
Another option to consider is to heat near the...

Another option to consider is to heat near the top the narrow neck part cherry red and pull the lever back. I did this in a race car and it made a huge differance in shifting comfort.
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-17-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 143,626
Posted By SourKraut
Just realized my suggestion was about a year to...

Just realized my suggestion was about a year to late.
Awesome engineering sir!
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-17-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 143,626
Posted By SourKraut
A costly(but effective) solution is to "knife...

A costly(but effective) solution is to "knife edge" the crank. It requires precision machining, but, it really cut down on windage and slapping of oil in the crankcase. A team I was with did this to...
Forum: United States 02-17-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,456
Posted By SourKraut
As far as I understand it, its weight helps...

As far as I understand it, its weight helps making the shifting easier. Almost like if you notice stock shifter knobs are heavier than some replacement aftermarket ones. "Throwing" the weight around...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 10-16-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,455
Posted By SourKraut
Well smooth sliding maybe:wink: IMO the only time...

Well smooth sliding maybe:wink: IMO the only time he was interested in was a good time, not thats a bad thing its just spinning tires on pavement will slow you down. Given that setup I can't say I...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 06-06-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 177,529
Posted By SourKraut
1998 Active (I think). 3rd owner with 83,000...

1998 Active (I think). 3rd owner with 83,000 original miles. I had it almost a year now and I'm really enjoying it. Just had new front sway bar mounts replaced and front end(tie rods, lower control...
Forum: Lounge 08-03-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 121,351
Posted By SourKraut
1998 Recently acquired. I call it...

1998 Recently acquired. I call it "Squirt".
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