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  1. FAQ Section

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    I just wanted to let everyone know that the FAQ Section is down at the moment. I was doing some rearranging at the time, adding some new features and forums for you guys to enjoy, and somewhere along the line something didnt mesh, on my end or the control panel. Do not fear, the information is...
  2. How to Install a Boost Gauge in 8 Easy Steps (With Pictures)

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    I'm making this because I messed it up the first time and rather than have you waste your time I'm going to waste mine making a DIY thread. I've never installed a boost gauge before but mine works like it should. Going off of an 1985 Chrysler New Yorker TI Step 1: Locate a boost gauge, I...
  3. Electrical 4 GLHS Auxiliary Fan Solutions

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    I recently had to replace the auxiliary fan motor on my 87 GLHS Charger because the bearings inside were worn out making it rattle as well as strike the oil filter. There are a number of options for REPAIR, none of which include simply going to the local parts counter and getting a new...
  4. Engine DIY Vacuum Block

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    DIY Vacuum Block Write-up by Matt Beyer (1983Rampage) Parts Needed: 4” – 7/8” O.D. 5/8” I.D. Aluminum Pipe 4 – 1/8” NPT 3/16” Barbed Hose Fittings 1 – 1/8” NPT Pipe Plug 1 – 3/8” NPT 3/8” Barbed Hose Fittings 1 – 3/8” NPT Pipe Plug Tools: 3/8” NPT Tap 1/8” NPT Tap (with proper drill bit for...
  5. Performance Mod How To: G-Valve Build

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    Author: Gus Mahon ~ Gus Mahon Homepage) Posted By: acannell and camarobutcher Alright, so here's my writeup on making a Grainger valve with part numbers and pictures. Watts A-86 1/8 ID Barb x ¼ FIP A-85 1/8 ID Barb x ¼ MIP A-732 ¼ FIP Both Ends True Value Hardware 376775 ¼ x ¼ 90 degree...
  6. Engine FYI: Dipsticks

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    Dipsticks - 2.2/2.5 DifferenceConstructed From Post By: lametac They are different. 2.5 sticks are about 1" longer. They also have black "caps" (the part that seats on the dipstick tube). 2.2 sticks have white "caps". 2.2 CB stick P/N: 4536071 2.5 CB stick P/N: 4483102 For reference, non-CB...
  7. Engine Head Stud Installation - Work In Progress

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    How To: ARP Head Stud Installment Author: moparfwdsleeper To learn history and see some of the methods they use to stay the leading automotive fastner company please visit: ARP Homepage You will need to use a torque tightening sequence(image below). This sequence is to be used for each step...
  8. Engine Overheating

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    Ok, as some of you may know, my 93 shadow has been overheating for quite some time, it does fine in city driving for about 20 minutes, then things get icky. Several people had ideas but none are plausible Thermostat-Impossible. Replaced, worked great for a couple days, now a new problem, or...
  9. Engine Poor Idle

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    Please help I thought I understand these cars but I guess not. I just put in head gasket,timing is correct,vac lines seam ok,new plugs,pvc valve new,tried changing throttle body with differrent ais and tps sensor but it will not idle very well stalls when coming to a stop.car has i year old mp...
  10. How To: Custom Crankshaft Sprocket Puller(Easy & Cheap)

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    I know a lot of us TD'ers run into a wall when it comes time to pull the crank from our engines. I did, especially the CB motors. For those of us that are cheap, don't have our own shop/weld machine, here is my solution. I hope this helps! If it is useful - someone please make it a "sticky"...
  11. Gasket Makers, Any good?

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    I found this in a thread and believe this should be a sticky to help out some of the members from being confused. This was posted by member " NAJ" so props to him.:thumb: There are numerous places where form-in-place gaskets are used on the engine. Care must be taken when applying...
  12. Fuel Fuel Hose Repair

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    well, i was changing a leaky fuel line where the filter is on my spirit r/t today and noticed that it had quick dis-connect fittings on it.:( ok i know ma mopar isn't gonna have this, so now what? well this is what i did and you can too! here's how.. first remove the hose that needs repair by...
  13. Electrical How To: External Voltage Regulator

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    How To: External Voltage Regulator w/pics. I just installed an external voltage regulator (VR) on my 86 GLH. Is there any interest in seeing a how to with pics for dummies? I know there are dozens of posts on the topic with varying text instructions, but I have seen a lot of posts that people...
  14. Engine Erratic oil pressure guage readings-stock gauge!

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    Erratic oil pressure with stock guage readings! I have seen so many oil presssure guage problems I have come up with this. You are driving along, idling etc and your STOCK oil pressure guage drops out. What do you do. Pull over and check your oil level. If its full thats good. Start the car...
  15. Electrical Diagnosing Parasitic Drain

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    Diagnosing Parasitic Drain Sent to me by Andrew - ixixAndrewxixi Symptoms: Battery keeps being drawn down, and you don’t know why. Cause: Something in your car is not shutting off or going into “sleep” mode. Tools needed: Amp meter, Most commonly included in a multimeter. Diagnosis...
  16. Electrical SMEC Fault Codes

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    SMEC Turbo Fault Codes and Descriptions Displaying and Reading Trouble Codes If suitable diagnostic read-out tool is not available, stored fault codes can be accessed directly through the power loss/check engine lamp. To call up codes, cycle ignition switch on, off, on, off and on within 5...
  17. Electrical Logic Module Turbo Fault Codes (accuracy maybe in question, please review!)

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    SMEC Turbo Fault Codes and Descriptions Displaying and Reading Trouble Codes If suitable diagnostic read-out tool is not available, stored fault codes can be accessed directly through the power loss/check engine lamp. To call up codes, cycle ignition switch on, off, on, off and on within 5...
  18. Engine Converting a TBI to a Turbo

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    Putting A Turbo Motor Into Your TBI Car first a few things, make sure you get a motor that runs, this may seem obvious, but if possible, have the motor started up for you if its an auto check the flex plate, trust me, i swapped myne and, and couldnt get the motor started because the flex plate...
  19. Transmission L-Body A-555 Swap

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    How to Convert a L-Body to A-555/520 I decided to do a write-up on this swap because it is fairly common for the L-bodies, and though there are many great references available online already detailing how this is done I discovered the hard way as I went that none of them are comprehensive.. And...
  20. Transmission L-Body Short Throw Shifter

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    I made myself a shorter throw shifter for my GLHS. I grabbed a spare shifter from a yard so my car wouldn't have much downtime. At first thought I figured I'd have to cut as weld the shifter itself, but as it turns out there is no need to cut anything! Here's a step by step how to do this...
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