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Forum: Off Topic Discussion Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 581
Posted By Roman
If I saw this, I would assume this was a DIY...

If I saw this, I would assume this was a DIY install.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,011
Posted By Roman
First thing. Numbers don't mean much with...

First thing. Numbers don't mean much with compression tests. Its more important to always use the same tester so you can see how much compression your losing overtime so you know when to rebuild....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 11-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,011
Posted By Roman
Pull the valve cover off the motor so you can see...

Pull the valve cover off the motor so you can see if the valves are doing anything when you crank
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-17-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,509
Posted By Roman
I will have to look into this more. If this is...

I will have to look into this more. If this is true, Im going STIHL all the way from now on.
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Roman
I use to fall victim to this. Very few people...

I use to fall victim to this.
Very few people keep things forever. Eventually, upgrading just makes sense.

Quick story. Im a car nut, on a budget. I picked up a nice track car, made it nicer and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Roman
Some guys prefer DIY and saving money. I...

Some guys prefer DIY and saving money. I understand a guy like this. A reman isn't "fun". Im kind of one of these guys.

Nothing wrong with a good junkyard motor. Change out the freeze plugs,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Roman
Well first, the manifold is going to affect lots...

Well first, the manifold is going to affect lots of things on the calibration side of things. So if your sticking to FI, even with TBI...things like manifold filling, puddle (fuel puddling in the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,928
Posted By Roman
This is already confirmed

This is already confirmed
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,509
Posted By Roman
Running an octane higher than that of what is...

Running an octane higher than that of what is recommended will increase carbon deposits in an application such as this. Just an FYI.

Ethanol is the real killer. Between breaking down gasket material...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,509
Posted By Roman
Ok. Back when we bought our Husqvarna, 1hp was a...

Ok. Back when we bought our Husqvarna, 1hp was a big deal. not surprised they have overcome that number now.

Some things changed with how they were to measure hp. 1hp should pretty much be 1bhp...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,509
Posted By Roman
You must drain your equipment when not in use...

You must drain your equipment when not in use right?


The Toro comment. Toro makes both half crank and full crank weed trimmers. Make sure your getting full crank model.


I now read your post...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-12-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,509
Posted By Roman
Ever tried a carb rebuild and a tuneup (clean and...

Ever tried a carb rebuild and a tuneup (clean and gap plug or replace and gap plug, and clean and oil filter, remove exhaust and clean up the port)? That should usually do the trick.
I buy these...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,151
Posted By Roman
This is so stupid. Don't these require special...

This is so stupid. Don't these require special lugs too sometimes?

I have a set of wheels for my Miata. The only lugs that would work are tuner lugs. They come with a custom socket. Never again am I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Roman
I picked up my compressor from harbor freight. I...

I picked up my compressor from harbor freight. I could not find a better unit for the price.

Do not buy the oilless ones. Not as robust.

Honestly for the DIY guy, you wont beat harbor freight I...
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 11-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Roman
price?

price?
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,349
Posted By Roman
Lots of people are. I just hope its as good as he...

Lots of people are. I just hope its as good as he claims it to be!
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-31-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 70,790
Posted By Roman
I would love to repower my 240 with a...

I would love to repower my 240 with a diesel....but the cost is too high I think. I was thinking cummins b6t
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-31-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,051
Posted By Roman
What you don't want to mess up are the sensors....

What you don't want to mess up are the sensors. MAF can not have oil on it, neither should the MAP sensor, or the IAT.

The injectors are fine. Gasoline is a solvent so it will clean the ports...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Roman
Launch Pad Ballast- Any good?

Launch Pad Ballast.

Found a set...2x350 bags, 1x800lbd with pump and attachments. Guy says they were 500 new. Cant find prices on them though.

Whats a good deal for a setup like this? $150??

Are...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Roman
I kind of agree with you. But I just feel better...

I kind of agree with you. But I just feel better with synthetic in my engines. All of them.
Since I have a fram on, ill be swapping that out after a few hours anyhow. So the oil will get a refresh...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Roman
Honestly, Full synthetics are superior. You cant...

Honestly, Full synthetics are superior. You cant argue that. They take abuse better, especially heat. Many new cars now require full synthetic for this reason. We run the engines hot for emissions...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-30-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By Roman
He honestly will be better of just getting a...

He honestly will be better of just getting a passport. You can pay a fee to get it fast, or just wait it out. Reading the thread, seems like the guy selling the motor will wait it out for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,349
Posted By Roman
dear sweet baby jesus........your teasing us too...

dear sweet baby jesus........your teasing us too much.

How long are you lawyers going to take?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By Roman
Its spelled "eh" lol Canadian border is...

Its spelled "eh" lol

Canadian border is concerned about one thing....taxes. We tax EVERYTHING here. That's how we pay for our healthcare and roads.

You will also need a receipt. Failure to claim...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 10-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Roman
If you pay 13k for something like what you...

If you pay 13k for something like what you mentioned, I personally think your overpaying.

Does it have the base carb engine? or the HO ford? Probably base.

I missed one of these deals that sounds...
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