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by grannycar
Fri Apr 27, 2007 2:30 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: a few question on my engine build
Replies: 5
Views: 1220

yes the head is definately just going to be trued. i just wanted some input before i bought the cam kit. since i have now heard that it has been done with stock pistons il just check my piston to valve clearance during assembly thanks. im actually looking for just around 300 horsepower. that was my ...
by grannycar
Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: a few question on my engine build
Replies: 5
Views: 1220

a few question on my engine build

hey i have some simple questions for some people who have already built up 2.3ts before. Im looking into the esslinger 2277 roller cam kit with the supplimental lifter kit as well so it will all be right, this kit is going to be used with a ported head with bigger valves. MOST IMPORTANTLY, will my s...
by grannycar
Thu Dec 21, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: driveshaft question
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

ohhh i guess the automatica came in different lengths. the guy had told me it was a 5 speed driveshaft but i guess he was wrong, swapped guibo over to my driveshaft and it fit fine thanks for the help
by grannycar
Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: driveshaft question
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

driveshaft question

hey i just got a full driveshaft with center support bearing and new guibo most importantly. i cant seem to find the trick to getting the driveshaft up and in. its either the front is alright and in, or the rear. i cant seem to find a way to get them both bolted up and the center support bearing bol...
by grannycar
Sat Dec 16, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: vacuum line identification auestion
Replies: 0
Views: 1002

vacuum line identification auestion

hey this is lame question number 2 of the day haha!. the 2 vacuum lines that come through the firewall right by the vacuum ball...one of them goes directly to the vacuum ball and has a t and goes to the soleniod which is correct. and the other is plugged. and the diagram on merkur encyclopedia has l...
by grannycar
Sat Dec 16, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: breather/oil seperator question
Replies: 2
Views: 1090

breather/oil seperator question

hey, sometimes after i come back from a drive when really "driving the thing like i own it" my breather will appear to be out of the valve cover. it also seems a bit loose in the hole in the valve cover. my pcv valve seems to be fine it completely blocks off air flow one way and not the other, this ...
by grannycar
Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: rim question
Replies: 5
Views: 1673

rim question

would i be able to fit 17x9 in back and 17x8 in front cobra-r rims with really low profile style tires on my xr4ti with stock suspension and little cutting modification?
by grannycar
Sun Oct 15, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Custom Front Bumper Cover
Replies: 33
Views: 23632

is that an ironing board??
by grannycar
Sun Oct 15, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: couple pics of my merks (side exhaust too) new pics 08/06
Replies: 11
Views: 4614

sounds like my side exhaust set up, but not as agresive sounding. i use 3 inch downpipe, gutted cat, and a cherry bomb all 3 inch right out the side :twisted: . can be unbearable in long drives, and anyone who knows a thing or two about turbos can clearly tell that theres a turbo on itat idle it sou...
by grannycar
Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:53 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: vibration question
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

vibration question

I have developed a terrible terrible vibration probably at about 60 mph(speedo doesnt work) cruising in JUST the shifter nowhere else can it be felt. I have found that my driveshaft guibo is cracked in between every bolt, has anyone else encountered this problem before? and will replacing the guibo ...
by grannycar
Tue May 30, 2006 11:28 pm
Forum: Carlisle 2006
Topic: merk location question
Replies: 5
Views: 7260

merk location question

this is gonna be my first time bringing the merk to carlisle, where is everyone going to be located, just so i have an idea on saturday where all the fellow merkurs are going to be located
by grannycar
Tue May 30, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: My merk in a burnout contest
Replies: 5
Views: 2884

My merk in a burnout contest

heres some burnout pics from carlisle performance and style, was soo pissed from seeing some of the ridiculas ricers that i entered the burnout contest to open up some eyes heres a link press next theres like 3 and i overheated lol i have no overflow tank and i have it ghetto plugged which gave out....
by grannycar
Sun May 21, 2006 12:33 am
Forum: Carlisle 2006
Topic: allentown pa looking for convoy
Replies: 4
Views: 3096

allentown pa looking for convoy

hey names Josh looking for a convoy to hitch onto i am in Alleotnwn pennsylvania. get back to me or pm me if anyones passing through. thanks... :lol:
by grannycar
Sun Apr 09, 2006 1:22 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: idle problem!!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 739

idle problem!!!!!!!

ok, when my motor is cold and is just being started up my car gets right up and idles normally. despite the normal cold lopy sounding idle at first, my car seems to get a very very sporadic idle when its warmed up, adjusting the screw just makes this sporadic idle higher or lower. most of the time i...
by grannycar
Sun Apr 09, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: guage problem question
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

guage problem question

is it a normal thing on merks for the temp guage to be inop, is this a guage problem, sensor problem or something else? and also is the temp guage on merks mechanical or electrical? where the heck is the sending unit for the temp guage anyway?? it must be freakin buried lol. thanks--josh