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by aviatorpa23
Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Master cylinder upgrade, which one do you guys like?
Replies: 18
Views: 4168

Re: Master cylinder upgrade, which one do you guys like?

Using PBRs on Front - T-Bird Disk set up on back with the original 87 Master Cyl. No problems with pedal stroke or feel. or rear lock-up in a panic or Oh s.... stop. In my opinion, for a street-car, more than enough stopping power.
by aviatorpa23
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Rough Shift in Reverse
Replies: 11
Views: 2515

Re: Rough Shift in Reverse

Before shifting into reverse, directly from neutral, shift into 1st or .... and then into reverse. That stops the little gears from spinning and making that awful expensive noise. The real fix is new clutch, throwout bearing, new cable and clutch quadrant. However engaging a forward gear first shoul...
by aviatorpa23
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: brake upgrade question
Replies: 9
Views: 2494

Re: brake upgrade question

Obviously line pressure is being held - I would look upstream - master cyl. the attached from Ehow.com on trouble shooting master cylinders ... Clogged Ports and Leaks The visual inspection begins with a look at the master cylinder. Any wetness near the rear of the master cylinder at the booster nee...
by aviatorpa23
Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: brake upgrade question
Replies: 9
Views: 2494

Re: brake upgrade question

If the fronts are staying "locked" or not releasing - something else is going on. If these are rebuilt PBRs the should apply and release without a problem. If there calipers are from previous owner/car residing in a wrecking yard, well ..... Next, maybe look at the master cyl. However gut the propor...
by aviatorpa23
Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: forge bov question
Replies: 7
Views: 2098

Re: forge bov question

Clean it - grease - renew the o-rings from time to time and it will serve you well. It will hold what a T3 or T4/T3 combo will toss at it, within the confines of optimum waste-gate setting for the turbo
by aviatorpa23
Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Front wheel bearing replacement tools
Replies: 15
Views: 4792

Re: Front wheel bearing replacement tools

^^ Both above posts very well stated!! The Jack, hand starting bolts and anti-seize has worked very well for the me.
by aviatorpa23
Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: terrible bog before boost hits!!
Replies: 20
Views: 2913

Re: terrible bog before boost hits!!

Vacuum reading of 10@ at idle seems very low - what altitude abv sea level are you at? Although you've checked cam timing, I would start there again - then block off all vacuum connections from engine to ... check vacuum at engine - low vacuum reading demands an explanation or so it seems to me. The...
by aviatorpa23
Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Electric Power steering <Toyota MR2 Pump>
Replies: 28
Views: 5360

Re: Electric Power steering

" reduced parasitic power draw" Yep, Ya gotta watch them Parasites!!! Give them a few HP and they will try for more...... On a more serious note - some of the new car evaluations/wriite-ups say that "road feel" is lost with the electronics. Don't know, but I do like how the XR4TI translates the road...
by aviatorpa23
Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Sponsor & Vendor Specials
Topic: New Shorty Aluminum XR Radiators in Stock!
Replies: 67
Views: 34889

Re: New Shorty Aluminum XR Radiators in Stock!

The short aluminum radiator and the 2wd Cossi intercooler make a great street combination. To improve piping on the 2WD Cossi intercooler, shorten the straight discharge pipe on the cooler and weld on a 2 1/2 90 degree angle - piping to the stock throttle body is very easily accomplished. This also ...
by aviatorpa23
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Vibrations
Replies: 16
Views: 3829

Re: Vibrations

^^^^^^ what he said - Rapido 2 pce driveshaft with real U-Joints - no vibrations accel or decel - but granted mostly street driving!
by aviatorpa23
Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: BANG! A Tale of Two Broken Halfshafts
Replies: 33
Views: 6144

Re: BANG! A Tale of Two Broken Halfshafts

Good to know the problem solved John!! But it will be the 4th to 5th shift at 180mph on a slight right hand bend that will get you!! Regards, Jim D.
by aviatorpa23
Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: One last question for today, ignition module relo kit ebay?
Replies: 5
Views: 1439

Re: One last question for today, ignition module relo kit e

My recommendation would be to purchase the relocation kit, recommended on the other TFI thread! Cheaper and a known vendor. :D
by aviatorpa23
Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: TFI?
Replies: 10
Views: 2982

Re: TFI?

FWIW The TFI relocation is something you can do yourself, or you can buy a pre-made kit from someone. I used this kit: http://mccullyracingmotors.com/index_files/tfikits.htm Although, I had already remote mounted the TFI, after reviewing the above web-page, I wanted to look closer at their wiring pa...
by aviatorpa23
Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: TFI?
Replies: 10
Views: 2982

Re: TFI?

Symptoms of a TFI - failure! They die in various ways - sometimes all at once, others slowly with various signs. In my opinion the Motorcraft is a cut above parts store versions. Either way the TFI gets hot all on it's own, even without adding engine/dist heat - you might consider a remote mount wit...
by aviatorpa23
Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Ideas for amplifier portion on dash
Replies: 7
Views: 1467

Re: Ideas for amplifier portion on dash

Space ideal for two 2 1/16 gauges - Oil pressure and accurate water temp. Granted higher would be better for ability to read gauges quickly, but not a real problem.