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by mangostick
Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:58 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Killed a BMW 2.5L 190hp (325 or 525)
Replies: 44
Views: 4918

It helps quite a bit..especialy when I have to drive about 50mi each way to and from school... Thanks the powers that be I have classes in bursts and not on a constant basis.. filled up just today @2.65/gal... $36 for 13 +/- gal of fuel. Im happy I only have to go 10min each way for work. :wink:
by mangostick
Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:45 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Killed a BMW 2.5L 190hp (325 or 525)
Replies: 44
Views: 4918

.... no offense man, but it took you 3.73's to be able to drift around corners?? I can do that now with the right throttle modulation and 3.36 open rear.... hmm, maybe thats why I keep chewing tires off in 10k.... lookey dat..learn sumtin every day :P hehehehe. On a serious note though, thanks for t...
by mangostick
Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:36 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Idle Climbs When Thoroughly Warmed-Up
Replies: 13
Views: 1819

Are you getting any codes? I had a loose connection at the vam recently that gave me a 54... (air temp sensor open circuit) and was playing hell with driveability and Idle speed when warm. ... I suspect you've already run the codes no? ...
by mangostick
Tue Nov 01, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Killed a BMW 2.5L 190hp (325 or 525)
Replies: 44
Views: 4918

wich beemer diff will fit? what years? what ratios are available? Curious minds are questioning.... :?: 8)
by mangostick
Sun Oct 30, 2005 3:47 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: does the xr have heated side mirrors?
Replies: 36
Views: 4711

Damn John! with every post Im likin more and more the way you think!! :lol: and I didnt see any stripes on Colins car either...hmm... See Alex, you shoulda showed up man. It was a great time. My 86 was bought in bostom ma. and HAS heated seats. Even here in fl ..I still use em.. lately its been chil...
by mangostick
Sun Oct 30, 2005 3:36 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Killed a BMW 2.5L 190hp (325 or 525)
Replies: 44
Views: 4918

your an animal! :D lol... but dont think your the only one who's gotten a love tap from the gf after doing something stupid in the car... atleast she wasnt with you when you did it. :shock: I've gotten to the point that mine will GIVE me $20 to play at the track to get it out of my system. muahahaha...
by mangostick
Sun Oct 30, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Honestly, is there the design for the svo DOHC somewhere?
Replies: 14
Views: 6149

I agree John..I love my country..but I'll be the first to say that most americans dont know a good car when they see one.
by mangostick
Wed Oct 26, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: boost valve size
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

dunno about that thing man...looks like something put together from the leftovers in a plumbing Isle clearance bin. Its more expensive to go with Ric's valve..but its a very very nice MACHINED piece ... no cob job bolt together stuff. I'll go as far as to say that its been the best merk mod I've eve...
by mangostick
Fri Oct 21, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Saab Radiator Install
Replies: 23
Views: 3118

Re: ?

Or the drive wheels on the wrong end of the car!!!! Even the Danged E-brake is on the front. That'd make for some interesting handbrake turns! Only in Sweden..... I had a subaru that had front e brakes too... now that was the strangest system I had ever seen. I've looked at saabs in the salvage yar...
by mangostick
Sat Oct 15, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Tampa Florida Get Together 10-16-2005
Replies: 11
Views: 2578

actualy, as much feedback as possible on when and where for everyone to meet up would be helpfull... there are a few of us in the tampa/st Pete areas but its not easy to organize everyone. I do realize that from now till about newyears will be chock full of events/family obligations and whatnot..but...
by mangostick
Thu Oct 13, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 88wrc replica?
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Well you know, long winters with lots of snow kinda gets on your nerves a wee bit. :x I felt that pain... a couple of years stationed at Ft Drum in watertown NY was enough for me..and even then..I was getting paid to be an efficient killing machine :twisted: sadly enough though, those days are gone...
by mangostick
Thu Oct 13, 2005 11:11 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Anything wrong with running breathers?...(PCV question)PICS*
Replies: 28
Views: 3813

Here are some pics of my oil catch can(sorry poor quality)... I've decided to "gut" my PCV valves so they're just basically 3/8" 90 degree pipes...I figure if I'm not hooked up to my intake there is absolutely no point in running PCV valves...It seems to have cured all problems and I'm acutally not...
by mangostick
Thu Oct 13, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Anything wrong with running breathers?...(PCV question)PICS*
Replies: 28
Views: 3813

You've created a vacuum in your crankcase. You are litterly sucking the oil out. if your stock system is intact...open the oil fill when at an Idle and put your hand over it...you tell me if there isnt any negative pressure there... after that you can tell me again if you suck the oil out of your c...
by mangostick
Thu Oct 13, 2005 10:26 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 8 point rollbar
Replies: 18
Views: 2253

I've wanted to put a half cage in my merk for a while now... I have an Autopower 4-point cage/rollbar in a car I just purchased. I'll probably removing it and selling it. Time is pretty scarce right now, but if you don't need it immediately I'll probably still have it available when Thanksgiving/Ch...
by mangostick
Tue Oct 11, 2005 2:19 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Anything wrong with running breathers?...(PCV question)PICS*
Replies: 28
Views: 3813

Well, right now for some strange reason the car smokes like crazy outta the exhaust pipe...It never did that before, so I did something wrong...I'm gonna remove the PCV on top of the valve cover and see what happens...I'm kinda mind boggled when my car started to smoke, becuase in my theory I shoul...