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by 105gta.
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine coolant mostly gone
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Engine coolant mostly gone

If you've lost that much coolant you would see a rise in the oil level on the dipstick, an extra liter or two in the sump will surely show up on the dipstick. Check the carpet isn't wet. With A leaky heater core or tap, the carpet will soak up quite a bit of liquid.
by 105gta.
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine mounts
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Engine mounts

75Evo, it sounds like your mount is soft or poor quality. Lightly jack the engine so you can nip it up then settle the engine and do final tighten with open end spanner. Then order a new mount 😉 Jimk, for me it's piece of mind due to available space with the exhaust i built for the 24v. Quite a tigh...
by 105gta.
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine mounts
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Engine mounts

Yeah RHD, I now use a 147 booster and master cyl, far shorter in length as master mostly sits inside booster. Free'd up some room for the intake manifold and cut a lot of weight in the setup.
Custom adapted pedal box. Now Bmw e36 clutch master sits inside firewall.

I'm located in Aus.
by 105gta.
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine mounts
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Engine mounts

Thanks! It's coming along

The 164 had a similar arrangement and could be adapted to be very similar.
by 105gta.
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine mounts
Replies: 12
Views: 228

Re: Engine mounts

12 or 24V
For the 24V I retained the factory bracket and double skinned the inner guard. Used a mount off a 164. Extended with an adjustment in the middle
by 105gta.
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Which would you choose and why?
Replies: 30
Views: 1028

Re: Which would you choose and why?

I'm pretty sure we're stuck with cast iron for liners, although steel is stronger/tougher per mass, it is more elastic and certainly doesn't have the porosity needed to hold oil within the surface grain structure. With the harmonics and surface temps reached at the ring face im sure you'd loose ring...
by 105gta.
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 24V cam angle sensor
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: 24V cam angle sensor

Hi LukeC yes the cam sensor is a hall sensor on the 24v engines and reluctor type for the crank sensor
by 105gta.
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Gearbox, Clutch and Driveshaft
Topic: Balance issues?
Replies: 11
Views: 3115

Re: Balance issues?

Hi all, an old subject I know but just a heads up! The 4 cyl cars nd v6 have a diff size input shaft sleeve. (The tube the throw out bearing slides on) so if you simply bolt a v6 clutch housing and flywheel assembly onto a twinspark g/box you'll have the larger bearing on the smaller tube. Which cau...
by 105gta.
Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: 166 24v into 116 GTV
Replies: 104
Views: 41676

Re: 166 24v into 116 GTV

Another option for those interested in keeping the later hi output alternator is to remote mount the filter. It still means drilling and tapping the block but also means the the filter is now easily reached
by 105gta.
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: Project 2 : front mount SA GTV 3.0 - Sei diff
Replies: 396
Views: 65394

Re: Project 2 : front mount SA GTV 3.0 - Sei diff

Nice work Kevin, I've often wondered why people use the sei diff considering its weight when the Bmw option is easy to find many ratios and I'm sure would end up lighter if built well. Plus the serviceability and strength
by 105gta.
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Oil level
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Oil level

Ill start with merry Xmas everyone. I'm curious if anyone has done any serious checks of oil levels while running etc... today while making my windage tray/scraper I notice when I cut the dipstick hole that the factory full mark is dead in the level of the crankshaft counter weights. Obviously the r...
by 105gta.
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Gearbox, Clutch and Driveshaft
Topic: transaxle upgrade's
Replies: 53
Views: 9379

Re: transaxle upgrade's

Hi Gtv-racer, nice to this coming along. Looking good.
Just curious, the needle roller bearing you fitted iinstead of the bronze bush beside reversed gear. Was it an off the shelf bearing of did you need to machine the housing to suit?
by 105gta.
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Tools
Topic: Knipex Tools
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Re: Knipex Tools

I can certainly recommend knipex, the multigrip pliers featured hear are the exact same pair I have. I'm a mechanic and have been using the same pair for 15 yrs. still going strong! You won't be disappointed. If I remeber I'll take a pic of the jaws on mine after a solid 15yrs of daily use from just...
by 105gta.
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Braking
Topic: Spindle flex under cornering....beware!
Replies: 31
Views: 15096

Re: Spindle flex under cornering....beware!

Hi Scott, just bumping this thread. Interested to hear about the results of the bearing spacers. Did they have any effect on spindle flex?
by 105gta.
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Fuel, Electrical & ignition (stock Bosch)
Topic: Busso V6 3.2 24v Coil Pack
Replies: 16
Views: 2075

Re: Busso V6 3.2 24v Coil Pack

That's good to hear. That's what I have and was planning on giving it a go.