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Forum: New Member Introductions 05-21-2019, 11:11 AM
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Posted By HarryCarry
I tested and installed six new Meyle plugs,...

I tested and installed six new Meyle plugs, squirted a half teaspoon of oil into the cylinders and installed the injectors with new heat shields. She's still not starting.


I cracked open each...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-13-2019, 11:01 AM
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Posted By HarryCarry
The relay is putting 12V to the bus bar. I pulled...

The relay is putting 12V to the bus bar. I pulled all the plugs and they've failed. They're Autolite brand. Each one has become bulbous at the tip (sounds funny) as if maybe they were over energized....
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-08-2019, 08:46 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
I haven't got much time for the car these days...

I haven't got much time for the car these days because spring is here. I began following your advice and pulled the injectors and shields to add oil to the cylinders. After doing that I turned the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-02-2019, 06:15 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
We're getting close with smoke. but no cigar. I...

We're getting close with smoke. but no cigar. I put in a new battery, fuel filter and attempted to bleed the system with a Mighty Vac and a primer bulb. All fuel lines are blead except for cylinders...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-26-2019, 03:41 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
So that explains the gap. I temporarily have a...

So that explains the gap. I temporarily have a thick washer in there and plan correct it by installing the joist bracket. I'll check the PS pump bracket to see if that's where that nut and bolt...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-22-2019, 07:09 AM
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Posted By HarryCarry
Thanks for the quick reply. I knew that bracket...

Thanks for the quick reply. I knew that bracket looked familiar. The engine in the video sounded very nice, almost like an old two-stroke Detroit. I hope to hear that sound in my garage very soon.
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-21-2019, 02:50 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
Thanks for the exhaust info, guys. At this...

Thanks for the exhaust info, guys.

At this point I have the installed the fuel Ines, radiator and hoses, fan and shroud, and the valve cover.

In the next couple of days I plan to install the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-14-2019, 06:47 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
Yes, the two triangular pieces. I have the...

Yes, the two triangular pieces. I have the manifold gaskets. When I search online there's only the crushable donut types with nuts, bolts and springs which I've used on other vehicles. There was only...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-14-2019, 07:51 AM
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Posted By HarryCarry
RedArrow--Just noticed your comment about riding...

RedArrow--Just noticed your comment about riding out to LI. I'm in Huntington 11743. Thank you. That would be great, but unfortunately I work most weekends. We will definitely have to meet up...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-11-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Thanks Guys. I'll start working on that this...

Thanks Guys. I'll start working on that this weekend.
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-09-2019, 09:02 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
The IP was very clean inside. My guess is the IP...

The IP was very clean inside. My guess is the IP locked up from being dry for so many years. The IP now turns as you described and I think it's dialed in to .80.

I don't know what type of head...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-08-2019, 09:23 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
Books I found in car.

Books I found in car.
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-08-2019, 09:14 PM
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Posted By HarryCarry
ngoma-- I took the torqueing sequences and values...

ngoma-- I took the torqueing sequences and values from the Green Book. The obstruction was me and my clumsiness. I got the car after it died back in 2005-ish with the engine in partial disassembly...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-05-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Lower guard damage caused by improper...

Lower guard damage caused by improper installation (probably not the cause for catastrophic failure, but does tell a story) and homemade tools:
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-05-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Head gasket is Victor Reinz 61-28990-10. Not sure...

Head gasket is Victor Reinz 61-28990-10. Not sure what the material is.

The problem I have now is the Injector pump sprocket won't turn except for a little play a quarter inch or so. I don't want...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-02-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 93
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Posted By HarryCarry
ngoma- I followed your advice by replacing the...

ngoma- I followed your advice by replacing the O-ring for the water pump, even though it took a few steps backward- glad I did because the old one was unserviceable to say the least.


I bought...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-23-2019, 11:25 AM
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Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Thank you, Goteborg Vapenfabrik!! I'll fab that...

Thank you, Goteborg Vapenfabrik!! I'll fab that up next week and torque that bolt properly. Only thing is I may make it for 1/2 inch drive unless I go to Harbor Freight to pick up a 3/4 one. Also,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-21-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Thanks for the o-ring part number v8volvo. I will...

Thanks for the o-ring part number v8volvo. I will order that and I found exhaust gaskets. Now what I really need is dimensions for harmonic balancer wrench 5188 so that I can fab one and get proper...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-20-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
This is where I got the heat shields for $1.15 a...

This is where I got the heat shields for $1.15 a piece: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/vw-audi-fuel-injector-seal-068130219my
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-20-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
I now have the heat shields, injectors, new...

I now have the heat shields, injectors, new timing belt and harmonic balancer installed. The engine block is cleaned up including head bolt holes and mating surface. Now getting ready to install...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Got it. I loosened the three bolts but didn't get...

Got it. I loosened the three bolts but didn't get any movement. Guess I'll figure it out when I get to that step. Now I'm fabricating a counterhold (5187) for the dampener. Does anyone know the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-10-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
ngoma--I cut slots in the ends of the dowels to...

ngoma--I cut slots in the ends of the dowels to fit a flat tip screwdriver. Right now I'm trying to figure out how the coolant pump is used to adjust the timing belt tension.
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-10-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Hey guys, I'm back. Sorry for the delay but got...

Hey guys, I'm back. Sorry for the delay but got caught up with other things. My last post was a year ago and at that time I was going to the parts place to pickup the heat shields and filters then...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-08-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
Thanks RedArrow--Wow, I'm glad I asked! The donor...

Thanks RedArrow--Wow, I'm glad I asked! The donor head had three heat shields stuck in there. I soaked them in PB Blaster and was able to tap in a tapered punch through the holes to extract them. I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-07-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,362
Posted By HarryCarry
With some more lapping (the old fashioned way),...

With some more lapping (the old fashioned way), the valves are sealing well. The camshaft and seals are installed. Now I'm looking at the injectors. They've been sitting in a stainless bowl, covered...
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