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About chaseman

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  • Birthday 05/07/1992

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    The Dalles
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    1986 D/R GL Wagon
  1. Right but these would have had no oil pressure to them. They wouldn't have had a chance to properly pump up ever. Is there a way to bench test them?
  2. Oh yeah , it's really windy and in the 20 minutes it was lying outside stuff blew in.
  3. Picture of crud in cam tower oil passage
  4. Long story short , car had very loud ticking. I had great oil pressure on a mechanical gauge. So I tore off the cam tower to change my oil ring , it wasn't bad so I took the cam out to check the oil passages and there was a big ol chunk off rubber or cured black rtv in in it. I have picture but I'm not sure how upload here from my phone. So considering the car was driven a 1000+ miles with no oil to the lifters. Should I replace them before I button it back up? How should they fell when I squeeze them? Solved! I finally got it back together and the driver side is absolutely silent. The only issue is without the previous extremely loud ticking I can hear the passenger side ticks now. So I gotta take off the passenger side cam tower and look it over.
  5. Hello , so I've been only getting like 20 mpg if I drive really nice (less if I'm driving normal) in my 1986 4wd GL Weberized wagon. I've done the usual tune up stuff (plugs , cap , rotor , wires, fuel filter , cleaned air filter) The weber is running the recommended tuning I got from loyale27turbo's guide. I figured we were both at similar elevations so it seemed close enough. I've also recently replaced the (roaring) bad front wheel bearings it had , with some sweet sealed ones. I run normal sized tires at right below their max psi. Everything has fresh oil. All the front cv joints have been regreased and booted in the last 2 months. I've also replaced the timing belts (they're spot on) and changed the oil pump gasket. (not that it helped the ticking at idle , I think those cam tower o rings are bad) Ignition timing is set at like 16 degrees btdc. Battery voltage reads in the 14's with the car running Anyhow here's the actual issue , so someone gave me the idea to check the voltage at my coil. It's only 12.7v with the engine running around 1200 rpm and goes progressively down with more rpm. It also heads down with whatever accessories I turn on (heater fan , headlights , turn signal , etc) to a low of 12 volts at 2000 rpm. I bet it even heads lower with an actual load on the engine and not just revving in place. Also I dunno if this is related but my voltmeter jumps with the turn signal. Any ideas? I mean I thought about doing a relay set up to get full voltage to the coil (using the same logic as the headlight relay set up. Bypassing all the various connectors and ignition switch that add resistance and rob voltage)
  6. chaseman

    cdi ignition on a ea82

    another advantage is you can almost get away without a choke on a carbed vehicle when you have some form of cdi ignition like an msd box (along with a good coil). Or at least you could on my stang.
  7. chaseman

    oil catch can

    From what I know and a little bit of searching I don't believe they came with them. It's a somewhat common thing to install though by the look of it. Anyways since you didn't say what your car was , I guessed and be wrong off your avatar picture. http://lmgtfy.com/?q=oil+catch+can+subaru+xt+ea82
  8. 86 GL 235,000 miles complete with tick o death
  9. chaseman

    Different air filter on Weber?

    I have no input but this thread had lots of ideas http://www.ultimatesubaru.org/forum/showthread.php?t=124058
  10. Oh wow that's a cool app and not terribly inaccurate , at least compared to this. http://www.ultimatesubaru.org/forum/showthread.php?t=133027
  11. Sweet , thanks for the update. I'll be doing what you did shortly. My car runs awesome apart from causing gunshot reports in my town.
  12. oh thanks dude! This makes complete sense and I wasn't aware of the adjustable vacuum advance. I like the idea of having that extra adjustment available to me.
  13. So did this fix the exhaust gunshot when you shift? Mine's an 86 carb'd GL and in an earlier post I read that the single vacuum advance dizzy is unique to 87? Mine only has the one vacuum port dizzy too.
  14. chaseman

    ah man new problem

    shoot dude only a 100,000 miles , no wonder the tranny fluid worked. I'm at 233,000 and fairly sure I need to do that seal. Also yeah a nice dino oil will do you fine not that synthetic would hurt it or anything. It's all about having a good maintenance routine on fluids.
  15. chaseman

    Rear Wheel Drive Loyale!

    A little weird but I love this guy's adaptability