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Forum: MKIII Supra 06-18-2014, 12:50 AM
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Posted By carl johansson
Head bolt torque? Theory/ history / legend/ fact?

OK guys, I know that the 7MG-E calls for 58 ft lbs in a 3 step progression. I know many insist that number is wron g, that a mistake was made in the original literature, and the bolts should be...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-18-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By carl johansson
They turned out to be 14 X 1.25 pitch. fairly...

They turned out to be 14 X 1.25 pitch. fairly hard to find, had to go to 2 different fastener warehouses. needed a 70 & an 80 mmm - 2 of each.
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By carl johansson
Bolt dimensions trans to block?

Ok everyone, quick question. I am not at home now, but my project is: so i need some help on this question. I will be having 3 engines lined up on 3 different engine stands. so i need to pick...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-25-2013, 06:44 PM
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Views: 1,343
Posted By carl johansson
for what reason? looks or performance?

for what reason? looks or performance?
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-13-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By carl johansson
Yeah, i know cre, sorry about that. i can't...

Yeah, i know cre, sorry about that. i can't remember what state you are in.

We would be willing to ship the motors to you, but it gets a bit logistically challenged. But if you really were...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-10-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By carl johansson
JBR looking for skilled engine mechanic - race for free!

JBR is a team that races 2 87 NA supras in the 24 hours of lemons series, essentially endurance racing - 14 - 24 hour races. We have had excellent sucess over the past 5 years.

But it has...
Forum: MKIII Supra 07-31-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By carl johansson
Thats it exactly Bill, it just doesn't seem...

Thats it exactly Bill, it just doesn't seem correct, but everything i have seen so far says it's OK.
Forum: MKIII Supra 07-30-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By carl johansson
Head gasket does not match up with block ?

OK Guys,
I pulled the head gasket, As expected, between 3 & 4 it was completely missing - had a gap about an inch wide. If I could figure out how to post a photo i would.

But the part that...
Forum: MKIII Supra 07-05-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,097
Posted By carl johansson
Post Mortem Pulling head - what comes off?

Ok guys,
So i now have to pull the head and do a post mortem, try to figure out why a new HG - Toyota OEM, would fail after less than 5 hours.

I have no idea, but i did farm out the job to a...
Forum: MKIII Supra 07-04-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By carl johansson
CRE, So truely sorry to hear of all the poop...

CRE,
So truely sorry to hear of all the poop piling up on you. Hope your dads getting better, and the puppy thing gets resolved. You have been incredibly helpfull to me on this project. Turns out...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-28-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By carl johansson
text walk through would probably help alot -...

text walk through would probably help alot - thanks!
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-28-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By carl johansson
turn on lights installing switch?

Ok you electrical Gods. It turns out i cannot make heads or tails of an electrical schematic, go figure!
7 MGE NA 1988
So we pulled off thecollar around the steering wheel containing the ...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-28-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By carl johansson
Nope, this is the real deal, if you do contact...

Nope, this is the real deal, if you do contact someone, you get pulled off the track for an hour or 2, and your teamates are not very happy, as you and the car sit in the sin bin! So most guys are...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-27-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By carl johansson
Stp the presses! got it! was: it is Running perfect cold, then bogs etc

So after getting the timing right, the thing (7mGE) fired right up, idled perfect, reved up nice, sounded great. after 10 minutes of running however, as it got to operating temp, the idle went away,...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-27-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By carl johansson
thanks guys, Problem was timing, apparently i...

thanks guys,
Problem was timing, apparently i had missed by a tooth or 2 on the distributor. once got that fixed, it fired right up, and reved great. To start with, then more / different...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-27-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By carl johansson
Oh boy Cre, now you moved right past my...

Oh boy Cre,
now you moved right past my expertise. My job on this team is suspension, Tires, and logistics. I got thrown ito this through a series of unfortunate events.
The guy who has done...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-26-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By carl johansson
Can't get it to go over 400 RPM, Win a Drivers spot in race!

Ok guys,
thaks to Cre and Bryan's help, I have put a cresida block into my 87 supra - 7 MGE NA.

So i tried to fire it up, and it starts, but it won't idle over about 400, and eventually it will...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-26-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By carl johansson
Ding ding Ding, we have 2 winners. ...

Ding ding Ding, we have 2 winners. unfortunately, similar to our olympic track and field trials, we have no established method for breaking a tie, so now you guys will either have to run off...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-26-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By carl johansson
spade connector wire, heavily insulated, manifold

Ok guys,
Coming out of the wiring harness, by the thermostat housing, is a spade connector, it is heavily wrapped in insulated protection, so i assume it must go to, or be routed by the exhaust...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-26-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By carl johansson
Thats it, thanks Bill! tough luck in the...

Thats it, thanks Bill! tough luck in the football game, gotta find a few guys to convert PK's
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-24-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,686
Posted By carl johansson
got it cre, just wanted to know about where I...

got it cre,
just wanted to know about where I was at. i just filled it till it started coming out the hole, then waited till it slowed to a trickle, in case it took time for it to work down, then...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-24-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By carl johansson
Stud 3" below Oil filter

so coming out of the block is a stud, maybe 1,75 inches long, 3 inches below and slightly forward of the oil filter. I have no idea what it is for, anyone help me out?
Thanks
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-24-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,686
Posted By carl johansson
Thanks guys, I will pull the plug and fill...

Thanks guys,
I will pull the plug and fill away, i believe it is 2.2 liters correct? Don't want to redrop the transmission, just finished putting it back in and mounting up the drive shaft, so...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-24-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By carl johansson
Or diesel fuel, either works well

Or diesel fuel, either works well
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-24-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,686
Posted By carl johansson
can you add Trans fluid through top - W58?

Can you add trans fluid to the W58 through the shifter hole in the top. i've done it through the side hole before, but it was a PITA. it would be real easy to just dump it in through the hole before...
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