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02-06-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Don't know about Honda, but during the warranty...

Don't know about Honda, but during the warranty Ford is RABID about pushing firmware updates, Have a friend with a cop version of the explorer, they have refreshed his several times "because it was...
02-06-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 25,352
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Make sure the drain holes in the bottom of the...

Make sure the drain holes in the bottom of the doors are clear,,
Road slime and grim can run in there and clog them.. Its the biggest reason
many cars rust at the bottoms of the doors.

You...
02-06-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

They are way more careful when they see you...

They are way more careful when they see you walking around the car taking pics with your phone before they leave.. Just sayin,,
Replies: 34
Views: 6,022
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

If you have a direct injected engine,, You should...

If you have a direct injected engine,, You should be running fuel injector cleaner,, regularly.. BMW/Porsche/Audi/ and Corvette all recommend it to keep them clean.. Techron or equiv is the goto.
...
02-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

DO NOT USE SHOCKPROOF/or lightweight Shockproof,...

DO NOT USE SHOCKPROOF/or lightweight Shockproof, It is for Dog ring boxes or transmissions with race style steel synchro's NOT regular transmissions,
I did it once accidentally and I ended up...
02-06-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

No lie,, MY 07 fit is used by my daughters for...

No lie,, MY 07 fit is used by my daughters for College, poor thing is beat up because of it.. At least a dozen solid dents in the College parking lot..
02-06-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,879
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Empty the Master Cylinder first, then fill with...

Empty the Master Cylinder first, then fill with fresh fluid, don't just pump the nasty old stuff through the system.
A turkey baster works pretty well , just don't pump the pedal till you have the...
02-06-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

That campus is bigger than some cities.. Not too...

That campus is bigger than some cities.. Not too surprised.. I guess..

What I am surprised by is that the university doesn't seem to have its own campus bus route..??
02-01-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 30,299
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

My fit holds more than my wife's 2012 GMC...

My fit holds more than my wife's 2012 GMC Terrain....
It holds 12 Plastic bins of college girl crap.
I can sleep in it and I''m 6'

Sorry no pics.
02-01-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Fit engine pullies,, anybody tried swapping?

So it turns out the 2007 fit,, uses a 5 groove pulley set,, now,, It looks like its the only honda that does,,,
The reason I'm looking is that the AC clutch for the other 6 groove pulley cars is WAY...
02-01-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Valve adjust and a half a can of seafoam in a...

Valve adjust and a half a can of seafoam in a tank of fuel, do it at least twice..

The valves getting out of adjustment, will cause more pain..

They cause:
Intake system carbon due to dirty...
01-25-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Took me 4-5 hours to pull the head out of my 07,...

Took me 4-5 hours to pull the head out of my 07, about the same to reassemble.

You can have your head repaired if your taking it off, either welded and re-tapped,
Even if you get a used head,, it...
01-25-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

VIn number.. I believe.. :) Now dangit I have to...

VIn number.. I believe.. :) Now dangit I have to go look but its crappy outside raining and I think I'll just pour another drink and mock people on the internet instead.. LOL
01-25-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

So I in my spare time am a track rat, I work on...

So I in my spare time am a track rat, I work on just about anything with a motor,, I've spent hours working with Engineers from multiple fuel companies.

I've tuned rotary engines. Best power is...
01-25-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

The LED bulbs in my 2013 Fit EV don't create...

The LED bulbs in my 2013 Fit EV don't create enough heat to melt ice or snow off of them.. and they will ice over while you drive.. One downside to the LED's.. Of course due to the hit I take on...
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Be very very careful about dinking with the oil...

Be very very careful about dinking with the oil in a transmission, modern transmissions have a low tolerance for mis matched viscosity or chemical packages, there are different materials the synchros...
01-24-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,636
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

How often was it tuned up, I could totally see...

How often was it tuned up, I could totally see that if your changing plugs regularly, and adjusting the valves ,, you might get a better run on them..
01-24-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

I have a LED set in my 2013, I had to rotate the...

I have a LED set in my 2013, I had to rotate the bulb internal assembly quite a ways to get the cutoff to US spec, yours look like they are set for Japan (Drive on the left there.. )
01-24-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Yes All gasoline has the same amount of available...

Yes All gasoline has the same amount of available energy per gallon assuming a generally standard source.
In the engine ,, Octane is the combination of base ignition temperature + the SPEED and...
01-24-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Measure it all up first, ther are a few spots...

Measure it all up first, ther are a few spots under the car that are ovalish looking holes in the chassis, those are fo rthe jig for the chassis at the factory.

Did someone buy staggered rims and...
01-24-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 79,126
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Anybody from Houston/Dallas,, I worked a gig at a...

Anybody from Houston/Dallas,, I worked a gig at a oil company years ago,, there was a wonking huge building with AOC (American Oil company) in the center of town.
All of the major oil companies had...
01-24-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Having dissected a couple of these engines,, I...

Having dissected a couple of these engines,, I would not recommend going clear to 15w50 or anything like that..
The VVT depends heavily on the viscosity of the oil being in spec to make it work, and...
Replies: 55
Views: 10,358
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

A small can of Seafoam in the gas twice a year...

A small can of Seafoam in the gas twice a year will really help with the injectors,, Nearly every direct injected engine now has a tsb for using a "injection cleaner" regularly.. It also keeps the...
01-21-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

Pre-mix the water and antifreeze in a 5 gal...

Pre-mix the water and antifreeze in a 5 gal bucket.
Drain the system (Make sure and disconnect the hose that heats the throttle body)
Refill the system until coolant comes out the throttle body...
01-21-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By dwtaylorpdx

You don't need much of a trailer for a fit,, and...

You don't need much of a trailer for a fit,, and you can back it up.. I hate flat towing cars.. But its personnel preference..
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