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by Matt01
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Yet another LS swap
Replies: 25
Views: 2480

Re: Yet another LS swap

If my engine ever goes, Im gonna seriously consider this swap. Great work, please keep updating, and if every you decide to fabricate those engine mounts, you might have a few buyers here.

your tranny parts, is there like a ford to GM kit for that?
by Matt01
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: Hello from Ontario canada
Replies: 5
Views: 1426

Re: Hello from Ontario canada

Welcome from Quebec!
by Matt01
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Coronavirus project thread
Replies: 5
Views: 1283

Re: Coronavirus project thread

I'll fire up this thread with tons of non-Merkur content and a tad bit of Merkur content (best for last) I've been working on my beater, its a 2002 V70 N/A with a manual tranny. I had a CEL for a "large emissions leak" I did a visual inspection and found a hose at the charcoal canister with a huge s...
by Matt01
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: DIY Wilwood Superlite 12.19" Racing Brake kit
Replies: 1
Views: 774

Re: DIY Wilwood Superlite 12.19" Racing Brake kit

Is this for the Scorpio or the XR?

Either way, great job figuring this combination out!
by Matt01
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Axle Replacement - Flange seal/gasket?
Replies: 27
Views: 4091

Re: Axle Replacement - Flange seal/gasket?

wow I wasnt aware that there was a seal there. I think mine went back on bare.

I cant see why some form a gasket wouldnt work there.
by Matt01
Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: PCV tube blocked?
Replies: 6
Views: 2547

Re: PCV tube blocked?

I found the PCV hoses had hardened and didn't seal well, which reduced PCV effectiveness. Replacing the hoses did help. My current battle is the VC breather, which sucks. I cannot get a good seal on the grommet in the head, and I don't know why. It's been that way for 15 years, first with the origi...
by Matt01
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: XR4ST
Replies: 24
Views: 13195

Re: XR4ST

I love what you did, I need to eventually put a modern engine in mine, Im getting fed up with the trouble. Couple questions: Hows the hood clearance? Could the engine of moved up a bit higher to clear better the suspension? Could the engine of moved forward more to allow more firewall clearance? Is ...
by Matt01
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: PCV tube blocked?
Replies: 6
Views: 2547

PCV tube blocked?

Hi All, My car always leaks oil, Ive changed all the gaskets, but the oil seems to come from one place or another. I have an OEM PCV valve, but I was wondering if it ever happened to someone that the tube or passageway got blocked/restricted over the years. Im just asking to see if its a common prob...
by Matt01
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Fuel Pressure Damper Delete
Replies: 4
Views: 2234

Fuel Pressure Damper Delete

Hi guys,
quick question, has anyone deleted or replaced with aftermarket the little round thing found on the rubber fuel line? I want to replace the lines with stainless, but don't want to use the OEM damper because it would require more fittings and more potential for leaks.

Thanks guys!
by Matt01
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: On the hunt
Replies: 48
Views: 14938

Re: On the hunt

I probably bought the rougest of rough XR out there. Not TERRIBLE, but the overall package was acceptable. I want to build a track car with it (not a hardcore racer, just a weekend track day car) so the little rust didnt bother me. I got new rockers from fixmyrust and got rid of the cladding dents i...
by Matt01
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: 1st endurance race in the books
Replies: 22
Views: 7917

Re: 1st endurance race in the books

i didnt see you mention anything about bushings. If you didnt do that, do ALL of them.

Solid mount the rear subframe and go hard (Black) delrin bushings everywhere else. Use the MC2 rear diff mount. MC2 makes steering rack bushings as well.
by Matt01
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: LF: Parts vendors in here please.
Replies: 25
Views: 8210

Re: LF: Parts vendors in here please.

PMed you Mike. Might be a good time to meet up.
by Matt01
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: LF: Parts vendors in here please.
Replies: 25
Views: 8210

LF: Parts vendors in here please.

Looking for a few items.


Dipstick tube + dipstick (new if possible, good used is fine) (1989)

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Starter Y bracket

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by Matt01
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: So, maybe turbo time...
Replies: 25
Views: 7375

Re: So, maybe turbo time...

thats surprising, looks like a defective turbo, or as you suggested a lack of lubrication to it.
by Matt01
Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Rear Main Seal Install
Replies: 9
Views: 3586

Re: Rear Main Seal Install

pilot bearing was a nightmare for me. The grease trick never works on these pilot bearings, they're way too small and dont have enough surface area.
The harbor freight pilot bearing puller is also too big, but maybe if you filed down the tips, it could work... never thought about that till now.