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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Ultramaroon
It works just like the spring in a toggle switch....

It works just like the spring in a toggle switch. It pushes the pedal up a little bit when it's up. Then as the pedal is pressed, it crosses "over center" and then it pushes hard downward. If it...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 526
Posted By Ultramaroon
There you go. Mine does it occasionally. I...

There you go. Mine does it occasionally. I thought that it was the clevis joint between the piston rod and bellcrank so, after losing the parts for my helper spring, I've spent a lot of time trying...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 526
Posted By Ultramaroon
Did you remove the helper spring from your clutch...

Did you remove the helper spring from your clutch pedal?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Ultramaroon
OP, your observation is correct. The...

OP, your observation is correct. The self-adjusting, hydraulic clutch operating system is puzzling to a lot of people who are used to a cable.

There's a thin spring inside the slave cylinder that...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-11-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
Isn't that the main reason?

Isn't that the main reason?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-11-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 71,467
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Posted By Ultramaroon
Even if they're ground down to the deepest groove...

Even if they're ground down to the deepest groove on both sides?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-11-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By Ultramaroon
I bet if you remove the blower you'll find a...

I bet if you remove the blower you'll find a little moat right around where it mounts up in there.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-09-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By Ultramaroon
got jokes ...

got jokes


https://demos.starbase7.net/t3Portal/document/rm/RM20S0U/xhtml/RM000003FXE009X.html


Now you have me curious.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-06-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
Haha... Nope. We're talking about driving out...

Haha... Nope. We're talking about driving out of town, somewhere peaceful next year.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-06-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-05-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 71,467
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Posted By Ultramaroon
I have a tough time with all the gung ho shit in...

I have a tough time with all the gung ho shit in the national anthem as well. Kids dig fireworks because most of us were fascinated with blowing up shit. I only came to dislike the Independence Day...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-05-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
"a" and "s" are right next to each other on the...

"a" and "s" are right next to each other on the keyboard. ;)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-05-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,152
Posted By Ultramaroon
The assist spring is part of an overcenter...

The assist spring is part of an overcenter mechanism. The most common example that I can think of is that on a light switch. It's actually useful for stabilizing the linkage so it doesn't rattle...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-04-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,152
Posted By Ultramaroon
Spring removal changes one thing. It makes the...

Spring removal changes one thing. It makes the pedal feel heavier. Raising the gearing on the clutch makes the pedal feel heavier because it shortens the engagement arc.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-04-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,152
Posted By Ultramaroon
Skip the spring and go straight for the slave...

Skip the spring and go straight for the slave cylinder. Throttle response is hampered by VSC. It is part of the control circuit in all modes except the test mode which, ironically, exists to make...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-04-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By Ultramaroon
Sounds like it's clogged at the bottom of the pan...

Sounds like it's clogged at the bottom of the pan itself. Happened to a friend's. Turned out to be a mouse nest somewhere up in there. Rice from the pantry came out.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-12-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Ultramaroon
What color is your coolant? It's not the end of...

What color is your coolant? It's not the end of the world if you're using the green stuff but...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-10-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,677
Posted By Ultramaroon
https://media.giphy.com/media/26tP1PZCE3xiDloqc/gi...

https://media.giphy.com/media/26tP1PZCE3xiDloqc/giphy.gif
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-10-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,677
Posted By Ultramaroon
lolfu

lolfu
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-10-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
Pedal Dance

Pedal Dance
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-10-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 27,246
Posted By Ultramaroon
Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-08-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
So, a free range carrot? Grass fed?

So, a free range carrot? Grass fed?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-08-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
Some are starchy vegetables.

Some are starchy vegetables.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-07-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Ultramaroon
Does your AC compressor engage? If so, that...

Does your AC compressor engage? If so, that means there is some refrigerant (pressure) in the system. Still, out of caution, I'd quit using it until I know exactly what's going on in there. Good...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-07-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
so jelly

so jelly
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-07-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 71,467
Views: 5,332,787
Posted By Ultramaroon
Bah! Battery in the gas tank? Hoo does that?

Bah! Battery in the gas tank? Hoo does that?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-07-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22,139
Views: 5,070,942
Posted By Ultramaroon
Damn, that's a good one. Thanks for posting.

Damn, that's a good one. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-06-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,996
Posted By Ultramaroon
That's an astute observation. It does look like...

That's an astute observation. It does look like a toilet. He's a smart little guy.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-06-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Ultramaroon
It's compressor oil.

It's compressor oil.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-06-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Ultramaroon
That's a whole different level of BS. :(

That's a whole different level of BS. :(
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