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    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    I needed a reasonably secure compartment to store my jack and tools as I consider longer road trips. This is being done in aluminum. I am still...
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    Yesterday, 02:08 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    John, I have been using a grey AC Delco RTV with no issues on surfaces such as the sump. Mine is an early Raceline wet sump and it sealed up...
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    07-02-2020, 01:08 PM
    Walbro is the way to go...
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    07-02-2020, 01:06 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    I occasionally get asked why it took me over 2 years to put my Birkin together. It is not only the appropriate attention to detail, but a driving...
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    06-19-2020, 08:57 PM
    It’s a pain in the ass to extract the old seal without removing the tailshaft but I guess it could be done. I would remove the tail shaft housing....
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    06-19-2020, 04:18 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    I did much of the same internal “cleanup” in my block as well. I also changed all the galley plugs to threaded ones. It was the only way I felt...
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    06-19-2020, 04:12 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    I have the same transition issue. I currently use a removeable section of 3/32” SS wire to which we created a bead on the end with a TIG. It’s still...
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    06-19-2020, 12:25 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    I like your dipstick solution. What type of dipstick is it, blade or wire? I used a similar solution but due to a different motor mount style, I...
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    06-19-2020, 12:09 PM
    papak replied to a thread 2.0L Duratec Rebuild in General Tech
    I just went through this with my Innovate wideband sensor and controller. The shortest cable they offer is about 48". I had to send my controller...
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    06-13-2020, 02:20 PM
    When you have all of the bits correctly torqued and the car is on the ground, mark all of the appropriate nuts and bolt heads with Dykem Crosscheck...
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    06-06-2020, 02:15 PM
    Randall was gracious enough to let me drive this car when I was considering which route to go. It is an excellent car with all of the development...
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