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07-19-2018, 09:28 PM
03-14-2017, 05:43 PM
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Posted By rusty vango

Re: Fastest you've gone

168 . 2:73 gear ratio . 5200 rpm
Forum: TPI
01-04-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Intermittent code 33 maf

i wouldnt waste time cleaning relays . just make sure the right relays are in the right position. and yes , man is it ever hard to find a working MAF . makes me want to convert my 86 to speed density...
Forum: TPI
01-01-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Intermittent code 33 maf

i have found that in a lot of cases , the power and burn off relays are wrong / weak/ dead . that and the wiring going to and from the TPI . and i must point out that the MAF sensors on the market...
10-30-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,484
Posted By rusty vango

86 - 89 T top roller needed

im in Knoxville , and im looking for a decent camaro . im looking for a no rust or accident body . anyone near here have an extra one ?
Forum: Body
09-19-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,271
Posted By rusty vango

Re: HOW MUCH SHOULD A GOOD PAINT JOB COST?

since i only wanted a driver , my satin black rustoleum paint job cost $200
Forum: Body
09-18-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By rusty vango

hoods are outrageous

so needing a steel Z hood for my 86 B4Z build . i cant find a hood. a junk yard in alberta BC sent me a quote of $ 950 US shipped . i just cant seem to find one
Forum: Body
08-01-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By rusty vango

rebuilding a wrecked 3rd gen

im no body man .so im trying to determine the best way forward. i wrecked my 86 and the damage seems to be generally the core support and the drivers side "apron " . the frame extensions where the...
07-26-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By rusty vango

need a 86 Z-28 hood

well , im finally getting around to repairing my Z after crashing it . and am in need of a Z-28 hood . no dents or rust , please . who has what and how much ??
06-11-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 31,501
Posted By rusty vango

Re: My E36 headlight swap ( PIC HEAVY AND DETAILED )

im not sure i follow , why would you do this mod ??
Forum: TPI
05-29-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By rusty vango

Re: data logging a 7165 ECM

im trying , unfortunately the person selling it has a delusion that its worth $5,000. and it dosent run , due to it being parked in dry storage for 26 years
Forum: TPI
05-28-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By rusty vango

Re: data logging a 7165 ECM

no , unfortunately , i hit a oak tree with my beloved camaro . to repair it would involve replacing the entire front sub structure. so , i have found another 86 IROC . its also a real "B4Z" car. that...
Forum: Body
05-19-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,577
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Totaled My 1990...Sob story begins

beware the aftermarket rubber noses , quality is lacking .they dont fit without major tweaking
Forum: Electronics
05-12-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,081
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Gauge problems while headlights are on

sounds like a ground wire issue for the cluster
Forum: Body
05-10-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Replacement fendors

beware of chinese knock offs . i have 3 sets here, and they arent stamped quite right. they just dont fit very well
Forum: Body
05-10-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By rusty vango

replacing the front structure

so , i hit an oak tree , and smashed my 86 camaro. is it feasable or even possible to cut off the bent front structure and weld on a replacement ? body work is not my area of expertice here. who has...
Forum: TPI
04-17-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By rusty vango

Re: IAC question

sounds like your IAC is toast , as they arent supposed to be clicking , i have found a few with a stripped gear that makes them do what you are describing
Forum: TPI
04-17-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Tpi conversion

if you can catch him on here "tuned performance" is a god send as far as TPI stuff goes
Forum: TPI
04-17-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Tpi conversion

bruce hawkins can help you with that . call him @ 864-855-2694 . tell him what youre trying to do . he has parts and most everything you will need
04-17-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By rusty vango

Re: 1988 Iroc-z28 5.7l fresh rebuild no start

im assuming you have a thouroughly neglected TPI car , now , id do this ,check the static time of the engine , you mentioned trying to start it without having everything hooked up , that might be an...
04-17-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Another TPI to Carb swap post.

maybe , but man , lately i have seen so many half done cars , i get calls almost every week about this , something like , "i dont like/understand TPI so i chucked it , can you make my car run for me...
04-17-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,766
Posted By rusty vango

Re: how to check timing if car won't start

if you need injectors , south bay has about the best deal out there , i just installed a set of bosch 3s from them , they are great
04-16-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 45,792
Posted By rusty vango

Re: 1982-1992 Camaro Repair Guide For Download

dam# dude , im only pointing out ,its WAY easier to have the actual book on hand , what if their computer crashes ? or their 10 year old accidently deletes it ? and hey , eloquence is not my forte .
04-16-2016, 02:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 45,792
Posted By rusty vango

Re: 1982-1992 Camaro Repair Guide For Download

no excuse for not ordering the ACTUAL ,,, FSM from helm , or the like
04-16-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By rusty vango

Re: It keeps dying!

got a check engine light on when its running ? then check the codes , and go from there.
04-16-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Unknown plug

and this is why alot of 3rd gen camaros end up as parts , some "person" not taking the time to put things "right " rather than "cobbled"
04-16-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Another TPI to Carb swap post.

good f n luck findin a "tuner " to make a cobbled up mess run
Forum: Electronics
04-16-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By rusty vango

Re: looking on ebay for a new distributor

forget cheeeeep , you want reliable and quality , two things not at all related to cheeeep ( read china ) just repair what you have and be happy
04-12-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By rusty vango

Re: 88 trans am gta fuel pump replacement

there is only ONE way to do a fuel pump replacement properly , and that is to drop the tank. thats it , period .
04-12-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Engine Dies after running for an hour? Very weird.

if you bought one of their MSD "street fire " distributors , it was made in china , i have seen a lot of these not be worth the box they came in
04-12-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Hawks third Gen reviews

i deal with bruce hawkins regularly , whenever i need something , so far , he has it . he is the go to guy for 3rd gens
04-12-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Is it possible that fuel pump primes but doesn't flow?

what an impossible can of worms you have there, people dont realize chucking their TPI set up for a flintstone tech carb causes ALL SORTS of additional issues. at present i have 3 TPI cars here that...
04-12-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Wrist pins

i heat my pistons in a small oven to no more than 200 F . and i put my pins on dry ice. for about half an hour. everything just slides together . but note this is AFTER all measurements have been...
Forum: TPI
04-12-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By rusty vango

Re: I'm stuck - 88 305 tpi

code 42 means a possible EST issue . you can test the ESC module , located behind the 3 relays behind the brake booster
Forum: TPI
04-12-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By rusty vango

Re: fuel gauge on rail

one does not go to harbor freight looking for quality , yes , when it comes to fuel , DO NOT skimp. buy something that : #1 does not come from china #2 will not pose a fire hazard .
Forum: Body
04-12-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Huge gap between hood and front bumper cover...

the 4 bolts that hold the bumper brace to the front structure can be a issue . you can sometimes loosen them and push it up . closing the gap considerably
Forum: TPI
04-08-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By rusty vango

Re: 1989 iroc

is your check engine light on ? does it still have a cat con ? give us more to go on
Forum: TPI
04-06-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By rusty vango

Re: New MAF Issues

ALL re man MAFs are gonna be coming from china .wells , cardone , airtex et all . and we ALL know what that means
04-03-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By rusty vango

Re: 89 Camaro 305 TPI warm start issue

i have a set of bosch3s from south bay . so far , everything is as it should be
Forum: TPI
04-03-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By rusty vango

Re: New MAF Issues

really ? all the wisdom here and you buy air tex ?
Forum: TPI
03-30-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Latest on EGR and Temp Sensor Switch

midway appears to have just one part for us , and its the EGR temp switch
Forum: TPI
03-29-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By rusty vango

Re: engine surges

i use sea foam , along with marvel mystery oil . i get good enough results with them . and it does make sense to buy the injectors for the engine you are building
Forum: Electronics
03-28-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By rusty vango

Re: no charge condition

oh i can relate , my service truck is a 68 dodge A-108 van
Forum: TPI
03-27-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Latest on EGR and Temp Sensor Switch

yeah their EGR fits and works well . as for the temp switch , i have no idea . i need one too !!
Forum: TPI
03-27-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By rusty vango

Re: engine surges

no , on a TPI car . your best bet is to replace the injectors and FPR , when you start having wonky fuel issues. you wouldnt believe the diffrence it makes
Forum: TPI
03-27-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By rusty vango

Re: Latest on EGR and Temp Sensor Switch

i got my EGR from oreilleys . the number is .17085813 CTF-080-62N . but the critical part is the .080 opening
Forum: Electronics
03-27-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By rusty vango

Re: no charge condition

sucess !! i found it , on my car the red wire in the 2 wire plug goes to the starter through a fusable link .... which just came apart in my hand. thanks to all who posted on this weirdness .
03-27-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,584
Posted By rusty vango

Re: what is the best oil filter for a 1989 camaro?

i use "wix " filters exclusively
Forum: Electronics
03-27-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By rusty vango

Re: no charge condition

i had heard of that trick , good to hear it verified . but say i do that , and it works. does that mean i have something wrong ? (aside from the possible bad bulb in the cluster?)
Forum: Electronics
03-27-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By rusty vango

Re: no charge condition

yeah , i do not want to start hacking at all . i do have the FSM for my car . which i bought from the original owner in 09 . im off to do some tests . and thanks guys
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