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Feb
26
comment Optimal RPM range for manual transmission
Lugging usually means driving below the torque peak, which is what I meant
Feb
19
comment Driving simulation while on front jackstands
That doesn't really sound right but I'll check
Feb
19
comment Driving simulation while on front jackstands
So are you saying my truck is rear wheel drive when it's in 2WD ? That doesn't sound right
Feb
18
comment Driving simulation while on front jackstands
Yes............
Feb
9
comment Revving and rattling sometimes when braking
Here is a weird thing. I opened the hood and found that the starter, which I have recently replaced, when the truck is idling is making a noise similar to this but quieter
Feb
9
comment Revving and rattling sometimes when braking
No but the sound doesn't seem to be coming from there
Feb
9
comment Revving and rattling sometimes when braking
Not when coasting in neutral but I was able to reproduce the sound when in 4WD
Dec
9
comment Symptoms of valve adjustment necessity
it is absolutely amazing
Dec
9
comment Symptoms of valve adjustment necessity
@DucatiKiller, 2007
Oct
27
comment New starter overstarting
Is the relay a separate part from the starter itself (which is brand new, like I said)?
Sep
22
comment Car won't start with a perfect new battery
It is very important that the terminal clamps be reasonably tight. I think mostly the torque spec is around 45 in/lbs. I have had a situation a long time ago when the battery wasn't releasing charge precisely because the clamps were not tight enough. oh, the dielectric grease as well
Sep
22
comment Car won't start with a perfect new battery
please don't call Tacoma a "car". I am deeply offended
Sep
21
comment Should overflow tank be filled when replacing coolant?
how can it overpressurize ?
Sep
21
comment Should overflow tank be filled when replacing coolant?
the cap is fine but the neck of the rad is all chewed up
Sep
21
comment Should overflow tank be filled when replacing coolant?
actually, it is not the CAP that was the problem but the neck of the rad. i ordered a new rad, $75
Sep
21
comment Should overflow tank be filled when replacing coolant?
the radiator cap was leaking, i found an extra gasket that closed the gap
Sep
18
comment Getting the best results sealing head gasket leak with Blue Devil
how did you adapt the coolant hose when you removed the thermostat ?
Sep
18
comment How much vehicle life is added by rebuilding cylinder heads?
ok, i removed the shopping part
Sep
18
comment Rattling sound and loss of power
rattling sound is typically an indicator of engine pinging or knocking.
Sep
18
comment oily sludge in coolant reservoir
did you mean transmission oil **cooler** rather than coolant ?