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comment 07 Toyota Sienna Heater takes 20 mins to blow hot
yes, most likely a thermostat stuck OPEN
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
the only part that rides on the lifter is the cam lobe itself
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
i am confused by on the camshaft where the lobes intercept the lifters. the cam lobe end is what pushes the lifter/valve assembly down. i can't picture a part on the shaft that would be "intercepting" a lifter
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
i'm not sure I understand your paragraph where you explain how to use cam lube
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
hey @Paulster2, do you have a favorite brand of assembly lube ?
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
bad a$$ answer from @Paulster2 as usual !!
Aug
21
comment Why is lugging hard on connecting rods?
jesus and devil were taking a computerized exam when, towards the end, they got a power outage so devil lost all his work and failed. jesus passed because jesus saves ...
Aug
21
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
but it's annoying to have to change tires every 6 months
Aug
20
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
how close a 2WD hatchback emulates a 4WD in handling features
Aug
20
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
Lancia Delta from the late 1980s was such an awesome car...
Aug
20
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
@Zaid, how does it handle snowy conditions, i.e. how close a 2WD gets to a 4WD in terms of handling
Aug
20
comment Lugging the Engine (Manual Transmission)
Why is lugging equivalent to hammering but doing normal-higher RPMs is not ?
Aug
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comment Why is lugging hard on connecting rods?
ok, i retracted
Aug
19
comment Why is lugging hard on connecting rods?
cool. i voted to close it as a duplicate
Aug
18
comment Timing chain cycle vs. sprocket marker position
if hunting tooth is the phenomenon of a bad cod coinciding a bad chain link, i imagine they would rather minimize it
Aug
18
comment Why use a 12-cylinder engine over a 8-cylinder engine
i guess for the same reason some trucks use inline 4 vs V6 or V8. more displacement, more power...
Aug
18
comment Timing chain cycle vs. sprocket marker position
@Zaid, what is LCF ?
Aug
10
comment Gauging valve lashes with shuffled set of lifters
Yeah it's mine........
Aug
9
comment Gauging valve lashes with shuffled set of lifters
That's why I need to measure them. I'm at a point of no return now
Aug
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comment Gauging valve lashes with shuffled set of lifters
@Paulster2, yes. they are like valve-cam spacers but the clearance is apparently different on every one so it needs to be measured