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    1. Here it is: http://www.wagonmeister.com/

      Here it is: http://www.wagonmeister.com/
    2. I'm 6'1 and I'm OK, but I would like another inch...

      I'm 6'1 and I'm OK, but I would like another inch or so. There's a lad in California (?) who has seat up-grad stuff but I can't find him right now. I'll go digging around and get back to you.
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      There is an up-grade for the Dexron; your local...

      There is an up-grade for the Dexron; your local parts supplier should have some.
    4. '92 245: ECU coolant temp installation torque specs

      Anyone have any info on this? My Bentley doesn't have the torque specs, neither wet nor dry, and I don't want to bugger up the threads in the head. Thanks, the Old Fart. :D
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      "K" car?

      "K" car?
    6. The Old Fart's ten second brake test

      I found this a few decades back. It's generic but is still handy for an initial diagnosis:

      An old generic brake test I picked up decades ago:

      The Old Fart's Ten Second Brake Test

      Before you...
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      But maybe a little scary at night? What was that...

      But maybe a little scary at night? What was that ... did that just Cortina move? :eek: :eek:
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      Must be a Vancouver car; it doesn't seem to have...

      Must be a Vancouver car; it doesn't seem to have any rust. :-)
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      You'll probably have to look for one in Europe.

      You'll probably have to look for one in Europe.
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      My Bentley manual shows lug nuts are 115Nm/85ft...

      My Bentley manual shows lug nuts are 115Nm/85ft lb, but they don't say wet or dry. I use a very small dab of anti-seize on mine with no problems.
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      The only thing I know is that if you're in Canada...

      The only thing I know is that if you're in Canada you'll need a metric tach so the part numbers may be different.
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      +1

      +1
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      Put a length of small hose in the filler (don't...

      Put a length of small hose in the filler (don't let it fall inside), then put your ear to the outer end of the hose and listen for a smooth whirring noise. If you get no noise it's either dead or...
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      Just a thought, but how much gas was in the tank...

      Just a thought, but how much gas was in the tank when it died on the steep hill? You may have a dead in-tank pump.
    15. He means the speed sensor on the back of the diff...

      He means the speed sensor on the back of the diff that feeds to the LH fuel system. These can fail or have wiring problems (broken, dirty, etc.).
    16. Try searching TurboBricks; there were/are a few...

      Try searching TurboBricks; there were/are a few lads there running Lemons, ChumpCars, etc..
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      Yeah, what happened to them?

      Yeah, what happened to them?
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      Sticky: LOL

      LOL
    19. Thread: lube

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      I use good high mileage oils such as Mobil,...

      I use good high mileage oils such as Mobil, Quaker State, etc. in my 240s and in my '92 K2500 Suburban and they work well.
    20. OK, here's the on-line tests:...

      OK, here's the on-line tests: http://www.swedishbricks.net/700900FAQ/Engine-Codes1.html#Engine%20and%20OBD%20Diagnostic%20Codes Although it's mainly for 700/900 cars, most of the 240 information is...
    21. George's note means have you done all of the OBD1...

      George's note means have you done all of the OBD1 tests: i.e codes (fuel/intake and ignition) and ECU input and output tests. I f you have a Bentley, go to 241-6 to 241-8 and 280-3 to 280-4. If you...
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      The Western Countries don't care, after all, the...

      The Western Countries don't care, after all, the kids were only Christians, and they don't count. :rolleyes:
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      New track in the North West

      http://www.area27.ca/

      It's in Osoyos BC right near the Canada/US border, Jacques Villeneuve is involved, and the 27 is in memory of is father (Gilles Villeneuve for you young lads who don't know...
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      Sticky: Umm, don't you mean Canadian Tire Motorsports...

      Umm, don't you mean Canadian Tire Motorsports Park? ;) I've seen the 142 a few times at Calabogie Motorsports Park at the MCOs Ted Powell race weekends. :)
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      If the sensor isn't the problem you may be...

      If the sensor isn't the problem you may be looking at a rear harness problems. Did the rear left and right side lights fail at the same time or at different times?
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      Even proper winter tires need to warm up a bit to...

      Even proper winter tires need to warm up a bit to soften up if your driving in -20*C or colder temps.
    27. If you have a local shop who works on...

      If you have a local shop who works on race/performance cars try them as they're used to mounting directional tires.
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      Have you pulled the codes again after your...

      Have you pulled the codes again after your changes? Do you have a Bentley manual? It's the best manual for 240s, so if you don't have one you should get one, and if IIRC there are tests there for...
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      Have you checked for exhaust leaks; even a small...

      Have you checked for exhaust leaks; even a small one can upset the 02. Don't ask me how I know. :rolleyes:
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      I wouldn't use one. The sock plug is magnetized,...

      I wouldn't use one. The sock plug is magnetized, so when doing an oil change you can see if there's filings or other junk on it that might indicate a problem. When using a spigot for oil changes...
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