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Forum: Technical 06-14-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By aluminum13
There's also the box in the corner of the bay,...

There's also the box in the corner of the bay, near the headlight on the passenger side. I Honestly don't know what it does. Very similar.

I checked and the switches on the top of the engine seem...
Forum: Technical 06-08-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By aluminum13
So I got this EGR solenoid from a Ford and bench...

So I got this EGR solenoid from a Ford and bench tested it, looks like it'll do the trick and only cost $20.

Every single honda solenoid I checked in the junkyard was corroded and many were cracked....
Forum: Technical 05-24-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By aluminum13
Alright thanks for the help I'm just figuring out...

Alright thanks for the help I'm just figuring out the little details. I'll probably see what square caps they have at the hardware store to double check sizing for the hex caps.
Forum: Technical 05-22-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By aluminum13
right, my mistake the a4 doesn't have the iab...

right, my mistake the a4 doesn't have the iab either. the box is totally wrong!
Forum: Technical 05-21-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By aluminum13
Yep, it sucks. On the bright side it would have...

Yep, it sucks. On the bright side it would have sucked more to install the thing, find it was messed up, throw away time and cash on a gasket set, and then have to go to the yard anyway, so hey,...
Forum: Technical 05-21-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By aluminum13
ahhh dammit. So i went to take a picture to...

ahhh dammit.

So i went to take a picture to clarify the situation here and upon closer examination he DID drill into the manifold and put a pinhole in there. As in through the port and through to...
Forum: Technical 05-21-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By aluminum13
EGR port drilling screwup

So the last guy who had my car drilled out the egr plugs. To clarify I mean he drilled into the plug, not the whole plug.

His aim with the drill was not centered, he went all the way through them,...
Forum: Technical 05-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By aluminum13
for future searchers yes, that's the box i...

for future searchers yes, that's the box i got.

seems oddly specific about what it's made to fit, i'm no expert but it seems like it would fit all f22a4 and a6 from 90-93, yeah?

the f22a1 has the...
Forum: Technical 05-20-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By aluminum13
Since they're not returnable opened, I figured I...

Since they're not returnable opened, I figured I wouldn't throw away 12 bucks if I didn't need to.

I can confirm after opening that this kit fits my A6. And it's about the same cost (less actually)...
Forum: Technical 05-20-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By aluminum13
Intake gasket set question: f22a4 vs a6

I ordered this kit:

Fel Pro ms94781

http://www.amazon.com/Fel-Pro-MS94781-Manifold-Gasket-Set/dp/B000C2ED04

The box claims it's good for the 2.2 F22A4 from 90-91 and the 2.3L H23a1 92-96.

Will it...
Forum: Technical 05-17-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By aluminum13
bump? I wrote ealier: "Assuming this is right,...

bump?

I wrote ealier: "Assuming this is right, this is one is normally on below 4800 rpm, and when on is closed. "

I think I got that wrong. When the valve is energized the valve is open. Right?...
Forum: Engine DIYs 05-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,216
Posted By aluminum13
!!!! :bouncy: I'm prepping to get the 5 speed...

!!!! :bouncy:

I'm prepping to get the 5 speed out of my sedan and into my wagon so this would be huge.

Edit:
Not to say this isn't huge already.

A page or two back you mentioned not liking the...
Forum: Suspension 05-16-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By aluminum13
It's probably the smart move to give what I have...

It's probably the smart move to give what I have a full servicing to get the best performance possible out of it before I decide to upgrade, but some of the upgrades don't look all that pricey in...
Forum: Suspension 05-16-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By aluminum13
Wagon brakes are terrible

I have a 5 speed sedan (LX). I recently got an automatic wagon (EX).

I live in the mountains. I was going down a steep hill recently in the wagon and by the bottom my brakes had faded to a scary...
Forum: Technical 05-12-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By aluminum13
Work brought me out to the area around the parts...

Work brought me out to the area around the parts yard, I pulled two black boxes and both solenoids were a corroded looking mess. :thumbsdwn

I wonder if the typical driver revs their engine high...
Forum: Technical 05-10-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By aluminum13
That's what I was thinking. The first post in...

That's what I was thinking.

The first post in this thread: http://www.cb7tuner.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=120077

, member 'lucid' says:



Assuming this is right, this is one is normally on below...
Forum: Technical 05-10-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By aluminum13
Also searched for "Bypass Control Solenoid Valve...

Also searched for "Bypass Control Solenoid Valve Assy" and didn't find much. Same part on the Prelude.

Assuming the solenoid is strong enough maybe I can use one off another car...if it's cheaper....
Forum: Technical 05-10-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By aluminum13
Well that'll do it then, maybe if I change the...

Well that'll do it then, maybe if I change the dash in there I'll pull it all out and get a 140 one from the yard because I'm nagged a bit not having it stock.

Thanks :tu:
Forum: Technical 05-10-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By aluminum13
IAB solenoid - where to buy

In the process of removing the intake manifold I pulled the electrical connector from the solenoid on the 'black box' and it crumbled into many small pieces. So the solenoid is now wrecked. It screws...
Forum: Technical 05-10-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By aluminum13
Useful. I didn't realize the parts in the cluster...

Useful. I didn't realize the parts in the cluster could be mixed and matched. Was that a simple process or a pain?

When you say "close to correct" do you mean...close as in most typical...
Forum: Members' Rides 05-09-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 75,361
Posted By aluminum13
i can't say anything that hasn't been said by...

i can't say anything that hasn't been said by someone else, this is gorgeous, very cool work man.
Forum: Technical 05-09-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By aluminum13
That's what I was worried about. Though I don't...

That's what I was worried about. Though I don't think anything too shady was going on since the odometer is at ~197,000 miles, not something really low.

Title and odometer are the same. Engine...
Forum: Technical 05-09-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By aluminum13
I'm not an engineer, so I don't really know, but...

I'm not an engineer, so I don't really know, but I imagine the pump vibrates a good deal mounted on the engine. If it doesn't leak, you'll have your answer. If it does, it'll be annoying.

I've...
Forum: Technical 05-09-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By aluminum13
I replaced my thermostat with the Honda part and...

I replaced my thermostat with the Honda part and it tended to be a little under center..45%.

In the new ex wagon it also sits a little low. :shrug:

edit:
If you want more definite answers you can...
Forum: Technical 05-09-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By aluminum13
Anyone? Do all wagons come with a 140...

Anyone?

Do all wagons come with a 140 speedometer or no?
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