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    05-16-2018, 03:33 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Trailer Brakes in Roadster
    Typically, you have to have brakes on every axle on trailers over 3000 lbs, and a breakaway device to put the brakes on if the trailer breaks away. ...
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    05-16-2018, 07:36 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Power Steering Mk3.2 in Roadster
    Here is a thread detailing how the Saturn electric power steering can be done for less than $300 in parts. This was done with a SN95 pedal box - I...
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    05-14-2018, 10:16 PM
    What was the smallest diameter MC you tried before you went to power? - Just curious. I autocrossed with the 21mm x 4:1 last Saturday - still very...
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    05-10-2018, 08:59 AM
    If you're running a carburetor (as opposed to EFI), and you're parking it in the garage hot... Then you're probably boiling some of the fuel out...
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    05-07-2018, 07:45 AM
    +1 for more nylon stops - add until it doesn't rub + then live with it. I think I have three in one side and four in the other...
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    05-07-2018, 07:35 AM
    +1, I would try it as is. I've found at least three different OEM brake pedal ratios in SN95 pedal boxes. Some people list a difference...
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    04-30-2018, 09:50 AM
    It varies state to state - but typically it's a permanent plate (that doesn't have to renewed annually), and typically carries restrictions such as...
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    04-30-2018, 06:52 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread DS footbox in Roadster Build Threads
    Here is the build thread you're looking for: https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?11097-King-s-MK4-Coyote-Build He starts on the...
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    04-26-2018, 08:53 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread T56 shifter location in Roadster
    I'm running SBF with original T56 in a Mk4 - so measurements may vary to Coyote / T56 Magnum. But I'm running the furthest forward shift position...
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    04-25-2018, 01:06 PM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    Six - Wrapping it up. I made my own dash out of thicker aluminum in the first place - so it mounts solidly enough to locate the "tilt" swing of...
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    04-25-2018, 11:26 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    1- Thanks! 2- Getting to that shortly. 3- If the RT turn signal mounts entirely outside the dash panel (toward driver) I see no reason you...
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    04-25-2018, 11:13 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    Fifth - mount computer. By now you will find that the silver computer will not fit in there in the OEM mounting location. The computer can...
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    04-25-2018, 10:46 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    Fourth part - mount. First you'll have to cut the pad for mounting the steering shaft bearing closest to the driver off the 2" x 2" tube above...
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    04-25-2018, 10:38 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    Third part - u-joint. This (or something like it) *MIGHT* work - probably not - major diameter too close to 2 x 2. ...
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    04-25-2018, 09:27 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    The second required part (~$50): Bruno's Black Box on ebay How it works: The Saturn Vue / Chevy Equinox EPAS will not do anything powered...
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    04-25-2018, 08:56 AM
    mike223 replied to a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    First required item: Go to Pull-A-Part (~$65) or Ebay (~$150) and obtain an EPAS unit from one of the following: Saturn Vue - from 2002 to 2007...
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    04-25-2018, 07:37 AM
    mike223 started a thread Mk 4 Pull-A-Part EPAS in Roadster
    First - planning ahead - why not find a place to get an EPAS system out of the weather? The only gauges I'm aware of that are going to fit in...
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    04-25-2018, 06:31 AM
    Review this ebay link from post #21 above: Base unit + speed input I'm working on a Mk4 pull-a-part EPAS how to thread.
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    04-23-2018, 08:40 PM
    Oil temp is "load related". If you run it down the interstate for 30 minutes, it should come up to around 10 degrees F above water temp. ...
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    04-22-2018, 09:22 AM
    Ok, the complete set of answers is going to require more than casual internet attention span - It probably deserves a dedicated thread. The part...
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    04-21-2018, 08:10 AM
    Yes. With the unit unpowered, or with the potentiometer turned down - you wouldn't know it was there. With the potentiometer turned all the way...
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    04-20-2018, 05:53 PM
    Exactly. Works - "perfect".
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