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Re: Engine

 by blueturbofly ¦  Wed Sep 28, 2022 7:49 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: Engine ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 26

turbo engine, or n/a? low numbers , even at 150 for a n/a car-the one hole with 40 is a dead giveaway (no pun intended, ha ha ) that some internal work needs to be done. leak-down test is needed, to help verify if its a burnt valve, or rings- i would say worn rings on the two at 150, and a bad valve...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Tue Sep 27, 2022 7:46 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 378 ¦  Views: 263809

I have a pair of '87 calipers wich I will not use. Are these of intrest for you? they are hard to find, the calipers for the '87 cars....i thought someone did a knuckle swap, to install larger front brakes.....will have to dig thru some of the archives and see what i find....or just try a few diffe...

Re: '87 Suzuki Swift commercial

 by blueturbofly ¦  Tue Sep 27, 2022 7:42 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: '87 Suzuki Swift commercial ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 63

Do you also have an empty trunk :-D My silver panit is not that shiny and fully covered anymore :-/ i was planning on making a flat floor in the back of this car, the rear seat is badly sun-baked , split and the foam is falling apart...and then building a large subwoofer box :laugh: i already have ...

Re: '87 Suzuki Swift commercial

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Sep 26, 2022 8:24 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: '87 Suzuki Swift commercial ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 63

looks like my ’87- my 87 is metallic blue (whats left of the paint!!!)

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Sep 26, 2022 8:22 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 378 ¦  Views: 263809

wife and i attacked the oem caliper from the '87, took it all apart and cleaned it, very minor rust coloring inside of the caliper / piston bore....the seals were all good, cleaned the bore &piston with crocus type cloth, polish but not scratch the parts....wife got the seal and clip in, with some f...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Sep 25, 2022 8:30 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 378 ¦  Views: 263809

the caliper from the ’87 donor car is no good either…. :-(
may pop one of them apart and see how bad the cylinder is….MAYBE just gunk inside the piston/ bore

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Sep 24, 2022 9:11 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 257 ¦  Views: 80290

got all the shelving moved....spun the shelves 90 * from where they were. weird- gained more shop room plus more shelf space....have two shelving units completely empty now, after a little bit of organizing... had to move the overhead lights, so they were over each aisle.... built a rack to hold str...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Wed Sep 21, 2022 7:31 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 257 ¦  Views: 80290

no green grass, but no snow-so it hasnt been that busy.... :P the new parts guy found MORE hidden parts and invoices.... :-/ i found more of the same parts, from different suppliers, in different parts bins.....wtf???? parts that the old guy said we didnt have, but had actual part #s, and are in the...

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Sep 19, 2022 7:50 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 378 ¦  Views: 263809

took the '87 for a short rip down the road... the hvac system needs a good cleaning- there is some stink coming thru the vents idles at the point of almost stalling lh caliper or brake line-came back from the short run, and the lh front wheel was smoking a bit- caliper not releasing, bottom slide in...

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Fri Sep 16, 2022 8:15 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 257 ¦  Views: 80290

the new parts guy found MORE hidden parts, tools and invoices in the office, from the old parts guy.... :x a box labeled ''wrong parts / wrong numbers...what was he doing with them? some of the stuff goes back 5 years!!! :-o worked on an old briggs engine. not sure of the year , the tag is missing f...

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