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Old 04-19-2003, 07:03 PM
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As I was taking off my UIM, a washer fell down my LIM. After working frantically to get the turbo and lim off I saw the washer sitting on the edge of the port.. That was too close! On a good note, I got my starter finally wire correctly. For some damn reason the stock circuit was not continuous did , So i unclipped the plug under the steering column and rewired all of it. I also got a whole bunch of little **** figured out. I will be ordering a new flying lead harness next week too!
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Ouchy..that would of ******* sucked *****...I've yet to drop anything in the IM, but I've sucked mesh screan into the intake piping...that was scary ****. Got stuck in the TB thank god!
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I hate when that happens.
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Old 04-20-2003, 12:34 AM
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I dropped a 1 inch clamp last year. It was at the edge of the port too. Luckily ihad one of those magnet pointers thiggies. I bent it to flow with the interior and got it out.



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I was working on my car one night, and dropped a nut, but I didn't see where it went. The area I was working was right above the turbo. I was so close to saying "**** it, it fell on the ground" and put everything together. But I decided to go grab one of those teloscoping magnet things, bent it to fit down the outlet of the turbo, and sure as **** that is where the nut had fallen. Lucky for me I did that.
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Old 04-20-2003, 03:11 AM
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If that washer would have gone inside my engine, I would have called it quits for many years...
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wow, I didn't even think about dropping stuff in the LIM when I was working there. Good thing I didn't drop anything down there!
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Wish I could get my starter problem figured out...probably just a loose ground damnit!
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Originally Posted by Baldy' date='Apr 21 2003, 04:58 AM
wow, I didn't even think about dropping stuff in the LIM when I was working there. Good thing I didn't drop anything down there!
i had a friend ruin his motor by doing that. it pressed the nut down to half height



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Originally Posted by Baldy' date='Apr 21 2003, 04:58 AM
wow, I didn't even think about dropping stuff in the LIM when I was working there. Good thing I didn't drop anything down there!
Yeah.. me niether.. Good thing I didn't actually drop anything in, but now I will have to be even more cautios.. Like when I change the injectors on my vert and stuff like that.. OH THE HORROR.. MAKE IT STOP>>!!!!
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