andyleonard

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  1. You need to be under the sleeve to access the pins. Maybe the "bulge" is to hold the sleeve closed. We need a pic of the other side of the sleeve to see what he did. Will it rotate?
  2. NMNA but ??? https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/wto/d/burbank-hummer-15-4x100-wheels-and-tires/6813819068.html
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    Steering column bearing

    Try to get some grease on the bearing next time you're in there. It's kind of a self-centering cone kind of thing. Needs the preload.
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    Alpina diff cover threading

    Mine had it's own personal fill plug in there with a head so large I had to grind it down to clear the seam. Not sure what the pitch is, but it came with the cover. Good luck.
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    high performance ?

    Lucian, When the clutch was working properly, was it OK? Or did it always slip with the trailer?
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    Zigzagging guibo

    This. You have 1/4" of freeplay in the slots at the diff which should solve your problem. If I've had everything apart, before I put it back on the ground I loosen it all, motor, trans, CSB, diff...and start and run the car gently in gear to settle everything. Then as above.
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    Scale Model 1600

    I missed the coiled garden hose the first time around.... I'm gonna have buy this kid a beer.
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    Stahl Header resurrection

    Mine was $210 for ceramic coating. Looks great but chipped when mounting flange nuts. Go with the Jet Hot.
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    M30 4 barrel carb intake manifold

    Post in the general discussion. Parts for sale is dead. Probably came off a taxi. https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?309-1978-1987-(E23)
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    Stahl Header resurrection

    Ideally, yes. Not in this application without hitting the floor.
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    Stahl Header resurrection

    This, horizontal toward passenger side. Clears 245 with a Stahl.
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    Scale Model 1600

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    Scale Model 1600

    One of my boys just made a model of his brother's 1600. Pretty cool.
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    To Lube or not?

    1981 Blue Book for a 245 says to pack the groove in the release bearing with grease - back when that part was probably metal. I've seen galled and worn guide tubes from no lube, so I put anti-sieze inside the bearing and a dab - since I've got the brush in my hand - on all 4 touch points. Then I rub my head and tummy and turn around 3 times. Haven't had one fail yet.
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    Battery Isolation Switch

    When I moved the battery to the trunk I ran the cable down the left side and popped up through the floor behind the driver's seat under the edge of the rear carpet and used a race car shutoff with the removable key. Solves the problem and adds security. Open the door, lift the corner of the carpet, turn the key.