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About yhzman

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    Peugeot Enthusiast
  • Birthday 03/01/1966

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    Halifax, Nova Scotia
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  1. Best of luck with the final hurdle! I will celebrate your first road test by going through this entire thread from beginning to end. Truly a labour of love!
  2. I'll second HarryK's praise! This is an endlessly fascinating thread and I can't wait til you get 'er out on the road!
  3. Looking forward to hearing of your adventures... I always wanted to have a 604 TD 5 speed. Only ever test drove one in Edmonton, Alberta many moons ago. Even back then that one had its' fair share of rust if I remember correctly (it may have been at Pioneer Motors).
  4. Thanks for the help! I have an 87 and have not had to put any new brake parts on it yet. Was wondering how much of a challenge it is, with the exception of the front rotors. I guess you're saying the flex hoses listed on RockAuto are too short and won't work?
  5. N9TE - thanks for the reply! Will see if others can chime in on what parts are hard to find for the ABS equipped cars, other than the front rotors....
  6. Hi All, Stupid question perhaps, but are the front rotors on an ABS equipped car the only difficult to obtain brake parts (I'm talking flex hoses, rotors and pads)? I see flex hoses, pads and rear rotors listed on RockAuto for 87 and 88 Turbo cars and am wanting to purchase, but was wondering if their listings were accurate, and they apply to this car. Also, I saw that "early" 944 front calipers are the same as the 505 ABS calipers. Is there any more specific info on which years of calipers are the same, or a part number so this could be looked into? Thanks for a
  7. V-M - thanks for the reply, sorry for taking so long to give you a shout out...
  8. Hi, I am looking to build up an N9TE engine that previously had a cracked head. We had the crank measured and these are the readings that were taken (inches): 2.2347 (56.7614 mm) 2.2348 (56.7639 mm) 2.2348 (56.7639 mm) 2.2346 (56.7588 mm) 2.2348 (56.7639 mm) Here are the main bearing tolerances from the N9TE engine manual: If I am planning to build an engine with custom turbo, injectors, intercooler, ECU, etc. and could make upwards of 250 hp or more, what would be the recommendation with regard to the clearances for the main bearings
  9. Hi All , e-mailed Arias, they came back with $175 for each piston with hardware ($700 for the set). I also e-mailed the person in Maine with the wagon - it was about $130 for each piston 16 years ago from Arias...
  10. Rabin, V-M, Thanks for the information, will pass that along to my brother to see what he thinks about going the SAAB/Volvo route... I see a Turbo wagon was just posted to Craigslist in Falmouth, ME with Arias forged pistons. Will give them a call to see what the going rate for pistons is from them these days. Will follow up with additional info... Prices I was quoting were US $, as
  11. Hi - that price was just for the parts from JE... My brother just got another quote from Mahle, $250/piston with a minimum order of 8. I'll give him another call to see what overbore size they were using.
  12. Hi Apologies for not posting back to the thread, but FINALLY got word back from the machine shop. They quoted $750 USD for the forged pistons, ring pack and pins (using JE). Is this reasonable for this engine? Was hoping for something in the $500 range since this is a 4 cylinder, not an 8!
  13. Hi All, I am still looking in to rebuilding an engine out of an '87 505 Turbo parts car I have. Seems I would need to get oversized pistons, so the machine shop is looking in to the pricing for .020 over pistons and a decent ring pack to go with. Just thought I would throw this out there to see if there's any interest in a possible group buy... I should have pricing and other details tomorrow, so I'll pass those along as I get them. Cheers, Jonathan
  14. All that chrome trip is really going to pop against that beautiful dark blue paint! Congratulations on a VERY significant milestone!
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