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by Team Loco
March 9th, 2005, 12:44 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: 4age low shift
Replies: 13
Views: 1075

fellas fellas fellas :lol: :lol: :lol: .....first of all, i had the same problem, shifting, with my first AE111 corolla with the 4AFE. Car would shift from 1 to 2 only at 4500RPM. I tried adjusting the kickdown cable.....no luck, but insisted it must be the kickdown cable. so i shortenend the bracke...
by Team Loco
March 9th, 2005, 12:01 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: lookin for a good 4age 20 valve blacktop mechanic
Replies: 24
Views: 2105

i had my black 20valver serviced and tuned at Yav Auto in Marabella. He has all the diagnostic tools and the repair manual i gave him......he was the only one out of 5 mechanics who diagnosed my o2 sensor was bad, or and his place real clean.....call 6581912, ask for Deon
by Team Loco
February 21st, 2005, 1:19 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What is the best New Pickup?
Replies: 35
Views: 5658

Toyota hilux, true 4x4 pickup, bit noisy but never done...
by Team Loco
February 19th, 2005, 1:04 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Are Kayaba shocks any good?
Replies: 20
Views: 2754

bobbys in de bamboo?


yes, bobby's in the bamboo....
by Team Loco
February 18th, 2005, 4:31 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Are Kayaba shocks any good?
Replies: 20
Views: 2754

just checked Kayaba website. The only grade manufactured for this car are the GR-2 shocks. Any opinions?
by Team Loco
February 18th, 2005, 4:27 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Are Kayaba shocks any good?
Replies: 20
Views: 2754

i asked and all they can tell me is that it's from Japan...and it good. I will have to go see it
by Team Loco
February 18th, 2005, 4:11 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Are Kayaba shocks any good?
Replies: 20
Views: 2754

Are Kayaba shocks any good?

Bobbys hjave them for $260.00 for one for the Audi A4. Sounding too cheap to me, or is it a good deal?

i also getting Monroe for $450.00
by Team Loco
February 14th, 2005, 10:09 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Ecotek ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1758

i have an ecotek thingy in my car.....it really helped. my hose to the brake booster was too short ,so i used it as an extension. that is all that $#^$%&$%& up product is good for. RIP OFF!!!!
by Team Loco
February 5th, 2005, 4:41 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: A4 Turbo not working, advice needed
Replies: 8
Views: 929

lawd...well as soon as i jump in the car again, she get lazy. but i realise the turbo sometime-ish. the car will sprint forward with power when you least expect it. but most of the time it's lazy. i have to use the typtronic to drain the pwer. I need to solve this today as i am going blanchisuisse t...
by Team Loco
February 4th, 2005, 2:10 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: A4 Turbo not working, advice needed
Replies: 8
Views: 929

Wastegate stuck open? If the wastegate actuator arm broke it would just flop open and allow enough gas around the turbine that it barely spools up. Youre not hearing any air leaks between the turbo and throttle body are you? Would be nice if you have a boost/vac gauge in there aye, thanks!! checked...
by Team Loco
February 4th, 2005, 10:51 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: A4 Turbo not working, advice needed
Replies: 8
Views: 929

A4 Turbo not working, advice needed

meh 1.8 T running like a 1.8. Diagnosed yesterday. Turbo not kicking in. What could be the problem?
by Team Loco
February 4th, 2005, 10:48 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: toyota people.. what to look for? (toyoman especially)
Replies: 12
Views: 727

sully.... I didn't... but is a old woman who driving the car... so I not sure if I WANT to know the answer!


by chance is this a PBE8201?
by Team Loco
February 4th, 2005, 10:22 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Need a Review on Toyota HiLux
Replies: 14
Views: 3676

k, here goes: the hilux comes in many different models. I assume here you are looking at the 4x4, and not interested in the 4x2 model 1- starts at around $137,000. 2.8 diesel, no turbo, no ECU, no hassle wheel lock 4x4 system, cassette player, steel rims, factory a/c, fabric bucket seats, no tach, m...
by Team Loco
February 4th, 2005, 10:03 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Need a Review on Toyota HiLux
Replies: 14
Views: 3676

Downside.... parts are a lil bit on the expensive side


nah, that is the old days.....hilux 4x2 shock price $123.00

some parts expensive
by Team Loco
February 3rd, 2005, 2:04 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Need a Review on Toyota HiLux
Replies: 14
Views: 3676

lol....boy, i will post all the info you need. check back after lunch.....
by Team Loco
January 25th, 2005, 9:58 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Monday Guardian Pg 5.....allyuh see???? (pic)
Replies: 36
Views: 3357

mwaah!
by Team Loco
December 26th, 2004, 3:03 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: how do you tell if a ball joint is good or bad?
Replies: 6
Views: 926

thanks guys. i'm going to try omething though. I got the joints teflon filled at tone auto in marabella...the liquid teflon fills up the space between ball and socket and then gets hard..joint stiff again. I will test and see how long it lasts....
by Team Loco
December 25th, 2004, 4:36 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: how do you tell if a ball joint is good or bad?
Replies: 6
Views: 926

thanks guys. i'm going to try omething though. I got the joints teflon filled at tone auto in marabella...the liquid teflon fills up the space between ball and socket and then gets hard..joint stiff again. I will test and see how long it lasts....
by Team Loco
December 25th, 2004, 2:35 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: A4 suspension to S4 suspension advice needed
Replies: 9
Views: 1108

A4 suspension to S4 suspension advice needed

I am getting a used S4 suspension for my A4 b5 model. it only has shocks and springs shock head. to use this in a stock A4, would I also need to upgrade control arms, tie rod ends etc?
by Team Loco
December 22nd, 2004, 11:46 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: how do you tell if a ball joint is good or bad?
Replies: 6
Views: 926

how do you tell if a ball joint is good or bad?

took down control arms form my car yesterday. The joints are a bit slack, if moved from side to side they sometimes move back to the centre, but slowly. There is no shake in it, but i was told it was bad by one mechanic, the other said it's halfway out, the other said once there is no shake in it,re...
by Team Loco
November 16th, 2004, 5:56 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Blow-off valve question on Audi A4
Replies: 3
Views: 580

Blow-off valve question on Audi A4

My car is down because my mechanic broke the blow off valve, or Turbo cut off valve....what ever u call it. It has three connections accomodating two larger hoses, and the last, the broken one, a vacuum hose...the stem is broken. It is an original bosch product....can i just replace it with an after...
by Team Loco
November 12th, 2004, 1:14 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: suspension ae-111
Replies: 7
Views: 635

i love i love......no leaning again in solodex eh??? should handle like a beyotch....
by Team Loco
November 12th, 2004, 1:13 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Coolant....what's the correct brand, specs etc?
Replies: 18
Views: 2328

thanks guys.....running the prestone coolant 50:50 .....seems to be working well...
by Team Loco
November 7th, 2004, 8:27 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Coolant....what's the correct brand, specs etc?
Replies: 18
Views: 2328

Coolant....what's the correct brand, specs etc?

i fed up hear varying schools of thought about auto radiator coolant. One saying in the tropics, coolant does cause more harmm than good, one saying use this brand because it is a tropical formula, the other saying use glycoshell etc. I running prestone in my Audi and southern sales tell me that the...
by Team Loco
November 7th, 2004, 8:22 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Wheel Diameter Calculator (A must Have) & fitment isues
Replies: 33
Views: 12061

finally, a post that makes sense.....very nice
by Team Loco
November 5th, 2004, 8:20 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: 4A-GE Conversion - Resale Value
Replies: 15
Views: 1573

Blacktop all the way, mine still going strong......
by Team Loco
November 5th, 2004, 8:19 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: how to get wheel lock off
Replies: 32
Views: 2305

Aye, But WTF i seeing here...all these ideas...my car has the receeded type wheel locks in the OEM audi rim...crack that out like nothing! Man bring the car by me. We remove wheel locks, broken studs, make teflon bushings etc.....Kennicon.
I will take them off for u for free....
by Team Loco
November 5th, 2004, 8:15 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: corolla GT good buy or not???
Replies: 20
Views: 1442

great car....little costly to maintain though...
by Team Loco
November 4th, 2004, 3:43 pm
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: how to get wheel lock off
Replies: 32
Views: 2305

Check me at kennicon, just took all four of the Audi, lost key....it will take bout an hr....pm me if interested...
by Team Loco
November 4th, 2004, 8:36 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: Deco Kit
Replies: 14
Views: 1011

he probably thought deco kit meant stickers..... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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