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Re: 86 5ktq questions
> 1. On slippery roads the tail ends fishes back and forth making driving
> very uncomfortable. Alignment? Tires? I will try both if i must but any
> I currently run Dunlop D60A2 tires. As soon as i can find some cheap
> wheels i will run Hakka's and hopefully eliminate this problem.
D60A2s suck on snow and ice and aquaplane when getting low
on tread. Say no more.
> 2. When locking center diff it will remain intact for about 5 miles then
> start to flutter in and out of engagement as i hit bumps. The lights go on
> and off and i can feel the change through the shift knob. I know it
> operates via vacuum. maybe a leak? Why would it work ok for 5 miles then
> go out?
Vacuum check valve or leak somewhere. Probably happens after you have
been on boost for a while. My car's climate control flaps will change
after being on boost for a while... I believe the run off the same
> would like to use synthetic and 5w30 has the best temp ratings for the
> winters here in Wisconsin but I thought 10w30 was to be used on turbos
> which is only rated to 0 degrees F.
Why not use Castrol Syntec which is 5w50? You are probably OK
with the 5W30 in the winter.
> 5. I am in need of a shift rod, bushing and shift knuckle(connects to
> tranny). Dealer price is $125 any ideas where i can get cheaper? Used an
Have you asked Linda at Carlsen yet?