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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by James92Scort, Dec 10, 2006.

  1. denisond3

    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    That is an F4EAT, identical to the ones I take 2 or 3 weeks to rebuild. But Im doing it because it is fun!
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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    So I'm a member of another forum. The forum had a major upgrade a late last year. Almost no one wanted the upgrade other then the site staff witch have no clue how to manage a web forum. They had a problem with a few PO'd users that were mass spamming the site with gay porn after a thread witch once amounted for 50+% of the sites usage got shut down. Somehow they had no clue how to report the people to their ISPs. Instead they more or less shut down the site when they start to get spammed. No PMs, no editing posts and no new posts. Oddly they don't put post approval into place to stop the spamming when all the gay porn spamming is coming from new accounts.

    Before the upgrade they made an announcement and asked what everyone wanted to see.
    Sounds good right? Wrong, instead of taking the users advice they pull a 180 and remove everything most of the user wanted and bricked the site for many users :eek:.

    But it does not end there, it gets sadder , they hired a guy site unseen to build the new site latter to find the guy was dying in a hospital the whole time. So now the guy that made the site is MIA and they can't fix half the stuff wrong with the site

    Said thing is they still get mass spammed from time to time. :cautious:




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  3. Joey_Twowagons

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    I didn't see him put sealer on the case halves before reassembling either. I guess the old gasket was okay.
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    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    Its not a gasket between the case halves. A thin film of RTV sealant is what goes in there. He was also pretty cavalier taking care of the very thin and brittle gaskets between the layers of the valve body. It has four layers, with two gaskets between each layer, as well as the steel separator pieces between the gaskets. And when assembling, you have to watch carefully to ensure the checkballs go back into the right places.
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    Are the check balls metal or plastic, or some of each?
    There are better videos on YouTube involving the valve body..
    Like this one:


    This one they have a valve body issue which mimicks my current problem:


    Still waiting on a gauge so that I can measure stuff from the test ports so that I can properly diagnose it.
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    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    In the F4EAT I think they are all steel balls for the check valves, though there might have been a rubber checkball or two in the transgo shift kit. I think those were only for cases where the little socket the steel check ball was in had been worn out a bit. None of mine showed any wear.

    The photo shows the bottom layer of the valve body from a GM transmission, a 4l60 or 4l60e.
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    That's good to know. Yeah I had heard that if using steel check balls the aluminum housing can wear out instead, which is why some valve bodies use plastic check balls.
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    The GM 4 speed transmissions use plastic or rubber balls.
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    OK, so this information is relevant to my Alero..
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    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    The GM 4l60 or 4l60E transmissions are a lot more trouble to rebuild than an F4EAT. At least there are good paperbacks to help you with that. You will NEED some special tools. If I needed to do that again, I would likely spring the dough for a commercial rebuilt trans.
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    My Alero has a 4T45-E transmission. The only thing I'm going to do with it anytime soon is change the fluid and filter and install an aftermarket pan that comes with a drain plug.
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    Old forum software has some gaping security holes and exploits. In addition, the newer forum software offers additional controls for filtering registrants, configuring alerts, etcetera; all aimed at blocking abusive posting and spammers. It's a cat & mouse game. They figure out ways around the controls, then forum software is updated with countermeasures. If it's really a few that are responsible though, should be able to block based on their IP ranges; as well as including block access from known VPN servers. Depending on how the site is hosted, that may be something that is configurable at the firewall settings. Unfortunately that may affect a few innocents. But it's pretty easy to tell when you're being targeted in that manner. https://downinspector.com/
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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    That is the funny thing. The site owners and the folks that run it are software devs. The added tons of code to the old site to keep it secure. One of the two main reasons why wanted the update was so that they could add a automated system to block the two folks mass spamming the site. But none of it worked. The small fry spammer were stopped, but the two spamming the site make accounts and age them only to mass post and mass PM gore and gay porn. When it happens it lasts for a few days at a time. They removed the ability to make new accounts and edit posts and send PMs for about a week then after a few days all the accounts used by the spammer are used up and banned. But from what I know no ISPs are called nor are the IPs banned. And the sad fact is that they know who is doing the spamming. Its just a said mess.
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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    Warning, this video is super funny but also very gross

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    That'll buff right out.
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    The Hippo farting is an obvious sound effect superimposed on on a Hippo taking a dump.
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    austin86 That nut who spends way to much on a escort.

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    It's how hippos mark there territory, your find alot of videos like it online

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