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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:59 AM
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Posted By DET17
The rear suspension will articulate further than...

The rear suspension will articulate further than the shocks allow..... take care when you go back in with new shocks and lift slightly to enable installation of bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By DET17
Hot Rod Drag Week 2018 - pair of 245's in the IMPORT section

Any of these 245's belong to our own TB lunatics? Loving the roof racks..... Drag Week a hardcore event, just check out the rules.
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Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By DET17
Simon Babbs is the resident 7 series expert. ...

Simon Babbs is the resident 7 series expert.

ABS car or early?

I installed a new master cyl. On my 92, but didn't touch the dist. Block; much simpler with non ABS. You might find your details...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 62,759
Posted By DET17
Is that a Vette E-fan as well? Curious how well...

Is that a Vette E-fan as well? Curious how well it fits..... I’ll need something when my white block resides in my 242. Appreciate more details on figment.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,662
Posted By DET17
LH2.4 ECU control: Low fan for temp setpoint...

LH2.4 ECU control:

Low fan for temp setpoint via head mount CTS
HIGH fan for AC pressure set point (switches in condenser on 7/9; single switch used on late 2)

Theory of ops explained in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,662
Posted By DET17
Dave, do you have on/off data from the belt...

Dave, do you have on/off data from the belt driven fan thermostatic clutch to validate this?

Doesn't the total airflow in SCFM depend upon how it is controlled? I don't believe the LH2.4 ECU...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
740SE foglights

So, about 2 months ago I'm scanning the TB For Sale section, and a Canadian fellow is selling off a hoard of parts, many NOS. One item that caught my eye is a conversion kit for adding the 740SE fog...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,662
Posted By DET17
Recalling that World Series game #1 last year in...

Recalling that World Series game #1 last year in LA, it was like, 102*F at first pitch. But it's a dry heat...... as they say.

As TLAO said earlier, the key to the E-fan performance when retro'd...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
Vielen dank, sir for adding those details to this...

Vielen dank, sir for adding those details to this thread. I'm still on the fence about the K&N air filtration abilities (I followed their instructions to the letter on oiling). I know they sell a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,319
Posted By DET17
I sure can appreciate your challenges with this...

I sure can appreciate your challenges with this build...... optimize the suspension, then fighting for every bloody inch when fitting the whiteblock, what with the original 1950's suspension location...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,319
Posted By DET17
Absolutely loving the "Ride of the Valkyries"...

Absolutely loving the "Ride of the Valkyries" music......... what is the smell of victory in the Throttle Stop Garage?

Also loving your fabricating..... I just may have to subscribe!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By DET17
I believe that is the same RECON. manual I was...

I believe that is the same RECON. manual I was referring to. For certain, the one I have covers the B23, so probably.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,597
Posted By DET17
The power stage (ignition transistors) get so...

The power stage (ignition transistors) get so damn hot they will burn you...... yes, you need to "sink" the heat with the thermal paste.

Condition of the radiator? If you have access to an IR...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By DET17
Why not use the IAC with LH2.4 as designed? The...

Why not use the IAC with LH2.4 as designed? The ECU takes care of your idle dependent upon many variables. Hoses are still available for the 7/9 for certain. Be very careful with harness connector...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,180
Posted By DET17
The guy's wife emailed me, said they had the CBV...

The guy's wife emailed me, said they had the CBV upgrade kits on backorder... . don't know if they show on the ARD Tuning site. Was less than $50 if I recall correctly.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,180
Posted By DET17
ARD Tuning also has an upgrade kit for the...

ARD Tuning also has an upgrade kit for the stocker MITSU TD04s. Didn't cost a lot of coin.... but I've yet to apply much boost to it. I'm not planning on my than 18PSI with the 19t, beyond the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,597
Posted By DET17
For all these LH2.4 240s, the gospel I was taught...

For all these LH2.4 240s, the gospel I was taught when poor running/stalling/hard starting:

1. New CPS (good quality)
2. New power stage
3. New fuse #6 (should be all fuel, confirm it)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By DET17
Lowering these RWD bricks destroys the front roll...

Lowering these RWD bricks destroys the front roll center. Restore joy and "handling" to your ride..... install the QSRC's and return to the front roll center the Engineers designed your vehicle...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,130
Posted By DET17
My thought several days in the rear view......

My thought several days in the rear view......
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By DET17
Indeed, why not? MS3 will give you sequential...

Indeed, why not? MS3 will give you sequential fuel for your T5. When it's all over, you'll be much smarter.......after Megasquirting.
Forum: article composition 08-27-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 893
Posted By DET17
I didn't know that IPD had those abutment...

I didn't know that IPD had those abutment brackets (to receive the calipers). I bought mine from SKANDIX in Germany.

As my 940 hasn't yet left the workshop, I don't have any feedback on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 177,405
Posted By DET17
With the oil capacity of the whiteblock, can you...

With the oil capacity of the whiteblock, can you run a short test on the turbo by running a gravity drain external to the engine (so there is zero back pressure influence on the drain). You've...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 177,405
Posted By DET17
Those have a nice tight distribution..... did you...

Those have a nice tight distribution..... did you take those with your throttle fully open whilst cranking?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 62,759
Posted By DET17
You might be fine, especially sans turbo, with...

You might be fine, especially sans turbo, with the stocker B21 radiator. The E-fan should keep it under control; since the ECU sends the signals to the relay module on the 9 E-fan, you can either...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 62,759
Posted By DET17
What coolant system for this beast? I believe...

What coolant system for this beast? I believe Homer said he is running a NA 940 radiator on his 5 cylinder.... and of course he has a FMIC and condenser with working AC as well.

I'm a bit...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
A pillar and top windscreen trim removed; this is...

A pillar and top windscreen trim removed; this is a different dance on the 7/9 than the antique 240s. I will need one of those "flush glass seals" for my 242, which I think were OE in 92 & 93...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
Well my glass guy is 4 miles away, and the paint...

Well my glass guy is 4 miles away, and the paint shop is 30+ miles away. I don't personally see any benefit to glass post paint...... all the glass guys can do is nick my new paint during the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By DET17
Homer runs the "late" 9 series cover on his...

Homer runs the "late" 9 series cover on his whiteblocked 244.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By DET17
The stock clutch is the fuse on the M46........

The stock clutch is the fuse on the M46..... increase the holding power above that of the stock clutch and expect an explosion shortly thereafter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By DET17
Paid $150 for one (rust free, but 4 hours away)...

Paid $150 for one (rust free, but 4 hours away) and locally got another from Mike Sr. for $100 (early type with chrome trim at front face of hood). The latter has a broken off bolt in the female...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By DET17
I doubt the factory used any liquid sealant on...

I doubt the factory used any liquid sealant on the paper gaskets; green book would spec it if they did. I put the red anaerobic in a thin layer to ensure any voids in the machined casting didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By DET17
I've got a 90 7 series rear end cover, aluminum,...

I've got a 90 7 series rear end cover, aluminum, that doesn't have the little "filter" built into the ring gear spray path; that same rear still had the drain plug with magnet on the pass. side of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,130
Posted By DET17
If you opt to go diesel airbox, shoot me a PM.

If you opt to go diesel airbox, shoot me a PM.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 177,405
Posted By DET17
Are there any options from Sweden for a purchased...

Are there any options from Sweden for a purchased 5 cyl. RWD header that would elevate your turbo? I'm not looking forward to building a custom unit (as did Homer, others) but will if necessitated...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
I promised the Wife (CFO) that I'll be driving...

I promised the Wife (CFO) that I'll be driving this sedan to retirement, so I'm going for broke (near literally). A new windscreen will be installed just prior to the paint work, and then hopefully...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,832
Posted By DET17
If you still have the factory IAC installed, when...

If you still have the factory IAC installed, when you key up ignition to IAC should be open. You'll pressurize that intake..... worst case hold the throttle body plate open with a zip tie.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,832
Posted By DET17
Your boost gauge in the cabin is reading what the...

Your boost gauge in the cabin is reading what the intake sees; I doubt you have the boost set that high - 1.3 bar (approx. 20 psig) should be all you ever try to generate.... higher than that and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,832
Posted By DET17
Regarding your pressure test of the hose between...

Regarding your pressure test of the hose between your AMM and the compressor inlet, that is a "suction hose" and will only see various vacuum levels to at most atmospheric pressure (0 psig). The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By DET17
Somewhere I've got the perfect Greenbook for your...

Somewhere I've got the perfect Greenbook for your reconditioning project..... let me look and find the #. Covers it all..... JUST THE FACTS MA'AM, as old Joe Friday used to say. I'd start with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By DET17
MIG wire also works wonders.

MIG wire also works wonders.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By DET17
Exactly. Can't imagine that a NA 16V needs much...

Exactly. Can't imagine that a NA 16V needs much more than the factory "cast header" and a full 2.5" system to the exit.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By DET17
I think Mr. PCH is on track..... you need to find...

I think Mr. PCH is on track..... you need to find an 89 7 series (or close year, but pre 90) and disassemble then compare the system with your 95.

FWIW, I've got a MOMO adapter for the 7/9...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By DET17
~4 psig was the recommendation from ARD for my...

~4 psig was the recommendation from ARD for my 19t. Yes, they are lower than you expect as Sjeng noted because they don't really determine the boost level ability of the compressor..... just the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By DET17
Ben Kaplan built& ran a track 850 Sedan..... you...

Ben Kaplan built& ran a track 850 Sedan..... you might reach out to him for that experience and suggestions. I recall he worked hard (and succeeded I believe) in a custom oil pickup so the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
Wasted spark redux

In my original version of the vaunted Buchka Bros. wasted spark, I used a non-chippable EZK, the original from my 92 940T. For the last hurrah, now fitted with a Mitsu 19t and a real intercooler...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By DET17
This solved my issue with no brake lights on my...

This solved my issue with no brake lights on my 92 745T. Same bulb module used on 7&9 series cars as the 240, not a unique device.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By DET17
All the details 'splained in the Greenbooks........

All the details 'splained in the Greenbooks..... surely somebody has a link to a copy, right? Much easier to use the OE Engineer instructions and Illustrations to get it right, rather than TB...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By DET17
For peak performance and best vacuum, shim the...

For peak performance and best vacuum, shim the cam. IPD shim kit is your best bet......pay for what you use and shipping. I have a B cam with Dales gear for sale if you are interested.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,102
Posted By DET17
Agreed. The system CAT back on my 940 is good...

Agreed. The system CAT back on my 940 is good quality and still working well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 114,714
Posted By DET17
I'd love to see your Bertone..... we'll have to...

I'd love to see your Bertone..... we'll have to see about the end of October, that is when I normally trout fish the Smokies (GSMNP) right before the time change.
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