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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By DET17
Further to this point; my 92 940 with brand new...

Further to this point; my 92 940 with brand new IAC valve ($$$) and a confirmed "click" TPS still wouldn't idle. The culprit was the connector at the TPS.... inside the rubber boot, the pins pulled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By DET17
Art, you are STILL the man. Probably not a...

Art, you are STILL the man. Probably not a better electrical resource on the 2 series than you are. Kudos.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 94,163
Posted By DET17
Damn! Mungo impressed..........

Damn! Mungo impressed..........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By DET17
I'll presume you modified the in tank pump only? ...

I'll presume you modified the in tank pump only? Since the fuel sits at a lower elevation to the chassis pump, you should not have any delay if you chassis pump function is proper. The tank pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By DET17
The 2 most basic "no spark" causes...... the CPS...

The 2 most basic "no spark" causes...... the CPS and the power stage. Renew them to restore OE reliability to your ignition. I'm presuming you mean no START, not no CRANK.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,632
Posted By DET17
My old 89, still making me proud! LONG may you...

My old 89, still making me proud! LONG may you run.........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,259
Posted By DET17
5V delta from "ground to ground" means you have a...

5V delta from "ground to ground" means you have a broken ground connection OR at minimum an extremely resistive ground connection. As the TECH said, the delta should be very very small when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By DET17
By US Federal law, there must be (have been) a...

By US Federal law, there must be (have been) a diagram under hood to show the proper hose routing. My 92 940 certainly has it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By DET17
2nd the motion..... knowledge is power.

2nd the motion..... knowledge is power.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 181,887
Posted By DET17
I appreciate your commitment to the Scouts.......

I appreciate your commitment to the Scouts.... having done around 8 years with Webelos/Scouts as a leader, they need care and support from adults such as yourself. Kudos!

For sure, that single...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,291
Posted By DET17
Nice survivor from NC! I dig the 264GLE models,...

Nice survivor from NC! I dig the 264GLE models, what with all the frills & stainless. Should be pretty sweet with the 5 cylindering whiteblock. I hope you go MS Pro, and have the boosted timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By DET17
I tried to run 45 series 17” Propus on the rear...

I tried to run 45 series 17” Propus on the rear of my sedan with 32mm spacers. I don’t recall exact section width but they filled the Propus up pretty well. Had constant rubbing issues even with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 181,887
Posted By DET17
Tom, it would actually be cheaper than you think....

Tom, it would actually be cheaper than you think. The hard part is done.... you have an electronic fuel pump system. You can build a "fuel only" Megasquirt and leave your ignition alone if it works...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 181,887
Posted By DET17
Megasquirt..... a thing o' beauty. I know,...

Megasquirt..... a thing o' beauty. I know, sacrilege for a survivor such as this. BUT it would increase the reliability exponentially. Nothing quite like that ECU dithering thru the various fuel...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By DET17
Help me RHONDA! Good luck with the long roof,...

Help me RHONDA! Good luck with the long roof, always a joy to see another survivor.

Turbo car, hopefully?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 181,887
Posted By DET17
When all else fails, fit check and test! Should...

When all else fails, fit check and test! Should be obvious....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By DET17
Yes, these guys are quite tightly in there! As...

Yes, these guys are quite tightly in there! As DL says, remove power, that baby is HOT and grounding it will bring an unpleasant experience. I've pulled several....it's easy to say with the sides...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 181,887
Posted By DET17
Like Michael says, the pair of floor tiles works...

Like Michael says, the pair of floor tiles works like a champ when you are measuring camber. I have an alignment jig that allows you to measure this, and you must rotate the the steering thru a good...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 181,887
Posted By DET17
My toe method uses the tried and true mm tape...

My toe method uses the tried and true mm tape measure, 4 bricks, and the open wrenches to adjust outer tie rod ends (forgot the sizes, but one is a 17mm?).

With "quality" tires and unbent front...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By DET17
This, first on nearly every electrical Ovlov...

This, first on nearly every electrical Ovlov problem.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,305
Posted By DET17
"You pays for what you gets"....... some famous...

"You pays for what you gets"....... some famous guy.

GL with the M90 swap, you'll be fine. Your GI-normous pics need help however.......
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 67,210
Posted By DET17
I can't see from the pics.... but will assume you...

I can't see from the pics.... but will assume you used the flat top B21 pistons? What do you expect the static compression ratio to be?

Years back, somebody fitted the B204FT small 16V head to a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,624
Posted By DET17
I'll say that the B&G Progressives with KONI...

I'll say that the B&G Progressives with KONI sports are an improvement over my original IPD blue sport springs & the Bilstein HD's. However, this current setup is not as "comfy" as the OEM parts...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 242,202
Posted By DET17
Understood. Just read a review of the mid ship...

Understood. Just read a review of the mid ship Vette LT2 engine..... since the headers exit HIGH the GM Engineers mounted all the ignition coils alongside the block down low and ran the wires UP to...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 346,614
Posted By DET17
When I was looking into the T56 trans. as a...

When I was looking into the T56 trans. as a conversion for my 70 Chevelle, I found that these later GTO's and Camaros all had a real desert gear in the back.... like a 2.56 to 1. I'm not sure how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By DET17
To call out the tire dealer BS, have him remove...

To call out the tire dealer BS, have him remove your tires and balance your bare rims. If they blow a "zero" and there is no visible bead pocket runout (also can be measured with a dial indicator,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By DET17
These connectors on LH2.4 under hood have bit me...

These connectors on LH2.4 under hood have bit me several times...... anything that is touched needs confirmation, as they certainly weren't designed for 50 on/off cycles like the GM Weatherpack parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 53,917
Posted By DET17
Very impressed with the Volvo I6 with boost!

Very impressed with the Volvo I6 with boost!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,325
Posted By DET17
Typical timing belt system design dictates one...

Typical timing belt system design dictates one pulley to be flanged (which retains the belt from walking) while the second (or third ) pulley is naked; unflanged.

When in motion the belt will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By DET17
When no starting, have ye spark?

When no starting, have ye spark?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,585
Posted By DET17
Nicely done Bob! I'll be fitting the 93 system...

Nicely done Bob! I'll be fitting the 93 system to my 84 242 someday, so thanks for the 411.

BTW, enjoyed Boulder last year, and a morning trip to El Dorado State Park.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 242,202
Posted By DET17
While I love the symmetry of the straight pipe...

While I love the symmetry of the straight pipe leaving the turbine, I cannot imagine how you will overcome ignition issues with the proximity of that pipe. Is there no way to roll the pipe toward...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 329,466
Posted By DET17
Glad to see the 93 AC condenser fits with minimal...

Glad to see the 93 AC condenser fits with minimal butchery. Don't know if you have it charged already or just test fitted; if you get another chance to remove it I'd recommend a good cleaning of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By DET17
Full MITSU overhaul kit for the TD04 is around...

Full MITSU overhaul kit for the TD04 is around $99. I bought my 19t kit from ARD Tuning in Portland. Of course, I had the CHRA balanced afterwards.

Ignore the Chinesium, unless you want to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By DET17
Exactly. Your new ECT has likely created this...

Exactly. Your new ECT has likely created this mess. With no input data, the ECU goes into a "safe mode" and many times will run pig rich.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,693
Posted By DET17
The road of least grief.... swap a complete 3.31...

The road of least grief.... swap a complete 3.31 1031 from "flange to flange". All the hard work is done; only the grunt work remains. Replace the rear rubber bushings for LCA attachment and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By DET17
My suspicion is that the steel mounting plates...

My suspicion is that the steel mounting plates which anchor the 93+ 9 series compressor are configured differently, so that the CL of the V belt drive pulley will be "out of plane" with the engine. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By DET17
It appears the ALT mounting area is near...

It appears the ALT mounting area is near identical, early to late in comparison.

I'm going to presume based upon the lack of feedback, this question (early AC compressor on the later mount) is not...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,624
Posted By DET17
Been too busy this week, but here's the rest of...

Been too busy this week, but here's the rest of the install of the VIBRANT resonator.

Once the pipes were all cut and properly fitted, including my 1.25" offset, I assembled it all in final...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,624
Posted By DET17
If I can get an app installed on the old smart...

If I can get an app installed on the old smart phone, I will gather some data.

Driving the interstate at 70 -75 mph the last days, what's left of the drone is directly proportional to throttle...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,624
Posted By DET17
Another reason for more cylinders :-P Yes,...

Another reason for more cylinders :-P

Yes, one article I read was a turbo Subie Outback I think..... the resonator J pipe was quite long.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,624
Posted By DET17
This was the Helmholz option I considered, but...

This was the Helmholz option I considered, but couldn't find the room to fit. Neat and quite old technology to eliminate droning. Articles abound how to calculate the length needed for your...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,624
Posted By DET17
"Got them old turbo 4 cylinder 3" exhaust dronin' blues"

Dats right!

Find here the last correction to the final round of changes..... that didn't turn out as hoped.

In the previous version of my DD, I ran a factory 9 series down pipe & CAT, followed...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 140,965
Posted By DET17
Certainly there has to be a factory knock sensor...

Certainly there has to be a factory knock sensor for the whiteblocks. Couldn't it be added to MS2?

Worst case, go MS3 Pro and you'll have full sequential fuel, should do anything you need.

How...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By DET17
Anyone put the late ALT & AC mount on the 92 model?

I'm sure 2manyturbos knows the answer, but throwing it out there.

I still run the 92 version of the red block ALT & AC compressor mount, what with the 15 odd (hyperbole) isolation bushings, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,418
Posted By DET17
Waiting to see your fitment of the 93 one year...

Waiting to see your fitment of the 93 one year only condenser.... into the early sheet metal.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By DET17
If the OP means the wideband sensor, I believe...

If the OP means the wideband sensor, I believe AEM says at least 30" from turbine exit (maybe 36", no coffee yet).
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,940
Posted By DET17
Those bent "fender washers" for DP retention...

Those bent "fender washers" for DP retention would worry me. Why not weld extend the original ~10mm thick plate?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,305
Posted By DET17
Most likely the leak will be found in your...

Most likely the leak will be found in your condenser, as this is where the "high pressure" lives.

Did you dealership check pull a full vacuum on the car, and how long did you hold it? Bare...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By DET17
Torque reaction which rotates the rear end assy. ...

Torque reaction which rotates the rear end assy. Angles of your driveshaft & pinion change due to the reaction. I'd hope for a new set of U joints (and confirm they are CLOCKED) properly by...
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