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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Broke4speed
The Aw30-40 can be shifted manually quite easily,...

The Aw30-40 can be shifted manually quite easily, and does not need a TCU. Google around for the Jeep guys solutions, since they use the same transmission. It's called the AW4 in the jeep world...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 56,303
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm very close to pulling the trigger on building...

I'm very close to pulling the trigger on building one of these controllers. I've even found a replacement high side IC that's still through-hole.
My only question would be about the point that was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By Broke4speed
I usually grind them down.

I usually grind them down.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Broke4speed
It's 113 Euros for outside-Europe shipping...

It's 113 Euros for outside-Europe shipping though, which adds up to a total of $426 USD for those mounts.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks :). I'm trying really hard not to 'ruin'...

Thanks :).
I'm trying really hard not to 'ruin' it, since it is in such good shape. So far, it's just a yellow copy of my first car, an 85 244 GLTic, and I couldn't be happier :).
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
I put in an order at FCP for all the stuff I need...

I put in an order at FCP for all the stuff I need to put the engine back together. I may drop by the jet cutters this week too, to get my "Homer's Whiteblock Swap Mounts Puzzle" cut out, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Positive 16*F would have been a dream, it's been...

Positive 16*F would have been a dream, it's been -30*C-ish here for the past couple weeks. The furnace has been working overtime, and the old battery in my subaru DD has been close to death more...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Don't ever go to the junkyard in -40*C (which is...

Don't ever go to the junkyard in -40*C (which is the same as -40*F, coincidentally). It was sunny, I was bored, but it was still very, very cold...so I went to get a thermostat housing. I got one,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Looks like I'm heading to the scrappers this...

Looks like I'm heading to the scrappers this weekend. Should be a fun time, since it's supposed to be ~-30*C-ish. I was trying to remove the thermostat from the I6...and broke the ears off the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Broke4speed
Honestly, switching to any style of injector that...

Honestly, switching to any style of injector that ISN'T the fat-bodied ones that were in use pre-2000 makes a HUGE difference. I'm using SRT-4 injectors and my MS2 idles great at stoich (B21). I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Broke4speed
It's batch injection, you won't see a stable O2...

It's batch injection, you won't see a stable O2 reading, especially if you're using a wideband in narrowband emulation mode. IMO older efi doesn't play well without the style of signal from a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Broke4speed
Hmm, I seem to like "Veemers", good job!

Hmm, I seem to like "Veemers", good job!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By Broke4speed
The cam is probably fine-ish. The cam bearing...

The cam is probably fine-ish. The cam bearing caps are probably thrashed.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
I've been learning stuff about 6-cyl whiteblocks...

I've been learning stuff about 6-cyl whiteblocks lately, and I almost regret not going JZ, lol.

My engine is a pre-131035 serial numbered block, so it should have a 21mm timing belt...but has...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Got my 900-series technical DVD from OTP last...

Got my 900-series technical DVD from OTP last night. There's a lot of good info in there that I haven't found online yet, and the Volvo parts # catalogs are definitely worth the price of admission. ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-18-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
I really wish I had a running 960 to test on, lol.

I really wish I had a running 960 to test on, lol.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-18-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
According to the M4.4 tuning stuff, 6200/6410...

According to the M4.4 tuning stuff, 6200/6410 seems bang on. The tach may be visually inaccurate, or perhaps on the autos the limiter is different due to the shifts being handled by the TCM. ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-18-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
Been plugging away at this, even though I can't...

Been plugging away at this, even though I can't test any of it yet. I think I've found the rev limiter(s), although it's only a guess based on the rev limit values in the M4.3 and M4.4 whiteblock...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By Broke4speed
Damn, fell for it.

Damn, fell for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By Broke4speed
No, it's some sort of designation for Ford...

No, it's some sort of designation for Ford alternators from the old 302 V8, or something like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By Broke4speed
Ah, just googled it. Yep, some sort of ford...

Ah, just googled it. Yep, some sort of ford thing.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By Broke4speed
What is a 3G alternator?

What is a 3G alternator?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Ufkc it. I didn't get anything to unstick the...

Ufkc it. I didn't get anything to unstick the rings, but I did get it on the stand finally. This is the part of an engine project I hate the most. Its dirty, greasy, dusty, and generally bleck. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Yeah, probably going to head out tomorrow and get...

Yeah, probably going to head out tomorrow and get some. I got called in for supper so called it quits, lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Well, the compression results have shown me I...

Well, the compression results have shown me I have two low cyls, #3 and #6. Not wildly low, but quite different from the others, which are all similar. I think I may have some stuck rings, seeing...
Forum: website & board 12-15-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Broke4speed
I tried...and failed :(

I tried...and failed :(
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Broke4speed
There is an old tool mentioned in the literature,...

There is an old tool mentioned in the literature, but I don't think you'll ever find one. It had limited live-screen capabilities, and was mostly a code reading/clearing device with multimeter...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,876
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm 6-ing, but NA. S80s litter the yards up...

I'm 6-ing, but NA. S80s litter the yards up here, but NA B6304s...gotta strike when the iron is hot. NA first, then maybe T6 later.
Forum: showroom 12-13-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 2,519,354
Posted By Broke4speed
Cool, subbed.

Cool, subbed.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-13-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
Bah, just ordered the OTP DVD for the 900/90...

Bah, just ordered the OTP DVD for the 900/90 series cars. There's a few more motronic documents there, so I'll hopefully be able to satisfy my urges for answers.
Forum: showroom 12-13-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 2,519,354
Posted By Broke4speed
I'd totally subscribe...but not until you stop...

I'd totally subscribe...but not until you stop making videos vertically. Turn your phone 90*, and I'll sub ;).
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-12-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
According to the Motronic 1.8 green book, there's...

According to the Motronic 1.8 green book, there's no conclusive evidence of any issue at all, ECU-wise, if the VSS signal isn't present.

https://images2.imgbox.com/18/e8/SDsSuKWe_o.jpg

...but...
Forum: website & board 12-12-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Broke4speed
Bless you! I promise, no more quoting videos for...

Bless you! I promise, no more quoting videos for me.
Forum: website & board 12-12-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Broke4speed
Did I break thread?

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=338288
Forum: showroom 12-11-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By Broke4speed
No, I just don't know the exact voltage used,...

No, I just don't know the exact voltage used, lol. It's either 5 or 12.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-11-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
From what I've been reading, it looks like there...

From what I've been reading, it looks like there is absolutely no consequence to leaving the VSS signal out of the ECU, with the POSSIBLE exception of a speed limiter that kicks in too soon and some...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks! :D Hopefully the winter finds me able...

Thanks! :D
Hopefully the winter finds me able to clean up the B6304 and prep it for installation first thing in the spring. It's no fun working with the garage door closed.
Forum: showroom 12-11-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By Broke4speed
It uses a square wave, 5 or 12v. The original...

It uses a square wave, 5 or 12v. The original tach used a flyback voltage spike from the coil. At least I think that's what it's called. Most modern cars have been using a square wave for decades,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,530
Posted By Broke4speed
There are some flaws in your plan. 1-for any...

There are some flaws in your plan.

1-for any of these transmission ideas, you'll need a Volvo 960 AW30-40 bellhousing. The adapters all bolt up to the bellhousings, not the block itself. The...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-11-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
I put together a small document that compiles the...

I put together a small document that compiles the M1.8 pinouts for the ecu, maf, tps, and CMP. I usually do this sort of thing to make swaps easier for myself, so why not share it.

[edit]...
Forum: showroom 12-10-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By Broke4speed
Ok, now THIS is the **** I like. Good job!

Ok, now THIS is the **** I like.
Good job!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks :). My interior is pretty mint already,...

Thanks :).
My interior is pretty mint already, with the exception of my mismatched driver's seat. I had to remove the OEM seat because there's minimal back support (my back is a bag of jello and...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
I honestly think about that all the time...but...

I honestly think about that all the time...but due to some degenerated disks in my lower back, I have to pick my physical jobs very carefully. Pulling the RWD swap parts would put me out for days. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
It seems pretty close, IMO. Probably going to be...

It seems pretty close, IMO. Probably going to be a bit heavier, but not a whole lot.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
The local scrappers all of a sudden got two 960s,...

The local scrappers all of a sudden got two 960s, a 95 and a 97, so I've been shopping :). I got a MAF, IAC, intake pipe, and power steering pump, so I officially have everything I need for the...
Forum: showroom 12-08-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 2,519,354
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/ee/91/jemn2ikA_o.jpg

https://images2.imgbox.com/ee/91/jemn2ikA_o.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Started stripping down the B6304 last night...and...

Started stripping down the B6304 last night...and I have a question. Are the painted-on pink dots on my cam gears supposed to be the alignment marks? Also, a related question, aren't the cam gears...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
Cool, thanks for the info/link. I really need a...

Cool, thanks for the info/link. I really need a running 960...lol
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By Broke4speed
Great! We're on the same timeline, lol. ...

Great! We're on the same timeline, lol.

I've been poking through the file and comparing some of the maps to other versions of motronic that I've worked with to try and decipher their possible...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 35,708
Posted By Broke4speed
Welp, the 4cyl is definitely coming out in the...

Welp, the 4cyl is definitely coming out in the spring/summer. I drove the car today and everything was great...except I'm still being plagued by a rev-limiter style cut at 9-10 psi. I've gone from...
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