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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By 242Bleek
That’s assuming it breaks free and turns easily...

That’s assuming it breaks free and turns easily at some point, which it doesn’t seem like it is.

Like they said, pull the oil pump drive gear out and see if it frees up. If not your intermediate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,077
Posted By 242Bleek
Ditto what’s been said. Also you can put an...

Ditto what’s been said. Also you can put an impact gun or drill on and shaft nut and spin it fast to see if it builds oil pressure.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,395
Posted By 242Bleek
Barely skimmed this thread because no point in...

Barely skimmed this thread because no point in reading. But has anyone mentioned 5 is an odd number yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By 242Bleek
Does it smooth out after a certain rpm? Is there...

Does it smooth out after a certain rpm? Is there a certain psi threshold that the missing begins at?Sounds like spark blowout to me. Try switching to colder plugs and gap them at .028 to start. Ngk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Yeah I think my issue is I have a lead foot and...

Yeah I think my issue is I have a lead foot and fuel economy goes to sh1t after that. I often find myself asking is it really this hard on gas or is it just the 12 gallon tank that runs out...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,896
Posted By 242Bleek
Love it! 245’s are made of win.

Love it! 245’s are made of win.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Yes I know Tom. Great guy, his shop is about a...

Yes I know Tom. Great guy, his shop is about a half a mile from ours. Heís done some fabrication for us in the past. Lots of cool Volvoís at his shop.

I understand why people want to go efi, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Haha well I installed them years ago when it was...

Haha well I installed them years ago when it was time to replace my old ones. They were much cheaper than the Volvo stuff too and for what reason I don’t know.

I understand increasing system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks for all the help so far. Solved the issue...

Thanks for all the help so far. Solved the issue today, yes it was more than one thing. I returned that one shim I removed and brought the fuel pressure back up to 95 psi. After doing this it ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
The gauge hasn’t let me down before but who...

The gauge hasn’t let me down before but who knows. I think this cpr could be bad or failing as the idle of the car and control pressure is much higher after driving for an hour than it is at first....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Good grief. Sitting there watching the gauge and...

Good grief. Sitting there watching the gauge and I started tapping the cpr with a wrench and control pressure rose to 40 psi before my eyes and stopped. Took it for a drive, same problem no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
The more I look into this the more I donít think...

The more I look into this the more I donít think itís a wastegate issue itís reqlly acting as if itís starving for fuel after 7 psi, and or has a an intake restriction due to the metering plate not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Okay small update went and removed the cobra,...

Okay small update went and removed the cobra, looked everything over and it looks fine. Turns out years ago I did put a cobra from an intercooled car on this one and it does have the aluminum tubing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks for all your helpful replies guys. I have...

Thanks for all your helpful replies guys. I have put pressure to the wastegate arm and it functions just the way it should oppens and closes. The way the boost feels limited is so consistent and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
It’s accurate, tried two different gauges. The...

It’s accurate, tried two different gauges. The turbo is brand new and spins freely. I have applied pressure to the actuator and it works as it should, I don’t know it’s opening pressure but it’s new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
I know what you mean, that thing has long been...

I know what you mean, that thing has long been unhooked, doesn’t act like it’s experincing fuel cut either, pulls hard to redline
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By 242Bleek
245T No more than 7 PSI

Hi all, im making this post because im at wits end with this car. Its a 1983 245ti, b21ft with kjet. Car has had virtually every single k jet component replaced, new cpr, fuel distributor rebuilt by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks for the input, I clamped off the inlet...

Thanks for the input, I clamped off the inlet hose going to the heater core with vise grips and now the AC works phenominal all the time:-P Sorry to waste your time with the AC issue. Im guessing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By 242Bleek
Thats wierd, this car was not factory...

Thats wierd, this car was not factory intercooled, I added one and did not add that switch to it. It seems like it cuts off much sooner than 8 psi, almost right away when boost begins to register.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By 242Bleek
83 245t-AC goes warm under boost

Hi, I Just brought this car back from the dead and never really knew how the AC worked. I recently put a new old stock york compressor on it and the ac blows somewhat cold at idle, I know its not...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By 242Bleek
Whichever one came with the spec clutch kit I...

Whichever one came with the spec clutch kit I bought for the car. I tossed the spec clutch because it was garbage, kept the same release bearing though. To be honest the release point of the old spec...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks, I ordered some, hopefully this solves it.

Thanks, I ordered some, hopefully this solves it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By 242Bleek
Ahh okay, so adding the washers will bring the...

Ahh okay, so adding the washers will bring the fingers out and change the release point of the PP? This won't mess with its torque holding capability?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By 242Bleek
Disc is installed properly. Cable and throwout...

Disc is installed properly. Cable and throwout bearing are brand new.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By 242Bleek
New Clutch, not completely disengaging

Hello, I recently installed a new Clutchnet red PP with organic disc in my 83 245t with a flat flywheel and M46. When I first installed it I could not get the clutch to disengage at all. The only way...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,842
Posted By 242Bleek
So what I gather is I would still need a new bolt...

So what I gather is I would still need a new bolt circle if were to use a 228mm? Is there any advantage to running the 900t 215 mm plate over the Volvo 215?

Say I were to punch out a new bolt...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,842
Posted By 242Bleek
Anyone running a Saab 228mm Pressure plate?

I must have searched every thread available on this forum pertaining to clutches and none of them have been much help at all, they're composed mostly of people posting pictures of pressure plates...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By 242Bleek
Hmm I might be giving him a visit next week once...

Hmm I might be giving him a visit next week once I get it out. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By 242Bleek
Sign me up for that!

Sign me up for that!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By 242Bleek
Spec clutch failure (rant)

Anyone else used spec clutches in their cars? I recently put one in my 83 245t. I installed this spec stage 3 with 6 puck sprung disk on a resurfaced flat flywheel and new pilot bearing, new rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,282
Posted By 242Bleek
I see the internet lore experts here have spoken....

I see the internet lore experts here have spoken. The Nv3500 is a very good trans and stronger than most people say. They are FAR better than any piece of crap T5 and the T-bricks community seems to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,586
Posted By 242Bleek
It's good to hear some actual open mindedness...

It's good to hear some actual open mindedness about k-jet on this forum these days. Think about it, had you asked this question 6 years ago the OP would have been instantly smothered with a sh1t...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,233
Posted By 242Bleek
Love the car, so clean, much nicer than my 83...

Love the car, so clean, much nicer than my 83 245t when I got it. Try and keep it nice and stock mostly. Hate to see what all these children are doing to the last remaining 240t's.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By 242Bleek
So you would give this the green light?

So you would give this the green light?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By 242Bleek
Mercedes 047 brass injector upgrade om 240T

Currently going through the fuel system on my 245T. I've already installed a brand new main pump, new accumulator, 255lph in tank pump, new filter ect. Car has 266k on it and want to go ahead and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
Yep, had to cut the rear snorkel off the back so...

Yep, had to cut the rear snorkel off the back so it would clear the fire wall. Other than that it fit like a glove.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
I also made plates to plug the injector holes in...

I also made plates to plug the injector holes in the head because this was a former D-jet car. You can barely see them in the first picture.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
Its just the triple Solex 44 PAI down draft carbs...

Its just the triple Solex 44 PAI down draft carbs that came on the AQ171. Uses the original boat carb hat which clears the hood just fine. Had to do quite a bit of clearanceing on the stock manifolds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By 242Bleek
It's the red 16A fuse in the middle. It seems the...

It's the red 16A fuse in the middle. It seems the the red wire which I think is constant power to the relay is the one getting hottest and melting the plug. I will check all the connections.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By 242Bleek
83 245T fuel pump fuse and relay extremely hot.

I've been dealing with this issue for a while now. The car is an 83 245T. I was told to begin with a new engine harness as mine was completely rotted away. So today I just finished installing it. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
Well im a little late posting this, but for...

Well im a little late posting this, but for anyone interested I finally finished the conversion. It does work very well and can be done. They really sound great and throttle response is excellent...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,045
Posted By 242Bleek
I used a flat flywheel on my conversion. It is...

I used a flat flywheel on my conversion. It is much lighter than the dished. Since you are using LH 2.4 you might be stuck with the dished stuff. I would just convert to a stand alone EFI and use a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By 242Bleek
Ahh I figured they were junk, Thanks

Ahh I figured they were junk, Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By 242Bleek
Whats the deal with the reproduction 245 tailgate hinges?

In the middle of repainting my 245, but my taligate hinges like most of them, are a victim of pitting and bubbling chrome due to the potmetal construction. Seen these hinges being reproduced...
Forum: showroom 07-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,242
Posted By 242Bleek
Cool car, the body work was scary though. Car is...

Cool car, the body work was scary though. Car is about a 50 footer at best.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
also to use SU's what manifolds would i need?...

also to use SU's what manifolds would i need? could I take something off a b20 and make it work?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
I dont have a tig welder so the holley is out of...

I dont have a tig welder so the holley is out of the question I guess. Couldnt the triple downdraft marine carbs manifold fit with some cutting/grinding? I mean, i've seen it done before.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
I do like the idea of using the same manifold and...

I do like the idea of using the same manifold and adapting a holley of some sort, has anyone ever done this? Do they make an adapter?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By 242Bleek
solex triple downdraft carbs on 164?

I am in the midst of converting a 164 over to carbs, before I get the whole shpeil about how d-jet is superior to carbs in every way please know that this car is a roach, every wire in the car is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,135
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks for the offer, if they are the same I...

Thanks for the offer, if they are the same I might have to take you up on it. I just don't know what else to do...I mean, where do you even get a part like this for such an antiquated system? I must...
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