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Forum: showroom 01-25-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By pdougc
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By pdougc
Need advise from the white block crew!

Looking at a 95 t5r wagon. The add lists: "It runs and drive although there's an electrical grounding situation I just dont have the time to figure out."

I emailed the owner and got this reply:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,556
Posted By pdougc
Question Need advice from the white block crew

I am wanting to pull the engine on the 240, clean it up, replace some gaskets, replace the bushings throughout, etc...

Looking to get another vehicle so I do not have to rush the process.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,631
Posted By pdougc
There is over half a tank in it, reading up on...

There is over half a tank in it, reading up on the relay problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,631
Posted By pdougc
Is it possible to starve a fuel pump?

Is it possible to starve a fuel pump?

I had the front end up on stands, working on a different issue. I had it running, and it died (that was the issue I was trying to fix) tried to start it again...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Had a few connections that were not properly...

Had a few connections that were not properly seated and the wiring going to the starter had a fair amount of corrosion, got that taking care of. All the grounds were good and the wiring harness was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Just posting some observations: I have quite a...

Just posting some observations:
I have quite a bit of corrosion going on everywhere, I am going through all the wiring connections.

I noticed after jumping the car, if I turn the lights off I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Follow up to the follow up. Car ran great for a...

Follow up to the follow up. Car ran great for a couple days, then died again. No garage and too cold meant it sat most of the winter. Ordered a working alt from a member here installed it, ran great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Follow up, seeing that my bushing were bad, as in...

Follow up, seeing that my bushing were bad, as in really bad, like they fell out I did not have to press them out :wtf: I replaced those with ones from ipd and have been running the car for a week...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Follow part 2: Pulled my alternator and...

Follow part 2:

Pulled my alternator and cleaned the contacts and it ran great for 3 days. Started acting crazy again on the way home and it sits dead in the driveway as I type this. Gonna pull...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By pdougc
Working through the same problem, pulled my...

Working through the same problem, pulled my alternator and cleaned the contacts and it ran great for 3 days. Started acting crazy again on the way home and it sits dead in the driveway as I type...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Follow up, The dummy light was working at...

Follow up,

The dummy light was working at start up and the car was not exhibiting any of the typical "alternator is dying" symptoms. That was why I was really confused.

I pulled the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
And that is why I do not work on cars when I am...

And that is why I do not work on cars when I am tired! Totally blanked on checking the wiring to the alternator!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,252
Posted By pdougc
Question Death after exhaust manifold gasket repair

It is late, barely got home, searched a little, with little results.

The Car: 1990 240+T converted to lh 2.4

Replaced the exhaust manifold gasket, went smoothly no issues on tues. Car starts...
Forum: events 04-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 78,134
Posted By pdougc
Going friday, the AAU Bball team I coach has a...

Going friday, the AAU Bball team I coach has a tournament on sat and sunday. Any plans for the NEPA group to convoy down, I am guessing to connect with the Philly group?

I have access to a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,483
Posted By pdougc
Question Wheel Adapter Recommendations

Tried searching :oops:

I need to get my hands on 4 32mm 5x108 to 5x120 wheel adapters.

In true tb fashion I need to spend as little as possible but I understand I get what I pay for. I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,802
Posted By pdougc
Awesome Thanks!!

Awesome Thanks!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,802
Posted By pdougc
Zombie Post! Does anyone have the picture in the...

Zombie Post! Does anyone have the picture in the link? it is dead. I am trouble shooting the same issue and am at the same spot, just in a 90 240 (not sure if that matters) I really like pictures!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 98,432
Posted By pdougc
http://media.tumblr.com/a94132b5648825ef353880ba23...

http://media.tumblr.com/a94132b5648825ef353880ba23e4e624/tumblr_inline_mh3jlbTPLU1qzblbp.gif

Love the whole car! Really like the rims and front end.
Forum: events 01-22-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,979
Posted By pdougc
So serious question, drive time withstanding, is...

So serious question, drive time withstanding, is this worth coming to just for an hour? I am seriously considering it. I can't stay the whole time due to coaching responsibilities.
Forum: events 01-07-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,107
Posted By pdougc
Cleared the weekend! Not going to miss this year!

Cleared the weekend! Not going to miss this year!
Forum: events 01-03-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,979
Posted By pdougc
Scratch one, just found out that the aau bball...

Scratch one, just found out that the aau bball team I coach is holding tryouts that day...:grrr:
Forum: events 01-03-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,979
Posted By pdougc
Too early to figure out details for this?

Too early to figure out details for this?
Forum: events 12-12-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,979
Posted By pdougc
I'm game!

I'm game!
Forum: events 12-11-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,979
Posted By pdougc
on the calender...

on the calender...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,930
Posted By pdougc
Yeah I realized what I was asking when I posted....

Yeah I realized what I was asking when I posted. I am surprised it has remained ot so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,930
Posted By pdougc
Question Noob Turbo Oil Recommendations

Doug's Noob question for the month...

What viscosity oil is recommended for turbos? Tried search but it let me down again :grrr:

I live in the northeast of Pennsylvania where it can hit single...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,369
Posted By pdougc
I take it this means you're *just too cheap to...

I take it this means you're *just too cheap to buy* a second Alt/WP belt ?

Might be a new *TB cheap* record?[/QUOTE]

Whoa hey now...

This is the first car I have ever had that has run 2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,369
Posted By pdougc
Makes sense! So no +T, cam swaps,...

Makes sense!




So no +T, cam swaps, muffler upgrades, beefier sway bars, ac/ps delete, etc...?!?! :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,369
Posted By pdougc
Question Dual Alt Belts?

Seeing some pictures of 240's with dual alt belts. I am currently running just one.

Advantage/Disadvantage of dual belts? Searched and got nothing. :rant:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By pdougc
Pretty sure it was 90+

Pretty sure it was 90+
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By pdougc
Pulling 240 dash...

What is required?
What tools?

Came across a crack free 240 dash in a local jy.

Would like to pick it up!

Thanks
Forum: events 10-17-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Posted By pdougc
Exclamation NEPA Oct 21 Benefit

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/12800_447323471984825_233368547_n.jpg

This is going to be really big!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By pdougc
Exhaust & Intake Gasket replacement 240+t

I have done some reading, searched what I could (didnt find much)

Besides soaking with pb blaster and be careful with the turbo oil lines any tips?

1990 240+t replacing the exhaust gasket and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,186
Posted By pdougc
Found out the alt belt was loose. Weird part the...

Found out the alt belt was loose. Weird part the battery light never came on. shrug.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,186
Posted By pdougc
Electrical Issue

1990 240ti

Driving srs light goes on, tach freaks out, engine hesitates. Turn off road shut it down, no crank.

Checked battery terminals/cables, they are good. Rebuilt alt less 8 months ago,...
Forum: events 07-09-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,922
Posted By pdougc
Interested, it is a bad weekend for me though.

Interested, it is a bad weekend for me though.
Forum: showroom 06-15-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 5,545,707
Posted By pdougc
Are there any more details on this?!?!

Are there any more details on this?!?!
Forum: events 06-12-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,922
Posted By pdougc
I know a couple guys up by me, they are on the...

I know a couple guys up by me, they are on the board but don't seem to check it much. I could spread the word!
Forum: showroom 06-12-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 36,447
Posted By pdougc
Document it all in the event they find out who...

Document it all in the event they find out who stole it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,350
Posted By pdougc
:roll: Yeah cleaning the maf probably should be...

:roll: Yeah cleaning the maf probably should be the first step. Sometimes you look so hard you miss the obvious!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,350
Posted By pdougc
Question RPM Surge @ Idle

My uber cool 3rd engine mount (aka ratchet strap) came up and bite me! :oogle:

It managed to disconnect the MAF sensor, car went into limp mode, I was a mile from home and it was late so I limped...
Forum: events 06-05-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,280
Posted By pdougc
6/10 - Quaker Steak & NEPA Street Scene car meet!

Little something for the NEPA crowd.

@ Quaker Steak and Lube in Dickson City

June 10th 6pm-9pm

Pretty good selection of wings and beer.

Pretty sure there will be live music too.
Forum: showroom 06-03-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,023
Posted By pdougc
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v477/RS1100/P101...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v477/RS1100/P1010029b.jpg
Forum: showroom 06-03-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,023
Posted By pdougc
Thread bump... Not mine, found it searching,...

Thread bump...

Not mine, found it searching, trying to figure out what commandos would look like on a 90 240.
...
Forum: events 05-29-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,922
Posted By pdougc
I am supposed to watch the kids that day do to...

I am supposed to watch the kids that day do to the wife working, I am gonna see about getting baby sitters now so I can go. To the meet, not the wedding!
Forum: events 05-23-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,759
Posted By pdougc
Is that the drifting incident at Carlisle?

Is that the drifting incident at Carlisle?
Forum: events 05-23-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,759
Posted By pdougc
NEPASCCA Jack Williams Tire Solo Event #3 May 26th

If I can get my exhaust completed and the inspection finally done I am planning on heading out and watching. Never competed in an event before and would like to watch to get an idea of how it all...
Forum: events 05-06-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,644
Posted By pdougc
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By pdougc
Got a 4ft piece I am trying to use and the...

Got a 4ft piece I am trying to use and the current exhaust set up is 3in. Side exhaust wont pass our inspections. Trying to keep my $$ for more important mods. It is looking like I will just have...
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