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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ZVOLV
Vac bleeder. I use a shop air powered one. ...

Vac bleeder. I use a shop air powered one.

Or bike inner tube cut in half and rolled and hose clamped to rez. A knot in the other end. Works ok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,772
Posted By ZVOLV
What is the weight that you put in? What is...

What is the weight that you put in?

What is the weight specification on the sticker under the hood?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
That's just a cold start injector connector. It's...

That's just a cold start injector connector. It's not needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Doh! Yeah there will be 12v on the injector...

Doh! Yeah there will be 12v on the injector negative if it's plugged in!

Keep searching.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By ZVOLV
When the fork and/or pivot pin is worn out, the...

When the fork and/or pivot pin is worn out, the travel can be too much and cause fluid loss. Just an idea.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,597
Posted By ZVOLV
Will this engine fit in my 1990 240? ...

Will this engine fit in my 1990 240?

http://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=369&pictureid=3376
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
YES

That's what I believe to be the case also. That's why I changed my test recommendation to what I just said in post 49.

Unplug the ECU and then power up the injector positive side of the circuit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By ZVOLV
Welcome. Check for torn air ducts.

Welcome.

Check for torn air ducts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By ZVOLV
Won't rev is commonly retarded ignition timing....

Won't rev is commonly retarded ignition timing. Cam timing could be off too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
I gotta look at a diagram, but the i think the...

I gotta look at a diagram, but the i think the ecu powers up the RSR, therefore, one could power up the RSR circuit manually and see if there is still a short to voltage on that injector ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Unplug the ECU and see if short goes away.

Unplug the ECU and see if short goes away.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By ZVOLV
Buy a test lamp.

Buy a test lamp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By ZVOLV
Slow down. Put down the parts gun. Do some diag. ...

Slow down. Put down the parts gun. Do some diag.

When the car doesn't restart is there spark? Start there. If no spark consider tossing a powerstage at it as an educated guess. Crank sensor is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
It should have ran on ether.

It should have ran on ether.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Yeah no kidding. Slap some dielectric grease in...

Yeah no kidding. Slap some dielectric grease in there to prevent future oxidation and to promote a good connection. There was a bulletin to slap grease in the ecu connector on these cars.


Like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
I don't recommend using a file to clean...

I don't recommend using a file to clean terminals, but it sure will destroy any fretting.

Another way to test the ground side is to connect a test light to a positive source and to the injector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Oh fuel pump relay. Try ether for science...

Oh fuel pump relay.

Try ether for science reasons.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
WTF. Looking at a diagram shows it's a standard 4...

WTF. Looking at a diagram shows it's a standard 4 prong relay. What the heck is this Y crap?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Why would bypassing a relay when there is already...

Why would bypassing a relay when there is already power do anything for you?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Those are not injector grounds.

Those are not injector grounds.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
These cars heavily depend on the MAF signal...

These cars heavily depend on the MAF signal compared to modern cars. It runs with the MAF unplugged!? Next step is try another MAF.

Or.... you may have huge air leaks. I did a headskaget job just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
It's only 5 wires. Shouldn't be too hard to...

It's only 5 wires. Shouldn't be too hard to figure out which circuit isn't juiced up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,829
Posted By ZVOLV
Front probing is a bad practice. I edited...

Front probing is a bad practice.

I edited the above post so recheck it for some ideas. Needle probes, sewing needles, terminal test tools, or make a test lead from old components is a good idea...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,829
Posted By ZVOLV
Don't damage the pins for the fuse or other...

Don't damage the pins for the fuse or other terminals front probing with a meter. We use terminal test tools that are the exact male terminal that corresponds to the female terminal.

I also have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,829
Posted By ZVOLV
If you measure current before and after any...

If you measure current before and after any repair, you may see changes. Like, instead of swapping the rollover valve, measure current then take off the fuel cap and recheck. Idk. Just ideas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 821
Posted By ZVOLV
Labscope.

Labscope.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By ZVOLV
Pull the intake hose and check for leaks. I...

Pull the intake hose and check for leaks.

I use a smoke machine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
Sounds like it may be the way it's rigged up. We...

Sounds like it may be the way it's rigged up. We did the swap in a 1984 240 and I forget the details, but I think we repinned a wire in the ignition switch. As in, changed the position of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
Try a MAF.

Try a MAF.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
You gotta rig the circuit so **** stays powered...

You gotta rig the circuit so **** stays powered up properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,368
Posted By ZVOLV
Labscope.

Labscope.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By ZVOLV
http://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=150...

http://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=150&pictureid=1090
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By ZVOLV
Cross member is different. Downpipe may be...

Cross member is different.

Downpipe may be an issue.

Wiring would just need MAF pigtail run over there or restrung. And ballast pack put in for greentop injectors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it stay running with ether or brake cleaner...

Does it stay running with ether or brake cleaner pulsed into the throttle body?

Does your fuel pump stay powered up? Use a test light.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By ZVOLV
Click my signature.

Click my signature.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By ZVOLV
That looks like burned up oil and/or coolant.

That looks like burned up oil and/or coolant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,952
Posted By ZVOLV
Rig a test light to coil negative to ground and...

Rig a test light to coil negative to ground and tape it by the wipers. If it stops blinking while running or trying to restart after a stall, then look towards powerstage/another component upstream...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,829
Posted By ZVOLV
I recommend measuring current.

I recommend measuring current.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,829
Posted By ZVOLV
How much current is the circuit pulling?

How much current is the circuit pulling?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,772
Posted By ZVOLV
Green ones. Available anywhere. Replace any on...

Green ones. Available anywhere. Replace any on hoses you break free.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,772
Posted By ZVOLV
A car has either and orifice or thermal expansion...

A car has either and orifice or thermal expansion valve. Never both.

Get new seals, orifice, and drier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By ZVOLV
Drive backwards.

Drive backwards.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By ZVOLV
Always turn the heater on and run it till it...

Always turn the heater on and run it till it blows warm then top off the coolant. A rookie move is to miss that step, ship the car, then have them overheat and blow an engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By ZVOLV
You measure signal going into a computer and...

You measure signal going into a computer and going out. If its going in, but not out, and there is power and ground, replace.

Or conveniently try another one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By ZVOLV
Recover, vacuum, recharge with the proper WEIGHT...

Recover, vacuum, recharge with the proper WEIGHT of refrigerant.

For the compressor, drain the old compressor, and the new one, put the same amount of oil back into the new compressor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By ZVOLV
There was a guy here once that mentioned his...

There was a guy here once that mentioned his engine ran backwards when he went in reverse.

**** the rope trick. No special tool!? Get a solid prybar and jam the flywheel while the other man...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By ZVOLV
Too long didn't read. To get crank bolt off...

Too long didn't read.

To get crank bolt off I use a metal pipe about 3 feet long on a breaker bar and the counterhold tool.

Or just put the engine in reverse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,772
Posted By ZVOLV
You only need one side to recover and recharge....

You only need one side to recover and recharge. Being able to read the high is nice, but not completely required.

I just fixed the AC in my 1990 240 with just the low side, but as u told you, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,120
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! Send beer!

Nice!

Send beer!
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