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Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,969
Posted By lookforjoe
I have to ask, why is this in Performance & Mod...

I have to ask, why is this in Performance & Mod forum?



What happened? This sentence translates for me as, "I'm only a teenager, have no clue how to fix my broken turbo"

There was a member...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,892
Posted By lookforjoe
Best of luck with the heat, then. Hopefully that...

Best of luck with the heat, then. Hopefully that will make a difference.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,892
Posted By lookforjoe
Is this all to get the shifter cover off? Maybe...

Is this all to get the shifter cover off? Maybe it's easier to dismantle the underside & rotate the lower fork up & out the console?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,892
Posted By lookforjoe
So, the lower knob is clipped into the groove on...

So, the lower knob is clipped into the groove on #2 - the outer shaft of the shifter. I was misrembering the sequence, since # 27 is the detent rod retainer, not the shift knob retainer, sorry to add...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,892
Posted By lookforjoe
The lower knob is actually #25 - the retainer is...

The lower knob is actually #25 - the retainer is #27 :D - did you try pushing the spring down around it to relieve tension on the retainer? I can't recall how that is supposed to release, it's been...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you for replying. That one actually looks...

Thank you for replying. That one actually looks better than the few I can find online here - white matt face instead of reflective chrome dial, for example :( - For some reason I can't get Chrome to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,892
Posted By lookforjoe
Here’s the pic for anyone looking: ...

Here’s the pic for anyone looking:

https://i.postimg.cc/8zg67Rs8/4-F60-AF83-D8-D1-459-B-BEFD-61-A7-C33-DB491.jpg

Most likely just age then. May need to cup it & apply more aggressive upward...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,892
Posted By lookforjoe
Do you mean the chrome sleeve below the knob, or...

Do you mean the chrome sleeve below the knob, or the lower portion of the knob (no OD, since BW55, or did you convert to AW71 & swap shifter bucket etc.,?)

If no one responds I think I still have...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 64,861
Posted By lookforjoe
Dang. Just spent some hours over the cold weekend...

Dang. Just spent some hours over the cold weekend going through the thread. Such impressive workmanship, and work ethic. My brain just starts to fog when I read the specifics involved with suspension...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 85,593
Posted By lookforjoe
This is an awesome build. Love your attention to...

This is an awesome build. Love your attention to detail - and having to mod your building :). On a side note, I noticed your angle torque tool. Looks much easier to use than my old SnapOn with angle...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
2K primer ...

2K primer

https://s5.postimg.cc/hjajp33ef/DallaraPaint00011.jpg

https://s5.postimg.cc/ep7ebngnr/DallaraPaint00014.jpg

https://s5.postimg.cc/oz9tavytj/DallaraPaint00015.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By lookforjoe
...then you may have to do what I did - make an...

...then you may have to do what I did - make an adaptor to go from M14 to NPT. I used an old OP switch for the threaded part. Anything can be made, if you have the facility.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By lookforjoe
Doesn't the factory OP gauge/idiot light sender...

Doesn't the factory OP gauge/idiot light sender already have an elbow adaptor to allow the sender to clear the alternator on a 240? I think you'd run into clearance issues trying to add another...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By lookforjoe
Dang. The x70 versions came assembled/tied...

Dang. The x70 versions came assembled/tied together, so no instructions required. Are those new or used? Can't tell much from the horrible quality pic :D

I'd also recommend calling him if no FB...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-15-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By lookforjoe
EZK: Mouser 571-827249-1...

EZK: Mouser 571-827249-1 (https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/TE-Connectivity-AMP/827249-1?qs=%2fha2pyFadugQHG5yC65fB9dcEtngO4Ni3ise9jgUWkA7NirJe%252bhbrA%3d%3d)

They should have the LH as well,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By lookforjoe
What the numbers represent. It’s the same with...

What the numbers represent. It’s the same with the upshift indicator, which I’d like to set @ 6k for each gear, but without some way to translate the cell values, I have no idea how to do it.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By lookforjoe
6531 is WOT enrichment. The other two are better...

6531 is WOT enrichment. The other two are better defined in MrJaybreezes XDF for use with TunerPro: 65C3 is cold start enrichment and 65E7 is cranking enrichment. I would like to know what the values...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks for your research! I do have an...

Thanks for your research!

I do have an ostrich in my ECU.

I'll look at that & see if I can figure it out.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By lookforjoe
NA acceleration enrichment

Thought I’d use an existing thread to explore this more - I’m using LH2.4 NA - so it “should” have a functional full load / wide open throttle enrichment, since the TPS includes a WOT signal unlike T...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,358
Posted By lookforjoe
No, I'm talking about 70's OHC 8v technology - my...

No, I'm talking about 70's OHC 8v technology - my X1/9 is cast block/OHC 8V aluminum head just like the redblock. I didn't think you jumped to conclusions so readily.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By lookforjoe
You can also tune it yourself (TunerPro, see...

You can also tune it yourself (TunerPro, see Tuner's Rejoice thread on Volvospeed) for much less :D '98 is a good year for that.

IPD tune is good but conservative & most off the shelf tunes don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,358
Posted By lookforjoe
Desire for reliability & longevity are a given,...

Desire for reliability & longevity are a given, no? Otherwise the criteria under discussion really wouldn't matter.

I'm referring to personal experience. Raising static compression (using...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,358
Posted By lookforjoe
I got plenty of experience in breaking piston...

I got plenty of experience in breaking piston ring lands over more than one setup, large turbo and NA :D

I would definitely agree that the tuning / timing mapping is the most important ingredient....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Getting closer to paint ...

Getting closer to paint

https://s5.postimg.cc/75e4nimdj/7_F0_A9_B8_F-_B847-4_FAE-_A952-_D2_DB9_C6_B314_E.jpg

https://s5.postimg.cc/hkrz34cvb/7_BCA9_DFA-099_A-4453-_A12_C-68_D4_CB8273_DD.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By lookforjoe
Plenty of upgrades, given it's same platfromas...

Plenty of upgrades, given it's same platfromas Mazda3 & Ford Focus :D

It's not small, all the other FWD wagons are bloated in comparison, it's quite trim. I have an '12 C30, which is also same...
Forum: article composition 07-27-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 200,748
Posted By lookforjoe
Confirmed that WR7DP's DO NOT play nicely with...

Confirmed that WR7DP's DO NOT play nicely with the WS/EZK116 setup. Breakup is gone with the WR7DC+'s installed.
Forum: article composition 07-27-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 200,748
Posted By lookforjoe
Curious about this - as I just put in WR7DP's...

Curious about this - as I just put in WR7DP's about 80 miles ago & now have a 'breakup' that occurs during a steady throttle increase run - I was just trying to figure out what variables could cause...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Interesting idea - it's carefully tuned to...

Interesting idea - it's carefully tuned to register a specific frequency range, yes. EZK 11x is not tuned specifcally to the redblock. B280 also used same setup, and other manufacturers :) The sensor...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,626
Posted By lookforjoe
..Especially since you can use it (Ostrich and...

..Especially since you can use it (Ostrich and TunerPro) for both the LH2.4 AND the EZK116 mapping. Then burn chips once you've got each one sorted out.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Phenolic spacers can help on intakes. Volvo &...

Phenolic spacers can help on intakes. Volvo & Fiat (and others) used phenolic material for injector holders/spacers on K, D & L-Jet setups. Problem is, I don't have a cross flow head, so the problem...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
The HG doesn't show any signs of fire ring damage...

The HG doesn't show any signs of fire ring damage from detonation, so that is one good thing. Now I have the det can pickup attached to the block, I will be listening while I check the timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Blew another head gasket before I had a chance to...

Blew another head gasket before I had a chance to test the det can.

Upon inspection, the fire rings over hang the bores on the foreward face. Not good. I did not catch that when I installed it 1K...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Moved the knock sensor to the other side of the...

Moved the knock sensor to the other side of the block - the port I was using was too close to the head - I never got any knock indications in any of the HG failures. No error codes when checking...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Found that tach was unreporting rpm - I was...

Found that tach was unreporting rpm - I was wondering why it was going flat around 4500, that was mainly cos it was actually @6rpm. I hooked up a Volvo tach, and determined that 3K was actually 4K,...
Forum: article composition 06-01-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 200,748
Posted By lookforjoe
^ The timing maps are quite different between NA...

^ The timing maps are quite different between NA & T. Personally, I wouldn't use an T EZK on an NA. If your NA EZK is chippable, you can install the WSB in that, then swap out the chip for the T chip...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By lookforjoe
Volvo diagram / description of the various...

Volvo diagram / description of the various flywheels used

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c190/huseinholland/Volvo%20Diagrams/LH24crankSensor.jpg

58 teeth / 60 holes for LH2.4
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,121
Posted By lookforjoe
Great that you found resolution, and that you...

Great that you found resolution, and that you posted back to not leave the thread hanging as often happens. Which bushings specifically fixed the issue? Any pics of the hammered ones?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,805
Posted By lookforjoe
The 83-84 bodies have other issues - which should...

The 83-84 bodies have other issues - which should long resolved by now but who knows. My son acquired a manual conversion '85 744TD with welll over 200K miles HOWEVER it came with ALL the diesel...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 78,796
Posted By lookforjoe
Switched to the Bosch PS ...

Switched to the Bosch PS

https://s5.postimg.cc/a6gqoxwtj/X19wastedspark00003.jpg

and added the tach feed relay

https://s5.postimg.cc/4v1u47nlj/X19wastedspark00000.jpg


Fitted Honda S2000...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By lookforjoe
Assuming this is the car in your sig, running a...

Assuming this is the car in your sig, running a larger turbo & much higher than stock boost will generate CC pressure if you don't have sufficient oil vapor passage volume - could be breather box,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,914
Posted By lookforjoe
Of course it works better. Even more so with a...

Of course it works better. Even more so with a non stock / higher ouptut setup more prone to blowout/spark quality issues under higher than stock boost settings. There is no loss of spark quality...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By lookforjoe
It probably would run, but why??? Timing map will...

It probably would run, but why??? Timing map will be not good for NA. Get a Bosch LH2.2 distributor, and an EZK2.2 ignition box. Cut the harness out or make one, not that hard.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,833
Posted By lookforjoe
Seems like much work for nothing. M90 / 56 / 58/...

Seems like much work for nothing. M90 / 56 / 58/ 66 trans where all designed as Wagner said - no pilot support required. The FWD iterations can support 500ft/lbs or more through the drivetrain, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,997
Posted By lookforjoe
Yeah, we all know about that. I made over 450AWHP...

Yeah, we all know about that. I made over 450AWHP with just shims on my RNC B5234T block, broke the Wiseco's due to tuning issues. I would still go with a block guard if i were thinking over 400wheel...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,997
Posted By lookforjoe
For any number of reasons, not the least of which...

For any number of reasons, not the least of which is for DD, cast pistons have tighter bore clearances, reducing potential for premature wear due to lack of operator attention.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,602
Posted By lookforjoe
NO. It is attached in the inlet for a reason -...

NO. It is attached in the inlet for a reason - unless you go VTA you need the vacuum draw in the CC that that huse provides- there is no secondary vac line on the breather Nipple like NA
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,997
Posted By lookforjoe
Pistons are not forged. 400-500 is a very wide...

Pistons are not forged. 400-500 is a very wide span with many additional support requirements beyond motor work. You can look at Kaplhenkes block guard or Darton sleeving as required for over 400AWHP
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,262
Posted By lookforjoe
As an FYI your octane ratings are not the same...

As an FYI your octane ratings are not the same computation as US ( (R+M / 2) ) . Our 93 = your 98 or better. Our crap 87 is your crap 93 or there abouts.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,486
Posted By lookforjoe
Not. So, you're going for the broke-ass...

Not. So, you're going for the broke-ass suspension Honda look, it seems?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,578
Posted By lookforjoe
Unless you plan on pushing these over the...

Unless you plan on pushing these over the generally recognized 85% IDC there is no reason you would see a difference I can think of. I would be more concerned about improving fuel volume with your...
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