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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By mblue240
I didn't even think about the spacers. That would...

I didn't even think about the spacers. That would have been frustrating when I went to put the new assemblies together. I'll add tie rod ends to the list.



I put IPD bars with new bushings on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By mblue240
All new front suspension

My summer project is going to be swapping strut assemblies in the '83. The ones on it currently are rustier than I like, so I got a spare set to powder coat. I also have IPD springs, Bilstein TC,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 147,842
Posted By mblue240
I was just looking over the pics again, the...

I was just looking over the pics again, the steering box might make it snug too. I cut the bottom half of my bracket off and it still mounted up fine, so that would help with clearance down low. How...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 147,842
Posted By mblue240
Are you running ac or a ps pump on the driver...

Are you running ac or a ps pump on the driver side? If not I would grab a 740 driver side accessory bracket and run the alternator on the top position of that.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,597
Posted By mblue240
I'm very slowly starting to collect parts to +t...

I'm very slowly starting to collect parts to +t this car, so I'll use this space as a rolling checklist of what I have and what I need to find. I'm in no hurry to get this done, just collecting stuff...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,085
Posted By mblue240
I used the bracket with bushings in my 89 240. I...

I used the bracket with bushings in my 89 240. I dropped ps and ac though, so those weren't an issue. Moving the wires was easy and I redid the power wire to run 1/0 gauge from the alternator to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By mblue240
I've had Rensi in my 240 with no issues, but OEM...

I've had Rensi in my 240 with no issues, but OEM fit much better. Check with swedishiron, right in your area, I bet he has a set of mats you could buy. Then there are other guys that will have some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 561
Posted By mblue240
Redwood would likely have the best deal, but you...

Redwood would likely have the best deal, but you can still get the whole set up new from the dealer. I think I paid $50ish for an M47 knob (same as M46) and cap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By mblue240
Castrol HM rang up at the regular price, so I...

Castrol HM rang up at the regular price, so I went back and grabbed Mobil 1. Clerk told me it wasn't included either, but then I pointed out the $2 tag on the shelf. It rang up just fine for the 10...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By mblue240
Crank Position Sensor got me running. Still no...

Crank Position Sensor got me running. Still no pumps priming though and it doesn't want to run when cold (it idles just fine if I keep my foot on the throttle). The cold issue though I think is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By mblue240
I haven't tried starter fluid yet. I replaced the...

I haven't tried starter fluid yet. I replaced the intank pump and it will not run when the key is on Acc, but does run (out of the tank) when you crank the motor. I jumped fuse 4 and 6, you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By mblue240
The next house is going to have a MUCH bigger...

The next house is going to have a MUCH bigger garage. Right now I can only fit one of my 240's and the 142. The 142 side of the car is too cramped for a 240. I have 5 cars and a motorcycle that all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By mblue240
I pulled a fuel line and confirmed it flows while...

I pulled a fuel line and confirmed it flows while the car is cranking. I did the same with a spark plug too. I was thinking CPS or AMM might have taken a ****. CPS was replaced a few years ago with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By mblue240
I actually got to diagnose a little tonight. The...

I actually got to diagnose a little tonight. The fuel relay is clicking (new one and old one), but the pump isn't running to prime the system. When you try to start it there is fuel and spark, no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By mblue240
89 no start...no fuel?

My 89 has had trouble starting lately, usually seems to happen in the winter. I chalked it up to having a small water leak I can't seem to seal up, so electronics got damp. Last year I ran a space...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,922
Posted By mblue240
2.5" on NA cars is the way to go, single muffler...

2.5" on NA cars is the way to go, single muffler in the rear with a bullet cat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By mblue240
This is the most I've ever needed. Only time I...

This is the most I've ever needed. Only time I had needed security bits was when I grabbed roof bars from a p80.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By mblue240
That makes it easy, I don't even have to go look....

That makes it easy, I don't even have to go look. I have the CAM rack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By mblue240
It has slop, so I'm guessing more just the rods....

It has slop, so I'm guessing more just the rods. I've never heard for the manual rack, how can I tell between ZF or CAM?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By mblue240
Manual steering rack

My manual rack is in need of a rebuild, but I can't seem to find parts anywhere. Anyone have a line on inner/outer tie rods?
Forum: showroom 09-01-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By mblue240
Buy any coffin hood car and swap the quad rounds...

Buy any coffin hood car and swap the quad rounds in. There are a few sets (I have one) up for sale.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By mblue240
I have one in my 83 that the PO installed. I was...

I have one in my 83 that the PO installed. I was so deep into getting the car cleaned and running (sat for 10+ years) that I didn't even notice the cap for a couple of months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By mblue240
IIRC 90+ 740s need 15's to clear the front brakes.

IIRC 90+ 740s need 15's to clear the front brakes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By mblue240
You'll need a non airbag reel.

You'll need a non airbag reel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By mblue240
Thats exactly it. I probably have 50+ injectors...

Thats exactly it. I probably have 50+ injectors on the work bench right now. At the very least i need to ensure they fire.



I'm kicking myself, because I'm pretty sure I tossed the pump/filter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By mblue240
Fuel injector testing

I don't want to get too scientific, but I want to build a bench tester for fuel injectors. Mainly just comparing the injectors against each other, not testing flow rate or pressure. I grabbed a fuel...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 131,907
Posted By mblue240
I had to go back and look. I thought it was just...

I had to go back and look. I thought it was just another car you were working on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By mblue240
That works for the 262 hat shelf, the standard...

That works for the 262 hat shelf, the standard 240 one is 1 piece and is curved. Just a little harder to make a homemade re-pop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By mblue240
I've seen all of the above used. Someone...

I've seen all of the above used. Someone reinforced their existing shelf with fiberglass, someone put flat wood down, but most find a good one and dye/paint it. My hat shelf is on my to-do list. My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By mblue240
Take the opportunity to swap to lighted 960...

Take the opportunity to swap to lighted 960 window switches. I saw some in the fs section not too long ago, or I could send you some from my stash too. I know i have one dead switch in my 91, since...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By mblue240
Both. I want a coupe for myself, but my wife...

Both. I want a coupe for myself, but my wife wants a wagon for family cruises on the weekends.
Forum: showroom 05-06-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By mblue240
I've had a 244 in the dark blue for years and...

I've had a 244 in the dark blue for years and love it. in person the metallic is much better than the single stage imo.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
Posted By mblue240
Quad rounds are the easiest way to go, but even...

Quad rounds are the easiest way to go, but even with your motor swap you should be able to run a flathood. That set up is usually the preferred style here on TB.

Hackster seems to be running it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,398
Posted By mblue240
I love the classics and if i find a parts one...

I love the classics and if i find a parts one I'll make my 89 into one. I'm sub'd, so I'm expecting good things.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By mblue240
Join the FB Cars and Coffee group, then ask...

Join the FB Cars and Coffee group, then ask there. They'll give you good options at a bunch of different prices. The question of paint seems to get asked at least once a month.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
850: Hood latch
Views: 497
Posted By mblue240
Hood latch

What exactly makes the hood latches lock the hood down?

My hood release cable that runs across the front of the car was bent in two places, so I replaced it with a nice jy one. After the swap the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 23,605
Posted By mblue240
Did you rattle can the block?

Did you rattle can the block?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By mblue240
I've had A and B in my 240. I recommend the A, it...

I've had A and B in my 240. I recommend the A, it idles just a little smoother than the B did for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,327
Posted By mblue240
Brown part number: 0280155831 - 31.8 lbs/hr -...

Brown part number: 0280155831 - 31.8 lbs/hr - 334.2 cc/min
Red part number: 0280155759 - 30 lbs/hr - 315.3 cc/min
Yellow part number:0280155746 - 19 lbs/hr - 199.7 cc/min
Pink part number:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,327
Posted By mblue240
They'll work. They flow just a little less than...

They'll work. They flow just a little less than the stock injectors, but work just fine. With performance upgrades already having been done i found the pinks worked best for me.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 147,842
Posted By mblue240
Cigars, a big dog, and cars...my invite must have...

Cigars, a big dog, and cars...my invite must have gotten lost in the mail.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,327
Posted By mblue240
This catches a little of my fuel injector...

This catches a little of my fuel injector experience:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=301784
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,327
Posted By mblue240
I have an 89 244 NA w/ m47 swap. My A cam is...

I have an 89 244 NA w/ m47 swap. My A cam is advanced 2*, intake manifold is ported to match the gasket, p80 pink fuel injectors, 2.5" stainless exhaust w/ bullet cat and single magnaflow muffler,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By mblue240
Sounds like I need to pull my cluster apart...

Sounds like I need to pull my cluster apart again. Now that I think about it the tach may be plugged in wrong, but the tach appears to be working correctly.



I miss that yard so much. I wish I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By mblue240
It says their 1.83" deep and I just read the...

It says their 1.83" deep and I just read the factory depth is 1.79". You could do it, but you's have to space them out. I'm looking for 5.25" speakers I can run behind factory grills right now, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By mblue240
Cluster issues

I'm having a few issues with the speedo cluster in my '89 240. I'm pretty sure they aren't related, but I'll list them all just in case.

1. The trip odometer reset button broke off. Has since...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,624
Posted By mblue240
If I were going to widen spare wheels I'd go with...

If I were going to widen spare wheels I'd go with the p80 R spare 17" rim. I have one right now, just need to find 3 more.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,624
Posted By mblue240
Are we talking about the thing the triangle is...

Are we talking about the thing the triangle is supposed to hit? If so take the ear and the triangles off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By mblue240
You need to make friends with Cameron at Swedish...

You need to make friends with Cameron at Swedish Relics. He has a 444 in rally spec.

https://www.facebook.com/swedishrelics/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,779
Posted By mblue240
If this is your DD I would go 12v and maybe put...

If this is your DD I would go 12v and maybe put in led bulbs. If this is the weekend car that you want to keep close to original I'd add the rear fog like you're thinking. My 83 242 DD doesn't have...
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