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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By lummert
How old is the gas in the tank?

How old is the gas in the tank?
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By lummert
The Bosch main pump used on 700/900 cars was also...

The Bosch main pump used on 700/900 cars was also used for VW/Audi cars that had K-jet...so 75 psi?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By lummert
May be symptom of defective fuel pump...

May be symptom of defective fuel pump check-valve. Fuel pressure tests need to be done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By lummert
Just what I was thinking.

Just what I was thinking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By lummert
Isn't there a lock override?

Isn't there a lock override?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By lummert
How would swapping to a one line caliper help...

How would swapping to a one line caliper help with your brake bleeding problems? There would be more issues to overcome than just bleeding the brakes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By lummert
Have you tried swapping the original coolant temp...

Have you tried swapping the original coolant temp sensor back in?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By lummert
Thinking the 88 740 turbo with LH2.2 doesn't use...

Thinking the 88 740 turbo with LH2.2 doesn't use a cold start valve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By lummert
Throwout bearing? Another question: Does the M90...

Throwout bearing? Another question: Does the M90 use a pilot bearing at the rear of the crankshaft? After some reading it appears that the cure for the dual mass flywheels is a swap to a single mass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
What did the air filter look like? The bores look...

What did the air filter look like? The bores look like dirt got into the intake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By lummert
LH 2.2 Boost Pressure Over-pressure switch? This...

LH 2.2 Boost Pressure Over-pressure switch? This switch will shut down the fuel pumps if the boost gets higher than the switch setting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By lummert
Does your car have a fuse for the in-tank pump?...

Does your car have a fuse for the in-tank pump? My 88 765 has a fuel pump fuse, and an in-tank pump fuse. Pull fuse for in-tank pump, check for rather noisy main pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
Old head gasket should have something that would...

Old head gasket should have something that would indicate the thickness. 1, 2, or 3 holes (or notches). The number of holes on a tab on one edge of the gasket.

1 notch 1.4 mm
2 notch 1.55 mm
3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
12-point serrated? That's what I've found in VW...

12-point serrated? That's what I've found in VW Rabbit/Jetta engines manufactured since about 1975. Always replaced those type head bolts with the earlier 6-point socket head allen bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By lummert
Some tire places won't mount carry in 5 year old...

Some tire places won't mount carry in 5 year old tires due to liability.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By lummert
The castle nut should be easily removed after...

The castle nut should be easily removed after removing the cotter pin. Something is messed up. Others are correct in that you should just get another strut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
I'm thinking that VW D24 is a non-interference...

I'm thinking that VW D24 is a non-interference fit engine. It's related to the earlier VW/Audi 4 and 5 cylinder diesel, not the later 1.9L diesel.

Edit: I did find mention of the VW Diesel being...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By lummert
Find a way to disable the ABS temporarily. Pull a...

Find a way to disable the ABS temporarily. Pull a fuse or relay for the ABS. If the problem is still there after that, it's not the ABS. A defective brake master cylinder can cause the pedal not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By lummert
Did you make certain that you installed the...

Did you make certain that you installed the correct temp sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
The cam sprocket isn't keyed IIRC.

The cam sprocket isn't keyed IIRC.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By lummert
Tighten all the bolts with the car on the ground....

Tighten all the bolts with the car on the ground. You could have introduced air into the power steering fluid while turning wheels lock to lock. Also the strut rods are available in different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
Something not right in your pictures. That cam...

Something not right in your pictures. That cam looks out of time. I'd guess that the auxiliary shaft is also out of time.

IIRC VW had the timing mark on the cam sprocket line up with the valve...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By lummert
When I tried using a larger that stock master...

When I tried using a larger that stock master cylinder (Ford F-Series) on my 88 765 with Jumbo brake upgrade the brake pedal was nearly impossible to press, the pedal was rock hard. I installed a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 783
Posted By lummert
I still remember the warning in the owner's...

I still remember the warning in the owner's manual from my previous 1984 VW Jetta. Never introduce fuels containing ethanol to this car. The water content in the fuel was said to eventually damage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
Do a VW Quantum/Audi 4000 5 cylinder turbo engine...

Do a VW Quantum/Audi 4000 5 cylinder turbo engine swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By lummert
Fuel pressure regulator can fail in a way that...

Fuel pressure regulator can fail in a way that restricts fuel flow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,181
Posted By lummert
My experience with a VW diesel was on a 1980 VW...

My experience with a VW diesel was on a 1980 VW Dasher Diesel Wagon. 115k miles and if it was colder than 45 degrees F it would have to be pushed a few feet to get it started. After 6 weeks of push...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By lummert
Shouldn't a 1990 Volvo 760 already be equipped...

Shouldn't a 1990 Volvo 760 already be equipped with cruise control? As far as what will fit I vote for 1988-1990 760 and maybe 1991 940SE (960 Turbo). 1992-1994 960 has different plug-in on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By lummert
This is why I suggested the simplicity of the GM...

This is why I suggested the simplicity of the GM bypass valve.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By lummert
Running a GM heater bypass valve with the OE...

Running a GM heater bypass valve with the OE Volvo heater control valve will improve the coolant flow through the head. This type of valve will bypass the heater core if the the heater control valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By lummert
There aren't that many wires to add when...

There aren't that many wires to add when upgrading to 960/S90/V90 front seats. Just be aware that installing the later 960/S90/V90 seats requires all the front seat belt parts from the donor car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By lummert
Vacuum pump filter as used for oil/air separator....

Vacuum pump filter as used for oil/air separator. Has wire screen installed, but filter is available.

http://www.piab.com/en-US/products/vacuum-pumps/pump-accessories/vacuum-filters/0128415/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By lummert
Which fuel system is used on this car? When I...

Which fuel system is used on this car? When I tried looking it up I found both K-Jet and LH-Jetronic was used for 1984. Okay, I did further searching and found mention of 1984 B23F using LH-2.0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By lummert
What are you using for crankcase ventilation?

What are you using for crankcase ventilation?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By lummert
When the power stage on my 88 765 was going out...

When the power stage on my 88 765 was going out the tachometer went wacky. After swapping the power stage I had no more issues with the tach.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,673
Posted By lummert
I've used the rope trick twice without any...

I've used the rope trick twice without any issues. Just make sure that the rope is nylon, not poly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By lummert
If you're not afraid of starting the engine when...

If you're not afraid of starting the engine when the trans is in gear just connect the 2 wires at the neutral safety switch that should be the same color. But make sure the shifter is in park or...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By lummert
I've read that E85 requires 40% more fuel. What...

I've read that E85 requires 40% more fuel. What about using an adjustable fuel pressure regulator with higher flow injectors?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By lummert
Without an IAC how do you propose controlling the...

Without an IAC how do you propose controlling the idle speed? If you have year round warm weather I suppose you could install a ball valve to have an adjustment for idle speed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By lummert
Brake rotors?

Brake rotors?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By lummert
Ohtsu is a Sumitomo brand, just as Falken is a...

Ohtsu is a Sumitomo brand, just as Falken is a Sumitomo brand.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By lummert
Let LH 2.4 learn.

Let LH 2.4 learn.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By lummert
Update: I managed the get the heater pipe...

Update:

I managed the get the heater pipe (heater not used) out of the turbo inlet hose. A 1 inch barbed hose connector fits the hole perfectly. I was even able to use a narrow hose clamp to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By lummert
Manufactured in Thailand by an unidentified...

Manufactured in Thailand by an unidentified manufacturer. I would need to know more about the manufacturer. My guess would be Sumitomo Rubber Company.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By lummert
Timing belt jumped?

Timing belt jumped?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By lummert
In my area of Indiana I was told that the ethanol...

In my area of Indiana I was told that the ethanol content may be lower for higher octane ratings, but, I was also told that the actual ethanol level could be higher or lower than 10%.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,254
Posted By lummert
On my 88 765 there was a separate rear bulb out...

On my 88 765 there was a separate rear bulb out sensor at the back of the car. The tricky part was figuring out how to bypass it when it burned out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By lummert
Update: This I have the crankcase breather...

Update:

This I have the crankcase breather experiment figured out. I have installed an air/oil separator and returned the VW CCV valve mounted to the valve cover with the OE crankcase breather to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By lummert
I'm thinking ambient temp has more effect on the...

I'm thinking ambient temp has more effect on the density of gasoline.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,294
Posted By lummert
Today's 195/60r15 is too small for a 700/900....

Today's 195/60r15 is too small for a 700/900. They will require 40 psi and they will overheat in warm weather. The tire standards were changed in 1990. Previous 195/60R15 was closer in size and...
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