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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Mbeas96
Nice help with the removal process, tight areas...

Nice help with the removal process, tight areas suck

Is bench testing starters a trusted practice?

In my experience with last 3 starters that failed, the bench test off the car has always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By Mbeas96
No ideas man. Definitely sounded like the two...

No ideas man. Definitely sounded like the two wires that came undone in the box would have been a problem. Is your coilpack getting power? While cranking?

I was also told on here during my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By Mbeas96
Is it no spark on all cylinders? During a WOT...

Is it no spark on all cylinders? During a WOT pull not long ago I had a connection inside the coil pack connector fail. Giving me no spark on a 2 cylinders. Wasted spark setup also using the 99 land...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Mbeas96
I have nothing scientific to add to this, but...

I have nothing scientific to add to this, but when I installed my AEM wideband, it said nothing about being too close to the other o2 sensors. Only that it was recommended to be at least 36" from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Mbeas96
Well the first one I assume is original with the...

Well the first one I assume is original with the car...probably not but the second one was a spare my brother had in his garage. I'm going to go by the JY and grab some spares.

I am planning on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Mbeas96
Broken AMM wires.

I have 2 failed 016 AMM's that have broken wires on the inside of the tube. Both within the last 10 months. I have a cone filter and the first one that broke didn't have the screen before the AMM...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,262
Posted By Mbeas96
It's been a while since I've updated this thread....

It's been a while since I've updated this thread. I'll start by saying I had another fun car to drive if the Volvo were to develop a problem...

It did, on the way home from work one day, a mile...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Mbeas96
Is that standard lh2.4?

Is that standard lh2.4?
Forum: events 06-16-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,063
Posted By Mbeas96
Lol coworker showed me a yt clip from that the...

Lol coworker showed me a yt clip from that the other day... yes yes yes yaaaasssss
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Mbeas96
In theory....no spark = boom?

What happens when you lose spark during boost?

Cylinders that don't have spark get washed in fuel, then when spark comes back it hopefully burns it away? Can't be healthy...

But what dangers...
Forum: article composition 05-26-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
Yes. Apparently the pin for 1-4 in the female...

Yes. Apparently the pin for 1-4 in the female connector going to the coil is corroded or something. I cut it off and used butt connectors to connect it directly to the coilpack pins.

I mean, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
It's running on all 4!! Crimped on some relay...

It's running on all 4!! Crimped on some relay connector butts that I had and pushed them onto the coil pack. Fired instantly and runs smooth! I didn't let it run long because I now need to go back...
Forum: article composition 05-25-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
It's running on all 4!! Crimped on some relay...

It's running on all 4!! Crimped on some relay connector butts that I had and pushed them onto the coil pack. Fired instantly and runs smooth! I didn't let it run long because I now need to go back...
Forum: article composition 05-25-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
Leds are a good idea. That was my thought, that...

Leds are a good idea. That was my thought, that the pulses are to short for themultimeter to pick up so it just reads 12v constantly. I wired in the new connector and it seems I have 12v on both...
Forum: article composition 05-23-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
Before I wire this connector in and try it out I...

Before I wire this connector in and try it out I undid the harness and found this...it was probaby like this on the first one but I just didn't care to ask.

The two outputs that go to the coil are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Mbeas96
Whattttt. I didn't know that was a thing.

Whattttt. I didn't know that was a thing.
Forum: article composition 05-20-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
Ordered a new connector last Thursday from a...

Ordered a new connector last Thursday from a miata forum so it should be here either today or tomorrow.

But until then I took the meter and tried to measure the pins coming from the igniter going...
Forum: article composition 05-15-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
I'm glad I know I can check for the 12v pulses in...

I'm glad I know I can check for the 12v pulses in the coil harness. And yeah never really thought about the heater core causing problems. I'm wondering if I can open up the igniter pigtail and check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Lol as am I no expert either...and don't have...

Lol as am I no expert either...and don't have access or the knowledge to use an oscilliscope.

That's disheartening to hear as I've swapped a working powerstage/igniter from my brother's running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Thanks for all the help! I tend to panic when...

Thanks for all the help! I tend to panic when things go wrong...but it can only be so many things. I posted in the ezk thread as well.
Forum: article composition 05-14-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 229,968
Posted By Mbeas96
Alright guys...so I've been running my wasted...

Alright guys...so I've been running my wasted spark setup for just shy of a year now; and now I've run into some issues

Link to my nonperformance thread......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
TPS tests good. Swapped fprs, pressure is a...

TPS tests good.
Swapped fprs, pressure is a tad higher but no change in how it runs
rewired igniter to coilpack and still no spark on cylinders 1 and 4. Wtf.

Before I go ripping apart my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Mbeas96
A rebuild kit for 100 bucks and a whole chra...

A rebuild kit for 100 bucks and a whole chra assembly for 100 bucks is a different story lol

I'd go for the kit and do it yourself rather than buying a cheap center cartridge
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Mbeas96
Yeah I wouldn't either for 168 bucks lol. There...

Yeah I wouldn't either for 168 bucks lol. There was a thread on here not long ago that someone had bought just that from ebay and it was spewing oil everywhere within 500 miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Mbeas96
I went to a jy and got my 16t. You can examine...

I went to a jy and got my 16t. You can examine the shaft play before you pull it! And usually a decent amount cheaper too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Spark only on cylinders 2 and 3... So either IB1...

Spark only on cylinders 2 and 3... So either IB1 or IB2 is not giving power to one side of the coil pack

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/UuZ-6gb4aPQ"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Okay so I'm definitely a noob when it comes to...

Okay so I'm definitely a noob when it comes to working with a meter....which is why I've put it off for this long.

Coil pack has 3 connectors going into it. The middle is 12v constant which I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
ill have a look tomorrow when it isn't pitch...

ill have a look tomorrow when it isn't pitch black.

Checked timing today and it is still in time, didn't slip.

Checked spark on each output on the coil pack and saw no spark on 2 of them and...
Forum: showroom 05-10-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Mbeas96
Aha, same wheels as me :oops:

Aha, same wheels as me :oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Didn't do much last night because of family...

Didn't do much last night because of family things, but ran out there just now and the tps clicks when opened...in a few hours I'll check out the timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
I haven't cheked cam timing or anything since it...

I haven't cheked cam timing or anything since it was running and driving perfectly fine until the last 2 miles of my 30 mile trip. Belt is tight and I don't think it would have slipped. I'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Sorry, forgot to put that in the last post with...

Sorry, forgot to put that in the last post with the recap. No codes on sockets 2 or 6. Both read 1-1-1.

It will idle, at around 2-300 rpm. And it will rev in park or neutral but it feels and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
It is still lh2.4. Which sets the timing itself,...

It is still lh2.4. Which sets the timing itself, correct?

I realize this thread is getting long and alot of people don't read thru everything so here's a recap of whats happened so far...

740...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
https://youtu.be/k3o8gIU8-o4 Took the rail...

https://youtu.be/k3o8gIU8-o4

Took the rail off..problem is Idk what I'm looking for. Besides them just pouring out gas. They definitely have a pulse. Watch in 480 if you can, you can actually see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Gapped the new plugs to .26 and car started. Ran...

Gapped the new plugs to .26 and car started. Ran like dog ****. But started. Same symptoms as before, very low shaky idle. Barely runs and chokes more with throttle. Pulled the plugs and they are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Okay, makes sense lol. Never had to do it before...

Okay, makes sense lol. Never had to do it before so just making sure.

And no idea...taking stabs at the dark currently. Plus the igniter came from a 90's miata in a junkyard...Really I'm pinning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Okay so, put original coil pack back on since I...

Okay so, put original coil pack back on since I didn't yesterday and still no start. It was trying to fire but wouldn't stay running. Thinking back to my thought of injector 3 being stuck open, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
The intake pump definitely primes with the key....

The intake pump definitely primes with the key. Not positive that it's on while running. But my thought were maybe a hose on the inside of the tank is torn or something like that?

Either way, I...
Forum: events 05-05-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,063
Posted By Mbeas96
Definitely fun driving last year. If someone had...

Definitely fun driving last year. If someone had some footage of it that would be awesome. My go pro died sitting at the lodge...

Count me in as a maybe..the Volvo is not currently running nor is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Backfiring out the intake when trying to start?...

Backfiring out the intake when trying to start? Never heard that before...

Swapped AMM and coil pack. Didn't do it. The car seems to have gotten worse. Won't stay running anymore. Won't fire on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
My brother gave me another spare AMM to try. ...

My brother gave me another spare AMM to try.

Plus we were talking about spark plug 3 that was dark compared to the others. Maybe that cylinder is being flooded with fuel? So today I'll take off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Did the jiggle test on the spark plug wires, coil...

Did the jiggle test on the spark plug wires, coil pack wires, everything associated with the wasted spark that's in the engine bay, and the rsr since I wired that in too. Nothing changes...
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
It'll idle, at about 200-300 rpm. I'll go wiggle...

It'll idle, at about 200-300 rpm. I'll go wiggle everything in sight. Will report back

And not currently, my last one failed...

I'll break out the multimeter and see if I can test it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
Pressure tested today after work and sprayed...

Pressure tested today after work and sprayed soapy water everywhere. I found a small leak, also by the output of the intercooler. Got that pretty much squared away. The problem has also seem to have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
In all honesty...rather than a glance around I...

In all honesty...rather than a glance around I didn't check for leaks. If it is a tear, I have a suspect in mind...I'll look more into it tomorrow, if none found I'll set up the pressure tester and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mbeas96
740 possible spark problem?

1990 740 lh2.4, aw71, chipped ezk and wasted spark using miata powerstage and bosch coil pack (out of a land rover discovery), recently non chipped 9xx fuel ecu which fixed my random rich...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By Mbeas96
The idle is controlled by the ecu really, reset...

The idle is controlled by the ecu really, reset the ecu,pull the battery, and it will have to "relearn" everything. (About 500 miles)

Does your tps click as soon as the throttle opens? Turn...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,262
Posted By Mbeas96
Not much of an update, but I FINALLY FIXED THE...

Not much of an update, but I FINALLY FIXED THE RICH STUMBLE AND RANDOM MISFIRE!! After all this time it was the fuel ecu...swapped in the 9xx turbo ecu I bought off a member on here and immediately...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,605
Posted By Mbeas96
YASSSSSSSSSSSS...the problem has finally went...

YASSSSSSSSSSSS...the problem has finally went away and hopefully will never come back. The culprit seems to be the original 5xx fuel ecu. I FINALLY popped the "known good" 9xx turbo ecu that I had in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,262
Posted By Mbeas96
So, I got time to mess with the intercooler...

So, I got time to mess with the intercooler placement...only because some bad things happened. I can't believe I didn't realize how close the charcoal canister bracket was to the positive battery...
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