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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Janspeed
post #12 says he got it running so i suppose it's...

post #12 says he got it running so i suppose it's all good. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By Janspeed
i would install 1 or 2 Helmholz resonators T-ed...

i would install 1 or 2 Helmholz resonators T-ed into the 3" pipe , these reduce drone sounds but do not impede flow.
They are basically side chambers that are attached to the main pipe. Some modern...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Janspeed
when it starts on the spray can but it does not...

when it starts on the spray can but it does not stay running on it's own you just proved that there is something wrong in the fuel delivery.
You say you installed a 850 intank pump, is that an...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 730
Posted By Janspeed
and you could pay some serious attention to port...

and you could pay some serious attention to port matching the exhaust side from head to manifold, from manifold to turbine housing, the wastegate port (cost: some good quality diegrinder tools and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Janspeed
i don't really remember, sorry. it's now 10+...

i don't really remember, sorry. it's now 10+ years ago form me. But it's more then the final stage of a headbolt. 150Nm? 200Nm?
The bolt size is larger then that of a headbolt and made of similar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Janspeed
those bolt that fix the 2 dogbones to the diff...

those bolt that fix the 2 dogbones to the diff housing are notrious for working lose over time.
Back when i did service on a 740 rally car i always made sure i checked those bolts for tightness...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Janspeed
That setup will be a lot like a VOC rallycar....

That setup will be a lot like a VOC rallycar. They also used 195/50x15 tires making the rear drive ratio even shorter. It makes the power delivery a lot more fun and lively in 2nd, 3rd and 4th gear....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Janspeed
Maybe you have a lose object moving around in the...

Maybe you have a lose object moving around in the bellhousing.
That would explain the ring getting damaged.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Janspeed
why don't you just try to space out the crank...

why don't you just try to space out the crank sensor? way easier and cheaper (couple of rivets) and hardly any work at all. Worth a try!

another appoach: remove the starter and turn the engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By Janspeed
about the SRS: if at some point a incompetent...

about the SRS: if at some point a incompetent mechanic has pulled the steering wheel off the column and also removed the twin coil connection spring setup on the column then he could have f-ed up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Janspeed
that video does seem to indicate that the booster...

that video does seem to indicate that the booster is leaking. pray the cause is the rubber grommet around the tube. If not the leak must be inside the booster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Janspeed
How did you test if the booster actually works?...

How did you test if the booster actually works? if it holds vacume it should work. The oneway valve can also be leaking.

what is you current vacume setup?
if the old setup took vacume from the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Janspeed
it's not an easy drop-in but you can use your...

it's not an easy drop-in but you can use your existing engine mounts.
First tricky thing is that the 940 has a distributor at the back of the head. That probably will not fit in your 240. You need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Janspeed
is this a 4banger or a V6? does the engine have...

is this a 4banger or a V6?
does the engine have fuel pressure? Do you hear the pump(s) building pressure when you switch on the ignition?
Even if both pumps are brand new they still need to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,058
Posted By Janspeed
thanks for your kind words ;-) Happy new year...

thanks for your kind words ;-)
Happy new year and i hope you enjoy your car in 2018!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Janspeed
with the engine OFF: take the hose off the...

with the engine OFF: take the hose off the throttle body. Manually apply WOT and reach into the TB and feel if you can move the butterfly valve around (in relation to the axel.) If yes you have found...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Janspeed
the exh manifold and head get very hot , i guess...

the exh manifold and head get very hot , i guess seperate exh gaskets allow for some heat expansion. also, the cast iron manifold and the aliminium head expand at a different rate.

If you take a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Janspeed
maybe check if the ABS system uses a fuse. Maybe...

maybe check if the ABS system uses a fuse. Maybe it is blown? caused by those naked wires.
If you have fixed those wires and if you have located a blown fuse just try a new fuse and see if the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Janspeed
double post

double post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Janspeed
seems you have found a real problem . Wiring...

seems you have found a real problem . Wiring should not be exposed. Start by fixing that issue before changing any relay.

about diagnostics: Each sub-system (fuel, ignition, ABS) uses it's own...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Janspeed
speedo uses the ABS sensor in the Diff cover....

speedo uses the ABS sensor in the Diff cover. Your ABS-brake problem may be related to the speedo not working.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,843
Posted By Janspeed
You need to setup an account on a photo cloud...

You need to setup an account on a photo cloud service (like flickr.com) and then you can use the yellow picture icon in your turbobricks post to copy+paste a hyperlink to your online picture.
The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,058
Posted By Janspeed
good progress. I think you have found the true...

good progress. I think you have found the true cause. 2 teeth off (most likely retarded) is a lot. that will make the engine run like a limping dog.

about that tensioner, in case you want to do a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,362
Posted By Janspeed
This might be true. But the problem with...

This might be true. But the problem with snowy/icey road conditions is that even though your car is well prepared and you have the proper driving skills there are still hundreds of drivers around you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,058
Posted By Janspeed
progress! let us know how that correctly adjusted...

progress! let us know how that correctly adjusted wastegate does.
I predict a nice improvement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,058
Posted By Janspeed
you could investigate the wastegate by undoing...

you could investigate the wastegate by undoing the downpipe and use a small mirror and a torch to take a look inside the turbine housing. Look for a closed wastegate port.
manually open the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,058
Posted By Janspeed
i still think there is something fundamentally...

i still think there is something fundamentally wrong in the wastegate + control setup: wastegate not properly closed when it is supposed to be = no or very late spool-up
Your story reads like there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Janspeed
Your post does not mention what car. i assume it...

Your post does not mention what car. i assume it is the '92 965 in the sig.?
A car from 1992 is old... and it is a good idea to do a complete overhaul on the brake system because all parts will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 868
Posted By Janspeed
double post, sorry

double post, sorry
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By Janspeed
wedge a prybar between a ringgear tooth and the...

wedge a prybar between a ringgear tooth and the block.

In case of a manual trans: fully apply hardbrake + put trans in gear. Most of the time that is enough to undo the bolt
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Janspeed
i'd say 3 hrs (no lift, just axel stands + floor...

i'd say 3 hrs (no lift, just axel stands + floor jack + normal handtools + amateur skills:lol:).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Janspeed
same setup as a 780? my brother and i removed the...

same setup as a 780? my brother and i removed the whole rear suspention on his 780 so we could access the differential just to replace a large bushing in the diff housing. It had sheared in half....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,954
Posted By Janspeed
nobody suggested a CBV problem yet? Is the...

nobody suggested a CBV problem yet?
Is the engine using a CBV? is it actually working and hooked up correctly?
it should be holding boost while throttle is applied = boost pressure acting against...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Janspeed
i suppose your 3spd is a BW55. It has no lock-up ...

i suppose your 3spd is a BW55. It has no lock-up

AW71L is the one you want, AW71's are beefier then the AW70's and the L stands for Lock-up , which will give better mileage on long drives.
They...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Janspeed
job well done.

job well done.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,656
Posted By Janspeed
realy nice car! would it be possible to pop on...

realy nice car! would it be possible to pop on some old style small chrome hubcaps?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Janspeed
please mention the model and year of production....

please mention the model and year of production. It increases your chance of getting a useful answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Janspeed
+1, thermostat would be my first suspect. It...

+1, thermostat would be my first suspect. It could be broken (= valve not closing) or it could have a wrong spec (= opening at too low temperature)

testing is easy: remove thermostat from engine,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Janspeed
Your car has an ETM (electronic throttle module)....

Your car has an ETM (electronic throttle module). These use carbon contact tracks that will gradually wear. (see pic) Your fault description (skipping at 1500-2000rpm) sure makes me think your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Janspeed
how are the flex hoses between calipers and...

how are the flex hoses between calipers and hardlines?
When these get older they can swell up on the inside causing all kinds of weird effects. The fluid can't pass through well enough. You would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By Janspeed
i think the car will handle noticeably different...

i think the car will handle noticeably different but only when driving on the limit or on slippery surface. Remember that going from a stock bar to an IPD bar is very noticeable so going back the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Janspeed
maybe also check the vibration dampener pulley at...

maybe also check the vibration dampener pulley at the front of the crank? They tend to fail when they get old.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Janspeed
that regulator is fitted into the fuel rail with...

that regulator is fitted into the fuel rail with a rubber O-ring seal. They get old and will harden and crack eventualy
Forum: website & board 11-01-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By Janspeed
agreed, 1995 to 1998 these cars have the best...

agreed, 1995 to 1998
these cars have the best body(galvanised sheetmetal and good anti-rust protection) , even better then the 740/760's, they often have ABS and airbag(s) and the engines use the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
740: no start
Views: 667
Posted By Janspeed
cam timing out of phase? camshaft might be 1...

cam timing out of phase? camshaft might be 1 camshaft revolution out of phase
OBD can't 'know' that because it will still receive all sensor inputs and return 1-1-1 codes but if this is the case...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Janspeed
good find! The problem with older cars is that...

good find! The problem with older cars is that the older they get the less likely it is that a good qualified mechanic has done the recent maintenance and repairs.
Things get bodged in the process.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Janspeed
cool!

cool!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,125
Posted By Janspeed
never ever seen a bearing race wear like that......

never ever seen a bearing race wear like that... interesting.
what would be the cause and what would be the effect? Did the worn bearing race cause the rotor warpidge? Or did the warped rotor cause...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Janspeed
Link that might be of use: ...

Link that might be of use:

http://www.d24t.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Janspeed
maybe critters nibbled at the wiring? Old gas...

maybe critters nibbled at the wiring?
Old gas has a tendency to gum up with all kinds of annoying consequences such as clogged fuel filter, clogged or stuck pumps, stuck injectors.
And old gas has...
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