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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By Janspeed
Fun little story: i once bought a cheap V70-T5....

Fun little story: i once bought a cheap V70-T5. The owner said it had a dead new battery. So i was thinking it must be a charging problem. So my friend and me took 3 full batteries :lol:and 2 sets of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Janspeed
at least that friction disk has springs in the...

at least that friction disk has springs in the hub. You need them if you use a solid flywheel. Otherwise it will be very hard to drive in everyday street use.

Why did the old clutch start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By Janspeed
nice video. I always wondered if the G80 can...

nice video. I always wondered if the G80 can engage in both directions. I seems it can.
I have a G80 in my 780. I must say the engagement while demanding traction on snowy/icey surfaces is not what...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Janspeed
Spark blowout? Check the overall condition of...

Spark blowout?
Check the overall condition of the plugs: worn electrodes? Any cracks in the porcelin? Any dirt or carbon build-up in the recesses of the plugs?
Check the plug gaps. Try closing them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,685
Posted By Janspeed
Does this engine use a separate cold start...

Does this engine use a separate cold start injector? You know, the blue thing? If yes, i seem to remember that those like to dribble fuel even when not in use (= engine at operating temp.) That could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,922
Posted By Janspeed
i'd say anything that will prevent those bolts...

i'd say anything that will prevent those bolts from walking out is a good thing. But i'd still use semi-permanent loctite on the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By Janspeed
Seems normal to me. No pumpage, no pressure. As...

Seems normal to me. No pumpage, no pressure. As far as i know there is no 1way hydraulic valve on the output side of the pump that would prevent pressure to drop.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 169,612
Posted By Janspeed
Klinkt gezond en prima!

Klinkt gezond en prima!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By Janspeed
- bad spray pattern (causes bad evaporation) -...

- bad spray pattern (causes bad evaporation)
- dripping when they are supposed to be closed (this throws off AFR's)
- flow differences between injectors (the ECU expects them to be equal, it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,274
Posted By Janspeed
i don't really drive the 780 T16V very much but...

i don't really drive the 780 T16V very much but when i visit mom it's a 450km (280 miles) roundtrip.
There are only 5 things i carry: a spare wheel, spare light bulbs+fuses kit, some V-belts, a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,367
Posted By Janspeed
Did you check if the shock cartridges are in fact...

Did you check if the shock cartridges are in fact equal length (the parts inside the strut tube)
If not and it turns out that the Monroe's are in fact shorter then that could have been the cause of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By Janspeed
sounds pretty normal to me as far as anybody can...

sounds pretty normal to me as far as anybody can judge it from a video recording.
Pistonslap is pretty harmless in these engines and they can do many miles with it.
Rodknock: you would know... it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By Janspeed
oops, i must have been thinking of a 740 or 940....

oops, i must have been thinking of a 740 or 940. my bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,114
Posted By Janspeed
- the B230FK has an airbox with a restrictive...

- the B230FK has an airbox with a restrictive intake orifice. It's easy to open up an extra orifice to match the ease of breathing to that of the HPT (B230FT) airbox. While you are doing that you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By Janspeed
You are probably X-threading it. The sending...

You are probably X-threading it.
The sending unit will have some sort of rubber seal that needs to be compressed by that bung nut.
I'd say, use some petroleum gelly to lube up the thread of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 56,545
Posted By Janspeed
i've worked on a car from a collegue which had...

i've worked on a car from a collegue which had similar problems. In that case the return hole in the master brake cylinder had clogged.
The car braked fine but after 5-10min of driving the brakes...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,056
Posted By Janspeed
Not sure from a material and cooling passage...

Not sure from a material and cooling passage perspective.
But there are 2 things you do need to consider:
A. skimming an OHC head brings the cam closer to the crank.
But the belt lenght and teeth...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,056
Posted By Janspeed
maybe also have a go at gasket matching every...

maybe also have a go at gasket matching every transition going from intake >> head >> exhaust
Every edge standing proud in the airstream is an obstruction and will hurt flow.
I don't know if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By Janspeed
780: seat height mods?

I have owned and driven my 780 for a few months now and it's nice but there is one thing that is starting to annoy me slightly and that is the seat height of the drivers seat.
I am 6ft2 and the car...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,379
Posted By Janspeed
:lol: cool gif

:lol: cool gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,437
Posted By Janspeed
i watched your vid and your turbo does seem to...

i watched your vid and your turbo does seem to create boost. When you let go of the gas pedal you can hear the CBV dump the boost. If the car has no aftermarket boost controler then it all seems...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,364
Posted By Janspeed
Depends in what climate the car is being used....

Depends in what climate the car is being used. 15Wxx seems a bit viscous during long snowy/ice winter weather. Regardless how good that oil is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,731
Posted By Janspeed
good idea. But make sure you torque the bolt to...

good idea. But make sure you torque the bolt to spec.
The piezo knock sensor is part of a feedback loop. If it's truely broken i think you should be able to see an error code in the EZK-diagnosics...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,475
Posted By Janspeed
When i still had my 940lpt i dropped a K-cam into...

When i still had my 940lpt i dropped a K-cam into the 530 head. I even used an adjustable cam pulley to advance the cam timing as much as possible, i believe 6degr. And still it would not pull as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By Janspeed
Have you checked if the throttle bufferfly is...

Have you checked if the throttle bufferfly is actually properly FIXED inside the slot of the throttle axel?
I have experienced it coming lose after which it can move around inside the axel slot and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 28,725
Posted By Janspeed
I just discovered your build thread. Very nice...

I just discovered your build thread. Very nice car! Gonna be an awesome ride when it will be finished.
Forum: showroom 08-10-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 193,624
Posted By Janspeed
We tried that manifold on an LH2.4 rally car. Not...

We tried that manifold on an LH2.4 rally car. Not much better then the original 2.4 manifold.
It only got better when we installed a throttle body from a B234F. (flows enough air for 159hp stock)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,740
Posted By Janspeed
well, the camshaft does turn more difficult when...

well, the camshaft does turn more difficult when a camlobe has to push down a valve against the valvespring tension. repeat for each valve. that is normal

however, the camshaft should not bind to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 221,979
Posted By Janspeed
stumbled onto another site that offers some kjet...

stumbled onto another site that offers some kjet info:
http://www.ferrari400parts.com/kjetdownload.php
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,289
Posted By Janspeed
Maybe a Mazda RX8 will do the trick? , you know ,...

Maybe a Mazda RX8 will do the trick? , you know , with those suicide rear doors....
Forum: showroom 02-12-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,158
Posted By Janspeed
nice car. the price seems OK to me. it seems the...

nice car. the price seems OK to me. it seems the nice 900's have bottomed out with regard to prices. it sure is the case on mainland Europe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,416
Posted By Janspeed
on a car as old as yours (1992?) you might want...

on a car as old as yours (1992?) you might want to check the ground strap between the block and the battery. These straps are exposed to the elements and slowely corrode. And a corroded electrical...
Forum: showroom 02-07-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 193,624
Posted By Janspeed
exhaust looks good! that heatshield is notorious...

exhaust looks good! that heatshield is notorious for rattling when it gets old
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,964
Posted By Janspeed
has the correct throw out bearing been installed?...

has the correct throw out bearing been installed? I mean, if it does not have the correct lenght it will take to much of lever throw to free the clutch.
also, has the clutch fork been connected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,740
Posted By Janspeed
did you put the cam bearing caps back in the...

did you put the cam bearing caps back in the original position? They are numbered.
The cam bearing journals and caps are line bored during production. Each cap has it's specific location and must...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,733
Posted By Janspeed
sometimes you need to get some revs before the...

sometimes you need to get some revs before the alternator is 'excited' enough for it to start charging and the dashlight light to go out.
other possibility: lightbulb popped? bad ground to the gauge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,527
Posted By Janspeed
without oil seals and pistons the lubed and...

without oil seals and pistons the lubed and torqued crank in the block should turn easy using very little effort. All binding of any sorts is no bueno.

A fully assembled shortblock should still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,527
Posted By Janspeed
those crank journals where the rods go, did you...

those crank journals where the rods go, did you measure those over the full width of the journals?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,317
Posted By Janspeed
Dracos were OEM on 740 and 940 and they were...

Dracos were OEM on 740 and 940 and they were fitted with 195/65x15 tires. It's a common size.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,808
Posted By Janspeed
i don't think it's the rack, those fail in other...

i don't think it's the rack, those fail in other ways like power assistence in one direction but no power assistence when steering in the other direction.

The pump could be a problem but you are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By Janspeed
what John said. in addition also make sure the...

what John said.
in addition also make sure the bracket between downpipe(s) and bellhousing is still there and attached. If it's missing the weight of the exhaust will be cranking on those manifold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By Janspeed
lubing up all linkages will help. The geardrive...

lubing up all linkages will help. The geardrive inside the wiper motor housing also needs to be lubed, it's probably a worm drive. In old wiper motors the grease has often dried out resulting in gunk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,614
Posted By Janspeed
you can only mount it in 8 different positions....

you can only mount it in 8 different positions. So each position is another 45 degrees
before removing the gbox and messing with the flywheel again use another method to make sure nr1 is at TDC, do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,614
Posted By Janspeed
It is keyed but it is made up of 2 metal parts...

It is keyed but it is made up of 2 metal parts with vulcanised rubber sandwitched in between. It's the rubber that can let lose (common problem) and as a consequence the outer metal part can shift in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By Janspeed
agreed. If you are able to move a u-joint freely...

agreed. If you are able to move a u-joint freely by hand it is good enough to not bind while in use. (unless it's mounted wrongly)

The driveshaft is made of 2 parts, have you seperated those at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,002
Posted By Janspeed
there is a coolant pipe running under the exh...

there is a coolant pipe running under the exh manifold between the back of the waterpump and the hose to the heatercore.
That pipe or hose connection might have failed spraying coolant on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,834
Posted By Janspeed
sometimes systems that don't seem obvious can...

sometimes systems that don't seem obvious can have vacume leaks like the brake booster, EVAP system, HVAC-system as far as it's controled by vacume lines.

Maybe do a smoke test on the intake,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,891
Posted By Janspeed
have you checked the wiring between ECT and ECU?...

have you checked the wiring between ECT and ECU? continuity, clean uncorroded connections.
don't know if it is the same deal on the 240 but on LH2.4 7/9's there are large wiring loom connectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,685
Posted By Janspeed
cold ambient temps means longer use of cold start...

cold ambient temps means longer use of cold start mixture straight after you start up the cold engine. It means higher fuel consumption.
Forum: showroom 10-23-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,854
Posted By Janspeed
back in the early and mid 70's bmw did this to...

back in the early and mid 70's bmw did this to improve aero on a 3-box designed car: ...
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