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Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By lummert
Won't adjusting the kick-down cable also change...

Won't adjusting the kick-down cable also change when lock-up happens?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By lummert
Update: Found that there was nothing amiss...

Update:

Found that there was nothing amiss with the timing marks. The problem turned out to be fuel rated.

I had recently switched from a BMW 320i ECT back to the OE type ECT for LH 2.2. Then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By lummert
So could the crank sprocket locating tab break...

So could the crank sprocket locating tab break off at the crank key way as opposed to the sprocket nub breaking of at the crank pulley?

If it's just the nub for the crank pulley I may be able to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By lummert
Okay, i went out to my car with the flashlight...

Okay, i went out to my car with the flashlight when it's nearly dark out. What I though was a crank key way may be the cut place in the rear of the crank pulley that aligns with the nub on the crank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By lummert
This is how I have the belt installed (outer...

This is how I have the belt installed (outer notch on washer aligned with the front timing cover timing mark) even though that isn't how the timing belt pictures show its supposed to be. Car runs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By lummert
B230FT timing belt guide washers

While checking timing marks for the timing belt on my 88 765 with B230FT I noticed that the notch on the front belt guide washer doesn't align with the key way on the crank. Is this an indicator of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By lummert
At 68 degrees you should get a good idea of what...

At 68 degrees you should get a good idea of what it tests between engine ground to each of the 2 sensor terminals. the sensor may not give an accurate reading if the probe is not immersed in liquid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By lummert
Depends on the head light type already in your...

Depends on the head light type already in your 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By lummert
The nylon tube inside the rubber hose from filter...

The nylon tube inside the rubber hose from filter to fuel rail is about 3/16 inch ID. Make sure the intank pump has a check-valve at the outlet.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By lummert
Note to self: Get rid of all BMW fuel system...

Note to self: Get rid of all BMW fuel system parts so that I don't keep trying to use them expecting a different result.

Today I swapped back to the GM 3 Bar fuel pressure regulator. With the BMW...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By lummert
Standard 1/2 inch fuel hose is rated at 25 psi.

Standard 1/2 inch fuel hose is rated at 25 psi.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By lummert
Bouncing tach on my 88 765 turned out to be the...

Bouncing tach on my 88 765 turned out to be the ignition power stage (ignition module). But just for kicks check the spade connectors at the ignition coil. I had one of these loosen which I believe...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By lummert
Yesterday I swapped the BMW coolant temp sensor...

Yesterday I swapped the BMW coolant temp sensor for the correct LH 2.2 sensor with blue connector. This made an improvement in the idle quality.

Bosch 0 280 155 811 injectors
BMW 320i 2.5 Bar...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By lummert
1/2" comes out to 12.7 mm. Make sure it's rated...

1/2" comes out to 12.7 mm. Make sure it's rated for the pressure you intend to run and that it's rated for fuel. Perhaps the hard line can be replaced with 5/16" or 3/8" hard line.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By lummert
I installed an open breather filter on the valve...

I installed an open breather filter on the valve cover and a Toyota Supra Twin Turbo PCV valve between the crankcase breather box and the intake manifold on my 88 765 turbo with 310,000 miles. This...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By lummert
Since fixing the leaking injector problem I've...

Since fixing the leaking injector problem I've been averaging 24 mpg. But the hot restarts were acting like too much fuel. Cold start may have been too much fuel.

Yesterday I swapped the Buick 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By lummert
I must ask what size tires are you running? If...

I must ask what size tires are you running? If I've read correctly the lock-up converter of the AW71L won't lock-up unless overdrive is engaged.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By lummert
I bypassed this on my 88 765. Didn't cause any...

I bypassed this on my 88 765. Didn't cause any front bulb out relay issues such as the bulb out light coming on.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By lummert
Thinking you can upgrade from 262mm rotor to the...

Thinking you can upgrade from 262mm rotor to the larger diameter 287mm rotor by swapping to the Girling caliper mounting brackets from car that has 15 inch wheels. The Girling dual piston caliper...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,608
Posted By lummert
Maybe try having the wheels balanced with the...

Maybe try having the wheels balanced with the spacers mounted to the wheels. This should show if there's an issue with the spacers. As far as spacer thickness maybe compare the backspacing of the old...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By lummert
My 88 765T has 24mm front bar from 92 960 sedan...

My 88 765T has 24mm front bar from 92 960 sedan and 19mm rear bar from 87 760 sedan. 5mm difference front to rear. Fairly good balance but not into racing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By lummert
Thinking cam timing mark points straight up from...

Thinking cam timing mark points straight up from the cam cover gasket surface. Remember that engine tilts by 15 degrees, so gasket would also be at 15 degrees. Both number one cam lobes should be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By lummert
Shouldn't 90 740 w/o ABS be running 11.25...

Shouldn't 90 740 w/o ABS be running 11.25 inch/287mm rotors? They should be same rotors as used on 88-90 760 with ABS. I installed rotors from a 91 740 w/o ABS and with Girling dual piston calipers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By lummert
Get someone to fab some solid press fit bushings.

Get someone to fab some solid press fit bushings.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By lummert
A search comes up with...

A search comes up with http://www.qualitypowerauto.com
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,319
Posted By lummert
Maybe something like this will be helpful: ...

Maybe something like this will be helpful:

http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=65962
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By lummert
Usually B230 is 3/4-16 thread.

Usually B230 is 3/4-16 thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By lummert
Knowing and seeing what you're doing and having...

Knowing and seeing what you're doing and having small to medium sized hands it's a 20 minute job. I've done this many times, but I don't have large hands. A hint. Use a short length of rubber hose in...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By lummert
You know you could have mounted Taurus front...

You know you could have mounted Taurus front calipers with 66 mm piston from a Taurus with four wheel disk brakes using Volvo 940 280 mm (11 inch) rotors using the brake pads for the Volvo Rotor. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By lummert
Also 90's Thunderbird and Cougar.

Also 90's Thunderbird and Cougar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By lummert
This is a rather expensive alternator. ...

This is a rather expensive alternator.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-alternator-100-amp-740-940-al0750x
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By lummert
What about the fit of a rotor from something like...

What about the fit of a rotor from something like a Ford Taurus? Must be something out there with 5 on 108 mm.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By lummert
!00 Amp Bosch alternator from 1992 940 Turbo....

!00 Amp Bosch alternator from 1992 940 Turbo. This Alternator is quite large. Charge rate about 14.5 volts at idle. Only issue was enlarging the eyelet on the red wire from 6mm to 8mm to attach the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By lummert
A day later and i had the top o-ring rip on...

A day later and i had the top o-ring rip on number 4 injector and spray fuel when trying to start engine. Engine started but I smelled raw fuel, looked out drivers window and saw fuel running out...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By lummert
Autolite XS62 Spark Plugs

Question about Autolite XS 62 XtremeSport spark plugs. Shows they will fit Volvo Penta and are same heat range as NGK BPR7ES. They are Iridium-Platinum construction with projected tip. I have 12 of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By lummert
While replacing my 30k mile Autolite XP63 spark...

While replacing my 30k mile Autolite XP63 spark plugs with a new set I had on hand I found that number 4 plug had lots of white ash deposits. So I pulled the fuel rail to swap in a spare injector to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By lummert
If this car has 2 fuel pumps make certain that...

If this car has 2 fuel pumps make certain that the in-tank pump is functioning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By lummert
Since seeing guys cars stop running after...

Since seeing guys cars stop running after cleaning engine compartment at carwash I expect that something is wet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By lummert
Have you considered replacing the rusted section...

Have you considered replacing the rusted section using compression fitting type union and a section of tubing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By lummert
Thanks for your update.

Thanks for your update.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By lummert
Parking brake shoes?

Parking brake shoes?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By lummert
Been running these injectors for awhile now....

Been running these injectors for awhile now. Buick 3.0 Bar FPR, BMW white connector ECT, Open breather filter on valve cover. Toyota Supra Twin Turbo PCV valve mounted between block mounted oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By lummert
If it's an automatic try placing the shifter in...

If it's an automatic try placing the shifter in neutral.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By lummert
15 degree tilt.

15 degree tilt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By lummert
I had one of these sensors leak oil through the...

I had one of these sensors leak oil through the connector on my 88 765 at the rate of 100 miles per quart before I found the source of the leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By lummert
timing jumping around could be a slipping crank...

timing jumping around could be a slipping crank pulley.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By lummert
Does the gauge work at all? Maybe the second wire...

Does the gauge work at all? Maybe the second wire needs a ground point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By lummert
Maybe swap in a socket that is a better fit. I'm...

Maybe swap in a socket that is a better fit. I'm running GM blade type bulb sockets on my 88 765.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,289
Posted By lummert
1998 S90 seats in my 1988 760. Seats fit, wiring...

1998 S90 seats in my 1988 760. Seats fit, wiring differs and ended up using the S90 seat belts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By lummert
Maybe this info will help: ...

Maybe this info will help:

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/york_compressor.shtml

Yes, it includes Volvo 240 info.
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