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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:05 PM
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Posted By bobxyz
yes, the white connector is for cruise control (a...

yes, the white connector is for cruise control (a black ~6"x6"x1" box, from Dana Corp.), and the crusty can is a vacuum reservoir for the cruise control.

If you don't have one already, get a copy...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By bobxyz
Try a bicycle pump to the gauge to make sure it's...

Try a bicycle pump to the gauge to make sure it's actually working, and somewhat accurate. Most anywhere off the intake manifold (on the manifold, not the throttle body before the butterfly) should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By bobxyz
With the bezel off and key on, try pressing the...

With the bezel off and key on, try pressing the tiny little Reset button on the main unit. Does the blue[?] led on the main unit blink? If not, try wiggling the wiring harness and see if it comes...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By bobxyz
I know almost nothing about 940s, but the...

I know almost nothing about 940s, but the temperature sender for a LH2.2 240 is a 2-pin single-sensor sender (the LH2.4 240 senders are 2-pins dual-sensor senders, using the engine block for ground)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By bobxyz
Can you get to the 2 wires to the motor? If so,...

Can you get to the 2 wires to the motor? If so, try swapping them and see if you have lots more flow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By bobxyz
Rotate it to TDC, peer through the oil filler cap...

Rotate it to TDC, peer through the oil filler cap and check that the cam lobes for #1 are upwards to left/right - there are 2 TDCs per engine cycle, you want the one with the #1 valves closed. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By bobxyz
Try swapping around a couple spark plug wires, or...

Try swapping around a couple spark plug wires, or water mist it lightly with the lights out and see if there's a visible discharge between the distributor and #1. Also check the distributor cap for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By bobxyz
You can check the resistance with key off and CPS...

You can check the resistance with key off and CPS unplugged of the two outer CPS pins, on the harness side, to the battery ground post. It should be a fraction of an ohm - the 2 outer pins are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By bobxyz
Resistance measurements are _always_ made with...

Resistance measurements are _always_ made with power off. To measure resistance, the meter applies a small voltage and measures current. If something else is also supplying voltage, it will confuse...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By bobxyz
To post images, you need to upload them somewhere...

To post images, you need to upload them somewhere else then add the link within the little MountainsAndSun icon. You can also go to imgbb.com, drag your image onto the screen, click upload, then...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By bobxyz
You need a dual temperature sensor, which should...

You need a dual temperature sensor, which should have 3 prongs - one high, one low, and one to ground. Sounds like you have a simple single temperature sensor, which will only work for 1 fan (pick...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
Glad you got it running better and cruise-worthy!...

Glad you got it running better and cruise-worthy!

For you low idle, make sure that the IAC is connected (and test pin disconnected) -- the general procedure is to adjust the idle to a lower than...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By bobxyz
This thread may help: ...

This thread may help: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=346790

There are many people here who use MegaSquirt with B230 Turbo Engines, but not so many with NA non-turbo. If anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By bobxyz
Make sure your injector flow rate matches the ECU...

Make sure your injector flow rate matches the ECU (NA with lower flow, Turbo with higher flow). The LH2.2 740s use a EZ117K ignition box (hidden above the drivers feet).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By bobxyz
Try the link twice in a row, or look for...

Try the link twice in a row, or look for "TP30170-2_ENGINE_RECONDITIONING_B21_B23.PDF" at https://ozvolvo.org/archive/archive.php

Beware, some of the listed English dimensions are wrong, but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bobxyz
For a fairly recent thread on "Getting turbo...

For a fairly recent thread on "Getting turbo redblock into the 300hp range?", including some injector info, see:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=352198
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
Since I've always been curious how things work, I...

Since I've always been curious how things work, I took apart an old K-Jet IAC so that I could understand how re-assembling/re-aligning one wrong could result in mis-connected coils. I was surprised...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By bobxyz
Any idea what the mileage is on each engine, and...

Any idea what the mileage is on each engine, and what condition they're in? What's the date code on the B230 -- does it have center thrust bearing / skinny rods? I'd probably just run the B230+T...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,419
Posted By bobxyz
With MegaSquirt, you can use the LH2.2...

With MegaSquirt, you can use the LH2.2 distributor with the hall sensor. The Yoshifab DSM CAS adapter is nice because it is more accurate (24 teeth per cycle versus 4) and allows full sequential...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
When you say you adjusted the position of the IAC...

When you say you adjusted the position of the IAC piston, do you mean that you reached in through the hose nipple and moved the center rotating piece? Normally, that center piece rotates back and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
Since it was working OK, I'd search for an...

Since it was working OK, I'd search for an air/vacuum leak. Carb or brake cleaner sprayed judiciously around the intake manifold and vacuum side of the throttle body can help. Look carefully that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
I guess I shouldn't trust my memory - I thought...

I guess I shouldn't trust my memory - I thought '85 was still LH2.0 and '86 went to 2.2. If yours is LH2.2 (check the MAF part number), the IAC center pin to either side pins should be ~20ohms. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
Well, I'm confused. You have the odd-ball '85 LH...

Well, I'm confused. You have the odd-ball '85 LH 2.0 setup, not the '85 K-Jet turbo or later LH2.2. I thought the IAC was the same "T" style used by LH2.2, and I'm sure that the LH2.2 IAC center...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
From your picture, the pins left to right are 3 4...

From your picture, the pins left to right are 3 4 5. Try re-measuring, I think you must have swapped a pair of measurements (center pin to either side should be ~20 ohms, side-to-side is ~20 + ~20 =...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By bobxyz
Do a trial fitting before making the notches too...

Do a trial fitting before making the notches too deep. I bought a set of replacement parking brake pads that were too big to fit. I eventually cleaned up and re-used the original pads, but a deeper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,419
Posted By bobxyz
See: From K-Jet to Megasquirt...a basic...

See: From K-Jet to Megasquirt...a basic installation guide (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250181)

You'll need a LH2.2 distributor, or a Yoshifab DSM CAS adapter, or a LH2.4 60-2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,731
Posted By bobxyz
Sorry, a '87 is a LH2.2 ECU - no diag codes, not...

Sorry, a '87 is a LH2.2 ECU - no diag codes, not even a check engine light. 89+ changes to a LH2.4 ECU and EZ116K Ignition computer, with simple diag codes (which may or may not be helpful).

For...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,104
Posted By bobxyz
If you take the manifold off, you could try...

If you take the manifold off, you could try drilling it out from the back side. I'm not sure if there's enough clearance to get a straight shot at it. If you get really lucky, the drill rotation...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By bobxyz
This may help - download the...

This may help - download the "240VENTCONTROLDIAGRAM.JPG" from: https://ozvolvo.org/archive/archive.php

When a button is out, the center and closest-to-button nipples are connected. This means...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By bobxyz
Look through Art's great pictures here and...

Look through Art's great pictures here and compare them to yours: http://cleanflametrap.com/fan.html

(For your sake, I'm hoping that this isn't the issue:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,644
Posted By bobxyz
Does it blow _lots_ of air out the center vents...

Does it blow _lots_ of air out the center vents when on high? If not, I'm wondering if the 2 fan wires were somehow swapped, causing the fan to run in reverse and not move much air, or if the fan is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By bobxyz
For the LH2.4 TPS, butterfly, and linkage...

For the LH2.4 TPS, butterfly, and linkage adjustment procedure, see:
https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/EngineFuelinjection.htm#ThrottleBodyandThrottlePositionSwitchAdjustment
Forum: events 04-20-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ you can join and just <strike>lurk</strike>...

^^^ you can join and just <strike>lurk</strike> watch -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqL77G2x61E
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-20-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By bobxyz
I'll add a couple other comments. For the...

I'll add a couple other comments.

For the TC4427 wasted spark driver, you can also get the IC in a through-hole DIP 8-pin package. I'm guessing someone ordered the part in the wrong package...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By bobxyz
I'm guessing that your fan relay is connected to...

I'm guessing that your fan relay is connected to the battery voltage directly, no switches or relays in the path, and that your fan diode is now connected to MS +12v, after the main MS Relay board...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By bobxyz
It's unlikely that a loose DB-37 could have...

It's unlikely that a loose DB-37 could have caused damage. I'd look elsewhere.

If the ECU is still unplugged, do you hear the noise when in run? What is the voltage on the relay board /...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bobxyz
Did you get the metal slotted trigger wheel back...

Did you get the metal slotted trigger wheel back in correctly? In one version, there's a tiny little dowel pin for alignment - http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6067241&postcount=13
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bobxyz
From the greenbooks and a hall sensor picture, I...

From the greenbooks and a hall sensor picture, I think the wiring is:
hall+ (red in sensor) to green harness wire
hall_O (green in sensor) to yellow harness wire
hall- (black in sensor) to...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 966,656
Posted By bobxyz
From:...

From: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1982-volvo-245-glt-3/
What's this? (click for full size)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By bobxyz
Try asking in Wanted and maybe you'll find a pair...

Try asking in Wanted and maybe you'll find a pair local to you for cheap. They're pretty easy to remove - 2 nuts/2 bolts to get the seat off the floorpan, 4 nuts/4 bolts to remove the brackets. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By bobxyz
They're the brackets that go from the slider to...

They're the brackets that go from the slider to the sides of the seats in any 240. Click for full size:
https://i.ibb.co/DgkGk2t/pile-of-seat-hardare-79-264-85-245-91-240.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By bobxyz
Just guessing: K-Jet injector seals on left, EFI...

Just guessing: K-Jet injector seals on left, EFI injector seals on right, dipstick on bottom, ??? in center.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By bobxyz
As promised, here are a couple benchtop...

As promised, here are a couple benchtop oscilloscope pictures showing a '951 LH2.4 box switching from "cranking" with 2 long squirts per rev, to "running" with 1 shorter squirt per rev. "Cranking"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,564
Posted By bobxyz
If you're going to use a conical flange 15G from...

If you're going to use a conical flange 15G from a 850, you'll need to reclock it. See thelostartof's great tutorial, with surviving pictures after 14 years!

How to setup a 15g/16t/18t/19t for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By bobxyz
I now have the definitive answer. Yes, LH2.4 ECU...

I now have the definitive answer. Yes, LH2.4 ECU pin 30 does increase the idle when shifting from P/N into drive.

On my cold engine, with a '937 ECU and '148 EZK, the idle speed in Park after a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ We need the followup test - with the wire...

^^^ We need the followup test - with the wire connected to the starter test terminal, and the AW in R or D, touch the wire to ground while idling and see if you notice any change at all in the idle. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By bobxyz
The ignition switch start wire goes to the ECU,...

The ignition switch start wire goes to the ECU, then through the P/N interlock switch, then to the starter solenoid. When in P/N, the solenoid coil is a low resistance path to ground -- pin 30 will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By bobxyz
I'm WFH 40+ hours a week, but later this week...

I'm WFH 40+ hours a week, but later this week I'll try to see if the P/N pin actually changes the idle.

With a manual transmission, or an automatic in P/N, the starter solenoid coil acts as a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,168
Posted By bobxyz
The '87 NA 240's use a NA LH2.2 ECU box (in...

The '87 NA 240's use a NA LH2.2 ECU box (in passenger footwell) and a NA Chrysler ignition box (behind right headlight).

The '87 Turbo 740's use a Turbo LH2.2 ECU box (in passenger footwell) and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,776
Posted By bobxyz
This stuff makes my head spin... Too many...

This stuff makes my head spin... Too many variables trying to satisfy too many different requirements and desires (emissions, performance, cheaper gas).

There are lots of online dynamic...
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