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Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 51,253
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah, that old style IPD gear is junk. At least...

Yeah, that old style IPD gear is junk. At least the one we measured is. Glad they redesigned it. I'm wondering if there was a redesign in the grind of their turbo cam around the same time? I seem to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By redblockpowered
No 02 sensor is a start, plus I would check for...

No 02 sensor is a start, plus I would check for any fault codes at pin 2 and pin 6 of diagnostic connector A.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,793
Posted By redblockpowered
The next thing I did was disassemble the inside...

The next thing I did was disassemble the inside of the car. I pulled the AW71 shifter bezel out, like so:

https://i.imgur.com/RdPo5k3l.jpg

And disconnected the shift linkage, luckily not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By redblockpowered
Affirmative. And the mast is NOT installed...

Affirmative. And the mast is NOT installed backwards. I pulled the mast out and connected the motor with its cover removed and confirmed. Turn radio/car off, motor moves "outward". Turn radio on,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By redblockpowered
Nope. No pictures here.

Nope. No pictures here.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By redblockpowered
AW70 and AW71 are almost completely different...

AW70 and AW71 are almost completely different inside. With how cheap AW71s are I wouldn't bother swapping internals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By redblockpowered
Does that help?

Does that help?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By redblockpowered
944T Antenna reversed polarity

I put an antenna mast in my car, and it seems to operate correctly other than that everything is backward! It parks in "deployed" position and the switch seems to lower it rather than raise it. This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By redblockpowered
Or put some tools in your trunk and drive...

Or put some tools in your trunk and drive somewhere where the HOA won't fine you for having hobbies.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By redblockpowered
Any fault codes?

Any fault codes?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,793
Posted By redblockpowered
This is helpful. For posterity, only lower-case l...

This is helpful. For posterity, only lower-case l seems to work. Certainly a lot simpler than going into imgur and cropping all the images, as I had been doing before.

EDIT: Added part numbers and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,793
Posted By redblockpowered
Well, it seems like it's about time to start...

Well, it seems like it's about time to start writing about the transmission swap. I'm planning on this being a guide for "proper" execution of the swap, with part numbers/sources/prices so it may...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 176,782
Posted By redblockpowered
That's very good to know! Having done a (pretty...

That's very good to know! Having done a (pretty trivial) amount of math and reading on our cars' suspension and stock wheel rates/ride frequencies, I was planning on a setup of B&G springs with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe fog lamp equipped cars have different...

I believe fog lamp equipped cars have different front fenders from non-fog cars, in addition.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By redblockpowered
I think it's an effective form of electronic...

I think it's an effective form of electronic boost control. If you can get the whole system, it's worth getting. There are other methods of electronic boost control that have displaced it mostly,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 176,782
Posted By redblockpowered
How does the ride compare with the B&G springs...

How does the ride compare with the B&G springs and Konis vs. the IPD springs and Bilsteins vs. stock? I'm planning on a handling upgrade for my car eventually but don't want to compromise its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe the rear seats mount differently, or at...

I believe the rear seats mount differently, or at least are mounted in a different place.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,392
Posted By redblockpowered
That's fair.

That's fair.
Forum: showroom 09-29-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,883
Posted By redblockpowered
It is bone stock, on Kumho all-seasons and 15s....

It is bone stock, on Kumho all-seasons and 15s. M90 swap means I have to run with the big boys but don't let that fool you. I don't think I'll go that far but certainly there's some margin of error...
Forum: showroom 09-29-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,883
Posted By redblockpowered
I had a blast! I'll be back in the spring, after...

I had a blast! I'll be back in the spring, after finals. Hopefully with more grip...
Forum: showroom 09-29-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,883
Posted By redblockpowered
Here's me losing my cone-dodging virginity in my...

Here's me losing my cone-dodging virginity in my 944 Turbo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUJwcZ2IYI0
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,392
Posted By redblockpowered
Unless you have a 7/9 :(

Unless you have a 7/9 :(
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,793
Posted By redblockpowered
I know a full vacuum was pulled, but not for very...

I know a full vacuum was pulled, but not for very long since this was done for free as a favor. I have an orifice tube to put in but motivation to repair the A/C has dwindled since things have been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By redblockpowered
Which is why the car had a 162 ezk from the...

Which is why the car had a 162 ezk from the factory instead ;)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 936,017
Posted By redblockpowered
The E-fan driver is highlighted in the picture...

The E-fan driver is highlighted in the picture below, it's the little square piece.

https://i.imgur.com/TyZSpe6.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 810
Posted By redblockpowered
With a vibration at highway speed my inclination...

With a vibration at highway speed my inclination is always tires, especially if they were cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,563
Posted By redblockpowered
One please....

One please. (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351080)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By redblockpowered
Shoestring's 1991 California market 240 came with...

Shoestring's 1991 California market 240 came with a 933 ecu, not a 951. You have dyno sheets before and after that chip?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By redblockpowered
They're a matched set, regardless of engine...

They're a matched set, regardless of engine configuration. I would strongly advise against mixing and matching.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-16-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 936,017
Posted By redblockpowered
I see there are quite a few (luckily pretty...

I see there are quite a few (luckily pretty obscure) ECUs that I have files for that don't seem to be mentioned in the Bosch catalog. No unique applications but just obscure variants. I also added...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-15-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 936,017
Posted By redblockpowered
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S4KDCA3ba0...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S4KDCA3ba0OyqAMZbX0Au1YdGHLlg5wiz7QZCmLAkPo/edit?usp=sharing

I linked to the previous (incorrect) version of this spreadsheet! My mistake. I'll take...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-14-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 936,017
Posted By redblockpowered
I made this a while back, using the official...

I made this a while back, using the official Bosch catalog. It should have every EZK/ECU along with model year and engine. Some of the exotic stuff I'm less confident in.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By redblockpowered
My best guess is probably a transaxle setup off...

My best guess is probably a transaxle setup off of an old Alfa, like a GTV6 or 75. The drivetrain configuration of the 340 is pretty limiting as far as upgrades go.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By redblockpowered
Better flowing manifold is on the right in your...

Better flowing manifold is on the right in your picture. Stamped 3514275.
Forum: events 08-24-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By redblockpowered
I'll be there, in the gray 944 with destroyed...

I'll be there, in the gray 944 with destroyed clearcoat and an M90.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 176,782
Posted By redblockpowered
I have an Android phone and used an app simply...

I have an Android phone and used an app simply called Sound Meter. Seemed effective enough and produced results that made sense.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 176,782
Posted By redblockpowered
Can you get an objective measure of how loud the...

Can you get an objective measure of how loud the car is? Decibels at 70 mph seems to be the norm in magazines although obviously sound is pretty complex and decibels hardly tell the whole story.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,812
Posted By redblockpowered
My experience has been that Volvo published CR...

My experience has been that Volvo published CR has turned out to be pretty optimistic. No way to know until measuring but I'd love to see what the fabled "high compression" B23 actually turns out to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,793
Posted By redblockpowered
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/fIgyJlQWBI74ZCjG...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/fIgyJlQWBI74ZCjGDVMoPWq9TY3aki88kASH2FSgRKvUkFl8F-louOYHMXXDM6ONE4yJ8AV5lABFmy32N3jGjzVCJ9Bf8wL-774AhgMS7sW-EfbVJt8JJ8MRqZGKBmX03slv3jMqqZJc-0Ie8F1U2UVuIlvk7LAM2idDiS...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By redblockpowered
My car's in SM because of the M90 so I needn't...

My car's in SM because of the M90 so I needn't worry about getting classed up. However I'm not planning on making a real race car out of it, just a more autocross/trackday friendly street car.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By redblockpowered
Making a 940 handle

Last weekend, I autocrossed my 944 for the first time and found the chassis to be... sloppy, to say the least. Turn in was limp wristed and it felt like all the car wanted to do was load the outside...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-14-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 936,017
Posted By redblockpowered
Where can the latest XDF files be found?

Where can the latest XDF files be found?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By redblockpowered
Just a wild guess, maybe it's averaging power...

Just a wild guess, maybe it's averaging power output at the rollers (because AWD) and you're actually putting down twice that? Silly, but maybe believable.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By redblockpowered
Does it feel like it has 65 whp?

Does it feel like it has 65 whp?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 936,017
Posted By redblockpowered
I've got it, PMed.

I've got it, PMed.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,793
Posted By redblockpowered
https://imgur.com/Zj41oAfl.png Polished the...

https://imgur.com/Zj41oAfl.png

Polished the car, with some simple polishing compound on a foam pad attached to a drill with adapter. I'm very happy with how it came out. I wouldn't do anything...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,457
Posted By redblockpowered
Some TB sizing math may be in order, I think. The...

Some TB sizing math may be in order, I think. The stock casting certainly has a little more to give.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,796
Posted By redblockpowered
Finding a rear window for my car that someone was...

Finding a rear window for my car that someone was willing to ship was a huge pain, but that was new/on insurance's dime. It ended up coming from a dealer all the way in Minnesota and took about a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 176,782
Posted By redblockpowered
Looks great! Those cone filter setups drive me...

Looks great! Those cone filter setups drive me nuts, especially when guys mount them directly to the MAF and complain about weird drivability issues. Not to mention that I like the car quiet!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,796
Posted By redblockpowered
Did you make that grille? If project stuff is...

Did you make that grille? If project stuff is still on the table you definitely won't regret the M90. It turned my 944T into an actual fun car versus the somewhat dull taxi it was before. I wish I...
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