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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Broke4speed
[SOLVED] The VW single-pole sensor (part...

[SOLVED]

The VW single-pole sensor (part number 027 919 501, various models. I found it on a 91 Passat 2.0 16v, but it's the same as the 83 Rabbit one mentioned above) has a listed 125*C limit,...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Broke4speed
This is another option. The stock B230 sensor...

This is another option. The stock B230 sensor goes up to 120*C, and the VW one you mention goes to 125*C, so it would be really close. I might give that a try, since I'm pretty sure I have one...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Broke4speed
Amazingly, before I saw this post, I happened to...

Amazingly, before I saw this post, I happened to find an ME7 V70 at my local yard...and snagged the thermostat housing. One port is M10 and the other is M12, so I'm going to rethread the B21 gauge...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Broke4speed
My engine is a 94, and it has the rear sensor as...

My engine is a 94, and it has the rear sensor as well as the front. It's super tight back there, since it's a swap, but I might be able to use that coolant sensor for my megasquirt and pirate the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Broke4speed
The stock redblock temp sensor is in the head,...

The stock redblock temp sensor is in the head, pre thermostat, which is ultimately what I'm trying to emulate. I could definitely put it after the thermostat, but until it opens, it won't really...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 766
Posted By Broke4speed
You'll have to use the B6304 tranny, since the...

You'll have to use the B6304 tranny, since the bellhousing pattern is different than the redblock AW70. It won't fit the whiteblock.

As far as driveshaft...no idea. I guess it depends on where...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Broke4speed
The B6304S I'm using has a coolant sensor for the...

The B6304S I'm using has a coolant sensor for the ECU in the thermostat housing, but no separate one for the gauge. Since I'm using megasquirt, I'm going to be hijacking that sensor. There's no...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 766
Posted By Broke4speed
Fack...look at me not reading it all. OOPS! ...

Fack...look at me not reading it all. OOPS! :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Broke4speed
Stock 240 coolant gauge + whiteblock swap = ?

I hate asking questions on forums, because search usually answers everything...but this time I just can't seem to get the right phrasing. What's the best way of getting the stock 240 coolant gauge...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 766
Posted By Broke4speed
Not exactly. I'm in the middle of a B6 swap,...

Not exactly.

I'm in the middle of a B6 swap, with an AW30-40e, and the 'Homer' swap mounts. The stock AW70/71 driveshaft is too short. It's not possible to move the engine back any further to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 586
Posted By Broke4speed
Ha! A work buddy of mine saw you there that day!

Ha! A work buddy of mine saw you there that day!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,204
Posted By Broke4speed
Probably because that's how children without...

Probably because that's how children without welding skill would do it, and it sounds awful.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,579
Posted By Broke4speed
Hmm, could this homelink dealie open my garage...

Hmm, could this homelink dealie open my garage door? S60s are fairly popular in my local yards, hooray winter accidents!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
One disclaimer about Homer mounts though. If...

One disclaimer about Homer mounts though. If you're using the AW30-40e (like I am), you need to tweak the auto dipstick slightly, because it rests FIRMLY against the side of the trans tunnel, just...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
The 960 harness/ecu I have is an early one (94),...

The 960 harness/ecu I have is an early one (94), so it's M1.8, which is batch fire. The wiring diagram shows that the injectors are run by only two INJ outputs from the ecu. I do love playing with...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks, I'm stoked! Yessir, Homer mounts all the...

Thanks, I'm stoked! Yessir, Homer mounts all the way :).

Engine management...that's a confusing subject right now. The car is currently wired up for MS2 with wasted spark, which is what I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Engine's in! ...

Engine's in!

https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=408&pictureid=3393

I was able to use the BW55 tranny mount bracket with the crossmember in the AW70/71 location (dual mount holes). ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Broke4speed
My adapters have no clips, but I'm also using a...

My adapters have no clips, but I'm also using a stock intake. Never had an issue.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Neat, the BW55 transmission mount bracket bolts...

Neat, the BW55 transmission mount bracket bolts right up to the AW30-40e. It really looks like the new box is the same length as the AW71L I had in there, so I might be able to get away with no mods...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-29-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Broke4speed
I didn't even realize that my question was bogus...

I didn't even realize that my question was bogus until just now. The ECU has 6 IGN outputs, but there are only two igniters. Feelin' kinda dumb currently. I even have pinouts that I compiled a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-27-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Broke4speed
6 COP wasted spark with only two IGN outs...possible?

I'd really like to set my B6304 swap up on the stock ecu, with the possibility of using my MS2 as well...but I know the M1.8 ECU only uses two ignition outputs. Is it possible to use only two...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,047
Posted By Broke4speed
Oh how I miss the days when drifting used to be...

Oh how I miss the days when drifting used to be more about car control and suspension and less about 'angle mods', pulling the handbrake on a RWD car to 'initiate', and too-much-power on bald burner...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Engine's out! ...

Engine's out!

https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=408&pictureid=3388
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-22-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,859
Posted By Broke4speed
Cool, I'll hook you up with what I have :). ...

Cool, I'll hook you up with what I have :).
Email incoming tonight.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Let the swap begin! This is as far as I wanted...

Let the swap begin! This is as far as I wanted to go today, since I still have to make space in the garage for the B21/AW71 while I attend to engine bay cleaning before installing the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Broke4speed
Unfortunately no. It's a mechanical lockup,...

Unfortunately no. It's a mechanical lockup, driven by hydraulic pressure.
For me, I found that my B21 (T) just didn't have the torque to lug the car up even a slight hill with the lockup on a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Broke4speed
I swapped an AW71L from a 94 on to my B21A with...

I swapped an AW71L from a 94 on to my B21A with no issues. The lockup function is HORRIBLE unless you've got a 4.10 rear end, but if you don't actually drive your car for fun, it might be tolerable....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2018, 11:14 AM
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Views: 179,779
Posted By Broke4speed
Your car will run fine without the O2 in the...

Your car will run fine without the O2 in the exhaust stream, if it's just for a short trip to the exhaust shop. The O2 is only for closed loop idle and cruise fueling. WOT it ignores the O2 data.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Went to the local Metal Supermarket and found two...

Went to the local Metal Supermarket and found two 2 x 3 aluminum slugs that are perfect for my swap. I'm using stock passenger side mounts (no offset stud) on a 2" spacer, as per Homer's info for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2018, 02:46 PM
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Views: 167,036
Posted By Broke4speed
"Like" button. :)

"Like" button. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
-New daily on the road, old daily off the road. ...

-New daily on the road, old daily off the road.

Time to do fun things :).

Tacked up my Homer mounts. I'll finish-weld them after mocking up the engine/trans. Yes...I know the tacks aren't...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Broke4speed
Awesome, thanks! I've got a bunch of pass...

Awesome, thanks!
I've got a bunch of pass side mounts ready to go (no offset stud), so this makes it easier. I'll cut some aluminum spacers and drill/tap them tomorrow :).
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Broke4speed
Height of stock 960 engine mounts.

Yes, you read that correctly. I want to get started on my B6 swap, but I'm feeling especially cheap right now. I have stock redblock mounts, and would like to use them with my Homer Mounts (which...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
So it's looking like I won't be driving my Volvo...

So it's looking like I won't be driving my Volvo this summer, but over the years, I've learned to make lemonade out of lemons. I have 90% of the stuff I need to do the B6304 swap, so I figure I'll...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-29-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By Broke4speed
I guess I have one to send in too.

I guess I have one to send in too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,377
Posted By Broke4speed
If you got water in the tank, and didn't drain...

If you got water in the tank, and didn't drain the tank FULLY, there will still be water there. Water sinks to the bottom of the tank, and won't mix with the gasoline. If your pump pickup is where...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
That's the one I ended up ordering. The house...

That's the one I ended up ordering. The house needs some electrical work this year, so my car budget is pretty small right now...and that subie money was going to get me the last of the parts for...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Partial (pic-free, as usual) update: I still...

Partial (pic-free, as usual) update: I still haven't 'plated' my car for the year, so I can't drive it. I am preparing a 'new' daily (2007 Subaru Forester XS) and the damn thing needs a timing...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By Broke4speed
I'll check that out, thanks!

I'll check that out, thanks!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By Broke4speed
This might not be totally related but...I did a...

This might not be totally related but...I did a Micro install on a car for a friend, and after about 10 minutes of idling/driving, it runs like ass. I've pulled injector connectors off while...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,464
Posted By Broke4speed
Maybe the O-ring has torn? I know the clip is...

Maybe the O-ring has torn? I know the clip is supposed to hold it all tight, but without that O-ring, the cover is a very loose fit to the CHRA.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,466
Posted By Broke4speed
:dance: Oooooooooh. That's a nice view, first...

:dance: Oooooooooh. That's a nice view, first thing in the morning.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Broke4speed
My goals are far lower than yours, so hopefully...

My goals are far lower than yours, so hopefully it lasts a long time :).
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By Broke4speed
Ow...that hurts, lol :P.

Ow...that hurts, lol :P.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/c6/e6/cuZeEjMn_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/c6/e6/cuZeEjMn_o.jpg

Got my stereo hooked up (temporarily, to assess function). I'm also giving up on the electronic speedo conversion, for now.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,579
Posted By Broke4speed
I love that colour! :)

I love that colour! :)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 63,530
Posted By Broke4speed
Not sure how many folks are still interested in...

Not sure how many folks are still interested in this sort of thing, but I found some cool code using a BASIC stamp on a Jeep board.



Here's the thread:...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
You betcha! I checked out both of those cars in...

You betcha! I checked out both of those cars in the fall, and was surprised to see them still there today. The 740 still has the turbo/manifold/wiring/etc too.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,625
Posted By Broke4speed
Haven't touched the car in a while :(. I'm...

Haven't touched the car in a while :(.
I'm going to pull the three-gauge panel and re-install the deck that came with the car. It was originally mounted in the lower cubby, but I prefer the upper...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 761,955
Posted By Broke4speed
Ok, now that is hot as heck!

Ok, now that is hot as heck!
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