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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,383
Posted By Hotdoggin
That's the only reason I enjoy diesels so much.

That's the only reason I enjoy diesels so much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Hotdoggin
I've got the Volvo tool, made a homebrew and it...

I've got the Volvo tool, made a homebrew and it worked alright, kinda... the Volvo tool is incredible in comparison.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,389
Posted By Hotdoggin
I always use a little drop of oil... never had...

I always use a little drop of oil... never had one seize.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,209
Posted By Hotdoggin
Borrow a borescope from a buddy, pull your plugs...

Borrow a borescope from a buddy, pull your plugs and take a look. If you have a failed HG (which is pretty common, and will definitely cause cold/overnight misfires) one or more of the cylinders will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Hotdoggin
I think I will probably go down to an 87C...

I think I will probably go down to an 87C thermostat, just to keep it a little happier. Hopefully this is the end of my worry. I suspect it won't be. I think i may install an aux temp gauge that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Hotdoggin
Surely, but it's well within operating range, at...

Surely, but it's well within operating range, at those temps, right? I also have an e-fan. I've only heard it kick on twice. I feel like I read they don't even kick on until 215F? That seems so high.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By Hotdoggin
I have tried. It worked for a while. If you need...

I have tried. It worked for a while. If you need one, I can probably dig one up. What year?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Hotdoggin
That is indeed the thermostat that I have.

That is indeed the thermostat that I have.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Hotdoggin
B230FT Operating Temp Range

TL:DR Happy operating temperatures for a B230FT?

1995 940T, auto, B230FT. Bone Stock.

Car runs great, had a leaky water pump, a cracked/failing coolant res, etc. Everything replaced, and new. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By Hotdoggin
All y'all are fools. 850Rs/850s in general are...

All y'all are fools. 850Rs/850s in general are super clapped by now, but they in no way are "bad" cars. They're stupid easy to work on, they're pretty fast, they ride great, quiet inside, etc. FWD is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By Hotdoggin
I pull the filter off the cartridge, get it out,...

I pull the filter off the cartridge, get it out, then the cartridge. Did it six times today.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Hotdoggin
Running out of injector, or pump... or you're at...

Running out of injector, or pump... or you're at 99% duty cycle.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Hotdoggin
Sold, I'm going to go ahead and refresh...

Sold, I'm going to go ahead and refresh everything - get the tires I want on there and decide if rear overload springs or diesel springs up front are necessary. I appreciate all the help!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Hotdoggin
You haul tons of heavy with your car, don't you...

You haul tons of heavy with your car, don't you RWC? 215/55/16 ATs are a safe bet, it seems. I'm kinda set on the hydras, the steelies are bendy in the front.

The car rides alright now, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Hotdoggin
I'm not going to be doing "serious offroading."...

I'm not going to be doing "serious offroading." Just trying to get places I can't consciously take my S60... The gun range here is down 14 miles of national forest road - tried in the S60... No...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Hotdoggin
940 tire size combination - go up in size?

I've got a stock 95 940T wagon... bought it for 625$ and it's in killer shape. Has 15 inch steelies which have decent tires... but I've got bare Hydras. My question, with new struts, shocks and all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By Hotdoggin
buy an AQ151 Intake and set of carbs. Work it....

buy an AQ151 Intake and set of carbs. Work it. Drive it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,015
Posted By Hotdoggin
I love that even the mods here come in for the...

I love that even the mods here come in for the kill...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hotdoggin
https://www.fluid-film.com/

https://www.fluid-film.com/
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,146
Posted By Hotdoggin
and if you can't locate a pair, I have a parts...

and if you can't locate a pair, I have a parts car I can probably purloin them from.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,146
Posted By Hotdoggin
Don't forget to locate some of the brackets off a...

Don't forget to locate some of the brackets off a sedan or something, because the wagon's don't come equipped with the swaybar brackets. We have 24/19 on my girlfriend's car and it's perfectly happy...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Hotdoggin
You got a cold? ;-);-) do your swap, then we'll...

You got a cold? ;-);-) do your swap, then we'll talk. I'm gonna have to find a not cracked 90+.

So i tore this down and it's hot side is .48, original volvo stuff save for the compressor wheel and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Hotdoggin
I was thinking that myself since due to the lack...

I was thinking that myself since due to the lack of information. I may not use this. The search continues.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Hotdoggin
Frankenturbo?

In my quest to find a decent stock turbo to rebuild for my 240T, a coworker gave me a turbo he yanked off an older 7 series. It appears to have a T04B cold side, and the original 7 flange... Also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By Hotdoggin
Amazon. 98$ plus free prime shipping

Amazon. 98$ plus free prime shipping
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,470
Posted By Hotdoggin
36qts of oil for 77$. Full synthetic, too....

36qts of oil for 77$. Full synthetic, too. Jackpot.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Hotdoggin
Also I turned the trashed dead Garrett into a...

Also I turned the trashed dead Garrett into a lamp.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Hotdoggin
I guess I should have asked for a "modern almost...

I guess I should have asked for a "modern almost bolt on replacement turbo in new form." Not turbobricks cheap... I suspect a new unit would be in the 500-600$ range. I'm just looking for the least...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Hotdoggin
I also will mention that I have another one...

I also will mention that I have another one around here without a crack in it, but would prefer new. I would also happily accept the information regarding getting a new cartridge for it...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Hotdoggin
1983 240T turbo replacement

1983 Non-intercooled with stock garrett

Turbo was starting to make some racket, lots of play. Yanked it out to rebuild and found there to be a massive crack where the wastegate puck is. On either...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,051
Posted By Hotdoggin
Man, I need GTAs. What adapters did you buy?

Man, I need GTAs. What adapters did you buy?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By Hotdoggin
Word to the wise about flare nut wrenches - I've...

Word to the wise about flare nut wrenches - I've got SO, Mac and Matco. The tolerances are roughly the same on each, but the Mac is the only one that hasn't failed me - if you feel the flare nut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
That seems consistent with what I'm experiencing....

That seems consistent with what I'm experiencing. It starts up in one revolution, will rev like there's no problem for about 15 seconds and then it's acting like there's no fuel. It pops a bit. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
Gentleman, Just for future reference and whatnot...

Gentleman, Just for future reference and whatnot - That Delorean place is WONDERFUL. Quick email responses, and a wealth of knowledge.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
I 100% understand! That is a very rare, and...

I 100% understand! That is a very rare, and specific piece of kit. I think it'd be pretty wise of me to have one on hand, surely I'm going to have more issues as this is going to be in my stable for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
Yikes! While I value this as an option, and...

Yikes! While I value this as an option, and understand the sizable deposit... taking into consideration that I own a damn CIS car, I think it'd behoove me to spend the money on purchasing one....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
Well, I suspect it'd make more sense to rent it...

Well, I suspect it'd make more sense to rent it from you. While it's here, I can source out the proper parts to make my own. What's the rental fee?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
Alright, just poking around and we do not have...

Alright, just poking around and we do not have that setup. Everything I've been able to find regarding kjet fuel pressure kits has led to the tbricks gauge, and a dead JCWHITNEY part number. Has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
I'll have to check and see if the shop has all...

I'll have to check and see if the shop has all the proper fittings. So you want pressure right after the filter, and at the return junction right near the filter?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hotdoggin
K-jet warm-up issue

1983 244T - Non-IC - fresh stage 0

Car has been sitting since 2007 - started monthly. Runs and drives right now, boosts and moves, the problem is... it won't do any of that until it's almost-full...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,309
Posted By Hotdoggin
:rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By Hotdoggin
I did this in an hour having never done it...

I did this in an hour having never done it before. I just unbolted both manifolds, pulled them to the side. Valve cover off, loosened the cam retainers a little at a time until there was no tension...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,577
Posted By Hotdoggin
timing off.

timing off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By Hotdoggin
I would honestly point my finger at the master...

I would honestly point my finger at the master cylinder.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By Hotdoggin
Jack, jackstands, 24 inches of extension, 19mm...

Jack, jackstands, 24 inches of extension, 19mm socket, 12mm socket, 14mm wrench, 17 for the converter bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,368
Posted By Hotdoggin
This makes me feel in adult, mature ways. What a...

This makes me feel in adult, mature ways. What a sick thing to make. Jesus.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,368
Posted By Hotdoggin
Not to hi-jack, that Filter king looks like it'd...

Not to hi-jack, that Filter king looks like it'd solve all my problems. It'll work for a setup running say... dual Solex 44PA1s? Do I eliminate the return in the system, or does that one have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Hotdoggin
They LOVE to ****ing melt. The connectors are...

They LOVE to ****ing melt. The connectors are total garbage. You have no power to the connector, confirmed with test light or multimeter?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Hotdoggin
It's really not a big deal, I just like being...

It's really not a big deal, I just like being able to hot swap fuel pumps if needed. One 10mm, two clamps and done. That said, I will probably go that direction, and keep an in line low pressure pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Hotdoggin
Sigh, so I'm SOL. Is my only option just to run a...

Sigh, so I'm SOL. Is my only option just to run a lift pump now, with a later tank?
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