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Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By Pete.M
I'm excited for this one. I read that you're...

I'm excited for this one. I read that you're familiar with ecumaster. Any reason for choosing maxxecu instead?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,736
Posted By Pete.M
Looks like a fun project. Homemade AC...

Looks like a fun project. Homemade AC is.....interesting.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,804
Posted By Pete.M
It's hard to beat that engine and chassis...

It's hard to beat that engine and chassis combination.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,051
Posted By Pete.M
Those are some neat solutions. Who makes that...

Those are some neat solutions. Who makes that switch panel?
A few hours ago I bought two traditional gauges & sensors. Maybe I should cancel that order!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 110,093
Posted By Pete.M
The manifolds alone would take me about 1 year.

The manifolds alone would take me about 1 year.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,659
Posted By Pete.M
Tasty. I think I agree, early tail lights...

Tasty.

I think I agree, early tail lights look better in some cases.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Pete.M
Not sure how easy it is to buy Jetex parts in the...

Not sure how easy it is to buy Jetex parts in the US but they do an over axle bend.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,160
Posted By Pete.M
Could you build a new body mount for the panhard...

Could you build a new body mount for the panhard rod to get it closer to horizontal?
Edit: Sort of a rhetorical question, but you see my point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
It runs, 5 months after the first attempt. I...

It runs, 5 months after the first attempt.

I had two problems. The first was that I used a bad power source for the ecu & ezk, so they were losing power during cranking. The second was that the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,162
Posted By Pete.M
When does crankcase pressure become a problem on...

When does crankcase pressure become a problem on a b6304 that simply has a turbo thrown on it? I know the T6 has an additional breather.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,928
Posted By Pete.M
Any luck gumpy? Don't leave the thread hanging....

Any luck gumpy? Don't leave the thread hanging. I'd be interested to know your voltage at the red/white wire to the coil. This is where mine seems to be wrong. It should be zero with ignition on, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,928
Posted By Pete.M
I'm still not sure about it ONLY getting power...

I'm still not sure about it ONLY getting power when cranking. The pinout on ipdown.net suggests battery voltage at pin 35 when idling.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,928
Posted By Pete.M
Could you check which pin this is? I'm looking at...

Could you check which pin this is? I'm looking at the pinouts and can't see an obvious one that should ONLY have power when cranking.

I have the same problem. Gumpy, is your tachometer wired up?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
Small update. I'm getting maximum 0.2v at the...

Small update. I'm getting maximum 0.2v at the crank sensor when cranking. I think it's supposed to be about 0.4v based on the thread that was linked on the previous page. I guess I could try swapping...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 36,671
Posted By Pete.M
Great time regardless of issues, nice work!

Great time regardless of issues, nice work!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By Pete.M
The rhd 16v came with a smaller master cylinder...

The rhd 16v came with a smaller master cylinder from factory. But if I remember correctly new ones are not easily available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
Yep I've got 12v to all those when ignition is...

Yep I've got 12v to all those when ignition is on.
Resistance is good (186ohms) on the crank sensor, measured as per that linked thread.

I kinda bought the wrong tool, it has a fairly useless...
Forum: showroom 07-18-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 1,004,181
Posted By Pete.M
That's pretty much what my dreams consist of.

That's pretty much what my dreams consist of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
No luck. Checked the flywheel, doesn't look...

No luck.

Checked the flywheel, doesn't look too bad but I sanded the surface a little bit anyway.
Tried doubling up the engine ground (not all the way to the battery) but no change.
Double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
That was a quick response. I was considering...

That was a quick response. I was considering that, however the gearbox and engine have remained as one throughout the transplant so I'd be surprised if something has gone wrong.

I'm looking at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
I moved the ground for the radio suppression...

I moved the ground for the radio suppression relay. No luck. The ground for the ignition amplifier is in the original location on the inside wing.

I've got good continuity from ignition amp to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Pete.M
I'd start with the crank sensor on that one.

I'd start with the crank sensor on that one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
Another thought, it's probably not the best idea...

Another thought, it's probably not the best idea having the ground of the radio suppression relay go to the same ground as the ignition amplifier. I don't think they're normally in the same place so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
I removed the wiring for the diagnostic plug when...

I removed the wiring for the diagnostic plug when cutting the loom out of the 940 :roll:

My meter only has what look to be very low settings for ac voltage, 200 and 600mV I think. I tried it on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
Thanks. Today I swapped the crank sensor and...

Thanks.
Today I swapped the crank sensor and ezk from the other car, no luck. Still can't get any voltage on my cheapo voltmeter so a scope is probably the way forward.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By Pete.M
LH2.4 Intermittent Signal From EZK to Ignition Amplifier

This is an LH2.4 swapped 740, using a 940 loom so I may have done something wrong, or just badly...

There seems to be an intermittent signal from the EZK to the ignition amp/power stage. So far...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By Pete.M
I went down the route of carefully grinding the...

I went down the route of carefully grinding the manifold to fit a nut. Not great but it works.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,980
Posted By Pete.M
Yes! I've had the itch for over 5 years. Are...

Yes! I've had the itch for over 5 years.
Are you going to wire in the stock ecu and engine loom?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,578
Posted By Pete.M
LOTS of cool stuff going on there, nice work!

LOTS of cool stuff going on there, nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,770
Posted By Pete.M
Awesome, looking forward to seeing the future...

Awesome, looking forward to seeing the future mods. Mine is also on borbets but a smaller size. I figured they're a tiny bit like Geminis so they don't look out of place.
Forum: showroom 02-03-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9,451
Views: 3,043,845
Posted By Pete.M
I wouldn't be able to sleep at night, pondering...

I wouldn't be able to sleep at night, pondering the motives of the previous owner. There's something strangely fixating about it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Pete.M
Shouldn't need to chop in the middle, unless...

Shouldn't need to chop in the middle, unless you've run out of threads on the tie rod. I chopped the end of the tie rod down because it was bottoming out inside the ball joint.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,035
Posted By Pete.M
I couldn't quite work out the wiring from the...

I couldn't quite work out the wiring from the original pictures, so hopefully this picture helps others. Now working perfectly.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4588/38628151074_2e8b171c52_b.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,748
Posted By Pete.M
Check the exhaust housing on that, it might be...

Check the exhaust housing on that, it might be conical and therefore waaayy too small.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,035
Posted By Pete.M
Getting this error when trying to upload the...

Getting this error when trying to upload the code. Any ideas?

C:\Users\Peter\Downloads\boost.ino\boost.ino.ino:4:26: fatal error: SSD1306Ascii.h: No such file or directory

#include...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 26,165
Posted By Pete.M
When the clutch is sorted I demand a video :cool:

When the clutch is sorted I demand a video :cool:
Forum: showroom 10-16-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By Pete.M
I asked the same thing a while back: ...

I asked the same thing a while back:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=317328

They can be low-ish quality so might require some fettling.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By Pete.M
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=163...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=163457
Forum: article composition 09-27-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 57,630
Posted By Pete.M
EZK pin 5 is written up as being for "Supply...

EZK pin 5 is written up as being for "Supply voltage 30+. Power supply for on-board diagnostic (OBD) system memory and the adaptive function".

What adaptive function is this referring to? I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,070
Posted By Pete.M
Lankku, do you have any pictures of how you...

Lankku, do you have any pictures of how you filled the gaps between the cylinders and the block? I guess the principal is pretty simple but I'd be interested to see an example.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Pete.M
That's just a '90+ manifold from turbo models.

That's just a '90+ manifold from turbo models.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,592
Posted By Pete.M
Impressive!

Impressive!
Forum: article composition 08-28-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 57,630
Posted By Pete.M
The pinout numbering is what has been confusing...

The pinout numbering is what has been confusing me.

I was reading the connector pinout on the page below incorrectly. If you are looking directly at the connector (not the ECU) then you need to...
Forum: article composition 08-27-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 57,630
Posted By Pete.M
This probably won't mean anything to anyone but...

This probably won't mean anything to anyone but I've got two wires going to my 940 ecu connector that I can't identify. (because the loom is no longer a part of the car) One pink and one white/green....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 45,018
Posted By Pete.M
I don't know how you manage to keep your daily...

I don't know how you manage to keep your daily driver so clean.

What do you think of the B8's? Do they seem well matched front to rear?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,284
Posted By Pete.M
Love a good budget build. I'll look forward to...

Love a good budget build. I'll look forward to the future boost increase :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 162,214
Posted By Pete.M
Very cool, looking forward to seeing your...

Very cool, looking forward to seeing your progress.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3,029
Views: 467,151
Posted By Pete.M
Can't remember if he explained why but Bamse...

Can't remember if he explained why but Bamse filled up to the bottom of the freeze plugs. (Underpants 2 - Episode 5)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,150
Posted By Pete.M
What's the background on the 242? There's very...

What's the background on the 242? There's very few in the UK.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 94,885
Posted By Pete.M
I've got one of those stickers waiting for 2020...

I've got one of those stickers waiting for 2020 when I finally get round to turbo'ing the 744 :lol:

I do enjoy this thread, keep it up.
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