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Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Cheers. I do love the triple stack gauges. Your...

Cheers. I do love the triple stack gauges. Your Jurbo is rather excellent as well. I missed out on two 740's in that light blue colour. I still want one.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Some of the issues from the previous track days...

Some of the issues from the previous track days have been sorted. I put better power steering fluid in (ATF). Changed the viscous clutch on the fan - massive difference. And of course I replaced that...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 34,461
Posted By Pete.M
I'm more of a 740 guy but there's something about...

I'm more of a 740 guy but there's something about a white 240. Especially this one. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
I used to sell those stickers on ebay....

I used to sell those stickers on ebay. Unfortunately got none left. I think I still have the original image if you want to get some made.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Thanks, the camera makes it look better than it...

Thanks, the camera makes it look better than it really is.

Possibly. First of all I'm trying different fluid. I had some generic power steering fluid which doesn't have any specifications. Now I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
The 740 somehow passed the MOT at the start of...

The 740 somehow passed the MOT at the start of July despite a seized strut top bearing. They must have liked the car. I had to buy new strut top/camber adjustment assemblies to suit the BC coilovers....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,155
Posted By Pete.M
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957...

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n31_vaKzYepQ.jpg

Where can I get one of these? :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Fitted a fire extinguisher, tidied the wiring,...

Fitted a fire extinguisher, tidied the wiring, and diagnosed a fuelling problem.

Details in the video: https://youtu.be/RKgu11CbCVU
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,155
Posted By Pete.M
Cool, can't be many kitted-740's left in the...

Cool, can't be many kitted-740's left in the world.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Cheers. I think I remember that car. For my sins...

Cheers. I think I remember that car. For my sins I moved to NW England.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Cheers. No CAT required pre-'93 here.

Cheers. No CAT required pre-'93 here.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Cool, I'd be interested to see how it turns out....

Cool, I'd be interested to see how it turns out. My current cut-out isn't particularly clean so I'm sure the printed version would be better. Yes mxp5700ap sensor.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
I think he's only using Facebook.

I think he's only using Facebook.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Thanks. That's an underbody brace made by Viking...

Thanks. That's an underbody brace made by Viking Fabrications, here in UK.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Pete.M
Volvo 740 Turbo Conversion - Street/Track Build

I guess I didn't post here previously because the quality of projects is often very high. However, some friends have convinced me to contribute to a YouTube channel so now I'm whoring it out...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,883
Posted By Pete.M
That's awesome, good work.

That's awesome, good work.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,405
Posted By Pete.M
Side note; If you bothered with those little...

Side note; If you bothered with those little rubber "valve hushers", make sure you're compressing them when measuring, or better still remove them.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 45,071
Posted By Pete.M
Coffee table material right there :cool:

Coffee table material right there :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,749
Posted By Pete.M
Interesting swap! There's a semi-prepared...

Interesting swap!

There's a semi-prepared 5-cylinder megasquirt option from ExtraEFI, but it's not exactly a budget option.
http://www.extraefi.co.uk/products/MS_All_products.html
Forum: showroom 08-04-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 1,458,661
Posted By Pete.M
This was posted on the facebook page a couple...

This was posted on the facebook page a couple days ago.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,413
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: 216
Views: 96,137
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: 31
Views: 9,656
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: 55
Views: 16,569
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: 420
Views: 293,709
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: 8,609
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: 1,722
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: 61
Views: 19,270
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: 7,489
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: 5,260
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: 4,385
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: 4,385
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: 4,385
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: 7,489
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: 134
Views: 96,431
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: 2,243
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: 7,489
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: 1,604
Views: 1,458,661
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: 7,489
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: 7,489
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: 7,489
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: 1,386
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: 7,489
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: 7,489
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: 7,489
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: 7,489
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: 2,510
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: 66
Views: 22,816
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: 7,112
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: 11
Views: 6,706
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.
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