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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Baileyswhite
Last summer I rebuilt an OE water-cooled T3 to...

Last summer I rebuilt an OE water-cooled T3 to replace the leaky, oil-cooled only T3 on my ‘83 244T. It wasn’t the easiest job...but it was a direct replacement for the turbo that came with the car,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,304
Posted By Baileyswhite
I’ve got an ‘83 244 Turbo running...

I’ve got an ‘83 244 Turbo running LH2.2/breakerless. When I first bought it I had a very similar rhythmic surging at idle. I ended up doing a few things before I got it to smooth out, and to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Baileyswhite
We’ve still got a functioning VST at work. ...

We’ve still got a functioning VST at work.

There’s an adapter/cord for the VST that fits into the diagnostic port on the OBD1 cars. On the opposite side, it has a standard DLC port. The there’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,843
Posted By Baileyswhite
:nod: Nice find! That should help your nox...

:nod:

Nice find! That should help your nox numbers quite a bit. Remember to check dat mixture when it's all fixed up :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,843
Posted By Baileyswhite
This is bad intel Did you double check...

This is bad intel



Did you double check your mixture after this? Is the O2 sensor voltage switching like it should?

And idk what your ignition timing is set at, but retard it as much as the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,843
Posted By Baileyswhite
Lol pardon me, I meant 800 kPa :oops:

Lol pardon me, I meant 800 kPa :oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,843
Posted By Baileyswhite
My brother's '85 240 failed smog last year for...

My brother's '85 240 failed smog last year for the same thing--extremely high CO.

I did a full tune up (oil, filters, all new secondary ignition parts) and reset base idle and mixture. This didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Baileyswhite
Is the clutch actually slipping? These cars...

Is the clutch actually slipping?

These cars have a fairly high clutch engagement point when compared to many other cars.

The M47 in my '90 245 (and all the M47 cars that I've owned/worked on,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By Baileyswhite
Okay, sweet. I ordered up a cable from...

Okay, sweet. I ordered up a cable from stiligfox's link and I'll start building up the rest of my system. I'm gonna go the EQ and external amp route so the system will be on-par with modern,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By Baileyswhite
I'm also finding this quote for the AMP out...

I'm also finding this quote for the AMP out pinout, I'm just confused as to which is the correct one:



From this thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=12234

I guess I'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By Baileyswhite
The only reason I'm not going the factory EQ...

The only reason I'm not going the factory EQ route is that this setup is going into my 142 (no place to mount the 240-specific EQ units) and that a great deal of aftermarket EQ's have AUX in ports,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By Baileyswhite
My plan is to use the AMP din plug to hook to an...

My plan is to use the AMP din plug to hook to an external equalizer to an external amp.

Like this: AMP out > equalizer > amplifier > speakers

As I understand, the AMP plug on this HU has left...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By Baileyswhite
CR-712 DIN Pinouts

I was wondering if anyone here knows the Pinouts for the 6 and 8 pin AMP and EQ DIN plugs on the back of a CR-712 head unit?

It looks like u/Lando was getting close/figured it out a few years...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By Baileyswhite
I went that route many many years ago in my 240...

I went that route many many years ago in my 240 before I switched to poly.

It did the job but boy did it beat me up. Just prep the new bushings by putting them in the freezer, and definitely use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
S/V/C: s60R oil leak
Views: 663
Posted By Baileyswhite
Check your PCV before you make any other repairs,...

Check your PCV before you make any other repairs, because that looks like a decent amount of oil down there. If your PCV is clogged it'll push oil (and eventually the oil seals themselves) out of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,957
Posted By Baileyswhite
Just turn the crank until the timing mark on the...

Just turn the crank until the timing mark on the harmonic balancer lines up with the "0" mark on the lower timing cover. Then remove the top (outer) timing cover and see if the dot on the cam pulley...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,957
Posted By Baileyswhite
Perhaps a dumb question...but have you checked...

Perhaps a dumb question...but have you checked the timing belt?

My 944t was acting very similar to how you're describing, and it turned out the timing belt was off by two teeth. It idled like a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,652
Posted By Baileyswhite
I want some!

I want some!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,652
Posted By Baileyswhite
We don't get many redblocks at the dealer these...

We don't get many redblocks at the dealer these days, but on the odd chance one comes in for a 30k service, they get Volvo-branded copper core plugs.

'87 and earlier get these:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,230
Posted By Baileyswhite
http://i.imgur.com/z6MJyyW.jpg?1 Here's...

http://i.imgur.com/z6MJyyW.jpg?1

Here's another picture (sorry for potato quality)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,230
Posted By Baileyswhite
http://i.imgur.com/UG8RfdDl.jpg I HAVE BOTH...

http://i.imgur.com/UG8RfdDl.jpg

I HAVE BOTH KINDS

'74 145 with stock bumpers on the left, '74 142 with '73 bumpers on the right.

The swap was painless. I had to shim the top of the bumper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,365
Posted By Baileyswhite
You should see .1 to .9 volts, and it's should be...

You should see .1 to .9 volts, and it's should be cycling in that range at a steady pace at idle. It should cycle faster off idle. If it's not moving or painfully slow (like...1 cycle per +5 seconds...
Forum: events 04-23-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,493
Posted By Baileyswhite
Should I do this? My 142 isn't a show...

Should I do this?

My 142 isn't a show car...but it is running and driving. My 944 seems kinda lame and my 245 has a ruined B20 in the back of it.






...screw it, I'll see you guys there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Baileyswhite
Dealer still carries the plug and the grommet, I...

Dealer still carries the plug and the grommet, I did a radiator on a 940T back in December.

Guys at the dealer run a zip tie (one long one or two short ones) over the top of the plug, through the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Baileyswhite
Okay guys, thanks again for all the input. I...

Okay guys, thanks again for all the input.

I decided to go stock and keep the k-jet.

I've gotten several new parts (AAV, good condition iron housing Bosch-078 distributor, rebuilt injectors)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Baileyswhite
My biggest concern is trying to anticipate the...

My biggest concern is trying to anticipate the issues that I'm going to run into before it happens. I don't have a garage and I want to do what I can to minimize the time that I have a non-functional...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Baileyswhite
The car should pass with just the evap monitor...

The car should pass with just the evap monitor not complete as per the newest 2015 rules.

https://www.bar.ca.gov/pdf/Smog_Check_OBD_Reference_Guide.pdf

See page three.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Baileyswhite
Double post

Double post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Baileyswhite
Yeah...I knew going into this that a Weber swap...

Yeah...I knew going into this that a Weber swap wouldn't have many supporters. I don't mean to be stubborn and bury my head in the sand or anything--the Weber swap just seemed like a simple solution....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Baileyswhite
The biggest issue with K-Jet that I have is parts...

The biggest issue with K-Jet that I have is parts availability/scarcity. I know a healthy K-Jet system is going to be smoother, easier to cold start and just generally better than a carb setup. But...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Baileyswhite
1974 142 Project Questions (FI > Carb Conversion)

I'm not entirely sure where the best place to put this thread is, but bear with me here.

At the end of last year I inherited u/harholl's '74 142. I co-purchased it from him in September 2013 only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By Baileyswhite
I don't know how your car has been maintained or...

I don't know how your car has been maintained or how it's running, so some of this may be irrelevant, but that's for you to decide--from the top:



Also, how's your O2 sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By Baileyswhite
If your car still has an emission control...

If your car still has an emission control information sticker under the hood/on the strut tower/in the engine bay somewhere it will say whether you have one or not. It will say "EGR" on it. If not,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By Baileyswhite
^^^Yes, definitely test/service the egr if it's...

^^^Yes, definitely test/service the egr if it's so equipped. Forgot to mention that one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By Baileyswhite
A properly functioning cat will use most of the...

A properly functioning cat will use most of the o2 in the engine's exhaust, so the number you should expect on the readout should be very close to zero, like 0.7% or so.

Messed up AFR (too lean)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By Baileyswhite
Also check the needle on the cluster tach when...

Also check the needle on the cluster tach when the car is off, make sure it's resting properly at zero.

I had the same issue with my tach when I first installed it and turns out the needle had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Baileyswhite
And I sent IPD an email asking about this same...

And I sent IPD an email asking about this same problem back in December. I asked if they still carried the header for the b20 and they said they no longer did due to quality problems.

Do the ipd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Baileyswhite
I sent the manufacturer, pertronix an email. I...

I sent the manufacturer, pertronix an email. I doubt I'll hear back before Monday.

Has anyone tried this part on a fuel injected application?

And redwood chair, is the IPD header you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Baileyswhite
B20F Exhaust Manifold Interchangeability

I recently bought harholl's orange and black '74 142. About a month after buying it, the exhaust system completely gave way. The manifold cracked in several places and both pipes of the double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
And I saw the plugs yesterday. They all look like...

And I saw the plugs yesterday. They all look like how a happy, good-running car should look like.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Oh no, I'm all gung-ho about addressing the...

Oh no, I'm all gung-ho about addressing the problem and not just the symptom. I just don't understand how this could have happened.

I got the car at 215k from my auto shop. It had some slight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
So...should I warm it up and then pull the cam?...

So...should I warm it up and then pull the cam? Or will it be accurate enough to just warm the engine and proceed with it fully assembled?

The readings I took were with it cold, btw.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
That's a good tip, that'll be the next thing I...

That's a good tip, that'll be the next thing I do.
How much of a difference will it actually make if the engine is warm or not?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Sorry for the mega-long delay--had to get a bunch...

Sorry for the mega-long delay--had to get a bunch of things in order and purchase a leak down tester. Hooked everything up yesterday and did a leakdown test.

I'm not fully convinced of the results...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Just sent an email to my old shop teacher, gonna...

Just sent an email to my old shop teacher, gonna see if he has one I can borrow.
If not, I'll stop by Harbor Freight on my way down this Friday and pick one up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Yeah, I've done leakdown tests before, it's just...

Yeah, I've done leakdown tests before, it's just that I don't have one. A leakdown tester I mean. :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Pretty sure I have a can of engine degreaser...

Pretty sure I have a can of engine degreaser sitting around. I'll clean everything up and set to tracing down that leak.

Is blowby something that is inevitable with these engines? And is there any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Okay. The car is in the bay area and I won't be...

Okay. The car is in the bay area and I won't be down until Friday to get a look at it, run a new compression test.

One more thing, I brought it to SVS up here and sac so that they could diagnose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
And by the end the oil leak was so bad that the...

And by the end the oil leak was so bad that the entire underside and trunk of my car was covered in oil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By Baileyswhite
Coolant was in good shape, the car never...

Coolant was in good shape, the car never overheated. I checked the oil frequently and there never appeared to be anything else contaminating it, like water droplets or anything.

And the engine ran...
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