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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,223
Posted By dmax99
Yeah,I remember seeing bloody airbags,& head...

Yeah,I remember seeing bloody airbags,& head imprints in the windshields in cars where the driver wasn't belted.A real double whammy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,223
Posted By dmax99
Set the steering wheel straight,look to see if...

Set the steering wheel straight,look to see if both front tires are pointing north & south.You can also sight down the inside of the tires to see if the line of sight is the same on the rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By dmax99
I always have a tube of this in my roll around at...

I always have a tube of this in my roll around at the ready,This & butyl rubber ribbon is the bodyman's favorite quick fix.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 107,217
Posted By dmax99
Great thread,love what you've done to your car.My...

Great thread,love what you've done to your car.My second 140 series car was a 142E,Identical in every way to yours except for FI.It even came with the GT cluster (which went on to serve in two more...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By dmax99
You may want to tack your riv-nuts to the rail...

You may want to tack your riv-nuts to the rail with some brazing rod.That is if you'd like to remove the bolts at some point in the future.Mebbe some anti-seize on the bolts as well.There's nothing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By dmax99
940 ignition switch wiggle test

I've been having some engine cut out problems,So I wiggled the key with it running & it started act like it would stall.So I'm thinking of replacing it.My question is this,should I replace the switch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By dmax99
If your planning on reuseing those mldgs,get a...

If your planning on reuseing those mldgs,get a filet knife,& a 3m eraser wheel your gonna have to clean both surfaces.Pry a corner up & start cutting.If your careful you can do it without gouging the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By dmax99
Perhaps this poster meant LED bulbs?

Perhaps this poster meant LED bulbs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By dmax99
I've been doing some reading on Brickboard,& it...

I've been doing some reading on Brickboard,& it seems vacuum is only applied to that valve when you set the controls to max AC or the temp control completely to cold.Going to complete cold there's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By dmax99
94 940t

No ability to control temp,HOT all the time.Is there a door that controls temps?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By dmax99
I've done the Autozone deal & they worked fine.HF...

I've done the Autozone deal & they worked fine.HF also has the same set-up if you catch them on sale they're around 30.00.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By dmax99
Lock-out guy should be able to help.I think they...

Lock-out guy should be able to help.I think they can take a wax impression of the tumblers and cut a key from that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By dmax99
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By dmax99
94 940 T,no start.no power to fuel pump

Thanks in advance for any help I may recieve.My car started running intermittently as if the MAF was bad,that went on for a few days. I limped it to the shop where I work (body tech).It has since...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,271
Posted By dmax99
First thing I'd try is swapping those front tires...

First thing I'd try is swapping those front tires to the rear.If you don't recall hitting anything it's likely a tire issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By dmax99
Boris sent me a picture of one that had been done...

Boris sent me a picture of one that had been done (no fog e-code),but it didn't detail how it was done.I started doing one but got side tracked.I was using an angle grinder with a cut off wheel.I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By dmax99
Well,thanks for the reply,Yours makes the most...

Well,thanks for the reply,Yours makes the most sense of any I've read so far.I still may try to graft an H7 bulb mount to a 940 lamp with fogs.I've got a lot of free access to busted up H/lamps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By dmax99
No,but you would both be suffering the effects of...

No,but you would both be suffering the effects of overly bright lighting equally.Why do I get the feeling that I'm talking at a dead phone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By dmax99
Yeah,I look at the lines(if they're there).

Yeah,I look at the lines(if they're there).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By dmax99
Because,If you approach a vehicle with 3 times...

Because,If you approach a vehicle with 3 times the lighting power that you have,it overpowers your lights to the point of being virtually non-existant.Believe me I experience it every day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By dmax99
Tell me why not.I've seen your thread with...

Tell me why not.I've seen your thread with eliminating the ribs in the lens,would that work with LEDs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By dmax99
Led powered 9004s

Anyone using these with success.I'm tired of being blinded by oncoming traffic,& wondering if these are a viable option.There's tons of options on Amazon for one,& the pricing varies wildly.I 'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By dmax99
Riv-nuts are great...'til you have to remove...

Riv-nuts are great...'til you have to remove them,my experience has been spin city.Unless you can punch a hex shaped hole (for the hex shaped riv-nuts),which is mostly unlikely.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,124
Posted By dmax99
Prolly never got the rear end assembly.

Prolly never got the rear end assembly.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,565
Posted By dmax99
Drinkin' the weld thru primer Koolaid,eh?In...

Drinkin' the weld thru primer Koolaid,eh?In places where your seam welding it's basically useless,'cause you burn it all off.The only place where it may be useful is on pinch weld areas with plug...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By dmax99
I think it's a 963

I think it's a 963
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By dmax99
That's cool,it's funny though,it came out of a 91...

That's cool,it's funny though,it came out of a 91 740t with a clutch fan on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By dmax99
939 ecu

I'm checking to see if I can use a 939 as a spare for my 94 940T (electric fan is my main concern).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,624
Posted By dmax99
These look kinda cool,pretty pricey tho ...

These look kinda cool,pretty pricey tho




www.lifetimeledlights.com
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By dmax99
To the OP,That car is a project I was lookin' to...

To the OP,That car is a project I was lookin' to do in the eighties.I had a clean 142 shell that was hit in front,& I found a 164 manual slammed in the ass.By the time I located garage space,they had...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 116,459
Posted By dmax99
A good way to cleanup nasty lookin' welds is use...

A good way to cleanup nasty lookin' welds is use the edge of a 3" cut-off wheel,that way you don't thin the surrounding metal.I do it all time when butt welding 1/4 panel splice joints,& I'm working...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By dmax99
modern day equivalent to Ford browntops.

Like the title says,what would drop-in to a 90+ LH 2.4 with no messing around with the resister pack.I'm just lookin' to put a 15g into my daily with the least amont of fuss.?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,405
Posted By dmax99
I don't know,doesn't seem to be working very well...

I don't know,doesn't seem to be working very well for John Lane.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 50,726
Posted By dmax99
Plastic solder?

Plastic solder?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By dmax99
According to the fcpgroton site to determine what...

According to the fcpgroton site to determine what ECU system you have you check the coil.If it has a Bosch coil,it's LH2.4.They showed pictures of each & there's no mistaking the Regina coil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By dmax99
1993 245

I'm lookin' at a '93 245 manual right now & one thing that concerns me is what engine control it has.I've got a donor car for + T that's a 90 7 series manual (LH 2.4).Is that a match for the 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By dmax99
93 245 LH-version?

Is a 93 245 manual LH2.4 or something else.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 50,726
Posted By dmax99
Do yourself a favor,& put panel bonder all across...

Do yourself a favor,& put panel bonder all across the bottom of the panel.Your kidding yourself about the weld through primer.Glue the arch,the floor extension,& where it meets the rocker.you won't...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 50,726
Posted By dmax99
What really makes you appreciate this product is...

What really makes you appreciate this product is when you have to put a roof panel on something like a Sienna van.All those floor panels people are solid welding in could be glued,just no structural...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 50,726
Posted By dmax99
Panel bonder works very well for adhering the...

Panel bonder works very well for adhering the panel to the car.Especially for the wheel arch.Glue and clamp,no welding.The joint is completely sealed,I wish that more of people doing resto work would...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,250
Posted By dmax99
What size holes are you plugging on the core...

What size holes are you plugging on the core supp't..When welding two panels together I'd suggest filling a 5/16 hole.If welding three pieces together I'd use a 3/8 hole.If you use too small of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By dmax99
I've had luck soaking the switches with...

I've had luck soaking the switches with deoxit.Radio shack used to sell small can of it,or you can get it online at electronics supply houses.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By dmax99
740T erratic idle.

When you start the car the idle climbs to 2000 RPM hovers for a second then drops to 1000, then it keeps repeating that sequence.It's as regular as clockwork.Swapped the throttle body into a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By dmax99
Setting the toe with a tape is pretty easy.Two...

Setting the toe with a tape is pretty easy.Two guys makes it way easier.Each guy picks a spot on the tire tread to measure to.Do the front of the tire,then behind.Set the toe to 1/8" in.To keep the...
Forum: showroom 08-18-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By dmax99
Well it's a 94 so that makes sense.They didn't...

Well it's a 94 so that makes sense.They didn't give these car away by any stretch,I have the window sticker from a 90 740T wagon & it was around 30 grand.
Forum: showroom 08-18-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By dmax99
Yeah, I'm thinkin' special order as well,it does...

Yeah, I'm thinkin' special order as well,it does have cruise & power seat.
Forum: showroom 08-18-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By dmax99
Strange 940T

I picked up a 940T yesterday that is equipped like no other turbo model I've ever seen.

No sunroof
No leather seats
No heated seats
No aluminum wheels (15" steelies)

I thought that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By dmax99
Did they have a paint chip sheet to compare to.

Did they have a paint chip sheet to compare to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By dmax99
Nothings been said about the cable/ hydraulic...

Nothings been said about the cable/ hydraulic issue,Mine's got the slave.Just occured to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By dmax99
Sounds like it would be alot easier to locate the...

Sounds like it would be alot easier to locate the 740 version.
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