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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Cwazywazy
Maybe you could even just park it on a steep...

Maybe you could even just park it on a steep enough hill and do it. Or maybe one of those spill free funnels?
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 126,584
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah well, I blew my engine up, swapped in...

Yeah well, I blew my engine up, swapped in another, blew that one up, rebuilt the first one, swapped that in, all in about 2 months.

:cameron:
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 126,584
Posted By Cwazywazy
I predict greatness. Get a brass bushing set for...

I predict greatness. Get a brass bushing set for the shifter if you wanna make it really nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't see why the no weld wouldn't work, as...

I don't see why the no weld wouldn't work, as long as you prep it well. Obviously welded is better though.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wideband is in. Still need to wire in the oil...

Wideband is in. Still need to wire in the oil gauge and lighting. Getting around 15:1 idling and cruising, around 11-12 at WOT.

https://i.imgur.com/OCc4RpYh.jpg

Also tried to figure out this...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 126,584
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nice. Your "broken" one is probably a million...

Nice. Your "broken" one is probably a million times better than mine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Cwazywazy
Delete the hot air thermostat thing if you...

Delete the hot air thermostat thing if you haven't already. Take the thermostat out of the airbox and use a rubber pipe cap on the inlet. (I think it's 2 or 2.5 inch)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By Cwazywazy
I've read that supporting the engine from the top...

I've read that supporting the engine from the top and dropping the subframe is the way to go. I'd probably try to drill a drain without dropping the pan if I had to, but that's just me. You'll have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Cwazywazy
Well now I feel dumb. Don't forget to torque your...

Well now I feel dumb. Don't forget to torque your lug nuts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Cwazywazy
It's a Powertrax Lock Right.

It's a Powertrax Lock Right.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By Cwazywazy
I done went and broke it again

88 Turbo 240...

Has a locker, checked the fluid after I got the car and it never showed any signs of leaking. Today it started making a quiet speed dependent clunk that progressively got worse...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 32,204
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nice. The b6304 can't weigh much more than the...

Nice. The b6304 can't weigh much more than the b230, can it?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Snow tires and a piece of the old exhaust. Much...

Snow tires and a piece of the old exhaust. Much quieter now. Exhaust dump before the axle is a no-no for interior noise.

https://i.imgur.com/ns3pLfah.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/VjHQxBmh.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Cwazywazy
Is it possible that there's some wiring weirdness...

Is it possible that there's some wiring weirdness between the speedo/ecu? My 240 idles at about 700 regardless of temperature or speed.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Haven't looked into it. 12psi doesn't worry me...

Haven't looked into it. 12psi doesn't worry me too much, but I'd rather not go there without a wideband yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Found an old 90 degree 4an fitting so the leak is...

Found an old 90 degree 4an fitting so the leak is fixed. Engine bay pics, admire my ziptie skills.

https://i.imgur.com/K8TGiW6h.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/AkGBP2qh.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I did, and a real pressure regulator. Thanks for...

I did, and a real pressure regulator. Thanks for the offer.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I really don't know for sure, but the single wire...

I really don't know for sure, but the single wire sensor was replaced with a 2 wire when I got EZK.

Speaking of the knock sensor, how much does torque affect that thing? I torqued it properly on...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think it had a single spade connector sensor,...

I think it had a single spade connector sensor, dunno how effective that would've been. But yeah, I switched over to EZK a long time ago.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think I ever ran more than like 9PSI...

I don't think I ever ran more than like 9PSI before I swapped to EZK. But yeah, the knock sensor wasn't even plugged in.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Heh. I have almost 200 miles on it so far...

Heh.

I have almost 200 miles on it so far and it has yet to explode. Hopefully, with some luck, this time I'll make the M47 explode and not the engine. I'm surprised how long that clunky noisy box...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Is it possible to use the WG actuator off a T3?...

Is it possible to use the WG actuator off a T3? I'm not really sure how much I trust the cruddy one on the 15g.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think it got hung up on the clampy dealy,...

I think it got hung up on the clampy dealy, already ordered one of what you linked.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ahhhh, it's fine. Anyway, I touched my turbo...

Ahhhh, it's fine.

Anyway, I touched my turbo to install coolant lines and now it's leaking oil really badly.

https://i.imgur.com/UJTpelyh.jpg

The feed line won't fit any other way with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Is 15g boost creep a common issue? It holds WG...

Is 15g boost creep a common issue? It holds WG pressure until it gets over about 3k then it slowly goes up to about 12psi..

Also the exhaust is amazingly loud. Need to look into that.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Finished it up and put about 70 miles on it...

Finished it up and put about 70 miles on it today. Works pretty well, loving the 15g. The idling down problem that I've been fighting since I got the car is completely gone. I'm happy, it runs well...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 32,204
Posted By Cwazywazy
You should get the manifolds off an S80 T6..

You should get the manifolds off an S80 T6..
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/fNvwjych.jpg The engine...

https://i.imgur.com/fNvwjych.jpg

The engine bay got my pristine oil pan all dirty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Cwazywazy
I bought a cheapo replacement drier and had to...

I bought a cheapo replacement drier and had to remove a plug and move over the pressure switch from the old one.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 62,918
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nice work, love the way the car looks.

Nice work, love the way the car looks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yep, mine did the same on jackstands.

Yep, mine did the same on jackstands.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 126,584
Posted By Cwazywazy
112 wheel? Not bad, must be like 130+ crank if...

112 wheel? Not bad, must be like 130+ crank if that's right.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Head and block are trash. Wasn't a very good...

Head and block are trash. Wasn't a very good engine before I broke it anyway.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I did indeed, thanks. They look great. ...

I did indeed, thanks. They look great.

Engine is mostly in, just need to bolt in one of the engine mounts and the bell housing. In the passenger mount I used a Land Rover Defender mount with some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By Cwazywazy
If it's clean and rust free you shouldn't need a...

If it's clean and rust free you shouldn't need a gasket AFAIK. I've never seen or used one there.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ehhh, 50/50. Engine probably goes in today...

Ehhh, 50/50.

Engine probably goes in today and everything I'll need for the 15g arrives later this week.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Third time's the charm, right? ...

Third time's the charm, right?

https://i.imgur.com/IXLD7gkh.jpg

I got lazy and didn't clean the head. Turbo pistons in the '93 block the car originally came with and a T cam. New rod bearings...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,525
Posted By Cwazywazy
Looks like it could use a coil or two cut off the...

Looks like it could use a coil or two cut off the rear springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Cwazywazy
Have you done a compression test?

Have you done a compression test?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/Cx7vLNJh.jpg How much JB...

https://i.imgur.com/Cx7vLNJh.jpg

How much JB Weld will this take?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
The piston was steam cleaned when the headgasket...

The piston was steam cleaned when the headgasket blew. Injector is my guess. Was running NGK BPR7ES, I believe.

I never heard it make that noise after doing the HG, but I'm pretty deaf.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Oh, for sure. I'm trying to make it explode less...

Oh, for sure. I'm trying to make it explode less this time.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
That vid was when the headgasket blew. How can it...

That vid was when the headgasket blew. How can it detonate if it's got water injection?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
Glad to be of service, lol. When the car is...

Glad to be of service, lol.

When the car is broken I feel like I should sell it, but I won't get any money for a broken car. Then when it isn't broken I won't sell it because I love driving it too...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm still amazed I did this on 7psi when the last...

I'm still amazed I did this on 7psi when the last engine took 15psi to break.. But yeah, injectors and a wideband are definitely in my letter to Santa.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/BE8e5Rph.jpg What...

https://i.imgur.com/BE8e5Rph.jpg

What happened here? Chunk of melted piston get chewed up?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Posted By Cwazywazy
My first wagon was empty when the needle hit the...

My first wagon was empty when the needle hit the bottom white line, my turbo wagon's needle will drop all the way to the bottom (as if the car was shut off) and still have a couple gallons left.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'd say go with diesel mounts or cheap ones with...

I'd say go with diesel mounts or cheap ones with a third mount. Poly if you like vibrations.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By Cwazywazy
Doesn't look rusty. The top one was no problem at...

Doesn't look rusty. The top one was no problem at all.

But yeah, cut it off and hope I can bend it a little to get more length?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think it's coming off without breaking...

I don't think it's coming off without breaking the line. Tried wire brush, brake clean, pb blaster, heat.
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