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Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 114,601
Posted By 2manyturbos
You have the correct pedal down. Wait until you...

You have the correct pedal down. Wait until you get some real tires. Then, things will change dramatically.
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 114,601
Posted By 2manyturbos
People love seeing vintage iron out racing. ...

People love seeing vintage iron out racing. That's cool. We used to have a club member that ran a 122 and his friend ran a 444. The 444 had a suicide knob on the steering wheel so he could attempt...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 114,601
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's awesome. Those aren't easy cars to drive...

That's awesome. Those aren't easy cars to drive near their limit.
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 114,601
Posted By 2manyturbos
You should bring it out to one of the upcoming...

You should bring it out to one of the upcoming events. Either SCCA Oregon Region or when WMC runs at the Evergreen Space Museum. It will give you a chance to drive it like it was intended to be ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,750
Posted By 2manyturbos
Any mild enamel paint reducer will remove the ...

Any mild enamel paint reducer will remove the butyl rubber. Dupont 3812S or PPG DX330 work great. Just make sure you are wearing nitrile gloves to keep your skin from absorbing the solvent. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By 2manyturbos
No gasket. That tapered flange seals without a...

No gasket. That tapered flange seals without a gasket.
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 114,601
Posted By 2manyturbos
I'm glad you enjoyed watching them. I'm hoping...

I'm glad you enjoyed watching them. I'm hoping this thread will motivate those that have run in the past to get back to the sport and also bring in new folks. It is an inexpensive way to have a...
Forum: showroom 04-20-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 114,601
Posted By 2manyturbos
Last weekend was a double header at PIR with the...

Last weekend was a double header at PIR with the Oregon Region SCCA Sold group. I'm on a new set up and spent this weekend familiarizing myself with how the GT behaves. I went back to the stock...
Forum: website & board 04-19-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By 2manyturbos
I got the same warning with my Norton Antivirus...

I got the same warning with my Norton Antivirus software when I posted to the thread. I just deleted the thread. The OP can try again if he/she is legit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By 2manyturbos
There is only one instrument cluster that will...

There is only one instrument cluster that will correct the problem. A 1990 740 cluster from an ABS car will fit your dash and read correctly with a slight re-wire job. That circuit board seems like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By 2manyturbos
Did you get it working correctly?

Did you get it working correctly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By 2manyturbos
It is just a solid wire jumper going from that...

It is just a solid wire jumper going from that connector on the main cluster circuit board to an identical connector on one of the 2 circuit boards on the speedometer. Just pull the speedo out and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. You just have to use the correct mounting...

Yes. You just have to use the correct mounting brackets for the different versions of the calipers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By 2manyturbos
With the crank shaft at TDC cylinder # 1 the skip...

With the crank shaft at TDC cylinder # 1 the skip in the windows of the flywheel should be about in the middle of the starter drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Unfortunately, there is a very good...

^^

Unfortunately, there is a very good chance this is the problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,747
Posted By 2manyturbos
I bet the person at the dealership that attempted...

I bet the person at the dealership that attempted to look up the code for you didn't know what they were doing. I have never had a stereo that the dealership could not give me the code for. Send me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is one funky website. I had a heck of a...

That is one funky website. I had a heck of a time trying to utilize it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's actually on page 1256.

It's actually on page 1256.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By 2manyturbos
I doubt it. The "fix" was probably temporary...

I doubt it. The "fix" was probably temporary until the PO could get a replacement ECU, then forgotten about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By 2manyturbos
Your mechanic has no clue what he is talking ...

Your mechanic has no clue what he is talking about. Both pumps are turned on/off through the ECU via the fuel pump relay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By 2manyturbos
The ECU kicked the bucket so they grounded the...

The ECU kicked the bucket so they grounded the relay in order to keep the car running. The ECU grounds the relay through that blue-green wire. You need a replacement ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By 2manyturbos
What I'm suggesting is using a flat washer under...

What I'm suggesting is using a flat washer under the core support with a flange nut below that. The reason for the flange nut is so it won't drop right through your box end wrench when you are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By 2manyturbos
When turning it can make a loud popping sound...

When turning it can make a loud popping sound when the tire grips and lets loose. Especially backing up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By 2manyturbos
A nut and washer is a valid fix. If you have a...

A nut and washer is a valid fix. If you have a flange nut that will be easiest to install. Pull the grill out and go at it from the front using a box end wrench. As said above, make sure you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By 2manyturbos
The easiest way to tell isn't necessarily easy. ...

The easiest way to tell isn't necessarily easy. Take the wheels off, pop the tie rod loose from the knuckle, try to turn the strut. I have seen these mount so gummed up I could barely turn the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By 2manyturbos
It could be sticking upper strut mounts. The...

It could be sticking upper strut mounts. The mounts on my 940 stick and then pop loose. That makes the spring wind up then release. I have experienced this with many 7-9 series cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ 4 of them. All in good condition.

^^ 4 of them. All in good condition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By 2manyturbos
I am pretty sure the blower motor runs in the...

I am pretty sure the blower motor runs in the accessory position. I don't have a 240 nearby to check.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,628
Posted By 2manyturbos
I still have the B280 you were considering...

I still have the B280 you were considering buying for a time wasting customer. :-P It's in my for sale thread. I'd love to see it go to use. That body/shell is heading for the crusher within the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have one that might work for you. I sent you a...

I have one that might work for you. I sent you a PM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By 2manyturbos
The steering wheel does not fit. The tilt column...

The steering wheel does not fit. The tilt column cars have a larger diameter steering shaft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By 2manyturbos
The ECU has nothing to do with spark. It does...

The ECU has nothing to do with spark. It does need the spark signal in order to fire the injectors. It is kind of a one way street. The ECU needs the EZK. The opposite is not true. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,786
Posted By 2manyturbos
No. Simon is just using his 7-9 to make it clear...

No. Simon is just using his 7-9 to make it clear what he is talking about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,786
Posted By 2manyturbos
They are both electrically and vacuum valve...

They are both electrically and vacuum valve cancelled. The manual cars have the same switch/valve on the clutch pedal and both the electrical harness and vacuum line are connected to that valve. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By 2manyturbos
It will handle that no problem.

It will handle that no problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,786
Posted By 2manyturbos
The cruise actuator actually attaches to the gas...

The cruise actuator actually attaches to the gas pedal on the last version of 240 cruise control. That is what he is referring to. That system uses the same vacuum pump the 7-9s use and have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's where it should be, about 8"-10" in from...

That's where it should be, about 8"-10" in from the control arm attachment point facing the rear of the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By 2manyturbos
US market NA 740-940s have run 4.10 ratio rear...

US market NA 740-940s have run 4.10 ratio rear axles with an automatic transmission since at least the late 80s. The Turbo models run 3.73 rear axles. This table isn't completely accurate, yet,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,628
Posted By 2manyturbos
I wonder if John Holmes owned one. Eew....

I wonder if John Holmes owned one. Eew....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,757
Posted By 2manyturbos
IPD sells the shims for $3.69 each. Just measure...

IPD sells the shims for $3.69 each. Just measure the clearances and the shims that are currently in place. If any are out of spec, order the correct shim to get the clearance within spec. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's because it fits a 240. Not a BMW 3.0 CS....

That's because it fits a 240. Not a BMW 3.0 CS. Now, if it was a Group A aluminum rear axle, it would bring big bucks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, read the codes using the on board code reader...

No, read the codes using the on board code reader to find out what is causing the CEL, then, clear the system.

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/EngineOBDCodes.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's what they sell for in this area. $300 is...

That's what they sell for in this area. $300 is the max I've heard anyone pay up here lately.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sort of. It has a weight that keeps the diff ...

Sort of. It has a weight that keeps the diff from locking at speeds over 25. The function is not quite the same as you describe. If the G80 locks and you keep the power to it the G80 will not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By 2manyturbos
You read it right. I read it wrong. I didn't...

You read it right. I read it wrong. I didn't catch the part about a newer hood.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sure they do. Same body. They don't line up...

Sure they do. Same body. They don't line up when you put a flat hood on an 86+ body.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,544
Posted By 2manyturbos
Find a complete axle in a wrecking yard and swap...

Find a complete axle in a wrecking yard and swap it in. If you have a place to work on your car along with a floor jack and stands the entire swap takes less than two hours.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, they didn't. Volvo's own sales literature...

No, they didn't. Volvo's own sales literature from the time period spelled it out. Standard equipment on all turbos, 91 and newer. Standard equipment on all 940s 93 and newer. Even that didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By 2manyturbos
The issues you describe point to a bad air mass...

The issues you describe point to a bad air mass meter. The surging idle, no throttle response and sudden stall when the throttle is applied are all classic symptoms of a bad AMM.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By 2manyturbos
I am betting the odometer on that 1991 quit...

I am betting the odometer on that 1991 quit working 10+ years ago. The car probably has 200,000 miles on it at least.
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