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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 02:18 PM
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Posted By maxitoman007
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 03:46 AM
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Posted By maxitoman007
Bump. I still need these.

Bump. I still need these.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 12:05 AM
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Posted By maxitoman007
Diff torque specs

Blew the “welded” diff in my 87 740 turbo this past week. Ring and pinion still look ok so I’m thinking I’ll reuse them and just replace the spider gears with a better welded center section from a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
New wires were also out of spec. Swapped back in...

New wires were also out of spec. Swapped back in my old ones with the new plugs and voila! No more weird powerband flat spot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
UPDATE: I may have found the problem. While...

UPDATE:

I may have found the problem. While I was doing my head gasket I also swapped plug wires to some others I had around that looked to be in better condition. Well I checked the resistances...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
So... You're suggesting I change the MAF too? I...

So... You're suggesting I change the MAF too? I do have a spare. I believe the ignition system resorts back to full retard when it stops receiving a signal from the knock sensor, therefore the fact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
Hey, thanks for your reply! I have checked the...

Hey, thanks for your reply! I have checked the turbo and it seems to spin freely with ease, it only had minor side to side play (not hitting housing) and no in and out. I don't have a catalytic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
So what do you suppose I should do? What should...

So what do you suppose I should do? What should be my first steps of diagnosis?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
Pulled a couple knock sensors off the redblocks...

Pulled a couple knock sensors off the redblocks in the junkyard today. Time for testing, fingers crossed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
I see, how would one go about fixing this? I'm...

I see, how would one go about fixing this? I'm pretty sure I've leaned out the mixture as much as I can using the adjustment screw on the MAF. I know I could use resistors to vary it further, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By maxitoman007
head was pretty flat when it came off so all I...

head was pretty flat when it came off so all I did was gave it a few passes with some medium grit emery cloth on a flat piece of thick mdf. The first time I did the head gasket I ran over it way more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By maxitoman007
Update: Here's what I did: - put ground...

Update:

Here's what I did:
- put ground strap back on
- re-tensioned timing belt (managed to get the slack taken up)
- checked cam timing (for like the fifth time. All marks lined up perfect. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
in neutral it revs free as can be, no misfires....

in neutral it revs free as can be, no misfires. I've checked the marks and they all align after several rotations. Also i'm using the notch in the washer on the crank gear not the line on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By maxitoman007
I've only ever had one strap there but I'll be...

I've only ever had one strap there but I'll be sure to reinstall.

I have done some more research and I may have an idea of what is going on. I recently stumbled across a thread made by someone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
Bump, still need ideas.

Bump, still need ideas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
Only thing I didn’t do out of that list is use a...

Only thing I didn’t do out of that list is use a torque spec on the nut. Figured it wouldnt matter. Cant see the torque causing all the issues I’m experiencing, must be something else going on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
I have only driven the car maybe 10 miles after...

I have only driven the car maybe 10 miles after the head gasket job. Much less than the amount recommended before retentioning. I have tried loosening and retightening the bolt on the tensioner but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
Iím not sure. If I wrapped the belt wrong would...

Iím not sure. If I wrapped the belt wrong would that have the same effect of skipping a tooth? Is there a set, good way to wrap the belt with the lower timing cover on?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,359
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: Once again having symptoms that would...

Update: Once again having symptoms that would suggest a skipped tooth on the timing belt (much different symptoms this time). For more info you can check out the new thread here:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
notch is inline with the casting on the block,...

notch is inline with the casting on the block, just checked. That said, I did just notice that the belt seems oddly loose on the long run going from the cam gear to the intermediate shaft gear it can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
Hmm, never thought about considering fuel as a...

Hmm, never thought about considering fuel as a culprit. The car ran great before I did all the work and although I did change the fuel rail, I used the same injectors and fpr. The car idles great and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By maxitoman007
740 Turbo Extremely Sluggish. Builds Boost but No Power

So I just recently completed a head gasket job as well as a wire tuck on my 740 turbo. Now the car is extremely sluggish off the line and jerks during acceleration. This only happens until around 4k...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By maxitoman007
Think I may have discovered what it is... Big...

Think I may have discovered what it is... Big crack in my ebay header on runner number 3, right where the head flange is welded to the runner. Guess its time for some bracing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By maxitoman007
Discovered I can also feel the rattle through the...

Discovered I can also feel the rattle through the shifter... thinking maybe the curbing jolted the driveline enough to somehow shift the distributor and shift the timing enough to cause very obvious...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By maxitoman007
Name That Sound! (Video) 740 Rattle

Alright so recently I was driving around in my 87 740 and took a right turn in a residential area a little too tight. The result was some wheel curbing, riding on the curb, possible scraping, etc....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By maxitoman007
Makes me wonder why my clutchnet yellow doesn't...

Makes me wonder why my clutchnet yellow doesn't feel any stiffer. Maybe its just me?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
Installed the new clutch setup. Just updated in...

Installed the new clutch setup.
Just updated in this thread:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5806975#post5806975
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By maxitoman007
Well, new clutch setup is installed and I don't...

Well, new clutch setup is installed and I don't really know what to think. I've never felt a "new" clutch before so I have no clue if I'm experiencing any red flags. So far I've only driven the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxitoman007
My car gets flames with the cheapo bee*R Mwahahaha

My car gets flames with the cheapo bee*R Mwahahaha
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxitoman007
Thanks for the info. The Bee*R I purchased was a...

Thanks for the info. The Bee*R I purchased was a knockoff from aliexpress for $75 CAD. I am on lh2.2 and I did get it to work... to an extent. I actually used the wiring found in the comments of this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By maxitoman007
Would it block circulation to the head? I would...

Would it block circulation to the head? I would have thought it would only stop coolant from reaching the heater core.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By maxitoman007
Question 740 heater valve JY replacement

Will this heater control valve work in my 87 740? Pulled it from a Ford Expedition
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxitoman007
bump

bump
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 12:52 AM
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Views: 10,090
Posted By maxitoman007
Could someone confirm which wires to use for rpm...

Could someone confirm which wires to use for rpm and ignition?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By maxitoman007
Alright i guess all I can do is put it in and...

Alright i guess all I can do is put it in and see... gonna be hard to stay out of boost for 500 miles but I'll try.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By maxitoman007
Question Will this clutch setup hold 300hp?

Ok so my M46 in my 87 740 wagon pushing 20 psi through an eBay turbo is slipping in 3rd.
I found a good deal on some clutch parts on here (thanks sbabbs) and I now have a brand new clutch disc and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By maxitoman007
iac is just a bypass around the throttle body,...

iac is just a bypass around the throttle body, not another route for air to get in. end cap should have blocked all the air.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By maxitoman007
So that means my vacuum is actually pretty good...

So that means my vacuum is actually pretty good then?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By maxitoman007
Interesting, looked it up and I'm around 3400 ft...

Interesting, looked it up and I'm around 3400 ft above sea level. does this account for the lack of vacuum?

As for a mods list:

Ebay "60 trim" turbo
Ebay header (flange flipped)
big front...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By maxitoman007
alright I'll try with the engine warmed up, to...

alright I'll try with the engine warmed up, to hopefully reduce blow-by. I fixed a bunch of other things before I did the test so there is really no way of comparing before and after. AFRs are good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By maxitoman007
I F*cked Up. Help Me Find the Damage...

1987 740 turbo with lots of mods.

Decided to try do a cold boost leak test and ended up getting frustrated with air leaking past the turbo seals (apparently they need oil to seal up). Forgot I...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
its a 228mm but I see where you're coming from....

its a 228mm but I see where you're coming from. I'm also wondering what kind of clutch disc I'm actually getting from this guy... it has "volvo" printed on it and 4 big springs but then on one side...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
Don't have the funds to do a t5 right now and the...

Don't have the funds to do a t5 right now and the i got a good deal on the PP and disc from sbabbs. Now the real question is run the stock disc or get a 6 puck...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
Decided to go for the clutch. Went with a clutch...

Decided to go for the clutch. Went with a clutch net yellow PP and a stock Volvo disc (I think itís a stock one, part # 1377326) has 4 large springs and then 3 smaller green springs on one side. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
Damn... was hoping it wasn't the clutch. Now the...

Damn... was hoping it wasn't the clutch. Now the debate begins... clutchnet upgraded clutch or T5. Found a Camaro V8 T5 for sale here in Canada for only 300 canadian dollars, don't know if I have the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
oh, would that affect all gears? I never tested...

oh, would that affect all gears? I never tested it in OD
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
Well I'm still getting 2 different opinions here....

Well I'm still getting 2 different opinions here. On one hand, it is still the stock clutch and could very well be slipping, but on the other, I have never once smelt the often described has pungent...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By maxitoman007
Question Clutch Slip Or Wheel Spin ?

car Is an 87 740 turbo. Running an eBay turbo with eBay header, brown tops, eBay intercooler, external wastegate, etc.

Running 21 psi currently

Was pulling in fourth to merge onto the highway...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: Refilled the tank and reset the...

Update:

Refilled the tank and reset the trip odo so we shall see.

Discovered the throttle plate could not turn freely due to an oring placed around the throttle plate shaft on the tps side....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By maxitoman007
This is true

This is true
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