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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By PromiseRing
Is it all power windows that stopped working? Or...

Is it all power windows that stopped working? Or just some of them?

I’ve had power windows stop working on my 240 and it was just dirty switches. Took them apart and cleaned them and they’re all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By PromiseRing
Not according to harlard. Also shouldnít...

Not according to harlard.

Also shouldnít the size not really matter if thereís a restrictor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By PromiseRing
At least all the 13c, 13g, 15g that Iíve seen do....

At least all the 13c, 13g, 15g that Iíve seen do. OP you can see if you already have a restrictor in place.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By PromiseRing
AFAIK all TD04 turbos have a built in restrictor...

AFAIK all TD04 turbos have a built in restrictor in the oil feed.
https://www.miataturbo.net/attachments/diy-turbo-discussion-14/43347d1336930287-td05-16g-leaking-some-oil-wot-p1020857.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By PromiseRing
It should’ve left the factory with a cold air...

It should’ve left the factory with a cold air intake, what did you do to it? And what do you mean you need an exhaust manifold?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Schrader valve wasnít until 93+ i believe. Even...

Schrader valve wasnít until 93+ i believe. Even if it wasnít getting fuel that wouldnít explain why it wouldnít start on starting fluid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By PromiseRing
IMO injectors are pretty damn reliable if you...

IMO injectors are pretty damn reliable if you maintain the rest of the fuel system. They can go 200k+ without issue. Old gas will take its toll as well as never changing the fuel filter.

Unless...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By PromiseRing
But what caused the walls to become washed down...

But what caused the walls to become washed down in the first place? I know it can affect compression, but I’ve had success starting a completely flooded car before without the use of any additional...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By PromiseRing
I figured MMO wouldn’t be combustible enough to...

I figured MMO wouldn’t be combustible enough to uhh combust. That’s crazy. Also wouldn’t think it would increase compression enough to cause an engine to start. Something seems weird here.

Hm i...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By PromiseRing
So my odometer has been 100% functional after i...

So my odometer has been 100% functional after i fixed some weird circuitry that affected the temp gauge. No idea on the correlation but all i know is that the 4 pins where the comp board is, were not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By PromiseRing
Ah never mind. The lh2.2 turbo computers are very...

Ah never mind. The lh2.2 turbo computers are very reliable AFAIK.

And marvel??? Like MMO? Or starting fluid i assume
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By PromiseRing
My computer failed in the cold and would not...

My computer failed in the cold and would not prime the fuel system. What computer does your car have?

I installed a 951 and it immediately cured my coldstart issues. Is yours a turbo?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By PromiseRing
Ahh, the water to oil should heat up the oil...

Ahh, the water to oil should heat up the oil faster since it relies on your coolant, and coolant warms up exponentially faster than oil. Oh well.

I think a nice highway romp will clear up your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By PromiseRing
The milky residue is due to moisture in the oil...

The milky residue is due to moisture in the oil because it never gets hot enough around town. Idling will rarely get oil temps up unfortunately.

Is your oil cooler air to oil, or water to oil?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By PromiseRing
How long are your daily commutes? Itís pretty bad...

How long are your daily commutes? Itís pretty bad to make frequent short trips. Oil never getting to temp dilutes the oil with gasoline and allows moisture to build up (milkshake on the dipstick)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 470
Posted By PromiseRing
The AMM uses an extremely thin Hotwire inside it....

The AMM uses an extremely thin Hotwire inside it. They very rarely break but depending on how powerful the spray was or how gentle/rough you were with it, it can break.

Even with a bad AMM you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Canít the CPS only go on one way? On lh i just...

Canít the CPS only go on one way? On lh i just removes and replaced when it failed and never bothered with timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 470
Posted By PromiseRing
It is not a good idea to trust the timing marks...

It is not a good idea to trust the timing marks on the harmonic balance or as the harmonic balance or canít slip and give an accurate readings. You should take off the balancer and make sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By PromiseRing
What color smoke?

What color smoke?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By PromiseRing
Easy plug and play. Buy one and drive on! Check...

Easy plug and play. Buy one and drive on! Check local junkyards. I found a 951 in a 1989 btw, someone had swapped it out before, so it never hurts to check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Can you adjust ignition timing via the...

Can you adjust ignition timing via the distributor on a Regina car? There seems to be a slot for adjustment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Never mind owner is lazy and useless and won’t...

Never mind owner is lazy and useless and won’t get anything done. Car will sit broken in his garage until he decides to scrap it. Thank you guys for your help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Checked timing and it is in time. Waiting for...

Checked timing and it is in time. Waiting for dip**** owner to try real starter fluid.

I have a timing light 4 hours from the car, but he doesnít. If it doesnít start on the real starter fluid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Is pulling a plug, grounding it to strut tower...

Is pulling a plug, grounding it to strut tower bolt, cranking motor and watching it spark not conclusive enough? I also pulled the coil wire off the dist cap and cranked motor. Saw a very fat spark....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 470
Posted By PromiseRing
Is this what you cut? ...

Is this what you cut?
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5026/112374-fuel-line-coupler

I definitely wouldn’t have cut that. Might wanna go grab a spare from the JY or buy one online. I think those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Oh yeah it seems to be trash IMO. Lh2.4 was more...

Oh yeah it seems to be trash IMO. Lh2.4 was more than capable of satisfying the majority of people, and itís easy as hell to work on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
He said heís seen the tachometer jump while...

He said heís seen the tachometer jump while cranking before. Idk anything about Regina though so maybe heís wrong:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
A google search shows me that a 3-2-1 and 2-2-3...

A google search shows me that a 3-2-1 and 2-2-3 are for IAC signal missing as well as cold start injector signal missing.


If the tachometer is not jumping while cranking (though it did a week or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Crank sensor is new, i know that doesnít mean it...

Crank sensor is new, i know that doesnít mean it works though. So a crank sensor that has completely failed will cause a no spark no fuel symptom right? I didnít know that it could cause wonky timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
We’re getting no tach jump while cranking either.

We’re getting no tach jump while cranking either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
Codes were initially 1-1-1 in both ports but...

Codes were initially 1-1-1 in both ports but since i got it to sputter, i retrieved a 2-2-3 and 3-2-1.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
I just removed the cap and rotor, checked them,...

I just removed the cap and rotor, checked them, reinstalled, and it sputtered for 5-10 seconds, but won’t start again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 438
Posted By PromiseRing
91 Regina 740 No Start

Friends car, hasn’t ran for a minute. I hear the fpr click and i hear the pump cycle. Swappped RSR with the fan relay. Pulled cylinder 1 plug, cranked it, got spark. Sprayed brake cleaner in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Grounding advances it the exact same amount...

Grounding advances it the exact same amount throughout the entire rev range IIRC, the chips will probably have a varying timing map adding as much safe advance as possible, and pulling it where need...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Glad you found a chippable one!

Glad you found a chippable one!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Dang. I probably need money more than i need...

Dang. I probably need money more than i need performance from my wagon. I am more than satisfied with the B cam though.

I also got this chippable ezk from a 1989 lh2.4 740. Also, it came with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Me? No smog here. I just have no need for a...

Me? No smog here. I just have no need for a chippable box so someone else might as well get some use out of it. Iíd prefer a newer unit like a white label. Faster processor and what not.

Uhh lol i...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Na car? Make a noticeable difference? Hmm. I am...

Na car? Make a noticeable difference? Hmm. I am very happy with my B cam 5 speed car, i wonder how some more timing would feel.

Donít you have another one coming in the mail tomorrow? Hopefully...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By PromiseRing
BS, a main fuel pump takes like 20 minutes and...

BS, a main fuel pump takes like 20 minutes and you donít have to drain all the coolant. Lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By PromiseRing
I put them in boiling water lol. Idk, maybe i...

I put them in boiling water lol. Idk, maybe i could try a different way of installing them next time. I was using pliers to squeeze them into the linkage but Iím sure thatís not the best way. When it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By PromiseRing
Aftermarket. I was told they would be okay. I was...

Aftermarket. I was told they would be okay. I was having difficulty spending $10 on a little piece of plastic.

I know the aftermarket ones will work since i got one in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By PromiseRing
<strike>This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done...

<strike>This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life. Just broke 2 bushings in a row and now i get to wait 2 weeks with a piece of **** shifter. ****ing bull****. Let them sit in hot water and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Awesome thanks. It’s for sale since i don’t have...

Awesome thanks. It’s for sale since i don’t have a use for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By PromiseRing
Chippable? https://i.imgur.com/jr2Bek2l.jpg ...

Chippable?
https://i.imgur.com/jr2Bek2l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jtCsRfHl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By PromiseRing
I wasn't going to drive all over town trying to...

I wasn't going to drive all over town trying to find the corrrect fitting, so I crushed the EGR pipe, heated it, and dropped in some solder. It didn't even leak before the solder but I looked at it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By PromiseRing
Internet was wrong, it’s not m18x1.5. It’s...

Internet was wrong, it’s not m18x1.5.

It’s smaller than that. Any ideas? Need to get this plugged up ASAP.

Ah wait a second. The manifold itself is smaller than m18x1.5. The first part of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By PromiseRing
I haven’t fired the parts cannon yet I’m just...

I haven’t fired the parts cannon yet I’m just trying to simplify this car. And I’m also doing a somewhat stage zero
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By PromiseRing
I just bought an m18x1.5 bolt. I didnít even look...

I just bought an m18x1.5 bolt. I didnít even look at the exhaust and was hoping i wouldnít need female threads. Hopefully the male threads work out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By PromiseRing
Anyone have any pictures as to how to block it...

Anyone have any pictures as to how to block it off at the exhaust without switching manifolds? Special fitting?

Edit: nvm, it’s m18x1.5 just like an o2 sensor. I’ll go pick one up.
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