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Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By lummert
Could it be Rex/Regina used in 1994-95? Is the...

Could it be Rex/Regina used in 1994-95? Is the distributor mounted to the side of the engine block, and not on the back of the head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By lummert
The O-ring that came with my bypass plate from...

The O-ring that came with my bypass plate from IPD was too thin to seal properly, resulting in a fluid leak. A fluid leak at that location would cause not going into overdrive. I ended up using a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By lummert
Looks like the compression is a bit low for a N/A...

Looks like the compression is a bit low for a N/A engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By lummert
From what I've read the AW71L needs to be in...

From what I've read the AW71L needs to be in overdrive for lockup to engage. Pressing the overdrive button locks out overdrive. Locking out the overdrive is useful for towing or for driving in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By lummert
I'm thinking you're not going to do any better...

I'm thinking you're not going to do any better than that stock air box. The oil cooler is supposed to be drained at every oil change, you'll find fitting disconnects are provided for this under the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By lummert
30 year old 760 with 302,000 miles you'll bee...

30 year old 760 with 302,000 miles you'll bee doing good to keep ahead of stuff breaking down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By lummert
Find something modern that can be swapped to a...

Find something modern that can be swapped to a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By lummert
How many O-rings did you use? Make sure the trans...

How many O-rings did you use? Make sure the trans has enough ATF.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By lummert
It works well on this car.

It works well on this car.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By lummert
So taking 500 pounds of spare parts and tools out...

So taking 500 pounds of spare parts and tools out of the back of my 88 765 will get me 2 more mpg?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 469
Posted By lummert
Another thing to consider is the design of the...

Another thing to consider is the design of the water pump impeller.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 469
Posted By lummert
VW/Audi was known for installing oil temp senders...

VW/Audi was known for installing oil temp senders that would cause the gauge to read lower than actual temp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By lummert
The oil drain plug should be 3/4-16.

The oil drain plug should be 3/4-16.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By lummert
Later models are backwards. I'm thinking earlier...

Later models are backwards. I'm thinking earlier is 0-280 ohms. A VDO 5 Bar oil pressure gauge is a close match to the fuel sender range.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By lummert
I have Euro-metric sized 215/60-15's mounted on 6...

I have Euro-metric sized 215/60-15's mounted on 6 inch OE wheels on my 88 765. The tires fit, but could stand a wheel that is .25-.50 inch wider. I've learned to use Asian manufactured tires as they...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By lummert
One thing to note is that the original 195/60-15...

One thing to note is that the original 195/60-15 is closer in size to a 205/60-15 by today's tire standards. No tire standards before 1990. Original 195/60-15 load rating was 91, today's 195/60-15...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By lummert
The 3/8" fitting (Volvo OE from spare parts...

The 3/8" fitting (Volvo OE from spare parts perhaps meant to supply vacuum to the climate control check valves) at the intake manifold is restricted, same restriction as the original 6 mm fitting...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By lummert
I have vented the valve cover to an air/oil...

I have vented the valve cover to an air/oil separator to Ford PCV valve to the intake manifold. The OE oil separator is vented to the turbo inlet. This puts a vacuum in the crankcase.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 469
Posted By lummert
Wahler or Vernet thermostat. 87 C.

Wahler or Vernet thermostat. 87 C.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lummert
When I took leftover parts back to my friend's...

When I took leftover parts back to my friend's junkyard I found that the Ford Taurus that I got the calipers from was model year 2000. Not sure if that makes any difference.

I went back to looking...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By lummert
24 mpg would be pushing it.

24 mpg would be pushing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By lummert
The tension adjusting screw (takes 10 mm socket...

The tension adjusting screw (takes 10 mm socket or wrench) is supposed to be backed off slightly after tightening all the other nut and bolts. I've also had to learn this the hard way. There should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,018
Posted By lummert
Cam seal? Especially the outer diameter part of...

Cam seal? Especially the outer diameter part of the seal. Can the head gasket be re-torqued?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lummert
After several days of driving this brake...

After several days of driving this brake experiment appears to be a success. The braking is improved, not greatly, but enough to show that the swap works.

Eventually I'll get some photos to post.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,418
Posted By lummert
After taking time to set the baseline fuel...

After taking time to set the baseline fuel mixture the MPG's are up to 20.94.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,418
Posted By lummert
Increasing the fuel pressure from 39 psi to 44...

Increasing the fuel pressure from 39 psi to 44 psi increased my MPG's from 14 to 19.8.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By lummert
On LH 2.2 you would only need to add a ground to...

On LH 2.2 you would only need to add a ground to 86/1 of the relay, maybe through an oil pressure switch. Still not recommended. There are options to use to add a second relay between the fuel pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By lummert
If you plan to eliminate the fuel pump relay...

If you plan to eliminate the fuel pump relay you're going to need a safeguard to make sure the fuel pumps stop when the engine stops. It only takes about 30 minutes for the fuel pumps to discharge...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By lummert
I've been running a set of Autolite Iridium...

I've been running a set of Autolite Iridium tipped spark plugs for more that 30k miles. I took one out at 30k and it was still in good shape.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By lummert
Specs: ...

Specs:

http://www.redlineoil.com/Content/files/tech/POWER_STEERING_PROD_INFO.pdf

The pour point looks to be plenty low enough.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By lummert
I've had all of the boost hoses on my 88 765 with...

I've had all of the boost hoses on my 88 765 with B230FT go bad at one time or another from oil contamination.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By lummert
Rotella T6 5W-40 and and Rotella T3 15W-40 50/50...

Rotella T6 5W-40 and and Rotella T3 15W-40 50/50 blend works fine in cold weather. Think of it as Heavy Duty 10W-40. If you need 7.5W-40 blend 5W-40 with 10W-40.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By lummert
Are you using power steering fluid? I'm thinking...

Are you using power steering fluid? I'm thinking Volvo specified Dexron II or higher in the power steering. If you've been running power steering fluid you may need to flush it out before changing to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By lummert
I vote for slipping crankshaft pulley.

I vote for slipping crankshaft pulley.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,418
Posted By lummert
Running these 0 280 155 811 injectors at 2.5 Bar...

Running these 0 280 155 811 injectors at 2.5 Bar resulted in an average of 14 MPG with my 1988 B230FT on LH 2.2. Yesterday I dug out another Bosch 0 280 160 237 3 Bar Fuel Pressure Regulator that was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,651
Posted By lummert
Maybe that was literature for the US market.

Maybe that was literature for the US market.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By lummert
If the plastic that you found in the drain pan...

If the plastic that you found in the drain pan looks like broken plastic rings it would be the valve hushers. My 88 765 has been making this noise for 13 years and hasn't gotten any worse.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lummert
Got the passenger side done today. I had to use a...

Got the passenger side done today. I had to use a belt sander to take one edge of the square banjo fitting down enough to get the brake hoses to fit pointing up (there's a locating tab on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By lummert
I didn't use the 960 exhaust on my 88 765 Turbo....

I didn't use the 960 exhaust on my 88 765 Turbo. I had the local muffler shop bend the pipe including the over axle pipe and install a FLO-PRO max muffler at the rear. At that time the cost was $90....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By lummert
NAPA Gold filters used to be made by WIX (just...

NAPA Gold filters used to be made by WIX (just put a 5 in front of the NAPA Gold part number for the WIX part number), not sure if this is still the case. WIX also made the Carquest filters. Just get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By lummert
Rotella T5 Semi-Synthetic is available in 15W-40....

Rotella T5 Semi-Synthetic is available in 15W-40. This has a lower pour point than regular Rotella T 15W-40.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lummert
Update: I needed to replace both front calipers...

Update: I needed to replace both front calipers and brake hoses, as well as the brake lines to the brake hoses. My friend owns a junk yard. I can take used parts as long as I return the leftover junk...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By lummert
The stock over the axle pipe for 745/945 turbo...

The stock over the axle pipe for 745/945 turbo cars is only about 2-1/8" Another option is the over the axle pipe, rear muffler, and tail pipe for a 92-94 960 wagon, thinking this pipe may be 2-3/8".
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lummert
I'd guess a jumbo brake caliper upgrade.

I'd guess a jumbo brake caliper upgrade.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By lummert
Went to friends junkyard today. Did a test fit of...

Went to friends junkyard today. Did a test fit of 94-99 Ford Taurus front calipers. http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/wearever-unloaded-caliper-18-4383/10114303-p. Rebuilt calipers to fit 94-99 Ford...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By lummert
Maybe you can get a speed signal from a front...

Maybe you can get a speed signal from a front speed sensor. The 88 740/760 front ABS tone rings have 96 teeth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,550
Posted By lummert
A running B230FT should be able to be found for...

A running B230FT should be able to be found for $500 or less, perhaps complete with car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By lummert
15W-40 Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Oil comes to mind.

15W-40 Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Oil comes to mind.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By lummert
Boost leak? Once upon a time I forgot to check...

Boost leak? Once upon a time I forgot to check the tightness of a clamp on the hose from the turbo to the intercooler on my 88 765. First time I pulled out to pass a car the car fell flat on it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By lummert
Are you running a late low pressure TD04-13c?...

Are you running a late low pressure TD04-13c? IIRC B230FK is low pressure turbo. This turbo uses a lower rated (perhaps 4 PSI) boost actuator.
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