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Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By J_Jones
I did this swap two weeks ago in about 6 hours,...

I did this swap two weeks ago in about 6 hours, following the two EZK swap threads. I made a word document that I kept beside me during the swap and it fired right up; here it is since I can't upload...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 76,615
Posted By J_Jones
Loving this.

Loving this.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By J_Jones
You could put a timing light on it and find out..

You could put a timing light on it and find out..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,021
Posted By J_Jones
The aluminum ones? If so, surprised.

The aluminum ones? If so, surprised.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By J_Jones
Nice find, will order.

Nice find, will order.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,148
Posted By J_Jones
I got mine from Rockauto, A-1 CARDONE 535890,...

I got mine from Rockauto, A-1 CARDONE 535890, that was for a 1977 240. Looks like they are currently out of stock though. Maybe one of the fellas that services the wanted adds on here will have one...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,148
Posted By J_Jones
Same experience. Ended up switching to the...

Same experience. Ended up switching to the earlier, smaller, single-diaphragm booster and think it is just right with the mustang master and caddy calipers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By J_Jones
rubber hammer, give it half the beans.

rubber hammer, give it half the beans.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By J_Jones
Yeah, the fella that did the 4.6 DOHC swap.

Yeah, the fella that did the 4.6 DOHC swap.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,324
Posted By J_Jones
:rockon:

:rockon:
Forum: events 04-26-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By J_Jones
My kind of people!

My kind of people!
Forum: events 04-25-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By J_Jones
I'm down for whatever. With that said, test and...

I'm down for whatever. With that said, test and tunes are always fun and 1.5hr isn't a bad cruise.
Forum: events 04-24-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By J_Jones
I'm down for whatever. We could do a drag strip...

I'm down for whatever. We could do a drag strip day and stack the EvW thread over in performance. VIR is awesome, need to get an oil cooler on the 2jz before heading there.
Forum: events 04-22-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,411
Posted By J_Jones
Thank you for having us over and for lunch, it's...

Thank you for having us over and for lunch, it's been too long since I got to hang out with other car people. Whenever you are ready to work on something else, just let me know!
Forum: events 04-20-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,411
Posted By J_Jones
I'm bringing tools, a starter, and some other...

I'm bringing tools, a starter, and some other nick-nacks for an attempt to get our host's Volvo running. If you have an extra starter, you could bring it just in case the one I pulled from my...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By J_Jones
Agree with above. The MS3x box does fit in the...

Agree with above. The MS3x box does fit in the stock ecu location and the kick panel still works fine, result is that you have no idea there is an aftermarket ecu there.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By J_Jones
Never had an issue with it.

Never had an issue with it.
Forum: showroom 03-28-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 824,919
Posted By J_Jones
Still waiting for pictures of these installed!

Still waiting for pictures of these installed!
Forum: events 03-27-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,411
Posted By J_Jones
No worries, hanging out and getting another volvo...

No worries, hanging out and getting another volvo going is all the payment I need. I'll definitely be bringing the starter and just a bunch of randomness that we might need as well. Also bringing...
Forum: events 03-27-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,411
Posted By J_Jones
I will be there!

I will be there!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,324
Posted By J_Jones
East coast is going to win on all counts this...

East coast is going to win on all counts this year!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,579
Posted By J_Jones
Way overthinking this. One night of this test was...

Way overthinking this. One night of this test was enough, at which point you said they were all equal.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 63,526
Posted By J_Jones
I can take a picture if you need anything in...

I can take a picture if you need anything in particular. I didn't have any instructions and found it to be an easy and straight-forward install. I will say that the brake plugs for the junction block...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 34,165
Posted By J_Jones
Time for 2018. I'll have a car for each class...

Time for 2018. I'll have a car for each class this year!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 63,526
Posted By J_Jones
Just finished the install on my 2jz swapped 240,...

Just finished the install on my 2jz swapped 240, very impressed. ATS calipers, S60r rotors, SN95 master cylinder, ACDelco 17D1050M pads. Great pedal feel, solid and progressive. Finally have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By J_Jones
Fuel, spark, compression; which one is missing?...

Fuel, spark, compression; which one is missing? Suggesting a worst case scenario is pointless, go look at it and tell us what it is doing and what is missing from the running equation. It's been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,579
Posted By J_Jones
Agreed. If you aren't finding anything jacked up...

Agreed. If you aren't finding anything jacked up after taking the head off, get the dowels in the block and slap it all together.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By J_Jones
You didn't change injectors when you moved to the...

You didn't change injectors when you moved to the turbo ecus did you?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
No, I did not. Good thought, but I don't think...

No, I did not. Good thought, but I don't think the pushrod being too tight or too loose would explain the symptoms I am having with a sinking pedal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
Pads are well bedded in, didn't touch those....

Pads are well bedded in, didn't touch those. Really, the only variable now is the master cylinder, everything else has pretty much been ruled out. Email to FCP has been sent, other than slow shipping...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
I'm not sure. The pedal only firms up with...

I'm not sure. The pedal only firms up with pumping with the car off. With the car running, pumping has no effect on what it does. It'll get hard and then sink until it hits that stopping point.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
Yep, time for me to accept that this master...

Yep, time for me to accept that this master cylinder is the issue. Re-bled the master and then re-bled the whole system, first with the pumping method and then with the motive. Junction body is good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
Just removed the reman caliper and put on a known...

Just removed the reman caliper and put on a known good caliper. Bled with the motive, still an inch of mush with the car off before the pedal turns hard, with the car on the pedal has some resistance...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
I'm glad you brought that up. Sorry, but I also...

I'm glad you brought that up. Sorry, but I also forgot to mention that I replaced the left front caliper with a parts store special due to a broken bleeder. I'll be checking the orientation of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
Also, failed to mention that the ass has been up...

Also, failed to mention that the ass has been up in the air for all bleeding attempts; a good foot higher than the front.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
240: 240 Brakes
Views: 1,010
Posted By J_Jones
240 Brakes

1987 245dl non-abs.
Background: few weeks ago, stoplight went from yellow to red and I had to slam on the brakes. Foot went to the floor and I had to use the hand brake to stop. Brake failure light...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By J_Jones
following

following
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,480
Posted By J_Jones
Depends on your plans for that engine. My daily...

Depends on your plans for that engine. My daily is an '87 245 with over 200k on the sbe that gets driven hard and doesn't use any oil between changes. So if you are just planning on driving the car,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By J_Jones
Interesting, thank you for the information. I...

Interesting, thank you for the information. I will have to look more into this. Will report back with what I am able to find.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By J_Jones
Why?

Why?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By J_Jones
vice-grips and twist while pulling as always...

vice-grips and twist while pulling as always worked for me. Can't see the harm in just dremeling it smooth though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,330
Posted By J_Jones
do you have the regulator off of your old...

do you have the regulator off of your old alternator by chance? If so, throw it on and report back.
Forum: showroom 12-11-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,864
Posted By J_Jones
Very neat. What did you use to hold the tach to...

Very neat. What did you use to hold the tach to the cluster?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By J_Jones
following.

following.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By J_Jones
Not positive it's the same part number but this...

Not positive it's the same part number but this one looks like what I got:
https://www.ebay.com/p/Four-Seasons-Receiver-Drier-Dryer-1370235/1937387727
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By J_Jones
Can we see a picture of your stock drier? I...

Can we see a picture of your stock drier? I changed mine out on my '87 245 this past summer and didn't run into this issue. You definitely need the 2-pronged switch though!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By J_Jones
Advice huh? Next time you install a new clutch,...

Advice huh? Next time you install a new clutch, resurface the flywheel and follow the break in period. Seeing as how it is too late for that, quit doing 15psi third gear pulls and baby it for a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By J_Jones
If your temp gauge isn't in the middle within...

If your temp gauge isn't in the middle within 5min of driving > thermostat. Get a Wahler. This is assuming you have removed the temp faker board and your gauge is actually showing the temp of course....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By J_Jones
Edit: Wait, what's the diameter of your aluminum...

Edit: Wait, what's the diameter of your aluminum driveshaft? I remember them being a little bit bigger than the steel driveshafts. See below for the steel driveshaft info.

Same situation. Probably...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,059
Posted By J_Jones
Damn, just damn. We've all goofed up at some...

Damn, just damn. We've all goofed up at some time, thanks for the laugh!
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