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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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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: 7
Views: 243
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: 139
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: 15
Views: 433
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: 15
Views: 433
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: 7,392
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: 341
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: 341
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: 624
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: 624
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: 624
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: 877
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: 761
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: 877
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: 761
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: 761
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: 585
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: 822
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: 3,904
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: 695
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: 552
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: 1,059
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: 2,997
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: 2,997
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: 993
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: 2,997
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: 822
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: 822
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: 3,904
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: 2,985
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: 2,004
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: 694
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: 2,004
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: 2,348
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: 2,004
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: 2,004
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: 6,673
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: 1,768
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: 1,085
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: 1,768
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.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By 2manyturbos
The chances are very high that it has a locker....

The chances are very high that it has a locker. For the US market all turbo cars were supposed to have a G 80 locker in them starting in 1991.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,673
Posted By 2manyturbos
Correct. It might have a dealer installed locker...

Correct. It might have a dealer installed locker or clutch type positraction unit. It will not have a factory limited slip in it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By 2manyturbos
You must mean it's not TB cheap. That seams...

You must mean it's not TB cheap. That seams cheap to me considering the alternative. A properly formed, clean, rust free panel ready to install, it doesn't get much better than that.
Forum: showroom 03-08-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 111,764
Posted By 2manyturbos
The 2021 Autocross season has begun in the North...

The 2021 Autocross season has begun in the North West. Last weekend Bridge City Autoports kicked off their season with an Event at Portland International Raceway using the paddock to set up the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By 2manyturbos
I can verify Ian's assertion that they...

I can verify Ian's assertion that they interchange. Absolutely no noticeable difference from the very first fill tubes with the vent door all the way to the end of the run. Don't get wrapped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 2manyturbos
There are definitely two different versions of...

There are definitely two different versions of the impellers. 90-93 and everything else up through 1989. The 90-93 version has a flat molded into the bore of the impeller that seats on the flat of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,673
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just keep watching craigslist and Facebook...

Just keep watching craigslist and Facebook marketplace. I see non-runners going for $300-$500 on both of those platforms.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,673
Posted By 2manyturbos
The US market 740/940 was equipped with an Eaton...

The US market 740/940 was equipped with an Eaton G80 locker. The turbo cars got the G80 starting in 1991. The NA cars were fitted with G80s from 1993-1995. When you actually start working on a 240...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,673
Posted By 2manyturbos
You don’t need a drop front bar. That is an...

You don’t need a drop front bar. That is an issue with a Ford swap, not with the SBC which is rear sump. Don’t weld the diff. Install a clutch posi or a G80 locker out of a 7-9 series.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By 2manyturbos
Thanks for the link. Those are so cheap going to...

Thanks for the link. Those are so cheap going to order a set. 50+ years of mechanical repairs and manufacturing and I have never needed one. I learned to start the taps straight right from the...
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