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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:46 AM
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Posted By rb92673
Yes, they are 2.5". No they don't. I...

Yes, they are 2.5". No they don't.

I bought some spring perches from Kaplhenke so I could use the stock bearings on top and they sit on the stock perches on the bottom. They rotate and make a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By rb92673
We competed again in the 24HoL 2018 Buttonwillow...

We competed again in the 24HoL 2018 Buttonwillow and Lucky Dog 2019 Buttonwillow 24 race. Before the races, we updated the suspension Turbobricks style with some 2.5” 300# springs, on the stock...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By rb92673
A little more on the CD009 swap. Here is a...

A little more on the CD009 swap. Here is a picture of the front half of the drive shaft that Yoshifab had made for me.

https://i.imgur.com/GUzqCHJl.jpg

The front of the shaft connects to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By rb92673
Josh is a super nice guy and really helped me out...

Josh is a super nice guy and really helped me out by suggesting the Nissan transmission versus a T5. We have three full races on the trans now and it has been great. No more crunchy gear changes.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By rb92673
In March 2018 we entered a true 24 hour race at...

In March 2018 we entered a true 24 hour race at Buttonwillow with Lucky Dog. Most 24HoL races are really ~14.5 hours with 8 hours on Saturday and 6.5 hours on Sunday. There was about 25 cars...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By rb92673
Whatever_Racecar Endurance 745T

I thought I would start documenting my POS Lemons car. This forum has been very helpful to me along this journey.

So I bought this 85 745 with B230FT in 2017 to race 24 Hours of Lemons (24HoL). ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By rb92673
Disconnect the 3 pin hall effect sensor plug on...

Disconnect the 3 pin hall effect sensor plug on the distributor and check for oil there as well. Another sign of a leaky distributor seal. If there is enough oil there, it will cause the engine to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By rb92673
Measure the resistance of the gauge temperature...

Measure the resistance of the gauge temperature sender and compare to the known resistance values for operating temperature ~180 degrees or whatever your thermostat is. On my 740 the gauge sender is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By rb92673
I just did the same thing and M14 x 1.5 and M12 x...

I just did the same thing and M14 x 1.5 and M12 x 1.5 fit fine into my filter. 85 Volvo 740.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,042
Posted By rb92673
Easy video on how to set up a fuel pressure gauge...

Easy video on how to set up a fuel pressure gauge and log in TunerStudio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZmskglysMM
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,042
Posted By rb92673
If you still have the stock fuel filter, and if...

If you still have the stock fuel filter, and if it is the same thread as a 740 (M12 x 1.5), you can use this to add a 1/8 NPT pressure sensor:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By rb92673
On my 85 pink was for fuel pumps. I’m pretty sure...

On my 85 pink was for fuel pumps. I’m pretty sure the black and yellow are lights.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By rb92673
Call Porterfield in Costa Mesa California...

Call Porterfield in Costa Mesa California directly. If they don't stock them, they will make them custom. I have never tried the R4s, but I have bought a ST-43 Raybestos pads from them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By rb92673
Josh@Yoshifab suggested I buy a Zeitronix, so I...

Josh@Yoshifab suggested I buy a Zeitronix, so I did. I had an AEM, but I blew it up by melting the harness. The Zeitronix gauge is only about 1/2" deep so you can stick it anywhere. It has a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By rb92673
Does it have spark? Are the fuel pulps starting?...

Does it have spark? Are the fuel pulps starting? Does it start on starter fluid? That might help you narrow down between the ECU and EZK.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By rb92673
What are you trying to ground? There are points...

What are you trying to ground? There are points on both front quarter panels behind the headlights, both front footwells below the A pilar, by the hand brake, by the tail lights, all over the place.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By rb92673
I am going through this with an in-tank pump...

I am going through this with an in-tank pump upgrade from the low pressure to high pressure and eliminated the external high pressure pump. I am using the same model as this thread:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for all the suggestions. I ordered some...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I ordered some of the BMW 12mm line off ebay. Always a helpful community.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rb92673
Ok, I'll go try and find good hose clamps and...

Ok, I'll go try and find good hose clamps and give it a shot. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rb92673
Have you used this for fuel injection pressure? ...

Have you used this for fuel injection pressure? It says 150 PSI, but it also says SAE J30R7 which is not for fuel injection.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rb92673
The 1/2” hose I have is rated for 300 psi. It’s...

The 1/2” hose I have is rated for 300 psi. It’s 12mm out of the gas tank
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rb92673
12 mm Fuel injection line

I upgraded to a Walbro HP pump in tank on my 85 740 and I want to upgrade the fuel line between the tank and the filter for high pressure. I can only find 1/2" for fuel injection and it slides onto...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,353
Posted By rb92673
Can you test the fuel pressure?

Can you test the fuel pressure?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By rb92673
I don't know if IPD provides them with the...

I don't know if IPD provides them with the wheels, but you will also need 'tuner' lug nuts and centering rings for the Voxx. You can't get a standard 19mm lug nut on.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By rb92673
Ben's stuff is super nice and I have seen cars on...

Ben's stuff is super nice and I have seen cars on the track with his stuff kick ass.

If you want to add camber and castor for cheap, you can move the strut mount and redrill the front holes. ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-08-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for looking at it and the advice. Going to...

Thanks for looking at it and the advice. Going to try tomorrow or this weekend to fire it up.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-08-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By rb92673
Re-testing the JY distributor I can see it going...

Re-testing the JY distributor I can see it going from ~11v to 0v as the vane moves past the sensor. I guess it's time to put it all back together and see if it fires up!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By rb92673
Sorry, others can probably help you better than...

Sorry, others can probably help you better than me. I was in a time crunch for a race and Josh @ Yoshifab got me a new working turbo overnight when I discovered my T3 was dead.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By rb92673
No. It's really ugly. I basically welded a...

No. It's really ugly. I basically welded a washer to one end of the stock bracket and re-drilled the other hole. I am sure there is a nice part you can order somewhere that fits good, but I didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By rb92673
That is not a drop in if you have a stock T3. ...

That is not a drop in if you have a stock T3. The cool side is much bigger and you will need to redo your intake hoses and oil lines to make it fit. I just did that swap. You will need:
o Custom...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By rb92673
I don't think the original poster has the drain...

I don't think the original poster has the drain hole already on the block for the Yoshifab or STS adapter. He said he was going to weld on a fitting to the sump.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-08-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By rb92673
Microsquirt LH 2.2 Hall Sensor troubleshooting

New install of Microsquirt and I am trying to get the LH 2.2 hall sensor input working. I don't see the engine RPMs change when I spin the dizzy by hand.

Wiring
o 12v feed to + on distributor
o...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By rb92673
Do you have good solid ground wires on the engine...

Do you have good solid ground wires on the engine block and intake manifold to the frame of the car? Maybe it is finding a better ground through the exhaust or O2 sensor which is throwing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,090
Posted By rb92673
I would check your local laws. If it were me I...

I would check your local laws. If it were me I would send by mail/fax the insured and their insurance carrier a nicely worded demand that your vehicle be repaired at a repair shop of your choosing....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By rb92673
Before you go created a future fire bomb, have...

Before you go created a future fire bomb, have you tried jumpering the fuel pumps at the relay connector to see if they even turn on? Remove the fuel pump relay and place a jumper (any small piece...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,001
Posted By rb92673
If you are putting it in a Volvo, you can use...

If you are putting it in a Volvo, you can use your Volvo flywheel and pressure plate with a clutch with the right diameter and spline count. Deeworks has recommendations. Yoshifab made mine for my...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By rb92673
The Summit kit has an adapter that allows it to...

The Summit kit has an adapter that allows it to fit several different threads on the engine, but it only fits 3/4-16 for the filter. You can order bigger Ford filters or use up your stock of Volvo...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By rb92673
This kit has everything I needed for a b230FT....

This kit has everything I needed for a b230FT. Not as nice looking as that other thread, but it gets the job done for cheap. With this kit I was able to use the remaining Volvo filters I had as...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By rb92673
In my research, it is not the same spline. It is...

In my research, it is not the same spline. It is about 19mm or 3/4 inch and has fine splines. Too many splines for me to count. One site listed it as 19.8mm with 48 splines. I can't find a match...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By rb92673
It is some sort of standard three spoke Momo that...

It is some sort of standard three spoke Momo that came with the car. Looks like the current 'Race' Momo. It has the standard 6 screw Momo pattern.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By rb92673
Short Hub Adapter for Momo Steering Wheel

I searched, but didn't find anything. I have a Momo steering wheel on my 85 740 Lemons car with the 9011 Momo adapter. I want to add a quick release but with my current seat position, the steering...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By rb92673
Sorry to hear that. I had the opposite problem,...

Sorry to hear that. I had the opposite problem, had the parts for the oil line and my first NPT to AN was too big.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By rb92673
Nope. Just screwed it in. If others are...

Nope. Just screwed it in. If others are suggesting a thread sealant that might be a good idea. I also replaced the banjo with a similar metric to AN, but I don't know the size.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By rb92673
The inlet on my T3/T4 was threaded and 1/8 inch...

The inlet on my T3/T4 was threaded and 1/8 inch NPT. I used this:
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/SUM-220446B
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,263
Posted By rb92673
Have you thought about Zeitronix? I purchased...

Have you thought about Zeitronix? I purchased one at the suggestion of Yoshifab after I melted my AEM wiring and blew up the gauge. A little more expensive but they appear to have more options.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By rb92673
Not that it applies to you anymore, but Dave...

Not that it applies to you anymore, but Dave Barton did a good write up here:

https://www.240turbo.com/oildrain.html

There might be info you can use there for assembling the hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By rb92673
Just follow the wire from the D+ terminal on your...

Just follow the wire from the D+ terminal on your alternator to the drivers side wiring harness inside the car. Mine is solid red on my 85 LH 2.2. I would guess it is 14-16 gauge. You really just...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By rb92673
Didn't think of that before I posted. I am...

Didn't think of that before I posted. I am nowhere near the amount of power he has.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By rb92673
I don't know what thermostat I have in my 745,...

I don't know what thermostat I have in my 745, but we have run two 24 hour straight races, and several 7hr +7hr races and have never had the temperature gauge move. We are only allowed to use water,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,833
Posted By rb92673
You could just stick it in a pot of water and...

You could just stick it in a pot of water and take ohm readings as you bring the pot to a boil.
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