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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ZVOLV
Stranger **** has happened on No Pants Island!

Stranger **** has happened on No Pants Island!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By ZVOLV
Intermittent "no power" on hard acceleration. 740 Turbo

1991 740 Turbo. Every once in a while, when I slam the throttle open, it just bogs down and the engine wont rev. If I get off the throttle and back into it, it will usually work fine.

I haven't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By ZVOLV
You gotta pull the radiator.

You gotta pull the radiator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By ZVOLV
Ding ding ding! Undertorqued crank pulley...

Ding ding ding!

Undertorqued crank pulley will do that. I use the crank holder tool and a 3 ft breaker bar to tighten it. Or the 1/2" impact.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By ZVOLV
Its easy to make it too tight. You dont wanna be...

Its easy to make it too tight. You dont wanna be able to "play the harp" tight, but not so loose it will slip either. Another trick with timing belts is to use those black metal paper clips (the ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By ZVOLV
Under tension can cause it to slip and strip...

Under tension can cause it to slip and strip teeth. I knock the tensioner tight with a flathead screwdriver and a hammer. The spring isn't good enough.
Forum: events 01-19-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,278
Posted By ZVOLV
http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albu...

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=369&pictureid=3304
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By ZVOLV
Green tops are low rez injectors. If you dont run...

Green tops are low rez injectors. If you dont run a rez pack= fried ECU.

MAF=AMM

Toughest part of the swap will be the oil feed, oil drain and the exhaust downpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By ZVOLV
Grab the resistor pack for those stock injectors....

Grab the resistor pack for those stock injectors. On driver fender by the battery. Cut a good pigtail for it. And snip a MAF wiring pigtail too!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,323
Posted By ZVOLV
Here ya go: https://youtu.be/YJgZHAsK4hs

Here ya go:


https://youtu.be/YJgZHAsK4hs
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,547
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! A test lamp may have revealed a poor...

Nice!

A test lamp may have revealed a poor amount of current. A meter can show 12v, but there may not be enough current to operate the circuit. A test lamp may NOT have illuminated.

Or, maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By ZVOLV
Your vehicle has antennae?

Your vehicle has antennae?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,547
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have power to the hall sensor?

Do you have power to the hall sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By ZVOLV
A ticking noise on acceleration can be exhaust...

A ticking noise on acceleration can be exhaust leak at the cylinder head to exhaust manifold gaskets.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By ZVOLV
Buy a noid light from IPD. Got a test lamp?...

Buy a noid light from IPD.

Got a test lamp? A meter?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By ZVOLV
Good diag.

Good diag.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 981
Posted By ZVOLV
With the B204FT exhaust manifold you gotta be...

With the B204FT exhaust manifold you gotta be careful about clearances against stiff like the block, intake hose, heater pipe, oil return, etc. Once you start changing turbine housings the wastegate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By ZVOLV
With no speedo input there can be a high idle...

With no speedo input there can be a high idle after freeway runs.
Forum: showroom 12-31-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,296
Posted By ZVOLV
Question I found the answer using.....Google.

I found the answer using.....Google.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it run yet? Swdefiend- This is not a...

Does it run yet?

Swdefiend- This is not a "computer related circuit" so the test lamp is still best.

https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=398&pictureid=3586
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By ZVOLV
Plumbing leaks would likely cause stumble going...

Plumbing leaks would likely cause stumble going into boost. I have 20 quid on busted turbine housing!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By ZVOLV
Disconnect the wastegate hose and go for a drive...

Disconnect the wastegate hose and go for a drive and see what happens. If it still doesn'tover boost, you could wire the wastegate flap shut and try again.

I am still voting damaged turbine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By ZVOLV
Hmmm....a long time ago I believe I had success...

Hmmm....a long time ago I believe I had success with a 740 cluster sliding the digits to the left.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By ZVOLV
A cracked/melted turbine housing is very likely. ...

A cracked/melted turbine housing is very likely.

Pull the down pipe and inspect.

Even with my wastegate hose disconnected my 13c would only make about the same- melted/cracked housing was the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By ZVOLV
You slide the numbers left with a pick and then...

You slide the numbers left with a pick and then they freespool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By ZVOLV
Take the belts off one at a time and see if it is...

Take the belts off one at a time and see if it is still there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice. Thanks for posting back. I fixed my no...

Nice. Thanks for posting back. I fixed my no start once with no diag tools by just swapping the powerstage also.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,418
Posted By ZVOLV
I just installed a new turbo and have the...

I just installed a new turbo and have the wastegate puck just flapping open in the breeze. The car can barely make it up a steep hill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By ZVOLV
Have you tried setting it on fire?

Have you tried setting it on fire?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By ZVOLV
You can resistance test the clock spring and see...

You can resistance test the clock spring and see if its open. Spin it and check too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,000
Posted By ZVOLV
Last shop I worked at we just added dye to the...

Last shop I worked at we just added dye to the coolant we pumped out of a drum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By ZVOLV
Air hammer to slam the gland nut off. 1/2" impact...

Air hammer to slam the gland nut off. 1/2" impact to slam the nut off/on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By ZVOLV
Checked for burned terminals. The fact that...

Checked for burned terminals. The fact that somebody was in there may mean its burned up a few of them before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By ZVOLV
:woowoo: Glad you got it.

:woowoo:

Glad you got it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By ZVOLV
Hang on.... You could check if there is...

Hang on....

You could check if there is current at the MAF blue yellow wire/key on. Use a test lamp.

If not current there, the relay is bad or the circuit, or the computer. You could use a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By ZVOLV
The ECU controls the relay by grounding the...

The ECU controls the relay by grounding the control circuit of the relay. You can take a meter and check if the computer is grounding the relay when cranking. It also should ground the relay key-on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By ZVOLV
Did you let the clock spring un-coil? It may have...

Did you let the clock spring un-coil? It may have been damaged.

There is a trick to getting it back on correctly if it's been un-coiled: Count how many turns it takes to completely wind it up and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By ZVOLV
I have a known good B234F ECU if you want it. $50...

I have a known good B234F ECU if you want it. $50 shipped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By ZVOLV
To get ball joints to let go just slam the...

To get ball joints to let go just slam the control arm with my favorite tool- the mini sledge! They will fall free if you put enough man-strength into the swing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
There is a fuel pump fuse, right? 10 seconds with...

There is a fuel pump fuse, right? 10 seconds with a test lamp back probing the fuse would be where I would start.

I diagnosed a crank-no start in 10 minutes this weekend with a can of brake...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
Time to bust out the labscope on this one.

Time to bust out the labscope on this one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
I'm not going to argue with you. I am just going...

I'm not going to argue with you. I am just going to tell you that you are wrong.

A meter is NOT the best tool for the job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By ZVOLV
O2 has 1. Signal 2. Heater positive 3....

O2 has

1. Signal
2. Heater positive
3. Heater ground
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
There is no need to bypass s*** when you know how...

There is no need to bypass s*** when you know how to use a wiring diagram and a test lamp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
I measured 12v, using a meter, on a window...

I measured 12v, using a meter, on a window regulator circuit recently. Replaced regulator. Didn't fix it. Rechecked with a test lamp-did not illuminate. It was a poor connection in the door jamb....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By ZVOLV
Thumbs up Be careful. Its bearing preload. Amount of...

Be careful.

Its bearing preload. Amount of inch/lb. required to TURN the flange. I got it wrong the first time and the opinion was flopping around on the test drive!

Your pinion could also be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
Test lamp!!! Dont use a meter. One strand of wire...

Test lamp!!! Dont use a meter. One strand of wire can pass 12v and show as that on a meter, but won't run a pump.

You are close. It's either a dead pump/s, the fuel pump circuit, injector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By ZVOLV
1989 740 GLE open diff 4.10 pinion: ...

1989 740 GLE open diff 4.10 pinion:

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=3572
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
Noid light. 30 seconds. No brain required to...

Noid light. 30 seconds. No brain required to confirm power to injectors AND pulse. Every Turtlebricker needs one!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ZVOLV
Runs on ether means the fuel system is NOT...

Runs on ether means the fuel system is NOT working. The ECU is part of the "fuel system". The ECU may be bad. Prob not.

Runs on ether= mechanicals and spark are ok. Time to shake down the fuel...
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