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Forum: showroom 12-06-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 15A
Wheels are kind of cool. The rest of it...

Wheels are kind of cool.

The rest of it gives me acid flashbacks of a 1960 window air conditioner my grandma had when I was a kid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By 15A
:clap: Nice.

:clap:

Nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By 15A
The DP is what I was worried about. ...

The DP is what I was worried about.

Slumlord use the newer setup?!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By 15A
Looking to do it on an 88 w/230FT next Spring and...

Looking to do it on an 88 w/230FT next Spring and want zero to do with that leak-fest older setup.

THX
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By 15A
240 +T Pre-92 Alternative Oil Cooling Setup

Anyone ever used the later (better) water cooling setup from a 92+ 940 on their 240 +T's? Just wondered if they fit ok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
I added 2 gal of premium with some octane booster...

I added 2 gal of premium with some octane booster and it started. Will run as long as I want it to as long as I'm into the accelerator. Once I let up, it fades and stalls. So I'm getting there......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Bit of an update......took the ECU to a guy who...

Bit of an update......took the ECU to a guy who knows and he checked it out, simulating spark, etc.....everything worked perfectly. So back to the distributor. I checked the contacts for continuity...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Its the 000 009.

Its the 000 009.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Good question. Not that I know of but how could I...

Good question. Not that I know of but how could I tell? Maybe put a test light somewhere?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
We checked it at the harness with a noid light...

We checked it at the harness with a noid light and it was DOA while cranking. Even the cold start injector had nothing. I've checked continuity from all the injectors, relays, etc to the ECU plug and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Bummer.....its not the same without the vikings. ...

Bummer.....its not the same without the vikings.

Thanks. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Will definitely try the throttle test - thanks....

Will definitely try the throttle test - thanks. Stealthfti was over last week and checked the resistance-ohms-continuity on about every switch under the hood. Only thing we thought was bad was the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Everything checks out (continuity) with the...

Everything checks out (continuity) with the wiring and even the ECU looks like it was installed yesterday. There's plenty of spark, fuel and even 12V at the system relay but still no injector pulse. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By 15A
They jack the price when they're out of...

They jack the price when they're out of stock.....then drop it back to almost where it was (+$25) when they get them back in. Probably got the idea from gas stations.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By 15A
I usually just take the rims to a shop (I find...

I usually just take the rims to a shop (I find ones that sell the 22's as they will have the nicer machines with delrin pads)...and have them mount them. With no bay to wait for, its typically a 45...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
A bit of an update. The main ground on the...

A bit of an update.

The main ground on the intake had a size too small bolt in it and was loose. One of the spade connectors on the fuel pump relay was loose as well. All tight and clean and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
I thought I'd peddled the distributor from an 8k...

I thought I'd peddled the distributor from an 8k barn find I had a year or so ago....but found it along with the relays and an NOS harness (if it gets that far), so dont think I'll have to mess with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By 15A
How old is the flywheel sensor? Also check the...

How old is the flywheel sensor? Also check the grounds on the fuel injectors (on the intake). Aluminum can strip out - BTDT many times. Had an issue where it would intermittently run rough, then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Kind of expected that. Thanks again.

Kind of expected that. Thanks again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Does anyone know what the PN is or where to...

Does anyone know what the PN is or where to acquire the dual contact switch in the bottom of the distributor? Thx.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Its an M41 car. Thanks for the links. I...

Its an M41 car.

Thanks for the links. I have seen them before but forgot about them......my mind is soup. :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
We pretty much got nothing across the board....

We pretty much got nothing across the board. There was 12V at the system relay and the coil but no spark. Had a noid light and no injector pulse either. All the fuses are new and the terminals...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
I see it - THANKS MUCH!!!

I see it - THANKS MUCH!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Is there any way to find out what the pinouts are...

Is there any way to find out what the pinouts are on these old relays? THX
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
I just got back home and was talking to a buddy...

I just got back home and was talking to a buddy of mine on the way and we came to this same theory about the distributor. As easy as they are to fry, wouldn't be surprised if the contacts are in need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
Thanks Ian. Could either of those aftermarket...

Thanks Ian. Could either of those aftermarket relays be the cause for all the all-of-a-sudden issues? Neither one looks solid.




It actually IS for sale. I got hit with 2 'concourse' projects...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By 15A
D-Jet Question - Issue

A few years ago I checked out a barn find 71 1800E that had been stored for about 20yrs. 40k. Started and ran fine. Guy decided to keep it. 4 yrs later he calls me wanting to sell it now - says car...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By 15A
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=336...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=336313

About halfway down.....an almost new (500miles) 80A I pulled from a B20 1800. PN crosses to a 262 also. NLA from Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,554
Posted By 15A
Every NA car I do gets a T-cam and 2.5" stainless...

Every NA car I do gets a T-cam and 2.5" stainless exhaust. If just doing a HG, a T cam is still a mandate. I have a shopping list of the components (free flow cat, resonator and muffler) if you want...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,556
Posted By 15A
I just picked up a car that did this.....I...

I just picked up a car that did this.....I literally thought it had a broken motor mount it shook so bad. On closer inspection I found that sometime in the past, someone had pulled the intake off and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By 15A
Yessir. :cool: I did this so I could swap...

Yessir. :cool:

I did this so I could swap out a 240 airbox with a later setup while not immobilizing the car (motor is being swapped out also but not at the moment). When I'm done I'm going to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By 15A
Heater Core Bypass Hose

This on a B230.

Dayco B87618

No kinks or elbows needed. Works like it was meant to be there.

https://image.ibb.co/bucsJk/Htr_Core_Bypass_Hose_1.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,097
Posted By 15A
I've done this swap so many times I lost count....

I've done this swap so many times I lost count. Doing another one at the moment. Not sure if anyone mentioned it, but dont forget to get the right side firewall panel and when you get the bracket for...
Forum: website & board 09-16-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,085
Posted By 15A
Its hit or miss. Yesterday NOTHING came through....

Its hit or miss. Yesterday NOTHING came through. So far today, I'm getting them but I changed the email (from a geemail to a yayhoo acct) to see if that mattered.
Forum: website & board 09-16-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,085
Posted By 15A
Zero notifications are coming in at all now.

Zero notifications are coming in at all now.
Forum: website & board 09-13-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,085
Posted By 15A
Weird.....they started showing again - now are...

Weird.....they started showing again - now are not.
Forum: website & board 09-07-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,085
Posted By 15A
Is this still an open issue? Just started doing...

Is this still an open issue? Just started doing this to me about a week ago.
Forum: website & board 07-12-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By 15A
Revisiting this issue again......is it possible...

Revisiting this issue again......is it possible to move 'sent' messages into a new folder? Some of the PM's I want to save I have lost the original but still have the responses so they are quoted in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By 15A
Power Steering Reservoir Lines

Do these things get porous with age? Seems every one of these cars the PS lines are covered in a mist of fluid / dirt pate, as is the inner fender or wheel well. I can find no blatant leaks - there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By 15A
There's probably no right or wrong answer...

There's probably no right or wrong answer here.....I have looked in the other 4 used master cylinders I've pulled with the reservoirs still on (same 92-97 PN) - pulled them all and none of them have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By 15A
Olaf probably just lost a button at assembly. ...

Olaf probably just lost a button at assembly.

There's zero mention of it in parts or in the service manuals so I put the reservoir back in sans Olaf's button.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By 15A
If no ideas on what this disc is, I'll leave it...

If no ideas on what this disc is, I'll leave it out. I've never seen one in any I've pulled before or included in any new ones I've bought / installed.

Vadis exploded view has nothing on it either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By 15A
7/9 Master Cylinder Question

Pulled a reservoir off a 92 745T.....and this popped out of the front port. Never seen one before - no idea what it is, and if its needed - how to orientate it back in the port. Reminds me of a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,246
Posted By 15A
White - the ultimate PITA to make look 'new'....

White - the ultimate PITA to make look 'new'. Love the plated brackets and latches - better than original. Man after my own heart. Devil's in the details.

Now take it to Gothenburg and park it...
Forum: website & board 03-28-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,606
Posted By 15A
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4VIUod8EAo4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


I was going to add Sammy Hagar's "I Cant Drive 55" but I think he was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By 15A
I'm suspecting the 'new' components in expensive...

I'm suspecting the 'new' components in expensive boxes could be the issue. It never sounded like this with the original 25+ yr old components in them.

There's a place local that installed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By 15A
Grovel noise at low RPMs in M46 Prop Shaft

On an M46 (91 945T) I've got a slight groveling noise at lower RPMs.....might still do it at higher but road noise drones it out - dunno. Trans has about 100k on it and is as-new. Everything has been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By 15A
Awesome. Thanks Ian. :cool:

Awesome. Thanks Ian. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By 15A
Rear Discs in 220 Wagon

I know the 1800 rear axle will fit in the later sedans....any secrets to getting rear discs in a wagon?

TIA
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By 15A
The newer will go on the older.....not so much...

The newer will go on the older.....not so much the other way around. I think with SIPS something changed. The panels sort of fit but wont sit flush without alot of stress.
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