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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By woodenpudden
Thank you guys. Just liability on the car so the...

Thank you guys. Just liability on the car so the cost will be out of pocket. I might step up my game and do a special Hagerty (or whatever, using state farm at the moment) policy on the car in case...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
I did not make the grille. I'm on the fence...

I did not make the grille. I'm on the fence about putting a 5-speed in this turd because right now it's my only automatic transmission vehicle, and it behaves just fine.

At the moment I'm working...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Yea buddy. They'll get paint one day :-P

Yea buddy. They'll get paint one day :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
It's a whole different location and shape for the...

It's a whole different location and shape for the center hinge and whatnot in the '93 wagon, maybe pics will explain better.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Hmmm, hardly a project at this point :raincloud: ...

Hmmm, hardly a project at this point :raincloud:

Just been driving it. The rear seat fold-down latch broke, so I figured the time was ripe to go ahead and swap in the rest of the black interior...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By woodenpudden
If this is your daily driver, quickest road to...

If this is your daily driver, quickest road to recovery is the best option. Throw a used pump in it and go. Why'd you take it apart in the first place? Low pressure? Have driven a few 300,000+ mile...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
S/V/C: Oils
Views: 698
Posted By woodenpudden
It's a turbo, give it synthetic.

It's a turbo, give it synthetic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By woodenpudden
I've never had your particular issue but that...

I've never had your particular issue but that fuse box is a mess, lots of potential for bent connectors to touch each other if you've been back there yanking on stuff. Start pokin' around with a...
Forum: showroom 04-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By woodenpudden
circa 2009 https://i.imgur.com/ITJ9Uw0h.jpg

circa 2009

https://i.imgur.com/ITJ9Uw0h.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By woodenpudden
Not sure what engineering rationale was behind...

Not sure what engineering rationale was behind lockout/no lockout aside from allowing torque converter float in overdrive on a turbo car, in order to preserve the function of overdrive. I have a '91...
Forum: showroom 03-27-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 58,041
Posted By woodenpudden
DAT LIP Is there a name for that...

DAT LIP

Is there a name for that redorangebrown color?
Forum: events 01-29-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,807
Posted By woodenpudden
I'm in for one of those two days.

I'm in for one of those two days.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By woodenpudden
Normal, and all things considered pretty...

Normal, and all things considered pretty respectable. T cam turbo cars have a great big powerband, even for an old-school turbo, around 2500-5300ish rpm.

The only way you'll improve on that is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 41,360
Posted By woodenpudden
Correct, its only fault was a tendency to plow,...

Correct, its only fault was a tendency to plow, but behavior on bumpy roads etc. was excellent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,347
Posted By woodenpudden
I've run the aforementioned Continentals, General...

I've run the aforementioned Continentals, General G-max, and BFgoodrich for years, all really good in the rain. Goodyear Eagle F1 asymmetric are also really good/predictable in the rain, have had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By woodenpudden
Oil is more viscous (more like molasses) when...

Oil is more viscous (more like molasses) when cold. Lower cold viscosity (the number before the W) is a little better for cold starts. In a B230, 10W-30 is fine year-round if you're driving around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By woodenpudden
https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,059
Posted By woodenpudden
Bingo I may have used ever so slightly...

Bingo

I may have used ever so slightly shorter studs on my manifold. If I can remember, I'll go out to the garage and photograph+measure the manifold outlet studs with 16T loosely attached for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By woodenpudden
240 clusters like to collect leaky heater core...

240 clusters like to collect leaky heater core moisture, in addition to the usual warning signs (steam from vents, coolant smell, yadda) hence my concern (this is my first 940)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By woodenpudden
Fogged instrument cluster

It's on the inside

Is it the norm for chemtrails to condense on the inside of 940 clusters?

Summary, more serious: '91 940 turbo, it's misty/drizzling/humid at 60 degrees outside, moderate heat...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
https://i.imgur.com/CNqbFrwh.jpg Drove to...

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

Drove to Ocean City with dad and a coworker, gawked at hot rods, ate pizza. Decided upon returning home that the exhaust manifold gasket leaks were loud enough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By woodenpudden
I can dig it, didn't look up the part number...

I can dig it, didn't look up the part number before to see :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By woodenpudden
When does it do it - only at idle? When driving?...

When does it do it - only at idle? When driving? Cold? During warmup? Fully warmed up?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By woodenpudden
Correct. Adding a gasket between...

Correct.



Adding a gasket between turbo and stepped manifold outlet can cause a wee exhaust leak.



Helped with what? Stock turbo + stock/unaltered manifold + tight nutz should result in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,614
Posted By woodenpudden
If you can have someone else crank, hold a...

If you can have someone else crank, hold a screwdriver tip against an injector body and listen with your ear next to the handle. You'll hear and feel them tick-tick-tick (pseudo stethoscope). Fuel...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By woodenpudden
Spend your money on something more adjustable...

Spend your money on something more adjustable than LH2.2 :twocents:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By woodenpudden
flyfaen

flyfaen
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By woodenpudden
Only time it acts snotty now is when it's been...

Only time it acts snotty now is when it's been raining a boat load and it sits for a while. Can the AMM act funky if there's a lot of moisture in the air, i.e. if the wire burn-off function isn't...
Forum: showroom 07-17-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By woodenpudden
2003: First? Second? Autocross in Wolly, on 14"...

2003: First? Second? Autocross in Wolly, on 14" mostly worn-out stickies from a Miata, if I remember right.

http://www.pbase.com/mperry/image/22923468.jpg

2004: The last autocross as a green...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
I'll polish your face

I'll polish your face
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Yes indeed, and Volvo bulb socket or bust. :nod:

Yes indeed, and Volvo bulb socket or bust. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Since my last post I've replaced the driver's...

Since my last post I've replaced the driver's seat with a pristine black leather 740 seat. It's ok. I'm thinking of adapting a pair of Neon SRT4 seats though, because bolstering. Finagling a seat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By woodenpudden
Belated update: naturally, it hasn't done it...

Belated update: naturally, it hasn't done it again. However, I checked all the basics, and did find plug #2 is missing its little thread-on nubby :-(. So I'll go ahead and do plugs/wires/dist. cap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,063
Posted By woodenpudden
https://www.mouser.com/Tools-Supplies/Adhesive-Tap...

https://www.mouser.com/Tools-Supplies/Adhesive-Tapes/_/N-wp6v?P=1yzv2xqZ1yz7zln

Wrap the wires in that, then add heatshrink.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By woodenpudden
Idle misfire, very light throttle misfire - only when warmed up

'91 940 turbo, essentially stock except for Shane's fuel chip. It has a cold start injector. I have a copy of the LH2.4 greenbook and a meter, but haven't gone digging because I'm low on time, so I...
Forum: events 06-14-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,114
Posted By woodenpudden
FTFY I'm going to see if I can borrow my...

FTFY

I'm going to see if I can borrow my mother in law's Miata, since I slapped a timing belt on it and she doesn't drive it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,710
Posted By woodenpudden
I don't have a comment on Graf, however, the...

I don't have a comment on Graf, however, the Gates pump sold at rockauto has the same impeller design as a Hepu. I bought/installed one last month, but haven't used that engine yet.

I also...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Not a whole lot to report - the Forester is...

Not a whole lot to report - the Forester is currently soaking up the meager car maintenance/fun parts budget (are you sensing a theme?). I need to make a choice on whether to keep the Forester...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By woodenpudden
yiss, forgot grounds on intake manifold and the...

yiss, forgot grounds on intake manifold and the strap from the head to the firewall are important 'uns :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By woodenpudden
See if it stalls if you jiggle the key....

See if it stalls if you jiggle the key. Otherwise, I'd guess wiring for your ignition trigger is flaky, either at the distributor or the crank position sensor at back of the block (LH2.2 or 2.4,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
I figured that was the case - the '93 partswagon...

I figured that was the case - the '93 partswagon has a hood blankie but it's kinda floppy and uninspiring. The Forester has one too, but I pulled it down after it started sagging and soaking up...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Still creepin' along Took it on its maiden...

Still creepin' along

Took it on its maiden voyage to the shop today for an alignment and thorough under-car inspection/head-scratching session while it was up on the lift. Got it to a happy place,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By woodenpudden
if you have a compressor, get a rubber...

if you have a compressor, get a rubber cone-shaped tip on an air nozzle, poke it into the sunroof drains (front left and right) and blooooowww. Also, mung gets trapped in the rocker drains just...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,597
Posted By woodenpudden
This doesn't answer some of your questions, but...

This doesn't answer some of your questions, but it's highly relevant, and was a functional Regina +T.

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=195467
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
Inch-pounds, up to 500ish, I think. It has a dial...

Inch-pounds, up to 500ish, I think. It has a dial that moves back to zero as you tighten. Oldskool Snap-On is best Snap-On
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
The current focus, a project-within-the-project,...

The current focus, a project-within-the-project, is to match this here:
https://i.imgur.com/KgrGEQOh.jpg

with a 16T, because it seems a 16t is going to be a much more fun option than the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By woodenpudden
The Project Formerly Known as Scrapple

After 16 years of 240 ownership, I feel like trying something different. I also told myself I wouldn't do a project thread for this one, but I love this forum too much, I guess.

A quick jump back...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,785
Posted By woodenpudden
Have you driven a 240 with stiffer springs and...

Have you driven a 240 with stiffer springs and appropriate damping? Worth it (is an understatement). It is possible to have stock height and very near-stock travel with stiffer springs, especially...
Forum: events 03-30-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,174
Posted By woodenpudden
The tent also contains fried chicken, hangovers,...

The tent also contains fried chicken, hangovers, and literal turbo bricks. (A+ would tent again)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By woodenpudden
This is a 940 - they have blade fuses, not the...

This is a 940 - they have blade fuses, not the bullets/torpedo/whatever with lead contacts like a 240. Most halfway decent auto parts places will have decent quality Bussmann blade fuse packs with...
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