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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By esmth
There is no gauge. An arduino will be measuring...

There is no gauge. An arduino will be measuring the resistance using a voltage divider. It will be printing the output to an OLED screen
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By esmth
crap! my bad :oops:

crap! my bad :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By esmth
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=337...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=337990
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By esmth
Rear headrest rattle

I've been trying to track down a rear end rattle for awhile, and just realized it is just the rear headrests jiggling in their mounts as I go over bumps. I stuffed a towel in the bottom hole against...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By esmth
I'm gonna do it. if **** melts or explodes i'll...

I'm gonna do it. if **** melts or explodes i'll update the thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By esmth
i was just asking because I already have a couple...

i was just asking because I already have a couple spare aftermarket CTS laying around
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By esmth
CTS as Oil temperature sensor?

I'm about to install an oil filter re-locator/oil-air cooler in my 240 pulled from a 780 in a yard. It has a 95C thermostat.

Is there any reason I can't use a LH2.4 coolant temperature sensor as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By esmth
I ran a side exit with just a cat, and it was...

I ran a side exit with just a cat, and it was loud but I kinda liked it. A couple weeks before the turbo was going to be put on I removed the cat, so it was just a naturally aspirated side pipe... it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By esmth
Straight pipe without a cat is ridiculously loud...

Straight pipe without a cat is ridiculously loud :oogle:


it just screws in but if it has not been touched in awhile it'll probably be rust-welded in
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By esmth
Can u post a sound clip? it's possible there's a...

Can u post a sound clip? it's possible there's a crack or gap somewhere that is hard to see
Forum: showroom 12-02-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 65,835
Posted By esmth
Does this count? ...

Does this count?

http://i.imgur.com/z65m0ESl.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,081
Posted By esmth
If your exhaust is loud it can be hard to hear...

If your exhaust is loud it can be hard to hear ping
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,081
Posted By esmth
The higher numbers are shorter gears. The 3.54...

The higher numbers are shorter gears. The 3.54 rear would be a little bit better than mine in that case. My last post was describing when I had the 13c turbo. Now I have a Turbonetics T3/T04B with...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By esmth
holy frig are you in beverly, MA? i'm local and...

holy frig are you in beverly, MA? i'm local and can borrow you an M cam
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 25,928
Posted By esmth
do this or something similar to check the pattern...

do this or something similar to check the pattern before you pay to get them cleaned. I made an adapter from a cracked fuel rail to test mine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUUgR94drxg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,081
Posted By esmth
OP, look at this. I have trouble getting more...

OP, look at this. I have trouble getting more than 3psi in first on my m46 with 3.73 rear... mostly because the engine has hurled itself into the rev limiter before the turbo gets into it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By esmth
Yes that is normal operation. My m46 does the...

Yes that is normal operation. My m46 does the same when the car is on jackstands. When the wheels are on the ground it won't creep.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By esmth
you're lucky i'm bored :rofl: last one is...

you're lucky i'm bored :rofl:

last one is IPD vx
Forum: website & board 11-28-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By esmth
I'm guilty of lurking for a couple years before I...

I'm guilty of lurking for a couple years before I actually registered
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By esmth
That's awesome, thanks! awaiting the B cam...

That's awesome, thanks! awaiting the B cam results:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By esmth
Did you route the pcv correctly so boost isn't...

Did you route the pcv correctly so boost isn't going to the crankcase?

Try using an external catch can
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By esmth
Do you have a catalyst or is it working?

Do you have a catalyst or is it working?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 25,928
Posted By esmth
RIP. Wideband now on the xmas list?

RIP. Wideband now on the xmas list?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 490
Posted By esmth
^^if your multimeter is old or cheap it may not...

^^if your multimeter is old or cheap it may not refresh fast enough to see the sway of the sensor.

i'd test the heater by powering the sensor out of the exhaust and feeling it. Or you could check...
Forum: website & board 11-19-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By esmth
I doubt people want to buy an old car right...

I doubt people want to buy an old car right before winter. I bet if you post them in the spring you'll have better luck
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By esmth
Mine is like your second one... it almost looks...

Mine is like your second one... it almost looks like the gauge is un-powered long before it is completely out. That being said I still have run out multiple times because i'm a dumbass :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By esmth
^^ Also get under the car and look at each...

^^

Also get under the car and look at each of the bushings on the trailing arms, torque rods, and axle. Check the mounts where the spring is attached to the trailing arm as those rust away and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By esmth
For awhile I thought my trans was getting really...

For awhile I thought my trans was getting really hot after a good drive but it turns out that it was just the clutch fan blowing over the exhaust manifold, and under the car and into the shift boot....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By esmth
^I have the $85 SLC free and it works great

^I have the $85 SLC free and it works great
Forum: website & board 11-16-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,112
Posted By esmth
i spotted another change :cool:

i spotted another change :cool:
Forum: website & board 11-15-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,112
Posted By esmth
i am excite

i am excite
Forum: website & board 11-13-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By esmth
Welcome! enjoy your 240

Welcome! enjoy your 240
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By esmth
One of my friends got screwed over by clutchnet,...

One of my friends got screwed over by clutchnet, never shipped the order and took them a couple months to refund $500. This was before they changed their name/website to california clutch (i assume...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By esmth
I went for my first real cold drive last night...

I went for my first real cold drive last night (19F) and it made me realize my carrier bearing is going out. :roll: It was wailing pretty loud until it warmed up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By esmth
Mine definitely creeps if i'm in boost for more...

Mine definitely creeps if i'm in boost for more than 15 seconds. I loosened my waste gate a little and it helped a tiny bit
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By esmth
mine has a single nut

mine has a single nut
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,729
Posted By esmth
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWyu4to4jws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWyu4to4jws
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,484
Posted By esmth
i'm planning on replacing my stock 940 downpipe...

i'm planning on replacing my stock 940 downpipe with a 3" mandrel bent stainless and an electric cutout
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,340
Posted By esmth
Cool cool, I take class in south boston. You...

Cool cool, I take class in south boston. You probably already tried this but spray ether around the intake area to help identify vac leaks if that is your problem. Also a new O2 sensor could help,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By esmth
:wtf: not expecting that... ouch

:wtf: not expecting that... ouch
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,340
Posted By esmth
I was never able to get mine to run "right"...

I was never able to get mine to run "right" without the IAC, but i didn't really put much effort into it before getting a good used one. Depending on how the PCV is disconnected it can be a vacuum...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By esmth
Nice! glad it was an easy fix

Nice! glad it was an easy fix
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,729
Posted By esmth
thats the cam cover bro lol

thats the cam cover bro lol
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,729
Posted By esmth
this bread just gets better and better idk...

this bread just gets better and better

idk what's more unreliable: an 01-02 volvo auto transmission or a 15 year old R that has had it's pedal to the floor all its life
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By esmth
Merry motors in Salisbury mass. Like 45 minutes...

Merry motors in Salisbury mass. Like 45 minutes from Boston on a good day but the dudes there are cool and love the old volvos (and deloreans)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By esmth
Mine has a little rust in the same spot, well,...

Mine has a little rust in the same spot, well, maybe a bit more to the left
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By esmth
hit the pump with a wrench a couple of times and...

hit the pump with a wrench a couple of times and see if it unseizes;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,729
Posted By esmth
This, if you can use a screwdriver you can build...

This, if you can use a screwdriver you can build a desktop PC. The real talent is programming one well
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,729
Posted By esmth
:clap::drama::rofl: probably should use a...

:clap::drama::rofl:
probably should use a different username for your various dating profiles ;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By esmth
Assuming you determined it is the ECU at fault;...

Assuming you determined it is the ECU at fault; the 561/3 pink label is unreliable, I wouldn't even bother trying to fix it. Usually its the custom microprocessor itself that dies, sometimes it's the...
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