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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By maxitoman007
Learn to use a timing light and the crank mark...

Learn to use a timing light and the crank mark with the scale on the lower timing belt cover. Start the car with the distributor bolts semi loose and twist the distributor until you read around 12...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: Discovered that boost was not...

Update:

Discovered that boost was not leaking through the rings as much as I thought... turns out, boost is leaking through the turbo seals themselves. Iíve read this is normal without oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
I tried blocking it off at the tb connection but...

I tried blocking it off at the tb connection but now itís even easier for air to leak. Only place I can think of it going is through the Iac, should I plug that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
I think Iíve managed to get them tuned close...

I think Iíve managed to get them tuned close enough to 14.7 at idle, now Iím just wondering about my misfire and why it goes away when I richen it up. Probably because rpm goes up and it wonít...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
I have looked at almost every tb thread I could...

I have looked at almost every tb thread I could find regarding setting the base mixture. Also I tried to perform a boost leak test but it seems like a lot of pressure is just going straight past the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
Bump, any ideas?

Bump, any ideas?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: went out to the car today and decided to...

Update: went out to the car today and decided to try get in the ball park range tuning with my narrowband to see if it could simply be a wideband issue that was my rich problem. Got a reading off the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
See the odd thing is, Iím always reading rich at...

See the odd thing is, Iím always reading rich at idle not lean like you guys suggest I would see with a vacuum leak
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
Alright, wonít delete it. Would a loose...

Alright, wonít delete it. Would a loose connection there be enough to cause that loss of vacuum?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
Alright, will back the timing off a bit. Whatís...

Alright, will back the timing off a bit. Whatís the best way to check for vacuum leaks? I have a feeling I have one at the charcoal canister (vacuum line connections to the canister aren't very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By maxitoman007
Exclamation LH 2.2 idle misfire trying to tune for browntops. Please Help!

Alright so hereís the deal. Car is a 1987 740 Turbo. Have done quite a few mods including browntop injectors. The issue is, I canít seem to get the AFRs good at idle as well as as soon as I begin to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Just not the 2.5Ē round 4 bolt flange I needed.

Just not the 2.5Ē round 4 bolt flange I needed.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By maxitoman007
Updated the other thread.

Updated the other thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: during may timing belt job, I think I...

Update: during may timing belt job, I think I found the issue... turbo was blown. I took of the intake pipe and wiggled the thing and instantly I knew. Blades of the compressor and turbine had hit...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By maxitoman007
Iíve run the turbo and Iím not really feeling...

Iíve run the turbo and Iím not really feeling boost hit until around 5000 hence why Iím asking. I would have thought simply the significant difference in the compressor map would indicate a large...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By maxitoman007
Alright, makes sense. Here’s the compressor...

Alright, makes sense.

Here’s the compressor map:

http://turbocharged.com/catalog/compmaps/fig13.html
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By maxitoman007
50 trim T04E compressor in 60 trim housing

So I got a good deal on a Garrett T3/T4 with a 60 trim comp wheel, stage 3 exhaust wheel, .60 ar cold side and .63 hot side but it is a bit too large for my build. I was wondering if to quicken the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
How would you advise going through the forums and...

How would you advise going through the forums and finding vehicles equipped the same? Iíll start searching and see what I can find.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Installed browntops and adjusted them for lh 2.2...

Installed browntops and adjusted them for lh 2.2 using the guide. They seem to work fine. Wideband readings are great. Solid 14.5 +\- .1 at idle and no learning under boost. I understand that the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Although I do have an adjustable cam gear ready...

Although I do have an adjustable cam gear ready to go for the car (RSI style) it has not yet been installed and therefore shouldn’t be contributing to the issue. This weekend I am going to be doing a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
The car is actually undergoing other maintenance...

The car is actually undergoing other maintenance at the moment so I canít exactly tell you exactly what I meant. If I remember correctly, it would stay pretty well around zero until around 4000 Iíd...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Ok I had a feeling this was the case. Will have...

Ok I had a feeling this was the case. Will have to do further testing in higher gears... ie higher speeds. I guess Iíll just have to embrace the lag until I can afford to go 16v lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Honestly I donít mind the lag, that said, if the...

Honestly I donít mind the lag, that said, if the lag is caused by an issue aside from the fact that itís just a big turbo, then Iíd like to fix it. Seems like TBers canít agree if itís just a big...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
I see. This would make sense if my turbo was...

I see. This would make sense if my turbo was actually taking that long to spool with no other issues. The thing Iím trying to tackle is if I need to just accept the slow spool or if something is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Yea around that. But even with a short first...

Yea around that. But even with a short first gear, this thing doesn’t even spool until 5000 in 2nd.



I understand what you are saying however I would really like to avoid just walking around...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
I am running an m46 with whatever stock rear end...

I am running an m46 with whatever stock rear end ratio comes on an 87 740 turbo in Canada.



Wouldn’t a leak causing this much of a difference be extremely significant? I’ve created a diy boost...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Nobody has any other ideas? Iím open to even...

Nobody has any other ideas? Iím open to even obvious stuff I may need to look over. As for boost leaks, I feel certain I donít have a leak large enough to cause any significant issues. Only things I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Bump

Bump
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Ugh! Wtf! Just when I think I’ve solved it a...

Ugh! Wtf! Just when I think I’ve solved it a comment like that makes me frustrated again. Why!? Why can’t I just get this damn turbo to spool earlier? My wastegate works fine I’ve tested it at just...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Well, after crunching the numbers, I have come to...

Well, after crunching the numbers, I have come to a conclusion as to my spooling issue. My compressor wheel is just too damn big. Laying it out with a T04E 60 trim compressor map and using a cfm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By maxitoman007
Bottom end does spin freely.

Bottom end does spin freely.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By maxitoman007
Honestly, the zero f***s given plan continues....

Honestly, the zero f***s given plan continues. I'll fix my oil line issue, replace the timing belt, polish the cam, put some new oil in, and run it till it wont go any longer. By then hopefully ill...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By maxitoman007
Aw man seriously? All of my work, gone, just like...

Aw man seriously? All of my work, gone, just like that. Just one time will cause that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By maxitoman007
Thanks for the replies, I will check some things...

Thanks for the replies, I will check some things (most likely after christmas) then update.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By maxitoman007
Seized camshaft, B230FT help

So a couple days ago, after getting a big dump of snow here in Calgary AB, I decided it would be a good time to go out and practice "winter driving" and really try to learn what it feels like when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By maxitoman007
When i had a nut spinning freely while taking off...

When i had a nut spinning freely while taking off my exhaust, i used a special tool i got for cheap from my local auto parts store here in Canada to get it off. It was designed to go around the nut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: picked up one slightly bigger o ring...

Update: picked up one slightly bigger o ring today and another, the one closest to the original. Guy who ran the seal shop told me that plastic parts like to expand and contract due to heat and that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Found a slightly bigger o ring for sale in my...

Found a slightly bigger o ring for sale in my city with the dimensions of :

3mm thick with a 6.5mm ID. Groove is 3.2mm wide so it should fit. It should also be slightly bigger and hopefully seal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By maxitoman007
Measured mine up using calipers and got those...

Measured mine up using calipers and got those exact measurements so why is air leaking past?

Edit: found a place in my home city that sells o rings in various sizes. I’ve measured the groove on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By maxitoman007
Removed the thumb screw and there is indeed an o...

Removed the thumb screw and there is indeed an o ring albeit mine looks like it is in quite good condition. Might have to look for a generic one that is just a bit thicker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By maxitoman007
Yes thatís the knob Iím talking about, does the o...

Yes thatís the knob Iím talking about, does the o ring go on the end somewhere? I canít see it fitting on the screw itself because itís so large. And the dipstick seal is so small. Or am I just...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Ohh I understand now. But the real question now...

Ohh I understand now. But the real question now is how do I seal it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By maxitoman007
Anybody have a pic of the lock nut or know what...

Anybody have a pic of the lock nut or know what looks like. Could I get some alternative at a hardware store?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By maxitoman007
Boost leak from idle adjustment screw.

After performing a boost leak test on my 1987 Volvo 740 turbo I found that air is leaking from the thumb screw used to adjust idle speed on the throttle body. Does anybody know how to seal this? Are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By maxitoman007
I did a boost leak test earlier and discovered...

I did a boost leak test earlier and discovered bubbles from the soapy water coming out right next to the tps. Managed to seal that using a generic o ring but now bubbles are coming from the thumb...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Seems to me like he’s talking about the thumb...

Seems to me like he’s talking about the thumb screw adjustment here :



Can the throttle lever adjustment screw adjust idle speed? Because earlier in the article he already discusses how to set...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By maxitoman007
Did anybody ever figure out how to seal the...

Did anybody ever figure out how to seal the threads for the idle adjustment screw? My throttle body is leaking from there as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Ok managed to seal the throttle body tps side...

Ok managed to seal the throttle body tps side using a generic o ring. Now I found a new leak. Bubbles are now coming from the black idle adjustment thumb screw on the throttle body. How can I seal...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,265
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: used a shrader valve and a pvc end cap to...

Update: used a shrader valve and a pvc end cap to create a diy boost leak tester. Used a bike pump and found a signifivant leak in the tps side of the throttle body. Are there any bolts I could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By maxitoman007
Need help finding an old Volvo in BC Canada

Trying to track down a t5-r yellow painted 1983 242 turbo. Itís last known whereabouts are in BC and it is believed to have possibly been up for sale in Kelowna BC a few years ago. It is still...
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