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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By PromiseRing
Any clues as to what could be causing this noise?...

Any clues as to what could be causing this noise? As stated above I had ran the iPd turbo cam a bit loose for a while and it was a little noisy but nothing extreme at all. Then did a valve adjustment...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,598
Posted By PromiseRing
I had read a few different threads here all...

I had read a few different threads here all containing different info. Youíve been around awhile so Iíll assume you are correct.

Innards the same between turbo and na considering theyíre both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By PromiseRing
You can temporarily cut out the section where the...

You can temporarily cut out the section where the leak is and install a bras joiner. Actually you could permanently do this but i wouldn’t.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,579
Posted By PromiseRing
1 month update. AC is still good, gets quite cold...

1 month update. AC is still good, gets quite cold on the highway.

I have a concern. At idle, the ac sucks. The mechanical puller works well and the electric pusher comes on any time it idles with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By PromiseRing
I think the turbo seal is actually just a ‘piston...

I think the turbo seal is actually just a ‘piston ring’ on the shaft. It gets worn down (just like piston rings) and then the turbo burns oil. That’s how I’ve seen it at least.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By PromiseRing
https://cdn.digitaloperative.com/wp-content/upload...

https://cdn.digitaloperative.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/koolaid.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By PromiseRing
When you had the rail off to test, did you make...

When you had the rail off to test, did you make sure to keep it well grounded? The grounds on the rail are the ecu grounds (and therefore the injector grounds).

I would swap to an older ecu like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By PromiseRing
Good to know thanks. I figured newer systems were...

Good to know thanks. I figured newer systems were 'more advanced' with the TXV. Seems that the same does not hold true with 7 series, 1990 uses an orifice tube.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By PromiseRing
When you have the 850 turbo injectors in there,...

When you have the 850 turbo injectors in there, did you bypass the resistor pack?

I would imagine you never actually even installed the resistor pack since it was a swap. Have you checked for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By PromiseRing
I thought the 93 240 used a TXV near the...

I thought the 93 240 used a TXV near the evaporator??? Did any 240 use a TXV?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
Radiator is new. Itís just the compensator board...

Radiator is new. Itís just the compensator board Iím sure. It read Ďoverheatingí at like 195-200F. Obviously it is at fault.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By PromiseRing
Especially after a +t, this is the smartest thing...

Especially after a +t, this is the smartest thing to do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
Yeah he is leaving me with the keys so later this...

Yeah he is leaving me with the keys so later this week I will temporarily bypass the heater core. The e-fan was being controlled by a temperature probe in the radiator and had no problems keeping the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By PromiseRing
You should post some videos of some pulls!

You should post some videos of some pulls!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By PromiseRing
Awesome, but those injectors should be high...

Awesome, but those injectors should be high impedance, not low. High impedance do not need the resistor pack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
Car has an efan and temps were a bit better while...

Car has an efan and temps were a bit better while driving as expected but still sub par. Condenser is clean and I even sprayed water on it at idle to dissipate heat better. Made about a 5F...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
??? I have not fired any parts cannon here at...

??? I have not fired any parts cannon here at all. All i did was replace the receiver drier which is what you’re supposed to do on a car that has not had functional ac in a long time. There is no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
Yup I vacuumed the system then closed valves and...

Yup I vacuumed the system then closed valves and left the gauges on there, it held vacuum fine. This car actually had pressure in it for a long time so I doubt there was a leak. I charged it with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
Alright so I rewired the system and got the...

Alright so I rewired the system and got the compressor to kick on by itself. After that I replaced the receiver drier, vacuumed the system, and recharged with 36oz of r134. I charged the system under...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,460
Posted By PromiseRing
I thought it was advisable not to use the WBs NB...

I thought it was advisable not to use the WBs NB output for lh or regina? I used the stock NB as is and just installed my WB completely separately to have no effect at all on injection. Can anyone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By PromiseRing
All I did was tap into the low speed wire with a...

All I did was tap into the low speed wire with a heat shrink butt connector and then run it to a switch in the cabin, then the other post of the switch goes to ground. Now it comes on when I say.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By PromiseRing
Maybe your ADBV is good enough to maintain oil...

Maybe your ADBV is good enough to maintain oil pressure while the car is off:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By PromiseRing
As posted above, and according to the wiring...

As posted above, and according to the wiring diagram, I believe all (both) speeds are controlled externally. The low speed (blue/black) is controlled only by the pressure switch in the radiator. So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By PromiseRing
Upon further inspection of or 93 940 regina, it...

Upon further inspection of or 93 940 regina, it seems that the high speed (white/black) is only turned on by the push in temp switch in the radiator. Almost seems like an overheating switch to me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By PromiseRing
You must not come here often.

You must not come here often.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By PromiseRing
If you spent more time working and less time...

If you spent more time working and less time writing books, you could probably finish peopleís cylinder heads on time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By PromiseRing
Haha only said that to piss you off. Youíre too...

Haha only said that to piss you off. Youíre too easy, Jon.

If youíre going to use anti seize on the threads, use it sparingly and reduce torque by 30% as per NGKs words.

530 and 531 head are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By PromiseRing
Yeah donít use anti-seize on plug threads

Yeah donít use anti-seize on plug threads
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By PromiseRing
So to clarify, a Regina e-fan car (93 940) has...

So to clarify, a Regina e-fan car (93 940) has the fan kicked on by an external switch in the radiator, but not the Regina ecu?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
On the engine?? I doubt it, his is pretty clean...

On the engine?? I doubt it, his is pretty clean anyway. We pressurewashed everything before the turbo conversion. It had a pretty substantial power steering leak.

For now he hardwired the fan on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
^ interesting. And really the fan should not ever...

^ interesting. And really the fan should not ever have to come on at highway speeds. Highway air should be more powerful than any efan setup out there. Sure it’s not a huge deal for the fan to come...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By PromiseRing
Thereís no way of telling what itíll look like on...

Thereís no way of telling what itíll look like on the gauge, especially if you havenít bypassed the faker board. 180-210 probably looks the exact same. Youíll want to bypass it and then make the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
Do you have the front air dam and the belly pan...

Do you have the front air dam and the belly pan in place?

Saab coolant tee is the difference here. Your efan will come on while on the highway whereas the temp probe will not. It would be nice to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By PromiseRing
It depends how hot it is outside and the...

It depends how hot it is outside and the condition of the rest of your cooling system. 100% of my cooling system is new and I’d still get near 200F idling in 100F weather, which is completely fine by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
Yup. Iíve had no issues setting things up, just...

Yup. Iíve had no issues setting things up, just curious about everyoneís ducting setups.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
I donít think it really matters as long as you...

I donít think it really matters as long as you adjust your temp switch accordingly. Iíve done upper and lower hose setups and both are fine.

Where is your temp switch? I didnít see it in your pic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
The Saab t will be in lower hose but for now the...

The Saab t will be in lower hose but for now the temp probe will be fine in upper hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
Yup this is the next step before installing a...

Yup this is the next step before installing a proper switch in a Saab coolant T. I think Centason has some pics up where he put the temp probe in the upper rad hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By PromiseRing
Even with a brand new good quality fan clutch,...

Even with a brand new good quality fan clutch, mine heats up at idle with the ac on (and a pusher fan) on 100 degree days. The pusher fan moves quite a bit of air but it’s drasticlaly flawed from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By PromiseRing
Spal spal spal spal. Spend good money on a good...

Spal spal spal spal. Spend good money on a good fan and get a good relay and a good controller (switch).

If you’re ballin on a budget you could use the 91+ 240 pusher fan.

Do you have ac? Is it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By PromiseRing
Post your air ducting setups

Wondering if anyone has done any modifications to their cars (240) in order to help increase airflow through the cores at higher speeds. It is important to have the stock belly plan in place as we...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By PromiseRing
So looking at this diagram I have some questions....

So looking at this diagram I have some questions. There are 2 green wires in the same sheathing coming from the firewall area. Is one of them supposed to go to the compressor power wire, and one of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By PromiseRing
YES man we think alike. I always snatch up the...

YES man we think alike. I always snatch up the volvos when they break down and the owners are tired of staring at them:lol:

ďNeed gone asap, moving out of stateĒ

Be right there with $250....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,598
Posted By PromiseRing
Some pretty inconclusive stuff in here. Just got...

Some pretty inconclusive stuff in here. Just got a 93 945 NA regina car. Google says this has the aw71, not aw70, correct? Are these NA aw71 trans just as good or the same as the aw71 from turbo cars?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By PromiseRing
Same here. I’ve also noticed a warm start issue...

Same here. I’ve also noticed a warm start issue with a fail(ing) CPS. It was very inconsistent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By PromiseRing
OP, that’s BOAT LOADS more reasonably priced than...

OP, that’s BOAT LOADS more reasonably priced than that red 745 you posted. An old 240 can easily pull $3k in good condition. Not so much a 7/9.

I’ve never owned an older 240 like that one. Appears...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 894
Posted By PromiseRing
I think an aw70->aw71 swap is a direct swap or at...

I think an aw70->aw71 swap is a direct swap or at least close. Not to mention you can get them for free a lot of the time.
Forum: the vault 06-29-2018, 07:09 PM
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Views: 420,042
Posted By PromiseRing
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By PromiseRing
Ding ding ding. This car has tailgate wiring...

Ding ding ding. This car has tailgate wiring issues for sure. His rear defroster is always on when the car is on, even after replacing the tailgate harness last year. Clearly there is a short...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By PromiseRing
hence why i said I'm probably just going...

hence why i said


I'm probably just going to ignore it for now. Doesn't seem to be causing any parasitic draw and we never leave the marker lights on.
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