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Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By DET17
One of our own? The Perfect V8 Swapped Volvo.....

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/perfect-v8-swapped-volvo/?wc_mid=4035:16721&wc_rid=4035:1018374&_wcsid=054F26E256A90777ABA32727DA6C69B9BBF7127CEB0A6B4F
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 979
Posted By DET17
Nothing train wrecks trouble shooting faster than...

Nothing train wrecks trouble shooting faster than 1) bad parts assumed good.....

Nothing.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,381
Posted By DET17
Amen! Pay a pro to weld in the needed items.......

Amen! Pay a pro to weld in the needed items.... and consider installation of the late 2 series ABS, which works quite well.

Congrats to another Engineer.... I walked in 1983 and the education has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By DET17
From memory, the 2 series from 91 -> have an...

From memory, the 2 series from 91 -> have an orifice tube for expansion; earlier have the TXV. Which year do you have?

~70 psi isn't a bad starting point for a system which is OFF; you need to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By DET17
I believe the 7/9 has a hole in the inner fender...

I believe the 7/9 has a hole in the inner fender sheet steel for the "forced convection" to remove the heat from the finned backside of the EZK heat sink.

That heat has got to go..... either via...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By DET17
I believe I found a DIN equivalent of the OE...

I believe I found a DIN equivalent of the OE paste; ended up buying something from Amazon I believe that met those specs.

Those transistors get HOT..... take them loose some time after driving...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By DET17
You really don't have power coming from the WS...

You really don't have power coming from the WS system in your EZK.... those are "logic signals". Google TTL, transistor type logic. I would doubt there is any issue with your WS chip; while I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,047
Posted By DET17
That's quite a collection of welding helmets on...

That's quite a collection of welding helmets on the wall....... another obsession?

Congrats on paint; you've probably got a nice 10 footer, especially if you leave the paint "satin".

Enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By DET17
Clicking confirms the switch is making; however...

Clicking confirms the switch is making; however only peeling back the rubber boot will confirm if your ECU is getting the input! Check that all wires are connected to the TPS male terminals
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By DET17
Also, do you still run the IAC? I learned the...

Also, do you still run the IAC? I learned the hard way..... when the TPS connector plug disassembles (inside the rubber boot) and your ECU does not see the TPS closed input, the IAC does not run. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By DET17
Have you pulled the LH error codes under hood? ...

Have you pulled the LH error codes under hood? Lots of info there with online docs to guide you once you know what LH knows. Does the car rev up and just sound OK at 2K rpm? Or won’t idle and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By DET17
Good advice from Kay! That intank pump is...

Good advice from Kay!

That intank pump is essential to feed the chassis pump, critical at low petrol level in the tank.

Before overhauling your ignition system, can you go back to a timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By DET17
Timing belt with teeth sheered out due to...

Timing belt with teeth sheered out due to age...... with that cam improperly timed, you have not a prayer of the engine running. As Dave said, do a static timing check with engine cranked around to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 626
Posted By DET17
This design makes great sense from a safety...

This design makes great sense from a safety perspective. A friend of mine's daughter is wheel chair bound and had the lower half of her body 2nd and 3rd degree burned because while "distracted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By DET17
Roger that..... the MSW / OZ connection.

Roger that..... the MSW / OZ connection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By DET17
Best low $ tool I've seen to pull the seals from...

Best low $ tool I've seen to pull the seals from the engine is a paint can lid opener...... tiny hook on the business end is perfect for reaching in beside the rotating shaft. User end looks a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By DET17
Good question Wren! My spare 94 mounting for...

Good question Wren! My spare 94 mounting for R134a compressor is solid metal.... no troublesome bushes. I considered using it in the DD with my 92 style compressor, and convinced myself you could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By DET17
Since not mentioned in the text (didn't check the...

Since not mentioned in the text (didn't check the links herein) the MSW 15x7 with ET12 are nearly ideal for the 2 series chassis. My last set shipped to East LA a couple years ago.

Setup a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,864
Posted By DET17
The David Freiburger absolute Law of HotRodding...

The David Freiburger absolute Law of HotRodding (and restoration).......

"Costs twice as much as you think, takes three times as long......."
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By DET17
The factory 7/9 turbo airbox sweeping plastic 90*...

The factory 7/9 turbo airbox sweeping plastic 90* has approximately 2 AMM diameters of "equivalent length" at the centreline...... for what it's worth. I also understand the wire mesh in front of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By DET17
Arguing “best beer”, the next topic.......

Arguing “best beer”, the next topic.......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,401
Posted By DET17
Each end of the assembled driveshaft has a...

Each end of the assembled driveshaft has a U-joint cast/connected to a flat plate. If you assemble the 2 piece system on a work bench.... .just as you would bolt into the vehicle, the front plate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By DET17
The toe IN specs I've read & used are 1 to 2mm. ...

The toe IN specs I've read & used are 1 to 2mm. I have no idea what these machine companies set their machines to....... I've always used the stacked bricks, metric tape pulled to the center grove,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By DET17
Yup.... I always flip 3 lug nuts backwards and...

Yup.... I always flip 3 lug nuts backwards and snug them on the studs. Should hold the rotor perfectly and then you can check the caliper/abutment mounting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By DET17
Excellent advice from TestPoint. The only adder...

Excellent advice from TestPoint. The only adder for me is to check the compressor "center plate" and see if you can turn it by hand. The external V-belt pulley rides a bearing on the center...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,401
Posted By DET17
OP, did you properly clock the drive shaft plate...

OP, did you properly clock the drive shaft plate at the rear of your trans with the plate (and U joint) at the rear end flange? The green books show how this must be done. Basically they must be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,864
Posted By DET17
3 year old fuel? NO good condition!...

3 year old fuel? NO good condition! (Japan-English)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,864
Posted By DET17
I've MegaSquirted my 70 Chevelle.... If I can do...

I've MegaSquirted my 70 Chevelle.... If I can do it, TOM can do it. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,864
Posted By DET17
Misery loves company..... I know nothing...

Misery loves company.....

I know nothing about KJet fuel, but my Engineering brain needs exercise this morning.

1) Does the greenbook provide testing sequences for the fuel system on your 81? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By DET17
Sjeng, do you have the wiring diagrams for your...

Sjeng, do you have the wiring diagrams for your vehicle? I believe I have a full PDF for the 95 model..... as close as I could get you. PM if you want the file.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By DET17
Yes, as is the one I'm running. MITSU part...

Yes, as is the one I'm running. MITSU part numbers confirm the area is 7cm2.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By DET17
I've always matched the ID of the factory top...

I've always matched the ID of the factory top supply fitting to the TD04/ T3 used. Drill out to suit.... and be sure to chamfer to remove any burr.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,799
Posted By DET17
Conner850 (or similar) built an NA 16V B230 for...

Conner850 (or similar) built an NA 16V B230 for his 245..... drop him a line, and I'm certain he will share the details. Stock cams,exhaust,induction I recall, used the YOSHI tool for piston...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 142,054
Posted By DET17
Photobugger pics UNbuggered. This old dog...

Photobugger pics UNbuggered. This old dog learned another new trick! ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By DET17
Very likely the cause; I remember 40ish years...

Very likely the cause; I remember 40ish years ago my VW bug engine had a failed diaphragm in the fuel pump and it leaked fuel straight into the crankcase (down the pushrod). Ol' Dad knew what was...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By DET17
NAPA sells oil cooler hose by the foot; I...

NAPA sells oil cooler hose by the foot; I converted a SAAB 900T years ago by cutting the swaged OD sleeves off the factory hoses (probably SETRAB), then dual clamped the NAPA hose on the original...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 142,054
Posted By DET17
Well, apologies for the humongous iPhone pics. ...

Well, apologies for the humongous iPhone pics. I've not seen Photobugger do this before..... if I can shrink them for better viewing, will do that later.

Edit - tried to revise the Album...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 142,054
Posted By DET17
Wiper area cowl installation

It has been awhile..... life is running at an alarming pace this year, but here is the "last" installment on body work post paint.

My sedan spent 2 months at the body shop due to (1) their queue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By DET17
From memory, there are both copper washers and at...

From memory, there are both copper washers and at least 1 large green O rings in that stack.

Change them all while you are in the system. I did find a torque spec years ago.... not very high I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By DET17
Nathan did.... don't know if his 9 series still...

Nathan did.... don't know if his 9 series still exists? I think his pics were all Photobuggered.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,754
Posted By DET17
Glad to see the Poi vaggen find a loving...

Glad to see the Poi vaggen find a loving enthusiast willing to "go the distance"....... subscribed.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 234,735
Posted By DET17
I'll be anxiously waiting to see the front...

I'll be anxiously waiting to see the front radiator support mods to properly mount the 93 parallel flow condenser....... same road I'll be on with my 84 242.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-06-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By DET17
Did you find the BOSCH specifications in their...

Did you find the BOSCH specifications in their online docs? I don't know that it specifies what you seek, but it was chocked full of tech. spec. data.

I know the transistors in the 203 power...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,317
Posted By DET17
If you know the PNs for each, please share. I'll...

If you know the PNs for each, please share. I'll be going under the car this week to get some dims and see if a Helmholz resonator will fit.... as well as other style resonators post cat.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,317
Posted By DET17
Bumping Sjeng's old thread..... I now have his...

Bumping Sjeng's old thread..... I now have his same conundrum. Made my first 30 mile interstate run @ 70mph (around 3200R with the 4.10 final gear) and the exhaust droning made me wonder if an...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By DET17
Have you checked the pinion details on Anthony...

Have you checked the pinion details on Anthony Hyde's site? I know he has extensive tech. details about the 1030 and 1031 versions..... not certain he has the 9 series 1041 R&P dimensions.

Last...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 141,403
Posted By DET17
Speaking of that.... I swear I'm riding up to...

Speaking of that.... I swear I'm riding up to Elijay this spring to see this exquisite machine in all it's glory. I finally drove my 92 Sedan to work today, having just come back from 2 months of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By DET17
Art, remind us.... on the LH2.4 cars, is it fuse...

Art, remind us.... on the LH2.4 cars, is it fuse 4 that powers the fuel system? I know that it matters..... based on several LH2.4 2 series I've been care giver for.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,940
Posted By DET17
For us "old age" Grandpa drivers..... these are...

For us "old age" Grandpa drivers..... these are the ticket.

I ran IPD blue 40mm shortened (from stock ride height) springs for years on my 92 sedan; now having just completed the final mods to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By DET17
As your clutch release slave is external, you can...

As your clutch release slave is external, you can "run until failure" and not disassemble. I always like the comfort of NOS new parts.......
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