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Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By ed945t
Hydras

I happen to have a set of hydras for sale over in the FS forum.

Ed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By ed945t
tanks!

tanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By ed945t
repair shop in SLO

Not sure if this is the right place. Does anyone know a good independent repair shop in SLO, CA that can work on a Nissan? Son's truck is broke and I can't get up their for a week.

Thanks, Ed
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By ed945t
wiring diagram

I came across the wiring diagram for the manual trans. To by pass the starter inhibitor, jump the pink to the blue/green.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By ed945t
shiftr wiring

I unplugged the auto shifter wiring and jumped the starter inhibiter, wired the reverse switch off the T5 into the plug ends and clamped into the floor duct where it was before. I covered it with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By ed945t
The gearing is kind of short with the M46. OD is...

The gearing is kind of short with the M46. OD is .80 I think and the auto cars came with a 3.73 rear end gear. The manual cars had a 3.54 gear. My trans has the .68 OD which makes 5th a very...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By ed945t
Trans swap

I put a Ford T5 in my 940 last year. Here is a thread:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=148937

Let me know if you have any questions.

Ed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By ed945t
spoiler

I went to an auto paint store and got a roll of the good double sided tape(3M). On the left and right ends of the spoiler there are some flat areas that allow for some adhesion to the tailgate. At...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By ed945t
bulb failure relay

Your problem might be the relay. It's the large round red one in the relay tray behind the ash tray in the center of the dash. When it fails, you get no brake lights. Here is a thread on it:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,836
Posted By ed945t
700/900 faq

From the brickboard:

Rear Spring Replacement

[Inquiry:] I am thinking about installing new springs and shock in the rear of my live axle 745. How do I do it? [Reply] This is one of the easiest...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,353
Posted By ed945t
Nuetral switch.

Might be the nuetral safety switch. They get sticky and don't close. Turn the key to the on position and slide the shift lever quickly all the way back and forth several times, this may loosen up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By ed945t
The open bin above the ash tray has to come out. ...

The open bin above the ash tray has to come out. Remove the ash tray and cig lighter. Carefully pry off the face plate for the cig lighter, this will expose a long torx screw in the upper left...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By ed945t
I put a T5 with the .68 5th in my 940. It works...

I put a T5 with the .68 5th in my 940. It works well but 4th is a little short, about 3000 at 60 mph. Fifth is a little long, 2200 at 60. Other than that, I like it, cruising at 70 is about 2500...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By ed945t
T5 swap

Here is what I did in my 940:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=148937

If you are handy you could make up the setback shifter yourself. The shorter the height of the stub from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By ed945t
pin removal

I had the same leak last year and I made the tool shown in the FAQ. I was unable to move the pin at all using a taper punch and a BFH. It was frustrating not to be able to fix the brick. My mech....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By ed945t
T5 in a 940

I searched around on the board and found several threads about the T5 swap as I wanted to put one in my 940. I finally got the gumption to do it and made a thread of my progress. As of today the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By ed945t
Check for wet carpet under the throttle pedal...

Check for wet carpet under the throttle pedal and/or in the passenger foot well. You might be able to peel back the carpet on the trans tunnel on the driver side and get a look at the bottom of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By ed945t
Hg

You are gonna have to fix sooner or later. If you wait the gasket will continue to deteriorate until you get coolant into the oil or into the chamber, either one will cause more problems.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By ed945t
freeze plugs

There are a couple of small plugs in the head on the exhaust side. I think they are for access to oil passages when doing a valve job or hot tanking the head. I had the HG done last year and after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,676
Posted By ed945t
draw latches

I got some pics of the McMaster latches I used. Honest Johns work as well. The ones I use clip on the lid where the OE ones did. I added one extra on the inboard side and grooved a slot with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,676
Posted By ed945t
latches

I found some draw latches in the Mcmaster Carr online catalogue, part #1889A22. Take the air box out, fit the latch where the old ones sat, with a little tension on the clip, drill and pop rivet the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By ed945t
I have a '95 945T. Its badged "940" on the back,...

I have a '95 945T. Its badged "940" on the back, no boost gauge in the dash. the only indication is when yu look under the hood.

Ed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,073
Posted By ed945t
Cost issue, they used the same tach the 960 got...

Cost issue, they used the same tach the 960 got so no more boost gauge in the bottom. Other than opening the hood, the best way to spot a late 940 turbo is by the exhaust pipe. The turbo one is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By ed945t
dash removal

I haven't taken the top portion off yet. I have taken the lower half out twice, once for a trans swap and then again for a heater core. You will start in the footwells and take all the trim off,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By ed945t
They do wear thru where the slave rod pivots on...

They do wear thru where the slave rod pivots on the fork. You will need to replace the fork.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By ed945t
flywheel

Make it look like this. The two hole blank space is where the tape is, engine at TDC for #1:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,100
Posted By ed945t
Mine's a little noisy as well. Now I think its...

Mine's a little noisy as well. Now I think its the trans input shaft, not the bearing, so after 12K miles I don't worry about it. I used a Federal mogul bearing. I used the VP modded fork on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,100
Posted By ed945t
Mine's a little noisy as well. Now I think its...

Mine's a little noisy as well. Now I think its the trans input shaft, not the bearing, so after 12K miles I don't worry about it. I used a Federal mogul bearing. I used the VP modded fork on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,217
Posted By ed945t
Here is a thread t5 into my 945, very similar to...

Here is a thread t5 into my 945, very similar to your car.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=148937

There are a few custom flywheels on the board, very expensive. $$$ I used the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
Yes, I made a short jumper wire from a piece of...

Yes, I made a short jumper wire from a piece of the auto shifter, soldered a spade on both ends and plugged it in. then I secured it in the plug end when I buttoned up the console area.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
The best way would be if you took measurements...

The best way would be if you took measurements along the driveline with a plumb bob before removing anything.....then you put it right back to that height and fab the mount. Other wise, you will...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
The 4" setback puts the lever right in the middle...

The 4" setback puts the lever right in the middle of the tunnel opening. I did have to cut about 2" more out of the forward end of the tunnel to clear the lever when in 1st, 3rd, 5th. I think there...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
Its pretty easy to get the flywheel lined up. If...

Its pretty easy to get the flywheel lined up. If you look at the inside of the bell housing you can see where the metal is very thin, It is a U shaped section. I took a die grinder andmade short...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
Does your car have LH 2.2 or 2.4? If you have...

Does your car have LH 2.2 or 2.4? If you have the 2.2 you don't need to worry about flywheel orientation.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
Yes the pic is correct. If you get #1 at TDC,...

Yes the pic is correct. If you get #1 at TDC, you can line up the flywheel bolt holes in the crank end. They will only line up one way with the gap in the hole where the starter goes. If you are...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
If you want to check if it will start, do that,...

If you want to check if it will start, do that, but I would turn the key off quickly as soon as you are sure it runs. Did you run a jumper wire through the plug going into the auto shifter? I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
I wouldn't start it without a rear mount in...

I wouldn't start it without a rear mount in place, I dunno what the torque will do.....I'm told you can get the pivot and fork in with the trans in place but I haven't done it. I got my fork and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
Ryan, Here's the link to my thread. It has...

Ryan,

Here's the link to my thread. It has some pics and a description of how we built the trans mount.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=148937

I think I have more pics if...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
I have a similar set back box that I got from...

I have a similar set back box that I got from Chuck here on the board. I thought I could install it with the trans in place but no go. I will have to wait until I can drop the trans in the future. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By ed945t
T5 swap

I used the two piece 940 D-shaft. I had a driveline shop cut off the front end and weld up a yoke to mate to the ford slip yoke. I ended up with about 1 1/8" out from the seal, the guys at the shop...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By ed945t
flywheel

What Linuxman said. #1 cylinder at TDC, the two hole gap at top of starter opening. The tape on the flywheel is where the gap is.

Ed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By ed945t
air box repair

I used six of the spring latches from McMaster Carr to repait the air box lid. About $2.50 ea plus some drilling and pop rivets, problem solved.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By ed945t
I think thats a 240 cross member. There have...

I think thats a 240 cross member. There have been some 7/9 series swaps that used the ford mount and altered the cross member.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By ed945t
trans mount

I'm in Camarillo, I did a T5 swap on my 945 last fall. Pm me if you want, I have some pics of the mount we made. We used the Volvo cross member and trans mount and fabbed a steel braket to mate the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By ed945t
Tdc

When you find TDC for #1, take off the oil fill cap and look at the cam, lobes for #1 will be at 3 and 9 o'clock, valves are closed for the power stroke.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By ed945t
940 heater core R/R and vacum leak

Ok I'm doing the heater core on my car, got that last screw out, could not have done it without the brickboard FAQ. Put the new core in and while testing it for leaks I decided to check for vacum...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By ed945t
flywheel location

Set the motor at TDC for #1 cylinder, the front one. Look in the oil fill cap and the cam lobes will be at 3 and 9 o'clock, both valves closed. The two hole blank spot on the perimeter of your...
Forum: showroom 05-23-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,107
Posted By ed945t
Moved my kid up to Cal Poly SLO in one trip.......

Moved my kid up to Cal Poly SLO in one trip.......
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By ed945t
speedo gear

I wondered about that when I put the T5 in my 940. You have to take the rear housing off the trans and slide a new gear over the main shaft. I just went with what was in the trans and my speedo is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,599
Posted By ed945t
940 trans swap

I put a T5 in my 940 last year. Here is a short thread:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=148937

A good way to start is to find a manual 740 junker and pull the pedal box, clutch...
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