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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By oifish
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By oifish
Derp, forgot the accessories are isolated....

Derp, forgot the accessories are isolated. Grounded it and no problems :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By oifish
New A/C compressor clutch won't engage

Car is my brother's 91 745 NA. His old R12 system had leaks and the compressor recently seized up so it was time for replacement.

We installed all new components (besides evaporator) including...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By oifish
Here's the best upgrade:...

Here's the best upgrade: https://www.rceng.com/Fuel-Injector-Cleaning-P43C0.aspx

Get them cleaned. Worth every penny. They'll do a before and after test, and the turn around is fast. It's amazing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By oifish
Vacuum hoses should be good as I replaced all of...

Vacuum hoses should be good as I replaced all of them with silicone when doing stage 0, but I'll double check for any vacuum leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By oifish
TPS is set correctly. That was something I made...

TPS is set correctly. That was something I made sure off when my idle was high. I'll check the belt, that's a possibility. It's just odd that the problem DOESN'T happen if I come to a stop without my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By oifish
Electrical Diagnostic Question

I recently picked up a 100A Denso alternator from the junkyard. After replacing the rectifier, brushes, and voltage regulator it works great. The only weird thing about it is when coming to a stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By oifish
much more reliable way to get to your distination

much more reliable way to get to your distination
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By oifish
Hearing them doesn't indicate it's getting to the...

Hearing them doesn't indicate it's getting to the correct pressure.

But always check for spark first. Follow ZVOLV's guide then get back with more info.
Forum: website & board 08-14-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,955
Posted By oifish
Just sent some money through PayPal. Receipt...

Just sent some money through PayPal. Receipt 3E512517YA0884841. Keep TBricks rollin!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,921
Posted By oifish
Honestly I would focus on suspension first. Get...

Honestly I would focus on suspension first. Get the car handling well before blowing the engine up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By oifish
I had the same problem and had to cut away the...

I had the same problem and had to cut away the little notch on each shoe to get it to seat properly in the expander
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By oifish
that's a pretty sweet 1990 Volvo S40

that's a pretty sweet 1990 Volvo S40
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By oifish
It was the strut tower brace bumping against the...

It was the strut tower brace bumping against the throttle spool. I put a couple washers under the brace and no more vibration. It must have been shaking just enough to only creak and "knock" at with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By oifish
How old are the vacuum lines?

How old are the vacuum lines?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By oifish
So I checked the timing and it's on point. I...

So I checked the timing and it's on point. I didn't check to see if it retards when revving to 3k+ though. Harmonic balancer is nice and tight, no play. Also filled up the tank with 93 at a different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By oifish
I've got an extra power stage from a JY car...no...

I've got an extra power stage from a JY car...no idea if its good or not. I could swap it and see if anything changes. And I haven't tested the actual spark from the plugs to see if it's good...
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By oifish
hmm I'll check that once I'm home from work...

hmm I'll check that once I'm home from work today...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By oifish
yep, always.

yep, always.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By oifish
Knocking help! (*FIXED*)

Yesterday I noticed a crackling sound under medium to hard acceleration when the car is warmed up. From what I've read it sounds like spark knock...

I pulled each plug (NGK BPR7ES) and made sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By oifish
old thread revival time... Same thing...

old thread revival time...

Same thing started happening on my car yesterday. But unlike the OP, the car is bone stock. I guess the first place to check would be the spark plugs? I'm using NGK...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By oifish
The condenser is right in front, just remove the...

The condenser is right in front, just remove the grill and upper cover panel then you'll have pretty good access. Use penetrating oil on all the connections and let it soak so you don't twist any of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By oifish
Belt was fine, but on my drive home from work the...

Belt was fine, but on my drive home from work the SRS light came on, then the rest of the dash lit up as I pulled into the driveway. Voltage was only 11.0 with the car running, 10.4 when cranking. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By oifish
good thought, haven't checked that...

good thought, haven't checked that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By oifish
Alternator oddities

I recently picked up a Denso 100A alternator from a 940 in the local yard. Testing at the shop only showed 9ish volts, so I replaced the brushes and rectifier. Bumped up the voltage to 13.4 on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By oifish
yes you can: ...

yes you can:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=115422
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By oifish
right, just one (I'm too used to LH).... but...

right, just one (I'm too used to LH).... but pressure should still be at 43psi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By oifish
check fuel pressure, and make sure the main fuel...

check fuel pressure, and make sure the main fuel pump is working.

I had the same issue, turned out the main fuel pump was bad. It would idle just fine, then bog and die if I gave it any throttle....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By oifish
soak em with PB blaster, or acetone/ATF mix. Have...

soak em with PB blaster, or acetone/ATF mix. Have some rubber caps to put over the fuel line so you don't spill gas all over the place. Makes the job less annoying.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By oifish
This for sure. I was just dealing with the same...

This for sure. I was just dealing with the same issue in my 740.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=330410

Fuse number will be different for a 240, but the logic is still the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By oifish
probably cheaper:...

probably cheaper: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=330431
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By oifish
do you KNOW the breather box is not clogged... ...

do you KNOW the breather box is not clogged...

likely getting blow by..I'd run a catch can
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By oifish
Bingo. It actually wasn't ziptied and was rubbing...

Bingo. It actually wasn't ziptied and was rubbing on linkage. All 4 of the wires in this harness had exposed section. Cleaned it up and secured it to where it won't rub, and it works great now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By oifish
It's a manual, 4-speed + OD (M46). The button...

It's a manual, 4-speed + OD (M46). The button itself looks great.

I think the "action" is just hitting bumps in the road. I haven't found anything else that pops the fuse
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By oifish
Fuse 12 keeps blowing, No overdrive

Over the last month or so my overdrive has been in and out. It would randomly kick off on the highway, but the 5th gear light would stay lit. I suspected the relay was the issue and replaced it.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By oifish
check the oil pressure sensor on the lower...

check the oil pressure sensor on the lower passenger side of the block. It has a little diaphragm that will quickly spray oil everywhere if it fails
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By oifish
Disconnect the line from the tank to the...

Disconnect the line from the tank to the underbody fuel pump and run that into a bucket. With the key at II that should run the intank pump and allow you to easily drain the tank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Yea that's been my experience as well... I'll...

Yea that's been my experience as well... I'll post a video, when I'm back from work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Alright, new fuel pump is in and the car is...

Alright, new fuel pump is in and the car is running the way it should!

Dammm the Bosch fuel pump is LOUD....are they normally this loud or have I just been used to a hearing tired 26 year old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By oifish
Try squeezing the big coolant lines to and from...

Try squeezing the big coolant lines to and from the radiator to burp any air pockets.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Already replaced during this problem, but I'll...

Already replaced during this problem, but I'll check the vacuum line off it for gas. I 'd expect a brand new one isn't faulty...err maybe I do hope it's faulty...easy fix right
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Alright. Life's been busy so I haven't had much...

Alright. Life's been busy so I haven't had much time to wrench lately. I was able to test the fuel pressure....and it's a whopping 12psi. It doesn't change at all when messing with the throttle.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
The AMM in there now was pulled from a working...

The AMM in there now was pulled from a working B230. This is what I thought the original problem was due to the 3-3-2 code.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Good point. I've been so focused on fuel the...

Good point. I've been so focused on fuel the whole time I didn't think about timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Researching led me to this thread:...

Researching led me to this thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=278712

Looks like the rented kits don't have the 14mm fitting, so I ordered one of these:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
For kicks I replaced the fuel pressure regulator,...

For kicks I replaced the fuel pressure regulator, no change. Yes, I need to actually measure the fuel pressure. I know there is a way to make one from a fuel rail, but Indianapolis junkyards are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Well, it starts and idles just fine. It'll rev to...

Well, it starts and idles just fine. It'll rev to a point, but still bogs. I was actually able to putt around the neighborhood, but if I try to accelerate any faster than a box truck it bogs.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Hot wire to the external pump was completely worn...

Hot wire to the external pump was completely worn away.... That would cause the fuel pump to not function right?! :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
the filter should be fine. It was replace 10k...

the filter should be fine. It was replace 10k miles ago. I hear the in-tank one kick on, but no sound from under the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By oifish
Makes sense. When running the OBD injection...

Makes sense. When running the OBD injection system component activation test, TPS is fine as well as each injector. But no noise when the fuel pump should be kicking on.
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