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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By turbochimp
sorry, I meant crank washers

sorry, I meant crank washers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By turbochimp
IPD/Volvo etc has the rear. From what i can tell,...

IPD/Volvo etc has the rear. From what i can tell, all fronts are back ordered 3-6 weeks or in Bulgaria.

Do you know of another source for the front?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By turbochimp
No, Hupmobile. edited OP

No, Hupmobile. edited OP
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By turbochimp
Timing gear locating plates

***92 b230F*** I'm reassembling timing gear and noticed that the front locating plate for the timing gear on the **crank** was not previously seated on the key and subsequently smeared/mashed and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By turbochimp
How much can b230 deck be milled?

I'm getting a b230f rebuilt for a +t. I am going to replace pistons with o/s mahle turbo pistons. I would like to shave a little to get some compression back closer to 9:1. The MS isnt really excited...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By turbochimp
Oversized NA piston supplier

Im looking for some O/S - either 12 or 24 thou pistons for a budget b230 rebuild. All I'm seeing is turbo pistons. Is there a source for NA? Trying to keep costs down, so looking for stock stuff. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,627
Posted By turbochimp
Hopefully not a derail - but does anyone just...

Hopefully not a derail - but does anyone just switch to single piece just to bypass all the headaches of reviving an old 2 piece with poor aftermarket parts?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By turbochimp
Check car-part.com for local junkyard inventory...

Check car-part.com for local junkyard inventory if you are in the US. I bought a complete 13G with td-04hl angled hotside off the shelf for $35 and mated it to 19t cold side. I had to switch one the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,634
Posted By turbochimp
I have done similar things drilling out broken...

I have done similar things drilling out broken accessory bolts out of the block (actually snapped hardened extractor). I ended up grinding out the broken using a decent carbide deburring bit on a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,956
Posted By turbochimp
I've been burned by leaky FPRs 2x in the last 8...

I've been burned by leaky FPRs 2x in the last 8 months so its on my mind - worth pulling the vaccum hose on the FPR to make sure there is no fuel getting sucked in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,533
Posted By turbochimp
That sounds terrifying. Just as another...

That sounds terrifying.

Just as another option, I have a whole kjet system pulled from a working car making good power about 6 years ago that is taking up space in the garage waiting for a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By turbochimp
Where did you mount the regulator - pics?

Where did you mount the regulator - pics?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By turbochimp
aftermarket fuel rails

I'm looking at getting an aftermarket fuel rail - I have some questions.

-Anyone use the nuke rail? I cant see how or where it attaches?

-Where do people usually put their regulator - just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,333
Posted By turbochimp
True, but on the other hand, carb+turbo is an...

True, but on the other hand, carb+turbo is an excellent method for the intercooler>IED conversion mod
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,333
Posted By turbochimp
There are threads/how-to's here...

There are threads/how-to's here (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=286161) and elswhere. Actually, I think the kjet>lh 2.2 swap is more straight forward than LH 2.4. I'm not saying to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,333
Posted By turbochimp
As mentioned, complete vacuum hose replacement is...

As mentioned, complete vacuum hose replacement is cheap and relatively easy and can fix a variety of stuff on kjet.

I am not sure what your situation is so just throwing this out there before you...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By turbochimp
:pow:

:pow:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By turbochimp
I know, I just wanted to get it done though....

I know, I just wanted to get it done though. Although, if I can't find a cheapo 80, I am considering a 6l90.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By turbochimp
You might find this link helpful - Swede Demon's...

You might find this link helpful - Swede Demon's volvo turbo applications (http://www.swededemon.com/turbo/turbolist.html). 15g or 16t are popular choices. You can also mix and match stuff - for my...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,599
Posted By turbochimp
August 2019 updates: I added a mildish cam -...

August 2019 updates:

I added a mildish cam - tsp 224R, springs, pushrods. Also did the R brake update using STS adapters. The R brakes are great but low-speed squeal like a mofo. Will post pics...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By turbochimp
ls swap 4l60 to 4l80 fitment

Has anyone started with a 4l60e and then moved to a 4l80e on their ls swapped 240? That's the predicament I'm facing right now - I was wondering how much, if any, extra tunnel relocation I'm looking...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,118
Posted By turbochimp
Mine didn't squeal at first, but after a couple...

Mine didn't squeal at first, but after a couple of days it has become horrendous. Keep us posted on the shims! I'm happy to be a lab rat for these!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,118
Posted By turbochimp
R brakes in front, stock Ford exploder brakes on...

R brakes in front, stock Ford exploder brakes on the 8.8 rear. The brakes seem to work well enough - just not awesome pedal feel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,118
Posted By turbochimp
nope - stock MC

nope - stock MC
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,118
Posted By turbochimp
R brake upgrade - adjusting MC push rod

Just did the R-brake conversion on my 242. As other have reported, I now have more/softer pedal travel. Before I go nuts with extra bleeding, is it SOP to back out the MC push rod after this upgrade?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By turbochimp
Oops, I somewhat mis-remembered - from your pic...

Oops, I somewhat mis-remembered - from your pic it looks like the "lock tab"

https://i.imgur.com/o2uTJ4m.jpg

Thanks for the reference!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By turbochimp
This is an awesome post, but barely hints at the...

This is an awesome post, but barely hints at the part im looking at - you can just make out the metal fork here, inset into the switch. So, I guess I'm looking for a confirm/deny that this is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By turbochimp
93 240 power lock cylinder part no/diagram

Hi - I have a 93 240 with power/central locking. Sometime during the vortex, everything inside the drivers door pooped its pants resulting in the lock cylinder no longer engaging the lock mechanism....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By turbochimp
I think this was a group 48 - I have the same

I think this was a group 48 - I have the same
Forum: website & board 02-11-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 61,530
Posted By turbochimp
I felt obligated to to chip in because one of my...

I felt obligated to to chip in because one of my fleet is a 7 series and I wanted to dispel the hate-speech stereotype thrown at 7/9 owners!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By turbochimp
This has got to be it! parking lights do work...

This has got to be it! parking lights do work when in this condition. I knew I shouldn't have looked at the relay :) Thanks guys! thats some pro-stuff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By turbochimp
93 240 electrical gremlins

I pulled out the center console to fix the blend door cable. After putting everything back, I now have an intermittent issue which may or may not be related to looking at dash wiring the wrong way.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,385
Posted By turbochimp
Also, its euro/DIN flare - not SAE fyi

Also, its euro/DIN flare - not SAE fyi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By turbochimp
Not sure what you mean by holders? Do you mean...

Not sure what you mean by holders? Do you mean the bottom of the strut tube?



Thanks for this info! TBH, I do not drive this car on a regular basis so part of the weirdness may be that I'm not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By turbochimp
The other responses are more likely, but I have...

The other responses are more likely, but I have also had a more arrhythmic ticking - more pronounced on on decel - from a broken valve spring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By turbochimp
240 balljoint orientation

I did ball joints on a 93 240 (w/ps) and it altered the handling significantly - floaty & wandering steering plus viscous side-jumping over bumps.

Just to confirm that I didn't have a stroke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By turbochimp
Is this a strut spacer?

Is there a strut spacer installed here or is that just the bottom of the strut tube? Apologies to west coat folks - im sure all the rust made you throw up a little.

http://i.imgur.com/uXTVFfxl.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By turbochimp
ah, gotcha

ah, gotcha
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By turbochimp
there is fuel at the rail so....

there is fuel at the rail so....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks! was looking for that but couldnt find for...

Thanks! was looking for that but couldnt find for some reason - bookmarked. will i need a scope? :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks- Didnt try starting fluid yet - can do ...

Thanks-
Didnt try starting fluid yet - can do
not sure on gas but in-tank was recently replaced
didnt try all 4 for spark - figured spark on 1 would give at least a pop?
I felt the base of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By turbochimp
89 740 lh 2.4 no start

My neighbors 740 cranks but wont start. I took a look at it: has spark, fuel moves through the rail and can be smelled in the intake after cranking. So i'm stumped and thinking it might be timing? He...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-11-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,763
Posted By turbochimp
Do you have a link for the preloaded OS w/tuner...

Do you have a link for the preloaded OS w/tuner studio? Or any other car related hardware for this setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,858
Posted By turbochimp
I just have my duals wrapped. No problems in a...

I just have my duals wrapped. No problems in a couple of years
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,999
Posted By turbochimp
I have some 48lb bosch style accels that will...

I have some 48lb bosch style accels that will feed that 19t. pm'd
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,309
Posted By turbochimp
I fit 3" in stock under-axle alignment without...

I fit 3" in stock under-axle alignment without any fuss - kept triangles too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,122
Posted By turbochimp
b230 freshen-up ft->f swap

I can no longer tolerate the blow-by on the 230ft on my daily 1990 740. I am going to swap in a 1992 b230f with oil drain drilled from a 240 w/ ~150K mi on it. I will then rebuild the b230ft at my...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,492
Posted By turbochimp
oil drain fitting preference

Any experience with the press in oil return fitting from either yoshifab or STS (or both!). Pros/cons? Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 92,571
Posted By turbochimp
What size pipe is intended to connect to the...

What size pipe is intended to connect to the downpipe? I'm starting out looking at the feasibility of turbocharging my ls swapped 242 while keeping some bare semblance of stock exhaust routing....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,399
Posted By turbochimp
UPDATE: Ended up moving all the tabs - which...

UPDATE:

Ended up moving all the tabs - which was a shame because they were so mint. Everything seems to line up pretty good - driveshaft and wheels. Full pics here...
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