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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By VB242
I think it needs the gasket for proper spacing...

I think it needs the gasket for proper spacing too, rtv won't work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By VB242
I would look into bushings for electrical...

I would look into bushings for electrical fittings like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 342
Posted By VB242
I used super fine non woven nylon, think scotch...

I used super fine non woven nylon, think scotch Brite but really fine and brake clean.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By VB242
Clutch disk may be sticking to the flywheel, I...

Clutch disk may be sticking to the flywheel, I just went through this on my FWD Toyota Matrix. The disk was literally welded to the flywheel, it took a hammer and screwdriver to knock it loose. It’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 797
Posted By VB242
Make sure the little wire is still connected to...

Make sure the little wire is still connected to the starter.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By VB242
My 1980 DL came stock with solid rotors but a...

My 1980 DL came stock with solid rotors but a trip to the boneyard fixed that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,443
Posted By VB242
You should look into a BMW 335D swap then.

You should look into a BMW 335D swap then.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,501
Posted By VB242
My 1980 DL 242 came with a 3.73 but my 1980 GT...

My 1980 DL 242 came with a 3.73 but my 1980 GT parts car had a 3.91, which is in the car now. Both were 1030's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By VB242
Yeah I lived in Jersey during the mtbe thing,...

Yeah I lived in Jersey during the mtbe thing, there's a southern states gas station about 30mins from my old shop that sells E0, it really makes a difference in performance in my Matrix, according to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By VB242
Alcohol has less heat energy hence less mpg and...

Alcohol has less heat energy hence less mpg and it brings some oxygen in with it to effectively lean out the mixture and reduce pollution.... Er fill the corn farmers pockets with loot I mean.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By VB242
Remove k-jet system then crush car, donchaknow

Remove k-jet system then crush car, donchaknow
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,632
Posted By VB242
I just wired mine for high speed operation off...

I just wired mine for high speed operation off the Saab tee, I installed the tee in the lower hose which seemed to get hot quicker and I did have an issue with low coolant once when I had it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,632
Posted By VB242
I don't know anything about this, mine is a 200k...

I don't know anything about this, mine is a 200k mile work hardened B21 block that's been decked and cleaned up, maybe you'll be right eventually, I'll let you know.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,632
Posted By VB242
Lol old guys are funny, I should know I'm one of...

Lol old guys are funny, I should know I'm one of them. I'm using a 940T water/oil cooler, efan and radiator. I doubt Volvo went that route because it was cheaper, I don't think they would...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,632
Posted By VB242
My efan only comes on in traffic, it runs 173F...

My efan only comes on in traffic, it runs 173F while underway, why use up all that whooshing energy for no reason.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,632
Posted By VB242
Socal heat laugh out loud, my efan only comes on...

Socal heat laugh out loud, my efan only comes on whilst sitting in traffic for a while in our 95F/95% relative humidity real man's heat.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By VB242
850tps is cheap new on Rock Auto fits the...

850tps is cheap new on Rock Auto fits the yoshifab adapter
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By VB242
I bet I can get several cases in the trunk.

I bet I can get several cases in the trunk.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By VB242
Do you have steers?

Do you have steers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By VB242
I disagree having had this problem. Hot wire out...

I disagree having had this problem. Hot wire out to shifter will pop fuse at any time if shorted to body, hot wire back from switch to solenoid will short out and pop the fuse if switch is engaged. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By VB242
If you have the motor out, you should change all...

If you have the motor out, you should change all the oil seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By VB242
A short on either wire to the body will pop the...

A short on either wire to the body will pop the fuse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By VB242
Sounds like a bad O2 sensor on the gas mileage...

Sounds like a bad O2 sensor on the gas mileage and bad headlight grounds causing your idle issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By VB242
Doesn't the wire go through under the shifter...

Doesn't the wire go through under the shifter boot? I would take another close look right there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By VB242
Shocks won't fix a spring problem.

Shocks won't fix a spring problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By VB242
Clean the AMM/MAF, probably has oil contamination...

Clean the AMM/MAF, probably has oil contamination down wind of the turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By VB242
I bet the bushings are fubar, check where the...

I bet the bushings are fubar, check where the pump mounts, there are some rubber bushings that fail with age.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By VB242
I don't recommend plumbing the catch can drain...

I don't recommend plumbing the catch can drain back into the engine after seeing the sludge that comes out of mine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By VB242
I like the Ohtsu made by Falken on eBay, on my...

I like the Ohtsu made by Falken on eBay, on my second set, cheap and good. Tread pattern does tramline if you've got a lot of deep grooved pavement or grated drawbridges like we do but not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By VB242
Look up user John V he sells them,

Look up user John V he sells them,
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By VB242
It's in the name, closed loop indicates it's...

It's in the name, closed loop indicates it's getting feedback from the 02 sensor and adjusting the mixture, open loop runs off a preset table.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,582
Posted By VB242
I'd say powerstage with heat related issues.

I'd say powerstage with heat related issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By VB242
I'd say timing belt jumped a tooth if it's...

I'd say timing belt jumped a tooth if it's backfiring out of the intake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By VB242
Reduce the pressure to 28-32 and take it for a...

Reduce the pressure to 28-32 and take it for a spin, that's way too much pressure for 18's.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,303
Posted By VB242
My ipd turbo cam runs out of steam by 65-6600...

My ipd turbo cam runs out of steam by 65-6600 rpms but works great up to that point same as V15 turbo cam off the previous post.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By VB242
I would shoot an email off to Uncle Rob, he seems...

I would shoot an email off to Uncle Rob, he seems to know a bit about gasoline...
https://youtu.be/IuYiAhDanY8
I think gasoline even changes density with temperature, that's why you get more gas...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By VB242
Radio suppression relay? Also try to unplug and...

Radio suppression relay? Also try to unplug and plug the amm connection a few times to see if that's loose/corroded.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By VB242
So you're gonna take it back to the guys who did...

So you're gonna take it back to the guys who did a crappy job the first time? Only 8 nuts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By VB242
Tiger saw the roof around it, squeeze tabs remove...

Tiger saw the roof around it, squeeze tabs remove lens
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By VB242
Have you tried Rock Auto or FCP Euro?

Have you tried Rock Auto or FCP Euro?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By VB242
Does the flywheel have 60-2 teeth on the edge?...

Does the flywheel have 60-2 teeth on the edge? That's what you need for lh2.4
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By VB242
Machine shop installed freeze plugs for me at...

Machine shop installed freeze plugs for me at rebuild, made it about 3 feet before freeze plug exodus. Still running expanding rubber freeze plugs 3 years later. They were a little tricky to install...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By VB242
That's 300 Trump dollars, no wonder it took so...

That's 300 Trump dollars, no wonder it took so long
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By VB242
Quitters never prosper, I'm around 250 on my B21...

Quitters never prosper, I'm around 250 on my B21 + t /T5 and it's a hoot to drive. I'm a sucker for inline 6's though and think a 2Jz would be sweet, I wouldn't mess with white block because pain in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By VB242
There is an o-ring that seals the injector...

There is an o-ring that seals the injector holder, take out bolt, pull injector holder, replace o-ring, reinstall You'll priobably have to order the o-ring so get them in your hands before doing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By VB242
There's an o-ring on the plastic injector holder...

There's an o-ring on the plastic injector holder that's bolted to the head, did you change these also?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By VB242
There was a thread bashing sliding calipers,...

There was a thread bashing sliding calipers, saying the 240 4 piston calipers were the same design as Formula 1 brakes, much hilarity ensued, but you had to be there. I've never had a probIem with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By VB242
To reuse copper washers heat them with a torch to...

To reuse copper washers heat them with a torch to glowing then them let air-cool to re-anneal them.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By VB242
You already have F1 brakes, why **** with it?

You already have F1 brakes, why **** with it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By VB242
$5000 with rust holy 242 attached

$5000 with rust holy 242 attached
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