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Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By DET17
Check with Lankuu in Finland..... he has...

Check with Lankuu in Finland..... he has apparently mastered these whiteblocks & engine management of same.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 36,220
Posted By DET17
My understanding is MS2 cannot do sequential...

My understanding is MS2 cannot do sequential fuel. We are talking about a whiteblock vehicle, yes?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,337
Posted By DET17
I understand the 81mm is the bore of choice; I...

I understand the 81mm is the bore of choice; I hope to follow your lead with MS3x.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,337
Posted By DET17
Will the next 5 cyl. block be the small bore...

Will the next 5 cyl. block be the small bore type? What is your engine management system?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,604
Posted By DET17
Receiver. Stay away from compressor ports. The...

Receiver. Stay away from compressor ports. The WM conversion kit fitting will thread & seal on your old R12 connection. Charge by weight once fully vacuumed; if you keep the air out you will have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,604
Posted By DET17
Yes, lube your NEW O-rings with mineral oil as...

Yes, lube your NEW O-rings with mineral oil as you make each connection; don't overtorque these weak threads.

Use Ester Oil for all vehicles converted from R12 to R134a; PAG oil is for OEM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By DET17
A thing o' beauty.......

A thing o' beauty.......
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 146,587
Posted By DET17
I always trust what an old sage autotragic...

I always trust what an old sage autotragic rebuilder told me..... if it doesn't smell "burnt" and the color is still normal, it is typically good to go.

If you just got to know.... tear apart...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By DET17
Well I won't quote chapter and verse, no links,...

Well I won't quote chapter and verse, no links, but my exerience driving my 92 940 with LH2.4... since 2013 or thereabouts.

1). Set your throttle linkages all per the dimensions and in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By DET17
Lankku has the answer.......

Lankku has the answer.......
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
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: 46
Views: 1,689
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: 13,859
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: 421
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: 16
Views: 745
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: 16
Views: 745
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: 37
Views: 1,498
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: 35,148
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: 37
Views: 1,498
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: 37
Views: 1,498
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: 37
Views: 1,498
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: 37
Views: 1,498
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: 710
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: 817
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: 1,136
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: 464
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: 266
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: 1,136
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: 2,374
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: 638
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: 446
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: 1,685
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: 549
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: 374
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: 593
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: 1,685
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: 2,374
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: 2,374
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: 2,374
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: 569
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: 1,543
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: 436
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: 5,328
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: 144,649
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: 850
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: 1,185
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: 144,649
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: 144,649
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: 582
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: 1,434
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.
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