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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By swedefiend
Well of course there are several likely scenarios...

Well of course there are several likely scenarios that would precipitate the flickering.

1. Damaged wiring
2. Bad oil pressure sender
3. Aerated oil / incorrect viscosity
4. Worn bearings...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By swedefiend
Oh, and too much oil in the pan can cause oil...

Oh, and too much oil in the pan can cause oil aeration. Not to much effect in the b23 / b230 because of the baffle in the pan. Anyway, aeration is an easy way to kill an otherwise healthy engine.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By swedefiend
LOL. Removing the oil cap while the engine...

LOL.

Removing the oil cap while the engine is running WILL result in oil being flung out the fill hole by the cam.

Nothing wrong with that... It's normal (well, as normal as it can be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By swedefiend
I like to drag the razor blade backwards very...

I like to drag the razor blade backwards very lightly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By swedefiend
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By swedefiend
I used this a few years ago to remove a nut from...

I used this a few years ago to remove a nut from a damaged stud on an S40 headlight.

http://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=390&pictureid=3532

This is kinda like the "screwdriver behind...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By swedefiend
We just used wire ties (like bread tie). -...

We just used wire ties (like bread tie).

- ignite end with lighter.
- allow to burn half way off
- extinguish flame
- wipe residue
- straighten wire
- insert into nozzle
- push and twist...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 864
Posted By swedefiend
Has anyone tried to source a bronze bushing for...

Has anyone tried to source a bronze bushing for this application?

Bronze should be twice as hard as aluminum. Even brass bushings would be better durability wise, I think.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By swedefiend
That sounds like a bad diode. You really...

That sounds like a bad diode.

You really shouldn't be grounding that wire though (diode should protect it, but...) because that wire is supposed to be a feedback for the alternator so that it can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By swedefiend
How are you getting bump steer on factory ride...

How are you getting bump steer on factory ride height?

You riding on bent control arms?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By swedefiend
Yeah. I suggest from battery because 240s often...

Yeah. I suggest from battery because 240s often had a problem developing shorts or breaks in that wire. Can't remember how the 940 is routed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By swedefiend
- Connect a voltmeter to the battery in the...

- Connect a voltmeter to the battery in the correct voltage range.
- Start the car with all lights and accessories turned off.
- Momentarily connect a jumper wire from battery to the input...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By swedefiend
Also, verify battery connections are good and...

Also, verify battery connections are good and that the battery has appropriate voltage (just because... these are always good steps when getting DTCs that indicate 'voltage (signal) out of range').
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By swedefiend
"Well, it is programmed to not start in gear." ...

"Well, it is programmed to not start in gear."

^My old boss chiding me for my disbelief that the range selector would cause a no start.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
Jack is the expert. Because he says he is. ...

Jack is the expert. Because he says he is.

You'll have to join my haters club Jack. I'm good at nearly everything I set my hand to :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
The original link 404d (the quoted one in post...

The original link 404d (the quoted one in post #5).

My edited link (in post #4) works from here :e-shrug:

Oh, and mine are MAC :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
OP, try to turn what's left of the bolt with a...

OP, try to turn what's left of the bolt with a punch. I've also gotten lucky enough on the past to have the sharp part of the broken bolt get stuck in my glove (Atlas gloves have a sort of rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
If you guys have all of that material left to add...

If you guys have all of that material left to add washers and nuts and then weld on, then you're doing it wrong...

Because, these things work great!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By swedefiend
Yeah. That's no bueno. You're gonna need...

Yeah. That's no bueno.

You're gonna need another one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
Here is a write-up using the drill method....

Here is a write-up using the drill method. (http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/how-to/metalworking/left-hand-drill)

Here is a write-up using the welding method....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
My drilling solution does not involve "breaking...

My drilling solution does not involve "breaking them out".

The left handed drill bits can be bought at Northern Tool or possibly even Harbor Freight.

The left handed drill bit usually removes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By swedefiend
Bleh, poison.

Bleh, poison.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
Okay Jack. Will have to keep the nut trick for...

Okay Jack. Will have to keep the nut trick for desperation.

One last thing though... Ideally, you would heat the block and cool the bolt / stud. That would be in an imaginary world though.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
IF you have a lift, and a welder and... ...

IF you have a lift, and a welder and...

FWIW, my welds are sufficient for towing twenty thousand pounds of freight. But, welding a bolt onto a broken bolt would not be my go-to solution
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By swedefiend
:wtf: No, that will not be an easy way. ...

:wtf:

No, that will not be an easy way.

These (https://www.google.com/search?q=gearwrench+stud+removal+set) work great if there is anything left to grab onto.

Otherwise, you'll need:
- a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By swedefiend
:godlike: It takes patience. Serious...

:godlike:

It takes patience. Serious patience.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
And then there's that. The greatest risk in...

And then there's that.

The greatest risk in pressure bleeding is not having appropriate respect for the pressure.

Utmost care has to be exercised to avoid spraying corrosive fluid all over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
Ok. Agreed there. Sorry about your luck...

Ok. Agreed there. Sorry about your luck :cheers:

We certainly don't have that problem. Our fleet is *nearly* homogeneous.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
:wtf: We use this...

:wtf:

We use this (https://www.homedepot.com/p/GearWrench-4-gal-Brake-Bleeder-Tank-3795D/204624923)

It's like a (4gal) Motive bleeder that runs on shop air.

Throw down a drain pan and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
We have those too. But we tossed the small...

We have those too.

But we tossed the small brake only ones in lieu of the larger volume bleeders that are actually useful to remove ATF before a transmission job (no drain plug on like 98% of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
He's got a Motive bleeder. That thing is five...

He's got a Motive bleeder. That thing is five times better than the best Mityvac.

In fact, I've grown to disdain vacuum bleeders so badly now, I only use them on brakes to get a good gravity...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By swedefiend
Can you imagine how cheaply that system was mass...

Can you imagine how cheaply that system was mass produced? The engineer likely got a substantial raise.

FWIW, I've done this twice. Once dash out and once dash-in (through the upper center...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
Keep bleeding... (you may have to do all four)

Keep bleeding... (you may have to do all four)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
LOL

LOL
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
Oh, I can read. You just can't keep your sh1t...

Oh, I can read. You just can't keep your sh1t together ;-)



Maybe it's just that you convey disjointed information...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
No problem. Hope this one isn't like your...

No problem.

Hope this one isn't like your driveshaft thread ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
You said you had two wet plugs...

You said you had two wet plugs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
You can't math? Stopwatch, 16 oz drink...

You can't math?

Stopwatch, 16 oz drink bottle, calculator.

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Broken FPR would normally cause the car to flood while cranking or not crank at all. Coupled with a *loose ground* on one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
Batch fire in that both injector outputs fire at...

Batch fire in that both injector outputs fire at the same time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
Also, I know that you are convinced that this is...

Also, I know that you are convinced that this is a spark issue, but...

Have you verified cam timing is correct?
Have you verified that the battery voltage while cranking is 10+ volts?
Have you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
100% agree.

100% agree.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,396
Posted By swedefiend
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
Also, redblocks *love* NGK plugs. Maybe not...

Also, redblocks *love* NGK plugs.

Maybe not iridium plugs, IDK about those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,488
Posted By swedefiend
Well, I see it's been a while since you made this...

Well, I see it's been a while since you made this post...

Regardless, this is an interesting belief. Please elaborate as to why you feel that the approximate pressure in the manifold would be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,396
Posted By swedefiend
Agreed. What about the fuel shutoff...

Agreed.

What about the fuel shutoff solenoid? Are you sure it's working?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,175
Posted By swedefiend
You're going to need a resistor for that (try 600...

You're going to need a resistor for that (try 600 - 700 ohm). And you need to make certain that the LED / resistor are well insulated (never touch ground).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,175
Posted By swedefiend
I tend to agree, but that's just guessing. ...

I tend to agree, but that's just guessing.

If a new one is on hand, then sure throw it in. Otherwise, let her learn (and fix the car so it won;t leave her stranded...)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,175
Posted By swedefiend
You need one of these: noid light set...

You need one of these: noid light set (https://m.harborfreight.com/11-piece-noid-light-and-iac-tester-set-97959.html) (they have a cheaper one on the shelf in my local store (I think it is 10-15$.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By swedefiend
I'm not sure I would make that analogy. ...

I'm not sure I would make that analogy.

There is an acceptable standard of leakage per year that each hose and fitting are rated for.

Knowing this, it can be said that even a correctly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By swedefiend
Make sure that you can answer this: ...

Make sure that you can answer this:



Before you even think about this



Or, this will definitely be true...
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