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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Chino
twas the alternator.

twas the alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Chino
Dash Lights

1990 240DL

dash lights (E-brake, battery, oil pressure, and one other) come on slightly at idle, then go away once you hit ~2500 rpm. Then they stay off for a while, but then they come back on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Chino
had same problem, replaced rubber for hood. ...

had same problem, replaced rubber for hood. Problem fixed.
Forum: events 03-03-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 32,684
Posted By Chino
i love you guys!!!

i love you guys!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By Chino
Twas the starter. replaced and working great.

Twas the starter. replaced and working great.
Forum: events 03-02-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 32,684
Posted By Chino
I've already delayed since January due to my work...

I've already delayed since January due to my work schedule. Plus, if I go any later, I won't have free room and board with my neighbors who have a winter house down there.
Forum: events 03-02-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 32,684
Posted By Chino
Gotta miss it again. I'll be at Disney.

Gotta miss it again. I'll be at Disney.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By Chino
That's what I have been doing. So starter? That...

That's what I have been doing. So starter? That is what I am leaning towards. I'll be doing some more troubleshooting tonight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By Chino
Ok, got home from work, tried jumping it,...

Ok,

got home from work, tried jumping it, nothing. Just clicks. Doesn't even turn over.

Tried screwdriver on the starter trick, just spun the starter, didn't try to turn over. Tried key...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By Chino
Random No-start(s)

1990 244DL 5-speed

This is the second time in the past 2 months this happened.

Go out to my car this morning, tried to start, will not turn over. Everything works (lights, heater, everything)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Chino
The first time i seated it, it wasn't up against...

The first time i seated it, it wasn't up against the block. Then it leaked out the upper O-ring. This time it is coming out the bottom. It is only a drip a day. So, since I don't feel like doing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Chino
Seepage and more seepage + white stuff

Alright, 1990 240DL 187,xxx miles

Issue #1:
I just tore apart the whole front end, new thermo, new hoses, belts, etc...

I had a coolant seepage coming out the top of the water pump. Tore...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By Chino
I did all the bushings about a year ago. That...

I did all the bushings about a year ago. That was the first thing I checked and they are alright. Since they are directional, the tires have only been on one side of the car. So, it was only the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By Chino
Ok, the skinny. The passenger side strut...

Ok, the skinny.

The passenger side strut was blown to shreds, i mean bad. I've seen some bad ones, but this was the worst. So i replaced both front struts, had the 4-wheel alignment done,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,516
Posted By Chino
Eating Tires

Not sure if I should put this in this section or not, feel free to move if warranted.

02S60T5M

Put a brand new set of the Bridgestone G019 Grid 94V 235-45-R17s back last December, put ~17k...
Forum: events 09-07-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,899
Posted By Chino
I hate to do this, but I can't make it. I...

I hate to do this, but I can't make it.

I was supposed to go on a 3-day fishing trip last weekend but good old Tropical Storm Danny ruined it. Now it is scheduled for this weekend coming up. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
S/V/C: Brake Failure
Views: 1,076
Posted By Chino
Its only got 77,000 miles. I'll check out the...

Its only got 77,000 miles. I'll check out the battery cables.

Thanks
Chino
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
S/V/C: Brake Failure
Views: 1,076
Posted By Chino
Brake Failure

ok, so not really, but let me explain.

02S60T5M

started about 2 weeks ago. When doing numerous starts and stops, or traffic driving, the trip odometer goes to "-----", the speedo goes to zero,...
Forum: events 07-31-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,899
Posted By Chino
BILL, awesome to see you are still hangin in...

BILL, awesome to see you are still hangin in there. PM me sometime and let me know how you are doin'.

Well, let's see. Put me down as tentative (need to make an excuse to drive down).
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
S/V/C: Wet Bottom
Views: 752
Posted By Chino
I'll try sliding the seal over. Its raining all...

I'll try sliding the seal over. Its raining all day today and tomorrow, so we'll see how that works.

Any other ideas are welcomed.

Chino
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
S/V/C: Wet Bottom
Views: 752
Posted By Chino
Wet Bottom

02S60T5M

When it rains really hard, the front passenger side floor gets wet, soaking wet. I checked the drain port that runs down behind the hood, it was semi-clogged, got it cleared up, and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,074
Posted By Chino
Get more than one made and stash the second one...

Get more than one made and stash the second one in the house somewhere (speaking from experience).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Chino
I have no idea, I took all the bulbs out, the...

I have no idea, I took all the bulbs out, the only bulb left in mine is the e-brake light.
Forum: events 04-22-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,070
Posted By Chino
I'm all registered up. Not sure what I will...

I'm all registered up. Not sure what I will bring yet, but I'll be there with a Volvo. my bondo magic 244 (still awaiting paint), my wifey's S60T5M, the R, the V70 wagon or the S80? Tough...
Forum: events 04-22-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,070
Posted By Chino
about 55-65 a keg with 45-55 dollar deposit on...

about 55-65 a keg with 45-55 dollar deposit on the tap, depending on where you get it from.

cases are ~16 for cans, ~18 for bottles. do the math and figure out what is cheaper.

and yes, only...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,731
Posted By Chino
I had them on my 84 760. It took me about 3...

I had them on my 84 760.

It took me about 3 weeks of different pressures to find the right combination for my car. It ended up being I believe around 65 psi.

I actually tee-d the lines...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Chino
gauge cluster questions

A couple of quick questions, any help is welcomed.

First, is there any quick way of fixing the trip reset button without getting a whole new cluster?

Second, never noticed this before, even...
Forum: showroom 01-18-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,903
Posted By Chino
I ended up only putting on the side skirts and...

I ended up only putting on the side skirts and rear "mud flap" pieces on mine. I didn't like the front bumper or skirt. I just shaved the bumpers to get the look I wanted.

I agree, new contour...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By Chino
Go out and turn the key on but don't try to fire...

Go out and turn the key on but don't try to fire it. You should hear a faint buzz (the fuel pump). If you don't hear that, it is possible that the pump failed or is seized.

Also, if you don't...
Forum: website & board 01-15-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Chino
In order of ownership: Dad - 1979 244 puke...

In order of ownership:

Dad - 1979 244 puke green (sold)
Mom - 1982 244 the beautiful light yellow (sold)
Mom - 1986 740 white (wrecked)
Sister - 1981 244 maroon (sold, talk to owner weekly,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Chino
Will that fix everything? Or am I left to wonder...

Will that fix everything? Or am I left to wonder about what caused it to go bad originally?

I'm not up on all this electronic/computer sh**.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Chino
Apparently the CEM module is shot. No idea what...

Apparently the CEM module is shot. No idea what that is but I am reading up on it.

Any ideas what would cause this to go bad?

Chino
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Chino
Yes, definietely had the typical electrical fire...

Yes, definietely had the typical electrical fire smell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Chino
Interior Smoke - Wahoo

Aight, never had this one before. Need some help.

Got in the wife's car (02S60T5M), put keys in ignition, alarm started to go off, rear passenger window went down, smoke poured out from under the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Chino
The looseness may be tie rod end, try turning...

The looseness may be tie rod end, try turning real hard right or left and see if there are hard or soft spots.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Chino
If you can find an 87-93 240 with heated cloth...

If you can find an 87-93 240 with heated cloth seats, steal the heating elements out of those and put them in i fyou are worried about the temp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Chino
Check your bulbs to make sure that the ones with...

Check your bulbs to make sure that the ones with two contacts have not melted and connected. Had a van do that same exact thing to me last week. One of the brake light bulbs in the back melted the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By Chino
Actually, if you are able to find a late model...

Actually, if you are able to find a late model 240 with the large single headlight, there is a rubber seal that is located just below the headlamp where the headlight wiper motor arm would be. They...
Forum: showroom 11-02-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,006
Posted By Chino
Most likely the tow hook cut-out. I've seen that...

Most likely the tow hook cut-out. I've seen that front skirt before, i believe late 70s
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,534
Posted By Chino
Speaking from experience, hitting at deer at 45+...

Speaking from experience, hitting at deer at 45+ can do quite a bit of damage. Take my wife's 98V70T5M, totalled after hitting a deer in the driver's side front headlight at about 55 mph. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Chino
Rear Diff Leak

Got a massive leak out of the diff cover gasket.

Just wondered if anyone has any unforseen difficulties for me with replacing the gasket before I go diving into it.

90 244DL
Forum: events 09-24-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By Chino
haha, a possible free detail for Captain Bondo,...

haha, a possible free detail for Captain Bondo, saweeeet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Chino
I am going with alternator since that sounds...

I am going with alternator since that sounds exactly like what happened to me. Had a very audible whine going, til she let me sit on the side of the road.
Forum: events 07-28-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,827
Posted By Chino
My dad and I are working on a hydrogen generator?...

My dad and I are working on a hydrogen generator? Does that count?

Next up, Flux Capacitor...
Forum: website & board 07-28-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 271,013
Posted By Chino
Ahh, refreshing, now I am just Chino. Thanks...

Ahh, refreshing, now I am just Chino.

Thanks Dana.
Forum: website & board 07-25-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 271,013
Posted By Chino
Name change please.... Ineptchino to just......

Name change please....

Ineptchino to just...

Chino

Thanks
Chino
Forum: events 07-22-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,827
Posted By Chino
not yet, workin on it. need to find some cash...

not yet, workin on it. need to find some cash hidden in the wall or somethin'. Aint cheap right now.
Forum: events 07-22-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,827
Posted By Chino
wish I could make it....with ground effex and...

wish I could make it....with ground effex and "streamlined" bumpers....(and lots of bondo)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By Chino
I have them on my car and they are directly from...

I have them on my car and they are directly from VentShade. I ordered them at the local autoparts store. They do allow you to keep the windows cracked to vent the heat.

I have had them of for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By Chino
Get a good set of EZ-outs...that's your best bet.

Get a good set of EZ-outs...that's your best bet.
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