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Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 48,514
Posted By Cwazywazy
Well, if a diesel is good enough for a Mercedes.....

Well, if a diesel is good enough for a Mercedes..

https://youtu.be/2U-Xok19JEo
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Intercooler is fairly beat up but nothing too...

Intercooler is fairly beat up but nothing too concerning. Not bent or anything.

https://i.imgur.com/6rlJQR4h.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/zIPFmzoh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/CGdydaOh.jpg

I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Cwazywazy
Check the o2 sensor as well.

Check the o2 sensor as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/oT23Pq8h.jpg I cleaned...

https://i.imgur.com/oT23Pq8h.jpg

I cleaned it up and reflowed some ugly solder joints but the hall sensor still isn't getting any power.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 48,514
Posted By Cwazywazy
You should go all out with the truck thing and...

You should go all out with the truck thing and pop a straight 6 diesel in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ah, okay. Powerstage wiring harness got chewed up...

Ah, okay. Powerstage wiring harness got chewed up a bit by the battery but I patched it up and it should be good to go. Still need a new EZK box..
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
I mean the white wire and gray box. Black wire...

I mean the white wire and gray box. Black wire was for the efan relay.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
What does this thingy do and do I need it?...

What does this thingy do and do I need it? Connected to coil negative.

https://i.imgur.com/CbIV2Up.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/oT23Pq8h.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oT23Pq8h.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Cwazywazy
Still getting power while cranking. I took...

Still getting power while cranking.

I took the connector off the hall sensor and with key on none of the 3 pins have positive voltage.

EDIT: Probed the hall sensor wires back to the EZK box and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Cwazywazy
No spark

'93 B230f with Dave Barton LH2.2 EZK harness installed in an '82 240 diesel. Wired up all the ignition stuff and no spark. Has power to coil with key on. I cleaned connectors to hall and powerstage,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
It cranks fine now. Just had to move the starter...

It cranks fine now. Just had to move the starter wire on the firewall connector.

I have power to the coil but no spark at the coil. Pretty sure I got the wires the right way round.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Downpipe is wrapped, not really worried about it....

Downpipe is wrapped, not really worried about it.

I believe I have all the bare necessities in place for the motor to run, but when I turn the key to start nothing happens. I'm thinking it's due...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
So I pulled the fuel filter off the wagon for the...

So I pulled the fuel filter off the wagon for the banjo fitting and I could feel the element banging around inside and it was just a hunk of rust. Might be why the temporary engine blew up at 7psi in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By Cwazywazy
You can but IMO it's really not worth it unless...

You can but IMO it's really not worth it unless you're already taking the cam out for whatever reason. All they do is make the engine a bit less tractor-y.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think I did it by pushing the rod with the cogs...

I think I did it by pushing the rod with the cogs away from the numbers by hand and then spinning them.

https://i.imgur.com/PvYWrcph.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
New fuel pump. Looks like the diesel still...

New fuel pump. Looks like the diesel still includes a wire for it so I shouldn't have to run one, but I'll have to do wires for the speedo. Looks like I can use the diesel lines under the car too. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Cwazywazy
Fuel hose size?

My google-fu is bringing up varying answers. What size are the hoses that go to the sending unit on a 240?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,369
Posted By Cwazywazy
Leave the turbo on and just take off the pipes so...

Leave the turbo on and just take off the pipes so you get really loud turbo noises.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,252
Posted By Cwazywazy
Detailing a dirty car is really rewarding. I know...

Detailing a dirty car is really rewarding. I know it's not my thread but I'm gonna post pics of my first car anyway, cause it looks like OPs.

https://i.imgur.com/iQJXaGYh.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,252
Posted By Cwazywazy
Last Activity: 01-08-2016 :-(

Last Activity: 01-08-2016

:-(
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Got the pedals out thanks to some vigorous use of...

Got the pedals out thanks to some vigorous use of a pry bar on the column.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
So, small update. I discovered that the adapter...

So, small update. I discovered that the adapter and banjo on the turbo oil feed were totally loose. :omg: And all the driveshaft bolts. All of em.

Tested my rust skills on the battery tray which I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
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Couldn't find a crank to AC...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,374
Posted By Cwazywazy
What's wrong with some heavier duty rubber...

What's wrong with some heavier duty rubber mounts? I put a Land Rover mount in my passenger side and a diesel mount on the drivers. I've been perfectly happy with it. Not like poly/solid mounts are...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/Q6jcbJjh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/Q6jcbJjh.jpg
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https://i.imgur.com/etI7CoSh.jpg

Some frame gore.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Oh, guess I should introduce the "new turbo" to...

Oh, guess I should introduce the "new turbo" to this thread. My 1982 244GL Diesels motor blew up a couple weeks or so before the crash, so that's where the turbo motor is going. Interior is mint and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
No fighting in my thread. The only person here...

No fighting in my thread. The only person here you're welcome to insult is me.

And yeah, this body is trashed now. Frame rail, subframe, strut tower, all bent. Steering column got pushed in, floor...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
The battery had a big crack along the bottom of...

The battery had a big crack along the bottom of it so most of its acid was gone. And it cranked like it was fully charged.

Looks like my no ignition is due to the powerstage wires being crushed...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
So it cranks fine (Surprised me because the...

So it cranks fine (Surprised me because the battery has a hole in it) but there's no power to the coil. Fuses and wiring all look fine. How can I tell if the EZK box is fried? It had water leaking...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
I can't believe uhaul just gives trucks and...

I can't believe uhaul just gives trucks and trailers to totally inexperienced teenagers. Best company ever.

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

Car's home. I'll start playing with it tomorrow. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Got the vehicle evaluation. Apparently this car...

Got the vehicle evaluation. Apparently this car is a GL with an automatic and fog lights.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Lol I dunno. Anyway, I got an estimated...

Lol I dunno.

Anyway, I got an estimated value of the car. 2 grand. Told em to frig off and sent them the receipts for everything I've bought for the car.

In other car news, my rental Elantra...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
CT doesn't give new titles to 25+ cars.

CT doesn't give new titles to 25+ cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
So apparently State Parm thinks that my car is...

So apparently State Parm thinks that my car is owned by a guy named Carl. They asked for the bill of sale to prove otherwise.

I lost it..
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,038
Posted By Cwazywazy
Holset when

Holset when
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 257,316
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wait, I was gonna say they're the same.. I put an...

Wait, I was gonna say they're the same.. I put an M46 on my dogdish without touching the clutch forky bits and it was fine..
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
It needs nothing except maybe a 4 barrel. 352, 3...

It needs nothing except maybe a 4 barrel. 352, 3 speed auto. 28 thousand original miles. (Been sprayed tho.)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
AINT NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT ...

AINT NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT

https://i.imgur.com/VzZqIK5h.jpg

'63 Galaxie 500, new second car. I'll continue this thread when I start the turbo-into-diesel transplant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By Cwazywazy
Does the exciter still show 4v with it...

Does the exciter still show 4v with it disconnected? I had an alt go bad and the exciter wire showed 8v when it was connected, 12v disconnected.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Can a mechanical speedo be used with a later M46...

Can a mechanical speedo be used with a later M46 or do I have to swap to electric?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
So Camry girl didn't lie about hitting me, but...

So Camry girl didn't lie about hitting me, but she claimed that she successfully pulled out and then got hit by the Honda.

Dashcam FTW.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
I've got proof of roughly $3500 worth of...

I've got proof of roughly $3500 worth of parts/services for this car. I spent more than I thought..
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/mWK65Zgh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/mWK65Zgh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/VfjOoLMh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/slBlOyAh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Would you actually buy a hole-y 300TD that...

Would you actually buy a hole-y 300TD that literally has stuff growing in the carpet?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
So.. Do I continue my OM617 into 244 plan and...

So.. Do I continue my OM617 into 244 plan and find another 245 or slap my turbo motor in the 244 and get rid of the Merc?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Viofo a119. Dunno why it cut out before impact,...

Viofo a119. Dunno why it cut out before impact, car still had power afterwards.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/K7LzJMah.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/K7LzJMah.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://www.google.com/maps/search/mcc/@41.7622649...

https://www.google.com/maps/search/mcc/@41.7622649,-72.5685467,307a,35y,91.12h/data=!3m1!1e3
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 71,108
Posted By Cwazywazy
Tons of pics on my phone, but I forgot it in my...

Tons of pics on my phone, but I forgot it in my dads car. They'll be posted tonight.
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