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Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By JW240
Good diagnostics and happy to hear it runs now!

Good diagnostics and happy to hear it runs now!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By JW240
Fwiw, I tried to get an exchange TRW steering...

Fwiw, I tried to get an exchange TRW steering rack for my 240 and found that Elstock racks were not available anymore. I'll email them to check for sure but it seems like there are less suppliers for...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By JW240
Nice vid (halfway through). Exhaust turned out...

Nice vid (halfway through). Exhaust turned out great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By JW240
+1 on throttle plate closed, to me it sounds like...

+1 on throttle plate closed, to me it sounds like that is the issue.
Adjust the idle stop so engine runs 500rpm with hose to iac closed.
That's what solved the idle dip and stalling issue on my...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By JW240
OK, I was not aware of this. Thnx! Thought of...

OK, I was not aware of this. Thnx!
Thought of the radio suppression relay instead.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By JW240
The na 940 already was LH, right? Then it should...

The na 940 already was LH, right? Then it should have the white 6 pin FI relay..
If you start it without resistor pack you can/will burn out the injector driver transistor, which is a bummer but...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 32,946
Posted By JW240
fwiw, I had a hydraulic hose crimped by this...

fwiw, I had a hydraulic hose crimped by this company: https://www.hytec-hydraulik.de/hydraulikschlauch/metrisch.php
Very rugged stuff, though select one of the thinner/lower pressure rated hoses if...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 72,202
Posted By JW240
Nice to see you have your car back, looks great!

Nice to see you have your car back, looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By JW240
Looking fresh! Nice to see this car landed in...

Looking fresh! Nice to see this car landed in your garage :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,576
Posted By JW240
Subscribed! Nice project, looks like a really...

Subscribed!
Nice project, looks like a really clean car and nice upgrades. Digging the BMW wheels!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By JW240
Had this happen as well, easy fix: Idle...

Had this happen as well, easy fix:

Idle speed screw needs to be adjusted so the engine runs ~500rpm with the iac hose closed off.
Take some fiddling to reach that setting. And the TPS needs to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,109
Posted By JW240
Steelies are gonna look great. Likee :-D

Steelies are gonna look great. Likee :-D
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By JW240
Looks good, yes! Lets see what the connector +...

Looks good, yes! Lets see what the connector + contacts/seals costs.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,961
Posted By JW240
Nice to hear from you, curious to see the...

Nice to hear from you, curious to see the updates. Gonna watch them tomorrow.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,109
Posted By JW240
Manifold looks great! Think I'll gonna look at a...

Manifold looks great! Think I'll gonna look at a steel mani as well (though the bends you used are better than plain mild steel).
Engine bay cleaned up nicely, or did you have to do some spray...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By JW240
Bosch QBA efan info and connector source

The good old 2 speed Bosch efan im using is worn out. Rattling and stuff.
So I took a look at suitable replacements; easy to find, powerful, preferably controlled and even brushless, compact and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-18-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By JW240
For sensors, coils and stuff, do your research...

For sensors, coils and stuff, do your research and find out you can also use sensors of European cars. I don't know any good reason why I'd use a 1990s GM sensor when I can have a modern Bosch sensor...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,195
Posted By JW240
same. Ground the lip off with angle grinder, then...

same. Ground the lip off with angle grinder, then used a band sander to lightly touch the surface and provide a pretty much flat surface. Looked good.
Drilled and tapped for M10 studs and used the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 93,676
Posted By JW240
Yeah. Thinking back to the 740 16V a friend used...

Yeah. Thinking back to the 740 16V a friend used to own, with slightly modified LH and some mods to intake/exhaust, that engine ran so good and had excellent power. Can imagine that you won't see...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 93,676
Posted By JW240
Looks good, really like the 16V swap. Clean. ...

Looks good, really like the 16V swap. Clean.

Going to change EMS or staying with LH? Both has its merits (saw your thread in Performance/suspension)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,351
Posted By JW240
For one it would radiate more heat in the engine...

For one it would radiate more heat in the engine bay.
Power wise, I don't know and did not test it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,109
Posted By JW240
Following! How's the progress?

Following!

How's the progress?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By JW240
Not that difficult for someone with a serious...

Not that difficult for someone with a serious lathe and some patience? I've machined bearing races before and the material was easy to machine (id enlarged to have set up bearings for the rear axle).
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By JW240
https://oe-products.mann-hummel.com/fileadmin/user...

https://oe-products.mann-hummel.com/fileadmin/user_upload/kataloge/kataloge-wartungsanleitungen-mann%2Bhummel/kurbelgehauseentlueftung/ProVent_en.pdf

MANN Provent 200 works nicely in my 240....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,259
Posted By JW240
Hi Hadrien, cool to see you here, saw the...

Hi Hadrien, cool to see you here, saw the Petrolicious YouTube of you and your 850r, super nice!
Great choice on the 244!

Regarding mods, yes the spherical rear axle bushings are great, I made a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-28-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,997
Posted By JW240
For sensors, take a look at the various Bosch...

For sensors, take a look at the various Bosch Motorsport catalogs. Search for them via filetype:pdf in Google. Those sensors are usually quite expensive, but... The catalog also lists parts that...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 55,150
Posted By JW240
Wow, nice work! Bummer about the brake booster,...

Wow, nice work!
Bummer about the brake booster, would have been nice if it was OK and allowed for a test drive!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,641
Posted By JW240
I'd take a look at savarturbo and see if freeze...

I'd take a look at savarturbo and see if freeze plug retainers is a common/must do mod there. The money/power ratio there is very good.
Fwiw, building a mild B230 this year, h-beams, big valve...
Forum: website & board 02-08-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By JW240
Solar roadways :rofl:

Solar roadways :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 23,231
Posted By JW240
Nice swap, looking clean!

Nice swap, looking clean!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By JW240
My 240 (LH 2.4 - 1990) had a broken knock sensor,...

My 240 (LH 2.4 - 1990) had a broken knock sensor, which triggered no code and it ran ok-ish, just bad mpg.
Maybe something to test. I found out that it was bad via datalogging LH ecu, not something...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,594
Posted By JW240
+1 I'm willing to bet that a modern Garrett...

+1

I'm willing to bet that a modern Garrett GTX/G/etc or BW EFR turbo will have better spool characteristics, are longer lived, better at everything, than any sensible cobbled sequential twin...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,998
Posted By JW240
Indeed, my 1990/1991 240 did not have the...

Indeed, my 1990/1991 240 did not have the compensation board either. And no underhood fuse(s).
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,932
Posted By JW240
Even the 60/.63 T3 on my 240 +t spools faster...

Even the 60/.63 T3 on my 240 +t spools faster than that. Usable (7psi) boost before 2500 rpm and if lugging engine in high gear around town, boost at 2k rpm. Ported manifold but not excessive, just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By JW240
Maybe some form of wood preservation oil? Like...

Maybe some form of wood preservation oil? Like linseed or Owatrol oil? I suggest to try it on one door card or a piece of similar board from the hardware store. Not sure how this board holds up to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,710
Posted By JW240
Truetrack (588) made some noise (creaking) when...

Truetrack (588) made some noise (creaking) when it was new too, but only noticed it when I made sharp turns in parking lot.
Running Repsol hypoid/axle oil, good quality, forgot the specs, viscosity...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By JW240
Sounds exactly like throttle plate closing off...

Sounds exactly like throttle plate closing off too much air flow, like 2manyturbos says. Adjust zero stop of throttle linkage so engine runs 500rpm with hose to iac valve closed. That is what volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,230
Posted By JW240
At the moment, not that far away.. Needs...

At the moment, not that far away.. Needs alignment, drive shaft vibration, exhaust is broken, windshield leaks.. It's still super reliable and mpg is OK-ish, it's just not comfortable and don't want...
Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,396
Posted By JW240
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 195,842
Posted By JW240
Amazing work! The cf looks great!

Amazing work! The cf looks great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By JW240
https://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=index...

https://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=5
I'd run one of their sensors or a modern Bosch sensor for the value you want to measure.

Or run something aftermarket EMS and run any...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,972
Posted By JW240
https://www.bosch-motorsport-shop.com.au/liquid-pr...

https://www.bosch-motorsport-shop.com.au/liquid-pressure-temp-combined-sensor-10-bar-140-de

Also a good sensor for in the fuel rail. Pressure and Temperature. Used in a certain Mazda and some...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,538
Posted By JW240
This made me realize that I'm still running the...

This made me realize that I'm still running the JAW 1.03. Probably 12 years old by now. Still going strong!

Don't know which wideband is good nowadays. Going to run standalone ems with built in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By JW240
I've had a backfire (caused by another efi issue...

I've had a backfire (caused by another efi issue - bad knock sensor) cause a bent throttle plate. Always check if the valve closes.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By JW240
I'd run a cooler too. The Volvo Wahler tstat unit...

I'd run a cooler too. The Volvo Wahler tstat unit and Setrab cooler are good quality parts and easy to install. Or use the 940 version which ties in to the cooling system. I'm running one for a long...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,647
Posted By JW240
Yeah, mechanical fuel pump hole could be a good...

Yeah, mechanical fuel pump hole could be a good spot to connect a breather. Or make a hose coupler on the oil pump cover.
For a catch can I'm using a mann provent 200. Works great, has a valve to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,109
Posted By JW240
Just my thoughts after having made roughly the...

Just my thoughts after having made roughly the same rods:

...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 55,150
Posted By JW240
Looking good! The turbo adapter is meant to...

Looking good!

The turbo adapter is meant to be mounted that way. I did use a regular T3 gasket with it but that's probably not absolutely necessary. Volvo sells a nice stainless steel gasket for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By JW240
For the M90 swap of my 240 I used the front end...

For the M90 swap of my 240 I used the front end of a M47 equipped 740/940. That front piece is 80mm longer than one of a 240 with the same drive train. M90 is indeed 50mm shorter than M47 so subtract...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,405
Posted By JW240
Following. Need soms ideas for the front...

Following. Need soms ideas for the front suspension.

On the rear axle of our 850 we chose following combination and the result is a firm/stock suspension but far from harsh:
Bilstein B6 shocks...
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