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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By lummert
If your car has a tachometer note it's behavior...

If your car has a tachometer note it's behavior before and during the issues.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By lummert
Maybe upgrade to 1-1/16" bore size master...

Maybe upgrade to 1-1/16" bore size master cylinder from Mustang. You could calculate the piston area of the calipers to determine the bore size increase needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By lummert
Motorcraft FL-1A oil filter fits. I was thinking...

Motorcraft FL-1A oil filter fits. I was thinking of removing the oil cooler thermostat adapter and swapping to a shorter oil filter nipple, and running an even longer than Ford oil filter.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 211
Posted By lummert
You may end up swapping the auxiliary shaft to...

You may end up swapping the auxiliary shaft to drive that block mounted distributor.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 211
Posted By lummert
I've seen 940s with block mounted distributors.

I've seen 940s with block mounted distributors.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By lummert
It seems that these become an issue after messing...

It seems that these become an issue after messing with them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By lummert
Update: I backed car so I would not have to...

Update:

I backed car so I would not have to lay in the oil on the driveway. Started engine and checked with a flashlight. All of the oil cooler fittings and seals are dry. The oil is dripping off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By lummert
Downside of Deleting The Oil Cooler

Is there any downside of deleting the oil cooler on a B230FT in an 88 765? I'm kind of getting tired of oil leaks that seem to only appear when it's too cold outside to work on my car. The car isn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By lummert
Could the vibration be drive shaft related?

Could the vibration be drive shaft related?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By lummert
No mention of the 960 model year in that link....

No mention of the 960 model year in that link. 92-94 960 would have same front suspension as 740/760/780/940.

Did you read this?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By lummert
My 88 765 has had the Kilen heavy duty rear...

My 88 765 has had the Kilen heavy duty rear springs installed for at least 13 years. Kilen is a subsidiary of Lesjofors. My car is always loaded with parts and tools and the shocks have never...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By lummert
You may be more likely to find specifications for...

You may be more likely to find specifications for a 1991 940 SE, or a 1991 960 Turbo. Depends on what continent you're on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By lummert
Maybe an 1/8" NPT cap with female threads. 1/8"...

Maybe an 1/8" NPT cap with female threads. 1/8" NPT is nearly the same thread as M10-1.0. If you're trying to do male threads use a 1/8" NPT plug with male threads. 3/8 x 24 threads won't work. 1/8"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By lummert
I have installed a .4 ohm and a .6 ohm Bosch...

I have installed a .4 ohm and a .6 ohm Bosch ballast resistors wired in series to the blower motor. The voltage to the blower motor with the engine running is 8 volts. So that is a 6 volt drop. These...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By lummert
I had installed an Ering cam seal. It kept...

I had installed an Ering cam seal. It kept pushing out. I reinstalled the original Volvo seal and it's been staying put. It's the outside diameter of the seal that is an issue. If you can push the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By lummert
Have you tried lowering the fuel pressure?

Have you tried lowering the fuel pressure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By lummert
Maybe this is what we both need to read... ...

Maybe this is what we both need to read...

https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=54553

More...

http://home.eol.ca/~clubshub/760start.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By lummert
I recently replaced the rear brake pads on my 88...

I recently replaced the rear brake pads on my 88 765. After this the vibrations in my front end while stopping went away. The rear brakes pads get worn down nearly to metal and then start to slip and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By lummert
I ended up wiring the blower motor though A Bosch...

I ended up wiring the blower motor though A Bosch ballast resister and a power switch on my 88 765. This way the EEC is not controlling the blower. A radiator fan motor ballast resistor controls the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By lummert
Anyone have success with adapting 9007 bulbs? The...

Anyone have success with adapting 9007 bulbs? The wiring plug is the same but the wires are rearranged. The bulb holder will accept the 9007 bulb with a little work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,092
Posted By lummert
I still think the power steering issue is...

I still think the power steering issue is related. Did you verify that the belts are in good shape and tensioned properly? Did you check the crank pulley?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By lummert
LH 2.2 doesn't prime the fuel pumps.

LH 2.2 doesn't prime the fuel pumps.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
Today I found a different dwell to duty cycle...

Today I found a different dwell to duty cycle conversion chart. I retested with the dwell meter on a warm engine and got 36 degrees on 6 cyl scale. According to this chart 36 degrees on 6 cylinder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,348
Posted By lummert
Recently found time to rework the VW CCV valve on...

Recently found time to rework the VW CCV valve on my B230FT.

* Starting at crankcase breather outlet hose, B230F flame trap fitting to adapt to 1 inch hose.
* Short 1 inch hose to connect...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By lummert
I'ts possible to make a bubble flare using a...

I'ts possible to make a bubble flare using a double flare kit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By lummert
12 years and counting on bypass plate. But no...

12 years and counting on bypass plate. But no towing or mountains in my area.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By lummert
Cutting the wires to the front sensors disables...

Cutting the wires to the front sensors disables the ABS. But it won't turn the ABS light off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By lummert
Once had an issue with the wipers on a VW dasher...

Once had an issue with the wipers on a VW dasher (Passat) which turned out to be the chassis ground wire to the motor.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By lummert
In GM LS engines at 4 Bar (58 psi) they are...

In GM LS engines at 4 Bar (58 psi) they are called 42lb White Giants (0 280 155 868).
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By lummert
Bosch White Giants 0 280 155 811 (36 lbs/hr, 380...

Bosch White Giants 0 280 155 811 (36 lbs/hr, 380 cc/min) Spray type: Conical 8-24 degrees.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
Swapped to a second BMW 2.5 Bar FPR because car...

Swapped to a second BMW 2.5 Bar FPR because car was hard to start this morning (35* F) with the Buick 3.0 Bar FPR. Now to wait for it to warm up a bit outside to do a pressure test with this other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By lummert
Maybe it's a relay.

Maybe it's a relay.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
Starting to notice that these injectors work...

Starting to notice that these injectors work better at 2.7 Bar fuel pressure. Engine idles rough until it warms up at 3 Bar fuel pressure. Duty cycle is nearly the same at either fuel pressure. Idle:...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By lummert
Been experimenting with Bosch 0 280 155 811...

Been experimenting with Bosch 0 280 155 811 injectors from a supercharged Buick 3800 (363.1 cc/min-34.55 lbs/hr) on my 1988 765 Turbo with LH 2.2. So far they are working better at 2.7 Bar fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By lummert
Yes, this works for me.

Yes, this works for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By lummert
The door panels changed in model year 1989. S/V...

The door panels changed in model year 1989. S/V 90 and later 960 are different. The 740 panels that I have found have side window defrost vents in the top of the front door panels. 1988 760 has the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By lummert
I changed the connectors.

I changed the connectors.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
Swapped back to Bosch 0 280 160 237 3.0 Bar fuel...

Swapped back to Bosch 0 280 160 237 3.0 Bar fuel pressure regulator from 1989 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am.

Fuel pressure test:
40 PSI w/ vacuum hose connected
44 PSI w/o vacuum hose connected and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
Today I swapped back to the BMW 0 280 130 023...

Today I swapped back to the BMW 0 280 130 023 ETC.

Lowered the Idle duty cycle to 61% (36.5* on 6 cylinder scale, 27.5* on 8 cylinder scale) from 67%.

The engine off/key off duty cycle...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
Went out in the cold ass weather to check duty...

Went out in the cold ass weather to check duty cycle using a higher quality KarCheck Dwell Meter, Clark engine analyzer, and LED tester. All 3 connected between the ECU test lead and battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By lummert
Maybe a rust hole or a dipstick tube leak.

Maybe a rust hole or a dipstick tube leak.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
I don't have a fresh O2 sensor, but I have 2...

I don't have a fresh O2 sensor, but I have 2 spare OE O2 sensors, The O2 sensor is switching, I've checked for that.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
I used a dwell meter to check for injector...

I used a dwell meter to check for injector duty-cycle using the 6 Cyclinder scale. got 21 degrees or 35% duty-cycle at idle. This is with adjusting the AMM pot screw to just a hair rich (LED...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
I made my LED tool with a large 12 volt LED from...

I made my LED tool with a large 12 volt LED from Radio Shack. This LED has a built in resistor, so addingbresistors isn't needed. It has been my experience that adjusting the AMM pot screw effects...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By lummert
This is why brass drifts are available.

This is why brass drifts are available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By lummert
There was a bulb out relay in the rear of 88 765...

There was a bulb out relay in the rear of 88 765 that I bypassed after it burned out. The front bulb out relay is still functional. The rear bulb out relay on the 760/940SE/960 wagon is found behind...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By lummert
Don't forget about the flywheel/flexplate.

Don't forget about the flywheel/flexplate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By lummert
Borrow or run down to Harbor Freight to get a...

Borrow or run down to Harbor Freight to get a fuel pressure test kit. When you have this kit in front of you you'll see how the test fitting connects to the schrader valve.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,526
Posted By lummert
Replacement copper alloy brake lines of various...

Replacement copper alloy brake lines of various lengths are still available. Try Autozone online.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,689
Posted By lummert
These are my calculations: 0 280 155 811...

These are my calculations:

0 280 155 811 injectors:
34.3 lbs/hr @ 43.5 psi
360.5 cc/min @ 3.0 bar

32.48 lbs/hr @ 39 psi
341.36 cc/min @ 2.7 bar

Idle pressure with 2.7 bar fpr: 30 psi
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