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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By turbochimp
Oops, I somewhat mis-remembered - from your pic...

Oops, I somewhat mis-remembered - from your pic it looks like the "lock tab"

https://i.imgur.com/o2uTJ4m.jpg

Thanks for the reference!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By turbochimp
This is an awesome post, but barely hints at the...

This is an awesome post, but barely hints at the part im looking at - you can just make out the metal fork here, inset into the switch. So, I guess I'm looking for a confirm/deny that this is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By turbochimp
93 240 power lock cylinder part no/diagram

Hi - I have a 93 240 with power/central locking. Sometime during the vortex, everything inside the drivers door pooped its pants resulting in the lock cylinder no longer engaging the lock mechanism....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By turbochimp
I think this was a group 48 - I have the same

I think this was a group 48 - I have the same
Forum: website & board 02-11-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,837
Posted By turbochimp
I felt obligated to to chip in because one of my...

I felt obligated to to chip in because one of my fleet is a 7 series and I wanted to dispel the hate-speech stereotype thrown at 7/9 owners!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By turbochimp
This has got to be it! parking lights do work...

This has got to be it! parking lights do work when in this condition. I knew I shouldn't have looked at the relay :) Thanks guys! thats some pro-stuff
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By turbochimp
93 240 electrical gremlins

I pulled out the center console to fix the blend door cable. After putting everything back, I now have an intermittent issue which may or may not be related to looking at dash wiring the wrong way.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,543
Posted By turbochimp
Also, its euro/DIN flare - not SAE fyi

Also, its euro/DIN flare - not SAE fyi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By turbochimp
Not sure what you mean by holders? Do you mean...

Not sure what you mean by holders? Do you mean the bottom of the strut tube?



Thanks for this info! TBH, I do not drive this car on a regular basis so part of the weirdness may be that I'm not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By turbochimp
The other responses are more likely, but I have...

The other responses are more likely, but I have also had a more arrhythmic ticking - more pronounced on on decel - from a broken valve spring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By turbochimp
240 balljoint orientation

I did ball joints on a 93 240 (w/ps) and it altered the handling significantly - floaty & wandering steering plus viscous side-jumping over bumps.

Just to confirm that I didn't have a stroke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By turbochimp
Is this a strut spacer?

Is there a strut spacer installed here or is that just the bottom of the strut tube? Apologies to west coat folks - im sure all the rust made you throw up a little.

http://i.imgur.com/uXTVFfxl.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By turbochimp
ah, gotcha

ah, gotcha
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By turbochimp
there is fuel at the rail so....

there is fuel at the rail so....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks! was looking for that but couldnt find for...

Thanks! was looking for that but couldnt find for some reason - bookmarked. will i need a scope? :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks- Didnt try starting fluid yet - can do ...

Thanks-
Didnt try starting fluid yet - can do
not sure on gas but in-tank was recently replaced
didnt try all 4 for spark - figured spark on 1 would give at least a pop?
I felt the base of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By turbochimp
89 740 lh 2.4 no start

My neighbors 740 cranks but wont start. I took a look at it: has spark, fuel moves through the rail and can be smelled in the intake after cranking. So i'm stumped and thinking it might be timing? He...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-11-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By turbochimp
Do you have a link for the preloaded OS w/tuner...

Do you have a link for the preloaded OS w/tuner studio? Or any other car related hardware for this setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By turbochimp
I just have my duals wrapped. No problems in a...

I just have my duals wrapped. No problems in a couple of years
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By turbochimp
I have some 48lb bosch style accels that will...

I have some 48lb bosch style accels that will feed that 19t. pm'd
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By turbochimp
I fit 3" in stock under-axle alignment without...

I fit 3" in stock under-axle alignment without any fuss - kept triangles too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By turbochimp
b230 freshen-up ft->f swap

I can no longer tolerate the blow-by on the 230ft on my daily 1990 740. I am going to swap in a 1992 b230f with oil drain drilled from a 240 w/ ~150K mi on it. I will then rebuild the b230ft at my...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By turbochimp
oil drain fitting preference

Any experience with the press in oil return fitting from either yoshifab or STS (or both!). Pros/cons? Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,674
Posted By turbochimp
What size pipe is intended to connect to the...

What size pipe is intended to connect to the downpipe? I'm starting out looking at the feasibility of turbocharging my ls swapped 242 while keeping some bare semblance of stock exhaust routing....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By turbochimp
UPDATE: Ended up moving all the tabs - which...

UPDATE:

Ended up moving all the tabs - which was a shame because they were so mint. Everything seems to line up pretty good - driveshaft and wheels. Full pics here...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By turbochimp
Linuxman's MS tuning services are the way to go...

Linuxman's MS tuning services are the way to go here. Unless you are hell-bent on 100% diy. He can either help you get the car rolling or work through the full tuning proccess at a more than...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,813
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 update

Now with Ford 8.8 goodness

I've been threatening to do the 8.8 swap for a while now. I've had the Ford axle sitting around for some time but was hesitant to pull the trigger. Finally, a friend of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks for the info. Does anyone remember where...

Thanks for the info. Does anyone remember where that article on mix-n-match 240 body panels was written? I thought it was on Matthew Hyde's site but I'm not seeing it there.

Also, online store...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By turbochimp
https://proxy.duckduckgo.com/iur/?f=1&image_host=h...

https://proxy.duckduckgo.com/iur/?f=1&image_host=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.statefansnation.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2010%2F11%2Fcrickets.gif&u=https://www.statefansnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/cri...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By turbochimp
Reproduction flathoods

Are these sold anymore? If so, where? Didn't see anything on google. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By turbochimp
I don't have personal experience with them but...

I don't have personal experience with them but I've seen others experiences. For every claim of "works awesome!" it seems like there are probably 3+ fails and much sadness within 1-180 days. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,799
Posted By turbochimp
If you are concerned about engine damage, I would...

If you are concerned about engine damage, I would advise against going to 14 psi on that setup. The cam adjustment you mention changes cam timing for valve events - not ignition timing. It has been...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, I'm resigned that the tabs will have to be...

Yeah, I'm resigned that the tabs will have to be redone.

What about the 8.8 pinion alignment? Did your line up perfectly to the tunnel? I've yet to get this back in the air to look at it again...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,799
Posted By turbochimp
There isn't a magic psi number that will be safe....

There isn't a magic psi number that will be safe. I pinged my b21ft running right around 14-15 with a 15g. AFR was fine, timing was not - even with the mechanical timing mod. Fwiw.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 swap issues

I am more than halfway into my 8.8 swap on my 242 and have run into a couple things that I wanted to get opinions on from you guys

1) We shortened the long side tube the appropriate amount. When I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By turbochimp
Hopefully, I'll get an estimate of the final...

Hopefully, I'll get an estimate of the final length today. The only yutz would be a 1310-1330 conversion ujoint (if that). I don't know the exact diameter of the truck shaft, but I think they run a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By turbochimp
driveshaft for 8.8

I'm about to need a driveshaft for an 8.8 swap. I was wondering about just getting a JY f150 shortened. Any experience with this as a possible cost saver? I think a custom one might be $4-600.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By turbochimp
OK, got some 4" helper springs. Thanks for the...

OK, got some 4" helper springs. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By turbochimp
coilover setup question

I installed some Kaplehenke coilovers on my ls 242 with the luxesteer/spherical bearing mount setup. I have 12" 275 on the front which feels ok now but leaves the car at (or above) stock height when...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, that's an option but not my first. Was...

Yeah, that's an option but not my first. Was hoping to have axle pre-assembled before the swap. The donor I have seems too rusty to use.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By turbochimp
240 rear axle tab dimensions

I'm doing an 8.8 swap and have been planning on getting all the tabs made on a water-jet.

At this point, I'm not entirely sure how to spec the diameter for the rear axle bushing tab to produce the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks all! Wasn't sure if having them stretched...

Thanks all! Wasn't sure if having them stretched over shaft would increase likelihood of ripping when compressed.

These are for 2.5 springs - I don't have a dust cover but I did get bags for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By turbochimp
dumb question

Are the Koni bump stops supposed to be a really tight fit around the shaft (like have to muscle it over the shaft) or did I buy the wrong size?

70.34.95.000.0 on 240 yellows
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 swap - wheel advice?

I'm torn on which way to go with wheel selection so I'm looking for some experienced advice on a good way to go for wheels on my 242. Its ls swapped and I'm about to 8.8 swap the rear end. Car...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,002
Posted By turbochimp
For the harness, you get a stock computer and...

For the harness, you get a stock computer and harness, and send it to a wiring service through ebay. they send you back an ecu with the anti-theft and other modules removed and harness that connects...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-02-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,747
Posted By turbochimp
+2 I get this on MS when I turn off decel fuel cut

+2 I get this on MS when I turn off decel fuel cut
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By turbochimp
740 wagon rear wiper arm

The rear wiper arm on my 90 745 no longer provides sufficient pressure on the the wiper to get a good wipe. It seems like the spring has become weak. Nothing in stock at JY recently either.

Anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,323
Posted By turbochimp
Yoshifab breather setup 740 w/ cruise

Anyone run the yoshifab delux breather setup attached to brake booster in a 740 with cruise control? Seems kind of cramped in that area with the cruise control vacuum bladder thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By turbochimp
Ok, I have done some more reading - specifically...

Ok, I have done some more reading - specifically on the blow by part. This thread was helpful:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312245 specifically the comment by Duder


My first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By turbochimp
745 oil in intercooler pipes

Hi - I'm looking for guidance on how to approach an oil leak from the turbo of my 745.

1990 745 ~240k miles was all stock until ~40k miles ago
Rebuilt 15g (professional ~2 years ago) currently...
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