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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hey, It wasn't too hot during my trip but...

Hey,

It wasn't too hot during my trip but the car made it just over 1000 miles across country and I never saw the temperature gauge reading from the block drain petcock location get over 190*F....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Finally put the car and AC to the test and made...

Finally put the car and AC to the test and made it out to Illinois. Beyond the evaporator freezing up where the weather had more humidity everything went great. Adjusting the pressure switch seems to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hey folks, Thought I would give an update...

Hey folks,

Thought I would give an update since its been pretty hot here. Also believe I might have come to a conclusion about the high readings as mocambique-amazone suggested at the beginning of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Hey guys, ** I'll put his up here so...

Hey guys,

** I'll put his up here so everyone doesn't have to read through my ramblings:

I put in another 0.4Oz of the es12 today and was getting vent temps from 36*F to 44*F just around town...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Hey there man thank you much for the continued...

Hey there man thank you much for the continued help and thoughtful replies. Don't know how you were able to read through my novel there but I appreciate it.

Yeah, my compressor is likely done for....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Hey everyone, Looking for some more advice...

Hey everyone,

Looking for some more advice on my AC system even though I used to be a HVAC guy for homes, buildings, etc. years ago. This may be long winded as I tend to be

Rundown of what I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you, one who hates Vulva people ...

Hey thank you, one who hates Vulva people

Puts my struggling and simple mind to rest. I should have the switch in a few hours and charged soon thereafter. It looks easy enough to tinker with if I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Hey, thank you dl242gt I'm holding vacuum on...

Hey, thank you dl242gt

I'm holding vacuum on the system overnight so there is still time to put in the VOV, I bought both when I ordered.

Also, it looks like I have an r12 pressure switch in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Fixed orifice valve is in, sorry. I don't think...

Fixed orifice valve is in, sorry. I don't think anyone will reclaim the enviro safe or I would have tried the variable one.

Quick question as I'm too tired and let's say medicated to have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Hey, right on guys thank you much for the advice....

Hey, right on guys thank you much for the advice.

I was freaking out a bit when I posted. We are supposed to be on the road in less than a week.

Anyway, I've found a genuine unit and that will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Thank you much dl242gt, I'm in kind of a...

Thank you much dl242gt,

I'm in kind of a bind as I'm making a move 1000 miles away and the AC just sh*t the bed. I would be fine driving with no AC but don't want my dog to have to be hot.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By moustacio
Aftermarket || Flow Condensor 88' 740

Hey everyone,

I've searched and found that some prefer a parallel flow condenser when replacing the original meant for r12. But I have some concerns about the fittings and that if someone might be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hey everyone, It's getting warmer here so I...

Hey everyone,

It's getting warmer here so I thought I would follow up with what's going on. Not sure if my issue is solved but so far so good with my block water temperature gauge being pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By moustacio
This will hopefully answer your question: ...

This will hopefully answer your question:

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/WheelsTires.htm#WheelStudRepair

240 guys should be able to weigh in if its the same procedure, but I would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By moustacio
Hey, sorry to bother and interrupt the thread but...

Hey, sorry to bother and interrupt the thread but could you explain a bit more about what/where you cut away at the bushing?
Are you talking about where the center bearing metal "dust shield" meets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By moustacio
Hey, Hope this helps: ...

Hey,

Hope this helps:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=348707

Not exactly answering your question but post #7 may get you temporarily on the road.

I have one at home I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By moustacio
Hey, To add, instead of changing idle air...

Hey,

To add, instead of changing idle air control valve and throttle position sensor you can clean and test them. Also, make sure the tps is adjusted properly.

I had a problem years ago when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By moustacio
Hey there, I'm no authority but hopefully...

Hey there,

I'm no authority but hopefully this will get things going at the least.

Yeah cleaning the IAC is easy so I would, and if nothing else you get some gunk out of it. And pulling the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
Working from home today and had some time to...

Working from home today and had some time to check the car a bit. With the rear tires safely off the ground I turned the wheels pretty quickly each way and saw nothing unusual happening with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
Thank you much gsellstr

Thank you much gsellstr
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you gsellstr, much appreciated. I...

Hey thank you gsellstr, much appreciated.

I was only able to pivot the arm maybe 10 degrees or so and it went back to its original angle when I let it go. I don't know if it makes a difference but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
A Question About Torque Rod(s) Articulation

Hey everyone,

I have a question I hope someone may be able to answer:

Suppose the axle side of the torque arm(s) is unbolted and the subframe side is torqued to spec. Will the torque arm now be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hello, I took a few readings after exiting...

Hello,

I took a few readings after exiting the highway and got the highly similar results to what is posted above. It was around 60*F here and the block temp gauge I have showed a stable 180*F on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hey, I'm at around 5,500' and drive to...

Hey,

I'm at around 5,500' and drive to around 7,500' regularly. I do drive the car up into the mountains and the highest its been was around 12,000' or so. Temperature is usually good on the more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Thank you much for doing that and for the...

Thank you much for doing that and for the excellent pictures, I much appreciate it.

I'm using a Saab temperature switch made by Vernet, part number 9526518

I will take some readings after a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hey, thank you much. I should have mentioned...

Hey, thank you much.

I should have mentioned that while taking the readings it was around 30*F outside.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Update

Hey everyone I got my IR thermometer today. First, thanks again to everyone that replied and offered so much good and thoughtful information and advice.

So I went for a short ride and started...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Thank you for the response. You know when I...

Thank you for the response. You know when I thought to start this thread I was wondering if it was something with the engine causing the warm running. I had the timing light out maybe 3-4 months ago...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Thanks again everyone, I definitely did not...

Thanks again everyone,

I definitely did not think of the fan running in the wrong direction, thank you lummert. Just checked and it pulls the air into the engine bay as intended.

I was under...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you everyone for the responses and...

Hey thank you everyone for the responses and discussion.

Just to mention this again: I first noticed the high temperature with the belt driven mechanical fan installed and there was no change in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hi and thank you for your responses. I was...

Hi and thank you for your responses.

I was under the assumption that the reading from the block drain location would be lower than if I were able to get a reading from the head. I'll take a look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Sorry for that. The car is a stock 1988 745 turbo.

Sorry for that. The car is a stock 1988 745 turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Hi testpoint and thank you for your response. ...

Hi testpoint and thank you for your response.

That sounds like an excellent idea, I will have to look around and order one.

I guess I forgot a few thing in my already long post. By newer I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,658
Posted By moustacio
Running Hot on Freeway

Hey everyone,

I thought I would ask for opinions on why my car runs warm on freeway trips. I installed a coolant temperature sensor in the block of my b230ft where the drain Petcock is last year....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By moustacio
On my 745 the check valve is accessed through the...

On my 745 the check valve is accessed through the passenger side, rear light trim panel. I would think a 945 would be the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
Hi v8volvo: I've read that these bushings don't...

Hi v8volvo: I've read that these bushings don't go out very often. However, for me the difference is night and day. I had been trying to track down vibrations and the rear end was all I had left so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
Hey thanks, The orientation of the large...

Hey thanks,

The orientation of the large bushing is such that the voids are in line with the length of the torque rod.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By moustacio
7xx/9xx Large Torque Rod Bushing Installation

Hey everyone,

Just had to do some service to the rear end of my 88' 745. The large, oblong/odd shaped rear torque rod/arm bushings gave me some trouble at first, then I found a nice way to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By moustacio
No experience with it but I've been looking at AC...

No experience with it but I've been looking at AC Delco 15-5320 when I go to replace mine in the spring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By moustacio
Not answering the op question but I thought I...

Not answering the op question but I thought I would throw this out there.

Not the cheapest option but you can get good filters from auto parts stores. Advance has Mann and Napa has Mahle. I would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By moustacio
Excellent stuff guys. Thank you much for the...

Excellent stuff guys. Thank you much for the great explanations and options. I value having such a great community here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you dl242gt. Looking at my last...

Hey thank you dl242gt.

Looking at my last post I hope it didn't come across wrong, I'm just genuinely ignorant. Thanks again guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you fellas. JohnMc: thank you for...

Hey thank you fellas.

JohnMc: thank you for the suggestions. I should have added that I have a 3 year old cat back exhaust and a gutted cat.

Woodenpudden: thank you too, but I'm a bit confused...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By moustacio
B230ft Power Curve Issue

Hey everyone I'm home sick today and thought I would worry about my car some more.

I drive 88' 745, b230ft, t cam, m46, lh2.2, td05-12b up to 11psi with an mbc. Newer tune up, newer fuel pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By moustacio
Hey thanks guys. I thought I remembered someone...

Hey thanks guys. I thought I remembered someone one here sold the super pro stuff. I will certainly send you a message gsellstr.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By moustacio
Poly Control Arm Stay Bushings Questions (7/9)

Hey everyone, hope y'all had good times over the holidays and all that.

I plan on calling/emailing FCP to ask theses same questions, but I always like make sure so here I am.

I'm working on a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,198
Posted By moustacio
Hi lummert and thank you, For a while I...

Hi lummert and thank you,

For a while I thought it was the driveshaft, and could still be, but every component has been recently replaced with genuine or oe parts and everything moves freely with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,198
Posted By moustacio
Hi lummert and thank you for all of your help. ...

Hi lummert and thank you for all of your help.

Yeah, I was thinking they were discussing the later year 960s. That control arm bushing looks to need to be installed in a certain orientation.

So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By moustacio
Thanks for the info guys, I appreciate it. Just...

Thanks for the info guys, I appreciate it. Just doing some research for now but I'll let y'all know what I end up buying and any pertinent info as far as ride height, handling and the like.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,198
Posted By moustacio
Another question from my peanut of a brain: ...

Another question from my peanut of a brain:

I ran across this thread about a 960 of unknown year
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154757

As Brandonp says "When installing the...
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