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Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By leecatd8209
I've never seen this. Scientific Rabbit used to...

I've never seen this. Scientific Rabbit used to sell a much cheaper option that would react to a wideband gauge, and had some tuneability if I remember properly. It should work on Volvo KJet.
...
Forum: events 12-05-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 38,258
Posted By leecatd8209
Sorry I had to bail earlier. Some work stuff...

Sorry I had to bail earlier. Some work stuff happened.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By leecatd8209
It's dielectric grease. I thought I had a water...

It's dielectric grease. I thought I had a water intrusion problem for a minute.

I have run them in that configuration, yes. They work fine, and then they just don't. I could with 100% confidence...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By leecatd8209
12v constant - direct from the battery 12v...

12v constant - direct from the battery
12v switched - from the alternator exciter wire
Ground - firewall ground for windshield wiper motor

https://i.ibb.co/x6qCNYb/EZK-interior.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By leecatd8209
When I say I go back to the original ignition, I...

When I say I go back to the original ignition, I swap in a different, non wasted spark, EZK, transfer the plug wires back to the distributor, hook the coil back up, and install the coil wire.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By leecatd8209
I live in that darkness now. The connector...

I live in that darkness now.

The connector is in good shape, though. I'll rob one off a VW next time I get to the u pull it.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By leecatd8209
But the Buchka board is fine, no issues there. ...

But the Buchka board is fine, no issues there.

Here's another wrench in the works. I have retained all of the other stock ignition wiring. Should I be removing the stock power stage? Maybe the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By leecatd8209
EZK Failure with wasted spark conversion

1990 240 DL NA B230/M47. Stage 0, no other issues.

I did a wasted spark install with the Buchka board using a Miata J702T ignitor and the Bosch 2x2 coil. The car runs great with the conversion in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,885
Posted By leecatd8209
This is awesome. Did you torch weld this?

This is awesome. Did you torch weld this?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,967
Posted By leecatd8209
It does add power though. Removing weight from...

It does add power though. Removing weight from the rotating assembly is relatively cheap horsepower.

Motorcycles have an inherently light rotating assembly so they can be peaky, and particular...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
Finally after over a year I swapped the polarity...

Finally after over a year I swapped the polarity on the blower motor and it spins the right way. It's a drastic improvement in airflow, and stationary vent temps. We'll see what the rest of the week...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
I'd never considered having the actual ignitor...

I'd never considered having the actual ignitor grounded. I'll have to give that a shot. Now I need some more EZKs.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
After fixing some other problems, I'm realizing I...

After fixing some other problems, I'm realizing I have a new one. I've had two EZK failures since going to the waste spark board.

My solder joints are good, I sealed the boxes where the wires ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,694
Posted By leecatd8209
I'd need to get a vacuum pump, then I could just...

I'd need to get a vacuum pump, then I could just pull a vacuum on the line coming from through the firewall and just test it all at once and work my way back upstream if I find an issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,694
Posted By leecatd8209
I was really hoping that would fix it. If the...

I was really hoping that would fix it. If the cluster doesn't straighten it out I'll have to go to the junkyard and start grabbing some spare bits to try out. It's weird that it works fine in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,694
Posted By leecatd8209
I ran new vacuum hoses for the connections on the...

I ran new vacuum hoses for the connections on the pump itself, and still have the same result. I'm thinking I might swap out clusters this weekend and see if that makes a difference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,694
Posted By leecatd8209
Cruise Control Inop in hot weather

1990 240 DL, NA B230, M47

Cruise control works fine on my way to work before the sun comes up, then in the afternoon when I leave during the heat of the day (heat indices of 110+) my cruise will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By leecatd8209
I think we have the same problem with our OBD...

I think we have the same problem with our OBD readers. Mine also only displays codes with the engine running. I haven't looked into it too much, tbh, but I'll be following this for more ideas.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
In this case I would only worry about a line bore...

In this case I would only worry about a line bore if I saw weird bearing wear, or was installing a different crank. As long as the clearances are in spec once it's back together it should be fine....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
The thought of "building" a turbo engine with a...

The thought of "building" a turbo engine with a worn out cylinder was keeping me up at night, and I'm not really in a position to rack up a huge machine shop bill at the moment. Just when I though...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
Round 2 trying to get a build-able bottom end! ...

Round 2 trying to get a build-able bottom end!

I picked the hottest days of the Summer so far to get the motivation to pull the FT from the new 740 donor.

Got my work space set up:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,578
Posted By leecatd8209
I've got a very similar problem, except my...

I've got a very similar problem, except my defrost/floor vents work. if I close off everything except the outboard driver/passenger vents I get some modest airflow, but nothing great. I assumed this...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By leecatd8209
3 and 4 still make 135psi, 1 and 2 are the low...

3 and 4 still make 135psi, 1 and 2 are the low ones, but still make nearly 100, so I suspect the bottom end will be in decent shape.

An overbore isn't even on the table, if I have to go through...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By leecatd8209
The 8v will be turbo, and if I'm honest it's...

The 8v will be turbo, and if I'm honest it's gonna be in the car (barring any breakages) for awhile, most likely years.

So I want what I can get without spending an absolute fortune. I'm not...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By leecatd8209
Ahh! My bad. Worth swapping pistons, then?

Ahh! My bad. Worth swapping pistons, then?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By leecatd8209
I have an extra set of 13mm NA rods I'd be...

I have an extra set of 13mm NA rods I'd be willing to throw in for the compression bump
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By leecatd8209
Big F rods in FT among other things

I recently accumulated a bunch of stuff to finally get a turbo motor into my 244, and I need some more experienced people to talk me off a few ledges when it comes to the "build"

First, I have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
A new challenger has arrived! Picked up another...

A new challenger has arrived! Picked up another 740 TIC for a song. This one is complete, but rough

https://i.ibb.co/xCvNwKY/Black-740-Tow.jpg (https://ibb.co/DVXZmPY)

After bypassing the in...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
I was working in natural gas in Sullivan County...

I was working in natural gas in Sullivan County back home, and my company offered me the same position for 3x the money so I jumped on it. It has it's good and bad. Luckily San Antonio and Austin...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
My family farm is 2 minutes from Eder's, I used...

My family farm is 2 minutes from Eder's, I used to go there all the time!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
It's been awhile, and (un)fortunately not much...

It's been awhile, and (un)fortunately not much has changed. She's still a good frequent driver, AC is still cold, wasted spark is nice, still haven't fixed the rear quarter trim. I think the last...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,383
Posted By leecatd8209
I drug my 90 244 from the mud behind a tiny...

I drug my 90 244 from the mud behind a tiny little euro dealership in Ocean City, Maryland, threw tires and a battery in it, changed the oil and drove it to Houston, Texas in 2 days. Since then I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By leecatd8209
Those results are pretty remarkable given what...

Those results are pretty remarkable given what you have on hand. Did you pull a vacuum on the system before you charged it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By leecatd8209
Static pressure would be after the low and high...

Static pressure would be after the low and high side equalize, and is dependent on ambient temperature. If it's in the 80s OP's initial reading could be correct, and is absolutely no cause for alarm....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
I'm back with some progress, and I realize it's...

I'm back with some progress, and I realize it's been far too long. I've been doing a lot of travelling and enjoying some other hobbies; but mostly I've been avoiding driving the no AC having 240 in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By leecatd8209
I'm bumping this up because I have some new...

I'm bumping this up because I have some new problems related to the HVAC system. I had the AC working pretty well, but the TXV got gummed up and caused a lot of grief. I just have some questions.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
After being fully consumed by Volvo stuff for the...

After being fully consumed by Volvo stuff for the last few months I decided to spend my week off enjoying some other things. Took the bike for a ride, finally made it out to the gun range, it was...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
http://u.cubeupload.com/Leecatd8209/t/Screenshot20...

http://u.cubeupload.com/Leecatd8209/t/Screenshot2019052311.jpg (http://cubeupload.com/im/Leecatd8209/Screenshot2019052311.jpg)

Again with the thumbnails, I know. I'm on my phone at the moment,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
A GM T5 came up for sale locally for $60 so I...

A GM T5 came up for sale locally for $60 so I bought it. I doubt I'll end up using it on this, but I'm gonna leave it an option.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
That is gorgeous! I REALLY love that head unit,...

That is gorgeous! I REALLY love that head unit, I'll be looking into one of those for sure.

I really need to buff my paint and see what I can get out of it. It took really well to the hand buff,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
I looked at Flickr and Imgur, and then Reddit...

I looked at Flickr and Imgur, and then Reddit told me cubeupload was where it's at. They lied, haha.

NCPA is Northcentral Pennsylvania, that's where I lived when I made my account. I'm sure you've...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
image test

http://u.cubeupload.com/Leecatd8209/t/4a320190515172341.jpg (http://cubeupload.com/im/Leecatd8209/4a320190515172341.jpg)

Edit:
So how do I get an image size between annoyingly large, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,568
Posted By leecatd8209
No Goals 244

This is my 1990 NA/M47 244. I bought it just over a year ago from the back lot junkyard of a Euro dealership in Maryland. This first post will probably be a little boring as far as pictures go, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By leecatd8209
I'm in South Texas, it's hot as balls all the...

I'm in South Texas, it's hot as balls all the time. I put a new receiver drier in it already as part of the "retrofit". Now that it's empty again I'm gonna take a look at the expansion valve setting,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By leecatd8209
I wish R12 were still available easily. I even...

I wish R12 were still available easily. I even have some at my old shop, but that's 1800 miles away. Air duster supposedly behaves much like R12, so hopefully once I get stuff straightened out it'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By leecatd8209
This system uses a thermal expansion valve...

This system uses a thermal expansion valve instead of an orifice tube. I'm suspecting it's blocked up for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By leecatd8209
1990 NA 240 AC inop

I recently picked up a clean, low mileage 240 and I'm in the process of shining it up, and making everything work. The latest project has been the AC, but it's been a struggle. I had some minor...
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