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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By dl242gt
Then you are fine. The ezk will run the most...

Then you are fine. The ezk will run the most aggressive timing it can. Use premium fuel for the best results.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By dl242gt
What is the spark plug gap? You can't buy new...

What is the spark plug gap? You can't buy new plugs nowadays and expect them to be at the correct gap. Plus plugs wear and the gap gets larger as they wear. So if you started out with too large a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By dl242gt
That is a good one!

That is a good one!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By dl242gt
Did you have the bell housing separated from the...

Did you have the bell housing separated from the transmission? That is when the problem might have happened. Seems from your description the bell housing isn't centered on the trans. The four bolts...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By dl242gt
You can also chip the ezk which personally I...

You can also chip the ezk which personally I prefer. Then it can function as it normally does but uses a more aggressive timing map to have it run better. Contact sbabbs for information on a chipped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
lol vintage collectible? Never heard of that one....

lol vintage collectible? Never heard of that one. Awesome.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
It wasn't Thor that designed that system. More...

It wasn't Thor that designed that system. More like Loki I believe would apply.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for letting us know. Glad you got that...

Thanks for letting us know. Glad you got that sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
:lol: I have to say the quality of the...

:lol:

I have to say the quality of the wiper parts on my early 80s turbos have held up much better than my 93 wagon has. Don't know why. I've had wiper system problems with the 93 twice. My turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 771
Posted By dl242gt
It's rolling fine. I haven't had time to do a...

It's rolling fine. I haven't had time to do a better hack at that hack for him. We plan on wiring the rear brake light in the rear spoiler. I will see what I can do about the problem area when we do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By dl242gt
I'd probably want to grab the whole abs strut...

I'd probably want to grab the whole abs strut lower assembly as that was really only a few years and is going to get hard to find if it isn't already.

My car is May 93 so toward the end. It is...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,010
Posted By dl242gt
You can always bead blast and paint your bumpers...

You can always bead blast and paint your bumpers for an economical performance look.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,442
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like a great setup. Moto Lita also had...

Looks like a great setup. Moto Lita also had adapters and wheels for these cars. They are also a bit more expensive than the grant setup but less than the 123GT stuff.

I bought the Moto-Lita...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By dl242gt
My vote is to leave it volvo and make it turbo...

My vote is to leave it volvo and make it turbo powered. A+T or turbo engine and those lighter early cars are a lot of fun with just some modest poiwer increases.
Forum: website & board 09-21-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By dl242gt
yeah, that's fine. Just figured I'd ask.

yeah, that's fine. Just figured I'd ask.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 343
Posted By dl242gt
Try looking for the bentley manual on ebay or...

Try looking for the bentley manual on ebay or amazon. Take your time. Learn all you can and there will still be more. But keep at it and you'll fix and upgrade some good things.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 877
Posted By dl242gt
I'm eventually going to build up a B21FT. I'd...

I'm eventually going to build up a B21FT. I'd like to learn more about your car.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By dl242gt
I second that. I just do them over and it's...

I second that. I just do them over and it's usually permanent the next time. The over night curing epoxy versions worked the best for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 343
Posted By dl242gt
Remove the transmission requires you to move it...

Remove the transmission requires you to move it back slightly about an inch or so. Then you rotate the trans so that the bulge for the starter in the bell housing is below the body of the car. Then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
The thing is a complicated cable and pulley...

The thing is a complicated cable and pulley setup. Couldn't have been less expensive than a linkage with bushings in the arms. At least in my view. I love that designer comment and no engineers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By dl242gt
ABS calipers and the salt and chemical drenched...

ABS calipers and the salt and chemical drenched roads of the rust coast play hell with the calipers. I have to replace mine every five years or so. Even if I bleed the brakes every year. They start...
Forum: showroom 09-20-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,226
Posted By dl242gt
:) making an old yeller fly. Now that is an...

:) making an old yeller fly. Now that is an honorable pursuit! Good one!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By dl242gt
Once a few years ago. A lady asked me to work on...

Once a few years ago. A lady asked me to work on her 66 Rolls. It was the small one for that year. Beautiful all original nice patina blue car. My jacks at home wouldn't even pick up the car. She...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By dl242gt
Generally, yes, there are usual problem areas....

Generally, yes, there are usual problem areas. The front downpipe to converter junction likes to corrode and the junction just in front of each muffler and the outlet of the front muffler. Those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By dl242gt
I used to use the mityvac and had a couple of...

I used to use the mityvac and had a couple of versions. A useful tool for other testing but not as good at pushing that brake juice out with pressure in my experience.

Those large capacity vacuum...
Forum: website & board 09-20-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By dl242gt
New sub forum suggestion

How about a new sub forum? Something that would let our members share their other rides information and pictures? Maybe in off topic? That way it is member only viewing if people would prefer that. I...
Forum: website & board 09-20-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 206
Posted By dl242gt
Both wagon models have been made into trail...

Both wagon models have been made into trail runner off roaders. I think you'll be able to find them in the projects forum or maybe showroom. Happy shopping.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,449
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget the tight squish measurements for...

Don't forget the tight squish measurements for when you put on the new head gasket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By dl242gt
I don't run my motive bleeder at 20psi though....

I don't run my motive bleeder at 20psi though. That is the zone where you start making the fluid froth and it becomes very hard to bleed the brakes. Use no more than 15psi and keep the bleeder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 841
Posted By dl242gt
Way too tight from what I remember. I usually...

Way too tight from what I remember. I usually torque them to around 20-22. Tight enough that you probably can get it removed when needed. Something like spark plug tight. The factory torque is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,407
Posted By dl242gt
Those wheels bolt on to the five lug VW bay...

Those wheels bolt on to the five lug VW bay window buses. Not the same as Volvo but some VW people might want to buy them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,199
Posted By dl242gt
That is probably the one. It was the same type of...

That is probably the one. It was the same type of small cab over box truck. Just their version.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By dl242gt
The older water remover additives were mostly...

The older water remover additives were mostly alcohol. Probably what they still sell you at autozone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By dl242gt
Good point but it was just an example for the...

Good point but it was just an example for the original poster. Not specific to their car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 141,441
Posted By dl242gt
FYI parts overseas and here in the US

More than once now. I've noticed that parts that are listed as discontinued here in the US I find them in stock at overseas suppliers. So be sure to check with skandix, cvi.se, and gcp.se if you come...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry I can't find it. But it was something like...

Sorry I can't find it. But it was something like the idle motor was connected to the cold start valve and vice versa. So it turned on the cold start valve and sprayed fuel constantly flooding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
I see what ya mean. Using a double groove or...

I see what ya mean. Using a double groove or deeper groove would definitely cause less pain and last longer.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,449
Posted By dl242gt
OP As with many engines. The first about 25hp or...

OP As with many engines. The first about 25hp or so is fairly easy and after that you get diminishing returns for effort but still can get more power.

I run my 93 wagon with just some bolt on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 878
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe Kenny or Duder will have some information...

Maybe Kenny or Duder will have some information for ya?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
There are two groves on the right side one. One...

There are two groves on the right side one. One groove for the motor arm and the other groove links the left side arm. The left side has only one groove.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By dl242gt
Try measuring the inside and outside diameter and...

Try measuring the inside and outside diameter and get a fuel resistant oring of the same size. No part number for that oring that I know of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
Oh my love that access.

Oh my love that access.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 878
Posted By dl242gt
Big valves and a V16 T cam. That'll help a lot....

Big valves and a V16 T cam. That'll help a lot. If response isn't critical then the regular bearing T3/T4 jobs are very affordable. Wouldn't the popular 19T mitsubishi support this power? I'm sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,199
Posted By dl242gt
There is a mitsubishi truck that also uses the...

There is a mitsubishi truck that also uses the same intercooler but the Isuzu NPR trucks are the most well known truck for the intercooler. Mine actually had a mitsubishi number on it but it looked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By dl242gt
yes, that can surely be one of the most swear...

yes, that can surely be one of the most swear worthy areas to work on. Make sure the cable follows the groove in the pulley and that it goes around in the right direction. That way it follows the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By dl242gt
An automatic would have the K9800 cluster and a...

An automatic would have the K9800 cluster and a manual uses the K10042 cluster. It'll be off a bit but isn't a real major issue. Just check the speed difference on your GPS or one of those radar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 771
Posted By dl242gt
Figured it is part of the remains of an alarm...

Figured it is part of the remains of an alarm system on left inner fender.. People **** on all kinds of cars because is their reason. If all you do is judge a book by it's cover then you'll never...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By dl242gt
From what I recall with LH2.2. it is used to set...

From what I recall with LH2.2. it is used to set the base idle and then the iac motor handles regulating that. That is why I asked because yes tightening allows less air.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 771
Posted By dl242gt
Because it's one of the good ones silly.

Because it's one of the good ones silly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By dl242gt
The bellows do not. The tie rod ends usually...

The bellows do not. The tie rod ends usually interchange.
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