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Forum: showroom Today, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/TLIjOouh.jpg Grandpa's...

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

Grandpa's car after my uncle drove it.

Doesn't really fit in this thread, but whatever.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 100
Posted By Cwazywazy
There's an o ring that seals it to the block. ...

There's an o ring that seals it to the block.

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5700/107230-oil-separator-box-o-ring
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 100
Posted By Cwazywazy
That's the charcoal canister, you can ignore it. ...

That's the charcoal canister, you can ignore it.

The PCV box is under the intake manifold, some say you need to remove the manifold but you can get it off with some extensions. Clean it out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Cwazywazy
Can you post a pic of that in the car/the lines?

Can you post a pic of that in the car/the lines?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Cwazywazy
Envirosafe or Duracool refrigerants should get it...

Envirosafe or Duracool refrigerants should get it plenty chilly. Parallel flow condenser is a good upgrade too, from what I've read.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Cwazywazy
Bought a junkyard condenser and of course the top...

Bought a junkyard condenser and of course the top line has a pinhole. With the old one out I finally found where it blew, little hole hiding behind the bracket.

Already have ES12a and a new drier,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By Cwazywazy
The temperature sensor can make a difference...

The temperature sensor can make a difference where the needle sits. I think mine has an 82c in it and it sits at a hair over halfway with just a 740 efan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Cwazywazy
Brake lights are probably out, check the fuse.

Brake lights are probably out, check the fuse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'd say check the pressures and/or ignore it.

I'd say check the pressures and/or ignore it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,359
Posted By Cwazywazy
M47 is weaker but it doesn't matter if you don't...

M47 is weaker but it doesn't matter if you don't have a turbo. You'll need the driveshaft (At least the front half, iirc.) but you can use the old clutch/flywheel/etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By Cwazywazy
I believe there's an over pressure release on the...

I believe there's an over pressure release on the compressor.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By Cwazywazy
I can only speak for the KL Racing cooler in a...

I can only speak for the KL Racing cooler in a 240, but it was a pretty painless install (Made a new upper bracket with flat steel and the old rubber piece) and I gained a pound of boost on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,781
Posted By Cwazywazy
It'd be good to know how long its been sitting.

It'd be good to know how long its been sitting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,781
Posted By Cwazywazy
Hell, if Roadkill can do it.

Hell, if Roadkill can do it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Just did one. .2v drop on positive, .5v negative...

Just did one. .2v drop on positive, .5v negative with everything turned on at idle. The alt ground cable is a lot skinnier than the positive, I bet beefing it up would help a little.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Cwazywazy
Did you take out the plugs yet?

Did you take out the plugs yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
My other car makes 14.5v at idle with a 55a Bosch...

My other car makes 14.5v at idle with a 55a Bosch alt and an even bigger battery than in the wagon.

I cleaned all the main connections (Starter motor and battery ground) and replaced the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Everything I've seen says a good alternator...

Everything I've seen says a good alternator should be putting out around 14.5v. Also it says 14v on the sticker.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 186,738
Posted By Cwazywazy
Just grab it and yank it off. I think.

Just grab it and yank it off.

I think.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm sure you're right, I just can't figure out...

I'm sure you're right, I just can't figure out what's wrong. At least now it's pumping out enough juice to power everything, but I'd still like to see 14v.

I've tested all the wiring and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
I'm using the volt gauge and a nice multimeter,...

I'm using the volt gauge and a nice multimeter, they both give the same readings.

I've got a solid 13v with the AC and lights on, more like 13.6v with no load, which is good enough for now. I may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Brand new group 65 battery. Fully charged it and...

Brand new group 65 battery. Fully charged it and threw on new Dayco belts since the old ones were looking a bit glazed. Still can't get 14v out of it with no load.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Cwazywazy
I just use an R12 AC manifold. I think knowing...

I just use an R12 AC manifold. I think knowing the high side pressure would be useful here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Cwazywazy
Pretty sure all 240s have high/low fittings on...

Pretty sure all 240s have high/low fittings on the back of the compressor. Or at least all mine do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Cwazywazy
High/low side pressures? You can get an AC...

High/low side pressures? You can get an AC manifold for like 30 bucks on ebay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yup, you're right. Alt is bad.

Yup, you're right. Alt is bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Okay, so I took my extra long crowbar and...

Okay, so I took my extra long crowbar and tightened the crap out of the belts, got a definite improvement. 12.6v with everything on, rises to 13 if I rev it. 13.5v everything off. (Battery was under...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Revving the engine has zero effect on voltage, if...

Revving the engine has zero effect on voltage, if that means anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/LlrSNeYFOe4" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
.3 ohms between the battery and alternator...

.3 ohms between the battery and alternator positive terminals, exciter wire is at battery voltage with key on, battery light works as normal, and 0 ohms between alternator body and negative terminal....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
I kinda doubt that I'd have two bad alternators...

I kinda doubt that I'd have two bad alternators behaving the same way, especially since I replaced the regulator on the first one with no change.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Definitely not the alt ground.

Definitely not the alt ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Good used with new brushes.

Good used with new brushes.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,588
Posted By Cwazywazy
I heard it was to transfer force from a rear end...

I heard it was to transfer force from a rear end to the suspension.

I didn't have any issue leaving it in with my 3" over axle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Looks to be good enough, no resistance to ground.

Looks to be good enough, no resistance to ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,019
Posted By Cwazywazy
Charging woes

1988 245 turbo with electric fan. Dave Barton wiring harness, about a year old. Basically, I've got a brand new battery and a Denso 100a from Philski. With the old 80a Bosch it'd go up to ~13.5v...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Cwazywazy
I tried poly bushings in the axle, didn't like...

I tried poly bushings in the axle, didn't like it. Even without a rear swaybar sometimes the inside wheel would lift off the ground in turns.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By Cwazywazy
KL Racing one is shinier, get that.

KL Racing one is shinier, get that.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,470
Posted By Cwazywazy
I just got the linked KL cooler. Do recommend....

I just got the linked KL cooler. Do recommend. NPR cooler would be cheaper but I have no experience with those.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 41,726
Posted By Cwazywazy
New intercooler is a nice improvement. Gained...

New intercooler is a nice improvement. Gained about a pound of boost on the gauge after putting it in.

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

Tried to go around turns quickly. It doesn't like to do...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,589
Posted By Cwazywazy
What if you use a lot of glue?

What if you use a lot of glue?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,589
Posted By Cwazywazy
Will an M46 OD unit bolt to an M47?

Will an M46 OD unit bolt to an M47?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Cwazywazy
Could try a different 240 key and jiggle it a...

Could try a different 240 key and jiggle it a bunch while trying to turn. Worked for me once.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Cwazywazy
Sooo last year I swapped over the compressor from...

Sooo last year I swapped over the compressor from my old wagon and the AC worked great. Then sometime a month or two later I left it idling with the AC on for a couple minutes and when I came back...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah, that's what I was thinking. The Yota's...

Yeah, that's what I was thinking. The Yota's steering is completely lifeless and indirect feeling.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Cwazywazy
How's the steering feel though? My only...

How's the steering feel though? My only experience with EPAS is in a RAV4, and it sucks.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Cwazywazy
Redblocks are cheap, just turn up the boost until...

Redblocks are cheap, just turn up the boost until it explodes, get a new engine, back off the MBC a quarter turn.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By Cwazywazy
I meant I forgot to do it earlier, which is why...

I meant I forgot to do it earlier, which is why it was giving me sweden only shipping and VAT. Just ordered for about $315 shipped.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ordered the KL cooler. Forgot to put in the...

Ordered the KL cooler. Forgot to put in the country..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By Cwazywazy
The only shipping methods KL racing gives me are...

The only shipping methods KL racing gives me are for sweden only or pickup.. They do ship internationally, right?
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