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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By swedefiend
Or, this one: ACDELCO 36R0597 {#19320695}...

Or, this one:

ACDELCO 36R0597 {#19320695} Professional; Remanufactured
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By swedefiend
This one... "A-1 CARDONE 261994 {Click Info...

This one...

"A-1 CARDONE 261994 {Click Info Button for Alternate/OEM Part Numbers} Reman. - Hydraulic Power Steering; Includes Inner Tie Rods"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By swedefiend
word.

word.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By swedefiend
Like this....

Like this. (https://www.google.com/search?q=site:turbobricks.com+"stage+zero")
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By swedefiend
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Forum: showroom 11-17-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,527
Posted By swedefiend
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By swedefiend
It is awkward but hey... maybe he'll learn...

It is awkward but hey... maybe he'll learn something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By swedefiend
Also, the OP never mentions the original type of...

Also, the OP never mentions the original type of OD/ transmission installed.

Manual / Automatic will matter as the manual has a push button momentary contact and the automatic has a switch.

At...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By swedefiend
The "dual 87" (SPDT) relay you mention has a NO...

The "dual 87" (SPDT) relay you mention has a NO (87) and NC (87a) contact.

i.e. When the relay is energized, current passes from 30 to 87 and breaks contact at 87a.

edit:// well it seems there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By swedefiend
Good point. Looks like several relays are...

Good point. Looks like several relays are required.

Latched On/Off Output Using a Single Momentary Negative Pulse (https://www.the12volt.com/relays/relaydiagram23.html) @ the12volt.com...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By swedefiend
You would only run the ground trigger for your...

You would only run the ground trigger for your relay through the shifter stalk.

Make sure you match the current draw for the fog lights with the current capacity of the relay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By swedefiend
I always place the gasket on the studs and then...

I always place the gasket on the studs and then press it down on the ends to make it form to the contour of the caps.

Then, take it off. Place RTV on the transitions of the head and replace the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By swedefiend
Clear RTV on the "corners" of the front and rear...

Clear RTV on the "corners" of the front and rear cam caps.

Also, make sure that the filler cap has a good seal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
740: no start
Views: 526
Posted By swedefiend
"Noid" lights...

"Noid" lights (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lil-27800) are super handy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By swedefiend
It does need to be exact. Not "pretty much". ...

It does need to be exact. Not "pretty much".



Well, it is likely the driveshaft out of phase, or as TestPoint pointed out... your new u-joint.

BTW, I have never seen the arrows being...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By swedefiend
When you reassemble the driveshaft, the opposing...

When you reassemble the driveshaft, the opposing ends should be symmetrical.

In the picture above, let's say that the 'x' axis is the concrete curb. Let the driveshaft be parallel to the 'y'...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By swedefiend
Looks good to me! (I was going to suggest...

Looks good to me!

(I was going to suggest getting the wiring diagram for the alarm module to assist with removal... Nevermind :) )
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By swedefiend
This.

This.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By swedefiend
Clifford brand alarms had window interface...

Clifford brand alarms had window interface capability in '93 (or I had a Clifford alarm that I installed around 93/94 that had this function. IIRC, it was called "SuperNova 2").

That would also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By swedefiend
Nevermind... Durr moment. As you were.

Nevermind... Durr moment. As you were.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By swedefiend
A good machine shop would check this for you if...

A good machine shop would check this for you if you let them know you're swapping cams.



Guides need replacement whenever new valves are installed or if they cannot be knurled. Caps are rarely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By swedefiend
We probably go through 5K gallons of diesel per...

We probably go through 5K gallons of diesel per day.

Algae seems to be a random problem. Frequency of fueling, age of asset neither correlate to the presence of algae.

Just FYI.

BTW, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By swedefiend
The algae that keeps giving us trouble at work is...

The algae that keeps giving us trouble at work is like slime. It is slightly darker than the fuel. Looks like someone hocked a bunch of snot into the tank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By swedefiend
A friend here suggests biocide in the tank and a...

A friend here suggests biocide in the tank and a new filter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,019
Posted By swedefiend
It's probably algae. I've heard of it *and* seen...

It's probably algae. I've heard of it *and* seen it... But, I have yet to deal with it.

Maybe someone else will chime in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By swedefiend
Have you ever watched with an oscilloscope? ...

Have you ever watched with an oscilloscope?

I have and I was like... meh. I used to worry about doing this until a friend of mine and I had this same discussion. He convinced me beyond a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By swedefiend
Yes. As a matter of fact, on older cars this is...

Yes. As a matter of fact, on older cars this is perfectly safe and is the easiest way to determine if the alternator is good.

So, that's all you've really done there. You now have a known good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By swedefiend
Yeah, if that wire isn't fused at the battery, I...

Yeah, if that wire isn't fused at the battery, I would be very sure I knew where it goes before I connected it again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,235
Posted By swedefiend
I mention this because my car was wrecked. It...

I mention this because my car was wrecked. It was pulled for $100 and took alignment directly afterwards.

Point is, it can be fixed. Going to alignment first is a crapshoot though. And as far...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,235
Posted By swedefiend
There was a place in Birmingham, AL that charged...

There was a place in Birmingham, AL that charged $75 to place a car on a "frame jig" (not really so since our cars are unibody) and determine if the car is square.

For another $50, they would pull...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By swedefiend
Was going to add this. Good suggestion.

Was going to add this. Good suggestion.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By swedefiend
We always used silicon spray. It is not easy to...

We always used silicon spray. It is not easy to keep off the glass.

I was usually successful using the straw that comes with the can of silicon spray AND taking a piece of cardboard (cereal box...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By swedefiend
I would try a coat hanger with a loop on the end...

I would try a coat hanger with a loop on the end just slightly larger than the loop on the float arm.

Try to lift it up using the hoop as a basket. Kinda like the little "tool" in an easter egg...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,699
Posted By swedefiend
They're called TTY... even by automotive...

They're called TTY... even by automotive professionals (it's just one of those things... Most people know it is wrong. They keep using the name anyway.)

But, you are right. The strain induced...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By swedefiend
I believe that this is what got me messed up on...

I believe that this is what got me messed up on an NA build I did.

It's not a simple split. There are intermediate years.

Best way to tell is to get a shortblock in a year you like. Rebuild...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,699
Posted By swedefiend
This.

This.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By swedefiend
I think he means that the original parts will...

I think he means that the original parts will suffice. This is likely. A trip to the machine shop would be in order for sure.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By swedefiend
True. But... - Balancing the crank (to at...

True. But...

- Balancing the crank (to at least 7K)
- Balancing the pistons and rods.
- Cutting down the flywheel.
- Beefing up the clutch.
- Beefing up the oil pump.

All fall under "the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,274
Posted By swedefiend
^The fact that photobucket is not even allowing a...

^The fact that photobucket is not even allowing a click-through to the gallery above is very telling.

It's just a matter of time now.

They have sealed their own fate.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,274
Posted By swedefiend
Yes it is... **** your haters. I'm proud of...

Yes it is...

**** your haters. I'm proud of you :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By swedefiend
I would guess that the TPS is not properly...

I would guess that the TPS is not properly calibrated.

In fact, I would guess that about half of the people on this site have improperly calibrated TPSs.

edit:// Sorry to sound so... IDK. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By swedefiend
Likely the tailgate wiring harnesses. Need...

Likely the tailgate wiring harnesses.

Need to rewire both sides or purchase new wiring harnesses and hinges.

I suggest the latter.

HTH
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
960: 960 16v
Views: 1,054
Posted By swedefiend
This... is the reason we are all here :cheers:

This... is the reason we are all here :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
I'm gonna pull / swap the engine and...

I'm gonna pull / swap the engine and transmissions together. It is very tight in there and I don't feel like buying another leveler (although I might have to, we'll see - mine's old and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
Yeah. See... Q: What is the easy way to...

Yeah. See...

Q: What is the easy way to remove the engine on an 850?
A: Drop the subframe.

Apparently there is no easy way on the early s40. That means I am at liberty to **** this up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
No help?

No help?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
Okay, well. I'm going to remove the hoods and...

Okay, well. I'm going to remove the hoods and try to swap the engine / transmission complete (i.e. intake / exhaust / wiring harness in place) from the donor car.

Try...

Will report back upon...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
I got stopped when pulling the engine from the...

I got stopped when pulling the engine from the '04 because there wasn't enough room to pull the engine up without putting the hood in the service position or removing it completely (hence the 8mm -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
LOL, Jack. I know you hate the s40 but come...

LOL, Jack. I know you hate the s40 but come on... it's mostly for the wife anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By swedefiend
Yes, they both are first generation. I...

Yes, they both are first generation.



I did try to do the '04 this way. I had to stop when I realized my 8mm was at work. Then, other stuff. Now, I have time and money. I just need to get...
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