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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 03:38 PM
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Posted By 940 16 valve
Thanks for sharing. Just picked up pigtails for...

Thanks for sharing. Just picked up pigtails for 90+ lights yesterday so now on to decoding those!
Anybody have HOVA tails with the conversion harness for the other side of the wiring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By 940 16 valve
Aftermarket? I've had the MTC/proparts ones start...

Aftermarket? I've had the MTC/proparts ones start to sag amazingly fast. Best to get oem if you can
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By 940 16 valve
90+ 740 tailight wiring

Anybody rewired their tailights on a 89- car to use the 90+ lights? I know you can buy a conversion harness from HOVA.se but I'd prefer to just hardwire it in. Anybody know which wires go to which...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,065
Posted By 940 16 valve
I tried going this route a couple of years ago,...

I tried going this route a couple of years ago, and they weren't willing to ship across the pond. Otherwise would be a nice option for a more refined gearbox than the T5.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 45,436
Posted By 940 16 valve
Momo prototipo wheel? Good taste! Man that's a...

Momo prototipo wheel? Good taste! Man that's a hell of a job I hope I never have to do...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 24,554
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nice to see an update on this one! Cool build

Nice to see an update on this one! Cool build
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By 940 16 valve
Just for completeness of this thread. M4.4 output...

Just for completeness of this thread. M4.4 output straight to the tach feed coming from the old coil worked fine. The 760 tach read low, but I swapped it to a 940 tach and now all is well. Can't...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
My god! That's a huge spreadsheet. Certainly...

My god! That's a huge spreadsheet. Certainly seems like the opposite of guessing which I like. I'll try and decode it when I get to doing the front coilovers, hopefully this winter.

Got the new...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 172,656
Posted By 940 16 valve
Love the colour! I've been a fan of that Audi...

Love the colour! I've been a fan of that Audi colour for a while. Add a grille and the car looks spectacular. Interested to see the dyno numbers!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
That would be great if you can! Anything that can...

That would be great if you can! Anything that can help with making the right decision based on math and not guessing!

I know there's a weigh scale outside the city off the highway that I had used...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
For the fuel pump relay pins: 31b - to B27 from...

For the fuel pump relay pins:
31b - to B27 from ecu
31 -ground
15 - switch 12V from the main relay
87 -to fuel pump
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nah, it always reads low. Highway cruising is at...

Nah, it always reads low. Highway cruising is at something like 2000 RPM, so I guess the 6 cyl tach must be the issue. Thanks for confirming! I'll try and have a look today at the fuel pump relay...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
James - I did figure out the relay! I'll have to...

James - I did figure out the relay! I'll have to check cause I forget what pin it was, but there's a + trigger from M4.4 for the relay (unlink almost every other output which is a ground.

Also...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Over the weekend I got the headlights and e-fan...

Over the weekend I got the headlights and e-fan wired, some wires tucked, and started re-wiring to the fuel pump relay can sit in the stock location. Inspection is happening later today.

I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Another piece to look at. I may just put in a...

Another piece to look at. I may just put in a clutch stop for now, since the pedal effort seems fine.

Quick video to prove she runs. Inspection set for Monday so I can make the insurance company...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,073
Posted By 940 16 valve
Does seem too simple! Good call on the DW300,...

Does seem too simple! Good call on the DW300, thats what I went with too. Had a walbro in the old 940 and the DW is a bit quieter despite pumping more fuel. I guess we'll know more if I also don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 133
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Posted By 940 16 valve
Nicely done. I picked one up about a decade ago...

Nicely done. I picked one up about a decade ago and they're a blast!
So you just hooked up b21 to the stock tach and it worked? That seems too simple. Did you manage to get the car to boost past WG...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By 940 16 valve
Interesting. I cam across an old post saying that...

Interesting. I cam across an old post saying that volvo outputted tach signals as 4 cylinder for some time. Any idea if the signal is the same voltage/frequency as what the stock 7xx/9xx would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By 940 16 valve
How to drive tach in whitebkock swap?

Gotta admit, the mechanics don't intimidate with the whitebkock swap, even wiring up the motronic 4.4 was logical enough. But I've realized I don't know crap about how tachs work and how to get mine...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,073
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nice to see the car is getting some proper use!...

Nice to see the car is getting some proper use! Who's E36 M3 convertible? Very nice.
How did you end up getting your tach going btw, did you use the M4.4 tach output?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Thanks for the confirmation escondidoron, that's...

Thanks for the confirmation escondidoron, that's comforting that you came up with a similar measurement for clutch wear. Appreciate you sharing it! Interesting what you mentioned about pushing the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Well let me know if you get some measurements. I...

Well let me know if you get some measurements. I have notes on the length of the 2 slave cylinder types somewhere...

And it runs! Well... I knew it ran, but it was always just for a few seconds...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Lol, happily Mike. I always hope posting all this...

Lol, happily Mike. I always hope posting all this stuff up will be of some help to others.

So with the s197 input retainer that has the provision for mounting the hydraulic slave cylinder, it can...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 381,288
Posted By 940 16 valve
C'mon, there's got to be progress on this one ;)

C'mon, there's got to be progress on this one ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
How far we've come! 2016 ...

How far we've come!
2016
https://i.imgur.com/S1qi4wtl.jpg
Now
https://i.imgur.com/22EpLnil.jpg

It's so close. Since May:
- Got the eggcrate grille from DET17, thanks!
- Took the coolant pipe...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,784
Posted By 940 16 valve
Chips are headed to their new home, will watch to...

Chips are headed to their new home, will watch to hear the updates!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,784
Posted By 940 16 valve
I had one - Just started parting it out for a 5...

I had one - Just started parting it out for a 5 cylinder build. Ran it for almost a decade and 30k kms and had a lot of fun, and it was fast. LH2.4 - 16t turbo. I'm selling my ecu ezk and chips if...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
I'd be interested to see pictures of what you...

I'd be interested to see pictures of what you came up with if you have any.
My shifter now comes up at the front of the shifter hole, just usable. It'll work for now.

A little update, I got the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 106,781
Posted By 940 16 valve
Another inspiring 700 series restoration from...

Another inspiring 700 series restoration from europe! Love the attention to detail.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 324,642
Posted By 940 16 valve
Interested to see the adapter you come up with...

Interested to see the adapter you come up with from driveshaft to diff. I recently picked up a BMW LSD to adapt to a MKI IRS like you have. Thanks for the inspiration!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Ah the old 5 cylinder sitting around waiting to...

Ah the old 5 cylinder sitting around waiting to be but to use scenario, been there! The plan is to use motronic 4.4 and see what Aaron at Vast can do tuning-wise.
Glad to hear some of the info from...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Agreed, the new project rises from the ashes of...

Agreed, the new project rises from the ashes of the old. I guess I'm just sentimental though.
I was thinking with where the fulcrum of the pressure plate diaphragm is, 1 mm of of disc wear would...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 66
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Posted By 940 16 valve
Seem to be finding more time to tinker lately......

Seem to be finding more time to tinker lately... I think I may actually get this thing done soon!

https://i.imgur.com/UVtqH33l.jpg
Got distracted first doing the clutch on my brother's S70. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,712
Posted By 940 16 valve
Dealt with it today. Ended up having to take off...

Dealt with it today. Ended up having to take off 0.25" off the input shaft for clearance - for future reference
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,712
Posted By 940 16 valve
Good to know! Are we talking a literal mm that...

Good to know! Are we talking a literal mm that you had to trim it?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,073
Posted By 940 16 valve
You've been busy! Must be nice to see it running....

You've been busy! Must be nice to see it running. I like the solution for the power steering return line. Interesting to hear how it holds up after a few months.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 324,642
Posted By 940 16 valve
I'm always excited when I see updates to this...

I'm always excited when I see updates to this thread. Inspiring work as always Sander!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Progress! Being forced to stop work has some...

Progress! Being forced to stop work has some silver linings... junkyards are still open
https://i.imgur.com/LzrwbFhl.jpg
Went to the yard looking for a flywheel and came across a medium case BMW...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 49,073
Posted By 940 16 valve
A lot of very familiar looking parts there! We're...

A lot of very familiar looking parts there! We're on pretty much the same pace.
Is there 1 or 2 of the mounting bosses for the mount there?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Pm'd!

Pm'd!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By 940 16 valve
Anybody got an 850 flywheel they would sell to...

Anybody got an 850 flywheel they would sell to help this project along?!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-29-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 339,352
Posted By 940 16 valve
Excited to see the updates!

Excited to see the updates!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
No part number, I just chatted with Ryan at...

No part number, I just chatted with Ryan at Southbend and gave him the specs. He said he could make it 7.5mm thick (uncompressed), and that seems to match up with the stock 850r disc.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
Overdue for an update. been plugging away. Also...

Overdue for an update. been plugging away. Also started a business so that's kept me busy.
Registration on the 940 ends in June, so the goal is to have it running sometime this summer.

Progress...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,804
Posted By 940 16 valve
Funny timing. I was JUST about to buy a custom...

Funny timing. I was JUST about to buy a custom clutch from southbend for a rwd whiteblock swap with a ford T5. Never came across that option.

I guess the only downside is the centerforce will...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,233
Posted By 940 16 valve
I chased the shifter buzz and gear clatter on...

I chased the shifter buzz and gear clatter on mine for a while. Even tried going to the t5z style mainshaft with the tapered roller bearing and more preload wondering if it would quiet the gears....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,065
Posted By 940 16 valve
Not apples to apples, but on my b234+t I found...

Not apples to apples, but on my b234+t I found the 012 amm had the air fuel ratios a bit lean under boost, so I went back to the 016 amm. This is running about 14psi on a 16t. If you go that high...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,931
Posted By 940 16 valve
Been using my zeitronix for a decade without...

Been using my zeitronix for a decade without issues. Would definitely go that way if was to buy one again
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
I'm surprised it's not NLA! If I go new, I've...

I'm surprised it's not NLA! If I go new, I've been eyeing the steel TTV flywheels. With the British pound down it's cheaper that the new one one.

Thanks for the suggestion. I did try the local...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,493
Posted By 940 16 valve
So it roared to life for the first time (very...

So it roared to life for the first time (very briefly) a little over a month ago. Now it's time to sort out the clutch. Those single mass flywheels are hard to find! Anybody have one they want to...
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